Reducing Adverb Clauses Quiz

Learn how to reduce adverb clauses with this quiz

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1. Before he left on vacation, he finished the project.
2. As soon as he bought the house, he moved in and furnished it with beautiful furniture.
3. Though he was talented, he didn't get the job.
4. Since he was late, he started the meeting at 10.
6. As I was driving, I saw a UFO!
7. As the teacher gave a difficult test, he let them use a dictionary.
8. Although the weather was awful, we went on a hike.
9. As soon as I understood her question, the boss asked for my opinion.
10. Since he didn't want to hurt her feelings, he didn't tell her the truth.
11. After he finished the paper, he went to work.
12. While I was watching TV, I found out the news.
13. As he didn't want to interrupt, he let her finish the telephone call.
14. Though it's not a question I can answer, I can give you some advice.
15. As the sun was rising, I put on my clothes and went to work.
Reducing Adverb Clauses Quiz
You got: % Correct. You Know Your Adverb Clauses!
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Congratulations! You understand reducing adverb clauses which has quite a few rules. Good work. Keep learning English, you're well on your way to being fluent. 

Reducing Adverb Clauses Quiz
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Good job because this is a difficult quiz. Make sure to study the various rules for reducing adverbs. Only certain types of adverb clauses reduce. Rules also change depending on the purpose of the adverb clause

Reducing Adverb Clauses Quiz
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 Adverb clause reduction is difficult, so don't worry about your result. Just study how to reduce adverb clauses, as well as how to reduce relative clauses