Editing and omission exercises for class 9 & 10 pdf with Answers

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EDITING PASSAGE- EXERCISE-21

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.

INCORRECTCORRECT
Yesterday when we was driving through(a)……………………
a forest we saw a deer on a right side of the road.(b)……………………
My friend brings out his Camera   (c)……………………
but the deer quickly jumped at (d)……………………
a pit. We stopped to help the
deer get into of the pit. 
(e)……………………
A man tied a rope to its waist and (f)……………………
go into the pit and lifted it out.(g)……………………
It ran away as faster as it could.   (h)……………………

Answer

INCORRECTCORRECT
(a)waswere
(b)on aon the
(c)brings brought
(d)at   into
(e)into   out
(f)its   his
(g)go     went
(h)faster  fast

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EDITING PASSAGE- EXERCISE-22

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.

 INCORRECT CORRECT
One winter the farmer found ae.g.thea
snake stiff and froze with cold.  (a)………………
He had compassion in it, and(b)………………
taking it up, place it on his(c)………………
bosom. The snake was quick(d)………………
revived by a warmth, and (e)………………
resuming its naturally instinct,(f)………………
bit its benefactor. “Oh” cry the (g)………………
farmer with his latest breath,(h)………………
“I am rightly served for pitying a scoundrel”.

Answer

INCORRECTCORRECT
(a)frozefrozen
(b)in      on
(c)placeplaced
(d)basom,     quick bosom. quickly
(e)athe
(f)naturallynatural
(g)crycried
(h)latestlast

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Editing Exercise-23

The following passage has not been edited. There is an error in each line against which a number is given. Write the incorrect word and supply a correct word in place of that. Remember to underline the word that you have supplied.

Incorrect Correct
Legend tells us that for about three thousande.g.
years B.C. a Chinese Empress, while taking his(a)……… ……… 
tea, out of curious, dipped the cocoon(b)……… ……… 
of silkworm into it and learn to unwind the (c)……… ……… 
Fine thread of silk. It was nearly five thousand years
later that the Frenchman, experimenting with  the crushed leaves of the mulberry trees(d)……… ……… 
, in which the silkworm feeds,(e)……… ……… 
find out how to produce   (f)……… ……… 
a fine silk like filament which we now calls artificial silk.(g)……… ……… 
It is only in the last twenty-five years that men(h)……… ……… 
has succeeded on synthesizing new fibres from (i)……… ……… 
inorganic material.

Answers–  

IncorrectCorrect
(a)hisher
(b)curiouscuriosity
(c)learn   learnt
(d)thea  
(e)in  on
(f)find  found
(g)callscall
(h)men    man
(i)onin

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Editing Exercise-24   

The following passage has not been edited. There is an error in each line against which a number is given. Write the incorrect word and supply a correct word in place of that. Remember to underline the word that you have supplied.

 Incorrect  Correct
One of the greatest problem facing    e.g.Problemproblems
the world today is the rapid increasing (a)……………………
pressure of populations on land (b)……………………
and land resources. Each second three babies(c)……………………
are born somewhere on the world. (d)……………………
Why is this enormous increase in population taken place?(e)……………………
Medical care help people to live longer. (f)……………………
People live longest and fewer children are dying,(g)……………………
so population of the world is shooting upon. (h)……………………

Answers

Incorrect Correct
(a)rapidrapidly
(b)populations   population
(c)EachEvery
(d)onin
(e)taken    taking
(f)helphelps
(g)longest           longer
(h)uponup

Editing Exercise-25

The following passage has not been edited. There is an error in each line against which a number is given. Write the incorrect word and supply a correct word in place of that. Remember to underline the word that you have supplied

Incorrect Correct 
Rudyard Kipling was born on 1865e.g.onin
in Bombay where his father was the Director for the Bombay School of Art.(a)………………
Rudyard Kipling was send to(b)………………
England in the age of six to begin his(c)………………
serious schooling. He stayed their for(d)………………
ten years.Then he was brought back at Lahore(e)………………
where his father was working as a curator(f)………………
of a city museum.(g)………………

Answers

IncorrectCorrect
(a) forof 
(b) sendsent
(c) inat 
(d) theirthere 
(e) atto
(f) athe 
(g) athe 

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Editing Exercise-26 

The following passage has not been edited. There is an error in each line against which a number is given. Write the incorrect word and supply a correct word in place of that. Remember to underline the word that you have supplied

IncorrectCorrect
The name ‘Bombay’ is deriving frome.g.derivingderived
the goddess ‘Mumba’, the patron deity for(a)………………
the Kolis, the fisherman of Bombay and the(b)………………
originally inhabitants of the place. Even today(c)………………
Koli villages exists all along the(d)………………
sea-coast of Bombay. It is belief(e)………………
that Mazagaon owes his name to Machchgaon,(f)………………
 meaning fish-village and Kolaha mean Koli estate.(g)………………
There are numerous places worth visit in(h)………………
Bombay. There are Marine Drive, Gateway for(i)………………
India, Elephanta Caves, etc.

Answers

IncorrectCorrect
(a)forof
(b)fisherman   fishermen
(c)originallyoriginal 
(d)exixtsexist
(e)beliefbelieved
(f) his    its
(g)mean     means
(h)visit  visiting
(i)forof

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EDITING EXERCISE-27

The following passage has not been edited. There is an error in each line against which a number is given. Write the incorrect word and supply a correct word in place of that. Remember to underline the word that you have supplied.

IncorrectCorrect
In India working women leads a lifee.g.leadslead
of dual responsibilities if they were married(a)……..……..
and have the family. In the(b)……..……..
West more women are hard-headed(c)……..……..
careerists and are committing to(d)……..……..
their jobs. Here at India women ;(e)……..……..
still have tradition roles to play(f)……..……..

Answers

IncorrectCorrect
(a)were    are
(b)thea
(c)moremany
(d)committing   committed
(e)at  in
(f)tradition  traditional 

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Editing Exercise-28

The following passage has not been edited. There is an error in each line against which a number is given. Write the incorrect word and supply a correct word in place of that. Remember to underline the word that you have supplied

Incorrect Correct 
Long tails help cats to kept theire.g.keptkeep
balance if they run and jump.(a)……..……..
Some of the big cats are so fast.(b)……..……..
A cheetah can run for 1 10 kilometers(c)……..……..
per hour. Cats had big padded paws(d)……..……..
which help them to jumping(e)……..……..
and running and reaching  there prey
They have longest, sharp teeth and
(f)……..……..
claws to grip and kill their prey.(g)……..……..
Tigers are the big cats. They(h)……..……..
live on grasslands and forests. Their stripes(i)……..……..
help them to hide between trees and(j)……..……..
tall grasses.
Incorrect Correct
(a)ifwhen
(b)sovery
(c)for   at
(d)hadhave  
(e)toin
(f)theretheir
(g)longestlong
(h)bigbiggest
(i)onin
(j)betweenamong

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Editing Exercise-29

The following passage has not been edited. There is an error in each line against which a number is given. Write the incorrect word and supply a correct word in place of that. Remember to underline the word that you have supplied.

 Incorrect   Correct  
After stopping for the cup of tea,e.g.thea
I begin the steep walk uphill.(a)……..……..
Though this was the first time I have climbed,(b)……..……..
I did not found it too difficult(c)……..……..
for me to keep going. The last parts(d)……..……..
of the climb was really difficult.
At times I was quite frightened. But(e)……..……..
I had been giving the advice,(f)……..……..
not to look down; I keep remembering it.(g)……..……..
In last, I reached the top safely.(h)……..……..

Answers

IncorrectCorrect
(a)begin  began
(b)have   had
(c)foundfind
(d)partspart
(e)frighten   frightened
(f)givinggiven
(g)keep  kept
(h)In    At

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   Editing Exercise-30

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

Incorrect   Correct   
Vishnupuram is a small town at the Westerneg…aton
coast of India. It is not yet polluting by(a)……..……..
too many tourism. The place is superb(b)……..……..
for its scenic beautiful and exhilarating climate.(c)……..……..
The fort on a hill on the beach remind us of the(d)……..……..
time when it was built too defend the place from(e)……..……..
foreign sea-robbers. Various article exhibited(f)……..……..
in the museum remind us off the time when(g)……..……..
the people of the place had trade relations to(h)……..……..
many countries of the world(i)……..……..

Answers

Incorrect Correct
(a) pollutingpolluted
(b) many  much
(c) beautiful  beauty
(d) remindreminds
(e) tooto
(f) article       articles
(g)  off  of
(h) to  with

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Editing for Class 9 & 10 with answers Ex. 1 to 10

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

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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