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Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 8th Tamil Nadu State Board chapter 2 - My Hobby: Reading [Latest edition]

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Chapter 2: My Hobby: Reading

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Warm up [Page 53]

Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 8th Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 2 My Hobby: Reading Warm up [Page 53]

Warm up | Q 1 | Page 53
  1. What are your leisure time activities?
  2. Why do you do them?
  3. Do you read books? What types of books do you read?
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Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 8th Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 2 My Hobby: Reading Exercise [Page 54]

Comprehension Questions.

Exercise | Q 1 | Page 54

What is the hobby of the poet?

Exercise | Q 2 | Page 54

What does ‘ajar’ mean?

Exercise | Q 3 | Page 54

Can the poet fly without wings?

Exercise | Q 4 | Page 54

What can children do to society if they read?

Exercise | Q 5 | Page 54

What is the theme of the poem?

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Exercise [Page 54]

Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 8th Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 2 My Hobby: Reading Exercise [Page 54]

Exercise | Q 2 | Page 54

On the basis of your understanding of the poem, tick the most suitable option to complete the statements.

Reading

a) wastes my time.

b) helps me think deeply about everything.

c) keeps me busy.

d) helps me in thought breeding.

 
My hobby

a) arguing in court.

b) working in hospitals.

c) taking me far and near.

d) selling goods in a wholesale market.

 
Reading

a) helps me to weep and cry.

b) lets me fly without wings.

c) works in fields to produce food.

d) helps me asleep quickly

 
Reading

a) blesses the children who read.

b) helps the children to construct society.

c) blesses the teachers who teach.

d) blesses the farmers who produce food.

 
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Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 8th Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 2 My Hobby: Reading Exercise [Page 55]

Exercise | Q 3 | Page 55

Complete the table given below in order to understand the poem better.

The poet mentions uses of reading The lines in the poem describe the uses The rhymes used in the lines Meaning of the line
Thought breeding      
Opens rational doors      
Fly without wings      
Constructing society      
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Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 8th Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 2 My Hobby: Reading Exercise [Page 56]

Figure of speech

Exercise | Q A. 1. | Page 56

Answer the following

List the rhyming words in the first three lines.

Exercise | Q A. 2. | Page 56

Answer the following

Which word in the poem rhymes with 'light'?

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Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 8th Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 2 My Hobby: Reading Exercise [Page 56]

Rhyme Scheme

Exercise | Q a. | Page 56

Answer the following

Identify the rhyme scheme of the given short poem.

My dog likes bones,
He eats them up,
He’s very sweet,
He’s just a pup.

Exercise | Q b. | Page 56

Answer the following

Complete this poem on your own with a abab rhyme scheme.

Peas porridge hot,
Peas porridge cold,
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Chapter 2: My Hobby: Reading

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