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Studying all night for a gammar exam is not my idea of fun.

(a) simple
(b) compound
(c) complex
(d) compound-complex
(e) run-on
(f) fragment
(a) simple
Police followed the suspects for three hours, they lost them in rush-hour traffic.

(a) simple
(b) compound
(c) complex
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(e) run-on
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(e) run-on
Helen enjoys snowboarding and parasailing, but she has no interest in bungee jumping.
(b)
You know very well that I'm never comfortable in Mr. Rogers' neighborhood.

(a) simple
(b) compound
(c) complex
(d) compound-complex
(e) run-on
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(c) complex
An egg fried in canola oil is actually quite delicious.

(a) simple
(b) compound
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a
The position that advertised in the morning's paper.

(a) simple
(b) compound
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f
Adjusting her helmet and visor, she wondred whether jumping over 20 lawnmowers in a school bus was such a great idea.

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(c) complex
The city council, which barely made a quorum last night, approved the budget levy proposal, but it soundly defeated the zoning commission recommendation.

(a) simple
(b) compound
(c) complex
(d) compound-complex
(e) run-on
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(d) compound-complex
The Thompson Founation, which honors outstanding achievement in medical research, has awarded an $8.8 million grant to City Hospital.

(a) simple
(b) compound
(c) complex
(d) compound-complex
(e) run-on
(f) fragment
(c) complex
Please wait!

(a) simple
(b) compound
(c) complex
(d) compound-complex
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(a)
This was a wonderful party, but I would have preferred a simple dinner that included only my best friends.

(a) simple
(b) compound
(c) complex
(d) compound-complex
(e) run-on
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(d)
Waiting for Godot.

(a) simple
(b) compound
(c) complex
(d) compound-complex
(e) run-on
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F
Whenever he gets in the mood to exercise, he sits down until the feeling passes.

(a) simple
(b) compound
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(e) run-on
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c
Who said, "It ain't over til it's over"?

(a) simple
(b) compound
(c) complex
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(e) run-on
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C
Stock prices soared today, surprising the television financial gurus.

(a) simple
(b) compound
(c) complex
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(e) run-on
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(a)
This is hardly the time for complaining; it's the right time for action!

(a) simple
(b) compound
(c) complex
(d) compound-complex
(e) run-on
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(B) compound
You'll wonder where the yellow went when you brush your teeth with Pepsodent.

(a) simple
(b) compound
(c) complex
(d) compound-complex
(e) run-on
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c
Protesting machinists, armed with a new infusion to strike funds, marched on corporate headquaters this morning,

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a
Whom did you say he appointed the council?

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c
Who did you say will lead the bipartisan effort?

(a) simple
(b) compound
(c) complex
(d) compound-complex
(e) run-on
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c
The Senate leadership refuses to break the comittee deadlock.

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(b) compound
(c) complex
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(e) run-on
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D
After the demonstration, 15 people were charged with criminal acts, including resisting arrest, halting emergency vehicles and blocking entrance to the public.

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(b) compound
(c) complex
(d) compound-complex
(e) run-on
(f) fragment
A
Last night I tried a new wine, it tasted like runoff from a carwash!

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(b) compound
(c) complex
(d) compound-complex
(e) run-on
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E
Columbus recieved 5 inces of rain in an overnight storm, but the highways were relatively dry by noon today.

(a) simple
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(e) run-on
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B
So--now do you know the difference between a simple sentence and complex one, or are you still struggling with identification of clauses that can't stand alone?

(a) simple
(b) compound
(c) complex
(d) compound-complex
(e) run-on
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D