Transition Words And Phrase Quiz

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What type of punctuation can always follows a transitional word or phrase?

A. Period
B. Colon
C. Semicolon
D. Comma
E. Apostrophe

What type of punctuation is missing from the sentence below? Choose the best answer.

I ate five slices of pizza___ still, I am not full.

A. Period (.)
B. Colon (:)
C. Semicolon (;)
D. Comma (,)
E. Quotation marks (” “)

______________ of the weather, the football game will be played tomorrow.

A. Therefore
B. Regardless
C. In addition
D. Furthermore

I can’t help you with your homework because I am not very good at geometry. __________, I know someone who can.

A. However
B. For example
C. In addition
D. Subsequently
E. In the same way

Jeremy is very active and enjoys exercising; ______________, Chris sits on his couch all day playing video games.

A. Similarly
B. For example
C. In addition
D. On the other hand
E. As a result

My sister is a very kind and generous person. _____________, she helps me with my homework and drives me to basketball practice.

A. Likewise
B. Hence
C. Additionally
D. As a result
E. For example

______ of her good grades, Rebecca did not get accepted to Stanford.

A. In addition
B. In spite of
C. As a result
D. On the other hand
E. Thereafter

I dropped my cell phone and it broke. ____________, I need to either buy a new one or borrow yours.

A. In spite of
B. Likewise
C. Furthermore
D. Therefore
E. Otherwise

Which of the following prepositional phrases CAN NOT be used in the following sentence?

Cathy is sick; ____________, she came to school today.

A. Nevertheless
B. Still
C. As a result
D. Despite that
E. Nonetheless

___________ it was raining, I still walked to school.

A. Consequently
B. Furthermore
C. Accordingly
D. As a result
E. Although

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