On the Bridge Questions & Answers

Hi Everyone!! This article will share On the Bridge Questions & Answers.

This poem is written by Kate Greenaway. In my previous posts, I have shared the questions and answers of Vesuvius Comes Alive, I am Born and Jeannie’s Amber Beads so, you can check these posts as well.

On the Bridge Questions & Answers

Word Galaxy

  • Glide – move smoothly and quietly
  • A bit – a little while

Question 1: Complete these sentences:

1. The speaker is standing on a bridge.
2. Some of the things the speaker wishes to see are a little fish, a water rat, a spider and pretty circles in the water.
3. The thing that the speaker imagines will be in the great wide sea tomorrow is a flower-boat.
4. The pretty circles in the poem are ripples caused by a stone thrown in the water.

Question 2: Do you think the speaker enjoys standing on the bridge? Use words or lines from the poem to say why you think so.

Answer: The speaker seems to enjoy standing on the bridge and watching things. She uses the word ‘wish’ numerous times which tells us that she wants to see various things standing there. The speaker also says, I think I’ll get some stones to throw, and watch the pretty circles show. This shows that she enjoys the view from the bridge.

Question 3: How old do you think the speaker might be? What makes you think this?

Answer: The speaker seems to be eight or ten years old because she is excited about standing on a bridge and watching various insects and animals and doing things such as throwing stones and sailing flower-boats.

So, these were the Questions & Answers.

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