2. Unseen Poem Comprehension for Class 8

By | March 27, 2020
The Song of an Unborn Girl

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The Song of an Unborn Girl

Read the Peom Carefully and answers the following Questions:-

I’m an angel disguise with dimpled cheeks and laughing eyes.

Don’t you want me? I am your baby.

I have come as a gift from heaven’s hall in your heart.

Oh, hear my call Mother keep me I am your  baby

Oh Mother, let me live, don’t take away my life. Mother let me live.

You know it isn’t right to stop me being born, I want to be yours

Oh Mother, let me live, don’t take away my life. Mother let me live.

I want to live my life.

Mother, you will see when you look at me and you hold me in your arms

You’ll fall In love with me,

Like a flower in your care, I am a gift so pure and fair.

Don’t you want me? I am your baby.

My little life please don ‘t abort, let me live, don ‘t cut me short.

Mother, keep me I am your baby.  

                                  (Multiple Choice Questions)

  1. 1 Choose the most appropriate option:
  2. The poem is a cry of:

(A) an angel       (B) an unborn baby girl     (C) a daughter       (D) a girl child

  1. The speaker is in danger because:

(A) the mother is cruel       (B) she is ugly       (C) she is a girl            (D) people don’t like her

  1. The mother knows that:

(A) she has a girl               (B) it is wrong to kill her                 (C) she will be killed        (D) she wants the girl

  1. The expression that expresses the girl child’s desire to live is :

(A) I’m an angel      (B) I have come as a gift  (C) keep me I am your baby   (D) hear my call

  1. The mother will fall in love with the girl when:

(A) she will be born        (B) she will be gifted       (C) she will grow   (D) she will hold her in her arms

  1. The poet wonders why people abort girls even when:

(A) they are tender, pure and fair        (B)  it is a sin              (C) it is illegal                 (D) it is a crime

  1. The word ‘abort ‘ means

(A)  to lose                          (B) to halt                            (C) to suspend                  (D) to terminate or end


1.B          (2)    C            (3)    B            (4)       D        (5)      D        (6)    A       (7)    D

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