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Appropriate Conjunctions

Each item below offers a choice, in a pull-down menu, of four conjunctions for expressing various logical relationships. For each numbered item, select the conjunction that best fits in the sentence. After you select a conjunction, an answer box at the bottom of the page will give you feedback.

1. The baby's finally stopped crying I don't know why.
Plus: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.
Since: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.
Although: CORRECT! The baby finally stopped crying ALTHOUGH I dont know why.
So that: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.

2. We're going to keep looking we find the house of our dreams.
Until: CORRECT! We are going to keep looking UNTIL we find the house of our dreams.
Unless: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.
Whereas: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.
Because: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.

3. You can depend on Mike to help there's a problem.
So: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.
And: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.
Whenever: CORRECT! You can depend on Mike to help WHENEVER there is a problem.
But: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.

4. The phone had stopped ringing I got there.
Or else: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.
While: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.
So: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.
By the time (that): CORRECT! The phone had stopped ringing BY THE TIME I got there.

5. She has a bad cold, but also she recently broke her big toe.
Either: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.
As soon as: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.
Neither: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.
Not only: CORRECT! She NOT ONLY has a bad cold, but also she recently broke her big toe.