Class 9 English Grammar | Gap Filling Exercise 1

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These grammar worksheets are designed for students of classes 9 and 10. They test your understanding of basic grammar rules.

Gap filling activity 1

Complete the paragraph given below by filling in the blanks with the help of the options given.

Tigers ………. (a) ………… (were / will / is / are) at the top of the food chain. Only human beings threaten their survival as a species. Tigers kill only for food ….b…… (or / because / but / and) only when they are hungry. They rarely ………c……… (attack / attacking / attacks / attacked) humans. Easily ……….d……… (recognized / recognizing / has recognizing / has recognized) by their reddish orange coat with dark ……..e…….. (strips / stripes / striped / stripe), tigers are the …….f……. (large / larger / largest / much larger) wild cats in the world.

Solution

Tigers are (a) at the top of the food chain. Only human beings threaten their survival as a species. Tigers kill only for food and (b) only when they are hungry. They rarely attack (c) humans. Easily recognized (d) by their reddish orange coat with dark stripes (e), tigers are the largest (f) wild cats in the world.

Gap filling activity 2

Reading is one of the best hobbies ….a…. (this / that / who / it) you can adopt. …..b…. (It / They / Them / Its) not only helps you to pass your leisure time usefully …..c…… (and / so / hence / but) also keeps you well informed. Besides that, it builds ……d…… (yours / your’s / your / its) vocabulary and helps you to …..e……. (improvement / improving / improves / improve) your expression. If you can’t decide ……f…… (whose / which / different / various) books to read, you should consult your parents or librarian.

Solution

Reading is one of the best hobbies that (a) you can adopt. It (b) not only helps you to pass your leisure time usefully but (c) also keeps you well informed. Besides that, it builds your (d) vocabulary and helps you to improve (e) your expression. If you can’t decide which (f) books to read, you should consult your parents or librarian.

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