Omission Exercises for Class 9 & 10 with Answers Ex.15 & 16

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Integrated Grammar Omission Exercises in Paragraphs

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                                              EXERCISE -15                                                          

In the following passages, one word has been omitted in each tine. Write the missing word along with the word that comes before and the ward that comes after it in the space provided against the correct blank number. Ensure that the word that forms your answer is underlined.

                                                                                         Before           word           after

The ozone layer, which protects us the         e.g.       us                    from              the

sun’s ultraviolet rays, progressively                    (a) …………               …………         …………

deteriorating. In February, 1992 scientific        (b) …………               …………         …………

report said people in Canada, Europe                (c) …………               …………         …………

and Russia were serious danger.                         (d) …………               …………         …………

In Australia there now three times                    (e) …………               …………         …………

more eases of skin cancer in the past.                (f) …………               …………         …………

In New Zealand, teachers tell students wear     (g) …………               …………         …………

hats and not sit in sun.                                           (h) …………               …………         …………

Answer

(a) rays,         is         progressively

(b) 1992           a         scientific

(c) said            that      people

(d) were          in         serious

(e) there          are         now.

(f) cancer        than        in

(g) students     to         wear

(h) in                the       sun.

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                                   EXERCISE -16                                                             

In the following passages, one word has been omitted in each tine. Write the missing word along with the word that comes before and the ward that comes after it in the space provided against the correct blank number. Ensure that the word that forms your answer is underlined.

                                                                                     Before           word           after

 

Female sparrows lay four to six eggs at time.      e.g.  at                 a                   time

The eggs white with reddish brown                    (a)  …………               …………         …………

spots. Eggs hatch within eleven to fourteen       (b) …………               …………         …………

days. Both the male female parents                    (c) …………               …………         …………

care for the young. Insects fed to their               (d) …………               …………         …………

young after hatching.

Young sparrows are ready leave                        (e) …………               …………         …………

nest eight to ten days after hatching.                  (f) …………               …………         …………

The large feet of the sparrows used                   (g) …………               …………         …………

scratching seeds. Adult sparrows mainly            (h) …………               …………         …………

eat seeds.

Answer

(a) eggs              are                  white

(b) spots.        These               eggs

(c) male            and                 female

(d) Insects         are                  fed

(e) ready           to                    leave

(f) nest             within              eight

(g) sparrows      are                 used

(h) for              scratching.          –

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