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 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.
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
(a) (i) been
(b) (iii) of
(c) (iv) on
(d) (ii) the
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
(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