Monday, 24 October 2016

Elitmus Sentence Completion Subject Verb agreement -2

Elitmus Sentence Completion Subject Verb agreement -1

Set 5

Fill in the blanks of the following sentences using the most appropriate word or words from among the options given below.
1.He ………….. here for the last five years.
(a) worked(b) is working
(c) has been working(d) None
2.He thanked me for what I ……………..
(a) have done(b) had done
(c) have been doing(d) has done
3.I ……………….. a strange noise.
(a) hear(b) am hearing
(c) have been hearing(d) None
4.I ……………. him for a long time.
 (a) know (b) have known
 (c) am knowing (d) known
5.I …………… English for five years.
 (a) study (b) am studying
 (c) have been studying (d) None
6.Abdul …………… to be a doctor.
(a) wants(b) wanting
(c) is wanting(d) want
7.He …………….. TV Most evenings.
(a) watches(b) is watch
(c) is watching(d) None
8.He …………… out five minutes ago.
(a) has gone(b) had gone
(c) went(d) have gone
9.When he lived in Hyderabad, he ……….. to the cinema once a week.
(a) goes(b) went
(c) was going(d) None
10.The baby …………….. all morning.
(a) cries(b) has been crying
(c) have been crying(d) None
Answers 
(1)(2)
(3)A(4)B
(5)C(6)A
(7)A(8)C
(9)(10)B

Set 6

Fill in the blanks of the following sentences using the most appropriate word or words from among the options given below.
1.Everyday last week my aunt ………… a plate.
(a) breaks(b) broke
(c) was breaking(d) were breaking
2.I know all about that film because I ……….. it twice.
(a) saw(b) have seen 
(c) had seen(d) None
3.Our guests ……………… ; they are sitting in the garden.
(a) arrived(b) have arrived
(c) had arrived(d) has arrived
4.I ………….. him since we met a year ago.
 (a) didn’t see (b) haven’t seen
 (c) hadn’t seen (d) None
5.We ………….. our breakfast half an hour ago.
 (a) finished (b) have finished
 (c) had finished (d) None
6.She jumped off the bus while it …………….. 
(a) moved(b) had moved
(c) was moving(d) has moved
7.When we went to the cinema, the film ………….
(a) already started(b) had already started
(c) would already started(d) None
8.I ………………….. for half an hour when it suddenly started to rain.
(a) have walked(b) have been walking
(c) had been walking(d) has been walking
9.Did you think you ………………. me somewhere before ?
(a) have seen(b) had seen
(c) were seeing(d) None
10.The town ……………… its appearance completely since 1980.
(a) is changing(b) changed
(c) has changed(d) had changed
Answers 
(1)B(2)B
(3)B(4)B
(5)A(6)
(7)B(8)C
(9)B(10)C

Set 7

Fill in the blanks of the following sentences using the most appropriate word or words from among the options given below.
1.Man has won his dominant position on this planet by his ………..of technology.
(a) command(b) emphasis
(c) belief(d) stress
2.The day was extremely hot and, in no time, my back was drenched with……….
(a) prickly heat(b) perspiration
(c) sores(d) fatigue
3.The government is encouraging village upliftment ………………in the country.
(a) programmes(b) designs
(c) talks(d) propaganda
4.Satish was endowed ……… a natural talent for music.
 (a) in (b) by
 (c) for (d) with
5.Sunlight filtering …….. the stained glass window created a mosaic of colours on the floor.
 (a) in (b) through
 (c) at (d) into
6.Are you feeling doubtful ………….your decision ?
(a) about(b) upon
(c) at (d) for
7.I want to study Geology now for I…….. Zoology for the last three years.
(a) am studying(b) have been studying
(c) had studied(d) had been studying
8.In spite of the old woman’s repeated entreaties, he remained ………….
(a) ashamed(b) docile
(c) indifferent(d) lethargic
9.The cricket team …………mainly of the State players.
(a) composed(b) consist
(c) made with(d) comprises
10.There was ……………. competition for electoral seats.
(a) diligent(b) rapid
(c) cut-throat(d) sparse
Answers 
(1)A(2)B
(3)A(4)D
(5)B(6)A
(7)B(8)C
(9)D(10)C


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