Grammar 5, Unit 4: Paris Or The Bahamas?

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Choose the correct conjunction. I want to go bowling ___________ I'm tired.

    • A.

      Even though

    • B.

      So

    • C.

      For

    • D.

      Since

    • E.

      Whereas

    • F.

      Now that

    • G.

      Because

    Correct Answer
    A. Even though
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "even though". This conjunction is used to show contrast or contradiction between two ideas. In this case, the speaker wants to go bowling despite feeling tired. The phrase "even though" emphasizes the contrast between the desire to go bowling and the feeling of tiredness.

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  • 2. 

    Choose the correct conjunction.A: Want to come to the party tonight?B: _______ I have a lot of homework, I'll have to stay home. Sorry.

    • A.

      While

    • B.

      So

    • C.

      For

    • D.

      Since

    • E.

      Whereas

    Correct Answer
    D. Since
    Explanation
    The correct conjunction in this context is "since". This is because the second speaker is explaining the reason why they cannot come to the party tonight, which is because they have a lot of homework. "Since" is used to introduce a reason or cause in a sentence.

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  • 3. 

    Choose the correct conjunction. A: Want to come to the party tonight? B: ______ I'm done all of my homework, I can go!

    • A.

      Even though

    • B.

      So

    • C.

      For

    • D.

      Whereas

    • E.

      Now that

    Correct Answer
    E. Now that
    Explanation
    The correct conjunction in this context is "now that". This is because it indicates a cause-and-effect relationship, suggesting that the person can go to the party because they have finished their homework.

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  • 4. 

    Choose the correct conjunction. Tuesday is cheap night at the movies, ______ we should go.

    • A.

      Even though

    • B.

      So

    • C.

      For

    • D.

      Whereas

    • E.

      Now that

    Correct Answer
    B. So
    Explanation
    The correct conjunction to use in this sentence is "so" because it indicates a cause-and-effect relationship between the two clauses. The first clause states that Tuesday is cheap night at the movies, and the second clause suggests that we should go because of this fact. The conjunction "so" effectively connects these two ideas and shows the reason for the suggestion.

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  • 5. 

    Choose the correct conjunction. You got a low score in grammar class.  You didn't come to school yesterday, ______ did you pass your test!

    • A.

      But

    • B.

      So

    • C.

      Nor

    • D.

      Yet

    • E.

      For

    • F.

      And

    Correct Answer
    C. Nor
    Explanation
    The correct conjunction in this sentence is "nor". This is because "nor" is used to join two negative ideas or clauses. In this case, the first clause states that the person got a low score in grammar class, and the second clause states that they didn't come to school yesterday. By using "nor", it emphasizes the negative aspect of both clauses and expresses surprise that despite these circumstances, the person still passed their test.

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  • 6. 

    Choose the correct conjunction.I don't think he's very nice, ________ I am going on a date with him tonight! What am I thinking?

    • A.

      And

    • B.

      So

    • C.

      Nor

    • D.

      Yet

    • E.

      For

    • F.

      Since

    Correct Answer
    D. Yet
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "yet". The sentence suggests a contradiction between the speaker's opinion of someone and their decision to go on a date with that person. The word "yet" is used to express surprise or disbelief in this context, indicating that the speaker acknowledges the contradiction.

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  • 7. 

    Choose the correct conjunction.I felt sick yesterday,  ______ I went to work anyway.

    • A.

      But

    • B.

      So

    • C.

      Nor

    • D.

      For

    Correct Answer
    A. But
    Explanation
    The correct conjunction in this sentence is "but". This is because "but" is used to show contrast or contradiction between two ideas. In this case, the first part of the sentence states that the person felt sick yesterday, while the second part states that they went to work anyway. The use of "but" indicates that despite feeling sick, they still went to work.

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  • 8. 

    Choose the correct conjunction.Teacher: Where were you on Friday? You missed the test.Student: I was sick,  _____ I stayed home. 

    • A.

      But

    • B.

      So

    • C.

      Nor

    • D.

      For

    Correct Answer
    B. So
    Explanation
    The correct conjunction to fill in the blank is "so". The student is explaining that they were sick, so they stayed home. "So" is used to show cause and effect or to indicate a result or consequence. In this case, the student's sickness is the cause for them staying home.

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  • 9. 

    What does it mean to "do your rounds"? 

    • A.

      To speak to many people in an organized, planned way

    • B.

      To speak to people in a circle

    • C.

      To exercise daily

    • D.

      To do many chores

    Correct Answer
    A. To speak to many people in an organized, planned way
    Explanation
    "Doing your rounds" refers to the act of visiting or speaking to a number of people, typically in a systematic and scheduled manner. This phrase is often used in contexts such as healthcare, where doctors or nurses visit patients in different rooms or wards, or in customer service, where employees check in with various clients or customers. It implies a purposeful and organized approach to interacting with multiple individuals.

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  • 10. 

    Fill in the blanks with the correct conjunction.Jamie wanted to have muscles, ____ he joined a gym.

    • A.

      So

    • B.

      But

    • C.

      While

    • D.

      For

    • E.

      Because

    Correct Answer
    A. So
    Explanation
    The conjunction "so" is used to show a cause and effect relationship between two clauses. In this case, it indicates that Jamie joined a gym because he wanted to have muscles.

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  • 11. 

    Fill in the blanks with the correct conjunction. I love children _____ they can be so annoying.

    • A.

      So

    • B.

      But

    • C.

      While

    • D.

      For

    • E.

      Because

    Correct Answer
    B. But
    Explanation
    The conjunction "but" is used in this sentence to show a contrast between the speaker's love for children and the fact that they can be annoying. It indicates that despite the annoyance, the speaker still loves children.

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  • 12. 

    Fill in the blanks. Toronto is an incredible city _____ there are many cultures and attractions.

    • A.

      But

    • B.

      Nor

    • C.

      So

    • D.

      For

    Correct Answer
    D. For
    Explanation
    The word "for" is the correct answer because it is used to indicate a reason or cause. In this sentence, it suggests that Toronto is an incredible city because there are many cultures and attractions.

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  • 13. 

    Fill in the blanks.Tonight is either going to be amazing ______ it's going to be terrible. It depends on whether or not my ex comes.

    • A.

      But

    • B.

      Nor

    • C.

      So

    • D.

      For

    • E.

      Or

    Correct Answer
    E. Or
    Explanation
    The word "or" is the correct answer because it is used to present two alternative possibilities. In this case, the speaker is stating that tonight will either be amazing or terrible, depending on whether or not their ex comes.

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  • 14. 

    Fill in the blanks.I had a headache, _______ I took an aspirin.

    • A.

      Yet

    • B.

      Nor

    • C.

      So

    • D.

      For

    • E.

      Or

    Correct Answer
    C. So
    Explanation
    The word "so" is the correct answer because it indicates that the speaker took an aspirin as a result or consequence of having a headache. It implies a cause-and-effect relationship between the two events.

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