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Mommy, there's a monster which is hiding under my bed. Can you go check please?

Is this a defining or non-defining relative clause?

Defining

100

Opening up to your partner, _________ is essential in a relationship, could be hard.

which

100

My report on Donald Trump, __________ I spent a lot o time on, received an A.

which

100

Two fathers and 2 sons spent the day fishing, but only caught 3 fish. This was enough for each of them to have one fish. How is this possible?

There were only 3 people fishing. There was one father, his son, and his son's son. This means there were 2 fathers and 2 sons, since one of them is a father and a son. 

200

The King of Spain, who loves sailing, participated in the Olympics.

Is this a defining or non-defining relative clause? WHY?

NON-DEFINING. There is only one king of Spain.

200

Identify the relative clause in this sentence.

A man who buys flowers for his girlfriend is a keeper.

who buys flowers for his girlfriend

200

Identify the main clause in this sentence.

The pen which I lent you yesterday belongs to my father.

the pen belongs to my father.

200

It’s raining at midnight, but the forecast for tomorrow and the next day is clear. Will there be sunny weather in 48 hours?

No, it won’t be sunny because it will be dark out. In 48 hours, it will be midnight again.

300

Because I am unemployed I am currently living at my parents' house, _________ is an annoying situation.

Also indicate the subject/object being defined.

which
living at my parents' house

300

Checking in on your partner from time to time, _______ could be tedious, is required.

which

defines "Checking in on your partner from time to time" (Noun phrase)

300

Combine the following sentences.

Uncle Roger speaks Singlish.

Uncle Roger used to be a standup comedian.

Uncle Roger, who used to be a standup comedian, speaks Singlish.

300

I make a loud sound when I’m changing. When I do change, I get bigger but weigh less. What am I?

Popcorn

400

My mother's company, which makes mobile phones, is moving soon from Frankfurt to London.

Explain the use of non-defining relative clause here.

My mom only works in one compnay.

400

Combine the two sentences.

Students tend to perform worse.

Students are in a relationship.

Students who are in a relationship tend to perform worse.

400

Combine the two sentences.

Did you find the money?

The money you lost.

Did you find the money which you lost?

400

It’s the only place in the world where today comes before yesterday. Where is it?

in a dictionary

500

The Prince of England who married the female lead in Suits, which is a TV drama, now lives in America.

Explain the use of defining and non-defining relative clauses here.

There are two princes un the UK-William and Harry, only Harry is married to Megan Markle he actress.

Suits is a proper noun (a name).

500

Tom's girlfriend is cheating on him.

Tom's girlfriend is a famous actress.

Combine the sentences:


Tom's girlfriend who is a famous actress is cheating on him.

500

People usually live longer than those people.

People eat healthily.

People eat junk.

People who eat healthily usually live longer than those who eat junk

500

What did the zero say to the eight?

Nice belt

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