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In these multiple choice questions, sentences are given with blanks to be filled in with an appropriate word / idiom / preposition to make the sentence meaningfully complete.

Fill in the Blanks - English Exercise

Question 1
I suggested that Priya __ walk on and try to get help.

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A
should
B
can
C
could
D
would
Question 2
I was delighted __ your success.
A
to
B
by
C
in
D
on
Question 3
Breakthroughs in science do not __ with a bang.
A
erupt
B
come
C
explode
D
happen
Question 4
The essay __ far short of the required length.
A
falling
B
fall
C
falls
D
fallen
Question 5
We have to __ in our young men and women sense of discipline, which is a __ for progress and happiness.

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A
instil, need
B
inculcate, pre-requisite
C
generate, concomitent
D
produce, necessity
Question 6
I am exhausted, let’s __ a day.
A
call off
B
call at
C
call in
D
call it
Question 7
The doctor was overcome with __ when he came to know that the patient had died due to negligence on his part.
A
reality
B
remorse
C
emotion
D
humiliation
Question 8
Most of the people in rural India are leading a __ existence.
A
hard up
B
pillar to post
C
make both ends meet
D
hand to mouth
Question 9
Farooq Ali in the street is compelled to revile __ corruption
A
about
B
at
C
for
D
upon
Question 10
The Minister felt that the __ made by the Committee was __ even though similar schemes had worked earlier.
A
recommendation, infeasible
B
acceptance, approved
C
choice, profitable
D
decision, gainful
Question 11
The President called upon politicians not to __ themselves with communal and parochial forces.
A
favour
B
lope
C
counter
D
align
Question 12
At the last moment the university has __ the examinations
A
put out
B
put off
C
put up with
D
put of
Question 13
He __ at his present job since the day a son was born to his brother.
A
is working
B
has been working
C
will be working
D
was working
Question 14
His mother is __ old as my grandmother.
A
not
B
more
C
as
D
far
Question 15
The Prime Minister said that the __ to increase employment will be __ on the efforts to raise productivity in the economy.
A
scheme, complementary
B
policy, dependent
C
determination, reliant
D
strategy, contingent
Question 16
She made her stepson her __ to her large fortune.
A
here
B
heir
C
hare
D
hair
Question 17
I am displeased with him __ his carelessness.

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A
to
B
for
C
because
D
against
Question 18
The plot __ the queen was foiled by her loyal soldiers.
A
upon
B
of
C
against
D
at
Question 19
Many people reported __ a noise in the night.

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A
Been hearing
B
Having heard
C
To have heard
D
To hear
Question 20
Mountain tops are covered __ snow.
A
from
B
in
C
with
D
by
Question 21
It was a __ attack, nobody expected it
A
immediate
B
surprise
C
swift
D
sudden
Question 22
You must __ your career, with all seriousness

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A
follow
B
manage
C
direct
D
pursue
Question 23
There is a disturbing nexus __ politics and sports in India.
A
with
B
between
C
by
D
among
Question 24
Only __ people are __ after death.
A
virile, forgotten
B
virulent, glorified
C
virtuous, remembered
D
vicious condemned
Question 25
Their intention __ suspicious.
A
were
B
look
C
was
D
are
Question 26
Himmat Singh had a ___ temper and could not work well with his colleagues
A
low
B
controllable
C
violent
D
elusive
Question 27
This book is __ to provide information on Indian history.
A
accepted
B
contributed
C
intended
D
attributed
Question 28
Hardly had I reached home __ it started raining.
A
and
B
then
C
than
D
when
Question 29
We should never laugh __ the poor.
A
on
B
in
C
over
D
upon
Question 30
The worker used ____ to patch up the hole in the wall.
A
Soil
B
Grass
C
Cement
D
Sand
Question 31
_____things of beauty is a joy forever.

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A
an
B
none of these
C
the
D
a
Question 32
The main aim of Rural Development Programme is the __ of poverty

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A
wiping
B
abolition
C
decreasing
D
alleviation
Question 33
__ of rain has resulted in famine.
A
Relapse
B
Production
C
Damage
D
Failure
Question 34
The writer accuses the government __ resorting to violence.
A
on
B
with
C
of
D
for
Question 35
Any system is likely to __ for __ of support from the public.
A
fail, want
B
survive, lack
C
finish, failure
D
succeed, reason
Question 36
It is natural __ human beings to make mistakes.
A
to
B
for
C
in
D
of
Question 37
He was so convinced that people were driven by __ motives that he believed there was no such thing as a purely __ act.
A
ulterior, selfless
B
altruistic, praiseworthy
C
personal, eternal
D
sentimental, divine
Question 38
The boy was honest enough to __ that he had committed the mistake.
A
refuse
B
oppose
C
warm
D
admit
Question 39
In spite of his best efforts, he could achieve __ success.
A
little
B
near
C
extraordinary
D
a little
Question 40
Restlessness among the students of colleges and universities has __ from their deep rooted feeling that their views and aspirations are __ by their elders
A
arisen, humiliated
B
followed, disregarded
C
stemmed, ignored
D
started, neglected
Question 41
I take interest __ film making.
A
in
B
to
C
on
D
for
There are 41 questions to complete.
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