What’s Your Dream Questions & Answers

What’s Your Dream Questions & Answers

Hi Everyone!! This article will share What’s Your Dream Questions & Answers.

In my previous posts, I have shared the Questions & Answers of The Fifth Golden Ticket and Black Beauty so, you can check these posts as well.

What’s Your Dream Questions & Answers

Word Galaxy

  • Perched – sat on something high
  • Raggedy – shabby
  • Piercing – having keen intelligence
  • Startling – very surprising
  • Catapults – sticks shaped like a Y with a rubber band attached to it, used by children for shooting stones
  • Promptly – immediately
  • Discard – get rid of something that you no longer need
  • Insist – demand forcefully
  • Shuffled – walked slowly without lifting the feet completely off the ground

Question 1: What was the old beggar’s question?

Answer: The old beggar’s question was, “ What’s your dream?”

Question 2: Why did the narrator feel startled at the old man’s question?

Answer: The narrator (little boy) was startled because the old man’s question was very surprising and it was in English.

Question 3: What was the narrator’s dream?

Answer: The narrator’s dream was to have a room of his own.

Question 4: What kind of room did the narrator live in?

Answer: The narrator lived in a big room which he shared with his brothers and sisters and also his aunt whenever she visited.

Question 5: How did the old beggar know that the narrator was a dreamer?

Answer: The old beggar knew that the narrator was a dreamer, for, even though it was not the litchi season, the boy sat in the tree all afternoon, dreaming.

Question 6: How can one lose all that he or she has achieved in life?

Answer: One can lose all that he or she has achieved in life by becoming so greedy, that he or she loses control and then loses everything.

What’s Your Dream Questions & Answers

Question 7: What was the old beggar’s advice to the narrator?

Answer: The beggar advised the boy to follow his dream, but to never take other people’s dreams, nor stand in their way.

Question 8: Why is it important to follow one’s dream?

Answer: Everyone should have a goal or aim in life. That goal becomes our dream. We want it so much that we enjoy what we do to follow our dream. It’s important to follow one’s dream as it gives us a purpose in life.

Question 9: Fill in the blanks:

(a) The beggar had a flowing white beard.
(b) The boy sat in a litchi tree.
(c) The beggar asked the boy what his dream was.
(d) The beggar’s question was, “What’s your dream?”
(e) The boy sat in the tree all afternoon, dreaming.
(f) The boy thought that other boys didn’t dream.
(g) A dream is what you want most in your life.
(h) The boy wanted a room of his own.
(i) What the boy really wanted was freedom.
(j) Get rid of all the things that come in the way of finding your dream.
(k) When you become greedy and careless your dream will vanish.
(l) While you follow your dream don’t take away other people’s dreams or stand in their way.

Question 10: Read the lines and answer the questions:

“Ah! A room of your own, a tree of your own, it’s the same thing. Not many people can have their own rooms, you know. Not in a land as crowded as ours.”

(a) Who said these lines and to whom?
Answer: The old beggar said these lines to the boy.

(b) ‘A tree of your own’ why did the speaker say so?
Answer: The beggar said ‘a tree of your own’ because he noticed that the boy spent a lot of time sitting in the tree.

(c) Why can’t many people have their own rooms?
Answer: According to the beggar, many people can’t have their own rooms because many people are not rich enough, to have big houses with many rooms, and there isn’t enough space, as the country is crowded.

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Question 11: Read the lines and answer the questions:

“Live long, my friend, be wise and strong, But do not take from any man his song.”

(a) Who said these lines and to whom?
Answer: The beggar said these lines to the boy.

(b) ‘Do not take from any man his song’ what did the speaker mean by this line?
Answer: When the beggar said, ‘do not take from any man his song,’ he meant that we must not be greedy and take what belongs to others like their happiness.

(c) Write a pair of rhyming words.
Answer: A pair of rhyming words: long-song

Question 12: Read the lines and answer the questions:

It was a startling question.

(a) What was the question?
Answer: The question was, “What’s your dream?’

(b) Why was it ‘startling’?
Answer: The question was startling because it was a very surprising one coming from a beggar and it was spoken in English.

(c) Who asked the question and to whom was it asked?
Answer: The old beggar asked the boy (the narrator) the question.

(d) What is the meaning of ‘startling’?
Answer: ‘Startling’ means ‘very surprising’.

Question 13: Read the lines and answer the questions:

“Don’t take from another man his room, or his faith or his song.”

(a) Who said the above line to whom?
Answer: The old beggar said the above line to the boy.

(b) What did the speaker say just before the above line?
Answer: Just before saying the above line, the beggar told the boy to follow his dream, but to never take other people’s dreams or stand in their way.

(c) In the above line what do you think “room”, “faith” and “song” mean?
Answer: I think it would be correct to say, that in the above line, ‘room’ really means freedom, ‘faith’ stands for beliefs and ‘song’ is happiness and peace.

So, these were What’s Your Dream Questions & Answers.

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