Types Of Sentences MCQ With Answers

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Types Of Sentences MCQ With Answers - Quiz

How many types of sentences are there in English? Do you know about every type? This multiple-choice quiz is meant to check your understanding of sentences and their types. Generally, there are four different kinds of sentences: declarative, interrogative, imperative, and exclamatory. Each one has different characteristics and purposes. If you know the sentence types in detail, the quiz below will be a breeze! Take this quiz and see how high you can score. Good luck!


Types of Sentences Questions and Answers

  • 1. 

    What type of sentence is this? "Do you know where my iPod is?"

    • A.

      Declarative

    • B.

      Imperative

    • C.

      Interrogative

    • D.

      Exclamatory

    Correct Answer
    C. Interrogative
    Explanation
    The given sentence "Do you know where my iPod is?" is an example of an interrogative sentence. Interrogative sentences are used to ask questions and seek information. In this sentence, the speaker is asking the listener if they have knowledge about the location of their iPod. The use of the question word "where" indicates that the sentence is interrogative in nature.

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  • 2. 

    What type of sentence is this? "The house is on fire!" 

    • A.

      Declarative

    • B.

      Imperative

    • C.

      Interrogative

    • D.

      Exclamatory

    Correct Answer
    D. Exclamatory
    Explanation
    "The house is on fire!" is an example of an exclamatory sentence because it expresses strong emotion or excitement. The exclamation mark at the end of the sentence indicates that it is meant to convey a sense of urgency or alarm.

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  • 3. 

    What type of sentence is this? "Anna, answer the door." 

    • A.

      Declarative

    • B.

      Imperative

    • C.

      Interrogative

    • D.

      Exclamatory

    Correct Answer
    B. Imperative
    Explanation
    The sentence "Anna, answer the door." is an example of an imperative sentence. Imperative sentences are used to give commands, make requests, or give instructions. In this sentence, the speaker is giving a command to Anna to answer the door.

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  • 4. 

    What type of sentence is this? "Pepperoni pizza is my favorite food."

    • A.

      Declarative

    • B.

      Imperative

    • C.

      Interrogative

    • D.

      Exclamatory

    Correct Answer
    A. Declarative
    Explanation
    The given sentence "Pepperoni pizza is my favorite food" is an example of a declarative sentence. Declarative sentences make statements or express facts, opinions, or information. In this case, the sentence is stating that pepperoni pizza is the speaker's favorite food.

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  • 5. 

    What type of sentence is this? "Turn in your homework."

    • A.

      Declarative

    • B.

      Imperative

    • C.

      Interrogative

    • D.

      Exclamatory

    Correct Answer
    B. Imperative
    Explanation
    The sentence "Turn in your homework." is an example of an imperative sentence. Imperative sentences are used to give commands or make requests. In this case, the sentence is giving a command to the listener to turn in their homework.

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  • 6. 

    What does an interrogative sentence end with?

    • A.

      Question mark

    • B.

      Full stop

    • C.

      Exclamation mark

    • D.

      Other punctuation

    Correct Answer
    A. Question mark
    Explanation
    An interrogative sentence is a type of sentence that asks a question. It is characterized by its use of a question mark at the end, which indicates that the sentence is seeking information or seeking a response from the listener or reader. The other options mentioned, such as full stop, exclamation mark, and other punctuation, are not appropriate endings for an interrogative sentence as they do not convey the same meaning or purpose.

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  • 7. 

    What does an exclamatory sentence end with?

    • A.

      Exclamation mark

    • B.

      Period

    • C.

      Full stop

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Exclamation mark
    Explanation
    An exclamatory sentence is a type of sentence that expresses strong emotions or excitement. It is characterized by the use of an exclamation mark at the end to indicate the strong tone or emphasis. Therefore, the correct answer is "exclamation mark" as it is the punctuation mark that is used to end an exclamatory sentence.

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  • 8. 

    What is the function of a declarative sentence?

    • A.

      To make a statement

    • B.

      To ask something

    • C.

      To make something

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. To make a statement
    Explanation
    A declarative sentence is a type of sentence that is used to make a statement or provide information. It is not used to ask a question or give a command. Therefore, the correct answer is "to make a statement" because declarative sentences are specifically designed to express facts, opinions, or ideas.

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  • 9. 

    What type of sentence is this? "My favorite type of fast food is pizza."

    • A.

      Interrogative sentence

    • B.

      Imperative sentence

    • C.

      Exclamatory sentence

    • D.

      Declarative sentence

    Correct Answer
    D. Declarative sentence
    Explanation
    The given sentence "My favorite type of fast food is pizza" is a declarative sentence. Declarative sentences make a statement or provide information. In this case, the sentence is stating the speaker's preference for pizza as their favorite type of fast food.

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  • 10. 

    An imperative sentence can end with _______.

    • A.

      A period

    • B.

      Exclamation mark

    • C.

      Both A and B

    • D.

      A comma

    Correct Answer
    C. Both A and B
    Explanation
    An imperative sentence is a command or a request, and it can end with either a period or an exclamation point. A period is used when the command or request is neutral or less urgent, while an exclamation point is used when the command or request is more forceful or urgent. Therefore, both A and B are correct options for an imperative sentence to end with.

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  • 11. 

    A declarative sentence ends with a ____________.

    • A.

      Question mark

    • B.

      Period

    • C.

      Both A and B

    • D.

      Comma

    Correct Answer
    B. Period
    Explanation
    A declarative sentence is a type of sentence that makes a statement or expresses an opinion. It typically ends with a  period. Therefore, the correct answer is B.

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  • 12. 

    What type of sentence is this?  "Tell me where you found those glasses." 

    • A.

      Imperative 

    • B.

      Exclamatory

    • C.

      Interrogative

    • D.

      Declarative

    Correct Answer
    A. Imperative 
    Explanation
    The given sentence "Tell me where you found those glasses" is an imperative kind of sentence. This is because it is giving a command or making a request to the listener to provide information about where they found the glasses.

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  • 13. 

    "Anthony was riding a bike before he turned seven years old." This is a _________________________ sentence.

    • A.

      Declarative

    • B.

      Imperative

    • C.

      Interrogative

    • D.

      Exclamatory

    Correct Answer
    A. Declarative
    Explanation
    This sentence is a declarative sentence because it is making a statement or expressing a fact. It is simply stating that Anthony rode a bike before he turned seven years old.

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  • 14. 

    "What time should we leave for the airport?" This is an _________________________ sentence.

    • A.

      Interrogative sentence

    • B.

      Declarative sentence

    • C.

      Imperative sentence

    • D.

      Exclamatory sentence

    Correct Answer
    A. Interrogative sentence
    Explanation
    The given sentence is asking a question, which makes it an interrogative sentence.

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  • 15. 

    "There is no way I am going to let you get a tattoo." This is an _________________________ sentence.

    • A.

      Imperative sentence

    • B.

      Declarative sentence

    • C.

      Interrogative sentence

    • D.

      Exclamatory sentence

    Correct Answer
    B. Declarative sentence
    Explanation
    A declarative sentence is a type of sentence that makes a statement or expresses an opinion. It typically ends with a period. In the given sentence, "There is no way I am going to let you get a tattoo," the speaker is making a statement expressing their refusal to allow someone to get a tattoo. The sentence is not posing a question, giving a command, or expressing strong emotion, which are characteristics of other types of sentences.

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  • 16. 

    "Gabrielle is one of the best soccer players on her team." This is a _________________________ sentence.

    • A.

      Declarative sentence

    • B.

      Imperative sentence

    • C.

      Interrogative sentence

    • D.

      Exclamatory sentence

    Correct Answer
    A. Declarative sentence
    Explanation
    The given sentence, "Gabrielle is one of the best soccer players on her team," is a declarative sentence. This is because it simply states a fact or provides information about Gabrielle's skills as a soccer player, without giving any commands, asking a question, or expressing strong emotions.

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Juliette Firla |MA (Teaching Writing) |
K-12 English Expert
Juliette is a middle school English teacher at Sacred Heart of Greenwich, Connecticut. Juliette earned a BA in English/Language Arts Teacher Education from Elon University and an MA in Teaching Writing from Johns Hopkins University. She holds a Classroom Teacher license from the Connecticut State Department of Education. Juliette possesses strong skills in English language arts, writing, editing, and literature study. She has a deep passion for working with young people and contributing to the education of America's youth in the classroom.

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