CBSE Class 10 English Grammar Practice & Gap Filling Exercises With Answers PDF

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EXERCISE -11

Fill in the blanks with suitable modals :

Devika: Papa, we have a long autumn vacation. We (a)…………… visit our grandmother who has called us many times.

Papa: My programme is not certain so far. It (b) ……………  be clear by the weekend. We (c) ………………. leave the station after that only.

Devika : (d) ……………..  we take our puppy with US?

Papa: You (e) ……………… if you so like.

Mother: No. You (f)…………………… not. It (g)  ……………  be a cause of trouble to the whole family there.

Devika: That is my responsibility. You know it (h)……………………   not act against my wishes.

 Mother: Well, it is all right then.

Answers-

(a)  should/must       (b)will            

(c) can                         (d)shall /can                

(e)can /may               (f)    Can                

(g) will                         (h) will

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EXERCISE- 12

Fill in the blanks with suitable non-finite:

Loudly (a) ………………….(knock) at the gate, someone demanded admission into my room. It is not my habit (b)……………………   (keep) someone out for long. I immediately opened the door as I believe it is decent (c)………………   (give) a good reception to guests. I saw a man (d) ……………… (carry) a basket of flowers in his hand. I asked him to come in and he agreed (e) ………………  (accept) my hospitality.

Answers-

(a) knocking           (b) to keep      

(c) to give               (d) carrying   

(e) to accept

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EXERCISE -13

  Fill in the blanks with suitable non-finite :

One evening, (a) ……………… (walk) down the road I saw a funny old man (b) ………………   (lean) against a lamp-post. (c) ………………  (look) at my pockets he asked if I had got my salary. (d) ………………  (surprise) at the question I wanted (e) ………………  (move) away but he held on to my arm as if it was my duty (f) ………………  (treat) him to coffee. (g) ………………   (realise) that it was no use (h) ………………   (argue) with him, I let him (i) ………………   (drag) me to the nearest coffee shop.

Answers-

(a) walking                   (b) leaning     

(c) Looking                   (d) Surprised 

(e) to move                   (f) to treat     

(g) Having realized      (h) arguing   

(i) drag

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EXERCISE-14

 Fill in the blanks with Relative Pronouns :

(a)This is the …………. man we met yesterday.

(b) We met a woman………………..  son was rewarded for bravery.

(c) The house ………………  I live in is very old.

(d) Mrs Sinha…………..  is our librarian showed me some new books.

(e) The man ……………… you had sold your scooter, had come to see you.

Answer

(a) whom         (b) whose       

(c) which          (d) who          

(e)whom

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EXERCISE -15

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 -16

 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 -17

 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 -18

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 the 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 -19

 Fill in the blanks with suitable words :

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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EXERCISE -20

Fill in the blanks with suitable words:

Devika: Papa, we have a long autumn vacation. We (a)…………… visit our grandmother who has called us many times.

Papa: My programme is not certain so far. It (b) ……………  be clear by the weekend. We (c) ………………. leave the station after that only.

Devika : (d) ……………..  we take our puppy with the US?

Papa: You (e) ……………… if you so like.

Mother: No. You (f)…………………… not. It (g)  ……………  be a cause of trouble to the whole family there.

Devika: That is my responsibility. You know it (h)……………………   not act against my wishes.

Mother: Well, it is all right then.

Answers-

(a)  should/must     (b)will            

(c) can                       (d)shall /can    

(e)can /may             (f)    Can                

(g) will                       (h) will

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