English Language Quiz (Fill in the blanks)- 2-2-2022

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1. Nadheeka was musing _______memories of the past.

(a) over
(b) about
(c) on
(d) from

2. The lame boy tried to climb up the staircase without ____________ help.
(a) little
(b) any
(c) some
(d) many

3. Each school has its own set of rules _______ all good pupils should follow them.
(a) but
(b) or
(c) so
(c) and

4. On my return from a long holiday, I had to ____________with a lot of work.
(a) catch on
(b) catch up
(c) make up
(d) take up

5.

Source: English Quiz

Only one of the boys __________not done the home-work given yesterday.
(a) have
(b) has
(c) can
(d) could

6. Hopes of a settlement depends on the ._______________of the discussion.
(a) findings
(b) outcome
(c) break through
(d) resolutions

7. We must avail ourselves____________every opportunity that comes ____________our way.
(a) of ; in
(b) on ; in
(c) against ; for
(d) to ; to

8. It is time we ____________with determination.

(a) act
(b) acted
(c) have acted
(d) will act

9. When the thief entered the house, the inmates ______________in the hall.
(a) were slept
(b) were sleeping
(c) slept
(d) had been sleeping

10. 700 men worked for 10 years to____________.the Borobudur temple in Java to its former glory.
(a) restore
(b) give
(c) create
(d) revive


Answers:

1. (a) muse over (Verb) : to think carefully about something for a time, ignoring what is happening around you Here, musing is the right usage.

2. (b) any (Det. ) : used with Uncountable Plural Nouns in Negative Sentences Here, any is the right usage.

3. (d) and (Conj.) : used for joining words or a group of words or independent clauses without a contrast Here, and is the right usage.

4. (b) catch up (Verb) % to reach the same level or standard as somebody who is ahead of you Here, catch up is the right usage.

5. (b) On ly one of the boys (Subject) is Singular. It will agree with a Singular Verb. So, has will be used Here, has is the right usage.

6. (b) outcome (Noun) : the result or effect of an action or event. Here, outcome is the right usage.

7. (a) avail (Verb) : to make use avail goes with Prep. of avail of : to make use of Here, of ; in - is the right usage.

8. (b) This structure uses a Past Tense form to talk about the Present or Future. So, acted is the right usage.

9. (b) The action is showing a Past Progressive Tense. So, were sleeping is the right usage.

10. (a) restore (Verb) : to bring back to former position, place or condition revive (Verb ) : to make something start being used or done again Here, restore is the right usage.

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