Niketan Class 8 English Chapter 5 God Sees the Truth but Waits

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God Sees the Truth but Waits

Chapter – 5

ENGLISH

SANKARDEV SISHU NIKETAN

Q.1. What kind of life did Ivan live before his marriage?

Ans :- Before marriage Ivan used to drink and became riotous when he drank too much. After marriage, he gave up drinking except now and then.

Q.2. Why Ivan’s wife want him to postpone his departure for the fair ?

Ans :-  Ivan’s wife dreamt a bad dream on the preceding night of his journey to the fair. So she requested Ivan to postpone his journey.

Q.3. How did Ivan interpret his wife’s dream ?

Ans :- Ivan interpret his wife’s dream as a good sign which denoted that he would earn huge profit and become a rich man.

Q.4. On his way to the fair, Ivan spent a night at an inn ? Why did he start early next morning ?

Ans :- Ivan wanted to travel while it was cool. So he kept the horse ready and resumed his journey before daw.

Q.5. What made the police officer certain that Ivan had committed the crime ?

Ans :- Policeman searched Ivan’s luggages and found a blood stained knife in Ivan’s bag.

Q.6. What the people of Kiev say about Ivan ?

Ans :- On enquiries with the people of Kiev, they said that in former days he used to drink and riot, but he was a good man at heart.

Q.7. Why did Ivan decide to appeal to God alone for mercy ?

Ans :- Ivan found that his wife also suspected him as a murderer. Since only God knows the truth and justice could be expected from Him, Ivan decided to appeal to God only for mercy.

Q.8. What was the punishment given to Ivan ?

Ans :- Ivan was condemned to be flogged and then sent to work in the mines of Siberia.

Q.9. How was Ivan treated in prison ?

Ans :- The prison authorities liked Ivan for his humility and good behaviour. The fellow prisoners respected him and when there was any quarrel among the prisoners, they came to him to settle the matter.

Q.10. Who was Makar Semyonich ? What does he tell the other convict about himself ?

Ans :- Makar Semyonich was a new convict brought to Siberia. He was a tall strong man of 50 years of age. He boasted to other convicts that he had been to the prison a couple of times earlier. But he never stayed behind the bars for long.

Q.11. How did Ivan became certain that it was Makar who had murdered the merchant ?

Ans :- When Ivan wanted to know who killed the merchant, Mark made a sarcastic remark. It must have been he in whose bag the knife was found, Makar said. When Ivan heard these words, he had no doubt that this was the man who had killed the merchant.

Q.12. What were Ivan’s feelings about Makar when he became certain that it was he who had killed the merchant ?

Ans :- Ivan was terribly upset. His anger against Makar was so great that he fined for revenge, even if he himself had to die for it.

Q.13. Why did Makar threatened to kill Ivan ?

Ans :- Ivan saw Makar digging a hole to create an escape route. Makar was scared of heavy punishment if the matter was reported to the jail authorities. So he warned Ivan not to divulge anything. If Ivan doesn’t comply, Makar threatened to kill him.

Q.14. What did the jailer want to know from Ivan ? Why did Ivan not tell what he know ?

Ans :- The jailer wanted to know from Ivan who was digging a tunnel under the shelf. Ivan thought that he would not be benefited if Makar was flogged to death for what he had done. So Ivan did not disclose anything.

Q.15. What was it that brought about a change in Ivan’s heart ?

Ans :- When Ivan found that his wife was also suspecting him as a murderer, he lost interest in life. Later when he learnt that his children were living happily without him, he became a philanthropic person.

3. Grammar and Usage: 

Complete the following comparisons.

1. As black as coal.

2. As dry as dust.

3. As brittle as glass.

4. As blind as a bat.

5. As cunning as a fox.

6. As white as snow.

7. As busy as a bee.

8. As firm as a rock.

9. As faithful as a dog.

10. As deep as a well.

11. As greedy as a wolf.

12. As gentle as a lamb.

4. Fill up the blanks. Put a proper form of be wherever required.

1. Last year, we ………… play cricket every evening.

Ans :- Last year, we used to play cricket every evening.

2. At first we didn’t like this game because we ………….. (not) …………… playing it. But now we …………… playing this nice game.

Ans :- At first we didn’t like this game because we were not used to playing it. But now we are used to playing this nice game.

3. When we were in the Holy Heart School, we ………. have classes, in the morning. When the afternoon classes started, we were unhappy because we ……….. having out afternoons free.

Ans :- When were in the Holy Heart School, was used to have classes in the morning. When the afternoon classes started, we were unhappy because we were not having out afternoons free.

4. Kundan …………. miss the classes when he was at school. Now he …………. gambling also. He …………. smoke even when he was very young. I …………… (not) …………. living in the company of such persons.

Ans :- Kundan used to miss the classes when he was at school. Now he is used to gambling also. He used to smoke even when he was very young. I am not used to living in the company of such persons.

Additional

Riotous   –  উৎপতীয়া।

Now and then  –  মাজে-সময়ে, কেতিয়াবা।

Inn  –  ৰাস্তাৰ দাঁতিত থকা‌ সৰু হোটেল, য’ত খাদ্যপ্ৰণালী আৰু থকা ঠাই পোৱা যায়।

Harnessed  –  harness হৈছে এবিধ সৰঞ্জাম যাৰ দ্বাৰা ঘোঁৰ গাড়ীৰ সৈতে বান্ধি দিয়া হয়।

Preparations  –  প্ৰস্তুতি, সাজু হোৱা।

Travel –  ভ্ৰমণ কৰা।

Robber  –  ডকাইত।

Search –  খানাতালাচ কৰা।

Unstrapped  –  ঢাকনি খুলি দিয়া, ৰচীৰ বান্ধোন সোলোকোৱা।

Warder  –  কাৰাগাৰত বন্দীসকলৰ ৰখীয়া।

Troika  –  তিনিটা ঘোঁৰাৰে টনা‌ সৰু গাড়ী, ৰাচিয়াত প্ৰচলিত।

Alighted – গাড়ী বা ঘোঁৰাৰ পৰা নমা।

Riot  –  উৎপাত কৰা।

Tried –  আদালতত বিচাৰ কৰা।

Rouble  –  ৰাচিয়ান মুদ্ৰা।

Petition  –  দৰ্খাস্ত, আবেদন।

Condemned –  দণ্ডাজ্ঞাপ্ৰাপ্ত।

Flogged –  সৌকাৰে নিৰ্মমভাৱে প্ৰহাৰ কৰা।

Siberia – ৰাচিয়াৰ পূব প্ৰান্তৰ অঞ্চল।

Convicts –  দণ্ডপ্ৰাপ্ত কয়দী ( কাৰাবাস খাটি থকা )।

Behind the bars –  কাৰাগাৰ।

Blab –  গোপনীয় কথা বেকত কৰা।

Suffer –  কষ্ট ভোগ কৰা।

Glance –  কেৰাহিকৈ চোৱা।

Peered –  গভীৰভাৱে চাবলৈ বা বুজিবলৈ চেষ্টা কৰা।

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