The Jumblies Questions & Answers

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

This poem is written by Edward Lear. In my previous posts, I have shared the questions and answers of Majid Goes Shopping, The Restaurant and The Sorcerer’s Apprentice so, you can check these posts as well.

The Jumblies Questions & Answers

Word Galaxy

  • Sieve – a utensil with holes or mesh in the bottom that is used for separating coarse matter from fine matter or for straining liquids
  • Morn – morning
  • Ain’t – non-standard English for is not

Question 1: Where were the Jumblies going in a sieve?

Answer: The Jumblies were going to a faraway land across the sea in a sieve.

Question 2: Can you write in your own words that would happen to a sieve if you put it on water?

Answer: If a sieve is put on water, it will be filled to the brim with water.

Question 3: In your opinion, how would you advise the Jumblies travel instead of a sieve? Give reasons for your answer.

Answer: I would advise the Jumblies to travel in a boat instead of sieve because boat is safer than a sieve.

Question 4: Read and answer the questions:

But we don’t care a button! We don’t care a fig!

(a) Who is this said to?

Answer: The line is said to the friends of the Jumblies.

(b) What are the speakers doing?

Answer: The speakers are going to the sea in a sieve.

(c) What do they not care a button or a fig about?

Answer: They do not care a button or a fig about the fact that they can be drowned while they are at sea.

(d) Buttons and figs are small, common things. Which word could you replace these words with to keep the same meaning?

I don’t care much.

So, these were Questions & Answers.

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