Editing and Omission Exercises for Class 9 & 10 with answers Ex-31&32

By | March 6, 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-31

The following passages have not been edited. There is an error in each line against which a numeral is given. Write the incorrect word and the correction in the space provided. Remember to underline the word that you have supplied.

                                                                                                                     Incorrect                        Correct

                                                                                                                     Word                                Word

        Amongst young peoples, motorcyclists and                         eg..        peoples                                people

  1. scooterists are the great cause of danger.                          (a)            ……..                                     ……..
  2. They often try to show of by driving                                   (b)            ……..                                     ……..
  3. at break-neck speed; they risk there own                          (c)            ……..                                     ……..
  4. life as well as that of other.                                                   (d)            ……..                                     ……..
  5. Rash driving is one of the greatest cause                           (e)            ……..                                     ……..
  6. of road accidents. Bicyclists are also involving in            (f)             ……..                                     ……..
  7. a lot of accidents. While driving alongwith the                (g)          ……..                                        ……..

         road or at the cross roads, they should be

  1. so careful.                                                                                 (h)          ……..                                       ………

Answers– 

   Incorrect Word                                       Correct Word                                               

(a)    great                                                          greatest 
(b)    of                                                               off
(c)    there                                                         their
(d)    other                                                        others
(e)    cause                                                        causes
(f)     involving                                                involved
(g)     alongwith                                               along
(h)    so                                                              very

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Editing Exercise-32

The following passages have not been edited. There is an error in each line against which a numeral is given. Write the incorrect word and the correction in the space provided. Remember to underline the word that you have supplied.

                                                                                                                                   Incorrect                  Correct

                                                                                                                                   Word                          Word

                Traffic in metropolitan cities have almost                              eg…           have                              has

  1. reached a saturating point.
  2. The roads are overcrowding                                                            (a)            ……..                               ……..
  3. with people moving in the hurry. They                                         (b)            ……..                               ……..
  4. are not interested to following the                                                 (c)             ……..                                ……..
  5. rules and regulations. The rash driver jump                                (d)            ……..                                ……..

red lights, overtake from wrong sides leading

  1. into traffic jams.                                                                                  (e)            ……..                                  ……..
  2. If people use the transport wise                                                       (f)            ……..                                   ……..

they can avoid jams.

  1. Traffic rules would be made                                                              (g)            ……..                                ……..
  2. more strict and punishment should be severely                            (h)          ……..                                  ……..

        for, the rule breakers.

Answers–  

  Incorrect Word             Correct Word                                               

(a)     overcrowding             overcrowded

 (b)     the                                a

 (c)      to                                  in

 (d)     driver                           drivers

 (e)      into                              to

 (f)      wise                              wisely

 (g)       would                         should

 (h)      severely                      Severe

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3 thoughts on “Editing and Omission Exercises for Class 9 & 10 with answers Ex-31&32

  1. Anonymous

    nice but there r few which have multiple answers
    check them out

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