Conjunctions exercise

September 23, 2012pdf

Complete the following sentences using appropriate conjunctions.

1. He does not smoke, ……………………………………. does he drink.

a) either

b) neither

c) also

2. You must apologize, …………………………………. you will be punished.

a) if

b) unless

c) otherwise

3. He must be asleep, …………………………………….. there is no light in his room.

a) for

b) so

c) hence

4. He has been working hard, …………………………………… he will pass.

a) for

b) so

c) since

5. We will promote him ……………………………………… he is efficient.

a) because

b) hence

c) so

6. I can’t help you, …………………………………… you tell me the truth.

a) if

b) unless

c) otherwise

7. It looks ………………………………………. it might rain.

a) as if

b) if

c) like

8. ……………………………………….. she is poor, she is always neatly dressed.

a) as

b) though

c) since

9. I have such regard for him ………………………………………… I will do anything to please him.

a) that

b) as

c) than

10. He climbed up a tree ………………………………………… to get a good view of the procession.

a) such as

b) so as

c) so that

Answers

1. He does not speak, neither does he drink.

2. You must apologize, otherwise you will be finished.

3. He must be asleep for there is no light in his room.

4. He has been working hard, so he will pass.

5. We will promote him because he is efficient.

6. I can’t help you unless you tell me the truth.

7. It looks as if it might rain.

8. Though she is poor, she is always neatly dressed.

9. I have such regard for him that I will do anything for him.

10. He climbed up a tree so as to get a good view of the procession.

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