NCERT Solutions for Class 8 English CBSE

In CBSE Class 8, English has 23 chapters. Because of its excessive length, English is tough to study at one go. Hence, NCERT Textbook Solutions are a perfect choice. TopperLearning provides NCERT Textbook Solutions for CBSE Class 8 students so that they can prepare for the language exam effectively.

Our Textbook Solutions are based on the latest NCERT syllabus to help CBSE Class 8 students to gain in-depth clarity on the language. Our NCERT Textbook Solutions cover more than 500+ solved questions, which assist students to score better in their examination. Another reason CBSE Class 8 students prefer our NCERT Textbook Solutions are because they are prepared by English professors who exactly know what questions will be asked in the examination. 

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NCERT Solutions for Class 8 English

The NCERT Solutions for Class 8 English for CBSE includes the following chapters:


Chapter 1 - The Best Christmas Present in the World

In this Christmas story by Michael Morpurgo, find out how a letter found by the author connects him to characters such as Jim Macpherson and Connie Macpherson. Through Chapter 1 solutions, get answers on comprehension questions such as ‘Who had written the letter?’, ‘Did Jim Macpherson came back from the war?’ and ‘What is Connie’s Christmas present?’. Also, learn about the life of soldiers and whether there is a difference between the soldiers of two armies or not.

Chapter 2 - The Tsunami

The Tsunami Class 8 notes will help you to learn about the bravery, intelligence and trauma through the stories of people who survived a tsunami. Get answers by English experts for all the objective type questions in your NCERT textbook. Through the NCERT Solutions, you’ll learn more about natural calamities and how selfless acts turn people into heroes.

Chapter 3 - Glimpses of the Past

Solutions from this chapter will help you solve questions based on the history of India. Through the solved NCERT questions, revise topics such as untouchability, child marriage, oppression etc. Understand the quotes of Ram Mohan Roy and find out about the ways the British tried to exploit Indians. Pictures have meaning and the NCERT Solutions will help you to write answers on questions related to pictures for this chapter given in your textbook.

Chapter 4 - Bepin Choudhury's Lapse of Memory

Revise the delightful story by Satyajit Ray about Bepin Choudhury and his friend Chunilal. Find out whether Bepin Babu had really lost his memory and forgotten about the Ranchi trip or there was no memory lapse. Read about what Chunilal did and why he did it. Also, get answers on the important idioms covered in this story.

Chapter 5 - The Summit Within

In this chapter, learn about how adventures are pleasurable. Find out the qualities that played an important role in the author’s climb. Understand what was it about Mt Everest that the author found irresistible. The NCERT English Class 8 solutions also include answers for question types such as ‘Fill in the blanks’, ‘Write the noun forms’ and ‘Match the columns’ in your textbook.

Chapter 6 - This is Jody's Fawn

Revise Marjorie Kinnan Rawling’s story about Jody and why he wanted to adopt the fawn in the story. Get the reasons for Jody not wanting to take Mill-wheel with him and why Mill-wheel was afraid to leave Jody alone. Find out how Jody figured out that the fawn is a male. Also, learn about how the doe saved Penny’s life and how Jody took care of the fawn after taking up its responsibility.

Chapter 7 - A Visit to Cambridge

Revisit the story by Firdaus Kanga, a disabled person, on how disability shouldn’t limit a person from living a good life. The chapter tells you about the meeting between the author Firdaus Kanga and Stephen Hawking, one of the world’s notable scientists. The two differently-abled yet extraordinary people exchange thoughts on how ‘normal’ people react to disabled people.

Chapter 8 - A Short Monsoon Diary

Understand the extracts from the diary of one of the favourite authors of children’s books, Ruskin Bond. Learn to write answers on the author’s experience of the monsoon season at a hill station. Get answers on where do rodents take shelter during the monsoon and what does the author do on days when it rains without stopping.

Chapter 9 - The Great Stone Face - I

Through the NCERT Solutions for Chapter 9, expert English teachers will help you understand the story of Ernest and the Great Stone Face. Get answers on what was the prophecy and the reasons for people believing characters such as General Blood-And-Thunder and Gathergold to be the Stone Face. Also, learn about the reasons that led to Ernest not believing in what everybody else believed.

Chapter 10 - The Great Stone Face - II

This chapter will help you understand the second part of the story of Earnest and the Great Stone Face from Chapter 9. Through the chapter solutions, you will find answers on why Earnest hoped that the poet was the Stone Face, why the poet felt that he was not worthy to be the Stone Face, and why the poet proclaimed Earnest as the Stone Face. Also, get answers to other grammar questions present in your NCERT Class 8 English textbook.

It So Happened:

Chapter 1 - How the Camel Got his Hump

Revise the classic tale by Rudyard Kipling on how the camel got his hump. Find out why the camel preferred to live in the desert and what made the dog, the horse and the ox angry. Also, learn about the use of the hump according to the Djinn and what did the writer think about the camel.

Chapter 2 - Children at Work

In this Class 8 English It So Happened chapter, read about the story of Velu and get answers on the changes that take place in his life. Learn to write about the character of Velu and Jaya. English experts will help you with reasons on why Jaya is a brave child, what makes Velu a smart boy, and how waste for some people can be valuable to others.

Chapter 3 - The Selfish Giant

Through the NCERT Solutions for this chapter, understand the story of a selfish giant and how he behaved with children who wanted to play in his beautiful garden. Find out what happened when children stopped coming to play in the giant’s garden and how the little boy changed the giant’s life with a blessing.

Chapter 4  - The Treasure Within

This chapter takes you through the life of the known architect Hafeez Contractor. Through the NCERT Solutions, you will be able to answer questions on what incidents led Hafeez Contractor to pursue a career in architecture. You will learn about his childhood days and how Hafeez Contractor defines Mathematics.

Chapter 5 - Princess September

This Class 8 English chapter tells you a fascinating story of Princess September and her treasured songbird. Understand this story by William Somerset Maugham with the help of accurate answers by English experts. Learn about the peculiar habit of the King of Siam and the intimate friendship of the Princess and the bird. Get answers on why the princess caged the bird and set it free later.

Chapter 6 - The Fight

NCERT Solutions for Chapter 6 will help you study better with answers on the fights between Ranji and the warrior. You’ll learn about what led to the fight between the two boys and how they became friends after getting into a violent fight. Also, read the reasons why Ranji seems to be a better swimmer in the story.

Chapter 7 - The Open Window

This story by Saki tells you how a young girl named Vera scares a nervous guest by telling him a lie about her uncle and his brothers-in-law. Learn about the scary family story narrated by the girl about Mr Sappleton and find out what Mrs Sappleton told the guest about the open window. Also, get to know all the situations in this short story that are good examples of irony.

Chapter 8 - Jalebis

Through the NCERT Solutions, revise the story of an honest boy who ends up buying tempting jalebis with his fees money. Get answers on why he didn’t listen to the coins initially, what did he pray to God, and did God answer his prayers or not. Also, find out what game did he play with Allah Miyan, and learn more about the character of the boy.

Chapter 9 - The Comet – I

Learn about comets, planets and scientists in this story. Also, get answers on why the scientist Duttada’s wife disliked his hobnobbing with Dibya the telescope, and why she was unhappy with his discovery. Understand the difference between planets and comets. In addition, find out how Sir John found James’ paper on Duttada’s discovery about an impending calamity and what he does with the paper.

Chapter 10 - The Comet – II

In this second part of Chapter 9 from your Class 8 English syllabus, you’ll learn more about a secret conference in London where scientists including Duttada gather to find solutions for changing the course of Comet Dutta which is headed towards the Earth. In the story, was Duttada rational, moral or traditional? Learn about the general outlook of Duttada and read answers to other NCERT textbook questions.

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