Types Of Sentences I

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For each sentence, identify it as either: simple, compound, complex, or compound-complex. Remember, first find the subject/verb combos, then the conjunctions. That should help.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The teacher returned the homework after she noticed the error.
    • A. 

      Simple

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Complex

    • D. 

      Compound-complex

  • 2. 
    Juan and Arturo play football every afternoon.
    • A. 

      Simple

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Complex

    • D. 

      Compound-complex

  • 3. 
    Were you ever in a storm that was full of lightning, or don't you recall?
    • A. 

      Simple

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Complex

    • D. 

      Compound-complex

  • 4. 
    The janitor, night clerk and one employee were successfully rescued from the burning building after midnight.
    • A. 

      Simple

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Complex

    • D. 

      Compound-complex

  • 5. 
    If he changes his mind, we shall know for sure that Joe has learned his lesson, but only time will tell.
    • A. 

      Simple

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Complex

    • D. 

      Compound-complex

  • 6. 
    Police arrested the four men after one of them fell through an open manhole.
    • A. 

      Simple

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Complex

    • D. 

      Compound-complex

  • 7. 
    Here is the money that I owe you, and I am happy to be free of debt.
    • A. 

      Simple

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Complex

    • D. 

      Compound-complex

  • 8. 
    All the parking spots were taken, but my brother kept circling the lot anyway.
    • A. 

      Simple

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Complex

    • D. 

      Compound-complex

  • 9. 
    Some students like to study in the mornings.
    • A. 

      Simple

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Complex

    • D. 

      Compound-comlex

  • 10. 
    John went to school, but James remained at home because he had a sore throat.
    • A. 

      Simple

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Complex

    • D. 

      Compound-complex

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