English Questions: Sentence Connectors Set 44

Directions (1-10): Select the phrase/connector from the given three options which can be used to form a single sentence from the two sentences given below, implying the same as expressed in the statement sentences.

  1. The municipal schools are closed. There is little to engage the children’s’ attention.
    1. hence
    2. so
    3. nevertheless

    Only 1
    Only 2
    Only 3
    Both 2 and 3
    Both 1 and 2
    Option E
    Clearly, both 1 and 2 can be used correctly to join the sentences. They are:
    The municipal schools are closed, hence there is little to engage the children’s’ attention.
    The municipal schools are closed, so there is little to engage the children’s’ attention.

     

  2. We are so involved in superficial activities. We seldom get time to look within.
    1. that
    2. because
    3. and
    Only 1
    Only 2
    Only 3
    Both 1 and 2
    Both 1 and 3
    Option A
    Clearly, only ‘that’ can be used.
    The sentence will be- We are so involved in superficial activities that we seldom get time to look within.

     

  3. Millions are not getting one square meal a day. It is nothing short of criminal to waste so much money on unnecessary things.
    1. waste money
    2. with getting one square meal a day
    3. with millions not getting
    Only 1
    Only 2
    Only 3
    Both 1 and 2
    Both 2 and 3
    Option C
    The sentence after using the phrase is- With millions not getting one square meal a day, it is nothing short of criminal to waste so much money on unnecessary things.

     

  4. His advice seems weird. I believe he is right.
    1. hence
    2. yet
    3. because
    Only 1
    Only 2
    Only 3
    Both 1 and 2
    None of these
    Option B
    The sentence will be- His advice seems weird, yet I believe he is right.

     

  5. We can happily live without several excesses of modern society. It is possible only when we limit our greed.
    1. If we limit our greed
    2. If we live happily
    3. If we live without
    Only 1
    Only 2
    Only 3
    Both 2 and 3
    None of these
    Option A
    The sentence after using the phrase is- If we limit our greed, we can happily live without several excesses of modern society.

     

  6. He tried to unite people of all religions and castes. He tried to send them as volunteers to serve in each other’s areas.
    1. because of this
    2. and
    3. but
    Only 1
    Only 2
    Only 3
    Both 1 and 3
    None of these
    Option B
    The sentence will be- He tried to unite people of all religions and castes and send them as volunteers to serve in each other’s areas.

     

  7. He is a thief. He deserves to be punished.
    1. he who is a thief
    2. deserves punishment
    3. a thief punished
    Only 1
    Only 2
    Only 3
    Both 1 and 2
    None of these
    Option A
    The sentence after using the phrase is- He who is a thief deserves to be punished.

     

  8. I can’t help you. You tell me what’s wrong.
    1. unless
    2. until
    3. only
    Only 1
    Only 2
    Only 3
    Both 1 and 2
    All 1, 2 and 3
    Option D
    Clearly, both 1 and 2 can be used correctly to join the sentences.
    The sentences will be-
    I can’t help you unless you tell me what’s wrong.
    I can’t help you until you tell me what’s wrong.

     

  9. The virus took the world by surprise. Countries were forced to lock down.
    1. on the other hand
    2. as
    3. generally
    Only 1
    Only 2
    Only 3
    Both 1 and 2
    All 1,2 and 3
    Option B
    Clearly, only 2 is correct. The sentence is- As the virus took the world by surprise, countries were forced to lockdown.

     

  10. The State needs to understand that forests can deliver economic benefits. This can be done by mitigating the impacts of the climate crisis.
    1. by mitigating
    2. by understanding
    3. by impacting
    Only 1
    Only 2
    Only 3
    Both 1 and 3
    None of these
    Option A
    The sentence after using the phrase is- The State needs to understand that forests can deliver economic benefits by mitigating the impacts of the climate crisis.

     

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