English Questions: Sentence Connectors Set 40 (Mains Pattern)

Direction: Select the phrase/connector from the given options which can be used to form a single sentence from the two sentences given below, implying the same meaning as expressed in the statement sentences. Pick out the option which when used to start a sentence combines both the above sentences in one.

  1. The change in the policy allowed cotton prices to plummet and demand for cotton to increase. Around fifty people got laid off despite increase in demand for cotton.
    A) Even though
    B) Despite plummet in cotton prices
    C) Because
    Only A
    Both A and B
    Only B
    Only C
    None of these
    Option B
    The sentences will be :
    * Even though the change in the policy allowed cotton prices to plummet and demand for cotton to increase, around fifty people got laid off.
    * Despite plummet in cotton prices and increase in demand for cotton due to the change in the policy, around fifty people got laid off.

     

  2. He wanted to personally alert the local police. The police should check out the vehicle even without clear cut identification.
    A) He was willing
    B) Admiring the fact
    C) Consequently
    Only B
    Both A and B
    Both A and C
    Only A
    None of these
    Option D
    The sentence will be ‘He was willing to personally alert the local police and have them check out the vehicle even without clear cut identification’.

     

  3. The induction increases rapidly in relation to the magnetic force as indicated by the steepness of its outlines. The metal is well suited for the construction of dynamo magnets because of this property.
    A) Leading the outline
    B) Because of the well-suitedness
    C) The steepness of its outlines indicates
    Both A and B
    Only C
    Only A
    Only B
    None of these
    Option B
    The sentence will be ‘The steepness of its outlines indicates that the induction increases rapidly in relation to the magnetic force, and hence the metal is well suited for the construction of dynamo magnets’.

     

  4. He fought against the Turks and the pirates when he was young. He was appointed commander-in-chief of the Venetian navy after signally distinguishing himself at the battle of Naxos in 1650.
    A) Fighting against the Turks
    B) Revolted against the Turks
    C) As a young man
    Both A and B
    Both B and C
    Only C
    Only A
    None of these
    Option C
    The sentence will be ‘As a young man he fought against the Turks and the pirates, and after signally distinguishing himself at the battle of Naxos in 1650 he was appointed commander-in-chief of the Venetian navy’.

     

  5. Nehemiah was permitted to return and rebuild the defences about 445 B.C. He has given a fairly clear description of the line of the wall which enables us to obtain a good idea of the extent of the city at this period.
    A) Nehemia on account of
    B) Fortunately, Nehemia who
    C) Enabling the idea of
    Only C
    Only B
    Both A and B
    Only A
    None of these
    Option B
    The sentence will be ‘Fortunately Nehemiah, who was permitted to return and rebuild the defences about 445 B.C., has given a fairly clear description of the line of the wall which enables us to obtain a good idea of the extent of the city at this period’.

     

  6. The principal discerned the germs of greatness in the quiet boy. He constantly spoke to him about his future career at the Ecole normale in Paris.
    A) Discussing his future career
    B) Allowing to speak
    C) Constantly speaking to him about
    Only C
    Both A and C
    Only A
    Only B
    None of these
    Option B
    The sentences will be :
    * Constantly speaking to him about his future career at the Ecole normale in Paris, the principal discerned the germs of greatness in the quiet boy.
    * Discussing his future career at the Ecole normale in Paris, the principal discerned the germs of greatness in the quiet boy.

     

  7. Mill felt that his main work was unaccomplished. He remained, on the alert for opportunities of useful influence, and pressed on with hardly diminished enthusiasm in his search for useful truth.
    A) Work left unaccomplished
    B) Therefore
    C) Having felt that his
    Only A
    Only B
    Both A and B
    Only C
    None of these
    Option D
    The sentence will be then ‘Having felt that his main work was not accomplished, he remained on the alert for opportunities of useful influence and pressed on with hardly diminished enthusiasm in his search for useful truth’.

     

  8. He had searing pain through his shoulder. He realized he barely had the strength to halt another rappel.
    A) Despite the fact
    B) Searing pain through
    C) Having searing pain
    Both B and C
    Only A
    Only B
    Only C
    None of these
    Option A
    The sentences will be :
    * Searing pain through his shoulder made him realize that he barely had the strength to halt another rappel.
    * Having searing pain through his shoulder, he realized he barely had the strength to halt another rappel.

     

  9. He was successful in perfecting the instrument. His next step was to apply it in such a way to bring uniformity of method into the
    isolated and independent operations of geometry.
    A) Having thus perfected
    B) Applying it to bring
    C) Resulting in
    Only B
    Both A and B
    Both B and C
    Only A
    None of these
    Option D
    The sentence will be ‘Having thus perfected the instrument, his next step was to apply it in such a way to bring uniformity of method into the isolated and independent operations of geometry’.

     

  10. He resumed the practice of the law after he left the public life. In 1988, he was retained by the government of Venezuela as its leading counsel in the arbitration of its boundary dispute with Great Britain.
    A) Retaining by the government of Venezuela
    B) After leaving public life
    C) Although he left
    Only C
    Only B
    Only A
    All A, B, and C
    None of these
    Option B
    The sentence will be then ‘After leaving public life, he resumed the practice of the law, and in 1898 was retained by the government of Venezuela as its leading counsel in the arbitration of its boundary dispute with Great Britain’.

     

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