Edit the given passage | Class 10 grammar worksheets

The following passage has not been edited. There is one error in each of the lines. Write the incorrect word and the correction against it in the space provided.

1. William waited till Friday before he gives       …………………/…………………

his invitations with the casual air.                           …………………/…………………

My folks go away tomorrow and                              …………………/…………………

they said I can have a few friends in to tea.         …………………/…………………

 

2. As dusk fall, the people who had gathered      …………………/…………………

below a big shamiana to listen to the singers      …………………/…………………

lit candles and were waiting for                                …………………/…………………

the quawwalis to begin. Even few noblemen       …………………/…………………

from the court of Emperor was present.               …………………/…………………

 

3. Swami read the first question and is bored.       …………………/…………………

He turned off the pages and kept                     …………………/…………………

gazing over the last answer. He had               …………………/…………………

to pretend that he is revising.                           …………………/…………………

He kept thinking after the moral of                 …………………/…………………

the tiger story till it lost all it’s meaning       …………………/…………………

Answers

William waited till Friday before he gives                    gives / gave

his invitations with the casual air.                                   the / a

My folks go away tomorrow and                                       go / are going

they said I can have a few friends in to tea.                 can / could

 

2. As dusk fall, the people who had gathered               fall / fell

below a big shamiana to listen to the singers              below / underneath

lit candles and were waiting for                                          were waiting /waited

the quawwalis to begin. Even few noblemen                few / a few

from the court of Emperor was present.                         was / were

 

3. Swami read the first question and is bored.              is / was

He turned off the pages and kept                                         off / over

gazing over the last answer. He had                                  over / at

to pretend that he is revising.                                              is / was

He kept thinking after the moral of                                    after / about

the tiger story till it lost all it’s meaning                          it’s / its

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