Which statement is an example of a complex sentence? a. although he denies them, dr. vasquez faced several scandals last year. b. people tend to use too many clauses in sentences that should be simple. c. cars tend to be expensive, but airplanes are in a price range of their own. d. i am in favor of proposition 1, and i am also in favor of proposition 16.
Complex sentences contain an independent clause and at least one dependent clause. This dependent clause can not stand alone.
In this way, the following are complex sentences: (the underlined are dependent clauses)
A.Although he denies them , Dr. Vasquez faced several scandals last year.
B.People tend to use too many clauses in sentences that should be simple (dependent clause).
D. Although he denies them, Dr. Vasquez faced several scandals last year.
3. A compound sentence is formed by the joining of two independent clauses using a coordinating conjunction, a semicolon, or a conjunctive adverb
4. D. The earth was spinning when Lucas first saw Lucille.
5. B. The boy who wore a green coat carried his sister home.
6. D. The rabbit jumped into the bushes, and the dog followed it.
7. B. Sue gave Jim a new racket, and he left for the tennis courts.
8. A. The rain began to fall, but we did not want to leave.
9. A. Participial
10. D. rocket
11. D. Betty wants to harvest the corn.
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I believe that (C) The Earth was spinning when Lucas first saw Lucille.
A complex sentence consists of one independent clause and at least one dependent clause. I think the independent clause here is "The Earth was spinning" and the dependent clause is "when Lucas first saw Lucille". The dependent clause cannot stand on its own.
A - Although he denies them, Dr. Vasequez faced several scandals last year.
A complex sentences must have both a dependent clasuse (although he denies them) and an independent clause (Dr. Vasquez faced several scandals last year.
Options B and D are compound sentences (two independent clauses) and option C is a simple sentence.
Correct answer for APEX test.
After they finished studying, Juan and Maria went to the movies.
compound-complex sentences contain two independent clauses and at least one dependent clause.
explanation: an example of a complex sentence is this: “i burned dinner but not the cake.”
D. After Maria finished dinner, she washed the dishes in the sink
A. is compound
B. is simple
C. is compound
A complex sentence contains a dependent clause and an independent clause.
the earth was spinning when Lucas first saw Lucille