# What is a Clause?

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### An independent clause:

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### 2. Which of the following is NOT a dependent clause?

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## About This Quiz & Worksheet

What is a clause and what role does it play in the way we communicate? Use these interactive materials to learn about four different types of clauses, how they're used in sentences, and how to work with them so as to avoid sentence fragments.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This worksheet and quiz will help you better understand the following:

• The meaning if an independent clause
• The characteristics of dependent clauses
• Recognizing an example of correctly joined independent clauses
• Identifying an item in a list that isn't a dependent clause
• Relative clauses

## Skills Practiced

Use these skills when working with the worksheet and quiz:

• Making connections - use your understanding of the concept of independent and dependent clauses
• Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve practice problems in which you must identify correctly written and punctuated sentences
• Information recall - access the information you've gained regarding the proper joining of independent clauses

## Additional Learning

The corresponding lesson, What is a Clause?, will allow you to learn more about this subject. It can prepare you to:

• Define a clause and explain its role in a sentence
• Recite the seven coordination conjunctions
• Combine clauses using commas, semicolons, and conjunctions
• List some adverbs and pronouns used to begin a relative clause
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