Monday, 24 October 2016

Elitmus Sentence Completion Subject Verb agreement -1

Set 1 


Find Solutions at the end of every section
Fill in the blanks of the following sentences using the most appropriate word or words from among the options given below.
1.…………………it has been raining, game has to be continued.
(a) While(b) Since
(c) Although(d) None
2.Bangalore…..……… record rainfall in the previous years and the year before that.
(a) had had(b) having
(c) had (d) none
3.I………………………if I could but I won’t because I can’t.
(a) had (b) shouted
(c) would(d) should
4.Shyam ran ……………………… bus to reach the office quickly.
 (a) into (b) on
 (c) of (d) for
5.India coffee house will ………………………the new wave of the cafes in the city.
 (a) fall down (b) fall for
 (c) fall under (d) fall in 
6.It seemed like this buffalo ..…………never washed before I washed him this morning.
(a) was(b) has
(c) would have(d) had
7.I…..…………enough of the bickering when……………….I walked out of the room.
(a) had, had(b) had
(c) have, had(d) had, have
8.The two boars standing silently next to the large tree…………………….not seen by the two hunters.
(a) was(b) were
(c) are(d) have been
9.Either you or he ………………………late for class.
(a) was(b) were
(c) has been(d) are
10.I………………………no idea until he told me.
(a) was having(b) had
(c) have(d) was
Answers 
(1)although (2)had 
(3)would(4)into
(5)fall under(6)was
(7)had had(8)were
(9)was(10)had

Set 2

Fill in the blanks of the following sentences using the most appropriate word or words from among the options given below.
1.Planting of seeds…………more hard work than I thought.
(a) are(b) is
(c) have been(d) are 
2.That ……………a treat.
(a) calls (b) calls for
(c) calls at(d) calls against of 
3.The farmers are ……………mushroom.
(a) grow(b) raising
(c) rising(d) raise
4.The wages of sin …………death.
 (a) is (b) are
 (c) has (d) have
5.Only one of the girls …………allowed to entering  the auditorium to watch the new show.
 (a) was (b) were
 (c) has (d) have
6.Everyone change to the world but no one want to change to……………….
(a) them(b) themselves
(c) himself(d) her
7.The buffalo king……………………………Crocodiles at mid night today.
(a) ate(b) will eat
(c) will be eating(d) eaten
8.Either Sameer or you ……………… doing this.
(a) was(b) were
(c) is(d) had
9.We……………our profit until FDI clarified its rule. 
(a) put down(b) bring out
(c) hold on to (d) hold on 
10.I ………………………… no idea util Ram told me today.
(a) was having(b) have
(c) had(d) is having
Answers 
(1)is(2)calls for
(3)raising(4)is
(5)was(6)themselves
(7)will eat(8)were
(9)hold on to(10)had

Set 3

Fill in the blanks of the following sentences using the most appropriate word or words from among the options given below.
1.One of the soldier among 4 soldiers……………brave.
(a) seem(b) seems
(c) was seem(d) is seems
2.Katrina is exhausted. She ……………..
(a) is running(b) has been running
(c) had been running(d) was running
3.He has five…………….
(a) sister-in-law(b) sisters-in-law
(c) sister-in-laws(d) sisters-in-laws
4.………………the end of TCS came had time for Mathura and Muzaffernagar.
 (a) Along (b) With
 (c) Moreover (d) When
5.Varun very often spend his evening by ……………. upside down from his home.
 (a) hanging (b) spending
 (c) visiting (d) coming
6.Many …………companies near magnolia ………… cheap source of labour.
(a) larger, need(b) larger, needs
(c) smaller, needs(d) smaller, need
7.Mr. Robinson was a ………………romantic while his wife was quite the …………….
(a) hopeless, romantic(b) bright, materialist
(c) mercy, mythic(d) depreciate, cynic
8.The least considered in latest Marxist attack…………………the innocent victims.
(a) was(b) were
(c) are(d) have been
9.Sumeet and I …………to beach yesterday.
(a) had gone(b) went
(c) have been (d) was
10.You…………drive any car. But you ………not drive mine.
(a) can, will(b) will, can
(c) can, may(d) may, can 
Answers 
(1)seems(2)had been running
(3)sisters-in-law(4)with
(5)hanging(6)smaller, need
(7)hopeless, romantic(8)were
(9)went(10)may can

Set 4

Fill in the blanks of the following sentences using the most appropriate word or words from among the options given below.
1.Rani ……………… into a risk of trouble this around.
(a) got(b) has gotten
(c) had got(d) gets
2.My parents married ……………… five years.
(a) since over(b) for over
(c) over(d) for
3.Have you …………… the keys ?
(a) forgot(b) forgotten
(c) forgets(d) forget
4.Uprooting plants ………… like uprooting your life.
 (a) are (b) have been
 (c) is (d) was
5.The least considered in the market attacks ……………… the victims.
 (a) was (b) were
 (c) are (d) have been
6. The mangoes……………over time, said Ashok.
(a) ripen(b) will ripe
(c) ripes(d) ripe
7.I have read one novel by Premchand. I want to read ………… by him.
(a) other(b) another
(c) all(d) few
8.I purposely………. meet you during my last visit to Kashmir.
(a) didn’t(b) won’t
(c) hadn’t(d) wouldn’t
9.Their achievement in the field of literature is described as ……………; sometimes it  is even called………….
(a) magnificent, irresponsible(b) insignificant, influential
(c) significant, paltry(d) unimportant, trivial
10.………a failure of some traffic lights, traffic is moving very slowly.
(a) owing(b) due to
(c) because(d) since
Answers 
(1)got (2)for over 
(3)forgotten(4)is
(5)were(6)will ripe
(7)another(8)didn’t
(9) D(10)due to


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