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Balbharati solutions for English 8th Standard Maharashtra State Board chapter 4 - Ramanujan [Latest edition]

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Chapter 4: Ramanujan

Warming upEnglish workshopSimple
Warming up [Page 91]

Balbharati solutions for English 8th Standard Maharashtra State Board Chapter 4 Ramanujan Warming up [Page 91]

Warming up | Q 1 | Page 91

Discuss orally in your class.

In what subjects is knowledge of mathematics used, at the school level, and college/university level. Name them.

Did you know maths is used in music and poetry also? Can you tell how?

Warming up | Q 2 | Page 91

Use the letters in the word MATHEMATICIAN to make 4 letters/5 letter and 6 or more letter words, within a time limit fixed by your teacher.

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English workshop, Simple [Pages 95 - 97]

Balbharati solutions for English 8th Standard Maharashtra State Board Chapter 4 Ramanujan English workshop, Simple [Pages 95 - 97]

English workshop | Q 1. (A) | Page 95

Use the following words/phrases to make sentences of your own.
enthusiasm
to lope off
fraud
clarity
amiable
to come to terms with 
conveyance

English workshop | Q 2. (a) | Page 95

Say WHY. . . . . .

Ramanujan’s letter bored and irritated Hardy, at first

English workshop | Q 2. (b) | Page 95

Say WHY. . . . . .

Hardy invited Littlewood for a discussion.

English workshop | Q 2. (c) | Page 95

Say WHY. . . . . .

Mother agreed to send Ramanujan to England.

English workshop | Q 2. (d) | Page 95

Say WHY. . . . . .

Hardy and Ramanujan could not talk freely with each other.

English workshop | Q 2. (e) | Page 95

Say WHY. . . . . .

Ramanujan had to be hospitalized.

English workshop | Q 2. (f) | Page 95

Say WHY. . . . . .

Ramanujan found the number 1729 very interesting.

English workshop | Q 3 | Page 95

Read the text and enlist the achievements and honours of Ramanujan, received in England.

English workshop | Q 4. (A). (a) | Page 96

Underline the verb in the following sentence and state whether the sentence in Active or Passive voice.

England gave Ramanujan great honours.

English workshop | Q 4. (A). (b) | Page 96

Underline the verb in the following sentence and state whether the sentence is in Active or Passive voice.

A large untidy envelope was decorated with Indian stamps.

English workshop | Q 4. (A) . (c) | Page 96

Underline the verb in the following sentence and state whether the sentence is in Active or Passive voice.

The timetable was not altered.

English workshop | Q 4. (A) .(d) | Page 96

Underline the verb in the following sentence and state whether the sentence is in Active or Passive voice.

She saw her son in a big hall.

English workshop | Q 4. (A) . (e) | Page 96

Underline the verb in the following sentence and state whether the sentence is in Active or Passive voice.

Hardy corrected his statement.

English workshop | Q 4. (A). (f) | Page 96

Underline the verb in the following sentence and state whether the sentence is in Active or Passive voice.

Ramanujan was brought to England.

English workshop | Q 4. (B). (a) | Page 96

Change the voice in the following sentence.

Hardy taught Ramanujan.

English workshop | Q 4. (B). (b) | Page 96

Change the voice in the following sentence.

He knew nothing of the modern rigour.

English workshop | Q 4. (B). (c) | Page 96

Change the voice in the following sentence.

Sheets of paper were found in it, by Hardy.

English workshop | Q 4. (B). (d) | Page 96

Change the voice in the following sentence.

Hardy was bored by that manuscript.

English workshop | Q 4. (B). (e) | Page 96

Change the voice in the following sentence.

Trinity supported unorthodox talent.

English workshop | Q 4. (B). (f) | Page 96

Change the voice in the following sentence.

He could not break the ban.

English workshop | Q 5. (a) | Page 96

Identify whether the following is a Simple, Complex, and Compound sentence.

When he opened it, he found sheets of paper.

English workshop | Q 5. (b) | Page 96

Identify whether the following simple, Complex, and Compound sentence.

He glanced at a letter.

English workshop | Q 5. (c) | Page 96

Identify whether the following are Simple, Complex, and Compound sentence.

Hardy was not only bored but he was also irritated.

Simple | Q 5. (d) | Page 97

Identify whether the following is a Simple, Complex, and Compound sentence.

Ramanujan turned out to be a poor clerk.

English workshop | Q 5. (e) | Page 97

Identify whether the following is a Simple, Complex, and Compound sentence.

If Ramanujan had been better educated, he would have been even more wonderful than he was.

English workshop | Q 5. (f) | Page 97

Identify whether the following is a Simple, Complex, and Compound sentence.

Ramanujan was self-taught: he knew nothing of the modern rigour.

English workshop | Q 6 | Page 97

Interview Question.

A brilliant student from your school has won a Mathematics Quiz at the National Level.

Frame questions to interview him/her when the school felicitates him/her.

Follow the steps given below.

  1. Greetings
  2. Introduction of the interviewee and achievements.
  3. 2 or 3 questions about growing years.
  4. 4 to 6 questions about the achievements.
  5. 2 or 3 questions about future plans and prospects.
  6. Expression of thanks and good wishes.
English workshop | Q 7 | Page 97

Summary

  • Read the first three paragraphs on Page 92. (From......... ‘One morning .............. up to ............ a discussion after hall)
  • Re-read the same noting down only important points.
  • Rewrite the important points in your own simple language, in your notebook.
  • Make certain that your summary is less than half the length of the original passage.
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Chapter 4: Ramanujan

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