Gap fills worksheet for class 10 | CBSE English worksheets

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About half of India’s children aged ………..a……………. (among, between, with, about) 6 and 14 do not go to school. About 5.5 crore children ……………b………….. (worked, working, has been working, work) in factories, cottage industries …………..c…………… (and, around, about, some) in the agricultural sector. One of the most important …………..d……………. (reason, reasons, reason’s, reasons’) for our nation’s …………e…………. (backwardness, backwardsness, backness, backward) is illiteracy.

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a) between
b) work
c) and
d) reasons
e) backwardness

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Antioxidants were first cast into doubt ……….a………. (during / from / since) a major clinical trial in the US, in ………….b………… (which/ what / that) a very common antioxidant, beta carotene, ………c……….. (was / were / is / are) tested for ………….d………….. (its / it’s / their / theirs) efficacy against lung cancer in high-risk subjects. ………e………… (To / For / With) the surprise and concern of the scientists ………f……… (those / that / which / whose) individuals taking the supplement ……….g………… (intend / intented / intended) to reduce the risk of cancer were ………….h…………… (on / at / with) a significantly higher risk …………….i………….. (for / of / to) developing lung cancer.

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a) during
b) which
c) was
d) its
e) to
f) those
g) intended
h) at
i) of

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Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a disease …………a………….. (in / for / with) which, the patient’s immune system ……….b……….. (attacks / is attacking / attacked) the central nervous system. This can ………..c………. (lead / leads / led) to numerous physical and mental systems, ………d………….. (as / which / then) the disease affects the transmission of electrical signals ………..e…………… (between / among) the body and the brain. ……………….f………………. (Therefore / However / Thus), the human body, being a flexible, adaptable system, can compensate ………….g……….. (with / for / to) some level of damage, so a person with MS can look and feel fine ……………h…………. (even though / because / despite) the disease is present.

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a) in
b) attacks
c) lead
d) as
e) between
f) However
g) for
h) even though

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