Grammar Quiz

Types of Sentence Structure Quiz


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Which one is a simple sentence?

A. My brother and I went to the mall last night, but we didn’t buy anything.

B. This new laptop computer has already crashed twice.

C. I’m happy, even though I don’t make much money.

D. Robert, a friend I’ve known since high school, doesn’t eat meat – so Barbara made a special vegetarian dish for him.


Which one is NOT simple sentence?

A. The dog barked and ran.

B. The cat and the dog yowled and howled, respectively.

C. You have to dream to make your dream come true.

D. I rang your doorbell, but you didn’t answer.


Which one is a compound sentence?

A. My brother and I went to the mall last night, but we didn’t buy anything.

B. This new laptop computer has already crashed twice.

C. I’m happy, even though I don’t make much money.

D. Robert, a friend I’ve known since high school, doesn’t eat meat – so Barbara made a special vegetarian dish for him.


Which one is NOT compound sentence?

A. I was late for the bus, but the driver had already passed my stop.

B. I go to the beach every Saturday afternoon.

C. I left the house; I was running late.

D. I promised I’d finish my chores by noon, so I can’t go to the movies with you.


Which one is NOT compound-complex sentence?

A. I will get to watch television, but first, I have to clean up the dishes after we finish eating.

B. We won the game, but my uniform was muddy because it rained the entire time.

C. While on vacation, we can do whatever we like.

D. I wanted to go to Australia, but when I saw how expensive the plane tickets were, I knew I wouldn’t be able to afford it.


Which one is a compound- complex sentence?

A. My brother and I went to the mall last night, but we didn’t buy anything.

B. This new laptop computer has already crashed twice.

C. I’m happy, even though I don’t make much money.

D. Robert, a friend I’ve known since high school, doesn’t eat meat – so Barbara made a special vegetarian dish for him.


Which one is NOT complex sentence?

A. The apartment that felt drafty even in spring needed remodeling.

B. When I forgot to complete my homework, Mrs. Valentine was really angry, and I thought I’d get a detention.

C. As you may know, writing with correct English grammar can be challenging.

D. We all bought new bathing suits since summer is around the corner.


Which one is a complex sentence?

A. My brother and I went to the mall last night, but we didn’t buy anything.

B. This new laptop computer has already crashed twice.

C. I’m happy, even though I don’t make much money.

D. Robert, a friend I’ve known since high school, doesn’t eat meat – so Barbara made a special vegetarian dish for him.




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