CBSE Class 8 Grammar Worksheets

We have got lots of class 8 grammar worksheets for CBSE / NCERT students. Doing grammar worksheets is a great way to prepare for the grammar section of your English exam. All of our class 8 grammar worksheets are free and can be used both at home and school.

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CBSE Class 8 Grammar Worksheet – Worksheet 1

Change affirmative sentences to negative sentences.

1. I had a strange experience yesterday.

2. He wants to be a singer.

3. There are many flowers on that plant.

4. I have seen that photo.

5. Have you watched that movie?

6. Does she know him?

7. I love rain.

8. She lives with her grandparents.

9. It rains a lot in July.

10. The children are flying kites.

11. He wants to ask you something.

12. She leaned out of the window.

Answers

1. I did not have a strange experience yesterday.

2. He does not want to be a singer.

3. There are not many flowers on that plant.

4. I have not seen that photo.

5. Have you not watched that movie? / Haven’t you watched that movie?

6. Does she not know him? / Doesn’t she know him?

7. I do not love rain.

8. She does not live with her grandparents.

9. It does not rain a lot in July.

10. The children are not flying kites.

11. He does not want to ask you anything.

12. She did not lean out of the window.

CBSE Class 8 Grammar Worksheets – Worksheet 2

Rewrite negative sentences as affirmative sentences.

1. I didn’t do much work yesterday.

2. She doesn’t want to go.

3. I couldn’t solve the puzzle.

4. We didn’t receive any rain last month.

5. He didn’t invite me to his party.

6. She did not accept the invitation.

7. I did not find the movie interesting.

8. This library does not have any books on Greek mythology.

9. The judge did not acquit him.

10. They did not appreciate our work.

Answers

1. I did much work yesterday.

2. She wants to go.

3. I could solve the puzzle.

4. We received some rain last month.

5. He invited me to his party.

6. She accepted the invitation.

7. I found the movie interesting.

8. This library has some books on Greek mythology.

9. The judge acquitted him.

10. They appreciated our work.

CBSE Class 8 Grammar Worksheets – Worksheet 3

Rewrite the affirmative sentences as negative sentences without changing their meanings.

1. China is larger than India.

2. Kalidas is as great as Shakespeare.

3. She always helps her friends.

4. He drives carefully.

5. He accepted the invitation.

6. Very few students passed the test.

7. All the hotels in this city are expensive.

8. The judge acquitted the prisoner.

9. She disliked the idea.

10. I hate the thought of growing old.

Answers

1. India is not as large as China. / India is not larger than China.

2. Shakespeare is not greater than Kalidas.

3. She never hesitates to help her friends.

4. He does not drive carelessly.

5. He did not decline the invitation.

6. Not many students passed the test.

7. No hotel in the city is cheap / inexpensive.

8. The judge did not convict the prisoner.

9. She did not like the idea.

10. I do not like the thought of growing old.

CBSE Class 8 Grammar Worksheets – Worksheet 4

Rewrite the negative sentences as affirmative sentences without changing the meaning.

1. No student passed the test.

2. He does not work as hard as his brother.

3. We did not find the movie interesting.

4. This bag is not heavy.

5. She never disobeys her parents.

6. He is so old that he cannot work.

7. He insisted that he was not telling a lie.

8. They did not accept the proposal.

Answers

1. All students failed the test.

2. His brother works harder than him.

3. We found the movie uninteresting /boring.

4. This bag is light.

5. She always obeys her parents.

6. He is too old to work.

7. He insisted that he was telling the truth.

8. They rejected the proposal.

CBSE Class 8 Grammar Worksheets – Worksheet 5

Finite and Non-finite Verbs Worksheet

Identify the finite and non-finite verbs in the following sentences.

1. She loves to read stories.

2. The boy enjoys playing all day long.

3. You have to do something about it.

4. You should start listening to your parents.

5. Life is what happens when we are busy making other plans.

6. They have launched a new campaign to increase their sales.

7. You don’t have to wait for me.

8. Not knowing what to do, I called the police.

9. Don’t forget to post the letter.

10. The dog wagged his tail to show its happiness.

Answers

1. Finite – loves; non-finite – to read

2. Finite – enjoys; non-finite – playing

3. Finite – have; non-finite – to do

4. Finite – should start; non-finite – listening

5. Finite – is, happens, are; non-finite – making

6. Finite – have launched; non-finite – to increase

7. Finite – don’t have; non-finite – to wait

8. Finite – called; non-finite – knowing, to do

9. Finite – don’t forget; non-finite – to post

10. Finite – wagged; non-finite – to show

CBSE Class 8 Grammar Worksheets – Worksheet 6

Finite and Non-finite Verbs Worksheet

Fill in the blanks using the appropriate form of the verbs given in the brackets.

1. It ………………………… a lot of time …………………………. a second language. (take, learn)

2. I still …………………………………… him there. (remember, meet)

3. The doctor ………………………….. the patient …………………………… his medicines without fail. (advise, take)

4. I ……………………….. the whole day …………………………. TV. (spend, watch)

5. Do I have ………………………… for that call? (pay)

6. She is eager ……………………………….. an advocate. (become)

7. I …………………………… for them ………………………….. (wait, arrive)

8. She ………………………….. to me. (refuse, talk)

9. She ………………………… me ………………………. her. (ask, help)

10. She was too busy …………………………. to me. (talk)

Answers

1. It takes a lot of time to learn a second language.

2. I still remember meeting him there.

3. The doctor advised the patient to take his medicines without fail.

4. I spend / spent the whole day watching TV.

5. Do I have to pay for that call?

6. She is eager to become an advocate.

7. I waited for them to arrive.

8. She refused to talk to me.

9. She asked me to help her.

10. She was too busy to talk to me.

CBSE Class 8 Grammar Worksheets – Worksheet 7

Rewrite the following sentences correctly.

1. He enjoys to go for long drives.

2. Have you finished to do your homework?

3. I don’t want talking to you.

4. She works hard earning money.

5. Do you want coming with me?

6. I think I forgot locking the door.

7. She is looking forward to become a grandmother.

8. He is eager pleasing everyone.

9. She seemed disinterested talking to me.

10. He declined commenting.

Answers

1. He enjoys going for long drives.

2. Have you finished doing your homework?

3. I don’t want to talk to you.

4. She works hard to earn money.

5. Do you want to come with me?

6. I think I forgot to lock the door.

7. She is looking forward to becoming a grandmother.

8. He is eager to please everyone.

9. She seemed disinterested to talk to me.

10. He declined to comment.

CBSE Class 8 Grammar Worksheets – Worksheet 8

Subject-Verb Agreement Worksheet

Fill in the blanks with a verb form that agrees with the subject.

1. Rahul and Sohan ………………………… absent today. (is / are)

2. You and he ………………………….. my best friends. (is / are)

3. There ………………………… a spider on the ceiling. (is / are)

4. Somebody ……………………….. eaten the cheese. (has / have)

5. She …………………………….. not like it. (does / do)

6. How ……………………….. you know him? (do / does)

7.Where ………………………. they live? (do / does)

8. The President and the Prime Minister …………………………… both present there. (was / were)

9. A famous singer and poet …………………………. in that house. (live / lives)

10. The cost of living …………………………. gone up. (has / have)

Answers

1. Rahul and Sohan are absent today.

2. You and he are my best friends.

3. There is a spider on the ceiling.

4. Somebody has eaten the cheese.

5. She does not like it.

6. How do you know him?

7. Where do they live?

8. The President and the Prime Minister were both present there.

9. A famous singer and poet lives in that house. (Here both nouns refer to the same person; hence, a singular verb is used)

10. The cost of living has gone up.

CBSE Class 8 Grammar Worksheets – Worksheet 9

Adjective Phrases worksheet

Complete the following sentences with a suitable adjective phrase.

1. He has bought a laptop …………………………………..

2. Everybody loved the presentation …………………………………

3. She was wearing a necklace ………………………………….

4. He drew a picture …………………………………

5. I saw a girl …………………………..

6. They have bought a house ………………………………..

7. I introduced myself to the girl ……………………………………

8. My grandfather is an old man ……………………………………..

9. Most of the people …………………………….. didn’t turn up.

Answers

1. He has bought a laptop with a huge memory.

2. Everybody loved the presentation given by students of class 8.

3. She was wearing a necklace made of gold.

4. He drew a picture of a valley with golden flowers.

5. I saw a girl with curly hair.

6. They have bought a house with a beautiful garden.

7. I introduced myself to the girl sitting next to me.

8. My grandfather is an old man with lots of experience.

9. Most of the people invited to the party didn’t turn up.

CBSE Class 8 Grammar Worksheets – Worksheet 10

Noun Phrases Worksheet

Complete the following sentences using a noun phrase of your own.

1. My little boy enjoys …………………………………….

2. I found ……………………………………. there.

3. ……………………………. is his pastime.

4. We want ………………………………..

5. My sister and I love ……………………………………..

6. Neha knitted ……………………………………

7. She gave me …………………………………

8. I don’t want ……………………………………

9. I have heard ……………………………………..

10. She raised …………………………………………

Answers

1. My little boy enjoys reading stories.

2. I found an abandoned old dog there.

3. Climbing mountains is his pastime.

4. We want the meeting to start on time.

5. My sister and I love long drives in the rain.

6. Neha knitted a beautiful sweater.

7. She gave me an angry look.

8. I don’t want to listen to your advice.

9. I have heard many anecdotes about him.

10. She raised all six of her grandchildren.

CBSE Class 8 Grammar Worksheets – Worksheet 11

Kinds of Subordinate Clauses Worksheet

Underline the subordinate clauses in the following sentences and mention their type – adjective clause, adverb clause or noun clause.

1. The tea was so hot that I could not drink it.

2. I couldn’t understand what she said.

3. Although he had the necessary skills, they did not hire him.

4. I don’t care how you spend your time.

5. The girls who delivered the fabulous performance were congratulated by all.

6. Uneasy lies the head that wears the crown.

7. The patients had been waiting for an hour when the doctor arrived.

8. The pizza which we ate in the morning wasn’t very good.

9. After I had cooked dinner, I cleaned the kitchen.

10. If you receive any information, please inform us.

Answers

1. that I could not drink it (adverb clause of effect)

2. what she said (noun clause)

3. Although he had the necessary skills (adverb clause of contrast)

4. how you spend your time (noun clause)

5. who delivered the fabulous performance (adjective clause)

6. that wears the crown (adjective clause)

7. when the doctor arrived (adverb clause of time)

8. which we ate in the morning (adjective clause)

9. after I had cooked dinner (adverb clause of time)

10. if you receive any information (adverb clause of time)

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