Gap Filling Exercises for class 9 & 10 (Solved)Exercise- 77& 78

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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.


Fill in the blanks with correct form of the verb in the bracket. Use the most appropriate option given below to fill it.

It seems (a)…………..  (be) essential to the mental health and happiness of every individual that he should (b)…………..   (call) his own. Delight in owing things usually is seen in a child’s second year. The child learns (c)………….   (utter) the words my and mine. At home child can be led (d)………….   (acquire) orderly habits by encouraging him.

(a)(i) to be                      (ii) will be             (iii) can he                  (iv) must be

(b)(i) called                     (ii) will call           (iii) to call                    (iv) can call

(c) (i) uttered                  (ii) uttering          (iii) will utter                (iv) none of these

(d)(i) acquired                (ii) acquiring        (iii) must acquire         (iv) to acquire


(a) (i) to be                                                        

 (b) (iv) can call

 (c) (ii) uttering                                                 

(d) (iv) to acquire

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In the passage given below. Some words are missing. Choose the correct words from the given options to complete the passage meaningfully.

Perspiration is one of the ways (a)………..  keeping our body furnace (b) ………  a nice normal temperature. Actually; (c) …………  body temperature is controlled by a centre in the brain (d)……..  as the thermostat. It (e)………..  of three parts: a control centre, a beating Centre, and a cooling centre. Suppose (f) ………. temperature of the blood drops for (g)………   reason, the heating centre goes to work and certain things (h)  ………. to happen.

(a)(i) to                        (ii) with                   (iii) of                               (iv) for

(b) (i) at                       (ii) in                       (iii) on                              (iv) with

(c) (i) a                         (ii) an                      (iii) some                         (iv) our

(d) (i) known                (ii) knew                 (iii) knowing                    (iv) is known

(e) (i) consist                (ii) consists            (iii) is consisting               (iv) consisted

(f)(i) the                        (ii) an                     (iii) a                                (iv) any

(g) (i) some                   (ii) no                    (iii) a                                (iv) what

(h) (i) began                  (ii) beginning        (iii) are begun                 (iv) begin


(a) (iii) of                                  (b) (i) at

 (c) (iv) our                               (d) (i) known

(e) (ii) consists                         (f) (i) the

 (g) (i) some                             (h) (iv) begin

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