Editing and Omission Exercises for Class 9 & 10 with answers Ex-37&38

By | March 6, 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-37

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.

 

1907, Jarvis held the ceremony in Grafton,                                                                 eg…        the                         a

  1. West Virginia for honour her mother. The                                                        (a)          ……..                    ……..
  2. proceedings touched him so greatly that she                                                    (b)          ……..                    ……..
  3. began a massive campaigning to adopt                                                              (c)           ……..                    ……..

a formal holiday for honouring mothers and

  1. in 1910, West Virginia becomes the first state to                                              (d)          ……..                    ……..
  2. recognize Mother’s Day. An year later, nearly                                                   (e)          ……..                    ……..
  3. every state officially mark the day. In 1914,                                                        (f)           ……..                   ……..
  4. president Woodrow Wilson official proclaimed                                                (g)          ……..                    ……..

Mother’s Day as a national holiday to be held

  1. in the second Sunday of May.                                                                                (h)         ……..                     ………

Answers–  

Incorrect Word             Correct Word                                               

 (a)     for                                to

 (b)     him                              her

 (c)      campaigning             campaign

 (d)      becomes                    became

 (e)      An                               A

 (f)      mark                            marked

 (g)      official                        officially

 (h)      In                                 on

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Editing Exercise-38

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.

Vegetarianism promotes the natural way of                                                                         eg..        the                         a

  1. But inspite its implicit message of love                                                                       (a)          ……..                    ……..
  2. and non-violence it has not spreaded, as                                                                    (b)          ……..                    ……..
  3. it should have. This is because it is a                                                                            (c)           ……..                   ……..
  4. inward-looking habit and is best cultivating                                                              (d)          ……..                    ……..
  5. in the mind. Vegetarian life style help the                                                                  (e)          ……..                    ……..
  6. animal kingdom for co-exist with man.                                                                       (f)           ……..                   ……..
  7. A vegetarian life style is naturally,                                                                                (g)          ……..                   ……..

 multi-faceted and helps self preservation

  1. in an healthy way. Food and health are                                                                       (h)          ……..                    ……..

closely related.

Answers–  

  Incorrect Word             Correct Word                                               

(a)    insprite                         despite

(b)    spreaded                      spread

(c)    a                                      an  

(d)    cultivating                   cultivated

(e)    help                               helps

(f)     for                                  to 

(g)    naturally                       natural

(h)    an                                   a

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