Editing and Omission Exercises for Class 9 & 10 with answers Ex-39&40

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-39

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.

Nature made vegetation who is meant for all                                                             eg…       who                          that

  1. living being. But man felt that all the animals                                                 (a)          ……..                        ……..
  2. are meant for them. tie killed elephant                                                             (b)          ……..                       ……..
  3. for his tusks, deer for its horns,                                                                          (c)           ……..                      ……..
  4. the large number of animals for                                                                         (d)          ……..                       ……..
  5.     there hide for shoes, decoration and dresses.                                              (e)          ……..                      ……..
  6.     He killed musk deers to have the musk from                                               (f)           ……..                     ……..
  7.     its stomach. Man kills a large numbers of                                                    (g)          ……..                      ……..

                animals for his food.

  1.     He feels that they were all meant to die for                                                 (h)          ……..                     ……..

his facilities.

 Answers–   

Incorrect Word             Correct Word                                               

 (a)    being                            beings

(b)    them                              him

(c)     his                                  its 

(d)     the                                a

(e)    there                             their

(g)    numbers                       number

 (h)    were                              are

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                                                                Editing Exercise-40

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.

Budgies is commonly known as Lovebirds.                                                                       eg..        is                             are

  1. Budgies stays near water when it is hot,                                                                  (a)          ……..                     ……..
  2. but when there are a lot of rain                                                                                  (b)          ……..                     ……..
  3. they spread out at far off places.                                                                                (c)           ……..                    ……..
  4. They are sometimes see nestling on top                                                                   (d)          ……..                    ……..
  5. of tall eucalyptus tree. Though most                                                                         (e)          ……..                    ……..
  6. caged budgies cannot fly, a wild one fly                                                                   (f)           ……..                     ……..
  7. hundreds of kilometers in a speed of                                                                       (g)          ……..                     ……..
  8. about 50 km per hour for find food or water.                                                        (h)          ……..                    ……..

Answers– 

  Incorrect Word             Correct Word                                               

(a)    slays                               stay

(b)    are                                 is

(c)     at                                   to

(d)    see                                 seen

(e)    tree                               trees

(f)      fly                                  flies

(g)      in                                  at

(h)    for                                  to

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