Interactive Clause Quiz #1

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1. Andy, who always admired John Lennon, was very sad to hear he was killed.
    a. independent clause    b. appositive    c. restrictive clause    d. non-restrictive clause     e. phrase 

2. The young lion attacked the tourist when she came too near.
  a. independent clause     b. dependent clause    c. restrictive clause    d. non-restrictive clause     e. phrase       

3. Roger Clemens, a pitcher for the New York Yankees, threw a broken bat at a batter.
      a. independent clause    b. appositive    c. restrictive clause    d. non-restrictive clause     e. dependent clause 

4. Griffin will take a nap if you keep your voices down.
     a. independent clause    b. appositive    c. restrictive clause    d. non-restrictive clause    e. dependent clause

5. The elephant that trampled the village was drunk on fermented fruit.
  a. independent clause    b. appositive    c. restrictive clause    d. non-restrictive clause     e. phrase  

6. Chicago, which is home to two major league baseball teams, rarely gets to see its teams in the playoffs.
    a. independent clause    b. appositive    c. restrictive clause    d. non-restrictive clause     e. phrase 

7. The person who best answers the following question will go on to the next round.
  a. independent clause    b. appositive    c. restrictive clause    d. non-restrictive clause     e. phrase 

8. Maybe he should take something for sea sickness before he gets on the ship.
  a. independent clause     b. dependent clause    c. restrictive clause    d. non-restrictive clause     e. phrase       

9. He goes to the library everyday, yet he does not like to read.
     a. independent clause    b. appositive    c. restrictive clause    d. non-restrictive clause    e. dependent clause

10. Umberto, who saw it with his own eyes, refused to believe that Hulk Hogan was in a movie.
    a. independent clause    b. appositive    c. restrictive clause    d. non-restrictive clause     e. phrase 

11. The woman leading the discussion is as confused as the rest of us.
  a. independent clause    b. dependent clause     c. restrictive clause    d. non-restrictive clause     e. phrase    

12. She will undoubtedly win although she doesn't deserve to.
  a. independent clause     b. dependent clause    c. restrictive clause    d. non-restrictive clause     e. phrase       

13. While visiting the Smithsonian, which is in Washington D.C., Cecil walked to the Lincoln Memorial.
    a. independent clause    b. appositive    c. restrictive clause    d. non-restrictive clause     e. phrase 

14. While defending the hill, the platoon lost several hundred soldiers.
  a. independent clause    b. appositive    c. restrictive clause    d. non-restrictive clause     e. phrase  

15. Tamara's sister Clarice wants to star in a movie with Kevin Spacey.
      a. independent clause    b. appositive    c. restrictive clause    d. non-restrictive clause     e. dependent clause 

16. The police officer who gave her the ticket was polite.
  a. independent clause    b. appositive    c. restrictive clause    d. non-restrictive clause     e. phrase     

17. Before missing the meeting, he should call the director.
  a. independent clause      b. dependent clause     c. restrictive clause    d. non-restrictive clause     e. phrase    

18. She may be talented enough to win the contest, but will the judges choose someone from out of state?
     a. independent clause    b. appositive    c. restrictive clause    d. non-restrictive clause    e. dependent clause

19. The hungry boy whispered to his sister because his throat hurt.
     a. independent clause    b. appositive    c. restrictive clause    d. non-restrictive clause    e. dependent clause

20. Her friend who arrived last night is from Las Vegas.
  a. independent clause    b. appositive    c. restrictive clause    d. non-restrictive clause     e. phrase