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UNIT 2 — Lesson 3A — Comprehension Questions
Compound Sentences

 
 

Answer the following questions to check your understanding of compound sentences. Click on the best answer and read the explanation.

 
 
1.

Click on the sentences which are true.

 

a

A compound sentence is two complete sentences joined by a conjunction.
 

b

The conjunction "but" has the function of showing reason between the two sentences.
 

c

A compound sentence has two subjects and two verbs.
     
2.

Which of the following sentences is a compound sentence? Click on the correct sentence.

 

a

So I went downtown.
 

b

I bought souvenirs.
 

c

I went downtown, and I bought souvenirs.
     
3. Choose the best answer to complete the following sentence to show a choice.
I can take the train to Montreal, __________.
 

a

but I can go to Toronto
 

b

or I can go to Toronto
 

c

for I can go to Toronto