Q.1. The squirrel wore
(a) a smile
(b) a tail
(c) a coat
(d) a wig
Q.2. What would the squirrel do if the poet ran around his tree?
(a) Hide behind another tree
(b) Run along with him
(c) Climb up tree
(d) Run the other way
Q.3. Why does the poet say the squirrel wore a question mark for a tail?
Q.4. Read the following extract and answer the questions that follow:
He liked to tease and play
And if we ran around his tree
He went the other way.
(i) Name the poem and the poet.
(ii) Who does ‘we’ refer to?
(iii) When does the squirrel run away?
(iv) Give the quality revealed of the squirrel.
Q.5. When the squirrel raises the tail
(a) its tip keeps pointing down
(b) it looks strange
(c) it is never perpendicular
(d) it sends a caution to others
Q.6. Who is the poet of the poem The Squirrel?
(a) Frank Flynn
(b) Michael Rosen
(c) Mildred Bowers Armstrong
(d) Kazi Nazrul Islam
Q.7. The poetic device used, In the tail was like a question mark, is:
Q.8. What is being compared to a grey overcoat? Write your answer in the context of The Squirrel.
|1. What is the lifespan of a squirrel?|
|2. How do squirrels store food for the winter?|
|3. Are squirrels harmful to humans?|
|4. What do squirrels eat?|
|5. How do squirrels adapt to urban environments?|