Coordinating Conjunction: Definition & Examples


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What is a coordinating conjunction?

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1. Which of the following are not coordinating conjunctions

2. When two sentences are joined by a coordinating conjunction, what is the resulting sentence called?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are several important properties of coordinating conjunctions. This quiz and worksheet can help assess your understanding of these properties.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will help assess your knowledge of:

  • Examples of coordinating conjunctions
  • When commas are required
  • The definition of coordinating conjunction

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet help students practice the following skills:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding coordinating conjunctions
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related English lesson
  • Making connections - use understanding of the proper time to use commas

Additional Learning

To learn more about coordinating conjunctions, review the accompanying lesson Coordinating Conjunction: Definition & Examples. This lesson will help you:

  • Define coordinating conjunctions
  • Determine when commas should be used
  • Identify compound sentences
  • Learn how to use conjunctions