Grammar Quiz

Independent/Dependent Clauses & Relative Clauses Quiz


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Independent or Dependent? She made brownies for our class!

A. independent

B. dependent


Adam smashed the spider.

A. Independent Clause

B. Dependent Clause


Which relative pronoun is used for possessions?

A. which

B. who

C. when

D. whose


We use relative clauses to…

A. Start another sentence.

B. Give additional information about something without starting another sentence.

C. Substitute the verb.


Choose the correct answer based on the sentence: She lives in New York, which she likes.

A. Sentence with a defining relative clause

B. Sentence with a non-defining relative clause


Independent or Dependent? I’ll wear my favorite bowling shoes.

A. independent

B. dependent


Do the bold words a dependent clause or independent clause?

While Bailey slept on the sofa in front of the TV, Samson, the family dog, gnawed on the leg of the coffee table.

A. Dependent Clause

B. Independent Clause


Because her best friend Giselle insisted on gossiping during their study session the night before.

A. Independent Clause

B. Dependent Clause


“A group of words that contains a subject and verb but does not express a complete thought.”

A. Independent clause

B. Dependent clause


Choose the correct answer based on the sentence: I bought a new car that is very fast.

A. Sentence with a defining relative clause

B. Sentence with a non-defining relative clause


Do the bold words a dependent clause or independent clause?

While Bailey slept on the sofa in front of the TV, Samson, the family dog, gnawed on the leg of the coffee table.

A. Dependent Clause

B. Independent Clause


“A group of words that contains a subject and verb and expresses a complete thought.”

A. Independent clause

B. Dependent clause


Non- defining relative clauses…

A. Tells which noun we are talking about in a sentence.

B. Gives us extra information about something. We don’t need this information to understand the sentence.

C. Give us additional information


Independent or Dependent? Because I practice a lot.

A. independent

B. dependent


Independent or Dependent? Although she made brownies for our class.

A. independent

B. dependent


Do the bold words a dependent clause or independent clause?

Until Mr. Sanchez had his first cup of coffee, he got very angry if we didn’t have our homework.

A. Dependent Clause

B. Independent Clause


Which relative pronoun is used for things?

A. who

B. that

C. when

D. where


The family dog chewed on the leg of the coffee table.

A. Independent Clause

B. Dependent Clause


Independent or Dependent? If they take me with them.

A. independent

B. dependent


Defining relative clauses…

A. Tells which noun we are talking about in a sentence.

B. Gives us extra information about something. We don’t need this information to understand the sentence.

C. Give us additional information




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