Grammar Quiz

Conjunctive Adverbs Quiz


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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


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.


Which of the following conjunctive adverbs shows opposites?

A. Accordingly

B. However

C. Subsequently

D. Therefore


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.


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

A. otherwise

B. instead

C. in contrast

D. however


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.


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.


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.


Which of the following conjunctive adverbs adds information?

A. Anyhow

B. Conversely

C. However

D. Furthermore


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.


Which of the following conjunctive adverbs shows time relationships?

A. Anyhow

B. Conversely

C. Next

D. However


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.


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




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