Grammar Quiz

Linking Words Quiz


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Do you prefer seafood OR pizza?

THE GREEN WORD IN THE LAST QUESTION IS TO EXPRESS:

A. CONTRAST

B. CHOICES OR OPTIONS

C. ADD INFORMATION


… I think that he will win the race, Richard believes that he will not.

A. However

B. Furthermore

C. While

D. In spite of


… all the technical problems he had with the computer, he managed to send the e-mail.

A. Despite

B. Although

C. Because of

D. Since


… you need my help, come and see me.

A. Unless

B. If

C. However

D. Although


_____ the bad weather, all trains are running late.

A. Because

B. Due to

C. Since

D. As


My brother is a night owl _____ I’m more of a lark.

A. Except for

B. Apart from

C. Thus

D. Whereas


Maria wasn’t feeling so well. …, she went to school.

A. Nevertheless

B. Although

C. Consequently

D. Therefore


Choose the correct option:

She likes apples _______ she likes bananas too.

A. but

B. or

C. because

D. and


Being able to speak English is essential when looking for a job. _____, it is useful when travelling abroad.

A. However

B. Nevertheless

C. Therefore

D. Furthermore


_____ it was a fancy restaurant, the service was terribly slow.

A. Except for

B. Despite

C. Although

D. In spite of


I like playing sports. ____, I like playing football and basketball.

A. Also

B. For example

C. However

D. Last


His grandfather was Greek; _____ the unusual surname.

A. So

B. As

C. Hence

D. Since


I like playing football, tennis ____ computer games. 

A. and

B. but

C. also

D. because


I have a computer, ____ I don’t have a pen.

A. and

B. however

C. but

D. for example


_____ being late for the meeting, my boss wasn’t angry.

A. Although

B. Even though

C. Despite

D. In spite


_____ the rain, we all had a great time in the park.

A. Although

B. Despite of

C. In spite of

D. Though


A marathon is a difficult race. _____, thousands of runners participate every year.

A. Whereas

B. Nevertheless

C. Although

D. Despite


_____ I thoroughly got prepared, I still failed my final exam.

A. Even though

B. However

C. Despite

D. Though


Complete the sentence:

My favorite subject is English ________ it is very interesting and important to speak it nowadays.

A. because

B. so

C. but


John is only 15, _____ he cannot drive.

A. Therefore

B. Furthermore

C. Nevertheless

D. Moreover


Complete the sentence:

English is difficult to me, ______ I am doing my best to learn it.

A. but

B. and

C. because


I absolutely love watching films, ____ I always go to the cinema.

A. Because

B. So

C. But

D. Thus


I’ll visit you … I have finished my homework.

A. Whereas

B. So

C. As soon as

D. But


I was watching Netflix, ________ I didn’t do my homework.

A. because

B. but

C. so


I turned off the air conditioning ____ I was cold.

A. but

B. and

C. Therefore

D. because




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