Complete and Incomplete Sentences: Examples & Overview


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A complete sentence must have how many parts?

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1. A sentence must have both a _________ and a ____________ in order to be complete.

2. A complete sentence must contain ____________.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What does a complete sentence contain and what is missing from an incomplete sentence? This quiz/worksheet combo will gauge your understanding of these topics.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • How many parts a complete sentence has
  • The two things a sentence needs in order to be complete
  • Another term used to describe an incomplete sentence
  • The type of writing in which the use of incomplete sentences is frowned upon

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will allow you to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on complete and incomplete sentences
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast incomplete sentences with complete sentences
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how to identify an incomplete sentence and what to add in order to make a complete sentence

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson called Complete and Incomplete Sentences: Examples & Overview. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Describe a complete sentence and what is missing to make a sentence incomplete
  • Provide examples of incomplete sentences
  • Identify another term for 'incomplete sentence'
  • State when it is acceptable to use incomplete sentences and when it is not