Combining Sentences 2

Coordinating Conjunctions Post test

Decide the best way to write each underlined section and choose the correct answer. If the underlined section needs no change, choose "No error."

1. She liked her new haircut but she wanted a new color.
a. She liked her new haircut or she wanted a new color.
b. She liked her new haircut, but she wanted a new color.
c. She liked her new haircut she wanted a new color.
d. No error.

2. Do not copy her words, and thoughts on paper.
a. Do not copy her words and thoughts on paper.
b. Do not copy her words nor thoughts on paper.
c. Do not copy her words yet thoughts on paper.
d. No error.

3. She won the Most Valuable Player award for her golf career and basketball career.
a. She won the Most Valuable Player award for her golf career yet basketball career.
b. She won the Most Valuable Player award for her golf career.
c. She won the Most Valuable Player award for her golf career or basketball career.
d. No error.

4. His writing is straightforward and clear she has trouble elaborating.
a. His writing is straightforward and clear but she has trouble elaborating.
b. His writing is straightforward yet she has trouble elaborating.
c. His writing is straightforward and clear, but she has trouble elaborating.
d. No error.

5. He chooses vivid verbs and exciting nouns because his sentences.
a. He chooses vivid verbs and exciting nouns or his sentences.
b. He chooses vivid verbs and exciting nouns, and his sentences.
c. He chooses vivid verbs and exciting nouns for his sentences.
d. No error.

6. There were many people who went to the aquarium to see the dolphins we wanted to go on the rides.
a. There were many people who went to the aquarium to see the dolphins yet we wanted to go on the rides.
b. There were many people who went to the aquarium to see the dolphins, but we wanted to go on the rides.
c. There were many people who went to the aquarium, nor we wanted to go on the rides.
d. No error.

7. The rhythm of his sentences is like music to my ears, yet the student is unaware of his natural ability to write well.
a. The rhythm of his sentences is like music to my ears yet the student is unaware of his natural ability to write well.
b. The rhythm of his sentences is like music to my ears, or the student is unaware of his natural ability to write well.
c. The rhythm of his sentences is like music to my ears the student is unaware of his natural ability to write well.
d. No error.

8. She climbed to the top of the huge mountain fearlessly nor without shyness.
a. She climbed to the top of the huge mountain fearlessly for without shyness.
b. She climbed to the top of the huge mountain fearlessly, but without shyness.
c. She climbed to the top of the huge mountain fearlessly and without shyness.
d. No error.

9. They meant for the teacher to read only what they had written on the test paper and not what was on their scratch paper.
a. They meant for the teacher to read only what they had written on the test paper nor what was on their scratch paper.
b. They meant for the teacher to read only what they had written on the test paper, for not what was on their scratch paper.
c. They meant for the teacher to read only what they had written on the test paper.
d. No error.

10. It was enough to feel like she had finally accepted us but we still had to do our best to earn her trust.
a. It was enough to feel like she had finally accepted us, but we still had to do our best to earn her trust.
b. It was enough to feel like she had finally accepted us we still had to do our best to earn her trust.
c. It was enough to feel like she had finally accepted us, or we still had to do our best to earn her trust.
d. No error.

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