Name: ____________________Period: ________________ Simple and Compound Sentence Test
Directions for 1-3:1) Read the following questions.2) Determine the correct answer.3) Write the letter on the blank line beside the number. _________1) A clause that expresses a
is known as what?A) Prepositional PhraseB) Subordinate ClauseC) Independent Clause _________2) What must a clause contain?A) Subject and Prepositional PhraseB) Subject and VerbC) Verb and Adverb _________3) What are two ways to determine if a sentence is a compound sentence?A) A comma and a conjunction or a period between clauses.B) A semi-colon between clauses or a comma and conjunctionC) A semi-colon between clauses and a compound subject and verbDirections 4-101) Determine whether the following sentences are simple or compound.2) Write an S for a simple sentence and a C for a compound sentence. ______4) Snow is rare in the lowlands of Greece, but it does fall in the mountains. ______5) Paula and her family attended the Indian Art Expo in North Dakota. ______6) Julia warmed the tortillas, and Damon stirred the beans. ______7) Dad will walk the dog after work, or Justin will walk her after baseball practice. ______8) Ray and Tara watched the Japanese drummers and browsed among the crafts. ______9) Travis exercised every day, for he wants to stay strong and healthy. _____10) The mambo and the rumba are popular Cuban dances.