The Cow Questions & Answers

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

Written by Robert Louis Stevenson, this poem shows the relationship between a cow and human. The poet tells the qualities of cow and considers the cow as a friendly animal.

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The Cow Questions & Answers

Word Galaxy

  • Might – strength
  • Apple tart – a sweet dish; a pastry made with apples
  • Wanders – walks around without purpose
  • Lowing – the sound made by a cow
  • Stray – to move here and there
  • Showers – brief and light fall of rain
  • Meadow – a field which has grass and flowers growing in it

Question 1: Choose the correct option.

1. In the poem, the colour of the cow is

(a) red and black.
(b) red and white.
(c) black and white.

2. She gives me milk with all her might means

(a) the cow gives milk happily.
(b) the cow is forced to give milk.
(c) the cow puts in a lot of strength to give milk.

3. In the poem, the cow eats

(a) meadow hay.
(b) meadow grass.
(c) meadow flowers.

Question 2: How does the poet feel about the cow?

Answer: The poet loves the cow with all his heart.

Question 3: Why does the poet love the cow?

Answer: The poet loves the cow because she is friendly and gives him cream to eat with an apple-tart.

Question 4: What does the cow give the poet? What does the poet eat it with?

Answer: The cow gives cream to the poet which he eats with an apple tart.

Question 5: Where does the cow wander?

Answer: The cow wanders here and there.

Question 6: What does the cow do while it wanders?

Answer: While the cow wanders, it walks among the meadow grass and eats the meadow flowers.

Question 7: What is the ‘open air’ like?

Answer: The ‘open air’ is pleasant.

Question 8: Is the weather always good?

Answer: No, sometimes the weather is windy and sometimes, it is rainy.

Question 9: Read the lines and answer the questions:

She wanders lowing here and there,
And yet she cannot stray.

(a) Do you think the cow can roam around as it wishes?

Answer: No, I don’t think the cow can roam around as it wishes. This is because the line suggests that it can only roam around freely within a particular area which could be the poet’s farm.

(b) What do you think the cow cannot do?

Answer: The cow cannot stray.

Question 10: Why do you think the cow cannot stray?

Answer: The cow cannot stray because she knows her home and her owner.

So, these were the Questions & Answers.

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