Types of sentences Worksheet-8

Types of sentences Worksheet-8

 

See the sentence and state its kind:

  1. The team ran fast and won the relay race.

A. Simple sentence                       B. Complex sentence

C. Compound sentence               D. None of them

 

  1. The teacher announced the results after she finished checking the papers.

A. Compound sentence               B. None of them

C. Simple sentence                       D. Complex sentence

 

  1. His father will allow him to study journalism.

A. Complex sentence                   B. Simple sentence

C. Compound sentence               D. None of them

 

  1. Rahul sat in the garden on a bench near the fountain without noticing the squirrel near his feet.

A. Compound sentence               B. Complex sentence

C. None of them                            D. Simple sentence

 

  1. When I saw him

A. Complex sentence                   B. None of them

C. Simple sentence                       D. Compound sentence

 

  1. The wedding was well planned but things did not work out.

A. Simple sentence                       B. Compound sentence

C. Complex sentence                   D. None of them

 

  1. The people donated generously when they knew the cause.

A. Compound sentence               B. Simple sentence

C. None of them                            D. Complex sentence

 

  1. That man who is talking with my teacher is my Uncle Sam.

A. Compound sentence               B. Complex sentence

C. Simple sentence                       D. None of them

 

  1. They both shared a chocolate.

A. Complex sentence                   B. Compound sentence

C. None of them                            D. Simple sentence

 

  1. Give me some rice, please.

A. None of them                            B. Simple sentence

C. Complex sentence                   D. Compound sentence

 

Answer Key:

  1. C

Explanation: This is a compound sentence since it has 2 main clauses which are joined by the coordinate conjunction ‘and’.

 

  1. D

Explanation: This is a complex sentence since it has 1 main clause and one subordinate clause which are joined by the subordinate conjunction ‘after’.

 

  1. B

Explanation: This is a simple sentence since it has only one finite verb ‘will allow’.

 

  1. D

Explanation: This is a simple sentence since it has only one finite verb ‘sat’.

 

  1. B

Explanation: This is not a sentence since it does not make complete sense.

 

  1. B

Explanation: This is a compound sentence since it has 2 main clauses which are joined by the coordinate conjunction ‘but’.

 

  1. D

Explanation: This is a complex sentence since it has 1 main clause and one subordinate clause which are joined by the subordinate conjunction ‘when’.

 

  1. B

Explanation: This is a complex sentence since it has 1 main clause and one subordinate clause which are joined by the subordinate conjunction ‘who’.

 

  1. D

Explanation: This is a simple sentence since it has only one finite verb ‘shared’.

 

  1. B

Explanation: This is a simple sentence since it has only one finite verb ‘give.’