Clauses and Phrases Solved Exercises No.- 1 & 2

By | April 15, 2019

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Exercise-1

Write two sentences – one using a relative clause and the other deleting the relative pronoun and the form of BE- for each of the following sentences.

  1. The child [the child was abducted last evening] has been recovered.
  2. The man ‘the man is leading the delegation] is a member of the District Advisory Board.
  3. The floodgates [the floodgates were opened last evening] has been closed now.
  4. The engineers [the engineers were struggling to save the dam] have succeeded at last.
  5. The books [the books were bought last week] are yet to be catalogued.
  6. The man [the man was admitted with a head injury] has now been discharged.
  7. The team [the team was selected by the committee] is a good mix of youth and experience.
  8. The men [the men were killed in the shoot-out] belonged to the underworld.

Answers:

  1. The child who was abducted last evening has been, recovered.

The child abducted last evening has been, recovered.

  1. The man who is leading the delegation is the member of the District Advisory Board.

The man leading the delegation is a member of the District Advisory Board.

  1. The floodgates that were opened last evening have been closed now.

The floodgates opened last evening have been closed now.

  1. The engineers who were struggling to save the dam have succeeded at last.

 The engineers struggling to save the dam have succeeded at last.

  1. The books that were bought last week are yet to be catalogued.

The books bought last week are yet to be catalogued.

  1. The man who was admitted with a head injury has now been discharged.

The man admitted with a head injury has now been discharged.

  1. The team that was selected by the committee is a good mix of youth and experience.

The team selected by the committee is a good mix of youth and experience.

  1. The men who were killed in the shoot-out belonged to the underworld.

The men killed in the shoot-out belonged to the underworld.

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Exercise-2

Punctuation has been left out of the following sentences. Some of them contain non-defining relative clauses that should be set off by commas. Rewrite the sentences using commas to set off those clauses which you think are non-defining.

  1. Students who are intelligent and industrious deserve better grades.
  2. Teachers who are the builders of the nation should be given due respect.
  3. Women who work in hospitals are to be admired.
  4. Parliament which is meeting again from Monday is going to discuss the new bill.
  5. The Bhakhra Nangal which was the first major dam built in independent India has revolutionized the agriculture sector.
  6. The Sardar Sarovar which is nearing completion is expected to solve the drinking water problem of Saurashtra.
  7. The painting which you were talking about has been sold.
  8. Allahabad University which is one of the oldest universities of the country has produced a lot of intellectuals.
  9. The Cabinet Committee which is meeting on Saturday is expected to clear the disinvestments of the oil sector.
  10. Gram Swaraj which was the dream of Mahatma Gandhi has come true through the Panchayati Raj.

Answers:

  1. Students who are intelligent and industrious deserve better grades.
  2. Teachers, who are the builders of the nation, should be given due respect.
  3. Women who work in hospitals are to be admired.
  4. Parliament, which is meeting again from Monday, is going to discuss the new bill.
  5. The Bhakhra Nangal, which was the first major dam built in independent India, has revolutionized the agriculture sector.
  6. The Sardar Sarovar, which is nearing completion, is expected to solve the drinking water problem of Saurashtra.
  7. The painting which you were talking about has been sold.
  8. Allahabad University, which is one of the oldest universities in the country, has produced a lot of intellectuals.
  9. The Cabinet Committee, which is meeting on Saturday, is expected to clear the disinvestments of the oil sector.
  10. Gram Swaraj, which was the dream of Mahatma Gandhi, has come true through the Panchayati Raj.

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