Balbharati Class 8 English Solutions Chapter 3.3 The Last Leaf

Balbharati Class 8 English Solutions Chapter 3.3 The Last Leaf

Welcome to NCTB Solutions. Here with this post we are going to help 8th class students for the Solutions of Balbharati Class 8 English Text Book Unit 3, Chapter 3.3, The Last Leaf. Here students can easily find step by step solutions of all the questions in The Last Leaf. Also our Expert English Teacher’s solved all the question answer with easily understandable language with proper guidance so that all the students can understand easily. Here in this post students will get chapter 3.3 solutions. Here all the Question Answer are based on Balbharati latest syllabus. Here all the question and answer are based on Maharashtra State Board latest syllabus.

Chapter 3.3 : The Last Leaf Exercise question Solutions

Question no – (1) 

Answer : 

(a) Struggling artists – Artists trying hard to earn a living.

(b) Skeleton branches – Bare branches.

(c) Wielded the brush – painted skillfully.

(e) Masterpiece – an exceptionally beautiful work of art

Question no – (2) 

Answer : 

(a) Interest :

Tomal has no interest in other’s matter.

I will take out all my money from him with interest.

(b) well :

You are doing well in maths day by day.

Suddenly he had fallen into the deep well.

(c) Left :

There is a big store in the left of my house.

Their amazing work has left me surprised.

(d) just :

Yes, I have reached home just few minutes ago.

We should always do just to others.

(e) mind :

Keep that facts in your mind very well.

If you don’t mind can I borrow you’re your book for one day?

Question no – (3) 

Answer : 

Main characters :

Sue, Johnsy, the doctor and Mr. Behrman.

Problem :

Johnsy was going through a stiff disease, pneumonia, and was about to die almost.

Attempts made to solve it :

Sue spoke to her to raise her mental strength.

Climax/turning point :

As the last leaf did not fall, Johnsy realised that she was wrong and wicked to want to be died.

Problem solved :

After many attempts finally Johnsy removed the thought of her dying from her mind and become normal.

End :

To help Johnsy to live Mr. Behrman painted the last ivy vine leaf on the wall and got wet, and then died of pneumonia. The man had saved the life of Johnsy by giving up his own life.

Question no – (4) 

Answer : 

(a) Sue and Johnsy were very close friends

This statement is Right.

(b) Sue was a rich girl

= This statement is Wrong.

(c) Johnsy was hopeful that she will live

= This statement is Wrong.

(d) Behrman was a hard = hearted person

= This statement is Wrong.

(e) The last leaf fell off during the rain

= This statement is Right.

(f) Johnsy realised that her thinking was wrong

= This statement is Right.

(g) Behrman did not know anything about the last leaf on the ivy

= This statement is Wrong.

Question no – (5) 

Answer : 

(a) Sue and Johnsy were good neighbours.

Correct statement : Sue and Johnsy were good friends.

(b) Johnsy was eager to recover from her illness.

Correct statement : Johnsy thought that she was not going to well from her illness.

(c) Sue ignored Johnsy completely.

Correct statement : Sue took care of Johnsy very well .

(d) Behrman was a very heartless person .

Correct statement : Behrman was a very kind hearted person .

(e) The real ivy leaf did not fall of at all .

Correct statement : The real ivy leaf fall of in the heavy rain fall .

(f) The last leaf was a real leaf that survived.

Correct statement : The last leaf was a painted leaf by Mr. Behrman.

Question no – (6) 

Answer :  

(a) The ivy vine :

It is a strong creeper that has green leaves and yellow berries on it. Its gnarled and decayed roots grow up through the walls. Most of the leaves of this creeper had fallen because of the autumn’s cold breath, and there were only bare branches left.

(b) Behrman :

Behrman, who lived on the ground floor was a painter. But he did not gain much fame in this genre. He had struggled for 40 years but did not earn much money. He always wanted to make a masterpiece but had only few common paintings. He was a very generous and kind hearted person and finally he made a masterpiece, a last, on the wall that had gifted a life to Johnsy, but had taken his own life.

(c) The last leaf that Johnsy saw :

Johnsy already made her mind that she was going die when the last leaf of the ivy vine would be dropped. But the next day she saw the leaf had not fallen, so she realised that she was wrong and decided to remove the thought of dying from her mind. But actually the last leaf of the ivy vine had fallen due to the heavy rain at night and the leaf that Johnsy saw, was the master- piece of Mr. Behrman who painted it after the last leaf had fallen. He had made it just to save ones life.

Question no – (7) 

Answer :  

(a) There was a colony, where many struggling artists lived.

Main clause : There was a colony.

Subordinate clause : where many struggling artists lived.

Subordinator : where.

(b) Though Sue looked after her well, Johnsy showed no signs of improvement .

Main clause : Johnsy showed no signs of Improvement.

Subordinate clause : Though Sue looked after her well.

Subordinator : though.

(c) Sue thought that she had fallen asleep.

Main clause : Sue thought.

Subordinate clause : that she had fallen asleep.

Subordinator : That

(d) Old Behrman was a painter, who lived on the ground floor.

Main clause : old Behrman was a painter.

Subordinate clause : who lived on the ground floor.

Subordinator : when.

(e) Johnsy was sleeping, when the two went upstairs.

Main clause : Johnsy was sleeping .

Subordinate clause : when the two went upstairs .

Subordinator : when.

(f) I want to see the last one before it falls.

Main clause : I want to see the last one.

Subordinate clause : before it falls.

Subordinator : before.


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👉 Leisure

Updated: July 4, 2023 — 10:03 am

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