School Name : New Look Central School (NLCS)
Exam : Summative Assessment (SA), Half Yearly Exam, Annual Exam
Subjects : Computer, Mathematics, English, Social Studies, Science
Class : VIII
Years : 2015-16, 2017-18, 2018-19
Document Type : Previous Year Question Paper
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NLCS Class VIII Exam Question Paper
New Look Central School Class VIII Previous Year Question Paper.
Related / Similar Question Paper : NLCS School Class IX Previous Year Question Papers
Half Yearly Examination Question Paper
Year : 2018-19
Subject : English
Q.1 Read the passage and Answer the following Questions : 1?7=7
The drink of Asia for hundreds of years, tea, is believed to have been brought to Europe by the Dutch, Today, from the remotest corner of Ladakh to Buckingham Palace, tea is synonymous with cheer. It is rightly said that there will be no agreement on a perfect cup of tea. Though for tea drinkers the brew is addictive, the preferred method of preparation and taste differs from person to person and region the region.
Today many varities of tea and tea brands are available in the market. An innovation is the tea-bag that is easy, quick and less messy than traditional ways of brewing tea. Green tea is popular in China and the Far East. In Japan, the tea ceremony is a traditional way of greeting guests and is a social occasion.
Unlike tea we are familiar with, green tea is not drunk with sugar or milk. It is an olive coloured liquid served in porcelain cups. In Morocco, green tea in infused with freshly plucked mint. Some scientists believe tea prevents tooth decay because it is a rich source of fluoride. Tea is also a folk remedy for stomach upsets, flue and diarrhea. Research suggests that drinking tea reduces the risk of heart disease and cancer and lowers cholesterol levels in the blood. A welcome thought for inveterate tea drinkers.
Answer the Questions :
(i) Tea is considered good for health. It prevents many things. Which of the choices given in this regard is not appropriate.
(a) Tooth decay
(b) Heart disease
(c) Lowers cholesterol level
(ii) The people of which region enjoy drinking green tea?
(a) Far East
(b) Middle East
(d) South East
(iii) Tea is said to have many medicinal qualities. It cures many diseases. Which of the diseases cannot be cured by tea?
(b) Stomach upset
(iv) Find the word in the passage which means :
(a) Farthest (Para-1)
(b) Habitual (Para-2)
(v) Some scientists believe tea prevents tooth decay. How?
(vi) What is the innovation in tea?
(vii) Give a suitable title to the passage?
Q.2 Read the passage and Answer the following Questions : 7
Are you Being Bullied
All of a sudden, Anil became quiet and withdrawn. The once confident child began to stammer; his grades dropped; he was distracted in class. He refused to go to school and was rude and disobedient. One night his mother heard him cry Nightmares began and the 12 year old started to wet the bed.
She knew something was wrong. She tried to talk to him. When she persisted he burst out, “That Subhash! He is always troubling me. He calls me names he punches and kicks me, spreads rumours about me. He is always putting me down and making people laugh at me. I won’t go to school. No one likes me. I am a stupid boy!”
Bullying is persistent unwelcome behavior, which intends to hurt another person physically or emotionally. It has become a very common phenomenon in many schools. Being bullied breaks the selfesteem, even leaves life-long emotional scars. Young children almost always tell when they are being bullied; older ones rarely do.
Bullying is attention – seeking behavior. Children see it as a way of being popular, showing off, or making themselves look tough. Some night be jealous of the person they are bullying, or might be victims of bullying themselves.
Many do not realize what they are doing is wrong and how it makes their victim feel. They may be witnesses to bullying behavior at home or may be acting out their frustrations with home, school, grades, lack of friends etc. Teachers and parents should see that the bullying child is as much in need of help as their victims.
Answer the following Questions :
(i) Complete the following sentences :
(a) Anil’s problem was that he was being————- by a boy named Subhash.
(b) Subhash would be troubling Anil by : calling him names, (A) ————— (B) ————— Putting him down and making people laugh at him.
(c) Some children who resort to bullying do so to : become popular, (A) ———- (B) ———— or because of nurturing jealousy for the one whom they are bullying.
(d) Sometimes, bullying may be the result of frustrations at —————— .
(ii) Answer the following Questions :
(a) What changes come in Anil’s behavior as a result of being bullied?
(b) What can be the harmful effects of being bullied?
(c) Find words from the passage opposite in meaning to :
(A) Attracted (Para 1-2) (B) noisy (Para 1-2)
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