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The Best Christmas Present in the World

Ncert Solution for class-08 English The Best Christmas Present in the World from NCERT text book prescribes for class 8 English. The chapter covered What jobs did Hans Wolf and Jim Macpherson have when they were not soldiers? Do you think Jim Macpherson came back from the war? How do you know this? Which sentence in the text shows that the visitor did not try to hide his identity?

The Tsunami

Ncert Solution for class-08 English The Tsunami from NCERT text book prescribes for class 8 English. The chapter covered Where had Tilly seen the sea behaving in the same strange fashion? Where did the Smith family and the others on the beach go to escape from the tsunami? How do you think her geography teacher felt when he heard about what Tilly had done in Phuket?

The Glimpse of the Past

Ncert Solution for class-08 English The Glimpse of the Past from NCERT text book prescribes for class 8 English. The chapter covered Look at picture 1 and recall the opening lines of the original song in Hindi. Who is the singer? Who else do you see in this picture? Which picture, according to you, reveals the first sparks of the fire of revolt?

Bepin Choudhurys Lapse of Memory

Ncert Solution for class-08 English Bepin Choudhury’s Lapse of Memory from NCERT text book prescribes for class 8 English. The chapter covered Why did Bepin Babu hesitate to visit Mr Mukerji? Why did he finally decide to phone him? Why was Dr Chanda puzzled? What was unusual about Bepin Babu's loss of memory? Why do you think Chunilal did what he did? Chunilal says he has no money; what is it that he does have?

The Summit Within

Ncert Solution for class-08 English The Summit Within from NCERT text book prescribes for class 8 English. The chapter covered What are the three qualities that played a major role in the author’s climb? One does not do it (climb a high peak) for fame alone. What does one do it for, really? “He becomes conscious in a special manner of his own smallness in this large universe.” This awareness defines an emotion mentioned in the first paragraph. Which is the emotion?

This is Jodys Fawn

Ncert Solution for class-08 English This is Jody’s Fawn from NCERT text book prescribes for class 8 English. The chapter covered Jody didn’t want Mill-wheel with him for two reasons. What were they? Jody was filled with emotion after he found the fawn. Can you find at least three words or phrases which show how he felt? What did Doc Wilson mean when he said, “Nothing in the world ever comes quite free”?

A Visit to Cambridge

Ncert Solution for class-08 English A Visit to Cambridge from NCERT text book prescribes for class 8 English. The chapter covered Did the prospect of meeting Stephen Hawking make the writer nervous? If so, why? Did he at the same time feel very excited? If so, why? Stephen Hawking said, “I’ve had no choice.” Does the writer think there was a choice? What was it?

A Short Monsoon Dairy

Ncert Solution for class-08 English A Short Monsoon Dairy  from NCERT text book prescribes for class 8 English. The chapter covered What are the two ways in which the hills appear to change when the mist comes up? When does the monsoon season begin and when does it end? How do you prepare to face the monsoon? For how many days does it rain without stopping? What does the author do on these days?

The Great Stone Face I

Ncert Solution for class-08 English The Great Stone Face I  from NCERT text book prescribes for class 8 English. The chapter covered Imagine you are Ernest. Narrate the story that his mother told him. Begin like this: My mother and I were sitting at the door of our cottage. We were looking at the Great Stone Face. I asked her if she had ever seen anyone who looked like the Stone Face. Then she told me this story.

The Great Stone Face II

Ncert Solution for class-08 English The Great Stone Face II from NCERT text book prescribes for class 8 English. The chapter covered When Ernest and the poet met, they respected and admired each other equally. Total strangers from far away, who visited Ernest in the valley, found his face familiar. The Great Stone Face confirmed Ernest’s view that the poet could be worthy of its likeness.

The Ant and The Cricket

Ncert Solution for class-08 English The Ant and The Cricket from NCERT text book prescribes for class 8 English. The chapter covered Find in the poem the lines that mean the same as "Neither a borrower nor a lender be" (Shakespeare). The cricket says, "Oh! What will become of me?" When does he say it, and why? What is your opinion of the ant’s principles?

Geography Lesson

Ncert Solution for class-08 English Geography Lesson from NCERT text book prescribes for class 8 English. The chapter covered Find three or four phrases in stanzas one and two which are likely to occur in a geography lesson. There are cities where there are rivers. Cities appear as they are not from six miles above the ground. It is easy to understand why valleys are populated. It is difficult to understand why humans hate and kill one another.

Macavity The Mystery Cat

Ncert Solution for class-08 English Macavity The Mystery Cat from NCERT text book prescribes for class 8 English. The chapter covered "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? Read stanza 3, and then, describe Macavity in two or three sentences of your own.

The Last Bargain

Ncert Solution for class-08 English The Last Bargain from NCERT text book prescribes for class 8 English. The chapter covered The old man offered the speaker a lot of money. Why did he turn down the offer? Find in the poem, lines that match the following. Read both one after another. How did the speaker feel after talking to the child on the beach?

The School Boy

Ncert Solution for class-08 English Poem The School Boy from NCERT text book prescribes for class 8 English. The chapter covered Find three or four words/phrases in stanza 1 that reflect the child's happiness and joy. In stanza 2, the mood changes. Which words/phrases reflect the changed mood? the classroom which is shabby/noisy. the lessons which are difficult/uninteresting. the dull/uninspiring life at school with lots of work and no play.

The Duck and The Kangaroo

Ncert Solution for class-08 English The Duck and The Kangaroo from NCERT text book prescribes for class 8 English. The chapter covered Taking words that come at the end of lines, write five pairs of rhyming words. Read each pair aloud. For example, pond – beyond. 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?

When I Set Out For Lyonnesse

Ncert Solution for class-08 English Poem When I Set Out For Lyonnesse from NCERT text book prescribes for class 8 English. The chapter covered ‘Everyone noticed something, and they made guesses, but didn’t speak a word’. Now read the line that refers to what they noticed. Pick out two lines from stanza 2 to justify your Answer. In the first stanza, find words that show. Something happened at Lyonnesse.

On The Grasshopper and Cricket

Ncert Solution for class-08 English On The Grasshopper and Cricket  from NCERT text book prescribes for class 8 English. The chapter covered 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. ‘The poetry of earth’ is not made of words. What is it made of, as suggested in the poem?

How the Camel got his Hump

Ncert Solution for class-08 English How the Camel got his Hump from NCERT text book prescribes for class 8 English. The chapter covered The camel was looking at his own reflection in the pool. What does it suggest to you about the camel? "...he has never yet learnt to behave". In the light of this, what is the writer's opinion about the camel?

Children at Work

Ncert Solution for class-08 English Children at Work from NCERT text book prescribes for class 8 English. The chapter covered Velu stood on the platform but he felt "as if he was still on a moving train". Why? “If you are not careful, you will soon be counting bars there,” the girl said. What is she referring to? What does she mean when she says “If you are not careful...”? (She says something a little later which means the same. Find that sentence.)

The Selfish Giant

Ncert Solution for class-08 English The Selfish Giant from NCERT text book prescribes for class 8 English. The chapter covered When spring came, it was still winter in the garden. What does winter stand for or indicate here? Winter has been presented like a story with its own characters and their activities. Describe the story in your own words.

The Treasure Within

Ncert Solution for class-08 English The Treasure Within from NCERT text book prescribes for class 8 English. The chapter covered Is it likely that someone who is original and intelligent does not do very well at school? Should such a learner be called a failure? If not, why not? In the architect's office, Hafeez Contractor was advised to drop everything and join architecture. Why?

Princess September

Ncert Solution for class-08 English Princess September from NCERT text book prescribes for class 8 English. The chapter covered What was Princess September's reaction to the loss of her parrot? What was her mother's reaction to it? What do the reactions indicate about the nature and temperament of each? How did the Maids of Honour come to know that the Princess and the bird had become intimate friends?

The Fight

Ncert Solution for class-08 English The Fight  from NCERT text book prescribes for class 8 English. The chapter covered In what way is the forest pool different from the one which Ranji knewin the Rajputana desert? Between Ranji and the other boy, who is trying to start a quarrel? Givea reason for your Answer. Ranji is not at all eager for a second fight. Why does he go back to the pool, then?

The Open Window

Ncert Solution for class-08 English The Open Window  from NCERT text book prescribes for class 8 English. The chapter covered The horror on the girl's face made Framton swing around in his seat. What did he see? What had happened in the Sappleton family as narrated by the niece? Why had his sister given him letters of introduction to people living there?

Jalebis

Ncert Solution for class-08 English Jalebis from NCERT text book prescribes for class 8 English. The chapter covered “Children's stomachs are like digestion machines.” What do you understand by that? Do you agree? “Children's stomachs are like digestion machines.” What do you understand by that? Do you agree? 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?

The Comet I

Ncert Solution for class-08 English The Comet I from NCERT text book prescribes for class 8 English. The chapter covered Why does Indrani Debi dislike Duttada's "hobnobbing" with Dibya? What is the difference between a planet and a comet, as given in the story? Why does Sir John say that James' paper should not be published? Why does Duttada say - “I almost wish I had not discovered this comet.”?

The Comet II

Ncert Solution for class-08 English The Comet II from NCERT text book prescribes for class 8 English. The chapter covered "For a moment James wondered if he had done his sums right." Why was James doubtful about his sums and calculations? What did the scientists at the conference say about James's 'sums'? “I am not buying any Christmas presents till December 15.” What did Sir John mean by that?



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