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Which group of words is NOT a fragment?
When the clock strikes midnight.
On the shelf in the garage.
Although she loves eggs and bacon.
It upset her stomach.
Which group of words are all CONJUNCTIONS?
Although, since, occasionally
For, and, but
Always, never, sometimes
Under, over, beside
What is the best definition of a COMPOUND sentence?
A sentence with two main ideas.
A sentence with two independent clauses and a conjunction.
A sentence with two conjunctions and one independent clause.
A sentence with one main idea divided into two parts.
What is the best definition of a COMPLEX sentence?
A sentence that is very long and complicated.
A sentence with two main ideas.
A sentence with a dependent and independent clause.
A sentence that must have punctuation.
Which is the best example of COMPOUND sentence?
I like to eat pizza and watch television.
He goes to school on Monday and Wednesday.
She often eats unhealthy food, but she spends a considerable amount of time at the gym.
The students and teachers were present during the football match.
Which is the best example of a COMPLEX sentence?
Learning to speak more than one language fluently is essential to survive in the globalized world.
Although English is one of the most popular languages in the world.
Everyone wants to learn English, but few people take the time to improve daily.
Although everyone wants to learn English, few people take the time to improve daily.
Which sentence contains a comma splice?
He enjoys eating healthy spaghetti made out of quinoa and flaxseed.
The family is focused on clean, healthy food.
They all prefer to eat at home, restaurants can be unhealthy.
Restaurants are known to add extra butter, salt, and chemicals to their food.
Which statement is FALSE?
Simple sentences can have commas and conjunctions.
Complex sentences have two independent clauses.
Compound sentences often contain a comma.
Simple and compound sentences only contain independent clauses.
Which statement is TRUE?
Your essays should have a variety of simple, compound, and complex sentences.
Your essays should have more complex sentences.
Your essays should have more compound sentences.
Your essays should have mostly simple sentences.
What should EVERY independent clause contain?
A subject, a verb, and an object.
A subject and a verb.
A subject, a verb, and an adjective or adverb.
A subject and two verbs.
What are common examples of TRANSITION WORDS?
First, Second, Third
Firstly, Secondly, Finally
In addition, Additionally
All of the above
Which quote is integrated properly?
In other words, "Read more books."
When the writer says, "Read more books."
She clearly states, "Read more books."
"Read more books." the writer mentions.
True or False? Incorrectly integrated quotations may affect sentence structure.
True or False? A comma splice is when two or more sentences are joined by a semicolon.
True or False? It is possible for students who write correct but simplistic sentences to pass their exams.
True or False? A fused sentence contains a comma that separates two main ideas.
True or False? A comma splice is when two independent clauses are separated by a comma.
True or False? Overuse of quotations from the reading is acceptable as long as they are well integrated.
What is TRUE about compound-complex sentences?
A compound-complex sentence is basically a compound sentence combined with a complex one.
A compound-complex sentence can have more than one dependent clause.
A compound-complex sentence has two or more independent clause(s) and at least one dependent clause.
All of the above.
Have you learned something about sentence structure?
Yes, thank you!
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I'm still confused about sentence structure.