Newspaper Headlines CBSE Grammar Exercises .Exercise-1&2

By | October 26, 2017

English Newspaper Headlines

Following are the exercises based on newspaper headline examples, news in passive voice, expand the headlines. The following exercises may be considered as  newspaper activities worksheets. These news headlines in English are very much helpful for esl students studying grammar. Another advantage is they will teach you how to read newspaper, how to write a newspaper and writing newspaper headlines

     Exercise-1

News paper headlines

(a)          RUPEES 80 CRORE APPROVED FOR CLEANING OF CANALS, DRAINS.

The Punjab Chief Minister today……………………. all canals and drains in the state by October next year.

(b)         VOCATIONAL COURSES FROM CLASS X LIKELY

To give a fillip to the self-employment scheme and imparting enterpreneurial skills among students, the CBSE………………………. from the coming session.

(c)           DRDO TO STUDY CLIMATIC CHANGES IN LADAKH

Following the freak cloudburst that devastated Leh during monsoon, the DRDO (Defence Research and Development Organisation) ……………………  to develop new models for weather forecast.

(d)         WEST DISMISSES MYANMAR ELECTIONS

Led by US president Barack Obama, numerous western countries  believing the vote neither free nor fair.

 

Answer (a) approved a sum of 80 crore rupees for cleaning

(b) is likely to introduce vocational courses from class X

(c) will study climatic changes in the region

(d) have dismissed Myanmar elections

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Note- Read the following steps to know everything about title capitalization, title case, how to write a book title in a paper, newspaper header, what words do you capitalize in a title-

Answer- We use the method of capitalization of each word but remember that all the prepositions, Conjunctions and Articles are not written in capital. If these words come in the beginning of the title

                  Exercise-2

(a)          SAINA RECEIVES KHEL RATNA AWARD

Badminton ace Saina Nehwal ……………. at a simple ceremony at New Delhi.

(b)          TWO POACHERS KILLED IN KAZIRANGA

Forest guards in the famous rhino abode in Kaziranga National Park………………. following a gun-battle early this morning.

(c)           HPU STUDENT COUNCIL POLL ON DECEMBER 11

The student council election……………….   in Himachal Pradesh University.

(d)          BLACK BOX OF CRASHED CUBAN PLANE FOUND

The black box and cockpit voice recorder of a plane that crashed in Cuban,……………………………. report said.

 

Answer (a) was given away the prestigious Khel Ratna Award

(b) killed two poachers

(c) will be held on December 11

(d) has been found

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