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Class 7 Editing Exercise

Question 1) The following passage has not been edited. There is one mistake in each line. Underline the wrong word and write the correct word opposite the line in the space provided:

Till a few year back, the smoke of the factory                    ……………………………….

Chimneys produced choked smog’s which                        …………………………………

Cause dangerous lung diseases in human.                        ………………………………..

To reduce this problem, tall chimneys were                        ………………………………..

build , but these only moved the pollution                           ………………………………..

higher in the sky and turned the                                            …………………………………

clouds acidic. These clouds produced acidic rains,           …………………………………

which caused much damage to the crops.                          …………………………………

 
Question 2) The following passage has not been edited. There is one mistake in each line. Underline the wrong word and write the correct word opposite the line in space provided:

Aurangzeb was a great religious person. But                               ……………………………

he did not tolerate other religion. He did not                                …………………………..

have good relations of the Rajputs as the                                     …………………………..

early kings had . But he had led a simple life.                               …………………………..

Beside praying five times a day , he                                                …………………………..

Observed all the fasts. He avoided wins so                                   ……………………………

banned music and dancing unless Islam did                                 ……………………………..

not permit them. He died in 1707 at an age of 90.                        …………………………….

 
Question 3) The following passage has not been edited. There is one mistake in each line. Underline the wrong word and write the correct word opposite the line in the space provided:

This is the news for all fans of Arijit Singh .                                    ……………………………

Please grab your autograph books and come to an                      …………………………….

IGI Airport  this Friday . The famous singer are                              …………………………..

Passing by Delhi en root to Chennai to promote the                     …………………………….

music of his last movie. He is a very                                                ……………………………

promised singer with a bright future. Though                                 …………………………..

 he is quite young , people have higher                                             …………………………..

hops in him . So don’t lose this opportunity to                                …………………………..

meet him personally.  

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