Fill in the blanks with appropriate word from alternatives : Exercise – 5

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. Let us quickly ____.

(1) muddle
(2) huddle
(3) hurdle
(4) puddle

2. Rajesh’s car wasn’t ____ Ramesh’s so we were too exhausted by time we reached home.

(1) such comfortable
(2) as comfortable as
(3) comfortable enough
(4) so comfortable that

3. I don’t suppose that Pramod will be elected ____ how hard he struggles as he is not completely supported by committee.

(1) although
(2) seeing as
(3) no matter
(4) however

4. Regular exercise is conducive ____ health.

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

5. Can you please ____ my web site just before I publish it?

(1) find out
(2) go through
(3) set out
(4) look up

Answers 1 to 5

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


6. We ____ respect our parents and teachers.

(1) may have to
(2) will
(3) shall
(4) ought to

7. Let us sit down ____ the shade of a tree for sometime.

(1) inside
(2) below
(3) in
(4) beneath

8. You are fortunate ____ having an intelligent and obedient son

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

9. Mother had prepared 20 biscuits, Raj ate all of them. Therefore, mother called him a ____.

(1) digester
(2) goader
(3) needy
(4) glutton

10. We are highly disappointed ____ the exam results.

(1) about
(2) from
(3) in
(4) with

Answers 6 to 10

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


11. What would you have done if you ____ the train?

(1) have missed
(2) had missed
(3) missed
(4) missing

12. I stayed in Mumbai ____ eight years.

(1) for
(2) since
(3) through
(4) around

13. If I ____ her address, I would have called on her.

(1) will have
(2) had know
(3) can have
(4) shall have

14. Balu ____ in several other States when he decided to work in Kolkata.

(1) had worked
(2) worked
(3) had been working
(4) working

15. The degree will be awarded during the annual ____.

(1) conference
(2) convention
(3) convolution
(4) convocation

Answers 11 to 15

11. (2) 12. (1) 13. (2) 14. (1) 15. (4)


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16. She slipped and ____ her ankle.

(1) broken
(2) sprained
(3) massaged
(4) hurted

17. Mussoorie, the Queen of hills in India. Offers many ____.

(1) entertainments
(2) sights
(3) attractions
(4) tourists

18. The boys ____ whom I was playing are all my good friends.

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

19. Parveen and Neelima could not enroll in the college ____ they had already managed to get a passing score in the official exam.

(1) therefore
(2) even though
(3) hence
(4) moreover

20. The gypsies do not live ____ at a particular place.

(1) broadly
(2) willingly
(3) permanently
(4) voluntarily

Answers 16 to 20

16. (2) 17. (3) 18. (1) 19. (2) 20. (3)


Exercise – 4 : fill in the blanks.

21. My tennis player is a ____; she will not play mixed doubles in shorts or a tennis skirt; she is overly concerned about being proper or modest.

(1) admonish
(2) prude
(3) rude
(4) loyal

22. Sometimes it is good to ____ your soul in front of your friends.

(1) bear
(2) bare
(3) beer
(4) bar

23. If you are worried about the problem, you should do something ____ it.

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

24. This is entirely ____ you and me.

(1) between
(2) from
(3) among
(4) amidst

25. The mother parted ____ her married daughter in soeeow.

(1) for
(2) off
(3) away
(4) from

Answers 21 to 25

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


Common Errors in English MCQ with answers for all competitive exams

26. This movie is directed by Steven Spielberg, ____?

(1) hasn’t he
(2) hasn’t it
(3) isn’t it
(4) isn’t he

27. ____ can be no excuses this time, students!
(1) They’re
(2) They
(3) Their
(4) There

28. Tables are usually made ____ wood.

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

29. All of them are surprised ____ her rudeness.

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

30. When Wilbur Wright tried to sell his flying machine to the U.S. Government, the officials in charge were ____.

(1) highly misunderstood
(2) grudging sceptical
(3) grudgingly unhappy
(4) highly sceptical

Answers 26 to 30

26. (3) 27. (4) 28. (2) 29. (3) 30. (4)



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


Answers.

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


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