Sour Grapes Questions & Answers

Hi Everyone!! This article will share Sour Grapes Questions & Answers.

In my previous posts, I have shared the questions and answers of This Morning is Our History Test, Does He Remember and Robinson Crusoe so, you can check these posts as well.

Sour Grapes Questions & Answers

Word Galaxy

  • Mean – miserable and poor
  • Pow’r – power
  • Reynard – name for a fox (in French fables)
  • Thro’ – through
  • ‘tis – it is
  • Vine – a grape plant

Question 1: Did the fox really want the grapes?

Answer: Yes, the fox really did want the grapes. He was eager, and he tried to snatch them.

Question 2: What was so attractive about the grapes?

Answer: The grapes were rich, ripe, and purple-red.

Question 3: Which words are used to describe the grapes in the first verse?

Answer: The words used to describe the grapes in the first verse are: lovely, rich, ripe, and purple-red grapes.

Question 4: Which words are used in the third verse?

Answer: The words used to describe the grapes in the third verse are: mean and common fruit, sour.

Question 5: What is the moral that the poem teaches us?

Answer: The moral (lesson) the poem teaches us is that people who cannot get what they have been trying for quite often say they did not really want it anyway.

Question 6: Why do you think the fox curled his nose?

Answer: The fox curled his nose because he could not reach the grapes and he now wanted to show that he no longer cared for them.

Question 7: Read the lines and answer the questions:

Eager he tried to snatch the fruit….

(a) Why was the fox eager?

Answer: The grapes were rich, ripe, and purple-red, so the fox was eager to reach them.

(b) Why was he not able to reach the fruit?

Answer: The bunch of grapes was just above his head, but too high for him to reach.

(c) In what way did his opinion of the fruit change?

Answer: When he failed to get them, he said they were mean and common fruit and sure to be sour.

So, these were the Questions & Answers.

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