Picnic Time Questions & Answers

Hi Everyone!! This article will share Picnic Time Questions & Answers.

This poem is written by Colin Ash. In my previous posts, I have shared the questions and answers of Mr Sharpe’s Fish, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice and Up-Hill so, you can check these posts as well.

Picnic Time Questions & Answers

Word Galaxy

  • Chums – friends
  • Meadows – fields
  • Drench – to become soaked; wet through
  • Brook – a stream
  • Serenely – calmly, quietly and peacefully
  • Feathered friends – birds
  • Wend – to go along a route or course

Question 1: In the poem, the poet suggests certain activities. Which activity is the most:

(a) Active – dancing, skipping, running
(b) Restful – dreaming in your warm bed
(c) Peaceful – lying in meadows and watching clouds
(d) Interesting – reading a story book
(e) Tiring – skipping, running
(f) Friendly – sharing your food, sharing jokes, chatting
(g) Helpful – sharing your daily bread
(h) Noisy – fighting, shouting

Question 2: According to the poet, which activities or actions are not to be done on a picnic?

Answer: According to the poet, we must not fight, cry, tease others, or get late.

Question 3: Read this line and then answer the questions:

1. ……Or get drenched in a brook;

(a) What do the words ‘drenched’ and ‘brook’ mean?

Answer: The word ‘drenched’ means thoroughly wet and ‘brook’ means small stream of water.

(b) What does the poet suggest we do after getting drenched?

Answer: The poet suggests to sip warm tea after getting drenched.

2. Time at dusk for feathered friends…..

(a) Who are the feathered friends?

Answer: The feathered friends are the birds that are returning home.

(b) What two things does the poet suggest we do at this time?

Answer: The two things that the poet suggests are -return home and go to bed.

Question 4: Pick out all the rhyming words in the poem.

Answer: The rhyming words in the poem are: fun—run, by—cry brook—book, bread—bed.

Question 5: Which words or phrase in the poem describe the following?


a. Clouds – passing, floating serenely by
b. Birds – feathered friends
c. Meadows – green
d. Tea – warming

Question 6: Which words in the poem are used for the following?

(a) Talking in a friendly way – chat
(b) Moving along (in any manner) – run, float, wend, skip
(c) Not cold – warming, warm
(d) Pals – chums, friends

So, these were the Questions & Answers.

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