Englishtest

  • Level: Upper-Intermediate (FCE/B2)
  • Topic/s: FCE Linking Words - Concession
  • Number of questions: 10

1. Nobody answered the phone ........ it had been ringing for ages!
HOWEVER
EVEN IF
IN SPITE OF
ALTHOUGH
2. My brother went to work yesterday ........ he wasn't feeling very well.
IN SPITE OF
DESPITE
HOWEVER
EVEN THOUGH
3. ............... physical exercise is good for the body, but on the other hand you should mind the injuries.
WHEREAS
DESPITE
ON THE ONE HAND
HOWEVER
4. Despite ........ , David dared to go down the steep track.
NEVER SKIING BEFORE
HE HAD NEVER SKIED BEFORE
NEVER HAVING SKIED BEFORE
5. The jury declared him innocent despite ........ .
THERE WAS IRREFUTABLE EVIDENCE AGAINST HIM
THE EVIDENCE WAS IRREFUTABLE
THE IRREFUTABLE EVIDENCE AGAINST HIM.
6. ........ the fire not looking very dangerous, we thought we'd better call the fire brigade, just in case.
NEVERTHELESS
ALTHOUGH
DESPITE
EVEN THOUGH
7. In spite of ........ , the company managers were not fully satisfied.
THERE WERE PROFITS
THE SUBSTANTIAL PROFITS
THE PROFITS WERE HIGH
8. The physics test was really hard. ........, most students managed to pass it.
NEVERTHELESS
IN SPITE OF THE FACT THAT
DESPITE
ALTHOUGH
9. ............... the warning, a group of teens jumped off the cliff into the sea.
NEVERTHELESS
ALTHOUGH
EVEN THOUGH
IN SPITE OF
10. ........ our team was losing 6-0, we didn't lose heart and kept on struggling to win.
IN SPITE OF
ALTHOUGH
EVEN IF
HOWEVER
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