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Building Blocks of Sentences!

Clauses

Learning clauses in the English language is crucial for effective communication and writing. Clauses are the building blocks of sentences, and understanding them helps you construct clear and grammatically correct statements. They allow you to express complex ideas, relationships, and connections between different parts of a sentence. Mastery of clauses enhances your ability to convey meaning precisely,  creating more sophisticated and articulate communication in both spoken and written forms.

1.    Choose the sentence that has a defining relative clause. 

1) Hari, who is my friend, has won the prize. 

2) Swathi, who is my daughter, has passed the exam. 

3) Giri who came from Guntur  stood  first. 

4) She said that she was good at English. 


2.     Choose the word that can be used to write an adverbial clause of condition. 

1) If       2) As      3) Since      4) Because 


3.     Choose the word that can be used to write relative clause. 

1) as       2) that       3) for       4) since 


4.     The sentence without a non-finite clause among the four is ...... 

1) Having done his home work, he went out to play. 

2) Jumping on his horse, the farmer road to the market. 

3) Born in London, he became the citizen of U.K. 

4) They comeback and they make environment very beautiful. 


5.     He went to marry a woman doctor who had plenty of money. The underlined part of the sentence belongs to 

1) Main clause           2) Noun clause 

3) An adjective clause       4) An adverbial clause 


6.     Choose the sentence that has a noun clause. 

1) Mohan said that he wanted to go there. 

2) Mohan told me a story. 

3) Mohan told me a story with five characters. 

4) That was not an interesting movie. 


7.     With the tree grown tall, we get more shade. Underlined part of the sentence is

1) A finite clause     2) A non-finite clause

3) A relative clause      4) A subordinate clause


8.     Choose the word that can be used to write an adverbial clause of reason. 

1) As        2) If        3) When       4) Who 


9.     Choose the sentence that has a noun clause. 

1) What you say is not clear to me.     2) What is your name? 

3) That house is beautiful.     4) He is a man of strength. 


10. Choose the sentence that does not have an adverbial clause. 

1) Nobody was free because all were engaged in some important work. 

2) Nobody was free since all were engaged in some important work. 

3) If you ask him, he will help you. 

4) I have not met him but written a letter to him. 


11.  The farmer jumping on the horse, a road to the market. 

Underlined part of the sentence is 

1) A finite clause           2) A relative clause

3) A non-finite clause       4) A non-defining relative clause


12. Choose the word cannot be used to write an adverbial clause of reason. 

1) Since    2) As   3) Because   4) When 


13. Seeing the police, the thief ran away. The given sentence has 

1) One main clause   

2) One relative clause 

3) One defining relative clause   

4) One non-defining relative clause 


14. The relative clause that gives essential information about the noun or antecedent is known as 

1) Defining relative clause 

2) Non-defining relative clause 

3) Defining relative clause 

4) A relative clause of concession 


15. Choose the sentence that does not have an adverbial clause 

1) As the roads were not good, he preferred less luggage. 

2) He preferred less luggage as the roads were not good. 

3) I have known that boy since 2005. 

4) Since I wanted to take rest, I applied for leave. 


16. Which of the following statement is not true of main clause? 

1) They convey complete sense 

2) They are a part of sentence 

3) They begin with subordinate conjunction 

4) They have finite verb 


17. Adverb clauses of purpose is started with..............    

1) Since, because, as, that...

2) That, so that, in order that...

3) Through, Though, Although....

4) For, if, unless...


18. They are so young that they can not tackle all these problems

The underlined part is    

1) Noun clause      2) Adverb clause 

3) Adjective clause  4) Independent clause


19. Do you know Who I am

The underlined part is

1) Phrase    2) Main clause

3) Adjective clause    4) Noun clause


20. Choose the later part of the sentence of this conditional clause........

If i had your address,.............

1) I will visit you      2) I would visit you  

3) I would have visited you   4) I would had visited you.


21. Identify the sentence with noun clause.

1) I know why he is absent 

2) He works harder than Meena

3) He is as dull as he is fat

4) you will fail unless you work hard


22. Choose the word than can be used to write an adverb clause of reason as well as an adverb clause of mannar

1) as     2) because    3) since     4) how


23. Napoleon who won the french honour  died at st. Helena.

The above sentence has.........

1) a noun clause  

2) a non defining relative clause  

3) A conditional clause 

4) A defining relative clause


24. NO one Knows who stole the watch.

1) Only above main clause 

2) Only one Sub-ordinate clause

3) One main clause and one Sub-ordinate clause

4) One phrase and one main clause.


25. Choose the incorrect option about non finite clause........

1) Non finite clause doesn't carry tense

2) Non finite clause may not contain subject

3) Non - finite clause cannot stand alone

4) Non - finite clause has a predicate /finite verb.


26. Which of the following punctuation marks are used to separate the non-defining relative clauses.

1) Full stop     2) Commas  

3) Semicolon      4) Apostrophe


27. An Independent clause .....

1) has a subject and a verb

2) can stand alone as a coherent sen    tence

3) expresses a complete thought

4) above all 


28. Choose the correct statement.

1) A Sub -ordinate clause can stand alone as a coherent sentence.

2) A Main clause can not stand alone as a coherent sentence.

3) An Independent clause begins with sub - ordinate conjunction.

4) The Sub - ordinate clause begins with  sub - ordinate conjunction.


29. Which of the following example shows two Independent clause joined by a coordinating conjunction.

1) I won't attend the party unless you invite  me.

2) She weeded the garden and she swept out the garage.

3) Sheela is so weak that she can not walk.

4) When he came here I was watching Tv


30. As she was late, she missed the bus.

(The underlined part of the above sentence is)

1) An adverb clause of manner

2) An adverb clause of purpose

3) An adverb clause of reason

4) An adverb clause of concession


31. Generally a clause contains ........ of its own.

1) a subject       2) a predicate  

3) a non finite verb      4) 1, 2


32. After having spent six hours here, they went home. 

    The above sentence has......

1) a Non - finite clause and a Finite clause.

2) a Sub-ordinate clause and a Main clause.

3) a Principal clause and a Dependent clause.

4) a Phrase and Sub-ordinate clause.


ANSWERS

1-3; 2-1; 3-2; 4-4; 5-3; 6-1; 7-1; 8-1; 9-1;  10-4; 11-3; 12-4; 13-1; 14-3; 15-3; 16-3; 17-2;  18-2; 19-4; 20-3; 21-1; 22-1; 23-2; 24-3; 25-4; 26-2; 27-4; 28-4; 29-2; 30-3; 31-4; 32-1.


Writer: Ravi Kumar Putnam

Posted Date : 19-02-2024

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