Sentence Completion Worksheet | Grammar Worksheet for Classes 9 and 10

Choose the best word or phrase from the given options to complete the following passage.

Passage 1

The rapid emergence ………a……… resistant bacteria is occurring worldwide, endangering the efficacy ………b…….. antibiotics, which ……..c……… medicine and saved millions of lives. Many decades after the first patients …….d…….. with antibiotics, bacterial infections have again ……e……. a threat. The antibiotic resistance crisis ………f………. to the overuse and misuse of these medications, …….g……… a lack of new drug development by the pharmaceutical industry ……h…….. reduced economic incentives and challenging regulatory requirements.

a) i) with; ii) of; iii) for; iv) from
b) i) for; ii) of; iii) to; iv) from
c) i) has transformed; ii) have transformed; iii) had transformed; iv) were transformed
d) i) are treated; ii) are treating; iii) were treated; iv) have treated
e) i) become; ii) becoming; iii) became; iv) are becoming
f) i) has attributed; ii) has been attributed; iii) is attributing; iv) has attributing
g) i) also; ii) too; iii) as well as; iv) as well
h) i) because; ii) since; iii) due to; iv) due

Answers

a) of; b) of; c) have transformed; d) were treated; e) become; f) has been attributed; g) as well as; h) due to

Passage 2

Deforestation ……….a…………… when humans remove or clear large areas of forest lands and related ecosystems for non-forest use. These include clearing ……….b………. farming purposes, ranching and urban use. In these cases, trees ………c……… never re-planted. ……..d…….. the industrial age, about half of world’s original forests ………e………. and millions of animals and living things have been endangered. ………f…….. the improvements in education, information and general awareness ………..g……… the importance of forests, deforestation has not reduced ………h……., and there are still many communities and individuals who ……..i…….. forest lands for personal gains.

a) i) is occurring; ii) occurs; iii) has occurred; iv) occur
b) i) of; ii) for; iii) to; iv) from
c) i) have; ii) has; iii) are; iv) had
d) i) from; ii) since; iii) for; iv) during
e) i) have destroyed; ii) have been destroyed; iii) are destroyed; iv) are destroying
f) i) though; ii) despite; iii) in spite; iv) because of
g) i) for; ii) of; iii) with; iv) on
h) i) more; ii) much; iii) many; iv) most
i) i) is destroying; ii) destroys; iii) has destroyed; iv) destroy

Answers

a) occurs; b) for; c) are; d) since; e) have been destroyed; f) despite; g) of; h) much; i) destroy

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  1. Rajender Kumar says:

    Really helpful.

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