Sheep Questions & Answers

Hi Everyone!! This article will share Sheep Questions & Answers.

In my previous posts, I have shared the questions and answers of The Story-Spirits, Car Run and The Word Wizard so, you can check these posts as well.

Sheep Questions & Answers

Question 1: What did the man ask the narrator to do?

Answer: The man asked the narrator to sail from Baltimore to Glasgow with eighteen hundred sheep.

Question 2: Why did the narrator agree to go on the ship?

Answer: The man said he would pay fifty shillings to the narrator if he agreed to go.

Question 3: What did the sheep do on the first night?

Answer: The sheep were quiet on the first night.

Question 4: What did the sheep do on the second night and why?

Answer: The sheep cried loudly on the second night because they were out at sea and could not smell the familiar pastures.

Question 5: Read the lines and answer the questions:

We soon had cleared the harbour’s mouth,
We soon were in the salt sea deep

(a) What do you think ‘cleared the harbour’s mouth’ means?

Answer: It means that the ship had left the harbour and was out at sea.

(b) What words does the poet repeat in these lines in order to create the sense that the start of the journey went quickly and smoothly?

Answer: The repeated words are ‘we soon’.

(c) What does the poet mean by ‘in the salt sea deep’?

Answer: They were soon far inside the sea and water was salty.

Question 6: Read the lines and answer the questions:

They sniffed, poor things, for their green field.

(a) Which words show that the narrator feels sympathy for the sheep?

Answer: The words that show that the narrator feels sympathy for the sheep are – poor things.

(b) What emotions is the narrator making us think the sheep are feeling?

Answer: The sheep are feeling homesick and scared.

(c) What does ‘they sniffed’ mean?

Answer: ‘They sniffed’ means to take in the smells. It also means that they were looking for familiar surroundings.

So, these were the Questions & Answers.

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