25. A Man in the Moon | English | Class 5

The blog discusses the Questions and Answers from a very interesting poem, A Man in the Moon, from Class 5. Students can use these answers for reference in their studies.

Q1. Read the following :

1. Skipper : captain of a ship or boat

2. Dipper : a container for taking out water / There are two constellations called Little Dipper (Little Bear) and Big Dipper (Big Bear) in the sky.

3. Milky way : The band of light consisting of stars that spreads across the sky at night.

Q2. Answer the following questions:

1. What mistake did the man in the moon make ?

Ans. The mistake the man in the moon made was that he tries to take a drink of milk from the Dipper.

2. What did he try to take the milk from ?

Ans. He tries to take the milk from the Milky Way.

3. Why did he spill the milk ?

Ans. He spilled the milk because he was frightened by the growling of the Big Bear and the howling of the the Little Bear.

Q3. Read the following and say whether the statements tell you about facts or whether they are imaginary.

1. There is a man in the moon. – Imaginary.

2. The Milky Way contains milk. – Imaginary.

3. The Big Bear in the sky can growl. – Imaginary.

4. The Moon sails across the sky. – Fact.

5. You can fill the Dipper in the sky with milk. – Imaginary.

6. There are a number of stars in the sky. – Fact.

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