Interchange of Simple and Compound Sentences – Exercises

The exercise deals with the interchange of simple and compound sentences. The first exercise is to change simple to compound and the second, next.

Interchange of Simple And Compound Sentences

Simple to Compound Sentences Examples – 1

Here are the Interchange of Simple and Compound Sentences. Change simple to compound sentences below.

  1. He must go to finish the work.
  2. You must work hard to win the prize.
  3. Owing to ill-health he could not work hard.
  4. I could not finish the work before sun-set.
  5. They had not completed the work by sunset.

Check Your Answers

  1. He must go and finish the work.
  2. Work hard or you will not win the prize.
  3. He was ill so he could not work hard.
  4. The sun set but I could not finish the work.
  5. The sun set but they had not completed the work.

Simple to Compound Sentences Examples – 2

Here are the Interchange of Simple and Compound Sentences. Change simple to compound sentences below.

  1. In addition to money, he gave me a book to read.
  2. He walked very fast in order to catch the train.
  3. Hearing the noise, I left the bed.
  4. In spite of being poor, he was happy.
  5. He could not come to school because of illness.

Check Your Answers

  1. He gave me not only money but also a book to read.
  2. He wanted to catch the train so he walked very fast.
  3. I heard the voice so I left the bed.
  4. He was poor but he was happy.
  5. He was ill so he could not come to school.

Simple to Compound Sentences Examples – 3

Here are the Interchange of Simple and Compound Sentences. Change simple to compound sentences below.

  1. After working hard, I was tired.
  2. Everyone loves him for his simple nature.
  3. Throwing off his coat, he plunged into the sea.
  4. The fog being very dense, the car stopped.
  5. Besides educating his nephew, he also set him up in business.

Check Your Answers

  1. I worked hard so I was tired.
  2. He has simple nature so everyone loves him.
  3. He threw off his coat and plunged into the sea.
  4. The fog was very dense so the car stopped.
  5. He not only educate his nephew but also set up in business.

Simple to Compound Sentences Examples – 4

Here are the Interchange of Simple and Compound Sentences. Change simple to compound sentences below.

  1. In spite of his popularity, Khairvi cannot be called a great poet.
  2.  To avoid punishment, he ran away.
  3. In spite of being poor, he was respected by all the people of his village.
  4. On account of illness, I could not go to school.
  5. He is rich and generous.

Check Your Answers

  1. Khairvi cannot be called a great poet but he was popular.
  2. He wanted to avoid punishment so he ran away.
  3. He was poor but he was respected by all the people of his village.
  4. I was ill so I could not go to school.
  5. He is not only rich but also generous.

Compound to Simple Sentence Examples – 1

Here are the Interchange of Simple and Compound Sentences. Change compound to simple sentences below.

  1. Be good and you will be carefree.
  2. He must pay for the damage or he will be fined.
  3. I went to Kanpur where I met my friend.
  4.  The game was over and the players left the field.
  5. He was merely a boy and yet he offered to oppose the soldier.

Check Your Answers

  1. Be good to be carefree.
  2. He must pay for the damage to avoid fine.
  3. I went to Kanpur to meet my friend.
  4. The game being over the players left the field.
  5. Being mere a boy he offered to oppose the soldier.

Compound to Simple Sentence Examples – 2

Here are the Interchange of Simple and Compound Sentences. Change compound to simple sentences below.

  1. Turn to the left and you will reach the college.
  2. The thief saw the police and ran away.
  3. She completed her work and informed the boss.
  4. He was a poor man and yet he was honest.
  5. He was poor but he was respected by all the people of his village.

Check Your Answers

  1. Turning to left you will reach the college.
  2. Seeing the police the thief ran away.
  3. Having completed the work she informed the boss.
  4. In spite of being poor, he was honest.
  5. In spite of being poor, he was respected by all the people of his village.

Compound to Simple Sentence Examples – 3

Here are the Interchange of Simple and Compound Sentences. Change compound to simple sentences below.

  1. Rima was angry but she did not punish the students.
  2. Study well otherwise you will fail.
  3. The news is good but it is not true.
  4. He finished his work and went home.
  5. The sun rose and the fog dispersed.

Check Your Answers

  1. In spite of being angry, Rima did not punish the students.
  2. Without studying well you will fail.
  3. The news is too good to be true.
  4. Having finished his work he went home.
  5. The sun having risen the fog dispersed.

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