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!

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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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