English Grammar Worksheet For CBSE Classes 9 and 10

The questions here test your knowledge of English Grammar. Each question consists of a short written conversation, part of which has been omitted. Four words or phrases, labeled a, b, c, and d, are given below the conversation. Choose the word or phrase that will correctly complete the conversation.

1. Are you going to ——————- with your brother while you are in town?

a) Get in touch
b) Getting in touch
c) Have touch
d) Having touch

2. Her hands were —————– with cold when she got home.

a) blue
b) green
c) red
d) pink

3. It is Alice ——————— the phone. She wants to talk to you.

a) in
b) on
c) at
d) from

4. We must —————- your plans before we can implement them.

a) discuss
b) discuss about
c) discuss after
d) discuss into

5. Which flight is she traveling ———————-?

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

6. I —————- her since 1990.

a) have known
b) know
c) knew
d) had known

7. Water —————- at 100 Celsius.

a) is boiling
b) boils
c) would boil
d) boiled

8. The kettle —————. Shall I make tree?

a) boils
b) is boiling
c) has been boiling
d) has boiled

9. I don’t have any letters for you today. I —————— tomorrow.

a) have some
b) may have some
c) may have any
d) have any

10. Julius Caesar is one of Shakespeare’s early —————.

a) play
b) plays
c) drama
d) dramas

11. Those vases belong ————— the top shelf.

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

12. She prefers making toys for her children —————– them in the shops.

a) rather than buying
b) rather than to buy
c) rather buying
d) to buy

13. It isn’t getting any better. You had better ——————— a specialist.

a) consult to
b) consult
c) consult with
d) consult by

14. Books shall not be left near the open fire. They might easily ————–

a) catch fire
b) catch with fire
c) catch to fire
d) catch on fire

15. When will the meeting —————-?

a) Be held
b) Be hold
c) hold place
d) take hold

16. It is snowing. Would you like to ————— this weekend?

a) go ski
b) go skiing
c) go to ski
d) skiing

17. I have had ————— for a bit. I am going home.

a) enough England
b) enough of England
c) England enough
d) enough England of

18. He invented a machine to —————– people in wheelchairs to get up stairs.

a) enable
b) able
c) unable
d) capable

19. I really —————— when I went to Venice.

a) enjoyed
b) enjoyed with
c) enjoyed myself
d) enjoyed myself with

20. I felt like —————–, but I didn’t dare.

a) to laugh
b) laugh
c) laughing
d) to laughing

21. I ——————— since six o’clock, and I was getting tired.

a) had been working
b) have been working
c) was working
d) is working

22. ——————–, she went on working.

a) as she was tired
b) tired she was
c) tired though she was
d) none of these

23. He was thrilled to be ——————— such a wonderful lady.

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

24. ‘I know you don’t like me. I don’t like you —————.’

a) neither
b) as well
c) either
d) too

25. ‘Excuse me, do you know where the post office is?’ ‘It is —————– the bus terminal.’

a) opposite
b) opposite to
c) opposite at
d) opposed to

Answers

1. Get in touch
2. blue
3. on
4. Discuss (The verb discuss is followed by direct objects without prepositions.)
5. on
6. have known
7. boils
8. is boiling
9. may have some
10. plays
11. On (Belong in/on means go, fit, have its place in/on something.)
12. rather than buying
13. consult
14. catch fire
15. be held
16. go skiing
17. enough of England
18. enable
19. Enjoyed myself (The verb ‘enjoy’ needs an object after it.)
20. laughing
21. had been working
22. Tired though she was
23. introduced to
24. either
25. opposite to

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