# Coordinating Conjunctions - Brooks

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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.

B. Ann Edison Taylor went over Niagara Falls in a barrel and survived.
Explanation
Because Anne Edison Taylor survived, she went over Niagara Falls in a barrel.

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• 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.

D. I ate a good breakfast and walked to school.
Explanation
The correct answer combines the information from both sentences in a clear and concise way. It states that the person ate a good breakfast and also walked to school. This answer effectively combines the two actions without introducing any conflicting or contrasting information.

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• 3.

### The football team won all its home games this year. All home basketball games were won too. Which would be the best way to combine the information in these sentences using a compound subject?

• 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.

D. The football and basketball teams won all their home games this year.
Explanation
The correct answer combines the information from both sentences by stating that the football and basketball teams won all their home games this year.

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• 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

A. After winning the baseball tournament, the boys received awards and went to a banquet.
Explanation
After winning the baseball tournament, the boys received awards and went to a banquet. This sentence combines the two actions of receiving awards and going to a banquet into one sentence, and also includes the context of winning the baseball tournament.

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• 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.

A. Lydia and Ray danced well, and they won the contest.
Explanation
The best way to revise the sentence is by using a coordinating conjunction "and" to connect the two independent clauses "Lydia and Ray danced well" and "they won the contest." This conjunction helps to show the relationship between the two actions and makes the sentence flow more smoothly.

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