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Sep 11, 2014

# Give more exercises on edition and omission

Give more exercises on edition and omission

Syeda

Member since Jan 25, 2017

Answer. 1.Edit the passage underlining the mistake present in every line by writing the correct word in the blank space.My day begins on five O'clock in the morning a) _____ It has been so since the last forty years b) ______ except for the two years of which I was c) _______ very ill. I wake up at the sound of an d) ______ alarm clock bought at 1952. e) _______ From then until today, it has never f) _______ let me down. My routine, however turns topsy-turvy in holidays when I cannot sleep for ten O'clock. I have g) ______ maintained a fairly regular routine over my working years. h) _______ When I retire on two years' time, I hope I will be i) _______ able to continue this practice. 2.The following passage is incomplete. One word has been omitted in every line against which there is a blank. Indicate the place where the word has to be inserted with a / and write the word in the space provided. Parmesh and his friends planning a trip a) _____ during the summer vacations. While all of them b) _____ keen to get away from the heat, none them were able to suggest which place to visit. c) _____ It only draw of lots which could finally decide the matter. d) _____ They decided on Ooty as it neither too far away nor too crowded. e) _____ The date of departure and the duration of their stay still to be decided. f) _____ The announcement of their final exam date sheet still two weeks away. g) _____ Until then, each of them resolved h) _____ collect information about hill station. i) _____ 3.Underline each error and write the correction in the space provided. One morning, the Nawab call a) _________ his minister and said him b) _________ that I wanted the length and c) _________ breadth from the earth d) _________ measured. He also feel the e) _________ need to have the stars on the f) _________ sky counted. The minister says g) _________ that the task he have been h) _________ set being impossible. i) _________ 4.The following passage has not been edited. There is an error in each line against which there is a blank. Underline each error and write your correction in the space provided. I entered the manager's office and sat down. I have just lost five hundred rupees and I felt very upset. a) ______ "I leave the money in my desk," I said, b) ______ "and it is not there now". The manager was very sympathetic but he can do nothing. "Everyone loses money these days", c) ______ he said, He start to complain about this wicked world, d) ______ but is interrupted by a knock at the door. e) ______ A girl came in and puts an envelope on his desk. f) ______ It contains five hundred rupees. "I found this g) ______ outside this gentleman's room," she said. "Well! I say to the manager, "there is still some h) ______ honesty in this world !"

Drishti Singh

1. a) on - at  b) has - had c) for -  of  d) at - by     e) at- in f) from - since g) for - till h) over - during i) on - after 2. word before     missing word       word after a)friends                are                  planning b) them                  are                   keen c) none                   of                   them d) only                    was                 draw e) it                      was                    neither f) stay                    is                       still g) sheet                   is                       still h) them                   are                     resolved i) _                        to                       collect 3. a) call - called     b) said him- said to him     c) i - he     d) from - of     e) feel - felt      f) on  - in     g) says - said     h) have - has     i) being - is  4. a) have - had    b) leave - left      c) can - could    d) start - started    e) is - was    f) puts - put    g) contains - contained    h) say - said

Ravi Mariappan

Member since May 15, 2014

 GOOD.;KEEP UP YOUR  ENTHUSIASM .HERE IS MORE EXERCISES  FOR YOUR PRACTICE. 1.Edit the passage underlining the mistake present in every line by writing the correct word in the blank space. My day begins on five O'clock in the morning a) _____ It has been so since the last forty years b) ______ except for the two years of which I was c) _______ very ill. I wake up at the sound of an d) ______ alarm clock bought at 1952. e) _______ From then until today, it has never f) _______ let me down. My routine, however turns topsy-turvy in holidays when I cannot sleep for ten O'clock. I have g) ______ maintained a fairly regular routine over my working years. h) _______ When I retire on two years' time, I hope I will be i) _______ able to continue this practice. 2.The following passage is incomplete. One word has been omitted in every line against which there is a blank. Indicate the place where the word has to be inserted with a / and write the word in the space provided. Parmesh and his friends planning a trip a) _____ during the summer vacations. While all of them b) _____ keen to get away from the heat, none them were able to suggest which place to visit. c) _____ It only draw of lots which could finally decide the matter. d) _____ They decided on Ooty as it neither too far away nor too crowded. e) _____ The date of departure and the duration of their stay still to be decided. f) _____ The announcement of their final exam date sheet still two weeks away. g) _____ Until then, each of them resolved h) _____ collect information about hill station. i) _____ 3.Underline each error and write the correction in the space provided. One morning, the Nawab call a) _________ his minister and said him b) _________ that I wanted the length and c) _________ breadth from the earth d) _________ measured. He also feel the e) _________ need to have the stars on the f) _________ sky counted. The minister says g) _________ that the task he have been h) _________ set being impossible. i) _________ 4.The following passage has not been edited. There is an error in each line against which there is a blank. Underline each error and write your correction in the space provided. I entered the manager's office and sat down. I have just lost five hundred rupees and I felt very upset. a) ______ "I leave the money in my desk," I said, b) ______ "and it is not there now". The manager was very sympathetic but he can do nothing. "Everyone loses money these days", c) ______ he said, He start to complain about this wicked world, d) ______ but is interrupted by a knock at the door. e) ______ A girl came in and puts an envelope on his desk. f) ______ It contains five hundred rupees. "I found this g) ______ outside this gentleman's room," she said. "Well! I say to the manager, "there is still some h) ______ honesty in this world !" NOTE; CORRECT ANSWERS WILL BE POSTED AFTER YOUR ANSWERS

Saivarun G

A) at

Nandini

At

Vikram Kath

a) at   b) for   c) during  d) by
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