8th Class English Sample Paper English Sample Paper - 1

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    Read the following extract and answer the question that follow :                                                       
    And yet the man knew a great deal about him. How? He even seemed to know some intimate details.
    The Bag of books, wife's death, brother's insanity................... The only mistake was about his having gone to Ranchi. Not a mistake, a deliberate lie. In '58, during the Pujas, he was in Kanpur at his friend Haridas Bagchi's place.
    (i) Who knew a great deal about whom?
    (ii) What intimate details did the man know?
    (iii) What was the only mistake the man was making? Why was it a mistake?
    (iv) Why was it a mistake?
     

    Answer:

    (i) Parimal Ghose knew a great, deal about Bepin Choudhury
    (ii) The man knew about the bag of books, wife's death, brother's insanity, etc.
    (iii) The only mistake the man was making was telling that Bepin Choudhury had been to Ranchi.
    (iv) It was a mistake because Bepin Choudhury had never been there.       


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