Conjunctions Worksheet – Conjunctions Exercises

In this conjunctions worksheet, we delve into the essential function of these linking words in crafting both compound and complex sentences. Engage in a variety of targeted activities designed to hone your skills in pinpointing and applying conjunctions.

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Conjunctions Exercises

Conjunction Exercise 1: Multiple Choice 

1. I want to go to the beach, ______ it’s raining.

a) and b) but c) or d) so

2. Would you like tea ______ coffee?

a) and b) but c) or d) but

3. She’s not only intelligent ______ also very creative. 

. a) and b) but c) nor d) yet

4. I tried to call you, ______ there was no answer. 

a) for b) but c) and d) so

5. He must be tired, ______ he’s been working all day. 

a) for b) and c) nor d) yet

6. Neither the blue shirt ______ the red one looks good on me. 

a) nor b) or c) but d) and

7. You can either stay here ______ come with us. 

a) nor b) and c) but d) or

8. She played the piano ______ sang a song. 

a) or b) but c) and d) so

9. I want to buy a new dress, ______ I don’t have enough money. 

a) for b) and c) but d) yet

10. It’s a small car, ______ it’s very powerful. 

a) yet b) for c) or d) so

11. We can go to the movies, ______ we can stay home.

a) or b) but c) for d) and

12. She was late, ______ she missed the beginning of the movie. 

a) or b) and c) but d) so

13. He’s not going to the party, ______ he wasn’t invited. 

a) for b) and c) nor d) but

14. I’d like to stay longer, ______ I have an early meeting tomorrow.

a) but b) or c) and d) so

15. The food was delicious, ______ I ate too much.

a) for b) and c) but d) so

Answers:

1.b) but

2. c) or

3. b) but

4. b) but

5. a) for

6. a) nor

7. d) or

8. c) and

9. c) but

10. a) yet

11. a) or

12. d) so

13. a) for

14. a) but

15. d) so

Conjunction Exercise 2: Rewrite the Sentences 

  1. I wanted to play outside. It was raining. (but)
  2. She must finish her homework. Then she can watch TV. (before)
  3. He enjoys playing tennis. He enjoys playing football. (and)
  4. She can speak Spanish. She can speak Italian. (not only… but also)
  5. The cake was delicious. I was full. (so)
  6. He was tired. He managed to finish his essay. (although)
  7. You can have tea. You can have coffee. (either…or)
  8. She didn’t study for the test. She passed it. (even though)
  9. I like to travel. My budget is limited. (however)
  10. It was raining. They decided to go to the park. (despite)
  11. You must finish your vegetables. You won’t get dessert. (if…then)
  12. He prefers to stay at home. He goes out occasionally. (whereas)
  13. She forgot her umbrella. It started to rain. (just as)
  14. They wanted to buy the house. It was too expensive. (because)
  15. I would like to go for a walk. It is too cold outside. (though)

Answers:

  1. I wanted to play outside but it was raining.
  2. She must finish her homework before she can watch TV.
  3. He enjoys playing tennis and football.
  4. She can speak not only Spanish but also Italian.
  5. The cake was delicious, so I was full.
  6. Although he was tired, he managed to finish his essay.
  7. You can have either tea or coffee.
  8. Even though she didn’t study for the test, she passed it.
  9. I like to travel; however, my budget is limited.
  10. Despite the rain, they decided to go to the park.
  11. If you don’t finish your vegetables, then you won’t get dessert.
  12. He prefers to stay at home, whereas he goes out occasionally.
  13. Just as she forgot her umbrella, it started to rain.
  14. They wanted to buy the house because it was too expensive.
  15. Though I would like to go for a walk, it is too cold outside.

Conjunction Exercise 3: True or False

Sentence True False
1. We can go to the beach or we can go to the mountains this weekend.    
2. She’s not only an excellent painter but also a skilled musician.    
3. He ran fast, but he still didn’t catch the bus.    
4. I’d love to visit you yet I don’t have enough vacation time.    
5. The food was delicious so we left a big tip.    
6. Although it was raining, we had a great time at the picnic.    
7. You can have tea nor coffee after dinner.    
8. Despite the hotel was expensive, we decided to stay there for a night.    
9. She studied hard for the exam; however, she found it difficult.    
10. We will start the meeting when the manager arrives.    
11. If you don’t hurry, then you will miss the train.    
12. He likes to stay indoors during the summer because he enjoys the cool air conditioning.    
13. She was unhappy, for her favorite show was canceled.    
14. He must decide quickly whether he wants the job or not.    
15. I wanted to buy the dress, though it was too expensive.    

Answers:

  1. True
  2. True
  3. True
  4. False (Correct conjunction should be “but”)
  5. True
  6. True
  7. False (Correct conjunction should be “or”)
  8. False (Correct sentence should be “Despite the hotel being expensive, we decided to stay there for a night.”)
  9. True
  10. True
  11. True
  12. True
  13. True (Note: “for” is used here as a conjunction similar to “because”)
  14. True
  15. True

Conjunction Exercise 4: Fill in the Blanks

  1. I wanted to go for a walk, __________ it started to rain.
  2. You can have __________ tea __________ coffee after dinner.
  3. He was tired, __________ he managed to finish his work.
  4. She’s very talented; she can sing __________ dance.
  5. We were hungry, __________ we decided to order pizza.
  6. __________ it was cold outside, they went swimming.
  7. __________ the traffic jam, we arrived on time.
  8. I’d like to play tennis with you __________ soccer.
  9. __________ you study hard, you will pass the exam.
  10. He didn’t get the job __________ he was qualified.
  11. __________ her fear of heights, she went bungee jumping.
  12. I’m not sure __________ I should take the job __________ not.
  13. She was late to work __________ the alarm didn’t go off.
  14. __________ he’s not the most experienced candidate, he brings a lot of enthusiasm to the team.
  15. The movie was great, __________ I wouldn’t watch it again.

Answers:

1.but

2. either…or

3. yet

4. and

5. so

6. Although

7. Despite

8. or

9. If

10. although

11. Despite

12. whether

13. because

14. Though

15. but