Newspaper Headlines CBSE Grammar Exercises-13&14

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-13

Complete the following news reports accompanying the following headlines by fitting the blanks.

 (a) CONSUME VEGETABLES FROM CABBAGE FAMILY: REDUCE RISK OF LUNG CANCER

If vegetables from the cabbage family like broccoli (i)…………….   the risk of lung cancer (ii)…………….. 

(b) ROOT OUT CORRUPTION IN J&K-PLEDGES THE CHIEF MINISTER

The Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, (i)……….that corruption in the state (ii)……………..

Answers:

(a) (i) are consumed:

(ii) gets reduced

(b) (i) pledged;

 (ii) will be rooted out

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Exercise-14

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

(a) Wikileaks founder appeal rejected.

 Sweden’s Supreme Court…………….. founder Julian Assange to appeal against a detention order issued over his alleged crimes.

 (b)Sri Lanka war zone turned wildlife sanctuary.

Sri Lanka ……………….with Tamil Tiger rebels, into a wildlife sanctuary.

(c) Lokayukta files FIR against Minister for IT and ST.

 In a fresh embarrassment to the government in Karnataka, the corruption watchdog. Lokayukta  ………………. in a multi-crore land scam.

(d) Theatre activist bags title

The Kalabhusan Award for the year 2010 ………….  and scholar, Arjun Singh.

Answers:

(a) has rejected the appeal of Wiki leaks
(b) has turned the war zone
(c) has filed on FIR against Minister of IT and BT
(d) has been bagged by a theatre activist

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