Greatness Questions & Answers

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

This poem is written by Paul King. It tells how a tiny acorn grows into a mighty oak tree. In my previous posts, I have shared the questions and answers of A Real Bouquet, The Boon Of Boons and Oliver Learns A New Game so, you can check these posts as well.

Greatness Questions & Answers

Word Galaxy

  • Acorn – the fruit of an oak tree
  • Jeered – made rude and mocking remarks in a loud voice.
  • Pipsqueak – unimportant person
  • Scoffed – speaking to someone in a mocking way
  • Stout – strong and tough

Question 1: Read and answer the questions:
But everyone jeered,
What, a pipsqueak like you!

(a) Whom did everyone jeer at?

Answer: Everyone jeered at the acorn.

(b) What was their reaction earlier?

Answer: Earlier, they laughed at the acorn and called him crazy.

(c) Was everyone proved right in their judgement?

Answer: No, everyone was proved wrong in their judgement.

Question 2: Read and answer the questions:
I will be great, said the fine young tree

(a) How did people react to the tree’s words?

Answer: People scoffed at the tree’s words.

(b) When did people agree with the tree?

Answer: People agreed with the tree when it grew stout and tall.

(c) Was the oak’s confidence in himself proven right in the end?

Answer: Yes, the oak’s confidence in himself proven right in the end.

Question 3: Write a few pairs of rhyming words from the poem.

Answer: Green-seen, tree-see and tall-all.

So, these were Greatness Questions & Answers.

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