NCERT Solutions for Class 8 English It So Happened Chapter 4

The Treasure Within Class 8

Chapter 4 The Treasure Within Exercise Answers & Summary

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Comprehension check : Solutions of Questions on Page Number : 28

Q1 :  

What did Hafeez contractor have nightmares about?


Answer :

Hafeez Contractor got nightmares about appearing for a mathematics examination in which he did not know anything.

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Q2 :  

What did the Principal say to him, which influenced him deeply?


Answer :

When Hafeez was in the eleventh standard, his Principal said to him that he had been seeing him since day one. He was a good student. However, he had never studied. The principal told him that so far he had taken care of him, but from then on he was by himself. He mentioned how Hafeez's mother had worked extremely hard to bring him up and had paid all his fees for all those years. However, he had only played games. He thus told Hafeez to rise to the occasion and study. These words influenced Hafeez in a deep manner.

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Q3 :  

"... that year I did not step out onto the field." What was he busy doing that year?


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Q4 :  

(i) What "distraction" did Hafeez Contractor create one day?

(ii) Would you have liked to participate in the "distraction" had you

been with him?


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Q5 :  

Is it likely that someone who is original and intelligent does not do very well at school? Should such a learner be called a failure? If not, why not?


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Q6 :  

Hafeez Contractor wanted to join the police force. Why didn't he?


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Q7 :  

Who, in your view, is an 'unusual' learner?


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Q8 :  

In the architect's office, Hafeez Contractor was advised to dropeverything and join architecture. Why?


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Q9 :  

What can schools do to draw out the best in unusual learners? Suggest whatever seems reasonable to you.


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Q10 :  

(i) What was Mrs Gupta's advice to Hafeez contractor?

(ii) What made her advise him so?


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Q11 :  

How did he help fellow students who had lost a button?


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Q12 :  

Which rules did he break as a school boy?


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Q13 :  

(i) What is Hafeez contractor's definition of mathematics?

(ii) How would you want to define mathematics? Do you like the subject?


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