MP Board Class 8th General English Solutions : Annual Evaluation

Note : (i) All questions are compulsory.

(ii) Write all answers in English only.

Q. 1. Do as directed.

A. Fill in the blanks with suitable articles


(उचित articles से रिक्त स्थान भरें।)

(i) Rafat asked………..question to Vina.

(ii) ………beauty of Kashmir is very famous.

(iii) She gave me……….orange……… was rotten.

Ans. (i) a, (ii) The, (iii) an, The.

B. Give the opposite gender of the underlined words: 2

(रेखांकित शब्दों के विपरीत लिंग के शब्द लिखें:)

(i) The boy is staying with his uncle.

(ii) I saw a lion and a tiger in the zoo.

Ans. (i) girl, her aunt, (ii) lioness, tigress.

C. Give the plural form of the following words:

(निम्नलिखित शब्दों के बहुवचन रूप लिखें।)

(i) box

(ii) foot

(iii) knife

(iv) deer.

Ans. (i) boxes, (ii) feet, (iii) knives, (iv) deer.

D. Fill in the blanks with the correct form of the verb. 2

(क्रिया के सही रूप से रिक्त स्थान भरें।)

Ans. (i) There are no street lights in our colony.

(ii) Mr. Das teaches in this school.

E. Change the following sentences as given in the brackets : 2

(कोष्ठकों में दिये निर्देशानुसार वाक्यों को बदलें:)

(i) The sky is overcast. (Rewrite the sentence into negative form)

Ans. The sky is not overcast.

(ii) The king has rewarded the poet. (rewrite the sentence into interrogative form)

Ans. Has the King rewarded the poet?

F. Rewrite the following sentences as directed : 4

(निम्न वाक्यों को निर्देशानुसार पुनः लिखें:)

(i) Hari stole my book (Change the voice)

Ans. My book was stolen by Hari.

(ii) He said, “Anand is working hard.” (Change into indirect speech)

Ans. He told that Anand was working hard.

Q. 2. A. Match the words in column ‘A’ with their meanings in column ‘B’:

(कॉलम ‘A’ में दिये शब्दों का मिलान कॉलम ‘B’ में दिये गये उनके अर्थों से करें:)

A                       B

(i) Symbol              (a) to walk slowly without purpose.

(ii) exhausted            (b) a big wall across a river.

(iii) wander              (c) a sign to represent something.

(iv) dam                (d) tired.

Ans. (i) (c), (ii) → (d), (iii) → (a), (iv) → (b).

B. Underline and write the silent letters in the following words:

(निम्नलिखित शब्दों के मूक अक्षरों को रेखांकित कर लिखें 🙂

(i) Wednesday

(ii) Knife

(iii) talk

(iv) honour.

Ans. (i) d, (ii) k, (iii), l, (iv) h.

C. Give one word for :

(इनके लिए एक शब्द दें:)

(i) A small area of still water.

(ii) Awild plant growing where it is not wanted.

(iii) One who saves.

(iv) One who cuts wood in a jungle.

Ans. (i) pond, (ii) weed, (iii) saviour, (iv) wood cutter

Q. 3. A. Choose the correct answer : 5

(सही उत्तर का चयन करें।)

(1) Who was invited to the court to draw the portrait of the king ?

(a) Tenali Raman

(b) Raja Varma

(c) One of the Courtiers.

Ans. (b) Raja Varma.

(ii) How many experiments did the crew of flight STS-107 perform.

(a) 82 (b) 75 (c) 80.

Ans. (c) 80.

(iii) Who paid special heed to the strong voice ?

(a) Arjuna (b) Nakula (c) Yudhisthira.

Ans. (c) Yudhishthira.

(iv) ‘Slogan’ means :

(a) words or phrases giving message attractively and quickly.

(b) sentence used in advertisement.

(c) dialogues in a film or television serial.

Ans. (a) words or phrases giving message attractively and quickly.

(v) Where is Kanha Kisli?

(a) Maharashtra

(b) Madhya Pradesh

(c) Bihar.

Ans. (b) Madhya Pradesh.

B. Answer any five of the following questions in one or two sentences each : 15

(निम्नलिखित प्रश्नों में से किन्हीं 5 प्रश्नों का उत्तर एक या दो वाक्यों में दें।)

(1) When and where was Chandra Shekhar born ?

Ans. Chandra Shekhar was born on 23rd July, 1906 in village Bhabra in Jhabua district.
चन्द्रशेखर का जन्म 23 जुलाई, 1906 को भाबरा गाँव, जिला झाबुआ में हुआ था।

(ii) Which is the best of all virtues ?

Ans. The best virtue is to hate none.
किसी से भी नफरत न करना, सबसे अच्छा सद्गुण है।

(iii) What is the meaning of water conservation?

Ans. water conservation means to save and conserve water for use in future.

(iv) What happened to the jewller in the end ?

Ans. The ungrateful jeweler was very much ashamed of his act in the end.
कृतघ्न जौहरी अन्त में अपने किए पर बहुत शर्मिन्दा हुआ।

(1) Who inspired Kalpana Chawla to fly?

Ans. The Indian pilot, J.R:D. Tata inspired her to fly.
भारतीय विमान चालक जे. आर. डी. टाटा ने उसे उड़ने की प्रेरणा दी।

C. Answer any three of the following questions in three to four sentences.

(i) What are we trying to do under the water conservation programme ?

Ans. Under water conservation programme we are trying to harvest rain water at different levels.
पानी बचाने के लिए हम विभिन्न स्तरों पर बारिश क पानी एकत्रित करने की कोशिश कर रहे हैं।

(ii) What were the questions put up by the Yaksha ?

Ans. Yaksha asked the following questions:
यक्ष ने निम्नलिखित सवाल पूछे

1. Which is the best road to Heaven ?
2. Which is the worst enemy of man ?
3. What is the way to be happy ?
4. Who is the greatest man of all ?

1. स्वर्ग के लिए सबसे अच्छा रास्ता कौन-सा है ?
2. आदमी का सबसे बड़ा दुश्मन कौन है ?
3. खुश रहने का क्या तरीका है ?
4. सबसे महान आदमी कौन है ?

(iii) Why was British Police able to surround Chandra Shekhar ?

Ans. On February 27, 1931 Chandra Shekar Azad met two of his comrades at Alfred Park in Allahabad. He was betrayed by an informer to British Police. So he was surrounded by British Police.
27 फरवरी, 1931 को चन्द्रशेखर आजाद इलाहाबाद के अल्फ्रेड पार्क में अपने दो साथियों से मिले। किसी एक मुखबिर ने ब्रिटिश पुलिस को सूचना देकर उनके साथ विश्वासघात कर दिया। अतः वह ब्रिटिश पुलिस द्वारा घेर लिये गये।

(iv) Write a short note on Bhagoria Haat’

Ans. The weekly market a week before Holi is Bhagoria Haat. The villagers dance, apply gulal on the faces of their relatives and friends and offer them sweets and snacks, ice – candies etc. The children enjoy the ride on the swings.
होली से एक हफ्ता पहले साप्ताहिक बाजार को भगोरिया हाट कहते हैं। इसमें गाँव वाले डाँस करते हैं। दोस्तों व रिश्तेदारों को गुलाल लगाते हैं और उन्हें मिठाइयाँ व नाश्ता आदि करवाते हैं। बच्चे झूलों पर आनन्द उठाते हैं।

Q.4. Answer any four of the following questions: 8

(i) Why should we never give up in despair ?

Ans. We should never give up in despair as there is always a tomorrow to start anew.
हमें निराश इसलिए नहीं होना चाहिए क्योंकि कल अवश्य आता है।

(ii) What did the robber do with the gold

Ans. Robber took away the gold.
लुटेरा सोना ले गया।

(iii) What do the flowers and children do till morning ?

Ans. Flowers and children sleep till morning.
बच्चे व फूल सुबह तक सोते हैं।

(iv) Who always comes on market days ?

Ans. The balloon man always comes on market days.
गुब्बारे वाला हमेशा बाजार वाले दिनों में आता है।

(v) What is the secret?

Ans. The secret is that the birds has built a nest in the tree and has laid four little eggs in it.
रहस्य यह है कि चिड़िया ने पेड़ में एक घोंसला बनाया है और उसमें चार छोटे अण्डे दिये हैं।

Q.5. Write any four lines of a poem from your text book. 7

Ans. Four 1ines from the poem “The Balloon Man’ are as follows:

He always comes on market days,

And holds balloons–a lovely bunch

And in the market square he stays,

And never seems to think of lunch.

Q. 6. Read the passage carefully and answer the questions given below it : 10

(गद्यांश को ध्यानपूर्वक पढ़ें और उसे नीचे दिये प्रश्नों का उत्तर दें:)

(A) 1. When and where was Florence Nightingale born ?

Ans. Florence Nightingale was born on the 15th of May, 1820 at Florence in Italy.

2. Why was she called Florence ?

Ans. She was called Florence because her parents

called her so after the name of the city where she was born.

3. What did she want to be?

Ans. She wanted to be a nurse.

4. How did she save the patients ?

Ans. She spent years visiting hospitals day and night. She visited every bed in the hospital to see that no patient was neglected and all were as comfortable as possible.

5. Why did the soldiers call her the ‘Lady with the Lamp’?

Ans. The soldiers called her the ‘Lady with the Lamp’ because every night she would take her lamp and move from bed to bed.

B. Say True or False :

(सत्य या असत्य बताएँ:)

1. Florence Nightingale was born in Florence in France.

2. She is remembered as “the Lady with the 22Lamp’ by the whole world.

Ans. 1. False, 2. True.

C. Find out the opposite of the following words in the passage :

(गद्यांश में निम्न शब्दों के विलोम शब्द हूँ:)

1. Impossible

2. Forget

Ans. 1. Possible, 2. Remember.

D. Fill in the blanks with suitable prepositions from the passage.

(गद्यांश में से उचित prepositions से रिक्त स्थानों को भरें।)

Ans. She was born in Italy on May 15.

Q. 7. Write an application to your Headmaster requesting him to provide you free textbooks as you were absent on the day,

 (अपने प्रधानाध्यापक को निःशुल्क पाठ्य-पुस्तके देने की प्रार्थना करते हुए एक प्रार्थना-पत्र लिखें क्योंकि तुम उस दिन जब वे वितरित की गई थीं, अनुपस्थित थे।)


Write a letter to your friend suggesting some tips regarding conservation of water.

(अपने मित्र को जल संरक्षण के बारे में कुछ संकेतों (तरीकों) को सुझाते हुए एक पत्र लिखें।)

Ans. See ‘Letters and Applications’ in Grammar Section.

Q. 8. Write an essay on any one of the following topics:

(निम्नलिखित विषयों में से किसी एक पर निबन्ध लिखें:)

(i) Importance of Computer.

(ii) Annual Day Celebration in Your School,

(iii) Water and Air Pollution.

(iv) My Hobby.

(v) AFestival you like to the Most.

Ans. See ‘Essay’in Grammar Section

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