English Word Exercises (Part 1) : Fill In the Blanks

Manik Joshi
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Numerous ‘Fill in the blank’ Exercises for Improving your Vocabulary | Enter Correct Word in a Sentence

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Fill In The Blanks – 01 - 20
(Exercise 01)

01. Decision to expel them has put the lives of their kids in j _ _ _ _ _ _ y.
02. He dismissed s _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ s about his political ambitions.
03. He forced the Board to a _ _ _ _ _ n its working committee meeting last week.
04. She rushed to the spot after hearing the s _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ g of car wheels and the commotion.
05. Intelligence agencies had failed to gauge the m _ _ _ _ _ _ _ e of the crisis and did not act in time.
06. It requires a lot of hard work to c _ _ _ _ _ _ _ e flowers since they have a limited shelf-life.
07. O _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ n of women is a universal issue that has nothing to do with a certain nationality.
08. Protestors have agreed not to e _ _ _ _ _ _ e their agitation for next 10 days.
09. Rainfall continued in many parts for the second c _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ e day.
10. Roof of her house had weakened by the recent spate of i _ _ _ _ _ _ _ t rainfall.
11. Several appeals are pending and many convicts are l _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ g in jails.
12. Several localities received electricity for only a few hours and were p _ _ _ _ _ d into darkness for most part of the night.
13. Suddenly the tables started t _ _ _ _ _ _ _ g and paintings on the wall fell on the ground.
14. Tenders will be f _ _ _ _ _ d soon so that companies may be allotted the work by the next month end.
15. The prices of vegetables shot up e _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ y in the recent past.
16. Their g _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ s are being addressed by officials concerned.
17. There is a need to t _ _ _ _ _ _ _ m all the negativity into positivity.
18. Water-logging caused many low-lying areas to be s _ _ _ _ _ _ _ d under water, leading to traffic snarls.
19. We believe funds should be d _ _ _ _ _ _ _ d among those who really need it.
20. Wet and chilly weather h _ _ _ _ _ _ d relief work.

01. jeopardy | 02. speculations | 03. abandon | 04. screeching | 05. magnitude | 06. cultivate | 07. oppression | 08. escalate | 09. consecutive | 10. incessant | 11. languishing | 12. plunged | 13. trembling | 14. floated | 15. exorbitantly | 16. grievances | 17. transform | 18. submerged | 19. disbursed | 20. hampered
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Manik Joshi was born on Jan 26, 1979 at Ranikhet and is permanent resident of Haldwani, Kumaon zone of India. He is an Internet Marketer by profession. He is interested in domaining (business of buying and selling domain names), web designing (creating websites), and various online jobs (including 'self-publishing'). He is science graduate with ZBC (zoology, botany, and chemistry) subjects. He is also an MBA (with specialization in marketing). He has done three diploma courses in computer too. ManikJoshi.com is the personal website of the author.

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Numerous ‘Choose the Correct Word’ Exercises for Improving your Vocabulary

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Choose The Correct Word – 01 - 10
(Exercise 01)

ascertain, comply, diagnosed, entails, incessant, poured, rectified, submerged, terminated, whopping

01. Congratulatory messages ____________ in from all parts of the country.
02. He furnished a ____________ fine of dollar 1 million.
03. Heavy downpour ____________ buildings and vehicles across the city.
04. Power supply resumed after power officials ____________ the problem.
05. She was ____________ with having mild breathing difficulty.
06. They were ____________ from service after their certificates were found to be fake.
07. This offence ____________ a jail term of up to six months or fine or both.
08. Vehicular traffic in the hilly region was affected by ____________ rainfall.
09. We are trying to ____________ source from where the victim caught infection.
10. We have to ____________ with the laws of the land.

01. poured | 02. whopping | 03. submerged | 04. rectified | 05. diagnosed | 06. terminated | 07. entails | 08. incessant | 09. ascertain | 10. comply

Choose The Correct Word – 11 - 20
(Exercise 02)

clogged, conducted, disbursed, ensure, gauged, insistence, scarce, sustained, tolerated, triggered

11. ____________ that students do not use unfair means in the next exam.
12. Anti-party activities will not be ____________, however big the person is.
13. With coal and petroleum products becoming ____________ in the near future, scientists should venture into producing solar energy through researches.
14. He ____________ serious head injuries and is in coma.
15. Principal ____________ a meeting with teachers to resolve the issue.
16. It was at the ____________ of his four-year-old elder daughter, that he bought a car four months ago.
17. She ____________ a huge political row by saying she feared for her life.
18. Silt from overflowing rivers ____________ the pipelines.
19. State government has not yet ____________ the scholarship amount.
20. The effect of these steps needs to be ____________.

11. ensure | 12. tolerated | 13. scarce | 14. sustained | 15. conducted | 16. insistence | 17. triggered | 18. clogged | 19. disbursed | 20. gauged
Rewrite the Sentences in Correct Word-Order – EXERCISES -- Sentences With ‘Past Verbs’, Sentences With ‘Present Verbs’, Sentences with verb ‘BE’ [Am, Is, Are, Was, Were], Sentences With Verb ‘Do’ [Do, Does, Did], Sentences With Verb ‘HAVE’ [Have, Has, Had], Sentences With ‘Modal Verbs’, Causative Sentences, Conditional Sentences, Correlation/Comparison In A Sentence, Sentences With Verb ‘Get’ AND other exercises

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Rewrite the following Sentences in Correct word-order:

[1A. Sentences With ‘Past Verbs’ – 1 – 10]

1A. ‘Past Verbs’ – 01 - 10
(Exercise 01)

Rewrite the following Sentences in Correct word-order:

01. ‘Gang war’ to a two-way gun led battle.
02. Bomb left scare in city residents in panic.
03. Government today the to the opposition for reached cooperation.
04. He bleeding in the developed lungs.
05. He police a plea for witnesses to contact issued the.
06. He to break free and managed raised an alarm.
07. He open to cut the managed steel vault.
08. He strongly of smelt alcohol.
09. He after hearing noises woke up from his sleep in the wee hours of Monday from another room in his house.
10. Heavy stormed police force the market area.

01. ‘Gang war’ led to a two-way gun battle.
02. Bomb scare in city left residents in panic.
03. The government today reached to the opposition for cooperation.
04. He developed bleeding in the lungs.
05. He issued a plea for witnesses to contact the police.
06. He managed to break free and raised an alarm.
07. He managed to cut open the steel vault.
08. He smelt strongly of alcohol.
09. He woke up from his sleep after hearing noises in the wee hours of Monday from another room in his house.
10. Heavy police force stormed the market area.

1B. ‘Past Verbs’ – 11 - 20
(Exercise 02)

Rewrite the following Sentences in Correct word-order:

11. His us to led bust arrest another racket.
12. His grew back hair.
13. Inspector detailed general discussions with held officials.
14. Them neighbor as quiet, religious and knew ‘normal’.
15. Police all three on the day arrested the case in the matter was brought to their noticed.
16. Power officials $1 million in payments collected and fines.
17. The president media to a volley of questions replied by the persons.
18. She stop her lip to bit herself crying.
19. She wearing from plane the printed descended dress, teamed with a matching coat and black pumps.
20. She window him to a tied with a nylon cord.

11. His arrest led us to bust another racket.
12. His hair grew back.
13. Inspector general held detailed discussions with officials.
14. Neighbor knew them as quiet, religious and ‘normal’.
15. Police arrested all three on the day the case in the matter was brought to their noticed.
16. Power officials collected $1 million in payments and fines.
17. The president replied to a volley of questions by the media persons.
18. She bit her lip to stop herself crying.
19. She descended from plane wearing the printed dress, teamed with a matching coat and black pumps.
20. She tied him to a window with a nylon cord.
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46 ‘Multiple-Choice Test’ Exercises for Improving your Vocabulary

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Multiple-choice Test -- 01

01. Many motorists abandoned their vehicles and waded through knee-deep water which ________________ on carriageways.
(a). implemented  (b). consisted  (c). congested  (d). accumulated  (e). involved

02. Officials have cited ________________ of funds to complete normal maintenance work.
(a). inimitability  (b). distinctiveness  (c). paucity  (d). exclusivity  (e). creativity

03. _______________ to heat causes skin disease and other fungal infections.
(a). disclosure  (b). exposure  (c). revelation  (d). coverage  (e). reporting

04. Authorities imposed curfew-like restrictions and suspended mobile internet services to contain the ________________ situation.
(a). immense  (b). infinitesimal  (c). volatile  (d). steady  (e). unwavering

05. Do not hesitate to speak the truth, however ________________ it might be.
(a). unpalatable  (b). endowed  (c). inedible  (d). capricious  (e). perched

06. It would be ________________ to talk of victory, not to mention absolute majority.
(a). sheltered  (b). premature  (c). poised  (d). fickleness  (e). vacillation

07. We have an ________________ talented team of writers on social media.
(a). idiosyncratic  (b). ululation  (c). eglantine  (d). immensely  (e). experimental

08. A car tore through the security ________________ laid around the road by the police.
(a). boulevard  (b). concourse  (c). courtyard  (d). patio  (e). cordon

09. They need to take prompt action in this matter to ________________ the interests of students.
(a). annihilate  (b). safeguard  (c). obliterate  (d). corroborate  (e). gainsay

10. Media ________________ from speculation due to sensitivity and seriousness of the issues.
(a). persisted  (b). endured  (c). observed  (d). vanished  (e). refrained

01.  (d). accumulated --  (meaning)-- gathered together; amassed
02.  (c). paucity --  (meaning)-- shortage
03.  (b). exposure --  (meaning)-- no protection from harmful thing
04.  (c). volatile --  (meaning)-- unstable
05.  (a). unpalatable --  (meaning)-- unpleasant or unacceptable
06.  (b). premature -- (meaning)-- too early
07.  (d). immensely --  (meaning)-- greatly or hugely
08.  (e). cordon --  (meaning)-- barricade
09.  (b). safeguard --  (meaning)-- defend or protect
10.  (e). refrained --  (meaning)-- kept away from something; avoided
200 Exercises for practicing your letter sequencing skills

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 Letter-Order: Exercise - 01

 Rewrite the following words in correct letter-order:


 01.    I A E N T U M I T G D

02.    M E A M S R L

03.    P O N C E D I E T

04.    E H P L S A S

05.    P T L Y L P F N I A

06.    K E R C W G E A

07.    U H L D D D E

08.    N N C Y E D P E D E

09.    N S A B T L U O I

10.    R T D B E S T C A A

11.    L E A W D D

12.    A F L I I L

13.    L E O C D D

14.    U O N O C L L I S

15.    A M I N T I I D T O N I

16.    T I O I N N A I T V

17.    M E Y S S

18.    N Y A R E

19.    M R A N I N T E E C E P

20.    I A T E O F C C N S

21.    T C T C O I S U V E N R

22.    N I O N C O R O T A

23.    O H R N G E A V

24.    E R E N E D G A

25.    Y A V V S



 01. unmitigated | 02. slammer | 03. deception | 04. hapless | 05. flippantly | 06. wreckage | 07. huddled | 08. dependency | 09. ablutions | 10. abstracted | 11. dawdle | 12. filial | 13. coddle | 14. collusion | 15. intimidation | 16. invitation | 17. messy | 18. yearn | 19. intemperance | 20. confiscate | 21. constructive | 22. coronation | 23. hangover | 24. renegade | 25. savvy


Letter-Order: Exercise - 02

 Rewrite the following words in correct letter-order:


 01.    P E I N I N X D E T E

02.    E E N I T N R I G D

03.    P I N I S I D

04.    L R E P E C D U

05.    L S T O N Y I

06.    E F A B L D

07.    L O W B B E

08.    I A R O E C L A T N M

09.    L N T U F A T E L

10.    Y C U S H

11.    M Y W A M H

12.    E D I R A T G U T

13.    G S O U E C R

14.    D I L A E D V R E

15.    N P E L I E B A

16.    H S E A T W

17.    F C E E O M R I N R E N T

18.    N B I I L N C I I V I T Y

19.    E L M D D E

20.    N S L O R Y V E U A

21.    E T I J T S R

22.    S S N R U T I E S

23.    A O N I S T N C M O U S I

24.    U U S B T N O O E

25.    S I A S T S



 01. inexpedient | 02. ingredient | 03. insipid | 04. preclude | 05. stonily | 06. fabled | 07. wobble | 08. reclamation | 09. flatulent | 10. cushy | 11. whammy | 12. gratitude | 13. scourge | 14. daredevil | 15. plebeian | 16. swathe | 17. reinforcement | 18. invincibility | 19. meddle | 20. ravenously | 21. jitters | 22. rustiness | 23. sanctimonious | 24. bounteous | 25. stasis

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