NCERT Solutions for 11th Class English poetry Voice of the Rain

Voice of the Rain

NCERT Solutions for 11th Class  Science English poem Voice of the Rain are provided here with simple step-by-step explanations. These solutions for Voice of the Rain are extremely popular among 11th Class Science candidates for English  The laburnum Top Solutions come handy for quickly completing your homework and preparing for tests. All questions and answers from the NCERT Book of 11th Class  Science English poem are provided here for you for free. 

Questions And Answers


There are two voices in the poor, Who do they belong to? Which lines indicate this?

  1. What does the phrase “strange to tell” mean?
  2. There is a parallel between rain and music. Which words indicate this? Explain the similarity between the two.
  3. How is the cyclic movement of rain brought out in the poem? Compare it with what you have learned in science.
  4. Why are the last two lines put within brackets?
  1. List The pair of opposites found in the poem.
    Ans. 1. The two voices in the poem are the voice of the rain and the voice of the poet. The poem begins in a conversational tone. The lines are “And who art thou ? said I.. and I am the poem of Earth.’
  1. The phrase strange to tell means that it is an annual and extraordinary answer given by the raindrop to the poet who asked who it was.’
  1. I am the poem of Earth.’

For the song, image from its birthplace

After fulfillment, wandering, recks’d or Unreck’d, duly with love returns. They both return to the place of their origin after fulfilling their tasks.

  1. The poet explains that the raindrops in the form of water vapors, then rise up from the land and the sea and then descends again on the earth and dry land in order to wash it down and hence comes back to its origin. This is the cyclic movement explained by the poet It is similar to the Water cycle we have learned in science.
  2. The last two lines are put within brackets because they do not for the voice of the rain or the poet. They only contain a general observation made by the poet about the course of a song.
  3. (a) Day, night

(b) Reek’d unreck’d

(c)Rise, descend

Q.2 Notice the following sentence patterns.

  1. And who art thou ? said I to the soft- falling shower.
  2. I am the Poem Of Earth, said the voice of the rain.
  3. Eternal I rise.
  4. For song …duly with love returns Rewrite the above sentences in prose.


  1. I enquired from the soft-falling rain about its identity.
  1. The voice of the rain introduced itself as the Poem of Earth.
  1. The voice of the rain explained its upward movement towards the sky as eternal.
  1. The poet says that, similar to the natural cycle of the rain, a song originates from the heart of the poet, travels to reach others and after fulfilling its purpose (whether acknowledged or not), it returns the poet with all due love.

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