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Four Paragraphs Class-VIII

Paragraphs Our School Peon Karam Singh is our school peon. He is about forty years old. He wears a khaki uniform. He is very active and  hardworking. He reaches the school before it opens. He opens the doors and windows. He dusts the  headmaster's office. He takes his seat in front of the headmaster's office. He knows his job well. He rings the  school bell. He goes from class to class with the order book. He goes to the bank. He also goes to the post-  office. He brings the dak. He gives pieces of chalk to the students. He is very respectful and obedient. He is  gentle and polite. He is honest and trustworthy. His work is very hard but his pay is small. The government  should raise his pay. The Policeman The policeman is a useful public servant. He is tall and healthy. He  wears a khaki uniform and a turban with a  red band. There is a leather belt round his waist. The belt has a plate with a number on it. He has a staff (T) in  his hand. The policeman looks very active.

Sympathy Class-VIII Poem

SYMPATHY CENTRAL IDEA The central idea of the poem is how we should help a man in trouble. We may give him money. But this is charity. The best help to give him is our sympathy. Q. 1. How did the proud man help the poet? Ans. The proud man helped the poet with gold. He  did not show any sympathy to him. Q. 2. How did the poor man help the poet? Ans. The poor man served the poet day and night.  He bound his head and gave him bread. Q. 3. What according to the poet is greater than  gold? Ans. According to the poet, sympathy is greater  than gold. Q. 4. When could the poet stand erect and why? Ans. The poet could stand erect after he got well.  He stood erect to say thanks to the rich man. COMPREHENSION OF STANZAS (1) I lay in sorrow, deep distressed; My grief a proud man heard; His looks were cold, he gave me gold, But not a kindly word. 1. What was wrong with the poet? Ans. The poet was in great pain. He lay in the bed. 2. How did the prou

Lucy Gray Poem-2 Class-VIII

LUCY GRAY Poetry Section Q. 1. Who was Lucy Gray? Where did she live? Ans. Lucy Gray was a very pretty child. She lived on an open uncultivated land. Q. 2. What did the father ask Lucy to do and why? Ans. Her father asked Lucy to go to the town with a  lantern to bring her mother back. He wanted so  because the night was going to be stormy. Q. 3. What shows that Lucy was a dutiful and  loving child? Ans. Lucy gladly obeyed her father's command to  go to the town and bring her mother. This shows  that she was a dutiful and lovely child. Q. 4. Why could Lucy not reach the town? Ans. Lucy could not reach the town because she  was caught in the storm and lost her way. Q. 5. What did the parents do to find Lucy? Ans. They searched for her the whole night. They  went shouting far and wide. Q. 6. Lucy's parents followed her foot marks. Where  did they reach at last? Ans. At last they reached a bridge. Q. 7. What do you think could have happene

Use the following Word/ Phrases into sentences (Class-8th) Part-2

Use the following word/phrases into sentences Class-VIII,  English, Part-2 45. Maintain (keep up) — We always maintain  good relations with our neighbours. 46. Mediocre (not very good, average) —  Gandhi ji was a mediocre student. 47. Meditate (think deeply) — Religious men  love to meditate on God. 48. Melodious (pleasant to listen to) - She sang  in a melodious voice. 49. No longer (not now) - She no longer lives  here. 50. Particularly (especially) — Milk is  particularly useful for children. 51. Pavilion (a temporary building used at  public events and exhibitions) - Did you  visit the Punjab Pavilion at the Delhi Trade  Fair ? 52. Pilgrimage (a journey to a holy place) - The  Jallianwala Bagh has now become a place of  pilgrimage. 53. Pledge (a serious promise) — He took a  pledge not to touch wine in future. 54. Plight (sad situation) — The plight of the  poor moved me to tears. 55. Precious (rare and worth a lot of money) -  Gold is a precious metal. 56. Previo

Use the following Word/Phrases into sentences (Class-8th) Part-1

Use the following word/phrases  into sentences Class-VIII English Part-1 1. A number of (a quantity of people or things)  - He had to face a number of problems in his  life. 2. Advance (progress) — India has made   great advances in the field of industry and  agriculture. 3. Alms  - The beggar stretched his hand  out for alms. 4. Anesthetics (drugs causing sleep or numbness) - Anesthetics save us from the  pain of operations. 5. Architect.(a person whose job is designing buildings) - Le Cor-busier was a famous  French architect. 6. Beckon (to give a signal) — He beckoned to  the waiter to bring the bill. 7. Brutal (violent and cruel) - It was a case of  brutal murder. 8. Carry out (obey) — I always carry out the  orders of my elders. 9. Charm (attraction) — Flowers have a charm  of their own. 10. Cherished (loved deeply) — The most  cherished possession of parents are their  children. 11. Creation (a thing that has been made) — All  the world is God'

Lessson- 11 Our Civilisation- I-II Class-8th Question Answer

Lessson- 11 Our Civilisation- I Texual Quetions & Answers  8th English Q. 1. Why do modern human beings seem very lazy? Ans. Modern human beings seem very lazy because they get almost all their work done by machines. Q. 2. Is man really very lazy? How can you say that? Ans. No, man is not lazy at all. In fact, he is the most restless and energetic of all living creatures. Q. 3. Why do you think man has invented machines? Ans. I think man has invented machines to save his time and energy. He also wants to avoid boring jobs. Q. 4. How can you say our modern civilization has order and safety? Ans. In disputes, right has taken the place of might. Besides, law protects us from robbery and violence. Q. 5. What does the law do when there is a burglary? Ans. The law punishes the burglars whenever it catches them. Q. 6. How are order and safety important for us? Ans. Without order and safety higher activities of mankind that make up civilization could not go on. Q. 7.

Saint Ravidas Lesson-10 (Class-8th) Question Answer

Texual Quetions & Answers 8th English Lessson-10 Saint Ravidas Q. 1. When do saints and sages appear on the earth? Ans. Whenever the moral or social life of people shows signs of decay, some saint or sage appears on the earth. Q. 2. How did Ravidasji influence the Hindu society? Ans. Saint Ravidas infused new life and vitality into the Hindu society. Q. 3. When and where was Ravidas born? Ans. Ravidas ji was born in the year 1377 at Banaras. Q. 4. What desire of his (Ravidas's) parents remained unfulfilled? Ans. His parents desired to have him educated. But this desire of theirs remained unfulfilled. Q. 5. Why could Ravidas not continue with his studies? Ans. Ravidasji found an unfriendly atmosphere at school. So he could not put his heart into studies. Q. 6. What was it that left a deep scar on his mind? Ans. He (Ravidasji) had a very painful and unpleasant experience at school. It left a deep scar on his mind. Q. 7. What did Ravidas's teacher not

Two Memorable Speeches Lesson-9 (Class-8th) Question Answer

Texual Quetions & Answers 8th English Lessson-9 Two Memorable Speeches Q.1. When did Nehru address the nation and where? Ans. Nehru addressed the nation on the midnight of August 14, 1947. He addressed the nation from Lok Sabha. Q. 2. What appointed day does Nehru talk of? Ans. Nehru is talking of India's Independence Day. Q. 3. What does Nehru refer to 'Long Slumber'? Ans. Nehru refers to long slavery of India. Q. 4. Nehru says, "May the star never set !" Which star? Ans. It is the star of Independence. Q. 5. What does Nehru say 'shall be our endeavour'? Ans. According to Nehru, our endeavor shall be to bring freedom and opportunity to the common man, eradicate poverty and disease and build up a prosperous nation. Q. 6. Why did Swami Vivekananda go to Chicago in 1893? Ans. Swami Vivekananda went to Chicago in 1893 to represent India in the World Parliament of Religions. Q. 7. How did Swami Vivekananda begin his speech? A

Childhood Lesson-8 (Class-8th) Question Answer

Texual Quetions & Answers 8th English Lesson- 8 Childhood Q. 1. Why did Gandhiji's father leave Porbandar for  Rajkot? Ans. Gandhiji's father became a member of the  Royal Court of Rajkot. There-fore he left for  Rajkot. Q 2. How old was Gandhiji when he was sent to a  high school? Ans. Gandhiji was twelve years old when he was  sent to high school. Q. 3. Why did Gandhiji make his books and lessons  his sole compan-ions? Ans. Gandhiji was very shy. He avoided all  company. Therefore he made books and lessons his  sole companions. Q. 4. Who was Mr. Giles? Why did he visit  Gandhiji's school? Ans. Mr. Giles was Inspector of Schools. He came  in Gandhiji's school on a visit of inspection. Q. 5. What did the teacher want Gandhiji to do and  why? Ans. The teacher wanted Gandhiji to copy the  spellings from his neighbour's slate. He wanted  Gandhiji to correct the spellings. Q. 6. Why do you think Gandhi called? Ans. Gandhiji called himself

The Punjab-A Glompse Lesson-7 (Class-8th) Question Answer

Lessson-7 The Punjab-A Glompse Texual Quetions & Answers 8th English Q. 1. What is special about the Bhangra dance? Ans. The Bhangra dance is full of energy. It shows the great zest for life of the Punjabi's. Q. 2. How can you say that the Punjabi's are self-  respecting people? Ans. We can say that because Punjabis would never  beg or show their back in battlefield. Q. 3. What was Punjabi's role in the struggle for  India's Independence? Ans. Lala Lajpat Rai, Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev,  Udham Singh, Kartar Singh Sarabha and many  other Punjabis sacrificed their lives for the sake of  their motherland. Q.4. What did General Dyer do at the Jalliawala  Bagh in Amritsar? Ans. On April 13, 1919 about 20,000 people had  gathered here for a public meeting. General Dyer  ordered his riflemen to fire at the crowd. Q. 5. What States have benefited from the Bhakra-  Na Project? Ans. Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh,  Rajasthan

A Robot called Makito Lesson-6 (Class-8th) Question Answer

Texual Quetions & Answers 8th English Lesson 6 - A Robot called Makito Q. 1. How did Robin look? How old was he? Ans.   Robin was 16 years old. He was tall and slim. Q. 3. What happened to Robin’s mother? Ans.   Robin’s mother had cancer when he was 10 years old. Q. 4. What did the doctor say to Robin’s father? Ans.   The doctor told Robin’s father that the boy must come out of his depression or he will  be very sick. Q. 5. What did Robin’s aunt do for Robin? Ans.   Robin’s aunt gave him lovely books with colorful pictures. Q. 10 What did Robin say to his father he wanted to learn? Ans.   Robin told his father that he wanted to learn how to make robots. Q. 11. Who was Mr. Yamawaki? What was his advice to Robin? Ans. Mr. Yamawaki was the partner of Robin’s father. He advised Robin to learn the Japanese language. Q. 12. What are the four main islands of Japan? Ans. Honshu, Hokkaido, Kyushu and Shikoku. Q. 14. What did Robin bring with him when he came back

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