Purpose, Result & Reason Multiple Choice

Choose the best word to complete each sentence.


1. _____ everything looked so in order, we didn't clean anything else.

    since

    due to

    because of

    seeing

2. _____ he knew he was in the wrong, he had to apologise.

    seeing as

    due to

    though

    nevertheless

3. Go down on your hands and knees _____ cut the chances of falling and hurting yourself.

    so as

    so as to

    owing to

    in order that

4. This is a machine _____ polishing wooden floors. We use it in the school.

    used to

    to

    used

    for

5. I decided to do a Swedish course _____ I was going to live in Sweden for a year.

    because of

    owing to

    due to

    since

6. We couldn't sleep last night at all _____ all the noise downstairs.

    owing to

    as

    because

    due

7. _____ it was already dark, we waited no longer and went home.

    due to

    as

    for

    because of

8. _____ Mrs. Jones falling ill so suddenly, we've cancelled the conference.

    because

    since

    due to

    seeing as

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