Editing Exercise For Class 9 With Answers

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
An inassuming room at the Wilson College is now the cauldron (a)inassumingunassuming
of ideas that try to solve environmental issues. Called the (b)
nature club of Wilson College , it was founding in 1979 by a group (c)
of nature lovers. Today, in the guidance of the club’s guardian (d)
professor, Sudhakar Solomon Raj, these army of enthusiasts is doing (e)
whatever they can to help save the environment. Almost each (f)
Sunday, the team sets out in nature trails, which almost always (g)
end with cleaning up the place by the help of the local people. (h)

Answers

a) Error – inassuming / correction – unassuming

b) Error – try / correction – tries (Here the subject is the singular noun cauldron.)

c) Error – founding / correction – founded

d) Error – in / correction – under

e) Error – these / correction – this

f) Error – each / correction – every

g) Error – in / correction – on

h) Error – by / correction – with

Class 9 Editing Exercise 2

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

ErrorCorrection
The process of nuclear fission had discovered in 1938 by Otto (a)hadwas
Hahn and Fritz Strassmann and was explaining in early 1939 (b)
with Lise Meitner and Otto Frisch. The fissionable isotope of uranium, (c)
U-235, can be split by bombarding it with a slow neutron. Hence this (d)
reaction also release an average of 2.5 neutrons, a chain reaction (e)
is possible. In an atomic bomb, the number of neutrons releasing is (f)
greater than 1 and the reaction increases rapid to an explosion. (g)

Answers

a) Error – had / correction – was

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b) Error – explaining / correction – explained

c) Error – with / correction – by

d) Error – hence / correction – since

e) Error – release / correction – releases

f) Error – releasing / correction – released

g) Error – rapid / correction – rapidly

Editing exercises for class 9

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