Answers of the grammar portion, gap-filling, of the class 10 English Paper of CBSE Board held on 27 February 2023.
Q. Attempt any ten of the following:
(i) Fill in the blanks by choosing the correct option.
The electricity department will ……….. the power for two hours this evening.
Ans. shut down
(ii). Read the conversation between the coach and the student:
Ans. The coach reminded the student that he must attend morning practice regularly, to which the student replied in yes/agreed and added/confirmed that he would as he was feeling stronger then.
(iii) Select the correct option to fill in the blank for the given line, from a newspaper report. The report read, “there ________ traffic diversion due to the student parade on the main street.”
Ans. must be
(iv) Select the option that identifies the error and supplies the correction for the following line from the health report:
Ans. b. error – have, correction – has
(v) Complete the given narrative by filling in the blank with the correct option
The attendant _________ several guests at the same time to ensure prompt service.
Ans. a. waited on
(vi) Fill in the blank by using the correct form of the word in brackets for the given portion of the letter.
Ans. have to
(vii) Report the dialogue between two friends by completing the sentence:
Rahu: Saheb, what did you like most about your visit to the village?
Saheb: The sense of joy in the simple things of life.
In response to the question about what he liked about his visit to the village Saheb says ____________
Ans. that he likes the sense of joy in the simple things of life. (Full sentence: In response to the question about what he liked about his visit to the village Saheb says that he likes the sense of joy in the simple things of life.
Ans. error (exciting), Correction (excitement)
Ans. Mathew asked if she (Maria) was (or had been) nervous on her (Maria’s) first flight
Ans. b. Would
Ans. d. he was going in that direction
Ans. error (destination), correction (destinations)