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Gap Filling For Class 10 CBSE With Answer

Solved exercises for Gap Filling Class 10 CBSE Board are given below-

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     Gap Filling Class 10

   1. Complete the following passage by choosing the most appropriate option from the ones given below: (4 marks)

Rivers are considered holy (i)……………..India but they are hardly treated (ii)………………   respect. All kinds of dust and filth find (iii)…………………… way into the rivers. If we have to treat and purify the water (iv)………………. drinking it, how can the fish survive in (v)………………. waters? Every year, river Gomti becomes (vi)……………….   death bed of thousands of fish because (vii)……………….  water released in the reservoir upstream carries effluents (viii)……………….. the neighbouring industries.

(i)     (a) in            (b) on

       (c) at           (d) of

(ii)     (a) in           (b) with

       (c) at           (d) of

(iii)  (a) their       (b) his

       (c) its          (d) over

(iv)  (a) of           (b) in

       (c) on          (d) for

(v)    (a) these     (b) this

       (c) that       (d) their

(vi)  (a) the         (b) a

       (c) their      (d) those

(vii) (a) in           (b) the

       (c) with       (d) of

(viii)(a) for        (b) on

       (c) of          (d) from

Answer 1.  

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

      (iii)  (a)          (iv)    (d)

      (v)   (a)          (vi)    (a)

      (vii) (b)          (viii)  (d)    

   2. Complete the following passage by choosing the most appropriate option from the ones given below: (4 marks)

Dear Daddy,

I hope all’s well with you. Everything is fine here. I am sorry I (i)………….. write earlier. I was busy with my coaching camp (ii)…………….. is now over. After the annual examination, most of (iii)…………….. boarders have left for their homes. Only a few like me (iv)…………… left behind. I can’t express how badly I miss you all. I don’t know (v)…………….  I’ll be able to join you. Dad, I hate (vi)……………. a boarder. How lonely it is to stay here (vii)…………….. the vacation! The few inmates left (viii) ………… … not only boring but also nasty. I hope you will come to my rescue soon.

Your son

Ravindra

(i)         (a) couldn’t    (b) hasn’t

                (c) have not   (d) hadn’t

(ii)      (a) which        (b) being

                (c) to              (d) only

(iii)     (a) which       (b) the

                (c) are            (d) when

(iv)    (a) couldn’t    (b) which

                (c) when        (d) are

(v)      (a) the            (b) being

                (c) when        (d) am

(vi)    (a) being        (b) which

                (c) to              (d) couldn’t

(vii)  (a) during      (b) are

               (c) were         (d) between

          (viii)(a) at              (b) were

                                    (c) are            (d) is

Answer 2. 

         (i)    (a)     (ii)    (a)

         (iii)  (b)     (iv)   (d)

         (v)   (c)     (vi)   (a)

         (vii) (a)     (viii) (c)

    3.   Complete the following passage by choosing the most appropriate option from the ones given below: (4 marks)

The students (i)…………….. talking as MissSarkar (i)………….. the classroom. Then in a loud voice (iii)…………  said ‘Good Morning’ and (iv)…………… quickly around the room. All the children (v)………….. her intently to find out what sort of a person she (vi)…………… . “I suppose you (vii)…………… to know my name,” she said. But (viii) ……………  she could tell them, someone in the class yelled out, “You are Miss Sarkar.”

(i)        (a) are           (b) was

        (c) were        (d) been

(ii)      (a) enters      (b) entered

        (c) entering  (d) entours

(iii)    (a) she           (b) they

        (c) he             (d) them

(iv)    (a) glance     (b) glancing

        (c) glanced   (d) glancy

(v)     (a) observe   (b) watching

        (c) watch      (d) watched

(vi)    (a) A              (b) was

        (c) been        (d) being

(vii)  (a) wants      (b) liked

        (c) knew       (d) want

(viii)(a) after        (b) before

        (c) later        (d) as

Answer 3.

(i)    (c)       (ii)    (b)

(iii)  (a)       (iv)   (c)

(v)   (d)       (vi)   (b)

(vii) (d)       (viii) (b)

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   4. Complete the following passage by choosing the most appropriate option from the ones given below: (4 marks)

Delivering his inaugural address (i)…………… the first Agricultural Science Congress here today (ii)…………. Prime Minister said efforts (iii)…………. be made to increase the production of food grains by at least three times (iv)………….. the next decade. He exhorted that the agricultural scientists (v)…………… rise to the occasion to meet the challenge of feeding the population, so that we may not have to import it. If we delay, he said, in doing something about the matter, it (vi)……………. be difficult to face the shortage of grains. He is optimistic that the agricultural scientists must think (vii)………….. the matter. Speaking on the occasion, the Agricultural Minister praised the agricultural scientists for their role (viii)…………….. about a Green Revolution.

(i)        (a) on                    (b) at

        (c) over                (d) from

(ii)      (a) this                 (b) an

       (c) a                       (d) the

(iii)   (a) can                  (b) will

       (c) should             (d) may

(iv)   (a) in                     (b) from

       (c) to                     (d) have

(v)     (a) can                  (b) shall

       (c) must/should  (d) need to

(vi)   (a) can                 (b)would

       (c) need          (d) ought to

(vii) (a) over            (b) about

      (c) in                   (d) should

(viii(a) bring

       (b) in bringing

       (c) while brought

       (d) on bringing

Answer  4.

(i)   (a)       (ii)    (d)

iii)  (b)       (iv)   (a)

v)   (c)       (vi)   (b)

vii) (a)       (viii) (b)

 

5. Complete the following passage by choosing the most appropriate option from the ones given below: (4 marks)

26th January is a very special …………..India. It is (ii)……………. this day that India became a Sovereign Democratic Republic (iii) 1950. Dr. Rajendra Prasad became the first President (iv)……………….. the Indian Republic. 26th January is celebrated (v)…………….. great enthusiasm and festivity all over the country. First of all, the Prime Minister visits the Amar jawan jyoti at India Gate. There he offers floral tributes (vi)……………… the martyrs. Then begins the colourful parade (vii)……………..   starts from Vijay Chowk (viii)………….. terminates at the Red Fort.

(i)     (a) for/in     (b) of

        (c) by          (d) to

(ii)      (a) by          (b) of

        (c) in           (d) on

(iii)   (a) on          (b) in

       (c) for          (d) to

(iv)  (a) in            (b) above

       (c) of           (d) about

(v)    (a) for          (b) with

       (c) in           (d) by

(vi)  (a) to           (b) of

       (c) by           (d) over

(vii) (a) that       (b) of

        (c) which   (d) to

(viii)(a) which   (b) to

        (c) that      (d) and

Answer 5.

(i)     (a)           (ii) (d)

(iii)   (b)           (iv) (c)

(v)    (b)           (vi) (a)

(vii)  (c)           (viii) (d)

6. Complete the following passage by choosing the most appropriate option from the ones given below: (4 marks)

Massage (i)…………… be a natural tranquilliser. It (ii)………….. been used (iii)………….. Virtually every culture throughout history to relieve aches (iv)………….. pains, unknot tense muscles, and help (v)………….. body and the mind to relax. There are several types (vi)…………..  massage, (vii)………….. most popular (viii)…………. the Oriental Massage.

(i)            (a) should        (b) would

          (c) may            (d) can

(ii)          (a) have           (b) has

          (c) had             (d) was

(iii)        (a) in                (b) on

          (c) at                (d) for

(iv)        (a) or               (b) and

          (c) but             (d) for

(v)          (a) a                 (b) an

          (c) the             (d) any

(vi)        (a) but             (b) of

          (c) for              (d) and

(vii)       (a) but             (b) and

          (c) or               (d) for

(viii)     (a) were          (b) is

          (c) are             (d) of

Answer 6.

(i)    (d)      (ii)    (b)

(iii)  (a)      (iv)   (b)

(v)   (c)       (vi)  (b)

(vii) (a)      (viii) (b)

 

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7. Complete the following passage by choosing the most appropriate option from the ones given below: (4 marks)

There (i)………….. a survey (ii)…………….. the popular forms of music and how the taste (iii)……………. music differs (iv)…………… age. About one-hundred persons (v)………….. in three age groups (vi)……………   interviewed on their musical preferences. The survey found that (vii)………….. first great musical age is adolescence. (viii)………….. comes the early adulthood.

(i) (a) has been (b) have been

    (c) had been  (d) was

(ii)  (a) for        (b) about

       (c) on        (d) in

(iii)  (a) in          (b) on

       (c) at         (d) about

(iv) (a) in         (b) on

      (c) at         (d) with

(v)   (a) each    (b) every

      (c) all         (d) some

(vi) (a) was     (b) is

      (c) were    (d) are

(vii (a) this      (b) the

      (c) for        (d) that

(viii)(a) Next   (b) After

       (c) Before (d) Thereafter

Answer 7.

(i)   (c)     (ii)    (b)

(iii) (a)     (iv)   (d)

(v)  (a)     (vi)   (c)

(vii (b)     (viii) (a)

8. Complete the following passage by choosing the most appropriate option from the ones given below: (4 marks)

Buddhists (i)…………… survived in India only (ii)……………. a comparatively small sect, (iii)………….. Buddhism in (iv)………………. east today has (v)……………….. hundred and fifty million adherents. It is (vi)……………… chief religion of Ceylon, Burma and Malaya. Buddhists (vii)………………the four truths. They live a (viii)…………… and austere life.

(i)    (a) has         (b) have

        (c) had        (d) been

(ii)      (a) for          (b) as

        (c) but         (d) so

(iii)    (a) and         (b) or

        (c) but         (d) though

(iv)    (a) a             (b) an

        (c) the         (d) at

(v)      (a) over       (b) above

        (c) an          (d) a

(vi)     (a) a             (b) an

        (c) the          (d) in

(vii)   (a) follow    (b) follows

        (c) followed(d) following

(viii) (a) rich        (b) simple

        (c) happy    (d) famous

Answer 8.

(i)    (b)     (ii)    (b)

(iii)  (c)     (iv)   (c)

(v)   (a)     (vi)   (c)

(vii) (b)     (viii) (a) 

9. Complete the following passage by choosing the most appropriate option from the ones given below: (4 marks)

Always read the metre dials (i)……………. the right to the left. This procedure is much easier, especially (ii)………………… any of (iii)…………….. dial hands are near the zero mark, when (iv)……………, mark (v)……………. the number of units recorded. Dials (vi)…………….. Water (vii)……………, gas metres usually (viii)………………. the amount each dial records.

(i)     (a) from          (b) for

         (c) on              (d) in

(ii)   (a) as              (b) if

      (c) for             (d) because

(iii) (a) a                (b) an

      (c) the             (d)any

(iv)    (a) finish

        (b) finished

        (c) finishing

        (d) was finished

(v)        (a) on              (b) at

         (c) of              (d) off

(vi)      (a) on              (b) in

         (c) over          (d) up

(vii)    (a) for             (b) at

         (c) and           (d) with

(viii) (a) indicating

        (b) indicates

        (c) indicated

        (d) indicate

Answer 9.

(i)    (a)   (ii)    (b)

(iii)  (c)   (iv)   (b)

(v)   (d)   (vi)   (a)

(vii) (c)   (viii) (d)

 

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10. Complete the following passage by choosing the most appropriate option front the ones given below: (4 marks)

I came to India (i)……………. a short trip only, one week (ii)…………….. left to return to America. Everybody wanted to spend time with me, (iii)………….. how to spend. (iv)…………. we decided to watch (v)…………….movie. we (Ii)…………… a lot. Time (vii) to say good bye. We (viii)…………….. Sad at parting from each other.

(i)     (a) in              (b) during

         (c) for            (d) about

(ii)        (a) is              (b) was

         (c) has           (d) were

(iii)      (a) as             (b) so

         (c) but           (d) for

(iv)      (a) so             (b) hence

         (c) for            (d) due to

(v)        (a) a               (b) an

         (c) the           (d) some

(vi)      (a) enjoy        (b) enjoys

         (c) enjoying  (d) enjoyed

(vii)  (a) came        (b) come

        (c) coming    (d) to come

(viii)  (a) feeling      (b) feel

         (c) felt            (d) to feel

Answer 10.

(i)   (c)    (ii)    (b)

(iii) (c)    (iv)   (a)

(v)   (a)   (vi)   (d)

(vii) (a)   (viii) (c)


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