English Grammar Test Series Quiz 16

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English Grammar Test

Adverbs Exercise

Transitional adverbs

Complete the following sentences.

1. …………………. Alice, everyone enjoyed the party.

a) Except for
b) In addition to
c) For instance
d) In particular

2. ……………….. people will be nice to you if you are nice to them.

a) Apart from
b) In the same way
c) In most cases
d) For instance

3. …………………. a child’s character is shaped by the circumstances at home.

a) Similarly
b) For one thing
c) To a great extent
d) Consequently

4. ……………….. teachers are overworked and underpaid.

a) Broadly speaking
b) In particular
c) For instance
d) Except for

5. Ghosts don’t exist. ……………….. I haven’t seen one.

a) I think
b) At least
c) That is to say
d) In other words

6. I think we should forgive him. ………………. he is too young to understand the consequences of his action.

a) After all
b) Honestly
c) Well
d) I suppose

7. The man was sleeping peacefully on the river bank. ……………… a crocodile came creeping closer.

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

Answers

1. Except for Alice, everyone enjoyed the party.

2. In most cases people will be nice to you if you are nice to them.

3. To a great extent, a child’s character is shaped by the circumstances at home.

4. Broadly speaking teachers are overworked and underpaid.

5. Ghosts don’t exist. At least I haven’t seen one.

6. I think we should forgive him. After all he is too young to understand the consequences of his action.

7. The man was sleeping peacefully on the river bank. Meanwhile a crocodile came creeping closer.