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Conjunctions Quiz

You can do this grammar quiz online or print it on paper. It tests what you learned on the Conjunctions pages.

1. The main job of a conjunction is to _____ two parts of a sentence.

invert
compare
join
a) invert b) compare c) join

2. Which of the following is a "compound" conjunction?

so big that
as long as
although
a) so big that b) as long as c) although

3. Which type of conjunction joins two parts of a sentence that are grammatically equal?

balancing
subordinating
coordinating
a) balancing b) subordinating c) coordinating

4. The word "although" can be used to join a dependent clause to a

dependent clause
conjunction
main clause
a) dependent clause b) conjunction c) main clause

5. Coordinating conjunctions always come _____ the words or clauses that they join.

after
between
before
a) after b) between c) before

6. The words "and", "but" and "so" are often classified as _____ conjunctions.

coordinating
subordinating
dependent
a) coordinating b) subordinating c) dependent

7. A subordinating conjunction comes ________ of a dependent clause.

at the start
in the middle
at the end
a) at the start b) in the middle c) at the end

8. The words "although", "since" and "unless" are examples of common _____ conjunctions.

subordinating
coordinating
dependent
a) subordinating b) coordinating c) dependent

9. Another word for an independent clause is a

unique clause
main clause
singular or plural
a) unique clause b) main clause c) singular or plural

10. When "and" is used with the last word of a list, a comma is

optional
never used
required
a) optional b) never used c) required

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