Gap fills worksheet for CBSE class 9

Complete the given passage with appropriate words or phrases.

Tom began to think of the fun he ………1………. for this day, and his sorrows ………2…………… Soon the free boys ……….3…….. come tripping along on all sorts of exciting outings and they ………….4………….. make fun ……….5………. him for having to work. The very thought of it ………..6……………. him like fire. He …………7………. his worldly wealth and ……….8………. it – bits of toys, marbles and trash; …………9…………. to buy an exchange of work ……….10………., but not enough to buy so much as half-an-hour of pure freedom. So he returned his poor means ………..11………….. his pocket and gave ……..12………… the idea ………..13……….. the boys. …………14……….. this dark and hopeless moment, a good idea burst ……….15………… him. He took ……….16…….. his brush and went to work calmly.

Exercise

1. a) was planning; b) had planned; c) has planned; d) will plan

2. a) were multiplying; b) multiplied; c) had multiplied; d) would multiply

3. a) will; b) would; c) may; d) might

4. a) will; b) have; c) would; d) could

5. a) with; b) of; c) at; d) for

6. a) burnt; b) would burn; c) burns; d) had burnt

7. a) was getting out; b) would get out; c) got out; d) had got out

8. a) was examining; b) examined; c) has examined; d) had examined

9. a) perhaps; b) maybe; c) enough; d) well

10. a) maybe; b) perhaps; c) sufficient; d) may be

11. a) from; b) to; c) with; d) for

12. a) in; b) up; c) out; d) upon

13. a) to buy; b) of buying; c) to buying; d) of buy

14. a) on; b) with; c) in; d) at

15. a) out; b) out on; c) upon; d) in

16. a) in; b) up; c) on; d) to

Answers

1. had planned; 2. multiplied; 3. would; 4. would; 5. of; 6. burnt; 7. got out; 8. examined; 9. enough; 10. maybe; 11. to; 12. up; 13. of buying; 14. at; 15. upon; 16. up

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