Exercise 3: conjunctions

(Practise your skills in using conjunctions)

Conjunctions – cloze test (difficulty: 3 of 5 – medium)

In each exercise sentence below, one part of a multi-part conjunction is missing. Find the corresponding counterpart so that each statement contains a correct (meaningful) correlative pair. All possible conjunctions are given above the exercise sentences, but you will still need to write them into the gaps. If you are unsure about their use, reread the rules and explanations about coordinating and subordinate conjunctions.

  • Example: “Not only my best friend but also my parents say I shouldn’t waste all my money.”

You can check your results with the button below after you have finished. You may also use the hint button, but note that you will lose points for that.

   as      both      either      even      neither      the      though      whether   
  1. We can go to a Chinese or to an Italian restaurant. What would you prefer?
  2. Some people love extreme sports, even can be very dangerous.
  3. Jenna, if you hurry, you won’t get to the supermarket before it closes.
  4. So tell me, Sabina, did you buy any new clothes? – No, the blue jacket nor the green scarf were really nice.
  5. Brunch is a meal that is a combination of breakfast and lunch.
  6. I’ve got the feeling that my new car is not as good my old one was.
  7. Boss to shop assistant: You should always smile, the customer is kind or not.
  8. The more you try to speak a foreign language, faster you will learn it.

Further exercises and explanations referring to ‘Conjunctions’

The following exercises and explanations are related to ‘English conjunctions’ and also help you learn: