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Chapter 5: Being Safe

Warm upSection I - ReadingSection II - ReadingSection III - Read and UnderstandVocabularyListeningWritingGrammar
Warm up [Page 120]

Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 8th Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 5 Being Safe Warm up [Page 120]

Warm up | Q 1 | Page 120

 

Which is a safe place to cross?

What do you know about safety?
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Section I - Reading [Page 121]

Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 8th Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 5 Being Safe Section I - Reading [Page 121]

State whether the following statements are true or false.

Section I - Reading | Q A. 1. | Page 121

Prasanth had gone to bring coffee to his friends.

  • True

  • False

Section I - Reading | Q A. 2. | Page 121

Grandpa was so angry seeing Prasanth’s friends.

  • True

  • False

Section I - Reading | Q A. 3. | Page 121

Prasanth’s friend came on by walk.

  • True

  • False

Section I - Reading | Q A. 4. | Page 121

Teacher had taught about the rules of road safety.

  • True

  • False

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Section II - Reading [Page 123]

Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 8th Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 5 Being Safe Section II - Reading [Page 123]

Fill in the blanks

Section II - Reading | Q A. 1. | Page 123

They had come to play under the shade of big _____.

Section II - Reading | Q A. 2. | Page 123

We should put on ____________ to avoid sun burn.

Section II - Reading | Q A. 3. | Page 123

________ is a more serious health related illness.

Section II - Reading | Q A. 4. | Page 123

Mani’s mother had instructed him not to roam in the sun light between ______ and _____.

Section II - Reading | Q A. 5. | Page 123

Street smart means ________.

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Section III - Read and Understand [Pages 124 - 125]

Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 8th Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 5 Being Safe Section III - Read and Understand [Pages 124 - 125]

Choose the best answer.

Section III - Read and Understand | Q A. 1. | Page 124

Grandpa got a call from _________ .

  • his son

  • wife

  • his old friend

Section III - Read and Understand | Q A. 2. | Page 124

Medicine should be kept in __________ .

  • fridge

  • kitchen table

  • locked cabinet

Section III - Read and Understand | Q A. 3. | Page 124

_______ automotive and gardening products should be secured.

  • gardening products

  • hazardous

  • medicine

Section III - Read and Understand | Q A. 4. | Page 124

We should have _______ in our home itself to give medical treatment.

  • a first aid kit

  • an injection

  • the hospital

Section III - Read and Understand | Q A. 5. | Page 124

Some house _______ and _______ are poisonous.

  • used food and plants

  • plants and dog

  • plants and used button cell batteries

Section III - Read and Understand | Q B. 1. | Page 125

Choose the correct synonyms for the Italic word.

Dixie was feeling very exhausted.

  • joy

  • wounded

  • tired

  • rejoiced

Section III - Read and Understand | Q B. 2. | Page 125

Choose the correct synonyms for the Italic word.

The neem tree was a big antique in his garden.

  • modern

  • ancient

  • updated

  • out dated

Section III - Read and Understand | Q B. 3. | Page 125

Choose the correct synonyms for the Italic word.

Praveen got sun stroke.

  • fever

  • nerves

  • unconscious

  • tired

Section III - Read and Understand | Q B. 4. | Page 125

Choose the correct synonyms for the Italic word.

Heat exhaustion prevails.

  • widespread

  • not visible

  • exposive

  • hidden

Section III - Read and Understand | Q C. 1. | Page 125

Choose the correct antonym for the Italic word.

Karan visited his ancestral village.

  • offspring

  • family

  • house

  • relative

Section III - Read and Understand | Q C. 2. | Page 125

Choose the correct antonym for the Italic word.

We should use our mobile safely.

  • unsafely

  • securely

  • protect

  • save

Section III - Read and Understand | Q C. 3. | Page 125

Choose the correct antonyms for the Italic word.

Medicine should be stored.

  • consumed

  • deleted

  • preserved

  • registered

Section III - Read and Understand | Q C. 4. | Page 125

Choose the correct antonyms for the Italic word.

The neem tree provided shelter to many birds.

  • residence

  • unprotection

  • home

  • security

Section III - Read and Understand | Q C. 5. | Page 125

Choose the correct antonyms for the Italic word.

It is a latest mobile.

  • updated

  • outdated

  • new

  • modern

Answer the following in one or two sentences.

Section III - Read and Understand | Q D. 1. | Page 125

What is STREET SMART?

Section III - Read and Understand | Q D. 2. | Page 125

Which should be used with adults' supervision?

Section III - Read and Understand | Q D. 3. | Page 125

What according to grandpa is the most serious illness?

Section III - Read and Understand | Q D. 4. | Page 125

What is must in every house hold?

Answer the following questions in 100 words.

Section III - Read and Understand | Q E. 1. | Page 125

How can you make yourself cyber safe?

Section III - Read and Understand | Q E. 2. | Page 125

What are the safety measures to be followed for sunstroke?

Section III - Read and Understand | Q E. 3. | Page 125

Write about road safety rules.

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Vocabulary [Page 126]

Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 8th Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 5 Being Safe Vocabulary [Page 126]

Homonyms

Vocabulary | Q a. 1. | Page 126

Write a sentence of your own for homonym.

a. bright - very smart or intelligent – ______

b. bright - filled with light – ______

Vocabulary | Q a. 2. | Page 126

Write a sentence of your own for homonym.

a. express - something done fast - ______

b. express - convey - ______

Vocabulary | Q a. 3. | Page 126

Write a sentence of your own for homonym.

a. kind - type – ______

b. kind - caring – ______

Vocabulary | Q a. 4. | Page 126

Write a sentence of your own for homonym.

a. well - in good health – ______

b. well - water resource – ______

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Vocabulary [Page 127]

Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 8th Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 5 Being Safe Vocabulary [Page 127]

Phrasal verb

Vocabulary | Q a. | Page 127

Write the meaning for the phrasal verbs.

  1. look into
  2. give up
  3. put off
  4. get on
  5. take off
Vocabulary | Q b. 1. | Page 127

Use the following phrasal verb in your own sentence.

put up with.

Vocabulary | Q b. 2. | Page 127

Use the following phrasal verb in your own sentence.

keep on.

Vocabulary | Q b. 3. | Page 127

Use the following phrasal verb in your own sentence.

look after.

Vocabulary | Q b. 4. | Page 127

Use the following phrasal verb in your own sentence.

take over.

Vocabulary | Q b. 5. | Page 127

Use the following phrasal verb in your own sentence.

go through.

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Listening [Page 128]

Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 8th Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 5 Being Safe Listening [Page 128]

Listen to the teacher and answer the questions.

Listening | Q 1 | Page 128

The target audience for this speech is.

  • teachers

  • the public

  • primary school students

  • secondary school students

Listening | Q 2 | Page 128

Why was the speaker invited to speak on road safety?

  • It was "Road Safety Week".

  • He is an expert in this field.

  • He had received many accident reports.

  • There had been many accidents near the school.

Listening | Q 3 | Page 128

Road users can show that they are considerate on the road by.

  • hogging the road

  • driving cautiously

  • neglecting traffic rules and road ethics

  • flashing their headlights at oncoming cars

Listening | Q 4 | Page 128

When the speaker says, 'However, if you still feel generous and would like to donate your money to us, then speed, by all means, he is being.

  • rude

  • hopeful

  • fatherly

  • sarcastic

Listening | Q 5 | Page 128

The speaker is most probably a.

  • police officer

  • career guidance teacher

  • member of the Red Crescent Society

  • spokesman for the Road Transport Department

Listening | Q 6 | Page 128

What do you understand by common sense should prevail at all times?

  • Learn traffic rules by heart.

  • Follow the actions of other motorists.

  • Think wisely before making any decisions.

  • When in doubt, pull over to the side of the road and seek help.

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Writing [Page 130]

Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 8th Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 5 Being Safe Writing [Page 130]

Writing | Q 1 | Page 130

Arrange the picture in order by writing the numbers 1,2,3 and 4 in the given boxes and write this familiar story in about 100 words.

Make use of the words given below.

thirsty, village, pitcher, disappointment, pebbles, water level

One hot day, a thirsty crow _____________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________________

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Grammar [Page 135]

Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 8th Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 5 Being Safe Grammar [Page 135]

Fill in the blanks with appropriate form of the verbs given in the brackets.

Grammar | Q B) 1. | Page 135

When the burglars broke into the house, everybody _________ (have) sound sleep.

Grammar | Q B) 2. | Page 135

The milk ____ (spill) over as she went to see the crowd passing by with loud slogans.

Grammar | Q B) 3. | Page 135

If Karthik _________ (not + make) any mistake, he will be rewarded.

Grammar | Q B) 4. | Page 135

They were watching TV when they _________ (hear) a loud bang at the door.

Grammar | Q B) 5. | Page 135

The bus _________ (leave) the stop before we could catch it.

Grammar | Q B) 6. | Page 135

Arya _______ (play) the same song for last three days. It has become boring now.

Grammar | Q B) 7. | Page 135

Manju _______ (call) after we reach home.

Grammar | Q B) 8. | Page 135

The show _______ (complete) its one thousand episodes by next month.

Grammar | Q B) 9. | Page 135

Don’t worry, we will be _______ (reach) the airport in time.

Grammar | Q B) 10. | Page 135

Prasanna has _______ (fall) sick after eating some snacks at the street side shop.

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Grammar [Pages 135 - 136]

Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 8th Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 5 Being Safe Grammar [Pages 135 - 136]

Choose the correct option to complete the sentences.

Grammar | Q C) 1. | Page 135

The climate of the city _________ mild and pleasant most of the time.

  • is remaining

  • remains

  • was remaining

  • is remained

Grammar | Q C) 2. | Page 135

One day he _________ into a hotel in Ooty, a beautiful city in Tamilnadu.

  • booking

  • was booking

  • booked

  • had booked

Grammar | Q C) 3. | Page 135

You will certainly _________ rewards for what you are doing.

  • get

  • had got

  • was getting

  • be getting

Grammar | Q C) 4. | Page 135

Do you _________ the day we moved the piano upstairs?

  • remember

  • remembered

  • are remembering

  • had remembered

Grammar | Q C) 5. | Page 135

The rain completely _________ our day.

  • spoilt

  • is spoiling

  • is spoilt

  • was spoilt

Grammar | Q C) 6. | Page 135

Akbar _________ the king at the age of fifteen after the sudden death of his father.

  • was becoming

  • had become

  • became

  • become

Grammar | Q C) 7. | Page 136

The criminal _________ the place before the police could reach.

  • was escaping

  • had escaped

  • is escaping

  • will escape

Grammar | Q C) 8. | Page 136

They _________ all the arrangements before the guest's arrival.

  • will have made

  • will be made

  • had been making

  • were making

Grammar | Q C) 9. | Page 136

Sabithra _________ her job by tomorrow evening.

  • will be completing

  • will complete

  • will have completed

  • will have been completing

Grammar | Q C) 10. | Page 136

Harshini _________ her mother in making rangoli in the yard for last one hour.

  • is helping

  • has helped

  • has been helping

  • helps

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Grammar [Pages 136 - 139]

Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 8th Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 5 Being Safe Grammar [Pages 136 - 139]

Grammar | Q D) 1. | Page 136

Identify the error in the sentence given below and rewrite them.

I have met him yesterday.

Grammar | Q D) 2. | Page 136

Identify the error in the sentence given below and rewrite them.

I am watching TV since morning.

Grammar | Q D) 3. | Page 136

Identify the error in the sentence given below and rewrite them.

She is seeming sad.

Grammar | Q D) 4. | Page 139

She watched TV when her husband came.

Grammar | Q D) 5. | Page 136

Identify the error in the sentence given below and rewrite them.

He is having a cellular phone.

Grammar | Q D) 6. | Page 136

Identify the error in the sentence given below and rewrite them.

I heard him to speak on several subjects.

Grammar | Q D) 7. | Page 136

Identify the error in the sentence given below and rewrite them.

Ten candidates have passed one failed.

Grammar | Q D) 8. | Page 136

Identify the error in the sentence given below and rewrite them.

He succeeded because he works hard.

Grammar | Q D) 9. | Page 136

Identify the error in the sentence given below and rewrite them.

How long are you working in this office?

Grammar | Q D) 10. | Page 136

Identify the error in the sentence given below and rewrite them.

I shall wait for you till you will finish your work.

Grammar | Q D) 11. | Page 136

Identify the error in the sentence given below and rewrite them.

When I reached the station, the train already left.

Grammar | Q D) 12. | Page 136

Identify the error in the sentence given below and rewrite them.

She or he have done well.

Grammar | Q D) 13. | Page 136

Identify the error in the sentence given below and rewrite them.

One of the boys is missing.

Grammar | Q D) 14. | Page 136

Identify the error in the sentence given below and rewrite them.

None is genuine.

Grammar | Q D) 15. | Page 136

Identify the error in the sentence given below and rewrite them.

She is waiting for you for 3 hours.

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Grammar [Page 137]

Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 8th Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 5 Being Safe Grammar [Page 137]

Conditional sentences with ‘If’

Grammar | Q 1. 1. | Page 137

Complete the Conditional Sentence. Decide whether to use Type I, II, or III.

If I had time, I __________ (go) shopping with you.

Grammar | Q 1. 2. | Page 137

Complete the Conditional Sentence. Decide whether to use Type I, II, or III.

If you __________ (speak) English, you will get along with them perfectly.

Grammar | Q 1. 3. | Page 137

Complete the Conditional Sentence. Decide whether to use Type I, II, or III.

If they had gone for a walk, they __________ (turn) the lights off.

Grammar | Q 1. 4. | Page 137

Complete the Conditional Sentence. Decide whether to use Type I, II, or III.

If she __________ (come) to see us, we will go to the zoo.

Grammar | Q 1. 5. | Page 137

Complete the Conditional Sentence. Decide whether to use Type I, II, or III.

I would have told you, if I __________ (see) him.

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Grammar [Pages 137 - 138]

Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 8th Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 5 Being Safe Grammar [Pages 137 - 138]

Choose the best answer.

Grammar | Q 2. 1. | Page 137

I will come if I __________ time.

  • have

  • had

  • will have

Grammar | Q 2. 2. | Page 138

If he is late, we __________ without him.

  • would start

  • would have started

  • will start

Grammar | Q 2. 3. | Page 138

If you __________ me, I would tell you.

  • will ask

  • asked

  • had asked

Grammar | Q 2. 4. | Page 138

Will it be all right if I ________ a friend tonight?

  • had brought

  • bring

  • brought

Grammar | Q 2. 5. | Page 138

If you ________ to learn a musical instrument, you have to practice.

  • wants

  • wanted

  • want

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Grammar [Page 138]

Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 8th Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 5 Being Safe Grammar [Page 138]

Grammar | Q 3 | Page 138

Match the following.

1. If they worked hard she will come to our party.
2. If I invite Shalini I would have bought these shoes.
3. If I had got enough money they would win.
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Grammar [Page 138]

Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 8th Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 5 Being Safe Grammar [Page 138]

Grammar | Q 4. 1. | Page 138

Fill in the blank with the correct verb form.

If you ________ out with your friends tonight, I _____ the football match on TV.

  • go, would watch

  • go, will watch

  • go, have watched

Grammar | Q 4. 2. | Page 138

Fill in the blank with the correct verb form.

If he __________ harder, he __________ his goals.

  • tries would reach

  • tried, will reach

  • tried, would reach

Grammar | Q 4. 3. | Page 138

Fill in the blank with the correct verb form.

If we __________ to the radio, we __________ the news.

  • listen, would hear

  • had listen, will hear

  • listen, will hear

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Chapter 5: Being Safe

Warm upSection I - ReadingSection II - ReadingSection III - Read and UnderstandVocabularyListeningWritingGrammar
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