Shipwrecked Questions & Answers

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

In my previous posts, I have shared the questions and answers of The Elephant and The Tragopan, The Way Through The Woods and The Ransom of Red Chief so, you can check these posts as well.

Shipwrecked Questions & Answers

Question 1: How did Robinson Crusoe manage to reach the deserted island? How did he feel when he finally reached the shore?

Answer: After battling the stormy sea for an hour and a half, he was thrown towards the shore by a raging wave. On reaching the store, he felt exhausted.

Question 2: What did Crusoe do when he saw his ship a quarter mile from the island’s shore?

Answer: He decided to go out to the ship and bring back some things which would be useful to him on the island.

Question 3: Read and answer the questions:

I plunged into the sea….………………………….rope hanging over the side.

(a) What does it mean to ‘make for’ something?

Answer: It means to move towards something.

(b) What did Crusoe find on his ship?

Answer: He found an axe and the other seamen’s boxes, which he filled with bread, rice and cheese. He also found some clothes and a broken oar.

Question 4: Read and answer the questions:

From there I could see that……………………………. No one living on the island but wild beasts.

(a) Who is Crusoe talking to here?

Answer: Crusoe is talking to a listener/reader to his story.

(b) What does he mean by ‘from there’?

Answer: By ‘from there’ he means from the top of a little hill.

(c) What makes Crusoe call himself a prisoner? What does this tell us about his state of mind?

Answer: Crusoe called himself a prisoner because he was struck on that island with nowhere to go. This tells us that he felt hopeless and alone.

Question 5: Read and answer the questions:

“What use are you………………………………….you but me.”

(a) Who is ‘you’ in these lines?

Answer: ‘You’ in these lines are gold and silver coins.

(b) Why does everyone in the world desire it?

Answer: Everyone in the world desire it because they are expensive and people can buy many things with them.

(c) How do you think Crusoe feels at this point?

Answer: Crusoe feels quite hopeless at this point.

So, these were Shipwrecked Questions & Answers.

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