Question No: 4
[Answer to the following questions]
1. Unit, Lesson: 1, 1
a) With whom did Anwar go to his new school?
b) What kind of man was the headmaster of Nurpur High School?
c) Why was Anwar worried?
d) What did the headmaster tell Anwar to get rid of his nervousness?
e) What made Anwar change his school?
f) What did Anwar think of a new school?
2. Unit, Lesson: 1, 4
a) What was the subject matter of the discussion with the students and the teacher?
b) Who was Mr. Anis Ahmed?
c) What did Anwar say about his former school?
d) What did the students want to grow in their vegetable garden?
e) “It’s a good idea,” who said this and why?
f) What did the students have with Mr. Ahmed?
g) Why did the students put up their hands?
h) How did some of the students know about gardening?
3. Unit, Lesson: 1, 7
a) How many boys were interested to visit the smithy?
b) Where was the smithy located?
c) How did Mr. Ahmed and they go to the smithy?
d) What was the function of the apprentice?
e) With which were the two blacksmiths’ muscles compared?
f) Why did they walk to the smithy?
g) What were the two blacksmiths doing?
h) How were the two blacksmiths?
4. Unit, Lesson: 1, 10
a) When did the students start to work?
b) What did they use to break the soil?
c) What were the students of class 8 given and why?
d) Why was the piece of land suitable?
e) Why did the students sweat a lot?
f) What did the boys and girls use rakes baskets for?
g) Why did they feel good after their work?
h) How did they get the land?
i) How long did they toil?
5. Unit, Lesson: 1, 11
a) Why are the students of class 8 feeling fresh today?
b) What did the students tell Mrs. Amin about?
c) What was made of old dirty rubbish?
d) Who is feeling very upset and why?
e) What reasons did Mrs. Amin show in favor of fertilizer?
f) When is English taught in class 8?
g) What is the fertilizer near the school garden made from?
h) Why did Sarah feel upset in the school?
i) Who is Mrs. Ayesha Amin talking to in the class?
j) What is in the bamboo bin?
k) What does fertilizer do?
l) What did the students see turning to the window?
6. Unit, Lesson: 1, 13
a) What did Luna and Rina see in the college pond?
b) What did Luna’s father think about the hyacinths?
c) What is the color of the water hyacinths?
d) Who told the girls that water hyacinths can be made into useful things?
e) What is covered with water hyacinths?
f) Where did the college pond stand?
g) How are water hyacinths by nature?
h) What is the utility of water hyacinths?
7. Unit, Lesson: 1, 14
a) What are the things that can be made from water hyacinths?
b) How can water hyacinths be made into fertilizer?
c) Why did the vegetables look lovely and large?
d) Where and why did Mrs. Salam and two girls sit?
e) Do you think that water hyacinths are worse than useless?
f) Who is Rehana Salam?
g) How do the vegetables look?
h) What does Mrs. Salam point to?
i) What do the girls see in a magazine?
8. Unit, Lesson: 2, 1
a) Who was happy and why?
b) Who was Aesop?
c) Who gave the correct reply to Mrs. Amin’s question?
d) In which country did Aesop live?
e) Who made people happy by telling fables?
9. Unit, Lesson: 2, 2
a) Why did Ayesha Amin like to tell stories from her memory?
b) What did Aesop use to teach the people and why?
c) Where did the students work hard? And why did they work hard?
d) In what way can the stories with a moral help us?
e) Who was the popular storyteller to the students?
f) Who is famous for fables?
g) Why did students like stories of Mrs. Amin?
h) What is boring to the people?
i) What was the moral of Mrs. Amin’s story?
j) Why did Ayesha Amin tell stories from memory?
k) What did Aesop like?
l) What are fables?
10. Unit, Lesson: 2, 3
a) Where did the two friends live?
b) What did Mr. Grasshopper like?
c) What was the advice of Mr. Grasshopper to Mr. Ant?
d) What kind of farmer was Mr. Ant?
e) Who were the two friends and where did they live?
f) How did Mr. Ant pass his days?
g) What, according to Mr. Grasshopper, took care of the crops?
h) How did Mr. Ant eat?
i) What was Mr. Grasshopper’s advice to Mr. Ant?
j) Who were Mr. Ant and Mr. Grasshopper?
k) How did Mr. Ant work on his farm?
l) How did Mr. Ant take care of his crops?
m) What did Mr. Ant say regarding his eating?
11. Unit, Lesson: 2, 4
a) What did Mr. Grasshopper do while Mr. Ant worked on his farm?
b) Why didn’t Mr. Grasshopper work during the summer?
c) What did Mr. Ant care about?
d) What did Mr. Ant do while Mr. Grasshopper enjoyed his leisure?
e) Why didn’t Mr. Ant sing with Mr. Grasshopper?
f) Who did Mr. Grasshopper think was famous?]
12. Unit, Lesson: 2, 5
a) What did Mr. Grasshopper ask Mr. Ant after singing his song again?
b) Why did Mr. Ant want to return to his farm?
c) What did Mr. Grasshopper do while Mr. Ant continued to work?
d) How did Mr. Ant store his grain?
e) How did Mr. Grasshopper enjoy his leisure?
f) What was Mr. Grasshopper busy with?
g) How did Mr. Ant pass his valuable time?
h) What is the difference between Mr. Ant and Mr. Grasshopper?
i) Where was Mr. Ant busy and how was he so?
j) How do you know that Mr. Ant was a good friend to Mr. Grasshopper?
13. Unit, Lesson: 2, 6
a) Who stayed inside his house in winter?
b) Who knocked at the door?
c) How is the weather in Greece in winter?
d) What did Mr. Grasshopper tell Mr. Ant?
e) How did the countryside look like in the winter?
14. Unit, Lesson: 2, 7
a) How did Mr. Grasshopper feel after having his breakfast?
b) Why wasn’t there any food in the house of Mr. Grasshopper?
c) Whom did Mr. Ant tell about his friend?
d) Why did Mr. Ant sell many of his crops?
e) What happened after some time?
f) What did Mr. Grasshopper say having his breakfast?
g) What did Mr. Ant ask his wife?
h) What did the reply of Mr. Ant’s wife?
i) When did Mr. Ant think that he should start working again?
j) What did Mr. Ant find when the days grew winter?
15. Unit, Lesson: 2, 9
a) Why did the students plant all season vegetables?
b) A vegetable mentioned in the passage has two names. What are the names?
c) What color is an okra?
d) Why did the vegetables grow in the school garden very well?
e) What did the students see in their school garden?
f) What is the difference between red amaranth and green amaranth?
g) What different kinds of vegetables are available in Bangladesh?
h) What are the features of black colocasia?
i) Which type of vegetables did the students plant and why?
j) Write the name of vegetables that were in Mr. Ahmed’s all-season vegetable chart.
16. Unit, Lesson: 2, 10
a) How were the tender young plants growing?
b) Who was worried and why?
c) Where did they build their house?
d) Why were Mr. Anis and his wife shocked?
e) How long did they live there?
17. Unit, Lesson: 2, 11
a) Why did Mr. Ahmed and his wife plant some more seeds and seedlings?
b) Why did they make mats?
c) Why did Mr. Ahmed and his wife make a fence?
d) What was their new problem?
e) Why did they plant a hedge around the edge of the garden?
18. Unit, Lesson: 2, 12
a) What did Mr. Ahmed and his wife do when they found birds in their garden?
b) Who were eating the lovely plants?
c) Why did they make a scarecrow?
d) What did they do to protect the plants?
e) Why were they called ‘enemy’?
19. Unit, Lesson: 2, 15
a) How do the eggplants look like?
b) What things did Mrs. Salam see in Rina’s school garden?
c) What did Rina request her mother for?
d) Who were shocked when the eggplants were gone?
e) Who do they think can give the information about missing the eggplants?
f) What does everyone admire?
g) What things did Mrs. Salam see in the school garden?
h) Why were Rina and her friends shocked?
i) What did Luna say about the eggplants that were gone?
j) What did Rina compare the eggplants to?
20. Unit, Lesson: 2, 17
a) How did Suruj Ali earn his livelihood?
b) What were the outstanding qualities of Suruj Ali?
c) When did some of Hamidur Rahman’s friends come to visit him?
d) What was Suruj Ali’s intention of going to the orchard?
e) What was Suruj Ali’s occupation?
f) When were the mangoes ripe?
g) Who was Hamidur Rahman?
h) Why did Hamidur Rahman ask Suruj Ali to pick some mangoes?
i) How did the mangoes taste?
j) How was Suruj Ali?
k) Why did Suruj Ali pick the sour mangoes?
l) Why did Hamidur Rahman call Suruj Ali back?
m) Who was the owner of the mango orchard?
n) Why did Suruj Ali pick some mangoes?
o) What happened when Hamidur Rahman and his friends started to eating mangoes?
p) What did Hamidur Rahman give Suruj Ali and why?
q) What moral lesson do you learn after reading the above passage?
r) Who came to visit Hamidur Rahman and in which season?
21. Unit, Lesson: 2, 18
a) What did Suruj Ali do when he knew that the mangoes were sour?
b) Why did Hamidur Rahman shout?
c) Why didn’t Suruj Ali know about the taste of the mangoes?
d) Why was Mr. Rahman proud of Suruj Ali?
e) Why did Mr. Hamidur Rahman call Suruj Ali for the second time?
f) How long had Suruj Ali been working in Mr. Rahman’s orchard?