Hi Everyone!! This article will share A Chill Questions & Answers.
This poem is written by Christina Rossetti. In my previous posts, I have shared the questions and answers of The Fraid, The Jumblies and Majid Goes Shopping so, you can check these posts as well.
A Chill Questions & Answers
- Lambkins – tiny lambs
- Keen – cold
- Woolly – soft and covered in wool
- Nestle – settle into a warm, comfortable position
- Ewe – a female sheep
- Nestlings – young birds that cannot fly yet
- Dew – droplets of water from the air
Question 1: How do the baby animals keep warm?
Answer: The lambs nestle close to their woolly mothers. The nestlings sleep beneath their mother’s wing.
Question 2: What does the poet say she would like to find to sleep in the third stanza?
Answer: In the third stanza, the poet says that she would like to sleep in a soft sleeping place in a field or tree.
Question 3: Is the title of the poem a good one? Give a reason for your answer.
Answer: Yes, the title of the poem is a good one because it talks about how babies keep away the chill at night.
Question 4: Read and answer the questions:
What can nestling do……..?
(a) What are nestlings?
Answer: Nestlings are very young birds who completely depend on their mother for warmth and everything else.
(b) In the poem, another word for a young animal is used. What is it?
Answer: The word – lambkins, an affectionate term for the babies of sheep that are usually called lambs.
(c) What can ‘nestlings’ do?
Answer: Nestlings sleep under their mother’s wing in order to stay warm through the cold night.
Question 5: Which is male? Which is female? Make two lists.
Male: buck, ram, bull, hog, stag, cock, tom-cat, rooster, billy goat.
Female: ewe, sow, mare, hen, lioness, cow, doe, nanny goat.
Question 6: Make five rhyming pairs.
- Through – blue
- Though – throw
- Knee – be
- Few – dew
- Rough – bluff
Question 7: How are the following described in the poem?
- Mother – woolly
- Dew – nightly
- Ewe – careful
- Night – keen
- Wing – mother’s
- Sleeping place – warm, soft
So, these were A Chill Questions & Answers.