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GAP FILLING

EXERCISE 3

Q 1. Fill in the blanks in following sentences choosing appropriate word from the options given

(a) Sohan, Mohan and Lata could not agree _______ which gift they should buy for their father.

(i) on

(ii) with

(iii) about

(iv) to

Answer (i)

(b) The owner did not agree ______  my proposal of declaring a holiday.

(i) on

(ii) with

(iii) about

(iv) to

Answer (iv)

(c) All my friends agreed _____ my idea of going to a hill station and decided to implement it.

(i) on

(ii) with

(iii) about

(iv) to

Answer (ii)

(d) The warring groups agreed _________ a method to end their war and live peacefully.

(i) on

(ii) with

(iii) about

(iv) to

Answer (i)

Q 2. In following para one word has been omitted from each line. Write the missing word. Also write the word that comes before and the word that comes after the missing word.

Before Missing After
Speech is a great blessing but it be a it can be
great curse too for while helps (a)
to make intentions and desires known (b)
to our friends it also if we use (c)
it carelessly, make attitude fully (d)
misunderstood. A slip of tongue the (e)
use of a wrong word may create enemy

Answer:

(a) while, it, helps

(b) make, our, intentions

(c) it, can, also

(d) make, our, attitude

(e) tongue, or, the

Q 3. Complete the following para by filling in the blanks by suitable word.

Answer

(a) against

(b) of

(c) to

(d) the

Q 4. Fill in the blanks in following sentences choosing the appropriate phrase from the options given.

(a) Lack of commitment is a big obstruction on the _________.

(i) path to success

(ii) path for success

(iii) path of success

(iv) path on success.

Answer (i)

(b) There is no substitute for hard labour.

(i) to hard labour

(ii) for hard labour

(iii) about hard labour

(iv) by hard labour

Answer (ii)

(c) It is very difficult to ______ a journey without knowing one’s goal.

(i) Set about on

(ii) Set for

(iii) Set out on

(iv) Set in for

Answer (iii)

(d) They had all these qualities which helped them _____ peak of success.

(i) rise to the

(ii) rise for the

(iii) overcome the

(iv) slide to

Answer (iii)


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