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EXERCISE 4

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
The aircraft was for a routine training sortie when for on
it crashed of the Goa coast around 10:30 AM, (a)
he said. The pilot in the aircraft ejected (b)
safe and has been recovered. (c)
An enquiry has been ordered during the incident. (d)
This information were given by the (e)
official spokesperson in two separate tweet. (f)

 

Answer:

(a) of, off

(b) in, of

(c) safe, safely

(d) during, into

(e) were, was

(f) tweet, tweets

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
Over 20 lakh college students are have to are will
mandatorily volunteer for social causes by (a)
the coming academic session. Clean their (b)
campus or teaching slum children must fetch (c)
students credit on the programme ‘Anandam’. (d)
These students is required to engage in a (e)
voluntary work or with a project purely made in (f)
social cause in a group of upto 30 and (g)
individually. They will get 2 credits in the work. (h)

 

Answer:

(a) by, from

(b) clean, cleaning

(c) must, will

(d) on, under

(e) is, are

(f) in, for

(g) and, or

(h) in, for

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
The terminal 2 of the Jaipur airport was secured was has
third position among cleanest and safest airport (a)
category, handling more by 50 lakh passengers per (b)
yearly. The survey was conducted by the ministry (c)
in civil aviation. The airport authorities would (d)
be getting a appreciation award in this regard. (e)
Kolkata secured top slot when Chennai came (f)
second. Cleanliness and safety aspects was (g)
evaluated by a two members team in November (h)

 

Answer:

(a) among, in

(b) by, than

(c) Yearly, year

(d) in, of

(e) a, an

(f) when, while

(g) was, were

(h) members, member

 


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