Adverb Clauses Quiz 1

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This grammar quiz reviews chapter 17 charts 1-5. Questions 1-5 are multiple choice questions about Time clauses. Questions 6-11 are about Cause and Effect clasuses. For these questions you need to combine and re-write the sentences as one sentence using the word in parentheses (because, since, now that). Questions 12-17 are fill-in-the-blank questions concerning because and even though. Questions 18-22 are multiple questions concerning sentences that use while to show direct contrast.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When James finishes weeding the garden, he ___ the grass in the front yard.
    • A. 

      Cut

    • B. 

      Cuts

    • C. 

      Has cut

    • D. 

      Will cut

  • 2. 
    Until my brother went to Brazil last year, he ___ ouside of the United States.
    • A. 

      Has never been

    • B. 

      Wasn't

    • C. 

      Had never been

    • D. 

      Won't be

  • 3. 
    Ever since Nona moved back to Nebraska, she ___ a lot of problems with allergies.
    • A. 

      Had

    • B. 

      Has had

    • C. 

      Is having

    • D. 

      Has

  • 4. 
    Podcasts on the internet allow people to listen to their favorite radio programs whenever they ___ to.
    • A. 

      Want

    • B. 

      Wanted

    • C. 

      Are wanting

    • D. 

      Will want

  • 5. 
    By the time the police arrived at the bank, the robbers ___ with thousands of dollars in cash.
    • A. 

      Escaped

    • B. 

      Had escaped

    • C. 

      Will have escaped

    • D. 

      Escapes

  • 6. 
    (Combine these sentences with the word in parentheses.) Ellen took a nap when she got home from work. Ellen had had a very difficult day. (because)
  • 7. 
    (Combine these sentences with the word in parentheses.) The price of gasoline has doubled in the last three years. The price of crude oil had risen. (because)
  • 8. 
    (Combine these sentences with the word in parentheses.) The rain has stopped. We can open the windows and get some fresh air. (now that)
  • 9. 
  • 10. 
  • 11. 
    (Combine these sentences with the word in parentheses.) We can stay up late and talk. We don't have to go to work tomorrow. (since)
  • 12. 
    (Fill in the blank with even though or because.) Joshua is skinny __________ he eats lots of fattening junk food.
  • 13. 
    (Fill in the blank with even though or because.) My husband yells at the computer __________ he gets frusterated with it.
  • 14. 
    (Fill in the blank with even though or because.) __________ I have enjoyed many movies with that actor, I didn't enjoy this one.
  • 15. 
    (Fill in the blank with even though or because.) Ann gives her children their own spending money __________ she wants them to learn to be responsible.
  • 16. 
    (Fill in the blank with even though or because.) __________ the weather was so terrible, the soccer game was canceled.
  • 17. 
    (Fill in the blank with even though or because.) Emma moved to New York __________ she was afraid of living in such a big city.
  • 18. 
    Scrabble is a word game, while Sudoku ___.
    • A. 

      Looks like a crossword puzzle

    • B. 

      Is a number game

    • C. 

      Uses paper and pencil

    • D. 

      Counts from one to nine

  • 19. 
    George drives an old Ford, while Bill drives ___.
    • A. 

      His boss crazy

    • B. 

      An old Ford too

    • C. 

      A new Mercedes

    • D. 

      Too fast

  • 20. 
    While some older people have difficulty with email and text messaging, most young people ___.
    • A. 

      Call their friends often

    • B. 

      Do math

    • C. 

      Can't read their email

    • D. 

      Use them easily all the time

  • 21. 
    While my younger sister ___, my older sister doesn't have any children.
    • A. 

      Has two daughters

    • B. 

      Loves children

    • C. 

      Takes her kids swimming on the weekends

    • D. 

      Is a college student

  • 22. 
    A gas-powered car uses only gasoline to run the engine, while a hybrid car runs on ___.
    • A. 

      Four wheels

    • B. 

      Both gasoline and electric power

    • C. 

      Cheaper prices

    • D. 

      Freeways