SSCCGL English Language And Comprehension

Question 46

In the following passage, some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and choose the correct answer to each question out of the four alternative and fill in the blanks.
A man stopped at a flower shop to (43) some flowers to be (44) to his mother who lived 200 miles (45). As he got out of his car he noticed a young girl sitting on the curb sobbing. He asked her what was wrong and she (46), 'I wanted to buy a red rose for my mother. But I only have seventy-five cents and a rose costs two dollars.' The man smiled and said, 'Come (47) in with me. I'll (48) you a rose.' He bought the little girl her rose and ordered his own mother's flowers. As they were (49) he offered the girl a ride home. She said, 'Yes please! You can take me to my mother.' She directed him to a cemetery, (50) she placed the rose on a freshly dug grave. The man returned to the flower shop, cancelled the delivery order, (51) up a bouquet and (52) the two hundred miles to his mother’s house.

  • inquired

  • replied

  • exclaimed

  • asked

Solution

B.

replied

Question 47

In the following passage, some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and choose the correct answer to each question out of the four alternative and fill in the blanks.
A man stopped at a flower shop to (43) some flowers to be (44) to his mother who lived 200 miles (45). As he got out of his car he noticed a young girl sitting on the curb sobbing. He asked her what was wrong and she (46), 'I wanted to buy a red rose for my mother. But I only have seventy-five cents and a rose costs two dollars.' The man smiled and said, 'Come (47) in with me. I'll (48) you a rose.' He bought the little girl her rose and ordered his own mother's flowers. As they were (49) he offered the girl a ride home. She said, 'Yes please! You can take me to my mother.' She directed him to a cemetery, (50) she placed the rose on a freshly dug grave. The man returned to the flower shop, cancelled the delivery order, (51) up a bouquet and (52) the two hundred miles to his mother’s house.

  • of

  • out

  • upon

  • on

Solution

D.

on

Question 48

In the following passage, some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and choose the correct answer to each question out of the four alternative and fill in the blanks.
A man stopped at a flower shop to (43) some flowers to be (44) to his mother who lived 200 miles (45). As he got out of his car he noticed a young girl sitting on the curb sobbing. He asked her what was wrong and she (46), 'I wanted to buy a red rose for my mother. But I only have seventy-five cents and a rose costs two dollars.' The man smiled and said, 'Come (47) in with me. I'll (48) you a rose.' He bought the little girl her rose and ordered his own mother's flowers. As they were (49) he offered the girl a ride home. She said, 'Yes please! You can take me to my mother.' She directed him to a cemetery, (50) she placed the rose on a freshly dug grave. The man returned to the flower shop, cancelled the delivery order, (51) up a bouquet and (52) the two hundred miles to his mother’s house.

  • bought

  • buying

  • bring

  • buy

Solution

D.

buy

Question 49

In the following passage, some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and choose the correct answer to each question out of the four alternative and fill in the blanks.
A man stopped at a flower shop to (43) some flowers to be (44) to his mother who lived 200 miles (45). As he got out of his car he noticed a young girl sitting on the curb sobbing. He asked her what was wrong and she (46), 'I wanted to buy a red rose for my mother. But I only have seventy-five cents and a rose costs two dollars.' The man smiled and said, 'Come (47) in with me. I'll (48) you a rose.' He bought the little girl her rose and ordered his own mother's flowers. As they were (49) he offered the girl a ride home. She said, 'Yes please! You can take me to my mother.' She directed him to a cemetery, (50) she placed the rose on a freshly dug grave. The man returned to the flower shop, cancelled the delivery order, (51) up a bouquet and (52) the two hundred miles to his mother’s house.

  • bought

  • buying

  • bring

  • buy

Solution

D.

buy

Question 50

In the following passage, some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and choose the correct answer to each question out of the four alternative and fill in the blanks.
A man stopped at a flower shop to (43) some flowers to be (44) to his mother who lived 200 miles (45). As he got out of his car he noticed a young girl sitting on the curb sobbing. He asked her what was wrong and she (46), 'I wanted to buy a red rose for my mother. But I only have seventy-five cents and a rose costs two dollars.' The man smiled and said, 'Come (47) in with me. I'll (48) you a rose.' He bought the little girl her rose and ordered his own mother's flowers. As they were (49) he offered the girl a ride home. She said, 'Yes please! You can take me to my mother.' She directed him to a cemetery, (50) she placed the rose on a freshly dug grave. The man returned to the flower shop, cancelled the delivery order, (51) up a bouquet and (52) the two hundred miles to his mother’s house.

  • were

  • ware

  • wear

  • where

Solution

D.

where