Grammar Quiz

Linking Words and Phrases Quiz


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We can have spaghetti __________ lasagna for dinner. You can’t choose both.

A. or

B. and

C. because

D. so


What is the best way to combine these two sentences?
Mr. Newcott threw the ball at Mr. Mance. Mr. Mance missed and it hit Mrs. Talmo.

A. Mr. Newcott threw the ball at Mr. Mance but Mr. Mance missed and it hit Mrs. Talmo.

B. Mr. Newcott threw the ball at Mr. Mance when Mr. Mance missed and it hit Mrs. Talmo.


Complete the sentence:
My favorite subject is English ________ it is very interesting and important to speak it nowadays.

A. because

B. so

C. but


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

A. because

B. but

C. so


Which word is not a linking word?

A. and

B. or

C. but

D. an


They were whispering………….. to wake her up

A. so as

B. so as not

C. not so

D. so as not to


We’re making a cake _______ it’s my best friend’s birthday.

A. because

B. and


You should water your plants ______ they will grow.

A. so

B. before

C. but

D. because


Mr. Fairfield ran out the door at the end of the day. He was running very fast.

A. Mr. Fairfield fastly ran out the door at the end of the day.

B. Mr. Fairfield quickly ran out the door at the end of the day.


“I dislike when my mom cooks past with cheese _____mushrooms, _______ I love when she cooks shrimps _____ fried chicken.”

Choose the correct linking words to complete the paragraph.

A. because, so, and

B. or, and, or

C. and, but, or


Firstly, bananas are delicious. ____, they are healthy food.  

A. Next

B. However

C. For example

D. So


Linking words connect words and phrases in a sentence.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


I choose to visit Santorini _____________ it has great scenery.

A. like

B. since

C. such as

D. because


This restaurant is really good. _______________, it’s not very expensive.

A. In addition

B. However

C. In fact

D. In spite of


She is really an excellent student. She can speak … Italian … Turkish.

A. Neither … nor

B. Both … and

C. Either … or


Trains are convenient. …………., you don’t have to take any food or beverages with you.

A. Moreover

B. For example,

C. However


… you need my help, come and see me.

A. Unless

B. If

C. However

D. Although


_________ I went to bed, I locked the doors.

A. Before

B. After

C. But

D. And


What is the best way to combine these two sentences?
Mrs. Talmo has two cats. Mrs. Talmo’s two cats are named Lilly and Lacy.

A. Mrs. Talmo has two cats therefore their names are Lilly and Lacy.

B. Mrs. Talmo has two cats and their names are Lilly and Lacy.

C. Mrs. Talmo has two cats but their names are Lilly and Lacy.

D. Mrs. Talmo has two cats when their names are Lilly and Lacy.


…………………., there are many disadvantages to using iPad in schools. Firstly, they have bad effects on children.

A. Moreover

B. However

C. Furthermore


The grilled fish tastes better ____________ it’s still hot. You should try the seafood fried rice _____________ while you’re at it!

A. when ; too

B. as ; as well

C. since ; also

D. because ; as well as


We have been to the restaurant with the sea view __________ seen the most beautiful sunset ever ______________ having our early dinner.

A. and ; while

B. such as ; while

C. because ; and

D. as well as ; and


I thought the party was going to be informal, …………
I wore jeans.

A. since

B. so

C. in order to

D. so as not to




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