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    Choose the best cause/result expression to fill in the spaces

    Choose the best cause/result expression to fill in the spaces.

    1. Eating too much sugar can ___________ health problems.
    a. because b. because of c. lead to d. leads to
    2. The cyclone has ____________ many thousands of death.
    a. resulted in b. caused by c. led by d. resulted from
    3. Poverty is ____________ unemployment.
    a. because b. led to c. caused by d. bring about
    4. I was cold and tired and the heating was off, ________ I decided to
    go to bed.
    a. so b. because c. as a result d. therefore
    5. The sales staff travel all over the country. _______________, they
    are well informed about local problems.
    a. Therefore b. So c. Since d. On account of
    6. The bad weather ______________ problems to many farmers.
    a. cause b. causes c. caused by d. caused by
    7. I did it ___________ he told me to.
    a. because b. because of c. due to d. so
    8. Just ____________ I don't complain, people think I'm satisfied.
    a. because b. because of c. therefore d. so
    9. He walked slowly ____________ his weak leg.
    a. because b. because of c. as a result d. since
    10. Lack of vitamins ___________ many illnesses.
    a. result from b. results from c. brings about d. lead to
    11. We thought that, ___________ we were in their area, we'd stop by
    and see them.
    a. because of b. since c. on account of d. due to
    12. The project had to be abandoned ______________ a lack of
    government funding.
    a. due to b. because c. so d. since
    13. She retired early _____________ ill health.
    a. because b. on account of c. caused by d. resulted in
    14. He was punished _________________ wearing a pair of black socks
    to schools.
    a. as a result b. on account of c. because d. so
    15. He was late. ___________, he missed the bus.
    a. Because b. Because of c. As a result d. So
    16. Over-drinking ____________ liver cancer.
    a. lead to b. results from c. due to d. leads to
    17. Wearing black socks was the ___________ Kenny's warning letter.
    a. cause of b. result from c. result in d. caused by

    18. He spent a lot of time on Television. ______________, he failed
    the examination.
    a. So b. Because c. Therefore d. Because of
    19. He was not qualified. ___________, he lost his job.
    a. So b. Because c. Therefore d. Because of
    20. Forests have become diseased ____________ acid rain.
    a. because b. due to c. results from d. results in

    Note: Please write your answers on the following form. Write only the
    letter (a.b.c.d). Don't write the whole word.
    1._____________ 11._______________
    2._____________ 12._______________
    3._____________ 13._______________
    4._____________ 14._______________
    5._____________ 15._______________
    6._____________ 16._______________
    7._____________ 17._______________
    8._____________ 18._______________
    9._____________ 19._______________
    10.______________ 20._______________


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    Re: Choose the best cause/result expression to fill in the spaces

    Maybe you should answer the questions first and only then ask us to comment.

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    Re: Choose the best cause/result expression to fill in the spaces

    I am sorry for that.
    1- leads to 2- resulted in 3- led to 4- so 5- On account of
    6- causes
    7- because of
    8- because of
    9- Since
    10- lead to
    11-due to
    12- because
    13- resulted in
    14-because
    15-so
    16- leads to
    17-caused by
    18-therefore
    19- so
    20-results in

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    Re: Choose the best cause/result expression to fill in the spaces

    Quote Originally Posted by epica View Post
    choose the best cause/result expression to fill in the spaces.




    1. eating too much sugar can ___________ health problems.
    a. Because b. Because of c. Lead to d. Leads to
    2. The cyclone has ____________ many thousands of deaths.
    a. Resulted in b. Caused by c. Led by d. Resulted from
    3. Poverty is ____________ unemployment.
    a. Because b. Led to c. Caused by d. Bring about
    4. I was cold and tired and the heating was off, ________I decided to
    go to bed.
    a. So b. Because c. As a result d. Therefore
    5. The sales staff travels all over the country. _______________, they
    are well informed about local problems.
    a. Therefore b. So c. Since d. On account of
    6. The bad weather ______________ problems for many farmers.
    a. Cause b. Causes c. Caused by d. Caused by
    7. I did it ___________ he told me to.
    a. Because b. Because of c. Due to d. So
    8. Just ____________ i don't complain, people think i'm satisfied.
    a. Because b. Because of c. Therefore d. So
    9. He walked slowly ____________ his weak leg.
    a. Because b. Because of c. As a result d. Since
    10. Lack of vitamins ___________ many illnesses.
    a. Result from b. Results from c. Brings about d. Lead to
    or: Causes

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    Re: Choose the best cause/result expression to fill in the spaces

    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee View Post


    thank you so much... but what about the others form 11 t0 20

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    Re: Choose the best cause/result expression to fill in the spaces

    Maybe those I gave you can help you figure out the rest. (Anyhow, I have go to now.)


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    Re: Choose the best cause/result expression to fill in the spaces

    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee View Post
    Maybe those I gave you can help you figure out the rest. (Anyhow, I have go to now.)


    ok thank you so much ... but it's so hard

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    Re: Choose the best cause/result expression to fill in the spaces

    Quote Originally Posted by Epica View Post
    11. We thought that, ___________ we were in their area, we'd stop by
    and see them.
    a. because of b. since c. on account of d. due to
    Or:
    because


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    Re: Choose the best cause/result expression to fill in the spaces

    Quote Originally Posted by Epica View Post
    thank you so much... but what about the others form 11 t0 20
    12- because Due to
    13- resulted in On account of
    14-because on account of his
    15-so As a result (so would be correct if there were no comma after it)
    16- leads to Correct
    17-caused by the cause of
    18-therefore Correct
    19- so Therefore (so would be correct if there were no comma after it)
    20-results in due to

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    Re: Choose the best cause/result expression to fill in the spaces

    Quote Originally Posted by Epica View Post
    15. He was late. ___________, he missed the bus.
    a. Because b. Because of c. As a result d. So

    Or:
    He was late because he missed the bus.
    Or:
    He was late, so he missed the bus.

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