CBSE Class 10 English - Grammar Questions

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CBSE Assignment for Class X English -Grammar Questions . Based on CBSE and CCE guidelines. The students should read these basic concepts to gain perfection which will help him to get more marks in CBSE examination.


TYPE : 1

Test type will include gap filling to test the knowledge in the following areas:

i)  Nonfinites

ii) determiners

iii) connectors

iv) modals

v) prepositions

vi) subjectverbconcord


In the following passages, choose the most appropriate option from the ones given below to complete the passage. Write the answers in your answer sheet against the correct blank number. Do not copy the whole passage.

1. Gravitation is the force (a) ______ holds us all down (b) ____________ the surface of the earth. Anything (c) ________ upwards falls back to the also everything else in the universe. Everything in this universe attracts

(e) _______ other body to (f) ____________

a.   i) Whom             ii) that

      iii) whose           iii) who

b.   i) into                 ii) on

      iii) to                  iv) in

c.   i) thrown             ii) throwing

      iii) to throw         iv) threw

d.   i) because          ii) and

      iii) so                 iv) but

e.   i) each               ii) every

      iii) either            iv) neither

f)    i) themselves      ii) herself

      iii)itself              iv) himself

2. Mark Twain was the pen name of Samuel Langhorne Clemens (a) _______ was one of (b) ______________ greatest fiction writers of America. He grew up in a small town (c) ___________ the bank of the Mississippi River. (d) ___________ a small boy he moved to Hannibal on the banks of the river (e) ___________ he experienced (f) ___________ excitement of river travel. 

a.    i) Which         ii) who

       iii) that           iv) he

b.    i) an               ii) a

       iii) the             iv) his

c.    i) on                ii) in

       iii) at               iv) upon

d.    i) since            ii) from

e.    i) when            ii) where

       iii) whenever    iv) whence

f.     i) a                  ii) his

       iii) an              iv) the

3. Lecture as a method of teaching is as old as civiliasation. It is (a) ________ commonly practised and very widely used. In (b) ____________ countries,

(c) _________ traditional and almost the only technique (d) __________ was the formal lecture. The effective use of lecture requires skilful preparation (e) __________ is incomplete (f) __________ followed by questions and answers. 

a.    i) more               ii) much

       iii) most             iv) many

b.    i) a                    ii) the

       iii) an                iv) many

c.    i) the                 ii) a

       iii) every            iv) an

d.    i) employ           ii) employs

       iii) employed      iv) employing

e.    i) who                ii) which

       iii) it                  iv) whom

f.     i) unless            ii) if

       iii) fill                 iv) since

4. The human body is like a machine containing (a) ____________ systems (b) ______ out the processes (c)____________ life. Each system is (d) ___________ up of organs (e) ___________ consist of _______ cells and tissues. 

a.    i) little                  ii) several

       iii) much              iv) more

b.    i) to carry             ii) carry

       iii) carries            iv) carried

c.    i) for                    ii) in

       iii) of                   iv) with

d.    i) makes              ii) making

       iii) make              iv) made

e.    i) that                  ii) who

       iii) whose            iv) those

f)     i) specialise         ii) specialised

       iii) specialising    iv) specialises

Please refer to attached file for CBSE Class 10 English - Grammar Questions


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