Elementary Grammar Exercise

Conjunction - Set:1 Select Conjunction

 Question
Exercise: select conjunction to complete sentence.

    

A word that joins words, phrases, clauses, or sentences. There are three kinds of conjunctions:

1) Coordinating

Coordinating conjunctions include and, but, or, nor, yet, for, and so. These are used to join two items/clauses of equal importance. You have to insert a comma before the conjunction when using a coordinating conjunction to join two independent clauses.

E.g.
I want to buy the new house, but it is too expensive.
My sister lives and works in New York.

2) Correlative

Correlative conjunctions include the words in the pairs either...or..., both...and..., neither...nor..., whether...or..., not only...but also...

E.g.
I am both shocked and disappointed by your act.
Neither you nor I could do it.

3) Subordinating

Subordinating conjunctions include after, although, as, as far as, as if, as long as, as soon as......

E.g.
Come as soon as you can.

 Answer Sheet
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1. ____ the manager gets to the store, he goes to his office.
Exerciseyet

Exercisebecause

Exercisebut

Exercisethan

Exerciseand

Exerciseas soon as

2. She is much older ____ she looks.
Exercisebut

Exerciseor

Exerciseso

Exercisethan

Exerciseyet

Exercisebecause

3. They've come early ____ they won't miss the overture.
Exerciseas

Exerciseso

Exerciseif

Exercisebecause

Exercisebut

Exerciseas soon as

4. Come early, ____ you won't find a seat.
Exercisebecause

Exercisebut

Exerciseso

Exerciseif

Exerciseyet

Exerciseor

5. Everybody sat down ____ the meeting began.
Exerciseas

Exercisebut

Exerciseor

Exerciseso

Exerciseand

Exerciseas soon as

6. He did ____ I told him.
Exerciseas

Exerciseif

Exerciseyet

Exercisebecause

Exercisebut

Exerciseor

7. Amy speaks English ____ Marry doesn't.
Exerciseand

Exerciseas soon as

Exercisebecause

Exercisebut

Exerciseor

Exerciseso

8. Although he worked hard, ____ he failed.
Exerciseas

Exerciseif

Exerciseyet

Exercisebecause

Exercisebut

Exerciseor

9. We remained at home ____ it was raining.
Exerciseas

Exerciseif

Exerciseyet

Exercisebecause

Exercisebut

Exerciseor

10. ____ you ask her, she will help you.
Exerciseas

Exerciseif

Exerciseyet

Exercisebecause

Exercisebut

Exerciseor


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