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"Mastering CBSE Board Exam Grammar: A Guide to CBQ Integrated Grammar for Class IX-X"

Updated: Mar 25

Gap Filling, Editing Errors, Reported Speech from Board exams.


Grammar Worksheet I

Q1. Reena always ______ the truth.


(a) speak (b) speaks (c) will speak (d) speaking


Q2. Select the correct option to fill in the blank for the given line :


Bread and butter ______ my favourite breakfast.

(a) is (b) am (c) are (d) has been


Q3. Read the conversation between two friends Ravi and Reena. Complete the sentence by reporting Reena’s reply correctly.


Ravi : “Reena, lend me hundred rupees’.

Reena : “I don’t have it right now, but I will arrange it for you”.


Ravi asked Reena to lend him hundred rupees, to which Reena replied that _______.


Q4. Select the option that identifies the error and supplies the correction for the following line :  

I can run fast when I was young.     

Error Correction     

a) Was Is     

b) Run ran    

c) Can Could     

d) When Whence

Q5. Complete the given narrative, by filling in the blank with the correct option : Heena _______ from fever since last Sunday. (a) suffered (b) will suffer (c) suffer (d) has been suffering


Q6. Fill in the blank by using the correct word in the bracket. 

Anyas _______ (eat) all the chocolates kept in the tray.

(a) ate (b) eating (c) have eaten (d) eaten


Q7. Report the dialogue between a mother and a daughter by completing the sentence :

Mother : Why are you looking so worried ?

Daughter : My exams are approaching.

In response to the question of the mother, the daughter replied that ________.


Q8. Identify the error in the given sentence .  

The ship Titanic and her fate continues to fascinate the imagination of the people.

Error Correction


Q9. Ritu and Randeep are having conversation. Report Ritu’s question. 


Ritu – Where are you going ?

Ritu asked ________.


Q10. Fill in the blank by choosing the correct option, to complete the slogan.

______ smile and pass it to others.

(a) Happy (b) Short (c) Always (d) Humble


Q11. Select the correct option to complete the narration of the dialogue between Anil and Sanjeev


Anil : Where are you going ?

Sanjeev : To the airport.

Anil : May I drop you there as I’m going in that direction ?


Anil asked Sanjeev where he was going and offered to drop him as _____.

(a) he could be going in that direction

(b) he would be going in the direction

(c) he is going in the direction

(d) he was going in that direction


Q12. Identify the error in the newspaper headline. 


Attractive packages for different Tourist destination – Mizoram, Kashmir, Kerala, Goa

Error ____Correction


 
Answer Key

Q1. (b) speaks Q2. (a) is Q3. ....she did not have it right then , but she would arrange it for him. Q4. (c) can could Q5. (d) has been suffering Q6. (a) ate Q7. In response to the question of the mother, the daughter replied that ________ ( her exams were approaching.) Q8. Error Correction Continues Continue. Q9. Ritu asked ________.(where Randeep was going) Q10. (c) Always Q11. (d) he was going in that direction Q12. Error Correction destination destinations

 
Grammar Worksheet II ( Answer Key given at the end of the page)

Q1. The teacher motivated the students by letting them know that if they submit their assignments by the end of the day, they might get an opportunity to watch the match.

(a) did not

(b) must

(c) would

(d) were

Q2. Read the conversation between a coach and his player. Complete the sentence by reporting the player's reply correctly.


Coach: Will you be able to report for morning practice during

the summer break?

Player: Sir, I will report every morning at 7 a.m. sharp.


The coach while talking to the player asked him whether he would be able to report for morning practice. The player affirmed ______


Q3. Select the correct option to fill in the blank for the given line from a daily newspaper :

The cars were stopped _________ going any further due to a traffic diversion. 

(a) to (b) from (c) within (d) by


Q4. Select the option that identifies the error and supplies the correction for the following traffic advisory:

Whoever drove a motor vehicle without a safety belt or carries passengers without seat belts will be fined.

Error Correction

a) drove drives

b) or nor

c) without within

d) fined celebrated


Q5. Complete the given narrative by filling in the blank with the correct option :

Not only did Mayank work hard to win the trophy, _________ helped the juniors to improve their skills.

(a) he as well as

(b) but he also

(c) and he also

(d) just as he


Q6. Fill in the blank by using the correct form of the word given in the brackets.

The names of the applicants were ______(list) in the report and submitted to the manager. 


Q7. Complete the sentence with the appropriate option.

Two-thirds of the students function. present at the inaugural

(a) is

(b) being

(c) was

(d) were


Q8. Identify the error on a shop and supply the correction.


World Wide Travels Pvt. Ltd. Beaspur, Sewana

For travel informations, contact the twenty-four hour help-desk

Use the given format for your response.

Error

Correction


Q9. Select the correct option to complete the narration of the dialogue between Ajay and his friend.

Friend : Ajay, did you buy a zoom lens with your camera ?

Ajay : No, I did not. I ran out of money.


Ajay friend asked Ajay whether he had bought a zoom lens with his camera. Ajay replied that he had not because _________

(a) he was running out of money

(b) he has ran out of money

(c) he have run out of money

(d) he had run out of money


Q10. Fill in the blank by choosing the correct option. His brother along with his friends ________ leaving for the stadium.

(a) are

(b) has

(c) is

(d) were


Q11. Complete the given narrative by filling in the blank with the correct option :


The residents promised to _________ the President of the association in his demand for proper garbage disposal systems.

(a) stood by

(b) stand by

(c) stand against

(d) stood for


Q12. Fill in the blank with the correct option : The number of people attending this evening annual function is _____ than that of the previous year's.

 (a) fewer

(b) few

(c) less

(d) much

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Answer Key of Worksheet II
 

(i) (c) would

(ii) that he would report every morning at 7 am sharp

(iii) (b) from

(iv) (a ) drove (error), drives (correction

(v) (b) but he also

(vi) listed

(vii) ( d) were

(viii) informations (error), information (correction)

(ix) (d) he had run out of money.

(x) (c) is

(xi) (b) stand by

(xii) (c) less


 


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