Conjunctions worksheet

October 19, 2012pdf

Fill in the blanks with appropriate conjunctions. Each question is followed by three suggested answers. Choose the most appropriate one.

1. ……………………………………. had I entered the room than the intruder ran away.

a) As soon as

b) No sooner

c) Hardly

2. ……………………………………… had I reached the station when the train steamed out.

a) As soon as

b) No sooner

c) Scarcely

3. It was …………………………………….. a cold afternoon that we stopped playing.

a) Too

b) Such

c) So

4. The milk was …………………………………….. good that we couldn’t stop drinking it.

a) Such

b) Too

c) So

5. As a father loves his children, ……………………………………… does God love mankind.

a) As

b) So

c) Than

6. ……………………………………. somewhat boisterous, he was an entertaining companion.

a) Though

b) As if

c) As though

7. We are never more in danger ……………………………………. when we think we are most secure.

a) Than

b) As

c) Because

8. Never maintain an argument with heat and cold ……………………………………… you are certain that you are in the right.

a) Unless

b) If

c) When

9. ………………………………….. man must eat his bread by the sweat of his brow is his fate.

a) That

b) Though

c) When

10. When you have a pen and a sword in your hand, wield …………………………………………. the one nor the other in a spirit of insolent self-reliance.

a) Neither

b) When

c) Though

Answers

1. No sooner

2. Scarcely

3. Such

4. So

5. So

6. Though

7. Than

8. Unless

9. That

10. Neither

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