English Grammar Test Series Quiz 15

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English Grammar Test

Adverbs Exercise

Conjunctive adverbs

Question 1: Complete the following sentences.

1. The girl didn’t get the best medical care. …………………, she died soon after.

a) Despite this
b) As a result
c) In addition
d) In this case

2. He has been warned before. ……………, he should not have committed the same offence again.

a) As a result

b) In this case
c) Instead
d) Despite this

3. She went on a strict diet. ………………. she didn’t lose any weight.

a) As a result
b) By contrast
c) Despite this
d) Instead

4. The principal wants to see you ……………….. the broken window.

a) because
b) owing to the
c) about
d) for

5. The matches were cancelled, ………………. that it rained.

a) owing to the fact
b) regardless of the fact
c) as a matter of fact
d) as

6. The giraffe is an ungainly animal ……………… it has such a long neck.

a) in that
b) that
c) because of which
d) regardless of the fact

7. Smoking is indeed dangerous. ……………, a lot of people get cancer because they smoke.

a) In addition
b) For instance
c) In the same way
d) Similarly

 

Answers

1. The girl didn’t get the best medical care. As a result, she died soon after.

2. He has been warned before. In this case, he should not have committed the same offence again.

3. She went on a strict diet. Despite this she didn’t lose any weight.

4. The principal wants to see you about the broken window.

5. The matches were cancelled, owing to the fact that it rained.

6. The giraffe is an ungainly animal in that it has such a long neck.

7. Smoking is indeed dangerous. For instance, a lot of people get cancer because they smoke.