Spring Questions & Answers

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

Word Galaxy

  • 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.

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