Types Of Sentences Quiz

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Are you familiar with the four distinct types of sentences in English? The Types of Sentences Quiz is your gateway to understanding the differences among declarative, interrogative, imperative, and exclamatory sentences. This quiz is not just a test; it's a valuable learning tool to enhance your command of English sentence structures.
Declarative sentences make statements, interrogative ones ask questions, imperative sentences give commands, and exclamatory sentences express strong emotions or exclamations. By taking this quiz, you'll not only assess your knowledge but also gain a deeper understanding of sentence variety.
Upon completion, you'll be well-versed in identifying and Read moredistinguishing these four sentence types. Whether you're a student looking to improve your language skills or someone curious about the nuances of English grammar, this quiz provides an enjoyable and educational experience.
Embark on this journey to master the art of sentences and enhance your communication skills. Best of luck, and may your sentence knowledge flourish!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Mrs. Williams went to the store.

    • A.

      Imperative

    • B.

      Declarative

    • C.

      Interrogative

    • D.

      Exclamatory

    Correct Answer
    B. Declarative
    Explanation
    The given sentence, "Mrs. Williams went to the store," is a declarative sentence because it simply states a fact or makes a statement. It does not give a command, ask a question, or express strong emotion.

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  • 2. 

    Yikes! I feel terrible that you got into an accident this morning!

    • A.

      Declarative

    • B.

      Exclamatory

    • C.

      Imperative

    • D.

      Interrogative

    Correct Answer
    B. Exclamatory
    Explanation
    The given sentence expresses a strong emotion of feeling terrible about the accident. It uses an exclamation mark at the end, which is a punctuation mark used to indicate strong feelings or surprise. Therefore, the sentence is classified as an exclamatory sentence.

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  • 3. 

    Where is the school?

    • A.

      Interrogative

    • B.

      Declarative

    • C.

      Imperative

    • D.

      Exclamatory

    Correct Answer
    A. Interrogative
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "Interrogative" because the question is asking for the location of the school. Interrogative sentences are used to ask questions and seek information.

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  • 4. 

    The smoke alarm battery should be changed at least once a year.

    • A.

      Exclamatory

    • B.

      Declarative

    • C.

      Imperative

    • D.

      Interrogative

    Correct Answer
    B. Declarative
    Explanation
    The statement advises changing the smoke alarm battery annually. It falls under declarative sentences, conveying information without seeking a response. It emphasizes the importance of regular maintenance for safety. Compliance with this recommendation helps ensure the proper functioning of smoke alarms, crucial for fire detection in homes.

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  • 5. 

    Shut that door now.

    • A.

      Imperative

    • B.

      Declarative

    • C.

      Interrogative

    • D.

      Exclamatory

    Correct Answer
    A. Imperative
    Explanation
    The given sentence "Shut that door now." is an example of an imperative sentence. Imperative sentences are used to give commands or make requests. In this case, the speaker is commanding someone to shut the door immediately. The sentence lacks a subject and ends with a period, which are common characteristics of imperative sentences.

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  • 6. 

    You should drive slowly to avoid getting into accidents.

    • A.

      Interrogative

    • B.

      Declarative

    • C.

      Exclamatory

    • D.

      Imperative

    Correct Answer
    D. Imperative
    Explanation
    The given sentence is giving a command or instruction to slow down before getting into an accident. The imperative mood is used to express commands, requests, or instructions, which makes it the correct answer in this case.

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  • 7. 

    Stop, take your hands off of me.

    • A.

      Declarative

    • B.

      Imperative

    • C.

      Interrogative

    • D.

      Exclamatory

    Correct Answer
    B. Imperative
    Explanation
    The sentence "Stop, take your hands off of me!" is imperative because it gives a command or order, instructing someone to take a specific action. In this case, it is telling someone to stop and remove their hands.

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  • 8. 

    Most workers found better jobs after the factory closed. 

    • A.

      Interrogative

    • B.

      Declarative

    • C.

      Exclamatory

    • D.

      Imperative

    Correct Answer
    B. Declarative
    Explanation
    The given answer is "Declarative" because the statement is making a factual statement about the workers finding better jobs after the factory closed. It is not asking a question, giving a command, or expressing strong emotion.

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  • 9. 

    How many students are in your class?

    • A.

      Declarative

    • B.

      Imperative

    • C.

      Interrogative

    • D.

      Exclamatory

    Correct Answer
    C. Interrogative
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Interrogative" because the question starts with "How many" and is asking for information about the number of students in the class. Interrogative sentences are used to ask questions and seek information.

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  • 10. 

    Use at least five hundred words in your essay.

    • A.

      Declarative

    • B.

      Imperative

    • C.

      Exclamatory

    • D.

      Interrogative

    Correct Answer
    B. Imperative
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Imperative." An imperative sentence is a type of sentence that gives a command, request, or instruction. It is used to express a direct order or to make a strong suggestion. Imperative sentences often begin with a verb and do not typically include a subject. They are straightforward and assertive, aiming to get someone to take action or do something. Examples of imperative sentences include "Close the door," "Please pass the salt," and "Don't forget to turn off the lights." In contrast, declarative sentences make statements or provide information, exclamatory sentences express strong emotions or feelings, and interrogative sentences ask questions.

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  • 11. 

    Geez! I am sick and tired of these tests!

    • A.

      Exclamatory

    • B.

      Declarative

    • C.

      Interrogative

    • D.

      Imperative

    Correct Answer
    A. Exclamatory
    Explanation
    The given statement "Geez! I am sick and tired of these tests" expresses strong emotion and exclamation. It conveys frustration and annoyance, indicating that the speaker is fed up with the tests. This makes it an exclamatory sentence, as it is expressing a strong feeling or emotion.

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  • 12. 

    No way! I am not going to let you get a tattoo!

    • A.

      Imperative

    • B.

      Exclamatory

    • C.

      Declarative

    • D.

      Interrogative

    Correct Answer
    B. Exclamatory
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Exclamatory" because the statement expresses strong emotion or surprise, indicating the speaker's refusal to allow someone to get a tattoo. The use of an exclamation mark also supports this classification.

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  • 13. 

    Upgrade the programs on all of the classroom computers now.

    • A.

      Interrogative

    • B.

      Declarative

    • C.

      Exclamatory

    • D.

      Imperative

    Correct Answer
    D. Imperative
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "Imperative" because the sentence is giving a command or instruction to upgrade the programs on all of the classroom computers. It is a direct request or order, indicating that someone should take action to perform the task mentioned.

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  • 14. 

    Who was calling on the phone?

    • A.

      Exclamatory

    • B.

      Imperative

    • C.

      Interrogative

    • D.

      Declarative

    Correct Answer
    C. Interrogative
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Interrogative" because the question is asking about the identity of the person calling on the phone. Interrogative sentences are used to ask questions and seek information.

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  • 15. 

    Get up out of that bed immediately.

    • A.

      Declarative

    • B.

      Interrogative

    • C.

      Exclamatory

    • D.

      Imperative

    Correct Answer
    D. Imperative
    Explanation
    The given statement "Get up out of that bed immediately" is an example of an imperative sentence. Imperative sentences are used to give commands or make requests. In this case, the speaker is commanding someone to get out of bed immediately. The use of the verb "get up" and the adverb "immediately" emphasizes the urgency of the command.

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  • 16. 

    May I have a pencil?

    • A.

      Interrogative

    • B.

      Imperative

    • C.

      Declarative

    • D.

      Exclamatory

    Correct Answer
    A. Interrogative
    Explanation
    The given statement "May I have a pencil?" is an example of an interrogative sentence. It is a type of sentence that asks a question or seeks information. In this case, the speaker is asking for permission to have a pencil. The use of the modal verb "may" indicates that the speaker is seeking permission rather than making a direct request. Therefore, the correct answer is "Interrogative."

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  • 17. 

    This is the first time that I've had bad food at this restaurant.

    • A.

      Interrogative

    • B.

      Declarative

    • C.

      Exclamatory

    • D.

      Imperative

    Correct Answer
    B. Declarative
    Explanation
    The given sentence "This is the first time that I've had bad food at this restaurant" is a declarative sentence because it is making a statement or expressing a fact. It is not asking a question, giving a command, or expressing strong emotion.

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  • 18. 

    Daniel works on a dairy farm.

    • A.

      Imperative

    • B.

      Declarative

    • C.

      Exclamatory

    • D.

      Interrogative

    Correct Answer
    B. Declarative
    Explanation
    The given sentence, "Daniel works on a dairy farm," is a declarative sentence because it is making a statement or giving information about something. It is not a command or request (imperative), a question (interrogative), or an exclamation.

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  • 19. 

    ALBHS is located in Kannapolis, North Carolina __

    • A.

      Exclamatory

    • B.

      Imperative

    • C.

      Interrogative

    • D.

      Declarative

    Correct Answer
    D. Declarative
    Explanation
    The given statement "ALBHS is located in Kannapolis, North Carolina" is a declarative sentence because it is making a statement or giving information about the location of ALBHS. It is not asking a question (interrogative), giving a command (imperative), or expressing strong emotion or surprise (exclamatory).

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  • 20. 

    Mrs. Williams' class is the best!

    • A.

      Exclamatory

    • B.

      Declarative

    • C.

      Interrogative

    • D.

      Imperative

    Correct Answer
    A. Exclamatory
    Explanation
    The given statement "Mrs. Williams' class is the best!" expresses strong emotion or excitement, which is characteristic of an exclamatory sentence. The use of the exclamation mark at the end further supports this. It is not a declarative sentence because it does not simply state a fact or make a statement. It is not an interrogative sentence because it does not ask a question. It is not an imperative sentence because it does not give a command or make a request.

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Elizabeth Paskert |MEd |
K-12 English Expert
Elizabeth is a creative and outgoing individual with excellent organizational skills and a strong proficiency in computer applications such as Google Docs, Slides, Sheets, and Internet usage. Elizabeth earned her Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education and Teaching from Bowling Green State University in 2007-2012, followed by a Master's in Curriculum and Instruction from the same university in 2012-2014.
She is a goal-oriented teacher who excels in working with both adults and children. Elizabeth's enthusiasm for gaining academic training and work experience is directed towards a career in Early Childhood Education.

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