Q1- What type of weather has been described in the story?
Ans- The weather was not so cold, though it had rained all morning.
Q2- Where were Pearly, Winston and their parents going?
Ans- Pearly, Winston and their parents were going to visit Aunt Josie
Q3- Why did the children groan?
Ans- The children groaned because hated visiting.
Q4- What was Pa of the children doing when their mother told
them their plan for the day?
Ans- Pa of the children had slumped in an armchair and was
snoring quietly behind a newspaper.
Q5- What type of dress did Pearly wear and why?
Ans- Pearly wore a blue georgette dress which was spangled with
silver thread and frills. She wore this dress because it was new
and Aunt Josie had not seen seen it yet.
Q6- Who made Pearly’s dress?
Ans- Pearly’s mother made her dress.
Q7- Which hair style did Pearly wear and how she was
Ans- Pearly’s mother skillfully made little tufts of hair all
over her head and she was looking like her mother.
Q8- From where did Pearly’s family belong?
Ans- Pearly’s family belonged to Ghana.
Q9- What type of dress did Winston wear and
how was he looking like in his party dress?
Ans- Winston wore a long black trousers and striped shirt with
a bow tie and he was looking like his Pa.
Q10- How did the family set for Charlie’s house?
Ans- The family marched on foot towards Charlie’s house.
Q11- What was the arrangement of the family’s walk
towards their destination?
Ans-Pa was walking in front, whirling his umbrella and Ma
followed him while the children were jumping along the
Q12- What did Winston see in the sky and how he reacted?
Ans- Winston saw something in the sky and he tugged Pearly’s
Q13- What was Winston’s assumption about the strange thing
in the sky?
Ans-Winston assumed that it was a Concorde just because he
always wanted to see a Concorde.
Q14- How did the bird lift Pearly?
Ans- The bird lifted Pearly in his talons.
Q15- To whom did Winston tell about Pearly’s getting carried
off by a Giant bird and did they believe in him?
Ans- Winston told his parents but his father declared his story a
nonsense whereas his mother did not has her own opinion.
Q16-Where did the Giant bird take her?
Ans- The Giant bird take her at the top of the tallest tree, on the top hill, in the middle of the park.
Q17- Why did the Giant bird lift Pearly?
Ans-The Giant bird lifted Pearly because he was greatly attracted by her beautiful blue
georgette dress that was spangled with silver threads and a sash.
Q18-With what did the Giant bird serve Pearly?
Ans- The Giant bird served Pearly with a juicy insect.
Q19- Where did the Giant bird drop Pearly?
Ans- The Giant bird dropped Pearly near the house of Uncle Charlie.
Q20- What was the reaction of the people at Charlie’s
house when they heard that a giant bird had lifted
Ans- When the people at Charlie’s house heard that a giant bird had lifted
Pearly they could say nothing.
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