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GRAMMAR & STRUCTURE — Exercises
Adjective Clauses

 
  Answer the following questions to check your knowledge of adjective clauses.

 
 
1. Which sentence has an adjective clause?
  The student went to the beach after he finished the test.
  The student went to the beach where he met his friends.
 
2. Which sentence has an adjective clause?
  The child who is walking with a cane was in a car accident.
  The child has walked with a cane since he was in a car accident.
 
3. Which sentence has an adjective clause?
  Whose car is this?
  Do you know whose car this is?
 
4. Identify the adjective clause in this sentence.
The child who is playing with a ball is called Sam.
  The child who is playing
  The child is called Sam
  who is playing with a ball
 
5. Identify the adjective clause in this sentence.
I remember the day when I saw the mountains for the first time.
  I remember the day
  when I saw the mountains for the first time
  I remember the day for the first time
 
6. Identify the adjective clause in this sentence.
I don't know whose book this is.
  I don't know whose
  whose book this is
  I don't know
 
7. Which sentence is correctly punctuated?
  The movie that I saw last night was very boring.
  The movie, that I saw last night, was very boring.
 
Identify the correct function of the relative pronouns in the following sentences.
 
8. The story that the student wrote was very interesting.
  subject of the verb
  object of the verb
  object of the preposition
 
9. The car which is parked in my driveway belongs to my sister.
  subject of the verb
  object of the verb
  object of the preposition
 
10. The man whom I bought my new house from is my sister's brother-in-law.
  subject of the verb
  object of the verb
  object of the preposition