Ncert English Class 8 Solutions The School Boy
Welcome to NCTB Solutions. Here with this post we are going to help 8th class students for the Solutions of NCERT Class 8 English Book Chapter 5 Poem, The School Boy. Here students can easily find step by step solutions of all the questions in The School Boy. Also our Expert English Teacher’s solved all the problems with easily understandable language with proper guidance so that all the students can understand easily. Here in this post students will get chapter 5 solutions. Here all Question Answer are based on NCERT latest syllabus.
The School Boy Exercise question Solutions :
- Working with the Poem :
(1) Find three or four words/phrases in stanza 1 that reflect the child’s happiness and joy.
The words/phrases in stanza 1 that reflect the child’s happiness and joy are “I love to rise in a summer morn” “the skylark sing with me” and “what sweet company”.
(2) In stanza 2, the mood changes. Which words/phrases reflect the changed mood?
The words/phrases in stanza 2 that reflect the changed mood are “drivers all joy away” “cruel eye outworn” and “sighing and dismay”.
(3) ‘A cruel eye outworn’ (stanza 2) refers to
(i) the classroom which is shabby/noisy.
(ii) the lessons which are difficult/uninteresting.
(iii) the dull/uninspiring life at school with lots of work and no play.
Mark the answer that you consider right.
The appropriate answer is option – (iii)
“A cruel eye outworn” (stanza 2) refers to – the dull/uninspiring life at school with lots of work and no play.
(4) ‘Nor sit in learning’s bower
worn thro’ with the dreary shower’
Which of the following is a close paraphrase of the lines above?
(i) Nor can I sit in a roofless classroom when it is raining.
(ii) Nor can I learn anything at school though teachers go on lecturing and explaining.
(iii) Nor can I sit in the school garden for fear of getting wet in the rain.
The correct option is – (ii)
Nor can I learn anything at school through teachers go on lecturing and explaining.
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