Editing and Omission Exercises for Class 9 & 10 with answers Ex-41&42

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Editing and Omission exercises for class 9 & 10 English CBSE with answers pdf

EDITING EXERCISE-41

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

Exploring space mean to study                                                                     eg..        mean                               means

  1. space to the sake of knowledge                                                           (a)          ……..                                ……..
  2. in the largest interest of mankind.                                                     (b)          ……..                                ……..
  3. Exploiting space mean using space                                                    (c)           ……..                               ……..
  4. for commercial use. There aims                                                          (d)          ……..                                ……..
  5. are quite difference. The former one                                                  (e)          ……..                                ……..
  6. is to enhance knowledge but to satisfy                                               (f)           ……..                                ……..
  7. curiosity while the later is                                                                     (g)           ……..                                ……..
  8. to making money.                                                                                   (h)          ……..                                 ……..

Answers–   

Incorrect Word             Correct Word                                               

(a)     to                                   for

(b)     largest                          Larger

(c)     mean                             means

(d)    There                            Their

(e)    difference                    different

(f)     but                                and

(g)      later                             latter

(h)     making                         make

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EDITING EXERCISE-42

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

In a kingdom of fools, both the                                                                                   eg…        a                                     the

  1. king or the minister were foolish.                                                                     (a)         ……..                              ……..
  2. Under their rule peoples worked at                                                                  (b)          ……..                             ……..
  3. night and enjoy sleep at day time.                                                                     (c)           ……..                            ……..
  4. Once, the guru and his disciple                                                                         (d)          ……..                              ……..
  5. mean means came to this kingdom for fools.                                                 (e)          ……..                              ……..
  6. The guru made down his mind to                                                                     (f)           ……..                              ……..
  7. leave it, because he thinks it was                                                                       (g)          ……..                              ……..
  8. danger to stay in that town.                                                                                (h)          ……..                              ……..

 Answers– 

Incorrect Word             Correct Word                                               

(a)     or                                  and

(b)     peoples                        people

 (c)     enjoy                            enjoyed

 (d)    the                                a

 (e)     for                                 of

(f)     down                             up

 (g)     thinks                            thought

 (h)    danger                         dangerous

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