Split or divide the sentences into two, state which one is main clause and which part is subordinate clause.
1. The boys gave a loud shout, which was heard across the river.
2. Bring me the book that is on the table.
​3. It was a wretched hut in which she lived.
​4. The boy who fell off his bicycle has hurt his leg.
​5. The elephant that was sick died.
6. The farmer is cutting the corn which has ripened.
​7. Napoleon, whom the French honour, died at St. Helena.
8. The crow dropped the cheese, which the fox immediately snapped up.
9. John, who is my cousin, is a diligent boy.
​10. Where is the parcel that I left here yesterday?
11. I have found the book which I lost.
12. We visited Cox's Bazar, which is the most attractive spot in Bangladesh.
13. The boy whom you see there made the top score in the last match.
​14. Dadabhai Naoroji, who was the first Indian to enter the British Parliament, was a Parsee.
15. He is a poet whose works are widely known.
​16. The Taj Mahal, which was built by Shah Jahan, is the finest masoleum in the world.
​17. Last year we visited the Moti Masjid, which is a mosque of great architectural beauty.
18. The meeting, which was held in the Town Hall, was a great success.
​19. The rope, which was old, snapped.
20. The task which you have to do is easy.
21. People who live in glass houses must not throw stones.

Dear Student,
As such questions are meant to develop your skills in Main Clause and Subordinate Clause, the first nine are being done for you. Try to do the rest on your own following the same procedure:

1. The boys gave a loud shout-Main clause
which was heard across the river-Subordinate clause.

2. Bring me the book- Main clause
that is on the table-Subordinate clause.

​3. It was a wretched hut-Main clause
in which she lived-Subordinate clause.

​4. The boy has hurt his leg-Main clause
who fell off his bicycle -Subordinate clause.

​5. The elephant died-Main clause
that was sick-Subordinate clause.

6. The farmer is cutting the corn-Main clause
which has ripened-Subordinate clause.

​7. Napoleon died at St. Helena-Main clause
whom the French honour-Subordinate clause.

8. The crow dropped the cheese-Main clause
which the fox immediately snapped up-Subordinate clause.

9. John is a diligent boy-Main clause
who is my cousin-Subordinate clause.


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