Conjections And Interjunction Whats The Difference?

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This quiz contains ten question about conjunctions and interjections. The difference between the two and which ones to use in a sentence.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which conjuction should be added to the following sentence?The little girl had to get a ride to school ______ she missed the bus.

    • A.

      So

    • B.

      When

    • C.

      For

    • D.

      Because

    • E.

      And

    Correct Answer
    D. Because
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "because" because it indicates the reason for the little girl needing a ride to school. It explains that she missed the bus, which is why she had to find an alternative mode of transportation.

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  • 2. 

    Which of the following is not an interjection?

    • A.

      Wow!

    • B.

      Oh my goodness!

    • C.

      Oh!

    • D.

      Huh?

    • E.

      None of the above^

    Correct Answer
    E. None of the above^
    Explanation
    An interjection is a word or phrase that expresses strong emotion or surprise. In this question, all the options - "Wow!", "Oh my goodness!", "oh!", and "huh?" - are interjections as they convey emotions or surprise. The correct answer, "none of the above^", implies that all the given options are interjections, making it the only option that is not an interjection.

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  • 3. 

    What is the latin meaning of the word interjection? (hint: think of what the word inter means in latin)

    • A.

      Between words

    • B.

      Thrown in between

    • C.

      To derive from throwing

    • D.

      To be in

    Correct Answer
    B. Thrown in between
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "thrown in between". The term "interjection" comes from the Latin word "interiectio", which means "to throw in between". This term is used to describe a word or phrase that is inserted into a sentence to express strong emotions or sudden reactions.

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  • 4. 

    Which is a conjunction?

    • A.

      How

    • B.

      Did

    • C.

      For

    • D.

      Last

    • E.

      Hey

    Correct Answer
    C. For
    Explanation
    "For" is a conjunction because it is used to connect words, phrases, or clauses in a sentence. It can be used to show cause and effect, purpose, or reason. In this case, "for" is used as a conjunction to connect two parts of a sentence or to introduce a reason or explanation.

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  • 5. 

    A word used to link sentences?

    • A.

      A word

    • B.

      A subject

    • C.

      An interjection

    • D.

      A conjunction

    • E.

      A verb

    Correct Answer
    D. A conjunction
    Explanation
    A conjunction is a word used to link sentences. It connects two or more ideas or clauses together to show their relationship. It helps in creating a smooth flow and coherence in writing by indicating the logical connection between different parts of a sentence or between different sentences. Examples of conjunctions include "and," "but," "or," "so," and "because."

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  • 6. 

    An interjection can only be used in a sentence and not by itself?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    An interjection is a word or phrase that expresses strong emotion or sudden feeling. Interjections can be used both in sentences and by themselves to convey emotions. Therefore, the statement that an interjection can only be used in a sentence and not by itself is incorrect.

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  • 7. 

    A conjuction is also known as a ____?

    • A.

      A sentence

    • B.

      A joiner

    • C.

      A noun

    • D.

      A word that expresses emotion

    Correct Answer
    B. A joiner
    Explanation
    A conjunction is a word that is used to join words, phrases, or clauses together. It acts as a "joiner" because it connects different parts of a sentence. Conjunctions are used to show relationships between ideas, such as adding information, contrasting ideas, or showing cause and effect. Therefore, "a joiner" is an appropriate term to describe a conjunction.

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  • 8. 

    A word or phrase used to convey emotion?

    • A.

      Interjection

    • B.

      Conjunction

    Correct Answer
    A. Interjection
    Explanation
    An interjection is a word or phrase used to convey emotion. It is a part of speech that expresses strong feelings or sudden emotions, such as surprise, joy, or anger. Interjections are often used to add emphasis or to convey the speaker's attitude or reaction to a situation. They are typically set apart from the rest of the sentence by an exclamation mark or a comma. Examples of interjections include "wow," "oh," "ouch," and "yay."

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  • 9. 

    An interjection expresses ______? (only one answer)

    • A.

      What a subject is feeling

    • B.

      Emotion

    • C.

      Opinions or thoughts

    • D.

      Only a&b

    • E.

      All of the above^

    Correct Answer
    D. Only a&b
    Explanation
    An interjection expresses what a subject is feeling and emotion. Interjections are words or phrases used to convey strong emotions or reactions, such as surprise, joy, or frustration. They are often used to add emphasis or express a specific tone or mood in a sentence. Therefore, the correct answer is only a&b.

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  • 10. 

    Conjunctions are used to connect two words, phrases or clauses?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Conjunctions are indeed used to connect two words, phrases, or clauses. They serve as connectors that join different elements within a sentence, allowing for a smoother flow of ideas and enhancing the overall coherence of the text. Examples of commonly used conjunctions include "and," "but," "or," and "so."

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