How to Identify a Compound Sentence


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What is NOT a part of a compound sentence?

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1. Which of these is a compound sentence?

2. Which sentence is NOT a compound sentence?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet will measure your understanding of identifying compound sentences. You should study information such as the parts of a compound sentence and an example of a compound sentence.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

If you want to be successful on the quiz, you should be able to determine:

  • Examples of a compound sentence
  • Parts of a compound sentence
  • An important part of an independent clause

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the parts of a compound sentence
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about important part of an independent clause
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to identify correct compound sentences

Additional Learning

For more information on this subject, take a look at the accompanying lesson titled How to Identify a Compound Sentence. It will help you to accomplish these educational goals and objectives:

  • Review important facts about sentences
  • Identify what a subject is
  • Distinguish the difference between a verb, action verb and linking verb
  • Recall the correct technique to build a compound sentence
  • Learn about what coordinating conjunctions are and all seven of them
  • Apply knowledge of the lesson to examples of compound sentences