English Grammar Fill In The Blanks Exercises With Answers And Gap Filling For Class 9

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 Exercise-61

Below is a set of instructions for preparing mashed vegetables with cheese. Complete the paragraph which describes how the dish is prepared.

 (I) Take potatoes, grated carrots, little milk, grated cheese, and salt to taste.

(2) Boil and mash potatoes and carrots.

 (3) Add and mix milk and butter.

(4) Add grated cheese and salt.

 (5) Serve the dish.

First potatoes, grated carrots, milk, grated cheese, and salt are taken. Next potatoes and (a)   …………. Milk and butter (b) ………………After that(c)………………..  The dish is ready (d) …….

Answers:

(a) carrots we boiled and mashed           

(b) are added and mixed

(c) cheese and salt are added    

(d) to be served

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 Exercise – 62

 Read the following conversation and complete the exercise that follows:

Renu: How was the school fete?

Sheela: I didn’t enjoy it much. It had no stalls of spicy food items.

Renu: Raghu told me that there were a lot of games.

Sheela: Yes, he’s right but there were not many prizes for the winners.

Renu asked Sheela (a)   ……………… Sheela told her that (b)  ………………. as it did not have stalls of spicy food. Renu had been informed (c)……………….. Sheela agreed that he was right but (d)   ……………………..

Answers:

(a) how the school fete was                       

(b) she didn’t enjoy it much

(c) that there were a lot of games          

(d) there were not many prizes for the winners

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Exercise-63

Choose the best word from the options given below to complete the following passage.

London: The death of a three-year-old girl (a)…………  (with, Mr, from, by) heart Failure brought on by (b) ……………  (the, her, his, their) excessive weight was (c)…………….   (highlight, highlighting, highlighter, highlighted) in a damning report (d) ……….  (in, on, at, for) Thursday by a British Parliamentary Committee (e)………  (examine, examiner; examining, examined) a feared obesity epidemic. One expert quoted (f)………………  (in, by, at, on) the report by the House of Commons Health Committee (g) ……….. (tell, tells, telling, told) of tour children who required ventilatory assistance at borne (h)…………. (by, with, for, from) a respiratory condition because of their obesity.

Answers:

(a)  by

(b) her

(c) highlighted

(d) on

(e) examining

(f) in

(g) told

(h) for

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Exercise-64

Complete the dialogue given below by choosing the correct options from those that follow:

Old man:  Doctor, I can’t sit straight.

Doctor: Let me see. (a)………………..  

Old man:  O’Yes, I had a tine sleep last night. But n I am feeling weak in the joints.

Doctor   :  (b)……………………

Old man: No. but I feel, dizzy while sitting up or reclining on the pillow again.

Doctor: Let me see. Will you (c)………….

Old man: Doctor, please don’t give me an injection so early in the morning.

Doctor: Rest assured. I am not going to do so; I’ll (d)………………………..

(a)(i) You sleep well last night.                   (ii) Did you sleep well last night?

(iii) How well you sleep last night?              (iv) You well sleep last night.

(b)(i) What has happened to the joints?    (ii) Which joints are you talking about?

 (iii) The joints arc aching as well.                (iv) Are the joints aching as well?

(c)(i) please up roll sleeve your shirt         (ii) please your shirt sleeve roll-up

 (iii) roll up your shirt sleeve, please           (iv) up roll please your shirt sleeve

(d)(i) your only measure blood pressure  (ii) only measure your blood pressure

(iii) measure only blood your pressure       (iv) measure only blood pressure your

Answers:

(a)  (ii) Did you sleep well last night?

(b) (iv) Are the joints aching as well?

(c) (iii) roll up your shirt sleeve, please

(d) (ii) only measure your blood pressure

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 Exercise-65

The following passage has some errors which have been underlined. Edit it by choosing an appropriate option.

 Reservation (a) ………….. from seats is one of the (b) …………….. very sensitive and controversial issues (c) …………….. debited in the country today. It has generated more heat (d) …………….. for light. This topic needs (e) …………….. to study from a dispassionate point of view, (f) …………….. so what the better understanding (g) ……………..or enlightenment take the place of (h) …………….. zeal and ill will.

(a)(i) in                          (ii) of                        (iii) on                       (iv) for

(b)(i) much                    (ii) more                 (iii) most                   (iv) many

(c)(i) been  debated      (ii) being debated (iii) debating            (iv) debate

(d)(i) or                    (ii) too                           (iii) then                   (iv) than

(e)(i) studies            (ii) to be studied         (iii) studied              (iv) being studied

(f)(i) such that         (ii) so as                       (iii)so that                (iv) so much

(g)(i) and                  (ii) but                         (iii) but also              (iv) yet

(h)((i) zealous          (ii) zealously              (iii) jealous                (iv) jealousy

Answers:

(a) (ii) of                                     (b) (iii) most                            

(c) (ii) being debated                (d) (iv) than                               

(e) (ii) to be studied                  (f) (iii) so that

(g) (i) and                                    (h) (iv) jealousy 

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Exercise-66

 Choose the best word from the options given to complete the following passage.

(a)……….  Diwali night, children (b)…………..  in the government (c)……………   BC Roy Children’s Hospital was exposed to deafening sounds (d)……………..   residents of nearby multi-story buildings burst crackers.  The decibel (dB) level of crackers exceeded  90 dB. It was the (e)…………  Diwali in Kolkata’s recent mentor. The sounds were  (f) ……………  loud that needles-for giving saline drip to children (g) ……………..   displaced, complained Tapan Halder whose son was admitted in the hospital (h)…………….. Jaundice.

(a)(i) In                         (ii) On                   (iii) After                 (iv) Before 

(b)(i) being admitted  (ii) admit              (iii) admitted           (iv) admission

(c) (i) run                     (ii) ran                   (iii) runs                  (iv) being run

(d)(i) if                         (ii) unless              (iii) as                       (iv) for

(e) (i) noisy                 (ii)  noisier             (iii) noisiest             (iv) noise

(f) (I) as                      (ii) too                     (iii) so                      (iv) much

(g)(i) gets                   (ii) got                     (iii) get                     (iv) have got

(h)(i) for                     (ii) with                   (iii) in                      (iv) on

Answers:

(a) (ii) on                                (b) (iii) admitted                           

(c) (iv) being run                   (d) (iii) as                                            

(e) (iii) noisiest                      (f) (iii) so 

(g) (ii) got                               (h) (i) for

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Exercise-67

Complete the following dialogue between an interviewer and Suresh by filling the gaps with the most suitable option.

Interviewer: When did you graduate and with what subjects?

Suresh: I graduated in 1994, Sir. My subjects were Economics, Accountancy; Maths and Personnel Management.                       

Interviewer: So, (a)………..  since then?

Suresh: No, Sir I started working in 1997 after I’d finished my MBA.

Interviewer: Why do you wish to leave your present job?

Suresh :  (b) …………… I wish to improve my prospects and your firm has a good reputation and is progressive.

Interviewer:  (c)……………  transferred from one place to another?

 Suresh: Yes, I know it. But since yours is a multi-national firm, I suppose that it is not new.

Interviewer :  (d) …………… apart from English and Hindi?

Suresh: I am fluent in French.

Interviewer: Thank you. Goodbye.

(a)(i) are you working               (ii) have you worked

(iii) have you been working     (iv) had you been working

(b)(i) I will quit if                        (ii) I have to quit because

(iii) I shall be quitting it unless (iv) I am quitting it because

(c) (i) Thu should be aware that you will be (ii) Are you aware that you will be

(iii)Have you been aware that you will be (iv) Were you aware that you can be

(d)(i) Will you speak any other language   (ii) Can you speak any other language

(iii)Are you speaking any other language (iv) Don’t you speak all languages

Answers:

(a) (iii) have you been working

(b) (iv) I m quitting it because 

(c) (ii) Are you aware that you will be

(d) (ii)Can you speak any other language

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Exercise-68

Read this extract from an interview with someone who has returned to his hometown after living abroad for nearly twenty years. Choose the most appropriate option.

 I’ve only been back a couple of days and already I (a)……….. lots of old friends.

(i)have met               (ii) am meeting   (iii) met             (iv) should meet

They don’t appear to (b)………..very much.

(i)  have changed     (ii) change           (iii) changes      (iv) changing

They are as (c)……….as ever.  

(i) friendlier              (ii) friendly           (iii) friends        (iv) friendliest

And they say that I (d)……….the same as I always did.

(i) looking                (ii) look                (iii) looks           (iv) looked

Answers:

(a) (i) have met

(b) (i) have changed

(c) (ii) friendly

(d) (ii) look

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Exercise-69

 Complete the following passage by choosing the most appropriate option from those given below.

Twenty years ago, kids in school (a)………….   of the Internet. Now, I will bet you can’t find a single person in your school (b)………..  hasn’t at least heard of it. In fact many of us (c)………….   it on a regular basis and even have access to it from our homes! The internet is a vast resource to (d)……………   information. You (e) ………….  enjoy using it to research for a school project, downloading your favourite songs or (e)…………..  with friends and fatuity. But since (g)………..  can put anything on the Internet. You also have to be careful and use your best judgment and (h)………..   common sense.

(a)(i) has never heard              (ii) have never heard

(iii) had never heard                  (iv) never heard

(b)(i) whom                                (ii) whose

(iii) who                                       (iv) which

(c)(i) use                                    (ii) used

(iii) have used                            (iv) have been using

(d)(i) every types of                (ii) all types of

(iii) each types of                       (iv) some types of

(e)(i) may                                  (ii) can

(iii) should                                  (iv) will

(f) (i) communicate                 (ii) communicating

 (iii) to communicating             (iv) communication

(g)(i) everyone                        (ii) some one

(iii) no one                                 (iv) anyone

(h)(i) a little                             (ii) little

(iii) the little                              (iv) less

 Answers:

(a) (iii) had never heard                              

(b) (iii) who                        

(c) (i) use

(d) (ii) all types of                                            

(e) (ii) can                           

(f) (ii) communicating

(g) (iv) anyone                                                

(h) (i) a little

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Exercise-70

Complete the headlines by choosing the correct answer from the options given below.

 (A) ANTI-TERRORIST SQUADS TO BE SET UP IN METROS AND A-GRADE CITIES BY YEAR-END: HM

 The Home Minister has announced………   in all A-grade cities…………   to counter any threats to national security.

(i) that anti-terrorist squads are being set up………..  towards the end of the year

(ii)   that anti-terrorist squad may be set up………..   before the year-end

(iii)  that anti-terrorist squads have been set up…………….  by the end of the year

(iv)   those anti-terrorist squads will be set up…………   by the end of the year

(B) ROBOTS TO BE USED FOR FUTURE UNMANNED SPACE LANDINGS

 in a communiqué issued by NASA, the US government has stated that in future ………… space landings.

(i)robots would be used in all unmanned

(ii)  robots will be used by all unmanned

 (iii) robots may be used by all unmanned

(iv) robots might be used for all unmanned

(C) PUBLIC TRANSPORT MADE CONVENIENT TO REDUCE POLLUTION

The Transport Ministry is going in for a radical overhauling of the Public Transport System, which so that…………..   amid concerns for public health.

(i)is to be made convenient… pollution may be reduced

(ii) is made convenient ……  pollution is reduced

(iii)will be made convenient ….  pollution may he reduced

(iv)will make convenient…..  pollution still be reduced

 (D) INVEST IN CHILDREN EDUCATION: PM

Stressing the importance of education in bridging the rural-urban gap, Prime –Minister has called upon all state governments and parents their children for the progress Of the country.

(i) to have invested in the education of

(ii) for investing in the education of

(iii) to invest in the education of

(iv) to invest in educating of

Answers:

 (A) (iv) that anti-terrorist squad will be set up……………. by the end of the year

 (B) (ii) robots will be used by all unmanned

 (C) (iii) will be made convenient ……….  pollution may be reduced

 (D) (iii) to invest in the education of

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