Editing and Omission Exercises for Class 9 & 10 with answers Ex-51&52

By | May 18, 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

Exercise-51

The following passages have not been edited. There is one error in each word and the correction against the correct question number. Remember you have supplied. One is done as an example:

 A new Guineas World has been set with the                           eg.       With             for

largest performing rock band in China before                        (a)   …………….       …………….

953 musicians did a show together—most                              (b)   …………….       …………….

twice the previous record. There was                                       (c)   …………….       …………….

six different music sections from the band,                           (d)   …………….       …………….

 including 349 singer, 154 guitarists, 151 drummers,          (e)   …………….       …………….

101 basists, 100 keyboards players and 98 wind                  (f)   …………….       …………….

instruments. The band with The Beijing Contemporary   (g)   …………….       …………….

Music Academy was lead by singer-songwriter Cui Jian.  (h)   …………….       …………….

Answers:

Incorrect Word                    Correct Word

(a) before                                     after         

(b) most                                      almost       

(c) was                                        were 

 (d) from                                     to                   

(e) singer                                  singers       

(f) keyboards                           keyboard

(g) with                                    from                 

(h) lead                                    led    

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

Exercise-52

The following passages have not been edited. There is one error in each word and the correction against the correct question number. Remember you have supplied. One is done as an example:

Geoffrey Chaucer is consider by many                       e g:   consider          considered

to be the ‘Father for English Literature’ and              (a)   ……………..         …………………      

the greatest poet of the Middle Ages. Borne              (b)  ……………..         …………………  

around 1343, he is the most famous in                       (c)  ……………..         …………………           

The Canter Bury Tales, a series of story                      (d)  ……………..         …………………  

(mostly in verse) based on a group of pilgrim            (e)  ……………..         …………………

travelling with the shrine of Thomas Backet.              (f)  ……………..         …………………

The pilgrims has a story-telling competition,              (g)  ……………..         …………………   

resulting in each of the tale being called by                 (h) ……………..         …………………

the character telling them.

Answers:

Incorrect Word                    Correct Word

(a)for                                            of                          

(b)Borne                                     Born            

(c)in                                            for

(d) story                                    stories         

(e) pilgrim                                pilgrims    

(f) with                                     to

(g)has                                       have                         

(h) tale                                     tales

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