English: Sentence Connectors Questions Set 9

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. A crow stole a piece of cheese. She flew to her nest to enjoy the nice meal.
    a) Immediately ____________
    b) Because of ____________
    c) Having_____________
    A) both a) and b)
    B) all of these.
    C) a) and c)
    D) b) and c)
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Having stolen a piece of cheese, a crow flew to her nest to enjoy the nice meal.
    Immediately after stealing a piece of cheese , a crow flew to her nest to enjoy the nice meal.
  2. He was weary of the failure. He emigrated to Africa.
    a) Weary __________.
    b) Africa ______________.
    c) Failure ______________.
    A) a) only
    B) b) only
    C) c) only
    D) none of the three .
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Weary of his failure, he emigrated to Africa.
  3. A passenger alighted from the train. He fell over a bag on the platform.
    a) In spite of ___________.
    b) As long as ___________.
    c) Just because __________.
    A) a) only
    B) None of these.
    C) c) only
    D) b) and c)
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    Option B
  4. Some of the greatest rivers in the world flow from the Himalayas and the Tibetan plateau. These rivers are essential to millions of people.
    a) The rivers ___________.
    b) Himalayas ___________.
    c) Essential ____________.
    A) a) and c)
    B) a) only
    C) c) only
    D) a) and b )
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    The rivers which are some of the greatest rivers in the world flow from the Himalayas and the Tibetan plateau are essential to millions of people.
    Essential to millions of people , some of the greatest rivers in the world flow from the Himalayas and the Tibetan plateau.
  5. Processed food is now much better than it was when I was a child. Then it didn’t have much taste and it had a strange texture.
    a) Processed ______________.
    b) Much taste_______________.
    c) Far better ______________.
    A) b) only
    B) c) only
    C) None of these.
    D) a) only
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Processed food that didn’t have much taste and also had strange texture when I was a child has much better taste nowadays.
  6. Last year, a police undercover operation against environmental activists went badly wrong. The undercover policeman who was working on the operation gave important information to the police
    a) because ________________.
    b) just because_____________.
    c) last year , the undercover policeman _________________.
    A) a) and b)
    B) c) only
    C) None of the three.
    D) b) and c)
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    Option C
  7. He gave up his situation. He was not satisfied with his salary.
    a) Unsatisfied ___________.
    b) Not having ______________.
    c) gave up ______________.
    A) all the three.
    B) a) and b)
    C) b) and c)
    D) a) only
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Unsatisfied with his salary , he gave up the situation.
    Not having been satisfied with his salary he gave up his situation.
  8. Ethical shoppers are not only interested in price and quality when they buy products. They also want to know about the ethical standards of the companies that produce those products
    a) Not only ___________.
    b) To know ____________.
    c) Unless they know
    A) all the three.
    B) b) and c)
    C) a) and b)
    D) a) only
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Not only interested to know about price and quality of the products they buy , ethical shoppers also want to know about the ethical standards of the companies that produce those products.
  9. Most parents want their children to go to the best schools and universities. They know that this is the best way for their children to have a successful and happy life.
    a) Knowing that their _____________.
    b) being best way ______________.
    c) Knowing___________________.
    A) a) and c)
    B) c) only
    C) a) and b)
    D) none of these.
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Knowing this to be the best way for their children to have a successful and happy life , most parents want their children to go to the best schools and universities.
  10. A lot of people don’t like wind farms because they are unattractive. They make the countryside look horrible
    a) look horrible__________.
    b) Unattractive__________.
    c) Don’t like ____________.
    A) a) and b)
    B) all the three.
    C) b) and c)
    D) none of the three.
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    Option D

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