Main and Subordinate Clauses Quiz Directions: Identify the following bolded clauses as either main or subordinate clauses. Question #1: Francis will go wherever Marcus goes. main clause subordinate clauseWherever is a subordinating conjunction. When placed in front of the clause Marcus goes, it becomes a subordinate clause. Question #2: Leticia couldn’t understand why the llama was crying. main clause subordinate clauseWhy the llama was crying is a subordinate clause because it starts with the relative adverb why. In this main clause, Leticia is the subject, and couldn't is the verb. Question #3: Though Sergio practiced daily, he could never master breakdancing. main clause subordinate clauseThough is a subordinating conjunction, so Though Sergio practiced daily is a subordinate clause. Question #4: The cat that ate my sandwich last week is lurking outside again. main clause subordinate clauseThe relative pronoun that acts as the subject of this clause, but it also makes it a relative, and therefore subordinate, clause. Question #5: Sasquatch is my best friend because I buy him flowers. main clause subordinate clauseThe subordinating conjunction because makes the clause I buy him flowers subordinate. Congratulations, you passed! I'm sorry but you did not achieve the required score.