2. Fill in the blanks with appropriate word from alternatives.

Directions (1-31) : In the following questions, sentences are given with blanks to be filled in with an appropriate option. Four options are suggested for each question. Choose the correct option out of the four Or fill in the blanks with appropriate word from given alternatives.

1. We shall go for a picnic if the weather ____ good.

(1) is
(2) was
(3) has been
(4) had been

2. Mr. and Mrs. Joshi go for a ____ walk just before dinner.

(1) vibrant
(2) brisk
(3) vivacious
(4) slow

3. ____ weight gain or weight loss is not good for you body.

(1) Explosive
(2) Expressive
(3) Extensive
(4) Excessive

4. John must have the ____ to stick to his diet, if he wants to lose weight.

(1) obstinacy
(2) determination
(3) decision
(4) obligation

5. There was an ____ response for the marathon.

(1) overwhelming
(2) overriding
(3) excessive
(4) extreme

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6. Some animals have unique ____ that allow them to survive in extreme weather conditions.

(1) characteristics
(2) problems
(3) feelings
(4) conditions

7. Did the boys turn ____ for football practice?

(1) up
(2) on
(3) back
(4) in

8. The fireman managed to put ____ the fire.

(1) away
(2) down
(3) out
(4) off

9. The pupil was asked to write ____ his name on front page of the exercise book.

(1) back
(2) in
(3) down
(4) about

10. The teacher found many mistakes in my composition, when she went ____ it.

(1) into
(2) about
(3) for
(4) through

11. The sparrows took no ____ the bread.

(1) notice of
(2) notice about
(3) notice from
(4) notice to

12. He shows great ability ____ Mathematics.

(1) at
(2) for
(3) about
(4) in

13. There ____ any message from my teacher since she moved to London.

(1) isn’t
(2) wasn’t
(3) hasn’t been
(4) hadn’t been

14. May I give you ____ advice?

(1) an
(2) some
(3) little
(4) one

15. She has been supporting her family ____ her husband’s death.

(1) on
(2) at
(3) from
(4) since

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16. The department head insisted that he ____ absolute authority to regulate office work.

(1) gives
(2) is given
(3) would give
(4) would be given

17. Vinod, two of ____ brothers attend primary school, wishes to be a school teacher after his graduation from the University.

(1) whom
(2) them
(3) whose
(4) which

18. The deadline was nearby, so Mrs. Sweth had her students’ ____ their essays.

(1) complete
(2) to complete
(3) completing
(4) completed

19. Our new digital photo-print machine, the manual ____ is lost awaits to be set up properly.

(1) of what
(2) where
(3) by whom
(4) of which

20. Ramu is in the habit of revising just once, but Suresh never understands a subject ____ he revises it for atleast three times.

(1) in case
(2) thus
(3) although
(4) unless

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21. He was sorry ____ late last night.

(1) about coming
(2) to come
(3) to coming
(4) from coming

22. My windows look ____ the garden.

(1) up on
(2) out on
(3) in
(4) at

23. I have made a rough ____ of the report.

(1) drapht
(2) draught
(3) drought
(4) draft

24. The reward was not commensurate ____ the work done by us.

(1) for
(2) on
(3) with
(4) upon

25. I don’t care ____ the expense; I want the party to be a real success.

(1) of
(2) with
(3) about
(4) at

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26. Vinay does not play cricket, and ____ does Yeshwant.

(1) so
(2) also
(3) either
(4) neither

27. For a child, a blow ____ self-esteem is a terrible thing.

(1) of
(2) with
(3) to
(4) on

28. The Greenland ice sheet is ____ at the rate of about 12 cubic miles a year.

(1) smelting
(2) condensing
(3) melting
(4) freezing

29. The Principal called ____ an explanation from the clerks.

(1) on
(2) out
(3) for
(4) in

30. The ____ crowd gave the victorious team a tumultuous welcome.

(1) jubilant
(2) troublesome
(3) noisy
(4) arrogant

31. It is our duty to get ____ the truth.

(1) to
(2) over
(3) into
(4) at


Answers.

1. (1) 2. (2) 3. (4) 4. (2) 5. (1) 6. (1) 7. (1) 8. (3) 9. (3) 10. (4) 11. (1) 12. (4) 13. (3) 14. (2) 15. (4) 16. (4) 17. (3) 18. (4) 19. (4) 20. (4) 21. (2) 22. (2) 23. (4) 24. (3) 25. (3) 26. (1) 27. (3) 28. (3) 29. (3) 30. (1) 31. (4)

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