Simple, Complex, Compound Sentence Worksheet | Class 7 Grammar Worksheets

State whether the following sentences are simple, complex or compound.

Notes

A simple sentence has just one clause. That means it has only one subject and one verb.

A complex sentence has one main clause and one or more subordinate clauses introduced by a subordinating conjunction like after, since, because, while, though, if, whether, unless, until, before, as etc.

A compound sentence has two or more coordinate clauses connected by coordinating conjunctions like and, but, or, either/or, neither/nor, for, so, not only/but also.

Simple, Complex or Compound Sentence Worksheet

1. He is neither intelligent nor industrious.

2. He was dejected but he didn’t stop trying.

3. I know the man whose car had been stolen.

4. This is the girl that I told you about.

5. Do you know a shop where they sell bags?

6. I don’t know what she did then.

7. Slow and steady wins the race.

8. Bread and butter was served for breakfast.

9. The dog followed the boy everywhere.

10. I asked him why he was crying.

11. He put on his shirt and went out.

12. You can stay or leave.

Answers

1. He is neither intelligent nor industrious. (Compound sentence)

2. He was dejected but he didn’t stop trying. (Compound sentence)

3. I know the man whose car had been stolen. (Complex sentence)

4. This is the girl that I told you about. (Complex sentence)

5. Do you know a shop where they sell bags? (Complex sentence)

6. I don’t know what she did then. (Complex sentence)

7. Slow and steady wins the race. (Simple sentence)

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8. Bread and butter was served for breakfast. (Simple sentence)

9. The dog followed the boy everywhere. (Simple sentence)

10. I asked him why he was crying. (Complex sentence)

11. He put on his shirt and went out. (Compound sentence)

12. You can stay or leave. (Compound sentence)

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