‘Articles and Preposition’ – Previous Year Madhyamik Exam(Answers), Class X, WBBSE

Fill in the blanks with appropriate articles and prepositions:

1) The New Zealand cricket captain Stephen Fleming expects a tough tour of India. He said that the 15 – member New Zealand team, who arrived on a long and delayed Air – India flight to Christchurch with a stopover in Singapore would benefit from their tour and that he was looking forward to playing well here. [Madhyamik – 2000]

2) A great deal has been said and written about the gypsies. As a strong tribe, they excited much curiosity in the people with whom they lived. They hawked about small articles and sold them at fairs. They attracted a great many people with their magic. At one time it was thought that they stole children with a view to training them in their ways of life. [Madhyamik – 2001]

3) In the absence of Andy Flower, his brother and new caption Grant Flower who had a tremendous test series against India, will have to shoulder a major responsibility. Stuart Carlisle and Dion Ebrahim have displayed their hunger for runs and Alistair Cambell is long overdue for the big innings. [Madhyamik – 2002]

4) Once upon a time there was a boy who dreamed of making great buildings. He made friends with a blind man whose ambition in life was to design a church. One evening the blind man told his young friend about his concept of the perfect cathedral. The boy took off his sketchbook and began to draw according to The specifications dictated by the blind man. [Madhyamik – 2003]

5) The World Nutrition Week is observed on the 5th and 12th, of September. On this occasion, Prof. Utpal Raychoudhury of the Dept. of Food Technology and Biochemical Engineering, Jadavpur University, lectures on the new areas of Nutrition Science at a seminar in Kolkata. [Madhyamik – 2004]

6) The Transport Minister has constituted a one-man committee to look at the demand of transport operators for the increase in fares. [Madhyamik – 2005]

7) The disappearance of Subhas Chandra Bose on August 18, 1945, remains an unsolved mystery. There is no definite evidence of the unfortunate plane crash or of Netaji being in the plane at all. [Madhyamik – 2006]

8) January 24, 1984, was a memorable day in Sudha’s life. She was back on the stage. Arrangements were made for her dance programme at the big hall in Bombay. [Madhyamik – 2007]

9) The test match at Eden Gardens between two rival teams, India and Pakistan, was an exciting one. There were ups and downs in the fortunes of the two teams. In the first innings, India’s total of 407 was almost overtaken by Pakistan. [Madhyamik – 2008]

10) In India the first successful oil well was sunk at Borbhil, later known as Digboi, in Assam on 19 October 1889. The Digboi refinery is the Oldest running refinery in the country. [Madhyamik – 2009]

11)I arrived at my cousin’s house in the evening. It was freezing cold and we had an early dinner in a large room whose walls and ceiling are covered with stuffed birds. [Madhyamik – 2010]

12) A tigress captured in the Sundarbans

on May 10 had to be brought to the Alipore Veterinary Hospital for treatment. [Madhyamik – 2011]

13) The students from the neighbouring school are going on an excursion to Darjeeling with their teachers. [Madhyamik – 2012]

14)Most people are fond of mystery stories. They find an extra pleasure in trying to solve the mystery along with the investigation. [Madhyamik – 2013]

15)All the girls in this village have promised to fight against the curse of child marriage. [Madhyamik – 2014]

16)Lepchajagat is the most exquisite place in the western part of Darjeeling hills. It offers a unique experience for nature lovers with its Alpine scenario and magnificent view of Kanchenjunga. [Madhyamik – 2015]

17)India stormed into the quarter-finals of the World cup on Friday, defeating West Indies by four wickets in the no-so-high-scoring game in Perth. [Madhyamik – 2016]

18) When John arrived in Mumbai by train, there was not a single penny in his pocket. [Madhyamik – 2017]

19) In the evening they would sit together at the dining table and rearrange the stamps. He had an album for each country. [Madhyamik – 2018]

20) Sunil, a young driver jumped into the river and saved the child from drowning. [Madhyamik – 2019]

Also read: 1. ‘Articles and Preposition’ – Previous Year Madhyamik Exam, Class X, WBBSE

2. Phrasal Verb or Group Verb for Madhyamik Students, WBBSE

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