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Non-Multiple Choice Questions of Oh, I Wish I’d Looked After Me Teeth Class 9th.


Read the following extracts and answer the questions that follow :

1.    I wish I’d been more willin’

When I had more teeth there than fillin

To pass up gobstoppers.

From respect to me choppers,

And to buy something else with my shillin’.

[CBSE 2010 (Term II)]

(a)    Name the poem and the poet :

Ans. These lines have been taken from the poem ‘Oh, I Wish I’d Looked After My Teeth’ composed by Pam Ayres.

(b)    What is the poet’s wish ?

Ans. The poetess wishes that she should have looked after her teeth in her childhood.

(c)    What is the rhyme scheme of these lines ?

Ans. The rhyming scheme is aa bb.

2.    So I lay in the old dentist’s chair,

And I gaze up his nose in despair,

And his drill it do whine

In these molars of mine

“Two amalgum”, hell say “for in there”.

[CBSE 2010 (Term II)]
(a)    What made the poet feel upset ?

Ans. She was upset because she was sitting in a dentist’s chair and had to undergo the drilling of her teeth.

(b)    What did the dentist do to the poet’s teeth ?

Ans. The dentist drilled the poet’s teeth and filled her cavities with a mixture of mercury and silver.

(c)    What does ‘two amalgammean ?

Ans. It means the mixture of mercury and silver.

3. “When I had more tooth there than fillin’

To pass the gobstoppers”

(a)    Explain the first line :

Ans. The first line refers to the time when the poet had teeth and no cavities to be filled or otherwise. These were strong good teeth.

(b)    What does ‘gobstopper’ mean ?

Ans. Gobstopper means a large, hard sweet.

(c)    Why did the poet eat it ?

Ans. The poet in her youth had been very fond of sweets. She was not far-sighted or strong-willed to forego the temptation of eating them. She did not visualise the dangers of cavities and painful teeth and gums.


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