Gap Filling Exercises for Class 7

Gap Filling Exercises with Answers

Q. Complete the paragraph given below by choosing the correct options from those that follow:

According to the reports issued (1) _____________ the Meteorological office, there has been (2) _____________ fog this winter than during the (3) _____________ The Minister of Tourism (4) _____________ that the delayed flights will lead to (5) _____________ cancellations which in turn (6) ______________ mean much loss for (7) _____________ dependent (8) _____________ the tourist arrival.

Options:

  1. on/by/at/in
  2. much/more/many/most
  3. latest/latter/last/later
  4. is fearing/fears/fear/feared
  5. much/most/many/less
  6. can/must/should/will
  7. that/those/this/these
  8. in/for/upon/from

Answer

  1. by
  2. more
  3. last
  4. fears
  5. many
  6. will
  7. those
  8. upon

Q. Complete the following passage by choosing the correct options from those given:

I (1) _____________ the sack of corn meal and (2) _____________ it to where the canoe (3) _____________ and pushed the vines (4) _____________ branches (5) _____________ I took a bucket (6) _____________ the canoe. I filled it (7) _____________ water and kept it under a tree. Then I pulled out (8) _____________ fish lines. There were two fish which had taken that bait.

Options:

  1. take/took/takes/carries
  2. carried/carry/bring/brings
  3. was hidden/hid/hide/hiding
  4. or/but/and/of
  5. along/against/apart/along
  6. in/from/with/within
  7. from/in/into/with
  8. a/the/an/on

Answer

  1. took
  2. carried
  3. was hidden
  4. and
  5. apart
  6. from
  7. with
  8. the

Q. Fill in the blanks with suitable words by choosing the most appropriate options from the ones given below:

That morning I awoke (1) _____________ the sound of steady drizzle which sounded (2) _____________ tiny hoof-beats upon the roof. Out of the window the prospect (3) _____________ quite grey and drab. And the truth was apparent (4) _____________ me—the outing that my friend and I (5) _____________ planned for this holiday would definitely be cancelled. There would be no question of that excursion (6) _____________ place. I was decidedly (7) _____________ as I had placed great store upon that excursion taking place. But I had to console (8) _____________ by thinking of the proverb—Man proposes and God disposes.

  1. at/to/for/on
  2. for/just/as/like
  3. is/was/has/had
  4. at/with/to/for
  5. have/had/was/were
  6. take/taken/took/taking
  7. depressing
  8. depressed/depression/depress
  9. me/my/I/myself

Answer

  1. at
  2. like
  3. was
  4. to
  5. had
  6. taking
  7. depressed
  8. myself

Q. Complete the following paragraph by choosing the correct words from the option given below:

When the old lady (1) _____________ to her flat she saw at once that the burglars (2) _____________ in her absence. Though the burglars themselves (3) _____________ no longer there she saw at once that they (4) _____________ because there was a burning cigarette in the ashtray. Probably they (5) _____________ the lift coming up and (6) _____________ down the stairs. But in their hurry one of them (7) _____________ his wallet. The old lady called the police and all of them (8) _____________

Options:

  • return/returning/returned/had returned
  • break/broke/had broken/were breaking
  • be/were/was/are
  • just leave/just leaving/are just leaving/had just left
  • heard/hear/had heard/hearing
  • run/were running/ran/had run
  • had dropped/are dropping/dropping/dropped
  • catch/were caught/had caught/are caught

Answer

  1. returned
  2. had broken
  3. were
  4. had just left
  5. had heard
  6. had run
  7. had dropped
  8. were caught

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