Dialogue Completion Exercise | CBSE Class 10 English Grammar

Choose the most appropriate options to complete the dialogue given below.

Write the correct answer in the answer sheet against the correct blank number.

Niharika: Hi Dad. I’m in trouble – I’m in a restaurant and someone …………1………….. my bag. I don’t know what to do.

Her father: Oh… Have you called the police?

Niharika: No. I don’t know if I …………2………..

Her father: You can ask the restaurant manager to call them.

Niharika: OK, I will do that. I …………3…………. of my keys and my money. Worse, I am worried that the people in the restaurant won’t believe me. Could you come over and help me?

Her father: I am really sorry. I am quite busy now. I have to make a presentation in about ten minutes. I …………4…………. your Mum.

Questions

1. (a) is stealing; (b) has stolen; (c) has been stolen; (d) is stolen

2. (a) would; (b) should; (c) will; (d) shall

3. (a) lost; (b) have lost; (c) am losing; (d) was lost

4. (a) would call; (b) will call; (c) should call; (d) am calling

Answers:

1. has stolen (We use the present perfect tense to give news of recent events. Note that in this case, we do not say when that event took place.)

2. should (We use should to express necessity.)

3. have lost

4. will call (We use the present simple tense to announce our spontaneous decisions – those decisions that we take at the moment of speaking.)

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