Types of Sentences
There are four types of sentences- declarative, interrogative, imperative and exclamatory. Each type has specific function and has its own punctuation mark.
Declarative sentences make a statement and they are punctuated by a period. These can be positive or negative sentence.
Rani went to my grandma’s house yesterday.
The black cat could not jump over the fence.
Pavan wore a red shirt.
Interrogative sentences ask a question and they end with a question mark. There are 2 types of question: Yes/no and WH question.
Where did you go yesterday?
What is the capital of Maine?
Did you finish your homework?
Imperative sentences make a command or request. They typically end with a period, but sometimes end with an exclamation mark.
Go to the office now.
Please be quiet.
Leave this place immediately!
Exclamatory sentences contain a strong emotion and end with an exclamation mark.
I love you so much! Mom.
She was excited to watch this movie!