'Because or Because Of ?' Quiz

This is a intermediate-level quiz containing 17 multichoice questions from our 'conjunctions' quiz category. Simply answer all questions and press the 'Grade Me' button to see your score. This exercise is also available as a printable worksheet.

Because or Because Of ?

Exercise Instructions: Choose the correct answer to complete the sentence

Q1 - We stopped playing tennis ....... the rain
Q2 - It was all ........ her that we got into trouble
Q3 - We had to hurry indoors ...... it was raining
Q4 - I am late ....... the traffic
Q5 - We didn't arrive until seven o'clock ........ the traffic was terrible
Q6 - She found the exam easy ........ she had worked hard during the course
Q7 - He can't drive ........ his illness
Q8 - The restaurant closed down ........ the recession
Q9 - He found working in Japan very difficult ......... the language problem
Q10 - He's very difficult to understand ......... his accent
Q11 - They moved to Liverpool ......... her job
Q12 - There have been a lot of problems in Britain ........ mad cow disease
Q13 - They came to London ........ he got a job there
Q14 - He crashed his car ........ he was driving too fast
Q15 - He lost his driving licence ......... he was convicted of drinking and driving
Q16 - She could only eat a salad in the restaurant ...... she is a vegetarian
Q17 - The newspaper was prosecuted ........ an article about the Government

Printable Worksheet

Instructions: Choose the correct answer to complete the sentence

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Q1 - We stopped playing tennis ....... the rain
 
because of
 
because
Q2 - It was all ........ her that we got into trouble
 
because
 
because of
Q3 - We had to hurry indoors ...... it was raining
 
because of
 
because
Q4 - I am late ....... the traffic
 
because
 
because of
Q5 - We didn't arrive until seven o'clock ........ the traffic was terrible
 
because
 
because of
Q6 - She found the exam easy ........ she had worked hard during the course
 
because of
 
because
Q7 - He can't drive ........ his illness
 
because of
 
because
Q8 - The restaurant closed down ........ the recession
 
because
 
because of
Q9 - He found working in Japan very difficult ......... the language problem
 
because
 
because of
Q10 - He's very difficult to understand ......... his accent
 
because of
 
because
Q11 - They moved to Liverpool ......... her job
 
because
 
because of
Q12 - There have been a lot of problems in Britain ........ mad cow disease
 
because of
 
because
Q13 - They came to London ........ he got a job there
 
because of
 
because
Q14 - He crashed his car ........ he was driving too fast
 
because
 
because of
Q15 - He lost his driving licence ......... he was convicted of drinking and driving
 
because of
 
because
Q16 - She could only eat a salad in the restaurant ...... she is a vegetarian
 
because of
 
because
Q17 - The newspaper was prosecuted ........ an article about the Government
 
because
 
because of

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