I Wonder


 I Wonder 

      

I wonder why the grass is green,

And why the wind is never seen?

Who taught the birds to build a nest,

And told the trees to take a rest?

O, when the moon is not quite round,

Where can the missing bit be found?

            Who lights the star, when they blow out,

            And makes the lightening flash about?

            Who makes the rainbow in the sky,

            And hangs the fluffy clouds so high?

            Why is it now, do you suppose,

            That Dad won’t tell me, if he knows?

                                                                - Jeannie Kirby

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Refer the above poem to answer the following questions:

  1. What is the title of the poem?

(A) Wonder         (B) I Wonder       (C) You Wonder  (D) We Wonder

 

  1. Who is the writer of the given poem?

(A) Wonder         (B) Moon             (C) Birds               (D) Jeannie Kirby

 

  1. According to the poet the wind is __________.

(A) never seen                                 (B) always seen  

(C) sometimes seen                         (D) none of these

 

  1. What are the trees told to do?

(A) let the birds make nest             (B) let the birds rest

(C) to take rest                                 (D) to give shed

 

  1. The poet wonders because the grass is_____________.

(A) new                (B) dry                  (C) fresh               (D) green

 

  1. Where is the rainbow made?

(A) In the clouds                              (B) In the sky

(C) In the water                               (D) In the rain

 

  1. How are the clouds described by the poet?

(A) Fluffy             (B) Watery           (C) White             (D) Light

 

  1. According to the poet what flashes in the sky?

(A) Clouds            (B) Rainbow        (C) Lightening     (D) Stars

 

  1. What is the shape of the moon as per the poet?

(A) not quite square                        (B) circle

(C) not quite circle                          (D) broken

 

  1. What do the birds make?

(A) Coop              (B) Shed               (C) Hole               (D) Nest

 

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