Simple, Compound, Complex Sentences Question Preview (ID: 38321)


This Assessment Will Measure The Students Knowledge Of Simple, Compound, And Complex Sentences As Well As Coordinating And Subordinating Conjunctions.

Which of the following is a complex sentence?
a) Mr. Blake is in charge of the engineering club.
b) My new outfit got a stain on it because I spilled my drink at lunch.
c) Since Friday is a holiday, we don’t have to go to school.
d)

When the competition is over, Mallory’s team is going out to eat. How do you know this is a complex sentence?
a) It only has one independent clause with one thought.
b) It has two independent clauses that can stand alone.
c) It contains one independent clause and one dependent clause.
d)

They named their robot Rowdy, and they painted it gold. How do you know this is a compound sentence?
a) It only has one independent clause with one thought.
b) It has two independent clauses that can stand alone.
c) It contains one independent clause and one dependent clause.
d)

Morgan and Riley cannot wait for the competition. How do you know this is a simple sentence?
a) It only has one independent clause with one thought.
b) It has two independent clauses that can stand alone.
c) It contains one independent clause and one dependent clause
d)

When would I use a subordinating Conjunction?
a) in a simple sentence
b) in a compound sentence
c) in a complex sentence
d)

Max’s robot can sort objects, but it cannot count.
a) Simple
b) Compound
c) Complex
d)

The second place prize is three hundred dollars, and the third place prize is one hundred dollars.
a) Simple
b) Compound
c) Complex
d)

Jordan’s car can follow a simple path around the yard.
a) Simple
b) Compound
c) Complex
d)

with his sisters....Is this a dependent or independent clause
a) dependent clause
b) independent clause
c)
d)

Morgan and Riley plan to enter their robot in a competition.
a) Simple
b) Compound
c) Complex
d)

If the baseball team places first, they might win five hundred dollars.
a) Simple
b) Compound
c) Complex
d)

Mary Beth and Katie are going to the movies today.
a) Simple
b) Compound
c) Complex
d)

The girls went swimming....is this dependent or independent clause
a) dependent clause
b) independent clause
c)
d)

What type of sentence would you use a subordinating conjunction in?
a) Simple
b) Compound
c) Complex
d)

What type of sentence would you use a coordinating conjunction in?
a) simple
b) compound
c) complex
d)

My dad mowed the yard yesterday, yet it needs to be mowed again.
a) Simple
b) Compound
c) Complex
d)

The gardening club watered the flowers today.
a) Simple
b) Compound
c) Complex
d)

I ate 3 slices of pizza at supper, for I was really hungry.
a) Simple
b) Compound
c) Complex
d)

Which of the following in not a FANBOY?
a) for
b) but
c) or
d) neither

What are FANBOYS?
a) subordinating clauses used in complex sentences
b) coordinating conjunctions used in compound sentences
c)
d)

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