Gap Filling Exercises for class 8 (Solved)Exercise-15&16

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Cloze Test Printable Exercises with Answers

Following are the exercises of open cloze passage and gap filling.  These grammar exercises for class 8 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 8. A printable version in PDF form is also available at the bottom of each exercise.

Exercise-15

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

 What makes people work? At first glance the question seems easily answered, or downright, silly. It (A) _______first asked seriously some 45 years ago. It seemed obvious that people worked only to feed and clothe themselves. The best way to get more out (B) _______   them was to chase them perhaps (C) _______  a sharp tongue-lashing from a tough boss. From the late 1930’s up to the early 1950’s it was felt (D) _______ people worked out of loyalty to (E) _______  organization and the only way to stimulate (F) _______  loyalty was to organize sports teams, publish magazines and pour (G) _______ fringe benefits. But alas (H) _______ approach proved to be the magic motivator.

(A) (a) is                 (b) were                    (c) was                 (d) that

(B) (a) in                 (b) on                       (c) with                (d) of

(C) (a) to                (b) with                     (c) that               (d) on 

(D) (a) that             (b) if                         (c) whether        (d) should

(E) (a) on                (b) in                        (c) an                 (d) none of them

(F) (a) these            (b) those                  (c) their             (d) that

(G) (a) in                 (b) out                     (c) on                 (d) of

 (H) (a) either          (b) or                       (c) several          (d) neither         

Answers:

(A) (c) was                  (B) (d)of                              

(C)(b)with                   (D)(a)that

 (E) (c) an                    (F) (d) that                         

(G)(b)out                    (H)(d)neither

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Exercise-16

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

Dear John

Many thanks (A)______   your letter, expressing your good (B) ______   on my birthday. Your delightful present came (C) ______ hand this morning, and I must thank you very much (D) ______ it. It is really very kind (E) ______ anything else been you to have thought me and you (F) ______ not have chosen of (G) ______ would have me more pleasure. It is just what I (H) ______ been waiting for a long time.

 (A)(a) of                    (b) is                     (c) for                   (d) none of the above

(B) (a) wishes             (b) wished           (c) wish                 (d) none of the above

(C) (a) in                     ( b) by                 (c) is                      (d) through

(D) (a) by                    (b) of                  (c) is                      (d) for

(E) (a) for                    (b) through        (c) of                     (d) is

(F) (a) would               (b) should          (c) could                (d) will

 (G) (a) is                     (b) which           (a) were                (d) who

(a) have                      (b) will                (c) had                 (d) should                          

Answers:

 (A) (c) for               (B) (a) wishes                   

(C)(b)by                  (D)(d) for

(E) (c) of                  (F) (c)could                        

(G)(b)which              (H)(a)have

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