Newspaper Headlines CBSE Grammar Exercises Exercise-7&8

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-7

Look at the newspaper items given below. Use the information in the headlines to complete the paragraphs. Do not copy the whole sentence. Write the answer in the space provided.

(a)          HEAVY RAINS LASH GUJARAT

……………………… threw normal life out of gear.

(b)          M.B.A. CLASSES TO BEGIN ON SEPT. 20TH

The centre co-ordinator informed the candidates ……………………  Sept. 20th.

(c)           12 INJURED AS BUSES COLLIDE

About  ……………………at the K.N.P. junction here today

(d)          TRUCK BOMB EXPLODES IN ISLAMABAD; TWO KILLED

A bomb in a truck   ………………………………… .

Answer (a) Heavy rainfall lashed the state of Gujarat

(b) that the MBA classes will begin on

(c) 12 persons were injured as

(d) exploded in Islamabad killing two persons

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Exercise-8

Look at the newspaper items given below. Use the information in the headlines to complete the paragraphs. Do not copy the whole sentence. Write the answer in the space provided.

(a)          JUSTICE KAPADIA SWORN IN AS NEW CJI

Justice Sarosh Hoini Kapadia, who hailed from a poor family,………………………..   as the 38th Chief Justice of India on May 12.

(b)         KOLI GETS DEATH FOR GIRL’S MURDER

A special CBI court on Wednesday………………….  Surender Koli to death for murdering seven years old Arti from Noida’s Nithari Village.

(c)          SHOLAY’S SAMBHA MAC MOHAN DIES.

Veteran actor Mac Mohan, immortalised in the role of Sambha in block buster Sholay ………… in Mumbai on Monday.

(d)         14 YEARS OLDS HOAX CALL TO HIS SCHOOL.

A 14 years old boy of Amrita Public School of Sangam Vihar   claiming there was a bomb in the school.

Answer (a) was sworn in              (b) sentenced                   (c) died        (d) made a hoax call to his school

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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

 

 

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