Conjunctions Worksheet-3

Conjunctions Worksheet-3

 

Fill in the blank with the correct conjunction:

  1. The child was shivering _____ it was feeling cold.

A. So                   B. Because         C. Although       D. And

 

  1. ______ you finish your work by 4 o’clock, you may go out.

A. Unless           B. If                     C. Since              D. But

 

  1. ______ you were resting, the bell rang twice.

A. While             B. Because         C. Since              D. For

 

  1. I will stay at your place _____ you are all alone.

A. Since              B. So                   C. Although       D. Though

 

  1. The wedding can be _____ on the 12th ____ the 14th of this month.

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

C. Either…… or                             D. Both…… and

 

  1. _____ team was on time.

A. Either            B. Neither          C. Nor                 D. Or

 

  1. The police chased the thief ____ could not catch him.

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

 

  1. Rahul _____ Mina are going to meet the Science teacher.

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

 

  1. I will have tea _____ not coffee.

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

 

  1. He missed the bus _____ he was late.

A. Because         B. But                 C. Though          D. Or

 

Answer Key:

  1. B

Explanation: Here the conjunction for giving reason is needed; hence ‘because’ is used.

 

  1. B

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

 

  1. A

Explanation: Here the conjunction for showing ‘in the meantime’ is needed; hence ‘while’ is used.

 

  1. A

Explanation: Here the conjunction for giving reason is needed; hence ‘since’ is used.

 

  1. C

Explanation: Here the conjunction for choice is needed. Hence ‘either… or’ is used.

 

  1. B

Explanation: Here the conjunction for showing negation is needed; hence ‘neither’ is used.

 

  1. C

Explanation: Here the conjunction for showing opposite result is needed; hence ‘but’ is used.

 

  1. C

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

 

  1. A

Explanation: Here the conjunction for joining opposite ideas is needed; hence ‘but’ is used.

 

  1. A

Explanation: Here the conjunction for giving reason is needed; hence ‘because’ is used.