Relative Clause: Definition & Examples


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A relative clause is _____ in nature.

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1. A relative clause begins with a 'signal word' or _____.

2. A sentence may stand alone without a relative pronoun, but a relative pronoun cannot stand alone without _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz is mainly fill in the blank style questions. These questions will provide you with a term and a part of the term's definition. You will need to select the word that correctly completes the sentence. Other questions on this quiz will provide an example sentence.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will test you on the following topics:

  • Relative clauses
  • Signal words
  • Relative pronouns

Skills Practiced

The quiz will help you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related relative clauses lesson
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of signal words
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding relative pronouns
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about relative clauses

Additional Learning

Once you have completed the quiz, strengthen your comprehension even more by reading the related lesson Relative Clause: Definition & Examples. This lesson will help you review the following ideas:

  • Defining relative clauses
  • Understanding the roles of relative clauses
  • Identifying relative clauses through signal words
  • Exploring examples of relative clauses