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SBA ELA - Grades 6-8: Types of Sentences Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which is NOT an example of a compound-complex sentence?

Question 2 2. Identify the predicate in the following sentence: A run-on sentence can confuse the reader.

Question 3 3. Which of the following best describes a complex sentence?

Question 4 4. What are the four sentence types?

Question 5 5. Which of the following sentences is written correctly?

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Question 6 6.

What is wrong with the following sentence?

Most of the movies I like don't have a lot of explosions, sometimes I like horror movies though.

Question 7 7. Identify which type of sentence the following represents: So much fun.

Question 8 8. Identify the subject in the following sentence: Kurt Vonnegut is a published author.

Question 9 9.

Which of the choices is an INCORRECT way to fix the following sentence?

Jones is a terrific agent she is the best marksman we have.

Question 10 10. Identify which type of sentence the following represents: Writing is not always simple sometimes it is hard.

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Question 11 11. A compound-complex sentence combines

Question 12 12.

What is wrong with the following sentence?

Clint didn't talk much he just stared you down with cold, dead eyes.

Question 13 13. A complete sentence is made of two important elements. What are they?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is a compound sentence?

Question 15 15. What are some ways that subordinate clauses function in a complex sentence?

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Question 16 16. 'I haven't had time to go camping lately and I haven't found anyone to go with' is an example of the _____ part of the compound-complex sentence

Question 17 17. What are the different sentence types?

Question 18 18. How are compound sentences joined?

Question 19 19.

What is a problem with the following sentence?

Looking for his favorite pair of glasses.

Question 20 20. 'Although I like to go camping' is an example of the _____ part of the compound-complex sentence:

SBA ELA - Grades 6-8: Types of Sentences Chapter Exam Instructions

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