8th Class English Sample Paper English Sample Paper - 10

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    Read the following extract and answer the questions that follow:                                                       
    "Who are you, my gifted guest 7" he asked
    The poet laid his finger on the book that Ernest had been reading.
    "You have read these poems" said he. "You know me, then, for I wrote them" Again and again, Ernest examined the poet's features, he turned towards the Great Stone Face then back. He shook his head and sighed.
    (i) Who is the speaker of the first line?
    (ii) What book was the speaker reading?
    (iii) Why did Ernest examine the poet's features again and again?
    (iv) What did Ernest feel after reading the poems?

    Answer:

    (i) Ernest is the speaker of the first line
    (ii) The speaker was reading the book of poems.
    (iii) Ernest examined the poet?s features to compare them with those of Great Stone Face.
    (iv) After reading the poems, Ernest felt the fulfilment of prophecy in the poet.                  


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