CBSE Class 8 English Question Paper Set S

Scroll down for PDF

CBSE Class 8 English Question Paper Set S. Revision worksheets, Sample papers, Question banks and easy to learn study notes for all classes and subjects based on CBSE and NCERT guidelines. Students and parents can download free a collection of all study material issued by various best schools in India. The study material has been carefully compiled by the best teachers in India. The students should practice the questions database to get better marks in examination. Please refer to other links for free download of high quality study material. Based on CBSE and NCERT guidelines. Based on the same pattern as released by CBSE every year. Study material for final/ term/ SA1/ SA2 Examinations conducted by various schools affiliated to Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) in India and abroad. CBSE Study material has been compiled to help students preparation which will helps the students to concentrate more in areas which carry more marks.

A.1 Read the passage given below and answer the questions that follow :

Conversation is indeed the most easily teachable of all arts. All you need todo in order to become a good conversationalist is to find a subject that interests you and your listeners. There are, for example, numberless hobbies to talk  about. But the important thing is that you must talk about the other fellow’s hobby rather than your own. Therei lies the secret of your popularity. Talk to your friends about the things that interest them and you will get a reputation for good fellowship, charming wit and brilliant mind. There is nothing that pleases people so much a your interest in their interests  It is just as important to know what subjects to avoid as what subject to select for good conversation. lf you don’t want to set down a wet blanket or bore, be careful to avoid certain unpleasant topics. Avoid talking about yourself unless you are asked to do so. People are interested in their own problems, not in yours; sickness or death bores everybody. The only one who willingly listens to such talk is the doctor; but he gets paid for it.

A.1.1 Answer the given questions by choosing the appropriate options. 

(A) The basic need of good conversation is:

(i) clarity in speech

(ii) clarity in thought

(iii) find subject that interests both speaker and listener

(iv) find subject of your own interest

(B) The most important thing in a good conversation is:

(i) to talk about your hobbies

(ii) to talk about the other fellow’s hobby

(iii) to talk about others

(iv) to talk about general interest

(C) What should be avoided in good conversation?

(i) Avoid unpleasant topics

(ii) Avoid talk about others

(iii) Avoid others’ praise

(iv) Avoid to talk about others’ interests and problems

(D) The appropriate topic for the passage is:

(i) Art of conversation (ii) Art in good conversation

(iii) Art of good conversation (iv) Art as a good conversation

(E) What pleases the listeners most?

(i) listners’ own interest (ii) speakers‘ own interest

(iii) speakers interest in them (iv) topics of general interests

Please refer to attached file for CBSE Class 8 English Question Paper Set S.


Click on the text For more study material for English please click here - English

Latest NCERT & CBSE News

Read the latest news and announcements from NCERT and CBSE below. Important updates relating to your studies which will help you to keep yourself updated with latest happenings in school level education. Keep yourself updated with all latest news and also read articles from teachers which will help you to improve your studies, increase motivation level and promote faster learning

How to crack a competitive examination

“How I crack a competitive examination” is a frequently asked question by today’s students. Cracking a competitive exam is a challenging task. Attaining a huge amount of study and solving several complex problems in a limited amount of time is a huge task. Competitive...

CBSE will have more practicals

CBSE board has made a bigger announcement regarding 2020 board examinations for class 12. Board has decided that subjects like humanities, History, English and Hindi will also have practical exams like Chemistry, Biology, and Physics. As per, CBSE official's statement...

CBSE to launch 'Tamanna' aptitude test

Introduction: The poor decisive condition of students to pursue their subject of interest has been an area of concern. To the ease of which CBSE is to launch ‘Tamanna’. An aptitude test in order to provide a line of guidance to students of class 9th and 10th. What is '...

JEE in Punjabi too after English, Hindi and Gujarati

Punjab Minister Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa requested the joint technology entrance exam (main) to be conducted in Punjabi and other regional languages too. In his letter to Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, the Punjab Minister for Higher Education and...

Tips for exam preparation

Students often get nervous during their exams. The reason behind this nervousness is either a lack of confidence or a lack of preparedness. To overcome these fears students are advised to do their preparation in such a way that will retain their confidence. For this...

CBSE Board Introduces Experiential Learning for Student

CBSE Academic Session 2019-20: Board Introduces Experiential Learning for Student: The education sector has grown for some new changes. As per the latest updates the Central Board of Secondary Education has been good in making all the possible efforts to improve...

Studies Today