# Conjunction Or Preposition?

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Answer the following questions to show you understand the difference between conjuctions and prepositions. Ms. Clemens

• 1.

### For, and, nor, but, or, yet, and so, otherwise known as FANBOYS, are conjuctions.

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
The statement is true because FANBOYS, which stands for For, And, Nor, But, Or, Yet, and So, are indeed conjunctions. Conjunctions are words that are used to connect words, phrases, or clauses within a sentence. FANBOYS are commonly used to join two independent clauses together to form a compound sentence.

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• 2.

### Which word in the following sentence is a preposition? The dog and cat walked around the long fence.

• A.

And

• B.

Around

• C.

Long

B. Around
Explanation
The word "around" is a preposition in the given sentence. It indicates the movement or location of the dog and cat in relation to the long fence.

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• 3.

### Which word in the following sentence is a conjunction? The cat and mouse walked under the short fence.

• A.

And

• B.

Under

• C.

Short

A. And
Explanation
The word "and" is a conjunction in the given sentence. It is used to join two nouns, "cat" and "mouse," indicating that both of them walked together.

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• 4.

### Check every box that contains a preposition.

• A.

So

• B.

Under

• C.

Over

• D.

And

• E.

Why

• F.

Or

• G.

Red

• H.

Since

• I.

Big

• J.

Beside

• K.

Nor

B. Under
C. Over
H. Since
J. Beside
Explanation
The correct answer choices are "Under," "Over," "Since," and "Beside." These words are all prepositions because they show the relationship between two words or phrases in a sentence. "Under" and "Over" indicate location or position, "Since" indicates time, and "Beside" indicates proximity or position.

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• 5.

### What is the function of a conjunction?

• A.

Hooking up words and phrases and clauses.

• B.

Hooking up ideas and words and thoughts.

• C.

Hooking up phrases and sentences and paragraphs.