Each of the following sentences has two blanks. Fill in the blanks with appropriate forms of the word given in brackets.

Example : He has promised to help me. Do you think he will remember his promise? (Promise)


(i) The _______ said that only fresh evidence would make him change his _______? (judge)


(ii) I didn’t notice any serious _______ of opinion among the debaters, although they _______ from one another over small points. (differ)


(iii) It’s a fairly simple question to _______, but will you accept my _______ as final? (answer)


(iv) It isn’t _______ that _______ should always be the mother of invention. (necessary)


(v) Hermits are _______ men. How they acquire their _______, no one can tell. (wise)


(vi) The committee had _______ to make Jagdish captain of the team. The _______ is likely to please everyone. (decide)


(vii) Asking for _______ is as noble as willingness to _______. (forgive)

(i) The judge said that only fresh evidence would make him change his judgement? (judge)


(ii) I didn’t notice any serious difference of opinion among the debaters, although they differed from one another over small points. (differ)


(iii) It’s a fairly simple question to answer, but will you accept my answer as final? (answer)


(iv) It isn’t necessary that necessity should always be the mother of invention. (necessary)


(v) Hermits are wise men. How they acquire their wisdom, no one can tell. (wise)


(vi) The committee had decided to make Jagdish captain of the team. The decision is likely to please everyone. (decide)


(vii) Asking for forgiveness is as noble as willingness to forgive. (forgive)


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