Complete the News Items | Class 9 Grammar Worksheets

Complete the following news items by choosing the correct word from the options given below.

The Prime Minister (a) ………………….. his hope that the ‘Sagar Mala’ scheme which (b) …………… the coastal areas spreading across the 7,500 km long coastline of the country (c) ………………. bring more investments and benefit people in a big way. (d) ………………… the launch of deep sea fishing under the Blue Revolution Scheme, for which Rs. 1,500 crore (e) ……………….., he said it (f) ……………….. fishermen get higher revenues and at the same time (g) ………………… problems related to fishing in the Palk Strait.

(a) i) has expressed; ii) expressed; iii) had expressed; iv) expresses

(b) i) is linking; ii) link; iii) links; iv) has linked

(c) i) will; ii) would; iii) would be; (iv) will be

(d) i) to announce; ii) announcing; iii) announced; iv) announce

(e) i) has allocated; ii) has been allocated; iii) will allocate; iv) would allocate

(f) i) will help; ii) would help; iii) helps; iv) helped

(g) (i) overcame; ii) overcome; iii) have overcome; iv) will overcome

Solution

The Prime Minister (a) expressed his hope that the ‘Sagar Mala’ scheme which (b) links the coastal areas spreading across the 7,500 km long coastline of the country (c) would bring more investments and benefit people in a big way. (d) Announcing the launch of deep sea fishing under the Blue Revolution Scheme, for which Rs. 1,500 crore (e) has been allocated, he said it (f) would help fishermen get higher revenues and at the same time (g) overcome problems related to fishing in the Palk Strait.

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