Thursday, April 19, 2012

English Grammar - Editing Exercise-1

Editing Exercise
Exercise 1:

England has been long famous for her dramatist, a)……………
the greatest of who was William Shakespeare.b)……………
It is hard to find the educated man inc)………………
the English speaking world whom has not heardd)………………
for his name. The actor and playwrighte)……………
born more than 400 years ago hadf)………………
become not only for Englishman but for g)……………
the whole world chief symbol for h)………………
British culture. He is a dramatist and a poet..


Answers:

a) dramatist- dramatists

b) who - whom

c) the - an

d) whom - who

e) for - of

f) had - has

g) Englishman - Englishmen

h) for - of




Exercise 2:

About a year 1900, a small, dark haired boy a)……………
name Charles Chaplin was often seen b)……………
waiting outside the back entrancec)………………
of London theatres. He looks thin and d)………………
hungry but his blue eyes was determined.e)……………
He could sing or dance. His parentsf)………………

were music hall performers but
g)……………

he has been born into the life of
h)………………
the theatre..


Answers:

a) a year- the year

b) name – named

c) entrance – entrances

d) looks – looked

e) was – were

f) or – and

g) but – and

h) has - had


Exercise 3:


In April 12, 1961, major Yuri Gagarina)……………

become the first man ever to venture
b)……………
in space. He did not know for certainc)………………

beforehand that he is to be chosen.
d)………………
The Russian had three possible candidatese)……………
ready but although Gagarin was firstf)………………

in the list, the choice was not definitely
g)……………
made until an early morning of April 12.h)………………




Answers:


a) in – on

b) become – became

c) in – into

d) is – was

e) Russian – Russians

f) But – and

g) In – on

h) an – the

Exercise 4:


Educationist today are overwhelminglya)……………
concern about the future of the youngsters.b)……………
The common complaint is students doesn’tc)………………
study; they are not interested. Some blamesd)………………
exposure to the media, others feel that the
present generation are not serious enough.e)………………

The CBSE expresses this concern of
f)……………
reviewing the syllabus for time to time. Theg)………………
idea is to build a complete personality of  an individualh)……………


Answers:
a) educationist – educationists
b) concern – concerned
c) doesn’t – don’t
d) blames – blame
e) are – is
f) of – by
g) for – from
h) a – the
 


Exercise 5(CBSE paper): 

Children love picnics and outings of their parentsa)……………
though they are equally happier doing things withb)……………
them around the house. A parent may make c)………………
his child feels special by following some simpled)………………
rituals. Bedtime stories, the game of cards ore)
simply talking and laugh together before going tof)………………
bed - some give children a wonderful sense
of well-being. they hardly ever forgot these momentsg)…………
and cherish them throughout these lives.h)……………

Answers:
a)  of - with
b) happier - happy
c) around - in
d) feels - feel
e) the - a
f) laugh - laughing
g) forgot - forget
h) these - their


Exercise 6(CBSE 2007): 

Time is very precious than money.a)……………
Money once lose can be regained,b)……………

but time once lost was lost forever.
c)………………
Time and tide waits for no one. Ad)………………
Lost opportunities may spoil one’s life.e)
Those who doesn’t act in timef)………………
has to repent afterwards. An intelligentg).........
student prepares his lessons on advance.       h)…………
Hence proper  using of time is essential in life.    i)……………

Answers:
a) Very – more
b) Lose-lost
c) Was-is
d) Waits-wait
e) Opportunities-opportunity
f) Doesn’t-don’t
g) Has-have
h) On-in
i) Using-use

109 comments:

  1. Replies
    1. u did a positive reply because these exercises are easy and u could solve them easily ...... but i didnt like it at all as they are v. easy......such exercises would not come in the examination ..... i think so

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    2. vvv good i liked it......editon is very important for me in exams and your examples improved me .keep going with more examples!!!!!!!!!

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    3. thanks a lot!!!
      it has helped me practice for my english exam

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    4. Nice for practicing but more examples are required

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  2. Very Very good site for practicing thank u!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  3. Very much useful for my board exam :)

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  4. website awesome for english only

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  5. Thanx very much, I was looking for these to prepare for SA

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  7. this site is really awesome!
    Thumbs up

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  8. its very nice and awesome ,but it is very easy
    from my side i would advise you to upload a higher level (difficult) editing.
    it's just a advise

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  9. this site is awesome man . i got full maks out of 100 in english , thanks to this site

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  10. I just did this crap bcoz I was bored. I do Practice Questions for entertainment. I am that good at English.

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    1. If you were 'that' good, you wouldn't have had written 'just' behind 'did' but after 'crap' !!!

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    2. excellent........................

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  12. thnx. it helped a lot for SA. but its bit easy i think.
    frm nxt try to give little difficulty level examples(just a suggestion)

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  13. these are such good ones they are going to help me a lot in my exams
    although they are a bit easy ones but still they helped me in practicing.
    Thnx... for these exercises

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  14. awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    put some animations also
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  19. not a nice site

    its not even helpful

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  20. superb website...........helped me a lot................thankuu

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  21. It is not up to the mark These are so easy. You should also give exercises which are tougher rather than just easy examples.

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    1. Then,I think so you should make your own for TOUGH EXERCISES.......

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  22. Thanks for such exercises

    Please try to give more exercises

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  23. really really helpful..............
    if you want to practice just before the exam..........this is great.
    thanks for putting it on.

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  24. Very good examples and I expect to get good marks in the test.

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  25. really awesome !!!! :)
    but a little bit easy................
    I'll suggest u to increase the difficulty level

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  26. for rvision bfor te test its vry helpfUL!!!!!!!!!!

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  27. Very good ,you are trying to improve english learning through these excercises may help maybe you itself in future.

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  30. I wish there were more examples......................:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(

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  31. it was quiet useful and they did come in my exams! they are great!

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  32. Thnx ^_^ it helped a lot.......
    But i suggest u 2 increase da difficulty level...
    Hope 2 score well now

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  33. VERY USEFUL .......THANK U .............................................

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  34. it is helpful but can i get some more passage of the same type?

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  35. i was very back in editing and this one helps me a lot.thanks

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  36. swathi sri
    it is nice and cearly explained

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  37. swathi sri
    it is nice and cearly explained

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  38. Thanks!It was easy to prepare for exam.

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  39. There are certain differences in grammar between the standard forms of British English, American English and Australian English, although these are inconspicuous compared with the lexical and pronunciation differences.



    Grammar check

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    1. Yeah guys... she's right.
      The type of English used.. should be mentioned by the guy who published this exercise

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  40. Thank you for this support, next time increase the difficulty.

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  41. This is easy shit... bt it helped me in 6th n may help now in 9th... I hope so!

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    1. There's a comment above when i was in 6th but now it seems......shit

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  42. Replies
    1. bhai khud ke andar jankh ke dekh andar se bahar nikaal BEKAR shabd ko by wommiting.

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