Test On Relative Clauses! Trivia Quiz

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Do you know anything about relative clauses? A relative clause is a clause that typically modifies a noun or noun phrase and is presented by a relative pronoun, a relative adverb, or zero relatives. A relative clause can be used to provide further information about a noun. They are presented by a relative pronoun such as that, which, who, whose, where, and when. Take this quiz and learn more about relative clauses.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    This is the hospital ________ Sam's dad works.

    Explanation
    The word "where" is the correct answer because it is used to indicate a location or place. In this context, it is used to show that the hospital mentioned in the sentence is the place where Sam's dad works.

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  • 2. 

    We waited for Marcus, ________ eventually turned up 30 minutes late.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "who" because it is used to refer to a person, in this case, Marcus, who eventually turned up 30 minutes late.

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  • 3. 

    My brother is someone ________ I really look up to.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "who" and "that" because they are both relative pronouns that can be used to introduce a relative clause. In this sentence, the relative clause is "I really look up to," which provides additional information about "someone." Both "who" and "that" can be used to refer to a person, making them appropriate choices in this context.

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  • 4. 

    My brother, ________ is never normally so well-organized, has done everything.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "who". In this sentence, "who" is used to refer to the subject "My brother" and is used to provide additional information about him. It implies that despite not being normally well-organized, he has managed to do everything.

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  • 5. 

    Sam's the girl ________ mum you met.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "whose". In this sentence, "whose" is used to indicate possession or ownership. It is used to show that the girl being referred to is Sam's mother.

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  • 6. 

    Can I borrow the book ________ you were reading?

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "that" and "which" because both relative pronouns can be used to introduce a relative clause that provides additional information about the book. In this case, either "that" or "which" can be used interchangeably to refer to the book the person was reading.

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  • 7. 

    Do you know the date ________ we have to hand in our essay?

    Explanation
    The word "when" is the correct answer because it is used to ask about the specific date or time of an event or action. In this question, the speaker is asking for the date on which they need to hand in their essay. Therefore, "when" is the appropriate word to use in this context.

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  • 8. 

    I don't know the reason ________ he left.

    Explanation
    The word "why" is the correct answer because it is used to ask for the reason or cause of something. In the given sentence, the speaker is expressing their lack of knowledge about the reason for someone's departure. By using "why," they are indicating their desire to understand the motive behind the person leaving.

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