Grammar Quiz

Grammar Clauses Quiz


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One unique aspect of Gaelic football players can carry the ball ___ they drop the ball on to the foot and kick it back into the hand every four steps.

A. as long as

B. unless

C. though

D. because


The word “for” serves as what type of conjunction as used in the following sentence?

The students’ research projects were very informing, for they took their time during the process and used reliable sources.
_
A. subordinating

B. coordinating


Identify the COORDINATING conjunction in the following sentence.

Janice will sing at the dance, or Katie will win the whole thing.
_
A. or

B. nor

C. for

D. at


Identify the SUBORDINATING conjunction in the following sentence.

I am not going to the movies unless Joey comes, too.
_
A. too

B. unless

C. not

D. but


After she eats her breaksfast, Mary brushes her teeth.

A. noun

B. pronoun

C. neither


Working for himself.

A. Phrase

B. Clause


Identify the dependent clause – “As soon as I saw her, I knew there was something wrong.”

A. as soon as I saw her

B. I knew there was something wrong


Mary’s dog, Spot, wags his tail excitedly when he sees her.

A. noun

B. pronoun

C. neither


Identify the dependent clause – “We never knew why Marcus was hired.”

A. why Marcus was hired

B. we never knew


Spot’s tail is so big it has its own zip code!

A. noun

B. pronoun

C. neither


If I …….out tonight, I will go to the cinema.

A. Go

B. Went

C. Gone

D. Had gone


Jumping up and down on the bed.

A. Phrase

B. Clause


Identify the independent clause – “Everyone was surprised when Marissa hit a home run.”

A. everyone was surprised

B. when Marissa hit a home run


If I didn’t know better, I would swear Spot laughed too!

A. noun

B. pronoun

C. neither


If I come, I …..you.

A. Saw

B. Would see

C. Will see

D. Sees


Make your own non-toxic cleaning products will reduce the use of plastics ___ you are reusing plastic containers to hold the cleaning products.

A. because

B. even though

C. why

D. even if


Identify the SUBORDINATING conjunction in the following sentence.

We can build a life-size snowman if it snows this weekend!
_
A. can

B. if

C. this

D. build


Ms. Fraser will not be teaching next year.

A. Phrase

B. Clause


I became hooked on snowboarding ___ I finished my first slope.

A. as soon as

B. unless

C. although

D. even though


The word “but” serves as what type of conjunction as used in the following sentence?

The research topic was a bit mature, but the teacher felt that her student could handle it.
_
A. subordinating

B. coordinating


Though, although, even though

A. to show the contrast

B. to show the comparison

C. to show conditions

D. to show reasons


Identifying Subordinating Conjunctions – “Even if the sky is falling, you’ll be my Valentine.”

A. even if

B. even

C. if

D. the sky


Factories allow these dangerous substances to pour into the rivers, ___ their chimneys fill the atmosphere with poisonous fumes.

A. while

B. where

C. although

D. so that


The word “because” serves as what type of conjunction as used in the following sentence?

The audience became very informed about ocean pollution because the researcher used friendly language and accurate information.
_
A. subordinating

B. coordinating


She would go to the job centre if she …….a job.

A. Had wanted

B. Will want

C. Wanted

D. Wants




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