Editing Exercises for Class 9 and 10 Solved

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These editing exercises are specially the editing exercises for class 9 but as pertheir level they could also be used as editing exercises for class 10. You will also find the links for omission exercises for class 10 in this page because editing and omission both go hand in hand. So keeping the value of omission exercises for class 9 in mind we are providing you with omission meaning in Hindi also.

EDITING PASSAGE- EXERCISE-1

The following passage has not been edited. There is an error in each line against which a blank is given. Write the incorrect word and the correction in your answer sheet against the correct blank number. The first one has been done for you as an example. (4)   

Incorrect Correct
An inter-school football match is beeneg.beenbeing
organised among our school and City (a)…………………………
Montessori School. The match will be playing(b)…………………………
on 18th March on are school grounds(c)…………………………
since 5 p.m. onwards.(d)…………………………

Answers

Incorrect WordCorrect Word
(a)amongbetween
(b)playingplayed
(c)areour
(d)sincefrom

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EDITING PASSAGE- EXERCISE-2

The following passage has not been edited. There is an error in each line in which a blank is given. Write the incorrect word and the correction in your answer, sheet against the correct blank number. The first has been done as an example.       

Incorrect correct
You will have your hair cut very short in thee.g.willmust
first month. After that you might grow it(a)………………
longer but it shall never touch your collar.(b)………………
Your uniform should be neat but clean too.(c)………………
A student is expect to be neat and clean.(d)………………
Incorrectcorrect
(a)mightmay
(b)shallshould
(c)butand
(d)expectexpected

Answers

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 EDITING PASSAGE- EXERCISE-3

The following passage has not been edited. There is an error in each line against which a blank is given. Write the incorrect word and the correction in your answer sheet against the correct blank number. The first has been done for you as an example. (4)

IncorrectCorrect
The border dispute had resultede.g.hadhas
in spoiling the relations among the(a)……………………
two nuclear neighbour. Kashmir  (b)……………………
is the bigger challenge for(c)……………………
a political think-tanks.(d)……………………

Answer

Incorrect Correct
(a)amongbetween
(b)neighbourneighbours
(c)biggerbiggest
(d)athe

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EDITING PASSAGE- EXERCISE-4

There is an error correction in your answer, sheet against correct blank number. Remember to underline the word that you have supplied. related to the use of prepositions in each line against which the blank is given. Write the incorrect word and the

IncorrectCorrect
Megasthenes came to India into 302 B.C(a)……………………
as an ambassador for Seleucos, the(b)……………………
representative in India from the Greek(c)……………………
Prince Alexander. He took up office on the(d)……………………
court of King Chandragupta. He has
described at detail the land, the people,(e)……………………
the climate, the fertility for the soil etc.(f)……………………
on his book Indica. He has praised  (g)……………………
the Indians and has shown respect of their wisdom.(h)……………………

Answers.

Incorrect Correct
(a)intoin
(b)for  of
(c)from   of
(d)onin
(e)at in
(f)forin
(g)onin
(h)offor

EDITING PASSAGE- EXERCISE-5

The following passage has not been edited. There is an error in each line against which a blank is given. Write the incorrect word and the correction in your answer sheet against the correct blank number. The first one has been done for you as an example.

IncorrectCorrect
Some animal activist are horrifiedactivistactivists
about the pitiable condition of the
animals in the zoos. They demands
(a)……………………
ethical treatment from animals. According(b)……………………
to them zoos are more then anima(c)……………………
prisons maintaining for human(d)……………………
amusement. There the animals
are deprived from even basic
(e)……………………
care. But the zoo industry justify(f)……………………
the lodging and breeding of animals in the(g)……………………
ground that they are preventing from
extinction.
(h)……………………

Answer

Incorrectcorrect
(a)demands demand
(b)fromto
(c)thenthan
(d)maintaining maintained
(e)fromof
(f)justifyjustifies
(g)inon
(h)preventing prevented

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EDITING PASSAGE- EXERCISE-6

The following passage has not been edited. There is an error in each line against which a blank is given. Write the incorrect word and the correction in your answer sheet against the correct blank number. The first one has been done for you as an example.

Incorrect  Correct
In simple words ‘Welfare’ meane.g.meanmeans
state of well being and happy. Human(a)……………………
welfare largely depends in the quality(b)……………………
of the environment which surrounded(c)……………………
him. Environment are of two types—(d)……………………
the internal environment or the external(e)……………………
environment. External environment include(f)……………………
water, soil, air, plants, culture, income,(g)……………………
relations, etc. Internal environment is direct relating to human health.(h)……………………

Answer

IncorrectCorrect
(a)happyhappiness
(b)in                     on
(c)surrouned         surrounds
(d)areis
(e)or and
(f)includeincludes
(g)direct  directly
(h)relating related

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EDITING PASSAGE- EXERCISE-7

The following passage has not been edited. There is an error in each line against which a blank is given. Write the incorrect word and the correction in your answer sheet against the correct blank number. The first one has been done for you as an example.

  Incorrect  Correct
Once the traveller was standing  oneg.the  a
the road under extremely heat sun.  (a)……………………
He started searching of a shade. A  (b)……………………
tree gave him shade and than the(c)……………………
traveller felt very relaxed that he felt(d)……………………
like staying with the tree. He thought of build(e)……………………
a home near the tree. Now, he needs wood(f)……………………
for his house. Then he begged for few wood(g)……………………
from the tree to make his axe. The
tree gave it. He cutted the tree
(h)……………………
and made his house. But then the(i) …………
house was build, the man cried as  (j)……………………
he felt lonely or hot.  (k)……………………

Answer

 Incorrect Correct 
(a)heat  hot
(b)of  for
(c)than then
(d)veryso
(e)buildbuilding
(f)needsneeded
(g)few    some
(h)cuttedcut
(i)thenwhen
(j)build built
(k)orand

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EDITING PASSAGE- EXERCISE-8

The following passages have not been edited. There is an error in each of the lines against which numbering is given. Write the incorrect word and the correction in the space provided. Remember to underline the word that you have supplied.

  Incorrect  Correct  
Flamingoes flock in Kachchh every year.  e.g. into
It come there firom various parts of the(a)……………………
world a year to breed. Flamingo city  (b)……………………
is a island situated in the middle of the  (c)……………………
Rana of Kachchh, known to the biggest(d)……………………
breeding ground for flamingoes, and today(e)……………………
it is strewn in bodies of hundreds of chicks.(f)……………………
The parents has fled the island due to lack(g)……………………
of food, plankton, algae and small fish what  are food for the flamingoes.(h)……………………

Answer

 Incorrect  Correct  
(a)It They
(b)aevery
(c)aan
(d)toas
(e)andbut
(f)inwith
(g)hashave
(h)whatwhich

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EDITING PASSAGE- EXERCISE-9

The following passage has not been edited. There is an error in each line against which a blank is given. Write the incorrect word and the correction in your answer sheet against the correct blank number. The first one has been done for you as an example.                                                      

Incorrect Correct
Developed on India over 5000 yearse.g.……………………
ago, ayurveda has gain worldwide(a)……………………
recognition as a efficient healthcare(b)……………………
system. It uses a system on analysis(c)……………………
and physical examination where(d)……………………
depends almost entire(e)……………………
on observation for find out(f)……………………
one’s origin nature and imbalances.(g)……………………
Ayurveda takes into account the patient’s entire personality.(h)……………………

Answer  

 IncorrectCorrect
(a)gain gained
(b)an
(c)the
(d)where   which
(e)entireentirely
(f)forto
(g)originoriginal
(h)thea

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EDITING PASSAGE- EXERCISE-10

The following passage has not been edited. There is an error in each line against which a blank is given. Write the incorrect word and the correction in your answer sheet against the correct blank number. The first one has been done for you as an example.    

  IncorrectCorrect
The rhododendron is common at the Himalayane.g.atin
Ranges, particularly in a Simla Hills. It is(a)……………………
a large shrub or tree which attaining a height of  (b)……………………
about 40 ft. The leaves is 4-6 inches long,(c)……………………
distinctly veined and whitish beneath.   
Its flowers is in dense clusters and are of(d)……………………
red colour. It flowers in the Himalayas since(e)……………………
March to May, which hill-sides are a scarlet(f)……………………
gleam. Flowers are acidic in taste who are used(g)……………………
for chutney making with the hill people.(h)……………………

Answer.

 IncorrectCorrect
(a)athe
(b)attaining  attains
(c)is       are
(d)is   are
(e)sincefrom
(f)whichwhen
(g)who  which
(h)with    by

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Editing for Class 9 & 10 with answers Ex. 11 to 20

Editing for Class 9 & 10 with answers Ex. 21 to 30

Editing for Class 9 & 10 with answers Ex. 31 to 40

Editing for Class 9 & 10 with answers Ex. 41 to 50

Editing for Class 9 & 10 with answers Ex. 51 to 60

Editing for Class 9 & 10 with answers Ex. 61 to 70

Editing for Class 9 & 10 with answers Ex. 71 to 80

Editing for Class 9 & 10 with answers Ex. 81 to 90

Editing for Class 9 & 10 with answers Ex. 91 to 100

Editing for Class 9 & 10 with answers Ex. 101 to 110

Editing for Class 9 & 10 with answers Ex. 111 to 120

Editing for Class 9 & 10 with answers Ex. 121 to 130

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