Grammar

Conjuction Exercise

by VIDYANAND

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Join these sentences using coordinating conjunction. The first one has been done for you.

1. Raman drives to office. Rajni drives to office.

2. Please give me some food. I am starving.

3. My grandfather has weak teeth. He can crack a walnut.

4. Bani is good at skating. She is lazy about practising.

5. It is an expensive car. Dad did not buy it.

6. Please give me a break. I will go crazy.

7. Heena has a small hous. It is always full of   guests.

8. Jafar did not receive any tuition. He scored well.

9. Fida has interesting tales to share. She travels a lot.

10. Chetan does not play. He does not exercise.


Fill in the blanks with coordinating conjunctions.

1. Abhay: Are you also hungry………….. Not?

2. Debdeep: I am, …………… don’t  know where to eat.

3. Abhay: We could go to a fast food joint……………. try some Indian cuisine.

4. Debdeep: I do not like fast food, ……………..do I like the spicy Indian cuisine.

5. Abhay: In that case you may also not like Mexican …………… it is very hot.

6. Debdeep: I have never tasted Mexican cuisine ………….. I do not mind trying it out today.

7. Abhay: Okay. We will go to a multi-cuisine restaurant ……………. we can have our choice of meal.

8. Debdeep: That’s a good idea!


Complete the sentences using the correlative conjunction both….and, either… or, neither… nor or not only… but also.

1. It will…………. rain ………… snow for sure tonight.

2. He …………. teaches the poor children ………finances their education.

3. There were……….. any rooms ………. a dormitory available that day.

4. ……… the lioness………… her cubs had a narrow escape from the poachers.

5. You may…………. use the lift………… go up the stairs.

6. The movie was ………….. inspirational……….entertaining.

7. You did ……….. the dishes ……….the cooking.

8. The Indian tiger is ………. rare………… endangered.

9. We should ……… opt to bowl first ………. send Venkat and Raman to open the batting.

10. They………… train the differently abled people ………… get them placements.


Use correlative conjunction to make sentences using these pairs of words. The first one has been done for you.

1. Worried….. Fought 

2. Attractive…affordable

3. Travelled….learnt.

4. Lost… misplaced

5. Internet… library 

6. Cupboard…under the bed 

7. Upset… nervous

8. Agree… disagree


Join each pair of clauses using the conjunction give in brackets. Then write the sentences as a paragraph.

1. Pam and Tony love to visit Goa. Their grandparents live in Goa. (where)

2.  The summer vacation is about to start. Their father has already booked the tickets.(so) 

3. This year they will travel by train. The children have never been on a train journey.(because)

4. The children are looking forward to building sandcastles on the beach. Their parents want to relax listening to their favourite music and watching the waves. (while)

5. One day, they will go on a boat trip to an island . They will watch the dolphins. (Where)

6. The organiser of the boat trip will not charge them. The family must first get to see the dolphins.(unless)

7. They must visit the chapore Fort. They would love to get a view of the Arabian sea. (because)

8. Pam usually has a fear of water. She says she would try surfing this time.( still)

9. The children are carrying their flying disc along. It is fun to chase it on the beach. (as)

10. Goa will be not during their vacation months. It will be a memorable trip.(though)


Add another clause to these clauses using subordinating conjunctions.

1. She loves to play the sitar……….

2. Crime has increased in our area………..

3. The class listened carefully………..

4. Crime will not end………

5. The Hard Rock Band is popular…………

6. The residents were evacuated………..

7. The army was called in………..

8. The announcement was made………….

9. The children were sleeping………….

10. Nobody could hear the speaker…………