Relative Pronouns - Exercises

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Exercise

Choose the correct relative pronoun.

  1. Das ist die Bank, gestern ausgeraubt wurde.[This is the bank that was robbed yesterday.]|die Bank (feminine)|nominative (What was robbed?) → die
  2. Der Mann, die Bank ausraubte, war maskiert.[The man who robbed the bank was masked.]|der Mann (masculine)|nominative (Who robbed the bank?) → der
  3. Er hatte einen Komplizen, er im Auto warten ließ.[He had an accomplice, whom he left waiting in the car.]|der Komplize (masculine)|accusative (Whom did he leave waiting in the car?) → den
  4. Die Bankangestellten, der Räuber drohte, trauten sich nicht, den Alarmknopf zu drücken.[The bank employees, whom the robber threatened, didn’t dare to press the alarm button.]|die Bankangestellten (plural)|dative (Whom did the robber threaten?) → denen
  5. Die Frau, dem Bankräuber das Geld geben musste, war jung.[The woman who had to give the bank robber the money was young.]|die Frau (feminine)|nominative (Who had to give him the money?) → die
  6. Die Taschen, in das Geld war, waren blau.[The bags that the money was in were blue.]|die Taschen (plural)|dative (Where was the money? position) → denen
  7. Die Leute, in der Bank waren, hatten große Angst.[The people who were in the bank were very frightened.]|die Leute (plural)|nominative (Who was in the bank?) → die
  8. Ein Mann, Handy klingelte, wusste nicht, was er tun sollte.[A man whose mobile was ringing didn’t know what to do.]|der Mann (masculine)|genitive (Whose mobile was ringing?) → dessen
  9. Eine Mutter, Kind weinte, war auch sehr beunruhigt.[A mother whose child was crying was also very worried.]|die Mutter (feminine)|genitive (Whose child was crying?) → deren
  10. Der Bankräuber verließ die Bank durch einen Ausgang, von nur die Angestellten wissen.[The bank robber left the bank by an exit that only the employees knew about.]|der Ausgang (masculine)|dative (von takes the dative) → dem
  11. Das Auto, mit die Bankräuber entkamen, war orange.[The car with which the bank robbers escaped was orange.]|das Auto (neutral)|dative with dem
  12. Der Mann, den Fluchtwagen fuhr, war sehr nervös.[The man who was driving the getaway car was very nervous.]|der Mann (masculine)|nominative (Who was driving the getaway car?) → der
  13. Einige Polizisten, das Auto verdächtig vorkam, stoppten die Bankräuber.[Some police officers, to whom the car appeared suspicious, stopped the bank robbers.]|einige Polizisten (plural)|dative (To whom did the car appear suspicious?) → denen
  14. Sie erkannten den Bankräuber, nach schon lange gesucht wurde, und verhafteten die beiden Täter.[They recognised the bank robber, who had been wanted for a long time, and arrested both criminals.]|der Bankräuber (masculine)|dative (nach takes the dative) → dem
  15. So kam all das Geld, gestohlen worden war, wieder in die Bank zurück.[Thus, all the money that had been stolen was returned to the bank.]|das Geld (neuter)|nominative (Who/What had been stolen?) → das