English Vocabulary Exercise For Classes 9 and 10

Test your range of English vocabulary with this interactive vocabulary exercise.
In the following questions sentences are given with blanks to be filled in with an appropriate word. Four alternatives are suggested for each question. Choose the best alternative.

English Vocabulary Exercises

Question 1
1. If you are ----------------- by your shortcomings, you will not be able to overcome them.
A
angry
B
excited
C
embarrased
D
sorry
Question 2
2. Because of his caustic tongue, he was not at all ------------------- in his village.
A
living
B
liked
C
disliked
D
popular
Question 3
3. Ever since the ---------------- of planning, the policies and the programmes have been designed with the objective of alleviating rural poverty.
A
beginning
B
start
C
inception
D
introduction
Question 4
4. The problem of rural poor was brought into a --------------- focus during the Sixth Plan.
A
bright
B
clear
C
sharp
D
none of these
Question 5
5. Rural poverty is ----------------- linked with low rural productivity and unemployment.
A
inextricably
B
completely
C
totally
D
absolutely
Question 6
6. The Seventh Plan too ------------------- the importance of growth with social justice.
A
highlited
B
gave importance to
C
emphasized
D
listed
Question 7
7. It is true that there has been a considerable ------------------ in the incidence of rural poverty over time.
A
reduction
B
decline
C
drop
D
none of these
Question 8
8. You must ---------------- the habit of admitting your mistakes boldly.
A
develop
B
acquire
C
cultivate
D
imbibe
Question 9
9. Strong will power enables a leader to develop good habits ------------- for successful leadership.
A
essential
B
required
C
necessary
D
needed
Question 10
10. An individual with an iron will, will have the stamina to stick to his decisions and task, no matter the ---------------- are.
A
odds
B
problems
C
difficulties
D
complexities
Question 11
11. One needs a good deal of will power to ----------------- with a difficult task under trying conditions.
A
continue
B
persist
C
go
D
none of these
Question 12
12. You need all the will power you can muster to ---------------- the temptation to give up.
A
avoid
B
resist
C
control
D
move
There are 12 questions to complete.

Answers

1. If you are embarrassed by your shortcomings, you will not be able to overcome them.
2. Because of his caustic tongue, he was not at all popular in his village.
3. Ever since the inception of planning, the policies and the programmes have been designed with the objective of alleviating rural poverty.
4. The problem of rural poor was brought into a sharp focus during the Sixth Plan.
5. The Seventh Plan too emphasized the importance of growth with social justice.
6. Rural poverty is inextricably linked with low rural productivity and unemployment.
7. It is true that there has been a considerable decline in the incidence of rural poverty over time.
8. You must cultivate the habit of admitting your mistakes boldly.
9. Strong will power enables a leader to develop good habits essential for successful leadership.
10. An individual with an iron will, will have the stamina to stick to his decisions and task, no matter the odds are.
11. One needs a good deal of will power to persist with a difficult task under trying conditions.
12. You need all the will power you can muster to resist the temptation to give up.

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