Coordinating Conjunctions Quiz

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Conjunction Quizzes & Trivia

Read the following sentences for meaning. Choose the coordinating conjunction that best expresses the relationship between the two ideas.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     Deserts are harsh and dry, ________ many plants grow there.
    • A. 

      For

    • B. 

      So

    • C. 

      Yet

  • 2. 
     Pat looked at the antique rocker, ________ she couldn’t afford to buy it.
    • A. 

      And

    • B. 

      But

    • C. 

      Or

  • 3. 
     Constance might go to the library, ________ she might stay home.
    • A. 

      But

    • B. 

      So

    • C. 

      Nor

  • 4. 
     Sue jogs every day, _______ she wants to stay in shape.
    • A. 

      But

    • B. 

      Yet

    • C. 

      For

  • 5. 
     His shoes are worn, _______ he has no socks.
    • A. 

      For

    • B. 

      So

    • C. 

      Or

  • 6. 
     Guy is a contractor, _______ he knows the construction business.
    • A. 

      So

    • B. 

      And

    • C. 

      But

  • 7. 
     Bill went to work, _______ he didn’t punch in.
    • A. 

      Or

    • B. 

      But

    • C. 

      So

  • 8. 
     My brother is in the play, _______ I want to attend the first performance.
    • A. 

      Or

    • B. 

      So

    • C. 

      For

  • 9. 
     Annette couldn’t go, ________ she was tired.
    • A. 

      Nor

    • B. 

      Yet

    • C. 

      For

  • 10. 
     Your niece and I went out to lunch, ________ we both ordered fish.
    • A. 

      And

    • B. 

      Or

    • C. 

      Yet