Relative pronouns exercise

September 15, 2012pdf

Fill in the blanks with suitable relative pronouns.

1. Do you know ……………………………………. has happened?

a) what

b) that

c) which

2. He always preaches ……………………………………………….. he never practices.

a) what

b) that

c) which

3. Where is the book ………………………………………………… I lent you?

a) that

b) which

c) that or which

4. He has no sword with …………………………………………. to fight.

a) which

b) what

c) that or what

5. Where is the man …………………………………………….. purse was lost?

a) who

b) that

c) whose

6. I met a man ………………………………………………… had just returned from America.

a) who

b) whom

c) which

7. Only he ……………………………………………. wears the shoe knows where it pinches.

a) who

b) whom

c) which

8. This is the house …………………………………………. my grandfather built.

a) that

b) which

c) that or which

9. The spectators applauded the batsman ………………………………………………. performance was spectacular.

a) who

b) whom

c) whose

10. ………………………………………………. the gods love die young.

a) whom

b) who

c) that

Answers

1. Do you know what has happened?

2. He always preaches what he never practices.

3. Where is the book that / which I lent you?

4. He has no sword with which to fight.

5. Where is the man whose purse was lost?

6. I met a man who had just returned from America.

7. Only he who wears the shoe knows where it pinches.

8. This is the grandfather that / which my grandfather built.

9. The spectators applauded the batsman whose performance was spectacular.

10. Whom the gods love die young.

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