Noun Subordinate Clause Quiz

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Noun Subordinate Clause Quiz - Quiz

Learn how to include a subordinate noun clause within a sentence with the quiz below. Basically, a subordinate clause (in English grammar) that acts as a noun in the sentence is called a noun clause. They start with words like 'that, what, who, whatever, whom,' etc. In this quiz, you'll be asked ten questions where you need to insert noun clauses correctly in each sentence. Do you think you can do that? Play the quiz and check it out. All the best, dear!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    I ask ____________________.

    • A.

      That rain will fall where

    • B.

      That it will rain where

    • C.

      It will rain where

    • D.

      Where it will rain

    Correct Answer
    D. Where it will rain
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "where it will rain" because it is the only option that is grammatically correct and conveys the intended meaning. The phrase "where it will rain" indicates a specific location or area where rainfall is expected to occur. The other options either have incorrect word order or lack clarity in their meaning.

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  • 2. 

    I wonder___________________.

    • A.

      Why Jessie hasn’t arrived yet

    • B.

      That why Jessie hasn’t arrived yet

    • C.

      Why hasn't Jessie arrived yet

    • D.

      Jessie hasn’t arrived yet why

    Correct Answer
    A. Why Jessie hasn’t arrived yet
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "why Jessie hasn't arrived yet". This is the correct sentence structure for asking a question. The word "why" is used to inquire about the reason for Jessie's absence, and the placement of the subject "Jessie" before the auxiliary verb "hasn't" follows the standard sentence structure in English.

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  • 3. 

    I knew __________________.

    • A.

      That became a soldier

    • B.

      When he became a soldier

    • C.

      That when he became a soldier

    • D.

      He became a soldier when

    Correct Answer
    B. When he became a soldier
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "when he became a soldier". This phrase is the most grammatically correct and coherent option. It follows the logical order of events, indicating that someone became a soldier at a specific point in time. The other options either have incorrect word order or lack clarity in expressing the cause-effect relationship.

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  • 4. 

    I want to know______________.

    • A.

      Where is the bank

    • B.

      Where the bank is

    • C.

      That where is the bank

    • D.

      That the bank is where

    Correct Answer
    B. Where the bank is
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "where the bank is". This is the correct phrasing to inquire about the location of the bank. The other options either have incorrect word order or unnecessary words, making them grammatically incorrect or awkward.

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  • 5. 

    Danny asked_____________________.

    • A.

      That what had happened 

    • B.

      That had happened what

    • C.

      What had happened

    • D.

      Had what happened 

    Correct Answer
    C. What had happened
    Explanation
    Danny asked "what had happened" to inquire about the events that had occurred. He wanted to know the details or reasons behind a specific incident or situation.

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  • 6. 

    Peter told me ____________________.

    • A.

      That he had done

    • B.

      That he had done what

    • C.

      What had he done

    • D.

      What he had done 

    Correct Answer
    D. What he had done 
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "what he had done". This is because the sentence structure implies that Peter told the speaker about something he had done. The phrase "what he had done" is used to ask for clarification or more information about the specific action that Peter was referring to.

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  • 7. 

    He asked me ______________________. 

    • A.

      Why did I arrived late 

    • B.

      Why I arrived late

    • C.

      That why I arrived late

    • D.

      I arrived late why

    Correct Answer
    B. Why I arrived late
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "why I arrived late" because it follows the correct structure of an indirect question. In indirect questions, the question word (in this case, "why") comes before the subject ("I") and the verb ("arrived"). The other options either have incorrect word order or include unnecessary words like "that."

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  • 8. 

    The doctor advised me _____________________.

    • A.

      How I should take a rest 

    • B.

      That I should take a rest how

    • C.

      That how I should take a rest

    • D.

      How should I take a rest

    Correct Answer
    A. How I should take a rest 
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "how I should take a rest". This answer correctly follows the structure of the sentence and maintains the meaning. It is grammatically correct to say "The doctor advised me how I should take a rest." This answer also maintains the emphasis on the advice given by the doctor.

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  • 9. 

    She told us ________________.

    • A.

      That who are the police 

    • B.

      That who the police are

    • C.

      Who the police are

    • D.

      Who are the police

    Correct Answer
    C. Who the police are
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "who the police are". This is the correct answer because it follows the correct grammatical structure for a question about the identity of the police. The word "who" is used to ask about a person's identity, and the phrase "the police" refers to a specific group of people. Therefore, the correct way to phrase the question is "who the police are".

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  • 10. 

    Bob asked me _________________. 

    • A.

      Who works there

    • B.

      That who works there

    • C.

      That works there who

    • D.

      Works there who 

    Correct Answer
    A. Who works there
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "who works there" because Bob asked a question about the identity of the person working at a particular place. The phrase "who works there" is a grammatically correct and appropriate way to ask for information about someone's employment at a specific location.

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