# Conjunction Exercises With Answers Quiz

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• 1.

### Martha . . . Jack will come to their friends, Asoka tonight after dinner. Appropriate word for the statement above is . . . .

• A.

And

• B.

Or

• C.

But

• D.

Nor

A. And
Explanation
The appropriate word for the statement is "and". This is because the sentence suggests that Martha and Jack will both come to their friends, Asoka, tonight after dinner. The word "and" is used to join two subjects or actions together, indicating that both Martha and Jack will be present.

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• 2.

### Do you want to go to the market with me . . . with James? The best choice for the text above is . . . .

• A.

But

• B.

For

• C.

And

• D.

Or

D. Or
Explanation
The best choice for the text above is "or". This conjunction is used to present two alternatives or choices. In this case, the speaker is asking if the listener wants to go to the market with them or with James, implying that they can choose to go with either one of them.

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• 3.

### Neither you . . . I have been here since yesterday.

• A.

For

• B.

Nor

• C.

Or

• D.

But

B. Nor
Explanation
The correct answer is "nor" because it is used to connect two negative alternatives. In this sentence, "Neither you nor I have been here since yesterday," it indicates that both the speaker and the person they are addressing have not been there since yesterday.

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• 4.

### Either James . . . Sam comes to my grandmother's house every week.

• A.

But

• B.

Or

• C.

Nor

• D.

And

B. Or
Explanation
The correct answer is "or" because it indicates that either James or Sam comes to my grandmother's house every week. "Or" is used to present two alternatives or choices, suggesting that one of them is true.

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• 5.

### Will you go by taxi . . . bus?

• A.

But

• B.

Nor

• C.

Or

• D.

And

C. Or
Explanation
The correct answer is "or" because it is used to present a choice or alternative between two things, in this case, going by taxi or going by bus.

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• 6.

### He is not Andrean’s father . . . Andrean’s uncle.

• A.

Or

• B.

And

• C.

But

• D.

Yet

C. But
Explanation
The correct answer is "but" because it suggests a contrast or contradiction between the two statements. The first statement implies that the person is not Andrean's father, while the second statement contradicts that by stating that the person is Andrean's uncle. "But" is commonly used to introduce a contrasting or conflicting idea in a sentence.

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• 7.

### Mr. Andreas was very busy yesterday, . . . he accomplished his work on time.

• A.

And

• B.

But

• C.

Yet

• D.

Or

C. Yet
Explanation
The word "yet" is the correct answer because it indicates a contrast between Mr. Andreas being busy and still managing to accomplish his work on time. It implies that despite being busy, he was able to complete his tasks successfully.

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• 8.

### Mrs. Valencia and his assistant will present seminar material, . . . they prepare it now.

• A.

So

• B.

And

• C.

But

• D.

Yet

A. So
Explanation
The correct answer is "so" because it indicates that Mrs. Valencia and her assistant will present the seminar material because they are currently preparing it. The word "so" shows a cause and effect relationship between the two actions.

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• 9.

### . . . I have moved to West Borneo, I never visited my mother anymore due to its long distance.

• A.

In order

• B.

As for

• C.

While

• D.

Since

D. Since
Explanation
The word "since" is used to indicate a cause-and-effect relationship. In this context, it suggests that the reason why the person never visits their mother anymore is because they have moved to West Borneo, which is a long distance away.

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• 10.

### . . . you were writing a letter, I was doing the work.

• A.

Whenever

• B.

While

• C.

Why

• D.

As

B. While
Explanation
The correct answer is "While." This conjunction is used to indicate that two actions were happening simultaneously in the past. In this context, it suggests that the speaker was engaged in the task of writing a letter at the same time the other person was busy with their work.

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• 11.

### I have been in Ketapang, West Borneo . . .  2008.

• A.

Since

• B.

Before

• C.

Whenever

• D.

As long as

A. Since
Explanation
The word "since" is used to indicate a specific point in time when an action or event started. In this case, the speaker has been in Ketapang, West Borneo since 2008, implying that they arrived or started living there in that year and have continued to do so. The other options, "before," "whenever," and "as long as," do not convey the same meaning of a specific starting point in time.

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• 12.

### Actually I would like to be an engineer . . . my father doesn't agree . . . he wants me to be a doctor as him.

• A.

Because - but

• B.

Because - since

• C.

Since - but

• D.

But - because

D. But - because
Explanation
The correct answer is "but - because" because the sentence is expressing a contrast between the speaker's desire to be an engineer and their father's desire for them to be a doctor. The word "but" is used to introduce a contradictory or opposing idea. The word "because" is used to explain the reason behind the father's desire.

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• 13.

### Don’t forget to turn off the computer and its printer . . . leaving the teacher's room.

• A.

After

• B.

Since

• C.

Before

• D.

Therefore

C. Before
Explanation
The correct answer is "before" because it indicates that the action of turning off the computer and its printer should be done prior to leaving the teacher's room.

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• 14.

### Not only Hendrik . . . his brother speaks France.

• A.

But

• B.

But also

• C.

Never mind

• D.

But just

B. But also
Explanation
The correct answer is "but also." This is because the phrase "not only" is used to introduce the first element in a pair, and "but also" is used to introduce the second element. In this case, the first element is Hendrik and the second element is his brother. Therefore, the correct phrase to use is "not only Hendrik but also his brother speaks France."

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• 15.

### Angie writes . . . a novel or a short story.

• A.

Neither

• B.

Either

• C.

Nor

• D.

But

B. Either
Explanation
The correct answer is "either" because it is used to indicate a choice between two options. In this sentence, Angie can write either a novel or a short story, suggesting that she has the option to choose between the two.

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• 16.

### Our General Factory Manager neither were sick . . . healthy yesterday so that he didn’t come to factory anniversary event.

• A.

As

• B.

Or

• C.

But

• D.

Nor

D. Nor
Explanation
The correct answer is "nor". This conjunction is used to connect two negative ideas or statements. In this case, it is used to show that the General Factory Manager was neither sick nor healthy, indicating that he did not attend the factory anniversary event.

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• 17.

### My mother cooks . . . instant noodle nor fried rice every morning.

• A.

Although

• B.

Therefore

• C.

Not only

• D.

Neither

D. Neither
Explanation
The correct answer is "neither" because it is used to indicate that both options mentioned in the sentence are not true. In this case, it suggests that the mother does not cook instant noodle nor fried rice every morning.

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• 18.

### . . . I have much money, I will buy a new bicycle for my little sister.

• A.

If

• B.

But

• C.

And

• D.

Nor

A. If
Explanation
The sentence is expressing a conditional statement, stating that if the person has a lot of money, they will buy a new bicycle for their little sister. The word "if" is used to introduce a condition or possibility, making it the correct answer.

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• 19.

### . . . Miss Elsy . . . her assistant did special work order yesterday.

• A.

Not only - but also

• B.

Not - only

• C.

Not - also

• D.

But - also

A. Not only - but also
Explanation
The correct answer is "Not only - but also". This phrase is used to emphasize that two things are true or important. In the given sentence, "Not only" is used to introduce the first part of the statement, while "but also" is used to introduce the second part. This construction suggests that Miss Elsy did something significant, and her assistant also did something special.

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• 20.

### _____the president _____ his vice will attend the Cabinet meeting in Merdeka Palace tonight.

• A.

Neither - or

• B.

Neither - nor

• C.

Either - nor

• D.

Either - but

B. Neither - nor
Explanation
The correct answer is "Neither - nor." This is because "neither" is used to indicate that both the president and his vice will not attend the Cabinet meeting. "Nor" is used to connect the negative statement about the vice attending the meeting. Therefore, "neither - nor" is the appropriate construction to convey that neither the president nor his vice will be present at the meeting.

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• 21.

### I must be here before 9.30 A.M. . . . I must finish Mr. James work for company's meeting.

• A.

Because of

• B.

Because

• C.

Cause of

• D.

When

B. Because
Explanation
The correct answer is "because" because it is used to indicate the reason or cause of something. In this context, the speaker is stating that they must finish Mr. James' work for the company's meeting because they need to be there before 9.30 A.M.

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• 22.

### . . . Mr. Patrick or Mrs. De Lewy didn’t . . . his college on Saturdays.

• A.

Neither - visited

• B.

Either - visit

• C.

Either - visited

• D.

Neither - visit

B. Either - visit
Explanation
The correct answer is "Either - visit". This is because the sentence is in the negative form, indicating that neither Mr. Patrick nor Mrs. De Lewy attended college on Saturdays. The verb "visit" needs to be in the base form without the -ed ending. "Either - visited" is incorrect because it uses the past tense form of the verb, which does not match the tense of the sentence. "Neither - visited" and "Neither - visit" are also incorrect because they only refer to one person, whereas the sentence is talking about both Mr. Patrick and Mrs. De Lewy.

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• 23.

### Mrs. Clay . . . create many kinds of handicrafts but she also sells her handicrafts in modern market.

• A.

Does not only

• B.

Do not only

• C.

Not only

• D.

Not

A. Does not only
Explanation
The correct answer is "does not only" because it is used to show that Mrs. Clay does more than just creating handicrafts. It indicates that in addition to creating handicrafts, she also sells them in the modern market.

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• 24.

### Mr. James does . . . only go to London but . . . to New York.

• A.

Not only - but also

• B.

Not only - but

• C.

Not - also

• D.

No - but

C. Not - also
Explanation
The correct answer is "not - also". This is because the sentence structure requires the use of "not" before the verb "go" to indicate negation, and "also" is used to add another action or place to the sentence.

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• 25.

### Neither all of the students of Saint Albert grade IX . . . at school now.

• A.

Are

• B.

Is

• C.

Was

• D.

Were

B. Is
Explanation
The correct answer is "is" because the subject "all of the students" is singular, so it requires a singular verb form.

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