Sentence Patterns Question Preview (ID: 14006)


Simple, Compound, Complex, And Compound-complex Sentence Examples.[print questions]

A sentence with two or more independent clauses and at least one dependent clause is a...
a) simple sentence
b) compound-complex sentence
c) complex sentence
d) compound sentence

A sentence that has one independent clause is a ...
a) simple sentence
b) compound-complex sentence
c) complex sentence
d) compound sentence

A sentence with one independent clause and one or more dependent clauses is a ...
a) simple sentence
b) compound-complex sentence
c) complex sentence
d) compound sentence

A sentence that contains more than one independent clause is a ...
a) simple sentence
b) compound-complex sentence
c) complex sentence
d) compound sentence

Jenna and I fell on the floor laughing.
a) simple sentence
b) compound-complex sentence
c) complex sentence
d) compound sentence

When John made his trademark funny face, Jenna and I fell on the floor laughing.
a) simple sentence
b) compound-complex sentence
c) complex sentence
d) compound sentence

Jenna fell on the ground laughing, and I soon joined her.
a) simple sentence
b) compound-complex sentence
c) complex sentence
d) compound sentence

When John made his trademark funny face, Jenna fell on the ground laughing, and I soon joined her.
a) simple sentence
b) compound-complex sentence
c) complex sentence
d) compound sentence

The dog ran in circles.
a) simple sentence
b) compound sentence
c) complex sentence
d) compound-complex sentence

The dog barked excitedly and ran in circles.
a) simple sentence
b) compound sentence
c) complex sentence
d) compound-complex sentence

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