Violet Level Quiz #1 – Subordinating Conjunctions

Directions: Choose from among these subordinating conjunctions to complete each sentence:

  although as long as  because  even if    so that  unless  until  while

1. She has decided to move to Portland _______________ there are more opportunities for employment in that city.

2. You can borrow my car ________________ you agree to be very careful with it.

3. They’ll have a good corn harvest this year _______________ it rains a lot and prevents them from harvesting their crops.

4. Our neighbor is going to buy a gun ________________ she can protect herself from intruders who break into her apartment.

5. _______________ he can save a lot of money by taking the bus, Russ still drives his car into the city every day.

6. Ronald is going to finish his homework ________________ it takes him all night.

7. My daughter can’t wait _____________ she gets her new bike.

8. Stay in the car _______________ I go into the store. I’ll be right back.

9. It’s a good idea to go to college for four years _______________ it’s possible to get a good job without a degree.

10. ________________ he’s overweight, Tony eats a lot of food before he goes to bed. That’s not healthy.

11. The police can’t arrest the suspect in the crime______________ they have more evidence against him.

12. Tim’s parents will let him have his own car _______________ he pays for his own insurance and doesn’t get into any trouble with it.

13. _______________ Terry was talking on the phone and not paying attention, her kids were making a big mess in the kitchen.

14. _______________ the police caught him driving while drunk, he lost his license.

15. Hubert’s wife will have to get a job _______________ they can afford to pay their mortgage and other expenses.

16. You shouldn’t accept a ride in a car from someone ________________ you know the person really well.

17. Rogelio needs to see a doctor _________________ his back is really bothering him a lot.

18. Jorge Shrubino was not a popular leader in his country __________________ he had support from the business community.

19. Tanya and Uri have agreed not to move in together __________________ they get married.

20. The teacher got angry because the students were talking ________________ he was trying to teach the class.


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