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 other day when I was gone for a walk. (a) _______ _______
I hear someone shrieking across the (b) _______ _______
hedge. I look up in the direction of the hill (c) _______ _______
and seen a little boy standing on the ridge of (d) _______ _______
a rock. lie have ascended the rock all right but (e) _______ _______
was unable to climb down. So he was cried (f) _______ _______
for help. He beckoning to me for help. However (g) _______ _______
by the time I reached him I am exhausted. (h) _______ _______
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.
Be it print media or electronic media—all carries e.g.… carries carry
advertisements. The money we receive from the (a) _____ _____
advertisements help them too lower the cost of (b) _____ _____
production. In this ways we get information (c) _____ _____
and entertainment on lower prices than (d) _____ _____
would otherwise have to been charged. (e) _____ _____
Therefore, what we lose on the swings we gained on (f) _____ _____
the roundabout. Advertise to some extent ensures (g) _____ _____
that a product will maintain his quality. (h) _____ _____
Incorrect Word Correct Word
(a) we they
(b) too to
(c) ways Way
(d) on at
(e) been be
(f) gained gain
(g) Advertise Advertising
(h) his its