NCERT Solutions for Class 8 English Honeydew - NCERT Solution Chapter 4

Bepin Choudhury's Lapse of Memory Class 8

Chapter 4 Bepin Choudhury's Lapse of Memory Exercise Answers & Summary

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Comprehension check : Solutions of Questions on Page Number : 62

Q1 :  

Why did the man stare at Bepin Babu in disbelief?


Answer :

The man stared at Bepin Babu in disbelief because Bepin Babu did not recognise him even though he was sure that he knew him and had met him in Ranchi.

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Q2 :  

Where did Bepin Babu say he went in October' 58?


Answer :

Bepin Babu said that he spent the Puja holidays in '58 with a friend in Kanpur.

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Q3 :  

Mention any three (or more) things that Parimal Ghose knew about Bepin Babu.


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Q4 :  

Why did Bepin Babu worry about what Parimal Ghose had said?


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Q5 :  

How did he try to decide who was right - his memory or Parimal Ghose?


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Q6 :  

Why did Bepin Babu hesitate to visit Mr Mukerji? Why did he finally decide to phone him?


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Q7 :  

What did Mr Mukerji say? Did it comfort Bepin Babu, or add to his worries?


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Q8 :  

Who was Chunilal? What did he want from Bepin Babu?


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Who was Chunilal? What did he want from Bepin Babu?


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Comprehension checkworking with the text : Solutions of Questions on Page Number : 70

Q1 :  

Had Bepin Babu really lost his memory and forgotten all about a trip to Ranchi?


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Q2 :  

The author describes Bepin Babu as a serious and hardworking man. What evidence can you find in the story to support this?


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Q3 :  

Why do you think Chunilal did what he did? Chunilal says he has no money; what is it that he does have?


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Q4 :  

Why did Bepin Babu change his mind about meeting Chunilal? What was the result of this meeting?


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Q5 :  

Bepin Babu lost consciousness at Hudroo Falls. What do you think was the reason for this?


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Q6 :  

How do you think Bepin Babu reacted when he found out that Chunilal had tricked him?


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Working with language : Solutions of Questions on Page Number : 71

Q1 :  

Fill in the blanks below using 'had to'/ 'have to'/ 'has to'.

(i) I ____________cut my hair every month.

(ii) We _____________ go for swimming lessons last year.

(iii) She ____________tell the principal the truth.

(iv) They ______________take the baby to the doctor.

(v) We _____________ complain to the police about the noise.

(vi) Romit ___________finish his homework before he could come out to play.

(vii) I _______________repair my cycle yesterday.


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Q2 :  

Study the sentences in the columns below.

A

B

I saw this movie yesterday.

I have seen this movie already.

Bepin Babu worked here for a week last year.

Bepin Babu has worked here since 2003.

Chunilal wrote to a publisher last week.

Chunilal has written to a publisher.

I visited Ranchi once, long ago.

I have visited Ranchi once before.

Compare the sentences in the two columns, especially the verb forms. Answer the following questions about each pair of sentences.

(i) Which column tells us the Bepin Babu is still working at the same the place?

(ii) Which column suggests that Chunilal is now waiting for a reply from the publisher?

(iii) Which column suggests that the person still remembers the movie he saw?

(iv) Which column suggests that the experience of visiting Ranchi is still fresh in the speaker's mind?


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Q3 :  

Given below are jumbled sentences. Working in groups, rearrange the words in each sentence to form correct sentences.

You will find that each sentence contains an idiomatic expression that you have come across in the lesson. Underline the idiom and write down its meaning. Then use you dictionary to check the meaning.

(i) Stop/and tell me/beating about/what you want/the bush

Ans: ________________________________________________________________

Idiom: _______________________________________________________________

(ii) don't pay/if you/attention/you might/the wrong train/to the announcement/board

Ans: ________________________________________________________________

Idiom: _______________________________________________________________

(iii) The village/tried/the crime/on the young woman/to pin

Ans: ________________________________________________________________

Idiom: _______________________________________________________________

(iv)Bepin Babu/orders to/telling people/under/loved/doctor's/eat early/that he was

Ans: ________________________________________________________________

Idiom: _______________________________________________________________

(v)the student/The teacher/his eyebrows/when/said that/all their lessons/raised/they had revised

Ans: ________________________________________________________________

Idiom: _______________________________________________________________


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