Imperative Sentence: Definition & Examples


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Which of the following is the best example of an imperative sentence?

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1. Which of the following is an example of a positive imperative?

2. Which of the following is an imperative that uses a tag question?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Imperative sentences serve multiple purposes in communication, and you can use this interactive quiz and worksheet to test your knowledge of them. You'll need to identify imperative sentences as well as the parts of the sentence.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be tested on the following:

  • Examples of imperative sentences
  • Differentiate between positive and negative imperative statements
  • Identify different formats for imperative questions
  • Identify a subject in an imperative sentence

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about identification of imperative sentences
  • Knowledge application -use your knowledge to answer questions about the format of imperative sentences
  • Making connections -use your understanding of imperative sentences to recognize tag questions

Additional Learning

To learn more about imperative sentences, review the accompanying lesson called Imperative Sentence: Definition & Examples. The objectives addressed include:

  • Define imperative sentence
  • Differentiate between positive and negative format
  • Understand the role of an affirmative verb in an imperative sentence
  • Recognize tag questions and how they fit into imperative sentences
  • Analyze variations of imperative sentence formats