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Understanding And Identifying Clauses

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Objective: To identify the correct placement and subordination of clauses in sentences. To review the parts of speech. To review the parts of a sentence.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Read the following questions below. Select T if the answer is true or select F if the answer is false.A clause is a group of words that contain a subject and a predicate. The types of clauses are main (independent) and subordinate (dependent) clauses
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Noun clauses are clauses that functions as nouns. They can be found anywhere a noun can be founded in a sentence.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Relative pronouns or subordination conjunctions can introduce noun clauses.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    An adverb clause is a clause that functions as an adverb. Subordination conjunctions are used to introduce adverb clauses.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Clauses and phrases are the same because they both have subjects and predicates.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Read the following sentences below. Identify the type of clause in each sentence by selecting the correct answer.The family whose house had burned down moved in with us.
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Noun

    • D. 

      Appositive

  • 10. 
    Because Janet could not sleep, she took a sleeping pill.
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Noun

    • D. 

      Prepositional

  • 11. 
    He remembered that the concert was next week.
    • A. 

      Noun, direct object

    • B. 

      Noun, appositive

    • C. 

      Noun, object of a prepositon

    • D. 

      Noun, subject

  • 12. 
    Whoever win tomorrow's game wil advance to the final round.
    • A. 

      Noun, subject

    • B. 

      Noun, direct ojbject

    • C. 

      Noun, appositive

    • D. 

      Noun, predicate nominative

  • 13. 
    Harriet Tubman was a woman who committed her life to fighting slavery.
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Noun

    • D. 

      Infinitive

  • 14. 
    The car, which was red, belonged to Mr. Williams.
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Noun

    • D. 

      Pronoun

  • 15. 
    Are you the girl that took my toy?
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Noun

    • C. 

      Adverb

    • D. 

      Appositive

  • 16. 
    Clinton, who is fifiteen years old, likes to play Wii games.
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Noun

    • D. 

      Infinitive

  • 17. 
    My brother, who now teaches math at a small college, never liked math in high school.
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Noun

  • 18. 
    I call on my teacher if I need help.
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Noun

    • D. 

      Pronoun

  • 19. 
    Whenever we go to the movies, the theater manager makes us turn off our cell phones.
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Adverb

    • C. 

      Noun

    • D. 

      Pronoun

  • 20. 
  • 21. 
    I drove by the house where my aunts live.
  • 22. 
    After the fruit harvest, we ate good!
  • 23. 
    I ran as if my life depended on it.
  • 24. 
    I will scream if you touch me with that frog.
  • 25. 
    Because of the school policy, the students were suspended for violating dress code.
  • 26. 
    The students have to stay in class until the bell rings.
  • 27. 
    Read each sentence below. Combine the two sentences making one of the sentences an adjective clause. The two girls were discussing a movie. Both of them had seen it.
  • 28. 
    Although she was angry with her friend, she brought her a present anyway.
  • 29. 
    Read each sentence below. Each sentence contains a noun clause. Identify how the noun clause is functioning in each sentence.You know that you're the best player on the team.
  • 30. 
    Why can't we just select whoever is qualified  to be the class president?
  • 31. 
    We bought our new car last summer. We tried out several different makes.
  • 32. 
    The issue is how long should we wait for our scores.
  • 33. 
    We feel that teamwork is important to the success of our company.
  • 34. 
    Combine these sentences to make one sentence. Make one of the sentences an adjective clause.Joe suggested a compromise. All the members agreed to it.
  • 35. 
    What she gives to the song is unbelievable.
  • 36. 
    Read the sentences below. Combine the two sentences making one of them an adverb clause.We worked hard on our lawn. The results were very discouraging.