Gap fills worksheet for class 10 | CBSE English worksheets

Fill in the blanks using the best options given in the brackets.

About half of India’s children aged ………..a……………. (among, between, with, about) 6 and 14 do not go to school. About 5.5 crore children ……………b………….. (worked, working, has been working, work) in factories, cottage industries …………..c…………… (and, around, about, some) in the agricultural sector. One of the most important …………..d……………. (reason, reasons, reason’s, reasons’) for our nation’s …………e…………. (backwardness, backwardsness, backness, backward) is illiteracy.

Answers

a) between
b) work
c) and
d) reasons
e) backwardness

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Antioxidants were first cast into doubt ……….a………. (during / from / since) a major clinical trial in the US, in ………….b………… (which/ what / that) a very common antioxidant, beta carotene, ………c……….. (was / were / is / are) tested for ………….d………….. (its / it’s / their / theirs) efficacy against lung cancer in high-risk subjects. ………e………… (To / For / With) the surprise and concern of the scientists ………f……… (those / that / which / whose) individuals taking the supplement ……….g………… (intend / intented / intended) to reduce the risk of cancer were ………….h…………… (on / at / with) a significantly higher risk …………….i………….. (for / of / to) developing lung cancer.

Answers

a) during
b) which
c) was
d) its
e) to
f) those
g) intended
h) at
i) of

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Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a disease …………a………….. (in / for / with) which, the patient’s immune system ……….b……….. (attacks / is attacking / attacked) the central nervous system. This can ………..c………. (lead / leads / led) to numerous physical and mental systems, ………d………….. (as / which / then) the disease affects the transmission of electrical signals ………..e…………… (between / among) the body and the brain. ……………….f………………. (Therefore / However / Thus), the human body, being a flexible, adaptable system, can compensate ………….g……….. (with / for / to) some level of damage, so a person with MS can look and feel fine ……………h…………. (even though / because / despite) the disease is present.

Answers

a) in
b) attacks
c) lead
d) as
e) between
f) However
g) for
h) even though

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11 Responses

  1. Lathika Rao says:

    It was great going through this test ,it would be more better if u could give reasons along with the correct answers.

  2. Ansh says:

    Heyy! It would be much more better if you don’t give the options beside the blanks .You can give it after the para .

    I suggested as in the exams options won’t be given.

  3. Merri says:

    Thanks for your hard work!

  4. Sanu sagar says:

    Nice experience

  5. Sanu sagar says:

    Thanks for your such help

  6. ruhi says:

    nice! really helpful

  7. NAD says:

    One of the most important …………..d……………. (reason, reasons, reason’s, reasons’) for our nation’s …………e…………. (backwardness, backwardsness, backness, backward) is illiteracy.

    Here REASON should be the correct answer rit??

  8. vaibhav says:

    thanks

  9. Kartik Sharma says:

    Thanks a lot

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