NCERT Solutions for Class 8 English Honeydew - NCERT Solution Chapter 3

Glimpses of the Past Class 8

Chapter 3 Glimpses of the Past Exercise Answers & Summary

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Q1 :  

Do you think the Indian princes were short-sighted in their approach to the events of 1757?


Answer :

Yes, the Indian princes were short-sighted in their approach to the events of 1757.

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Q2 :  

Change the following sentences into indirect speech.

(i) First man: We must educate our brothers.

Second man: And try to improve their material conditions.

Third man: For that we must convey our grievances to the British Parliament

The first man said that _____________________________________________________

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The second man added that _________________________________________________

_______________________________________________________________________The third man suggested that ___________________________________________

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(ii) First soldier: The white soldier gets huge pay, mansions and servants.

Second soldier: We get a pittance and slow promotions.

Third soldier: Who are the British to abolish our customs?

The first man said that _____________________________________________________

________________________________________________________________________

The second soldier remarked that ____________________________________________

_______________________________________________________________________The third soldier asked ____________________________________________________

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Answer :

(i) The first man said that they must educate their brothers.

The second man added that they must try to improve their material conditions.

The third man suggested that they must convey their grievances to the British Parliament.

(ii)The first soldier said that the white soldier got huge pay, mansions and servants.

The second soldier remarked that they got a pittance and slow promotions.

The third soldier asked who the British were to abolish their customs.

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Q3 :  

In Picture 2 what do you understand by the Company's “superior weapons”?


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Q4 :  

How did the East India Company subdue the Indian princes?


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Q5 :  

Who is an artisan? Why do you think the artisans suffered? (picture 3)


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Q6 :  

Quote the words used by Ram Mohan Roy to say that every religion teaches the same principles.


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Q7 :  

Which picture, according to you, reveals the first sparks of the fire of revolt?


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Q8 :  

In what ways did the British officers exploit Indians?


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Q9 :  

Name these people

(i)The ruler who fought pitched battles against the British and died fighting.

(ii) The person who wanted to reform the society.

(iii) The person who recommended the introduction of English education in India.

(iv) Two popular leaders who led the revolt (Choices may vary.)


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Q10 :  

Mention the following.

(i) Two examples of social practices prevailing then.

(ii) Two oppressive policies of the British.

(iii) Two ways in which common people suffered.

(iv) Four reasons for the discontent that led to the 1857 War of Independence.


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