Identify the noun clause

November 28, 2011pdf

Find out the noun clauses in the following sentences.

1. What he said is of no importance to me.

2. The king said that his minister deserved to be honored.

3. The news that all was well delighted everyone.

4. It is interesting to notice how soon birds learn the danger of electric wires.

5. The bench of judges declared that the accused was not guilty.

6. The report that only ten persons were killed in the explosion is not true.

7. I want to know how far the station is from here.

8. It is strongly rumored that plague has broken out.

9. He said that his sister was ill.

10. It is strange that you should think so.

11. I am sure that he is a criminal.

Answers

1. Noun clause – what he said

2. Noun clause – that his minister deserved to be honored

3. Noun clause – that all was well

4. Noun clause – how soon birds learn the danger of electric wires

5. Noun clause – that the accused was not guilty

6. Noun clause – that only ten persons were killed in the explosion

7. Noun clause – how far the station is from here

8. Noun clause – that plague has broken out

9. Noun clause – that his sister was ill

10. Noun clause – that you should think so

11. Noun clause – that he is a criminal

Notes

A noun clause serves the purpose of a noun. It can be the subject or object of a verb. It can also be the object of a preposition.

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