Sentence Completion Exercise For Class 10 CBSE

This grammar exercise tests your ability to use tenses correctly. Fill in the blanks with the appropriate form of the verb given in the brackets.

1. I ————————- (look) for a job since last year.

2. She was anxious because she ——————— (not hear) anything from her husband.

3. He says that he ———————– (want) to leave in the morning.

4. They felicitated the girl who ——————— (win) the first prize in the quiz competition.

5. He was an abusive master who ——————– (beat) up his servants.

6. Although our soldiers fought bravely, we ——————— (lose) the battle.

7. I rang up Sonia because I ——————– (want) to talk to her.

8. She ——————— (remind) me of her mother.

9. I was hungry because I ——————– (not eat) anything.

10. Shalini ——————— (resemble) her mother.

11. If you had listened to me, you ———————— (not land) yourself in trouble.

12. Thousands of people ———————— (perish) in the famine.

Answers

1. I have been looking for a job since last year.

2. She was anxious because she had not heard anything from her husband.

3. He says that he wants to leave in the morning.

4. They felicitated the girl who had won the first prize in the quiz competition.

5. He was an abusive master who would beat up his servants.

6. Although our soldiers fought bravely, we lost the battle.

7. I rang up Sonia because I wanted to talk to her.

8. She reminds me of her mother.

9. I was hungry because I had not eaten anything.

10. Shalini resembles her mother.

11. If you had listened to me, you would not have landed yourself in trouble.

12. Thousands of people perished in the famine.

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