A Visit To Cambridge Question Answer | UP Board | Class 8 Chapter 4 Solution

A Visit To Cambridge is a story between two famous personalities – Stephen Hawking & Firdaus Kanga. This is a text book prose of Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Education Board’s Class 8 English Text Book. The Chapter 3 All Exercise question answer from this topic is given here. The solution of UP Board Class 8 Lesson 4 Activity Model MCQ, Grammar, Comprehension Questions on “A Visit to Cambridge” can downloaded in PDF from the link below.

A Visit To Cambridge english question answer solution for lesson 4 up board class 8 text book

Comprehension Questions

Question 1.

Answer the following questions:

(a) Name the book written by Stephen Hawking.

Answer : The renowned physicist Stephen Hawking authored the acclaimed book titled “A Brief History of Time.”

(b) What makes the “differently abled” people stronger, according to the author ?

Answer : According to the author, what empowers “differently abled” individuals is witnessing someone similar to them accomplish something significant.

(c) What is the scientist’s message for the disabled?

Answer : The scientist conveyed a message to the disabled, advising them to focus on their strengths.

(d) The writer expresses his great gratitude to Stephen Hawking. What is the gratitude for?

Answer : The writer conveyed immense gratitude to Stephen Hawking for sparing time from his hectic schedule and providing inspiration that contributed to improving the author’s life.

Word Power

Question 1.

Choose the words from the box which can be substituted for the given sentences:

deaf, illiterate, blind, dumb, lame

(1) One who cannot see ___________.

Answer : blind.

(2) One who cannot hear ___________.

Answer : deaf.

(3) One who cannot speak ____________.

Answer : dumb.

(4) One who cannot walk ____________.

Answer : lame.

(5) One who cannot read or write ___________.

Answer : illiterate.

Question 2.

Make six such phrases using the words given in the box :

Read/Session , Smile/face, Revolve/chair, Walk/tour, Dance/doll, Win/chance

Answer :

(1) a reading session

(2) a smile face

(3) a revolve chair

(4) a walking tour

(5) a dancing doll

(6) a winning chance

Language Practice Question Answer

Question 1.

Use neither……nor to join the pairs of sentences given below. One has been done for you:

(1) I don’t eat candy. I don’t eat cake.

Answer : I neither eat candy nor cake.

(2) I don’t like John. I don’t like Peter.

Answer : I neither like John nor Peter.

(3) He did not come. He did not call.

Answer : He neither came nor called.

(4) He does not drink. He does not smoke.

Answer : He neither came nor does he drink nor smoke.

(5) She did not like Rome. She did not like Paris.

Answer : She neither liked Rome nor Paris.

Question 2.

Use all or both in the blanks. Tell your partner why you chose one or the other.

(1) He has two brothers. __________ are lawyers.

Answer : He has two brothers. Both are lawyers.

(2) More than ten persons called. _____________ of them wanted to see you.

Answer : More than ten persons called. All of them wanted to see you.

(3) They __________ cheered the team.

Answer : They All cheered the team.

(4) ____________ her parents are teachers.

Answer : Both her parents are teachers.

(5) How much have you got? Give me __________ of it.

Answer : How much have you got? Give me All of it.

Question 3.

Use of lets and let’s:

(1) His mother him watch T.V. till midnight.

Answer : His mother lets him watch T.V. till midnight.

(2) hope for the best.

Answer : Let’s hope for the best.

(3) see what is on the menu.

Answer : Let’s see what is on the menu.

(4) The teacher the children play.

Answer : The teacher lets, the children play.

(5) He his dog to go out.

Answer : He lets his dog to go out.

(6) go fishing.

Answer : Let’s go fishing.

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