Editing and Omission Exercises for Class 9 & 10 with answers Ex-23 & 24

By | July 16, 2021
Editing and Omission Exercises for Class 9 & 10 with Answers Ex. 3 & 4

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–  

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

Download the above exercise in pdf (printable)

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

For More Exercises:-

CLICK BELOW

Editing  Exercises 121  &  122 for Class 9 & 10 (Solved)

Editing  Exercises 123  &  124 for Class 9 & 10 (Solved)

Editing  Exercises 125  &  126 for Class 9 & 10 (Solved)

Editing  Exercises 127  &  128 for Class 9 & 10 (Solved)

Editing  Exercises 129  &  130 for Class 9 & 10 (Solved)

Editing  Exercises 131  &  132 for Class 9 & 10 (Solved)

Editing  Exercises 133 for Class 9 & 10 (Solved)