The Circus Questions & Answers

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

This poem is written by C.J Dennis. In my previous posts, I have shared the questions and answers of Self-Contained, Life and Sheem The Wolf Boy so, you can check these posts as well.  

The Circus Questions & Answers

Word Galaxy

  • Dappled – marked with spots of colour
  • Gallop – the fast movement of a horse
  • Acrobats – entertainers who perform balancing acts and gymnastics
  • Dizzy – feeling as if everything is spinning around you
  • Troupe – a group of touring actors, singers, or a circus group
  • Hoop – a large ring that animals jump through at a circus
  • Parasol – a small umbrella used by women for protection from the sun
  • India-rubber – natural rubber

Question 1: Correct and rewrite the following statements.

1. The dappled acrobat gallops round the ring.

Answer: The dappled horse gallops round the ring

2. The tumbling men are on the dizzy swing.

Answer: The tumbling men tumble up and down.

3. Acrobats tumble up and down.

Answer: Acrobats are on the dizzy swing.

4. The educated dog carries a parasol and fan.

Answer: The lady Blondin carries a parasol and fan.

5. The India-rubber man is jumping through the hoop.

Answer: The educated dog is jumping through the hoop.

6. The lady Blondin is upon the ladder.

Answer: The lad is upon the ladder.

7. The juggler is tearful.

Answer: The juggler is joyful.

8. The elephant is looping the loop.

Answer: The boyis looping the loop.

Question 2: What kind(s) of mood would most people watching the circus have?

(a) excited
(b) sad
(c) shy
(d) happy

Answer: excited, happy

Question 3: Name three animals mentioned in the poem.

Answer: Three animals mentioned in the poem are elephant, horse and dog.

Question 4: Why does the poet call the circus dog an ‘educated dog’?

Answer: The poet calls the circus dog an ‘educated dog’ because it is well-trained and can jump through the hoop.

Question 5: Find two words from the poem that rhyme with the given word.

1. group – troupe, hoop
2. ran – fan, man
3. gown – town, clown
4. thing – ring, swing

So, these were the Questions & Answers.

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