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Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 8th Tamil Nadu State Board chapter 6 - Friendship [Latest edition]

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Chapter 6: Friendship

Warm upSection I - ReadingSection II - ReadingSection III - Read and UnderstandVocabularyExerciseListeningSpeakingWritingGrammar
Warm up [Page 151]

Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 8th Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 6 Friendship Warm up [Page 151]

Warm up | Q 1 | Page 151

Do you have any childhood friendship that is still strong today?

Warm up | Q 2 | Page 151

Do you make friendship with others easily?

Warm up | Q 3 | Page 151

Share an incident that you remember proudly about your friends.

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Section I - Reading [Page 152]

Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 8th Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 6 Friendship Section I - Reading [Page 152]

Fill in the blanks

Section I - Reading | Q 1 | Page 152

________ constructions was once a leading company.

Section I - Reading | Q 2 | Page 152

He took a ________ to run his company.

Section I - Reading | Q 3 | Page 152

Vetri’s friend is _______.

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Section II - Reading [Page 153]

Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 8th Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 6 Friendship Section II - Reading [Page 153]

Say True or False.

Section II - Reading | Q 1 | Page 153

Keelakudi was the native of Vetri.

  • True

  • False

Section II - Reading | Q 2 | Page 153

The school was a middle school.

  • True

  • False

Section II - Reading | Q 3 | Page 153

Vetri and Asif were good in studies.

  • True

  • False

Section II - Reading | Q 4 | Page 153

Vetri never visited Chennai.

  • True

  • False

Section II - Reading | Q 5 | Page 153

Asif was a businessman.

  • True

  • False

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Section III - Read and Understand [Pages 155 - 156]

Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 8th Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 6 Friendship Section III - Read and Understand [Pages 155 - 156]

Choose the correct answer.

Section III - Read and Understand | Q A. 1. | Page 155

Vetri went to Asif’s _________.

  • home

  • office

  • room

Section III - Read and Understand | Q A. 2. | Page 155

Vetri came to Chennai to visit his _______.

  • father

  • friend

  • brother

Section III - Read and Understand | Q A. 3. | Page 155

Asif saw his friend through the ________.

  • camera

  • window

  • glass

Section III - Read and Understand | Q B. 1. | Page 155

Choose correct synonyms for the italic word.

Vetri constructed a bungalow.

  • designed

  • built

  • demolished

  • destroyed

Section III - Read and Understand | Q B. 2. | Page 155

Choose correct synonyms for the italic word.

The brothers started a business separately.

  • apart

  • alone

  • united

  • combined

Section III - Read and Understand | Q B. 3. | Page 155

Choose correct synonyms for the italic word.

I am living in the outskirts of the village.

  • border

  • outpost

  • center

  • region

Section III - Read and Understand | Q B. 4. | Page 155

Choose correct synonyms for the italic word.

Asif quarreled with his friend.

  • fought

  • differ

  • peace

  • fun

Section III - Read and Understand | Q B. 5. | Page 155

Choose correct synonyms for the italic word.

He stood astounded.

  • happy

  • surprised

  • shocked

  • excited

Section III - Read and Understand | Q C. 1. | Page 155

Choose correct antonyms for the italic word.

Verti's wife replied angrily.

  • calmly

  • annoyed

  • irritate

Section III - Read and Understand | Q C. 2. | Page 155

Choose correct antonyms for the italic word.

The vegetables look fresh.

  • rotten

  • dull

  • new

Section III - Read and Understand | Q C. 3. | Page 155

Choose correct antonyms for the italic word.

Vetri had a strong will to start a new business.

  • desire

  • thin

  • weak

Section III - Read and Understand | Q C. 4. | Page 156

Choose correct antonyms for the italic word.

Vetri was surprised by his friend.

  • unsurprised

  • expected

  • shocked

Section III - Read and Understand | Q C. 5. | Page 156

Choose correct antonyms for the italic word.

He spoke nervously.

  • Scared

  • confident

  • anxious

Answer the following questions in one or two words.

Section III - Read and Understand | Q D. 1. | Page 156

What was the name of Vetri’s company?

Section III - Read and Understand | Q D. 2. | Page 156

Why did he sell his properties?

Section III - Read and Understand | Q D. 3. | Page 156

Which was the home town of Vetri and Asif?

Section III - Read and Understand | Q D. 4. | Page 156

When did Vetri receive a call from Asif’s office?

Answer the following questions in 100 words.

Section III - Read and Understand | Q E. 1. | Page 156

How did Vetri lose his properties?

Section III - Read and Understand | Q E. 2. | Page 156

What happened when Vetri met Asif?

Section III - Read and Understand | Q E. 3. | Page 156

How did Asif show his friendship?

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Vocabulary [Page 157]

Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 8th Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 6 Friendship Vocabulary [Page 157]

Commonly Confused Words.

Vocabulary | Q 1 | Page 157

Complete the following sentence using the appropriate confusable word.

The sugar had a negative ______ on the science experiment.

  • effect

  • affect

Vocabulary | Q 2 | Page 157

Complete the following sentence using the appropriate confusable word.

I am going to ______ down for an hour.

  • lie

  • lay

Vocabulary | Q 3 | Page 157

Complete the following sentence using the appropriate confusable word.

The gas prices continue to ______.

  • raise

  • rise

Vocabulary | Q 4 | Page 157

Complete the following sentence using the appropriate confusable word.

She always gives me good ______.

  • advice

  • advise

Vocabulary | Q 5 | Page 157

Complete the following sentence using the appropriate confusable word.

The war had no ______ on oil prices.

  • affect

  • effect

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Exercise [Page 158]

Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 8th Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 6 Friendship Exercise [Page 158]

Exercise | Q 1 | Page 158

Anagram

bowl – ______ march –______ study – ______ snail – ______
plum – ______ chin – ______ flow – ______ eat – ______
Exercise | Q 2 | Page 158

Antigram

earliest – ______ festival –______ funeral – ______ violence – ______
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Listening [Page 158]

Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 8th Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 6 Friendship Listening [Page 158]

Listen carefully to the passage and answer the following questions

Listening | Q 1 | Page 158

Whose speech is this?

Listening | Q 2 | Page 158

What did Rahul engrave?

Listening | Q 3 | Page 158

Who is lucky?

Listening | Q 4 | Page 158

Who bagged 'all-rounder' award?

Listening | Q 5 | Page 158

Whose birthday party is it?

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Speaking [Page 159]

Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 8th Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 6 Friendship Speaking [Page 159]

Picture description

Speaking | Q 1 | Page 159

Describe the things in the picture using the descriptive words given below.

Descriptive words
Large Small Good Happy
Big Little Great Joyful
Enormous Miniature Fantastic Delighted
Gigantic Minute Excellent Thrilled
Huge Petite Amazing Glad
Massive Tiny Wonderful Pleased
Tremendous Slight Marvellous Satisfied
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Writing [Pages 160 - 162]

Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 8th Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 6 Friendship Writing [Pages 160 - 162]

Forms

Writing | Q H) | Page 160

Fill in the form given below.

POST OFFICE SAVING BANK
ACCOUNT OPENING/PURCHASE OF CERTIFICATE APPLICATION FORM FOR INDIVIDUALS

Writing | Q I) | Page 162

Fill in the form given below.

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Grammar [Pages 167 - 169]

Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 8th Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 6 Friendship Grammar [Pages 167 - 169]

Grammar | Q A) 1. | Page 167

Change the following into Indirect Speech.

“What do you want?” he said to her.

Grammar | Q A) 2. | Page 167

Change the following into Indirect Speech.

He said, “How's your father?”

Grammar | Q A) 3. | Page 167

Change the following into Indirect Speech.

“Are you coming home with me?” he asked.

Grammar | Q A) 4. | Page 167

Change the following into Indirect Speech.

The poor man exclaimed, “Will none of you help me?”

Grammar | Q A) 5. | Page 167

Change the following into Indirect Speech.

“Don't you know the way home?” asked I.

Grammar | Q B) 1. | Page 168

Change the following into Indirect Speech.

“Bring me a glass of milk,” said the swami to the villagers.

Grammar | Q B) 2. | Page 168

Change the following into Indirect Speech.

“Sit down, boys,” said the teacher.

Grammar | Q B) 3. | Page 168

Change the following into Indirect Speech.

“Halt!” shouted the officer to his men.

Grammar | Q B) 4. | Page 168

Change the following into Indirect Speech.

“Take off your hat,” the king said to the Hatter.

Grammar | Q B) 5. | Page 168

Change the following into Indirect Speech.

The teacher said to him, “Do not read so fast.”

Grammar | Q B) 6. | Page 168

Change the following into Indirect Speech.

He said to me, “Wait until I come.”

Grammar | Q B) 7. | Page 168

Change the following into Indirect Speech.

“Hurry up,” he said to his servant, “do not waste time.”

Grammar | Q B) 8. | Page 168

Change the following into Indirect Speech.

“Run away, children,” said their mother.

Grammar | Q B) 9. | Page 168

Change the following into Indirect Speech.

He said, “Daughter, take my golden jug, and fetch me some water from the Well.”

Grammar | Q B) 10. | Page 168

Change the following into Indirect Speech.

“Go down to the bazaar. Bring me some oil and a lump of ice.” ordered his master.

Grammar | Q C) | Page 168

What were the actual words used in each instance below? The sentences containing the actual words are jumpled in the box. Write them out in the same order as the actual words.

  1. Punitha asked Pushpa what she was reading.
  2. Pushpa told her that she was reading Robinson Crusoe.
  3. Punitha asked her what it was all about.
  4. Pushpa said it was about a man wrecked on an island.
  5. Punitha then asked her friend who gave her the book.
  6. Pushpa answered that her uncle gave it to her at Christmas.
  7. Finally, Punitha inquired if she could borrow it.
  8. Pushpa replied that she would certainly lend it to her.
Grammar | Q D) 1. | Page 169

Change the following into Direct Speech.

Nevin asked his father when the next letter would come.

Grammar | Q D) 2. | Page 169

Change the following into Direct Speech.

I wrote that I would visit him next day.

Grammar | Q D) 3. | Page 169

Change the following into Direct Speech.

I told them to be quiet.

Grammar | Q D) 4. | Page 169

Change the following into Direct Speech.

Lakshan asked me if I had anything to say.

Grammar | Q D) 5. | Page 169

Change the following into Direct Speech.

An old mouse asked who would bell the cat.

Grammar | Q D) 6. | Page 169

Change the following into Direct Speech.

Mervin said that he wanted to be a soldier.

Grammar | Q D) 7. | Page 169

Change the following into Direct Speech.

Ebin asked me what I wanted.

Grammar | Q D) 8. | Page 169

Change the following into Direct Speech.

Bhagya said that she had seen that picture.

Grammar | Q D) 9. | Page 169

Change the following into Direct Speech.

The stranger asked Nasrin where she lived.

Grammar | Q D) 10. | Page 169

Change the following an into Direct Speech.

I asked Mary if she would lend me a pencil.

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Grammar [Page 170]

Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 8th Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 6 Friendship Grammar [Page 170]

Grammar | Q E) | Page 170

Sherlyn receives a postcard from her friend Pushpa who is holidaying in Sri Lanka. She calls her friend Galen and tells him what Pushpa has written. Help her by filling in the blanks, using reported speech.

Hello, Galen Today I received a postcard from Pushpa. Remember I had told you that She has gone to Sri Lanka on a holiday? Well, she has written from Colombo. She has written that ____________ Orphanage. It ____________ elephants. She said that it is the biggest herd of elephants in the world that is living under human supervision. She also added that she ____________ because ____________. The Elephant Orphanage ____________ . She said that ____________ national park. She ____________ next week and added that ____________ then.

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Chapter 6: Friendship

Warm upSection I - ReadingSection II - ReadingSection III - Read and UnderstandVocabularyExerciseListeningSpeakingWritingGrammar
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Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 8th Tamil Nadu State Board chapter 6 - Friendship

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