Error Correction Exercises for Class 11 with Answers pdf for CBSE

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EDITING EXERCISE – 41

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
Exploring space mean to study e.g. mean means
space to the sake of knowledge (a) …….. ……..
in the largest interest of mankind. (b) …….. ……..
Exploiting space mean using space (c) …….. ……..
for commercial use. There aims (d) …….. ……..
are quite difference. The former one (e) …….. ……..
is to enhance knowledge but to satisfy (f) …….. ……..
curiosity while the later is (g) …….. ……..
to making money. (h) …….. ……..

Answers– 

  Incorrect Correct
(a) to for
(b) largest Larger
(c) mean means
(d) There Their
(e) difference   different
(f) but and
(g) later   latter
(h) making   make

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EDITING EXERCISE – 42

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 
In a kingdom of fools, both the e.g. a the
king or the minister were foolish.  (a) …….. ……..
Under their rule peoples worked at (b) …….. ……..
night and enjoy sleep at day time. (c) …….. ……..
Once, the guru and his disciple (d) …….. ……..
mean means came to this kingdom for fools. (e) …….. ……..
The guru made down his mind to (f) …….. ……..
leave it, because he thinks it was (g) …….. ……..
danger to stay in that town. (h) …….. ……..

 Answers– 

  Incorrect Correct
(a) or and
(b) peoples people
(c) enjoy enjoyed
(d) the a
(e) for of
(f) down    up
(g) thinks thought
(h) danger dangerous

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EDITING EXERCISE – 43

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
It is truth that parents are e.g. truth  true
more valueable then any other (a) …….. ……..
things in the world for a child. (b) …….. ……..
They are the more precious property. (c) …….. ……..
A child depend upon them all the (d) …….. ……..
He needs them at every steps (e) …….. ……..
because they takes care of him.  (f) ……..  
Under the care of their parents,  (g) …….. ……..
a child feel secure.  (h) …….. ……..

Answers–   

  Incorrect Correct
(a) then than
(b) things thing
(c) more    most
(d) depend       depends
(e) steps step
(f) takes     take
(g) their his
(h) feel   feels

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EDITING EXERCISE – 44

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
Freshly made tea is tasty but beneficial e.g. but and
if some simple rules are observing.  (a) …….. ……..
It is best to keep her separately in a  (b) …….. ……..
jar If kept Open, its aroma escape (c) …….. ……..
and it looses its taste and curative  (d) …….. ……..
Stale tea should not he took.  (e) …….. ……..
Tea is the excellent cure for colds.  (f) …….. ……..
A cup of fresh tea stimulate  (g) …….. ……..
concentration or improves capacity to work.  (h) …….. ……..

 Answers–   

  Incorrect correct
(a) observing   observed
(b) her              It
(c) escape    escapes
(d) looses      loses
(e) took taken
(f) the  an
(g) stimulate   stimulates
(h) or     and

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  EDITING EXERCISE – 45

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
The birth of a son on our family   (a) …….. ……..
was the great occasion. In fact,  (b) …….. ……..
I was an only daughter of my (c) …….. ……..
My parents fearing I might  (d) …….. ……..
be their first or last child.  (e) …….. ……..
I had wished all along to had a    (f) …….. ……..
brother My grandmother pray to God (g) …….. ……..
day and night to have the grandson.  (h) …….. ……..

Answers–   

  Incorrect Correct
(a) on in
(b) the   a
(c) an the
(d) fearing feared
(e) or       and
(f) had have
(g) pray   Prayed
(h) the a

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EDITING EXERCISE-46

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.

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One morning a poet was stood in e.g. stood  standing
a forest. He saw two roads running on  (a) …….. ……..
different directions. For the long time, (b) …….. ……..
he could not decide something. Finally,  (c) …….. ……..
he took the road on whom few people  (d) …….. ……..
had travel. He thought that  (e) …….. ……..
he will travel the other road some  (f) …….. ……..
other day although he know that (g) …….. ……..
he would not be able to came back.  (h) …….. ……..

 Answers– 

  Incorrect Correct
(a) on in
(b) the       a
(c) something any thing
(d) whom    which
(e) travel  travelling
(f) will   would
(g) know     knew
(h) came    come 

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Exercise – 47

The following passages have not been edited. There is one error in each word and the correction against the correct question number. Remember you have supplied. One is done as an example:

    Incorrect Correct
The International Monetary Fund maintain  e.g. maintain   maintained
its forecast on weak global growth and (a) ……………. …………….
warned that further stagnation did fuel (b) ……………. …………….
more populist sentiment for trade and (c) ……………. …………….
immigration that would stifled activity, (d) ……………. …………….
productivity and innovation. In the late update (e) ……………. …………….
of their Word Economic Outlook, the IMF (f) ……………. …………….
said a dropped in US growth for 2016 (g) ……………. …………….
is due too a weak first-half performance.  (h) ……………. …………….

Answers:

  Incorrect Correct
(a) on for
(b) did  will
(c) for  against
(d) stifled  stifle 
(e) late  latest   
(f) their      its
(g) dropped  drop
(h) too    to

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Exercise – 48

The following passages have not been edited. There is one error in each word and the correction against the correct question number. Remember you have supplied. One is done as an example:

    Incorrect Correct
Your voice has remained very subdue e.g. subdue subdued
and other’s voices are very loud, command, (a) ……………. …………….
because they were order and you had  (b) ……………. …………….
followed them—despite you. Naturally  (c) ……………. …………….
only one voice is missing with you, and  (d) ……………. …………….
that is you; otherwise there is a wholly  (e) ……………. …………….
crowd. And that crowd is constant driving  (f) ……………. …………….
you mad, because one voice say, “Do this,”  (g) ……………. …………….
another voice says, “Never does that! Don’t (h) ……………. …………….
listen to that voice!”      

Answers:

  Incorrect Correct
(a) command commanding 
(b) order orders
(c) you      yourself   
(d) with  in  
(e) wholly   whole
(f) constant    constantly       
(g) say says     
(h) does do

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Exercise – 49

The following passages have not been edited. There is one error in each word and the correction against the correct question number. Remember you have supplied. One is done as an example:

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The issue of capital punishment involve detennining e.g: Involve  Involves
whether the execution of criminals are ever  (a) ……………. …………….
justified, and if so, on what circumstances  (b) ……………. …………….
it is permissible and how to determining  (c) ……………. …………….
the limits of a crime demand execution.  (d) ……………. …………….
It also involves the issue where the society  (e) ……………. …………….
believes in corrective justice nor retributive (f) ……………. …………….
justice. The basic assumption from retributive  (g) ……………. …………….
nation of punishment in generally is that a (h) ……………. …………….
criminal deserves punishment.      

Answers:

  Incorrect Correct
(a) are  is 
(b) on  under  
(c) determining determine
(d) demand demanding
(e) where  whether
(f) nor    or
(g) form  of     
(h) generally    general

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Exercise – 50

The following passages have not been edited. There is one error in each word and the correction against the correct question number. Remember you have supplied. One is done as an example:

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We live in times when incomes is rising. e.g: is are
The economic boom of the last 25 years have (a) ……………. …………….
created a grow tribe of erstwhile-middle  (b) ……………. …………….
class-turned-HNIs who earn much many than (c) ……………. …………….
they can spend. Born on the inflation (d) ……………. …………….
and scarcity-stricken 1960s and 70s, this well-paid adults  (e) ……………. …………….
enjoy their new wealth, but is conservative in  (f) ……………. …………….
their spending and investing habits. They swing  (g) ……………. …………….
among confidence and caution when it comes to money.  (h) ……………. …………….

Answers:

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(a) have  has
(b) grow growing  
(c) many  more
(d) on  in
(e) this      these     
(f) is    are
(g) swung  swing   
(h) among      between

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