Editing and Omission Exercises for Class 8 with answers Ex.1&2

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-1

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

Although their is no direct evidence that               (a)          _______            _________

salt is a cause with high blood pressure                 (b)          _______            _________

yet there are studies who indicate that                  (c)           _______            _________

reducing the salt intake lower blood pressure.      (d)          _______             _________

Answers:

Incorrect           Correct

(a) their              there

(b) with              of

(c) who               which

(d) lower            lowers

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Editing Exercise-2

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

Sachin Tendulkar is not have thought     (a)          _______            _________

much about the Ministry in Sports.         (b)          _______            _________

M.C.A. has plans for rope them in           (c)           _______             _________

as a member of his governing council.   (d)          _______            _________

Answers:

Incorrect           Correct

(a) is                   may

(b) in                  of

(c)them              him

(d) his                their

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