Editing Exercise For Class 9 CBSE With Answers And Explanations

The following passage has not been edited. There is an error in each line. Identify the error, correct it and write both the error and the correction in the space provided. The first one has been done for you.

ErrorCorrection
Caffeine works from blocking the effects of a sleep-inducing substance (a)fromby
called adenosine. The substance accumulate inside you throughout the (b)
day. As adenosine levels rise, you became calm and drowsy. Later, as (c)
you sleep, adenosine levels drop. Though you wake up, the cycle starts (d)
again. By not allowing adenosine building up, caffeine keeps you (e)
feeling fired up. Caffeine also increases your blood pressure, what (f)
may make you feel even if your chest is pounding. (g)

Answers

a) Error – from / correction – by

b) Error – accumulate / correction – accumulates

c) Error – became / correction – become

d) Error – though / correction – when

e) Error – building / correction – to build

f) Error – what / correction – which

g) Error – even / correction – as

Editing exercise 2

The following passage has not been edited. There is an error in each line. Identify the error, correct it and write both the error and the correction in the space provided. The first one has been done for you.

ErrorCorrection
Good manners require you following some simple guidelines. (a)followingto follow
Of course there are cultural differences that needs to be taken (b)
into consideration. What is rude in Japan maybe perfectly (c)
 
acceptable in Latin America. However, while you will be forgave for (d)
not known the rules of an alien culture, you will not be excused (e)
for being careless in your on country. In any case, always (f)
remember that good manners is all about making others’ comfortable. (g)

Answers

a) Error – following / correction – to follow

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b) Error – needs / correction – need

c) Error – maybe / correction – may be

d) Error – forgave / correction – forgiven

e) Error – known / correction – knowing

f) Error – on / correction – own

g) Error – others’ / correction – others

Editing exercises for class 9

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