Editing and Omission Exercises for Class 9 & 10 with answers Ex. 65 & 66

By | July 13, 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-65

The following passage has not been edited. There is one error in each of the lines. Write the incorrect word and the correction as given below.

                                                                                                  Correct Word    Incorrect Word                         

The El Nino weather effect  has had a damaged impact          e.g  damaged     damaging

in marine life throughout Asia. In some Asian waters                 (a) ……………      …………….

which have play host to large number of sea horses,                  (b) ……………      …………….

the factor of red tides have killed huge quantities                      (c) ……………      …………….

of fish and another marine life by depriving them Of oxygen. (d) ……………      …………….

 The red tides are so called because  tiny are compose of       (e) ……………      …………….

vast amount of dead algae which float on the surface and     (f) ……………      …………….

 forming a reddish hue. Recent red tides near Hong Kong

virtualIy wiped out                                                                    (g) ……………      …………….

the local mark of fish on weeks.                                               (h) ……………      …………….     

Answers:

Correct Word         Incorrect Word

(a) in                       on                          

(b) Play                   played

(c) have                  has                        

(d) another            other

 (e) compose        composed          

(f) float                 floats

(g) forming          forms                   

(h) on                   for

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Editing Exercise-66

The following passage have not been edited- There is an error in each line against which a blank is given. Write the incorrect word and the correction in the space provided. Remember to underline the word that you have supplied. The first one has been done for you.

                                                                           Correct Word    Incorrect Word

Once upon the time two crows                e.g.          the                           a

had the nest in a tree.                               (a)          ………….                 ……………..

Any snake also lived                                  (b)          ………….                 ……………..

in a hollow                                                 (c)         ………….                 ……………..              

trunk of this tree.                                       (d)         ………….                 ……………..             

 When few crows  flew                               (e)         ………….                 ……………..

away for food, some snake                        (f)           ………….                 ……………..

 would creep to his nest                             (g)          ………….                 ……………..

and eat little of the eggs daily                    (h)          ………….                 ……………..

Answers:

Correct Word    Incorrect Word

(a) the                 a                    

(b) Any                A                    

(c) a                     the

(d) this                 that                    

(e)few                  the                    

(f) some               a

(g) his                  their                      

(h) little                some  

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