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ENGLISH: CHAPTER 8

LUCY LOOKS INTO A WADROBE


Questions with Answers THIS CHAPTER NEEDS TO BE READ THROUGHLY FROM BOOK FOR WHO SAID TO WHOM
# Hard Spelling with Sentences.

1 CHILDREN The war has left thousands of children as orphans.


2 PETER
3 SUSAN
4 EDMUND
5 LUCY
6 AIR RAIDS
7 PROFESSOR The professor donated his books to the library.
8 HOUSEKEEPER She is an economical housekeeper and feeds her family cheaply.
9 MACREADY
10 IVY
11 MARGARET
12 BETTY
13 SHAGGY His shaggy grey hair fell loosely across his brow.
14 ODD-LOOKING They were an odd-looking couple.
#15 AFRAID He who is afraid of asking is ashamed of learning.
#16 PRETENDING 1. We can't go on pretending that everything is OK.
#The girl kept her head down in the class pretending to be sick.
17 BLOWING A cold breeze was blowing hard .
18 MISTAKE One who never made a mistake, never made anything.
17 BLOWING A cold breeze was blowing hard .
18 MISTAKE One who never made a mistake, never made anything.
19 PERFECTLY I think your demand for higher wages is perfectly reasonable.
#20 SPLENDID The fireworks looked very splendid against the dark sky.
#I had a splendid time when I visited my cousins.
21 BAD-TEMPERED It is his illness that makes him bad-tempered.
22 PASSAGES Some passages were omitted from the book.
#23 CREPPY The creepy creaking of the door in the middle of the night sent chills down my spine.
#We tried to avoid passing by the creepy cemetery when walking home from school.
24 WONDERFUL Wishing you a wonderful beginning, and love to last a lifetime.
#25 EXPLORE Columbus discovered America but did not explore the new continent.
# Scientist tries to explore new ideas every day.
26 STAGS The stags line up against the wall, chat cursorily with one another.
27 HAWKS Hawks are birds of prey
28 BADGERS They fired the badgers out of the hole.
#29 STEADY Slow and steady wins the race.
#The child is making slow but steady progress
30 BREAKFAST I always have a boiled egg for breakfast.
31 UPSTAIRS I can hear somebody moving about upstairs.
32 APART He tore the curtain apart and looked out.
33 DIRECTION She cast a welcoming smile in his direction.
#34 GRUMBLING He spent his life grumbling about missed opportunities
35 MEANTIME I continued working, meantime, he went out shopping.
36 WIRELESS All large ships now have a wireless installation.
37 AGREED Both sides have agreed to sign the treaty.
#38 ADVENTURES It is interesting to read the adventures of Tintin.
#39 UNEXPECTED Something unexpected always breaks out in this area.
40 SPARE Spare the rod and spoil the child.
41 SUIT You look very smart in that suit.
42 ARMOUR The police should be protected by body armour.
43 HARP He played an Irish melody on the harp.
44 BALCONY The balcony juts out over the garden.
45 SERIES The movie consisted of a series of flashbacks.
46 LINED Glass and plastic objects lined the shelves.

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# Hard Spelling with Sentences Contd.

47 BIGGER A fool always finds a bigger fool to admire him.


48 BIBLE The Bible teaches that all people are equal before God.
49 EMPTY The empty vessels make the greatest sound.
50 WADROBE The wardrobe was too heavy for me to move on my own.
51 BLUE BOTTLE
52 WINDOW SILL The window sill vessels make the greatest sound.
53 TROOPED The soldiers trooped outside the city for final assault.
54 WORTHWHILE She considers teaching a worthwhile career.
#55 LOCKED My father accidentally locked me out of the house.
56 SURPRISED I was somewhat surprised to see him.
57 MOTHBALLS He keep his car in mothballs during the winter.
58 SEVERAL Children here walk several miles to school.
59 IMMEDIATELY He lay down and was asleep immediately.
60 RUBLED
61 FOOLISH Hope often deludes the foolish man.
62 STRETCHED He stood up, stretched and yawned.
63 BUMP We landed with a loud bump.
64 FURTHER The heart sees further than the head.
65 WOODWORK He rubbed the woodwork down with sandpaper.
66 ENORMOUS He had enormous charm and a great sense of humour.
67 CRUNCHING The crunching of tyres on gravel aroused the sleeping dog.
68 STOOPING Stooping down, he picked up a big stone.
69 EXTREMELY I found his manner extremely unpleasant.
70 QUEER The fish had a queer taste.
71 ROUGH The rough cloth prickled my skin.
72 PRICKLY His skin felt painful and prickly.
73 EXCLAIMS He exclaims that it must be a typing error.
74 AHEAD We'll have a fresh start for the year ahead.
75 INCHES Tom is a few inches shorter than Mary
76 OUGHT I think I ought to get back to work.
77 MOMENT He loses all who loses the moment.
78 SNOWFLAKES Snowflakes are loose aggregates of ice crystals.

# Q1. Why were the children sent to stay with the professor?
A1. The children were sent to stay with Professor away from London because of air raids during the
war.

# Q2. Why Edmund was bad tempered on the first night at the Professor’s house?
A2. Edmund was bad tempered on the first night at the Professor’s house because he was tired but
he was pretending not to be so.

# Q3. What did all the children find in the house?


A3. The children found several unexpected places in the house. They saw very long rooms full of
pictures, suit of armour, a harp, old books, a bible, a wardrobe with a glass and a blue bottle.

# Q4. What attracted Lucy to the wardrobe and what did she find there?
A4. Lucy was attracted to the wardrobe because she felt that it would be worthwhile to try the door
of the wardrobe. She found rows of fur coats which led her out into the woods.

# Q5. “This is going to be a wonderful place for birds”


(a) who said these words and to whom?
(b)What was going to be a wonderful place for birds? Why?
(c) Describe the place where the speaker and the others were staying.
A5. (a) Peter said these words to Edmund.
(b) The house was going to be a wonderful place for birds.
It was going to be a wonderful place for birds because it had long passages, rows of doors
and empty rooms, a kind of place where birds like to live in.
(c) The speaker and the others were living in a far larger house which was creepy with long
passages, rows of doors and empty rooms. It had mountains, woods, around with several
species of birds and animals.
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# Q6. “This must be a simply enormous wardrobe”


(a) who said these words? What was the speaker talking about in these lines?
(b)Was the wardrobe enormous? What happened next?
A6. (a) Lucy said these words.
The speaker was talking about the never ending fur coats.
(b) Yes, the wardrobe was enormous. When the rows of coats came to an end, Lucy found
herself out in the woods, with snow under her feet and snowflakes falling through the air.

# Q7. Who were the four children in the story Lucy looks into a wardrobe?
A7. The four children in the story Lucy looks into a wardrobe are - Lucy, Edmund, Susan and Peter.

# Q8. Where were the children sent to during air raids?


A8. The children were sent to a old professor‘s house during air raids.

# Q9. Where did the Professor live?


A9. The Professor lived in the heart of the country, ten miles from the nearest railway station and
two miles from the nearest post office.

# Q10. Who was the housekeeper and the three servants that lived with the old professor ?
A10. The name of the housekeeper was Mrs. Macready and the three servants were Ivy, Margaret
and Betty.

# Q11. Who was the youngest among the four children?


A11. Lucy was the youngest among the four children.

# Q12. What dropped out when Lucy was trying to open the door of the wardrobe ?
A12. Two mothballs dropped out when Lucy was trying to open the door of the wardrobe.

# Q13. Who said to whom?


a)” This is going to be perfectly splendid that old chap will let us do anything we like:
b)”Trying to talk like mother”
A13. a) Peter said to his siblings.
b) Edmund said these words to Susan.

# Q14. Answer in one or two words


A14.

(a) How many children are spoken of in the story Lucy looks into a wardrobe? (a) Four.
(b)Why were the children sent away from London? (b) Air raids.
(c)Who stayed behind when everybody trooped out? (c) Lucy.
(d) What did Lucy like in the fur coats? (d) Smell and
feel.
(e) Where was Lucy standing at night time? (e) Middle of
woods.
(f) What does the story revolve around? (f) Adventures
of children.

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ENGLISH: CHAPTER 8

LUCY LOOKS INTO A WADROBE


Questions THIS CHAPTER NEEDS TO BE READ THROUGHLY FROM BOOK FOR WHO SAID TO WHOM
# Hard

Spelling with Sentences.

1 CHILDREN 17 BLOWING 33 DIRECTION 49 EMPTY 65 WOODWORK


2 PETER 18 MISTAKE #34 GRUMBLING 50 WADROBE 66 ENORMOUS
3 SUSAN 19 PERFECTLY 35 MEANTIME 51 BLUE BOTTLE 67 CRUNCHING
4 EDMUND #20 SPLENDID 36 WIRELESS 52 WINDOW SILL 68 STOOPING
5 LUCY 21 BAD-TEMPERED 37 AGREED 53 TROOPED 69 EXTREMELY
6 AIR RAIDS 22 PASSAGES #38 ADVENTURES 54 WORTHWHILE 70 QUEER
7 PROFESSOR #23 CREPPY #39 UNEXPECTED #55 LOCKED 71 ROUGH
8 HOUSEKEEPER 24 WONDERFUL 40 SPARE 56 SURPRISED 72 PRICKLY
9 MACREADY #25 EXPLORE 41 SUIT 57 MOTHBALLS 73 EXCLAIMS
10 IVY 26 STAGS 42 ARMOUR 58 SEVERAL 74 AHEAD
11 MARGARET 27 HAWKS 43 HARP 59 IMMEDIATELY 75 INCHES
12 BETTY 28 BADGERS 44 BALCONY 60 RUBLED 76 OUGHT
13 SHAGGY #29 STEADY 45 SERIES 61 FOOLISH 77 MOMENT
14 ODD-LOOKING 30 BREAKFAST 46 LINED 62 STRETCHED 78 SNOWFLAKES
#15 AFRAID 31 UPSTAIRS 47 BIGGER 63 BUMP
#16 PRETENDING 32 APART 48 BIBLE 64 FURTHER

# Q1. Why were the children sent to stay with the professor?

# Q2. Why Edmund was bad tempered on the first night at the Professor’s house?

# Q3. What did all the children find in the house?

# Q4. What attracted Lucy to the wardrobe and what did she find there?

# Q5. “This is going to be a wonderful place for birds”


(a) who said these words and to whom?
(b)What was going to be a wonderful place for birds? Why?
(c) Describe the place where the speaker and the others were staying.

# Q6. “This must be a simply enormous wardrobe”


(a) who said these words? What was the speaker talking about in these lines?
(b)Was the wardrobe enormous? What happened next?

# Q7. Who were the four children in the story Lucy looks into a wardrobe?

# Q8. Where were the children sent to during air raids?

# Q9. Where did the Professor live?

# Q10. Who was the housekeeper and the three servants that lived with the old professor ?

# Q11. Who was the youngest among the four children?

# Q12. What dropped out when Lucy was trying to open the door of the wardrobe ?

# Q13. Who said to whom?


a)” This is going to be perfectly splendid that old chap will let us do anything we like:
b)”Trying to talk like mother”

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# Q14. Answer in one or two words

(a) How many children are spoken of in the story Lucy looks into a wardrobe?
(b)Why were the children sent away from London?
(c)Who stayed behind when everybody trooped out?
(d) What did Lucy like in the fur coats?
(e) Where was Lucy standing at night time?
(f) What does the story revolve around?

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