What is a Fused Sentence? - Definition & Examples


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What is a fused sentence?

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1. Which of the following is an example of a fused sentence?

2. What is an independent clause?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz is all about fused sentences, with questions on their basic meaning and application. You'll also be tested on their components as well as example sentences.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet involves questions on:

  • The definition of fused sentence
  • Identifying fused sentences
  • Independent clauses
  • Coordinating conjunctions
  • Ways of correcting fused sentences

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define independent clauses and coordinating conjunctions
  • Distinguishing differences - verify that you can differentiate between methods that can and can't be used to correct a fused sentence
  • Reading comprehension - make sure you've drawn important information from the lesson on fused sentences

Additional Learning

To learn more about this form of sentence, you can check out the corresponding lesson titled What is a Fused Sentence? - Definition & Examples. This lesson incorporates the following objectives:

  • Know what constitutes a complete sentence
  • Familiarize yourself with examples of conjunctive adverbs
  • Learn how the word ''fanboys'' can help you remember coordinating conjunctions