Gap Filling Exercise-7,8 & 9 (Solved)

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Cloze Test Printable Exercises with Answers

Following are the exercises of open cloze passage and gap filling.  These grammar exercises 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 the first certificate in English (FCE). The following ESL form filling exercises are specially designed. A printable version in PDF form is also available at the bottom of each exercise.

Exercise-7

Supply the appropriate words to complete the following passages:

1. Sadao had (a) ………..this into his mind (b)………… his father said, who never joked (c)……….. played with him but who spent infinite pains (d) ……….. him who was his only son. Actually he (e) ……….. his son (f) …………all his heart.

2. He smelled so bad (a) …………none of (b) …………other little woodland creatures would play (c)……. him. She looked at him solemnly. Roger remembered all (d) ………..humiliations (e)……….. his own childhood. All other tiny animals (f) ……….cry, “Uh-oh, here comes Roger Stinky Skunk,” and they would run away.

ANSWERS

1.(a) taken                   (b) as

(c) or                            (d) upon

(e) loved                      (J) with

2. (a) that                     (b) the

(c) with                        (d) the

(e) of                           (f) would

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Exercise-8

Supply the appropriate words to complete the following passages:

1. It won’t make my face change. Do you know one day, a woman (a) ………. by me. I (b) ……….. at a bus stop and she was (c)………..   another woman, and she (d) ……….. at me and said, “Look (e)  ……….. that, that’s a terrible thing. That’s (f) ………….  face only a mother could love.

2. Too much discipline can become inhibitive (a) ……….. the point that creative energy (b)………. not find any outlet. It cannot (c) ……….. denied that discipline is of utmost importance (d) ………..  school. Unfortunately, discipline enforced blindly often (e) ………. more harm than good. For example, we should be (f) ………..  quiet during Assembly so that we can hear what is being said.

Answers:-

1.(a) went        (b) was

(c) with            (d) looked

(e) at                (f) a

2. (a) to           (b) does

(c) be               (d) in

(e) does          (f) keep

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Exercise-9

Supply the appropriate words to complete the following passages:

1.Everybody (a)……….. born as one single individual, but by the time he is mature enough (b) ………….participate in life, he has become a crowd. This is almost the case (c) ……… everybody. Become aware of (d)……….. If you just sit silently and listen to your mind, you (e) ………..find so many voices. You (f) …………be surprised, you can recognise those voices very well.

2. Urban governance reforms (a) …………..be based on the principle (b) ………..accountability. It is time to narrow accountability to a single office such as (c) ………… elected mayor, as successful cities (d) ……….the world do. The mayor (e) ………….be the executive head of a city, equipped (f) ………..sufficient legal powers and financial resources to get things done.

Answers:-

1. (a) is            (b) to

(c) with            (d) it

(e) will             (J) will

2. (a) must      (b) of

(d) across        (e) should

(f) with

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