Quiz : How Well Do You Know Relative Pronouns?

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Quiz : How Well Do You Know Relative Pronouns? - Quiz

Relative pronouns connect an independent clause to a dependent clause. We ask you how well do you know relative pronouns? The quiz tests your working knowledge of relative pronouns. You have to choose the correct word to place in the sentences below. We hope you attempt all the questions carefully to avoid making any mistakes. Pick the option that you think is correct. Your score will be reflected after you've finished attempting the quiz. Let's see how well you score. Can you get a high score? Good Luck & Keep learning!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Adam is the boy......loves playing soccer.

    • A.

      Who

    • B.

      That

    • C.

      Whose

    • D.

      Whom

    Correct Answer
    A. Who
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "who" because it is used to refer to a person in a sentence. In this case, "who" is used to identify Adam as the boy who loves playing soccer.

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  • 2. 

    This is the house...........Jack built.

    • A.

      Who

    • B.

      Which

    • C.

      Whose

    Correct Answer
    B. Which
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "which" because it is used to introduce a relative clause that provides additional information about the house. In this case, the relative clause "which Jack built" specifies the action of building and further describes the house.

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  • 3. 

    We soon reached the river.......had overflowed its banks.

    • A.

      Who

    • B.

      Which

    • C.

      Whose

    • D.

      Whom

    Correct Answer
    B. Which
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "which". "Which" is used to refer to things or animals, and in this case, it refers to the river. The sentence suggests that the river had overflowed its banks, indicating that it is the subject being referred to. Therefore, "which" is the appropriate pronoun to use in this context.

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  • 4. 

    The parents..................child was lost, were relieved when the child was found.

    • A.

      Who

    • B.

      Which

    • C.

      Whose

    Correct Answer
    C. Whose
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "whose". In this sentence, "whose" is used to show possession. It indicates that the child belongs to the parents. The parents were relieved when their child, whose they lost, was found. "Who" refers to people, "which" refers to things, and "whose" indicates possession.

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  • 5. 

    This is the lawyer...........defended the man.

    • A.

      Who

    • B.

      Which

    • C.

      Whose

    Correct Answer
    A. Who
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "who" because it is used to refer to a person. In this sentence, "who" is used to introduce the relative clause that provides additional information about the lawyer. The relative clause "who defended the man" describes the lawyer and specifies the action they performed.

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  • 6. 

    The mobile phone...........I bought, has the latest applications.

    • A.

      Who

    • B.

      Which

    • C.

      Whose

    Correct Answer
    B. Which
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "which". In this sentence, "which" is used to introduce a relative clause that provides additional information about the mobile phone. It is the most appropriate choice because it refers to an inanimate object (the mobile phone) and is used to specify a particular characteristic (having the latest applications). "Who" is used to refer to people, "whose" indicates possession, and neither of them fit the context of the sentence.

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  • 7. 

    The areoplane...........arrived late, was caught in a dust storm.

    • A.

      Who

    • B.

      Which

    • C.

      Whose

    • D.

      Whom

    Correct Answer
    B. Which
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "which" because it is used to refer to things or animals. In this sentence, "which" is used to refer to the airplane, which arrived late and was caught in a dust storm.

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  • 8. 

    Rover is the dog.............I received for my birthday.

    • A.

      Who

    • B.

      Which

    • C.

      Whose

    Correct Answer
    B. Which
    Explanation
    The word "which" is the correct answer because it is used to introduce a relative clause that provides additional information about the noun "dog." In this case, the relative clause "I received for my birthday" gives more details about the dog, specifying the reason or occasion for receiving it. Therefore, "which" is the appropriate relative pronoun to connect the main clause and the relative clause in this sentence.

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  • 9. 

    The Nile...........is the longest river in Africa, has its mouth in the Mediterranean Sea.

    • A.

      Who

    • B.

      Which

    • C.

      Whose

    • D.

      That

    Correct Answer
    B. Which
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "which". "Which" is a relative pronoun used to refer to things or animals. In this context, it is used to introduce a subordinate clause providing additional information about the Nile, which is the longest river in Africa. Therefore, "which" is the appropriate pronoun to use in this sentence.

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  • 10. 

    The flowers..............I received as a gift yesterday, have already started to fade.

    • A.

      Who

    • B.

      Which

    • C.

      Whose

    • D.

      Whom

    Correct Answer
    B. Which
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "which". In this sentence, "which" is used as a relative pronoun to introduce a relative clause that provides additional information about the flowers. The relative clause "I received as a gift yesterday" is describing the flowers, and "which" is the appropriate pronoun to connect the clause to the main sentence.

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