The Rainbow Questions & Answers

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

Written by Christina Rosetti, the poem depicts the beauty of a rainbow. The poetess compares the beauty of nature and man-made beauty.

In my previous posts, I have shared the questions & answers of The Tree and The River, The Seed of Truth and Birbal Caught The Thief so, you can check these posts as well.

The Rainbow Questions & Answers

Word Galaxy

  • Sail – to float/travel on water
  • Prettier – very attractive to look at
  • Please – to make feel happy

Question 1: Complete the following sentences:

(a) Boats sail on the rivers.
(b) Ships sail on the seas.
(c) But clouds sail across the sky.
(d) Boats and ships are pretty, but clouds are prettier.
(e) The ‘bow’ in the poem is the prettiest.

Question 2: Choose the correct option:

(a) Boats, ships and clouds all are pretty. Which is prettiest among them?

i. Boats
ii. Ships
iii. Clouds

(b) What does the bow do?

i. Builds a road from earth to sky.
ii. Bridges heaven and earth.
iii. Both i & ii

(c) Which is much prettier than the bridges on the rivers?

i. Boats that sail on the rivers.
ii. The rainbow that bridges heaven and earth.
iii. Ships that sail on the seas.

(d) The poet mentions that the road is from

i. Sky to earth
ii. Earth to river
iii. Earth to sky

Question 3: What sail on the river?

Answer: Boats sail on the river.

Question 4: Clouds are prettier than ‘these’. What does the word ‘these’ refer to in the poem?

Answer: ‘These’ refer to the boats and ships.

Question 5: In the poet’s opinion, what is far prettier than all other things mentioned in the poem?

Answer: The rainbow is far prettier than all other things mentioned in the poem.

Question 6: When does the rainbow appear? What are the different colours that we find in a rainbow?

Answer: Rainbow often appears after a rainstorm when the sun breaks through the clouds. It looks like a bridge from earth to sky. The different colours that we find in a rainbow are: Violet, Indigo, Blue, Green, Yellow, Orange and Red.

Question 7: What are the things that the rainbow does?

Answer: The rainbow does the following things:

(i) Bridges heaven.
(ii) Overtops the trees.
(iii) Builds road from earth to the sky.

So, these were The Rainbow Questions & Answers.