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Exercise of Adverb Clause

Exercise of Adverb Clause



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 ENGVI_Practice with Adverb Clause_0910 KIS Page 1 of 3
Adverb Clauses Exercises
A. Combine the following sentences using adverb clauses at the end of the sentence
.1. We watched the robins. They raised their young in our apple tree.2. Becky read the book. It was recommended by a friend.3. Dad donates his suits to charity. He has worn them a year.4. The policemen delayed the drivers. The wrecks were cleared.5. Ann ate an apple. She studied her vocabulary.
B. Combine the following sentences using adverb clauses at the beginning of thesentence.
1. Frank started medical training. He drove a forklift for a living.2. The rains had started the mud slides. The homes were not safe to live in.3. Older people love to sit in the park. They feed the birds and visit.4. I enjoyed camping out. I was much younger.5. Joe recognized the man. The man had stopped his car to help.
C. Find the adverb clauses in these sentences. What are their meanings (time, place...)? If it is a reduced adverb clause, add the missing words.
1. You seem very happy when you help other people.2. While you wait, we will detail your car.3. I am happier than I ever was before.4. That horse is more obstinate than a mule.5. The woman took notes while being taught to cook with broccoli.6. Ben fields baseballs better than he hits.7. As the lions approached the carcass, the cheetahs retreated once more.8. While eating, I choked on a bone.
Choose the best answer!
1. Betty looks …….. something is wrong.A- only if B- even if C- as if D- so that.2. The people danced …….. the music played.A- like B- as C- unless D- in case.3. David goes swimming ………. his illness.A – even if B- in spite of C- though D- whereas.4. ……… I looked, I found fingerprints.A- until B- whereas C- because D- wherever.5. This region is called “land of apple” ……… it yields a lot of apples.A- because B- although C- until D- only if 6. ……… ploughing the field, the farmer uncovered a dinosaur bone.A- as though B- while C- until D- since.7. Lucy can’t attend the meeting ……….. she finds a baby-sitter.A- unless B- even if C- only if D- if.8. ……. the fire started blazing, the skewers were tilted toward the flames.A- so that B- as if C- such as D- as soon as.9. ………….. Pandas mostly eat bamboo, they are also carnivorous.A- not only B- until C- although D- as soon as.10. Seat belts were introduced traffic ………… fatalities would be reduced.A- as if B- then C- so that D- only if.11. ………… his parents disapprove, he said he won’t go to university.A- even though B- until C- as if D- despite.12. ………. running, grizzly bears are capable of attaining a speed of 35 miles an hour.A- so that B- when C- so D- though.
 ENGVI_Practice with Adverb Clause_0910 KIS Page 2 of 3
Fill in the blank with “so” or “such”
1. The sun shone ….. brightly that Ann had to put on her sunglasses.2. Dean was ….. a powerful swimmer that he always won the races.3. There were …. few pupils registered that the class was canceled.4. We had …. wonderful memories of that place that we’d return.5. The benefit was ….. great a success that they wanted to repeat it.6. We had …… good a time at the party that we hated to leave.7. It was …. a nice day that we decided to go to the beach.8. Jane looked ….. sick that the nurse told her to go home.9. Ray called at ….. an early hour that we weren’t awake yet.10. Those were …… difficult tasks that it took us much time to finish.11. The book looked …….. interesting that we decided to read it.12. Jim worked …. carefully that he almost made no mistake.13. We stayed in the sun for ….. a long time that we became sunburned.14. There were ….. many people on the bus that we decided to walk.15. The program was …… interesting that nobody wanted to miss it.
Choose the one answer that best completes the sentence.
1. While tomatoes are in the season, …..A. and inexpensiveB. they are inexpensiveC. inexpensiveD. besides inexpensive2. The applicant was turned down by the college, ….. were too low.A. His test scoresB. BecauseC. Because his test scoresD. If test scores3. The government agreed to teach the temperamental child …….. she was given completeauthority.A. Whether B. For C. ThatD. provided4. ….. the rain was stopped, the field will dry out.A. ThoughB. WhileC. Even if D. Now that5. ……, the graduate student who was late everyday will still take the test.A. You think it wiseB. You think it wise whoC. Whether or not you think it wiseD. Whether it wise6. The service attendant filled the tires…. We could ride our bikes. .A. AsB. So thatC. Even if D. So

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