Chapter 5

NCERT
Class 10
English
Solutions
2. Now fill in the blanks in the sentences given below by combining the verb given in brackets with one of the words from the box as appropriate.

Question:

Thinking About the Text

Now fill in the blanks in the sentences given below by combining the verb given in brackets with one of the words from the box as appropriate.

(i) The Army attempted unsuccessfully to ............. the Government. (throw)

(ii) Scientists are on the brink of a major ............. in cancer research. (break)

(iii)The State Government plans to build a ............. for Bhubaneswar to speed up traffic on the main highway. (pass)

(iv)Gautama’s ............. on life changed when he realised that the world is full of sorrow. (look)

(v) Rakesh seemed unusually ............. after the game. (cast)

Answer:

(i)overthrow, (ii)breakthrough, (iii) by-pass, (iv) outlook, (v) downcast.

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