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Adverb Clause of Cause and Reason Exercises

Adverb Clause of Cause and Reason Exercises
Adverb Clause of Cause and Reason Exercises

The adverb clause of reason and reason is used to show cause and effect or reason and result. It can be introduced by the connectors below.

Conjunctions: 

  • Becuase
  • Since
  • Now that
  • As
  • As long as/so longs as
  • inasmuch as

Prespositions:

  • due to
  • because of

Transitions:

  • therefore
  • consequently

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Adverb Clause of Cause and Reason Exercises

Exrcise 1:

Directions: Using the given information, make sentences using now that.

1. Jose used to take the bus to school, but last week he bought a car. Now he can drive to school.

  • Now that Jose has a car, he can drive to school.

2. You just had your sixteenth birthday. Now you can get a driver’s license. Now that you are
3. We have to wear warm clothes. It’s winter now.
4. Bob used to live in the dorm, but a couple of weeks ago he moved into an apartment. Now he can cook his own food.
5. Whew! I’ve finally finished painting the house. Now I can go fishing.
6. I can get a job as a bilingual secretary. I know English now.
7. My brother got married last month. He’s a married man now, so he has more responsibilities.
8. Do you want to go for a walk? The rain has stopped.
9. It’s been a long, hard week, but final exams are finally over. We can relax.
10. The civil war has ended. A new government is being formed.

Exercise 2:

Directions: Complete the following.

1. As long as it`s such a nice day, why don’t ___________________________________________
2. As long as the movie is free, let’s _________________________________________________
3. As long as it’s raining, I think I’ll __________________________________________________
4. As long as the coffee is already made, I guess I’ll _____________________________________
5. As long as you’re here, why don’t ________________________________________________
6. As long as you’re up, would you mind _____________________________________________

Exercise 3:

Directions: Complete the following. Punctuate carefully.

1. Now that I_______________________ ____________________________
2. The teacher didn’t_____________________________because ___________________________
3. Since heavy fog is predicted for tonight, ______________________________ _____________________________
4. He was not admitted to the university inasmuch as _________________________________ ___________________
5. Elmer can’t stay out all night with his friends now that___________________________________ __________________________
6. Since we don’t have class tomorrow, __________________________________________ _____________________________________
7. Inasmuch as her application arrived after the deadline, ____________________________________

Answers:

Exercise 1.

  1. Now that Jose has a car, he can drive to school.
  2. Now that you are sixteenth, you can get your driver’s license.
  3. Now that it is cold, we have to wear warm clothes.
  4. Now that he lives in an apartment, he can cook his own food.
  5. Now that I have finished painting the house, I can go fishing.
  6. Now that I know English, I can get a job as a bilingual secretary.
  7. Now that he is a married man, he has more responsibilities.
  8. Now that the rain has stopped, you can go for a walk.
  9. Now that final exam is finally over, we can relax.
  10. Now that the civil war has stopped, a new government can be formed.

Exercise 2.

  1. As long as it`s such a nice day, why don’t we go out for hanging?
    2. As long as the movie is free, let’s have a beak.
    3. As long as it’s raining, I think I’ll be waiting here.
    4. As long as the coffee is already made, I guess I’ll be free then.
    5. As long as you’re here, why don’t you study English?
    6. As long as you’re up, would you mind washing the clothes?

Exercise 3.

  1. Now that I am free, we can go out for dinner.
  2. The teacher didn’t agree about the program, because we were in minority.
  3. Since heavy fog is predicted for tonight, we will have to stay home.
  4. He was not admitted to the university inasmuch as he did not have a good degree.
  5. Now that he can’t stay out all night with his friends, he has to stay home.
  6. Since we don’t have class tomorrow, we can have a football match.
  7. Inasmuch as her application arrived after the deadline, he can’t get admission.

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Conclusion:

Attempt the Adverb Clause of Cause and Reason Exercises and then compare your answers with the correct answers given above. Moreover, please feel free to write your feedback about the article using the comment section below.

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