English Questions: Sentence Connectors Set 35 (Mains Pattern)

In each of these questions, two statements are given to you followed by four possible conjunctions that can join the sentences to form one sentence. Identify which of the following conjunctions can join both the sentences such that meaning of the two statements would not change. If none of the conjunctions are correct, mark ‘None of these’ as your answer.

  1. I. I saw a snake in my room.

    II. I was watching TV in my room.

    once
    because
    when
    whereas
    however
    Option C
    I was watching TV in my room when I saw a snake in my room.

     

  2. I. Ram is a hardworking and intelligent student.

    II. His sister doesn’t pay attention in the class.

    once
    because
    although
    whereas
    none of these
    Option D
    Ram is a hardworking and intelligent student whereas his sister doesn’t pay attention in the class.

     

  3. I. I shall call you.

    II. I get ready for the journey.

    once
    because
    though
    therefore
    none of these
    Option A
    I shall call you once I get ready for the journey.

     

  4. I. The fruit of success is always sweet.

    II. It can be enjoyed only after a prolonged period of hard work.

    unless
    because
    but
    therefore
    none of these
    Option C
    The fruit of success is always sweet but it can be enjoyed only after a prolonged period of hard work.

     

  5. I. I did not pass the final exam.

    II. It was a lucky day for me.

    whereas
    because
    still
    therefore
    none of these
    Option C
    I did not pass the exam, still it was a lucky day for me.

     

  6. I. They all lived in the same apartment complex, and the evening was early.

    II. I invited them to my apartment for a cup of coffee.

    as soon as
    since
    however
    likewise
    none of these
    Option B
    Since they all lived in the same apartment complex, and the evening was early, I invited them to my apartment for a cup of coffee.

     

  7. I. The cool fear spiraling through her.

    II. She couldn’t help but feel thrilled at the sight of him after she thought she’d lost him.

    inspite
    despite
    instead of
    because of
    none of these
    Option B
    Despite the cool fear spiraling through her, she couldn’t help but feel thrilled at the sight of him after she thought she’d lost him.

     

  8. I. The rupee suffered a drastic loss of about 20% in just a few months.

    II. The fall in value of Rupee has raised fears of a repeat of the currency crisis of 2013.

    When
    Like
    Unlike
    Whereas
    None of these
    Option
    The fall in value of Rupee has raised fears of a repeat of the currency crisis of 2013 when the rupee suffered a drastic loss of about 20% in just a few months.

     

  9. I. The teacher has asked the students not to copy from others during the examination.

    II. The students kept on copying during the final examination resulting in the expulsion of two of them from the university.

    yet
    if
    on account of
    as
    owing to
    Option A
    The teacher has asked the students not to copy from others during the examination, yet the students kept on copying during the final examination resulting in the expulsion of two of the them from the university.

     

  10. I. I was not in a situation to step out of the house yesterday because of my severe headache.

    II. I attended the sales meeting at my office on the instructions of my senior management.

    since
    nevertheless
    in comparison to
    moreover
    likewise
    Option B
    I was not in a situation to step out of the house yesterday because of my severe headache; nevertheless, I attended the sales meeting at my office on the instructions of my senior management.

     

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