Error Correction Exercise for CBSE Class 10 English Exam 2024

Read the given sentence. Identify the error and supply the correction in the sentence. An example is given below.

He lost whole of his hard-earned money in gambling.

Error: whole; correction: all

Error correction exercise for class 10

1. There has been several complaints about him. (Error …………………..; correction ……………………..)

2. He was here a few minutes before. (Error …………………..; correction ……………………..)

3. Thousands of people have dead in the fighting. (Error …………………..; correction ……………………..)

4. I don’t want to listen at him. (Error …………………..; correction ……………………..)

5. She is here in the morning. (Error …………………..; correction ……………………..)

6. Each child are unique. (Error …………………..; correction ……………………..)

7. You must be in trouble if you don’t obey him. (Error …………………..; correction ……………………..)

8. He need to change his habits. (Error …………………..; correction ……………………..)

9. The dog has been unwell since several days. (Error …………………..; correction ……………………..)

10. It is a problem which solution has baffled even experts. (Error …………………..; correction ……………………..)

11. The movie was so bored that I left the theatre halfway through it. (Error …………………..; correction ……………………..)

12. He is rude with everyone. (Error …………………..; correction ……………………..)

13. Shall I borrow your car for one day? (Error …………………..; correction ……………………..)

14. I waited and waited but he doesn’t come. (Error …………………..; correction ……………………..)

15.The suspects are being interrogating by the police. (Error …………………..; correction ……………………..)

16. She must arrive anytime soon. (Error …………………..; correction ……………………..)

17. If she left home at 8, she would be here in an hour. (Error …………………..; correction ……………………..)

18. It is time you get that mole examined by a doctor. (Error …………………..; correction ……………………..)

19. She said that she doesn’t have any time to talk to me. (Error …………………..; correction ……………………..)

20. We won’t afford to wait any longer. (Error …………………..; correction ……………………..)

21. I was hoping that she will recognize me but she didn’t. (Error …………………..; correction ……………………..)

22. He has been ill for several months before he died in March. (Error …………………..; correction ……………………..)

Answers

1. (Error: has; correction: have)

2. (Error: before; correction: ago)

3. (Error: dead; correction: died)

4. (Error: at; correction: to)

5. (Error: was; correction: was)

6. (Error: are; correction: is)

7. (Error: must; correction: will)

8. (Error: need; correction: needs)

9. (Error: since; correction: for)

10. (Error: which; correction: whose)

11. (Error: bored; correction: boring)

12. (Error: with; correction: to)

13. (Error: Shall; correction: Can / May / Could)

14. (Error: doesn’t; correction: didn’t)

15. (Error: interrogating; correction: interrogated)

16. (Error: must; correction: may/might)

17. (Error: would; correction: should)

18. (Error: get; correction: got)

19. (Error: doesn’t; correction: didn’t)

20. (Error: won’t; correction: can’t)

21. (Error: will; correction; would)

22. (Error: has; correction: had)

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