comprehension reading 2005
a. why did the writer’s father spend time studying the skies ? (3)
Ans: The writer's father spend studying the skies because he was a meteorologist.
b. why the writer thinks that there was no need of a barometer? (3)
Ans: The writer thinks that there was no need of a barometer because his father was expert in forecasting weather.
c. what does the bright horizon meant for the writer’s father ? (3)
Ans: By the bright horizon the write's father that it pointed to the nearest river for a stranded person.By spotting the river the person could find the nearest human habitation.
d. How did her father influence the writer in her later years ? (3)
Ans: She learnt alo about meteorological phenomenon from her father.
The knowledge of weather and atmosphere got so ingrained in her nature that it came to influence in her writings stories.
You are an eagle, flight is your vocation:
You have other skies stretching out before you.