Pippa’s Song Questions & Answers

Hi Everyone!! This article will share Pippa’s Song Questions & Answers.

The poem is written by Robert Browning. In my previous posts, I have shared the questions and answers of Bangle Sellers and Wright Brothers so, you can check these posts as well.

Pippa’s Song Questions & Answers

Word Galaxy

  • Year’s at the spring – it is spring time
  • Morn morning
  • Dew-pearl’d – the dewdrops on the grass on the hills look like pearls
  • Lark – a type of songbird
  • On the wing – flying

Question 1: Choose the correct option:

1. The bird mentioned in the poem is _________

(a) crow
(b) lark
(c) snail
(d) pearl

2. Pippa gets up at _________ in the morning.

(a) five
(b) six
(c) seven
(d) eight

3. The word which means ‘moisture drops’ in the poem is _________.

(a) dew
(b) spring
(c) thorn
(d) lark

Question 2: ‘Spring’ rhyme with ‘wing’ and ‘seven’ rhymes with ‘heaven’. Find rhyming words from the poem for the following:


  • Fear – year, tear
  • Few – dew, new
  • White –tight, night

Question 3: Which season is the poet referring to?

Answer: The poet is referring to the spring season.

Question 4: Describe the hillside.

Answer: The hill-side has a lot of greenery. The green plants has a lot of dew drops on them which look like pearls.

Question 5: What does the poet mean when he says, ‘lark’s on the wing’?

Answer: The poet is describing the sight of a lark flying in the morning sky.

Question 6: What does this song explain?

Answer: This song tells us about the season, time and also explains that all is right with the world.

Question 7: What was the season of the year?

Answer: It was the spring season of the year.

Question 8: What time of the day has been mentioned in the poem?

Answer: It was 7o’clock in the morning.

Question 9: What do the lark in flight and the snail on the thorn signify?

Answer: This signifies that the lark and the snail have to work in terrible conditions. Not only birds and insects but human beings also lead bad lives. God gives strength to all to bear the burden of life and the life goes on.

Question 10: Explain the lines:

“God’s in his heaven
All’s right with the world.”

Answer: These two lines tell that the life is hard for everyone. The lark, snail and Pippa lead a terrible life but God gives strength to all to deal with life. The lines say that all is right with the world which is not true. These lines are ironic and express discontentment.

Question 11: Can you see dewdrops at noon? Why?

Answer: We cannot see dewdrops at noon because they get evaporated due to sun’s heat.

So, these were the Questions & Answers.

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