Linking Words & Phrases Quiz


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Global warming is a prominent issue these days ……………… it has a direct impact on the climate of countries all over the world.

A. due to

B. owing to

C. because

D. but


………. the government building more homes in city centres, there is still a lack of housing.

A. Although

B. So

C. Despite

D. Therefore


…………….. of global warming, sea levels are rising which threaten many low lying lands.

A. As a result

B. Consequently

C. Therefore

D. Thus


…………… more and more people moving to the city to find jobs, housing has become a serious problem in city centres.

A. Consequently

B. Therefore

C. As a result

D. As a result of


Global warming affects weather patterns and can cause extreme weather……………………… heat waves, droughts and floods.

A. namely

B. as an example

C. like

D. such


…………… the government is increasing the amount of money spent on dealing with environmental pollution, individuals must still play their part.

A. But

B. Although

C. Despite

D. However


……… there are children who may not find it easy to live abroad, for others it can be an experience that helps them mature and become more independent.

A. However

B. Even so

C. in spite of

D. while


People should eat a balanced diet………….. avoid serious health problems.

A. due

B. so

C. in order to

D. thus


……….. individuals can make a considerable difference to environmental problems, they ought to be dealt with on a global scale to be solved effectively.

A. Whereas

B. While

C. But

D. However


One of the best ways to deal with global warming is to reduce the emissions of fossil fuels……………….. from industry.

A. specific

B. particularly

C. certainly

D. hence




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