Connectors Worksheet For Class 9

Fill in the blanks with an appropriate connector. This grammar worksheet is based on Class IX English Workbook Unit 5.

A connector can be a conjunction, a relative pronoun or a transitional adverb.

Common conjunctions are: because, so, as, since, when, before, after, though, although, while, whereas, so that etc.

Common relative pronouns are: who, which, whom, what, where, whose etc.

Common transitional adverbs are: therefore, however, hence, thus etc.

Connectors Worksheet For Class 9

Fill in the blanks with an appropriate connector. Choose your answers from the options given below.

(because, therefore, so that, when, where, as, if, than, although, as…as…, provided, while, after, that, before, whereas)

1. ……………………. it was my birthday, my parents threw a party for me.

2. ………………….. solar energy is clean and green, fossil fuels emit a lot of harmful gases.

3. Raju is industrious, ……………………… his brother is lazy.

4. I take a bath ……………………… I eat anything in the morning.

5. She told me ………………………. she loved me.

6. ……………………… he had finished his studies, he went abroad.

7. You can share my room ………………………… you keep it clean.

8. ……………………….. it was a hot afternoon, I felt happy and refreshed.

9. Aluminium is …………………… useful ………………….. steel.

10. The task was harder ………………………. I thought.

11. ………………………… you are free in the afternoon, we can paint the walls.

12. ………………………… there were no other applicants, he got the job.

13. Do you know a store ………………………… I can buy old mobile phones?

14. He was inconsolable ……………………….. he heard the news.

15. She started early ………………………. she would not miss the train.

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16. Fossil fuels are harmful for the environment; ……………………….., we must reduce their consumption.  

Answers

1. Because it was my birthday, my parents threw a party for me.

2. While solar energy is clean and green, fossil fuels emit a lot of harmful gases.

3. Raju is industrious, whereas his brother is lazy.

4. I take a bath before I eat anything in the morning.

5. She told me that she loved me.

6. After he had finished his studies, he went abroad.

7. You can share my room provided you keep it clean.

8. Although it was a hot afternoon, I felt happy and refreshed.

9. Aluminium is as useful as steel.

10. The task was harder than I thought.

11. If you are free in the afternoon, we can paint the walls.

12. As there were no other applicants, he got the job.

13. Do you know a store where I can buy old mobile phones?

14. He was inconsolable when he heard the news.

15. She started early so that she would not miss the train.

16. Fossil fuels are harmful for the environment; therefore, we must reduce their consumption.  

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