The Rooks Questions & Answers

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

This poem is written by Jane Euphemia Browne. In my previous posts, I have shared the questions & answers of Ice Cream Man, The Miller His Son and Their Donkey, A Good Play and Limericks so, you can check these posts as well.

The Rooks Questions & Answers

Word Galaxy

  • Break of day – sunrise
  • Labour – work hard
  • Crooked – bent; curved
  • Slender – thin and small
  • Tuft – bunch
  • Moss – small flowerless plants that grow in bunches in damp places

Question 1: Fill in the blanks.

1. The rooks build nest on the trees in spring.
2. They work from the break of day till late night.
3. They gather stick, twig and moss to make their nests which are crooked and slender.

Question 2: What do the rooks do all day?

Answer: The rooks labour busily all day.

Question 3: What do they use to build their nests?

Answer: They use crooked sticks, tufts of moss and slender twigs to build their nests.

Question 4: What is the sound they make?

Answer: The rooks make the sound ‘Caw, caw’.

Question 5: When are the rooks the noisiest?

Answer: The rooks are the noisiest in rainy weather.

Question 6: Read the lines and answer the questions:

1. For they must labour busily
As long as it is light.

(a) Who must labour busily?

Answer: The rooks must labour busily.

(b) Why are they working so hard?

Answer: They are working so hard to complete building their round and big nests.

(c) What role does light have in their work?

Answer: The rooks can only build their nests as long as it is light. They won’t be able to do so in the dark. Therefore, light is important in their work.

2. ‘Caw, caw!’ Oh, what a noise
They make in rainy weather!
Good children always speak by turns,
But rooks all talk together.

(a) Do the rooks make a pleasant sound? How do you know?

Answer: No, the rooks do not make a pleasant sound. We know this because the poet calls their ‘caw, caw’ as noise.

(b) Why does the poet say that rooks are not like good children?

Answer: The poet says so because good children always speak by turns, but all rooks talk together.

So, these were the Questions & Answers.

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