CBSE Class 8 English Literature Extracts Worksheet Set A

CBSE Class 8 English Worksheet - SA1 Literature Extracts

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1 ‘Then there is no mistake. And it is not enough if you feel sad. The cause of sadness must be removed. Only then can I think of release.’

Q1 Who is speaking to whom? Give a description of both of them?

Q2 why does the speaker surprise the person he is speaking to?

2 ‘Go home Tarpan!’ The strange man was standing near Tipu. ‘Everything is all right.’

Q1 What happened just before this?

Q2 Describe the connection between the horse and its name?

Q3 Was everything alright in the end? For whom and why was everything alright?

3 “Well had the boding tremblers learned to trace

The day’s disasters in his morning face.”

Q1 Who are the ‘boding tremblers’? What are they afraid of?

Q2 Who is ‘his’ and how did his “morning face’ affect the children?

Q3 How did the children try to avoid his anger?

4 “And still the gazed, and still the wonder grew That one small head could carry all he knew.”

Q1 Whom does ‘They’ refer to? How are they described by the poet?

Q2 Is there something humorous about the last line of the poem? What had impressed them most?

Q3 According to you, are the school children afraid of the schoolmaster or do they admire him more?

“Sounds a little funny to you doesn’t it ? “

Q1 What according to the speaker seems a little funny?

Q2 To whom are these words addressed to?

Q3 Name the lesson and the writer.

6 “It was exactly ten o’clock when we parted here at the restaurant door.”

Q1 Who is the speaker of these lines?

Q2 What was agreed upon when they last parted?

Q3 Name the restaurant.

Q4 What stood in place of the restaurant after twenty years?

7 “No head from the leaf-fringed sill

Leaned over and looked into his grey eyes,

Where he stood perplexed and still.”

Q1Whom did the speaker expect from the leaf-fringed sill?

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