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Asked by Krish Sharma

Sep 23, 2014

Editing

how can i do editing easily in test explain

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Answer

Syeda

Member since Jan 25, 2017

Answer.


    EDITING
POINTS TO REMEMBER
1. Editing is generally done during proof reading.
 2. It can be of two types – Error or Omission
3. A short text with is one error/omission in each line is given.
 4. Numbered blanks are provided with each line for writing the corrected/omitted word.
5. Identify the error/omission keeping in mind the PPACTS rule.
6. PPACTS RULE – error/omission would be any of the following:
P – Preposition
P – Pronoun
A – Article/determiner
C – Conjunction
T – Tense/Verb Forms (singular/plural)
S – Spelling
7. After reading the passage, identify the tense and see whether it is appropriate to the context.
 8. Check the subject-verb agreement.
9. Check the areas where word is missing in case of omission and check the errors as mentioned above for error correction.
10. Mention the answer against the given blank number.
11. In case of omission write the word before and the word after the omitted word along with the supplied word.
12. In case of error correction write the incorrect as well as the corrected word in two columns.
 
 

Sample Exercise

Underline each error and write the correction in the space provided.
One morning, the Nawab call a) called
his minister and said him b) told
that I wanted the length and c) he
breadth from the earth d) of
measured. He also feel the e) felt
need to have the stars on the f) in
sky counted. The minister says g) said or replied
that the task he have been h) had
set being impossible. i) was


Exercise for  practice
Underline each error and write the correction in the space provided.
Couples who marries to settle a) __________
down is likely to be headed b) __________
for difficulties, said Dr. Paul,
Director of the Institute of Family relations,
Los Angeles
Most marriage difficulty are caused c) __________
by improper balance in normal human needs. d) __________
These are the needs of social acceptance, e) __________
a full emotion life, and f) __________
some outlet of individual g) __________
creative impulse. h) __________
 
Suggested answer

Couples who marries to settle a) marry
down is likely to be headed b) are
for difficulties, said Dr. Paul,
Director of the Institute of Family relations,
Los Angeles
Most marriage difficulty are caused c) difficulties
by improper balance in normal human needs. d) of
These are the needs of social acceptance, e) for
a full emotion life, and f) emotional
some outlet of individual g) for
creative impulse. h) impulses

Ravi Mariappan

Member since May 15, 2014

EDITING
POINTS TO REMEMBER
1. Editing is generally done during proof reading.
 2. It can be of two types – Error or Omission
3. A short text with is one error/omission in each line is given.
 4. Numbered blanks are provided with each line for writing the corrected/omitted word.
5. Identify the error/omission keeping in mind the PPACTS rule.
6. PPACTS RULE – error/omission would be any of the following:
P – Preposition
P – Pronoun
A – Article/determiner
C – Conjunction
T – Tense/Verb Forms (singular/plural)
S – Spelling
7. After reading the passage, identify the tense and see whether it is appropriate to the context.
 8. Check the subject-verb agreement.
9. Check the areas where word is missing in case of omission and check the errors as mentioned above for error correction.
10. Mention the answer against the given blank number.
11. In case of omission write the word before and the word after the omitted word along with the supplied word.
12. In case of error correction write the incorrect as well as the corrected word in two columns.
 
 

Sample Exercise

Underline each error and write the correction in the space provided.
One morning, the Nawab call a) called
his minister and said him b) told
that I wanted the length and c) he
breadth from the earth d) of
measured. He also feel the e) felt
need to have the stars on the f) in
sky counted. The minister says g) said or replied
that the task he have been h) had
set being impossible. i) was


Exercise for  practice
Underline each error and write the correction in the space provided.
Couples who marries to settle a) __________
down is likely to be headed b) __________
for difficulties, said Dr. Paul,
Director of the Institute of Family relations,
Los Angeles
Most marriage difficulty are caused c) __________
by improper balance in normal human needs. d) __________
These are the needs of social acceptance, e) __________
a full emotion life, and f) __________
some outlet of individual g) __________
creative impulse. h) __________
 
Suggested answer

Couples who marries to settle a) marry
down is likely to be headed b) are
for difficulties, said Dr. Paul,
Director of the Institute of Family relations,
Los Angeles
Most marriage difficulty are caused c) difficulties
by improper balance in normal human needs. d) of
These are the needs of social acceptance, e) for
a full emotion life, and f) emotional
some outlet of individual g) for
creative impulse. h) impulses
 
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