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Class 9 Correct the Passage Exercise

Question 1) Read the passage given below. There are language errors, for example, the use of tenses. Correct these and rewrite the passage in the space provided.
Gwalior: The Jewel of Madhya Pradesh

Gwalior is a curios mixture of old and new, this sprawling city in the northernmost part of Madhya Pradesh. It offered a feast of historic sights, museums, parks, shops, cultural programmes and cuisines.

The northern most city, Gwalior is established in the 8th century A.D. and named after Saint Gwalipa. The city was dominated by its hill-top fort, a symbol of Rajput valour and chivalry. The 15th century palace of Raja Mansingh is located in the citadel. The fort also housed Teli-ka-Mandir, an ancient temple.

Gajri Mahal at the foot of the fort had one of the first museums of sculpture in the country. Gwalior was also the distinction of being a centre of Indian classical music. Miya Tansen, one of the nine jewels of the Court of Emperor Akbar the Great, is bury at Gwalior. Every year in December a great music festival is holding here to commemorate this great singer.

Answer :

Gwalior is a curious mixture of old and new. This sprawling city is in the northernmost part of Madhya Pradesh. It offers a feast of historic sights, museums, shops, cultural programmes and cuisines.

The northern most city, Gwalior was established in the 8th century A.D. and was named after Saint Gwalipa. The city is dominated its hill-top fort, a symbol of Rajput valour  and chivalry. The 15th century palace of Raja Mansingh is located in the citadel. The fort also housed Teli-ka-Mandir, an ancient temple.

Gajri Mahal, at the foot of the fort, has one of the first museums of sculpture in the country. Gwalior has also the distinction of being a centre of Indian classical music. Miya Tansen, one of the nine jewels of the court of the emperor Akbar the great, is buried at Gwalior. Every year, in December, a great music festival is held here to commemorate this great singer. 

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