Editing and Omission Exercises for Class 8 with answers Ex.39 & 40

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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.

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

Exercise-39

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 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) _______         _______

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Editing Exercise-40

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

                                                                                         Word               Word

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)        _____              _____

 Answers

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

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