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Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 8th Tamil Nadu State Board chapter 2 - Hobby Turns into A Successful Career [Latest edition]

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Chapter 2: Hobby Turns into A Successful Career

Warm upSection I - Read and UnderstandSection II - Read and UnderstandSection III - Read and UnderstandSection III - VocabularySection III - ListeningSection III - SpeakingSection III - WritingSection III - Grammar
Warm up [Page 35]

Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 8th Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 2 Hobby Turns into A Successful Career Warm up [Page 35]

Warm up | Q 1 | Page 35

Look at the pictures. Discuss in pairs and share your answers with your friends.

  1. What is the girl doing?
  2. What is the man doing? Will you like doing it? Why?
  3. Do you like gardening? Why?
  4. What are the benefits of listening to music?
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Section I - Read and Understand [Page 37]

Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 8th Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 2 Hobby Turns into A Successful Career Section I - Read and Understand [Page 37]

Say true or false.

Section I - Read and Understand | Q A. 1. | Page 37

Mani's hobby is playing cricket.

  • True

  • False

Section I - Read and Understand | Q A. 2. | Page 37

Hobbies are unique to people.

  • True

  • False

Section I - Read and Understand | Q A. 3. | Page 37

People have hobbies only to pass time.

  • True

  • False

Choose the correct Option.

Section I - Read and Understand | Q B. 1. | Page 37

Mani imagined a world with ________.

  • music and musicians

  • building and sculptures

  • magic and magicians

Section I - Read and Understand | Q B. 2. | Page 37

When Mani started writing things, he was unable to ________.

  • describe them accurately

  • describe them fluently

  • describe them imaginatively

Section I - Read and Understand | Q B. 3. | Page 37

Mani feels writing is like _________.

  • painting the voice

  • engraving the voice

  • designing the voice

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Section II - Read and Understand [Page 39]

Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 8th Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 2 Hobby Turns into A Successful Career Section II - Read and Understand [Page 39]

Write true or false.

Section II - Read and Understand | Q A. 1. | Page 39

Ajay Garg is an artist.

  • True

  • False

Section II - Read and Understand | Q A. 2. | Page 39

Asha Devi taught Ajay the miniature painting.

  • True

  • False

Section II - Read and Understand | Q A. 3. | Page 39

Ajay displayed 150 paintings.

  • True

  • False

Section II - Read and Understand | Q A. 4. | Page 39

Ajay was awarded by the Indian president Dr. A.P.J.Abdul Kalam.

  • True

  • False

Answer the following questions.

Section II - Read and Understand | Q B. 1. | Page 39

What was Ajay gifted with?

Section II - Read and Understand | Q B. 2. | Page 39

How was he honored?

Section II - Read and Understand | Q B. 3. | Page 39

What is Ajay's current goal?

Section II - Read and Understand | Q B. 4. | Page 39

Does Ajay's hobby become a successful career? How?

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Section III - Read and Understand [Page 41]

Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 8th Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 2 Hobby Turns into A Successful Career Section III - Read and Understand [Page 41]

Fill in the blanks.

Section III - Read and Understand | Q A. 1. | Page 41

Mani's grandfather noticed it and helped him by reading _______.

Section III - Read and Understand | Q A. 2. | Page 41

Ajay mastered the techniques of _______.

Section III - Read and Understand | Q A. 3. | Page 41

Ilavazhagi won her first match against _______.

Section III - Read and Understand | Q B. 1. | Page 41

Choose the correct synonym for the Italic word.

Writing is a unique hobby.

  • common

  • beneficial

  • uncommon

  • separate

Section III - Read and Understand | Q B. 2. | Page 41

Choose the correct synonym for the Italic word.

Ajay started to paint happily.

  • depressed

  • joyfully

  • unhappily

  • sadly

Section III - Read and Understand | Q B. 3. | Page 41

Choose the correct synonym for the Italic word.

Miniature paintings depict Indian culture.

  • warp

  • portray

  • twist

  • falsify

Section III - Read and Understand | Q C. 1. | Page 41

Choose the correct antonym for the italic word.

Ajay suffered an injury.

  • sorrow

  • endure

  • hurt

  • mourn

Section III - Read and Understand | Q C. 2. | Page 41

Choose the correct antonym for the italic word.

Ajay mastered the techniques of painting.

  • skilled

  • proficient

  • unskilled

  • experienced

Section III - Read and Understand | Q C. 3. | Page 41

Choose the correct antonym for the italic word.

Ilavazhagi won world championship in 2008.

  • win

  • succeed

  • lost

  • well-skilled

Answer the following questions in one or two sentences.

Section III - Read and Understand | Q D. 1. | Page 41

What happened to Ajay at the age of three?

Section III - Read and Understand | Q D. 2. | Page 41

What did Asha Devi teach Ajay?

Section III - Read and Understand | Q D. 3. | Page 41

Why writing is beneficial according to Mani?

Answer the following questions in 100 words.

Section III - Read and Understand | Q E. 1. | Page 41

How did Ajay’s father find his son’s talent?

Section III - Read and Understand | Q E. 2. | Page 41

Write a note on Ilavazhagi.

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Section III - Vocabulary [Page 42]

Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 8th Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 2 Hobby Turns into A Successful Career Section III - Vocabulary [Page 42]

Singular and Plural

Section III - Vocabulary | Q 1 | Page 42

Write the plural form of the given words.

  Singular Plural   Singular Plural
1 food   6 commander-in-chief  
2 radius   7 thesis  
3 governor-general   8 forum  
4 syllabus   9 cattle  
5 datum   10 genius  
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Section III - Vocabulary [Page 44]

Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 8th Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 2 Hobby Turns into A Successful Career Section III - Vocabulary [Page 44]

Compound words

Section III - Vocabulary | Q A) | Page 44

Match the following compound words and write them.

First word Second word New word
match mark  
air cut  
blood port  
Pop machine  
sky bank  
hair blue  
book corn  
sewing box  
Section III - Vocabulary | Q B. 1. | Page 44

Choose the best option to make a compound word.

Which can be placed after ‘soft’?

  • play

  • ware

  • run

  • cycle

Section III - Vocabulary | Q B. 2. | Page 44

Choose the best option to make a compound word.

Which can be placed before 'light’?

  • try

  • sun

  • horse

  • cat

Section III - Vocabulary | Q B. 3. | Page 44

Choose the best option to make a compound word.

Which can be placed after ‘safe’?

  • chair

  • guard

  • shop

  • van

Section III - Vocabulary | Q B. 4. | Page 44

Choose the best option to make a compound word.

Which can be placed after ‘blue’?

  • cane

  • print

  • see

  • land

Section III - Vocabulary | Q B. 5. | Page 44

Choose the best option to make a compound word.

Which can be placed after ‘water’?

  • food

  • stick

  • fall

  • out

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Section III - Listening [Page 44]

Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 8th Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 2 Hobby Turns into A Successful Career Section III - Listening [Page 44]

Questions on passage

Section III - Listening | Q 1 | Page 44

What is Philately?

Section III - Listening | Q 2 | Page 44

What is Numismatics?

Section III - Listening | Q 3 | Page 44

Do you know where the rarest and the most beautiful shells are found?

Section III - Listening | Q 4 | Page 44

Painting can help unleash your creative side. How?

Section III - Listening | Q 5 | Page 44

What is your friend’s hobby? How does it differ from yours? Discuss and write.

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Section III - Speaking [Page 45]

Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 8th Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 2 Hobby Turns into A Successful Career Section III - Speaking [Page 45]

Section III - Speaking | Q 1 | Page 45

Role-play the conversation in the class.

Manoj Hi Priya! How are you?
Priya I am fine, and what about you?
Manoj I am fine too. What are you doing in this early morning?
Priya I am taking care of my garden.
Manoj Oh! What a beautiful garden it is!
Priya It is beautiful as I work every day in it.
Manoj Who helps you in your work?
Priya I have done this. It is my hobby and I have cultivated vegetables.
Manoj Oh! that's nice. How long have you been doing this?
Priya I have been doing this for_____
Manoj  
Priya  
Manoj  
Priya  
Manoj  
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Section III - Writing [Page 46]

Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 8th Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 2 Hobby Turns into A Successful Career Section III - Writing [Page 46]

Section III - Writing | Q 1 | Page 46

Develop the following hints.

Tortoise - hare - forest - tortoise walking- seen by a hardware laughs - tortoise speed - tortoise sad - bet - race - tortoise moving- slow speed -hare moves - fast - sleepy tortoise - reaches a winning point - first - wins the bet.

Section III - Writing | Q 2 | Page 46

Develop the following hints.

Akbar - Birbal - courtiers jealous of Birbal - ask Akbar - test Birbal wiseness - Courtier puts a question - How many crows in Agra - Birbal asks for a week - every day sitting on the terrace - looking at the crows- after a week - courtier asks - Birbal says 156757 crows - asks the courtier to check- Akbar laughs.

Section III - Writing | Q 3 | Page 46

Develop the following hints.

A wood cutter - cutting wood - dropped his axe in the pond - started weeping - an angel appeared - asked what the matter was - brought a golden axe - from the pond - wood cutter did not accept - brought a silver axe - not accepted - brought an iron axe - accepted - pleased with the honesty - offered all the axes to him.

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Section III - Grammar [Page 52]

Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 8th Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 2 Hobby Turns into A Successful Career Section III - Grammar [Page 52]

Adjective

Section III - Grammar | Q a. | Page 52

Fill in the blanks

Positive Comparative superlative
tall    
  smarter  
    largest
big    
  later/latter  
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Section III - Grammar [Page 52]

Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 8th Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 2 Hobby Turns into A Successful Career Section III - Grammar [Page 52]

Section III - Grammar | Q 1 | Page 52

Let’s compare two things.

Which is faster? A train or a plane?

Section III - Grammar | Q 2 | Page 52

Let’s compare two things.

Which is cheaper? Gold or Silver?

Section III - Grammar | Q 3 | Page 52

Which is larger? City or village?

Section III - Grammar | Q 4 | Page 52

Let’s compare two things.

Which is bigger? A sea or an ocean?

Section III - Grammar | Q 5 | Page 52

Let’s compare two things.

Which is taller? A giraffe or a camel?

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Section III - Grammar [Page 52]

Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 8th Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 2 Hobby Turns into A Successful Career Section III - Grammar [Page 52]

Section III - Grammar | Q 1 | Page 52

Let’s compare three things.

Town – city – village (quiet)

Section III - Grammar | Q 2 | Page 52

Let’s compare three things.

Istanbul – Moscow - London (populated)

Section III - Grammar | Q 3 | Page 52

Let’s compare three things.

Windy weather – warm weather – rainy weather (good)

Section III - Grammar | Q 4 | Page 52

Let’s compare three things.

Ocean - river - lake (deep)

Section III - Grammar | Q 5 | Page 52

Let’s compare three things.

The USA – Russia – Spain (large)

Section III - Grammar | Q 6 | Page 52

Let’s compare three things.

The Mahanadi – The Cauvery – The Ganga (long)

Section III - Grammar | Q 7 | Page 52

Let’s compare three things.

Chennai – Hyderabad – Bangaluru (modern)

Section III - Grammar | Q 8 | Page 52

Let’s compare three things.

Giraffe – Horse – goat (tall)

Section III - Grammar | Q 9 | Page 52

Let’s compare three things.

Elephant - Cat - Dog (strong)

Section III - Grammar | Q 10 | Page 52

Let’s compare three things.

Maharastra – Tamilnadu – Rajasthan (hot)

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Chapter 2: Hobby Turns into A Successful Career

Warm upSection I - Read and UnderstandSection II - Read and UnderstandSection III - Read and UnderstandSection III - VocabularySection III - ListeningSection III - SpeakingSection III - WritingSection III - Grammar
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