English Grammar Quiz: Linking Words

7 Questions | Total Attempts: 40

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Linking Word Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Our reply has been delayed .......... the recent postal strike.
    • A. 

      Owing to

    • B. 

      By

    • C. 

      For

  • 2. 
    We are writing to you ......... clarify certain confusion.
    • A. 

      For

    • B. 

      In order to

    • C. 

      Because of

  • 3. 
    I am enclosing the photocopy of the letter .......... you can judge  its tone yourself.
    • A. 

      In order to

    • B. 

      So that

    • C. 

      Since

  • 4. 
    The matters are difficult to deal with in writing ............ we fell that it would be better for us to have a meeting.
    • A. 

      This is because

    • B. 

      That is why 

    • C. 

      Consequently

  • 5. 
    Unfortunately your letter arrived after the final date for application ............ we can not consider you for the post.
    • A. 

      This is because

    • B. 

      As a result

    • C. 

      For this

  • 6. 
    There are two problems: ....., the expense and the time. (Choose the best that fits the meaning)
    • A. 

      For example

    • B. 

      Namely

    • C. 

      Such as

  • 7. 
    Besides Rover, we are the largest sports car manufacturer. Choose the linking words that can be used here at the place of "Besides."
    • A. 

      Apart from

    • B. 

      Furthermore

    • C. 

      As well as

    • D. 

      None of the above

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