Sentences

1

Which of the following describes a complex sentence?

2

Which of the following sentences starts with a noun phrase?

3

In the following sentence, which is the verb's subject and which is the verb's object?

The excited boy ran to his father.

4

Can you identify the main clause in the following sentence?

Even though he drove with care he failed the test.

5

Can you identify the main clause in the following sentence?

I like cheese and onion sandwiches.

6

Can you identify the main clause in the following sentence?

During the week my shop opens at 8:45am.

7

Can you identify the main clause in the following sentence?

The loser of the race buys everybody else an ice cream.

8

Which of these is the correct definition of a simple sentence?

9

Which of the following sentences is a compound sentence?

10

Writers sometimes use fragments of sentences. In the following example, which is the fragment?

He searched everywhere. There was nothing to be found. Nothing. He might as well just give up.