A conjunction is a part of speech that is used to connect words, phrases, clauses, or sentences. Conjunctions are considered to be invariable grammar particles, and they may or may not stand between items they conjoin. Conjunctions are words which join together words, sentences, and part of sentences.
This grammar section explains English Grammar in a clear and simple way. There are example sentences to show how the language is used.
Conjunctions Exercises for Class 5 CBSE with Answers PDF
- Joining Words are called Conjunctions.
- And, Or, But, Because and so are also called Conjunctions.
- Use and to connect similar ideas.
- Use but to connect contrasting ideas.
- Use because to show the reason.
- Use so to show the effect.
- Use or to show choices.
- Other words for Or used as conjunctions- neither-nor, either-or, both
Conjunctions Exercises with Answers Pdf for Class 5 CBSE
A. Rewrite each of these sentences as one sentence, using the conjunctions and’, ‘or’, ‘but. The first one has been done for you.
1. The sky was covered with clouds. It became dark.
The sky was covered with clouds and it became dark.
2. He is a poor man. He is honest.
3. I like biscuits. I like chocolate.
4. Take this book. Return it to the library.
5. Is the story true? Is the story false?
6. It is time to leave. I will finish my work first.
7. You can travel by land. You can travel by air.
8. He tried. He did not succeed.
9. Everybody was present. Abhinav was absent.
10. Tell me the truth. Go to the Principal.
B. Complete the following sentences with both, neither or either.
1. _____________ cars are very expensive.
2. _____________ of us wanted to go to the restaurant.
3. Would _____________ of you like to come out in the car?
4. She’s _____________ sociable and sensitive.
5. He plays _____________ tennis nor squash.
6. I haven’t seen _____________ of those pots for ages.
7. _____________ of my brothers work in the city.
8. _____________ of them want to go bowling.
C. Rewrite these sentences using both…and/either…or/neither…nor:
1. He didn’t write. He didn’t telephone.
2. It was a very boring film and it was very long, too.
3. He gave up his job because he needed a change. Also because the pay was low.
4. We can leave today or tomorrow, whichever you prefer.
5. I haven’t got the time to go on holiday and I haven’t got the money.
D. Fill in the blanks with “both, either, neither” to complete the sentences below.
1. That’s enough! _____________ you pay your debt to me or I take you to court
2. When we heard the good news, we were _____________ happy and excited.
3. They had _____________ food to eat nor money to go to a restaurant.
4. Mr. Gupta wants to have _____________ vanilla and chocolate in his ice-cream.
5. You should stop making up excuses. _____________ you study hard or you will fail in the Maths exam tomorrow.
6. _____________ of the two students had books with them so the teacher got very angry.
7. We have _____________ bread nor cheese so we can’t make a cheese sandwich.
8. She can _____________ buy a laptop or a tablet pc. She has got enough money.
9. I like _____________ the green and the blue t-shirt, but I don’t have enough money to buy two t-shirts.
10. The sports car was _____________ nice and cheap so my father decided to buy it.
Conjunctions Worksheets with Answers for Grade 5 CBSE PDF
- The conjunctions before, after, since, until, till, when, while, as and as soon as are used to say when something happens.
- They are called conjunctions of time.
- The conjunctions where and wherever are used to talk about places.
- They are called conjunctions of place.
- The conjunctions because, since, as and in case tell why someone does something.
- They are called conjunctions of reason.
- The conjunctions so, so that and in order to tell what the purpose of something is.
- They are called conjunctions of purpose.
Read the picture story.
A. Answer the following questions as per the story.
1. On which subject Rohan and Gita were arguing?
2. What did Rohan and Gita not want to bake?
3. How did Ridhima surprise everyone in the story above?
B. Fill in the blanks with suitable conjunctions.
1. I will not speak to you ___________ you don’t obey me.
2. Nalini went to school ___________ Manav stayed at home.
3. He must be tired ___________ he has been working the whole day.
4. You will not go to play ___________ you finish your home work.
5. He found his book. ___________ he had left it.
6. Make hay ___________ the sunshines.
7. He is short ___________ he runs very fast.
8. We cannot leave ___________ the bell rings.
9. We eat ___________ we may live.
10. Finish your breakfast. ___________ you leave.
Conjunctions Worksheets for Grade 5 with Answers PDF CBSE
A. Fill in the blanks with conjunctions of time.
1. Take the toy out of the box ___________ you throw the box away.
2. I usually do my homework ___________ I have my dinner.
3. We’ve moved to a new house ___________ I last wrote to you.
4. You can’t watch TV ___________ you’ve done your homework.
5. ___________ the rice is cooked, we can’t eat dinner.
6. I’ll call you ___________ I get home.
7. Dad watches TV ___________ he does his exercises.
8. People stand back as the train goes ___________ the station.
9. We went inside ___________ it started to rain.
10. ___________ you’ve finished your homework, let me see it.
B. Fill in the blanks with conjunctions of place.
1. Does anybody know ___________ Mr. Arora lives?
2. ___________ the road is narrow, big trucks can’t get through.
3. The dog follows Sandy___________ he goes.
4. ___________ there are mountains, you will also find streams.
C. Fill in the blanks with conjunctions of reason.
1. I sat down ___________ I was feeling tired.
2. ___________ we arrived late, we missed the beginning of the play.
3. I took an apple ___________ it was the only fruit in the bowl.
4. ___________ you have finished your homework, you can help me make dinner.
5. Mom switched off the TV ___________ it was past my bedtime.
6. ___________ you’re my best friend, I’ll lend you my new bike.
7. Take an umbrella ___________ it rains.
8. ___________ you forget the number, I’ve written it on this piece of paper.
D. Fill in the blanks with conjunctions of purpose.
1. The children are wearing hats ___________ they won’t get sunburned.
2. John finished his homework before dinner ___________ he could watch his favourite TV program.
3. Let’s write down the address ___________ we don’t forget it.
4. We left early ___________ that we wouldn’t be late.
5. Manish took a map ___________ that he wouldn’t get lost.
6. I hid the comics under the bed ___________ nobody could find them.
7. She goes jogging every morning ___________ keep fit.
8. ___________ get to sleep, he reads a really boring book at bedtime.
9. Dad painted the walls white. ___________ make the room look brighter.
E. Select the suitable conjunction from the brackets to fill in the blanks.
1. ___________ she works hard, she does not do well. (though, but)
2. You will fail ___________ you are not serious. (if, unless)
3. I will not lend you my book ___________ you promise to look after it. (if, till)
4. They approved ___________ we had left. (after, while)
5. I will be happy ___________ you come to my party. (because, if)
6. The money has been stolen ___________ lost. (and, or)
7. He stayed at home ___________ he was unwell. (when, and)
8. We couldn’t see the game ___________ we reached late. (because, but)
9. She is beautiful ___________ she is very proud. (but, and)
10. The girls worked ___________ the boys were playing. (while, if)
F. The following passage has a word missing in the place where a slash ( ) has been put. Write the missing word in the spaces provided. Take help from the aid box given below.
We were very tense/the final day was ___________
nearing. We had practised hard/we were sure ___________
we would lose the match. /we had some good ___________
players the chances of winning were less. ___________
Only/we were not so unlucky. One player ___________
was injured/another was ill. ___________
/our captain was very encouraging ___________
/others had lost hope. He kept telling ___________
us that we would win. /the final day ___________
arrived we played like never?. We won ___________
the match. /Ravi had not encouraged us ___________
we would not have even played the match. ___________
Hint: as, although, while, before, if, but, if, though, when, but