Gap filling worksheet for grade 9

In the passage given below some words are missing. Choose the correct word from the given options and complete the passage meaningfully.

An inadequate public transport system has ………1…….. to an increase ……….2………… the number of vehicles ……….3……… the roads. Chocked roads have added ………4………. the traffic woes of commuters. Traffic problems need to ………..5………… because valuable time and energy ……..6……….. in traffic jams. Increase in traffic ……………7……….. also led to an increase in the number of accidents. Extended travel times and unpredictable traffic jams ……8……… people mad. It is not surprising that cases of road rage …….9….. the rise. ……10…… eliminate this problem roads need to …….11…….. In addition to this, the government should provide safe, ……….12……. and efficient public transport systems to discourage the use of private vehicles.

Exercise

1. a) lead; b) led; c) leads; d) been leading

2. a) on; b) in; c) with d) into

3. a) on; b) in; c) across; d) at

4. a) in; b) with; c) to; d) for

5. a) solve; b) be solving; c) be solved; d) solved

6. a) is wasting; b) is wasted; c) wasted; d) has wasted

7. a) has; b) have; c) is; d) was

8. a) make; b) drive; c) go; d) turn

9. a) is; b) has; c) are; d) were

10. a) order to; b) in order to; c) to order; d) in order

11. a) broaden; b) be broadened; c) broadened; d) being broadened

12. a) more stable; b) stable; c) stabler; d) stablest

Answers

1. led; 2. in; 3. on; 4. to; 5. be solved; 6. is wasted; 7. has; 8. drive; 9. are; 10. in order to; 11. be broadened; 12. stable

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