News Headlines Worksheet For Classes 9 and 10

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English Grammar Exercises

Complete the news stories by choosing the correct answer from the options given.

1. BJP gets majority in Himachal

Results of all 68 seats of Himachal Pradesh assembly election ……………. out.

a) come
b) have come
c) had come
d) were coming

2. Interim government in Palestine

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas ……………. (swears / swore / sworn) in an emergency government on Sunday, June 17. The 13-member cabinet ……………….. (was replacing / replaced / replacing / has replaced) a short-lived unity government Abbas dismissed after Hamas seized control of the Gaza strip in a surge of factional fighting last week. Hamas …………… (denounces / denounced / had denounced / was denouncing) the new cabinet as a ‘coup’ mechanism.

3. Real-time city specific weathercast soon

A Rs 920-crore initiative by the ministry of earth sciences ………………. (may change / have changed / changed) the face of weather prediction in India. The new system …………….. (allowed / will allow / have allowed) a six-hour city-specific prediction.

4. UN rediscovers Gandhiji

The UN General Assembly …………….. (declares / has declared / had declared / declared) October 2 as the International Day of Non-violence. The resolution …………….. (piloted / was piloted / has piloted) by India with the co sponsorship of 142 countries.

Answers

1. BJP gets majority in Himachal

Results of all 68 seats of Himachal Pradesh assembly election have come out.

2. Interim government in Palestine

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas swore in an emergency government on Sunday, June 17. The 13-member cabinet replaced a short-lived unity government Abbas dismissed after Hamas seized control of the Gaza strip in a surge of factional fighting last week. Hamas denounced the new cabinet as a ‘coup’ mechanism.

3. Real-time city specific weathercast soon

A Rs 920-crore initiative by the ministry of earth sciences may change the face of weather prediction in India. The new system will allow a six-hour city-specific prediction.

4. UN rediscovers Gandhiji

The UN General Assembly has declared October 2 as the International Day of Non-violence. The resolution was piloted by India with the co sponsorship of 142 countries.

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