Clause Quizzes & Trivia

You’re going to the library, so … I want to go out tonight, but … She peeked into the shadows under her bed, and then … So what? But what? Then what? Clauses are the individual thoughts in sentences, and combining clauses together lets us create ideas more complicated than what you’d find in a kindergartner’s reading material!

If you know whether to use ‘then’ or ‘than’ when combining two separate ideas into a sentence, if you know how to avoid writing run-ons, and if you appreciate a good independent clause, then you’re in the right place! Take our quiz on clauses and prove once and for all that you know your coordinating conjunctions from the subordinating sort.
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An adverb clause is a group of words that function as an adverb in a given sentence. They can be used to explain or modify a verb, adverb, or adjective. One can quickly identify an adverb clause is that they answer the questions...

Questions: 8  |  Attempts: 58302   |  Last updated: Jul 31, 2020
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    After we remodeled our house, we moved to Hawaii.

When do you use zero conditional, and when do you use the first conditional in grammar? What outcomes do you expect when using each of these conditionals. Test your understanding of these vital grammar aspects below.

Questions: 8  |  Attempts: 16554   |  Last updated: May 6, 2020
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    I feel sad if:

Subordinate clauses quiz: grammar test! These clauses contain a noun and a verb, and they are used to modify a clause, and they cannot stand alone as they will have no meaning. Do you think you have the ability to identify these...

Questions: 25  |  Attempts: 2109   |  Last updated: Nov 12, 2020

Complete the sentences. Use the correct tense of the verb.

Questions: 6  |  Attempts: 4442   |  Last updated: Dec 14, 2012
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    I ______________ (tell) James the news as soon as I see him.

A clause is a group of words with a subject and a verb. A dependent clause begins with a word such as because or when. It cannot stand alone as a sentence. An independent clause can stand alone.

Questions: 13  |  Attempts: 1745   |  Last updated: Jan 14, 2019
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    Mark the letter of the independent clause in each group.

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Clause Questions & Answers

Can you complete the sentence?Caffeine is primarily consumed in coffee and tea, _____ also found in cocoa, cola, and other soft drinks
But it is-this sentence has a complete main clause caffeine is consumed and an incomplete main clause also found in the incomplete clause needs a subject and a helping verb to be complete, and the sentence needs a coordinate connector to join the two