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This question asked in [CBSE Delhi, 2019]

Fill in the blanks in the paragraph given below by choosing the most appropriate options from the  ones that follow. Attempt any four. Write the answers in your answer sheet against the correct blank  numbers.

Karthik has penned     1    . book Titled, ‘The Ashes of the Prey’, a thriller     2    . a lawyer     3    . runs     4    . a lot     5    . trouble after an accident.

1. (A) the (B) an (C) a (D) one 

2. (A) about (B) with (C) as (D) or 

3. (A) which (B) whom (C) who (D) whose 

4. (A) on (B) into (C) under (D) upon 

5. (A) to (B) from (C) for (D) of

 

Answer

(1)  

  • (a) the - not used with common nouns
  • (b) an - used with vowels
  • (c) a -  this is correct
  • (d) one - not relevant

Since the sentence is talking about a book (as a common noun ), ‘a’ will be used.

So, the correct answer is “(c)-a”

(2)  

  • (a) about -  this is correct
  • (b) with - not used to explain the basis of something
  • (c) as - not relevant
  • (d) or - not relevant

Since the sentence is talking about the topic on which the book is based, ‘about’ will be used.

So, the correct answer is “(a)-about”.

(3)  

  • (a) which - not used when talked about humans
  • (b) whom - not the correct form
  • (c) who  -  this is correct
  • (d) whose - not the correct form

Since the sentence is talking about what happens with the lawyer, ‘who’ will be used

So, the correct answer is “(c)-who”.

 

 

(4)  

  • (a) on - not the correct preposition
  • (b) into -  this is correct
  • (c) under - not the correct preposition
  • (d) upon - not the correct preposition

Since the sentence is talking about the lawyer facing the trouble , ‘into’ will be used.

So, the correct answer is “(b)-into”.

 

 

(5)  

  • (a) to - not used with measurements
  • (b) from - not used with measurements
  • (c) for - not used with measurements
  • (d) of -  this is correct

Since the sentence is talking about the measurement/quantity of something , ‘of’ will be used.

So, the correct answer is “(d)-of”

Thus the correct paragraph is

Karthik has penned a book Titled, ‘The Ashes of the Prey’, a thriller about a lawyer who runs into a lot of trouble after an accident.

 

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CA Maninder Singh is a Chartered Accountant for the past 12 years and a teacher from the past 16 years. He teaches Science, Economics, Accounting and English at Teachoo