Editing Exercises for Class 11 CBSE with Answers

The following passage has not been edited. There is an error in each line against which a blank is given. Write the incorrect word and the corrected word in your answer sheet against the blank as given in the example. Underline the corrected word that has been supplied.

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Editing Exercises for Class 11 CBSE with Answers Pdf

Direction (Q No 1. to 10) The following passages have not been edited. There is one error in each line. Identify the wrong word and write it with the correction in the spaces given.

Editing Exercises for Class 11 with Answers

Editing Exercises with Answers Example – 1

Incorrect Correct
(a) In a Northern part of India, ………………………….. …………………………..
(b) summer are very hot. ………………………….. …………………………..
(c) June and July are the hot months. ………………………….. …………………………..
(d) The Sun shine brightly and ………………………….. …………………………..
(e) the heat was unbearable. ………………………….. …………………………..
(f) A morning of a summer day ………………………….. …………………………..
(g) are cool and pleasant. ………………………….. …………………………..
(h) A cool breeze blows which refresh the mind and enlivens the heart. ………………………….. …………………………..

Answer:
(a) a – the
(b) are is
(c) hot hottest
(d) shine shines
(e) was is
(f) A The
(g) are is
(h) refresh refreshes

Editing Exercises with Answers Example – 2

Incorrect Correct
(a) I have enjoy reading books ………………………….. …………………………..
(b) of biographies, adventures or lands, etc. ………………………….. …………………………..
(c) Books must been purposive and delightful. ………………………….. …………………………..
(d) Biographies of great men has ………………………….. …………………………..
(e) always inspire me; books of ………………………….. …………………………..
(f) adventure has thrilled me. ………………………….. …………………………..
(g) In the beginning I enjoyed books in English who had the same or ………………………….. …………………………..
(h) similar themes which I find in my first language (Hindi) books. ………………………….. …………………………..

Answer:
(a) enjoy enjoyed
(b) or and
(c) been be
(d) has have
(e) inspire inspired
(f) has have
(g) who which
(h) find found

Editing Exercises with Answers Example – 3

Incorrect Correct
(a) It is really shock that ………………………….. …………………………..
(b) wild animals is being killed on a very large scale. ………………………….. …………………………..
(c) There has been an craze for leather goods. ………………………….. …………………………..
(d) We don’t realise how many cruelty ………………………….. …………………………..
(e) towards those helpless creatures ………………………….. …………………………..
(f) we were encouraging by using the goods. ………………………….. …………………………..
(g) There Eire much who wear ………………………….. …………………………..
(h) fur coats and jackets with a fur lining. ………………………….. …………………………..

Answer:
(a) shock shocking
(b) is are
(c) an a
(d) many much
(e) those these
(f) were are
(g) much many
(h) and or

Editing Exercises with Answers Example – 4

Incorrect Correct
(a) Teenage is a spring of man’s life. ………………………….. …………………………..
(b) It is perceive as the most joyful ………………………….. …………………………..
(c) and exciting period of a individual’s ………………………….. …………………………..
(d) life. Teenagers are bubble with life. ………………………….. …………………………..
(e) Everything smell of freshness and fitness. ………………………….. …………………………..
(f) There are aspiration and expect; ’-yin life. ………………………….. …………………………..
(g) But the teenagers of today are live ………………………….. …………………………..
(h) under the pressure of a competitive world. ………………………….. …………………………..

Answer:
(a) a the
(b) perceive perceived
(c) a an
(d) bubble bubbling
(e) smell smells
(f) are is
(g) live living
(h) a the

Editing Exercises with Answers Example – 5

Incorrect Correct
(a) Lord Brougham said, “Blessed is the man who had ………………………….. …………………………..
(b) hobbies. The pursuit in hobbies is not a waste of time. ………………………….. …………………………..
(c) Rather it prevents us while wasting ………………………….. …………………………..
(d) time by other frivolous pursuits. Hobbies fill ………………………….. …………………………..
(e) our vacant hours with amusement or interest. So I ………………………….. …………………………..
(f) am justifying in having my hobbies.” ………………………….. …………………………..

Answer:
(a) had has
(b) in of
(c) while from
(d) by in
(e) or and
(f) justifying justified

Editing Exercises with Answers Example – 6

Incorrect Correct
(a) English is the useful language. The people ………………………….. …………………………..
(b) who speak English made up the largest ………………………….. …………………………..
(c) community. A speech community are similar ………………………….. …………………………..
(d) to other communities. People that make up the ………………………….. …………………………..
(e) community share an common language. ………………………….. …………………………..
(f) Much nations are composed of speech communities. ………………………….. …………………………..

Answer:
(a) the a
(b) made make
(c) are is
(d) that who
(e) an a
(f) Much Many

Editing Exercises with Answers Example – 7

Incorrect Correct
(a) There is the enemy beneath our feet. ………………………….. …………………………..
(b) Everyone are threatened by this ………………………….. …………………………..
(c) enemy. The enemy are Earth itself. When an ………………………….. …………………………..
(d) earthquake strikes, the Earth tremble. Scientists ………………………….. …………………………..
(e) are directing the great amount ………………………….. …………………………..
(f) of effort into finding ways at combating earthquakes. ………………………….. …………………………..

Answer:
(a) the an
(b) are is
(c) are is
(d) tremble trembles
(e) the a
(f) at of

Editing Exercises with Answers Example – 8

Incorrect Correct
(a) I wonder whether you will help me? ………………………….. …………………………..
(b) I was sorry to bother you. ………………………….. …………………………..
(c) Oh, I am awful sorry. ………………………….. …………………………..
(d) What seemed to be the problem, Sir? ………………………….. …………………………..
(e) Never mind, it does not really matters. ………………………….. …………………………..
(f) It may be all right soon. ………………………….. …………………………..

Answer:
(a) will could
(b) was am
(c) awful awfully
(d) seemed seems
(e) matters matter
(f) may will

Editing Exercises with Answers Example – 9

Incorrect Correct
(a) The important thing was that we should have ………………………….. …………………………..
(b) freedom of thought. This is not so easy as it ………………………….. …………………………..
(c) sounds. Every man likes to have their freedom ………………………….. …………………………..
(d) for himself. He does enjoying the freedom. When ………………………….. …………………………..
(e) a difference of opinion was created, ………………………….. …………………………..
(f) it had to be resolved. ………………………….. …………………………..

Answer:
(a) was is
(b) so as
(c) their his
(d) enjoying enjoy
(e) was is
(f) had has

Editing Exercises with Answers Example – 10

Incorrect Correct
(a) We know that if we eats the right food, in the right ………………………….. …………………………..
(b) quantities in the right time, our digestive system ………………………….. …………………………..
(c) must remain healthy. Similarly, if we breathe correctly, ………………………….. …………………………..
(d) our respiratory system will function efficiently. As ………………………….. …………………………..
(e) our heart is in good.shape, and a arteries ………………………….. …………………………..
(f) ensure that blood reaches which it must, our ………………………….. …………………………..
(g) circulatory system is in order. But how do one ………………………….. …………………………..
(h) keep in shape an invisibly energy system, a system which helps us process the life force. ………………………….. …………………………..

Answer:
(a) eats eat
(b) in at
(c) must will
(d) As If
(e) a the
(f) which where
(g) do does
(h) invisibly invisible

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