Class 10 CBSE English Grammar -Omission Exercises

Omission Solved Exercises With Answers for Class 10 CBSE

Question 1.
In the passage given below, one word has been omitted in each line. Write the missing word along with the word that comes before and the word that comes after it in your answer sheets. Ensure that the word that forms your answer is underlined.

The idea of a police system to protect a city originated in London.(a)…………………………
In 1737, a law passed creating a police system of 68 men.(b)…………………………
But as the city grew, looting and rioting were soon out control(c)…………………………
in London. In 1829, Sir Robert Peel formed London Metropolitan(d)…………………………
Police, with headquarters Scotland Yard. This new force was larger(e)…………………………
and better trained any other police force.(f)…………………………

Question 2.

  BeforeWordAfter
Savita, young girl in a(a)……………………..……………………..……………………..
dark pink dress, sits an(b)……………………..……………………..……………………..
elderly woman, soldering pieces glass.(c)……………………..……………………..……………………..
As hands move mechanically like(d)……………………..……………………..……………………..
the tongs of machine, I wonder if(e)……………………..……………………..……………………..
she the sanctity of the bangles.(f)……………………..……………………..……………………..

Answer:
Before – Word – After
(a) Savita – a – young
(b) sits – alongside – an
(c) pieces – of – glass
(d) As – her – hands
(e) of – a – machine
(f) she – knows – the

Question 3.

  BeforeWordAfter
I badly wanted learn swimming,(a)……………………..……………………..……………………..
so I hired a trainer who train me(b)……………………..……………………..……………………..
for a month. After training was complete(c)……………………..……………………..……………………..
I tried to swim alone, without(d)……………………..……………………..……………………..
anyone navigating me. I jumped the(e)……………………..……………………..……………………..
pool which was three feet deep one end and eleven at the other.(f)……………………..……………………..……………………..

Answer:
Word – After – Word
(a) wanted – to – learn
(b) who – would – train
(c) After – my – training
(d) swim – all – alone
(e) jumped – into – the
(f) deep – at – one

Question 4.

  BeforeWordAfter
One night Rahim lost way as he(a)……………………..……………………..……………………..
was trudging along road. He caught(b)……………………..……………………..……………………..
sight of a little gray cottage by roadside.(c)……………………..……………………..……………………..
He knocked the door to ask(d)……………………..……………………..……………………..
for shelter for night. He was given(e)……………………..……………………..……………………..
a warm welcome an old man without wife or child.(f)……………………..……………………..……………………..

Answer:
Before – Word – After
(a) lost – his – way
(b) along – the – road
(c) by – the – roadside
(d) knocked – at – the
(e) for – the – night
(f) welcome – by – an

Question 5.

  BeforeWordAfter
On the twenty–fifth birthday Garima(a)……………………..……………………..……………………..
I gifted her expensive mobile.(b)……………………..……………………..……………………..
The young girl opened up packet.(c)……………………..……………………..……………………..
which beautifully wrapped by me.(d)……………………..……………………..……………………..
She opened up immediately and(e)……………………..……………………..……………………..
on seeing gift of her choice she gave a little cry of joy.(f)……………………..……………………..……………………..

Answer:
Before – Word – After
(a) birthday – of – Garima
(b) her – an – expensive
(e) up – the – packet
(d) which – was – beautifully
(e) opened – it – up
(f) seeing – the – gift

Question 6.

  BeforeWordAfter
Saima, active social worker(a)……………………..……………………..……………………..
happened visit the slum of Seelampur.(b)……………………..……………………..……………………..
There she a lady. She noticed(c)……………………..……………………..……………………..
the state of women’s clothes.(d)……………………..……………………..……………………..
One women took into her hut(e)……………………..……………………..……………………..
and said, “Look, there no box or cupboard here for clothes.”(f)……………………..……………………..……………………..

Answer:
Before – Word – After
(a) Saima – an – active
(b) happened – to – visit
(c) she – met – a
(d) the – filthy – state
(e) took – her – into
(f) there – is – no

Question 7.
In the passage given below, one word has been omitted in each line. Write the missing word along with the word that comes before and the word that comes after it in your answer sheets. Ensure that the word that forms your answer is underlined. (1/2 x 6 = 3 marks)

In India, then 5,000 brides die annually because(a)…………………….
their dowries considered insufficient, according to(b)…………………….
the UNICEF. Rights advocates say, ‘Dowry deaths so-called(c)…………………….
crimes of passion share a similar dynamic. In former,(d)…………………….
the women are killed male family members but the crimes(e)…………………….
are are not taken as seriously as the ought to be(f)…………………….

 

EXERCISE 

In the following passages, one word has been omitted in each tine. Write the missing word along with the word that comes before and the ward that comes after it in the space provided against the correct blank number. Ensure that the word that forms your answer is underlined. The first one has been done for you as an example.

  BeforeWordAfter
It was at 8.46 a.m., 26th January, 2001,e.g.amon26th
when people were celebrating Republic Day(a)………………………………
that a major earthquake a magnitude of (b)………………………………
6.9 on Richter scale, shook a vast area(c)………………………………
of Gujarat violently. Town of Bhuj faced(d)………………………………
the worst. In the town Anjar, 300 school(e)………………………………
children along with their teachers died    
while marching in procession(f)………………………………
through the narrow streets. When(g)………………………………
buildings fell down, the children buried(h)………………………………
under rubble. This was independent(i)………………………………
India’s worst quake which according to estimate    
killed about 35,000 people.(j)………………………………

Answer

 

 BeforeWordAfter
(a)celebratingtheRepublic
(b)earthquakeofa
(c)ontheRichter
(d)violently. Thetown
(e)town ofAnjar
(f)inaprocession
(g)When the 
(h)children wereburied
(i)underthe rubble
(j)to anestimate

EXERCISE 

In the following passages, one word has been omitted in each tine. Write the missing word along with the word that comes before and the ward that comes after it in the space provided against the correct blank number. Ensure that the word that forms your answer is underlined. The first one has been done for you as an example.

  BeforeWordAfter
The small. Town was the e.g.wasatthe
foot of the mountains. Most the(a)………………………………
people were farmers. There traders also(b)………………………………
in the town. Though not rich were(c)………………………………
happy contented. At one(d)………………………………
time the peace broken by(e)………………………………
several robberies. The people frightened.(f)………………………………
The Mayor the town called for(g)………………………………
a meeting discuss the matter.(h)………………………………

Answer

 BeforeWordAfter
(a)Most  of     the
(b)Thereweretraders
(c)richtheywere
(d)happyandcontended
(e)peacewasbroken
(f)people werefrightened
(g)Mayorofthe
(h)meetingtodiscuss