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4/19/2014

Adverb clauses.

Adverb clauses.
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An adverb clause is a dependant clause ( incomplete sentence ) with a subject and a verb, and marked
with an adverb. The clauses makers can indicate: - time ( when, while, whenever, as soon as ) concessions ( in spite of, despite, although, even though ) - reason ( as, because, in case, so ) - purpose
( in order that, so, so that ) - manner ( as, as if, as though, like ) - place ( where, wherever, everywhere
) - conditions ( even if, if, only if, unless ) Choose the correct clause mark to give the right meaning of
each sentences.
Questions:

12. Betty looks _____________________________ something is wrong. A- only if B- even if C- as if


D- so that.
1. The people danced _____________________________ the music played. A- like B- as C- unless Din case.
2. David goes swimming _____________________________ his illness. A even if B- in spite of Cthough D- whereas.
3. _____________________________ I looked, I found fingerprints. A- until B- whereas C- because
D- wherever.
4. This region is called land of apple _____________________________ it yields a lot of apples. Abecause B- although C- until D- only if
5. _____________________________ ploughing the field, the farmer uncovered a dinosaur bone. A- as
though B- while C- until D- since.
6. Lucy cant attend the meeting _____________________________ she finds a baby-sitter. A- unless
B- even if C- only if D- if.
7. _____________________________ the fire started blazing, the skewers were tilted toward the
flames. A- so that B- as if C- such as D- as soon as.
8. _____________________________ pandas mostly eat bamboo, they are also carnivorous. A- not
only B- until C- although D- as soon as.
9. Seat belts were introduced _____________________________ traffic fatalities would be reduced. Aas if B- then C- so that D- only if.
10. _____________________________ his parents disapprove, he said he wont go to university. Aeven though B- until C- as if D- despite.
11. _____________________________ running, grizzly bears are capable of attaining a speed of 35
miles an hour. A- so that B- when they are C- so D- though.

ANSWERS:
1. C
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Adverb clauses.

2. B
3. B
4. D
5. A
6. B
7. A
8. D
9. C
10. C
11. A
12. B

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