Editing and Omission Exercises for Class 9 & 10 with answers Ex-27&28

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-27

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

In India working women leads alife                                                                   leads                       lead

  1. of dual responsibilities if they were married                            (a)          ……..                     ……..
  2. and have the family. In the                                                           (b)          ……..                     ……..
  3. West more women are hard-headed                                          (c)           ……..                     ……..
  4. careerists and are committing to                                                (d)          ……..                     ……..
  5. their jobs. Here at India women ;                                               (e)          ……..                     ……..
  6. still have tradition roles to play                                                   (f)           ……..                     …….

Answers–    

    Incorrect Word              Correct Word                                               

      (a)    were                               are

      (b)    the                                 a

     (c)    more                              many                                      

      (d)    committing                  committed                             

      (e)    at                                    in

     (f )    tradition                       traditional 

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Editing Exercise-28

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

 Long tails help cats to kept their                                                                                  kept                       keep

  1. balance if they run and jump.                                                                (a)          ……..                     ……..
  2. Some of the big cats are so fast.                                                             (b)          ……..                     ……..
  3. A cheetah can run for 1 10 kilometers                                                  (c)           ……..                     ……..
  4. per hour. Cats had big padded paws                                                    (d)          ……..                     ……..
  5. which help them to jumping                                                                  (e )           ……..                    ……..

and running and reaching  there prey

  1. They have longest, sharp teeth and                                                    (f)           ……..                    ……..
  2. claws to grip and kill their prey.                                                         (g)          ……..                    ……..
  3. Tigers are the big cats. They                                                                (h)          ……..                    ……..
  4. live on grasslands and forests. Their stripes                                    (i)            ……..                     ……..
  5. help them to hide between trees and                                                 (j)           ……..                     ……..

       tall grasses.

Answers–      

  Incorrect Word        Correct Word                                               

      (a)       if                            when

      (b)       so                            very

      (c)       for                           at

      (d)       had                         have                        

      (e)       to                            in

      (f)        there                       their

      (g)       longest                   long

       (h)      big                           biggest

       (i)       on                           in

        (j)       between                among

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