Grammar Quiz

Adverb Clauses Quiz


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The track star is a fierce competitor since he won the 5K race.
What is the adverb clause?

A. since he won the 5K race

B. The track star is a fierce competitor

C. won the 5K race

D. fierce competitor since he won


The alert driver’s eyes widened as she saw the dog dash into the middle of the street.
What word does the adverb clause modify?

A. widened

B. eyes

C. dash

D. street


________________she goes, there are crowds of people waiting to see her.

A. Whenever

B. Before

C. As

D. Wherever


True or False? An adverb clause modifies nouns.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


Identify the adverb clause: Michael was so sick today that he couldn’t go to school. 

A. “Michael… couldn’t go to school”

B. “Michael was so sick”

C. “That he couldn’t go to school”

D. None of the above


Find the adverb clause: Sally wanted to go to the park after the parade ended.

A. to go to the park after the parade ended

B. Sally wanted to go the the park ended

C. after the parade

D. after the parade ended


Identify the adverb clause in the sentence:

People with long hair wear a swim cap when they swim.

A. People with long hair wear a swim cap

B. when they swim.


Please do not use your phone _____.

A. when being driving

B. when you driving

C. when driving

D. when drive


The student sprinted down the hall because he heard the late bell.
What is the adverb clause in the sentence?

A. The student sprinted down the hall

B. because he heard the late bell

C. down the hall

D. he heard the late bell


Adverb clauses modify _______, adjectives, and other adverbs.

A. nouns

B. pronouns

C. verbs

D. prepositions 


They make telescopes________________ they can see the galaxies well.

A. so that

B. since

C. whenever

D. because


Bring in the toys _____ they get destroyed.

A. when

B. before

C. after


Identify the adverb clause in the sentence:

I have to get bread when I go to the store.

A. when I go to the store

B. I have to get bread


Identify the adverb clause in the sentence:

Can you drop this off since I am not able to do so?

A. Can you drop this off

B. since I am not able to do so?


Some of the subordinate conjunctions can also be _______________.

A. nouns

B. adjectives

C. adverbs

D. prepositions


Identify the adverb clause in the sentence:

I did not have my Chromebook until my mom dropped it off.

A. until my mom dropped it off.

B. I did not have my Chromebook

C. until


Different subordinating conjunctions express different relationships: When? Where? How? Why? and ___

A. Which one?

B. Comparison

C. What kind?

D. How many?


______their German was very bad, they could communicate with the shop assistant.

A. so

B. since

C. because

D. although


Which one of the following is NOT a subordinating conjunction?

A. how

B. when

C. whereas 

D. because


Dancers spend hours stretching since they need to be flexible.
What is the adverb clause?

A. they need to be flexible

B. Dancers spend hours stretching

C. since they need to be flexible

D. spend hours since they need


Identify the adverb clause in the sentence:

I have to play in the game today since Amy is not here.

A. I have to play in the game today

B. since Amy is not here.


_____ you finish your homework, please mop the floor for me.

A. so

B. when

C. because

D. after


True or false: Adverb clauses answer the question “What?”

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


Find the adverb clause: She likes the red car more than her husband does.

A. She likes the car

B. more than her husband does

C. her husband

D. likes the red car more


Find the adverb clause: She was so happy that she skipped around the room.

A. that she skipped around the room

B. she skipped around the room

C. She is so happy

D. None of these are correct




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