Niketan Class 8 English Chapter 1 Silver, Sankardev Sishu Niketan Class 8 English Chapter 1 Silver Poem Question Answer to each chapter is provided in the list so that you can easily browse through different chapters and select needs one.
Niketan Class 8 English Chapter 1 Silver
Niketan Class 8 English Lesson 1 Silver can be of great value to excel in the examination. Assam Board Niketan Class 8 English Chapter 1 Silver gives you a better knowledge of all the chapters. You can get solutions to questions of both basic and advanced levels.
Chapter – 1
SANKARDEV SISHU NIKETAN
Working with the poem
A. Write six pair of rhyming words from the poem. Read each pair aloud. Example: Moon-Shoon
Ans :- Sees-trees; Catch-thatch; Log-dog; Peep-sleep; By-eye and Gleam-stream.
B. Answer the following questions :
Q.1. Where do you think the poet was, when he wrote the poem?
Ans :- The poet Walter De La Mare was in a garden when he composed the poem ‘Silver’.
Q.2. How do the moonbeams transform the appearance of things on which they fall?
Ans :- The moonbeams transform the appearance of things on which they fall by lending a silver tinge or hue to them.
Q.3. Where is the dog lying? How does the poet describe his paws?
Ans :- The dog is the lying in his kennel. The poet describe the dog’s paws as being of silver.
Q.4. Why does the poet call the fish ‘moveless’ ?
Ans :- The pole calls the fish ‘moveless’ because they appear so to him in the moonlight.
Q.5. Describe the effect of the moonlight on water ?
Ans :- The water looks like a silver stream due to the moonlight falling on it.
Q.6. Can you suggest another title for this poem ?
Ans :- Another title for the poem could be ‘The Moonlight Garden’.
C. The home of a bee is called ‘hive’. Find out two words from the poem that mean the home/shelter of animal/bird. Write the home/shelter of the following animals/birds :
Two words from the poem that mean home/shelter of bird/animal are kennel (dog) and cote (dove)
D. Make adverbs from the following adjectives:
E. Write a paragraph on what you saw in your garden on a moonlight evening.
Ans :- The moonlight on my garden lit up the entire area with a gleaming hue. It lent a out-of-the-world aura to the trees and flower plants that appeared magical in the silvery light. The peebles shone like little diamonds. The water fountain seemed to be overflowing with a silver stream. My garden looked like a place out of a fairy-tale book on a moonlight evening.
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