Class 10 CBSE grammar exercise

Complete the following sentences.

1. We will let you off ……………………. you will not commit the same offense again.

a) so that b) on condition that c) in order that d) because

2. He wore a coat ……………………….. he might not catch cold.

a) in order that b) provided that c) on condition that d) so as to

3. It has been raining …………………. yesterday morning.

a) for b) from c) since d) ago

4. The conference took place between the 12th …………………… the 16th of January.

a) to b) and c) through d) from

5. This is the kind of music that I hate to listen ……………………..

a) to b) from c) at d) with

6. She is the woman that I was talking to you …………………….

a) at b) about c) with d) none of these

7. …………………… our best efforts, we could not win the match.

a) by means of b) in spite of c) owing to d) on behalf of

8. Obey the rules lest you ………………….. be punished.

a) would b) could c) should d) might

9. He ………………….. only say what he wants and it will be granted.

a) need b) needs c) would d) might

10. I don’t think that we can confide ………………….. him.

a) with b) in c) at d) about

Answers

1. We will let you off on condition that you will not commit the same offense again.

2. He wore a coat in order that he might not catch cold.

3. It has been raining since yesterday morning.

4. The conference took place between the 12th and the 16th of January.

5. This is the kind of music that I hate to listen to.

6. She is the woman that I was talking to you about.

7. In spite of our best efforts, we could not win the match.

8. Obey the rules lest you should be punished.

9. He need only say what he wants and it will be granted.

10. I don’t think that we can confide in him.

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