Conjunctions exercise

July 29, 2014pdf

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate conjunction.

1. Give me something to drink, or …………….. I will die of thirst.

a) else

b) otherwise

c) Either could be used here

2. ………………. you are mistaken or I am.

a) Either

b) Neither

c) If

3. He asked …………………. he might have something to eat.

a) whether

b) weather

c) that

4. …………………. you are called, you must come in at once.

a) When

b) While

c) As

5. I cannot give you any money ………………. I have none.

a) for

b) so

c) then

6. You will not succeed ………………. you work harder.

a) unless

b) if

c) whether

7. He fled ………………. he should be killed.

a) lest

b) that

c) so

8. We started early ………………… we will not get stuck in the traffic.

a) so that

b) such that

c) so

9. He deserves to succeed …………….. he works hard.

a) for

b) because

c) Either could be used here

10. I hear ………………… your brother is in China.

a) that

b) what

c) Either could be used here

Answers

1. Give me something to drink, or else I will die of thirst.

2. Either you are mistaken or I am.

3. He asked whether he might have something to eat.

4. When you are called, you must come in at once.

5. I cannot give you any money for I have none.

6. You will not succeed unless you work harder.

7. He fled lest he should be killed.

8. We started early so that we will not get stuck in the traffic.

9. He deserves to succeed because / for he works hard.

10. I hear that your brother is in China.

 

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