Editing and Omission Exercises for Class 9 & 10 with answers Ex-43&44

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-43

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

 It is truth that parents are                                                                                     eg..       truth                              true

  1. more valueable then any other                                                                    (a)          ……..                             ……..
  2. things in the world for a child.                                                                     (b)         ……..                             ……..
  3. They are the more precious property.                                                        (c)           ……..                           ……..
  4. A child depend upon them all the                                                               (d)          ……..                            ……..
  5. He needs them at every steps                                                                       (e)          ……..                            ……..
  6. because they takes care of him.                                                                    (f)           ……..                           ……..
  7. Under the care of their parents,                                                                   (g)          ……..                           ……..
  8. a child feel secure.                                                                                           (h)          ……..                           ………

Answers–   

  Incorrect Word                            Correct Word                                               

(a)   then                                                than

(b)    things                                            thing

(c)    more                                              most

(d)    depend                                         depends

(e)    steps                                              step

(f)    takes                                               take

(g)   their                                                his

(h)   feel                                                 feels

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EDITING EXERCISE-44

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

       Freshly made tea is tasty but beneficial                                                         eg..        but                                 and  

  1. if some simple rules are observing.                                                              (a)          ……..                             ……..
  2. It is best to keep her separately in a                                                             (b)          ……..                            ……..
  3. jar If kept Open, its aroma escape                                                                (c)          ……..                            ……..
  4. and it looses its taste and curative                                                               (d)          ……..                            ……..
  5. Stale tea should not he took.                                                                          (e)          ……..                           ……..
  6. Tea is the excellent cure for colds.                                                                (f)           ……..                          ……..
  7. A cup of fresh tea stimulate                                                                            (g)          ……..                          ……..
  8. concentration or improves capacity to work.                                              (h)          ……..                          ……..

 

 Answers–   

Incorrect Word           Correct Word                                               

(a)     observing                     observed

(b)     her                                It

 (c)      escape                         escapes

 (d)     looses                           loses

(e)     took                              taken

(f)      the                                an

(g)     stimulate                      stimulates

(h)    or                                   and

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