8th Class English Comprehension Question Bank

done Comprehensions Based on Stanza

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  • question_answer1)

    Read the following passages carefully and answer the questions that follow.
    And I have learned too,
    to  laugh with only my teeth
    and shake hands without my heart.
    I have also learnt to say ‘Goodbye’
    when I mean ‘Good-riddance’;
    To say ‘Glad to meet you’
    without being glad; and to say ‘It’s been
    nice talking to you,’ after being bored.
    How does the poet now laugh and shake hands with others?
     

    A) Cordially and friendly     

    B) As a mere formality

    C) Heartily and sincerely            

    D) All of these

    E) None of these

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    Read the following passages carefully and answer the questions that follow.
    And I have learned too,
    to  laugh with only my teeth
    and shake hands without my heart.
    I have also learnt to say ‘Goodbye’
    when I mean ‘Good-riddance’;
    To say ‘Glad to meet you’
    without being glad; and to say ‘It’s been
    nice talking to you,’ after being bored.
    What are his real feelings when he says 'goodbye' to his guests?
     

    A) He feels happy over getting rid of them

    B) He feels sad at their departure

    C) He wants to spend some more time with them

    D) All of these

    E) None of these

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  • question_answer3)

    Read the following passages carefully and answer the questions that follow.
    And I have learned too,
    to  laugh with only my teeth
    and shake hands without my heart.
    I have also learnt to say ‘Goodbye’
    when I mean ‘Good-riddance’;
    To say ‘Glad to meet you’
    without being glad; and to say ‘It’s been
    nice talking to you,’ after being bored.
    How does the poet really feel when he says "glad to meet you!"?
     

    A) Very glad                     

    B) A bit glad

    C) Not at all glad              

    D) Somewhat glad

    E) None of these

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  • question_answer4)

    Read the following passages carefully and answer the questions that follow.
    And I have learned too,
    to  laugh with only my teeth
    and shake hands without my heart.
    I have also learnt to say ‘Goodbye’
    when I mean ‘Good-riddance’;
    To say ‘Glad to meet you’
    without being glad; and to say ‘It’s been
    nice talking to you,’ after being bored.
    How does the poet really feel when he uses the expression, 'It's nice been talking to you'?
     

    A) Very happy      

    B) Excited    

    C) Bored                          

    D) All of these

    E) None of these

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  • question_answer5)

    Read the following passages carefully and answer the questions that follow.
    And I have learned too,
    to  laugh with only my teeth
    and shake hands without my heart.
    I have also learnt to say ‘Goodbye’
    when I mean ‘Good-riddance’;
    To say ‘Glad to meet you’
    without being glad; and to say ‘It’s been
    nice talking to you,’ after being bored.
    Why does the poet tell lies to others about his feelings about them?
     

    A) Because he has learnt hypocrisy and false presence

    B) Because he is a big liar

    C) Because he doesn't want to hurt them

    D) All of these

    E) None of these

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  • question_answer6)

    ‘Set a watch upon your actions.
    Keep them always straight and true;
    rid your mind of selfish motives,
    Let your thoughts be clean and high’.
    Name the poem from which these lines have been taken.
     

    A) The Mountain and the Squirrel

    B) Wishing

    C) The Nightingale and the Glow-worm

    D) The Arrow and the Song

    E) None of these

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    ‘Set a watch upon your actions.
    Keep them always straight and true;
    rid your mind of selfish motives,
    Let your thoughts be clean and high’.
    Who is the poet of these lines?
     

    A) H. W. Longfella             

    B) R. W. Emerson

    C) Ella Wheeler Wilcox            

    D) Tennyson

    E) None of these

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    ‘Set a watch upon your actions.
    Keep them always straight and true;
    rid your mind of selfish motives,
    Let your thoughts be clean and high’.
    Who is being addressed in these lines?
     

    A) Readers                       

    B) Squirrel

    C) Mountain                     

    D) Poet

    E) None of these

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  • question_answer9)

    ‘Set a watch upon your actions.
    Keep them always straight and true;
    rid your mind of selfish motives,
    Let your thoughts be clean and high’.
    What type of actions should they do?
     

    A) Selfish                         

    B) Clean and high

    C) Straight and true           

    D) All of the above

    E) None of these

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    ‘Set a watch upon your actions.
    Keep them always straight and true;
    rid your mind of selfish motives,
    Let your thoughts be clean and high’.
    What kind of thoughts should be there in the mind?
     

    A) Watchful                      

    B) Selfish

    C) Clean and high             

    D) Strait and true

    E) None of these

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  • question_answer11)

    ‘Just to scatter seeds of kindness
    As you pass along the way;
    For the pleasures of the many
    May be oft-times traced to one
    As the hand that plants an acorn
    Shelters armies from the sun.’
    Why is kindness needed?
     

    A) Kindness is needed for happiness.

    B) Kindness is needed for unhappiness.

    C) Kindness is never needed.

    D) All of these

    E) None of these

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    ‘Just to scatter seeds of kindness
    As you pass along the way;
    For the pleasures of the many
    May be oft-times traced to one
    As the hand that plants an acorn
    Shelters armies from the sun.’
    What should we scatter in the world?
     

    A) Flowers of kindness

    B) Seeds of acorn

    C) Seeds of kindness

    D) Flowers of pleasure

    E) None of these

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    ‘Just to scatter seeds of kindness
    As you pass along the way;
    For the pleasures of the many
    May be oft-times traced to one
    As the hand that plants an acorn
    Shelters armies from the sun.’
    What is acorn?
     

    A) A corn

    B) Seeds of acorn

    C) Seeds of elm

    D) Seeds of oak

    E) None of these

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