Passage editing questions and answers | Class 10 CBSE worksheets

The following passages have not been edited. There is one error in each line. Write the incorrect word and the correction against the correct question number in your answer sheet.

Vitamin tablets has been around forever, but antioxidants are the a) …………………….
the last miracle cure. Do they really work? b) …………………….
If the hype is true, then that the antioxidants do is c) …………………….
work for neutralise the free radicals in our bodies d) …………………….
and latter excrete them. Free radicals are atoms or molecules e) …………………..
that have at least one unpaired electron and is therefore f) ……………………
unstable and highly reactive. In animal tissue they are believing to accelerate the g) ……………………
progression of cardiovascular and age-related diseases as dementia and cancer. h) …………………..

 Answers

a) has (incorrect) – have (correct)
b) last – latest
c) that – what
d) for – to
e) latter – later
f) is – are
g) believing – believed
h) as – such as / like

The use for bottled supplements with your diet is a practice a) ……………………
that need to be discouraged. It is also essential to keep abreast b) …………………..
off new developments in research. Ironically those health-conscious individuals c) …………………….
who already eats large quantities of fresh fruit and vegetables, d) …………………….
who diet does not include junk food and who get plenty of regular e) …………………….
exercise and have least need for dietary supplements tend to be the ones f) ………………………
whom are most likely to use them. g) …………………….

Answers

a) for – of
b) need – needs
c) off – of
d) eats – eat
e) who – whose
f) least – less
g) whom – who

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