What is pink? a rose is pink By a fountain's brink.

 What is red? a poppy's red In its barley bed.

 What is blue? the sky is blue Where the clouds float thro'.

 What is white? a swan is white Sailing in the light.

 What is yellow? pears are yellow, Rich and ripe and mellow.

 What is green? the grass is green, With small flowers between.

 What is violet? clouds are violet In the summer twilight.

 What is orange? Why, an orange, Just an orange!

                                                                                          – Christina Rossetti

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Refer the given poem to answer the following questions:

  1. What is the title of the poem?

(A) Black           (B) Yellow         (C) Color            (D) Pink


  1. Who is the author of this poem?

(A) Christina Rossetti                  (B) Harivansh Rai Bachchan

(C) Jane Taylor                             (D) William Shakespeare


  1. Which colour is not included in this poem?

(A) Red              (B) Yellow         (C) Blue             (D) Black


  1. What is the colour of the rose in the given poem?

(A) Red              (B) Pink             (C) Yellow         (D) Violet


  1. Where do the clouds float?

(A) In the rainbow                       (B) On the trees

(C) In the sky                                (D) None of these


  1. According to the poet the swan is of which colour?

(A) Yellow         (B) Pink             (C) Orange        (D) White


  1. When are the clouds violet according to the poet?

(A) In summer (B) In winter     (C) In autumn  (D) In spring


  1. How are yellow pears according to the poet?

(A) Rotten         (B) Fresh           (C) Ripe             (D) Juicy


  1. “Sailing in the light.” What does this line refer to?

(A) Swan            (B) Clouds         (C) Ship             (D) Boat


  1. “With small flowers between.” For whom was this line said?

(A) Orange        (B) Rose             (C) Clouds                   (D) Grass


Answer keys
(1) (C); (2) (A); (3) (D); (4) (B); (5) (C); (6) (D); (7) (A); (8) (C); (9) (A); (10) (D)