The Princess Questions & Answers

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

In my previous posts, I have shared the questions & answers of The Bell of Atri, Henry and The Hero of Haarlem so, you can check these posts as well.

The Princess Questions & Answers

Question 1: Write True or False:

(a) Everybody calls my sister ‘the Princess’ – False
(b) I walk to school because my school is right across the street – False
(c) I wish I could go to camp like all my friends – True
(d) I find it easy to push myself around in my sister’s chair – False
(e) Everybody is kind to people in wheelchairs – False
(f) My sister is a brave girl – True

Question 2: Put the events in correct order.


…10… I apologized for taking Penny’s chair.
…4… A group of boys made rude remarks about me.
…1… I pushed myself down the hill near the Princess’ school.
…6… The wheels of the chair got stuck in the mud.
…3… I rode to the corner of the street.
…8… My parents were looking for me.
…2… I fell out of the chair and hurt my knee.
…9… My parents were so glad to see me!
…5… It began to rain heavily.
…7… I managed to drag the chair home.

Question 3: Read the lines and answer the questions:

Beside the tree is the throne. Seeing it empty gives me the best idea. Today, I will be the Princess! I sit on the throne. ‘Now I will spend every minute on the throne,’ I say.

(a) What is the throne? Whom does it belong to?

Answer: The throne is the wheelchair. It belongs to Penny.

(b) Which word in these lines means the opposite of worst?

Answer: Best

(c) Why does Patty want to sit on the throne?

Answer: Patty has always thought her sister to be special like a princess. She sits on the throne to feel what it is like to be a princess.

Question 4: Read the lines and answer the questions:

Then I ride to the corner of the street. I’ve been pushing so hard that I feel like both my arms are broken. Some grown-ups are walking towards me. They look at me and my throne and then turn away fast, like I do when I’m watching a scary movie.

(a) Does Patty Jean find it easy to push the wheelchair? How do we know?

Answer: No, Patty Jean doesn’t find it easy to push the wheelchair. We know this because she says that she feels like both her arms are broken.

(b) Find words or groups of words in the passage that mean the opposite of the following


i. Look at – Turn away
ii. Away from – Towards

(c) What do the grown-ups do when they look at Patty Jean? Why do you think they do this?

Answer: When the grown-ups see Patty Jean, they turn away fast. I think they do this because they are reluctant to help people in wheel chairs.

Question 5: Do you agree with Patty Jean that the Princess is a good name for Penny? Give a reason.

Answer: No, I don’t think that the Princess is a good name for Penny. Patty Jean calls her that because she thinks that Penny is special and always seated on a throne.

Question 6: Why had Patty Jean not gone to camp like all her other friends?

Answer: Patty Jean had not gone to camp because her parents did not have the money to send her there. they had just bought braces for Penny’s legs.

Question 7: What did Patty Jean think when she first saw her parents outside the house?

Answer: When Patty Jean first saw her parents outside the house, she thought that they were looking for the throne.

Question 8: Describe how Patty Jean’s feelings for Penny change by the end of the story. What does Patty Jean realise?

Answer: At the end of the story, Patty Jean realizes that she had been wrong about Penny. Penny has a hard life and still manages to keep herself happy.

So, these were The Princess Questions & Answers.

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