Editing and Omission Exercises for Class 9 & 10 with answers Ex.67&68

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-67

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

                                                               Correct Word          Incorrect Word

The people of Rome were dividing        (a) …………….                 …………….

 into two classes, the Patricians and        

the Pleibians . The Patricians was the     (b) …………….                 …………….

 noble

People. They own most of the land.       (c) …………….                 …………….

They govern  the state and they             (d) …………….                 …………….

lead the soldiers to battle .The               (e) …………….                 …………….

 The Pleibians forms the rank and file of(f) …………….                 …………….

the army and though they endures all   (g) …………….                 …………….

  the hardships of war, they do not        (h) …………….                 …………….

 reap any advantage.

Answers:

Correct Word          Incorrect Word

(a) dividing               divided                          

(b) was                     were

(c) own                     owned                                             

(d) govern               governed  

(e) lead                    led                                      

(f) forms                 formed 

(g) endures           endured                            

(h) do                    did

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Editing Exercise-68

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.

                                                                    Correct Word      Incorrect Word

George and Peter are but half                   (a)      …………..             …………..

a mile from home when                                                 x

they were attacking by a wolf                    (b)   …………..             …………..

“Drive on fast” shouting George                (c)   …………..             …………..

Seizing his gun and took                           (d)  …………..             …………..

at the wolf, he pulls the trigger                 (e)  …………..             …………..

but missed. lie then takes his big              (f)  …………..             …………..

 knife but before he could drawing          (g) …………..             …………..

the knife. the wolf is upon him.                 (h) …………..             …………..

Answers:

Correct Word      Incorrect Word

(a) are                  were                                                

(b) attacking        attacked  

(c) shouting         shouted                             

(d) took               taking    

(e) pulls               pulled                                                  

(f) takes               took 

(g) drawing         draw                                     

(e) is                    was

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