Pirate Story Questions & Answers

Hi Everyone!! This article will share Pirate Story Questions & Answers.

This poem is written by Robert Louis Stevenson. In my previous posts, I have shared the questions and answers of Portrait Of A Prince, Night Voices and Retrieved Reformation so, you can check these posts as well.

Pirate Story Questions & Answers

Word Galaxy

  • Afloat – floating on water
  • Squadron – a group of aircrafts or ships
  • Lea – an open area of grassy land

Question 1: Read and answer the questions:

‘Quick, and we’ll escape them, they’re as mad as they can be.’

(a) Who is ‘we’ in this line?

Answer: ‘We’ in this line refers to the three children pretending to be pirates and playing in the garden.

(b) Who are they trying to escape from?

Answer: They are trying to escape from the fleet of ship and cattle in the meadow charging towards them with a roar.

(c) Where do they escape to?

Answer: They escape to the wicket, which is their harbour, and the garden, which is their shore.

Question 2: What is the boat made of?

Answer: The boat which is actually the swing, is made of ropes and a basket.

Question 3: Which places does the poet refer to in the poem?

Answer: In the poem, the poet refers to places like Providence, Babylon and Malabar.

Question 4: Which words in the poem tell us that the ride is not real?

Answer: Words like meadow, swing, basket and lea tell us that the ride is not real.

Question 5: What is the harbour and what is the shore?

Answer: The wicket is the harbour and the garden is the shore.

So, these were Pirate Story Questions & Answers.