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Q.1. The following passage has not been edited. There is one error in each line. Underline the error and write the correct word in front of it in your answer sheet. The first one has been done for you as an example.
The next day during a break
when all the teacher and students (a) _________ _________ 
was eating their snacks, the mother (b) _________ _________ 
left the school building hurrily. (c) _________ _________ 
The boy saw him walking (d) _________ _________ 
quickly from of the school gate. (e) _________ _________ 
He was drinking water after (f) _________ _________ 
his meal and wondered where (g) _________ _________ 
his mother was going. (h) _________ _________ 

Incorrect                           Correct
(a) teacher                         teachers
(b) was                                 were
(c) hurrily                           hurriedly
(d) him                                 her
(e) from                              out
(f) drunk                             drinking
(g) wonder                        wondered
(h) is                                      was


Q.2. A passage has been given below. It has not been edited properly. Underline the error and write the correction in the space provided. One has been done as an example.
My father become the Chief Secretary of Tamil Nadu e.g. become became
op 1962. Soon after, he told my cousin and me, (a) _________ _________ 
whenever we accompanied him to any functions, (b) _________ _________ 
we were to sit on the car on either side of him (c) _________ _________ 
and gave him a nudge if we saw a policeman (d) _________ _________ 
salute him which he was preoccupied studying (e) _________ _________ 
his notes. He said so that he was concerned (f) _________ _________ 
of the policeman standing in the hot sun. (g) _________ _________ 
He felt that he would return their greetings (h) _________ _________ 
when they took the trouble of saluting him.

Incorrect – Correction
(a) On – in
(b) functions – function
(c) on – in
(d) gave – give
(e) which – while
(f) that – because
(g) of – for
(h) would – should


Q.3. The following passage has not been edited. There is one error in each line. Write the incorrect word and the correction in vour answer sheet.
It takes a long time for a country to rebuild after (a) _________ _________ 
an earthquake. There must be aftershocks for days (b) _________ _________ 
or weeks. Rebuilt cannot start until all the (c) _________ _________ 
aftershocks have stopped. Aftershocks are small (d) _________ _________ 
tremors when shaking the ground after an earthquake. (e) _________ _________ 
When rebuilding starts, new buildings may be very (f) _________ _________ 
carefully planned. Sometimes they are built on huge (g) _________ _________ 
blocks of rubber that will absorb no further earthquake. (h) _________ _________ 

Incorrect – Correction
(a) take – takes
(b) must – may
(c) rebuilt – rebuilding
(d) stop – stopped
(e) when – which
(f) may – must
(g) build – built
(h) no – any


Q.4. The following passage has not been edited. There is one error in each line. Underline the error and write the correct word in front of it in your answer sheet. The first one has been done for you as an example.
The camel is the oldest of domestic
animals. It has been used since thousands (a) _________ _________ 
of years by the desert people to supply many (b) _________ _________ 
of their needs. Camels pulled ploughs (c) _________ _________ 
and carry well to market. In the desert, (d) _________ _________ 
they are almost the only means of (e) _________ _________ 
transport. This animal can adapt to (f) _________ _________ 
life in drylands and is often calling the ship (g) _________ _________ 
of the desert, it could survive on (h) _________ _________ 
dry leaves, seeds, and bones.

Incorrect – Correction
(a) since – for
(b) year – years
(c) pulled – pull
(d) good – goods
(e) an – the
(f) with – to
(g) calling – called
(h) could – can


Q.5. The following passage has not been edited. There is an error in each line. Write the incorrect world and the correction in your answer sheet. The first one has been done as an example.
Traders of nearly 2,250 roads and streets

across Delhi got the respite from (a) _________ _________ 
sealing and demolition of the Municipal (b) _________ _________ 
Corporation of Delhi following a Supreme (c) _________ _________ 
Courts order in September 29 allowing (d) _________ _________ 
continuation of commercial activities on (e) _________ _________ 
residential areas, pending the final (f) _________ _________ 
decision in the matter. But the (g) _________ _________ 
MCD’s sealing drive has already (h) _________ _________ 
claimed four lives.

Incorrect – Correction
(a) the – a
(b) of – by
(c) a – the
(d) in – of
(e) on – in
(f) the – a
(g) in – on
(h) has – had


Q.6. In the following passage, one word has been omitted in each line. Write the missing word along with the word that comes before and after it.
Since the magpie bird was most (a) _________ _________ _________ 
intelligent and clever birds at (b) _________ _________ _________ 
building nests, all the birds the (c) _________ _________ _________ 
Air kingdom came her and (d) _________ _________ _________ 
asked her to teach how to build (e) _________ _________ _________ 
their nests. So she all the (f) _________ _________ _________ 
birds to gather her and began (g) _________ _________ _________ 
to show them to go about it. (h) _________ _________ _________

Before – Word – After
(a) was – the – most
(b) clever – of – birds
(c) birds – of – the
(d) came – to – her
(e) teach – them – how
(f) she – asked – all
(g) gather – around – her
(h) them – how – to

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