Editing exercises from class 6 to 10 with answers

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Editing Exercise-61

The following passage has not been edited. There is one error in each line. Write the incorrect word and the correct word as given in the example against the correct blank number in your answer sheet:

Incorrect Correct
Parents and children in the primary  e.g. and of
or the secondary schools is looking  (a) ……….. ………..
out for part-time jobs who they can  (b) ……….. ………..
manage to do when children be away (c) ……….. ………..
at school. Manage canteens of their  (d) ……….. ………..
own child’s school will gave them a (e) ……….. ………..
very good opportunity. When there is a (f) ……….. ………..
holiday they will also have an break as (g) ……….. ………..
the canteen will not worked when (h) ……….. ………..
the school is closed.

Answers:

Incorrect Correct
(a) is are
(b) who  which
(c) be are
(d) Manage Managing
(e) gave   give 
(f) When Whenever
(g) an    a     
(h) worked work

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Editing Exercise-62

The following passage has not been edited. There is one error in each of the lines. Write the incorrect words and corrections in your answer sheet against the correct blank numbers. Ensure that the words that form your answers are underlined.

Incorrect Correct
The news on felling of trees e.g.  on of
on a large scale comes as the shock  (a) ……………….. ………………..
because people all around has become (b) ……………….. ………………..
conscious in preserving ecological balance. (c) ……………….. ………………..
The forest department kept a strict vigil (d) ……………….. ………………..
in the activities of people  (e) ……………….. ………………..
which indulge in unlawful felling of trees. (f) ……………….. ………………..
People might be educated regarding (g) ……………….. ………………..
a dangerous consequences of  (h) ……………….. ………………..
indiscriminate cutting of trees. ……………….. ………………..

Answers:

Incorrect Correct
(a) the    a
(b) has have
(c) in     of
(d) kept keeps
(e) in      on
(f) which     who
(g) might   should     
(h) a the

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Editing Exercise-63

The following passage has not been edited. There is one error in each of the tines. Write the incorrect word and the correction in your answer sheet.

Incorrect Correct
It have been ten days since Pakistan  (a) ………………… …………………
President tell the media in Pakistan that he (b) ………………… …………………
wanting to open up the Line of Control (c) ………………… …………………
to Kashmiris in either side. The Indian  (d) ………………… …………………
Foreign Office has yet to receive a formal
proposal from Pakistan, senior Government
sources have revealing. Yet Pakistan  (e) ………………… …………………
PM says on Thursday that (f) ………………… …………………
discussions has started on the issue.  (g) ………………… …………………
Pakistan Foreign Minister saying that (h) ………………… …………………
his country would make the proposal soon.

Answers:

Incorrect Correct
(a) have has
(b) tell told
(c) wanting wants
(d) in on
(e) revealing revealed
(f) says said
(g) has  have
(h) saying     said

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Editing Exercise-64

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

Incorrect Correct
An living creatures not alone human e.g. alone only
beings but plants and animals also wants  (a) ………… …………
freedom. They want to live the tree life. (b) ………… …………
But the animals in the zoos is captured  (c) ………… …………
and put into cage for our (d) ………… …………
entertainment. Animals and birds who  (e) ………… …………
are captured, are train in the circuses. (f) ………… …………
If they can talk, they would make (g) ………… …………
us feel guilt and regretful of our actions  (h) …………

Answers:

Incorrect Correct
(a) wants want
(b) the      a
(c) is  are
(d) cage      cages
(e) who  which
(f) train  trained
(g) can    Could   
(h) guilt guilty

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Editing Exercise-65

The following passage has not been edited. There is one error in each of the lines. Write the incorrect word and the correction as given below.

Incorrect Correct
The El Nino weather effect  has had a damaged impact e.g. damaged damaging
marine life throughout Asia. In some Asian waters (a) …………… ……………
which have play host to large number of sea horses, (b) …………… ……………
the factor of red tides have killed huge quantities  (c) …………… ……………
of fish and another marine life by depriving them Of oxygen. (d) …………… ……………
 The red tides are so called because  tiny are compose of (e) …………… ……………
vast amount of dead algae which float on the surface and  (f) …………… ……………
forming a reddish hue. Recent red tides near Hong Kong virtualIy wiped out  (g) …………… ……………
the local mark of fish on weeks.  (h) …………… ……………

Answers:

Incorrect Correct
(a) in  on 
(b) Play  played
(c) have  has 
(d) another     other
(e) compose composed
(f) float floats
(g) forming  forms     
(h) on        for

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Editing Exercise-66

The following passage have not been edited- There is an error in each line against which a blank is given. Write the incorrect word and the correction in the space provided. Remember to underline the word that you have supplied. The first one has been done for you.

Incorrect Correct
Once upon the time two crows  e.g.    the     a
had the nest in a tree. (a) ………… …………
Any snake also lived  (b) ………… …………
in a hollow  (c) ………… …………
trunk of this tree.  (d) ………… …………
When few crows  flew  (e) ………… …………
away for food, some snake  (f) ………… …………
would creep to his nest  (g) ………… …………
and eat little of the eggs daily  (h) ………… …………

Answers:

Incorrect Correct
(a) the   a      
(b) Any  A    
(c) the
(d) this  that 
(e) few the  
(f) some    a
(g) his    their
(h) little      some  

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Editing Exercise-67

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

Incorrect Correct
The people of Rome were dividing (a) …………… ……………
into two classes, the Patricians and  
the Pleibians . The Patricians was the (b) …………… ……………
noble People. They own most of the land. (c) …………… ……………
They govern  the state and they (d) …………… ……………
lead the soldiers to battle .The  (e) …………… ……………
The Pleibians forms the rank and file of (f) …………… ……………
the army and though they endures all (g) …………… ……………
the hardships of war, they do not  (h) …………… ……………
reap any advantage.

Answers:

Incorrect Correct
(a) dividing    divided
(b) was were
(c) own  owned    
(d) govern    governed  
(e) lead  led       
(f) forms  formed 
(g) endures    endured 
(h) do did

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Editing Exercise-68

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

Incorrect Correct
George and Peter are but half   (a) ………….. …………..
a mile from home when  x  x
they were attacking by a wolf   (b) ………….. …………..
“Drive on fast” shouting George  (c) ………….. …………..
Seizing his gun and took  (d) ………….. …………..
at the wolf, he pulls the trigger  (e) ………….. …………..
but missed. lie then takes his big  (f) ………….. …………..
knife but before he could drawing   (g) ………….. …………..
the knife. the wolf is upon him.  (h) ………….. …………..

Answers:

Incorrect Correct
(a) are  were   
(b) attacking attacked
(c) shouting shouted   
(d) took  taking  
(e) pulls  pulled   
(f) takes   took 
(g) drawing    draw
(h) is was

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Editing Exercise-69

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 the space provided. Remember to underline the word that you have supplied.  

Incorrect  Correct
Weaken by his wounds and the long summer   e.g. Weaken Weakened
day from fasting and watching on the roof,  (a) …………. ………….
he feel sick at the sight of the body of his  (b) …………. ………….
enemy. He was fill with regret and remorse. War,  (c) …………. ………….
he thought, was unhumane.    (d) …………. ………….

Answers:

Incorrect Correct
(a) from    of
(b) feel  felt
(c) fill filled
(d) unhumane inhumane

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Editing Exercise-70

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 the space provided. Remember to underline the word that you have supplied.

Incorrect  Correct
A mother sheep know the difference between e.g. know    knows   
her lamb and another. Never matter how many (a) ………… …………
lambs  their are in the flock, she will always  (b) ………… …………
pick on her own as of their specific odour. This  (c) ………… …………
is a good example for motherly instinct.  (d) ………… …………

Answers:

Incorrect Correct
(a) Never  No
(b) their  there
(c) their  his
(d) for of

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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. 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