Editing and Omission Exercises for Class 8 with answers Ex.37&38

By | September 13, 2018

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

Exercise-37

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.

                                                                                                           Incorrect     Correct

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.

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Exercise-38

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.

                                                                                Incorrect            Correct

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) ________            ________

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