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Grammar Lesson: The Noun Clause (page 2)

By — John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Updated on Dec 14, 2010

Answers 1

  • Noun clauses used as subjects are underlined in sentences 3, 7, 8, and 14.
  • Noun clauses used as direct objects are underlined in sentences 1, 5, and 11.
  • Noun clauses used as indirect objects are underlined in sentences 6 and 10.
  • Noun clauses used as objects of the preposition are underlined in sentences 4, 12, and 13.
  • Noun clauses used as predicate nominatives are underlined in sentences 2, 9, and 15.

Activity 2- Adjective, Adverb, and Noun Clause Review

Circle the correct letter of the underlined clause, and then write that letter on the line before the sentence. Finally, write these ten consecutive letters on the line below the last sentence to spell out an interesting ten-letter word.

  1. ___ Whenever you need a lift, call me.
  2. (b) adjective clause (q) adverb clause (j) noun clause

  3. ___ Give this ticket to whomever needs to get in here.
  4. (a) adjective clause (k) adverb clause (u) noun clause

  5. ___ The trampoline that is in your backyard is great fun.
  6. (e) adjective clause (p) adverb clause (y) noun clause

  7. ___ I will assist you as soon as I can.
  8. (e) adjective clause (s) adverb clause (c) noun clause

  9. ___ Can you read while others are talking around you?
  10. (h) adjective clause (t) adverb clause (d) noun clause

  11. ___ This is the computer that you bought.
  12. (i) adjective clause (c) adverb clause (w) noun clause

  13. ___ Pia decided that she will go to college this semester.
  14. (a) adjective clause (i) adverb clause (o) noun clause

  15. ___ Mr. Jones, who is my mayor, will be here this evening.
  16. (n) adjective clause (b) adverb clause (m) noun clause

  17. ___ These magnificent mountains that we just saw are breathtaking.
  18. (e) adjective clause (u) adverb clause (n) noun clause

  19. ___ I understand what you mean by that.
  20. (y) adjective clause (t) adverb clause (r) noun clause

The ten-letter word is ____________________.

Answers 2

  1. q
  2. u
  3. e
  4. s
  5. t
  6. i
  7. o
  8. n
  9. e
  10. r

The answer spells out QUESTIONER

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