Complete The Sentence With Adverb Clause Quiz

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An adverb clause is a group of words acting as an adverb to elaborate the action taking place in the sentence. Check out our online quiz and fill the sentences with an adverb clause. Embark on a linguistic journey with our "Complete the Sentence with Adverb Clause" Quiz! This quiz is designed to deepen your understanding of adverb clauses and their crucial role in sentence structure. Challenge yourself with sentences that require the insertion of adverb clauses to convey time, manner, place, or condition. Explore the nuances of adverbial expressions and elevate your sentence construction skills. Each question provides an Read moreopportunity to refine your grasp of adverb clauses, accompanied by detailed explanations. Whether you're a grammar enthusiast or an aspiring wordsmith, this quiz promises an engaging way to enhance your proficiency in incorporating adverb clauses seamlessly. Sharpen your syntax, embrace the challenge, and excel in the realm of adverbial precision! You can choose from the four options and learn the correct answer with instant feedback.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

     Betty looks _______ something is wrong.

    • A.

      As if

    • B.

      As

    • C.

      In spite of

    • D.

      Whenever

    Correct Answer
    A. As if
    Explanation
    The phrase "as if" is used to indicate that Betty appears or behaves in a way that suggests something is wrong. It implies that Betty's actions or demeanor give the impression that she is experiencing a problem or feeling uneasy.

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  • 2. 

    The people danced _________ the music played.

    • A.

      As if

    • B.

      As

    • C.

      In spite of

    • D.

      Wherever

    Correct Answer
    B. As
    Explanation
    The word "as" is the correct answer because it is used to indicate a simultaneous action or condition. In this sentence, it suggests that the people danced at the same time that the music was being played.

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  • 3. 

    David goes swimming __________ of his illness.

    • A.

      As if

    • B.

      As

    • C.

      In spite of

    • D.

      Whenever

    Correct Answer
    C. In spite of
    Explanation
    The phrase "in spite of" is used to show contrast or opposition between two ideas. In this case, it indicates that David goes swimming despite his illness. This suggests that his illness does not prevent him from engaging in the activity.

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  • 4. 

    ___________ I looked, I found fingerprints.

    • A.

      As if

    • B.

      As

    • C.

      In spite of

    • D.

      Wherever  

    Correct Answer
    D. Wherever  
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "wherever" because it fits grammatically and logically in the given sentence. The phrase "wherever I looked" suggests that the person found fingerprints in every place they searched. This implies that the fingerprints were found in various locations, regardless of where they looked.

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  • 5. 

    This region is called “land of apple” ____________ it yields a lot of apples.

    • A.

      As if

    • B.

      Because

    • C.

      In spite of

    • D.

      Option 4

    • E.

      Wherever

    Correct Answer
    B. Because
    Explanation
    The word "because" is used to provide a reason or explanation for something. In this case, the region is called the "land of apple" because it yields a lot of apples. The word "because" connects the cause (yielding a lot of apples) to the effect (being called the "land of apple").

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  • 6. 

    ___________ ploughing the field, the farmer uncovered a dinosaur bone.

    • A.

      While

    • B.

      Because

    • C.

      In spite of

    • D.

      Wherever

    Correct Answer
    A. While
    Explanation
    The word "while" is the correct answer because it indicates that the action of ploughing the field and the action of uncovering a dinosaur bone happened at the same time. It suggests a simultaneous occurrence of two events.

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  • 7. 

    Lucy can’t attend the meeting ____________ she finds a baby-sitter.

    • A.

      While

    • B.

      Because

    • C.

      Unless

    • D.

      Wherever

    Correct Answer
    B. Because
    Explanation
    Lucy can't attend the meeting because she finds a baby-sitter. This suggests that the reason Lucy is unable to attend the meeting is because she has not yet found a baby-sitter. The word "because" indicates a cause-and-effect relationship between the two clauses of the sentence.

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  • 8. 

    _____________ the fire started blazing, the skewers were tilted toward the flames.

    • A.

      As soon as

    • B.

      Because

    • C.

      In spite of

    • D.

      Wherever

    Correct Answer
    A. As soon as
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "as soon as". This is because it indicates that the action of the skewers being tilted toward the flames happened immediately after the fire started blazing. "As soon as" is used to show a cause-and-effect relationship, indicating that one action happened immediately after another.

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  • 9. 

    ____________pandas mostly eat bamboo, they are also carnivorous.

    • A.

      While

    • B.

      Because

    • C.

      In spite of

    • D.

      Although  

    Correct Answer
    D. Although  
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "although." This is because the sentence states that pandas mostly eat bamboo, but it also contradicts this by saying that they are also carnivorous. "Although" is used to introduce a contrasting statement or idea, which fits the context of the sentence.

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  • 10. 

    Seat belts were introduced ___________traffic fatalities would be reduced.

    • A.

      So that

    • B.

      While

    • C.

      In spite of

    • D.

      Because

    Correct Answer
    A. So that
    Explanation
    Seat belts were introduced "so that" traffic fatalities would be reduced. This implies that the purpose or intention behind introducing seat belts was to decrease the number of traffic-related deaths. The phrase "so that" indicates a cause-and-effect relationship, suggesting that the introduction of seat belts was done with the aim of achieving the desired outcome of reducing traffic fatalities.

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  • 11. 

    We are not leaving anywhere___________ everything is sorted out.

    • A.

      After

    • B.

      Before

    • C.

      As soon as

    • D.

      As if

    Correct Answer
    B. Before
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "before" because it indicates that we will not leave until everything is sorted out. This implies that leaving will only happen after everything is sorted out.

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  • 12. 

    The lights went out___________ I was trying to fix the computer.

    • A.

      Because

    • B.

      Even though

    • C.

      While

    • D.

      As if

    Correct Answer
    C. While
    Explanation
    The word "while" is the correct answer because it indicates a simultaneous action. The lights going out and the person trying to fix the computer happened at the same time.

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  • 13. 

    Finish your homework___________ going to bed.

    • A.

      Before

    • B.

      So that

    • C.

      Whatever

    • D.

      After

    Correct Answer
    A. Before
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "before". This is because the phrase "before going to bed" indicates that the action of finishing homework should be done prior to the action of going to bed. It suggests that completing the homework is a necessary task that should be done first, followed by going to bed.

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  • 14. 

    I feel much better_________ taking a shower.

    • A.

      Because

    • B.

      Until

    • C.

      After

    • D.

      As if

    Correct Answer
    C. After
    Explanation
    After taking a shower, I feel much better. This implies that the act of taking a shower has a positive impact on the person's well-being and improves their overall mood or physical state. The word "after" indicates a cause-and-effect relationship between taking a shower and feeling better.

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  • 15. 

    Finish your homework____________ dinner is ready.

    • A.

      Before

    • B.

      As soon as

    • C.

      As if

    • D.

      Unless

    Correct Answer
    A. Before
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "before" because it indicates that the action of finishing homework should occur prior to the dinner being ready.

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  • 16. 

    My hands begin to shake nervously____________I am angry.

    • A.

      As

    • B.

      Because

    • C.

      Whenever

    • D.

      As soon as

    Correct Answer
    C. Whenever
    Explanation
    The word "whenever" suggests that the speaker's hands start shaking nervously at any time when they are angry. It implies that there is a consistent and predictable relationship between the speaker's anger and their trembling hands.

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  • 17. 

    I feel homesick____________ I eat a homemade cake. whenever

    • A.

      Option 1

    • B.

      Whenever

    • C.

      Option 3

    • D.

      Option 4

    Correct Answer
    A. Option 1
    Explanation
    The word "whenever" in this sentence suggests that the feeling of homesickness occurs every time or on any occasion that the person eats a homemade cake. The word "whenever" indicates a repeated or habitual action, linking the feeling of homesickness to the specific activity of eating a homemade cake.

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  • 18. 

    I didn't know about the accident_________ I talked to Sam. until

    • A.

      Until

    • B.

      As soon as

    • C.

      As if

    • D.

      Because

    Correct Answer
    A. Until
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "until." This word indicates a specific point in time when the speaker became aware of the accident. It suggests that the speaker did not have knowledge of the accident before talking to Sam, but after the conversation, they learned about it.

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  • 19. 

    You can't go anywhere__________ you finish your assignments.

    • A.

      Before

    • B.

      After

    • C.

      Because

    • D.

      Whatever

    Correct Answer
    A. Before
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "before" because it indicates that completing the assignments is a prerequisite for going anywhere. In other words, one must finish their assignments first before they can go anywhere.

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  • 20. 

    I prefer to drive___________ I have a chance to travel.

    • A.

      After

    • B.

      Before

    • C.

      Until

    • D.

      Whenever  

    Correct Answer
    D. Whenever  
    Explanation
    The word "whenever" indicates that the person prefers to drive at any time they have the opportunity to travel. This implies that they are open to driving whenever the chance to travel arises.

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  • 21. 

    You should pick up Daniel from work____________ you finish your dinner.

    • A.

      Before

    • B.

      As soon as

    • C.

      Until

    • D.

      As

    Correct Answer
    B. As soon as
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "as soon as". This is because "as soon as" indicates that picking up Daniel from work should happen immediately after finishing dinner. It implies a sense of urgency and promptness in the action.

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  • 22. 

    Don't bother to call me_____________ you have any problem.

    • A.

      Whenever

    • B.

      Until

    • C.

      As is

    • D.

      Because

    Correct Answer
    A. Whenever
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "whenever" because it means "at any time" and implies that the person should not hesitate to call if they have any problem. The other options do not convey the same meaning or intention.

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  • 23. 

    I will let you know___________ I get any information about your promotion.

    • A.

      As soon as

    • B.

      So that

    • C.

      That

    • D.

      Because

    Correct Answer
    A. As soon as
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "as soon as." This phrase indicates that the person will inform the speaker immediately once they receive any information about the promotion. It implies a sense of urgency and promptness in communication.

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  • 24. 

    Don't forget to brush your teeth___________ you go to sleep.

    • A.

      After

    • B.

      Before

    • C.

      Until

    • D.

      So that

    Correct Answer
    B. Before
    Explanation
    This sentence is advising someone to brush their teeth before they go to sleep. The word "before" indicates that brushing should be done prior to sleeping.

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  • 25. 

    We'd better start our hike back to camp__________ it gets dark.

    • A.

      Until

    • B.

      Before

    • C.

      Because

    • D.

      If

    Correct Answer
    A. Until
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "until". This is because the phrase "start our hike back to camp" implies that the action of starting the hike will happen before it gets dark. "Until" is used to indicate the point in time or event that will mark the end of a situation or action. Therefore, the sentence suggests that the hike should be started before it gets dark, indicating the use of "until".

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  • 26. 

    I promise, I will call you soon________ we get there.

    • A.

      So that

    • B.

      Because

    • C.

      Before

    • D.

      After  

    Correct Answer
    D. After  
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "after" because the sentence implies that the speaker will call the person as soon as they arrive at their destination. The word "after" indicates that the action of calling will occur subsequent to the action of getting there.

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  • 27. 

    We had better wait here under the tree_______ the rain slows down a bit.

    • A.

      Whenever

    • B.

      Whatever

    • C.

      Until

    • D.

      So that

    Correct Answer
    C. Until
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "until" because it indicates that the action of waiting should continue until the rain slows down. This suggests that waiting under the tree is a temporary measure until the rain becomes more manageable.

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  • 28. 

    I saw a stranded dolphin______ I was walking down the beach.

    • A.

      What

    • B.

      While

    • C.

      Where

    • D.

      So that

    Correct Answer
    B. While
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "while" because it indicates that the action of seeing the stranded dolphin occurred at the same time as the action of walking down the beach.

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  • 29. 

    I went up to my room to drop off my bags _______ I checked in.

    • A.

      As soon as

    • B.

      While

    • C.

      When

    • D.

      Before

    Correct Answer
    A. As soon as
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "as soon as." This phrase indicates that the action of dropping off the bags happened immediately after checking in. It implies a sense of immediacy and suggests that there was no delay between the two actions.

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  • 30. 

    ___________his parents disapprove, he said he won’t go to university.

    • A.

      Even though

    • B.

      Because

    • C.

      So that

    • D.

      When

    Correct Answer
    A. Even though
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "even though" because it indicates that despite his parents' disapproval, he still refuses to go to university. This phrase implies a contrast or contradiction between his parents' opinion and his decision, highlighting his determination to go against their wishes.

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