Clauses Of Purpose Quiz

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Clauses Of Purpose Quiz - Quiz

Purpose clauses are used to express the reason why something is done, used, or exists. If you think you know clauses of purpose well, or want to learn about them, take the online quiz and answer some simple questions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    I exercised daily ____________________ gain more wight.

    • A.

      In order not to

    • B.

      To not 

    • C.

      To

    • D.

      Option 4

    Correct Answer
    A. In order not to
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "in order not to." This phrase is used to express the purpose or intention behind the action of exercising daily. In this context, the person exercised daily with the intention of not gaining more weight.

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  • 2. 

    Natasha switched on the TV ___________________ she can watch her favorite cartoon.

    • A.

      So as to

    • B.

      For

    • C.

      So that

    • D.

      Option 4

    Correct Answer
    C. So that
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "so that" because it indicates the purpose or intention behind Natasha switching on the TV, which is to watch her favorite cartoon.

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  • 3. 

    Karen went to the school ____________ a parents' meeting.

    • A.

      So as to

    • B.

      For

    • C.

      To

    • D.

      Option 4

    Correct Answer
    B. For
    Explanation
    Karen went to the school for a parents' meeting.

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  • 4. 

    Emma quitted Medicine University ___________ becoming an artist.

    • A.

      In order to

    • B.

      So that 

    • C.

      For

    • D.

      Option 4

    Correct Answer
    C. For
    Explanation
    Emma quit Medicine University for the purpose of becoming an artist.

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  • 5. 

    Donna traveled to Italy ______________ study Italian.

    • A.

      So that 

    • B.

      So as to

    • C.

      So as not to

    • D.

      Option 4

    Correct Answer
    B. So as to
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "so as to". This phrase is used to express purpose or intention. In this context, Donna traveled to Italy with the purpose of studying Italian.

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  • 6. 

    Jack cleaned the house ____________ please his girlfriend.

    • A.

      To

    • B.

      So as

    • C.

      In order not to

    • D.

      Option 4

    Correct Answer
    A. To
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "to" because it indicates the purpose or intention behind Jack cleaning the house, which is to please his girlfriend.

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  • 7. 

    The police questioned the witnesses _____________________ unjustly judge the accused.

    • A.

      In order to

    • B.

      So as to

    • C.

      To

    • D.

      In order not to

    Correct Answer
    D. In order not to
    Explanation
    The police questioned the witnesses in order not to unjustly judge the accused. This implies that the purpose of questioning the witnesses was to ensure fairness and avoid making any unfair judgments against the accused. By using "in order not to," it suggests that the police were cautious and wanted to avoid any potential bias or prejudice in their investigation.

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  • 8. 

    Lindsay went to the Beauty Salon _____________ getting a hair cut.

    • A.

      So as not to

    • B.

      For

    • C.

      So that

    • D.

      Option 4

    Correct Answer
    B. For
    Explanation
    Lindsay went to the Beauty Salon for getting a hair cut. This means that the purpose or reason for Lindsay's visit to the beauty salon was to get a haircut.

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  • 9. 

    Rebecca played tennis many years ________________ to become a good tennis player.

    • A.

      So as to

    • B.

      For

    • C.

      So as not to

    • D.

      Option 4

    Correct Answer
    A. So as to
    Explanation
    Rebecca played tennis many years "so as to" become a good tennis player. This phrase indicates that Rebecca played tennis with the intention or purpose of becoming a skilled player. It suggests that she dedicated a significant amount of time and effort to improve her tennis skills.

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  • 10. 

    Angela bought a turkey __________ prepare a Thanksgiving Day meal.

    • A.

      So that

    • B.

      To not

    • C.

      To

    • D.

      Option 4

    Correct Answer
    C. To
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "to." This is because the phrase "to prepare a Thanksgiving Day meal" indicates the purpose or intention behind Angela buying the turkey. She bought the turkey with the specific goal of using it to prepare a Thanksgiving Day meal.

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