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ENGLISH QUIZ: Can YOU crack these conjunctions?

Last updated on: August 29, 2012 17:01 IST


Answer these questions and find out just how good you are with the use of conjunctions in English grammar! Illustration: Dominic Xavier

'It was his birthday, so he took us all out to celebrate.'

'Type out your resume carefully, or you'll make a mistake.'

'Not only is she pretty, but she's also intelligent.'

The words italicised in the above sentences are conjunctions, defined as "a part of speech that connects two words, sentences, phrases or clauses together".

Fill in the blanks for each sentence in the following pages with the appropriate conjunctions.

Answers are provided upon submission of results on each page and you can draw your own conclusions about your performance!

Fill in the blanks with the correct conjunctions:
She did well in her exams, ______ her father bought her a new car.
1) so
2) and
3) yet

ENGLISH QUIZ: Can YOU crack these conjunctions?


Fill in the blanks with the correct conjunctions:
______ you work from home ______ then come to the office.
1) whether, also
2) not only, but
3) either, or

Tags: YOU

ENGLISH QUIZ: Can YOU crack these conjunctions?


Fill in the blanks with the correct conjunctions:
Why don't you call Kiran ______ ask whether she's taken the house keys?
1) but
2) and
3) for

Tags: YOU

ENGLISH QUIZ: Can YOU crack these conjunctions?


Fill in the blanks with the correct conjunctions:
These flowers are beautiful ______ devoid of any fragrance.
1) but
2) or
3) so

Tags: YOU

ENGLISH QUIZ: Can YOU crack these conjunctions?


Fill in the blanks with the correct conjunctions:
______ Rahul ______ Rishi are excellent cricket players.
1) neither, and
2) both, and
3) Not only, but also

Tags: Rishi , YOU

ENGLISH QUIZ: Can YOU crack these conjunctions?


Fill in the blanks with the correct conjunctions:
_______ has her husband been drinking heavily lately, ______ he's ______ taken up smoking.
1) neither, yet, also
2) not only, but, also
3) either, or, also

Tags: YOU

ENGLISH QUIZ: Can YOU crack these conjunctions?


Fill in the blanks with the correct conjunctions:
Make sure you walk the dog this evening ______ he'll soil the carpet again.
1) or
2) if
3) and

Tags: YOU

ENGLISH QUIZ: Can YOU crack these conjunctions?


Fill in the blanks with the correct conjunctions:
Rajiv has been saving up all year ______ he can tour Europe next summer.
1) if
2) while
3) so that

Tags: YOU , Europe

ENGLISH QUIZ: Can YOU crack these conjunctions?


Fill in the blanks with the correct conjunctions:
______ you want to continue studying ______ take up a job is your prerogative.
1) either, and
2) whether, or
3) just as, so

Tags: YOU

ENGLISH QUIZ: Can YOU crack these conjunctions?


Fill in the blanks with the correct conjunctions:
______ the boss ______ her senior colleagues offered to help with the massive project, ______ she completed it on her own.
1) either, and, if
2) neither, nor, so
3) just as, so, if

Tags: YOU

ENGLISH QUIZ: Can YOU crack these conjunctions?


Fill in the blanks with the correct conjunctions:
Mother refused to leave the restaurant ______ the management apologised for the shoddy service.
1) until
2) or
3) nor

Tags: YOU , Mother

ENGLISH QUIZ: Can YOU crack these conjunctions?


Fill in the blanks with the correct conjunctions:
______ Indians love curry, ______ too Britishers love fish and chips.
1) just as, so
2) while, and
3) neither, nor

Tags: YOU

ENGLISH QUIZ: Can YOU crack these conjunctions?


Fill in the blanks with the correct conjunctions:
We can step out for lunch, ______ we'll have to be back for the meeting at two.
1) if
2) so
3) but

Tags: YOU

ENGLISH QUIZ: Can YOU crack these conjunctions?


Fill in the blanks with the correct conjunctions:
I can ______ buy these shoes on sale now, ______ then save up for the more expensive pair.
1) neither, and
2) either, or
3) if, also

Tags: YOU

ENGLISH QUIZ: Can YOU crack these conjunctions?


Fill in the blanks with the correct conjunctions:
______ I don't think Akshay's her type, he's certainly a nicer guy than her ex.
1) but
2) while
3) yet

Tags: YOU