Fill in the Blanks Set – 12

Direction: Fill in the blanks with appropriate word to form a meaningful sentence .

Q1. As everybody knows nowadays, the knowledge we ______ of life before the beginnings of human memory and tradition is _______ from the markings and fossils of living things in the stratified rocks.
A) acquire, contradicted
B) carry, dynamic
C) possess, derived
D) dominate, concluded

Answer

Option C

Q2. Many scientific men have speculated about the first beginning of life and their speculations are often of great______ , but there is absolutely no definite knowledge and no ______ guess yet of the way in which life began.
A) affection, loyal
B) interest, convincing
C) diversion, weak
D) relevance, credit

Answer

Option B

Q3. Plants no _____ preceded animal forms in the invasion of the land, but the animals probably followed up the plant emigration very______ .
A) way, deeply
B) never, nicely
C) belief, effectively
D) doubt, closely

Answer

Option D

Q4. The earliest mammals, like the earliest birds, were creatures ______ by competition and pursuit into a life of hardship and ______ to cold.
A) driven, adaptation
B) feared, change
C) deprived, defeat
D) challenged, revision

Answer

Option A

Q5. The Goat was ______ near the wall of the house, but Sumit kept _____ up the hill-side.
A) kept, giving
B) tied, deprived
C) tethered, looking
D) held, go

Answer

Option C
Explanation
: tethered – tied (an animal) with a rope or chain so as to restrict its movement.

Q6. He _______ although his success was not ______.
A) flourished, unexpected
B) succeeded, expected
C) won, given
D) profited, distributed

Answer

Option B

Q7. They fought so ______ that the enemy were _____ off.
A) nicely, spread
B) unexpectedly, criticized
C) bravely, driven
D) timidly, forced

Answer

Option C

Q8. Nothing can _____ the confusion of thought that I felt when I _____ into the water.
A) describe, sank
B) represent, went
C) clear, stepped
D) suppress, died

Answer

Option A

Q9. Passengers were ______ it is dangerous to lean out of the window when the train is in______ .
A) respected, running
B) advised, moving
C) notified, direction
D) warned, motion

Answer

Option D

Q10. India’s dreams of building a knowledge economy and staying competitive among the major nations of the world will depend on _______ its education system to give the basic sciences and research into their advance the prime status they_______ .
A) improving, know
B) overhauling, deserve
C) inspecting, demand
D) maximizing, acquire

Answer

Option B

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