Subordinate Clauses Trivia Quiz

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  • 1. 

    What I like most about Harriet is that she never complains.Identify the subordinate clause/clauses.

    Explanation
    The subordinate clause in this sentence is "What I like most about Harriet." It functions as the object of the verb "like" and provides additional information about the subject "Harriet."

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  • 2. 

    What the dancers Agnes de Millie and Martha Graham created was a new form of American Dance. Identify the subordinate clause/clauses.

    Explanation
    The subordinate clause in this sentence is "What the dancers Agnes de Millie and Martha Graham created". It functions as a noun phrase and provides additional information about the subject of the sentence, which is the new form of American Dance.

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  • 3. 

    Can you please tell me where the Museum of African Art is located and when it opens?Identify the subordinate clause/clauses.

    Explanation
    The subordinate clause in this sentence is "where the Museum of African Art is located." This clause functions as an adverbial clause, providing additional information about the location of the museum.

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  • 4. 

    Because it's one of their specialties, Lola and her father prepared a special treat of Cuban-style black beans. Identify the subordinate clause/clauses.

    Explanation
    The given answer correctly identifies "Because it's one of their specialties" as the subordinate clause. This clause begins with the subordinating conjunction "Because" and provides a reason or explanation for why Lola and her father prepared a special treat of Cuban-style black beans.

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  • 5. 

    After Lola had soaked a pound of black beans overnight, she drained them and covered them with fresh water to make the beans easier to digest.Identify the subordinate clause/clauses.

    Explanation
    The subordinate clause in this sentence is "After Lola had soaked a pound of black beans overnight." It functions as an adverbial clause, providing information about the timing or cause of the main action in the sentence.

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    Before she lit the stove, she added some chopped onion and green pepper, a bay leaf, cilantro leaves, oregano, and salt pork to the beans.Identify the subordinate clause/clauses.

    Explanation
    The subordinate clause in this sentence is "Before she lit the stove". It functions as an adverbial clause, providing information about the timing or condition of the main clause. In this case, it indicates the specific moment in time when the action of adding ingredients to the beans occurred.

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  • 7. 

    Whenever a recipe calls for sofrito, the cook finely chops some onion, green pepper, and garlic.Identify the subordinate clause/clauses.

    Explanation
    The subordinate clause in this sentence is "Whenever a recipe calls for sofrito". It functions as an adverbial clause, providing information about when the action of the main clause (the cook finely chops some onion, green pepper, and garlic) takes place.

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    Confucianism, which is known to the Chinese as Ju Chaio, teaches that people should behave according to their proper roles-- father and sun, ruler and subject, master and servant. Classify this sentence as either simple, compound, complex, and compound-complex.

    Explanation
    This sentence is classified as complex because it consists of an independent clause ("Confucianism teaches that people should behave according to their proper roles") and a dependent clause ("which is known to the Chinese as Ju Chaio"). The dependent clause cannot stand alone as a complete sentence and relies on the independent clause for meaning.

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