Hi Everyone!! This article will share Spring Questions & Answers.
This poem is written by Karla Kuskin. In my previous posts, I have shared the questions and answers of The Invention of Shoes, Ivan’s Story and Five Children and It so, you can check these posts as well.
Spring Questions & Answers
- Winging – flying
- Kicking my heels – doing things that I enjoy
- Freshwater eels – types of thin, long fish that appear infreshwater sources like springs, streams and rivers
- Gamboling – running or jumping about playfully
- A dove on the wing – a dove that is flying
Question 1: Choose the correct option:
What is the central idea of the poem?
i. experiencing freedom
ii. enjoying nature
iii. celebrating the end of winter
Question 2: What do you think is the speaker – an older or younger person?
Answer: The speaker is a younger person because during winter, normally children don’t like staying indoors wearing woolen clothes and spring means that they are free to run and play.
Question 3: The speaker knows what season it is by noticing the signs around him/her. Name such signs.
Answer: There are buzzing black bees, there is dew on the rose, a rabbit has come out of its hiding place, the freshwater eels appear, the speaker is able to go out without a coat, there are buds and flowers and doves on trees. These are signs of spring season.
Question 4: Why does the speaker say she is racing through the meadows without a coat? What does it signify?
Answer: The speaker is able to step out of the house without a coat which signifies that winter is finally over and it is spring.
Question 5: How do the words racing through the meadows or running on the rooftops reflect spring?
Answer: The words racing through the meadows or running on the rooftops reflect freedom and happiness. These feelings convey the joy of spring season after a dull, heavy winter.
Question 6: Write three pairs of rhyming words from the poem.
Answer: Three pairs of rhyming words are:
Singing-swinging, rabbit-habit and coat-goat.
These were Spring Questions & Answers.