April 23, 2014

Conjunction Practice Exercise

Choose an answer for each question. After completing the entire exercise, click on the “Are You Prepared?” button at the bottom of this page to see the answers.

Identify the underlined part of speech

1. The drivers left the deserted station and headed for the next stop.

a. coordinating conjunction      b. subordinating conjunction      c. correlative conjunction     d. conjunctive adverb     e. preposition

2. Without a map to guide her, Susan pushed through the jungle after her plane crashed.

a. coordinating conjunction      b. subordinating conjunction      c. correlative conjunction     d. conjunctive adverb     e. preposition

3. The governor works harder than anyone on his staff does.

a. coordinating conjunction      b. subordinating conjunction      c. correlative conjunction     d. conjunctive adverb     e. preposition

4. Ted thinks that idea is good; nonetheless, you will still need to persuade the boss.

a. coordinating conjunction      b. subordinating conjunction      c. correlative conjunction     d. conjunctive adverb     e. preposition

5. Because most of the contributions were made this month, the organization is able to pay the rent.

a. coordinating conjunction      b. subordinating conjunction      c. correlative conjunction     d. conjunctive adverb     e. preposition

6. The changes made to the budget will not take effect until next year.

a. coordinating conjunction      b. subordinating conjunction      c. correlative conjunction     d. conjunctive adverb     e. preposition

7. Chris is excited, but Anthony is absolutely hysterical.

a. coordinating conjunction      b. subordinating conjunction      c. correlative conjunction     d. conjunctive adverb     e. preposition

8. The depletion of the forests for grazing land is affecting the climate worldwide.

a. coordinating conjunction      b. subordinating conjunction      c. correlative conjunction     d. conjunctive adverb     e. preposition

9. Either you need to leave or they will be forced to call security.

a. coordinating conjunction      b. subordinating conjunction      c. correlative conjunction     d. conjunctive adverb     e. preposition

10. The mouse is sad for she has lost her log.

a. coordinating conjunction      b. subordinating conjunction      c. correlative conjunction     d. conjunctive adverb     e. preposition

11. As fair as the system is, it is not perfect.

a. coordinating conjunction      b. subordinating conjunction      c. correlative conjunction     d. conjunctive adverb     e. preposition

12. Theo said that he wanted to go with us to the movies.

a. coordinating conjunction      b. subordinating conjunction      c. correlative conjunction     d. conjunctive adverb     e. preposition

13. Not only the Mets but also the Yankees are in the World Series.

a. coordinating conjunction      b. subordinating conjunction      c. correlative conjunction     d. conjunctive adverb     e. preposition

14. Before answering this question, consider the consequences.

a. coordinating conjunction      b. subordinating conjunction      c. correlative conjunction     d. conjunctive adverb     e. preposition

15. Maybe Alicia will stop here before she leaves for Paris.

a. coordinating conjunction      b. subordinating conjunction      c. correlative conjunction     d. conjunctive adverb     e. preposition

16. The test is offered tomorrow; otherwise, you will need to wait until next term.

a. coordinating conjunction      b. subordinating conjunction      c. correlative conjunction     d. conjunctive adverb     e. preposition

17. Does the coordinator know when the plane leaves?

a. coordinating conjunction      b. subordinating conjunction      c. correlative conjunction     d. conjunctive adverb     e. preposition

18. The pitcher will be ready to go after resting a few days.

a. coordinating conjunction      b. subordinating conjunction      c. correlative conjunction     d. conjunctive adverb     e. preposition

19. They planned several years for this child’s arrival.

a. coordinating conjunction      b. subordinating conjunction      c. correlative conjunction     d. conjunctive adverb     e. preposition

20. Tess can take the money or risk everything on the next question.

a. coordinating conjunction      b. subordinating conjunction      c. correlative conjunction     d. conjunctive adverb     e. preposition

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