How Well Do You Know About The Poem Marshlands?

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How Well Do You Know About The Poem Marshlands? - Quiz

Remember the 8th Grade poem, Marshlands? Can you answer all the questions related to the poem? Check out our online quiz and see how much do you know about the poem's details.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    At what time is the poem set? 

    • A.

      At sundown

    • B.

      Dusk

    Correct Answer
    A. At sundown
    Explanation
    The poem is set at sundown. This is indicated by the phrase "At sundown" in the options. Sundown refers to the time when the sun is setting and the sky starts to darken. Dusk, which is also mentioned in the options, is another term for the period of twilight after sunset. Both terms suggest that the poem takes place in the evening when the day is transitioning into night.

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  • 2. 

    The sky is describing wet because 

    • A.

      It has just rained 

    • B.

      Of an impending storm 

    Correct Answer
    B. Of an impending storm 
    Explanation
    The sky is described as wet because it has just rained. This suggests that there was recent precipitation, which often occurs during or after a storm. The phrase "impending storm" further supports this explanation, indicating that there is a storm approaching or about to happen.

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  • 3. 

    The shallow pools in the marsh, filled with mould and moss, glisten like golden cups

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement describes the shallow pools in the marsh as being filled with mould and moss and glistening like golden cups. This suggests that the pools have a reflective surface, resembling the appearance of golden cups. Therefore, the statement is true.

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  • 4. 

    Why is the Sun described yellow? 

    • A.

      Because it is bright. 

    • B.

      Because the sun has just set. 

    Correct Answer
    B. Because the sun has just set. 
    Explanation
    The correct answer is because the sun has just set. When the sun is low on the horizon during sunrise or sunset, its light has to pass through more of the Earth's atmosphere. This causes the shorter blue and green wavelengths to scatter more, leaving behind the longer red and orange wavelengths. As a result, the sun appears yellow or orange during these times.

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  • 5. 

    Twilight comes like a spirit to cover the marshes. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      And 

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement "Twilight comes like a spirit to cover the marshes" is true. This suggests that as the day transitions into evening, twilight descends upon the marshes in a way that is reminiscent of a spirit. It implies a sense of ethereal beauty and a certain mysterious atmosphere that envelops the marshes during this time.

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  • 6. 

    The marsh is fertile with plants like 

    • A.

      Only moss and  sedges 

    • B.

      Only moss , sedges and lichen

    • C.

      Mosses, sedges, lichen, bulrushes 

    Correct Answer
    C. Mosses, sedges, lichen, bulrushes 
    Explanation
    The marsh is fertile because it contains a variety of plants including mosses, sedges, lichen, and bulrushes. These plants thrive in wet and marshy environments, indicating that the marsh has the necessary conditions for plant growth. The presence of multiple plant species suggests that the marsh is able to support a diverse ecosystem, which further indicates its fertility.

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  • 7. 

    The lip is 'sun lost' because 

    • A.

      The sun is vanished from the sky 

    • B.

      The sun is vanished from the sky and is cloudy. 

    Correct Answer
    B. The sun is vanished from the sky and is cloudy. 
  • 8. 

    The word, “heavy wing” tells us

    • A.

      That the crane is big. 

    • B.

      That the crane has huge wings. 

    Correct Answer
    A. That the crane is big. 
    Explanation
    The phrase "heavy wing" suggests that the crane is big because the word "heavy" implies a significant size or weight. The mention of the wing indicates that the crane has large wings, which further supports the idea that it is big in size. Therefore, the correct answer is that the crane is big.

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  • 9. 

    When does the fog creeps up around the marshes? 

    • A.

      When the sun is setting 

    • B.

      When it is almost night.

    Correct Answer
    B. When it is almost night.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is when it is almost night. This is because fog is formed when the air near the ground cools down and becomes saturated with moisture. As the temperature drops during the evening and night, the moisture in the air condenses, leading to the formation of fog. Therefore, it is during the time when it is almost night that the fog creeps up around the marshes.

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  • 10. 

    Fog enshrouds the wetlands at night. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement "fog enshrouds the wetlands at night" implies that fog covers the wetlands during nighttime. This suggests that the wetlands experience foggy conditions at night, which is a common occurrence in many areas. Therefore, the statement is true.

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  • 11. 

    The transformation of the marshlands takes place in a short time-span, .

    • A.

      During dusk

    • B.

      Between sunset and nightfall

    Correct Answer
    B. Between sunset and nightfall
    Explanation
    The correct answer is between sunset and nightfall because the phrase "takes place in a short time-span" suggests that the transformation happens quickly. Additionally, the mention of dusk further supports this timeframe as it is the period between sunset and nightfall when the sky is still partially lit but darkness is approaching. Therefore, the transformation of the marshlands is likely to occur during this specific time of day.

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