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EXERCISE 3

Q 1. The following paragraph has not been edited. There is one error in each line. Write the error and its correction in the space provided.

Passage Error Correction
While imports from the US has grown faster has have
then Indian exports to the US, Donald Trump is (a)
not satisfied. He has slammed India, seek to (b)
driven a better bargain to push American goods, (c)
when seeking to restrict the entry of goods and (d)
software professionals into the US. Ahead of her (e)
visit, Trump has make his intentions clear. (f)

 

Answer:

(a) then, than

(b) seek, seeking

(c) driven, drive

(d) when, while

(e) her, his

(f) make, made

Q 2. The following paragraph has not been edited. There is one error in each line. Write the error and its correction in the space provided.

Passage Error Correction
Four more Indian crew members in board a cruise in on
ship moored off the Japanese coast have tasted (a)
positive for the coronavirus and those which are (b)
not found to be infected would be facilitate (c)
to travel back home once all the result are (d)
declared, the Indian embassy said by Sunday. With (e)
the fresh infections, the total number of Indian (f)
infected above vessel rose by 12. Passengers (g)
having no signs of disease is deboarding the ship. (h)

 

Answer:

(a) tasted, tested

(b) which, who

(c) facilitate, facilitated

(d) result, results

(e) by, on

(f) Indian, Indians

(g) above, on

(h) is, are

Q 3. The following paragraph has not been edited. There is one error in each line. Write the error and its correction in the space provided.

Passage Error Correction
Wrapped in white loin cloth, they chanting the chanting chant
navakar mantra, followed dietry self-abnegation, (a)
wake up by the Sun, consume only warm water, (b)
meditate in hours at Jain temples, and dine (c)
before the Sun sets. Thousand of Japanese are (d)
turning to Jainism. Apart for living like astute (e)
Jains, their calanders is marked for an annual (f)
pilgrimage to India where they spends weeks (g)
studying Jain script under learning monks. (h)

 

Answer:

(a) followed, follow

(b) by, with

(c) in, for

(d) Thousand, Thousands

(e) for, from

(f) is, are

(g) spends, spend

(h) learning, learned


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