Gap Filling Exercises for class 9 & 10 (Solved)Exercise- 87 & 88

By | August 10, 2020
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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.

Exercise-87

Complete the following passage by choosing the most appropriate options from the ones given below.

He (a)________ the session with a prayer, prolonging it until the others join and the valleys echo with the chants, (b)_______ the cry of jackals. Time was when he (c) _______his stories to the accompaniment of musical instruments, but now he depends only on himself. The films (d) away from all the fiddlers and crooners, who have no time nowadays to stand at the back of an old story-teller and fill his pauses with music.

(a)(i) began                (ii) begin              (iii) begins           (iv) is beginning

(b) (i) drowned          (ii) drown             (iii) drowns          (iv) drowning

(c) (i) was narrating   (ii) narrated         (iii) narrates       (iv) had narrated

(d) (i) have taken      (ii) had taken       (iii) has taken     (iv) did take       

Answers:

(a) (iii) begins    

(b) (iv) drowning             

(c) (ii) narrated                   

(d) (i) have taken

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Exercise-88

Complete the following passage by choosing the most appropriate options from the ones given below.

 Research _________(a) that honey-bees have a very strong nose that (b) ________them smell a lot more than just sweet nectar. A company in Britain has made use of this sense and (c) ______ to train bees (d)_______ bombs and drugs. Soon they will be put to work at the airport as well.

(a) (i) showed                    (ii) showing         (iii) shows                       (iv) shown

(b) (i) helped                     (ii) helps              (iii) is helping                  (iv) help

(c) (i) was managing         (ii) manage          (iii) manages                   (iv) managed

(d) (i) for detecting           (ii) to detecting   (iii) in detecting               (iv) at detecting

Answers:

(a) (iii) shows                    

(b) (ii) helps                       

(c)(iv) managed                               

(d) (i) for detecting

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Gap Filling Exercise for class 9 & 10 (Solved) Exercise 27  &  28
Gap Filling Exercise for class 9 & 10 (Solved) Exercise 29  &  30

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