New Pattern English Questions for Different Exams Quiz 10 | Sentence Connectors

Sentence Connectors Quiz

Directions (01-15): In the question given below two statements are given which are grammatically correct and meaningful. Connect them by choosing the word given below the statements in the best possible way without changing the intended meaning. Choose the best possible word as your answer accordingly from the options to form a correct, coherent sentence. 

Q.1  (I) Mr. Shashi Verma is a verified person in the chargesheet
(II) He was always available during the investigation
(a) because
(b) but
(c) and
(d) still
(e) though
Answer
1. (c) Sol. Mr. Shashi Verma is a verified person in the chargesheet and he was always available during the investigation

Q.2  (I) The central leadership should undertake the exercise in consultation with party MLAs, MPs and other senior leaders
(II) His appeal apparently had no takers
(a) still
(b) but
(c) so that
(d) instead
(e) until
Answer
2. (b) Sol. The central leadership should undertake the exercise in consultation with party MLAs, MPs and other senior leaders, but his appeal apparently had no takers.

Q.3  (I) Several instances of mismatch in the photograph appearing on the passbooks and the actual photographs of the beneficiaries have also come to the notice of the officials concerned
(II) There are reports about the mistakes in the entries made in the passbooks relating to the beneficiary details
(a) thus
(b) nevertheless
(c) when
(d) because
(e) while
Answer
3. (e) Sol. While there are reports about the mistakes in the entries made in the passbooks relating to the beneficiary details, several instances of mismatch in the photograph appearing on the passbooks and the actual photographs of the beneficiaries have also come to the notice of the officials concerned.

Q.4  (I) His thoughts were severed
(II) He was with her physically and attached emotionally
(a) but
(b) yet
(c) and
(d) though
(e) unless
Answer
4. (b) Sol. He was with her physically and attached emotionally, yet his thoughts were severed.

Q.5  (I) Its famous cakes
(II) The bakery also makes delicious breads and cookies
(a) and
(b) though
(c) but
(d) besides
(e) while
Answer
5. (d) Sol. Besides its famous cakes, the bakery also makes delicious breads and cookies.

Q.6  (I) The temperature felt more like November
(II) The calendar claimed the month was May
(a) however
(b) therefore
(c) but
(d) since
(e) hence
Answer
6. (a) Sol. The calendar claimed the month was May. However, the temperature felt more like November.

Q.7  (I) It has easy access to the highway
(II) This house is on the best street in the neighborhood
(a) hence
(b) though
(c) but
(d) still
(e) furthermore
 
Answer
7. (e) Sol. This house is on the best street in the neighborhood. Furthermore, it has easy access to the highway.

Q.8  (I) The players were my heroes
(II) My dad was my hero because he was the coach.
(a) so that
(b) and
(c) therefore
(d) moreover
(e) since
Answer
S8. Ans.(c) Sol. The players were my heroes, therefore, my dad was my hero because he was the coach.

Q.9  (I) And reduce their reliance on imported oil
(II) Many governments intend to develop new energy-efficient transportation technology
(a) instead
(b) thus
(c) but
(d) since
(e) because
Answer
9. (b) Sol. Many governments intend to develop new energy-efficient transportation technology and thus reduce their reliance on imported oil.

Q.10  (I) For the fact that they were wearing seat belts
(II) They would have been badly injured
(a) thus
(b) therefore
(c) since
(d) and
(e) but
Answer
10. (e) Sol. They would have been badly injured but for the fact that they were wearing seat belts.

Q.11  (I) It is a large, open-air farm with a robot assigned to make each turnip
(II) Be all that it can be
(a) instead
(b) so that
(c) hence
(d) however
(e) but
Answer
11. (a) Sol. Instead, it is a large, open-air farm with a robot assigned to make each turnip be all that it can be.

Q.12  (I) They knew who had painted it
(II) They knew the painting was a forgery
(a) because
(b) therefore
(c) moreover
(d) thus
(e) nevertheless
Answer
12. (c) Sol. They knew the painting was a forgery. Moreover, they knew who had painted it.

Q.13  (I) Bill has been in trouble with the police
(II) He earns an honest penny these days by driving a van
(a) but
(b) and
(c) because
(d) though
(e) although
Answer
13. (e) Sol. Although Bill has been in trouble with the police, he earns an honest penny these days by driving a van.

Q.14  (I) I did manage to get into one minibus but it broke down on the way to the hotel
(II) There was not one air-conditioned room on the tour and there were not enough minibuses for all the passengers
(a) though
(b) and
(c) but
(d) still
(e) however
Answer
14. (d) Sol. There was not one air-conditioned room on the tour and there were not enough minibuses for all the passengers. Still, I did manage to get into one minibus but it broke down on the way to the hotel.

Q.15  (I) Without the About sponsorship retrovirus’s presence now
(II) You might not have been born.
(a) nevertheless
(b) however
(c) no sooner
(d) therefore
(e) furthermore
Answer
15. (a) Sol. Nevertheless, without the About sponsorship retrovirus’s presence now , you might not have been born.