CBSE Class 9 English Grammar And Missing Words Exercises With Answers

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Exercise-91

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

 (a)_______ (work) the entire day, I was fatigued. While (b) _______(return) home , I met an old woman. Her (c) _______ (tatter) clothes and (d) _______ (worry) looks showed that she was badly in need of help.

(a) (i) Working             (ii) To work                         (iii)  Worked       (iv) Having worked

(b) (i) returning           (ii) having returned            (iii) to return      (iv) will return

(c) (i) tattered              (ii) tattering                       (iii)to tatter         (iv) was tattered

(d) (i) worried              (ii) worrisome                    (iii) worrying       (iv) to worry      

Answers:

(a) (iv) Having worked                                  

(b)(i) returning  

(c) (i) tattered                                                 

(d)(i) worried

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Exercise-92

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

The minarets of Siddi Bashir’s mosque in Ahmadabad (a) _______   . They’re 20 meters high and each minaret (b) _______ three storeys with carved stone balconies. The amazing thing about these minarets which are joined to each other by a flat terrace is that when the top portion of one minaret (c) _______  , the vibrations travel to the second minaret and that one too (d) _______  back and forth.

(a) (i) were unique        (ii) is unique                (iii) are unique            (iv) was unique

(b) (i) had                       (ii) has                          (iii) have                      (iv) had been

(c) (i) is shaken             (ii) shakes                    (iii) shook                     (iv) shaked

(d) (i) starts swaying   (ii) starting swaying   (iii) started swaying   (iv) start swaying

Answers:

(a)(iii) are unique            

(b)(ii) has                              

(c)(i) is shaken                  

(d)(i)starts swaying

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Exercise-93

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

Disturbances in the eco-system have led (a) ______ a significant decline in the number (b) _____migratory birds which used to fly across (c)_________ Himalayas in (d)  _________winter months to warm marshy areas around Kolkata.

 (a) (i) to       (ii) from           (iii) with                (iv) in

 (b) (i) for      (ii) of               (iii) from               (iv) on

(c) (i) a          (ii) an               (iii) the                  (iv) on

 (d) (i) the     (ii) some          (iii) few                 (iv) many                            

Answers:

(a) (i) to                              

(b)(ii) of                              

(c)(iii) the                           

(d)(i)the   

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Exercise-94

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

I was staying in the country, recently when (a) _____ well-meaning hand, engaged in dusting my bedroom swept my glasses off the mantelpiece (b) _____I had placed them for safety. The culprit, an elderly man named POTTER, his face full (c) _____ kind-hearted misery, brought the fragments to the lunch table, holding them (d) _____ first behind his back and saying, `I have a confession to make’.

 (a) (i) a                    (ii) an                     (iii) the                  (iv) this

(b) (i) what               (ii) when                (iii) why                 (iv) where

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

(d) (i) between         (ii) for                    (iii) on                   (iv) at                  

Answers:

(a) (i) a                 

(b)(iv) where                    

(c)(iv)of                               

(d)(iv)at

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Exercise-95

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

I was going to Haridwar. On (a) _____way I met (b) _____ European. He was the disciple of (c) _____ Indian religious Guru who had been living in (d) _____ hermitage near the Ganga for the last five years.

(a) (i) the             (ii) a                  (iii) an                (iv)some

(b) (i) an              (ii) a                  (iii) few              (iv)some

(c) (i) a                 (ii) an                (iii) the              (iv)every

(d) (i) the             (ii) a                  (iii) some           (iv)every                             

Answers:

(a) a) the                            

(b)(ii)a                                 

(c)(ii)an                               

(d)(i)the

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Exercise-96

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

Like many Indian children, I grew up (a) _____the vast, varied and fascinating tales of Mahabharata. Set (b) _____  the end of the Hindu scriptures term Dvapur Yuga or the third age of the man, a time (c) _____  the lives of the gods and the people still intersected, the epic weaves myth, history science and statecraft (d) _____stories.  

 (a) (i) saying           (ii) listening to          (iii) questioning              (iv) celebrating

(b) (i) by                  (ii) at                         (iii) from                         (iv) into

(c) (i) where            (ii) from                     (iii) when                        (iv) before

(d) (i) as                  (ii) in                          (iii) through                   (iv) into

Answers:

(a) (ii) listening to            

(b)(ii)at                                                

(c)(iii) when                       

(d)(iv)into

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Exercise-97

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

Is your glass half-full or half-empty? On (a) _____days when nothing in your life seems to be going right, it (b) _____be really tough to see the silver lining among all those clouds, However, it’s during these times when the (c) _____  to see the good in even the worst situations is so important. An optimistic attitude (d) _____ not only your mental health but your physical well being as well.

(a) (i) some                 (ii) those                      (iii) few                      (iv) these

(b) (i) can                    (ii) might                     (iii) will                       (iv) must

(c) (i) wish                   (ii) desire                     (iii) chance                 (iv) ability

(d) (i) benefitted         (ii) will benefit             (iii) benefits                (iv) benefitting

Answers:

(a) (ii) those      

(b)(i)can                              

(c)(iv) ability                      

(d)(iii) benefits

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Exercise-98

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

The larvae of a species of fly (a) _____ the Waitomo Caves of New Zealand famous. The larvae cling to the roof and let down sticky strands (b) _____glow in the dark. Tiny insects attracted by the light, come (c) _____and get stuck on the threads. The larvae haul up the strands and eat the insects. Each larva may let (d)  _____as many as seventy strands. This makes the caves glow with an eerie light. Visitors to the caves are warned not to make noise as even the slightest sound causes the larvae to ‘switch off’ and the caves are plunged into darkness.

(a) (i) has made             (ii) made                    (iii) have made            (iv) has been made

(b) (i) who                      (ii) they                      (iii) which                     (iv) what

(c) (i) investigated        (ii) to investigate      (iii) investigates           (iv) investigating

(d) (i) up                        (ii) them                     (iii) down                      (iv) away

Answers:

(a)(iii) have made                                                             

(b)(iii) which

(c) (ii) to investigate                                                          

(d)(iii) down

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Exercise-99

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

 When the first grey light (a) _____ the day came, I got up. Very slowly, I (b) _____ downstairs. Sometimes, a stair (c) _____ under me. “Stop thief!” It seemed to say. At other times, it seemed to say, “Wake up, Mrs. Joe!” I reached the (d) _____. This held more food than it usually did. This was because it was Christmas Day and Uncle Pumblechook was coming for dinner.

(a) (i) off                  (ii) of                (iii) with                     (iv) by

(b) (i) crept             (ii) creep          (iii) was creeping      (iv) go

(c) (i) shrieked       (ii) shouted      (iii) squealed             (iv) creaked

(d) (i) dormitory    (ii) latch           (iii) pantry                 (iv) attic

Answers:

(a) (ii) of                                              

(b) (i) crept                        

(c)(iv) creaked                 

(d)(iii) pantry

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Exercise-100

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

 While in hiding, Anne kept a diary in (a) _____ she recorded her fears, hopes, and experiences. Found in the secret apartment after the family (b) _____, the diary was kept for Anne by Miep Gies, one of the people who had helped (c) _____ the Franks. It was published after the war in many languages and is used in thousands of middle school and high school curricula in Europe and the Americas. Anne Frank (d) _____ a symbol for the lost promise of the children who died in the Holocaust.

(a) (i) that                     (ii) which                     (iii) whom                   (iv) where

(b) (i) was arrested     (ii) get arrested          (iii) had arrested       (iv) were arrested

(c) (i) in hiding             (ii) to hiding                (iii) for hiding             (iv) hide

(d) (i) will become       (ii) can become           (iii) has become         (iv) became

Answers:

(a) (ii) which                      

(b) (i) was arrested        

(c)(iv)hide                          

(d)(iii) has become

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