Hi Everyone!! This article will share Salma’s Song Questions & Answers.
Written by Geeta Dharmarajan, this poem is about a little girl who wants to fulfil her dreams and is willing to work very hard to make them come true. In my previous posts, I have shared the questions & answers of Pinocchio and The Story of The Four Seasons so, you can check these posts as well.
Salma’s Song Questions & Answers
- Longing – wanting something or someone very much
- Enormous – very big
- Courage – the ability to be brave and confident and do what you believe in
- Determination – when you continuously make an effort to do something even though it is difficult
- A pinch of faith – a little trust that someone or something is good, right and to be trusted
- Convinces – to make someone believe something is true
- Ammi – word for ‘mother’ in Urdu
- Abba – word for ‘father’ in Urdu
- Murmur – to speak so quietly that only those close by can hear
Question 1: Read and answer the questions:
“I know that I can make it, I know it can be done!”
(a) Who is the speaker?
Answer: The speaker is Salma
(b) What does she want to do?
Answer: She wants to become a doctor or join the police force.
Question 2: Where must Salma go to fulfil her dreams?
Answer: Salma must go to school to fulfil her dreams.
Question 3: Read and answer the questions:
“That girl is really good!”
(a) Who is going to say this about that girl?
Answer: The village will say this about the girl.
(b) Why will they say it?
Answer: They will say it because she will make her dreams come true and be successful.
Question 4: Write two pairs of rhyming words from the poem.
Answer: One-done, force-course.
Question 5: Why is the word ENORMOUS written in capital letters?
Answer: The word ENORMOUS is written in capital letters to tell the readers that though Salma is a small girl but she has big/enormous dreams of getting successful in life.
Question 6: What must Salma do to make her dreams come true? Do you think she can make her dreams come true?
Answer: To make her dreams come true, Salma must go to school, study and work hard. She must also have courage, determination and faith in herself to fulfil her dreams. Yes, she can definitely make her dreams come true.
So, these were Salma’s Song Questions & Answers.