Grandfather Clock Questions & Answers

Hi Everyone!! This article will share Grandfather Clock Questions & Answers.

This poem is written by Meera Krishnan. In my previous posts, I have shared the questions and answers of The Great Barrier Reef, Brave Rani Lakshmibai and A Unique Party so, you can check these posts as well.

Grandfather Clock Questions & Answers

Word Galaxy

  • Huge – very large
  • Sturdy – strongly built
  • Hum – make a low, steady sound like a bee
  • Puppet band – a musical group of puppets
  • Chime – make melodious series of ringing sounds to indicate time
  • Beat – rhythmic sound
  • Suite – a set of connected rooms
  • Awe – wonder

Question 1: Fill in the blanks with suitable words.

1. The clock was kept in the museum hall.
2. A puppet band chimes out the correct time.
3. When the band master gives a beat, sweet music can be heard,
4. A puppet man holds a hammer and announces the time.
5. The cuckoo sings in a sweet voice.

Question 2: What is being described in the first stanza of the poem? Pick three describing words that tell us about it.

Answer: The clock is being described in the first stanza. It is huge, old and musical.

Question 3: Who gives a beat every hour?

Answer: The puppet band master gives the beat every hour.

Question 4: Why does the cuckoo come out?

Answer: The cuckoo comes out to announce the time.

Question 5: Read the line and answer the questions.

‘They took with awe and surprise.’

(a) Who are ‘they’ in the above line?

Answer: ‘They’ are the visitors, and the children, who gather to look at the clock.

(b) What do they look at?

Answer: They look at the clock and its puppet band.

(c) Why do they look with ‘awe and surprise’? Give one reason.

Answer: They took at it with awe and surprise because of its huge size.

Question 6: Write a few pairs of rhyming words from the poem.

Answer: Table-stable, chime-time, hold-world, beat-sweet, surprise-size.

So, these were the Questions & Answers.

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