Fill in the Blanks Set – 14

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

Q1. To ____ time, please go ____ foot
A) spend, with
B) kill, towards
C) utilize, on
D) gain, on

Answer

Option D

Q2. Ajay ____ a bit ___ he was not invited by his friends to attend the party.
A) expressed, than
B) grumbled, when
C) angered, since
D) surprised, about

Answer

Option B

Q3. Women should be paid the same as men when they do the same job, for surely, what is sauce for the _____ is sauce for the ____.
A) goose, gander
B) cock, hen
C) fox, vixen
D) buck, doe

Answer & Explanation

Option A
Explanation
: what’s sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander : if one person is allowed to do something or to behave in a particular way, then another person must be allowed to do that thing or behave in that way, too.

Q4. Some swear by the semi-divine ____ of her work , while others point out that not all her actions are above ____.
A) nature, criticism
B) temperament, herself
C) consciousness, dignity
D) scale, answer

Answer

Option A

Q5. Besides the items _____ from the almirah, documents were ____ all over the floor.
A) disappearing, thrown
B) deprived, scattered
C) missing, strewn
D) declining, spread

Answer

Option C

Q6. Due to ____ rainfall, they had to ___ cut in water supply.
A) inadequate, impose
B) sufficient, enforce
C) heavy, regulate
D) scanty, lift

Answer

Option A

Q7. When I listened to his cogent arguments, all my ____ were ____ and I was forced to agree with his point of view.
A) sensed, stimulated
B) doubts, confirmed
C) questions, asked
D) doubts, dispelled

Answer

Option D

Q8. If we do not take ____ care in our industry, we will have to _____ a grave problem.
A) adequate, catch
B) normal, experience
C) proper, face
D) intensive, aggravate

Answer

Option C

Q9. He gave me additional ___ of Rs 100 a month by ____ of the Commissioner.
A) allowance, permission
B) pay, allowance
C) salary, admittance
D) burden, virtue

Answer

Option A

Q10. His puns attest to his ____ but do not prove his _____.
A) wisdom, learning
B) brilliance, sensibility
C) sharpness, scholarship
D) wit, intelligence

Answer

Option D

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