BSE Odisha 8th Class English Solutions Test-2

Odisha State Board BSE Odisha 8th Class English Solutions Test-2 Textbook Exercise Questions and Answers.

BSE Odisha Class 8 English Solutions Test-2

Test – 2

1. Given below a list of words. Your teacher will read aloud five words from the list. Tick the words s/he reads aloud.
(ତଳେ ଥ‌ିବା ଶବ୍ଦ ତାଲିକାକୁ ଲକ୍ଷ୍ୟ କର । ତୁମ ଶିକ୍ଷକ ୫ଟି ଶବ୍ଦ ଏହା ମଧ୍ୟରୁ ବଡ଼ ପାଟିରେ ପାଠ କରିବେ । ସେ ପାଠ କରୁଥିବା ଶବ୍ଦଗୁଡ଼ିକରେ ଟିକ୍ (/) ଚିହ୍ନ ଦିଅ ।)
Word List : turn, earth, overjoyed, suddenly, angel, blow, undisturbed.

2. Your teacher will dictate you nine words. Write them.
( ତମ ଶିକ୍ଷକ ତିନି କିମ୍ବା ଚାରି ଅକ୍ଷରିଆ ୯ଟି ସରଳ ଶବ୍ଦ ତୁମକୁ ଡାକିବେ । ତୁମେ ସେଗୁଡ଼ିକୁ ଲେଖ ।)
(Teacher to dictate 9 simple 3-4 lettered words)

3. Your teacher will read aloud the following lines. Listen to him/her and fill in the gaps. (Questions with Answer)
(ତୁମ ଶିକ୍ଷକ ତଳେ ଦିଆଯାଇଥିବା ଧାଡ଼ିଗୁଡ଼ିକୁ ବଡ଼ ପାଟିରେ ପଢ଼ିବେ । ତାଙ୍କୁ ଶୁଣ ଏବଂ ଶୂନ୍ୟସ୍ଥାନଗୁଡ଼ିକୁ ପୂରଣ କର ।)

Question with Answer
Like the other farmers in the state, Taro too ploughed his own land. wheat and peas, and lived in ___________ and happiness ___________ things don’t go the ___________way _____________.

BSE Odisha 8th Class English Solutions Test-2

4. The main purpose of language is communication. When we communicate mainly, we exchange information. The words we speak or write carry information. Some carry information which are called message-carrying words. For example, in the dialogue, “Where are you going ?” “I’m going to Cuttack”. When we speak these message¬carrying words, we speak with greater force or, in other words, we stress on those words. Given below is a small paragraph. Underline the message-carrying words in it. One is done for you”.

(ଭାଷାର ମୁଖ୍ୟ ଲକ୍ଷ୍ୟ ହେଲା ଭାବ ପ୍ରସାରଣ । ଆମ୍ଭେମାନେ ଯେତେବେଳେ ଭାବ ସମ୍ରାସରଣ କରୁ ମୁଖ୍ୟତଃ ବାର୍ତ୍ତାର ବିନିମୟ ହିଁ କରିଥାଉ । ଆମେ କହୁଥିବା କିମ୍ବା ଲେଖୁଥ‌ିବା ଶବ୍ଦଗୁଡ଼ିକ ସୂଚନା ବା ବାର୍ତ୍ତା ବହନ କରିଥା’ନ୍ତି । କେତେକ ବାର୍ତ୍ତା ବିନିମୟକୁ ବାର୍ତ୍ତାବହନକାରୀ ଶବ୍ଦ ବୋଲି କୁହାଯାଏ । ଯଥା – ‘ତୁମେ କେଉଁଠାକୁ ଯାଉଛ ?’ ଉତ୍ତର – ‘ମୁଁ କଟକ ଯାଉଛି ।’’ ଯେତେବେଳେ ଆମେ ଏହାକୁ ବାର୍ତ୍ତାବହନକାରୀ ଶବ୍ଦ ରୂପେ ବ୍ୟବହାର କରୁ ସେତେବେଳେ ଜୋରରେ କହୁ କିମ୍ବା ଅନ୍ୟ କଥାରେ କେତେକ ଶବ୍ଦକୁ ଜୋର ଦେଇ କହୁ । ତଳ ଅନୁଚ୍ଛେଦକୁ ପଢ଼ି ସେଥ‌ିରେ ଥ‌ିବା ବାର୍ତ୍ତାବହନକାରୀ ଶବ୍ଦଗୁଡ଼ିକ ତଳେ ଗାର ଦିଅ ।)

“When the king of Kathiawada heard about those three brothers, he made them his royal guards. He was sure that nobody could steal anything from his palace. He said that he would give a gold medal to the man who could fool all the three guards.”

5. Write the following Odia names in English.
(ନିମ୍ନ ଓଡ଼ିଆ ଶବ୍ଦଗୁଡ଼ିକୁ ଇଂରାଜୀରେ ଲେଖ ।)
(Teacher will give three names of persons in Odia)
(ଶିକ୍ଷକ ତିନି ଜଣ ବ୍ୟକ୍ତିଙ୍କ ନାମ ଡାକିବେ ।)
___________, ___________
___________, ___________
___________, ___________

6. Write the following place names in English.
(ନିମ୍ନ ପ୍ରଦତ୍ତ ସ୍ଥାନଗୁଡ଼ିକୁ ଇଂରାଜୀରେ ଲେଖ ।)
(Teacher will give three names of places in Odia)
(ଶିକ୍ଷକ ଓଡ଼ିଆରେ ତିନିଟି ସ୍ଥାନର ନାମ ଡାକିବେ ।)
___________, ___________
___________, ___________
___________, ___________

7. Rewrite the following sentences using the words in brackets in their comparative forms. One is done for you.

Question (i)
My uncle is (young) my father.
My uncle is younger than my father.

Question (ii)
Mango is (sweet) pineapple.
Mango is sweeter than pineapple.

Question (iii)
Kashmir is (cool) Kanyakumari.
Kashmir is cooler than Kanvakumari.

BSE Odisha 8th Class English Solutions Test-2

Question (iv)
Elephant is (big) lion.
Elephant is bigger than lion.

Question (v)
The Sun is (hot) the moon.
The sun is hotter than the moon.

Question (vi)
Ankit is (smart) Swagat.
Ankit is smarter than Swagat.

8. a. Read the following text and do the tasks that follow.
Kalu was a poor stonecutter. One day, it was hot, and Kalu did not feel like working. He put his axe down and said, “I want to be rich”. Suddenly, an angel came down from heaven and said, “You shall be rich”. And so, Kalu became rich. He ate and drank all day. One day he saw a king. Everybody bowed to him. Kalu said, “Money isn’t enough. I want to be a king”. The angel came again, and made him a king. Now everybody bowed to him. Kalu was happy. One day, he was going around his country. The hot sun burnt him. Suddenly Kalu shouted, “I want to be the Sun”.

Answer the questions in complete sentences.

Question 1.
Who was Kalu ?
Kalu was poor stonecutter.

Question 2.
Why didn’t Kalu feel like working ?
Kalu didn’t feel like working because it was very hot.

Question 3.
Who came down from the heaven ?
An angel came down from the heaven.

BSE Odisha 8th Class English Solutions Test-2

Question 4.
What did Kalu see one day ?
One day Kalu saw a king.

Question 5.
What burnt Kalu ?
The hot sun burnt Kalu.

b. Given below is a conversation between Kalu and the angel. Some lines are missing. Fill in the missing lines. (Question with Answer)

Some lines are missing. Fill in the missing lines

Kalu : I am not happy.
Angel : Why?
Kalu : I want to be rich.
Angel : You shall be rich.
Kalu : I am not happy.
Angel : Why
Kalu : I want to be a king.
Angel : You shall be king.
Kalu : I’m not happy.
Angel : Why
Kalu : I want to be the sun.
Angel : You will be the sun.

BSE Odisha 8th Class English Solutions Test-2

9. Read the following text and do the tasks that follow.
1. Budhiram was proud. He was proud of his wealth. He always talked about the things he had. He had a talking doll; a singing watch and a magic pen with different kinds of ink inside it. He talked about them so much that the villagers got bored with his talk. They called him Budhuram.
2. One day Kitu played a trick on Budhiram. He said, “Uncle, I have got some special paintings from Delhi. You can’t find such paintings anywhere”.
3. Budhiram wanted to see those special paintings. The next day he went to Kitu’s house. He said, “Dear Kitu, are your paintings as good as my singing watch ? Let’s see those paintings.”
4. Kitu said, “Come uncle. See the first one. “Kitu brought out a painting from a box. The painting was about a girl crossing a bridge. She was carrying an open umbrella as it was raining. Budhiram asked, “What is so special about this painting ?” Kitu replied, “Uncle ! Wait for the weather to change, please”.

a. Answer the questions in complete sentences.
1. What was Budhiram proud of?

2. What did he always talk about?

3. What did Budhiram have?

4. Why did villagers call Budhiram ‘Budhuram’?

5. What are the meanings of Budhiram and Budhuram. What is the difference?

6. Who played a trick on Budhiram?

b. Write five simple and short sentnces abut Budhiram. One is given. Budhiram was proud. _________________________

c. Given below is a conversaton between Budhiram and Kitu. Fill in the missing parts.

BSE Odisha 8th Class English Solutions Test-2

Kitu : Good morning, uncle.
Budhi : _________________________
Kitu : How are you?
Budhi : _________________________
Kitu : Do you have a talking doll?
Budhi : Yes,
Kitu : _________________________
Budhi : Yes, I have a singing watch.
Kitu : Do you have a magic pen?
Budhi : _________________________

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