JKBose 8th Class English 2017 Paper Jammu

By | January 18, 2018

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                               JKBose 8th Class English 2017 Paper Jammu

Q1 Read the following passage and answer the questions given at the end:

Brutus and Cassius flew to Greece. About a year later, they were cam \ping with their army at Sardis, and Anthony along with Octavious (another fried of Caesar) with their army, were near the town of Phillipi, Some miles away. During that year, Brutus had become an unhappy, bitter man. His companions had lost their ideals and were fighting among themselves. At Sardis, he received the news that his wife dead and sorrow was added to his bitterness.

(a) Answer the following questions:-

(i) Where was Brutus camping?

(ii) What added sorrow to Brutus’s bitterness?

(b)  Choose the most appropriate option:

(i)  Anthony and Octavious were camping at….

(a) Greece     (b) Sardis   (c) Phillipi   (d) None of these

(ii) The word ‘bitter’ in the passage has been used as …..

(a) a noun   (b) an adjective  (c) an adverb  (d) A verb

Q2 Read the following poetry stanza and answer the questions given at the end:

One wrinkle of the time

When your father uprooted you

From the backward of his house

To plant you in the courtyard of others

(a) Answer the following questions:

(i) What does the expression, “to plant you in the courtyard of others”, mean?

(ii) What does the wrinkle represent?

(b) Choose the most appropriate option:

(i) Who has composed the above quoted lines:

(a) Alfred Temysen

(b) Shakespeare

(c) Shivanath

(d) Abdul Ahad azad

(ii)  The word plant in the above stanza has been used as….

(a) A noun

(b) A verb

(c) An adjective

(d)  An adverb

Q3 Read the following passage and answer the questions given at the end:

The rain had stopped. I was looking out of the window. Occasionally a drop of water fell from the awning of the window. The clouds had cleared and the sun had also come out when the sun shines immediately after the rainfall, it look very pleasant. I was watching beauties of nature, lost in thought. Just outside the window were chilli plants. They had grown quite tall and were sporting chillies. Drops of water drooping, sliding down the plants. All my attention was centre the rain drops. A light breeze was blowing outside. I wrapped the bedsheet around me tight while sitting on the cot.

(a)  Answer the following questions:

(i)  What was the narrator doing?

(ii)  How does it look when Sun shines immediately after rainfall?

(b)  Choose the most appropriate option:

(i)  The word Immediately has been used as:

(a) a noun   (b) an adjective  (c) an adverb  (d) A verb

(ii)  The narrator’s attention was centered on…

(a) Nature   (b) chili plants  (c) rainfall   (d) rain drops

Q 4 Answer the following questions briefly. (Do any three)

(i)  In whose reign Polo came to ladakh.(polo – the king of games)

(ii)  Why is the poet confused when she meets poet? (meeting Poets)

(iii) Knave denies having imitated somebody’s handwriting. What evidence does he give? (The strange Trial)

(iv) What was Raman’s wife fed up with? (The unthankful man)

Q 5 Match the clause from column’ A’ with a clause from columns ‘B’ to make meaningful sentences.

Column A

  1. If you had not lent me the money
  2. If you had arrived earlier
  3. if had worked harder

Column B

  1. You could have met Sachin
  2. I would have got more marks
  3. I would not have bought the car

(b) Choose the correct word given in the bracket:

(i)  Aslam speaks English……..(fluent/fluently)

(ii) The driver of the car had ……..injuries. (Serious/Seriously)

(c ) Complete the following binomials:

  1. i)  Now and ________
  2. ii)  Law and _________

(d  Put a question tag for the following statement:

i)You can drive a car _______?

Q 6 Write an essay (200 words) on any one of the following topics

i) My best friend

ii) The Season I like the most

iii)  Uses and abuses of Science

Q 7 Write a letter to your younger brother advising him to take part in games and sports


Write an application to the headmaster of your school requesting him to grant you leave to enable you to attend your sister’s marriage.


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