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4 Sentence Types Quiz

You can do this grammar quiz online or print it on paper. It tests the declarative, interrogative, imperative and exclamative sentence types covered on the 4 English Sentence Types page.

1. Which type of sentence must end with a question mark?

interrogative
imperative
exclamative
a) interrogative b) imperative c) exclamative

2. A sentence that's used to give someone an order or a command is an _______ sentence.

interrogative
imperative
exclamative
a) interrogative b) imperative c) exclamative

3. The function of a declarative sentence is to _______ someone about something.

ask
tell
surprise
a) ask b) tell c) surprise

4. What does an exclamative sentence usually end with?

a full-stop or period
a question mark
an exclamation mark
a) a full-stop or period b) a question mark c) an exclamation mark

5. "Sit down and be quiet!" What type of sentence is this?

exclamative
imperative
interrogative
a) exclamative b) imperative c) interrogative

6. Which of these sentence types often begins with the subject?

declarative
imperative
exclamative
a) declarative b) imperative c) exclamative

7. Which is an exclamative sentence?

He's so cute!
Isn't he cute?
How cute he is!
a) He's so cute! b) Isn't he cute? c) How cute he is!

8. The FORM of a declarative sentence is

to make a statement
subject-verb
a period or full-stop
a) to make a statement b) subject-verb c) a period or full-stop

9. Which of these sentences is in imperative form?

Have fun, won't you?
Did you have fun?
It'll be fun!
a) Have fun, won't you? b) Did you have fun? c) It'll be fun!

10. Which is a declarative sentence?

Ouch!
Stop hurting me!
That hurts!
a) Ouch! b) Stop hurting me! c) That hurts!

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