Clauses worksheet for CBSE class 8

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Underline the clauses in the following sentences and state whether they are adjective clauses, noun clauses or adverb clauses.

1. I had a strange thing happen to me when I was twelve.

2. She was hardly inside the house before the kids started screaming.

3. As soon as she agreed to marry him, she started having serious doubts.

4. You will get to speak English more easily as times goes by.

5. I don’t know how we are going to get over the river.

6. I didn’t have much time to talk to her because I was leaving for England in two hours.

7. I’m going to be working all day tomorrow, so I won’t have time to shop.

8. If I ever find the person who did that, I’ll kill him.

9. I looked a real fool when I fell in the river.

10. She was speaking so softly that we could not hear her at all.

Answers

1. I had a strange thing happen to me when I was twelve. (Adverb clause of time)

2. She was hardly inside the house before the kids started screaming. (Adverb clause of time)

3. As soon as she agreed to marry him, she started having serious doubts. (Adverb clause of time)

4. You will get to speak English more easily as times goes by. (Adverb clause of time)

5. I don’t know how we are going to get over the river. (Noun clause)

6. I didn’t have much time to talk to her because I was leaving for England in two hours. (Adverb clause of reason)

7. I’m going to be working all day tomorrow, so I won’t have time to shop. (Adverb clause of reason)

8. If I ever find the person (Adverb clause of condition) who did that (Adjective clause), I’ll kill him.

9. I looked a real fool when I fell in the river. (Adverb clause of time)

10. She was speaking so softly that we could not hear her at all. (Adverb clause of result)

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