Types of Sentence
Category : 3rd Class
The above given sentences give different expression
On the basis of this a sentences can be divided into five kinds:
(Assertive Sentence): The sentences that express something in a general way are called statements or Assertive sentences.
NOTE: Assertive sentence ends with full stop.
There are two types of statements
Affirmative Statement: The sentence which affirms something is called Affirmative Statement.
These sentences affirm something. So these are Affirmative Statements.
Negative Statement: The sentence which denies something is called Negative Statement.
These sentences deny something. So these are Negative Statements. In a Negative Statement 'no' is used.
(Interrogative sentence): The sentence which asks or enquires something is called a Question or an Interrogative Sentence.
The above given sentences ask something. These are Questions.
(Imperative sentence): The sentence which expresses an order, a request, anadvice or a prohibition is called Command or an Imperative Sentence.
The above given sentences express an order, a request, an advice and a prohibition. These are Commands.
For example: Come soon means: You come soon.
The sentence which expresses sudden or strong feeling of heart is called Exclamation or an Exclamatory Sentence.
The above given sentences express happiness, sorrow, surprise and admiration. These are sudden or strong internal feelings of heart. These are Exclamations.
NOTE: A mark of Exclamation (!) is put after the Exclamatory word or sentence.
The sentence which expresses wish, desire or pray is called Optative or Optative Sentence.
The above given sentences express wish, desire and pray. These are optative sentence.
NOTE: Optative sentence ends with exclamatory mark!
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