CBSE Class 8 English Literature Extracts Worksheet Set B

CBSE Class 8 English Worksheet - Literature

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LITERATURE

I.Answer the following Extracts:

1. “He wanted to lay firm foundation for that edifice”.

(a)Whom does he refer to?

(b)What does the word edifice mean?

(c )Why did he want to lay a firm foundation?

2. “My pleasure of passing was reduced to half”.

(a)Whose pleasure was reduced to half?

(b)Why was the speakers pleasure reduced to half?

(c ) Name the lesson.

3. “But I violently rejected the unworthy idea”.

(a)What was the unworthy idea?

(b)Why did the speaker reject it?

(c )Name the author?

4. “It was so absurd”.

(a)What is the meaning of the word absurd?

(b)What was absurd?

(c )Name the poem.

5. “Harry never had a childhood like me”.

(a)Why did Harry not have a normal childhood?

(b)How old was Harry?

(c ) Name the poet?

6. “He did not care for people, especially cricketers”

(a) Whom does he refer to?

(b) Why did he not care for cricketers?

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