Gap Filling Exercises for class 9 & 10 (Solved)Exercise-85&86

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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-85

Complete the following passage by choosing the most appropriate options from the ones given below.

Having overheard that Mr. Markson usually (a)________  for a walk in the evening, William tried to replace the figure in his headmaster’s house in his absence. But it was Mr. Markson who opened the door for him, and spotted the Chinese figure, which William (b)_______  hard to conceal. William said that his mother had sent it for hint to keep. He asked William to place the figure next to the one he had and also (c) ________William to carry a letter to Mrs. Frank stating his desire to buy the third figure from het pocketing the figure again, William (d) _________ down the road.

(a)(i) goes           (ii) was going               (iii) went,                       (iv) is going

(b)(i) had tried    (ii) is trying                  (iii) was trying                (iv) tried

(c)(i) asked          (ii) was asking             (iii) has asked                 (iv) had asked

(d)(i) had dashed (ii) were dashing        (iii) was dashing             (iv) dashed

Answers:

(a) (i) goes                

(b) (iii) was trying    

(c) (i) asked                               

(d) (iv) dashed

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Exercise-86

Complete the following passage by choosing the most appropriate options from the ones given below.

 After getting up early, the first thing to (a) ________ is reading the morning paper. Lots of information (b) _________ in the newspaper which is useful for all age groups. Paper (c) _______ by the older generation to know about the happenings around the world. For them newspaper reading is a habit. It (d)________ by young boys to find out the happening’s in the field of sports.

(a) (i) doing                       (ii) do                    (iii) have done                   (iv) does

(b) (i) had provided           (ii) provided         (iii) is provided                  (iv) was provided

(c) (i) is read                      (ii) has read          (iii) was reading                 (iv) had read

(d) (i) is read                     (ii) has read           (iii) was reading                 (iv) had read

Answers:

(a) (ii) do                             

(b) (iii) is provided          

(c) (i) is read                      

(d) (i) is read

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