Omission Exercises for Class 9 & 10 with Answers Ex.7 & 8

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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 -7

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

 

Eskimos live in Polar areas. It is difficult                   e.g.      in                  the              polar

to make accurate estimate but                                 (a)   …………               …………             …………

there probably about 50,000 Eskimos. Eskimos  (b)   …………                …………             …………

are not usually tall they have powerful                    (c)    …………                …………             …………

legs and shoulders. They yellowish skin                  (d)   …………                …………             …………

and straight, black hair. Eskimos

have common language and can understand          (e)   …………                …………             …………

members another group, although they                 (f)    …………                …………             …………

may come many thousand miles away.                   (g)   …………                …………             …………

Most important unit of Eskimo’s society                 (h)   …………                …………             …………

is the family.

Answer (a) make        an       accurate

(b) there         are       probably

(c) tall              but       they

(d) They          have    yellowish

(e) have             a        common

(f) members     of        another

(g) come          from     many

(h) The              most         –

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 EXERCISE -8

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

 

Advertisements not only assault our eyes and ears also  e.g. ears               but                  also

our pockets. It is almost impossible to escape                 (a) …………               …………            …………

advertisements.

Hoardings stare down us from the sides of roads;           (b) …………               …………               …………

Jingles and slogans assault  our ears. In magazines,

pictures of washing machines washing powder                (c) …………               …………            …………

take up more

space the letter press. All these are the developments   (d) …………               …………            …………

have grown up side by side with the                                  (e) …………               …………         …………

spread of education and technical advances                      (f) …………               …………         …………

radio and T.V.

Answer

(a) escape      from    advertisements

(b) down         at              us

(c) machines   and          washing

(d) space        than           the

(e) that            have              –

(f) advances    in              radio

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