Hi Everyone!! This article will share Awareness About Our Environment Questions & Answers.
Written by Sylvia Stults, this poem asks us whether we are aware of what we are doing to our environment. In my previous posts, I have shared the questions & answers of Thunder and Anansi, Dressing Up for Space, The Fisherman and Paper Boats so, you can check these posts as well.
Awareness About Our Environment Questions & Answers
Question 1: Fill in the blanks with words from the poem.
1. All around her, the poet sees broken bottles and pieces of glass that are burnt and black.
2. Mills produce yellow fumes.
3. When aircrafts fly, they give out caustic gases from fuels.
4. Weapons of destruction are tested at desolate sites.
Question 2: Read the lines from the poem and choose the correct option.
1. Pouring of concrete and tearing out trees
This line suggests that humans
(a) cut down trees and make buildings in that place.
(b) do not make roads and buildings and do not cut trees.
(c) plant trees and put concrete around them to protect the plants.
2. All sea life destined to a slow awful doom
This line means that
(a) life in the sea is better than life on land
(b) the creatures living in the sea are flourishing.
(c) the creatures living in the sea are slowly dying out.
3. Weapons of destruction tested at desolate sites
This line refers to
(a) armies fighting with a lot of weapons.
(b) wars taking place at faraway places.
(c) nuclear weapons being tested at remote places.
Question 3: The first three stanzas of the poem talk about three types of pollution. What are they?
Answer: The three types of pollution are -land pollution, water pollution and air pollution.
Question 4: The poet ends each of the first three stanzas with a question. Why do you think she does so?
Answer: She does that to emphasize the problems caused by pollution and the need to protect our environment.
So, these were the Questions & Answers.