The Transitional Words Quiz: Grammar!

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The Transitional Words Quiz: Grammar!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    His skin burns very easily ___________, he's decided to stay under an umbrella and wear lots of sunscreens.
    • A. 

      Because

    • B. 

      Therefore

  • 2. 
    He's starting to get nervous _________ he has so much work to do and not enough time to finish it all.
    • A. 

      Because

    • B. 

      Therefore

  • 3. 
    Traffic was very slow coming home today  ______  a heavy snowstorm.
    • A. 

      Due to

    • B. 

      Consequently

  • 4. 
    Hector decided not to use a map; __________, he got lost and never found his way out of the forest. There he died.
    • A. 

      For example

    • B. 

      Consequently

  • 5. 
    He's feeling a lot of stress ________ of his job.
    • A. 

      Due to

    • B. 

      Because

  • 6. 
    Our lives have become too complicated; _______, we've decided to simplify things and move to a log cabin in the country.
    • A. 

      Therefore

    • B. 

      In conclusion

  • 7. 
    _______ a broken wing, this bird can't fly.
    • A. 

      Although

    • B. 

      Due to

  • 8. 
    The World Trade Center fell down_______ it was attacked by terrorists.
    • A. 

      Eventually

    • B. 

      Because

  • 9. 
    He spends too much time doing office work--even when he's out with his girlfriend; _________, she's thinking about ending the relationship.
    • A. 

      Therefore

    • B. 

      Although

  • 10. 
    Gas prices rose too high for Matt to afford; __________, he sold his car and made his daily commute by bike.
    • A. 

      However

    • B. 

      Consequently

  • 11. 
    The World Trade Center fell down ________ of a terrorist attack.
    • A. 

      Because

    • B. 

      Consequently

  • 12. 
    His weight problem is _______ overeating.
    • A. 

      Because

    • B. 

      Due to

  • 13. 
    Astronomy has been an interest of human beings for centuries; ___________, our curiosity has led to a better understanding of our place in the solar system and human space exploration.
    • A. 

      Consequently

    • B. 

      However

  • 14. 
    There were too many accidents on this road when the speed limit was 55 miles per hour; _________, the city decided to lower it to 45 miles per hour. The limit for snowmobiles was also lowered.
    • A. 

      However

    • B. 

      Therefore

  • 15. 
    This woman lost her job _______ the weak U.S. economy, and now she has to beg in the street for money.
    • A. 

      Due to

    • B. 

      Because

  • 16. 
    ______ rapid global warming, many polar bears are unable to adapt to a new environment and now they are starving to death.
    • A. 

      Due to

    • B. 

      Specifically

  • 17. 
    The birds in our backyard couldn't find enough to eat; _________, we set up a bird feeder and now they're okay.
    • A. 

      Because

    • B. 

      However

  • 18. 
    Poachers have hunted and killed too many elephants for their tusks; _________, they have become an endangered species in some parts of the world.
    • A. 

      Previously

    • B. 

      Consequently

  • 19. 
    Adequate water supply is important to a farmer's success; __________, irrigation is used in places where water is in short supply.
    • A. 

      Consequently

    • B. 

      Although

  • 20. 
    I'm not sure how to spend money in other countries__________ of the value of the currency.
    • A. 

      Consequently

    • B. 

      Because

  • 21. 
    This timberwolf was hunted almost to the point of extinction; ___________, the government put it on an endangered species list and now it's protected by law.
    • A. 

      Therefore

    • B. 

      Previously

  • 22. 
    __________  the world climate is changing, polar bears are in danger of becoming extinct.
    • A. 

      Eventually

    • B. 

      Because

  • 23. 
    ________ of climate change, polar bears are facing extinction.
    • A. 

      Due to

    • B. 

      Because

  • 24. 
    The U.S. suffered terribly under incompetent Republican leadership during the 2000s; _________, the Democrats easily won the November 2008 elections.
    • A. 

      Consequently

    • B. 

      Previously

  • 25. 
    Their marriage ended ______ a lack of communication.
    • A. 

      Regardless

    • B. 

      Due to