Relative Clauses Practice

Relative clauses and Adjective phrases practice.

 

Student’s Name: Nicole Chacon C.

True/False

Indicate whether the statement is true or false.

The second sentence accurately describes information in the first sentence. Mark T or F.

__T__  1.   The manager who has been with the company for five years is leaving.

There is more than one manager at the company.

__T__  2.   My brother, who is an attorney, is going to Bermuda on business next week.

The speaker has more than one brother.

__F__  3.   Staten Island and Manhattan, which are both boroughs of New York City, are densely populated areas.

The sentence is meaningless without the relative clause.

__T__  4.   The area of the United States that I love most is New England.

The sentence is meaningless without the relative clause.

__T__  5.   The flavor which is my favorite is definitely chocolate.

The sentence is meaningless without the relative clause.

__F__  6.   This is the application that you need to enter the competition.

The sentence is meaningless without the relative clause.

__F__  7.   My professor, who is originally from India, speaks four languages fluently.

The sentence is meaningless without the relative clause.

Completion

Complete each statement.

Complete the sentences with the correct relative pronoun from the box.

 

where

when

why

who

whose

8.   I really don’t understand why our offer was rejected.

9.   The place where you are keeping your money isn’t safe.

10.   Can you recall a time when Sally didn’t take the subway to work?

11.   The person who opened the door looked familiar to me.

12.   Bill is my friend whose sister is an astronaut.

Complete the sentences with the correct form of the verb in parentheses.

13.   The woman who is (be) next to Kim at the moment lives in Vermont.

14.   People that leave (leave) early will not be eligible for the grand prize drawing at 7 o’clock.

15.   Gary is one of the students who volunteers (volunteer) in the library every Thursday.

16.   The committee, which will be appointed (appoint) by the Board of Directors next week, is going to be responsible for solving the discipline problems.

17.   He’s the professor whose classes always score (score) well on standardized tests.

Short Answer

Correct the errors in the sentences. Each sentence contains one error.

18.   We visited the city of Odessa, which is on the Black Sea.

19.   My brother, who lives in Japan, works for a major automobile company.

20.   This is the book that I promised to lend you.

21.   The supervisor, to whom I report to, said I could leave early on Friday.

22.   The bookstore did not have the paper that I needed for my project.

Combine each pair of sentences. Use a subject or object relative clause with who or which.

23.   The exam was the most difficult of the year. Karen passed it easily.

The exam that was the most difficult of the year was easily passed by Karen.

24.   There are specific rules. You are required to follow them.

There are specific rules, which you are required to follow.

25.   The woman won a prestigious award. She gives piano lessons to my brother.

The woman who gives piano lessons to my brother won a prize.

26.   The city hired a traffic consultant. He made some excellent suggestions.

The traffic consultant, who was hired by the city, made some excellent suggestions.

27.   The flood caused significant damage in our area. It was the result of Hurricane Ivan.

The flood which was the result of Hurricane Ivan caused significant damage in our area.

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