Fill in the BlanksTest Series - English

FILL IN THE BLANKS — PRACTICE SET 6 — SOLVED

FILL IN THE BLANKS — PRACTICE SET 6 — SOLVED 

QUESTIONS: 30
TIME: 10 minutes

1. I have decided ——– my course of action.

A) upon         B) with         C) for         D) of

2. After a noisy and tumultuous supper, we ——– for the day.

A) retirement         B) retiring         C) retired         D) retire

3. The villager cried ——– his voice for help

A) on the top of         B) in the top of          C) from the top of         D) at the top of

4. The clock has ——– for want of winding.

A) run down         B) run short         C) run past         D) run up

5. By a single mean act, he ——– out all his good deeds.

A) wiped         B) whipped         C) worked         D) whisked

6. I was conscious ——– a break in my voice.

A) to         B) of         C) over         D) for

7. The young woman broke ——– on hearing the news of her husband’s death.

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

8. A partial victory is sometimes all we can hope to ——–.

A) gain         B) lose         C) suffer         D) reward

9. I had not expected to meet him; it was quite an ——– meeting.

A) organised         B) unique         C) accidental         D) intentional

10. He has no recommendations; he will ——–, get the job.

A) however         B) whatsoever         C) whereas         D) whatever

11. Leaves ——– in autumn.

A) fall down         B) fall of         C) fall on         D) fall off

12. Each time he tried to climb the tree, he failed to do _____ .

A) thus         B) then         C) so         D) this

13. His father was ——– the same business.

A) managing over         B) engaged in         C) endowed with         D) enlisted in

14. It is due to this lethargy that the plan fell ——–.

A) off         B) out         C) through         D) away

15. The ship with its crew ——– gone to the bottom of the sea.

A) has          B) have          C) are          D) none

16. The peon respectfully asked if he ——– go there.

A) may          B) might          C) can          D) will

17. I know ——– certain that he has gone to England.

A) with          B) of          C) by          D) for

18. It is necessary to ——– that adequate standards are maintained.

A) insure          B) influence          C) ensure          D) control

19. Many of the city’s narrow streets have been ——– .

A) distinguished          B) widened         C) doubled          D) rehabilitated

20. Only the Chairman to the proposal ——– to build more houses.

A) avoided          B) admitted          C) prevented          D) objected

21. He hoped to bring the ——– to a satisfactory conclusion.

A) quarrel          B) negotiations          C) conflicts          D) concession

22. The mounting pressure was so over-whelming that he ultimately ——– to her wish.

A) yielded in          B) gave in          C) cowed in          D) agreed in

23. Authority ——– when it is not supported by the moral purity of its user.

A) prevails          B) entails          C) crumbles          D) waits

24. In a developing country like India some industries will have to be brought within public ——– and control, for other-wise rapid growth of the economy may be impossible.

A) perspective          B) hegemony          C) observation          D) ownership

25. Gandhiji conceived of the idea of channelizing the powerful currents of the united mass movement so as to give the utmost impetus to the national ——– for independence.

A) struggle          B) conflict          C) onslaught          D) march

26. Because of his ——– habits, he could not save much money.

A) extravagant          B) frugal         C) unsavoury          D) bad

27. Socrates was ——– of spreading discontent among young men of Athens and of trying to destroy their faith in the old gods.

A) rebuked          B) disparaged          C) accused      D) demonised

28. The robbers fell ——– amongst themselves over the sharing of the loot.

A) out          B) through          C) off          D) across

29. A really sophisticated person would never be ——– enough to think that he is always right.

A) reverent         B) naive        C) articulate          D) humble

30. Speeding and blocking are traffic offences which lead to ——– accidents.

A) troublesome          B) final          C) great          D) gruesome

 

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