Omission Exercises for Class 9

Q. In the following passage, 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.

Allah Rakha Khan, popularized the art tabla, 1. ________ ________ ________
playing across globe, elevating the respect 2. ________ ________ ________
of instrument. He bridged the gap between 3. ________ ________ ________
Carnatic and Hindustani music by playing both 4. ________ ________ ________
renowned stalwarts.

Answer (Before Missing After)

  1. art of tabla
  2. across the globe
  3. of his instrument
  4. playing with both

Q. In the following passage, 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.

Festivals gifting go hand in hand. While 1. ________ ________ ________
its fun be inundated with beautiful gifts, 2. ________ ________ ________
giving to others equally satisfying, and more 3. ________ ________ ________
so when gifts are appropriate. 4. ________ ________ ________

Answer (Before Missing After)

  1. Festivals and gifting
  2. fun to be
  3. others is equally
  4. when the gifts

Q. The following passage has not been edited. One word is missing from each line. Identify the missing word and write it in your answer sheet along with the word that comes before and after it. Remember to underline the missing word.

Ulhas Mandlik, 35, is a power-loom
owner Maharashtra. He and his 1. ________ ________ ________
mother going home one evening 2. ________ ________ ________
when rain forced them take shelter 3. ________ ________ ________
beneath a bridge little distance away 4. ________ ________ ________

Answer (Before Missing After)

  1. owner from Maharashtra
  2. mother were going
  3. them to take
  4. bridge a little

Q. The following paragraph has not been edited. One word is missing from each line. Identify the missing word and write it along with the word before and the word after in your answer sheet.

I was aboard the train to Allahabad
and after dull hours reached 1. ________ ________ ________
the conference. A plethora activities 2. ________ ________ ________
mesmerized audience. The blaring 3. ________ ________ ________
speakers resonated devotional songs. 4. ________ ________ ________

Answer (Before Missing After)

  1. after the dull
  2. plethora of activities
  3. mesmerized the audience
  4. resonated with devotional

Q. The following paragraph has not been edited. One word is missing from each line. Identify the missing word and write it along with the word before and the word after in your answer sheet.

Alexander dreamt of conquering
the whole world at the age of 1. ________ ________ ________
twenty-six. He conquered whole 2. ________ ________ ________
of Syria, Egypt and Persia just 3. ________ ________ ________
four years. He pleased and 4. ________ ________ ________
marched forward.

Answer (Before Missing After)

  1. world at the
  2. He had conquered
  3. Persia in just
  4. He was pleased

Q. In the following passage, one word has been omitted in each line. Write the missing word along with the word that comes before and after it.

We’ve known for long time that when 1. ________ ________ ________
we fill minds healthy, positive thoughts, 2. ________ ________ ________
it affects our body and improves health. 3. ________ ________ ________
This is just another way repeating this truth 4. ________ ________ ________

Answer (Before Missing After)

  1. for a long
  2. minds with healthy
  3. improves our health
  4. way of repeating

Q. In the following passage, one word has been omitted in each line. Write the missing word along with the word that comes before and the one that comes after it. The first one has been done as an example.

Animation is art where e.g. is an art there no limit to 1. ________ ________ ________
imagination. Making animation 2. ________ ________ ________
film, however, is so easy. It’s 3. ________ ________ ________
a long tedious task. 4. ________ ________ ________

Answer (Before Missing After)

  1. there is no
  2. Making an animation
  3. is not so
  4. long and tedious

Q. The following paragraph has not been edited. There is one word missing in each line against which a blank is given. Write the missing word along with the word that comes before and the word that comes after it.

The children stayed at their grand
mother’s place about a month 1. ________ ________ ________
Their mother not come back. 2. ________ ________ ________
Their grandmother no food for 3. ________ ________ ________
them. The bandits taken away everything 4. ________ ________ ________

Answer (Before Missing After)

  1. place for about
  2. mother did not
  3. grandmother had no
  4. bandits had taken

Q. In the following passage, there is one word missing in each line against which a blank is given. Write the missing word along with the word that comes before and the word that comes after.

Milk is a perfect food. It should form an essential
part of daily diet. Doctors advise never to 1. ________ ________ ________
miss daily glass of milk. It is good for 2. ________ ________ ________
the people of ages but it is especially 3. ________ ________ ________
needed for growing children because of 4. ________ ________ ________
nourishing value.

Answer (Before Missing After)

  1. of our daily
  2. miss the daily
  3. of all ages
  4. for the growing

Q. 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 sheet.

Joint family system is on the
verge of breakup. People like 1. ________ ________ ________
live in nuclear family, they 2. ________ ________ ________
think it gives them freedom. 3. ________ ________ ________
Joint families boon for the 4. ________ ________ ________
children.

Answer (Before Missing After)

  1. like to live
  2. family as they
  3. think that it
  4. families are boon

Q. In the following passage, one word has been omitted in each line. Write the missing word along with the word that comes before and after it in your answer sheet against the correct blank number.

A helpline been opened 1. ________ ________ ________
in United Kingdom for people 2. ________ ________ ________
who had close encounters with 3. ________ ________ ________
aliens, making it first of its 4. ________ ________ ________
kind in the country.

Answer (Before Missing After)

  1. helpline has been
  2. in the United
  3. who have had
  4. it the first

Q. In the following passage, one word has been omitted in each line. Write the missing word along with the word that comes before and after it in your answer sheet against the correct blank number.

I was careful behave as well as 1. ________ ________ ________
possible to persuade king to 2. ________ ________ ________
give my freedom. Lilliputians 3. ________ ________ ________
soon began to lose fear of me 4. ________ ________ ________

Answer (Before Missing After)

  1. careful to behave
  2. persuade the king
  3. give me my
  4. lose their fear

Q. In the passage below, one word has been omitted in each line. Write the missing word along with the word that comes before and after it in your answer sheet against the correct blank number.

One thing we all must do to cooperate 1. ________ ________ ________
with police and pay heed to their advice. 2. ________ ________ ________
They warn us not touch unidentified 3. ________ ________ ________
unclaimed suspicious objects like transistors, 4. ________ ________ ________
briefcase etc.

Answer (Before Missing After)

  1. do is to
  2. with the police
  3. not to touch
  4. unidentified and unclaimed

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