8th std 2nd language english sa-1 question paper 2018-19 Ehthashamuddin. J. Sheikh

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 SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT, OCTOBER- 2018

Class: 8th Std                                           Subject: English                             Marks: 40                          Time:- 1.00 Hrs


Section –  A

Prose

I. Four alternatives are given for each of the following question/ incomplete statements. Write the correct or the

most appropriate answer in the space provided.                                                                                                     (2×1=2)

1. C. V. Raman was a great …………..

(a) Student                              (b) scientist                 (c) teacher                               (d) scholar

2. The bigger boy was …….. Years old in the story

(a) Five                                   (b) six                         (c) eight (d) four

II.Answer the following questions in two or three sentences each: -

(2×2=4)

3. On what subject did the narrator think deeply in the evening?

4. What do the boys learn in the afternoon classes?

III. Read the following Extracts and answer the question that follows: -

(1×3=3)

5. “ould it be that the little boy was a son of a house servant?”

(a) Who thought this? (b) Why did he say so?

Poetry

IV. Four alternatives are given for each of the following question/ incomplete statements. Write the correct or the most appropriate answer in the space provided.                                                                                                     (2×1=2)

6. The honeybee gathers ………….. Every day.

(a) Saliva                                (b) honey                    (c) wax                                   (d) food


7. Beauty is heard in the …………

(a) Morning                                (b) night                         (c) afternoon                               (d) Day


V. Answer the following questions in two or three sentences each: -                                                                   (2×2=4)

8. How does the poet define beauty?

9. What does the people of other countries aware of?


VI. Read the following Extracts and answer the question that follows: -                                                             (1×3=3)


10. “You understand, and Carry it outside, with careful hand to eat a daffodil”.

(a) Who says this?

(b) What is the ‘You’? What does ‘it’ refer?


Supplementary Reading

VII. Four alternatives are given for each of the following question/ incomplete statements. Write the correct or t he

most appropriate answer in the space provided.                                                                                                     (2×1=2)


11. The bird that disturbed Kaushika was ………………

(a) parrot                        (b) crane                        (c) dove                          (d) crow 

12. “If the Earth were to fall to pieces, what would become of me? Was the imagination …………...

(a) deer                           (b) boar                          (c) lion


VIII. Answer the following questions in two or three sentences each: - (d) hare



(3×2=6)


13. Which event caused the crash?

14. Why was Kaushika very angry with the bird?

15. What was Kaushika doing when he was disturbed by a bird?


Vocabulary

16. Combine the word in Column ‘A’ with its collocative word ‘B’

A

B (1×1=1)

Fast Bus, train, ship, jet


17. Write the opposite of these words. (2×½=1)

A B

Easy X ……… Ugly X ……….


18. The spelling of a word is Jumbled write the word.                                                                                           (1×1=1)

ARANTAACM


19. Which word has one syllable?                                                                                                                             (1×1=1)

Possibility, something, more, period.

Grammar Use

(Language Use)

20. Leela and Sheela were awarded ----------                                                                                                                    (1)

The question tag to be used above is…..

(a)  Isn’t she?                                                        (b) Weren’t they?

(c) Isn’t they?                                                        (d) Aren’t they?


21. Fill in the blanks with the verbs given in brackets.                                                                                                (1)

The crowd ………. Dispersed by the police. (Was / were)

22. Identify the language function. (1)

I’m very sorry………..

(a)  apologizing (b) ordering

(c) complimenting (d) suggesting


23. Fill in the blanks with appropriate Modal.                                                                                                                 (1)

………… I come in.

(a)  May                                                                (b) Might

(c) Will                                                           (d) Would

24. Read the conversation and fill in the blank choosing the appropriate answer.                                       (1)

Manoj : I bought Audi.

Krishna : Really! If I had money, I too …………… bought Audi (a) Could have                                               (b) Would be (c) Would                                                              (d) Could

25. Fill in the blanks with the appropriate linking words choosing from the brackets.                            (4×½=2) (Though, because, and, but)

…………… Venkatram is a rich man, he is not generous ……….. his wife helps the needy ………… she was from a poor family …………… suffered a lot. 

Reference skill

26. Arrange the following words in the order and which they are put in a dictionary.                       (4×½=2)

Quantum, Quaint, Quarter, Quality.

27. A message reads like this “R U Hpy?” What does it mean? Write it in the normal way?                              (1

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