Editing and Omission Exercises for Class 9 & 10 with answers Ex-35&36

By | March 6, 2018
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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-35

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

                                                                                                                                              Incorrect                  Correct

                                                                                                                                               Word                          Word

A recently research shows that in moderation,                                                    eg..        recently                         recent

  1. coffee can be actually best for you and,                                                        (a)          ……..                              ……..
  2. Pie stronger the coffee, the great                                                                   (b)          ……..                              ……..

are the beneficial effects.

  1. For years, the focus on coffee has been in                                                   (c)          ……..                              ……..
  2. its potential adverse affects.                                                                           (d)          ……..                              ……..

        But now there is strong

  1. scientific reason of enjoying your coffee.                                                     (e)          ……..                              ……..
  2. Coffee is the complex mixture of chemicals,                                               (f)           ……..                             ……..
  3. included the significant amounts of caffeine.                                             (g)          ……..                              ……..
  4. Instant coffee has much little caffeine than                                                (h)          ……..                             ……..

percolated or filtered coffee.

 Answers

  Incorrect Word             Correct Word                                               

(a)    best                                good

(b)     great                             greater

(c)      in                                  on

(d)     affects                          affect

(e)     of                                  for

(f)      the                                a

(g )     included                      including

(h)     little                              less

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                                                                      Editing Exercise-36

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

                                                                                                                                             Incorrect                  Correct

                                                                                                                                             Word                          Word

        Ever wondered what goes in the making                                                      eg..        in                                   in to

of  a beautiful smile? The crafters of the smile,

  1. experienced dentists, used a variety of modern                                       (a)          ……..                              ……..
  2. techniques for craft that million dollar                                                      (b)          ……..                              ……..
  3. One of the first step is smile                                                                         (c)           ……..                              ……..
  4. analysis, who helps dentists determine the                                              (d)          ……..                               ……..
  5. proper aesthetics of the smile to being                                                      (e)          ……..                                ……..
  6. It is imperative to a dentist                                                                          (f)           ……..                                ……..
  7. to understood the intricacies of smile design                                          (g)          ……..                                 ……..
  8. so that the desired result can be achieve.                                                 (h)          ……..                                 ……..

 Answers–   

Incorrect Word            Correct Word                                               

(a)     used                              use

(b)     for                                 to

(c)     step                               steps

(d)    who                               which

(e)    being                             be

(f)     to                                   for

(g)     understood                 understand

(h)     achieve                        achieved

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