Gap Fills Exercise for Classes 9 and 10 CBSE

Fill in the blanks choosing the most appropriate option from the ones given below.

Every living creature, not (a) ……………. human beings but plants and animals also long (b) ……………. freedom and want to be independent. The animals in zoo are captured and put (c) ……………….. cages for our entertainment. Animals and birds who are (d) ……………… are trained at circuses.

(a) i) any; ii) only; iii) many; iv) some
(b) i) for; ii) of; iii) to; iv) with
(c) i) at; ii) in; iii) on; iv) under
(d) i) captured; ii) capture; iii) captivity; iv) capturing

Answers

(a) only; (b) for; (c) in; (d) captured

Exercise 2

Branding vulnerable women (a) ……………….. witches and (b) ……………… them is a custom prevalent (c) ………………. the country. Data shows that the problem (d) ……………….. particularly acute in Jharkhand. Luckily several young and educated social activists have (e) ……………… this age-old superstition.

(a) i) as; ii) like; iii) so; iv) with
(b) i) persecuted; ii) persecuting; iii) persecute; iv) to persecute
(c) i) over; ii) across; iii) on; iv) at
(d) i) is; ii) was; iii) has; iv) has been
(e) i) fighting; ii) are fought; iii) are fighting; iv) started fighting

Solution

(a) as; (b) persecuting; (c) across; (d) is; (e) started fighting

Exercise 3

(a) ……………… this planet, rivers are the water bodies with (b) ……………. we have the closest relationship. (c) …………….. thousands of years we have lived (d) ……………. their banks, deeply nourished by them. The time has come for us to nourish them.

(a) i) on; ii) in; iii) over; iv) at
(b) i) what; ii) which; iii) that; iv) who
(c) i) for; ii) since; iii) from; iv) during
(d) i) in; ii) on; iii) over; iv) across

Solution

(a) on; (b) which; (c) for; (d) on

image_pdfimage_print

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *