Editing and Omission Exercises for Class 9 & 10 with answers Ex. 21 & 22

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Editing and Omission Exercises

Following are the exercises for editing class 9 and 10 English. If you want to become a professional grammar editor, just practice the following grammar exercises. These exercises are known by many names like  proofreading exercises, paragraph correction, Editing Passage, grammar error correction exercises etc. These English grammar exercises with answers for class 9 and 10 CBSE will make you a professional editor. Revising and editing is a positive attitude. These everyday edit exercises will add another pearl of knowledge to your string. Kindly note that these are always integrated exercises.

                                                                      EDITING AND OMISSION

EDITING PASSAGE- EXERCISE-21

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 your answer sheet against the correct blank number.

                                                                                                INCORRECT                         CORRECT

Yesterday when we was driving through                           (a) …………                            …………

a forest we saw a deer on a right side of the road.            (b) …………                            …………

My friend brings out his Camera                                         (c)  …………                           …………

but the deer quickly jumped at                                           (d) …………                            …………

a pit. We stopped to help the

deer get into of the pit.                                                           (e) …………                            …………

A man tied a rope to its waist and                                        (f) …………                             …………

go into the pit and lifted it out.                                             (g) …………                            …………

It ran away as faster as it could.                                        (h) …………                           …………

Answer 21

(a) was                 were

(b) on a                on the

(c) brings             brought

(d) at                     into

(e) into                  out

(f) its                     his

(g) go                    went

(h) faster             fast

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Note- These can be considered as English Grammar worksheets  and proofreading examples, as a printable version is also available at the bottom.

 

EDITING PASSAGE- EXERCISE-22

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 your answer sheet against the correct blank number. The first has been done for you as an example.

                                                                             INCORRECT              CORRECT

One winter the farmer found a                  e.g.        The                        a

snake stiff and froze with cold.                  (a)         ………                      ………..

He had compassion in it, and                      (b)          ………                      ………..

taking it up, place it on his                           (C)          ………                      ………..

bosom. The snake was quick                     (d)          ………                      ………..

revived by a warmth, and                          (e)          ………                     ………..

resuming its naturally instinct,                   (f)          ………                      ………..

bit its benefactor. “Oh” cry the                  (g)         ………                      ………..

farmer with his latest breath,                     (h)          ………                      ………..

“I am rightly served for

pitying a scoundrel”.

Answer

(a) froze               frozen

(b) in                     on

(c) place               placed

(d) basom,          quick bosom. quickly

(e)a                        the

(I) naturally         natural

(g) cry                  cried

(h) latest              last

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One thought on “Editing and Omission Exercises for Class 9 & 10 with answers Ex. 21 & 22

  1. Sailochan

    thank u it helped me a lot for my exam preparation

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