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Class 8 (Second Term Question 2079) English


Second Internal Examination-2079

Class: 8                                                                                                                      FM: 75

Subject: English                                            Time 2:15 hours                               PM: 30

1. Attempt all questions Rewrite the following sentences selecting the correct options. [5]

a. Suman is ………….. university student. (a/an/the)

b. Tina was born ………… December 02,2007. (on/in/at)

c. My father works hard in the field…… grow more crops. (so that/for/in order to)

d. Manu, water the field ……. (herself/yourself/himself)

e. There is a rattle snake in the shelf, ………. ? (is it/ isn't there/ isn't it)

2. Change the following sentences as indicated in brackets. [3]

a. A strong wind blew off the hat. (into passive)

b. Ranjtia said to me, "I can't to come with you." (into indirect Speech)

c. Does Amit drive a car safely? (into statement)

3. Fill in the blanks with the correct words from the box below.[2]

[have been, has bee, is coming, has come]

a. Don't cross the road! The bus ……….

b. Either the cat or the dog ………….. killed.


4. Read the following passage and do the given activities.

On the way, Deva the saint and Ashamvay, the disciple had to cross a river. After bathing in the river, Deva wanted to take a rest for a while. He took the money-bag and pushed it into a quilt which he was carrying. Then, he hold the disciple, "I have to respond to nature's call. I am leaving this quilt to Shiva here. keep an eye on it." The moment the guru went out of his sight watching two well-fed goats fight ferociously. As blood was running down from their heads, a jackal came there to feast on the blood the two goats were shedding. Deva saw the jackal entering the scene and thought that the jackal would surely die caught between the warring goats. His surmise came true and the jackal died, gored by the two goats.

Ashamvav collected the money bag and fled from the place With great trust on his disciple. Deva decided to join a crowd

After the death of the jackal, Deva returned to where he had left the money-bag with Ashamvav. He found Ashamvav missing. The holy quit was there but not the money-bag He began wailing "Oh, trickster, What have you done? I have lost everything in the world. "After a vain search for the trickster, the foolish saint returned home unhappily.


A. Write T for true and 'F' for false statements. [2]

i. Deva had carried his money bag when he was going for bathing

ii. Ashamvav looked after the money bag carefully.

iii. The jackal died gored by the two warring goats

iv. Deva became so happy when he lost his money bag.

B. Match following.

Column A                 Column B

disciple                      devotee of god

trickster                      a loud long high cry expressing pain

saint                            person who believes in and follows the leader

wailing                       person who tricks or cheats people

C. Answer the following questions.

a. What did Ashamvav do when Deva was out of sight?

b. How did the jackal die ?

c. Why did Deva start wailing?

d. Was the saint foolish ? How do you know?


5. Read the text and do the activities that follow.

Games and sports keep on physically and mentally fit. They keep on away from disease relating to the heart, obesity, mental stress, and sleeplessness. They instill in the player a spirit of self-confidence, self-reliance discipline, justice, fair play and patriotism Games provide us with recreation and enjoyment Games keep our body alert, active, youthful and energetic. Games increase the circulation of blood, boost metabolism, burn calories and improve the respiration and the digestion. Healthy people can work hard cheerfully for a long period of time. They can face dangers boldly. They enable players to follow other virtues like discipline, honesty, integrity, loyalty and patriotism. While playing games various exercise are performed automatically Brisk walking running, cycling, skipping, swimming and yoga are common activities to keep fit. Mild exercises help patients recover from heart attacks, obesity, diabetes, blood pressure etc. Exercise invigorates us.

A. Fill the gaps with suitable word from the text above. [2]

a. Games and sports keep physically and

b. Healthy people can work hard for a long period of time

c. They can face dangers

d. While playing games various exercises are performed

B. Match the following with opposite meanings.

Column 'A'              Column 'B'

stress                          cowardly

boldly                         relaxation

enjoyment                  elderly

youthful                     displeasure


C. Answer the following questions.

i. How do games help people keep physical fit?

ii. What good qualities do games enable players develop?

iii. Why do patients need mild exercises?

iv. What short of exercises are performed while playing games?  


6. Read the given passage and do the activities that follow.

Raj knew that his father was very much angry with him and had lost all his hope that he would do anything worthwhile in life So, in order to please his father, he borrowed a hundred rupee note from his friend and gave it to his father. His father took it and threw it into a big fire and said, 'Nonsense this is not your labour One day the son really earned a hundred rupee note and gave it to his father. The father threw it again in to the fire. The soon tried to take out his money from the fire and said "Father, I have eamed it" The father smiled and said, "Good you have earned it, so you love it."

A. Rewrite these sentences choosing the best answer. [2]

a. Raj's father was ………..

i. excited        ii. glad            iii. angry

b. Raj borrowed a hundred rupee note to...

i. give to his father   ii. throw into the fire            iii. please his father

c. After throwing the note into the fire, the father

i. Thanked his son    ii. loved his son         iii. scolded his son

d. Seeing the son trying to take out the note from the fire, the father

i. thanked his son      ii. rebuked him very much iii. smiled

B. Put the following sentence in the correct order. [2]

i. Raj tired to take out his money from the fire.

ii. Raj's father was terribly angry with him.

iii. Raj's father threw it and scolded him.

iv. Raj borrowed a one hundred rupee note and gave it to his father.

C. Answer the following questions. [6]

a. What did Raj known?

b. What did do to please his father?

c. How was the father's reaction when the son said, 'Father, i have earned it' ?

7. Read the notice below and answer the questions.


This is to notified to all valued general and life members of NELTA that the scheduled programmes of the eleventh international conference have been postponed due to some unforeseen circumstances. The detailed information about the conference with new schedule of programmes will be made available at each branch of NELTA across the nation within two weeks.

NELTA would like to apologize for the inconvenience caused by the recent decision of the central executive committee.

Nepal English Language Teacher's Asscociation (NELTA)

Central committee. Maharajgunj, KTM (Behind US Embassy)

A. Match the following with the similar meaning. [2]

Column 'A'                          Column 'B'

unforeseen                             to say sorry

scheduled                              planned something for certain time

conference                             unexpected

apologize                               assembly

B. Fill in the gap below with suitable words from the above notice.[2]  

a. The notice is addressed to ………

b. NELTA would like to ………. for the inconvenience caused by the recent decision.

c. The notice is released by ……….

d. NELTA is located at ……….

C. Answer these questions.

a. What does NELTA stand for? [6]

b. Where is the detail information said to be found?

c. Why has NELTA postponed the scheduled programmes?

d. What two types of members are there in NELTA?

8. Complete the following dialogue with the appropriate options. [5]

Divan:            ……….. is this the sales counter?

Clear:            Yes, please ……..

Divan:            I want a ticket to Beijing ……..

Clerk:            No. I am sorry. We don't have direct flight from Kathmandu to Beijing…….

Divan:            I see ……..

Clerk:            Yes, could you give me details, please?

Divan:            All right

a.      Can book a ticket to Beijing for 20th oct.

b.      What can I do for you?

c.      Excuse me !

d.      But we have flights to Beijing via Hongkong.

e. Do you have direct flight to Beijing.

9. Write a news story using the following clues given in the box. [5]


-A sumo (Na 3 pa 2424) going Hetauda from Kathmandu

-Skipped of the road fell nearly 100 mtr. Down the read near Jurikhet in Makawanpur district.

-Including the driver, 4 killed on spot

-5 injured undergoing treatment in Hetauda hospital

10. Write an essay on "Importance of female education" in about 150 words. [15]


Write a letter to your younger brother/ sister telling him/her about dangers of junk food.


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