Clauses worksheet for class 7

Separate the clauses and name them.

1. It is the only thing that can save him.

2. He is going to be nice to them because somebody was nice to him.

3. I know that the system isn’t foolproof.

4. She said that she would be working late.

5. He asked whether I had bought the ticket.

6. That shows how cynical you have become.

7. I heaved a sigh of relief when I heard that they were safe.

8. That they are doing a good job is evident.

9. The phone fell out of my pocket while I was boarding the train.

10. When I was young I was optimistic.

11. Plant it in that shady corner, where it won’t get too much sunlight.

12. See how much he has done for the country.

Answers

1. It is the only thing (main clause) / that can save him (adjective clause).

2. He is going to be nice to them (main clause) / because somebody was nice to him (adverb clause of reason).

3. I know (main clause) / that the system isn’t foolproof (subordinate noun clause).

4. She said (main clause) / that she would be working late (subordinate noun clause).

5. He asked (main clause) / whether I had bought the ticket (subordinate noun clause).

6. That shows (main clause) / how cynical you have become (subordinate noun clause).

7. I heaved a sigh of relief (main clause) / when I heard that they were safe (adverb clause of time).

8. That they are doing a good job (subordinate noun clause) / is evident (main clause).

9. The phone fell out of my pocket (main clause) / while I was boarding the train (adverb clause of time).

10. When I was young (adverb clause of place) / I was optimistic (main clause).

11. Plant it in that shady corner (main clause),/ where it won’t get too much sunlight (adverb clause of place).

12. See (main clause) / how much he has done for the country (subordinate noun clause).

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