Grade 5- Correlative Conjunctions (L.1.1f)
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| 17 Questions
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First Name
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Last Name
Directions:
Choose the best answer to complete each sentence.
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______________ my mom ______________ my dad graduated from college. (Select 2)
both/and
either/or
neither/nor
whether/or
if/then
as/as
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______________ that is the case, ______________ I’m not surprised about what’s happening.
both/and
either/or
neither/nor
whether/or
if/then
as/as
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I didn’t know ______________ you would want vanilla flavored ice cream ______________ chocolate flavored ice cream, so I got both.
both/and
either/or
neither/nor
whether/or
if/then
as/as
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The homework was ______________ very short ______________ quite easy.
both/and
either/or
neither/nor
whether/or
if/then
as/as
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You have to park the car ______________ close to the curb ______________ possible.
both/and
either/or
neither/nor
whether/or
if/then
as/as
8
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______________ the chicken soup ______________ the medicine made me feel better. (Select 3)
both/and
either/or
neither/nor
whether/or
if/then
as/as
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After finishing her homework, Maria could ______________ go to the library ______________ watch television. (Select 3)
both/and
either/or
neither/nor
whether/or
if/then
as/as
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The book we read last week was ______________ interesting ______________ one that I would recommend to others. (Select 2)
both/and
either/or
neither/nor
whether/or
if/then
as/as
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Since we only have a few hours, we can ______________ go to the movies ______________ a restaurant. (Select 2)
both/and
either/or
neither/nor
whether/or
if/then
as/as
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It doesn’t matter ______________ you win ______________ lose, it is about how you play the game.
both/and
either/or
neither/nor
whether/or
if/then
as/as
Directions:
Read the passage and then answer the questions below. There are five pairs of correlative conjunctions underlined in the paragraph. Select the correct pair of correlative conjunctions for each sentence.
Now answer the questions below. Choose the correct word or phrase for each of the following.
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My parents said I could both bring a friend and go with just the family.
either / or
neither / nor
not only / but also
correct as is
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I wanted to invite not only my friend Sarah but also her sister.
neither / nor
whether / or
both / nor
correct as is

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To my surprise, either my dad or my mom said that was fine.
not only / and
whether / or
both / and
correct as is

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I was sorry to learn that neither Sarah nor her sister was available.
either / or
not only / but also
whether / or
correct as is

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Still, I knew that I’d have fun not only I went with friends but also just with my family.
both / and
either / or
whether / or
correct as is

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