Editing and Omission Exercises for Class 8 with answers Ex.5&6

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-5

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

According to Britain’s ‘Sunday Times’

medical error are the third                        (a)           _______            _________

more frequent cause of death in              (b)           _______            _________

the world after cancer of heart disease.    (c)            _______            _________

The number of death in hospitals             (d)           _______            _________

is due to medical negligence.

Answers:

Incorrect           Correct

(a) are                 is

(b) more             most

(c) of                  and

(d) death            deaths

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Editing Exercise-6

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

               

Vikrant always feed the birds                                      feed             feeds

feed feeds which came to his garden.              (a)    _______           _________

They were quite wild but they are                    (b)   _______           _________

 also hungry. At first, they had                          (c)   _______            _________

 afraid of him. He use to put                             (d)   _______           _________

 some food for them. They wait                        (e)   _______           _________

until he went back into his house.                                           

And then they flying down to eat                     (f) _______               _________                                                

the food. After some months, they come         (g) _______              _________

nearer and nearer to his hand, because                               

there is food in his hand.                                  (h) _______             _________

Answers:

Incorrect              Correct               

 (a) came              come                      

(b) were               are                        

 (c) had                were                      

(d) use                 used

(e) wait                waited

(f) flying               flew

(g) come              came   

(h) is                    was

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