Fill in the blanks with appropriate word from alternatives : Exercise – 3

Directions (1-30) : 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. The old gentleman ____ to be a very good friend of my grandfather.

(1) turned in
(2) turned over
(3) turned out
(4) turned up

2. it’s a ____ that young people are inspired by celebrities.

(1) lie
(2) myth
(3) bluff
(4) mistake

3. Had I saved money, I ____ a new car.

(1) will purchase
(2) would purchase
(3) would have purchased
(4) purchased

4. He decided to ____ his matric examination in order to get a higher score.

(1) redo
(2) reappear
(3) rewrite
(4) remake

5. The police pushed the people back to make ____ for Prime Minister’s car to pass.

(1) passage
(2) way
(3) place
(4) area

6. The Chairman is ill and we’ll have to ____ the meeting for a few days.

(1) put on
(2) put of
(3) put away
(4) put off

7. He told me that he ____ the movie.

(1) is finished
(2) was finished
(3) had finished
(4) not finished

8. I do my work ____ carefully to make mistakes.

(1) so
(2) very
(3) too
(4) more

9. The cat and the dog have a ____ enemy in the rat.

(1) same
(2) common
(3) mutual
(4) similar

10. He is very good ____ making stories.

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



11. A thorough search of the aircraft was carried ____ in the airport.

(1) out
(2) off
(3) on
(4) along

12. Discrimination ____ any form should be avoided.

(1) of
(2) by
(3) from
(4) in

13. My friend’s father died ____ cancer.

(1) by
(2) of
(3) from
(4) with

14. I can’t make ends ____ on my small salary.

(1) meet
(2) unite
(3) join
(4) touch

15. His manners ____ him.

(1) speak of
(2) speak out
(3) speak up
(4) speak for

Exercise – 2 of fill in the blanks questions

16. Our teacher ____ several points before the exams.

(1) cleared off
(2) cleared away
(3) cleared up
(4) cleared out

17. Let me give you ____.

(1) an advise
(2) any advise
(3) some advise
(4) some advises

18. The cart was driven ____ bullocks.

(1) with
(2) off
(3) to
(4) by

19. Simon ____ very polite at the moment, because he wants to make a good impression.

(1) was being
(2) has been
(3) is behaving
(4) is being

20. If don’t ____ advantage of this platform, then how dare I be a film maker?

(1) make
(2) take
(3) bring
(4) find

Exercise – 1 of fill in the blank questions

21. The headmaster congratulated Rajan ____ getting the merit scholarship.

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

22. Smallpox has been eradicated ____ India.

(1) in
(2) from
(3) within
(4) out of

23. The police offered a ____ for information about the stolen money.

(1) reward
(2) award
(3) profit
(4) prize

24. There is no possibility of ____ coming late.

(1) they
(2) their
(3) them
(4) theirs

25. His friend ____ unexpectedly.

(1) returned to
(2) come back
(3) turned up
(4) get down

26. They have lost ____ of their contacts.

(1) little
(2) much
(3) many
(4) small

27. I praise ____ honesty of this boy.

(1) a
(2) an
(3) the
(4) your

Objective General English for competitive exams SSC,IBPS,CSAT etc.

28. Three ____ four make seven.

(1) with
(2)into
(3) in
(4) and

29. The officer ____ the car to speak to the driver.

(1) stops
(2) has stopped
(3) stopped
(4) had stopped

30. I have to recite Tagore’s sonnet, I will be the ____ one to do in my school.

(1) earliest
(2) initial
(3) solitary
(4) only


Answers.

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


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