Identify the Type of Sentence (Simple Compound and Complex Sentences) is good exercise. Hope, you have study the types of sentences rules and concepts for clarity. If not I would like to suggest you go back and study the rules first. All three types of sentences are there in the exercises. Solve the exercises one by one and match your answer with the section check your answers. Best of luck.

Exercise – 1

Identify the type of sentence in the following whether they are simple compound and complex sentences.

  1. The son went to play so the father started working.
  2. He lost his money but he did not lose his patience.
  3. Roses are beautiful flowers.
  4. We stopped by the roadside for lack of food.
  5. The sun rose and the sky got cleared.
  6. She wrote a novel.
  7. The students solve the questions easily.
  8. He is not harmful.
  9. I am sure that you will learn these sentences.
  10. Nobody goes where demons live forever.

Check Your Answers 

Here are the answers of the above to identify the type of sentence – Simple, Compound and Complex sentences

  1. The son went to play so the father started working. Compound Sentence
  2. He lost his money but he did not lose his patience. Compound Sentence
  3. Roses are beautiful flowers. Simple Sentence
  4. We stopped by the roadside for lack of food. Simple Sentence
  5. The sun rose and the sky got cleared. Compound Sentence
  6. She wrote a novel. Simple Sentence
  7. The students solve the questions easily. Simple Sentence
  8. He is not harmful. Simple Sentence
  9. I am sure that you will learn these sentences. Complex Sentence 
  10. Nobody goes where demons live forever. Complex Sentence 

Exercise – 2

Identify the type of sentence in the following whether they are simple compound and complex sentences.

  1. She is young but she has white hair.
  2. Deer can run very fast for they are very active and have nimble feet.
  3. He lost everything that was unbearable.
  4. This is the school where you have studied.
  5. I saw a man who was old and weak.
  6. The person is a renowned writer.
  7. A green plant can prepare its food.
  8. The mother beat the child for his disobedience.
  9. Shimla worked very hard but she did not pass.
  10. He finished his home assignment and went to play.

Check Your Answers 

Here are the answers of the above to identify the type of sentence – Simple, Compound and Complex sentences.

  1. She is young but she has white hair. Compound Sentence
  2. Deer can run very fast for they are very active and have nimble feet. Complex Sentence 
  3. He lost everything that was unbearable. Complex Sentence 
  4. This is the school where you have studied. Complex Sentence 
  5. I saw a man who was old and weak. Complex Sentence 
  6. The person is a renowned writer. Simple Sentence
  7. A green plant can prepare its food. Simple Sentence
  8. The mother beat the child for his disobedience. Simple Sentence
  9. Shimla worked very hard but she did not pass. Compound Sentence
  10. He finished his home assignment and went to play. Compound Sentence

Exercise – 3

Identify the type of sentence in the following whether they are simple compound and complex sentences.

  1. Everyone should follow the diet.
  2. He came back to the city where he was born.
  3. She did not feel that she was guilty.
  4. My father in law has three pets.
  5. Our aunt cooked noodles for us.
  6. He should not worry about his studies.
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  8. It was the most wonderful place to live.
  9. People ran out after hearing the sound.
  10. Your game needs more practice.
  11. They can never be late from today onwards.

Check Your Answers 

Here are the answers of the above to identify the type of sentence – Simple, Compound and Complex sentences.

  1. Everyone should follow the diet.
  2. He came back to the city where he was born. Complex Sentence 
  3. She did not feel that she was guilty. Complex Sentence 
  4. My father in law has three pets. Simple Sentence
  5. Our aunt cooked noodles for us. Simple Sentence
  6. He should not worry about his studies. Simple Sentence
  7. It was the most wonderful place to live. Simple Sentence
  8. People ran out after hearing the sound. Simple Sentence
  9. Your game needs more practice. Simple Sentence
  10. They can never be late from today onwards. Simple Sentence

Exercise – 4

Identify the type of sentence in the following whether they are simple compound and complex sentences.

  1. I imagined that I lived in a palace.
  2. People who are quarrelsome cannot be happy.
  3. The farmers who are opposing the bill cannot go home unsatisfied.
  4. They are protesting as if they are very unhappy.
  5. Many tries but few get success.
  6. He arrived before the drama had begun.
  7. He who always does his duty is loved by all but a man who does not work is hated by all.
  8. God made the world and man made the boundaries.
  9. If you have patience, you will get everything.
  10. I agree with you for it is made for the welfare of the society.

Check Your Answers 

Here are the answers of the above to identify the type of sentence – Simple, Compound and Complex sentences.

  1. I imagined that I lived in a palace. Complex Sentence 
  2. People who are quarrelsome cannot be happy. Compound Sentence
  3. The farmers who are opposing the bill cannot go home unsatisfied. Compound Sentence
  4. They are protesting as if they are very unhappy. Complex Sentence 
  5. Many tries but few get success. Compound Sentence
  6. He arrived before the drama had begun. Complex Sentence 
  7. He who always does his duty is loved by all but a man who does not work is hated by all. Compound Sentence
  8. God made the world and man made the boundaries. Compound Sentence
  9. If you have patience, you will get everything. Complex Sentence 
  10. I agree with you for it is made for the welfare of the society. Complex Sentence 

Hope you have enjoyed the exercises. Moreover, you got clarity in the types of sentences. If not, go to the rule of types of sentences and have a clear understanding of the clauses and sentences. Then come back to the exercise and try again. If got confused, leave a comment below.

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