Fill in the blanks - English Language Questions and Answers


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DIRECTION

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

QUESTION

The increasing concerns about climate change point to the need for enhanced efforts towards ______ sustained growth.

A)

achieved

B)

to achieve

C)

achieving

D)

achieve

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QUESTION

Global warming or climate change has today become a major ______ to mankind.

A)

endanger

B)

penalty

C)

threat

D)

punishment

SOLUTION

option c threat is the appropriate answer.

endanger - of species, which are at serious risk or extinction 

penalty - a punishment imposed for breaking rules or law 

threat- a thing that is likely to cause danger in near future.

punishment- the influction of some kind of loss or pain for a wrong doing.

hence, option C fits here appropriately

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DIRECTION

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QUESTION

Their idea of a holiday ______ at a luxury resort.

A)

is relaxing

B)

is relax

C)

is relaxed

D)

is to relaxing

SOLUTION

option A is relexing is appropriate here, 

their idea is relaxing at a place or to relax at a place both are correct here, and we have the first format in option 

is relax is wrong as base form can not be used with is

to relaxing is also incorrect as you use to + v1 and not Ving

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QUESTION

She hardly works on weekends, ______?

A)

does she

B)

doesn’t she

C)

is she

D)

isn’t she

SOLUTION

above question is from question tag.

the basic rule is wr use positive tag for a negative sentence and a negative tag for a positive sentence

also the tag should be in the same tense as the sentence is in.

now working on above rules the correct question tag should  be does she?

note- hardly is a negative word.

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DIRECTION

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QUESTION

Are you looking forward ______ Nikhil again?

A)

to see

B)

to be seeing

C)

seeing

D)

to seeing

SOLUTION

correct option is option D to seeing

there are certain words that are followed by to Ving and not to V1 

addicted to/ Accustomed to/ with a view to/ prone to/ object to/ in addition to/ get used to/ habitual to/ look forward to 

all of these will take Ving form after them.

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QUESTION

This app is a very ______ one for online shopping.

A)

capable

B)

convenience

C)

competency

D)

convenient 

SOLUTION

Capable- having the ability

Convenience- the state of being able to proceed without difficulty.

competency- the ability or efficiency of doing something

Convenient- fits well with a person's needs and plans

out of above four option option A& C are completely irrelevant here,

now in B and D 

option D is adjective and hence the correct answer, 

as we need an adjective here.

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QUESTION

Harish’s voice ______ in the empty rooms of their new house.

A)

reverted

B)

relapsed

C)

resounded

D)

resorted

SOLUTION

resound:   fill or echo throughout a place.

"another scream resounded through the school"

Harish’s voice resounded in the empty rooms of their new house.

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QUESTION

Now after the COVID-19 situation has ______, Bangladesh has started air travel services for other countries including India.

A)

progressed

B)

enriched

C)

advanced

D)

improved

SOLUTION

option D improved is the right option out of four, which means having become or been better.

other options.

progressed- move forward kr onward.

enriched- having added nutrients (of food) 

advanced-  modern or recently developed.

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QUESTION

You will find it difficult ______ but later you will get used to wearing a mask.

A)

at first

B)

firstly 

C)

on first

D)

at the first

SOLUTION

option A at first ​​​​​​is right answer.

option C&D are incorrect grammatically.

now at first- it is used when we want to show the contrast in sentence,

firstly- used to represent a first point or reason.

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QUESTION

All the guests were shocked at his ______ laughter.

A)

Unrecognised

B)

Unresolved

C)

Unrestrained

D)

Unremarkable

SOLUTION

option C unrestrained is the right answer here.

unrestrained means not Restrainined or restricted;uncontrolled 

so the correct answer will be 

all the guest were stocked at his unrestrained behavior

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DIRECTION

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QUESTION

People all over the world are concerned about the human right to live with ______.

A)

dignity

B)

poise

C)

grandeur

D)

delight

SOLUTION

Dignity- serious calm behavior tht makes other people respect you,

poise- a confident way of behaving

grandeur- the quality of being large

delight- happiness

out if four option A fits right here 

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QUESTION

The teacher kept stopping her online lesson ______ to check if her students were following it.

A)

occasionally

B)

indifferently

C)

unresponsively

D)

impartially

SOLUTION

occasionally- happening something; but not regularly or very often.

so according to the sense we see occasionally fits right to fill this blank and hence

option A is the right answer.

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QUESTION

I am expected to follow all your instructions, ______?

A)

isn’t it

B)

aren’t I

C)

am I

D)

is it

SOLUTION

above question is from the topic question tag.

we use a negative question tag for a positive sentence and vice versa.

given sentence is positive so we will use a negative tag,.so option C aren't I ?is the correct answer.

note- tag for i am is aren't i and not amn't i.

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DIRECTION

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QUESTION

______ or not you allow me, I am going to the fair.

A)

Until

B)

Unless

C)

Whether

D)

If

SOLUTION

option C is the right answer.

whether or is the correct pair.

so whether is the correct word to fill this blank.

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DIRECTION

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QUESTION

They called Mohan a ______ because he did not want to go into the dark lane.

A)

valiant

B)

coward

C)

hero

D)

brave

SOLUTION

option B coward is the most appropriate word to fill this blank 

other three words valiant, hero or brave are exact opposite of coward.

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DIRECTION

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QUESTION

The latest ______ I have bought is a dishwasher.

A)

implement

B)

gadget

C)

apparatus

D)

tool

SOLUTION

option B is the right answer here,

gadget means a small device, or machine that has a particular but usually unimportant work or purpose to do,

so dishwashwer is also an small gadget.

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DIRECTION

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QUESTION

So dangerous did the weather conditions ______ that all mountain roads were closed.

A)

become

B)

became

C)

becomes

D)

have become

SOLUTION

option A become is the most appropriate word to fill this blank here

the structure is of inversion, when a sentence starts with an adverb we use inversion

for past tense the structure is; adverb--did--subject---v1.

so according to the ruls first form of the word become should be used here

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DIRECTION

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QUESTION

______ did she open her lunch box than everyone gathered around her.

A)

Hardly

B)

As soon as

C)

No sooner

D)

Just as

SOLUTION

option C is the right answer here,

no sooner is the correct word that sould come in the blank

as no sooner pairs with than ( which is given in the above sentence)

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DIRECTION

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QUESTION

The new Vande Bharat trains will have some additional ______ such as emergency windows for evacuation, disaster lights etc.

A)

features

B)

types

C)

pieces

D)

qualities

SOLUTION

option A features fits correctly here contexually,

feature  means;

an important or noticeable part of something

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DIRECTION

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QUESTION

Can you arrange for the consignment ______ delivered on Monday?

A)

being

B)

for being

C)

is

D)

to be

SOLUTION

option D is the right answer here,

above sentence is in passive construstion so to be and third form of the verb is the right structure 

so option to be is the correct answer