Relative pronouns exercise

December 25, 2013pdf

Complete the following sentences using appropriate relative pronouns.

1. I talked to the man ………………… bag was stolen.

a) whose

b) who’s

c) which

2. I don’t know ………………… he wants.

a) that

b) what

c) which

3. It is an ill wind ……………….. blows nobody good.

a) that

b) what

c) Either could be used here

4. God helps those ………………… help themselves.

a) who

b) which

c) whom

5. Please try to understand ……………… I mean.

a) that

b) what

c) which

6. The flowers ………………….. grow on the mountains are very beautiful.

a) which

b) that

c) Either could be used here

7. This is the only chapter in the book ………………… is worth reading.

a) that

b) which

c) Either could be used here

8. All …………….. you say is certainly true.

a) that

b) what

c) Either could be used here

9. He …………….. dies for a noble cause lives forever.

a) who

b) whom

c) Either could be used here

10. I hope the little ………………… I have done has been useful.

a) which

b) that

c) Either could be used here

Answers

1. I talked to the man whose bag was stolen.

2. I don’t know what he wants.

3. It is an ill wind that blows nobody good.

4. God helps those who help themselves.

5. Please try to understand what I mean.

6. The flowers which/that grow on the mountains are very beautiful.

7. This is the only chapter in the book that is worth reading.

8. All that you say is certainly true.

9. He who dies for a noble cause lives forever.

10. I hope the little that I have done has been useful.

Notes

After quantifiers like all, every, everything, some, something, any, anything, no, nothing, none, little, few, much and only, we use that. Which is not normally used in this case.

That is also common after superlatives.

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