Standard 8 (std) English Topical Questions
Read the passage below. It contains blank spaces numbered 1 to 15. For each blank space, choose the best alternative from the choices given
Police officers raided a home on___1___ outskirts of town yesterday and seized an assortment of electronic goods. The men___2___ the police found during the early evening raid were arrested and ___3___ in police cells. ___4___ suspects are being sought.
The police spokesperson told the press that the goods___5___suspected to have been ___6___from a neighbouring country. Investigations have___7___started in order to establish the nationalities of the suspects as they have no identification ___8___.
It is not clear ___9___the goods were destined for another country or were to be sold locally. On the local___10___the goods are estimated ___11__ten million shillings. The head of the area criminal investigation unit said that the suspects would soon be___12___in a court of law but declined to give further details.
The police ___13___ the home following a tip off from ___14___caller who had been suspicious of the people living in the home. He told the police that the men stayed indoors ___15___ daytime and only went out late in the night.
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