Gap Filling Exercises for class 8 (Solved)Exercise-25&26

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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.


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

Faced (A)______ a skewed sex ratio and an (B)______ workforce — by 2020, (C) ______ average Indian (D) ______29 years old and the average Chinese being 37, Beijing is (E) ______the rising social cost of limiting one child per family. But on the policy’s thirtieth anniversary, China made no commitment to (F) ______the rule that prevented 400 million births over three decades by forcing most urban Chinese to (G) ______ only one child. Parents were recently warned to register ‘extra’ births before November 1 during the ongoing census to prevent their children from (H) stripped of citizenship benefits.

 (A) (a)at                    (b) with                 (c) on                   (d) under

(B)  (a)ageing            (b) will age            (c) age                 (d) aged

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

 (D) (a)would             (b) can be             (c) may                (d) will be

(E) (a)debating          (b) debate            (c) debated         (d)being debated

 (F) (a)remove           (b) removed        (c) will remove    (d) removing

(G) (a)have                (b) has                 (c) will have        (d) had  

(H)(a) be                   (b) been               (c) being             (d) is     


(A) (b) with                 (B)(a) ageing                     

(C)(c)the                     (D)(d) will be

 (E) (a) debating         (F)(d)remove                  

(G)(a)have                  (H)(c)being

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

He  (A) _______  the session with a prayer, prolonging it (B)______  the others join  and valley  (c) _________with the chants, (D) ______  the cry of the jackals. Time was when he (E) ______ his stories to the accompaniment of musical instruments, but now he (F)_____ himself. The films (G)________   all the fiddlers and singers, who  (H)______  no time now-a-days to stand at the back of an old story teller and fill his pauses with music.

 (A) (a) begins               (b) began                       (c) has begun                (d) is beginning

(B) (a) unless                 (b) until                          (c) till                             (d) until

 (C) (a) echoed              (b) was echoing             (c) echoes                      (d) is echoing

(D) (a) drowned            (b) were drowned           (c) are drowning           (d) drowning

 (E) (a) has narrated      (b) narrated                    (c) had narrated            (d) was narrating

 (F) (a) depends            (b) depended                  (c) has depended         (d) was depending

(G) (a) took away          (b) have taken away       (c) are taking away       (d) took

 (H)(a) are having           (b) have                         (c) had                          (d) has


(A) (a) begins             (B)(b)until                          

(C)(c)echoes               (D)(d)drowning

(E) (b) narrated           (F)(a)depends                  

(G)(c)have taken away   (H)(b)have 

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