Independent and Dependent Clauses Test
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  • Question 1
    900 seconds
    Q.

    When we arrived to class, the teacher was excited.


    Which part of the sentence above is an independent clause?

    answer choices

    When we arrived to class

    the teacher was excited

  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q.

    After John called, I was on cloud nine all day.


    Which part of the sentence above is a dependent clause?

    answer choices

    I was on cloud nine all day

    After John called

  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q.

    My father is always exhausted after he works all day.


    Which part of the sentence is an independent clause?

    answer choices

    My father is always.

    My father is always exhausted.

    after he works all day.

    after he works.

  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q.

    It’s hard to study when my mother is watching television.


    Which part of the sentence is the dependent clause?

    answer choices

    It’s hard to study when my mother is watching television.

    It’s hard to study.

    when my mother is watching television.

    when

  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q.

    A dependent clause________________________________.

    answer choices

    can stand alone.

    is strong.

    does not express a complete thought.

    expresses a complete thought.

  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Choose 2 answers.


    An independent clause___________________________.

    answer choices

    expresses a complete thought.

    does not express a complete thought.

    is weak.

    can stand alone.

  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Is this clause independent or dependent?


    I like Kim.

    answer choices

    independent

    dependent

  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Is this clause independent or dependent?


    but Kenny really loves them.

    answer choices

    dependent

    independent

  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which word in the sentence introduces the dependent clause?


    Georgia is one place where you can find peaches.

    answer choices

    Georgia

    where

    can

    peaches

  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which relative pronoun belongs in the blank?


    The lady carried a stick _____ was long and pointy.

    answer choices

    that

    who

    whom

    whose

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