Gap Filling Exercises for class 9 & 10 (Solved)Exercise-47 & 48

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Cloze Test Printable Exercises with Answers

Following are the exercises of open cloze passage and gap filling.  These grammar exercises for class 9 and 10 are based on English modals exercises, verbs exercises, grammar tense exercises, modal auxiliary, simple past and other tense exercises. These gap fillers for beginners and cloze test will help you in first certificate in English (FCE). The following esl form filling exercises are specially designed for class IX and X. A printable version in PDF form is also available at the bottom of each exercise.

 Exercise-47

Complete the following passage by choosing the correct answers from the options given below .

Last evening I reached home late. After taking dinner. I (a) …………  to bed as I had (b)…………..   an early morning flight to Mumbai. I had slept only for an hour or so when I heard someone (c)……….  at the door. It is not my habit (d)……….. someone (e)…………  for me at the door for long. So, I got up at once, (f)………..   the door and I was surprised (g) my friend, Mukta . (h)……….. .  a basket of flowers in her hand. She wanted to greet me on my birthday.

(a)(i) retiring                  (ii) retire             (iii) retired                            (iv) retirement

(b) (i) caught                 (ii)  to catch        (iii) catching                        (iv) catches

 (c) (i) it knock               (ii) knocked        (iii) knocking                       (iv) had knocked

(d)(i)  to have kept        (ii) kept               (iii) had kept                       (iv) to keep

 (e) (i) waiting                (ii) waited           (iii) wait                               (iv) is wait

(j)(i) opened                   (ii) to open         (iii) opening                        (iv) had opened

(g) (i) saw                       (ii) seen              (iii) to see                            (iv) sees

(h) (i) carried                  (ii)  carry             (iii) to carry                         (iv) carrying

Answers:

(a) (iii) retired                        (b) (ii) to catch                         (c) (iii) knocking                                         

(d) (iv) to keep                      (e) (i) waiting                            (f) (i) opened

(g) (iii) to see                        (h) (iv) carrying

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Exercise-48

Complete the passage given below by choosing the correct alternatives :

 Can you literally increase your energy (a)  …………… rearranging the furniture(b) ………….. your office ? Believe it (c) ……….  not practitioners (d) ………  feng shui  think so. Feng shui, a 3000 year old Chinese discipline (e)………….. harmonious interior design, has had a state wide revival (f) …………   recent years and is transforming (g)…………. surroundings of business executives (h) …………….  the country.

(a)  (i) in               (ii) by                     (iii) from              (iv) or

(b)  (i) for             (ii) of                    (iii) upon              (iv) on

(c)  (i) as               (ii) or                     (iii) in                     (iv) so

(d)  (i) of              (ii) such                (iii) that                (iv) the

(e)  (i) on             (ii) for                   (iii) to                    (iv) all

(f)   (i) in               (ii) on                   (iii) for                   (iv) at

(g)  (i) this            (ii) the                 (iii) such               (iv) one

(h)  (i) from          (ii) across            (iii) As                   (iv) for

Answer:

 (a) (ii) by                      (b) (ii)of                   (c) (ii) or                                                           

(d) (i) of                        (e) (ii) for                 (f) (i) in 

 (g) (ii) the                    (h) (ii) across

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