Conjunctions Quizzes


Select the appropriate conjunctions to complete the sentences.

1. The Vaal River is one of the major rivers in South Africa but the runoff is not constant which means that large dams have to be built ---- store water for use.

notwithstanding
regardless of
so as to
thanks to
with the aim of


2. Due to ---- a lack of production ---- increasing housing prices, Liverpool is now ranked as one of the least affordable cities countrywide.

neither / nor
no sooner / than
scarcely / before
both / and
hardly / when

3. Mike has been told he will have to pay the fine ---- his high rank in the military.

even if
furthermore
on grounds that
despite
on purpose that

4. Some people believe vaccines overload our immune system, making it less able to react to other diseases ---- meningitis or AIDS, which are now threatening our health.

but for
lest
with the aim of
whereas
such as


5. Continued high-blood pressure is dangerous ---- it can increase the risk of heart disease and stroke.

however
so that
as
no matter although
for instance


6. They like to keep their old houses rather than building the new ones ---- it is very hard and expensive to maintain them.

because
even though
on the contrary
on account of
for example


7. The inhabitants of our village claim that pedestrians have no choice but to risk their lives crossing the dangerous road as there is ---- a pedestrian bridge ---- a crosswalk.

not only / but also
both / and
neither / nor
no sooner / than
hardly / when


8. ---- the Oscar Reward, the Cannes Film Festival is the biggest event which takes place in May in the South of France.

Except for
Such as
Lest
Unless
But


9. ---- vaccination has eliminated naturally occurring polio in North and South America, rare cases continue to occur in developing countries of Africa.

However
Although
As a result of
Hence
Moreover


10. The economy in China is booming; ---- many foreign investors are planning to enter China's market.

nonetheless
even if
so as to
in addition to
that's why

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