Sentences (Types) 02
What time do you think it is? This is a question and is sometimes referred to as an interrogative sentence.

Sentences (Types) 02

This second quiz looks at three more types of sentence to use in your writing: simple, compound and complex. The first Sentence (Types) quiz introduced statements, questions, commands and exclamations.

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  1. Select the correct term for the following sentence.
    The car started hesitantly.
    Simple: has subject (car) + verb (started) as a minimum
  2. Select the correct term for the following sentence.
    He wore a coat because it was raining.
  3. Select the correct term for the following sentence.
    We were late for tea and our meal was cold.
    A compound sentence joins simple sentences
  4. Select the correct term for the following sentence.
    The family is walking home.
    A simple sentence has subject 'family' and verb
  5. Select the correct term for the following sentence.
    What time is it?
    A question (an interrogative) needs a question mark
  6. Select the correct term for the following sentence.
    We were late for tea.
    Simple: has subject 'we', verb 'were', object 'tea'
  7. Select the correct term for the following sentence.
    He wore a coat but the weather was fine.
    'He wore a coat'/'weather was fine' joined by 'but'
  8. Select the correct term for the following sentence.
    He was young and she was old.
    'He was young'/'she was old' joined by 'and'
  9. Select the correct term for the following sentence.
    Stand up!
    A command (imperative) uses an exclamation mark
  10. Select the correct term for the following sentence.
    They went home because it was getting late.
    'Because it was getting late': clause - can't stand alone

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