Fill in the BlanksTest Series - English

FILL IN THE BLANKS — PRACTICE SET 5 — SOLVED

FILL IN THE BLANKS — PRACTICE SET 5 — SOLVED 

QUESTIONS: 30
TIME: 10 minutes

1. If I hadn’t come along at that moment, Rahim ——– the one arrested instead of the real thief.

A) might been      B) may have been      C) can  have been      D) could have been

2. The inspector of excise has to conduct regular checks and ——– to visit the unit at least once a day.

A) Required      B) Is required      C) Requires        D) Was required

3. It is ——– if we can organize another exam this month.

A) Doubtful      B) Unlikely        C) possible        D) impossible

4. You have all come well prepared. I ——– you to pass this exam.

A) Wish      B) Hope      C) Expect        D) Want

5. The typical family now has ——– children than in the past.

A) lesser      B) less      C) few      D) fewer

6. No one ——– more than ten rupees for the doll.

A) bade      B) bid        C) allowed        D) give

7. Cheating your friends ——– become your habit.

A) has      B) have        C) will        D) should

8. He, your employer, ——– highly pleased with you.

A) is      B) are       C) were        D) will

9. A handful of strikers ——– agitating.

A) was      B) were        C) is        D) will

10. Will you lend me ——– rupees in this hour of need?

A) a few      B) a little      C) few      D) little

11. The traveller told us an ——– story.

A) incredible      B) inaudible      C) ineffable      D) impractical

12. There is hardly ——– milk in the kitchen.

A) any      B) some      C) much        D) a little

13. the tea was ——– hot that I couldn’t drink it.

A) too      B) very      C) so        D) much

14. If you ——– this report by next Friday, you will be able to discuss it at our meeting on Friday afternoon.

A) are reading      B) have read      C) would read      D) must read

15. Most children remain______school between the ages of seven and ten.

A) in          B) under          C) at          D) inside

16. The quake also_______ mudslides on the outskirts of the city.

A) tempered         B) tampered         C) erupted         D) triggered

17. The resort is _____ the lake.

A) from         B) has         C) besides         D) beside

18. The life of a mosquito is _____ , but very active.

A) long         B) passive         C) brief         D) important

19. The director congratulated Mr Varma _____ his success.

A) on         B) for         C) at         D) about

20. The boys were ——– to hear that we were going to build a bridge.

A) delight          B) delights          C) delighted          D) delighting

21. The revolting players and the game’s administrators held ——– discussions to resolve the payment dispute.

A) unnecessary         B) obligatory         C) preliminary         D) silent

22. I like ——– in the sun.

A) laying         B) lay         C) lie         D) lying

23. Please do not ——– an offer made by the Chairman.

A) deny         B) refuse         C) refrain         D) refuge

24. I cannot conceive of ——– accepting the post.

A) he         B) his         C) him         D) he’ll

25. The maestro’s son has no taste ——– music.

A) about         B) with         C) in         D) to

26. Rita promised to come but she never turned ——– .

A) in         B) out         C) down           D) up

27. One should always set ——– some money for emergency.

A) aside         B) on         C) by         D) out

28. The train is expected to arrive in a few minutes ——– platform six.

A) in         B) above         C) near         D) on

29. I haven’t had ——– opportunity to study during the day.

A) very         B) many         C) much         D) more

30. Do not ——– your own personal views upon the reader.

A) expose         B) interpose         C) express         D) impose

 

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