Fill in the Blanks Set – 21

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

Q1. In terms of technology, the South Asia Communication Satellite, GSAT-9, launched last Friday, does not ______ much new______ .
A) live, expectation
B) break, ground
C) appears, creativity
D) finds path

Answer & Explanation

 Option B
Explanation
: break new ground- do something innovative and beneficial.

Q2. In the ________ of the shootings at the school, many of the children experienced frequent, ______ nightmares.
A) aftermath, terrible
B) impact, trivial
C) outcome, mean
D) eventuality, stunning

Answer & Explanation

 Option A
Explanation
: aftermath- the consequences or after-effects of a significant unpleasant event.

Q3. The ship was ______ ashore after being ________ by the waves for days on end.
A) kept, thrashed
B) drained, thrashed
C) brought, hydrated
D) washed, battered

Answer & Explanation

 Option D
Explanation
: battered- injured by repeated blows

Q4. Students’ ________ for handing assignments in late range from the __________  to the hilarious.
A) apology, funny
B) excuse, damaging
C) justifications, bizarre
D) request, singular

Answer & Explanation

 Option C
Explanation
: bizzare- very strange or unusual.

Q5. I was afraid that my daughter’s ankle was _______ during the soccer game, but it was just badly ________ from a kick to the shin.
A) broken, bruised
B) defective, shattered
C) crushed, spitted
D) cracked, broken

Answer & Explanation

 Option A
Explanation
: bruised- an injury

Q6. All of the prisoners were _______ within days of their_____ .
A) secured, holiday
B) captured, entrance
C) detained, startle
D) captured, escape

Answer & Explanation

 Option D
Explanation
: captured, escape

Q7. The pirates had the _______ to try and ________ the presidential yacht.
A) boldness, receive
B) manacle, destroy
C) bravery, collect
D) audacity, steal

Answer & Explanation

 Option D
Explanation
: audacity- a confident and daring quality that is often seen as shocking or rude

Q8. All the students were _______ around the bulletin board where their marks had been ______.
A) bundled, declared
B) clustered, posted
C) accumulated, clutched
D) clumped, proved

Answer & Explanation

 Option B
Explanation
: clustered- positioned close together

Q9. Ritesh has been ________ with some serious personal problems lately, and is finding it difficult to _________ at work.
A) encountered, neglect
B) dodged, focus
C) confronted, concentrate
D) provoked, signify

Answer & Explanation

 Option C
Explanation
: confronted – face up to and deal with (a problem or difficulty).

Q10. Any original work you create is by ______ your copyright, unless you ____ it.
A) birth, own
B) default, sell
C) actuality, own
D) right, infringe

Answer & Explanation

 Option B
Explanation
: default, sell

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