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How is 니까 used in this sentence?

That's correct. Like it's other connective counterpart, 어서/아서, it both can provide reason for something and conjoin two clauses in sequence. In (으)니까's case, however, this sequential conjoining can be ...
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What is the difference between 지 and 걸?

The way I see it, 지 when used without a pronoun like '어디'(where) generally stands for an unknown or uncertain thing, whereas 것 usually stands for something that is known. (걸 is just a contraction of ...
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How is 니까 used in this sentence?

blimpy and Rathony's answers are useful, so I will answer why other options are incorrect. -거나: "A하거나 B하다" implies that A and B are both possible options. However, selecting "집에 도착하다" or "비가 내리기 시작하다"...
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Why 갖다 instead of 가져 in "차를 갖다 드릴까요"

(NOTE: StackExchange's text entry program arbitrarily changes 갖 to 가ㅉ in some places. Please read all 가ㅉ below as 갖) 갖다 in 갖다 드릴까요? is a contraction 가져다가 (가지다 + -어 다가). 다가 is usually shortened to ...
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갖다 vs 가지다: much like 해 instead of 하?

Commenting on what you said, a verb's present tense form is always different from the infinitive form (base form). 알다 is only the base form, and 안다 is the present tense -다 form (ㄹ-irregular ...
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Does ~다가 always require an action in the following clause? (Possibly found an exception)

I agree with you. I find both sentences not so natural sounding. As you said, -다가 is used when the subject is the same in the subordinate and the main clause. Strictly speaking, the sentences are ...
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