Gap Filling Exercises for class 8 (Solved)Exercise-17&18

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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-17

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

Human Civilization (A)_______ a consequence of man’s ability to organize (B) _______range of sounds he can (C) _______  into a highly efficient system of communication, (D) _______   animals are content with the production (E) _______  sounds as a reflex of (F) _______   stimuli to signal certain basic emotions. Man is superior (G) _______   animals not only in his ability to invent and use symbols (H) _______ in this very capacity of his body for the purpose of communication.

(A) (a) is                         (b) are                             (c) were                           (d) am

(B) (a) a                          (b) the                             (c) an                              (d) this

(C) (a) producing           (b) has produced            (c) are producing            (d) produce

(D) (a) wherein               (b) who                           (c) whereas                     (d) when

 (E) (a) in                        (b) to                               (c) of                               (d) for

(F) (a) example               (b) certain                       (c) stimuli                        (d) instance

(G) (a) than                     (b) to                              (c) from                           (d) as

(H) (a) and also               (b) but also                    (c) such that                    (d) so that         

Answers:

(A) (a) is                      (B) (b)the                           

(C)(d)produce             (D)(c) whereas

 (E) (c) of                     (F) (b) certain                  

(G)(b)to                       (H)(b)but also

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Exercise-18

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

There are people in the world (A) _______have lost their faith in the life of virtue or goodness. They have begun to feel that good and great men (B) _______not rewarded in life. They (C) _______ not get status or wealth which (D) _______ to those who can manage these honours (E) _______ themselves. This means, only clever people (F) _______ the rewards which the world gives. The virtuous people deserve (G) _______rewards (H) _______ they hardly ever get these.

(A) (a) which            (b) who                    (c) that                   (d) and

 (B) (a) do                (b) were                   (c) are                    (d) may

(C) (a) did                (b) do                      (c) would               (d) will

 (D) (a) going           (b) go                      (c) goes                 (d) come

(E) (a) by                  (b) to                       (c) for                    (d) against

(F) (a) buy                (b) bought              (c) enjoy                (d) enjoyed

(G) (a) these             (b) those                 (c) that                  (d) this

 (H) (a) and              (b) but                     (c) so                     (d) then              

Answers:

 (A) (b) who             (B) (c) are                           

(C)(b)do                   (D)(c)goes

(E) (c) for (F)             (C) enjoy                            

(G)(a)these               (D)(b)running

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