Gap Filling Exercises for class 8 (Solved)Exercise-19&20

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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-19

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

I started (A)______   school very late that morning. (B) ______  I am late for school (C) ______  I have to cover a long distance on foot. I had not done my homework. For a moment I thought of (D) ______away and spending the day out of doors. It was (E) ______ warm, so bright! The birds (F) ______ chirping at the end of the woods. It was (G) ______ the more tempting than going back to school. (H) ______ could I resist the temptation!

 (A) (a) at                  (b) for                   (c) on                  (d) in

 (B) (a) Often            (b) Ever                 (c) Never             (d) Rare

(C) (a) as                  (b) although         (c) since               (d) for

 (D) (a) run               (b) running          (c) runs                 (d) ran

(E) (a) so                  (b) very                (c) too                   (d) little

(F) (a) are                 (b) were              (c) is                      (d) will

(G) (a) all                  (b) less               (c) each                 (d) every

(H) (a) How              (b) Where           (c) When              (d) What             

Answers:

(A) (b) for               (B) (a) Often                     

(C)(a)as                  (D)(d) ran

(E) (a) so                (F) (b)were                        

(G)(a)all                 (H)(a)how

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Exercise-20

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

When the old lady (A) ______   to her flat she saw at once that the burglars (B) ______  in her absence. Though the burglars themselves (C) ______ no longer there she saw at once that they (D) ______ because there was a burning cigarette in the ashtray. Probably they (E) ______ the lift coming up and (F) ______ down the stairs. But in their hurry one of them (G)_____ his wallet. The old lady called the police and

(A) (a) return                (b) returning              (c) returned                   (d) had returned

(B) (a) break                 (b)broke                     (c)had broken               (d) were breaking

 (C) (a)be                      (b) were                     (c) was                           (d) are

(D) (a) just leave           (b) just leaving          (c) are just leaving         (d) had just left

 (E) (a) heard                 (b) hear                     (c) had heard                 (d) hearing

(F) (a) run                      (b) hear                     (c) ran                            (d) had run

(G) (a) had dropped      (b) were running       (c) dropping                  (d) dropped

(H) (a) catch                  (b)were caught          (c) had caught               (d) are caught

Answers:

(A) (c) returned              (B) (c) had broken          

(C)(b)were

(E) (c) had heard            (F) (d)had run                  

(G)(a)had dropped         (H) (b) were caught

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