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GSEB Class 8 English Unit 4 My point of View

Learn GSEB Class 8 English Unit 4 My point of View Which includes Textbook exercises as well as important points from the chapter.


Multiple Choice Questions


What does UFO stand for?

  • A) Unidentified Foreign Object
  • B) Unusual Flying Orb
  • C) Unidentified Flying Object
  • D) Unseen Flying Observer

Answer: C) Unidentified Flying Object


Which Indian organization was involved in documenting UFO sightings over a lake?

  • A) DRDO
  • B) NTRO
  • C) Indian Army
  • D) ISRO

Answer: C) Indian Army


What celestial bodies were identified as the source of the UFO sightings by the Indian Institute of Astrophysics?

  • A) Mars and Saturn
  • B) Jupiter and Venus
  • C) Mercury and Neptune
  • D) Uranus and Pluto

Answer: B) Jupiter and Venus


What was the initial misidentification of the observed objects by the Indian Army?

  • A) Weather phenomena
  • B) Celestial bodies
  • C) Experimental aircraft
  • D) Airplanes or satellites

Answer: D) Airplanes or satellites


Answer in Very Short


Q- What is a UFO?

An unidentified flying object.


Q- How many UFO sightings were reported in India by Army troops? 

Over 100 sightings.


Q- Which agencies have been involved in identifying UFOs in India? 

Army, DRDO, NTRO, and ITBP.


Q- What did the Indian Institute of Astrophysics conclude about the observed objects? 

They were Jupiter and Venus.


Q- What did Carl Sagan say about extraterrestrial life? 

He found it captivating but emphasized the need for rigorous evidence.


Q- How far away is Proxima Centauri, the nearest star? 

4.243 light-years away.


Q- How fast does light travel? 

299,792,458 meters per second.


Q- What is the most distant part of the universe scientists have evidence of? 

14 billion light-years away.


Q- Why did Carl Sagan emphasize rigorous evidence for extraterrestrial claims?

To distinguish between anecdote and fact.


Q- What quote is attributed to Carl Sagan about the universe?

“Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.”


Answer the following questions:-


Q: What have Army troops in India reported regarding UFO sightings?

A: Army troops in India have reported over 100 sightings of Unidentified Flying Objects (UFOs) in the last three months.

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