Integrated Grammar Practice Worksheet for Classes 9 and 10

Complete the following paragraph by filling in the blanks.

In humans, the sense of balance (a) …………………… by a complicated set of relationships between the eyes, ears, skeletal and central nervous systems, and the brain, which (b) ……………… information from all these senses. Balance problems (c) ……………….. when the brain (d) ………………. conflicting information from the different sense organs, or when disease (e) ……………….. one or more of these organs.
Of all the organs that (f) ………….. maintain the sense of balance, perhaps the most important is the ear. Let’s examine the ear’s anatomy to understand how the ear (g) ………………… us to maintain our sense of balance. The outer ear which (h) ……………… of the visible part of the ear and the ear canal primarily (i) …………………… the hearing system. It (j) ……………… as a type of preamplifier by collecting sounds from the environment and funneling them to the eardrum.

(a) i) maintained; ii) maintains; iii) is maintained; iv) has maintained
(b) i) is processing; ii) processes; iii) process; iv) processed
(c) i) are occurring; ii) occurs; iii) can occur; iv) will be occurring
(d) i) receive; ii) receives; iii) is receiving; iv) was receiving
(e) i) affects; ii) is affecting; iii) affected; iv) affect
(f) i) are helping; ii) helps; iii) help; iv) have helped
(g) i) will help; ii) helps; iii) is helping; iv) will be helping
(h) i) is consisting; ii) consist; iii) consists; iv) consisted
(i) assisted; ii) assists; iii) is assisting; iv) has assisted
(j) i) acts; ii) is acting; iii) acted; iv) has acted

Solution

a) is maintained
b) processes
c) can occur
d) receives
e) affects
f) help
g) helps
h) consists
i) assists
j) acts

Manjusha Nambiar

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4 Responses

  1. Anonymous says:

    Good and effective:)

  2. Mukunth says:

    epic

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