The Alien Questions & Answers

Hi Everyone!! This article will share The Alien Questions & Answers.

Written by Richard Macwilliam, this poem very well depicts the poet’s imagination of an alien creature with six legs and wobbly eyes landing in the playground of a school.

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The Alien Questions & Answers

Question 1: Choose the correct option:

1. Why do you think, the poet has described the alien as someone having six pink legs and wobbly eyes?

(a) It is not a human, so a different structure has been imagined.
(b) It’s an alien whom we’ve never seen and therefore is imagined differently.
(c) Both (a) and (b)
(d) Aliens look like that.

2. Which adjective describes the teacher?

(a) troubleshooter
(b) authoritative
(c) fearless
(d) all of these

3. ‘Or would it stick a long tendril out,
Wrap it around Teacher,
And suck Teacher back into its mouth?’
Does the description remind you of anything? What? Why?

Answer: The description reminds me of a lizard. When it attacks its prey, it shoots out its tongue and wraps it around the insect before sucking it back into its mouth.

4. Who would cheer and laugh?

(a) boys of the class
(b) girls of the class
(c) teachers
(d) none of these

5. Why would one or two of the girls cry?

(a) They loved the Teacher.
(b) Teacher was quite nice.
(c) Poet hints that girls are generally sensitive.
(d) All of these

6. What do you gather about the poet from this poem?

(a) Richard Macwilliam is childlike.
(b) Richard Macwilliam recalls his childhood days.
(c) Richard Macwilliam understands child behaviour.
(d) All of these

So, these were the Questions & Answers.

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