Hi Everyone!! This article will share The Quarrel Questions & Answers.
This poem is written by Eleanor Farjeon. In my previous posts, I have shared the questions & answers of Skipping Shoes, Robinson Crusoe and The Story of Ali Cogia so, you can check these posts as well.
The Quarrel Questions & Answers
- Quarrel – fight
- Fell out – fought
- Thumped – patted
- Slight – minor
- Forgive – pardon
Question 1: Write True or False:
(a) The quarrel was between a cat and a dog – False
(b) The quarrel grew stronger later on – True
(c) The quarrel began at night – False
Question 2: Choose the correct option:
Why did the brother thump his brother on the back?
i. because he wanted to hurt his brother/sister.
ii. because he wanted to stop quarrelling.
iii. because he was angry.
Question 3: What was the reason for the quarrel?
Answer: There was no real reason for the quarrel. The siblings were themselves not sure about why they were fighting.
Question 4: Read and answer the questions:
“One thing led to another
And somehow we fell out”.
(a) Who said these words and to whom?
Answer: The poetess said this to the readers.
(b) What do you mean by ‘fell out’?
Answer: ‘Fell out’ means started to quarrel.
(c) How did the siblings fall out?
Answer: They fell out over a small issue and it went on from one topic to the other.
Question 5: How was the start and end of the quarrel?
Answer: The beginning of the quarrel was very light, on a small issue but the quarrel ended violently.
Question 6: What did the speaker mean when she said “the afternoon turned black?”
Answer: It means that the whole afternoon became sad and slowly the day changed into evening. They spoilt their afternoon by quarrelling.
Question 7: Who took the initiative to end the quarrel and how did he/she do it?
Answer: The poetess’s brother took the initiative to end the quarrel as he patted his sister on her back and said that they should end the quarrel.
Question 8: Read and answer the questions:
And said, ‘oh, come on!
We can’t go on all night.
(a) Who said these lines and to whom?
Answer: The brother said this to his sister.
(b) What could not go on all night?
Answer: The quarrel could not go on all night.
(c) What happened after the speaker said this?
Answer: When the speaker said this, both realized that they were fighting uselessly and they needed to make up!
Question 9: According to you, who was right and who was wrong?
Answer: According to me, no one was right or wrong. They loved each other and wanted to win over the other. All siblings fight and so did they!
Question 10: Read and answer the questions:
The start of it was slight,
He said he was right,
I knew he was wrong!
(a) What was slight?
Answer: The starting of the quarrel was slight.
(b) Why was the end strong?
Answer: The end was strong because they stopped talking to each other.
(c) What did the girl feel about her brother?
Answer: The girl felt that her brother was wrong.
(d) How did the brother end up quarrel?
Answer: The brother ended up quarrel by thumping on his sister’s back.
(e) Why did the girl finally agree that her brother was right?
Answer: The girl finally agreed that her brother was right because he gave his sister a friendly pat on her back to end up the quarrel.
So, these were The Quarrel Questions & Answers.