Editing Exercises for Class 10

It’s important that students have a grip over English Grammar, and it is equally important that they can identify the grammatical mistakes, if any, and rectify them. With the help of editing exercises, students have to find the error in a sentence and rectify that. To ensure that students who are going to sit for board exams have a good understanding of identifying errors and can easily solve them, BYJU’S has designed editing exercises for class 10.

This article will include various editing exercises that can be asked in your Class 10 Board exams. BYJU’S team has designed the following exercises considering the Class 10 Board examination. Let’s go through the following exercises below.

Editing Exercises for Class 10 with Answers

How many exercises have you found where the answers are already given? Very few of them, right? These editing exercises provided by BYJU’S come with answers so that students can check once they are done solving the exercises. So what are you waiting for? Go ahead and check how many of the questions you attempted are correct.

Identify the Errors and Change Them

Read the following sentences below and correct the incorrect ones.

Incorrect Correct

There was a hermit who live in a cave

far away from the village. He was known

to has magical healing powers. So

whenever anyone fall sick, the hermit

used to treat them with his medicine

and put them back to healthy.

People form far and wide to

met him. The hermit also

was consider to be wise.

Peoples in the village went

to him to ask for advice in various

matters and come back satisfied.

Answers –

Incorrect Correct

There was a hermit who live in a cave live lived

far away from the village. He was know know known

to has magical healing powers. So has have

whenever anyone fall sick the hermit fall fell

used to treat them from his medicine from “ with

and put them back to healthy. healthy health

People form far and wide to form from

met him. The hermit also met meet

was consider to be wise. consider considered

Peoples in the village went peoples people

to him to ask for advice for various for in

matters and come back satisfied. come came

Identify the Incorrect Word

Read the paragraph below and identify the words that are incorrect and correct them

Incorrect Correct

One of a famous wonders of the world is the Taj Mahal.

The Taj Mahal was build by the famous Mughal ruler

Shah Jahan for her wife Mumtaz Mahal. It is

say that after the completion of the Taj Mahal

Shah Jahan has ordered to cut off the fingers

of people who construct it. The reason being

the king do not wanted that the workers are

able to build anything like these masterpiece again.

The Taj Mahal is situated on Agra. The monument is

in the right bank of river Yamuna. The entire monument is

make up of ivory-white marble. Shah Jahan commissioned

this monument in a year 1631. The construction of this

monument took 10 year to complete.

Answers –

Incorrect Correct

One of a famous wonders of the world is the Taj Mahal. a the

The Taj Mahal was build by the famous Mughal ruler build built

Shah Jahan for her wife Mumtaz Mahal. It is her his

say that after the completion of the Taj Mahal say said

Shah Jahan has ordered to cut off the fingers has had

of people who construct it. The reason being construct constructed

the king do not wanted that the workers to be do did

able to build anything like these masterpiece again. these this

The Taj Mahal is situated on Agra. The monument is on in

in the right bank of river Yamuna. The entire monument is in on

make up of ivory white marble. Shah Jahan commissioned make made

this monument in a year 1631. The construction of this a the

monument took 10 year to complete. year years

Correct the Errors.

Read the following passage and identify the errors and correct them.

Incorrect Correct

According to Greek mythology, one of the thing that

sailors feared the most while in their voyages were the

sirens. Sirens where half woman and half birds who would

lure sailors with there enchanting singing voices to shipwrecks.

It is said on Greek mythology that sailors who once

heard the voices of the sirens become enchanted and

losses control of the ship and result in shipwreck. In many

mythological books it’s said that the sailor would plug their

ears with beeswax too avoid the enchanted voices of the sirens

and get hypnotise by them. The famous epic poem Odyssey,

we also get the reference the sirens. It is say that if someone

escape the sirens enchanting voice then sirens were

crushed to die a painful death.

Answers –

Incorrect Correct

.According to Greek mythology, one of the thing that thing things

sailors feared the most while in their voyages were the in on

sirens. Sirens where half woman and half birds who would where were

lure sailors with there enchanting singing voices to shipwreck. there their

It’s mentioned on Greek mythology that sailors who once on in

heard the voices of the sirens become enchanted and become became

lose the control of the ship and result in shipwreck. In many lose lost

mythological books, it’s said that the sailor would plug their sailor sailors

ears with beeswax too avoid the enchanted voices of the sirens too to

and get hypnotise by them. The famous epic poem Odyssey, hypnotise hypnotised, we also get the reference to the sirens. It is say that if someone say said

escape the sirens enchanting voice then sirens were escape escapes

crushed to die a painful death. crushed cursed

Frequently Asked Question (FAQ)

Is knowing how to solve editing exercises necessary for Class 10?

Yes, of course, having a basic understanding of how to solve editing exercises is necessary for students of any class or age and irrespective of their different boards.

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