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1. Who announces daybreak in the poem ‘Daybreak’?
  
Answer: The wind announces daybreak in the poem ‘Daybreak’.

2. From where did the wind come in ‘Daybreak’?
  
Answer: The wind came from the sea in ‘Daybreak’.

3. What did the wind say to the mists?
  
Answer: The wind requested the mists to make passage and give him way.

4. Who hailed the ships to sail on?
  
Answer: The wind hailed the ships to sail on.

5. What did the wind tell the mariners?
  
Answer: The wind informed the mariners that the night was gone.

6. Where did the wind hurry to in ‘Daybreak’?
  
Answer: The wind hurried to the forest in ‘Daybreak’.

7. What is the wind’s message to the forest in ‘Daybreak’?
  
Answer: The wind’s message to the forest is to murmur and unfold its leaves.

8. What is meant by ‘leafy banner’ in the poem ‘Daybreak’?
  
Answer: ‘Leafy banner’ refers to the branches covered with leaves, resembling a banner.

9. What did the wind touch in ‘Daybreak’?
  
Answer: The wind touched the wood-bird’s wing in ‘Daybreak’.

10. What did the wind ask the wood-bird to do?
  
Answer: The wind asked the wood-bird to wake up and sing.

11. What did the wind tell the chanticleer?
  
Answer: The wind told the chanticleer (rooster) to blow its clarion (loud and clear sound) because the day was near.

12. “O chanticleer, Your clarion blow, the day is near.” – what do you mean by a chanticleer?
  
Answer: A chanticleer is another word for a rooster or a cock, known for its distinctive crowing sound.

13. What did the wind whisper to the fields of corn?
  
Answer: The wind whispered to the fields of corn to rustle and wave.

14. What did the wind urge the bell to do?
  
Answer: The wind urged the bell to proclaim the hour.

15. What did the wind say when it crossed the churchyard?
  
Answer: The wind said, “Not yet! in quiet lie,” when it crossed the churchyard.

16. Why does the wind proclaim differently when it crosses the churchyard?
  
Answer: The wind proclaims differently when it crosses the churchyard to signify the reverence and solemnity associated with a sacred place.

17. What does the phrase ‘not yet! in quiet lie’ suggest?
  
Answer: The phrase suggests that the day has not fully arrived, and everything should remain in a calm and peaceful state.

18. “It shouted through the belfry tower.” – what is a belfry tower?
  
Answer: A belfry tower is a tall tower or structure in a church or other building where bells are hung.

19. What do you mean by daybreak?
  
Answer: Daybreak refers to the time at dawn when daylight first appears, marking the beginning of the day.

20. From where does the wind come out and when?
  
Answer: The wind comes out of the sea in the dawn.

21. Whom does the wind address first?
  
Answer: The wind addresses the mists first in the poem.

22. Whom does the wind request to make passage?
  
Answer: The wind requests the mists to make passage.

23. What does the wind request the mists?
  
Answer: The wind requests the mists to make passage and allow it to blow through.

24. What does the phrase ‘leafy banners’ mean?
  
Answer: The phrase ‘leafy banners’ refers to the branches covered with leaves, resembling banners waving in the wind.

25. What does the wind inform the mariners?
  
Answer: The wind informs the mariners that the night is gone.

26. What does the wind tell the forest?
  
Answer: The wind tells the forest to shout and unfold its leaves.

27. What does the word ‘clarion’ mean?
  
Answer: The word ‘clarion’ refers to a loud and clear sound, often associated with a trumpet or a similar instrument.

28. What does the word ‘churchyard’ mean?
  
Answer: The word ‘churchyard’ refers to the yard or cemetery surrounding a church.

29. What does the word ‘whisper’ mean?
  
Answer: The word ‘whisper’ means to speak or communicate in a soft and quiet voice.

30. What is a belfry tower?
  
Answer: A belfry tower is a tall structure, usually part of a church or a building, where bells are hung and rung. It serves as a housing or support for the bells.


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