Relative pronouns exercise

December 16, 2012pdf

Complete the following sentences using appropriate relative pronouns.

1. He got addicted to gambling, ……………………… surprised nobody.

a) which b) what c) that

2. I know a girl ………………………. mother runs a beauty parlor.

a) whose b) who c) which

3. I will never forget the day ……………………. I first met him.

a) when b) where c) that

4. Do you know a shop …………………….. I can buy cameras?

a) where b) that c) which

5. Is that your car …………………….. is parked outside?

a) that b) which c) either could be used here

6. I don’t know the reason ……………………. she doesn’t like me.

a) why b) which c) what

7. I have a friend …………………… works in a pub.

a) who b) which c) whom

Answers

1. He got addicted to gambling which surprised nobody. (In this case which means ‘and that’.)

2. I know a girl whose mother runs a beauty parlor. (Whose is the possessive form of who.)

3. I will never forget the day when I first met him. (In this case when means ‘on which’.)

4. Do you know a shop where I can buy cameras? (In this case where means ‘from / at which’)

5. Is that your car that / which is parked outside?

6. I don’t know the reason why she doesn’t like me. (In this case why means ‘for which’)

7. I have a friend who works in a pub.

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