The Peacock and The Crane Questions & Answers

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The Peacock and The Crane Questions & Answers

Word Galaxy

  • Conceited – very proud, arrogant
  • Gorgeous – beautiful
  • Scoffed at – laughed at rudely and scornfully
  • Fine feathers don’t make fine birds – The saying is used in a negative sense, to indicate that looks or flashy clothes may not be very important after all.

Question 1: Choose the correct option:

(a) The Peacock had a gorgeous tail like no other bird.

i. No other bird had a tail.
ii. The Peacock’s tail was more beautiful than any other bird.
iii. All birds had gorgeous tails.

(b) Fine feathers don’t make fine birds.

i. You cannot use feathers to make birds.
ii. You can judge something by its outward beauty.
iii. Something that looks beautiful may not really be useful.

(c) Which word best describes the peacock?

i. Humble
ii. Proud
iii. Compassionate

(d) What is more important to the crane than beauty?

i. Ability
ii. Friendship
iii. Wealth

Question 2: Why did the Peacock scoff at the Crane?

Answer: The Peacock scoffed at the Crane because the Crane’s feathers were pale and colourless while the Peacock had a gorgeous tail with colourful feathers.

Question 3: What reply did the Crane give the Peacock?

Answer: The Crane said that it could fly high among the clouds and stars and see the beauty of the earth in all its glory from above. The Peacock, in spite of its gorgeous tail, could not fly and lived down on the earth just like any ordinary cock.

Question 4: List five nouns and adjectives from the story.

Answer:

Nouns – Crane, Peacock, Bird, Tail, Feathers
Adjectives – Gorgeous, Dull, Colourless, Colourful, Conceited

So, these were The Peacock and The Crane Questions & Answers.