Contoh Latihan Soal tentang Independent and Dependent Clause beserta Jawabannya

Contoh Latihan Soal tentang Independent and Dependent Clause beserta Jawabannya – Independent and dependent clause adalah dua jenis klausa dalam bahasa Inggris. Kedua jenis klausa tersebut berbeda antara satu dengan yang lainnya. Perbedaannya adalah pada penggunaan kata hubung (subordinators). Independent clause dapat berdiri sendiri sebagai sebuah kalimat dan disebut sebagai kalimat sederhana / induk kalimat, sedangkan dependent clause tidak (disebut sebagai anak kalimat). Agar lebih jelasnya, berikut ini adalah contoh latihan soal tentang independent and dependent clause beserta jawabannya.

 

I. Write IC for Independent Clause or DC for Dependent Clause in the space to the left of each group of words. Then, add a period (.) if it is an IC or underline the time subordinator if it is DC.

 

_IC__1.I take a walk around the block.
­_DC_2.Before I go to work
_____3.Doing some outdoor activities wake up my body and clear my mind
_____4.It’s hard to do this in the winter
_____5.When I go to work
_____6.It is still dark
_____7.After I get home from work
_____8.It is dark again
_____9.I can always take a walk on weekends, even in the winter
_____10.When it is raining, of course
_____11.I never go out
_____12.As soon as the school bell rings
_____13.I turn over and go back to sleep

 

II. Underline the independent clauses with a solid line and the dependent clauses with a broken line. Add comma (,) if one is needed.

 

  1. After we won the lottery last year, my wife and I decided to take a trip.
  2. We were very excited when we won.
  3. After we got out first payment we started planning a trip to Italy.
  4. We wrote to our cousins in Rome and told them our plans before we left on our trip.
  5. As soon as they received our letter they called and invited us to stay with them.
  6. When we arrived they were waiting at the airport.
  7. They waited outside while the Italian officials checked our passport and luggage.
  8. Finally, they drove us to their home after we got our suitcases.
  9. They wanted to feed us as soon as we arrived at their apartment.
  10. We ate one delicious home-cooked dish after another until we were stuffed.
  11. As soon as our heads hit the pillows we fell asleep.
  12. Since we left home almost twenty-four hours had passed.

III. Match a clause from column A with a clause from column B to make a complex sentence.

 

AB
1.      The trip began badly

2.      It was almost noon

3.      As soon as my fishing line was thrown out

4.      I spent most of the afternoon untangling my line

5.      After a couple of hours of fishing with my brothers

6.      We were totally wet

7.      When we got back home

8.      It will be a long, long time

a.       Before we could put on our rain jackets

b.      When we had a flat tire on the way to the lake

c.       Until my brothers go fishing with me again

d.      I immediately took a hot shower

e.       While each of my brothers had caught many fish

f.        It got caught in some underwater weeds

g.      Before we started fishing

h.      It started to rain

 

 

Kunci Jawaban:

 

 

_IC__1.I take a walk around the block.
­_DC_2.Before I go to work
_IC__3.Doing some outdoor activities wake up my body and clear my mind.
_IC__4.It’s hard to do this in the winter.
_DC_5.When I go to work
_IC__6.It is still dark.
_DC_7.After I get home from work
_IC__8.It is dark again.
_DC_9.I can always take a walk on weekends, even in the winter.
_IC__10.When it is raining, of course
_IC__11.I never go out.
_DC_12.As soon as the school bell rings
_IC__13.I turn over and go back to sleep.

 

II.

  1. After we won the lottery last year, my wife and I decided to take a trip.
  2. We were very excited when we won.
  3. After we got out first payment, we started planning a trip to Italy.
  4. We wrote to our cousins in Rome and told them our plans before we left on our trip.
  5. As soon as they received our letter, they called and invited us to stay with them.
  6. When we arrived, they were waiting at the airport.
  7. They waited outside while the Italian officials checked our passport and luggage.
  8. Finally, they drove us to their home after we got our suitcases.
  9. They wanted to feed us as soon as we arrived at their apartment.
  10. We ate one delicious home-cooked dish after another until we were stuffed.
  11. As soon as our heads hit the pillows, we fell asleep.
  12. Since we left home, almost twenty-four hours had passed.

 

III.

 

  1. 1-b
  2. 2-g
  3. 3-f
  4. 4-e
  5. 5-h
  6. 6-a
  7. 7-d
  8. 8-c

 

Demikianlah contoh latihan soal tentang independent and dependent clause beserta jawabannya. Dengan banyak berlatih soal, teman – teman akan dapat menambah pemahaman tentang bahasa Inggris. Semoga bermanfaat!

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