Relative Pronoun Use Quiz

Do you know the differences between who / that /which / whose / whom?

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1. You should speak to Peter ____ is responsible for company relations abroad.

2. Smith House, _____ was built in 1756, is an important local monument.

3. He came for the weekend wearing only some shorts and a t-shirt, _____ was a stupid thing to do.

4. Frank Smith, ____ son works for us, can provide an estimate.

5. They attended Peterson University in Four Square _____ the population is less than 50,000.

6. The young man _____ is standing on the corner works at the supermarket.

7. The woman _____ lives at 67 17th Ave. was employed by Fred Meyers.

8. The house _____ was sold to Ms. Anderson was in excellent condition.

9. The employees _____ were hired last month helped improve profits.

10. The actor, _____ wife was also famous, was cast as the villain.

11. That’s the shop _____ I bought those beautiful roses.

12. That’s the man _____ dog destroyed our yard.

13. That house, _____ cost more than $1,000,000, was built by Hans Weber.

14. Shops _____ stay open late require greater security measures.

15. She wanted to buy a house ______ was located in the suburbs.

16. Peter Hanson, _____ is a famous artist, came to London in 1997.

17. Frank Zappa, _____ was one of the most creative artists in rock 'n roll, came from California.

18. My boss gave Peter, _____ he had always preferred, the promotion.

19. Mr. Brown, _____ enjoys going to the theater, has been invited to join our club.

20. Jack's sister, _____ husband is Greek, lives in Athens.

Relative Pronoun Use Quiz

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Great Job! It's clear you understand how to use relative pronouns. Keep up the good work and continue learning English. You'll be fluent in no time.

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You've done well and understand the rules. However, there are a few mistakes. Here are the rules to review:

  1. Defining relative clauses tell us something necessary in order to understand.
  2. Non-defining relative clauses provide additional information which is not necessary in order to understand who or what is referenced. 
  3. Defining relative pronouns include 'who' or 'that' for people and 'that' or 'which' for objects.
  4. Non-defining relative pronouns only include 'who' for people and 'which' for objects.
  5. Use commas to offset non-defining relative clauses.

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The use of relative pronouns in clauses can be difficult. There are a few rules to remember.

  1. Defining relative clauses tell us something necessary in order to understand.
  2. Non-defining relative clauses provide additional information which is not necessary in order to understand who or what is referenced. 
  3. Defining relative pronouns include 'who' or 'that' for people and 'that' or 'which' for objects.
  4. Non-defining relative pronouns only include 'who' for people and 'which' for objects.
  5. Use commas to offset non-defining relative clauses.

Review these rules and review. Once you're ready, take the quiz again to see if you have understood.