Grammar Quiz

Conjunctive Adverbs Quiz


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You need to stop watching TV so much.
You’ll become blind.

A. You need to stop watching TV so much; otherwise, you’ll become blind.

B. You need to stop watching TV so much; in addition, you’ll become blind.

C. You need to stop watching TV so much; besides, you’ll become blind.


I had to go to school.
My brother stayed home sick.

A. I had to go to school; meanwhile, my brother stayed home sick.

B. I had to go to school; furthermore, my brother stayed home sick.

C. I had to go to school; therefore, my brother stayed home sick.

D. I had to go to school; still, my brother stayed home sick.


What’s the best way to combine these sentences?:

Timmy likes unicorns.
Timmy likes lollipops.

A. Timmy likes unicorns, so he likes lollipops.

B. Because Timmy likes unicorns, he likes lollipops.

C. Timmy likes unicorns; meanwhile, he likes lollipops.

D. Timmy likes unicorns; additionally, he likes lollipops.


Which of the following conjunctive adverbs adds information?

A. Anyhow

B. Conversely

C. However

D. Furthermore


Which of the following conjunctive adverbs shows opposites?

A. Accordingly

B. However

C. Subsequently

D. Therefore


Roberta didn’t have all the ingredients to bake a cake; ________________, she decided to prepare something else.

A. finally

B. indeed

C. therefore

D. however


Which conjunctive adverb completes the sentence below?

We brought blankets for the picnic; _____, Sally brought food.

A. in other words

B. in addition

C. consequently

D. above all


Which of the following conjunctive adverbs shows time relationships?

A. Anyhow

B. Conversely

C. Next

D. However


We wanted to go to the beach.
It started to rain.
We stayed at home.

A. We wanted to go to the beach, but it started to rain; otherwise, we stayed home.

B. We wanted to go to the beach; however, it started to rain, so we stayed home.

C. We wanted to go to the beach; therefore, it started to rain, and we stayed home.

D. It started to rain, but we wanted to go to the beach; therefore, we stayed home.


I really don’t know why he came; ________________, I would tell you.

A. otherwise

B. instead

C. in contrast

D. however


Roberta didn’t have all the ingredients to bake a cake.
She decided to prepare something else.

A. Roberta didn’t have all the ingredients to bake a cake; finally, she decided to prepare something else.

B. Roberta didn’t have all the ingredients to bake a cake; indeed, she decided to prepare something else.

C. Roberta didn’t have all the ingredients to bake a cake; therefore, she decided to prepare something else.

D. Roberta didn’t have all the ingredients to bake a cake; however, she decided to prepare something else.


She is a very smart woman.
It is not at all surprising that she got the job.

A. She is a very smart woman; nevertheless, it is not at all surprising that she got the job.

B. She is a very smart woman; similarly, it is not at all surprising that she got the job.

C. She is a very smart woman; therefore, it is not at all surprising that she got the job.

D. She is a very smart woman; otherwise, it is not at all surprising that she got the job.


You need to work harder.
You’ll get fired.

A. You need to work harder; meanwhile, you’ll get fired.

B. You need to work harder; subsequently, you’ll get fired.

C. You need to work harder; otherwise, you’ll get fired.

D. You need to work harder; truly, you’ll get fired.


There are many English books.
None of them may be helpful.

A. There are many English book; unless, none of them may be helpful.

B. There are many English books; however, none of them may be helpful.

C. There are many English books; therefore, none of them may be helpful.




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