Kinds of sentences

There are four kinds of sentences.

1. Declarative sentence

2. Imperative sentence

3. Exclamatory sentence

4. Interrogative sentence

A declarative sentence simply makes a statement.

An interrogative sentence asks a question.

An imperative sentence expresses a command.

An exclamatory sentence expresses a strong feeling.


Read the following sentences and state what category they belong to.

1. Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall.

2. Where do you live?

3. What are you doing there?

4. What a lovely morning!

5. How disgusting!

6. Come here.

7. Put the books on the table.

8. She works at a bank.

9. It is raining cats and dogs.

10. Some boys are cleverer than others.

11. The ship sustained heavy damage.

12. He died a glorious death.

13. I met your uncle yesterday.

14. Be quiet.

15. What do you want me to do?

16. After the storm comes the calm.

17. Get lost.

18. Have mercy upon us.


1. Declarative sentence

2. Interrogative sentence

3. Interrogative sentence

4. Exclamatory sentence

5. Exclamatory sentence

6. Imperative sentence

7. Imperative sentence

8. Declarative sentence

9. Declarative sentence

10. Declarative sentence

11. Declarative sentence

12. Declarative sentence

13. Declarative sentence

14. Imperative sentence

15. Interrogative sentence

16. Declarative sentence

17. Imperative sentence

18. Imperative sentence