My Room Questions & Answers

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

This poem is written by Robert William Service. In my previous posts, I have shared the questions and answers of The Two Wolves, Irish Stew By The Riverside and Sarsamma Lalitha so, you can check these posts as well.

My Room Questions & Answers

Word Galaxy

  • Acquire – obtain something
  • Chattels (old fashioned) – something that belongs to you
  • Doom – death or destruction
  • Inevitably – as is certain to happen

Question 1: Choose the correct option:

1. The things in the speaker’s room are ________ as per common perception.

a. of great value
b. not of great value
c. are totally useless

2. The things in his room get value when considered that they _______

a. are antique pieces.
b. are the belongings of a great poet.
c. are beautiful to look at.

3. The speaker feels that __________ the things in his room.

a. he cannot be separated from
b. he can easily be separated from
c. he can easily discard

4. The speaker leads a very __________ life style.

a. sophisticated
b. expensive
c. simple

5. The speaker feels that he lends his books, his table and bed _____

a. a new meaning with every changing day.
b. his own personality and thus they assume value.
c. nothing at all since they are non-living things.

Question 2: How do you feel when you go to a museum dedicated to a famous personality and see some of his/her on display?

Answer: When I visit a museum dedicated to a famous person and see his/her things on display, I feel as though I have been given a window into the person’s life. I can get a better sense of his/her personality, the kind of life he/ she lived. Even common household objects have a wonderful story to tell about the person.

Question 3: Personification is a technique where a poet endows non- human/ non-living things with human qualities. Find the lines that personify the things in the speaker’s room.

Answer: ‘This chair on which I sit/Would break its overstuffed old heart’
‘A personality I give/They’ll lose when I am dead’
‘Sometimes on entering my room/
They look at me with fear’

Question 4: Find the words in the poem that rhyme with die, room, above.


  • Die – cry
  • Room – doom
  • Above – love

So, these were the Questions & Answers.

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