Crying Questions & Answers

Hi Everyone!! This article will share Crying Questions & Answers.

This poem is written by Galway Kinnell. In my previous posts, I have shared the questions and answers of The Wonderful World, Wishes and The Red Buds Tree so, you can check these posts as well.  

Crying Questions & Answers

Question 1: According to the poet, how long should one cry?

Answer: According to the poet, one must not cry only a little bit, but one must cry until the last tear have been shed; until one’s pillow is soaked with tears.

Question 2: What can we do after we have cried a lot?

Answer: Once we have cried to our heart’s content, we should do all those things that would uplift our mood or cheer us up. We should jump into the shower or throw open the window to feel the cool and fresh breeze of air.

Question 3: What do people ask the poet?

Answer: When people see the poet in a happy and jubilant mood, they ask him “what’s going on up there?”

Question 4: Which line tells us that the poet is happy at last? [Choose the correct option.]

(a) ‘Crying only a little bit is no use.’
(b) “Happiness was hiding in the last tear!”
(c) “Hey, what’s going on up there?”

Answer: “Happiness was hiding in the last tear!”

Question 5: ‘Then you can throw open your window’ The words in italics mean that [Choose the correct option.]

(a) we throw something out of the window
(b) open the window wide
(c) you can jump through the open window

Answer: open the window wide

Question 6: Write two or more words ending with — ness like ‘happiness’.

Answer: Blindness and foolishness.

Question 7: Give rhyming words for the following. [Words may not be from the poem.]


(a) cry – shy
(b) shower – flower
(c) splash – dash
(d) bit – hit
(e) back – lack
(f) throw – grow

So, these were the Questions & Answers.

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