Subordinate Clauses Worksheet For Class 8

Identify the type of subordinate clause.

Read the following sentences and say whether the subordinate clause in them is an adjective clause, adverb clause or noun clause.

1. I will never forget the day when my baby was born.

2. Though she is intelligent, she lacks ambition.

3. We have to spend less because payday is still two weeks away.

4. As it was his birthday I bought him a nice gift.

5. She sat there as if she was the boss.

6. Krishna, who is my nephew, is an aspiring singer.

7. I asked where they had gone.

8. She replied that she was busy.

9. How they escaped is a mystery.

10. She insisted that I should go with her.

11. I haven’t decided the question of whether I should buy a new car.

12. He asked if I had seen his cat.

13. I went to a store where they sell frozen food.

14. He who laughs last laughs best.

Answers

1. I will never forget the day when my baby was born. (Adverb clause)

2. Though she is intelligent, she lacks ambition. (Adverb clause)

3. We have to spend less because payday is still two weeks away. (Adverb clause)

4. As it was his birthday I bought him a nice gift. (Adverb clause)

5. She sat there as if she was the boss. (Adverb clause)

6. Krishna, who is my nephew, is an aspiring singer. (Adjective clause)

7. I asked where they had gone. (Noun clause)

8. She replied that she was busy. (Noun clause)

9. How they escaped is a mystery. (Noun clause)

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10. She insisted that I should go with her. (Noun clause)

11. I haven’t decided the question of whether I should buy a new car. (Noun clause)

12. He asked if I had seen his cat.   (Noun clause)

13. I went to a store where they sell frozen food. (Adjective clause)

14. He who laughs last laughs best. (Adjective clause)

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