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Clauses Practice Quiz 2 (Grade 8)

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Clauses Practice Quiz 2

1. 
Is the clause below a dependent clause or an independent clause?

After the game ended in overtime.
  1. dependent clause
  2. independent clause
2. 
Is the clause below a dependent clause or an independent clause?

He'll have to eat in the car.
  1. dependent clause
  2. independent clause
3. 
Is the clause below a dependent clause or an independent clause?

Because she woke up late.
  1. dependent clause
  2. independent clause
4. 
What is the dependent clause in the following sentence?

Although Bill was sick, he went to school.
  1. Although
  2. Although Bill was sick
  3. Bill was sick
  4. he went to school
  5. he went
5. 
What is the independent clause in the following sentence?

Until the shark swims into open water, nobody can go to the beach.
  1. Until the shark swims into open water
  2. nobody can go to the beach
  3. into open water
  4. to the beach
6. 
What is the independent clause in the sentence below?

Whenever we visit my grandmother, we bring her fresh flowers.
  1. Whenever we visit
  2. Whenever we visit my grandmother
  3. we bring her fresh flowers
  4. her fresh flowers
7. 
Identify the adjective clause in the sentence below.

This is the restaurant that serves taco pizza.
  1. This is
  2. This is the restaurant
  3. that serves taco pizza
8. 
Identify the adjective clause in the sentence below.

The person who made the mess needs to clean it up.
  1. The person who made the mess
  2. The person needs to clean it up
  3. to clean it up
  4. who made the mess
9. 
Identify the noun that the adjective clause is modifying in the sentence below.

The person who made the mess needs to clean it up.
  1. person
  2. who
  3. mess
  4. to clean
10. 
Identify the adjective clause in the sentence below.

My history teacher, who wears old-fashioned ties, is very intelligent.
  1. My history teacher, who wears old fashioned ties,
  2. My history teacher is very intelligent.
  3. who wears old-fashioned ties
11. 
Is the adjective clause in the sentence below essential or nonessential?

My history teacher, who wears old fashioned ties, is very intelligent.
  1. essential
  2. nonessential
  3. Trick question! Only appositives can be essential or nonessential. The question does not apply to the clause.
12. 
Identify the adverb clause in the sentence below.

Josephine's three cats bolted from the driveway once they saw her car.
  1. Josephine's three cats
  2. Josephine's three cats bolted from the driveway
  3. from the driveway once they saw her car
  4. once they saw her car
13. 
Identify the adverb clause in the sentence below.

After her appointment at the orthodontist, Danielle cooked eggs for dinner because she could easily chew an omelette.
  1. After her appointment at the orthodontist
  2. Danielle cooked eggs for dinner
  3. for dinner because she could
  4. she could easily chew an omelette
  5. because she could easily chew an omelette
14. 
Identify the independent clause in the sentence below.

Although she had soccer practice on Saturday morning, Elizabeth went to a sleepover after the carnival on Friday night.
  1. Although she had soccer practice
  2. on Saturday morning
  3. Elizabeth went to a sleepover
  4. after the carnival on Friday night
15. 
Identify the independent clause in the sentence below.

I never understood why people are scared of elevators until I got stuck in one.
  1. I never understood
  2. why people are scared of elevators
  3. until I got stuck in one
  4. people are scared of elevators
  5. I got stuck in one

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