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Editing Errors | CBSE Curriculum

Updated: Jul 22, 2022

The following passage has not been edited. There is one error in each of the lines. Write the incorrect word and the correction in your answer sheet as given below. Remember to underline the word you have supplied.

Q1.

The exhaust earth groaned Error Correction e.g. exhaust - exhausted

(a) and quivered under a glare ____ ____

​(b) of the sun. spirals in heat ____ ____

​(c) rose from the ground on if ____ ____

​(d) from molten lava. The painting ____ ____

​(e) lizard crawl painfully over ____ ____

​ (f) the hot rock on search ____ ____


Q2.

​The spirit for patriotism, sacrifice e.g. for- of

(a) or service towards our country ---- ----

​ (b) must guide our lives. It would ___ ___

​ (c) inspire we to emerge as great ___ ___

​ (d) heroes, and if the need arose, ___ ___

​ (e) die as martyrs. All single ___ ___

​ (f) Indian has a role for play in building up the nation. ___ ___


Q3.

​Oceans has scavengers too! Crabs, lobsters, shrimps e.g. has have

​(a) remoras, young marine eels, sharks and much __ ___

(b) ​more. They are members on the sea clean up squad. __ __

(c) While crabs and lobsters wait from __ __

​ (d) food scraps to float by and than grab __ __

​ (e) it, sharks munch on marine animal carcasses. __ __

​(f) And remoras swim near them and other large fish, __ __ and eat their leftovers.

Q4.

​ Haemophilia are one of the several are is

​(a) sex-linked genetic disorders which effect __ __

​(b) only males. This is an disorder that is __ __

​(c) causing by a defective gene of the X-chromosome. __ __

​ (d) As a result, blood do not clot and there is a __ __

​ (e) risk for heavy bleeding even from minor cuts __ __

​ (f) and injuries. Those suffering from these __ __ disease have to be very careful.



Q5.

​(a) There is more than 6,000 million people __ __

​(b) live on our planet Earth. The __ __

​(c) Earth provide us with the air to __ __

​(d) breath, food to eat and water to __ __

​(e) drink. It give us materials to __ __

​ (f) build homes or shelter as well as for clothes __ __

Q6.

​One day we were sitting watch the birds, watch watching

​(a) when suddenly one of the baby bird __ __

​(b) struggled in of the hole ready __ __

​(c) for their first flight __ __

​(d) A little fearful on first, it hopped __ __

​ (e) and sit on the railing __ __

​ (f) then slowly but surely they flew __ __


Q7.

​A new clock replace the old clock replace replaced

​(a) in the toll village tower. The __ __

​(b) youngsters was just as excited as __ __

​(c) the town people to sea a piece __ __

​ (d) of beauty up their. The new clock __ __

​ (e) was proud of it selves while the __ __

​ (f) retired clock feel contented having __ __ done its duty for thirty years.

Q8.

​Examination season is there and there here

​(a) so is a stress and anxiety __ __

​(b) it bring along. With those __ __

​(c) heads bury in books, students -- --

​(d) especially these appearing for the __ __

​(e) board examinations, has little __ __

​(f) time of anything else. __ __

Q9.

​The passenger were waiting at the passenger passengers

​(a) bus stop when four police officials rushing __ __

​(b) into difference buses. __ __

​ (c) After sometimes one of them __ __

​(d) comes out with two young lads __ __ and soon the other policeman joined them.

​(e) The boys which had been arrested __ __

​(f) have been caught for a theft. __ _



Q10.

​Driving back home, I stops stops stopped

​(a) at a snack stand. I was felt __ __

​(b) terribly hungry. It was desert __ __ except for a sleeping Alsatian.

​(c) I stepped on, helped myself to __ __

​(d) some corn, then opened an ___ cash box for payment. Taped to

​ (e) the inside of the lid were this __ __ note: “the dog can count”. I was

​(f) puzzle by the note. What could it __ __ mean? Why people resort to teasers?

Answer Key

​ Error

Correction

  1. (a) a

​the

​(b) in

​of

​(c) on

​as

​ (d) painting

​painted

​(e) crawl

​crawled

​(f) on

​in

​Q2. (a) or

​and

​(b) would

​should

​(c) we

​us

​(d) arose

​arises

​(e) all

​every

​(f) for

​to

​Q3. (a) much

​many

​(b) on

​of

​(c) from

​for

​(d) than

​then

​(e) on

​at

​(f) near

​towards

​Q4. (a) effect

​affects

​(b) an

​a

​(c) causing

​caused

​(d) do

​does

​(e) for

​of

​(f) these

​this

​Q5 (a) is

​are

​(b) live

​living

​(c) provide

​provides

​(d) breath

​breathe

​(e) give

​gives

​(f) or

​for

Q6. (a) bird

birds

​(b) in

out

​(c) their

his /its

​(d) on

at

(e) sit

sat

(f) they

he/it

Q7. (a) toll

tall

(b) was

were

(c) sea

see

(d) their

there

(e) itselves

itself

​(f) feel

felt

​Q8. (a) a

the

​(b) bring

brings

​(c) bury

​buried

​(d) these

​those

​(e) has

​have

​(f) of

​for


Q9 (a) rush

rushed

(b) difference

different

(c) sometimes

sometime

​(d) comes

came

(e) which

who

(f) have

had

Q10. (a) felt

feeling

(b) desert

deserted

(c) on

in

(d) an

the

​(e) were

was

(f) puzzle

puzzled













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