Editing and Omission Exercises for Class 8 with answers Ex.7&8

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Editing and Omission exercises for Class 8 English CBSE with answers pdf

 Editing Exercise-7

The following passage has 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.                                                                  

                                                                                Incorrect       Correct

About 150 years ago, twelve years old

boy in France inventing a writing system               inventing       invented

for the blind. His name is Louis Braille          (a)          _______            _______

and after him the alphabet is call the           (b)          _______            _______

 ‘Braille’ alphabet. It is a system of                                                           

dots. The dots are arrange in a special         (c)           _______            _______

 way. The blind people reads with their        (d)          _______            _______

fingers. Today, thousands of blind people

have became able to read these special       (e)          _______            _______

 books for them. These students can

achieved  in their studies now .                     (f)        _______            _______

Answers:

Incorrect              Correct

(a) is                      was                       

(b) call                   called                   

 (c) arrange           arranged

(d) reads               read

(e) became           become

(f) achieved          achieve

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Editing Exercise-8

The following passage has 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.                                                                  

                                                                       Incorrect       Correct

Helen Keller is aged two when                              Is                 was

an illness take away her sight and       (a)          _______             _________

 hearing. She also lose the ability        (b)          _______             _________

to spoke, because all of us                  (c)           _______             _________

learns to speak by imitating what       (d)          _______             _________

 we hears. So, as a child                      (e)          _______             _________

she live in a (lark and silent                 (f)           _______             _________

 world. At first, it seem impossible      (g)          _______             _________

 that she would even understood others. (h)      _______             _________

Answers:

Incorrect                  Correct

(a) take                      took                   

(b) lose                      lost                   

 (c) spoke                  speak                               

(d) learns                  learn

(e) hears                   hear

(f) live                       lived

(g) seem                  seemed

(h) understood       understand

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