Transitions Quiz 4

Fill in the blanks with appropriate transitions.

1. In Japan, the oyster seed is ---- being cultured in nets to market size but also released on the bottom where good returns are being obtained two to three years later.

no matter
not only
no sooner
such as

2. Several years ago, a tobacco company attempted to sell a cigarette that made no smoke; ----, people who tested that product did not like the way it tasted.

on account of
no matter

3. The most common way of preserving genetic materials is to deposit seeds in gene banks; ---- that, cultivating plants in their original environment is the most natural preservation method.

apart from
due to
on condition

4. The name Holland is frequently used ---- the Netherlands, but it actually refers to the two Western coastal provinces, North and South Holland.

on the contrary
for instance
instead of

5. ---- recycling of wastes material solves the problem of garbage disposal at landfills, and saves resources, it entails large hidden costs in collecting, sorting and manufacturing.

As a consequence
Much as

6. The experts found that between forty million and eighty million people have been forced to move from their homes ---- dams.

so long as
because of

7. Replacement cost coverage ensures that your home will be fully rebuilt ---- a total loss.

so that
in case of
provided that
in spite of

8. ---- the pizza is a food foreign to the Indian palate, Pizza Hut tried to develop a bond with the Indian consumer.

In spite of
In order that
Considering that
In addition to
As a result

9. While eating sweets, the brain instantly releases endorphins which make us feel happy and reduce pain; ---- many pediatricians give sweets to children while giving injections.

that's why
as long as
so as to

10. Srirangam was an ancient place of pilgrimage for the Indians and was surrounded by a strong fort but there was ---- the necessary army ---- the weapons to protect it.

both / and
neither / nor
hardly / when
not only / but also
either / or

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