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
Complete the news items suitably.
IDOLS IMMERSED IN RIVER
(a)The ten day Dussehra festival conies to an end today with……………………….. in the Ganga.
(b) LOCAL ARTISTS’ EXHIBITS ON DISPLAY
The Lt. Governor today inaugurated …………… artists.
(c) MAID WINS MARUTI SS PRIZE
The fortune of a house-maid today changed when ……….. in the local mela raffle.
(d) ILLEGAL LIQUOR
A factory in the Patel rani area manu-facturing country liquor and scaled by the police.
Answer (a) the immersion of idols
(b) exhibits on display prepared by local
(c) she won Maruti as a prize
(d) was caught
Use the information in the headlines to complete the sentences. Choose the correct options from those given below :
2.1 BAN ON RAGGING
Ragging ………………….. in all educational Rag institutions
- a) is banned (b) has been banned (c) banned (d) will be banned
2.2 8 INJURED AS CRUDE BOMB EXPLODES
About …………outside the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru.
(a) 8 persons were injured as a crude bomb exploded
(b) 8 persons have been injured when a crude bomb exploded
(c) 8 persons could be injured as a crude bomb exploded
(d) 8 persons had been injured when a crude bomb exploded
2.3 STUDENT DEVELOPS FAN CAP
A polytechnic student in Kanpur ………….. that can keep one’s face cool.
(a) have developed a fan cap
(b) was developed a fan cap
(c) has developed a fan cap
(d) will have been developing a fan cap
2.4 DRIVE AGAINST DRUG PEDDLERS LAUNCHED
The police ……………. engaged in selling intoxicating drugs to people.
(a) had launched a drive against the drug peddlers that were
(b) will launch a drive against the drug peddlers who are
(c) have launched a drive against drug peddlers who are
(d) has launched a drive against drug peddlers who are
Answer 2.1 (b) has been banned
2.2 (a) 8 persons were injured as a crude bomb exploded
2.3 (c) has developed a fan cap
2.4 (d) have launched a drive against drug peddlers who are
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