Class 8 English Model Activity Task Part 2 February 2022 – The Board of Secondary Education has released the second Class 8 English Model Activity Task for the month of February before the completion of the first Activity Task for the ninth class in January. And just like before, we answered the February Model Activity Task for all subjects of nine classes on our estudypoint website.
Class 8 English Model Activity Task February 2022 Part 2
Full Marks – 20
1 . Read the following passage and answer the questions that follow:
He wandered far in search of the clouds, down winding paths and alleys, till he reached the old mud hut. There, he turned on to the dirt track. He saw a grass-cutter coming from the other direction, a bundle of freshly cut grass balanced on his head. He stopped the man and asked, “Have you seen the clouds there?” “Clouds?”
The grass-cutter was amazed, as though he had been asked the most peculiar question.
A. Complete the following sentences: 1 × 3 = 3
(i) In search of the clouds the boy reached________________________________
Answer – In search of the clouds the boy reached the old mud hut.
(ii) The boy met a grass-cutter who had___________________________________
Answer – The boy met a grass-cutter who had a bundle of freshly cut grass balanced on his head.
(iii) The grass-cutter was so amazed as if__________________________________
Answer – The grass-cutter was so amazed as if he had been asked the most peculiar question.
B. Answer the following questions: 2 × 2 = 4
(i) Where did the boy wander about?
Answer – The boy wandered far in search of the clouds, down winding paths and alleys.
(ii) What was he looking for?
Answer – He was looking for clouds.
2. Do as directed: 1 × 5 = 5
(i) I shall have obtained my graduation degree by then. [Underline the Future Perfect Tense]
Answer: I shall have obtained my graduation degree by then.
(ii) This handwriting is legible. [Rewrite the sentence using the antonym of the word underlined]
Answer: This handwriting is illegible.
(iii) It _ (rain) since early morning. [Fill in the blanks with the Present Perfect Continuous Tense]
Answer: It has been raining since early morning.
(iv) Tell your ___ not to play in the _. (sun /son) [Choose the correct homophone and fill in the blanks]
Answer: Tell your son not to play in the sun.
(v) I __ (need) your vehicle tomorrow evening [ Fill in the blanks with the Future Continuous Tense of the word given in bracket]
Answer: I shall be needing your vehicle tomorrow evening.
3 . Write a story in about 80 words using the outline given below. Give a suitable title to the story: 8
Points: a soldier, prisoner of war for many years – the soldier returns home – sees a man selling caged birds – buys all caged birds – sets the birds free
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