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Sentence Types

Sentences are the basic units for expressing assertions, questions, commands, wishes, and exclamations. All grammatically complete sentences have a subject and a predicate.



This activity contains 25 questions.

Question 1.
Identify the type of sentence that follows.

I have looked everywhere for my glasses, but I can't find them anywhere.

 
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Question 2.
Identify the type of sentence that follows.

Running in the local marathon will require months of training.

 
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Question 3.
Identify the type of sentence that follows.

Since Bridgett came to work for us, the payroll records have been much more organized.

 
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Question 4.
Identify the type of sentence that follows.

You may park your car wherever you can find a place.

 
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Question 5.
Identify the type of sentence that follows.

Last week's hailstorm destroyed much of the area's corn crop.

 
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Question 6.
Identify the type of sentence that follows.

Fast-food restaurants are becoming more health conscious; many now offer salads and fruit.

 
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Question 7.
Identify the type of sentence that follows.

Now that the new trucks have gone on sale, Alex will probably buy one.

 
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Question 8.
Identify the type of sentence that follows.

At the end of that long dirt road, you will find a quaint woodworking shop.

 
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Question 9.
Identify the type of sentence that follows.

Julie makes the smoothest and richest fudge in the county.

 
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Question 10.
Identify the type of sentence that follows.

Although he did not have the requisite training, Chan was promoted to shift supervisor.

 
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Question 11.
Identify the type of sentence that follows.

Danielle is training hard for the tennis tournament, and she expects to win.

 
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Question 12.
Identify the type of sentence that follows.

The store manager would not give Aaron a refund for the defective computer, nor would the manager replace the computer.

 
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Question 13.
Identify the type of sentence that follows.

The mayor made no comment about the reported irregularities in his expense account.

 
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Question 14.
Identify the type of sentence that follows.

Donnell took three courses in the summer so that he could graduate by December.

 
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Question 15.
Identify the type of sentence that follows.

Joe prefers to sleep late on Saturdays and Sundays.

 
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Question 16.
Identify the type of sentence that follows.

Raul sprained his ankle five days ago, yet he was still able to play in Saturday's game.

 
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Question 17.
Identify the type of sentence that follows.

Because it's snowing, the airport is closed.

 
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Question 18.
Identify the type of sentence that follows.

Unless we hear from you sooner, we will expect you on Saturday, around noon.

 
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Question 19.
Identify the type of sentence that follows.

The construction crew has been working in the stifling heat all day long.

 
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Question 20.
Identify the type of sentence that follows.

You may drive the blue convertible off the lot today, or you can wait two weeks for a red one.

 
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Question 21.
Identify the type of sentence that follows.

If we cannot locate that receipt, the store will not give us a refund for the unicycle.

 
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Question 22.
Identify the type of sentence that follows.

Luis promised to be here by 2:00 p.m., but he's more than two hours late.

 
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Question 23.
Identify the type of sentence that follows.

Danielle often uses nature as inspiration for her quilts.

 
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Question 24.
Identify the type of sentence that follows.

The town celebrated the team's homecoming with a victory parade, for the mighty Eagles had finally won the state championship.

 
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Question 25.
Identify the type of sentence that follows.

Volunteers searched the woods for several hours and located the lost child at dusk.

 
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