1st Year English Poem 9 The Feed Notes MCQs Short Questions

english 11th notes poem 9

1. Holding a grain of millet in her beak. Here the word millet means

 
 
 
 

2. Could you split the

 
 
 
 

3. Fissuring the atom. Here the word Fissuring means

 
 
 
 

4. You have learnt to-weep and wail .Here the word wail means

 
 
 
 

5. What was the mother sparrow holding in her beak?

 
 
 
 

6. There were young ones in the nest.

 
 
 
 

7. From head to toe they are

 
 
 
 

8. The mother sparrow was holding in her beak.

 
 
 
 

9. With whom should she solace? .Here the word solace means

 
 
 
 

10. Name the bird that has come to feed her young ones.

 
 
 
 

11. The young ones are tiny and

 
 
 
 

12. The young ones are so tiny and small. Here the word tiny means

 
 
 
 

13. Conjoining beak with beak. Here the word Conjoining means

 
 
 
 

14. The young ones were tiny and

 
 
 
 

15. How many young ones are there in the nest?

 
 
 
 

16. The mother sparrow has come to

 
 
 
 

17. One grain to be fed to the young ones.

 
 
 
 

18. Conjoining beak with

 
 
 
 

19. Splitting the grain. Here the word Splitting means

 
 
 
 

20. The came to feed the young ones.

 
 
 
 

Short Questions

1. ‘One grain is to be ten young ones’; what does the phase mean?
2. Explain the three last lines with reference to the context?
3. How can life be stabilized /set on foot?
4. How does the young sparrow look?
5. How many grains are available for the ten young ones?
6. How many young ones are there in the nest?
7. How many young ones are to be fed?
8. What does the grain of millet stand for?
9. What does the sparrow hold in her beak?
10. What has man done with the atom? How has the man learnt to wail?
11. What has the poet describe in the poem?
12. What kinds of feelings does the poem create in the reader’s mind?
13. Which line in the first stanza tells us that the young ones have no feathers?
14. Which message does the poet convey in the poem, “The Feed”?
15. Whom do the young sparrows represent?
16. Why is the mother sparrow holding millet in her beak?
17. Write the theme/Centurial ideal of the poem, “The Feed”?

Long Questions

“1. Explain the following lines with reference to the context:

Holding a grain of millet in her beak
The mother sparrow has come to feed.
The young ones are so tiny and small
From head to toe they are beaks
When they cry.
One grain to be fed to the ten young ones”
“2. Explain the following lines with reference to the context:

To whom the mother sparrow should feed?
Conjoining beak with beak
With whom should she solace?”
“3. Explain the following lines with reference to the context:

Fissuring the atom,
You have learnt to weep and wail in a loud tone,
Splitting the grain,
You have learnt to set life on foot
Could you split the grain?
One grain to be fed to the ten young ones. “

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