Relative Pronouns - Exercises

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Exercises

Choose the right relative pronoun.

  1. Tiu estas la banko, estis rabita hieraŭ.[That’s the bank that was robbed yesterday.]|subject (nominative) pronoun (What was robbed? the bank/it), singular (banko)kiu
  2. La viro, rabis la bankon, estis maskita.[The man who robbed the bank was masked.]|subject (nominative) pronoun (Who robbed the bank? the man/he), singular (viro)kiu
  3. Li havis komplicon, li lasis en la aŭto.[He had an accomplice, whom he left in the car.]|object (accusative) pronoun (Whom did the robber leave in the car? the accomplice/him), singular (komplicon)kiun
  4. La bankoficistoj, la rabisto minacis, estis tro timemaj por premi la alarmbutonon.[The bank clerks, who the robber threatened, were too afraid to press the alarm button]|object (accusative) pronoun (Whom/what did the robber threaten? the bank clerks/them), plural (bankoficistoj)kiujn
  5. Tiu bankrabo estis la plej terura, iam okazis al ili.[This bank robbery was the worst thing that has ever happened the them.]|subject (accusative) pronoun (What happened to them? the worst thing ever), relative pronoun relates to the superlative adjective (la plej terura)kio
  6. La kasoj, en estis la mono, estis malfermataj de la bankoficistoj.[The registers, in which/where the money was, were opened by the bank clerks.]|en here: place (Where was the money? in the register), plural (kasoj) kiuj
  7. La saketoj, en ili metis la mono, estis bluaj.[The sacks into which they stashed the money were blue.]|en here: movement/direction(Into what was the money stashed? into the sacks), plural (saketoj) kiujn
  8. Unu viro, poŝtelefono sonoris, ne respondis.[A man whose mobile range didn't answer (it).]|possession/ownership (Whose mobile range? the man’s/his), singular (viro)kies
  9. Tio estis la sola, li eblis fari.[That was the only thing (that) he could do.]|object (accusative) pronoun (What could he do? only that thing), relative pronouns relates to the previous adjective (la sola)kion
  10. La rabisto eliris la bankon tra elirejo, pri sciis nur la bankoficistoj.[The bank robber left the bank through an exit of which only the bank clerks knew.]|preposition pri, singular (elirejo),kiu
  11. Iuj policistoj, al la aŭto ŝajnis suspektinda, haltigis la rabistojn.[Some police officers to whom the car seemed suspicious stopped the bank robber.]|preposition al, plural (policistoj),kiuj