Fill in the BlanksTest Series - English

FILL IN THE BLANKS — PRACTICE SET 7 — SOLVED

FILL IN THE BLANKS — PRACTICE SET 7 — SOLVED 

QUESTIONS: 30
TIME: 10 minutes

1. Creative people are often ——– with their own uniqueness.

A) obsessed          B) deranged          C) unbalanced          D) dissatisfied

2. We must not ——– the real and important advances science has made.

A) oppose          B) question          C) ignore          D) doubt

3. These trousers are too long, ——– the length please.

A) diminish          B) lessen          C) curtail          D) reduce

4. “What did you think of the film?” ——–, I didn’t like it very much.”

A) To be honest          B) Being honest          C) To be fair          D) In honesty

5. He ——– in this school since 2010.

A) studied        B) was studying        C) has been studying        D) had studied

6. “His parents died when he was young.” “I think that’s why he has ——– problems.”

A) too many         B) so many         C) any more         D) much more

7.——– if he is willing to fit in with the plans of the group.

A) There is no objection to him joining the party
B) There is no objection on his joining the party
C) There is no objection to his joining the party
D) There was no objection for his joining the party

8. Having secured the highest marks in the
class, ——– .

A) the college had offered him a scholarship
B) he was offered a scholarship by the college
C) a scholarship was offered him by the college
D) a college scholarship had been offered to him

9. After they ——– lunch, the boys ran outside.

A) have eaten       B) had eaten       C) were eating       D) would eat

10. As he was ——– and had saved enough money, his family escaped misery when he died suddenly.

A) prudent       B) preparatory       C) persistent      D) providential

11. Some mysteries remain in desert research, especially relating to why some regions, once fertile, are now ——– .

A) blossoming          B) cultivable          C) barren          D) irrigated

12. When the bus was at full speed, its brakes failed and an accident was ——– .

A) inevitable          B) undeniable          C) fatal          D) miserable

13. To explain his design to his visitors, the architect ——– a simple plan on the blackboard.

A) built          B) finalised          C) sketched          D) arranged

14. Though Bonsai, a well-known art form, originated in China, it was ——– by the Japanese.

A) cultivated          B) finished          C) perfected          D) enlarged

15. He is greatly admired for his ——– behaviour.

A) decrepit          B) decadent          C) decorative          D) decorous

16. Would you mind ——– to the  Principal how the trouble started?

A) remarking          B) saying          C) explaining          D) talking

17. Vaccination will make people immune ——– certain diseases for a given period.

A) against          B) to          C) with          D) for

18. The two boys looked so alike that it was impossible to ——– between them.

A) discriminate           B) discern        C) distinguish          D) identify

19. The campers ——– their tents at the base of the mountain.

A) installed          B) dug          C) pitched          D) established

20. The enemy had captured him and his life was at stake, still he refused to ——– the state secrets.

A) divulge          B) divert          C) indulge          D) invert

21. You haven’t had your lunch yet, ——– you?

A) are          B) aren’t          C) have          D) haven’t

22. Life is to death as pleasure is to ——–.

A) poverty          B) suffering          C) anguish          D) pain

23. The French ——– reputed to have a very good sense of humour.

A) is          B) was          C) are          D) will be

24. ‘Please’ and `Thank you’ are the little courtesies by which we keep the ——– of life oiled and running smoothly.

A) path          B) machine          C) garden          D) river

25. Many of the advances of civilization have been conceived by young people just on the ——– of adulthood.

A) boundary          B) threshold          C) peak          D) horizon

26. The more your action and thought are allied and ——–, the happier you grow.

A) divergent          B) unraveled         C) integrated        D) invincible

27. He ——– in wearing the old-fashioned coat in spite of his wife’s disapproval.

A) insists        B) persists          C) desists          D) resists

28. It is not what you say that ——–, but what you do.

A) matches          B) implies          C) matters          D) moves

29. Physically we are now all neighbours, but psychologically we are ——– to each other.

A) primitives          B) complementary          C) strangers          D) cowards

30. The old ‘Nature’ versus ——– debate regarding crime continues even today.

A) ‘man’          B) ‘Universe’          C) ‘Culture’          D) ‘Nurture’

 

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