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Transition Words And Phrases

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7th Grade Swainsboro Middle School Quiz

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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      My mom

    • B. 

      Without

    • C. 

      Today's

    • D. 

      Although

  • 2. 
    Read the paragraph below.  Which transition word(s) best completes the sentence and paragraph?A festival day was a time for families to come together to share food and fun.  Many festivals still celebrated in China today date back to ancient times.  The Spring Festival, ________________, welcomed a new year in ancient China.
    • A. 

      For example

    • B. 

      In the first place

    • C. 

      Similarly

    • D. 

      On the other hand

  • 3. 
    Read the following paragraph.  Which underlined word(s) is a transition word? When I played in Little League, he’d drive me. The Conservation Club was next to the park. He’d hang out there until practice was over. Once, he came to pick me up a little early. He interrupted the coach and insisted on explaining the infield fly rule-- not just once, but three times. He’d have gone on like a broken record if the coach hadn’t stopped him and thanked him. Luckily, the coach quickly dismissed the team.
    • A. 

      The Conservation Club

    • B. 

      Once

    • C. 

      He'd

    • D. 

      The coach

  • 4. 
    Read the paragraph below.  Which transition word(s) best completes the sentence and paragraph?A pelican uses its pouch to catch fish.  It dives into the water and spreads its bill open like a net.  When the pelican comes up, it has a mouthful of fish. _________ the pelican lets the water drain, it tosses its head back and flips the fish down its throat.
    • A. 

      Meanwhile

    • B. 

      After

    • C. 

      Following

    • D. 

      Hereafter

  • 5. 
    Read the paragraph below.  Which transition word(s) best completes the sentence and paragraph?In 1810, a priest named Miguel Hidalgo led a rebellion against Spain.  His troops captured many cities even though they were outnumbered and armed with only knives, clubs, and a few guns.  ____________, Hidalgo was later captured by the Spanish and executed.
    • A. 

      However

    • B. 

      In the same manner

    • C. 

      For example

    • D. 

      Thus

  • 6. 
    Read the paragraph below.  Which transition word(s) best completes the sentence and paragraph?Mexico is the world's largest producer of silver.  It is the second-largest producer of graphite and bismuth, the third-largest producer of mercury, and the fourth-largest producer of arsenic and selenium.  _______________, sulfur, lead, zinc, coal, uranium, iron ore, and copper are all mined in Mexico.
    • A. 

      Additionally

    • B. 

      Nonetheless

    • C. 

      For all that

    • D. 

      Meanwhile

  • 7. 
    Read the paragraph below. Which transition word(s) best completes the sentence and paragraph? Women in ancient China developed the silk industry.  We owe them a debt of gratitude.  _____________________, silk became a widely used textile material.
    • A. 

      In brief

    • B. 

      Additionally

    • C. 

      Some may say

    • D. 

      Because of them

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