Newspaper Headlines CBSE Grammar Exercises-11&12

By | September 4, 2018

English Newspaper Headlines

Following are the exercises based on newspaper headline examples, news in passive voice, expand the headlines. The following exercises may be considered as  newspaper activities worksheets. These news headlines in English are very much helpful for esl students studying grammar. Another advantage is they will teach you how to read newspaper, how to write a newspaper and writing newspaper headlines

Exercise-11

 Read the following headlines and complete the news reports that follow:

(a) Heavy Rains Lash Orissa

The heavy rain which ……….  through normal life out of gear in most parts of the state.

 (b) M.B.A Classes to begin in October

The centre in charge has informed  …………..in October.

 (c) Theatre Personality Bags Title

The Kalanidhi title …………….  and scholar, M.K. Swamy.

(d) 20 people killed As two buses collide

About………… on the highway leading to Bengaluru .

Answers:

(a) lashed Orissa

(b) that M.B.A classes will begin

(c) has been bagged by a theatre personality

(d) 20 people were killed when two buses collided

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Exercise-12

Complete the following news reports accompanying the following headlines by filling in the blanks.

 (a) SAINA WINS LAST GOLD FOR INDIA IN CWG.

 Saina………..   in Badminton for India in Common Wealth Games 2010, New Delhi.

(b) 2 SUSPECTED TERRORISTS ARRESTED

Two suspected terrorists …………  near Calcutta airport a senior police official said, reports UNI.

  (c) DON’T STUDY TOO MUCH, SAYS PSYCHOLOGIST

 A German Psychologist……….. too much.

(d)LUDHIANA GIRL SELECTED TO IAF

Ludhiana Girl, Ravenna Sandhu………….  to be a pilot in the Indian Air Force.

Answers:

(a) won the last gold medal

(b) have been arrested

(c) has urged the people not to study

(d) has been selected

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Note- Read the following steps to know everything about title capitalization, title case, how to write a book title in a paper, newspaper header, what words do you capitalize in a title-

Answer- We use the method of capitalization of each word but remember that all the prepositions, Conjunctions and Articles are not written in capital. If these words come in the beginning of the title 

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