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Restrictive Clause: Examples & Overview

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A clause is a group of words that has both a _____ and a _____.

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1. The restrictive clause 'restricts' the meaning of the subject, or another noun in the sentence by _____.

2. Name the restrictive clause in the following sentence: 'The man that just got up to get a drink of water is my brother.'

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Restrictive clauses can bring more detail and description to your writing. Learn how to use and identify them in this interactive quiz. You will also be asked to define clause and modify.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this assessment you'll be asked to:

  • Understand the two requirements for a clause
  • Detail how a restrictive clause modifies a noun
  • Identify the restrictive clause in a given sentence
  • Define modify
  • Select the reasons for writing with restrictive clauses

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on restrictive clauses
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify restrictive clauses in example sentences
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the function of restrictive clauses

Additional Learning

These two resources are just one part of your learning journey. Read the lesson called Restrictive Clause: Examples & Overview for more information. The lesson covers the following:

  • Understand what a restrictive clause is and what it modifies
  • Read example sentences and identify the restrictive clause
  • Explain why adding restrictive clauses improves your writing
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