Independent Vs Dependent Clause

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Independent And Dependent Clauses Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz consists of 10 questions. Choose the correct answer that is independent or dependent clause. Enjoy this easy quiz !


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which is the correct answer from this sentence: —He smokes heavily even though he is an athlete.
    • A. 

      INDEPENDENT CLAUSE : He smokes heavily

    • B. 

      INDEPENDENT CLAUSE : even though he is an athlete

    • C. 

      DEPENDENT CLAUSE : He smokes heavily

  • 2. 
    Which is the correct answer from this sentence: —Because scientists are interested in the planets, they send spacecraft to orbit them.
    • A. 

      DEPENDENT CLAUSE : they send spacecraft to orbit them

    • B. 

      INDEPENDENT CLAUSE : Because scientists are interested in the planets.

    • C. 

      DEPENDENT CLAUSE : Because scientists are interested in the planets.

  • 3. 
    Which is the correct answer from this sentence: —I was in love when I met him in the first time.
    • A. 

      INDEPENDENT CLAUSE :I was in love

    • B. 

      DEPENDENT CLAUSE : I was in love

    • C. 

      INDEPENDENT CLAUSE :when I met him in the first time

  • 4. 
    Which is the correct answer from this sentence: —I will never be afraid, as long as you love me.
    • A. 

      DEPENDENT CLAUSE : I will never be afraid

    • B. 

      DEPENDENT CLAUSE : as long as you love me

    • C. 

      INDEPENDENT CLAUSE : as long as you love me

  • 5. 
    Which is the correct answer from this sentence: —While he was walking home, he saw an accident.
    • A. 

      DEPENDENT CLAUSE : he saw an accident

    • B. 

      INDEPENDENT CLAUSE :—While he was walking home,

    • C. 

      DEPENDENT CLAUSE : —While he was walking home

  • 6. 
    Which is the correct answer from this sentence: —He is very friendly, even if he is a clever student.
    • A. 

      INDEPENDENT CLAUSE : He is very friendly

    • B. 

      DEPENDENT CLAUSE : He is very friendly

    • C. 

      INDEPENDENT CLAUSE : even if he is a clever student.

  • 7. 
    Which is the correct answer from this sentence: —They may beat us again, like they did in 1978.
    • A. 

      INDEPENDENT CLAUSE : like they did in 1978

    • B. 

      DEPENDENT CLAUSE: like they did in 1978

    • C. 

      DEPENDENT CLAUSE: They may beat us again

  • 8. 
    Which is the correct answer from this sentence: While you were sleeping, we were working hard.
    • A. 

      INDEPENDENT CLAUSE : While you were sleeping

    • B. 

      INDEPENDENT CLAUSE : we were working hard

    • C. 

      DEPENDENT CLAUSE : we were working hard

  • 9. 
    Which is the correct answer from this sentence: John is working so that she will notice him.
    • A. 

      INDEPENDENT CLAUSE : John is working

    • B. 

      DEPENDENT CLAUSE : John is working

    • C. 

      INDEPENDENT CLAUSE : so that she will notice him.

  • 10. 
    Which is the correct answer from this sentence: —He is saving his money so that he may take a long vacation.
    • A. 

      DEPENDENT CLAUSE : —He is saving his money

    • B. 

      INDEPENDENT CLAUSE : so that he may take a long vacation.

    • C. 

      DEPENDENT CLAUSE : so that he may take a long vacation.

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