News Headlines Exercise | CBSE Class 10 Grammar Worksheets

Complete the news story given below with an appropriate verb form. This grammar worksheet is designed for students of classes 9 and 10.

Scientists ……1……… almost every place on earth. They ……….2………. into the driest deserts and the steamiest jungles searching for exotic life. But conditions in the deep ocean ………3……… always deterred them. Very little ………4……… about life at the bottom of the sea.

Now, a team of scientists from eight countries ……..5………. completed the first survey of life in the deep waters off Antarctica. The team ……….6………. aboard a German icebreaker called Polarstern. An icebreaker is a special ship that can withstand strong storms and push through ice on the water’s surface.

1. a) have exploring; b) have been explored; c) have explored; d) explored

2. a) are venturing; b) have ventured; c) ventured; d) venturing

3. a) are; b) have; c) have been; d) had

4. a) knows; b) is known; c) has known; d) is knowing

5. a) has; b) have; c) are; d) is

6. a) working; b) worked; c) have worked; d) had worked

Answers

Scientists have explored almost every place on earth. They have ventured into the driest deserts and the steamiest jungles searching for exotic life. But conditions in the deep ocean have always deterred them. Very little is known about life at the bottom of the sea.

Now, a team of scientists from eight countries has completed the first survey of life in the deep waters off Antarctica. The team worked aboard a German icebreaker called Polarstern. An icebreaker is a special ship that can withstand strong storms and push through ice on the water’s surface.

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