Saturday, 21 September 2013

Fill in the Blanks Out of Given Options----For Practice--Exercise C S8 --Based on Questions of Different Examinations

Exercise  CS -8

Pick out the most effective pair of words from the given choices (1),(2),(3) & (4) to make the sentence(s) meaningfully complete.

(These sentences are from question papers of different examinations)


(1). The ………….of evidence was on the side of the plaintiff since all but one witness testified that his story was………….  .

1. Paucity………….accurate                                            2. Propensity………far-fetched
3. accuracy………..insufficient                                         4. Preponderance………correct.


(2) The child was so ………….by her indulgent parents that she pouted and became …………..when she did not receive all their attention.

1 Spoiled………….sullen                                                  2 Protected……..insecure
3 Sheltered………..elated                                                4 Pampered……..tranquil


(3). The……….pittance that the destitute receive   from the government cannot keep them from……….. .

1. Indulgent…………desolation                                       2. Meticulous………despair
3. Meager…………..poverty                                            4. Small……….crime.


(4). We were amused that a man who had so far been the most ……….of public  speakers could…………the audience and  bring them cheering to their feet.


1. enthralling……..anger                                                2. Accomplished…….humour
3. pedestrian…….electrify                                             4. Masterful…….bore


(5) The……….of time had left the castle…………., it towered high, looking much the same as it must have done centuries ago.

1.Repairs…….destroyed                                              2. Lack…….defended 
3. Ravages……..untouched                                          4. Status……lonely.


 Answers: (1) 4  (2)  1   (3)   3  (4) 4  (5)  3






Exercise No. CS  9




Fill in the blanks the most appropriate words/phrases:

(These sentences are from question papers of different examinations)



1. Where in New York…………..when you were studying in Combia University?

(a) had you lived        (b) did you live         (c) have you lived      (d) do you live



2. I am writing on behalf of my colleagues who feel that they………..by you in recent past.

(a) are neglected              (b) had been neglected         (c) have been neglected               
(d) were neglected



3. At the time of last election, you………us  on adequate supply of electricity.

(a) promised    (b) would promise     (c) have promised     (d) made promise



4  As soon as he got the telegram, he……….for Bangalore.

(a) would leave             (b) left         (c) had left      (d) has left. 



5. The journey took so long because we……….the wrong road.

(a) took     (b) had taken     (c) would take          (d) have taken


 Answers :1.b 2.c 3. a 4. b 5.b




Exercise No. CS  10


Fill in the blanks the most appropriate words/phrases:

(These sentences are from question papers of different examinations)



1. The……….terrorist was finally……….by the police.

(a) Famous…apprehended   (b) Notorious…nabbed    (c) crafty…admonished     (d) Renowned ….caught.



2. It is foolish to vent your spleen on a/an ………object. Still, you make………enemies this way.

(a) Immobile….bitter  (b) Interesting …..curtain (c) Humane…..more (d) Inanimate..fewer.



3. Compromise is……….to passionate natures because it seems to surrender; and to intellectual natures because it seems a ………….  .


(a) Unsuited….submission  (b) odious……confusion (c) Intimidation…dichotomy (d) inherent……fabrication.





Answers: 1.  b      2.  d      3. a