Fill in the blanks with appropriate word from alternatives : Exercise – 4

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. We have posted answers after every 5 questions to make it easy for you to Check your answers.

1. It is difficult ____ affection on her.

(1) showering
(2) to shower
(3) shower
(4) of showering

2. Our ancestors had immense difficulty ____ procuring books.

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

3. I asked him if I ____ borrow his car for a day.

(1) will
(2) could
(3) can
(4) should

4. Work hard so that you ____

(1) shall get good marks
(2) will get good marks
(3) may get good marks
(4) should get good marks

5. Many women in developing countries experience a cycle of poor health that ____ before they are born.

(1) originates
(2) derives
(3) begins
(4) establishes

Answers 1 to 5

1. (2) 2. (3) 3. (2) 4. (3) 5. (3)


6. The child was so spoiled by her indulgent parents that she became ____ when she did not receive all of their attention.

(1) sullen
(2) elated
(3) discreet
(4) suspicious

7. His directions to the driver were ____ and helped him reach on time.

(1) expletive
(2) implicate
(3) explicit
(4) implicit

8. Man is essentially a ____ animal and tends to associate with other.

(1) sentimental
(2) gregarious
(3) selfish
(4) perverse

9. Why do we always have to submit ____ his authority?

(1) under
(2) with
(3) for
(4) to

10. The mater assured her ____ success in the examinations.

(1) of
(2) in
(3) for
(4) with

Answers 6 to 10

6. (3) 7. (1) 8. (4) 9. (2) 10. (3)



11. I visit Shimla frequently: however, I have never ____ Kufri.

(1) went to
(2) visited to
(3) been too
(4) been to

12. He was junior ____ me in college and we have been friends since then.

(1) with
(2) than
(3) from
(4) to

13. The ____ in the region has been pleasant recently.

(1) climate
(2) weather
(3) whether
(4) season

14. While he was working at the construction site, the block of wood suddenly ____ his right shoulder.

(1) was hitted
(2) was hit
(3) had hitted
(4) hit

15. ____ following all the instructions closely, he missed out an important guideline.

(1) Instead of
(2) Although
(3) Inspite of
(4) Otherwise

Answers 11 to 15

11. (4) 12. (4) 13. (2) 14. (4) 15. (3)


Exercise – 3 : fill in the blanks.

16. I ____ your house yesterday.

(1) past by
(2) passing by
(3) pasting by
(4) passed by

17. I have never seen ____ animal before.

(1) any larger
(2) as large
(3) such a large
(4) so large

18. She is ____ girls I know.

(1) from the best
(2) the most best
(3) the best
(4) one of the best

19. He said to me, ‘’ You are ____’’.

(1) fooling
(2) a fool
(3) a foolish
(4) fool

20. In the tragic incident, none of the 145 passengers ____

(1) could survived
(2) survive
(3) survived
(4) is surviving

Answers 16 to 20

16. (4) 17. (3) 18. (4) 19. (2) 20. (3)


Exercise – 2 of fill in the blanks questions

21. They live ____ the fifth floor.

(1) in
(2) to
(3) on
(4) at

22. America was ____ by Columbus.

(1) discovered
(2) found
(3) invented
(4) reached

23. Will you please ____ me a book?

(1) borrow
(2) lend
(3) have to borrow
(4) have to lend

24. My cousin will arrive ____ Sunday.

(1) in
(2) at
(3) the
(4) on

25. The boys went inside ____ room.

(1) of the
(2) the
(3) to the
(4) of

Answers 21 to 25

21. (3) 22. (1) 23. (2) 24. (4) 25. (2)


Exercise – 1 of fill in the blank questions

26. I asked him for some paper, but he ____.

(1) had not
(2) has not
(3) had none
(4) has none

27. I want ____ me the truth.

(1) to tell
(2) you at once tell
(3) that you tell
(4) you to tell

28. Does he resemble ____?

(1) to his father
(2) as his father
(3) his father
(4) of his father

29. They attacked ____.

(1) the enemy
(2) against the enemy
(3) on the enemy
(4) to the enemy

30. My younger brother is good ____ Mathematics

(1) at
(2) into
(3) on
(4) with

Answers 26 to 30

26. (3) 27. (4) 28. (3) 29. (1) 30. (1)


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


Answers.

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


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