Class 10 Grammar Worksheet

Complete the following passage by choosing the most appropriate option from the ones given below.

Once a poor woman who (a) …………………… her only son …………….(b) Buddha and prayed to him (c) …………………. her dead son back to life. Buddha (d) ……………… her that there was only one medicine that (e) ………………. bring her son’s life back.

a) i) lost; ii) has lost; iii) had lost; iv) was losing

b) i) was approached; ii) approached; iii) had approached; iv) approaching

c) i) to bringing; ii) to bring; iii) bring; iv) brought

d) i) was telling; ii) tells; iii) had told; iv) told

e) i) can; ii) could; iii) should; iv) must

Answers

Once a poor woman who (a) had lost her only son approached (b) Buddha and prayed to him (c) to bring her dead son back to life. Buddha (d) told her that there was only one medicine that (e) could bring her son’s life back.

Exercise 2

In the passage given below, one word has been omitted in each line. Write the missing word along with the word that comes before and after that word.

The magician climbed on the platform. He waved

to the audience and started first trick. He took two

boxes in his hand. One was bigger the other.

He showed both boxes the spectators. There was

nothing them. Then he took some small

pieces of paper put them into the smaller box.

He put round pieces of cardboard the bigger

box. He then covered both the boxes a

black cloth and waved wand over them.

Solution

The magician climbed on the platform. He waved                            on to the

to the audience and started first trick. He took two                          started his first

boxes in his hand. One was bigger the other.                                    bigger than the

He showed both boxes the spectators. There was                             boxes to the

nothing them. Then he took some small                                            nothing in them

pieces of paper put them into the smaller box.                                 paper and put

He put round pieces of cardboard the bigger                                    cardboard in the

box. He then covered both the boxes a                                               boxes with a

black cloth and waved wand over them.                                             waved his wand

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