Gap Fills Exercise for Classes 9 and 10

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This grammar worksheet is designed for students of classes 9 and 10.

The peculiarity …….1……. ill temper is that it is the vice of the …….2…….. It is often the one blot …….3……. an otherwise noble character. You know men ……….4…….. are all but perfect, and women who would be entirely perfect, …….5……. for an easily ruffled quick tempered or ‘touchy’ disposition. This compatibility of ill temper ………6……… high moral character is one of ……7……… and saddest problems of ethics.
The truth is that there ………..8……….. two great classes of sins – sins of the body and sins of Disposition. The Prodigal son may be ……..9…….. as a type of the first, the Elder Brother of the second.

1. i) with; ii) of; iii) for; iv) to

2. i) virtue; ii) virtues; iii) virtuous; iv) virtuosity

3. i) on; ii) in; iii) with; iv) of

4. i) who; ii) whom; iii) which; iv) whose

5. i) but; ii) though; iii) however; iv) otherwise

6. i) to; ii) with; iii) by; iv) on

7. i) greatest; ii) the greatest; iii) great; iv) greater

8. i) are; ii) have; iii) is; iv) have been

9. i) take; ii) taken; iii) taking; iv) took

Solution

1. of; 2. Virtuous; 3. On; 4. Who; 5. But; 6. With; 7. The greatest; 8. Are; 9. Taken

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