Editing and Omission Exercises for Class 9 & 10 with answers Ex. 15 & 16

By | September 19, 2017
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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.

EDITING AND OMISSION

EDITING PASSAGE- EXERCISE-15

 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 your answer sheet against the correct blank number. The first has been done for you as an example.

 

INCORRECT                      CORRECT

Developed on India over 5000 years                   eg.        on …                                       in

On August 5, 1996 Leander Paes becomes the first          (a) …………                  …………

Indian to won an individual medal in                                  (b) …………                  …………

44 years when he defeated Fernando of Brazil on             (c) …………                   …………

an excited match at Atlanta. Leander’s father                    (d) …………                  …………

have won a bronze medal in the Munich                            (e) …………                   …………

Olympic 1972 in hockey. But Leander gets                        (f)   …………                   …………

it in a individual event. Later, he dedicated                      (g) …………`                    …………

the medal for his coach for helping him out.                   (h) …………                      …………

Answer 15. (a) becomes               become

(b) won                           win

(c) on                              in

(d)excited                    exciting

(e) have                        had

(f)gets                           got

(g) a                                an

(h)for                              to

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EDITING PASSAGE- EXERCISE-16

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 your answer sheet against the correct blank number. The first has been done for you as an example.

INCORRECT              CORRECT

In the last ‘bur decades, their has been                  e.g.     their ……..               there

a very significance rise in the number of                       (a) …………                            …………

lower middle and middle class woman                          (b) …………                            …………

who seek employment for supplement their                (c) …………                            …………

household income. While there are little                      (d) …………                            …………

doubt that women from the

lower ranks of society has to work                                 (e) …………                            …………

in the fields or on petty jobs to sustain                         (f) …………                             …………

themself and their families, there were                        (g) …………                            …………

strong objections to allow women to step out off       (h) …………                            …………

the house to earn a living.

 

Answer (a) significance                 significant

(b) woman                           women

(c)for                                      to

(d) are                                  is

(e)has                                  have

(f) on                                    in

(g) themself/ were         themselves/are

(h) off                                    of

 

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5 thoughts on “Editing and Omission Exercises for Class 9 & 10 with answers Ex. 15 & 16

  1. Anonymous

    Such a nice questions ???
    They were difficult to answer but I am now practicised of doing omission ?????????

  2. Shailesh Post author

    Dear Richa,
    It is immense pleasure to listen to such words. Kindly let me know through comment if I could help you with anything else?
    Keep Visiting edumantra.net.

    Shailesh

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