Hi Everyone!! This article will share Take Time Questions & Answers.
In my previous posts, I have shared the questions and answers of The Power of Determination, The Eyes Have It and Jeh The Jewel of India so, you can check these posts as well.
Take Time Questions & Answers
Question 1: Read and answer the questions:
‘And look in awe at a …’
(a) What does the poet ask the reader to look at?
Answer: The poet asks the reader to look at a towering tree.
(b) What do you understand by the word ‘awe’?
Answer: The word ‘awe’ here means wonder and admiration.
(c) Why do you think the poet ask the reader to look at it in awe?
Answer: The poet asks the reader to look at a towering tree in awe, to appreciate the beauty and wonders offered by the nature everywhere around us, which we do not have time to see due to our busy lives.
Question 2: What are some of the things that the poet says when we must take time for?
Answer: The poet says that we must take time to gaze at a sunset sky, watch a moonlit sea, look in awe at a towering tree, look in the heart of a flower, view a high mountain, listen to the song of birds and reassure our closest friend of our never-ending love and loyalty.
Question 3: What aspects of natural beauty are highlighted in the poem?
Answer: The various aspects of natural beauty that are highlighted in the poem are – sunset sky with blazing colours that dazzle the eye and watch the sea in the moonlight. The poet tells us to take time out to admire heart of a flower which is adorned by water droplets that look like diamond from a gentle rain. The reader is asked to see the majestic towering tree, which leaves one with a sense of wonder and awe.
Question 4: What are some of the contrasts shown in the poem?
Answer: Some of the contrasts shown in the poem are.
- A sunset sky which is comparatively dull is contrasted with the blazing colours that dazzle the eye.
- Snowcapped peak of a mountain against a clear blue sky.
Question 5: The last stanza has a reminder and a warning. What is it?
Answer: The last stanza has a reminder and a warning that if we do not take time out of our busy schedules to appreciate the wonders of nature all around us, we might not have time left to do so in the near future.
Question 6: Find an example of a metaphor in the poem.
Answer: ‘A paean sweet without need of words.’
Question 7: The poet suggests that we look at the heart of a flower. What do you think the poet means by this?
Answer: The poet means that we should feel the beauty and delicacy of the nature. It will make our mind peaceful, relaxed and fill our hearts with joy and happiness.
So, these were Take Time Questions & Answers.