CBSE Class 10 English Grammar | Editing Exercises For Term 2

The following passage has not been edited. There is an error in each line. Identify the error, correct it and write your answers in the respective blank spaces. Underline the correct answer. The first one has been done for you.

Solar storms occurs due to the movement of electrically charged gas (a)occursoccur
called plasma across the surface of the sun and through it’s fiery (b)
insides. As the plasma moves, it carries magnetic fields who join (c)
together and breaks apart. Sometimes, these fields release huge amounts (d)
of energy from within a sunspot, create storms. There are two types (e)
of plasma motion what determine the solar cycle of storms. (f)
The rotation of the sun, first of all, cause plasma at the poles (g)
rotating faster than plasma at the equator. (h)


a) Error – occurs / correction – occur (The subject is the plural noun storms, so write occur.)

b) Error – it’s / correction – its (It’s means it is or it has.)

c) Error – who / correction – that (Use who to refer to people.)

d) Error – breaks / correction – break (Here the subject is the plural noun magnetic fields.)

e) Error – create / correction – creating

f) Error – what / correction – that

g) Error – cause / correction – causes (The subject is the singular noun rotation of the sun.)

h) Error – rotating / correction – to rotate

Editing exercises for class 10 CBSE

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