Gap Filling Exercise No-52,53 & 54 (Solved)

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Exercise-52

Direction: Select the most suitable form of the given verbs to fill in the blanks:

  1. Rajat _____(prepare) for this day since years

(1) have been preparing                       (2) has been preparing

(3) will be preparing                            (4) would be preparing

  1. Her husband insisted that she _______(wear) a red sari.

(1)wars                        (2) would wear           (3) should wear                       (4) can wear

  1. If only Ayesha_______ (be) more careful while holding the glass case.

(1) have  been             (2) were                       (3) have been                           (4) been

  1. I_______ (think) of him as a scary person.

(1) am thinking            (2) don’t think                        (3) thinks                     (4) none of these

  1. Since Mr. Singh has been very busy the whole day. he ______(make) it for the party.

(1) has been able to make                    (2) will not make

(3) could not make                              (4) should not make

  1. ______you need any help, please call 98920123.

(1) would                    (2) should                    (3) could                     (4) may

  1. Percy imagined what I________ (like): getting an apartment in Rome.

(1) would be like         (2) shall be like            (3) can be like              (4) will be like

  1. I still________ (know) what she’s talking about.

(1) know                      (2) not knowing          (3) knowing                 (4) don’t know

  1. Twice they heard the screech of tyres, but they_______ (be) a long way off.

(1) are                          (2) were                       (3) had been                (4) have been

10.The pilot _________(understand) the situation by now.

(1) have understood                            (2) must have understood

(3) is understanding                            (4) none of these

Answers:-

  1. (2) has been preparing
  2. (3) should wear
  3. (1) have been
  4. (2) don’t think
  5. (3) could not make
  6. (2) should
  7. (1) would be like
  8. (4) don’t know
  9. (3) had been
  10. (2) must have understood

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Exercise-53

Direction: Select the most suitable form of the given verbs to fill in the blanks:

  1. ………….. (Collect) stamps is an …………. (interest) hobby. Children all over the world want ……….. (learn) about different countries. Stamps ………..(carry) beautiful pictures of sports, nature, wildlife, etc., are issued by different nations from time to time. The stamps, thus, help them ………….  (know)  about those countries. Children love …………. (collect) them.
  2. Last night. I heard someone………… (knock) at the gate. It is not my habit ………..(keep) someone out for long, It is always decent ……….. (give) a warm welcome to the visitors. Therefore, I opened the door and I was surprised …………. (see) my old friend-………. (carry) a basket of flowers in his hand. He wanted ………… (greet) me on my birthday.

Answers:-

  1. to collect, interesting, to learn, carrying, to know, collecting.
  2. Knocking, to keep, to give, to see, carrying, to greet.

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Exercise-54

Direction: Select the most suitable form of the given verbs to fill in the blanks:

1.After circling the globe and ……………. (look) at scores of museums. The trustees decided……. (appoint) an eminent architect. Richard who had a rich experience of ……………. (design) museums,  Richard ……………….. (know) for his excellence, started working on this project in 1983 at an ………  (estimate) cost of $ 100 million and completed it in 14 years time after ……………….  (spend) a billion dollars.                                                                                                                                                    

2…………… (Teach) is a passion for some teachers. Rachna, …………….. (be) one such teacher she wanted……………. (conduct) an experiment for the improvement of results in Mathematics in her school. So instead of ……………… (teach) the whole class, she began …………(take) tutorials with a small group of students. This method helped in …………… (develop) a sense of confidence in the students and the results greatly improved.

Answers:-

  1. looking, to appoint. designing, known, estimated, spending.
  2.  teaching, being, to conduct, teaching, to take, developing.

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