Parts of speech exercise

April 18, 2014pdf

Complete the following sentences using the appropriate form of the word given in the brackets.

1. Gokhale was a great Indian …………. (patriotic).

2. From our freedom fighters we can learn many lessons in …………. (patriotic).

3. Greece and Rome have a …………….. past. (glory)

4. Many athletes are punished for using ………. (stimulate).

5. The patient is under ……….. (sedative).

6. For a miser spending his money can be quite …………….. (pain).

7. ………… goes before a fall. (proud)

8. The minister’s ………… was accepted by the Governor. (resign)

9. The chief guest delivered the ……….. address.  (inaugurate)

10. While in England, Gokhale …………. theatres. (frequent)

11.  …………… breeds contempt. (familiar)

12. Shivaji was a ………….. leader. (rebellion)

Answers

1. Gokhale was a great Indian patriot.

2. From our freedom fighters we can learn many lessons in patriotism.

3. Greece and Rome have a glorious past.

4. Many athletes are punished for using stimulants.

5. The patient is under sedation.

6. For a miser spending his money can be quite painful. (pain)

7. Pride goes before a fall. (proud)

8. The minister’s resignation was accepted by the Governor.

9. The chief guest delivered the inaugural address.

10. While in England, Gokhale frequented theatres.

11.  Familiarity breeds contempt.

12. Shivaji was a rebellious leader.

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