Omission Exercises for Class 9 & 10 with Answers Ex.5 & 6

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OMISSION EXERCISES

Integrated Grammar Omission Exercises in Paragraphs

Following are the exercises for omission  class 9 and 10 English and o level English editing exercises with answers. 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, omission  Passage, etc. These Omission 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.

EXERCISE -5

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. The first one has been done for you as an example.

                                                                                      Before           word           after

It was at 8.46 a.m., 26th January, 2001,                   am               on                   26th                       

when people were celebrating Republic Day    (a) …………          …………             …………

that a major earthquake a magnitude of           (b) …………          …………             …………

6.9 on Richter scale, shook a vast area             (c) …………           …………             …………

of Gujarat violently. Town of Bhuj faced           (d) …………            …………             …………

the worst. In the town Anjar, 300 school           (e) …………            …………             …………

children along with their teachers died

while marching in procession                               (f) …………             …………             …………

through the narrow streets. When                     (g) …………             …………             …………

buildings fell down, the children buried            (h) …………             …………             …………

under rubble. This was independent                 (i) …………              …………             …………

India’s worst quake which according to estimate

killed about 35,000 people.                              (j) …………              …………             …………

 

Answer  (a) celebrating         the                   Republic

(b) earthquake            of                     a

(c) on                            the                   Richter

(d) violently.                the                  town

(e) town                        of                     Anjar

(f) in                                 a                      procession

(g) When                         the                         –

(h) children                     were                   buried

(i) under                         the                        rubble

(j) to                               an                        estimate

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     EXERCISE -6

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. The first one has been done for you as an example.

                                                                              Before           word           after

The small. Town was the                                   e.g.was                   at                  the

foot of the mountains. Most the                    (a) …………                          …………           …………

people were farmers. There traders also      (b) …………              …………             …………

in the town. Though not rich were                 (c) …………              …………             …………

happy contented. At one                                 (d) …………              …………             …………

time the peace broken by                              (e) …………              …………             …………

several robberies. The people frightened.     (f ) …………                          …………             …………

The Mayor the town called for                       (g) …………              …………             …………

a meeting discuss the matter.                        (h) …………              …………             …………

 

Answer

(a) Most         of                    the

(b) There         were            traders

(c) rich             they               were

(d) happy         and               contented

(e) peace        was                 broken

(f) people        were               frightened

(g) Mayor         of                     the

(h) meeting      to                   discuss

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