CBSE Class 8 English Big Brother Worksheet

CBSE Class 8 English Worksheet - Big Brother - Practice worksheets for CBSE students. Prepared by teachers of the best CBSE schools in India.

 

SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT 1 CLASS VIII ENGLISH

ASSIGNMENT NUMBER – 7

TOPIC- BIG BROTHER

Q1. ANSWER WITH REFERENCE TO CONTEXT

I. 'Madan would call out repeating the word Dajyu with the eagerness and affection of a mother embracing her son after a long separation.'

  a) Whom did Madan call Dajyu and why?

  b) Name the figure of speech used in the above line.

II.'But what's this Dajyu, Dajyu you keep shouting all the time? Have you no respect for a person's prestige?’

  a) Who is speaking to whom?

  b) Had the attitude of the speaker changed? If yes, why?

  c) What does it reflect about his character?

III. 'Soon however the friendliness of the young boy which was once welcome seems like an intrusion- an over friendliness which must be checked.'

  a) Who is the young boy?

  b) When did his friendliness seem like an intrusion?

  c) How was the friendliness of the boy checked?

IV. 'The thin thread of intimacy could not stand the strong pull of ego.'

  a) Whose intimacy has been described in the above line?

  b) Whose ego spoilt the friendship?

  c) Explain the above expression in your own words.

V. 'Sha'b they call me Boy.'

  a) Who says the above words?

  b) To whom is he speaking?

  c) Why doesn't the speaker tell his real name?

Q2. Why do people come to big towns and cities from distant parts of the country?

Q3. Why did the expression of loneliness vanish from JagdishBabu's face?

Q4. When did JagdishBabu see Madan for the first time?


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