Fill in the Blank by Choosing the Most Appropriate Option. the Minister Flew _________ the Flooded Areas in a Helicopter. - English Language

Fill in the Blanks

Fill in the blank by choosing the most appropriate option.
The minister flew _________ the flooded areas in a helicopter.


  • in

  • about

  • over

  • along



The minister flew over the flooded areas in a helicopter.

Concept: Fill in the Blanks (Entrance Exams)
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2016-2017 (May) Set 1


Pick the correct answer choice for filling the blank in the following sentences.

He __________ and escaped. 

Choose the right answer to fill in the blank.

The Cinema Hall was on fire and the Cinema owner had to send ____________ the Fire Brigade.

Choose the right answer to fill in the blank. 

Mohan has a bad habit of ____________ at on odd hour.

Complete the sentence with the correct options:

They returned home _____________ a taxi.

Complete the proverb, in the following question:

When _____________ is bliss, it is ______ to be wise.

Fill in the blank in the following sentence by using the most appropriate word from the options given below the sentence.
Only _______________ fingers can do this needlework

The sentence below has one or two blanks, the blank indicating that something has been omitted. Choose the word or set of words for the blank that best fits the meaning of the sentence as a whole.
Their air of cheerful self-sacrifice and endless complaisance won them undeserved praise, for their seeming gallantry was wholly motivated by a_______________wish to avoid conflict of any sorts.

In the following question, three of four sentences, A, B, C, D as the case may be formed a meaningful paragraph/flow of thought. One of the sentences is missing shown as ______You have to find out from (A), (B), (C), or (D) which sentence would best fit the missing part.

  1. The students today are finding great problems is finding a job immediately after graduation B.
  2. The problem largely lies in the education system
  3. The exam scores are given importance at the cost of value addition and skills enhancement.
  4. ____________________________

Which of the following would best fit?

Man who has committed such an _______ crime must get the most severe punishment.

Jill was ________ by her employees because she often _______ them for not working hard enough.

There is quite tenuous evidence ______ it

Army _________ troubled places as curfew remained in force

Complete the sentence by filling in the blank with the correct tenses from the given choices by indicating your option.

When we went to their home, Sushma _________some fresh coffee for us.

Fill in the blanks.

If you look very closely at a newspaper photograph you will see that the grey areas are made up of black dots of various sizes. The lighter the shades of grey, the smaller the dots. In .............(1)........... area the dots are larger. The process by which this .......(2)....... is achieved is called half-tone screening. First of all a negative .............(3)........... is made of the picture. That is, the light and dark areas are ........... (4)........... so that white becomes ........... (5) ........ and black becomes white. This picture is projected ................ (6)........... a special screen. The screen is made of glass and has lines ........... (7)........... on it both vertically and horizontally. So the screen is divided up .............. (8) .............. tiny squares rather like graph paper. When the light ............. (9) .......... the negative is shone through this ....(10) ........ it is broken up into dots. This light lands on a metal plate that is coated with chemicals.

1. (a) smaller (b) darker (c) lighter (d) small

2. (a) effect (b) colour (c) tone (d) affect

3. (a) photograph (b) print (c) copy (d) paint

4. (a) reversed (b) removed (c) coloured (d) darkened

5. (a) dark (b) dotted (c) black (d) white

6. (a) into (b) above (c) through (d) on

7. (a) ruled (b) cut (c) reflected (d) deflected

8. (a) from (b) into (c) like (d)in

9. (a) from (b) of (c) on (d) at

10. (a) graph paper (b) framework (c) screen (d) paper

Fill in the blank:

I will help only _________.

Match the ideas by using the words in the brackets.

I. (even though) II. (with) III. (seeing that) IV. (even if) (i) (ii)

I took my raincoat and a. _____ because Davies umbrella _____. is its captain 2. I still won't be able to get b. _____ despite a to a meeting at 8.30 ________ problem in digging the foundations 3. The team is likely to do well c. _____ as weather in this season _____ forecast was so bad. 4. The building work is still d. _____ whether or not on schedule _____ I catch an earlier train.

Following questions are based on the various Figures of Speech.

Which of the following statements is not an example of Pun?

In the following sentence, there is a blank space. Below the sentence, there are four words Choose the correct word to fill in the blank.

You currently have all the newest software programmes. The reason your computer is running so slow is that you have old ________ You may have to buy more physical memory, perhaps, a bigger hard drive if you want your computer to run faster.

In the following sentence, there are two blank spaces. Below the sentence, there are four pairs of words. Find out which pair of words can be filled up in the blanks in the sentence in the same sequence to make the sentence meaningfully complete.

The new policy seeks to ______ a process of widespread participation of people _____ the way for more effective implementation.

In the following sentence, there are two blank spaces. Below the sentence, there are four pairs of words. Find out which pair of words can be filled up in the blanks in the sentence in the same sequence to make the sentence meaningfully complete.

Among a number of hobbies that one can _____ the hobby of reading is the most useful and _____

It is ______ for everyone to abide by the laws of the land.

They ______ his house and found a number of stolen articles.

______ before being packaged to distribution in the market.

The young boy was unhurt ______ for a minor injury to his knee.

I am hosting a party at my house tomorrow evening. I ______ you can make it on time.

The seating arrangement makes it difficult for the students to ______ from each other.

His arguments in the court were so ______ that he shattered the evidence built by the opposition lawyer.

The lights ______ just as we sat down to watch the movie on television.

Pick out the most effective word to make the sentence meaningfully complete.

He feels that the ______ of his achievements goes to his father.

We upset ourselves by responding in an ______ manner to someone else is action.


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