Quiz: Simple And Compound Sentences

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Quiz: Simple And Compound Sentences

Simple and compound sentences can be a little confusing to a student. One way of differentiating the two is by noting the number of independent clauses within a sentence. Where simple sentences have one "a" compound sentence, on the other hand, has more than one. Do you wish to see if you can identify if the sentences below are either compound or simple? Take up the test below and do just that!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Regan turned on the computer, and Jordan searched for turtles online.
    • A. 

      Simple sentence

    • B. 

      Compound sentence

  • 2. 
    Maria went to the mall to purchase birthday gifts for her boyfriends.
    • A. 

      Compound sentence

    • B. 

      Simple sentence

  • 3. 
    The following is a simple sentence: Her favorite colors are green, gray, and turquoise.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    FANBOYS is an acronym that stands for: for, and, nor, but, or, yes, and so.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Alejandro does not play football, nor does Maria go shopping.
    • A. 

      Compound sentence

    • B. 

      Simple sentence

  • 6. 
    Issac and Felix always talk and make faces all during class. The underlined words are a:
    • A. 

      Compound verb

    • B. 

      Compound subject

  • 7. 
    Issac and Felix always talk and make faces during class. The underlined words are a:
    • A. 

      Compound verb

    • B. 

      Compound subject

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