General grammar exercise for CBSE class 10

Complete the following sentences.

My mistress had a daughter who was nine years old, very ……….1……….. in dressing her doll. Her mother and ……..2……… contrived to fit up the doll’s cradle for me for the night. The cradle ……..3……. into a small drawer of a cabinet and the drawer ……..4……… upon a hanging shelf ……..5…….. fear of rats. This was my bed all the time I ……..6…….. with those people, though it was made more convenient as I began to learn their language and make my wants ……..7…… This young girl was very helpful ……..8………. me. She ……….9……… seven shirts and some other clothes.

1. a) skillfully; b) skillful; c) skilling; d) skilful

2. a) her; b) she; c) herself; d) hers

3. a) was put; b) had put; c) has put; d) is put

4. a) has placed; b) had placed; c) was placed; d) is placed

5. a) for; b) because; c) with; d) by

6. a) was staying; b) have stayed; c) stayed; d) am staying

7. a) know; b) known; c) knew; d) knowing

8. a) with; b) to; c) for; d) at

9. a) made me; b) made for me; c) made to me; d) was made me

Answers

My mistress had a daughter who was nine years old, very skillful (1) in dressing her doll. Her mother and she (2) contrived to fit up the doll’s cradle for me for the night. The cradle was put (3) into a small drawer of a cabinet and the drawer was placed (4) upon a hanging shelf for (5) fear of rats. This was my bed all the time I stayed (6) with those people, though it was made more convenient as I began to learn their language and make my wants known (7).  This young girl was very helpful to (8) me. She even made me (9) seven shirts and some other clothes.

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