Hi Everyone!! This article will share The Truth Questions & Answers.
This poem is written by Anthony Smith. In my previous posts, I have shared the questions and answers of Chuskit Goes to School, Pandora’s Box and Robots Don’t Lie so, you can check these posts as well.
The Truth Questions & Answers
- Bring you to your knees – make you humble
- Mystery – something that puzzles or confuses
- In vain – unsuccessful
Question 1: Choose the correct option:
1. ‘Say what you want./Mean what you say.’ This line means
(a) one should talk all the time.
(b) one should not make false promises.
(c) one should not talk at all.
2. ‘Be who you are,/Do as you please.’ Here the narrator wants us to
(a) behave like other people do.
(b) behave badly.
(c) be natural and not copy other people.
3. ‘The truth is the end/Of a mystery.’ This means
(a) truth is the only thing that can remove all confusion.
(b) truth causes mysterious things to happen.
(c) being truthful is difficult.
4. ‘The truth is out there./The search is not in vain.’ This means
(a) it is difficult to be truthful.
(b) no one is truthful in this world.
(c) the search for truth is always rewarding.
5. ‘The truth is a goal/We all must achieve.’ Here narrator wants to say that
(a) we should try to be truthful all the time.
(b) being truthful is not the right thing to do.
(c) being truthful can be harmful.
Question 2: What can lead us to see the darkest lights of the day according to you?
Answer: According to me, telling lies and making false promises can lead us to see the darkest lights of the day.
Question 3: What does the poet mean when he says that ‘The Truth is going to/Bring you to your knees’?
Answer: The poet means that truth will make one humble. It will conquer the pride and arrogance in one.
Question 4: Do you think telling lies may get you into embarrassing situations? Explain.
Answer: Yes, telling a lie at any situation may get us into embarrassing situation. This is because when a person tells lie, for some time he/ she will feel relaxed but a lie does not have feet to run so, one day it will be exposed and when this will happen that person will be embarrassed in front of everyone and after that no one will trust him.
Question 5: Where can you find truth?
Answer: The poet emphasizes that truth is everywhere and one’s search for truth will never go in vain. It is there all around us even in the rain.
Question 6: What is the goal we all must achieve? Why?
Answer: Truth is the goal that we all must achieve because telling lies may lead us to face embarrassing situations in life. Moreover, truth helps one remain humble and earnest in life.
So, these were the Questions & Answers.