Thursday, July 9, 2020

Solution of Class Eight (VIII) English | Unit- Ten | Habits and Behaviour

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Solution of Class Eight (VIII) English | Unit- Ten | Habits and Behaviour

Habits and Behaviour

Good Habit

Ways with words
1. Read the text above and fill in the blanks with the correct words given below.
[atmosphere, determine, paradigm, prioritize, self-confidence]
a. Our good or bad habits ………… our character.
... Answer:
determine


b. ………… means perception like a pair of glasses that determines whether we can see things clearly or not.
... Answer:
Paradigm


c. We should …………good habits in our life.
... Answer:
prioritize


d. We should maintain our …………even at hard times.
... Answer:
self-confidence


e. We should create an appropriate………… to foster the good habits in a child.
... Answer:
atmosphere

2. Read the text above and match the words with their meanings.
  1. eliminate- remove, eradicate
  2. proactive - taking the initiative
  3. career- at work
  4. communicate- to exchange information, news, ideas, etc.
  5. dimensions- proportions, measurements
Read and answer
1. Read the text again and answer the following questions.
a. What do you mean by good habits?
... Answer:
By good habits I mean behaviours which are beneficial to our physical and mental health, and often connected with discipline and self- control.


b. How can we cultivate good habits in us?
... Answer:
We can cultivate good habits in us by having good paradigm.


c. When do we realize 'how poor our current vision is'?
... Answer:
We realize 'how poor our current vision is' when we get a new and better paradigm.


d. What shapes our character? How?
... Answer:
Our habits, good or bad shape our character. It happens when we prioritize our good habits.


e. Who is responsible for our happiness and unhappiness?
... Answer:
We, ourselves are responsible for our happiness and unhappiness.


f. Why do we need to cultivate a personal mission statement?
... Answer:
we need to cultivate a personal mission statement because it acts as a road map to guide our decision-making process.


g. What are the four key dimensions of life?
... Answer:
The four key dimensions of life are body, brain, heart and soul.


h. Why should we reflect ourselves from time to time?
... Answer:
We should reflect ourselves from time to time to reveal our reality, i.e. our strengths and weaknesses.


Grammar
Fill in the blanks with words or phrases given below.
[may, might, is sure/ certain/ bound to, is likely/ unlikely to, could, probably/ certainly/ definitely, I doubt, I expect, will not]
a. There is ……… to be much snow this winter.
... Answer:
unlikely


b. In ten years' time everyone is ……… have a digital watch.
... Answer:
sure to


c. We ………discover major new sources of energy.
... Answer:
could


d. In our lifetime, the robots ………… take over most manual work.
... Answer:
might


e. Man ……… colonize the space by 2050.
... Answer:
may


Writing
Choose one of the zodiac signs (yours or your friends’) and write about the horoscope you have chosen in about 100 words.
... Answer:
For the answer, you'd better see an English newspaper.

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