English: Sentence Connectors Questions Set 8

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

  1. I did not hear his answer. It was spoken quietly.
    (a) Being spoken___________.
    (b) Being not heard___________.
    (c) Quietly spoken__________.
    A) Only (a) and (c)
    B) Only (b)
    C) Only (c)
    D) All of these.
    E) None of these
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    (a) Being spoken quietly , i could not hear his answer.
    (c) Quietly spoken , his answer was not heard by me .
  2. I received no answer. I knocked on the door a second time.
    (a) Because i knocked_________________.
    (b) Receiving no answer_____________.
    (c) A second time knock _____________________.
    A) Only (a)
    B) Only (b)
    C) Only (c)
    D) All (a) , (b) and (c).
    E) None of these
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Receiving no answer, I knocked on the door second time.
  3. Don’t give me a hard time. We’ve been close friends for so long.
    (a) Although_____________________.
    (b) Since________________________.
    (c) Because ________________________.
    A) Only (a)
    B) Only (b)
    C) Only (b) and (c)
    D) All (a) , (b) and (c).
    E) None of these.
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    (b) Since we have been close friends for so long u should not give me a hard time.
    (c) Because we have been close friends for a long time , don’t give me a hard time.
  4. What we’ve accomplished is a milestone. Let’s raise our glasses for a toast.
    (a) As we have _________________________.
    (b) Because we have ____________________.
    (c) Since we have accomplished____________.
    A) Only (a)
    B) Only (b)
    C) Only (b) and (c)
    D) Only (a) and (c)
    E) All (a) , (b) and (c)
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    Option E
    Explanation:

    (a) As we have accomplished a milestone let’s raise our glasses for a toast.
    (b) Because what we have accomplished is a milestone we should raise our glasses to a toast.
    (c) Since we have accomplished a milestone let’s raise our glasses for a toast.
  5. Your face has scars on it. Your face looks friendly.
    (a) Although______________________.
    (b) Because of _____________________.
    (c) In spite of______________________.
    A) Only (a)(B) Only (a) and (b)
    C) Only (b)
    D) Only (a) and (c)
    E) All (a) , (b) and (c)
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    (a) Although you have scar on your face, it looks friendly
    (c) In spite of having scar your face looks friendly.
  6. The book fell to the floor. It opened to a page I had never read before.
    (a) Since _____________________.
    (b) As soon as_________________.
    (c) Being_____________________.
    A) Only(a)
    B) Only (b)
    C) Only (c)
    D) All (a), (b) and (c)
    E) None of these.
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    As soon as the book fell to the floor, it opened to a page I had never read before.
  7. Thomas’ friends seemed so strange. They were hanging up every time they called.
    (a) Seems strange_______________________.
    (b) Hanging up __________________________.
    (c) Having strange friends_________________.
    A) Only(a)
    B) Only (b)
    C) Only (c)
    D) All (a), (b) and (c)
    E) None of these.
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Hanging up every time they were called, Thomas’ friends seemed too strange.
  8. They made plans to go. They ended up not being able to make it.
    (a) Because _________________.
    (b) Just because______________.
    (c) As soon as _______________.
    A) Only (a)
    B) Only (c)
    C) Only (a) and (b)
    D) Only ( b) and (c)
    E) None of these.
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    Option E
  9. A book can be a lot of fun to read. A book can be boring.
    (a) Lot of fun____________________.
    (b) Boring _______________________.
    (c) Being a book __________________.
    A) Only (a)
    B) Only (b) and (c)
    C) Only ( b)
    D) Only ( a) and (b)
    E) None of these.
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    Lot of fun to read, a book can be boring too.
  10. We don’t believe the way you do. Our culture is very different from yours.
    (a) As our __________________________.
    (b) Because we don’t _________________.
    (c) Being ___________________________.
    A) Only (a)
    B) Only (b)
    C) Only (a) and (c)
    D) Only (c)
    E) All (a), (b) and (c)
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    (a)As our culture is different from yours, we don’t think the way you do.
    (c)Being our culture different from yours, we don’t believe the way you do.

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