Complex Sentences
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  • Question 1
    300 seconds
    Q. Which is the correct complex sentence structure?
    answer choices
    One independent clause
    One dependent clause
    An independent clause and a dependent clause
    A simple sentence with a subject and verb
  • Question 2
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    Q. Subordinating conjunctions start which type of clauses?
    answer choices
    independent clauses
    dependent clauses
    both a and b
    simple sentences
  • Question 3
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    Q. When a subordinating conjunction starts a sentence, a comma is required.
    answer choices
    True
    False
  • Question 4
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    Q. When a subordinating conjunction is in the middle of a sentence, a comma is required.
    answer choices
    True
    False
  • Question 5
    300 seconds
    Q. Which word is not a subordinating conjunctions.
    answer choices
    If
    When
    While
    Summer
  • Question 6
    300 seconds
    Q. Which sentence is an independent clause?
    answer choices
    Jill likes to go to the beach.
    Whenever you finish.
    If you read The Outsiders.
    Before you eat breakfast.
  • Question 7
    300 seconds
    Q. If you will stay, I'll prepare a snack.
    answer choices
    Correctly written and punctuated
    Not correctly punctuated
    Almost correctly punctuated
    None of the above
  • Question 8
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    Q. Which of the following are dependent clauses?
    answer choices
    While you were outside.
    If you don't study.
    When you get to the goal.
    all of the above
  • Question 9
    300 seconds
    Q. Which of the following are dependent clauses?
    answer choices
    If the band marches in the parade.
    When you purchase candy.
    Although it is snowing.
    All of the above
  • Question 10
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    Q. Unless you are going to graduate you will not need to apply for your diploma. 
    Where does the comma belong?
    answer choices
    Between unless and you
    Between graduate and you
    Between not and need
    This complex sentence does not need a comma
  • Question 11
    300 seconds
    Q. Can a subordinate clause stand alone?   (Hint: the child)
    answer choices
    Yes, it is a complete thought.
    No, it requires a independent clause to complete the thought.
    Neither a or b
  • Question 12
    300 seconds
    Q. Do relative pronouns start dependent clauses?
    Relative pronouns are as follows:
    (that, which, who, whom or whose)
    answer choices
    Yes
    No
  • Question 13
    300 seconds
    Q. A dependent clause is a complete thought.
    answer choices
    True
    False
  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q. You may not catch the train if you do not hurry and pack.
    answer choices
    Incorrectly punctuated
    Correctly punctuated 
  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q. Which are correctly written complex sentences?
    answer choices
    When I was a baby, my dad was in the army.
    Although I was tired.
    An adjective describes a noun.
    A proper noun needs to be capitalized.
  • Question 16
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    Q. A subject tells who or what the sentence is about.
    answer choices
    True
    False
  • Question 17
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    Q.

    Because you are my best friend I will be loyal to you always.

    Where does the comma belong?

    answer choices
    between friend and I
    between you and are
    between loyal and to
    This is a correctly written and punctuated complex sentence.
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