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  • 1. 

     We stayed inside _________ the storm. 

    • A.

      Because

    • B.

      Because of

    • C.

      Result in

    Correct Answer
    B. Because of
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "because of" because it is used to indicate the reason or cause of something. In this sentence, "because of" is used to explain why we stayed inside - it was due to the storm.

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  • 2. 

    I wanted to stay longer _________ I was really enjoying the party.

    • A.

      Due to

    • B.

      As

    • C.

      As a result of

    Correct Answer
    B. As
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "as". "As" is used to indicate the reason or cause for wanting to stay longer at the party. It implies that the person enjoyed the party and that is why they wanted to stay longer.

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  • 3. 

    ________ flights are cheaper in the winter, we decided to travel then. 

    • A.

      Since

    • B.

      On account of

    • C.

      Owing to

    Correct Answer
    A. Since
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Since". This conjunction is used to indicate a cause-and-effect relationship between the two clauses. In this case, the cheaper flights in the winter are the cause for the decision to travel then.

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  • 4. 

     Amanda stayed at home ______ her serious illness. 

    • A.

      Results in

    • B.

      Because

    • C.

      As a result of

    Correct Answer
    C. As a result of
    Explanation
    Amanda stayed at home as a result of her serious illness. This means that her serious illness was the cause or reason for her staying at home. The phrase "as a result of" indicates a cause and effect relationship, implying that Amanda's decision to stay at home was directly linked to her illness.

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  • 5. 

    She hated cats, ______, she wasn't happy when her husband bought three.

    • A.

      Because

    • B.

      As a result

    • C.

      Owing to

    Correct Answer
    B. As a result
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "as a result". This phrase is used to indicate a consequence or outcome of a previous action or situation. In this context, it suggests that the woman's dislike for cats led to her unhappiness when her husband bought three of them.

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  • 6. 

    ______ the spead of Covid 19 virus, we decided to cancle our flights to Japan.

    • A.

      Due to

    • B.

      Because

    • C.

      Be caused by

    Correct Answer
    A. Due to
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Due to." This phrase is used to indicate the reason or cause of an action or event. In this case, the cancellation of flights to Japan is being attributed to the spread of the Covid-19 virus.

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  • 7. 

    My stress ______ the disappointment of my quiz score.

    • A.

      Is caused by

    • B.

      Be caused by

    • C.

      Caused by

    Correct Answer
    A. Is caused by
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "is caused by." This is because the phrase "my stress" is the subject of the sentence and "is caused by" is the appropriate verb phrase to show that the stress is a result of the disappointment of the quiz score.

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  • 8. 

    I can not authorize any action at might ______ the loss of our country's benefits.

    • A.

      Be caused by

    • B.

      Attributable to

    • C.

      Result in

    Correct Answer
    C. Result in
    Explanation
    The phrase "result in" is the correct answer because it accurately conveys the idea that the action being referred to will lead to or cause the loss of our country's benefits. It implies a cause-and-effect relationship between the action and the negative outcome. The other options, "be caused by" and "attributable to," suggest a different perspective, focusing on the cause of the loss rather than the action itself.

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  • 9. 

    The company decided to sell the building ______ it needs money to pay for the compensation.

    • A.

      As

    • B.

      As a result of

    • C.

      Due to

    Correct Answer
    A. As
    Explanation
    The word "as" is the correct answer because it is used to indicate the reason or cause for the company's decision to sell the building. It shows that the company needs money to pay for the compensation, which is the reason behind their decision.

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