Noun Clauses 1

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Noun Clauses 1 - Quiz

Make a question from the given sentence. The words in parentheses should be the answer to the question you make. Use question word (who,what, how, etc) and change the question to a noun clause.
Here is examples to this exercise: 1. That man is (Mr. Robertson). Question: Who is that man? Noun Clause: I want to know who that man is.
2. George lives (in Los Angeles). Question: Where does Robert live? Noun Clause: I want to know where Robert Read morelives.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Ann brought (a new dictionary). Question: What did Ann buy? Noun Clause: Do you know ____________________________

    • A.

      What Ann buy.

    • B.

      What Ann bought.

    • C.

      What did Ann buy.

    • D.

      What did Ann bought.

    Correct Answer
    B. What Ann bought.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "what Ann bought." This is because the noun clause is asking for information about the object that Ann brought, and "bought" is the correct past tense verb form to use in this context.

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  • 2. 

    It is (350 miles) to Denver from here. Question: How far is it from here to Denver? Noun Clause: I need to know _____________________________

    • A.

      How far it is from Denver to here.

    • B.

      How far it is from here to Denver?

    • C.

      How far is it from here to Denver.

    • D.

      How far it is from here to Denver.

    Correct Answer
    D. How far it is from here to Denver.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "how far it is from here to Denver." This is the correct noun clause because it functions as the direct object of the verb "need to know." It completes the sentence by providing the information that the speaker needs to know.

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  • 3. 

    Jack was late to class (because he missed the bus). Question: Why was Jack late? Noun Clause: The teacher wants to know _________________________

    • A.

      Why Jack did late.

    • B.

      Why Jack was late

    • C.

      What made Jack late.

    • D.

      Why was Jack late.

    Correct Answer
    B. Why Jack was late
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "why Jack was late." This is because the noun clause is asking for the reason behind Jack's lateness, which is "why Jack was late."

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  • 4. 

    That is (Ann’s) pen. Question: Whose pen is that? Noun Clause: Tom wants to know _______________________________

    • A.

      Whose pen that is.

    • B.

      Whose pen is that.

    • C.

      Whose pen is that is.

    • D.

      Whose pen this is.

    Correct Answer
    A. Whose pen that is.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "whose pen that is." This is because the noun clause is asking for the subject of the sentence "That is (Ann's) pen." The phrase "whose pen" is used to inquire about the ownership of the pen, and "that is" is used to refer to the pen in question.

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  • 5. 

    Alex saw (Ms. Frost) at the meeting. Question: Whom did Alex see at the meeting? Noun Clause: I don’t know _____________________________

    • A.

      Whom Alex saw at the meeting

    • B.

      Whom Alex see at the meeting.

    • C.

      Whom did Alex saw in the meeting.

    • D.

      Whom did Alex saw at the meeting.

    Correct Answer
    A. Whom Alex saw at the meeting
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "whom Alex saw at the meeting." This is the correct answer because it correctly uses the past tense verb "saw" to match with the past tense verb "did" in the question. Additionally, it correctly uses the pronoun "whom" to indicate the object of the verb "saw."

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