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NCERT solutions for Class 8 English Honey Dew chapter 8 - A Short Monsoon Diary [Latest edition]

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Chapter 8: A Short Monsoon Diary

Comprehension CheckWorking with the TextWorking with Language
Comprehension Check [Page 111]

NCERT solutions for Class 8 English Honey Dew Chapter 8 A Short Monsoon Diary Comprehension Check [Page 111]

Comprehension Check | Q 1 | Page 111

Why is the author not able to see Bijju?

Comprehension Check | Q 2 | Page 111

What are the two ways in which the hills appear to change when the mist comes up?

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Comprehension Check [Page 113]

NCERT solutions for Class 8 English Honey Dew Chapter 8 A Short Monsoon Diary Comprehension Check [Page 113]

Comprehension Check | Q 1 | Page 113

When does the monsoon begin and when does it end? How do you prepare to face the monsoon?

Comprehension Check | Q 2 | Page 113

Which hill-station does the author describe in this diary entry?

Comprehension Check | Q 3 | Page 113

For how many days does it rain without stopping? What does the author do on these days?

Comprehension Check | Q 4 | Page 113

Where do the snakes and rodents take shelter? Why?

Comprehension Check | Q 5 | Page 113

What did the author receive in the mail?

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Working with the Text [Page 114]

NCERT solutions for Class 8 English Honey Dew Chapter 8 A Short Monsoon Diary Working with the Text [Page 114]

Working with the Text | Q 1 | Page 114

Look carefully at the diary entries for June 24-25, August 2, and March 23. Now write down the changes that happen as the rains progress from June to March.

Working with the Text | Q 2 | Page 114

Why did the grandmother ask the children not to kill the Chuchundar?

Working with the Text | Q 3 | Page 114

What signs do we find in Nature which show that the monsoons are about to end?

Working with the Text | Q 4.1 | Page 114

Complete the following sentence.

Bijju is not seen but his voice is heard because ___________________________.

Working with the Text | Q 4.2 | Page 114

Complete the following sentence.

The writer describes the hill station and valley as_________________________.

Working with the Text | Q 4.3 | Page 114

Complete the following sentence.

The leopard was successful in_______________________ but had to flee when _____________________________.

Working with the Text | Q 4.4 | Page 114

Complete the following sentence.

The minivets are easily noticed because _______________.

Working with the Text | Q 4.5 | Page 114

Complete the following sentence.

It looks like a fashion display on the slopes when ________________________.

Working with the Text | Q 4.6 | Page 114

Complete the following sentence.

During the monsoon season, snakes and rodents are found in roofs and attics because _____________________.

Working with the Text | Q 5 | Page 114

‘Although tin roofs are given to springing unaccountable leaks, there is a feeling of being untouched by, and yet in touch with, the rain.’

(i) Why has the writer used the word, ‘springing’?

(ii) How is the writer untouched by the rain?

(iii) How is the writer in touch with the rain at the same time?

Working with the Text | Q 6 | Page 114

Mention a few things that can happen when there is endless rain for days together.

Working with the Text | Q 7 | Page 114

What is the significance of cobra lily in relation to the monsoon season, its beginning and end?

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Working with Language [Pages 114 - 116]

NCERT solutions for Class 8 English Honey Dew Chapter 8 A Short Monsoon Diary Working with Language [Pages 114 - 116]

Working with Language | Q 2.1 | Page 114

Put the verbs in the brackets into their proper forms.

We (get out) of the school bus. The bell (ring) and everyone (rush) to class.

Working with Language | Q 2.2 | Page 114

Put the verbs in the brackets into their proper forms.

The traffic (stop). Some people (sit) on the road and they (shout) slogans.

Working with Language | Q 2.3 | Page 114

Put the verbs in the brackets into their proper forms.

I (wear) my raincoat. It (rain) and people (get) wet.

Working with Language | Q 2.4 | Page 114

Put the verbs in the brackets into their proper forms.

She (see) a film. She (narrate) it to her friends who (listen) carefully.

Working with Language | Q 2.5 | Page 114

Put the verbs in the brackets into their proper forms.

We (go) to the exhibition. Some people (buy) clothes while others (play) games.

Working with Language | Q 2.6 | Page 114

Put the verbs in the brackets into their proper forms.

The class (is) quiet. Some children (read) books and the rest (draw).

Working with Language | Q 3.1 | Page 115

Here are some words from the lesson which describe different kinds of sounds.

Match these words with their correct meanings.

to fall in small drops

  • drum

  • swish

  • tinkle

  • caw

  • drip

Working with Language | Q 3.1 | Page 115

Here are some words from the lesson which describe different kinds of sounds.

Match these words with their correct meanings.

to make a sound by hitting a surface repeatedly

  • drum

  • swish

  • tinkle

  • caw

  • drip

Working with Language | Q 3.1 | Page 115

Here are some words from the lesson which describe different kinds of sounds.

Match these words with their correct meanings.

to move quickly through the air, making a soft sound

  • drum

  • swish

  • tinkle

  • caw

  • drip

Working with Language | Q 3.1 | Page 115

Here are some words from the lesson which describe different kinds of sounds.

Match these words with their correct meanings.

harsh sound made by birds

  • drum

  • swish

  • tinkle

  • caw

  • drip

Working with Language | Q 3.1 | Page 115

Here are some words from the lesson which describe different kinds of sounds.

Match these words with their correct meanings.

ringing sound (of a bell or breaking glass, etc.)

  • drum

  • swish

  • tinkle

  • caw

  • drip

Working with Language | Q 3.2 | Page 115

Here are some words from the lesson which describe different kinds of sounds.

fill in the blank using the correct form of the word given.

Ramesh ____________ on his desk in impatience.

  • drum

  • swish

  • tinkle

  • caw

  • drip

Working with Language | Q 3.2 | Page 115

Here are some words from the lesson which describe different kinds of sounds.

fill in the blank using the correct form of the word given.

Rain water ____________ from the umbrella all over the carpet.

  • drum

  • swish

  • tinkle

  • caw

  • drip

Working with Language | Q 3.2 | Page 115

Here are some words from the lesson which describe different kinds of sounds.

fill in the blank using the correct form of the word given.

The pony ____________ its tail.

  • drum

  • swish

  • tinkle

  • caw

  • drip

Working with Language | Q 3.2 | Page 115

Here are some words from the lesson which describe different kinds of sounds.

fill in the blank using the correct form of the word given.

The _________________ of breaking glass woke me up.

  • drum

  • swish

  • tinkle

  • caw

  • drip

Working with Language | Q 3.2 | Page 115

Here are some words from the lesson which describe different kinds of sounds.

fill in the blank using the correct form of the word given.

The ____________ of the raven disturbed the child’s sleep.

  • drum

  • swish

  • tinkle

  • caw

  • drip

Working with Language | Q 4.1 | Page 116

Complete the sentence below by using an appropriate phrase from the ones given below.

I saw thick black clouds in the sky. And ___________ ___________ it soon started raining heavily.

  • sure enough

  • colourful enough

  • serious enough

  • kind enough

  • big enough

  • fair enough

  • brave enough

  • foolish enough

  • anxious enough

Working with Language | Q 4.2 | Page 116

Complete the sentence below by using an appropriate phrase from the ones given below.

The blue umbrella was ___________ ___________ for the brother and sister.

  • sure enough

  • colourful enough

  • serious enough

  • kind enough

  • big enough

  • fair enough

  • brave enough

  • foolish enough

  • anxious enough

Working with Language | Q 4.3 | Page 116

Complete the sentence below by using an appropriate phrase from the ones given below.

The butterflies are ___________ ___________ to get noticed.

  • sure enough

  • colourful enough

  • serious enough

  • kind enough

  • big enough

  • fair enough

  • brave enough

  • foolish enough

  • anxious enough

Working with Language | Q 4.4 | Page 116

Complete the sentence below by using an appropriate phrase from the ones given below.

The lady was ___________ ___________ to chase the leopard.

  • sure enough

  • colourful enough

  • serious enough

  • kind enough

  • big enough

  • fair enough

  • brave enough

  • foolish enough

  • anxious enough

Working with Language | Q 4.5 | Page 116

Complete the sentence below by using an appropriate phrase from the ones given below.

The boy was ___________ ___________ to call out to his sister.

  • sure enough

  • colourful enough

  • serious enough

  • kind enough

  • big enough

  • fair enough

  • brave enough

  • foolish enough

  • anxious enough

Working with Language | Q 4.6 | Page 116

Complete the sentence below by using an appropriate phrase from the ones given below.

The man was ___________ ___________ to offer help.

  • sure enough

  • colourful enough

  • serious enough

  • kind enough

  • big enough

  • fair enough

  • brave enough

  • foolish enough

  • anxious enough

Working with Language | Q 4.7 | Page 116

Complete the sentence below by using an appropriate phrase from the ones given below.

The victim’s injury was ___________ ___________ for him to get admitted in hospital.

  • sure enough

  • colourful enough

  • serious enough

  • kind enough

  • big enough

  • fair enough

  • brave enough

  • foolish enough

  • anxious enough

Working with Language | Q 4.8 | Page 116

Complete the sentence below by using an appropriate phrase from the ones given below.

That person was ___________ ___________ to repeat the same mistake again.

  • sure enough

  • colourful enough

  • serious enough

  • kind enough

  • big enough

  • fair enough

  • brave enough

  • foolish enough

  • anxious enough

Working with Language | Q 4.9 | Page 116

Complete the sentence below by using an appropriate phrase from the ones given below.

He told me he was sorry and he would compensate for the loss.

I said, ‘___________ ___________.’

  • sure enough

  • colourful enough

  • serious enough

  • kind enough

  • big enough

  • fair enough

  • brave enough

  • foolish enough

  • anxious enough

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Chapter 8: A Short Monsoon Diary

Comprehension CheckWorking with the TextWorking with Language

NCERT solutions for Class 8 English Honey Dew chapter 8 - A Short Monsoon Diary

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