Gap Filling Exercises for class 9 & 10 (Solved)Exercise-73&74

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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-73

Read the following conversation carefully and complete the following passage by choosing the most appropriate option.

Beggar            :  Could you give me Rs 50 please?

Pedestrian      :  Rs 50? What do you need it for?

Beggar            : I want to buy a hot cup of coffee on this cold winter morning.

Pedestrian      : But why do you need so much for a cup of coffee?

Beggar            : you see, I was a stock broker before I became a beggar and though I’ve lost all money  in stock                                    market. I have not lost my taste for expensive things.

A beggar asked a pedestrian for Rs 50. The latter was surprised and wanted to know.

(a)………….. The beggar replied that (b)…………..  cold winter morning. When he was asked w by he needed so much for a cup of coffee, he explained that he had been a stock broker before he became a beggar and though (c)………..   in the stock market, (d)  ……………… for enjoying expensive things. 

(a)  (i) what he needed it for ?              (ii)  what did he need it for  ?

       (iii) what does he need it for ?       (iv) what he needs it for ?

(b) (i) I want to buy a hot cup Of coffee on this

     (ii) I wanted to buy a hot cup of coffee on this

     (iii) he wanted to buy a hot cup of coffee on that

    (iv)  I wants to buy a hot cup of coffee on that

(c)  (i) he has lost all his money

      (ii) I have lost all my money

     (iii) he had lost all his money

      (iv) I had lost all my money

(d) (i) I have not yet lost my taste

    (ii) I had not yet lost taste

    (iii) he has not yet lost his taste

  (iv) he had not yet lost his taste.

 Answers:

(a) (i) what he needed it for ?   

(b) (iii) he wanted to buy a hot cup of coffee on that

 (c) (iii) he had lost all his money               

(d) (iv) he had not yet lost his taste

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Exercise-74

Look at the notes given below and complete the paragraph by using the correct option given below.

 Leonardo da Vinci – born in 1452 in Vinci –a  prodigy even as a child – his teachers – baffled by his doubts-exceptional – drawing and music – his paintings – different from other artists – effects of light and – prominent.

Leonardo da vinci was born (a)………..   child. At school all his (b)………..He had (c)………  music. His paintings were very different from Alter artists. His used (d)……….  very prominent .

(a)(i) in 1452 is a prodigy even as a                     (ii) in 1452 was a prodigy even as a

(iii) in )1452 will be  a prodigy even as a             (iv) none of these

(b) (i) teachers are baffled by his doubts            (ii) teachers never baffled by his doubts

(iii) teachers were baffle by his doubts              (iv) teachers will baffle by his doubts

(c)(i) exceptional talent in dancing and music   (ii) exceptional Talent in oration

(iii) exceptional talent in drawing and painting  (iv) exceptional talent in versification

(d) (i) the effects of light and shade to make his paintings

(ii) the effects of dark colour combinations

(iii) the combination of black and white

(iv) the effects  of colour combinations

Answers:

 (a) (ii) in 1452 was a prodigy even as a

 (b) (iii) teachers were baffled by his doubts

 (c) (iii) exceptional talent in drawing and painting

 (d) (i) the effects of tight and shade to make his paintings

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