AJB Class 8 English Chapter 14 To Err is Human

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To Err is Human

Chapter – 14

অসম জাতীয় বিদ্যালয়



1.Answer the following questions in single sentences from your text. (এটা বাক্যত তলৰ প্রশ্ন কেইটাৰ উত্তৰ দিয়া।)

(a) Why have Rashmi’s friends gathered in her house ? (ৰশ্মিৰ বন্ধু বান্ধৱী কিয় তাইৰ ঘৰত উপস্থিত হৈছিল ?) 

Ans. Rashmi’s friends have gathered in her house because it was her birthday.

(b) What does Rahul wish Rashmi while presenting her the ‘Neem sapling’ ? (ৰাহুলে ‘নিম’ৰ পুলিটো দি কি বুলি ইচ্ছা প্ৰকাশ কৰিলে ?) 

Ans: Rahul wishes that like the Neem sapling’ ‘Rashmi’s birthday may bring freshness to her life.

(c) Why has Mini not come to Rashmi’s house to attend the birthday party ? (মিনী ৰশ্মিৰ পাৰ্টিলৈ কিয় অহা নাছিল ?)

Ans. Mini does not like mixup with friends and she likes to stay aloof so she has not come to Rashmi’s house to attend the birthday party.  

(d) What was Mini doing in her room when Rubi went to meet her ? ( (যেতিয়া ৰুবীয়ে লগ কৰিবলৈ গৈছিল তেতিয়া মিনিয়ে তাইৰ ৰুমতে কি কৰি আছিল ?)

Ans: Mini was watching a horror film in her room when Rubi went to meet her.

(e) Why does Mini like to watch horror film ? (মিনিয়ে কিয় কল্পকাহিনীৰ ছবি চাই ভাল পায় ?)

Ans: Mini likes to watch horror film because it gives her much thrill and excitement.

(f) What bad habit has Mini started ? (মিনিয়ে কি বেয়া অভ্যাস আৰম্ভ কৰিছিল ?)

Ans: Mini has started a bad habit of talking inside the classroom.

(g) What did Mini do when she was asked to solve a sum on the board ? (মিনিক যেতিয়া বৰ্ডত অংক কৰিবলৈ কৈছিল তাই কি কৰিলে ? )

Ans: Mini lied and complained of a headache when she was asked to solve a sum on the board.

(h) Why did Rashmi and her friends try to solve the problem secretly ? (কিয় ৰশ্মি আৰু তাইৰ বন্ধুসকলে সমস্যাটো গুপুতে সমাধানৰ চেষ্টা কৰিছিল ?)

Ans: Rashmi and her friends tried to solve the problem secretly because otherwise there will be an unnecessary gossip in the school. 

(i) Why is Mini happy ? (মিনি কিয় সুখী)

Ans: Mini was happy because she realized her fault and saved from going astray and being ruined.

(i) What new plan Rahul talk about? (ৰাহুলে কি নতুন পৰিকল্পনাৰ কথা কৈছিল ?) 

Ans: Rahul talked about their new plan of forming a science club in their school.

2. Give brief answers to the following questions. (তলৰ প্ৰশ্নকেইটাৰ চমু উত্তৰ দিয়া) 

(a) What did Rubi experience in Mini’s room ? (মিনীয়ে ৰীৰ ঘৰত কি অভিজ্ঞাতা পালে ?) 

Ans: Rubi experienced so many changes in Mini’s room. The atmo sphere of the room was very suffocating. The light was off, and curtains drown. She felt very irritating in the room.

(b) What did Nitin say about Mini ? (মিনিৰ বিষয়ে কি কৈছিল ?)

Ans: Nitin did not like to talk about Mini as she has changed completely. He said that she doesn’t look at them and she shows herself to be more intelligent than anybody else.

(c) What information does Rashmi get about Mini ? Who does she tell it ? (ৰশ্মিয়ে মিনিৰ সম্পৰ্কে কি বাৰ্তা লাভ কৰিছিল ? তাই এই কথাটো কাক কৈছিল ?)

Ans: Rashmi got an information about Mini that she exchanged different types of VCDs and books and many other things secretly with her friends. Rashmi told all these to Rubi.

(d) What Lesson does Mini learn? why is she grateful towards her friends ? (মিনিয়ে কি পাঠ শিকিলে ? তাই বন্ধুসকলৰ প্ৰতি কিয় কৃতজ্ঞ ?

Ans: Mini learned that one should always keep good company and it is very bad to spend much time in watching films and reading useless books.

She is very grateful towards her friends because only because of them she has been saved from being ruined.

(e) What does Nitin say about the responsibility of a student towards the society ? (এজন ছাত্ৰৰ সমাজৰ প্ৰতি কেনেকুৱা দায়িত্ব থকা বুলি কৈছে ?) 

Ans: Nitin says that this is the right time to shape their character and no one should ignore duly.

Nitin has also mentioned their  responsibility towards the society that as senior they have to show the juniors what is good and what is bad. 

3. What does Mini realize after giving up the bad company ? What does she decide to do now ? (বেয়া বন্ধুৰ সংগ ত্যাগ কৰি মিনিয়ে কি উপলব্ধি কৰিলে ? এতিয়া তাই কি কৰাৰ সিদ্ধান্ত ল’লে ?)

Ans: After giving up the bad company Mini realizes that one should always keep good company otherwise one may have gone astray and ruined. Moreover she realized that it is very bad to spend much time in watching films and reading useless books. Even she felt very weak both physically and mentally, When she indulged herself in the harmful activities and ignored her study.

Now she decides to study hard and work hard.

4. Write whether the following statements are true or false. (শুদ্ধ নে অশুদ্ধ লিখা)

(a) Rashmi’s friends present her a book on her birthday.

Ans: True.

(b) Rahul wants to wait for Mini.

Ans: False.

(c) Rubi finds the atmosphere of Mini’s room very suffocating.

Ans: True.

(d) Rashmi’s mother does not enjoy the chatting of children.

Ans: False.

(e) The children are going to take their examination after fifteen days.

Ans: True.

(f) They had to fix a date for the next meeting of the science club.

Ans: False.

Grammar and Usage (ব্যাকৰণ আৰু ব্যৱহাৰ)

5. Answer the following questions.

(a) Rani: I am hungry now. 

Question: What did Rani say ?

Ans: Rani said that she was hungry then.

(b) Teacher: Saurav in the best boy in my class.

Question: What did the teacher say ?

Ans: The teacher said that saurav was the best boy in his class.

(c) Mohan: Are the grapes sour ?

Question: What did Mohan ask ?

Ans: Mohan asked if the grapes were sour.

(d) The guest: Does the dog bite ? 

Question: What did the guest ask ?

Ans: The guest asked if the dog bite.

(e) Father: Why is the child crying ? 

Question: What did the father ask ?

Ans: The father asked why the child was crying.

6. Now rewrite the following sentences in the direct speech.

(a) Mother warned me not to run in the sun. 

Ans: Mother said to me, don’t run in the sun.

(b) We all wished that our motherland might prosper.

Ans: We all said, “May our motherland prosper.”

(c) The priest prayed that God might bless me.

Ans: The priest said, “May God bless you,”

(d) The little girl exclaimed with wonder that the butterfly was very beautiful.

Ans: The little girl said, ‘How beautiful the butterfly is.”

(e) Father requested me to bring him a glass of water.

Ans: Father said to me, “please bring me a glass of water.


7. Choose the correct meaning of the sentences from the alternatives given.

(a) She’s a very good student.

(i) She is a very good student.

(ii) She has a very good student.

Ans: (i) She is a very good student.

(b) He’d have a glass of milk every morning.

(i) He had have a glass of milk every morning.

(ii) He would have a glass of milk every morning.

Ans: (ii) He would have a glass of milk every morning.

(c) Who’s your favourite singer ?

(i) Whose your favourite singer ?

(ii) Who is your favourite singer ?

Ans: (ii) Who is your favourite singer ?

(d) Mitu’s gone out.

(i) Mitu is gone out.

(ii) Mitu has gone out.

Ans: (ii) Mitu has gone out.


8. Discussion in dialogue : ―

Ratul : Never mind Bitu, accident are like these only, nobody know when it comes. Fray for fast recovery, 

Good luck you are alive and it is not our annual exam.

Ankit : O.K. Bitu, I will write and submit one application for you to principal Mam.

Bitu : Thanks you are here with me, otherwise I could have de pressed. One more thing, you please keep the question papers properly. So that after realising me from Hospital I will examine myself.

Jadu : Please Bitu don’t talk much, orgain you will have head ache. We are there to help you in all concern. You just think about speedy recovery.

Grammars : পাঠটিৰ শেষত Reported speech ৰ সম্পৰ্কে শিকো আহা। 

I. Imperative sentences in Reported speech মুখ্য নিয়ম:

I. Reporting verb, Reported speech ৰ অৰ্থ অনুসৰি তলত দিয়া ধৰণে পৰিবৰ্তন হয়।

Idea or feeling : related Verb.

Command : Command, Order, tell request,

Request : beg, ask, implore, desire, solicit etc.

advice : Advice, urge, persuade etc.

2. “To’ infintie ৰ ব্যৱহাৰ হয়।

I.(i) My mother said to me, ‘Don’t waste your time in reading such useless books.”

Ans: My mother ordered me not to waste my time in reading such useless books.

(ii) I said to him, “Be polite to others. 

Ans: I advised him to be polite to others.

(II). Exclamatory and optative sentences in Reported speech.

(i) Reporting verb তলত দিয়া ধৰণে পৰিবৰ্তন হয় – Exclaim + with + joy/ sorrow/ fear/ anger/ wonder/ surprise/ pain/ request/ cry out.

2. Reporting verb optative sentence ৰ ক্ষেত্ৰত তলত দিয়া ধৰণে পৰিবৰ্তন হয়।wish/ pray/ long far/ desire.

(i) He said to me, “oh what an excellent idea you have got!” 

Ans: He exclaimed with wonder that I had got an excellent idea. 

(I) I said to kumari, “Good night! see you again.”

Ans: I wished kumari good night and told her to see her again.

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