English - Conjunctions III

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Identify the conjunction in each senence. Use a conjunction correctly in a sentence.


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  • 1. 

    What is the conjunction in this sentence: Kim will read a book or write a letter.

    • A.

      Book

    • B.

      Kim

    • C.

      Or

    • D.

      Will

    Correct Answer
    C. Or
    Explanation
    The conjunction in this sentence is "or". It is used to connect the two actions that Kim will do, which are reading a book and writing a letter. "Or" is a coordinating conjunction that presents a choice or alternative between the two actions.

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  • 2. 

    I have been doing homework for an hour, yet I still have two assignments to complete.  The conjunction is___.

    • A.

      Doing

    • B.

      Homework

    • C.

      Yet

    • D.

      An

    Correct Answer
    C. Yet
    Explanation
    The word "yet" is a conjunction that shows contrast or contradiction between two ideas. In this sentence, it is used to indicate that despite the fact that the person has been doing homework for an hour, they still have two assignments left to complete.

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  • 3. 

    There will be a half day tomorrow, so you can go to the library to study.  The conjunction is___.

    • A.

      So

    • B.

      Yet

    • C.

      And

    • D.

      But

    Correct Answer
    A. So
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "so" because it is used to indicate a cause-and-effect relationship between the two parts of the sentence. The first part states that there will be a half day tomorrow, and the second part explains the reason for this by saying that you can go to the library to study. The word "so" connects these two ideas and shows that the second part is a result of the first part.

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  • 4. 

    Carl is a great baseball player, but he still needs to practice everyday.

    • A.

      Carl

    • B.

      Great

    • C.

      He

    • D.

      But

    Correct Answer
    D. But
    Explanation
    The word "but" is used in this sentence to show a contrast between Carl being a great baseball player and the fact that he still needs to practice everyday. It suggests that despite his talent and skill, he recognizes the importance of continuous practice and improvement.

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  • 5. 

    Fill in the blank with the correct conjunction.  We are having chicken ____ rice for dinner.

    • A.

      And

    • B.

      Yet

    • C.

      So

    • D.

      Or

    Correct Answer
    A. And
    Explanation
    The correct conjunction to fill in the blank is "and". This is because "and" is used to join two similar or related ideas or items. In this case, chicken and rice are two separate food items that are being mentioned as part of the dinner menu. Using "and" in this context indicates that both chicken and rice will be served for dinner.

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  • 6. 

    Fill in the blank with the correct conjunction.  The sun is shining bright, ____  we can't go outside  today.

    • A.

      If

    • B.

      Or

    • C.

      Yet

    • D.

      Go

    Correct Answer
    C. Yet
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "yet" because it indicates a contrast between the fact that the sun is shining bright and the fact that we cannot go outside today. The word "yet" suggests that despite the favorable weather condition, there is a reason preventing us from going outside.

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  • 7. 

    Fill in the blank with the correct conjunction.  The moon is a satellite _____ the sun is a star.

    • A.

      And

    • B.

      Yet

    • C.

      Or

    • D.

      So

    Correct Answer
    A. And
    Explanation
    The correct conjunction to fill in the blank is "and". This is because the sentence is comparing two statements and showing their connection. By using "and", it indicates that the moon being a satellite is connected to the sun being a star.

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  • 8. 

    Which sentence uses conjunctions correctly?

    • A.

      We have library or then we have Social Studies.

    • B.

      But we can't go outside in the rain.

    • C.

      Fasten your seatbelt, so that you will be safe.

    • D.

      You yet to read a book.

    Correct Answer
    C. Fasten your seatbelt, so that you will be safe.
    Explanation
    The sentence "Fasten your seatbelt, so that you will be safe" uses the conjunction "so that" correctly to show the purpose or result of fastening the seatbelt.

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  • 9. 

    Which sentence uses conjunctions correctly?

    • A.

      John but Rob are on the same team.

    • B.

      Emerson has a half day Friday, so we will be dismissed early.

    • C.

      The weather is changing yet the season is new.

    • D.

      The water is cool so cold.

    Correct Answer
    B. Emerson has a half day Friday, so we will be dismissed early.
    Explanation
    The sentence "Emerson has a half day Friday, so we will be dismissed early" uses the conjunction "so" correctly to show cause and effect. It indicates that because Emerson has a half day on Friday, the speaker and others will be dismissed early.

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  • 10. 

    Which sentence uses the conjunction "yet" correctly?

    • A.

      Yet you must do your homework daily.

    • B.

      There are yet students that want to go on the trip.

    • C.

      Lisa is yet an excellent student.

    • D.

      Mom works two jobs, yet she comes to visit my school often.

    Correct Answer
    D. Mom works two jobs, yet she comes to visit my school often.
    Explanation
    The sentence "Mom works two jobs, yet she comes to visit my school often" uses the conjunction "yet" correctly. "Yet" is used to contrast two ideas or actions that seem contradictory or unexpected. In this sentence, it shows a contrast between the fact that Mom works two jobs and the fact that she still finds time to come and visit the school frequently.

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