Following are the exercises of open cloze passage and gap filling. These grammar exercises for class 9 and 10 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 for class IX and X. A printable version in PDF form is also available at the bottom of each exercise.
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)
(c) (i) a (ii) the (iii) an (iv) of
(a) (ii) can
(b) (i) when
(c) (iii) an
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
(a) (ii) was
(b) (iii) at
(c) (iii) joined