What Are Correlative Conjunctions? - Definition & Examples


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A correlative conjunction is _____.

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What is the correlative conjunction pair in the following sentence?

This summer, I want to either learn to knit or begin to study Chinese.


Choose the phrase that correctly completes the following sentence:

The house we are considering purchasing is both close to my job and _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet looks at correlative conjunctions, with questions measuring your fundamental knowledge of them as well as your ability to apply and identify them within sentences.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz/worksheet contains questions covering the following:

  • The definition of correlative conjunction
  • Identifying correlative conjunction pairs
  • Selecting phrases, verbs and pronouns that correctly complete example sentences

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define correlative conjunction
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify the correlative conjunction pair within a sample sentence
  • Making connections - use your understanding to match example sentences to their missing phrases, verbs and pronouns

Additional Learning

To learn more about this element of language and grammar, you can go over the corresponding lesson called, What Are Correlative Conjunctions? - Definition & Examples. This lesson involves the following objective:

  • Know what conjunctions are and what distinguishes correlative conjunctions
  • Review the rules of subject-verb agreement
  • Define antecedent
  • Explore the concept of parallel structure