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.
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Editing and Omission exercises for Class 8 English CBSE with answers pdf
The following passage has not been edited. There is an error in each line. Write the incorrect word and the correction in your answer sheet against the correct blank number. Remember to underline the word that you have supplied.
The history of airplanes date back to the late 18th Century. e.g date dates
But the first ever powered airplane flight was making (a) ________ ________
on 17 December
1903 by the Wright brothers. The aircraft had named (b) ________ ________
‘Flyer’ at Kitty Hawk. North Carolina. In 1911
the Wrights’ Vin Fiz is the first airplane to cross (c) ________ ________
the United States. The Vin Piz was naming after a grape (d) ________ ________
soda make by the Armour Packing company. The (e) ________ ________
flight taken 84 days. stopping 70 times. It crash (f) ________ ________
landed so many times that when it arrives in California little (g) ________ ________
of Its original building materials remained on the plane.
The following passage has not been edited. There is one error in each line. Write the incorrect word and the correction in your answer sheet as given below against the correct blank number. Remember to underline the word that you have supplied.
It is a difficult to define luxury. Everybody
Condemn luxury and has done so in (a) ________ ________
all the ages of the world’s history, yet no
two persons seems to agree on the exact (b) ________ ________
meaning of the word. Some gives it a (c) ________ ________
moral meaning as 13urns do. when (d) ________ ________
he user the invective ‘luxury’s contagion (e) ________ ________
weak and vile’. There Is some moralists (f) ________ ________
who might called my necktie and (g) ________ ________
my sports coat a luxury. I however
regarded them as necessities in my life. (h) ________ ________