ED008 - Female Drivers Editing Exercise

Gap-fill exercise

Fill in all the gaps, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get a clue. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints or clues!

Read the text on female drivers.  Some of the lines are correct; some have a word, which should not be there. 
Write this word in the box next to the line. If the line is correct write OK into the box.



1 For the years women drivers have traditionally
2 been seen as bad drivers. However, a survey
3 carried out for the British television network, the
4 BBC, seems to be tell a different story. Over
5 three times like as many men as women confess to
6 bad driving habits. According to of the survey, men
7 are more likely to drive too close up to the car in
8 front or read a map while they are being driving! More
9 men they appear to drive when they are tired and in
10 danger of falling asleep. Women stop at more red
11 traffic lights and have fewer of serious accidents.
12 Is this due to that traditional female characteristics,
13 such as gentleness compared with typical male
14 characteristics such as aggression or a difference in
15 the intelligence ? According to the Royal Automobile
16 Club, things change as men get more older. After the
17 age of 30, so they tend to become safer !