Conjunctions – Exercises for Class 8

Conjunctions are used to join words, phrases, groups of words or sentences. Example: Mohit thanked the teacher and took his leave.

Conjunctions can be divided into three types: Coordinating conjunction, Correlative conjunction, and Subordinate conjunction.

Exercises

Q. Fill in the blanks with appropriate conjunctions.

  1. ________________ Jill betrayed me, I have no hard feelings for her.
  2. It was Sunday ________________ the markets were closed.
  3. ________________ he studies hard, I’m sure he will top the class.
  4. ________________ you help me in my project work, I will take your for a treat.
  5. Jack knows ________________ he lives.
  6. It is a month ________________ the holidays begin.

Answer

  1. Although
  2. and
  3. Because
  4. If
  5. where
  6. before

Q. Use a conjunctions to join each pair of the following sentences.

  1. Gaurika apologised for her conduct. She was not spared.
  2. You have to wear a proper uniform. It is compulsory.
  3. It was raining hard. I stayed at home.
  4. The movie was over. We went home.
  5. A banyan tree is tall. A palm is taller.
  6. I saw my school bus coming. I immediately ran toward it.
  7. Nisha won the first prize. She was the best orator.
  8. Preeti stood first in the competition. We congratulated her.

Answer

  1. Gaurika apologised for her conduct but she was not spared.
  2. You have to wear a proper uniform as it is compulsory.
  3. It was raining hard so I stayed at home.
  4. The movie was over and we went home.
  5. A banyan tree is tall but a palm is taller.
  6. I saw my school bus coming and I immediately ran toward it.
  7. Nisha won the first prize for she was the best orator.
  8. Preeti stood first in the competition and we congratulated her.

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