Editing Exercises For Class 10 CBSE With Answers

Editing exercise 1

The following paragraph has not been edited. There is one error in each line. Identify the error and write its correction against the correct question number. Remember to underline the correction. The first one has been done for you.

ErrorCorrection
Before an animated film is shoot the dialogues are recorded (a)shootshot
on tape. The words are then breaking into syllables by passing (b)
the tape through a sound reader. The sound reader calculate (c)
the time the character take to pronounce a particular syllable. (d)
The number of images need for each syllable is then calculated. (e)
The animator drew the required number of images with proper lip (f)
movements so that the picture and sound have synchronized. (g)
The back ground music and sound effects are doing after the film is shot. (h)

Answers

a error – shoot / correction – shot

b) error – breaking / correction – broken

c) error – calculate / correction – calculates

d) error – take / correction – takes

e) error – need / correction – needed

f) error – drew / correction – draws

g) error – have / correction – are

h) error – doing / correction – done

Editing exercise 2

The following paragraph has not been edited. There is one error in each line. Identify the error and write its correction against the correct question number. Remember to underline the correction. The first one has been done for you.

Error Correction
Ashish Goyal is like every other 25- year-old. He likes (a)everyany
to wear T-shirts of whacky slogans and jeans. He (b)
parties regularly and love watching movies with (c)
his friends. Yet he is special. Ashsish is some of the select (d)
few Indians who are made it to the Wharton Business (e)
School for an MBA. And he is blind. Ashish is not born (f)
blind, but started loosing his eyesight after he turned 15. (g)

Answers

a) error – every / correction – any

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b) error – of / correction – with

c) error – love / correction – loves

d) error – some / correction – one

e) error – are / correction – have

f) error – is / correction – was

g) error – loosing / correction – losing

Editing exercise 3

The following paragraph has not been edited. There is one error in each line. Identify the error and write its correction against the correct question number. Remember to underline the correction. The first one has been done for you.

ErrorCorrection
New Horizons flew with a hypersonic speed of 20 miles/second. After (a)withat
flying since about 3,300 days and covering a distance of four billion (b)
miles, the spacecraft flown into the orbit of Pluto in 2015. The route to (c)
Pluto was via Jupiter which provides what is known as ‘gravity assist’ (d)
to the spacecraft. On plain terms, it means that by flying near Jupiter (e)
at a whooping speed of near 50,000 miles per hour, the spacecraft (f)
received a push, which cut down the flying time for Pluto. If this route (g)
had not been choosen, it would have taken 30 years to reach Pluto. (h)

Answers

a) error – with / correction – at

b) error – since / correction – for

c) error – flown / correction – flew

d) error – provides / correction – provided

e) error – on / correction – in

f) error – near / correction – nearly

g) error – for / correction – to

h) error – choosen / correction – chosen

Editing exercises for class 10 CBSE

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