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Tenth Grade (Grade 10) Sentence Structure Questions

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Grade 10 Sentence Structure CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.9-10.1, L.9-10.1a
Choose the option that maintains parallel structure in the sentence.

In Mrs. Curall's office, Ruben feigned the flu. He hoped to be excused from class, get an extension on his paper, and
  1. spend the afternoon playing tennis with his friends.
  2. to spend the afternoon playing tennis with his friends.
  3. then to spend the afternoon playing tennis with his friends.
Grade 10 Combining Sentences CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.9-10.1, L.9-10.1a
Grade 10 Sentence Structure CCSS: CCRA.L.2, L.9-10.2b
Grade 10 Types of Sentences
Classify which type of sentence this is:

This new laptop has already crashed twice, and I have no idea why.
  1. Simple Sentence
  2. Compound Sentence
  3. Complex Sentence
  4. Compound-Complex Sentence
  5. None of the above
Grade 10 Types of Sentences
Identify which sentence function applies to the following:

Fasten your seatbelts when the sign is illuminated.
  1. Declarative Sentence
  2. Exclamatory Sentence
  3. Interrogative Sentence
  4. Imperative Sentence
  5. None of the above
Grade 10 Combining Sentences CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.9-10.1, L.9-10.1a
Carlos not only missed his one-year anniversary with Adrianna                                          .
  1. but he also forgot his mother's birthday
  2. but also forgot his mother's birthday
  3. but also forgetting his mother's birthday
Grade 10 Combining Sentences CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.9-10.1, L.9-10.1a
Grade 10 Combining Sentences CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.9-10.1
Choose the best way to combine the two sentences.

John lived on a farm.
He had a horse of this own that he loved to ride.
  1. John he had a horse of his own on the farm where he lived.
  2. John lived on a farm, and he had a horse of his own that he loved to ride.
  3. John loved to ride his horse on the farm.
  4. John loved to ride his horse he loved, and they lived on a farm.
Grade 10 Sentence Structure CCSS: CCRA.L.2, L.9-10.2b
Grade 10 Sentence Structure CCSS: CCRA.L.2, L.9-10.2b
What is the participial phrase in the sentence?
Surprised by my question, Mrs. Osmond blushed.
  1. Mrs. Osmond blushed
  2. Surprised by my question
  3. my questions
  4. surprised by
Grade 10 Sentence Structure
Identify the statement that is a fragment.
  1. Greetings, my friend.
  2. I'll do the same for you.
  3. "We're having spinach salad."
  4. "I made it from scratch."
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