Clauses

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  • Q1

    We planted a sapling that grew into a tall tree. This sentence contains a/an

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    Answer:

    adjective clause.

    Explanation:

    The given sentence contains an adjective clause—that grew into a tall tree—that begins with a relative pronoun ‘that’ and like an adjective, it qualifies the noun ‘sapling’.

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  • Q2

    What happened last night is not known. This sentence contains a/an

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    Answer:

    noun clause.

    Explanation:

    The given sentence contains a noun clause—what happened last night—which here is the subject of the verb ‘is’.

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  • Q3

    Find the main and the subordinate clause in the following sentences-

    (a) It was snowing heavily yesterday so I couldn’t go for my dance class.

    (b) Rachel has decided to get a pet dog for her little brother.

    (c) Since the sea waves are huge, there might be a tornado soon.

    (d) Alfred is not an obedient boy as he doesn’t listen to his mother.

    (e) People crowded in front of the police station to see what had happened.

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    Answer:

    (a) Main clause-It was snowing heavily yesterday

    Main clause- I couldn’t go for my dance class

    (b) Main clause- Rachel has decided to get a pet dog

    Subordinate clause- for her little brother

    (c) Main clause- there might be a tornado soon

    Main clause- the sea waves are huge

    (d) Main clause- Alfred is not an obedient boy

    Main clause- he doesn’t listen to his mother

    (e) Main clause- People crowded in front of the police station

    Subordinate clause- to see what had happened

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  • Q4

    Join the following clauses to make one complete sentence-

    (a) She came to the room. She saw her brother eating a pie.

    (b) The king suspected the wazir. The wazir was innocent.

    (c) The soldier fought bravely. He died due to the sudden bombing.

    (d) The man looked outside the window of the train. He recalled the memories of his childhood.

    (e) The boy looked for his kite. He couldn’t find it anywhere.

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    Answer:

    (a) She came to the room and saw her brother eating a pie.

    (b) The king suspected the wazir, but the wazir was innocent.

    (c) The soldier fought bravely, but he died due to the sudden bombing.

    (d) The man looked outside the window of the train and recalled the memories of his childhood.

    (e) The boy looked for his kite, but he couldn’t find it anywhere.

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  • Q5

    Underline the independent clauses in the following sentences-

    (a) Erica went to buy some vegetables for her lasagna.

    (b) The monkey sat on the tree eating a banana.

    (c) My flight has been rescheduled due to heavy rains in Miami.

    (d) Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs was my favourite story as a child.

    (e) Alicia needs to learn how to work if she is to live on her own.

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    Answer:

    (a) Erica went to buy some vegetables for her lasagna.

    (b) The monkey sat on the tree eating a banana.

    (c) My flight has been rescheduled due to heavy rains in Miami.

    (d) Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs was my favourite story as a child.

    (e) Alicia needs to learn how to work if she is to live on her own.

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