Relative Pronouns Exercise For Class 8

Fill in the blanks with an appropriate relative pronoun. You may want to learn about relative clauses and relative pronouns before doing this exercise. You can learn about identifying and non-identifying relative clauses here.

Notes

The relative pronoun that can be used instead of which to refer to things in identifying or restrictive relative clauses. That can also be used instead of whom to refer to people in identifying relative clauses.

Relative pronouns exercise

1. The puppy ……………………….  I found on the road is now living happily in my home. (that / which / who)

2. The child …………………………. wrote this story is brilliant. (who / that / which)

3. She married an old man …………………………… she met on a train. (whom / that / which)

4. Have you got a book ………………………………… is easy to read? (that / which / what)

5. People ………………………….. exercise regularly tend to live longer. (who / which / whom)

6. Do you know the girl ……………………………. just walked in? (who / whom / which)

7. The man …………………………. son is an accomplished athlete is quite proud of him. (who / whose / who’s)

8. The girl ………………………….. parents had died in an accident now lives with her grandmother.

9. The flowers …………………………. were used to make this bouquet are artificial. (which / that / whom)

Answers

1. The puppy that / which I found on the road is now living happily in my home.

2. The child who wrote this story is brilliant.

3. She married an old man that / whom she met on a train.

4. Have you got a book which / that is easy to read?

5. People who exercise regularly tend to live longer.

6. Do you know the girl who just walked in?

7. The man whose son is an accomplished athlete is quite proud of him.

8. The girl whose parents had died in an accident now lives with her grandmother.

9. The flowers which / that were used to make this bouquet are artificial.

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