Conjunctions Practice




ESL / EFL Conjunctions Grammar Practice:

Given a list of conjunctions, find the appropriate ones which would go with each sentence. Answers are highlighted and hidden via corresponding buttons for each question.

1) ---- what technique is used, a fisherman cannot catch fish unless the bait or the artificial lure is placed where the fish are.

However
No matter
AlthoughIn spite of





2) ---- the first half of the 20th century California suffered several setbacks - a disastrous earthquake and a fire in San Francisco in 1906.

Since
During
ByFor




3) The two ships collided with a sharp impact. ----, the damage was found, on inspection, to be of little or no significance.

Although
Nonetheless
Nevertheless
However





4) ---- the ancient philosopher Aristotle distinguished the five senses as sight, hearing, smell, taste, and touch, many more senses exist.

DespiteNo matterEven so
Although





5) Insects differ from each other in terms of ability to endure heat; ----, caterpillars prefer colder temperatures while cockroaches seek out warm, moist locations.

in other words
for instance
that is
for example





6) ---- do creative writers create images in their writings ---- they communicate with them.

Not only / but
Both / andNeither / norEither / or





7) An idiomatic expression is a phrase that has become an accepted part of a language but that makes little sense if taken literally. Most idioms are difficult, ----, to translate from one language to another.

thus
therefore
hence
as a consequence of





8) In the late 1980s, ---- the many organizations working to teach adults to read, the number of people who were illiterate remained constant.

though
despite
in spite of
much as





9) ---- individual interests and tastes vary so much, no single target in life can be prescribed for everyone

Because of
As
Because
Since





10) Many students often conclude, mistakenly, that to be well read means to read as many books as possible. ----, to be well read means to read well and selectively among the works that are most challenging.

Although
Actually
Accordingly
In fact





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