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 Model Question - 2 || English || Class 8  || Question & Answer || Grammar


Model Question



Model Question - 2

Class VIII



Reading Comprehension (Seen)


1. Read the text carefully and answer the following questions :

There was once a lad who wanted to be a sailor but his mother would not let him go to the sea. “Child, what clo you know of sailing ?" she would say. "You're a farmer's son, you know the turn of the seasons and the smell of the soil but you do not know the sea."

Now the boy whose name was Jon, had always obeyed his mother. So he went about his farm work with a heavy heart but did not again mention the sea.


A. Tick () the correct answer :

(i) The lad had wanted to be a

(a) doctor

(b) sailor

(c) farmer


(ii) Mother told the lad that he knew the smell of the

(a) soil

(b) food

(b) flower


B. Answer the following questions :

(i) What did the boy know?

Ans.> The boy knew the turn of the seasons and the smell of the soil.


(ii) Why did the boy go about his farm work with a heavy heart ?

Ans.> The boy had always obeyed his mother.


Reading Comprehension (Unseen)


2. Read the passage carefully and answer the following questions :

On April 10, 1912, the luxury ship in the world set sail from Southampton in England to New York City. She was called Titanic. This was her maiden voyage. She set out to cross the Atlantic Ocean, and she carried more than two thousand passengers. The Titanic was like a floating town. Everyone called the Titanic, the finest ship in the world. Everyone was proud of her. She was tall as a building with fifteen storeys.

A. Complete the following sentences with information from the above passage :

(i) Titanic was the name of the finest ship in the world.

(iii) The name of the country from where Titanic started its maiden voyage is England. 


B. Write ‘T' for True and 'F' for False statements in the given boxes :

(i) The Titanic was a 'special ship'. F

(ii) The Titanic was not so high. T




3. Write the opposite of the following words by choosing prefixes from the list :

[List : dis, un, im, il]

(i) It is possible for him to lift the chair.

Ans.> It is impossible for him to lift the chair.


(ii) You cannot be respectful towards women.

Ans.> You cannot be disrespectful towards women.

4. Fill in the blanks with proper forms of the verb given in the brackets :

(i) The magician -- (show) a good many tricks.

Ans.> The magician showed a good many tricks.


(ii) They are -- (play) the sitar in an orchestra.

Ans.>They are playing the sitar in an orchestra.



5. Write a paragraph on ‘Trees' with the help of the following points :

[Points : Best friend of mankind — gives us flowers and fruits --- wood for fuel and furniture --- medicines --- cool shade --- oxygen --- cause rainfall ---   save trees for human survival.]


Trees: Best Friends Of Mankind

Trees are man's best friend since early days. They gave us flowers, fruits ,shelter and food to men. Woods are used for different purposes. Planks are used as doors, windows and walls of houses. We get wood to make furniture. Some trees like cinchona are also used as medicines for deadly diseases. Trees give out oxygen and prevent air pollution. They also take in carbon dioxide and help reducing global warming. Trees check the erosion of land and bring rain which is important for agriculture. We must preserve trees for our own well-being and human survival.

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