Quiz for Lessons 276 - 280
Parts of the Sentence - Adjective, Adverb, and Noun Clauses
Instructions: Find the adjective, adverb, or noun clauses in these sentences. If it is an adjective or adverb clause, tell which word it modifies, and if it is a noun clause tell how they are used (subject, predicate nominative, direct object, appositive, indirect object, or object of the preposition).
1. If the manager is unable to help, try the assistant manager.
the assistant manager.
- If the manager is unable to help modifies tryV
2. The mayor is the person to whom you should write the letter.
- whom you should write the letter = object of the preposition
3. The man whose neck was broken has recovered completely.
- whose neck was broken modifies manS
4. The scientist said that the ozone levels were dangerous.
- that the ozone levels were dangerous = direct object
5. The city council objected when the mayor changed his mind.
- when the mayor changed his mind modifies objectedV
6. It is unfortunate that Mr. Jones will not return.
- that Mr. Jones will not return modifies unfortunatePAdj
7. Why you don't do your work is ridiculous to me.
ridiculous to me.
- Why you don't do your work = subject
8. This cemetery is where your Grandfather is buried.
- where your Grandfather is buried = predicate nominative
9. The report that the island is under water is very misleading.
- that the island is under water = appositive
10. We offered whoever told the truth clemency.
- whoever told the truth = indirect object