Conjunctions Worksheet-1

Conjunctions Worksheet-1

 

Fill in the blank with the correct conjunction:

  1. He came in ______ sat down.

A. But                 B. Though          C. And                D. Yet

 

  1. This knife is sharp _____ that one is blunt.

A. But                 B. And                C. Yet                  D. Unless

 

  1. He studied very hard ______ he passed with flying colours.

A. Although       B. Therefore      C. Because         D. As

 

  1. _______ it rains, the crops are going to be destroyed.

A. Since                                           B. Yet

C. Unless                                        D. Otherwise

 

  1. You may watch ______ this movie ______ that one.

A. Either …… or                            B. Either …… both

C. And …… or                                D. Either…… nor

 

  1. _____ Ramesh ______ Suresh are coming for the party.

A. Either …… or                            B. Neither …… nor

C. Both …… and                            D. Either … … nor

 

  1. My dog was waiting for me _____ I reached home.

A. While             B. Because         C. And                D. When

 

  1. The minister, ________ his party members, has arrived for the meeting.

A. And                                             B. As well as

C. But                                              D. Because of

 

  1. He will have to study hard ______ he will not pass.

A. And                B. But                 C. Or                   D. So

 

  1. The pen _____ the pencil are on the table.

A. And                B. But                 C. Or                   D. Although

 

Answer Key:

  1. C

Explanation: Here the conjunction for joining equally important sentences ‘and’ is used.   

 

  1. A

Explanation: Here the conjunction ‘but’ for joining opposite sentences is used.    

 

  1. B

Explanation: Here the conjunction for showing consequence ‘therefore’ is needed; hence this is used.  

 

  1. C

Explanation: Here the conjunction for showing condition is needed; hence ‘unless’ is used.

 

  1. A

Explanation: Here the conjunction for option is needed; hence ‘either-or’ is used.

 

  1. C

Explanation: Here the conjunctions for plural subject are needed; hence ‘both…and’ is used.

 

  1. D

Explanation: Here the conjunction for joining the subordinate clause ‘when’ is needed; hence this is used.

 

  1. B

Explanation: Here the conjunction ‘as well as’ for joining parenthetical parts is needed; hence this is used.

 

  1. C

Explanation: Here the conjunction for showing the natural consequence is needed; hence ‘or’ is used.

 

  1. A

Explanation: Here the conjunction ‘and’ for joining equally important parts is needed; hence this is used.