Conjunctions exercise

November 4, 2013pdf

Complete the following sentences using appropriate conjunctions. In some cases more than one conjunction may be possible.

1. Will you wait here ……………………….. I come back?

a) until

b) unless

c) up to

2. I visit my grandparents ……………………… I have time.

a) when

b) whenever

c) Either could be used here

3. The car is parked ……………………………. the post office.

a) before

b) in front of

c) Either could be used here

4. He worked at a market …………………………… he went to university.

a) before

b) as

c) Either could be used here

5. I will make a cake …………………….. I have time.

a) if

b) unless

c) Either could be used here

6. …………………………. he received the message, he escaped from the city.

a) as soon as

b) as long as

c) Either could be used here

7. I don’t care what job you do …………………………… you are happy.

a) as long as

b) so long as

c) as far as

8. We must stay united ……………………….. happens.

a) what

b) whatever

c) Either could be used here

9. You must finish it ………………………. you leave.

a) before

b) when

c) Either could be used here

10. He injured his toes ……………………………. he was working in the garden.

a) while

b) whenever

c) before

Answers

1. Will you wait here until I come back?

2. I visit my grandparents when / whenever I have time.

3. The car is parked in front of the post office.

4. He worked at a market before he went to university.

5. I will make a cake if I have time.

6. As soon as he received the message, he escaped from the city.

7. I don’t care what job you do as long as / so long as you are happy.

8. We must stay united whatever happens.

9. You must finish it before you leave.

10. He injured his toes while he was working in the garden.

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