Test on Relative Clauses

Test

Choose the correct relative pronoun.

  1. This is the man built our house.
  2. There is the bridge we have to cross.
  3. The girl lives next door is very nice.
  4. The bus takes you to the station should be here any minute.
  5. This is the dog barks every night.

Decide whether the relative pronoun is necessary or not.

  1. This is the ring that I found yesterday.

     
  2. Do you know the man that is speaking with Anne?

     
  3. I still have the book that you gave me.

     
  4. Is this the woman that lost her purse?

     
  5. Is this the key that we were looking for?

     

Complete the sentences with relative clauses. Use who or which.

  1. A Dutch is a person (live in the Netherlands)
  2. A giant is someone (be very tall)
  3. An alarm clock is a clock (wake you up in the morning)
  4. A ladybird is a red beetle (have black spots on its back)
  5. A waitress is a woman (serve food and drinks in a restaurant)

Combine the sentences using a relative clauses without a relative pronouns (Contact Clauses).

  1. I watched a film last night. The film was interesting.
    The film
  2. Carly helps a man. The man is my teacher.
    The man
  3. We ate chicken at the restaurant. It was delicious.
    The chicken
  4. The boy is very nice. I know him from school.
    The boy
  5. The shoes are too big. My grandma bought them for me.
    The shoes

Test

Choose the correct relative pronoun.

  1. This is the man whoUse 'who' for people, otherwise use 'which'. built our house.
  2. There is the bridge whichUse 'who' for people, otherwise use 'which'. we have to cross.
  3. The girl whoUse 'who' for people, otherwise use 'which'. lives next door is very nice.
  4. The bus whichUse 'who' for people, otherwise use 'which'. takes you to the station should be here any minute.
  5. This is the dog whichUse 'who' for people, otherwise use 'which'. barks every night.

Decide whether the relative pronoun is necessary or not.

  1. This is the ring that I found yesterday.

     If followed by a verb, the relative pronoun 'that' is necessary, otherwise it is not necessary.
  2. Do you know the man that is speaking with Anne?
     If followed by a verb, the relative pronoun 'that' is necessary, otherwise it is not necessary.
     
  3. I still have the book that you gave me.

     If followed by a verb, the relative pronoun 'that' is necessary, otherwise it is not necessary.
  4. Is this the woman that lost her purse?
     If followed by a verb, the relative pronoun 'that' is necessary, otherwise it is not necessary.
     
  5. Is this the key that we were looking for?

     If followed by a verb, the relative pronoun 'that' is necessary, otherwise it is not necessary.(i)

Complete the sentences with relative clauses. Use who or which.

  1. A Dutch is a person who lives in the Netherlands.Use 'who' for people, otherwise use 'which'.
  2. A giant is someone who is very tall.Use 'who' for people, otherwise use 'which'.
  3. An alarm clock is a clock which wakes you up in the morning.Use 'who' for people, otherwise use 'which'.(i)
  4. A ladybird is a red beetle which has black spots on its back.Use 'who' for people, otherwise use 'which'.
  5. A waitress is a woman who serves food and drinks in a restaurant.Use 'who' for people, otherwise use 'which'.

Combine the sentences using a relative clauses without a relative pronouns (Contact Clauses).

  1. I watched a film last night. The film was interesting.
    The film I watched last night was interesting.Both sentences are about a film. So we first take the sentence where film is the subject (= at the beginning of the sentence). Then, behind a film, we put in the other sentence without a film.
  2. Carly helps a man. The man is my teacher.
    The man Carly helps is my teacher.Both sentences are about aman. So we first take the sentence where man is the subject (= at the beginning of the sentence). Then, behind man, we put in the other sentence without a man.
  3. We ate chicken at the restaurant. It was delicious.
    The chicken we ate at the restaurant was delicious.Both sentences are about the chicken. So we first take the sentence where chicken (or the pronoun: it) is the subject (= at the beginning of the sentence). The pronoun must be replaced with the chicken.
    Then, behind chicken, we put in the other sentence without chicken.
  4. The boy is very nice. I know him from school.
    The boy I know from school is very nice.Both sentences are about a boy. So we first take the sentence where the boy is the subject (= at the beginning of the sentence). Then, behind boy, we put in the other sentence without das Pronomen him.
  5. The shoes are too big. My grandma bought them for me.
    The shoes my grandma bought for me are too big.shoes is the subject (= at the beginning of the sentence). Then, behind shoes, we put in the other sentence without the pronoun them.