NCERT Solutions Class 8 English Poem Chapter 2 Geography Lesson
21 Aug 2023
Q 1. Find three or four phrases in stanzas one and two which are likely to occur in a geography lesson.
Ans. Land and water attracted man.
Scaled six inches to the mile.
The valleys were populated.
Q2. Seen from the window of an aeroplane, the city appears
(i) As haphazard as on ground.
(ii) As neat as a map.
(iii) As developed as necessary.
Mark the right answer.
Ans. (ii) As neat as a map.
Q3. Which of the following statements are examples of “the logic of geography”?
(i) There are cities where there are rivers.
(ii) Cities appear as they are not from six miles above the ground.
(iii) It is easy to understand why valleys are populated.
(iv) It is difficult to understand why humans hate and kill one another.
(v) The earth is round, and it has more sea than land.
Ans. There are cities where there are rivers.
It is easy to understand why valleys are populated.
The earth is round, and it has more sea than land.
Q4. Mention two things that are
(i) Clear from the height.
Ans. The height explains why cities are located near rivers and valleys are populated.
(ii) Not clear from the height.
Ans. The height does not explain why men build walls across cities and why they hate each other.