Editing and Omission Exercises for Class 9 & 10 Ex.117 & 118

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Exercise-117

The following passage has not been edited. There is one error in each of the lines. Write the incorrect word and the correction in the space provided. Remember to underline the word that you have supplied as shown.

IncorrectCorrect
In one sense, water is the commonest of liquids.(a)………………
In other sense, it is a most uncommon of liquids (b)………………
with amazing properties what are responsible(c)………………
for its unique power to maintaining animal and (d)………………
 plant life. The investigation to the nature and(e)………………
properties of water are, therefore, of the highest(f)………………
scientifc interest and is for from an exhausted(g)………………
field of research.(h)………………

Answers:-

Incorrect Correct
(a)a   the
(b)whatwhich
(c)toof
(d)toof
(e)areis
(f)forfar

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Exercise-118

The following passage has not been edited. There is one error in each of the lines. Write the incorrect word and the correction in the space provided. Remember to underline the word that you have supplied as shown.

IncorrectCorrect
The crisis was now desperate. The fieldsmen drew
neared and nearer to the batsman, excepting (a)………….………….
the youth to the blue jumper. Livingstone(b)………….………….
balance himself on his toes. Mr. Shakespeare (c)………….………….
Pollock hopped about almost in top of the (d)………….………….
batsman, and breathes excitedly and audibly. (e)………….………….
Even the imperturbable Mr. Southcott discarding  (f)………….………….
the piece of grass which he has been chewing so(g)………….………….
steadily. Mr. Hodge took himself off and put in the (h)………….………….
Major, who has by now somewhat lived down the (i)………….………….
quart and a half.

Answers:-

Incorrect Correct
(a)nearednearer
(b)to in
(c)balance      balanced    
(d)in on
(e)breathesbreathed
(f)discarding    discarded
(g)has had
(h)in    on
(i)hashad

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For More Exercises:-

Editing Exercises 61 & 62 for Class 9 and 10 (Solved)
Editing Exercises 63 & 64 for Class 9 and 10 (Solved)
Editing Exercises 65 & 66 for Class 9 and 10 (Solved)
Editing Exercises 67 & 68 for Class 9 and 10 (Solved)
Editing Exercises 69 & 70 for Class 9 and 10 (Solved)

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