Monday, 19 August 2013

Misused Words----Exercises--Fill in the Blanks in sentences

Misused Words----

Fill in the Blanks in sentences with suitable words out of given options

EXERCISE NO. 13.

Choose the correct word (out of given options) to fill in the blank space in the following sentences to give it a meaningful form.

A. The old man tried to ………..(1.allay/2.alley) the fears of villagers but all went in vain.

B. The  chairman passed an order to ……..3.bridal/4.bridle the plentiful powers of the secretary of the corporation.

C. His……. 5.continual/6.continuous absence from the office brought him the wrath of the authorities.

D. The child took a piece of…….7.cord/8.chord for a snake.

E. His wife took her seat…..9.beside/10.besides him.

Ans : A.1B.4.C.6.D.7.E.9.

EXERCISE NO. 14.

Choose the correct word (out of given options) to fill in the blank space in the following sentences to give it a meaningful form.

A.The  leader was under an..…….1.illusion/2.allusion that he commanded a great respect among people.

B. All his friends paid ……3.complements/4.compliments to him on his success in the examination.

C. Some influential persons of the city appear to be in..5.collusion / 6.collision with criminals.

D.People suggested to the leader to …….7.secede/8.cede from the assembly as  a protest.

E.All the members of the committee …..9.dissented/10.descented from the decision of the chairman.


Ans: A.1.B.4.C.6.D.7.E.9.