Connecting Words Quiz 1

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Connecting Words Quiz 1 - Quiz

This is a quiz about joining sentences with coordinating conjunctions, subordinating conjunctions, and transition words.
Choose the correct answer.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    It’s raining outside.  I need an umbrella.

    • A.

      Outside, and I need ...

    • B.

      Outside, but I need ...

    • C.

      Outside, so I need ...

    Correct Answer
    C. Outside, so I need ...
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "outside, so I need ..." because the word "so" indicates a cause-and-effect relationship between the two statements. The first statement "It's raining outside" is the cause, and the second statement "I need an umbrella" is the effect. The word "so" connects these two ideas and implies that the reason for needing an umbrella is because it is raining outside.

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  • 2. 

    It’s raining outside.  The wind is blowing.

    • A.

      Outside, and the wind ...

    • B.

      Outside, but the wind ...

    • C.

      Outside, so the wind ...

    Correct Answer
    A. Outside, and the wind ...
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "outside, and the wind ...". This answer accurately reflects the given statement that it is raining outside and the wind is blowing. The conjunction "and" is used to connect the two separate pieces of information, indicating that both conditions are occurring simultaneously.

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  • 3. 

    I am tired.  I didn’t go to bed until 1:00 AM last night.

    • A.

      ... tired although I didn't ...

    • B.

      ... tired if I didn't ...

    • C.

      ... tired because I didn't ...

    Correct Answer
    C. ... tired because I didn't ...
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "tired because I didn't." This is because the statement "I am tired" is followed by the reason "I didn't go to bed until 1:00 AM last night." The word "because" indicates a cause and effect relationship, suggesting that the lack of sleep is the reason for feeling tired.

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  • 4. 

    I will finish all of my homework tonight. I am tired.

    • A.

      ... tonight after I ...

    • B.

      ... tonight although I ...

    • C.

      ... tonight if I ...

    Correct Answer
    B. ... tonight although I ...
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "tonight although I". This answer implies that despite feeling tired, the person is determined to finish all of their homework tonight. The word "although" suggests that there may be a challenge or obstacle (tiredness) but the person is still committed to completing their homework.

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  • 5. 

    I won’t go to bed.  I finish my homework.

    • A.

      ... bed until I finish ...

    • B.

      ... bed if I finish ...

    • C.

      ... bed because I finish ...

    Correct Answer
    A. ... bed until I finish ...
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "... bed until I finish ..." because it indicates that the person will not go to bed until they finish their homework. The word "until" implies that the action of going to bed is dependent on the completion of homework.

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  • 6. 

    This information is interesting.  It isn’t very useful.

    • A.

      ... interesting. Therefore, it isn’t ...

    • B.

      ... interesting. In addition, it isn’t ...

    • C.

      ... interesting. However, it isn’t ...

    Correct Answer
    C. ... interesting. However, it isn’t ...
    Explanation
    The given answer suggests that the information mentioned is indeed interesting, but it lacks usefulness. The word "however" indicates a contrast between the interesting nature of the information and its lack of practicality or value. Therefore, the answer implies that while the information may catch one's attention, it does not serve any practical purpose.

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  • 7. 

    Most people agree that this is a problem.  They disagree about the solution. 

    • A.

      ... problem. Furthermore, they disagree ...

    • B.

      ... problem. As a result, they disagree ...

    • C.

      ... problem. Nevertheless, they disagree ...

    Correct Answer
    C. ... problem. Nevertheless, they disagree ...
    Explanation
    The given correct answer implies that despite the agreement that there is a problem, people still have differing opinions on how to solve it. The use of the word "nevertheless" suggests that the disagreement persists despite the recognition of the problem.

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  • 8. 

    He exercises every day, eats good food, and gets plenty of sleep.  He is healthy. 

    • A.

      ... sleep. On the other hand, he is ...

    • B.

      ... sleep. Consequently, he is ...

    • C.

      ... sleep. Moreover, he is ...

    Correct Answer
    B. ... sleep. Consequently, he is ...
    Explanation
    The given answer suggests that the person's good health is a consequence of getting plenty of sleep. This means that the person's healthy lifestyle choices, such as exercising and eating good food, have led to the result of being healthy because they also prioritize getting enough sleep.

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  • 9. 

    Parents need to be patient.  They should be loving. 

    • A.

      ... patient. Nevertheless, they should ...

    • B.

      ... patient. Moreover, they should ...

    • C.

      ... patient. As a result, they should ...

    Correct Answer
    B. ... patient. Moreover, they should ...
    Explanation
    The explanation for the given correct answer is that parents need to be patient in their interactions with their children. This means that they should remain calm and understanding, even in challenging situations. Additionally, they should also be loving towards their children, showing them affection and care. Therefore, the answer suggests that being patient is important for parents, and it is further emphasized by the word "moreover", indicating that being patient is not enough on its own, but should also be accompanied by love and affection.

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  • 10. 

    She has a lot of experience with this.  We should listen to what she says. 

    • A.

      .. this. Therefore, we should ...

    • B.

      .. this. In addition, we should ...

    • C.

      .. this. However, we should ...

    Correct Answer
    A. .. this. Therefore, we should ...
    Explanation
    She has a lot of experience with this, indicating that she is knowledgeable and likely to provide valuable insights or advice. Therefore, we should listen to what she says and take her expertise into consideration when making decisions or taking action.

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