Notes On Kinds of Sentences - CBSE Class 8 English Grammar
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 sentence
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 sentence
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 sentence
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 sentence
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!

 

Summary

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 sentence
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 sentence
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 sentence
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 sentence
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!

 
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