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Class 10/HSLC | English Grammar - VOCABULARY - QUESTION BANK 2019

Fill in the blank with right alternative:
1998 - 2018
1. HSLC - 1998
    (a) Today the ...... of Shillong is
         pleasant. (weather/climate)
    (b) Both the parties came to an ......
         settlement. (amiable/amicable)

2. HSLC - 1999
    (a) My warning had no ...... on the boy.
         (affect/effect)
    (b) He could not ...... himself to the new
         situation.(adopt/adapt)

3. HSLC - 2000
    (a) He has easy access ..... to the
         ministers.(excess/access)
    (b) Hundreds of soldiers were ......
         in the battle. (wounded/injured)

4. HSLC - 2001
    (a) The ...... in my shop is not good
         today. (sale/sell)
    (b) He ...... good english.(says/speaks)

5. HSLC - 2002
    (a) It is not proper to ...... through an
         open window. (see/look)
    (b)His parents' warning had no ...... on
         him.(affect/effect)

6. HSLC - 2003
    (a) The old man knew that his death
         was ...... (imminent/eminent)
    (b) Several boat ...... in the river during
         the strom.(drowned/sank)

7. HSLC - 2004
    (a) I ..... I had taken your advice.
         (hope/wish)
    (b) He will leave for England ....
         (shortly/recently)

8. HSLC - 2005
    (a) August 15 is a ...... day for the
         Indians.(historic/historical)
    (b) He will lose marks for his ......
         handwriting.(eligible/illegible)

9. HSLC - 2006
    (a) An ...... writer was invited as the
         chief guest.(eminent/imminent)
    (b) A man of ...... respected by all
         (principal/principle)

10. HSLC - 2007
    (a) My advice had little ...... on the boy
         (affect/effect)
    (b) He was loved by all for his ......
         nature.(amiable/amicable)

11. HSLC - 2008
    (a) His handwriting is ......
         (eligible/illegible)
    (b) No body likes your ...... behaviour.
         (childlike/childish)

12. HSLC - 2009
    (a) The woman narrated the
         incident ...... (shortly/briefly)
    (b) Her father was an ...... physician
         (eminent/imminent)

13. HSLC - 2010
    (a) Our family deals in ...... products.
         (diary/dairy)
    (b) He bacame popular because of
         his ...... his nature.
         (amiable/amicable)
    (c) The lady could not tread the needle
         because of her ......(old age/weak
         health/poor eye sight)
    (d) She does not read newspaper as
         she ...... (watches TV/can't read/has
         no time)

14. HSLC - 2011
    Frame sentences using any one one
pair of the following to show their
difference in meaning:
    (a) Lose : Don't lose your heart.
          Loose : One should not waste time
                       in loose talk.

    (b) Rise : The sun rises in the east.
          Raise : He will raise the question in
                      parliament.

    (c) Sight : His eye sight is quite good.
            Site : The site of Ajanta cave is a
                      historical place.

15. HSLC - 2012
    (a) Eligible : Through hard works, you
                     become eligible for a job.
          Illegible : The illegible handwriting
                    brings negative marks.

    (b) Accept :  Always accept the
                    challenges of study life in a
                    positive way.
          Except : Nobody can defeat you
                    except you.

    (c) Alter : Nobody can alter HIS
                    decision.
          Altar : We should have an altar of
                    GOD in our heart.

16. HSLC - 2013
    (a) Diary : Keeping diary daily is a good
                     habit.
          Dairy : If you buy dairy products, you
                     will spend your money in your
                     health.
 
    (b) Effect : The medicine produced no
                       effect.
           Affect : He affected madness.

    (c) Site : I always visit educational site
                   for my studies.
          Cite :

17. HSLC - 2014
    (a) Principal : Respect your principal.
          Principle : Always abide by the
                            principles of life.

    (b) Site : I always visit educational sites
                   for my studies.
          Cite : Jesus Christ often cited
                   quotes from the Old
                   Testament.

    (c) Adopt : Always adopt fair means in
                       life.
          Adapt : Change your attitude to
                       adapt to new situations.

18. HSLC - 2015
    (a) The Brahmaputra has changed
         its ...... (Coarse/Course)
    (b) Sankardeva was an ...... scholar.
         (eminent/imminent)

19. HSLC - 2016
    (a) My warning had no ...... on the boy.
         (affect/effect)
    (b) He ...... to accept the money.
         (refused/denied)

20. HSLC - 2017
    (a) Rose smells ...... (sweetly/sweet)
    (b) Her handwriting is ......
          (illegible/eligible)

21. HSLC - 2018
    (a) Mr. John will come to Guwahati......
         (recently/shortly)
    (b) Popular criticism has no ....... the
          politicians. (effect/affect)

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