CBSE Class X English Grammar Practice Tests

Complete the sentences given below by choosing the correct options from those that follow:

1. 15 year old Ram ……………………… against robbers last night.

a) fights single-handedly

b) fought single-handed

c) will fight single-handed

d) has fought single-handed

2. Delhi High Court ………………….. kite flying in urban areas is illegal.

a) declaring that

b) has declared that

c) declares that

d) will declare that

3. A killer whale thrashed a trainer killing him ……………….. a shocked crowd.

a) at front of

b) in view of

c) at the back of

d) in front of

4. There ………………………… an explosion at Edinburgh Castle last night.

a) had been

b) was

c) has been

d) has

5. The Prime Minister ……………….. talks with President Obama. During a three hour meeting, they ………………… the economic condition.

a) had; discussed

b) has had; discussed

c) had had; had discussed

d) has; have discussed

6. My legs were stiff because I …………………… still for a long time.

a) have been standing

b) had been standing

c) was standing

d) have stood

7. I …………………… a cold since Monday.

a) had

b) have

c) have had

c) have been having

8. We …………………….. each other since 1960.

a) know

b) have known

c) knew

d) had known

9. We ………………………. by the immigration officer.

a) questioned

b) were questioned

c) were being questioning

d) have been questioning

10. In came the first runner, …………………….. by the second.

a) closely following

b) following closely

c) closely followed

d) being followed closely

Answers

1. 15 year old Ram fought single-handed against robbers last night.

2. Delhi High Court has declared that kite flying in urban areas is illegal.

3. A killer whale thrashed a trainer killing him in front of a shocked crowd.

4. There was an explosion at Edinburgh Castle last night.

5. The Prime Minister has had talks with President Obama. During a three hour meeting, they discussed the economic condition.

6. My legs were stiff because I had been standing still for a long time.

7. I have had a cold since Monday.

8. We have known each other since 1960.

9. We were questioned by the immigration officer.

10. In came the first runner, closely followed by the second.

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