The Robin Who Showed The Way Questions & Answers

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The Robin Who Showed The Way Questions & Answers

Word Galaxy

  • Baffling – puzzling
  • The best of spirits – very good mood
  • Moor – an open area of hills covered with rough grass, especially in Britain
  • Scamperin’ – running quickly
  • Peddlin’ – selling door to door
  • Tuppence – two pennies
  • Lass – young girl

Question 1: Arrange the sentences in correct order in which they appeared in the story.

Answer:

1. Mary found the key to the garden.
2. Martha gave a skipping rope to Mary.
3. Mary found the robin sitting on an ivy branch.
4. Mary fitted the key to the lock and turned it.
5. Mary entered the garden.

Question 2: Why did Mary decide to keep the key in her pocket all the time?

Answer: Mary decided to keep the key in her pocket all the time because she wanted to make sure that she was ready when she finds the hidden door.

Question 3: Where had Martha gone? What had she brought for Mary?

Answer: Martha had gone to her cottage. She had brought a skipping rope for Mary.

Question 4: Read and answer the questions:
Presently Martha went out of the room and came back with something held in her hands under her apron.

(a) Where had Martha returned from?

Answer: Martha had returned from her cottage.

(b) How had she enjoyed her time in that place?

Answer: Martha had a delightful time at her place. Her mother was glad to see her. They finished the baking and washing together.

(c) What did she have under her apron?

Answer: Martha had a skipping rope under her apron.

Question 5: Why was Martha unable to skip as she used to do before?

Answer: Martha was unable to skip as she used to do before because she was not as fat then as she is now. She was in practice when she was young.

The Robin Who Showed The Way Questions & Answers

Question 6: Read and answer the questions:
‘What is it for?’ she asked curiously. ‘For!’ cried out Martha. ‘This is what it’s for; just watch me.’

(a) What is ‘it’? Who had given ‘it’ to Mary?

Answer: ‘It’ is the skipping rope. Martha had given it to Mary.

(b) What did Martha do next?

Answer: After giving it to Mary, Martha ran into the middle of the room and taking a handle in each hand, began to skip.

(c) What result did Mary’s reactions have on Martha?

Answer: The interest and curiosity in Mary’s face delighted Martha and she went on skipping until she had reached a hundred.

Question 7: What help did Mary expect from the robin?

Answer: Mary expected the robin to show her the door to the secret garden.

Question 8: Why did Mary feel that the robin was as excited as she was?

Answer: Mary felt that the robin was as excited as she was because the robin too kept singing and twittering and tilting his head on one side.

Question 9: Read and answer the questions:
She stopped with a little laugh of pleasure, and there, lo and behold, was the robin swaying on a long branch of ivy.

(a) How according to Mary had the robin helped her earlier?

Answer: According to Mary, the robin had helped her earlier by showing her where the key was.

(b) Did the robin help Mary in the manner that she wanted? Give a reason for your answer.

Answer: Yes, the robin helped Mary in the manner that she wanted. The bird sang and twittered as if it was trying to tell Mary about the door she was looking for. In this way, the bird helped her to find the door.

(c) What did Mary find under the leaves when she pulled and pushed the ivy?

Answer: Mary found a square made of iron with a hole in it under the leaves when she pulled and pushed the ivy.

So, these were The Robin Who Showed The Way Questions & Answers.