Interesting Transitions Phrase Quiz

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 75

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The funny thing about language is that it’s so in-depth that we often take for granted the intricacies of it. Today we’ll be examining a vital, yet often unnoticed field of language – transitional phrases. Good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is a transitional phrase?
    • A. 

      A transitional phrase improves the connections between sentences and paragraphs; giving the text a logical organization and structure.

    • B. 

      A transitional phrase is a group of words used to give meaning, not deducible from those of the individual words.

    • C. 

      A transitional phrase is the conveyance of thoughts and feelings through verbal action.

    • D. 

      A transitional phrase is the expression of a person's emotional response to a situation, to another person or to the environment around them is of low intensity.

  • 2. 
    "Notwithstanding" is a transitional phrase.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    In your own words, express why a Transitional Phrase is important while writing.
  • 4. 
    Which of these Transitional Phrases could you use to express a period of time in your writing?
    • A. 

      Hence, therefore, thus.....

    • B. 

      For example, that is, specifically....

    • C. 

      At last, finally, subsequently....

    • D. 

      Nevertheless, alternatively, otherwise....

  • 5. 
    Write a sentence(s) with a transitional phrase of your choice: (please bold or capitalize your transition)
  • 6. 
    "Finally" is a transitional phrase.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    "In general" is a transitional phrase.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Which one of these transitional phrases could you use to express contrasting ideas?
    • A. 

      There, here, in the front....

    • B. 

      However, even so, though....

    • C. 

      Similarly, as with, likewise...

    • D. 

      Hence, therefore, thus....

  • 9. 
    Write a sentence(s) using one of the following transitional phrases: moreover, accordingly, for one thing, or immediately. (please bold or capitalize your transitional phrase)
  • 10. 
    Which one of these transitional phrases could you use to express a result?
    • A. 

      Further, then, again....

    • B. 

      In the back, at that point, nearby...

    • C. 

      In short, in other words, after all...

    • D. 

      In consequence, as a result, therefore....