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

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-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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