NCERT Solutions Class 8 English Geography Lesson Poem

Scroll down for PDF

NCERT Solutions for Class 8 English for Geography Lesson Poem

Working with Poem

Question 1. Find three or four phrases in stanzas one and two which are likely to occur in a geography lesson.


Some phrases that are likely to occur in a Geography lesson are 'the city had developed the way it had', 'it scaled six inches to the mile', 'cities where the rivers ran', and 'the valleys were populated'.

Question 2. Seen from the window of an aeroplane, the city appears
(i) as haphazard as on ground.
(ii) as neat as a map.
(iii) as developed as necessary.
Mark the right answer.

Answer - (iii) as developed as necessary.

Question 3. Which of the following statements are examples of "the logic of geography"?
(i) There are cities where there are rivers.

(ii) Cities appear as they are not from six miles above the ground.

(iii) It is easy to understand why valleys are populated

(iv) It is difficult to understand why humans hate and kill one another.

(v) The earth is round, and it has more sea than land.

(i), (iii) and (iv) are the correct statements.

Question 4. Mention two things that are

(i) clear from the height.
(ii) not clear from the height.

(i)From the height, it was clear why the country had cities where the rivers ran and why the valleys were populated. It was also clear that the earth was round and that it had more sea than land.

(ii)From the height, it was not clear why the men on the earth found reasons to hate each other. It was also not understandable why men had to build walls across cities and why they had to kill.


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

Simple tips to Excel in Examinations

We are entering the last quarter of the Academic Session. With examinations just around the corner, I am sure all of us are carrying a mixed bag of Stress, Excitement, and Anxieties!! So, first and foremost- Let’s be Positive and Futuristic! It’s most important to...

CBSE Counseling for Board exam 2020 starts today

The 23rd psychological Counseling starts 1st February (today) for The Class10 and Class12 CBSE students and their parents, by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE).    This Counseling service is cost-free and this counseling service will be available every...

CBSE Board Exam Date Sheet of class 10th and 12th

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) released the Date sheet of Class 10 and Class 12th 2020 examination on the official website The board examination of Class 12 will be conducted from 15 February to 30 March 2020, while the board examination...

Studies Today