Grade 8 English

Aswathy Vijayakumar
Quiz by Aswathy Vijayakumar, updated 8 months ago
Aswathy Vijayakumar
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Quiz on Grade 8 English, created by Aswathy Vijayakumar on 01/21/2020.

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Question 1

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Select the two observation expressed in the first paragraph are probably signs preceding a sense of
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  • relief
  • dislike
  • guilt
  • ignorance
  • elation

Question 2

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The last day refers to the day [blank_start]_______[blank_end]
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  • before the last examination
  • before the holiday commence
  • the report card would be given
  • Swami had to leave the school

Question 3

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The second paragraph suggest that Swami
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  • Felt relaxed and happy that he had left the examination hall early.
  • Felt uncomfortable on seeing his friends still answering the paper.
  • Looked angrily at his friends for not coming out of the hall with him.
  • Was annoying with himself for handling in his papers late.

Question 4

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Select any two '............. on improving the little dash under the last line indicating the end, till it became an elaborate complicated pattern.' This suggest that Swami was
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  • artistic by nature
  • board at that time
  • a brilliant student
  • happy at that time
  • had nothing to do after the paper

Question 5

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Swami chose the second moral for the given story because it
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  • was easier to understand
  • had a fewer number of words
  • was more rational to his mind
  • did not have the word tiger

Question 6

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Which of these statements is the most appropriate moral for the story of the Brahmin and the Tiger?
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  • Temptation resisted is the true measure of character.
  • The wages of greed can result in irreparable loss.
  • A fool and his money are soon parted.
  • Life is not worth the value of gold.

Question 7

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With which action mentioned below can the word BRISKLY also be associated? [blank_start]____________________[blank_end]
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  • creating
  • walking
  • crawling
  • staring

Question 8

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The page displayed is taken from
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  • a television screen
  • a typewriter
  • an internet website
  • a book
  • computer

Question 9

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Which of the following does the page do?
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  • It list the actions to be taken by the Indian government.
  • It lists the name of different political parties.
  • It provides links to different government ministries.
  • It displays a comprehensive dictionary.

Question 10

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What does the word surfing refers to? Select all the relevant options.
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  • changing all the times
  • cleaning and washing
  • searching for information
  • switching off and on
  • activity of moving from site to site

Question 11

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In the passage a council is likely to mean [blank_start]___________________[blank_end]
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  • a piece of advice
  • an administrative group of people
  • an assembly of church representatives
  • a lawyer in a court of law

Question 12

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Why does the poet say that the crocodile's skin is 'as rough as any file'?
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  • Because there are files stuck on the skin in the form of sharp projections.
  • Because the skin has round bumps.
  • The sharp projections on the skin resembles the ones of a file.
  • Just to make the poem rhyme

Question 13

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By 'a wide deceptive smile ' the poet means that
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  • the crocodile gives everyone a wide smile.
  • the crocodile smiles in a sweet way.
  • the crocodile is wickedly smiling to himself.
  • the crocodile's smile is inviting but actually misleading.

Question 14

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"His manners,I admit are vile" Choose the two words closest to the word vile?
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  • foolish
  • wicked
  • good
  • ugly
  • nasty

Question 15

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"Whose skin's as rough as any file" Choose the sentence which has a word which rhymes ROUGH
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  • The cattle were engrossed in eating their meal from their trough.
  • The bough was as light as a feather.
  • Mother kneads the dough soft and smooth.
  • The child's body shook violently with a severe cough.

Question 16

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The poet concludes that
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  • a smile can mean a lot to others.
  • the crocodile is always glum.
  • glum folk have an advantages over the crocodile.
  • sad people should learn to smile from the crocodile.

Question 17

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According to the first line of the passage, scientists have
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  • recently come to know why we need to dream and sleep.
  • absolutely no idea why we need to dream or sleep.
  • only some idea why we need to dream and sleep.
  • always known the reasons we need to dream and sleep.

Question 18

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"Curiously, humans are not the only animal to exhibit REM during sleep." An affirmative form of this sentence would be:
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  • Curiously,humans are the only animals exhibiting REM during sleeplessness.
  • Curiously, other animals besides humans, exhibit REM during sleep.
  • Curiously, all other animals exhibit REM during sleep.
  • Curiously, humans and all other animals exhibit REM during wakefulness.

Question 19

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The fact that animals also dream has been [blank_start]_______[blank_end]_ from their eye movements and similar eye movements in humans when they dream.
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  • observed
  • inferred
  • proved
  • disproved

Question 20

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Give another word for "an impromptu" [blank_start]____________[blank_end]_
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  • a quick
  • a rehearsed
  • an unprepared
  • an intentional

Question 21

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Replace the word insult from the given options [blank_start]__________[blank_end].
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  • flattery
  • offence
  • blame
  • torture

Question 22

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Which pair of words given below mean the same as " duration"?
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  • period and interval
  • durability and period
  • interval and intermission
  • intermission and durability

Question 23

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What does the word transformed mean?
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  • changed the appearance or form significantly
  • moved something from one location to another
  • created a decided space mentally and abstractly
  • built from start for a practical purpose

Question 24

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Give the synonym of the word comprises [blank_start]_________[blank_end] .
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  • lasts for
  • consists of
  • gives prices of
  • provides comfort for

Question 25

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When songs are not soothing, they are[blank_start]______[blank_end]
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  • boring
  • confusing
  • unmoving
  • provoking

Question 26

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Choose the most appropriate title for the story.
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  • The Man who Moved his House
  • The Man who Let his Wife Die
  • The Man who Battled a Mountain
  • The Man who Became Mad with Time

Question 27

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Manjhi, [blank_start]__________________[blank_end] , worked as a farm labourer in Bihar.
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  • an underprivileged man of Gaya district

Question 28

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Not only did he [blank_start]_______[blank_end] , but he also moved his house closer to the mountain.
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  • buys drills, hammers and axes
  • sell all his goats to buy some tools
  • build a new house near the foothill
  • make an effort to cross the mountain

Question 29

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The word hewn out mean [blank_start]________[blank_end].
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  • laid out
  • axed out
  • shelled out
  • chalked out

Question 30

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Choose the correct option Manjhi's determination was proof of the fact that he believed _________
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  • it was every man for himself
  • in being the man of the people
  • in being the man in the street
  • it was important to build a road

Question 31

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Sadly Manjhi's wife fell terribly ill and passed away. Based on the passage WHEN in the TIMELINE , does the above event occur?
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  • between events V and VI
  • between events VI and VII
  • between events IV and VII
  • between events IV and V

Question 32

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RESEARCHERS INVENT MAGICAL CURE FOR CAVITIES A team of researchers from the University of Leeds [blank_start]__(a)___[blank_end] with an ingenious treatment that not only keeps [blank_start]____(b)____[blank_end], helps re-generate your pearly whites so that they look like new again! This involves applying a peptide or mixture of amino acids they call P11-4 to [blank_start]____(c)____[blank_end] showing early signs of decay. The fluid seeps into the micro pores formed by the acid from the bacteria that is causing the decay and forms a protective gel. This gel in turn provides [blank_start]___(d)___[blank_end] to attract calcium and repair the damage totally pain free. [blank_start]____(e)___[blank_end], the researches maintain that the solution has been successful in the laboratory, as well as ,_[blank_start]___(f)__[blank_end]_were showing initial sign of decay.
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  • has come up
  • has came up
  • had come up
  • will have came up
  • a drill at bay infact
  • the drill at bay,but also
  • the drill at bay , since
  • a drill at bay, however
  • an area of the tooth that will be
  • the area of the tooth that is
  • an area of the tooth that will have been
  • the area of the tooth that were
  • a base or framework for the tooth
  • base and framework of the tooth
  • a base and a framework of a tooth
  • the base and the framework for a tooth
  • Even though it may sound almost magical
  • When it sounds almost magical
  • While it sounds almost magical
  • Since they sound almost magical
  • on a small group of adult who's teeth
  • with a small group of adults who's teeth
  • with a small group of adults whose teeth
  • on a small group of adults whose teeth

Question 33

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Shailee is very protective and soft-spoken . Whenever someone is late , she calls to check on them. She does this because she gets [blank_start]__________________.[blank_end]
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  • worried
  • irritated
  • crazy
  • disparate

Question 34

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Choose the option that has the same meaning as the sentence given below. No one in Rashi's family eats more than she does.
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  • Rashi's family eats the least amount of food.
  • Rashi's family eats more food than she does.
  • All of the members in the family eats as much as Rashi.
  • Rashi eats the most amongst all her family members.
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