Question 1: Our hoard is little ________ our hearts are great.
Question 2: ________ poor our maidservant is, she is honest.
Question 3: Although topology is the youngest branch of geometry, ________ is considered the most sophisticated.
(A) but it
(B) so it
(D) however it
Question 4: Gulabchand studied not only painting ________ anatomy when he was training to become an artist.
(A) as well
(D) but also
Question 5: Early carpenters, having ________ nails, had to use wooden pegs to secure their constructions.
Question 6: Rajlakshmi did not get the first prize ________ her extra fine performance in the competition.
(A) Inspite of
(B) Because of
Question 7: ________ healthy he is, he could not run fast.
Question 8: Unless you run fast, ________.
(A) You don’t catch the bus
(B) You catch the bus
(C) You cannot catch the bus
(D) You can catch the bus
Question 9: An incomplete statement is given. Pick out the option which completes the statement meaningfully.
I shall see him ________.
(A) before I leave for England.
(B) before I would be leaving for England.
(C) before I shall leave for England.
(D) before I have left for England
Question 10: Take the toy out of the box ________ you throw the box away.
Question 11: No sooner had he entered the room ________ the employees started singing.
Question 12: No sooner did the chief guest finish talk ________ we clapped.
(D) at that time
Question 13: The match had hardly started ________ it began to rain.
Question 14: Complete the sentence with correct adversative conjunction.
Shruti ran fast ________ she missed the train.
Question 15: Her parents were ________ poor to send her to college.
Question 16: ________ the spirits were always invisible to Miranda, Propero did not choose that she should hear him holding conversation with the empty air.
Question 17: Fill each blank in the following sentences with an appropriate conjunction.
Grievances cannot be redressed _______ they are known.
Question 18: Fill each blank in the following sentences with an appropriate conjunction.
No nation can be perfectly well governed _______ it is competent to govern itself.
Question 19: Hardly had he touched the screen of his mobile, _______ a FIFA world cup Match appeared.
Question 20: The doorbell rang ________ the woman did not open the door.
Question 21: A patient should eat nothing ________ light and simple.
Question 22: _______ who wants to go earlier must obtain my permission.
(A) Each one
Question 23: Inform me in advance ________ you are unable to attend the meeting.
(B) in case
Question 24: He is not willing to buy the refrigerator ________ a two year warrantee is given by the shop keeper.
(A) inspite of
Question 25: The Himalayan trekking team waited ________ the last trekker arrived at the base camp.
(A) inspite of
Question 26: ________ my opinion, you should take the advice of a surgeon.
(A) On account of
(B) Instead of
(C) Because of
(D) According to
Question 27: I shall punish you ________ you confess your fault.
Question 28: You must get the tickets in advance; ________ , we won’t be able to see that picture.
Question 29: You can borrow the book ________ you return it soon.
(D) provided that
Question 30: “Chitra, go and buy some tomatoes ________ potatoes from the market”, said her mother.
Question 31: I hope I’ll be able to come to the party, but I’ll let you know ________ I can’t.
Question 32: It is raining today, ________ there are no buses and I can’t come to school.
Question 33: Hardly had I solved one problem ________ another arose.
Question 34: The children won’t go to sleep ________ we leave a light on outside their bedroom.
Question 35: She had changed so much that ________ anyone recognized her.
Question 36: I managed to get sleep ________ there was a lot of noise.
Question 37: ________ soothing that lady, the policeman scolded her.
(A) Inspite of
(B) With a view to
(D) Instead of
Question 38: Fill in the blank with conjunction:
“People love him ________ he is helpful.”
Question 39: ________ he spent ________ money on his car, he did not get it repaired properly.
(A) If, much
(B) If, more
(C) Though, much
(D) Unless, many
Question 40: ________ they left Nepal when the tremors rocked the country.
(A) Hardly had
(C) No sooner
(D) As soon as