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Exercise 1: Hãy chọn một câu trả lời ñúng nhất:
1. He refused to give up work, ___________he’s won a million pounds.
A. despite
B. however
C. even though
D. as though
2. ____________he had no money for a bus, he had to walk all the way home.
A. Although
B. Because
C. While
D. When
3. ____________an accident in the High Street, traffic is moving very slowly on the London Road.
A. Despite
B. Because
C. Since
D. Because of
4. ____________the wet weather, the football match went ahead.

A. Although
B. Owing to
C. But for
D. In spite of
5. ____________the rise in unemployment, people still seem to be spending more.
A. Nevertheless
B. Due to
C. Despite
D. Although
6. I’d like to go to Thailand, ____________it’s by no means the only country in the world I want to see.
A. as
B. while
C. yet
D. since
7. There’s no danger in using this machinery ____________you adhere the safety regulations.
A. because
B. in case
C. although
D. as long as
8. She didn’t feel well, but _____________ _this she went to work.
A. although
B. because
C. because of
D. in spite of
9. He managed to win the race _____________ _hurting his foot before the race.
A. although
B. because of
C. despite of
D. in spite of
10. The player was ejected because he committed a foul.
A. as
B. due to
C. despite
D. provided
11. ___________some German and British management styles are similar, there are many differences
between them.
A. In spite
B. In spite of
C. Despite the fact that
D. Despite


12. I could not eat ___________I was very hungry.
A. even though
B. in spite
C. despite
D. in spite the fact that
13. In spite _______, the baseball game was not cancelled.
A. the rain
B. of the rain
C. it was raining
D. there was a rain
14. ___________he had enough money, he refused to buy a new car.
A. In spite
B. In spite of
C. Despite
D. Although
15. _______, he walked to the station.
A. Despite being tired B. Although to be tired C. In spite being tired
D. Despite tired
16. The children slept well despite _______.
A. it was noise
B. the noise
C. of the noise
D. noisy
17. ___________her lack of hard work, she was promoted.
A. In spite
B. Even though
C. In spite of
D. Despite of
18. ___________they are brothers, they do not look like.
A. Although
B. Even
C. Despite
D. In spite of
19. We are concerned with the problem of energy resources ___________we must also think of our
environment.
A. despite
B. though
C. as though
D. but
20. Our new neighbors are quite nice ___________they are sometimes talkative.
A. despite
B. in spite of the fact C. though
D. as though
21. ___________of the difficulty, they managed to climb to the top of the mountain.
A. In spite
B. Despite
C. But
D. Although
22. In spite of his hard work, he could not finish the job.
A. As hard as he work
B. Despite he worked hard
C. Though he worked hard
D. Although hard work
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23. Despite the fact that _______, we enjoyed our trip.
A. the weather is bad B. it is a bad weather C. the bad weather
D. the weather was bad
24. Tom went to work despite _______.
A. that he did not feel very well
B. of the fact not feeling well
C. he did not feel very well
D. not feeling very well
25. It was very cold ___________she did not put on her coat.
A. in case
B. but
C. even if
D. even though
26. John rarely sees Paul ___________they live in the same town.
A. notwithstanding B. despite
C. in spite of
D. although
27. _______, I can’t sleep.
A. Because I drank coffee late at night
B. If I drink coffee late at night
C. Although I drink a lot of coffee
D. In spite of not drinking coffee
28. The student arrived late ___________the traffic jam.
A. because of
B. in spite of
C. although
D. because
29. ___________you study harder, you will not win the scholarship.
A. Unless
B. Because
C. If
D. In order that
30. He works hard ___________help his family.
A. so as that
B. in order to
C. in order that
D. A & B
31. The student arrived late ___________the traffic jam.
A. because of
B. in spite of
C. although
D. because
32. ___________his physical handicap, he has become a successful businessman.
A. Because of
B. Because
C. Though
D. Despite
33. ___________she spoke slowly, I couldn't understand her.
A. Since
B. Although
C. If
D. As
34. The flight had to be delayed ___________the bad weather.
A. because
B. due to
C. because of
D. B and C
35. ___________he is tired, he can't work longer.
A. Because
B. Even though
C. Although
D. Besides
36. ___________it was so cold, he went out without an overcoat.
A. If
B. Since
C. Although
D. Because
37. ___________he is so busy with his work, he always finds time to go to the concert every week.
A. If
B. Since
C. Although
D. Because
38. He passed the examination ___________he had been prevented by illness from studying.
A. although
B. but
C. however
D. moreover
39. ___________she's got an English name, she is in fact Vietnamese.
A. Despite
B. Although
C. In spite of
D. More than
40. ___________ he has a headache, he has to take an aspirin.
A. How
B. Because
C. Where
D. Although
41. They worked hard ___________they could pass the final exam.
A. since
B. because
C. in case
D. so that
42. He left home early ___________he could arrive at the station on time.
A. because of
B. in order to
C. although
D. so that
43. We could reach the house ___________the road was flooded.
A. although
B. whether
C. as if
D. even
44. Our teacher speaks slowly ___________we may understand him.
A. because
B. in order to
C. so that
D. or
45. David signed the papers, ___________he could work at the construction company.
A. so that
B. such that
C. in order to
D. so as that
46. ___________it rained heavily, they went to school on time.
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A. Even though
B. Through
C. Though
D. A and C are correct
47. Our visit to Japan was delayed ___________my wife's illness.
A. because
B. because of
C. thanks to
D. though
48. The flight had to be delayed ___________the bad weather.
A. because
B. due to
C. because of
D. B and C are correct
49. ___________she's busy, she still helps you.
A. Although
B. Because
C. Since
D. As
50. ___________the traffic was bad, I arrived on time.
A. Although
B. In spite of
C. Despite
D. Even
51. Take a map with you ___________you lose your way.
A. in case
B. so
C. because
D. although
52. The play was very boring ___________they walked out.
A. although
B. so that
C. since
D. so
53. I couldn't unlock it ___________I had the wrong key.
A. because
B. so that
C. since
D. so
54. He agreed to go climbing ___________he hated heights.
A. although
B. in case
C. since
D. because
55. He got a new alarm clock ___________he'd get up on time.
A. although
B. so that
C. since
D. so
56. ___________rain or snow, there are always more than fifty thousand fans at the football games.
A. Despite
B. In spite with
C. Despite of
D. Despite with
57. A small fish needs camouflage to hide itself ___________its enemies cannot find it.
A. so that
B. so
C. therefore
D. due to
58. The gate was shut ___________the cows won't get out of the cage.
A. so as to
B. in order to
C. so as not
D. so that
59. The car was easy to recognize, ___________it wasn’t difficult for the police to catch the thieves.
A. because
B. that
C. so
D. but
60. He works hard ___________help his family.
A. so as that
B. in order to
C. in order that
D. so as not
61. We moved to the front row ___________we could hear and see better.
A. so
B. so that
C. such
D. such that
62. ___________a headache, he enjoyed the film.
A. Although
B. In spite of
C. Because of
D. However
63. My sister will take the plane ___________she dislikes flying.
A. because
B. so that
C. although
D. before
64. We took many pictures ___________the cloudy sky.
A. despite of
B. even though
C. despite
D. because
65. ___________both his legs were broken, he managed to get out of the car before it exploded.
A. Because
B. Although
C. So that
D. Where
66. We understood him ___________he spoke very fast.
A. because of
B. though
C. in spite of
D. despite
67. ___________photosynthesis were to stop, life would disappear from the planet Earth relatively
quickly.
A. For
B. However
C. If
D. Although
62. It was late, ___________I decided to phone home.
A. however
B. but
C. although
D. and
68. Minh had a terrible headache. _______, he went to school.
A. Therefore
B. But
C. However
D. Although
69. Tom has a bike, ___________he always walks to work.
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A. so
B. but
C. however
D. and
70. It was too dark to go on, ___________we found somewhere to stay.
A. so
B. but
C. however
D. because
71. Her mother was sick. ___________Jane had to stay at home to look after her.
A. but
B. However
C. so
D. Therefore
72. They asked me to wait for them, ___________they didn’t turn up.
A. so
B. however
C. but
D. and
73. It was raining hard. ___________the match went ahead
A. therefore
B. however
C. but
D. because
74. We couldn’t get a seat ___________we arrived quite early.
A. but
B. however
C. nevertheless
D. although
75. My car broke down on the way. _______, when I got to the airport the plane had taken off.
A. Because
B. However
C. But
D. Therefore
76. We stayed in that hotel despite the noise.
A. Despite the hotel is noisy, we stayed there. B. We stayed in the noisy hotel and we liked it.
C. Although the hotel was noisy, we stayed there. D. Because of the noise, we stayed in the hotel.
77. She came in quietly ___________not to wake the baby.
A. as if
B. so as
C. such as
D. if so
78. I had to get up early, ___________I’d have missed the train.
A. despite
B. otherwise
C. or else
D. however
79. He refused to give up work ___________he’d won a million dollars
A. despite
B. however
C. even though
D. as though
80. You can use my bicycle ___________you bring it back tomorrow.
A. as long as
B. although
C. nevertheless
D. in spite of
81. I gave up the job ___________the attractive salary.
A. because of
B. although
C. because
D. despite
82. ___________the old man spoke very slowly and clearly, I couldn’t understand him at all.
A. Since
B. Although
C. Because
D. If
83. He keeps working ___________feeling unwell.
A. in spite of
B. although
C. because of
D. unless
84. It is raining outside, and Tom brought his umbrella with him ___________he wouldn’t get wet.
A. in order to
B. so as to
C. so that
D. in order
85. Expensive as they are, cars are widely used in the US.
A. Because they are expensive
B. Due to they are expensive
C. They are too expensive
D. Although they are expensive
86. Linh’s learning English ___________she can study in Australia.
A. so that
B. so as
C. in order to
D. as to
87. She failed the test ___________she studied hard.
A. despite
B. in spite
C. even
D. though
88. You should look up the meaning of the word in the dictionary ___________ misuse it.
A. so as to
B. to
C. so as not to
D. so that
89. Don't let the little boy play with scissors ___________he cuts himself.
A. in case
B. although
C. unless
D. so that
90. I get up early ___________to go work on time.
A. in order to
B. so as not to
C. so that
D. in order that
91. I understood what you said. __________I didn’t agree with you.
A. So
B. Although
C. However
D. Therefore.
92. ___________bad traffic, we arrived on time.
A. Because
B. Although
C. Despite
D. However
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93. ___________the fact that we are short of money, the project will go ahead.
A. In spite
B. Although
C. Despite of
D. Despite
94. It is raining outside, and Tom brought his umbrella with him ___________he wouldn’t get wet.
A. in order to
B. so as to
C. so that
D. in order
95. I gave up the job ___________the attractive salary.
A. because of
B. although
C. because
D. despite
96. They worked hard ___________they could pass the final exam.
A. so that
B. since
C. because
D. however
97. The sky was gray and cloudy, _______, we went to the beach.
A. consequently
B. nevertheless
C. even though
D. in spite of
98. I turn on the fan _____________ the room was hot.
A. due to
B. in spite of
C. even though
D. because
99. You’d better give me your answer quickly, ____________I’ll withdraw the invitation.
A. although
B. nevertheless
C. even though
D. or else
100. She bought the book ________she had heard it was good.
A. because
B. so
C. because of
D. due to the fact that
101. ________there have been many changes in his life, he still remains a nice man to everyone.
A. Although
B. However
C. Despite
D. Because
102. Some workers are so poor that they don’t want to quit their job ___________they are ill-treated.
A. as though
B. although
C. since
D. if
103. ___________Tom was unable to see anything, he knew some one was in his room.
A. Because
B. In case
C. If
D. Even though
104. ___________he was late he stopped to buy a sandwich.
A. Despite
B. Although
C. In spite of
D. When
105. He went to work everyday ___________he was very ill.
A. even though
B. because
C. but
D. in spite of
106. ___________the weather was fine, we postponed the flight to Bahamas.
A. Because
B. Because of
C. Although
D. In spite of
107. ___________it was raining heavily, he went out.
A. In spite
B. In spite of
C. However
D. Although
108. ___________my father is old, he still he goes jogging.
A. Although
B. Since
C. Despite
D. In spite of
109. He refused to give up work ___________he’d won a million pounds.
A. despite
B. as though
C. even though
D. however
110. We turned off the radio ___________the boring program.
A. because
B. because of
C. however
D. In spite of
111. ___________I sympathize with your point of view, I cannot accept it.
A. While
B. Although
C. But
D. Despite
112. ___________these cars are cheap, they last a long time.
A. Because
B. In order that
C. Although
D. After
113. ___________the dolphin lives in the sea, it is not a fish – it’s a mammal.
A. Whether
B. So that
C. Although
D. After
114. ___________a headache, he enjoyed the film.
A. Although
B. In spite of
C. Because of
D. However
115. My sister will take the plane ___________she dislikes flying.
A. because
B. so that
C. although
D. before
116. We took many pictures ___________the cloudy sky.
A. despite of
B. even though
C. despite
D. because
117. ___________both his legs were broken, he managed to get out of the car before it exploded.
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A. Because
B. Although
C. So that
D. Where
118. We understood him ___________he spoke very fast.
A. because of
B. though
C. in spite of
D. despite
119. I could not eat ___________I was very hungry.
A. even though
B. in spite
C. despite
D. in spite the fact that
120. In spite _______, the baseball game was not canceled.
A. the rain
B. of the rain
C. it was raining
D. there was a rain
121. ___________he had enough money, he refused to buy a new car.
A. In spite
B. In spite of
C. Despite
D. Although
122. _______, he walked to the station.
A. Despite being tired B. Although to be tired C. In spite being tired D. Despite tired
123. The children slept well, despite _______.
A. it was noise
B. the noise
C. of the noise
D. noisy
124. She left him ___________she still loved him.
A. even if
B. even though
C. in spite of
D. despite
125. 31. ___________her lack of hard work, she was promoted.
A. In spite
B. Even though
C. In spite of
D. Despite of
126. ___________they are brothers, they do not look like.
A. Although
B. Even
C. Despite
D. In spite of
127. We are concerned with the problem of energy resources ___________we must also think of our
environment.
A. despite
B. though
C. as though
D. but
128. ___________some Japanese women are successful in business, the majority of Japanese companies
are run by men.
A. But
B. Even if
C. If
D. As though
129. Our new neighbors are quite nice ___________they are sometimes talkative.
A. despite
B. in spite of the fact C. though
D. as though
130. ___________of the difficulty, they managed to climb to the top of the mountain.
A. In spite
B. Despite
C. But
D. Although
131. In spite of his hard work, he could not finish the job.
A. As hard as he work
B. Despite he worked hard
C. Though he worked hard
D. Although hard work
132. Julie failed the exam ___________of working very hard.
A. despite
B. in spite
C. even if
D. though
133. John rarely sees Paul ___________they live in the same town.
A. notwithstanding B. despite
C. in spite of
D. although
134. ___________he is the boss, he does not find solutions to problems very easily.
A. Although
B. In spite of
C. Notwithstanding
D. Despite
135. Though he was appointed to a higher promotion _______.
A. and he decided to quit his job.
B. but he still decided to quit his job.
C. but he decided to quit his job
D. he decided to quit his job
136. Last year, they ___________22 million TV sets.
A. were selling
B. had sold
C. has sold
D. sold
137. I’m going on holiday on Saturday. This time next week I ___________on a beach in the sea.
A. will lie
B. am lying
C. will be lying
D. should be lying
138. Ted and Amy ___________for 24 years.
A. have been married B. married
C. were married
D. has been married
139. Tomorrow I ___________my grandparents.
A. am going to visit B. will have visited
C. have visited
D. visit
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140. He left home early ___________he could arrive at the station on time.
A. because of
B. in order to
C. although
D. so that
141. He works hard ___________help his family.
A. so as that
B. in order to
C. in order that
D. a and b are correct
142. She turned down the radio so that she wouldn’t disturb the neighbours.
A. She turned down the radio so as not to disturb the neighbours.
B. She turned down the radio in order not to disturb the neighbours.
C. She turned down the radio in order that she wouldn’t disturb the neighbours.
D. All are correct.
143. He gave me his address. He wanted me to visit him.
A. He gave me his address so as to visit him.
B. He gave me his address for me in order to visit him.
C. He gave me his address in order for me to visit him.
D. He gave me his address in order to for me visit him.
144. He studies hard. He doesn’t want to fail in the exam.
He studies hard ___________fail in the exam.
A. not to
B. so as not to
C. in order to
D. so that
145. Mary jogs everyday ___________lose weight.
A. so she can
B. so that she can
C. because she can
D. so that to
146. You should look up the meaning of the new in the dictionary _____ misuse it
A. so as to
B. to
C. so as not to
D. so that
147. He lighted the candle __________he might read the note.
A. so that
B. and
C. because
D. as a result
148. He turned off the lights before going out ___________waste electricity.
A. so that not
B. as not to
C. in order that not
D. so as not to
149. The school boys are in hurry ___________they will not be late for school.
A. so as to
B. to
C. in order that
D. for
150. He hid that letter in a drawer ___________no one could read it.
A. so that
B. because
C. although
D. than
151. The teacher was explaining the lesson slowly and clearly_______.
A. to make his students to understand it
B. in order that his students can understand it
C. so as to that his students could understand it
D. so that his students could understand it
152. The boy always does his homework before class _______.
A. so as not to be punished by the teacher
B. so as to be punished by the teacher
C. so that not to be punished by the teacher D. in order that not to be punished by the teacher
153. “I tried to study English well. I want to get a good job” means _______.
A. I tried to study English well so that to get a good job
B. I tried to study English well in order that I can get a good job
C. I tried to study English well in order that to get a good job
D. I tried to study English well so as to I can get a good job
154. “They whispered. They didn’t want anyone to hear them” means _______.
A. They whispered in order to make anyone hear them
B. They whispered so that no one could hear them
C. They whispered to make everyone hear them
D. They whispered in order that make everyone hear them
155. “We preserve natural resources. We can use them in the future” means_______.
A. We preserve natural resources so that we can use them in the future
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B. We preserve natural resources so as to we can use them in the future
C. We preserve natural resources in order to we can use them in the future
D. We preserve natural resources so that to use them in the future
17. The students study English___________ they can communicate with foreigners.
A. so that
B. to
C. in order to
D. so as to
156. He left home early_______.
A. so that he could arrive at the station on time.
B. in order that he can arrive at the station on time.
C. so that he couldn’t arrive at the station on time.
D. in order to he can arrive at the station on time.
157. 19. The teacher explained the lesson again in order that________.
A. all the students could understand the lesson.
B. all the students could drive to school.
C. all the students could pass the examination.
D. all the students could exchange the answers.
158. ____________her doctor warned her, Carol has continued to smoke nearly three packs of cigarettes a
day.
A. despite
B. despite of
C. in spite
D. even though
159. ____________her doctor’s warnings, Carol has continued to smoke nearly three packs of cigarettes a
day.
A. despite
B. despite of
C. in spite
D. even though
160. ____________the warnings her doctor gave her, Carol has continued to smoke nearly three packs of
cigarettes a day.
A. despite
B. despite of
C. in spite
D. even though
161. ____________the fact that her doctor warned her of dangers to her health, Carol continues to smoke.
A. though
B. despite of
C. in spite of
D. even though
162. ____________she has been warned about the danger of smoking by her doctor, Carol continues to
smoke.
A. Despite
B. Despite of
C. In spite of
D. Even though
163. ____________an approaching storm, the two climbers continued their trek up the mountain.
A. despite
B. despite of
C. in spite
D. even though
164. ____________ a storm was approaching, the two climbers continued their trek.
A. because of
B. though
C. in spite of
D. despite
165. ____________ the storm that was approaching the mountain area, the two climbers continues their
trek.
A. though
B. despite of
C. in spite of
D. even though
166. ____________ his many hours of practice, George failed his driving test for the third time.
A. despite
B. despite of
C. in spite
D. even though
167. ____________ he had practised for many hours, George failed his driving test for the third time.
A. In spite
B. In spite of
C. Despite
D. Although
168. ____________ practising for many hours, George failed his driving test again.
A. despite
B. despite of
C. in spite
D. even though
169. ____________ his mother and his father’s efforts to teach him how to drive, George failed his
driving test.
A. though
B. despite of
C. in spite of
D. even though
170. _____________ having the best qualifications among all the applicants, Justin was not offered the
job.
A. Although
B. While
C. In spite of
D. Despite of
171. ____________the internet is very popular, many older people do not know how to use it.
A. However
B. Nevertheless
C. Even though
D. Despite

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172. _____________ he wasn’t feeling very well, David was determined to take part in the interuniversity athletics meet.
A. Although
B. While
C. Where as
D. yet
173. _____________ _what she prepared for the job interview, Megan didn’t pass it.
A. Despite of
B. In spite of
C. Though
D. However
174. Bruce was not praised _____________ he was a hard worker.
A. despite
B. in spite of
C. although
D. despite of
175. It looks like they are going to succeed _____________ their present difficulties.
A. despite
B. although
C. in spite
D. even though
176. Mary usually goes to parties. She likes meeting people and crowded places ________she is rather
shy.
A. In spite of
B. Even though
C. On the contrary
D. In other words
177. Ann: Have you decided to get the job?
Terry: Yes, I’ve just decided. I’ll accept that job _____________ __it is not suitable with my major.
It is not an interesting job, _____________ __ the salary is very good.
A. although / but B. despite / and
C. but / though
D. yet / however
178. _____________ __he has continued to work on his thesis.
A. Although all these problems
B. Even though there are problems
C. Despite all these problems
D. In spite of there are problems
179. In spite of ___________, he was determined to finish his work.
A. was seriously ill.
B. be seriously ill
C. his serious illness
D. he was seriously ill
180. _____________ __some German and British management styles are similar, there are many
differences between them.
A. In spite
B. In spite of
C. although
D. Despite
181. I could not eat _____________ __I was very hungry.
A. even though
B. in spite
C. despite
D. despite of
182. In spite ___________, the baseball game was not cancelled.
A. the rain
B. of the rain
B. it was raining
D. there was a rain
183. _____________ __he had enough money, he refused to buy a new car.
A. In spite
B. In spite of
C. Despite
D. Although
184. ___________, he walked to the station.
A. Despite being tired B. Although to be tired C. In spite being tired D. Despite tired
185. The children slept well, despite ___________.
A. it was noise
B. the noise
C. of the noise
D. noisy
186. She left him _____________ __she still loved him.
A. even if
B. even though
C. in spite of
D. despite
187. _____________ __her lack of hard work, she was promoted.
A. In spite
B. Even though
C. In spite of
D. Despite of
188. _____________ __they are brothers, they do not look like.
A. Although
B. Even
C. Despite
D. In spite of
189. Our new neighbors are quite nice _____________ __they are sometimes talkative.
A. despite
B. in spite of
C. though
D. as though
190. _____________ __of the difficulty, they managed to climb to the top of the mountain.
A. In spite
B. Despite
C. But
D. Although
191. ___________, he could not finish the job.
A. As hard as he work
B. Despite he worked hard
C. Though he worked hard
D. Although hard work
192. He went to work _____________ __his headache.
A. despite
B. although
C. because
D. because of
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193. Despite ___________, we knew that he was guilty.
A. denied
B. of denying
C. he denied
D. his denial
194. Despite the fact that ___________, we enjoyed our trip.
A. the weather is bad B. it is a bad weather C. the bad weather
D. the weather was bad
195. Julie failed the exam _____________ __of working very hard.
A. despite
B. in spite
C. even if
D. though
196. Tom went to work despite ___________.
A. that he did not feel very well
B. of the fact not feeling well
C. he did not feel very well
D. not feeling very well
197. Though ___________, they are good friends.
A. their sometimes quarrel
B. to have a quarrel sometimes
C. they sometimes have a quarrel
D. of having a quarrel sometimes
198. Despite ___________, we arrived on time.
A. the traffic
B. of the traffic
C there was heavy traffic
D. of there was heavy traffic
199. __________ it was very cold, she did not put on her coat.
A. In case
B. But
C. Even if
D. Although
200. Mai worked hard, __________ she passed her exam.
A. so
B. although
C. because
D. though
201. __________ she was very tired, she helped her brother with his homework.
A. Because
B. whether
C. Although
D. so
202. It’s raining hard, __________ we can’t go to the beach.
A. or
B. but
C. so
D. though
203. Nam was absent from class yesterday __________ he felt sick.
A. so
B. because
C. although
D. but
204. Tom has a computer, __________ he doesn’t use it.
A. or
B. as
because
D. but
205. The boy can’t reach the shelf __________ he’s not tall enough.
A. because
B. although
C. even though
D. and
206. The film was boring, __________ we went home.
A. so
B. when
C. but
C. if
207. The girl bought the shoes _____ they are very expensive.
A. but
B. if
C. so
D. although
208. He used to smoke a lot __________ now he doesn’t smoke any more.
A. still
B. therefore
C. but
D. as
209. She couldn’t unlock it __________ she had the wrong key.
A. while
B. but
C. though
D. because
210. __________ it rained, the boys played football.
A. Even
B. Even though
C. However
D. In spite of
211. It was still painful, __________ I went to see a doctor.
A. so
B. however
C. but
D. or
212. Lan likes oranges __________ her sister doesn’t.
A. but
B. as
C. so
because
213. Nam failed the final exam __________ he was lazy.
A. while
B. though
C. because
D. but
214. He’s tired __________ he stayed up late watching TV.
A. and
B. or
C. if
D. since
215. Jim can speak English __________ French fluently.
A. also
B. but also
C. and
D. so
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216. __________ the traffic, I arrived on time.
A. Though
B. Although
B. Even though
D. In spite of
217. __________ they live near us, we can see them very often.
A. So
B. As
C. Though
D. Even
218. __________ I was really tired, I couldn’t sleep.
A. If
B. Although
C. While
D. However
219. We watched TV the whole evening __________ we had nothing better to do.
A. because
B. though
C. so
D. but
220. It’s cheap, __________ I don’t like it.
A. and
B. because
C. so
D. however
221. __________ it was late, I decided to phone Brian.
A. Despite
B. However
C. In spite of
D. Though
222. The little boy was hungry __________ he ate nothing.
A. although
B. so
C. but
D. and
223. __________ the car was cheap, it was in good condition.
A. Although
B. Because
C. As
D. If
224. __________ tomorrow is a public holiday, all the shops will be shut.
A. As
B. Just as
C. Although
D. When
225. She came in __________ turned on the radio.
A. so
B. and
C. or
D. but
226. We didn’t go for a walk __________ it was very cold.
A. though
B. because
C. but
D. so
227. __________ I tried to persuade her, I didn’t succeed.
A. Because
B. So
C. Although
D. However
228. Lan woke up late __________ she didn’t have time for breakfast
A. so
B. since
C. as
D. though
229. I like fish __________ I don’t like catching them myself.
A. or
B. but
C. so
D. and
230. He had an accident __________ he was careful.
A. even though
B. because
C. so
D. since
231. __________ it was raining, I went swimming.
A. So B. Because
C. However
D. Although
232. Ann felt ill, __________ she insisted on going to work.
A. though
B. so
C. and
D. but
233. __________ I felt tired, I went to bed early.
A. Although
B. So
C. As
D. However
234. __________ he’s got an English name, he is German.
A. Although
B. However
C. Because
D. Since
235. They decided not to go out for a meal __________ they were too tired.
A. so
B. because
C. but
D. if
236. We were the better team __________ we lost the match.
A. so
B. and
C. but
D. because
237. Keith decided to give up his job __________ I advised him not to
A. because
B. however
C. although
D. since
238. __________ we were in town, we often met him.
A. For
B. Although
C. So
D. When
239. She didn’t get the job __________ she had all the necessary qualifications.
A. because
B. although
C. so
D. but
240. I could not eat __________ I was very hungry.
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A. even though
B. in spite
C. despite
D. in spite the fact that
241. In spite __________, the baseball game was not cancelled.
A. the rain
B. of the rain
C. it was raining
D. there was a rain
242. __________ he had enough money, he refused to buy a new car.
A. In spite B. In spite of
C. Despite
D. Although
243. __________ , he walked to the station.
A. Despite being tired B. Although to be tired C. In spite being tired D. Despite tired
244. The children slept well, despite __________
A. it was noise
B. the noise
C. of the noise
D. noisy
245. She left him __________ she still loved him.
A. even if
B. even though
C. in spite of
D. despite
246. __________ her lack of hard work, she was promoted.
A. In spite
B. Even though
C. in spite of
D. despite of
247. __________ they are brothers, they do not look like.
A. Although
B. Even
C. Despite
D. In spite of

Exercise 2: Hãy chọn một câu trả lời có nghĩa gần nhất với câu ñã cho:
1. Mary tried to keep calm although she was very disappointed.
A. Mary was too disappointed to keep calm.
B. Despite her disappointment, Mary tried to keep calm.
C. Mary lost her temper because of her disappointment.
D. Feeling disappointed, Mary tried to keep calm, but she failed.
2. Even though it was raining heavily, the explorers decided to continue their journey.
A. It rained so heavily that the explorers could not continue their journey.
B. The explorers put off their journey due to the heavy rain.
C. The heavy rain could not prevent the explorers from continuing their journey.
D. If it had rained heavily, the explorers would not have continued their journey.
3. Despite his ability to do the job, he was not offered the position.
A. It was his ability that helped him do the job and get the position.
B. Although he was able to do the job, but he was not offered the position.
C. He was not offered the position, regardless of his ability to do the job.
D. If he had enough ability to do the job, he would be offered the position.
4. He had worked very hard but he failed.
A. Hard as he worked, he failed.
B. Thanks to his hard work, he failed.
C. He did not succeeded because of his being hard working.
D. Even though being hard-working, he failed.
5. He kept on working though he was ill.
A. In spite of was ill, he kept on working.
B. In spite of being illness, he kept on working.
C. Despite his illness, he kept on working.
D. although illness, he kept on working.
6. Although Tom took a taxi, he was still late for the party.
A. In spite of Tom took a taxi, he was still late for the party.
B. Tom was still late for the party in spite of taking a taxi.
C. Despite took a taxi, Tom was still late for the party.
D. Though taking taxi, he was still late for the party.
7. “I have tried hard but cannot earn enough money” means _______.
A. Although I have tried hard, I cannot earn enough money.
B. I have tried hard and so I cannot earn enough money.
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C. I have tried hard so that I cannot earn enough money.
D. I have tried hard to I cannot earn enough money.
8. Although she felt jealous, she tried to hide her feelings.
A. Despite feeling jealous, she tried to hide her feelings.
B. Despite her jealousy, she tried to hide her feelings.
C. She tried to hide her feelings in spite of she felt jealous.
D. Even though her jealousy, she tried to hide her feelings.
9. Despite the increase in their salaries, 60 per cent of Japanese workers still spend Saturday at work.
A. In spite of their salaries are increased
B. Although they has got the increase in their salaries
C. As their salaries have been increased
D. Even though their increasing salary
10. He was very tired but he kept on working.
A. Despite he was very tired, he kept on working.
B. In spite of he was very tired, he kept on working.
C. Though his tiredness, he kept on working.
D. Although he was very tired, he kept on working.
11. This year will be difficult for this organization because _______.
A. they have less money and volunteers than they had last year
B. it has less money and fewer volunteers than it had last year
C. the last year it did not have as few and little volunteers and money
D. there are fewer money and volunteers that in the last year there were
12. Even though it was raining heavily, the explorers decided to continue their journey.
A. It rained so heavily that the explorers could not continue their journey.
B. The explorers put off their journey due to the heavy rain.
C. The heavy rain could not prevent the explorers from continuing their journey.
D. If it had rained heavily, the explorers would not have continued their journey.
13. I did not answer the door even though I knew it was my friend.
A. Unless I knew it was my friend, I would not answer the door.
B. I knew it was my friend, but I did not answer the door.
C. Only when I answered the door did I knew it was my friend.
D. I answered the door since I knew it was my friend.
14. Despite feeling cold, we kept walking.
A. Although we felt cold, but we kept walking B. Although we felt cold, we kept walking
C. However cold we felt, but we kept walking D. However we felt cold, we kept walking
15. The children laughed a lot because of the funny story.
A. The children laughed because the story is funny.
B. The children laughed because of the story funny
C. The children laughed because it was funny.
D. The children laughed because the story was funny
16. Although he took a taxi, Bill still arrived late for the concert.
A. Bill arrived late for the concert because he takes a taxi.
B. Bill arrived late for the concert because of the taxi.
C. In spite of taking a taxi, Bill arrived late for the concert.
D. Although Bill took a taxi he can’t come to the concert on time.
17. She was so busy that she couldn’t answer the phone.
A. Because she was very busy, she couldn’t answer the phone.
B. Because she was very busy, she could answer the phone.
C. Although she was very busy, she couldn’t answer the phone.
D. Although she was very busy, she could answer the phone.
18. No matter how hard I tried I couldn't open the door.
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A. Although I tried very hard, I couldn't open the door.
B. Although I tried very hard, I could open the door.
C. In spite of I tried very hard, I couldn't open the door.
D. I couldn't open the door, even though trying very hard.
19. He is very rich, but he isn’t very happy.
A. Although he is very rich, but he isn’t very happy.
B. Although he is very rich, he isn’t very happy.
C. Although he isn’t very rich, but he is very happy.
D. Because he is very rich, but he isn’t very happy.
20. Despite the terrible noise, I kept on studying.
A. In spite the terrible noise, I kept on studying.
B. Although the terrible noise, I kept on studying.
C. Because of the terrible noise, I kept on studying.
D. Although it was terribly noisy, I kept on studying.
21. The flight was not delayed though it was foggy.
A. The flight was not delayed because it was foggy.
B. The flight was delayed although it was foggy.
C. The flight was delayed though it was not foggy.
D. The flight was not delayed in spite of the thick fog.
22. “We expected Larry to accept the job, but he didn’t. ”is closest in meaning to”________”.
A. Larry accepted the job even though we didn’t expect so.
B. Even though Larry was expected to accept the job, he didn’t.
C. Although Larry was expected to accept the job but he didn’t.
D. That Larry accepted the job was beyond our expectation.
23. John applied for the job even though he has no experience in the field.
A. John didn’t apply for the job if he had experience in the field.
B. Because of his inexperience in the field, John didn’t apply for the job.
C. John was unable to apply for the job because he was inexperienced in the field.
D. In spite of his inexperience in the field, John applied for the job.
24. Some people will go to any lengths to lose weight.
A. Some people haven’t lost any weight for a long time.
B. Some people will do anything to lose weight.
C. It takes people a long time to lose weight.
D. Some people find it hard to lose weight.
25. The project received the unanimous approval of the committee.
A. A few members of the committee approved of the project.
B. Many members of the committee approved of the project.
C. The whole committee wasn’t in favor of the project.
D. The whole committee was in favor of the project.
26. If interest rates are cut, the economic situation may improve.
A. There’s no doubt that the economic situation will improve as a result of the reduction in interest
rates.
B. The economic situation may improve if we increase the interest rates.
C. The economic situation wont be better if interest rates are cut.
D. A reduction of interest rates may improve the economic situation.
27. Much as respect your point of view, I can’t agree.
A. I can’t agree because I respect your point of view.
B. I respect your point of view, so I agree.
C. Even though I respect your point of view, I can’t agree.
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D. I can’t agree with your point of view even if I respect you.
28. Although he is intelligent, he doesn’t do well at school.
A. Despite being intelligent, he doesn’t do well at school.
B. In spite he is intelligent, he doesn’t do well at school.
C. Although his intelligence, he doesn’t do well at school.
D. In spite of intelligent, he doesn’t do well at school.
29. Although his leg was broken, he managed to get out of the car.
A. I spite of his breaking leg, he managed to get out of the car.
B. In spite of the fact that his leg was broken, he managed to get out of the car.
C. Although having a broken leg, he managed to get out of the car.
D. Despite he had broken his leg, he managed to get out of the car.
Exercise 3: Hãy xác ñịnh một câu có phần gạch dưới cần ñược sửa lại cho ñúng:
1. Although being the best qualified candidate, he didn’t get the job.
A
B
C
D
2. The job is badly paid but I’m looking for another one.
A
B C
D
3. Although I asked my parents for permission, but they still got angry.
A
B
C
D
4. In spite her serve pain, she tried to walk to the auditorium to attend the lecture.
A
B
C
D
5. Friends advised her to stop doing the housework because her old age.
A
B
C
D
6. I knew him until I was a child.
A
B
C
D
7. My friend was crazy although he was informed of the news of his mother’s death.
A
B
C
D
8. Thunder is rarely heard beyond 15 miles because of temperature and wind vary at different
A
B
heights in the region around a thunderstorm.
C
D
9. Despite of growing industrial activity, the majority of the American people continued to make
A B
C
their living from farming until the beginning of the twentieth century.
D
10. Because the invention of machines such as vacuum cleaners, washing machines,women spend
A
B
C
less time doing the housework.
D
11. Although our grandfather was old but he could help us.
A
B
C
D
12. John didn’t go to work because of he was seriously ill.
A
B
C
D
13. I’ll give him a map so as to he can find the way all right.
A
B
C
D
14. Mrs. Green was cooking dinner but her daughter Susan was laying the table.
A
B
C
D
15. People in Spain are very friendly with visitors and we weren't able to speak Spanish when we stayed
there
A
B
C
D
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16. When Barbara was in Italy, she was used to stay with an Italian family.
A
B
C
D
17. Although the bad traffic, I managed to arrive at the meeting on time.
A
B
C
D
18. In spite of my father is old, he still goes to work.
A
B
C
D
19. Though he loves her very much, but he can’t talk to her about his feeling.
A
B
C
D
20. She always behaves childishly despite she has grown up.
A
B
C
D
21. Dinosaurs became extinct millions of years ago because of the earth’s climate changed
A
B
C
drastically
D
22. Because of the rise in unemployment, people still seem to be spending more.
A
B
C
D
23. In spite of my father is old, he still goes to work.
A
B
C
D
24. Lan often arrives at the office at nine o'clock, but because the storm, she was late this morning.
A
B
C
D
25. He has made a lot of mistakes in his writing because his carelessness.
A
B
C
D
26. Despite she is poor she always buys me a birthday present.
A
B
C D
27. She went to work in spite of she felt ill.
A
B
C
D
28. Despite she was in her middle age, she looked very graceful and charming.
A
B
C
D
29. Although her severe pain, Pat decided to come to the meeting so that there would be a quorum
A
B
C
D
30. Please arrive on time in order to we will be able to start the meeting punctually.
A
B
C
D
31. They can speak English and use a computer so as to they can easily get a good job.
A
B
C
D
32. In order that to buy his new car, he had to borrow his friend some money.
A
B
C
D
33. He was tired so that he couldn’t continue his work.
A
B
C
D
34. Those students are trying their best in order that to get the scholarship.
A
B
C
D
20. Sound is carried from the eardrum to the nerves so as to we can hear it.
A
B
C
D
35. I didn’t get the job offered despite I had all necessary qualifications.
A
B
C
D
36. Despite of his age, he works very hard.
A
B
C
D
37. Although he was badly ill, but he still kept his dental appointment.
A
B
C
D
38. Although it has been raining heavily for hours, the whole village is flooded.
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A
B

C

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D

39. You are not advised to go jogging because your serious heart disease.
A
B
C
D
40. In order that to buy his new car, he had to borrow his friend some money.
A
B
C
D
41. He stopping working because he was very tired to continue.
A
B
C
D
42. They can speak English and use a computer so as to they can easily get a good job.
A
B
C
D
43. He drank so many wine that he could not find his way home.
A
B
C
D
44. It is so an interesting film that I have seen it three times.
A
B
C
D
45. Because of they had collaborated well together, they were successful in their project.
A
B
C
D
46. He was tired so that he could not continue his work.
A
B
C
D
47. I rarely see a film in spite of there are many films that are worth seeing.
A
B
C
D
48. Because it was late, so that he tired to type the contact as fast as possible.
A
B
C
D
49. Some people think Harry succeeded in business despite of his charming personality rather than
A
B
C
D
his business skills.
50. Although she is 103, but she still does a lot of work in the flat.
A
B
C
D

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