Saturday, September 4, 2021

Quiz for Lessons 261 - 265 - Parts of the Sentence - Adverb Clauses

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Instructions: Find the adverb clauses in the following sentences and tell what they modify.

1. I am hungrier than I thought.

2. We left before the game was over.

3. Lee is older than Bill.

4. While I was waiting for the phone call, I read a book.

5. If you don't believe me, ask my wife.

6. Are you upset because I didn't call?

7. The alarm rang while I was in the shower.

8. Open the window so that we can have some fresh air.

9. Paul will take you home when you are ready.

10. You shouldn't say those things unless you are certain about their validity.


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Answers:

1. I am hungrier than I thought.
- than I thought modifies hungrier

2. We left before the game was over.
- before the game was over modifies left

3. Lee is older than Bill.
- than Bill (is old) modifies older

4. While I was waiting for the phone call, I read a book.
- While I was waiting for the phone call modifies read

5. If you don't believe me, ask my wife.
- If you don't believe me modifies ask

6. Are you upset because I didn't call?
- because I didn't call modifies upset

7. The alarm rang while I was in the shower.
- while I was in the shower modifies rang

8. Open the window so that we can have some fresh air.
- so that we can have some fresh air modifies open

9. Paul will take you home when you are ready.
- when you are ready modifies will take

10. You shouldn't say those things unless you are certain about their validity.
- unless you are certain about their validity modifies should say



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