English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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Why is the author not able to see Bijju? English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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What are the two ways in which the hills appear to change when the mist comes up?English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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When does the monsoon season begin and when does it end? How do you prepare to face the monsoon? English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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Which hill-station does the author describe in this diary entry?English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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For how many days does it rain without stopping? What does the author do on these days? English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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Where do the snakes and rodents take shelter? Why? English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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Look carefully at the diary entries for June 24-25, August 2 and March 23. Now write down the changes that happen as the rains progress from June to March. English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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Why did the grandmother ask the children not to kill the Chuchundar? English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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What signs do we find in Nature which show that the monsoons are about to end?English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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Mention a few things that can happen when there is endless rain for days together.English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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What is the significance of cobra lily in relation to the monsoon season, its beginning and end? English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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Stephen Hawking said, “I’ve had no choice.” Does the writer think there was a choice? What was it? English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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“I could feel his anguish.” What could be the anguish?English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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What endeared the scientist to the writer so that he said he was looking at one of the most beautiful men in the world?English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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Read aloud the description of ‘the beautiful’ man. Which is the most beautiful sentence in the description? English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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What is the scientist’s message for the disabled? English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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Why does the writer refer to the guitar incident? Which idea does it support? English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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The writer expresses his great gratitude to Stephen Hawking. What is the gratitude for? English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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Why did the man stare at Bepin Babu in disbelief? English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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Where did Bepin Babu say he went in October’ 58? English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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Mention any three (or more) things that Parimal Ghose knew about Bepin Babu.English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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Why did Bepin Babu worry about what Parimal Ghose had said? English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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How did he try to decide who was right – his memory or Parimal Ghose? English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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Why did Bepin Babu hesitate to visit Mr Mukerji? Why did he finally decide to phone him? English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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What did Mr Mukerji say? Did it comfort Bepin Babu, or add to his worries? English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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Who was Chunilal? What did he want from Bepin Babu? English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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Why was Dr Chanda puzzled? What was unusual about Bepin Babu’s loss of memory? English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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Why do you think Chunilal did what he did? Chunilal says he has no money; what is it that he does have? English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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The author describes Bepin Babu as a serious and hardworking man. What evidence can you find in the story to support this? English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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How do you think Bepin Babu reacted when he found out that Chunilal had tricked him? English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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Velu stood on the platform but he felt “as if he was still on a moving train”. Why? English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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What made him feel miserable? English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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Why had Velu run away from home? English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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What sort of things did Jaya and children like her collect and what did they do with those things? English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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Is Velu happy or unhappy to find work? Give a reason for your Ans.English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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Is Velu a smart boy? Which instances in the text show that he is or isn’t? English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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Do you think Jaya is a brave and sensitive child with a sense of humour? Find instances of her courage, kind nature and humour in the text.English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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What one throws away as waste may be valuable to others. Do you find this sentence meaningful in the context of this story? How?English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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Why did he decide to follow the ‘strange’ girl? English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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Find three or four phrases in stanzas one and two which are likely to occur in a geography lesson.English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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What tasks, do you think, were assigned to the dog and the ox?English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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Why did the camel live in the middle of the desert? English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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What made the dog, the horse and the ox very angry? English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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How did the Djinn know the horse was complaining against the camel? English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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The camel was looking at his own reflection in the pool. What does it suggest to you about the camel? English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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The camel said, “Humph” repeatedly. How did it affect him? English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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What, according to the Djinn, was the use of the “humph”? English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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“…he has never yet learnt to behave”. In the light of this, what is the writer’s opinion about the camel? English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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Why didn’t he pay the school fees on the day he brought money to school?English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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Why didn’t he take the coins’ advice? Give two or three reasons. English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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He reached home with the coins in his pocket. What happened then? English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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”The fear was killing me.” What was the fear? English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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“Children’s stomachs are like digestion machines.” What do you understand by that? Do you agree? English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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How did he plan to pay the fees the next day? English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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When it is time to pay the fees, what does he do? How is he disobeying the elders by doing so? English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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His prayer to God is like a lawyer’s defence of a bad case. Does he argue his case well? What are the points he makes? English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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He offers to play a game with Allah Miyan. What is the game? English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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Did he get four rupees by playing the game? What did he get to see under the rock? English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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If God had granted his wish that day, what harm would it have caused him in later life? English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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”A cat, I am sure, could walk on a cloud without coming through”. (Jules Verne) Which law is Macavity breaking in the light of the comment above?English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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Read stanza 3, and then, describe Macavity in two or three sentences of your own. English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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Having read the poem, try to guess whether the poet is fond of cats. If so, why does he call Macavity a fiend and monster?English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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Has the poet used exaggeration for special effect? Find a few examples of it and read those lines aloud.English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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A poem is made of words arranged in a beautiful order. These words, when read aloud with feeling, have a music and meaning of their own.English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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‘The poetry of earth’ is not made of words. What is it made of, as suggested in the poem? English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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Which word in stanza 2 is opposite in meaning to ‘the frost’?English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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The poetry of earth continues round the year through a cycle of two seasons. Mention each with its representative voice.English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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Discuss with your partner the following definition of a poem. A poem is made of words arranged in a beautiful order. These words, when read aloud with feeling, have a music and meaning of their own.English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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What pulled the Princess out of her gloom?.English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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How did the Maids of Honour come to know that the Princess and the bird had become intimate friends?English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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The new bird was full of new songs but the old parrots always repeated themselves. What did they say?English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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What is the King’s opinion about his Councillors? Why did he form that opinion?English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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In the following sentence elaborate the parts given in bold. Under the circumstances it was a very unfortunate remark for the bird to make.English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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Why did the bird refuse to be taken out in her cage?English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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The eight sisters kept their windows shut. How did it affect them? English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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Are the sisters unkind and cruel? Find evidence in the text to support your idea.English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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The cricket says, “Oh! What will become of me?” When does he say it, and why?English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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The ant tells the cricket to “dance the winter away”. Do you think the word ‘dance’ is appropriate here? If so, why?English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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What did the author find in a junk shop? English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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What did he find in a secret drawer? Who do you think had put it in there?English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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Why was the letter written-what was the wonderful thing that had happened? English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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What jobs did Hans Wolf and Jim Macpherson have when they were not soldiers? English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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Had Hans Wolf even been to Dorset? Why did he say he knew it? English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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Do you think Jim Macpherson came back from the war? How do you know this? English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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Why did the author go to Bridport? English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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How old was Mrs. Macpherson now? Where was she? English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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Which sentence in the text shows that the visitor did not try to hide his identity? English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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For how long do you think Connie had kept Jim’s letter? Give reasons for your Ans.English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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Why do you think the desk had been sold, and when? English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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Why do Jim and Hans think that games or sports are good ways of resolving conflicts? Do you agree? English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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Why do Jim and Hans think that games or sports are good ways of resolving conflicts? Do you agree? English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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Do you think the soldiers of the two armies are like each other, or different from each other? Find evidence form the story to support your Ans.English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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Mention the various ways in which the British and the German soldiers become friends and find things in common at Christmas.English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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What is Connie’s Christmas present? Why is it “the best Christmas present in the world?English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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Do you think the title of this story is suitable for it? Can you think of any other title(s)? English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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The Kangaroo does not want to catch ‘rheumatism’. Spot this word in stanza 3 and say why it is spelt differently. Why is it in two parts? Why does the second part begin with a capital letter? English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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Between Ranji and the other boy, who is trying to start a quarrel? Give a reason for your Ans. English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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What is it that Ranji finds difficult to explain at home? English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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Ranji is not at all eager for a second fight. Why does he go back to the pool, then? English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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Who was the better swimmer? How do you know it? English CBSE Class 8 NCERT

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