Gap Filling Exercises for class 8 (Solved)Exercise-39&40

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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-39

Choose one suitable word from the given options to complete the paragraph.

It’s in (a) _________ middle of (b) _________    night on (c) _________    edge of the world. On the fringes of civilization, where man and beast have barely left (d) _________     mark. 12 people are sleeping in small nylon tents pitched in the scant shelter Of (e) _________   mountains, The camp is at (t) _________    mercy of the elements (g) _________     are volunteers who have set up camp to help gather (h) _________    information on (i) ________     snow leopard population. These conservationists have had very (j) _________   or no scientific training. They along with (k) _________     guides intend to assess (l) _________    snow leopards’ habitat in (m) _________    Altai region, Siberia.

(a)  (i) X           (ii) a                 (iii) an              (iv) the

(b)  (i) the        (ii) some          (iii) a                (iv) one

(c)  (i) a            (ii) an              (iii) the             (iv) X

(d)  (i) their’s   (ii) their           (iii) his              (iv) our

(e)  (i) a           (ii) X                 (iii) the             (iv) some

(f)   (i) X           (ii) a                 (iii) an              (iv) the

(g)  (i) This       (ii) There         (iii) That          (iv) These

(h)  (i) some    (ii) few              (iii) X               (iv) a few

(i)   (i) X           (ii) a                 (iii) an              (iv) the

(j)   (i) a little   (ii) few              (iii) some        (iv) little

(k)  (i) there     (ii) their           (iii) they’re      (iv) these

(l)   (i) the        (ii) a                 (iii) an              (iv) X

(m) (i) an         (ii) a                 (iii) X                (iv) the

Note: X means no determiner/no word.

 Answers

(a) (i)                     (b) (i)                       

(c) (iii)                   (d) (ii)                       

(e) (iii)                   (f) (iv)

(g) (ii)                    (h) (iii)                    

(i) (i)                      (j) (iv)                       

(k) (ii)                    (l) (i)             

(m) (iv)

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Exercise-40

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

Counsellor: What do they fight about normally?

Sasha: It is anything and everything.

Counsellor: Give me an instance

Sasha: Well, Dakshin always tries to bully Daksha.

Counsellor: Have you ever told them that Daksha is the older one?

 Sasha  : How does that alter the situation?

The Counsellor started the conversation with the question (a) ______. The mother replied it was anything and everything. The Counsellor asked her (b) ______   Sasha said that Dakshin always tried to bully Daksha. The Counsellor asked (c) ______ the older one. Sasha shot back asking (d) ______

Answers

(a) what they fought about normally.

(b) to give him an instance.

(c) if she had ever told them that Daksha was.

(d) how that altered the situation.

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