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Conjunctions Quiz

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1. The main job of a conjunction is to a) invert b) compare c) join two parts of a sentence.
2. Which of the following is a "compound" conjunction?
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?
a) balancing b) subordinating c) coordinating
4. The word "although" can be used to join a dependent clause to a:
a) dependent clause b) conjunction c) main clause
5. Coordinating conjunctions always come a) after b) between c) before the words or clauses that they join.
6. The words "and", "but" and "so" are often classified as a) coordinating b) subordinating c) dependent conjunctions.
7. A subordinating conjunction comes a) at the start b) in the middle c) at the end of a dependent clause.
8. The words "although", "since" and "unless" are examples of common a) subordinating b) coordinating c) dependent conjunctions.
9. Another word for an independent clause is a:
a) unique clause b) main clause c) uniform clause
10. When "and" is used with the last word of a list, a comma is a) optional b) never used c) required.