Gap filling exercises for class 9 with integrated grammar too!

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EXERCISE 1

 Complete the following paragraph by filling the blanks with the help of given options:

While peeling the sweet lime and oranges (a)…………… careful so that the segments are not mashed. The lettuce leaves are (b)……………………. into pieces. They are kept in ice-cold water (c)……………….ten minutes.

(a) (i) was                            (ii) is                (iii) be                       (iv) will

(b) (i) broken                     (ii) break          (iii) breaks                (iv) broke

(c)  (i) with                           (ii) for              (iii) on                       (iv) during

 Answers

(a) (iii) be                               

(b) (i) broken                                      

(c) (ii) for

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EXERCISE -2

 Complete the following paragraph by filling in the blanks with the help of given options:  

In a case of drowning, you have to (a) ……………..  the alarm and then stay out of the way of the rescuers so (b)……………….  not to hamper operations. In case a person is suffering (c)…………………   pain or some form of injury, do not administer any medication.

(a) (i) rise                     (ii) raise                      (iii) scream                   (iv) cry

(b)(i) as                       (ii) that                        (iii) should                  (iv) must

(c) (i)with                   (ii) by                            (iii) from                     (iv) of

 Answers-  

(a) (ii) raise           

(b) (1) as                     

(c) (iii) from

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EXERCISE -3

Read the following passage. Fill in the blanks by choosing the most appropriate option from the ones given below. Write the answers in your answer sheet against the correct blank numbers. Do not copy the whole passage.                                                         

Today, you are proud to say that you live in India’s capital but (a)…………….. you guess how many of your fellow citizens were actually around (b)………………. the national capital was shifted from Calcutta to New Delhi in 1911? Believe it or not, the answer is not in mere tens or hundreds but (c) ………………. astounding 3,938.

 (a) (i) could                      (ii) can                               (iii) if                           (iv) did

(b)  (i) when                      (ii) where                           (iii) whose                   (iv) which

(c)   (i) a                             (ii) the                               (iii) an                          (iv) of

Answers-.

(a) (ii) can         

(b) (i) when                      

(c) (iii) an

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EXERCISE -4

Read the following passage. Fill in the blanks by choosing the most appropriate option from the ones given below. Write the answers in your answer sheet against the correct blanks numbers. Do not copy the whole passage.                                                                                                                                                                               

Katherine Mansfield (a)…………….   born in 1888 in Wellington, New Zealand. She moved to London in 1903 and studied (b)…………………..   Queen’s College, where she (c)…………   as the staff college magazine editor

(a) (i) is                   (ii) was                     (iii) were                 (iv) are

(b) (i) from             (ii) in                         (iii) at                      (iv) by

(c) (i) join                (ii) joining                (iii) joined               (iv) joins

Answer-

(a) (ii) was              

(b) (iii) at                    

(c) (iii) joined                        

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Exercise -5

 Complete the following paragraph by filling in the blanks with the help of given options:                                                                                                                           

Stress may actually be the eating trigger that (a)………………….. the most trouble. Many of us have high levels of chronic stress, whether (b)…………………… from the workload, relationship troubles or long to-do lists. Our bodies respond to this stress the way our ancestors’ bodies did, triggering “fight or flight” chemicals in the brain that (c) …………… to calorie accumulation and fat storage. But the difference is that we have plenty of food at our disposal; they didn’t. So, we end up continually upgrading the size of our storage unit.

(a) (i) caused               (ii) will cause              (iii) causes                  (iv) causing

(b)(i) it’s                      (ii) its                            (iii) it                          (iv) that

(c) (i) leading               (ii) lead                         (iii) leads                    (iv) led

 Answer

(a) (iii) causes                        

(b) (i) it’s                    

(c) (ii) lead

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EXERCISE -6

Fill in the blanks with correct forms of verbs given in the brackets :

Yesterday Savita (a)………….(come)to my house to give me the happy news of her standing first in the Board Examination. I (b) ……….(be) overjoyed to know this. We (c)………… (share) our views regarding the latest trend in a paper setting. She also (d)………… (tell) me that she (e)………………. (attend) all the classes regularly. She never (f)…………… (miss) any class. This habit (g)…………. (help) her a lot. Now she (h)………. (decide) to go to the U.K. for further studies.

Answers.-

(a)came                     (b) was                      

(c)shared                  (d) told                       

(e) had attended      (f)missed        

(g) helped                 (h)has decided

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EXERCISE -7

 Fill in the blanks with correct forms of verbs given in the brackets:

When Chintu  (a)……….. (come) back home after whole evening’s play, he (b)………. (see) his mother (c)…………  (wait) for a long time. On seeing his muddy clothes, she (d)…….. …(shout), “Where (e)………..   (be) you all this time? See, how much you (f)………. (spoil) your clothes. Now, who (g)………. (wash) all this? (h)………..(you think) that I (i)……………. (be) your servant? Let your Papa come. I (j)……….. (tell) him to leave you in a boarding school.”

Answers

(a)came                               (b) saw           

(c)had been waiting           (d) shouted     

(e) were                               (f)have spoiled        

(g) will wash                       (h) Do you think           

(i) am                                  (j) will tell

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EXERCISE- 8

 Fill in the blanks with correct, forms of verbs given in the brackets :

When I (a) ……….. (return) home yesterday, I (b)…………  (see) that an old friend of mine (c) ………….  (wait) for me. I (d) …………(not see) him for the last ten years. He (e) ……….. (grow) very fat now He (f)……………….   (wear) thick spectacles on his face.

Answers.

(a)returned                    (b) saw           

(c) was waiting              (d) had not seen

(e)had grown                 (f) was wearing

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EXERCISE -9

Fill in the blanks with correct, forms of verbs given nr the brackets :

When at last I (a)………….(reach) home, my wile (b) ………  (wait) for me. Her hands (c)…………   (outstretch) and her eyes (d) ……….  (gleam) with anticipation. I (e) ……………  (stand) speechless. She (f)……….   (ask) impatiently, “Haven’t you (g)………   (sell) your share of land ?” I didn’t know what to say  She asked with rising temper, “What (h)……….   (happen) to your share of the land ?” With downcast eyes. I said, “I  (i)………. (give) it to my elder brother.” She burst out, You (j)…………   (be) a sentimental fool and began to sob.

Answers

(a)reached                    (b) was waiting          

(c)outstretched           (d)gleamed                

(e)stood                         (f)asked       

(g) sold                         (h)has happened         

(i) have given              (j) are

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EXERCISE -10

 Fill in the blanks with suitable modals :

Seeing a crow eating a piece of bread a fox thought how it (a) …………..  trick that fellow. It said, “(b)………… I talk to you, Sir ?” The crow did not even look at the fox. The fox again said, “(c)……………..you please pay a little attention to me? What a nice bird you are! Your voice (d) ………….  be very sweet. I am sure you (e) ………………..   sing very well.” The crow who (f)……………… not be persuaded till then now looked at the fox. It (g)…………………… have felt flattered. The crow said to himself, “I’ll show this fox how well I (h) …………………  sing.” It opened its beak. The piece of bread fell down and eaten away by the fox.

Answers-

(a) could            (b) may          

(c) will               (d)must             

(e)can                (f) could     

(g) must            (h) can

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