My Childhood Questions & Answers

Hi Everyone!! This article will share My Childhood Questions & Answers.

In my previous posts, I have shared the questions and answers of The Hobbit, The Twisted Trial and Ozymandias so, you can check these posts as well.

My Childhood Questions & Answers

Question 1: How does David describe himself as a child?

Answer: David describes himself as a child of close observation having a strong memory of his childhood.

Question 2: Describe David’s house, as he remembers it.

Answer: David’s house was quite familiar to him in its earliest remembrance. On the ground-floor was Peggotty’s kitchen, opening into a backyard; with a pigeon-house on a pole and a great dog kennel in one corner. There was a long passage from Peggotty’s kitchen to the front door. A dark store-room opened out of it. Then there were two parlours. The parlours in which they sat in the evening. David, his mother and Peggotty had the best parlour where they sat every Sunday. The outside of their house had the latticed bedroom-windows standing open along with the garden back.

Question 3: Read these lines and answer the questions:

A dark store-room opens out of it, and that is a place to be run past at night.

(a) What did the dark store-room open out of?

Answer: The dark store-room opened out a long passage leading from Peggotty’s kitchen to the front door.

(b) Why did the speaker think that it was ‘a place to be run past at night’?

Answer: The narrator thought that it was a place to be run past at night because it was dimly lit and let a mouldy air come out of the door, in which there was a smell of soap, pickles, pepper, candles, and coffee, all at one whiff.

(c) What do these lines tell us about the speaker?

Answer: The narrator’s description shows he’s a child.

Question 4: How did David occupy himself at the church?

Answer: David’s eyes wandered and that’s how he occupied himself at the church. He looked at his mother, looked at the porch and saw a stray sheep half making up its mind to come into the church.

Question 5: Describe the garden as David recalls it.

Answer: David recalls his garden at the back, beyond the yard where the empty pigeon house and dog kennel, preserved of butterfly with a high fence and a gate. The gate was locked with a heavy padlock. There were the fresh juicy clusters on the trees, richer than fruit that ever been seen and where his mother gathered some in a basket.

Question 6: How did David spend time with his mother in winter?

Answer: David spent time with his mother in winter by playing together in the winter twilight, dancing about the parlour.

Question 7: Read these lines and answer the questions:

I was tired of reading, and dead sleepy; but being allowed to sit up until my mother came home from spending the evening at a neighbour’s, I couldn’t have gone to bed.

(a) What was the narrator reading and to whom?

Answer: The narrator was reading about crocodiles to Peggotty.

(b) What is the person being read to doing as she listens?

Answer: As she listened, she sat at work with her thread, her work box and brass thimble on her finger.

(c) Who did the narrator see with his mother when she came home?

Answer: With his mother, the narrator saw a gentleman with beautiful black hair and whiskers, who walked home with them from church last Sunday.

Question 8: What sort of relationship did David have with Peggotty?

Answer: Peggotty was a companion to both David’s mother and David and she was both strict and friendly towards him.

So, these were My Childhood Questions & Answers.