Coordinate Conjunction Quizzes


Preview 20 Quizzes about Coordinate Conjunction

The candidate didn’t show up for the interview, … the HR manager crossed her off the list.

  1. and
  2. but
  3. so
  4. yet


Which sentence is an example of a comma splice? (remember a comma splice is an ERROR—it is not punctuated correctly)

A. Playing basketball is really fun and I hope to get more opportunities to play it.
B. Playing basketball is really fun, and I hope to get more opportunities to play it.
C. Playing basketball is really fun, I hope to get more opportunities to play it.


Bill went to work, _______ he didn’t punch in.

A. Or
B. But
C. So


My brother and I visited the zoo last week, … we took some photos.

  1. and
  2. but
  3. for
  4. yet


My employer refused to accept my resignation, … did he raise my salary.

  1. but
  2. nor
  3. so
  4. yet


His shoes are worn, _______ he has no socks.

A. For
B. So
C. Or


I lent my friend $10 yesterday, … her wallet was lost.

  1. and
  2. but
  3. for
  4. so


Constance might go to the library, ________ she might stay home.

A. But
B. So
C. Nor


A run-on is a really long sentence.

A. True
B. False


Which sentence is punctuated correctly?

A. I am a dancer yet I never have time to perform.
B. I am a dancer, yet I never have time to perform.
C. I am a dancer, I never have time to perform.


Which sentence is punctuated correctly?

A. I like fishing but I don’t like eating fish.
B. I like fishing, but I don’t like eating fish.
C. I like fishing, I don’t like eating fish.


Which sentence is punctuated correctly?

A. She went to the store and bought some bread.
B. She went to the store, and bought some bread.
C. She went to the store, bought some bread.


Ones can’t eat their cake … have it too.

  1. and
  2. but
  3. nor
  4. or


We can broil the chicken, ____ we can just eat leftovers.

A. But
B. Or
C. Nor


That is a very useful rule, _____ it is difficult to remember.

A. So
B. But
C. Or


I want to know how customers decide to buy … not to buy a new car.

  1. and
  2. nor
  3. or
  4. yet


Your niece and I went out to lunch, ________ we both ordered fish.

A. And
B. Or
C. Yet


Sue jogs every day, _______ she wants to stay in shape.

A. But
B. Yet
C. For


Annette couldn’t go, ________ she was tired.

A. Nor
B. Yet
C. For


You need to finish your homework, _____ else you will not pass the class.

A. Nor
B. And
C. Or


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