English Enhancement Series – 2

Fill in the gaps with the right word…

1. Strangely, all the computers in the bank broke down simultaneously. The manger suspected some ……. (nuisance, foul play, notorious)

2. The room was filled with foul smell —————- from the rotten fish. (emanating, airing, flying)

3. ————– from her beautiful voice, she has spectacular maths skill. (Leaving, Except, Aside)

4. When I started dancing in the puja pandal, my mother took me ————– and sternly told me to stop. (away, aside, apart)

5. The fast bowler put up a stellar performance in the match. He bowled ————– for long spells forcing the rival batsman to make fatal mistakes. (forcefully, unerringly, effortlessly)

6. Taliban boys and girls grow in the hostile and ————–mountainous regions of Afghanistan. This makes them physically and mentally so tough. (dogged, rugged, treacherous)

7. Due to their austere and uncompromising stance on women’s freedom, the Taliban have failed to ———– (garner, accumulate, assemble) enough support internationally.

8. All the development ———— during the pandemic lock-down went downhill causing great worries for the finance minister. (numbers, calculations, indices)

9. The boy was very energetic and extrovert right from his childhood. He grew up to be an ……………….. young man in his later life. (irrepressible, irresponsible, smart)

10. In the —————– that follows 26th January celebrations, our school took part. (show, pageant, march)

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Answers …

1. Strangely, all the computers in the bank broke down simultaneously. The manger suspected some foul play.

2. The room was filled with foul smell emanating from the rotten fish.

3. Aside from her beautiful voice, she has spectacular Maths skill. (Leaving, Except, Aside)

4. When I started dancing in the puja pandal, my mother took me aside and sternly told me to stop. (away, aside, apart)

5. The fast bowler put up a stellar performance in the match. He bowled unerringly for long spells forcing the rival batsman to make fatal mistakes.

6. Taliban boys and girls grow in the hostile and rugged mountainous regions of Afghanistan. This makes them physically and mentally so tough.

7. Due to their austere and uncompromising stance on women’s freedom, the Taliban have failed to garner enough support internationally.

8. All the development indices during the pandemic lock-down went downhill causing great worries for the finance minister.

9. The boy was very energetic and extrovert right from his childhood. He grew up to be an irrepressible young man in his later life.

10. In the pageant that follows 26th January celebrations, our school took part. (show, pageant, march)

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