Subordinating Conjunctions Quiz Questions And Answers

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Subordinating Conjunctions Quiz Questions And Answers - Quiz

Take this subordinating conjunctions quiz to test your knowledge and learn a little bit about conjunctions! In the study of language, the term ‘subordinating conjunction’ refers to any word or words used to connect subordinating clauses in sentences. Examples include words like “although” and “because. ” They are words that act as an introduction to the next part of a sentence, in direct reference to the previous part. Can you identify some of these different examples of subordinating conjunction and figure out which fits best in the given sentence? Let's find out. Good luck!


Subordinating Conjunctions Questions and Answers

  • 1. 

    ________________ he claims that he is innocent. Everyone knows he is guilty.

    • A.

      While

    • B.

      Now that

    • C.

      In order that

    Correct Answer
    A. While
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "While". This is because "while" is used to contrast two ideas or actions. In this case, it is contrasting the fact that he claims he is innocent with the fact that everyone knows he is guilty. It implies that despite his claims, the truth is already known.

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  • 2. 

    ________________ you're here, I'm going to tell you a secret.

    • A.

      Whereas

    • B.

      Now that

    • C.

      In order that

    Correct Answer
    B. Now that
    Explanation
    "Now that" is the correct answer because it indicates a cause-and-effect relationship between the speaker being present and their intention to reveal a secret. The phrase suggests that the speaker has been waiting for the listener's arrival in order to share the secret.

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  • 3. 

     ________________ you like him personally, you have to agree that he's done a lot for the company.

    • A.

      If only

    • B.

      Rather than

    • C.

      Whether or not

    Correct Answer
    C. Whether or not
    Explanation
    This phrase is used to introduce a statement that applies regardless of the situation or personal opinion. In this context, it suggests that regardless of personal feelings towards him, it is undeniable that he has made significant contributions to the company.

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  • 4. 

    ________________ I prefer to live in an apartment, my wife wants to buy a house.

    • A.

      Until

    • B.

      Whereas

    • C.

      Because

    Correct Answer
    B. Whereas
    Explanation
    The word "whereas" is used to contrast two different ideas or opinions. In this context, it suggests that the speaker and their wife have opposing preferences regarding their living situation. The speaker prefers living in an apartment, while their wife wants to buy a house.

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  • 5. 

     ________________ I had already seen the movie three times, I watched it again.

    • A.

      Although

    • B.

      Whereas

    • C.

      Unless

    Correct Answer
    A. Although
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Although." This conjunction is used to introduce a contrast or contradiction between two ideas. In this sentence, the speaker had already seen the movie three times, but they still watched it again. The use of "although" highlights the unexpected or contradictory nature of their action.

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  • 6. 

    ________________ you already know the answer, why are you asking me?

    • A.

      Although

    • B.

      Since

    • C.

      Whereas

    Correct Answer
    B. Since
    Explanation
    The word "since" is used to indicate a cause and effect relationship or a reason for something. In this context, it suggests that the person asking the question already knows the answer, and the speaker is questioning why they are seeking confirmation or asking for their opinion. Therefore, "since" is the appropriate word choice to convey this meaning.

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  • 7. 

     ______________ you have finished the assignment, I would still like to review it.

    • A.

      Thereby

    • B.

      Even if

    • C.

      Hence

    Correct Answer
    B. Even if
    Explanation
    The phrase "Even if" is the correct answer because it accurately completes the sentence and conveys the meaning intended. It implies that regardless of whether or not the assignment has been completed, the speaker still wants to review it. This phrase indicates a conditional situation where the action of reviewing is not dependent on the completion of the task.

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  • 8. 

    ____________ it is difficult to solve this mathematical problem, I believe that I can do it.

    • A.

      Since

    • B.

      Although

    • C.

      Now that

    Correct Answer
    B. Although
    Explanation
    The word "Although" is the correct answer because it indicates a contrast or contradiction between the difficulty of solving the mathematical problem and the speaker's belief in their ability to solve it. It suggests that despite the challenge, the speaker remains confident in their skills and determination to find a solution.

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  • 9. 

    _____________ he trains hard, he will not be drafted.

    • A.

      Whereas

    • B.

      Because

    • C.

      Unless

    Correct Answer
    C. Unless
    Explanation
    The sentence states that "he will not be drafted" which suggests a negative outcome. The word "Unless" is used to introduce a condition that needs to be met in order to avoid the negative outcome. Therefore, it implies that unless he trains hard, he will not be drafted.

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  • 10. 

    _______________ she is a hard worker, she is not very honest.

    • A.

      While

    • B.

      Unless

    • C.

      Since

    Correct Answer
    A. While
    Explanation
    This sentence suggests that despite being a hard worker, the person is not very honest. The word "while" is used to contrast two ideas or actions that are happening at the same time. In this case, it is contrasting the person's hard work with their lack of honesty.

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Juliette is a middle school English teacher at Sacred Heart of Greenwich, Connecticut. Juliette earned a BA in English/Language Arts Teacher Education from Elon University (2016-2020) and an MA in Teaching Writing from Johns Hopkins University (Apr 2023-Dec 2025). She holds a Classroom Teacher license from the Connecticut State Department of Education, obtained in July 2021. Juliette possesses strong skills in English language arts, writing, editing, and literature study. She has a deep passion for working with young people and contributing to the education of America's youth in the classroom.

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