Combining Sentences 2

Coordinating Conjunctions Pre 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. The impossible idea, and its implications seemed very hard to believe.
a. The impossible idea seemed very hard to believe.
b. The impossible idea and its implications seemed very hard to believe.
c. The impossible idea, but its implications seemed very hard to believe.
d. No error.

2. Sandra and Stephanie wanted to share their thoughts with others.
a. Sandra Stephanie wanted to share their thoughts with others.
b. Sandra or Stephanie wanted to share their thoughts with others.
c. Sandra but Stephanie wanted to share their thoughts with others.
d. No error.

3. Don't let that happen to you or your friends.
a. Don't let that happen to you.
b. Don't let that happen to you, or your friends.
c. Don't let that happen to you or your friends tomorrow.
d. No error.

4. Danielle and Terry were going to go to the game and they want to go to the dance.
a. Danielle and Terry were going to go to the game and the dance.
b. Danielle and Terry were going to go to the game, and they want to go to the dance.
c. Danielle and Terry were going to go to the game nor they want to go to the dance.
d. No error.

5. No one was able to decide about type of cake, or what flavor of ice cream.
a. No one was able to decide about type of cake or what flavor of ice cream.
b. No one was able to decide about type of cake, but what flavor of ice cream.
c. No one was able to decide about the cake, or the ice cream.
d. No error.

6. Joe and Ashley wanted to make an A on the test and they studied for it.
a. Joe and Ashley wanted to make an A on the test, but they studied for it.
b. Joe and Ashley wanted to make an A on the test they studied for it.
c. Joe and Ashley wanted to make an A on the test, and they studied for it.
d. No error.

7. Everyone in our class bought tickets to the play, so our class was able to go to the concert.
a. Everyone in our class bought tickets to the play and the concert so our class was able to go to the concert.
b. Everyone in our class bought tickets to the play and the concert.
c. Everyone in our class bought tickets to the play and the concert nor our class was able to go to the concert.
. d. No error.

8. The confirmed price of the car was given to the husband and he decided the car was a great deal.
a. The confirmed price of the car was given to the husband he decided the car was a great deal.
b. The confirmed price of the car was given to the husband, but he decided the car was a great deal.
c. The confirmed price of the car was given to the husband, and he decided the car was a great deal.
d. No error.

9. The boy and his dog were running down the street they were trying to get home before it rained.
a. The boy and his dog were running down the street, and they were trying to get home before it rained.
b. The boy and his dog were running down the street yet they were trying to get home before it rained.
c. The boy and his dog were running down the street and they were trying to get home before it rained.
d. No error.

10. There were many people who wanted to catch the shuttle to the arena for the baseball game was sold out.
a. There were many people who wanted to catch the shuttle, nor the baseball game was sold out.
b. There were many people who wanted to catch the shuttle to the arena nor the baseball game was sold out.
c. There were many people who wanted to catch the shuttle to the arena, for the baseball game was sold out.
d. No error.

 

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