So Big Questions & Answers

Hi Everyone!! This article will share So Big Questions & Answers.

This poem is written by Max Fatchen. In my previous posts, I have shared the questions & answers of Emperors of Ice, The Whispering Palms and How Many Crows so, you can check these posts as well.

So Big Questions & Answers

Word Galaxy

  • Ancient – long ago, thousands of years ago
  • Beast – a large animal
  • Garage – a place where you keep your car
  • Humping back – a curved back like that of a camel

Question 1: Choose the right answer.

(a) The poet knows that dinosaurs were very large because

i. he has one in his garage.
ii. he has been told they were big.
iii. he has seen the biggest one.

(b) The parts of the dinosaur described in the poem are

i. eyes, legs, stomach and neck.
ii. eyes, stomach and neck.
iii. eyes, stomach, back and neck.

(c) The poet would

i. like to see a dinosaur.
ii. like to have a dinosaur in his garage.
iii. not like to see a dinosaur.

Question 2: Read the lines and answer the questions:

The dinosaur, an ancient beast,
I’m told, was very large.
His eyes were as big as tennis balls,
His stomach was bigger than a garage.

(a) Why is the dinosaur called an ‘ancient beast’?

Answer: The dinosaur is called an ‘ancient beast’ because they lived long-long ago.

(b) How big were the dinosaur’s eyes?

Answer: The dinosaur’s eyes were as big as tennis balls.

(c) What is the dinosaur’s stomach compared to?

Answer: The dinosaur’s stomach is compared to a garage.

Question 3: The poet says the dinosaur’s neck is ‘as long as Friday’. Do you think that Fridays are long?

Answer: Friday is same as other days but we eagerly wait for the weekends to get relaxed and it comes just before weekends which takes long time. Thus, this long wait from first day of the week till Friday makes Friday also long.

Question 4: What is the poet glad about? Why do you think this thought makes him glad?

Answer: The poet is glad that dinosaurs do not exist at present. This is because for him, the dinosaurs are huge and scary beasts.

So, these were the Questions & Answers.

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