Grammar Quiz

Transitional Words Quiz


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______ his intense stage fright, Brian’s act in the talent show was by far the most popular.

A. Beyond

B. Indeed

C. Despite

D. For instance


What are the two things the author is comparing?
Yesterday morning, I was on my way to school and I felt very upset. My mom and I had just had the biggest fight. As the day went on, I got a call from my mom’s best friend and she told me my mom was feeling very melancholy, as well. I called her as soon as I got home and we talked for what seemed like hours.
A. The Mom’s Best Friend and The Mom
B. The Mom’s Best Friend and The Author
C. The Mom and The Author
D. The Morning and The Afternoon


There are a lot of reasons not to skip school; _________, you will get in a lot of trouble and get zeroes for classwork. 

A. although 

B. so

C. finally 

D. for example 


This is an example of comparing and contrasting:

A. settings

B. characters

C. animals


Karen is rich; ___, her cousin Kate is poor.

A. therefore

B. however

C. otherwise


Over 100 people tried out for America’s Got Talent; _______, many of the contestants had very weird talents. 

A. in fact

B. nevertheless 

C. in the meantime

D. although 


The phrase, futhermore, is used …

A. to show location

B. to compare and contrast

C. to conclude or summarize

D. to add information


What’s and example of a Key Word that shows differences?
A. Although
B. As well as
C. Like
D. Handbag 


_____________ missing so many practices, Justin had a long talk with his coaches.

A. Therefore

B. On the other hand

C. After

D. Beyond that


We studied a lot for the grammar quiz; _______, we failed it anyway.

A. however

B. finally 

C. in fact 

D. so 


What’s and example of a Key Word that shows similarities?
A. While
B. As well as
C. Instead
D. Chicken 


Butterflies and bees are both insects that live all over the world. They both have 4 wings.

Is this information comparing or contrasting the two insects?
_
A. contrasting

B. comparing

C. neither


What are the two things the author is contrasting? 
Farmer Hicks had two horses. Softly was sweet, and Surly was ornery (grouchy). One day a stranger came to the farm, and the horses overheard Farmer Hicks talking about selling one of his animals. The two horses had to put their differences aside and work together to work against being separated. 
A. Farmer Hicks & The Stranger
B. Softly and Surly 
C. Farmer Hicks and Surly
D. Softly and The Stranger


Mr. Lopez gave an exam second period. ________, he graded it during third period.

A. Similarly

B. Truly

C. Then

D. Finally


Janice went to the store to pick up some last minute items for the party; _____, we need to clean the house before the guests arrive.

A. however

B. as a result

C. in the meantime

D. consequently 


Bees live in large groups called colonies, but butterflies often travel by themselves.

This information about the two insects shows me:
_
A. that bees are better than butterflies

B. a similarity

C. a difference


Peter won the scholarship to his dream school. _________, he was able to attend for free.

A. Meanwhile

B. Nonetheless

C. Second

D. Consequently


__________, Jean painted her room. Then, she bought a new dresser.

A. Specifically

B. First

C. Truly

D. So


Jesse is an animal lover. _______, he adores penguins and pandas.

A. Simultaneously

B. Equally important

C. Specifically

D. Despite


She was mistreated by her friends; _________, she was kind to them anyway. 

A. nevertheless 

B. so

C. finally 

D. for example 


What is Comparing?
A. to look at noticeable differences between things 
B. something or someone that brings about a result or condition
C. the smell of a squirrel
D. to look at noticeable similarities between things


We studied a lot for the grammar quiz; _______, we failed it anyway.

A. however

B. finally 

C. in fact 

D. so 


____ English Institutes nor Schools are open during quaranine.

A. Both

B. Neither

C. Either

D. All


Butterflies and bees feed off of nectar and pollen from flowers.

This information shows me:
_
A. bees and butterflies enjoy their meal

B. a similarity

C. a difference


Butterflies have brightly colored wings while a bee’s wings are transparent.

This piece of information shows:
_
A. a difference

B. a similarity

C. a random information.




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