Tenses Question Paper And Gap Filling Exercises For Class 6

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Exercise-111

Fill up the given blanks choosing the most appropriate options from the ones given below:

1. Married men have wives and (a)………….. to want them; and young single fellows (b)……………. that they can’t get them. Poor people who (c) …………. keep themselves have eight hearty children. Rich old couples (d)………….. one to leave their money to, die childless. Then there are girls (e) …………. lovers. They say they (f)…………… be without them, that they bother them.

(a) (i) haven’t seem                (ii) don’t seem             (iii) aren’t seem          (iv) can’t seem

(b) (i) cry on                            (ii) cry down                (iii) cry out                  (iv) cry in

(c) (i) will hardly                     (ii) have hardly           (iii) hardly                   (iv) can hardly

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

(e) (i) without                         (ii) lacking                    (iii) with                       (iv) across

(f) (i) would rather                (ii) can rather              (iii) will and people     (iv) had rather

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Exercise-112

Choose the most appropriate option from the ones given below to complete the following passage.

There (i) ………….  a survey (ii) ………….  music and how the taste (iii) ………….  age. About one hundred persons (v) the popular forms of music differs (iv) …………   in three age groups (vi)…………… interviewed on their musical preferences.

(i)(a) has been                  (b) have been                  (c) had been                  (d) was

 (ii) (a) for                          (b) about                          (c) on                             (d) in

(iii) (a) in                            (b) on                                (c) at                             (d) about

 (iv) (a) in                          (b) on                                 (c) at                             (d) with

(v) (a) each                      (b) every                           (c) all                              (d) some

 (vi) (a) was                     (b) is                                   (c) were                        (d) are

Answers:-

(i) c                  (ii) b                  

(iii) a                 (iv) d                 

(v) a                  (vi) c

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Exercise-113

Choose the most appropriate option from the ones given below to complete the following passage.                                                                                                                    

The rag pickers of India (i)………..   a pitiable sight. It is poverty that goods them (ii) ……….  resort to rag-picking. Day in and day out they may be seen on the roads, the lanes and the bylanes of (iii) ………. city (iv) ………..town looking for cost (v) …………..  clothes or something else showy or shoddy that (vi) ………..  sell.

(i)(a) present               (b) presents               (c) presented                (d) presenting

(ii) (a) so                      (b) to                            (c) towards                    (d) on

(iii) (a) an                    (b) the                          (c) a                                  (d) any

(iv) (a) and                  (b) for                           (c) or                               (d) but

 (v) (a) down              (b) up                            (c) of                                (d) off

(vi) (a) shall               (b) will                          (c) can                              (d) may

Answers:-

(i) a                  (ii) b                   

(iii) c                  (iv) c                 

(v) d                  (vi) b

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Exercise-114

Complete the passage with suitable Determiners, Conjunctions, Non-finite Prepositions, Modals, Relatives and Tense forms.

Death is the inevitable end (a)………. life. It is not (b)………… curse, rather, it is a part of the natural cycle (c)………… life. Though we grieve and regret the passing away (d) ………..a near and dear one, yet we know that it is natural and common to (e)………… living beings. It is because we are aware of our mortality that we enjoy life to (f)……….. fullest, while it lasts.

Answer.

(a) of

(b) a

(c) of

(d) of

(e) all

(I) the

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Exercise-115

Choose the most appropriate option from the ones given below to complete the following passage.                                                                                                                    

At lunch they (a) ……………bad time. People wanted them to sit (b) …………. and the grass was dusty and the tree trunk (c) …………..they were invited to lean (d) …………..  to have been brushed (e)……….   so they spread their handkerchiefs (f) …………and sat on those bolts upright.

 (a) (i) were a very      (ii) had a very              (iii) has a very                         (iv)will have a very

(b) (i) in the grass       (ii) at the grass            (iii) on the grass          (iv)upon the grass

(c) (i) against which    (ii) on which                (iii) with which            (iv)at which

 (d) (i) does not appear (ii) did not appear     (iii) is not appear        (iv) had not appeared

 (e) (i) in weeks           (ii) for weeks               (iii) with weeks            (iv) from weeks

(f) (i) in the ground     (ii) on the ground        (iii) upon the ground  (iv) at the ground

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Exercise-116

Complete the passage with suitable Determiners, Conjunctions, Non-finite Prepositions, Modals, Relatives and Tense forms.

1. He (a) ……………. take a lot of care (b)………… his horse. Daily he (c) ………. scrub the horse with soapy water and give (d)………… good bath. He adorned it (e) …………colourful beads and tinkling cowbells. Often he would love him as he would do to (f)……….. own children.

2. Once there was a king (a)…………. was very cruel. For a small misdeed, he sentenced his friend, Damon(b)………. Damon was not afraid (c) ………… death, but he grieved for (d) ………..wife.and children living in a far-off village. He begged the king to give (e) ………….leave to go and see them. He said that he (f)…………… come back after seeing them and take his punishment.

3. The word Geography is a combination of (a)……….. Greek words `geo’ (b) ……….. ‘graph’ meaning the science dealing (c) ………….the study of the earth. Geography, thus, concerns (d)…………. with all subjects relating to earth, (e) …………as shape and structure of (f) …………earth.

4. There is hardly (a) ………….doubt about the fact that no one is rich enough (b) ………….buyback (c)………. past. Most of the people realise the value of things only (d) …………they have lost them. We (e) …………not achieve anything (f)……….. we use our time wisely.

Answers:-

1.(a) used to                (b) of                           (c) would

(d) a                             (e) with                        (f) his

2. (a) who                      (b) to                          (c) of

(d) his                          (e) him                        (f) would

3. (a) two                    (b) and                          (c) with

(d) itself                       (e) such                       (f) the

4. (a) any                     (b) to                           (c)one’s

(d) after                       (e) can                         (f) unless

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Exercise-117

Complete the passage with suitable Determiners, Conjunctions, Non-finite Prepositions, Modals, Relatives and Tense forms.

1. One morning not (a) ……….days later, as I was leaving the house, I was started (b)………. find Mini, seated on a beach near (c)……….. door, laughing (d)………. talking (e)……….. the great Cabuliwala. In all her life it appeared (f)………. small daughters had never found so patient a listener, save her father.

2. Mohan looked up quickly to thank the old man (a)………… he had disappeared (b) ………….the thick forest. Mohan felt thrilled (c)………… was convinced that the leader lord (d) …………he worshipped had come in person to help (e)……….. He went home and giving the bag to his wife told her all (f) ………the old man.

3. The Himalayas are (a)………. the largest source of freshwater in (b) ………..world. All the major rivers of North India originate from (c)……….. high altitude snow-capped peaks. Shrouded in a veil of the Bhagirathi originates from the Gomukh—a massive snout of icicles (d) ……………. mist, glaciers in the Himalayas. (e) …………… .of the (f)……..

Answers:-

1.(a) many                    (b) to                        (c) the

(d) and                          (e) with                    (f) his

2. (a) but                      (b) in                         (c) but

(d) whom                    (e) him                      (f) about

3. (a) among               (b) the                       (c) its

(d) and                         (c) one                      (f) longest

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Exercise-118

Complete the passage with suitable Determiners, Conjunctions, Non-finite Prepositions, Modals, Relatives and Tense forms.

1.The arrival (a) ………….Rajendra in village Kishori was not a welcome one. Due to his beard, he was (b) ………. as a terrorist from Punjab. A village elder (c) ………… this young man. However, Mina, a villager (d) ……….. them to come down to work, instead of merely (e)………. lectures. The next day, Rajendra and his associates joined the village in the (f) ………..operation of tanks.

2. Over a period of time, I became friendly (a) ………. they and they told me about (b)……….. life. They did not have a father. Their mother worked (c) …………a labourer. They stayed in a nearby slum with their uncle. They had studied up to class four (d)……… then had to drop out as they were (e)……… poor to continue. There was nobody who (f)………. guide and teach them at home.

3. As a child, I remember reading (a)………… interesting story. It was (b)……….. the sun and the wind challenging (c) ……….. other to get the coat (d)……… a man’s back. The wind blew first hard than harder and (e) ……….but did not succeed. Next, it was the turn of the sun. He used (f)………. force. After some time the man removed his coat by himself.

Answers :

1.(a) of                         (b) mistaken                 (c) trusted

(d) challenged             (e) giving                     (f) digging

2. (a) with                       (b) their                    (c) as

(d) but                         (e) too                          (f) could

3. (a) an                     (b) about                      (c) each

(d) off                          (e) harder                    (f) no

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Exercise-119

1. Complete the following passage. Write the answers in your answer sheet against the correct blank number.

Swami Vivekanand once speaking in America told (a) ……………. a young man who came to a religious conference and said that he wanted to find God. The sage smiled and said (b)  ……….. The young man turned to time after time, ever repeating (c)……….. desire, his longing to find God. After (d) ……….days, the sage told him to accompany him as he went to the river (e) ……….take his morning bath and when (f)……….. Were in the river, the sage took hold of the young man, plunged him under the surface of the water and held him there. The young man struggled to shake off his hold. Finally, he raised him out of the water and asked him “My son what did you long for most when underwater?” “A breath of air”, gasped the youth. “Thus a disciple should long for God and he would find him. If you have this longing for God, he should be found by you,” Said the sage.

2. Complete the following passage. Write the answers in your answer sheet against the correct blank number.

After graduating (a) ……….  honours, I became (b) ……….  junior assistant clerk in a magnificent law firm. I was (c)……….. not to prepare legal briefs, (d)………. to serve summons like a cheap private detective. I (e)…….. to go to dirty and shadowy corners of the city to (f) ………out my victims.

Some of the larger and more self-confident ones even beat me up. I hated this unpleasant work, and the side of city life it revealed to me. I even considered fleeing to my hometown, where I could have been a real lawyer right away without going through this unpleasant training period.

3. Complete the following passage. Write the answers in your answer sheet against the correct blank numbers.

A three-year-old tigress at Bandhavgarh National Park (a) …………. under mysterious circumstances. A group of tourists (b)……… park officials. The tigress the injured tigress near the Tata range of the reserve and (c)………..  the park officials. The tigress(d)……….. in the morning. This is coming to the 18th tiger death (f)………..in the country since January.  The shocking incident came at a time when nationwide tiger census is nearing, completion.

Answers:-

1.(a) about                   (b) nothing              (c) his

(d) many                      (e) to                        (f) both

2. (a) in                        (b) a                          (c) sent           

(d) but                         (e) had                      (f) seek

3. (a) died                   (b) noticed                (c) informed

(d) was seen                (e) was                     (f) reported

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Exercise-120

1. Complete the following passage with one word.

The Wild Life Protection Society of India shows in its report that leopards are killed (a)………..  great numbers for their skin every year. The main cause (b)……… deaths are poaching our country is losing a leopard a day which is alarming. The government should take serious action (c) …….tackle the illegal trade of skin of the leopards.

2. Complete the following passage with one word only.

It was (a) ……….. The rain (b)………. from the palm trees. Water stood in pools on the gravel paths. The sea broke in a long line in the rain and (c)……… back down the beach to come up and break again in a long line in the train.

3. Complete the following passage with one word only.

Some time ago our son and his family (a)………. Bruno a new puppy, into the household. They soon discovered that whenever someone (b) ……… to sing Bruno ‘sang’ along. When Mohit, their ten years ok joined the school band and (c)………. the trumpet, Bruno joined the practice sessions.

Answers:-

1.(a) in                         (b) of                           (c) to

2.(a) raining                (b) dripped                  (c) slipped

3.(a) welcome             (b) began                     (c) took up

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