English Grammar And Gap Filling Exercises For Class 9 And 10 CBSE With Answers

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EXERCISE -21

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 -22

  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-23

 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-24

Fill in the blanks with the suitable connectors from the ones given within brackets after each sentence.

(a)………………..you cannot explain this passage to me, I shall have to go to the teacher. (Till, While, Since, Just, Because)

(b)He is well known ……………. a thorough gentleman. (as, since, while)

(c)The accident took place …………………… the train was crossing a bridge. (as, since, while)

(d) She would rather starve……………………..   beg. (until, till, than)

(e)Do not allow him to enter the class…………………. he brings his parents. (than, while, until)

Answer

(a) Since               (b) as              

(c) while               (d) than                      

(e) until

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EXERCISE 25

Fill in the blanks with suitable prepositions :

Dear Sir,

Please refer (a)……………………………. the poster appeared (b)………………………the columns (c)………………………your newspaper regarding impending possibility of water-borne diseases (d)…………………….   the ensuing summer season. Generally, all the items become infected (e)…………………..  bacteria because they remain uncovered due (f)……………………..our carelessness. Most often we become too thirsty (g)……………….   need immediate water. Consequently, we take it without keeping (h)…………………   view its cleanliness and purity. Thereby diseases like cholera, gastroenteritis, dysentery etc. disturb the general health and hygiene (i)…………………….  all. It is due to sheer carelessness (j)………………………..our part. We know that rising heat gives birth (k) ……………. these diseases and precaution is a must on our part to save ourselves. I hope you will publish my views to create awareness in the public (I)………………………  proper maintenance of their health and hygiene.

Yours faithfully

Varun

Answer

(a) to             (b)  in              

(c)  of            (d)  in             

(e)  with       (f) to               

(g) to            (h)  in                    

(i) of             (j)  on              

(k) to            (l) towards

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EXERCISE 26

Complete the following passages (letters/paragraphs/diary entries) by filling in the blanks. Write the answers in the space provided.

It is fun living near the seaside. One can go to (a) ………..  beach (b)………. A picnic .sailing in boats and water surfing (c) ……..   two activities (d) ……….  young people really enjoy. The sunrise ‘(e) …………. the sunset make beautiful sights. Those (f) ……………  have seen the sunrise say that (g) …………..  is a heavenly sight and a marvellous experience. Even the sunset (h) …………..   worth watching.

Answer

(a) the            (b) for            

(c) are            (d) which        

(e) and           (f) who

(g) this           (h) is

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EXERCISE 27

Complete the following passages (letters/paragraphs/diary entries) by filling in the blanks. Write the answers in the space provided.

Dear Kiran

I hope all is well (a)……….……. you. We all are fine here. I had (b) ………………………. to you earlier also but you haven’t (c)  ……….……..as yet. I am sure you won’t delay in replying to my letter this time. You will be (d) ……….……  to know that I have got 94% marks in my ioth standard board exams. Our result was (e) ……….……   last week. I have even got a distinction in Mathematics and English. Now I intend to join a Fashion Designing Degree Course. I (f)……………..   I will be able to get admission in one of the good colleges of Delhi University. So, how are you getting along with your (g)……………….. Do (h)……………….. to me soon.

Yours truly

Alaknanda

Answer

(a) with             (b) written     

(c) replied        (d) glad          

(e) declared     (f) hope             

(g) studies       (h) reply

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EXERCISE- 28

Complete the following passages (letters/paragraphs/diary entries) by filling in the blanks. Write the answers in the space provided.

1! It is frightening to get stuck in (a)…………………….   storm. il A dust storm (b)   prove to be quite blinding as (c) …………….  as dangerous. People (d) …………….  take shelter (e) …………….  a safe place. Children (f)…………….   be told by (g)………………….   parents what they should (h)………………..  in such situations.

Answer 

(a) a              (b) can           

(c) well         (d) should       

(e) at            (f) should         

(g) their       (h) do

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EXERCISE- 29

Complete the following passages (letters/paragraphs/diary entries) by filling in the blanks. Write the answers in the space provided.

India is (a) ………………..  land of the Jatakas and the Panchatantras. They (b)………………..not only collections (c) ……………….. moral stories, but also entertainers (d) ………………..   plots and interesting characters. The case with (e) ……………….. morals may be conveyed (f) ……………….. stories has been (g) ……………….. recognised (h) ………………..our forefathers.

Answer:-    

(a) the                 (b) are            

(c) of                    (d) with          

(e) which            (f) through

(g) well              (h) by

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EXERCISE- 30

Complete the following passages (letters/paragraphs/diary entries) by filling in the blanks. Write the answers in the space provided.

Dear Sarika

I have decided to appear in M.A. Examination 230 (a)………………. Punjabi University as a private candidate. I shall need my books now. (b) …………….   you please send them at the earliest? I think you and Mahesh (c) …………….  come here soon (d) ……………. your holidays. If it is very near, bring those books with you. Otherwise you (e) ……………. send them by post. I (f) …………….  read other authors till the time you bring.

Yours affectionately

Shilpa

Answer  

(a) from        (b) Will           

(c) will           (d) in/during   

(e) may         (f) will

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