Editing and Omission Exercises for Class 9 & 10 with answers Ex. 19 & 20

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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 AND OMISSION

EDITING PASSAGE- EXERCISE-19

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

The greenhouse affect makes the earth   e.g.       affect…..                     effect

appropriate for peoples to live on.                            (a) …………                        …………

Without it, the earth should be freezing,                (b) …………                        …………

or on the another hand it would be                         (c) …………                        …………

burning hot. It would be freezing on                      (d) …………                        …………

night and burning during the day.

Although the greenhouse effect make                   (e) …………                        …………

the earth able to have people living in it,               (f) …………                         …………

if there gets to be many gas, the earth                  (g) …………                         …………

will get unusually warmer, and much plants,        (h) …………                            …………

animals and people will die.

Answer 19.

(a) peoples                 people

(b) should                           would

(c) another                         other

(d) on                                    at

(e) make                              makes

(f) in                                      on

(g) gas                                   gases

(h) much                              many

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EDITING PASSAGE- EXERCISE-20

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

Our independence in 1947 is won against              e.g.   is                                   was

the backdrop in the great                                         (a) …………                           …………   .

Bengal famine of 1942-43.

Speaking at Noakhali in 1946,

Gandhiji emphasize                                                 (b) …………                            …………

that the first and foremost

duty of independence India                                   (c) …………                            …………

was to create a environment                                (d) …………                            …………

which enabled every

Indian for earn his or her daily                           (e) …………                            …………

bread. Gandhiji was

against making people beggar                             (f) …………                             …………

and that was why he

stressed the need for

opportunities to earn rather then                     (g) …………                             …………

give in food on grounds of                                  (h) …………                            …………

charity and patronage.

 

Answer20

(a)      in                           of

(b) emphasize               emphasized

(c) independence        independent

(d) a                                   an

(e) for                               to

(f) beggar                        beggars

(g) then                            than

(h) in                                 away

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