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Sentence Quizzes & Trivia

Use this quiz to test your knowledge about proper sentence structure.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Identify the sentence. 
    • A. 

      A. When students practice and take notes in their classes.

    • B. 

      B. Time after time, the students mention that they don’t put in enough time when they enroll in a class students sometime fail.

    • C. 

      C. Students often fail classes when they do not study for exams.

    • D. 

      D. Put in enough time studying.

    • E. 

      All are complete sentences

    • F. 

      A and D are complete sentences.

  • 2. 
    A sentence is…
    • A. 

      A. A group of words containing both a subject and predicate.

    • B. 

      B. An independent clause.

    • C. 

      C. A dependent clause combined with an independent clause.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 3. 
    A fragment is missing…
    • A. 

      A. Both a subject and a predicate.

    • B. 

      B. Either the subject or the predicate.

    • C. 

      C. A period.

    • D. 

      D. A capital letter.

    • E. 

      A and B

    • F. 

      All of the above.

  • 4. 
    In regards to sentences, what is the function of a semi-colon?
    • A. 

      A. A semi-colon functions like a comma.

    • B. 

      B. A semi-colon sets off the sentences main idea.

    • C. 

      C. A semi-colon separates two independent clauses.

    • D. 

      D. A semi-colon combines an independent and dependent clause.

    • E. 

      A and C.

    • F. 

      B and D.

  • 5. 
    Identify the incorrect sentence.
    • A. 

      A. Grammar is hard.

    • B. 

      B. Grammar is hard; writing is fun.

    • C. 

      C. Grammar is hard, and writing is fun.

    • D. 

      D. Grammar is hard, writing is fun.

    • E. 

      A and D.

    • F. 

      B and C.

    • G. 

      All of the above are correct sentences.

  • 6. 
    What is a compound sentence?
    • A. 

      A sentence with an independent and dependent clause.

    • B. 

      Two independent clauses combined with a conjunction and a comma.

    • C. 

      A sentence with two predicates.

    • D. 

      Two sentences combined with a semi-colon.

  • 7. 
    Identify the independent clause.
    • A. 

      A. This sentence.

    • B. 

      B. When the sentence is punctuated.

    • C. 

      C. The sentence makes sense, when it is punctuated correctly.

    • D. 

      D. The sentence makes sense.

    • E. 

      A and B.

    • F. 

      C and D.

    • G. 

      None of the above.

  • 8. 
    Identify the sentence.
    • A. 

      A. This sentence.

    • B. 

      B. When the sentence is punctuated.

    • C. 

      C. The sentence makes sense, when it is punctuated correctly.

    • D. 

      D. The sentence makes sense.

    • E. 

      A and B.

    • F. 

      C and D.

    • G. 

      None of the above.

  • 9. 
    Identify the dependent clause.
    • A. 

      A. This sentence.

    • B. 

      B. When the sentence is punctuated.

    • C. 

      C. The sentence makes sense, when it is punctuated correctly.

    • D. 

      D. The sentence makes sense.

    • E. 

      A and B.

    • F. 

      C and D.

    • G. 

      None of the above.

  • 10. 
    Identify the phrase.
    • A. 

      A. This sentence.

    • B. 

      B. When the sentence is punctuated.

    • C. 

      C. The sentence makes sense, when it is punctuated correctly.

    • D. 

      D. The sentence makes sense.

    • E. 

      A and B.

    • F. 

      C and D.

    • G. 

      None of the above.