Up The Mountain Questions & Answers

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

In my previous posts, I have shared the questions & answers of The Quarrel, Skipping Shoes and The Tale of a Mountain so, you can check these posts as well.

Up The Mountain Questions & Answers

Word Galaxy

  • Companion – a friend, a partner
  • Panting – breathing quickly
  • Goatherd – one who takes care of a group of goats
  • Shrieked – screamed
  • Fetch – to bring
  • Kin – relatives
  • Gruffly – in a rough voice
  • Curtly – rudely
  • Leapt – jumped
  • Fret – to be Nervous
  • Answerable – responsible
  • Stocking – long socks
  • Furious – very angry
  • Exhausted – very tired
  • Encourage – to motivate

Question 1: Who were climbing up the mountain path? Describe them briefly.

Answer: Two persons were climbing up the mountain path. One was a tall, strong looking woman and the other was a girl child of five years.

Question 2: Why did Heidi pull off her shoes and clothes?

Answer: Due to heat and the heavy weight of clothes, Heidi felt tired so she pulled off her shoes and clothes, so that she could climb fast.

Question 3: Read and answer the questions:

“Who is going all that way to fetch them?”

(a) Who said this to whom?

Answer: Dete said these words to Heidi.

(b) What does the word ‘them’ refer to?

Answer: The word ‘them’ refers to the clothes of Heidi.

(c) Who did the speaker ask to fetch ‘them’ after saying these words?

Answer: The speaker asked Peter to fetch them.

Question 4: How did Dete manage to get Heidi’s clothes back?

Answer: When Peter was not ready to get Heidi’s clothes back, Dete attracted him by showing a bright silver coin to get the clothes back.

Question 5: How do we know that grandfather did not like Heidi’s arrival?

Answer: Grandfather did not like Heidi’s arrival as when she wished him, he was not happy to see her. He responded to her rudely and continuously gazed at her from his thick eyebrows.

Question 6: Why did Dete want to leave Heidi with her grandfather?

Answer: Dete wanted to leave Heidi with her grandfather because she had got a new job. So, she could not look after Heidi any longer.

Question 7: Read and answer the questions:

“And when the child begins to fret after you, what am I to do with her then?”

(a) Who said these words to whom?

Answer: Grandfather told these words to Dete.

(b) Who is the child here?

Answer: The child is Heidi.

(c) How did the listener react?

Answer: The listener became angry on the grandfather for his irresponsible behaviour.

Question 8: Why was Dete not happy about what she was doing? How did she quieten herself?

Answer: Dete was not happy about what she was doing because Heidi’s mother had given her the responsibility to look after her. She had been taking care of her for many years but now she handed her over to the rude grandfather. She quietened herself by thinking that she would do something for the child when she earned plenty of money.

So, these were Up The Mountain Questions & Answers.