Sunning Questions & Answers

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

This poem is written by James S. Tippett. In my previous posts, I have shared the questions and answers of The Story of Silk, The Old Man and The Tiger and The White Window so, you can check these posts as well.

Sunning Questions & Answers

Word Galaxy

  • Buzz – sound made by a flying insect
  • Doze – sleep lightly for a short time
  • Force of habit – done without thinking
  • Itch – to have a tickling feeling
  • Porch – a roofed place outside the entrance
  • Scratch – to mark with something sharp and also, to rub where it itches.
  • Whimper – to cry softly

Question 1: Why did the dog flap its ears?

Answer: The dog flapped its ears to get rid of a fly.

Question 2: Where did the dog scratch itself?

Answer: The dog scratched itself on a spot that was itching.

Question 3: What did the dog dream about?

Answer: The dog dreamt about chasing a rabbit.

Question 4: Why do you think the dog lay down in the summer sun?

Answer: The dog lays down in the summer sun to rest, to keep warm, or because it was pleasant.

Question 5: Which words best describe the dog?

i. hot
ii. active
iii. dreamy

Answer: Dreamy

Question 6: Read the lines and answer the questions:

He whimpered a bit.

(a) Who whimpered? What does ‘whimper’ mean?

Answer: The old dog whimpered. Whimper means to cry softly.

(b) Was there a reason for this whimpering?

Answer: No, there was not. The old dog whimpered from force of habit.

(c) When did this take place and where?

Answer: This took place on a summer day when the dog lay dreaming on a porch.

Question 7: Find all the rhyming words in the poem.

Answer: Sun/run, fly/eye, spot/hot, habit/rabbit, sun/run.

So, these were the Questions & Answers.

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