# Expressing Logical Relationships - Appropriate Connectives

Guided Practice

Each item below offers a choice, in a pull-down menu, of four connectives for expressing various logical relationships. For each numbered item, select the connective that best fits in the sentence. After you select a connective, an answer box at the bottom of the page will give you feedback.

1.   the price of gas, we're planning a cross-country car trip.

Since: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.

Accordingly: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.

Subsequently to: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.

Notwithstanding: CORRECT! NOTWITHSTANDING the price of gas, we're planning a cross-country car trip.

2. He's earning as much money as possible now    he can retire early.

so that: CORRECT! He's earning as much money as possible now SO THAT he can retire early.

as soon as: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.

in addition to: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.

subsequently: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.

3. She was failing the course;    she withdrew.

unless: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.

so that: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.

consequently: CORRECT! She was failing the course; CONSEQUENTLY, she withdrew.

furthermore: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.

4. Unless    the roof leaks, you have a serious problem.

Whenever: CORRECT! WHENEVER the roof leaks, you have a serious problem.

Unless: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.

Therefore: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.

As a result of: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.

5. I don't know which colleges to apply to;    what is RIT like?

thus: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.

then: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.

because: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.

for instance: CORRECT! I don't know which colleges to apply to; FOR INSTANCE, what is RIT like?