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10th ICSE English Language - Verb & Verb forms

Fill in each of the numbered blanks with the correct form of the word given in brackets Do not copy the passage, but write in correct serial order the word or phrase appropriate to the blank space. [5]

Breathing is good, on this we…………………… (1) (can) agree, that is why sleep apnea, a condition in which sufferers repeatedly………………………… (2) (stop) breathing and…………………… (3) (awake) during the night, …………………. (4) (be) so distressing and dangerous. Doctors………………………. (5) (have) long known that the majority of people with sleep apnea also…………………… (6) (have) gas and reflux, so they often……………. (7) (treat) the reflux with heartburn medication. To prove that connections between reflux and sleep apnea; scientists at an army hospital (8)…………………… (observe) apnea patients as they………………………. (9) (sleep) They…………………… (10) (find) that reflex could, in fact, be the cause of many night time awakenings.4

 

Answers:

  1. can
  2. stop
  3. awake
  4.  is
  5. have
  6. have
  7. treat
  8. observed
  9. slept/were sleeping
  10. found
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