The Sentence: Types and Questions

Example-:

  • The sun sets in the west.
  • India is the second most populated country of the world.
  • How are you?
  • May I talk to you?
  • Can you please, close the door?

The above are examples of a sentence. A sentence is a group of words that makes complete sense.
TYPES OF SENTENCE

DECLARATIVE SENTENCE
A sentence that declares or states something is called Declarative or Assertive sentence.
For example-:

  • Sun rises in the east.
  • India won the world cup in 2011.
  • Moon revolves around the earth.
INTERROGATIVE SENTENCE
A sentence that asks a question, is called an interrogative sentence
For example-:

  • What kind of books do you like to read?
  • What do you do in your idol time?
  • Are you applying for general or academic?
IMPERATIVE SENTENCE
A sentence that expresses a command or request or a desire or an appeal is called an Imperative sentence.
For example-:

  • Please, close the door. //request
  • Get out of the room. //command
  • God, give me good marks in this exam. //desire
  • Help me, universe. //appeal
EXCLAMATORY SENTENCE
A sentence that expresses a strong or sudden feeling is called exclamatory sentence.
For example-:

  • What a shame!
  • I just won the lottery!
  • Wow, you look pretty!

While writing sentence a there are certain rules that need to be considered-:

  1. A sentence always begins with a capital letter.
  2. A declarative or imperative sentence always has a full stop (.) in the end.
  3. A question mark (?) is placed at the end of an interrogative sentence.
SENTENCE

SENTENCE

EXERCISE 101
Write the type of sentence, in front of each of the following sentence.

  1. Why are you late?
  2. What nonsense is this!
  3. Australia is the smallest continent.
  4. Which country do you belong to?
  5. Can you give me your notebook, please.
  6. Be quiet.
  7. I have completed my graduation.
  8. Can you please give me some money.
  9. I wish I get band 9 in IELTS.
  10. What have I done to offend you?

Exercise 102
Rewrite the following sentences with the correct punctuation marks.

  1. Get lost
  2. Why are you so late
  3. Humpty dumpty sat on a wall
  4. Oh, I didn’t see you come
  5. Are you serious
  6. pluto is no more part of our solar system
  7. Can you please close the door
  8. I don’t know what happened here
  9. Oh no, I am late again
  10. Time is precious, waste it wisely

ANSWERS-:
Exercise 101

  1. Interrogative sentence
  2. Exclamatory sentence
  3. Declarative sentence
  4. Interrogative sentence
  5. Imperative sentence
  6. Imperative sentence
  7. Declarative sentence
  8. Imperative sentence
  9. Imperative sentence
  10. Interrogative sentence

Exercise 102

  1. Get lost.
  2. Why are you so late?
  3. Humpty dumpty sat on a wall.
  4. Oh, I didn’t see you come!
  5. Are you serious?
  6. Pluto is no more part of our solar system.
  7. Can you please close the door.
  8. I don’t know what happened here!
  9. Oh no, I am late again!
  10. Time is precious, waste it wisely.

EXCLAMATORY SENTENCE
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