Editing and Omission Exercises for Class 8 with answers Ex.3&4

By | July 31, 2018
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Editing and Omission Exercises

Following are the exercises for editing class  8 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 8 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.

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

Editing and Omission exercises for Class 8 English CBSE with answers pdf

 Editing Exercise-3

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 debate is a contest between two

 people to show skill but ability in                (a)         _________           _________

arguing. For participate in a                          (b)        _________           _________  

debate we must prepare for it.                      (c)        _________           _________ 

One must prepare a outline of                     (d)         _________           _________

 the main points in the order in which

 one is going to argue.

Answers:

Incorrect           Correct

(a) but                and

 (b) For               To

(c) we                 they 

(d) a                   an

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Editing Exercise-4

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.    

Smoking is a bad habit. It spoils not only the                                Incorrect        Correct

lungs but also the liver of the smokers. In a                          (a)       _______            _________

beginning it is just a casual try and by and by                      (b)       _______             _________

one get gripped in it and it becomes a                                 (c)       _______            _________

compulsive habits, which a person is not able to get           (d)       _______            _________

free from.

Incorrect              Correct

 (a) a                      the

(b) and                  but

(c) get                   gets

(d) habits              habit

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