CBSE Class 8 English Literature Extracts Worksheet Set C

CBSE Class 8 English Worksheet - SA1 Literature

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1.From that height, it was not clear why?

a. Explain the above line

b. Name the poem and the poet.

2.’There seemed an inevitability about what on ground had looked haphazard’.

a. What do you understand by the term ‘inevitability’?

b. What looked haphazard on the ground?

3.’And he smote upon the door again a second time”

a. Who smote upon the door and why?

b. Why was there no response to the speaker’s call?

c. Give the meaning of ‘smote’.

4. ‘I was uncertain. I ‘d find you here if you were still in existence’.

a. Whom do ‘I’ and ‘you’ refer to?

b. Do you believe in what the speaker said? Why?

c. Name the author.

5. ‘Look, I have met you for the first time’.

a. Who is the speaker and whom did the speaker meet?

b. How old is the speaker?

c. Name the lesson and the author.

6. ‘The man from the West almost arrogant with his success, was beginning to outline the history of his career”.

a. Who became arrogant with success?

b. Why did he become arrogant?

c. Name the lesson and the author.

7. ‘You should read about great men, about explorers, about scientific invention’.

a. Who said to whom?

b. Why did the speaker say so?

c. Name the lesson.

8. ‘Where he stood perplexed and still’.

a. Who stood perplexed and still?

b. Why did he stand perplexed and still?

c. Name the poem and the poet.


a. Write the summary of the following poems:

1. The Listeners

2. Geography Lesson

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