Correct the mistakes

The given sentences have not been edited. Read the passage and edit it, underlining the errors in the passage. Write the correct word in the space provided.
1. Digital technology have changed the way people access information.     (a) …………

2. Since its introduction in the 1980s, technologies such as mobile phones and the internet have become cheap and commonplace. (b) ………………

3. Some people see this as an opportunity of dealing with problems like unemployment. (c) …………………..

4. They argue that the government would give mobile phones and the internet free of charge to anyone looking for a job. (d) ………….

5. Raman was a naughty boy whom lived in the village of Tenali. (e) ……………..

6. In addition to encountering strange aborigines, the first English settlers in America find themselves in the presence of wide variations of climate. (f) ………………..

7. Famous movie stars, musicians and athletes often paid a lot more than other professionals. (g) …………………….

8. Some people believe that celebrities should earn more because they pay more in taxes and their work generate jobs for others. (h) ………………..

9. Some people think that the government should provide unemployed people to a free mobile phone and free access to the internet to help them find jobs. (i) ……………..

Answers

1. Digital technology has changed the way people access information. (write ‘has’ instead of ‘have’)

2. Since their introduction in the 1980s, technologies such as mobile phones and the internet have become cheap and commonplace. (write ‘their’ instead of ‘it’)

3. Some people see this as an opportunity to deal with problems like unemployment. (write ‘to deal’ instead of ‘of dealing’)

4. They argue that the government should give mobile phones and the internet free of charge to anyone looking for a job. (write ‘should’ instead of ‘would’)

5. Raman was a naughty boy who lived in the village of Tenali. (write ‘who’ instead of ‘whom’)

6. In addition to encountering strange aborigines, the first English settlers in America found themselves in the presence of wide variations of climate. (write ‘found’ instead of ‘find’)

7. Famous movie stars, musicians and athletes often get paid a lot more than other professionals. (write ‘get paid’ instead of ‘paid’)

8. Some people believe that celebrities should earn more because they pay more in taxes and their work generates jobs for others. (write ‘generates’ instead of ‘generate’)

9. Some people think that the government should provide unemployed people with a free mobile phone and free access to the internet to help them find jobs. (write ‘with’ instead of ‘to’.)

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