Coordinating Conjunctions - Brooks

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Conjunction Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    She went over Niagara Falls in a barrel.  Anne Edison Taylor survived. Identify the sentence that best combines the two sentences.
    • A. 

      Having survived, Anne Edison Taylor went over Niagrara Falls in a barrel.

    • B. 

      Ann Edison Taylor went over Niagara Falls in a barrel and survived.

    • C. 

      Anne Edison Taylor survived she went over Niagara Falls in a barrel.

    • D. 

      Because Anne Edison Taylor survived, she went over Niagara Falls in a barrel.

  • 2. 
    I ate a good breakfast. I walked to school. Which answer shows the best way to combine the information in the two sentences?
    • A. 

      I ate a good breakfast, I walked to school.

    • B. 

      I ate a good breakfast, but I walked to school.

    • C. 

      I walked to school, but I ate a good breakfast.

    • D. 

      I ate a good breakfast and walked to school.

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      The football team won all its home games this year, and all home basketball games were won too.

    • B. 

      The football team won all its home games this year, and the basketball team won a lot of games too.

    • C. 

      The football team and the basketball team too had home games that they won.

    • D. 

      The football and basketball teams won all their home games this year.

  • 4. 
    The boys received awards after winning the baseball tournament. The boys went to a banquet after winning the baseball tournament. Which best combines the sentences above into one sentence?
    • A. 

      After winning the baseball tournament, the boys received awards and went to a banquet.

    • B. 

      Receiving awards and going to a banquet, the boys won the baseball tournament.

    • C. 

      After winning the baseball tournament, the boys received awards.

    • D. 

      The boys received awards and went to a banquet

  • 5. 
    Lydia and Ray danced well.   They won the contest. Which is the best way to revise the sentence above using a coordinating conjunction?
    • A. 

      Lydia and Ray danced well, and they won the contest.

    • B. 

      Lydia and Ray danced well. They won the contest.

    • C. 

      Lydia and Ray danced well, they won the contest?

    • D. 

      Lydia and Ray danced well they, won the contest.