July 01, 2016

Editing Test - I from Unit IA (Attitude Is Altitude)



Editing Test - I 

From Unit IA (Attitude Is Altitude)

Name of the student: ……………………………………………………………………………. Class: X Sub: English

PAPER-I, SECTION – B
 (Vocabulary and Grammar)
Q. (13-17) Read the passage given below. Five sentences in the passage are numbered from 13 to 17 at the beginning. Each of these sentences has an error. Correct and rewrite the sentences in your answer booklet. (5x5=5 Marks)

13) Nick Vujicic born with no arms and legs-but he doesn’t let the details stop him. The brave 26-year-old_who is mainly a torso _plays football and golf, swims and surfs, despite having no limbs.
14) Nick has a small foot on his left hip which help him balance and enables him to kick.  He uses his one foot to type, write with a pen and pick things up between his toes.
‘I call it my chicken drumstick’, joked Nick, who was born in Melbourne, Australia, but now lives in Los Angeles.  I’d be lost without it.
15) Due to his faith as a Evangelical Christian, Nick has chosen to remain a virgin until marriage.
‘He’s very modest but he gets marriage proposals from women all the time,’ said Nick’s friend and publicist Steve Appel, from Los Angeles.
16) ‘He would love to got married and start a family but he’s waiting for the right girl to come along.’
Water sports aren’t Nick’s only thing – he also plays golf with a club tucked under his chin, and is a huge fan of the English Premier League.
17) His parents decided not to send him to a special school – a decision he said was very hard for him, but which may have been the best decision they could have make for him.



Key to answers:
13.  … was born {The verb born always passive in nature. I born in 1979.(x)   I was born in 1979. ( )}
14. … which helps {Subject and Verb agreement – Present simple, 3rd person, singular number}
15.  …an Evangelical Christian (Articles – Indefinite - Vowel sound – Singular countable noun – an)
16.  … to get {to + infinitive; infinitive is the base form of the verb to do, to write, to walk, to think}
17.  … have made {have + past participle form of the verb)

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