Conjunctions Confusions And Error Correction

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Conjunction Quizzes & Trivia

A quiz to clear up some confusions about conjunctions and also to test your detection of errors.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does 'in case' mean?
    • A. 

      It's a conjunction that means exactly the same as 'if'.

    • B. 

      It's a stronger version of 'if'.

    • C. 

      It has a different meaning to 'if'.

    • D. 

      In case is used to talk about things we do in order to be ready for possible future situations.

  • 2. 
    What does 'in the case' mean?
    • A. 

      It means the same as 'in case'.

    • B. 

      It means 'in the specific example of'....

  • 3. 
    Which of the two is studied and tested in English 3?
    • A. 

      In case

    • B. 

      In the case

  • 4. 
    Which sentence is correct?
    • A. 

      In the case of heavy snowfall, use snow chains.

    • B. 

      In case it snows, use snow chains.

  • 5. 
    Which sentence is correct?
    • A. 

      I always keep a bag of emergency items by the door in case there's an earthquake.

    • B. 

      I always keep a bag of emergency items by the door in the case of an earthquake.

  • 6. 
    Which sentence is correct?
    • A. 

      I always take some extra money in case I lost my purse.

    • B. 

      I always take some extra money in case I lose my purse.

  • 7. 
    Which sentence is correct?
    • A. 

      I've bought a chicken in case your mother will stay to lunch.

    • B. 

      I've bought a chicken in case your mother stays to lunch.

  • 8. 
    In case and if:In case and if are used quite differently: 'I do A in case B happens' --> 'I do A first because B might happen later' Therefore, A happens first. 'I do A if B happens' --> 'I do A if B has already happened'. Therefore, B happens first. e.g. I'm taking an umbrella IN CASE it rains. I'll open my umbrella IF it rains. Which sentence is correct?
    • A. 

      People insure their houses if they catch fire.

    • B. 

      People insure their houses in case they catch fire.

    • C. 

      People insure their houses in the case they catch fire.

  • 9. 
    Which sentence is correct?
    • A. 

      People call the fire brigade in case their houses catch fire.

    • B. 

      People call the fire brigade if their houses catch fire.

  • 10. 
    What do 'provided that', 'providing that', 'so long as' and 'as long as' mean?
    • A. 

      Exactly the same as 'if'.

    • B. 

      A slightly stronger version of if.

  • 11. 
    Which is correct?
    • A. 

      I wish I didn't eat that pasty.

    • B. 

      I wish I wouldn't eat that pasty.

    • C. 

      I wish I hadn't eaten that pasty.

  • 12. 
    Which two sentences are correct?
    • A. 

      I wish England will play better.

    • B. 

      I wish England played better.

    • C. 

      I wish English would play better.

    • D. 

      I wish English had played better.

  • 13. 
    Which sentence(s) is correct? Choose all the correct options. When you are done with the test, e-mail me your result.
    • A. 

      I wish it didn't rain so much.

    • B. 

      I wish it would stop raining.

    • C. 

      I wish it hadn't been raining yesterday.

    • D. 

      She wishes it wouldn't rain so much in June.

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