Hooked by a Book Questions & Answers

Hi Everyone!! This article will share Hooked by a Book Questions & Answers.

This poem is written by Lisa Chloe Stern. In my previous posts, I have shared the questions and answers of Tomkin and the Three-Legged Stool, Raggedy-Ann and the Kite and The Watchmaker’s Shop so, you can check these posts as well.

Hooked by a Book Questions & Answers

Word Galaxy

  • Moaned – complained (showing pain and misery)
  • Favourite – most liked, above all others
  • Certain – having no doubts about something; sure
  • Crook – somebody who cheats or is involved in doing wrong
  • Vanished – disappeared suddenly
  • Bound – tied, secured
  • Wondrous – so good or admirable as to bring about awe or wonder; amazing
  • Cosy – warm and comfortable; snug

Question 1: Which expression tells us that Jemima did not really want to answer the door?

Answer: The expression that tells us that Jemima did not really want to answer the door is – she moaned when heard the knock and said, ‘Who can that be?’

Question 2: Why was it that Jemima mentioned the exact time on the clock?

Answer: Jemima mentioned the exact time on the clock because it was very close to 9 o’ clock – the time of her favourite telly (TV) programme.

Question 3: What was it that puzzled Jemima?

Answer: What puzzled Jemima was the fact that the man did not reply to her questions; he just took out a packet from his pocket and passed it to her.

Question 4: How did Jemima know the parcel was for her?

Answer: Jemima knew that the parcel was for her because the man pointed at her and vanished from the door.

Question 5: Do you think Jemima was pleased with what was in the parcel?

Answer: Yes, Jemima was very happy with the wondrous book in the parcel.

Question 6: What activities do you think Jemima enjoyed doing the most?

Answer: Jemima loved watching TV and reading books.

Question 7: Read the line and answer the questions:

1. ‘It’s almost time for my favourite….’

(a) Who says these words and when?

Answer: Jemima says these words when she hears a knock on the door.

(b) What is the speaker waiting for and when will that event occur?

Answer: She was waiting to watch her favourite programme at 9 o’clock.

(c) What does the speaker do after this?

Answer: She moans, rises to go, and sees who is at the door.

2. ‘He took from his pocket a packet’

(a) Who is being described?

Answer: The man with a nose like a hook is described here.

(b) What else do we learn about him?

Answer: Not to give away a secret.

(c) What is in the packet?

Answer: A wondrous book bound very neatly.

Question 8: Which other words in the poem are same as ‘packet’?

Answer: Parcel

Question 9: Find words in the poem which have the same meaning as the following?

1. Ripped – tore

2. Astonishing – wondrous

3. Broke – snapped

4. Rang – knock

5. Preferred – favourite

So, these were Hooked by a Book Questions & Answers.

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