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1.  Sales of the inexpensive cars soared the last few years but they plummeted in 2003 because of concerns about quality and financial problems.

Changed / dropped / explored / modified

2.  Because the _________ budget is so small this year, breakthroughs into new international markets will be minimal.

advertising / adjusting / adamant / administration

3.  These animals are very rare and ______ protected by law.

there for / despite / on account of / whereas

4.  I’ll finish the job, ______ how long it takes.

whereas / likewise / no matter / hence

5.  Ann studied Asian languages and culture _______ she wanted to do business in Asia

unless / while / since / however / although

6.  What is amnesia?  If you say only that it is loss of memory, you include in the group of amnesiacs any man

who forgets his wife’s birthday. ________, amnesia is something a bit more sinister. It is loss of memory, to be sure, but it is of the sort brought on by injury, overwork, worry, or a nasty blow on the head.

Consequently / On account of / Actually / In spite of

7.  Jackson is not rich________ he is generous.

as if / since / even though / but

8.  ________ what I say, she never listens.

While / No matter / Is / Beside

9.   ________it was clear that the accused was having significant psychiatric problems, the appeals court threw out his life sentence.

Because / Even though / So / Given

10.  Direk was always an a student throughout his high school years _____________________. He must have been sick at that time last year.

as a result, he got into medical school / there, he decided to further his studies abroad /

however, he did not pass the entrance exam / Indeed, he was my former student

11.  Over the next decade, automation and the mechanism of production will improve and transform farming, industrial plants and service industries._______, they will make our leisure time more productive, creative and interesting.

On the contrary / In addition / Consequently / Nevertheless

12.  The future of newspapers is cloudy, with overall readership slowly declining________ increasing competition from television and the Internet.

Due / in spite / because / accordingly

13.  ________ wall street’s crash, the suicide rate in New York City went up.

Because / When / due to / According to

14.  The flowers bloomed earlier but are languishing now ________ the heat and lack of rain.

because of / because / owing to / due to

15.  _________ we often assume that old age brings about poor health, only 20% of the elderly claim poor health to be a serious problem

If / Although / Since / When

16.  Traditionally, puppet performances are based on stories adapted from classic Thai literature, such as “Phra Apaimanee”. This time, ________, the Ramayana episode will be made into a full show.

consequently / furthermore / therefore / however

17.  _________ it was high-priced, he bought a car.

In spite of / However / Despite / Although

18.  _______ most people like to sleep approximately eight hours a day, researchers believe we can survive comfortably on half that much. (Ent. Oct’ 45)

As we know that / In spite of the fact that / Whenever it looks like / Even so it seem to be

19.  _______ we get some rain, the dying crops will be ruined.

Unless / Only / Despite / Whenever

20.  Just_______ you’re rich, doesn’t mean you can buy anything with your riches.

because of / for instance / because / which

21.  _______ they wouldn’t need to take dishes, the boy packed a picnic lunch of sandwiches and fruit.

So / While / Because / since

22.  He will never succeed_______ much he may try.

how / however / though / as

23.  ________the heavy rain, the party has been cancelled.

Because / Because of / Since / For this reason

24.  Games are very good for one; ________ one must not play too much.

more over / as well as / on the other hand / or else

25.  When found that insomnia tended to be a chronic problem that gets more persistent over time________ depression was a more intermittent problem.

whereas / although / therefore / however

26.  _______we often assume that old age brings about poor health, only 20% of the elderly claim to be a serious problem.

If / Although / Since / When

27.  The kids didn’t study. ________, they failed the course.

Therefore / Nonetheless / Otherwise / On the other hand

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