Gap Filling Exercises for class 9 & 10 (Solved)Exercise-89&90

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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-89

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

 When Francis Day (a)______ Fort St. George, he was severely criticized for selecting a place (b)  had no natural harbour. Ships (c)________  anchor far out at sea and the passengers had to be brought ashore by masullas, boats made of (d)________ . However, by 1881, an artificial harbour was constructed north of the Marina beach. Today, Chennai is a major shipping centre.

(a) (i) would built           (ii) built                (iii) was built                (iv) were built

(b) (i) which                    (ii) what               (iii) who                       (iv) when

(c) (i) has to                    (ii) had to            (iii) was to                    (iv) have to

(d) (i) planks were tied together                (ii) planks tied together

(iii) planks tie together                               (iv) planks had been tied together          

Answers:

(a) (ii) built                        

(b) (i) which                       

(c)(ii) had to                      

(d) (ii) planks tied together

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Exercise-90

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

 Once, in a forest, there (a) _____ (live) a lion and his lioness. One day the lioness (b)_____(give) birth to twins . It was the duty of the lion to bring food. So he (c) ______ (kill) a deer that (d)______ (come) in his way and gave it to the lioness .

(a) (i) living          (ii) is living           (iii) was living                     (iv) lived

(b) (i) gave          (ii) given               (iii) had given                    (iv) was given

(c) (i) killed          (ii) had killed      (iii) has killed                      (iv) was killing

(d) (i) come        (ii) came               (iii) had come                     (iv) is coming                     

Answers:

(a) (iv) lived                       

(b) (i) gave                         

(c)(i) killed                          

(d)(ii) had come  

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