English grammar

Select all the statements that apply to the sentence below.

She did not believe that he actually knew the rules of bowling.

-The sentence contains a gerund. <Yes, because of "bowling"
-The sentence contains a present participle.
-The sentence contains a past participle.
-The sentence contains a noun clause with a gerund inside it.

I think that's the only option I have to choose but I'd like to make sure my answer is right.
Thank you!

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asked by Lara
  1. There's one more that's correct. Use the process of elimination if it doesn't jump out at you. Let me know.

  2. I think the second choice should be
    -The sentence contains a noun clause with a gerund inside it.
    Am I right?

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    posted by Lara
  3. Yes, right!

    The word "that" introduces the noun clause in this sentence, and the noun clause serves as the direct object of the verb "believe."

  4. Thank you so much for your help!

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  5. You're welcome. =)

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