Editing and Omission Exercises for Class 9 & 10 with answers Ex-25&26

By | March 5, 2018
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Editing and Omission Exercises

Following are the exercises for editing class 9 and 10 English. If you want to become a professional grammar editor, just practice the following grammar exercises. These exercises are known by many names like  proofreading exercises, paragraph correction, Editing Passage, grammar error correction exercises etc. These English grammar exercises with answers for class 9 and 10 CBSE will make you a professional editor. Revising and editing is a positive attitude. These everyday edit exercises will add another pearl of knowledge to your string. Kindly note that these are always integrated exercises.

Note- These can be considered as English Grammar worksheets  and proofreading examples, as a printable version is also available at the bottom.

Editing and Omission exercises for class 9 & 10 English CBSE with answers pdf

Editing Exercise-25

The following passage has not been edited. There is an error in each line against which a number is given. Write the incorrect word and supply a correct word in place of that. Remember to underline the word that you have supplied

               

                                                                                                                        Incorrect                  Correct

                                                                                                                        Word                        Word

  Rudyard Kipling was born on 1865                                                             eg..        on                           in

  in Bombay where his father was the Director

  1. for the Bombay School of Art.                                                               (a)          ………                     ………
  2. Rudyard Kipling was send to                                                                 (b)          ………                     ………
  3. England in the age of six to begin his                                                   (c)           ………                    ………
  4. serious schooling. He stayed their for                                                  (d)          ………                     ………
  5. ten years.Then he was brought back at Lahore                                  (e)          ………                     ………
  6. where his father was working as a curator                                          (f)           ………                     ………
  7. of a city museum.                                                                                     (g)          ………                     ………

 

Answers–                                             

    Incorrect Word              Correct Word                                               

    (a)        for                                           of 

   (b)        send                                        sent

   (c)        in                                             at                                                             

   (d)        their                                       there                                        

   (e)        at                                            to

   (f)         a                                              the 

   (g)        a                                              the

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Editing Exercise-26                   

The following passage has not been edited. There is an error in each line against which a number is given. Write the incorrect word and supply a correct word in place of that. Remember to underline the word that you have supplied

 

                                                                                                                        Incorrect                  Correct

                                                                                                                         Word                        Word

       The name ‘Bombay’ is deriving from                                        eg..        deriving                      derived

  1. the goddess ‘Mumba’, the patron deity for                           (a)          ……….                     ……….
  2. the Kolis, the fisherman of Bombay and the                        (b)          ……….                     ……….
  3. originally inhabitants of the place. Even today                   (c)           ……….                     ……….
  4. Koli villages exists all along the                                              (d)          ……….                     ……….
  5. sea-coast of Bombay. It is belief                                             (e)          ……….                     ……….
  6. that Mazagaon owes his name to Machchgaon,                  (f)           ……….                     ……….    
  7. meaning fish-village and Kolaha mean Koli estate.           (g)          ……….                     ……….
  8. There are numerous places worth visit in                            (h)          ……….                     ……….
  9. Bombay. There are Marine Drive, Gateway for                   (i)            ……….                     ……….

        India, Elephanta Caves, etc.               

Answers –   

Incorrect Word          Correct Word                                               

  (a)   for                                 of

  (b)   fisherman                      fishermen

  (c)    originally                       original                                                  

  (d)    exixts                           exist

  (e)    belief                             believed

  (f)    his                                   its

  (g)   mean                              means

 (h)   visit                                 visiting

 (i)    for                                   of

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