Relative Clauses - Answer Key

Relative Clauses

Intermediate Practice

  1. The people ­­who are from the justice department are not just.
  2. We usually had a test that/which required us to write down the vocabulary we had learned from memory.
  3. As she walked into the store, the owner, who seemed very old and humble, welcomed her with a warm smile.
  4. Although she does not know what to get, the staff member who is a friend of her mom realizes that she needs help.
  5. Giedt’s restroom uses slide bolt latches, which is a locking device in which a latch slides through the bolt receiver.
  6. I need to write down each vocabulary word that/which/Ø I need to remember on a small paper.
  7. I can connect to the author’s point of how bilinguals must keep two sets of statistics in mind at once because what language I use depends on to whom I am speaking.
  8. I also learned that it's important to continue moving forward, to find a community that/which/Ø you feel part of.
  9. His opinion states that a student who comes from a second year college generation and is financially stable will have resources to pay for education unlike a first year generation student whose parents have a blue-collar job.
  10. As Kuhl stated, having the ability to be bilingual allows many bilingual people to change to a specific language depending on whom we are talking to.


Advanced Practice

What follows is 1 possible combination of each sentence set. Some sets may have more than one possible combination. In each sentence, the relative clause is bolded.

  1. The system doesn't include subjective factors like location and environment, which have become huge factors in incoming freshmen’s mindsets.
  2. Full form - Students who carry negative thoughts often end up dropping out instead of seeking help. OR Reduced form - Students carrying negative thoughts often end up dropping out instead of seeking help.
  3. The students who end up being a victim of this feeling have more chances of not finishing college with a degree.
  4. This is an example of the bystander effect in which people expect others to solve someone’s problems.
  5. Mobile phones, whose industry belongs to the ICT, can be beneficial for people in developing countries.