An Interesting Transitional Words And Phrases Quiz

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An Interesting Transitional Words And Phrases Quiz

Transitional phrases are designed to improve the connections between thoughts whereas transitional words are used to link words, phrases or sentences by helping the reader prom one idea to the next. The quiz below is based on some common transitional words and phrases, fill in the blanks with the correct answer and see how well you understood it. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    ______________ of the weather, the football game will be played tomorrow.
    • A. 

      Therefore

    • B. 

      Regardless

    • C. 

      In addition

    • D. 

      Furthermore

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      In spite of

    • B. 

      Likewise

    • C. 

      Furthermore

    • D. 

      Therefore

    • E. 

      Otherwise

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      However

    • B. 

      For example

    • C. 

      In addition

    • D. 

      Subsequently

    • E. 

      In the same way

  • 4. 
    ___________ it was raining, I still walked to school.
    • A. 

      Consequently

    • B. 

      Furthermore

    • C. 

      Accordingly

    • D. 

      As a result

    • E. 

      Although

  • 5. 
    ______ of her good grades, Rebecca did not get accepted to Stanford.
    • A. 

      In addition

    • B. 

      In spite of

    • C. 

      As a result

    • D. 

      On the other hand

    • E. 

      Thereafter

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Similarly

    • B. 

      For example

    • C. 

      In addition

    • D. 

      On the other hand

    • E. 

      As a result

  • 7. 
    My sister is a very kind and generous person.  _____________, she helps me with my homework and drives me to basketball practice.
    • A. 

      Likewise

    • B. 

      Hence

    • C. 

      Additionally

    • D. 

      As a result

    • E. 

      For example

  • 8. 
    Which of the following prepositional phrases CAN NOT be used in the following sentence?Cathy is sick; ____________, she came to school today.
    • A. 

      Nevertheless

    • B. 

      Still

    • C. 

      As a result

    • D. 

      Despite that

    • E. 

      Nonetheless

  • 9. 
    What type of punctuation can always follows a transitional word or phrase?
    • A. 

      Period

    • B. 

      Colon

    • C. 

      Semicolon

    • D. 

      Comma

    • E. 

      Apostrophe

  • 10. 
    What type of punctuation is missing from the sentence below? Choose the best answer. I ate five slices of pizza___ still, I am not full.
    • A. 

      Period (.)

    • B. 

      Colon (:)

    • C. 

      Semicolon (;)

    • D. 

      Comma (,)

    • E. 

      Quotation marks (" ")