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Red Level Quiz 18 ANSWERS

Red Level Quiz #18 – conjunctions (ANSWERS)

Part A.

Directions: Choose among these conjunctions to fill in the blanks: and, but, or, so

Example: Tom likes peanut butter ______ jelly sandwiches.

 Tom likes peanut butter  and   jelly sandwiches.

1. You have a choice: You can have vanilla  or chocolate ice cream.

2. We went to the beach,  but we had to leave early because it started to rain.

3. It started to rain,  so  we left the beach.

4. Maria works during the week,  and  she works on Saturdays, too.

5. Joe likes football  but  not baseball.

6. The Nelson family grew quickly,  so  they bought a bigger house.

7. The teacher asked the students to be quiet,  but  they weren’t listening.

8. Blue  and  red make purple.

9. Which do you like, new furniture  or  old, antique furniture?

10. New York City is a great place to live,  but  an apartment there is very expensive.

Part B.

Directions: Choose among these conjunctions to fill in the blanks: nor, yet, for  (This part is for advanced level students.)

Example: Let me go now, ________ the day is breaking.

  Let me go now,  for  the day is breaking.

1. This tool is not easy to use  nor  is it the best choice for this purpose.

2. The protestors refused to quit the demonstration,  for   they believed their cause was just.

3. Some stars in the sky seem so close,  yet  they are really very far away.

4. This store-bought chicken is neither fresh  nor  organic.

5. The medicine is strong  yet   effective.

6. The United States should welcome new immigrants,  for  it is a country built on the backs of immigrant labor.

7. Todd took an early retirement,  for  he felt either ignored or ridiculed by his coworkers who made his job unbearable.

8. John and Jill have been married for over 50 years,  yet  they still find the freshness of romance in their relationship.

9. The repairs on the car were not expected,  nor  were they inexpensive.

10. A perfect solution to this problem is neither simple  nor  necessary at this moment, so why should we have to deal with it now?

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