NCERT Solutions for Class 8 English It So Happened Chapter 9

The Comet - I Class 8

Chapter 9 The Comet - I Exercise Answers & Summary

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Comprehension check : Solutions of Questions on Page Number : 77

Q1 :  

Why does Indrani Debi dislike Duttada's "hobnobbing" with Dibya?


Answer :

Indrani Debi disliked Duttada's “hobnobbing” with Dibya because for her, that telescope was like a designing woman who had ensnared her husband.

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Q2 :  

She is complaining and smiling. Why is she smiling?


Answer :

She was smiling at the forgetful nature of Duttada. He used to overlook the practical problems of living. His doctor had told him to take special precautions against the cold. However, he would not remember to put on a sweater even if it was lying on his bedside chair.

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Q3 :  

(i) What was Duttada's secret ambition?

(ii) What did he do to achieve it?


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Q4 :  

What is the difference between a planet and a comet, as given in thestory?


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Q5 :  

Why was Duttada hopeful that he would discover a new comet soon?


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Q6 :  

Why does Duttada say - “I almost wish I had not discovered this comet.”?


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Q7 :  

Why is his wife unhappy about the discovery?


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Q8 :  

How did Sir John get hold of James' original manuscript?


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Q9 :  

What is the important point the paper makes?


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Q10 :  

Why does Sir John say that James' paper should not be published?


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Q11 :  

What do the two men finally decide to do?


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