CBSE Class 9 English Connectors Worksheet

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A. Join the sentence groups using suitable connectors.

  1. he failed the exam. He had not studied.
  2. I do not like milk. I do not like cheese
  3. She is rich. She is humble.
  4. He cannot swim. He can play tennis
  5. I was bruised. I completed the race.
  6. Sushil and Sushma are twins. They have different tastes.
  7. Sam fractured his thing bone. He is in hospital.
  8. We feel hungry. We go to the school cafeteria.
  9. Niharika must submit her homework by tomorrow. The teacher will punish her otherwise.
  10. The girls were studying. The boys were having a chalk fight.

B. The following passage needs to be edited. There in one error in each line against which you find a blank. Write the incorrect word and the correction against the correct blank number.

Curves may have made a comeback worldwide, and it’s cocaine chic (a) ……………..

That’s yet got girls addicted in India. Young people like to go (b) ……………..

Out also they want to eat what their peers are eating at the (c) .........................

Junk food joints. Thus to compensate for the pizza and coke (d) ……………….

at dinner, they starve themselves thought the day. They know that

they are hurting themselves while short-term social acceptance (e)………………..

is preferable to long-term health gains. Chips or colas are fine, (f)…………………

Which they should be offered as a treat to children. (g)………………..

Healthy eating is the way to lose weight because staying fit, (h)………………..

But most adolescents take some convincing.

 

C. The following paragraph has not been edited. There is one error in each line. Write the incorrect word and the correction against the correct blank number.

Anamika’s favorite subject in school was Maths. She

Enjoyed solving problems, but was enthusiastic (a) ……………..

For new problems. And many of her friends (b) ……………..

Found Maths extremely difficult and until they thought it (c)......................

Was a difficult subject as they as they saw no point in working at it... (d) ……………….

Maths as a subject was least popular and many students (e)………………

Did not like it. Then Anamilka decided to help three of her friends (f)…………………

So she was a patient girl, she explained the concepts (g)………………..

One by one to them but they all thanked her for her assistance. (h)………………..

 

D. In the following passage, one word has been omitted in each line. Write the missing with the missing word along with the word that comes before and the word that comes after it against the correct blank number.

Car tyres act as cushions for the wheels give the car (a) ……………..

A good grip on the

Road that it can be prevented from (b) ……………..

Skidding turning corner, or when the brakes (c) ........................

Are applied. A smooth tyres grips the road better even (d) ……………….

Racing cars are fitted with smooth tyres. Non-racing (e)………………..

Cars cannot move on smooth tyres the roads they (f)…………………

Move on are not always dry.

 

E. Fill in the blanks in the given passage with one word only.

Doctors praise adhesive bandages (a) ………..they keep wound clean,(b) ……………. Create a good environment for healing. They hold the skin together (c) ........................keep it moist (d) ………………they provided padding for the wound (e)………………..the only problem is removing them, (f)…………………sometimes one has to even use one’s teeth to remove it.

 

F. The following passage has not been edited. There is one error in each line. Write the incorrect word and the correction against the correct blank number.

The basis for borrowing or lending money is absolute honesty. (a) ……………..

Some people do not repay merely so they forget that they owe (b) ……………..

Money to others. We can’t refuse to help them however they are (c) .........................

Our friends. Since Punit comes to me very often he does not bring (d) ……………….

The book I have lent him. I suspect that neither he has forgotten (e)………………..

All about it and else he has given it to some friends of his (f)…………………

have not reminded him so far if I need the book badly (g)……………….

And will have to ask for it in a day or two. (h) ……………..

 

G. In the following passage, one word has been omitted in each line. Write the missing word along the word that comes before and the word that comes after it against the correct blank number.

I went to buy a magnifying glass I wanted to study palmistry. (a) ……………..

I went to the counter asked the salesman to show me one (b) ……………..

Good piece. The shop had plain glasses not magnifying (c) .........................

Glasses. I was compelled to go to another shop. The shopkeeper (d) ……………….

Attended to me himself he was very busy. (e)………………..

He showed me one glass after another I didn’t approve (f)…………………

Any one. He felt irritated that he asked one of his assistants (g)……………….

To help me. The smart young man asked me plaint

Whether I wanted to buy one not (h) ……………..

ANSWERS

A. 1. As 2. either-nor 3. Thought – yet 4. But 5. even then 6.but 7. so 8. when 9. else 10. whereas

B. (a)and but (b)yet still (c)also and (d)Thus so (e) while but (f) or and (g)which but (h)because while

C. (a) but and (b) And But (c) until as (d)as so (e) and so (f) Then But (g)so As (h) but and

D. (a) wheels and give (b) road so that (c) skidding while turning (d)better so then (e)tyres. But non-racing (f) tyres as the (g)which but (h) but and 

E. (a)as/ because (b) and (c)and (d)so (e)but c (f) because/as

F. (a) or and (b) so because (c)however as (d)Since Although (e) neither either (f) and or (g) but and (h) if but 

G. (a) glass as I (b) counter and asked (c) glasses but not (d)glasses. So I (e)himself although he (f) another but I (g)felt so irrited (h) one or not

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