Goodbye Mr. Chips Chapter 1 short questions answers

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Goodbye Mr. Chips is an interesting historic novel by James Hilton. This novel has been included in Intermediate F.Sc Part II 2nd year English syllabus in Pakistan.


CHAPTER 1 Short Questions

Q.1. Who is the writer of the novel," Good Bye Mr. Chips"?
Ans: James Hilton is the writer of the novel Good Bye Mr. Chips"

Q.2. What was the real name of Mr. Chips?
Ans: His real name was Mr. Chipping but his nickname was Mr. Chips.

Q.3. When was Mr. Chips born?
Ans: Mr. Chips was born in 1848 and was taken to the Great Exhibition in 1851 as a toddling child.

Q.4. Where did Mr, Chips live after his retirement?
Ans: After his retirement, Mr. Chips lived at Mrs. Wicketl's just across the road from the Brookfield School, so that he could visit school easily.

Q.5. How did Mr. Chips measure his time when he was living at Mrs. Wickett's house?
Ans:
When he was living at Mrs. Wicket, Mr. Chips used to measure his time by the signals of the past just like a sea captain. He used to live his life according to the bells of Brookfield.

Q.6. What did Mr. Chips use to do in his old age?
Ans:
In his old age, Mr. Chips liked to sit by the fire, drink a cup of tea and listen to the school bells. He used to read a detective novel at night.

Q.7. What did Mr. Chips do before going to bed?
Ans:
Before going to bed, He used to wind up the clock, put the wire guard in front of the fire. Then he turned out the gas and carried a detective novel to bed.

Q.8. Who was Dr. Merivale?
Ans:
Dr. Merrivale was Mr. Chips' doctor and friend. He visited him every fortnight or so. He admired him and said that he was fitter than the doctor himself and was going to die a natural death.

Q9. What did he say about Chips' health? what did he advise her when Mr. Chips caught a cold?
Ans:
He admired his health and said that he was fitter than the doctor himself and was going to die a natural death. He advised Mrs. Wicket to take special care of him as it was too cold.

Q.10. Who made a century when Chips came for an interview?
Ans:
When Chips came for the interview, Brookfield was playing a cricket match against Barnhurst and one of the Barnhurst boys, a chubby little fellow made a brilliant century.

Q.11. When and why did he join Brookfield?
Ans:
After teaching a year at Melbury, he joined Brookfield in 1870. Because he disliked the previous school as his discipline was not good there. Moreover, he has dragged there a good deal.

Q.12. Briefly explain his preliminary interview with Mr.Wetherby?
Ans:
It was a sunny day in July 1870 when he had his first interview with Mr. Wetherby. The air was full of the sweet smell of flowers. Wetherby said to him," You are a young man, Mr.Chipping and Brookfield is an old foundation. Youth and age often combine well.

Q.13. What advice did Mr. Wetherby give to Mr. Chips? What kind of person Wetherby was?
Ans:
Wetherby was very fatherly and courteous. He behaved very politely with Chips. He advised him to take a firm attitude from the beginning that's the secret to maintain discipline in the class.

Q.14. Who was the first boy punished by Mr. Chips at Brookfield?
Ans:
Colley, a red-haired boy, was the first one punished by Chips at Brookfield. He dropped the desk lid during the first class of Mr. Chips. Chips punished him by giving him a hundred lines to write.

Q.15. What did Mr. Chips say to the son of Mr. Colley?
Ans:
Mr. Chips said," Your father was the first boy I ever punished when I came here twenty-five years ago. He deserved it then and you deserved it now.

Q.16. What did Mr. Chips say to the third Colley?
Ans:
He said that he was a fine example of inherited traditions. He said that his grandfather was a stupid fellow. His father was not better either and he was the biggest fool of the lot.

Q.17. What was the fashion adopted by Mr. Chips during his youth days?
Ans:
Mr. Chips was fresh-complexioned, high collard and side-whiskered young man. This was the old fashion adopted by the people in those days.

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Chapter 4
Chapter 5
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