Gap Filling Exercises From Class 8 To 10 CBSE With Answers Along With Integrated Grammar Exercises

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Exercise-71

Choose the most appropriate option to complete the sentences given below.

Keith: (a)…………….

 Anne: Why are you trying to lose weight? It’s wrong to go on stupid diets,

Keith: I consulted my doctor and he (b)…………..

Anne: I’m glad he suggested exercise (c)……….

 Keith: I’ve already joined a gym.

 Anne: That’s an excellent idea. (d)…………..  

Keith: I go there at 6 o’clock.

(a)(i) I’m on a diet                                                 (ii) I’m going on a diet

(iii) I will be on a diet                                             (iv) I’m going to diet

(b) (i) tells me to combine it with exercise        (ii) told me to combine it with exercise

(iii) told me in combination with exercise           (iv) has told me to stop eating food

(c) (i) What do you do to exercise?                   (ii) What will von do to exercise?

 (iii) What did you do to exercise?                       (iv) What exercise will you do?

(d)(i) Do you have the time to go there?          (ii) What time do you go there?

(iii) What time are you going then?                    (iv) What is the time you go there?

Answers:

(a) (i) I’m on a diet                                                          

(b) (ii) told me to combine it with exercise

(c) (iv) What exercise will you do?                          

(d) (ii) What time do you go there?

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Exercise-72

 Edit the following passage by choosing the correct option from the options given below:

Books have symbolic power. We shudder (a) where we hear of book burning (h) Associating down the ages (c) in tyranny and oppression. More books are (d) been written and published – (e) as ever before; the books (f) withstand the advent of the cinema, television and personal -computer arid (g) is likely to be there in centuries (h) coming.

(a)(i) since                      (ii) when                      (iii) whereas             (iv) while

(b) (i) associated            (ii) been associating   (iii) associate            (iv) associating

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

(d) (i) been writing       (ii) written                   (iii) being written    (iv) be written 

(e) (i) for                        (ii) then                        (iii) since                   (iv) than 

(f) (i) have withstood   (ii) withstood               (iii) with stands       (iv)  have with stand 

(g)(i) are like                 (ii) are likeliest            (iii) will be likely     (iv) are likely

(h) (i) will come            (ii) to  come                  (iii) are come          (iv) have come

Answers:

(a) (ii) when                     (b) (i) associated                          

(c) (i) with                        (d) (iii) being written                       

(e) (iv) than                     (f) (i) have withstood

(g) (iv) are likely             (h) (ii) to come

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Exercise-73

Read the following conversation carefully and complete the following passage by choosing the most appropriate option.

Beggar: Could you give me Rs 50, please?

Pedestrian: Rs 50? What do you need it for?

Beggar: I want to buy a hot cup of coffee on this cold winter morning.

Pedestrian: But why do you need so much for a cup of coffee?

Beggar: you see, I was a stockbroker before I became a beggar and though I’ve lost all the money in the stock market. I have not lost my taste for expensive things.

A beggar asked a pedestrian for Rs 50. The latter was surprised and wanted to know.

(a)………….. The beggar replied that (b)…………..  cold winter morning. When he was asked w by he needed so much for a cup of coffee, he explained that he had been a stockbroker before he became a beggar and though (c)………..   in the stock market, (d)  ……………… for enjoying expensive things. 

(a)  (i) what he needed it for?              

(ii)  what did he need it for?

(iii) what does he need it for?       

(iv) what he needs it for?

(b) (i) I want to buy a hot cup Of coffee on this

(ii) I wanted to buy a hot cup of coffee on this

(iii) he wanted to buy a hot cup of coffee on that

(iv)  I want to buy a hot cup of coffee on that

(c)  (i) he has lost all his money

(ii) I have lost all my money

(iii) he had lost all his money

(iv) I had lost all my money

(d) (i) I have not yet lost my taste

(ii) I had not yet lost taste

(iii) he has not yet lost his taste

(iv) he had not yet lost his taste.

Answers:

(a) (i) what he needed it for?   

(b) (iii) he wanted to buy a hot cup of coffee on that

(c) (iii) he had lost all his money               

(d) (iv) he had not yet lost his taste

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Exercise-74

Look at the notes given below and complete the paragraph by using the correct option given below.

 Leonardo da Vinci – born in 1452 in Vinci –a  prodigy even as a child – his teachers – baffled by his doubts-exceptional – drawing and music – his paintings – different from other artists – effects of light and – prominent.

Leonardo da Vinci was born (a)………..   child. At school all his (b)……….. He had (c)………  music. His paintings were very different from Alter artists. His used (d)……….  very prominent.

(a)(i) in 1452 is a prodigy even as a                     (ii) in 1452 was a prodigy even as a

(iii) in )1452 will be  a prodigy even as a             (iv) none of these

(b) (i) teachers are baffled by his doubts            (ii) teachers never baffled by his doubts

(iii) teachers were baffled by his doubts              (iv) teachers will baffle by his doubts

(c)(i) exceptional talent in dancing and music   (ii) exceptional Talent in oration

(iii) exceptional talent in drawing and painting  (iv) exceptional talent in the verification

(d) (i) the effects of light and shade to make his paintings

(ii) the effects of dark colour combinations

(iii) the combination of black and white

(iv) the effects  of colour combinations

Answers:

 (a) (ii) in 1452 was a prodigy even as a

 (b) (iii) teachers were baffled by his doubts

 (c) (iii) exceptional talent in drawing and painting

 (d) (i) the effects of light and shade to make his paintings

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 Exercise-75

 In the passage given below, fill in each blank with the most appropriate option given below.

It must have (a)……..  around midnight when I drove home. As I approached the gates (b)  ……….the bungalow. I switched (c)……….  the headlights of the car, so that (d)……….   beam wouldn’t swing in through the window.

(a)(i) been          (ii) being              (iii) On               (iv) none of these

(b)(i) at               (ii) on                   (iii) of                (iv) under

(c)(i) Of               (ii) off                  (iii) at                 (iv) on

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

Answers:

(a) (i) been                                                        

(b) (iii) of

(c) (iv) on

(d) (ii) the     

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Exercise-76

 Read the following conversation and complete the passage by choosing the most appropriate option.

 Father: Why are you still asleep?

 Swami: I am very tired. I am not able to get up.

Father: I think you did not do your homework.

Swami: But I did a lot of work at home. That is also homework.

Father asked Swami Why (a)……….. Swami replied that he was tired and so (b)………… His father thought that (c) ………… Swami immediately answered that (d) …………. and that could also be called homework.

(a)(i) he is still asleep                                      (ii) he was still asleep

(iii) he had been still asleep                             (iv) none of these

(b)(i) he was not able to get up.                    (ii) he is not able to get up.

(iii) he has not been able to get up.                (iv) he will not be able to get up.

(c) (i) he will not done his homework.         (ii) he never did his homework.

(iii) he is doing his homework.                       (iv) he had not done his homework.

(d)(i) he is doing a lot of work at home       (ii) he had done a lot of homework at home

(iii) he will never do a work at home            (iv) he is doing no work at home

Answers:

(a) (ii) he was still asleep

(b) (i) he was not able to get up.

(c) (iv) he had not done his homework.

(d) (ii) he had done a lot of homework at home

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 Exercise-77

Fill in the blanks with the correct form of the verb in the bracket. Use the most appropriate option given below to fill it.

It seems (a)…………..  (be) essential to the mental health and happiness of every individual that he should (b)…………..   (call) his own. Delight in owning things usually is seen in a child’s second year. The child learns (c)………….   (utter) the words my and mine. At home child can be led (d)………….   (acquire) orderly habits by encouraging him.

(a)(i) to be                      (ii) will be             (iii) can he                  (iv) must be

(b)(i) called                     (ii) will call           (iii) to call                    (iv) can call

(c) (i) uttered                  (ii) uttering          (iii) will utter                (iv) none of these

(d)(i) acquired                (ii) acquiring        (iii) must acquire         (iv) to acquire

Answers:

(a) (i) to be                                                        

(b) (iv) can call

(c) (ii) uttering                                                 

(d) (iv) to acquire

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Exercise-78

In the passage given below. Some words are missing. Choose the correct words from the given options to complete the passage meaningfully.

Perspiration is one of the ways (a)………..  keeping our body furnace (b) ………  a nice normal temperature. Actually; (c) …………  body temperature is controlled by a centre in the brain (d)……..  as the thermostat. It (e)………..  of three parts: a control centre, a beating Centre, and a cooling centre. Suppose (f) ………. temperature of the blood drops for (g)………   reason, the heating centre goes to work and certain things (h)  ………. to happen.

(a)(i) to                        (ii) with                   (iii) of                               (iv) for

(b) (i) at                       (ii) in                       (iii) on                              (iv) with

(c) (i) a                         (ii) an                      (iii) some                         (iv) our

(d) (i) known                (ii) knew                 (iii) knowing                    (iv) is known

(e) (i) consist                (ii) consists            (iii) is consisting               (iv) consisted

(f)(i) the                        (ii) an                     (iii) a                                (iv) any

(g) (i) some                   (ii) no                    (iii) a                                (iv) what

(h) (i) began                  (ii) beginning        (iii) are begun                 (iv) begin

Answers:

(a) (iii) of                           (b) (i) at

(c) (iv) our                         (d) (i) known

(e) (ii) consists                  (f) (i) the

(g) (i) some                        (h) (iv) begin

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Exercise-79

Read the given notes to complete the accompanying bio-sketch of R.K. Narayan by filling in the gaps by choosing the correct options.

R.K Narayan

Birth: October 10, 1906, Chennai

Occupation: Novelist, short-story writer

 Father: Headmaster

Brother: Famous cartoonist, R.K Laxman

Married: Rajam in 1939

 Notable work(s):   Swami and Friends

Died: May 13, 2001 (aged 94.)

The fatuous novelist and short-story writer, R.K Narayan (a)…………… His father (b)………….. and brother (c) …………….  R.K Laxman. In 1939, he married Rajam. One of (d)…………..   Swami and Friends. He died on May 13, 2001, at the ripe-old-age of ninety-four.

(a)(i) was born in Chennai on October 10, 1906

(ii) born at Chennai on October 10, 1906

(iii) were born in Chennai on October 10, 1906

(iv) was born at Chennai in October 10, 1906

(b) (i) was a Headmaster                              (ii) was Headmaster

(iii) was the Headmaster                              (iv) is a Headmaster

(c)(i) is a famous cartoonist                        (ii) is the famous cartoonist

(iii) was the famous cartoonist                  (iv) was a famous cartoonist

(d) (i) his notable work is                            (ii) his notable works are

(iii) his notable works is                             (iv) their notable work is

 Answers:

(a) (i) was born in Chennai on October 10. 1906

(b) (ii) was a Headmaster

(c) (iii) was the famous cartoonist

(d) (iii) his notable works is

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 Exercise-80

Complete the news stories accompanying the following headlines by filling in the blanks.

(i) Govt. orders construction halt at Vedanta refinery

Vedanta refinery………..   to halt the construction of its aluminium refinery in Orissa, as the company had not got the required environmental clearances.

 (ii) Dengue Claims Hundreds of Lives Goo lives

 600 lives in Delhi alone ………….  by Dengue.

 (iii) 4 nabbed for chain snatching

Four men who were about to fly to Mumbai………….   by the Delhi Police for chain snatching.

(iv)Now, earth-friendly plastic from plants

IBM researchers have said that earth-friendly plastic from plants   ……………..

Answers:

(i) has been ordered                                                     

(ii) have been taken

 (iii) were nabbed/have been nabbed                   

(iv) has been developed/has been invented.

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