ASSET - English PDF Sample Papers for Class 8

Class 8 sample paper & practice questions for ASSET English are given below. Syllabus for level 1 is also mentioned for these exams. You can refer these sample paper & quiz for preparing for the exam.


Sample Questions from Olympiad Success:

Q.1 Q.2 Q.3 Q.4 Q.5 Q.6 Q.7 Q.8 Q.9 Q.10

Q.1

Choose the correct option to fill in the blank: He ____ to fishing every Sunday.

a) go
b) going
c) goes
d) gone

Q.2

Choose the word which means opposite to "attraction".

a) bewildered
b) repulsion
c) benevolent
d) impressive

Q.3

Read the following and answer the questions based on it:

Who is the target customer?

a) Parents
b) Teachers
c) Office-going people
d) School-going children

Q.4

Choose the common nouns from the options: America's first wild animal trainer, Isaac Van Amburgh generated controversy as far back as 1830 due to his cruel treatment of animals.

a) controversy
b) Amburgh
c) generated
d) far

Q.5

It was then he (i)____ (hear) the jostle and squeal of elephants. Below him on each side of (ii)____ shallow river-bed, the elephants traveled. He could see the cows and babies and one great old tusker. He (iii)____(play) his trunk to and fro to learn whatever the breeze could tell him, (iv)___ suddenly he hesitated.

Fill in the blank (iii) with appropriate tense?

a) play
b) was playing
c) was played
d) playing

Q.6

Fill in the blank with a suitable article: I live by ______ Crawford street.

a) a
b) an
c) the
d) no article

Q.7

Naval architects never claim that a ship is unsinkable, but the sinking of the passenger-and-car ferry Estonia in the Baltic surely should have never have happened. It was well designed and carefully maintained. It carried the proper number of lifeboats. It had been thoroughly inspected the day of its fatal voyage. Yet hours later, Estonia rolled over and sank in a cold, stormy night. It went down so quickly that most of those on board, caught in their dark, flooding cabins, had no chance to save themselves: Of those who managed to scramble overboard, only 139 survived. The rest died of hypothermia before the rescuers could pluck them from the cold sea. The final death toll amounted to 912 souls. However, there was an unpleasant number of questions about why Estonia sank and why so many survivors were men in the prime of life, while most of the dead were women, children and the elderly.

Based on the above passage, fill in the blank. It is clear from the passage that the survivors of the accident ______.

a)

Helped one another to overcome the tragedy that had affected them all

b)

Were mostly young men but women, children and the elderly stood little chance

c)

Helped save hundreds of lives

d)

Are still suffering from severe post-traumatic stress disorder

Q.8

Choose the correct form of the verb: I ____ (plan) to visit him today.

a) were planned
b) am planning
c) was planned
d) has planned

Q.9

Change the voice: He was caught for littering in the streets and fined.

a) The police would catch him for littering and fine him.
b) He would get caught for littering and fined.
c) The police could get him for littering and fine him.
d) The police caught him littering in the streets and fined him.

Q.10

Choose the pair of words which have a similar relationship to that between the given pair of words: gerrymander: divide:: filibuster: ______

a) bend
b) punish
c) delay
d) rush

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Answers to Sample Questions from Olympiad Success:

Q.1cQ.2bQ.3dQ.4aQ.5bQ.6dQ.7bQ.8bQ.9dQ.10c

Answers to Sample Questions from Olympiad Success:

Q.1 : c | Q.2 : b | Q.3 : d | Q.4 : a | Q.5 : b | Q.6 : d | Q.7 : b | Q.8 : b | Q.9 : d | Q.10 : c

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