The School Boy Question Answer | UP Board Class 8th English Chapter 17 Solution

The School Boy Questions & Answers – Solution for UP Board Class 8 English Text Book Chapter 17. Get the Exercise Solutions of the activity Questions from The School Boy Class 8 English Chapter 17 English Text Book. You can comment below if you have any difficulty understanding the solutions.

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Comprehension Question & Answer

Question 1.

Answer the following questions:

(1) Find three or four words/phrases in stanza 1 that reflect the child’s happiness and joy.

Answer : The phrases or words are- ‘love torise’, ‘skylark sings with me’, ‘sweet company’.

(2) In stanza 2, the mood changes. Which words/phrases reflect the changed mood?

Answer : Words or phrases reflecting a changed mood include “it drives all joy away” and “in sighing and dismay.”

(3) ‘A cruel eye outworn’ (stanza 2) refers to

(i) the classroom which is shabby/noisy.

(ii) the lessons which are difficult/uninteresting.

(iii) the dull/uninspiring life at school with lots of work and no play.

Answer : (iii) the dull/in inspiring life at school with lots of work and no play.

(4) Why cannot a bird be joyful in a cage?

Answer : A bird soars high in the sky and roams freely throughout the day. Its joy and happiness are hindered if it is confined in a cage, unable to experience the freedom of flight.

UP Board English Class 8 Chapter 17 Word Power Solution

Question 1.

Find the antonyms of the following words from the poem:

(1) sour

Answer : sweet.

(2) happiness

Answer : sorrow.

(3) rise

Answer : drop.

(4) hard

Answer : tender.

(5) disappear

Answer : appear.

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