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Test on Relative Clauses

Test your knowledge on Relative Clauses. After submitting your answers, you will see how well you have done in the test.


Choose the correct relative pronoun.

  1. This is the man built our house.
  2. There is the bridge we have to cross.
  3. The girl lives next door is very nice.
  4. The bus takes you to the station should be here any minute.
  5. This is the dog barks every night.

Decide whether the relative pronoun is necessary or not.

  1. This is the ring that I found yesterday.

  2. Do you know the man that is speaking with Anne?

  3. I still have the book that you gave me.

  4. Is this the woman that lost her purse?

  5. Is this the key that we were looking for?

Complete the sentences with relative clauses. Use who or which.

  1. A Dutch is a person (live in the Netherlands)
  2. A giant is someone (be very tall)
  3. An alarm clock is a clock (wake you up in the morning)
  4. A ladybird is a red beetle (have black spots on its back)
  5. A waitress is a woman (serve food and drinks in a restaurant)

Combine the sentences using a relative clauses without a relative pronouns (Contact Clauses).

  1. I watched a film last night. The film was interesting.
    The film
  2. Carly helps a man. The man is my teacher.
    The man
  3. We ate chicken at the restaurant. It was delicious.
    The chicken
  4. The boy is very nice. I know him from school.
    The boy
  5. The shoes are too big. My grandma bought them for me.
    The shoes

Before submitting the test, check the following:

  • Got the spelling right?
  • Put in the full stop or question mark where required?
  • Used the correct key to type the apostrophe (Shift and #)?

In the test we cannot give you a second try. Such careless mistakes would therefore cost you valuable points.