Mr Chips chapter 15 & 16 questions answers notes

Here are short questions answers of Goodbye Mr. Chips Novel chapter 15 and chapter 16. These are important short questions from all the two chapters mentioned in the title of this post.

Goodbye Mr. Chips Chapter important Questions

Following are the important short questions from the following chapters:

Goodbye Mr. Chips chapter 15 Questions answers

Q.1. What did Chips say to the students when a bomb fell quite near them?
Ans.
Chips said if it was their fate to be interrupted by explosions, they should be found doing something proper.

Q.2. What do you know of the shelling around Brookfield during the war?
Ans.
During the shelling, the whole building shook as if it were being lifted off its foundations.

Q.3. What is the significance of November 11, 1918?
Ans.
World War I ended on November 11, 1918. A holiday was decreed. Mr. Chips also tendered his resignation the same day.

Q.4. Why did the term 'stink-merchant' create laughter in the class?
Ans.
The boys had nicknamed the science master, Mr. Burrow, the 'stink-merchant'. But when Chips referred to the scientists who invented bombs as stink-merchants, it made the boys laugh nervously.

Q.5. What happened to Chips on November 11, 1918?
Ans.
November 11, 1918 was a damp, foggy day. Chips got a chill as he walked across the quadrangle to the dining-hall. He had bronchitis and he remained in bed till after Christmas.

Q.6. How did Brookfield celebrate the end of war?
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. A whole holiday was decreed for the school, and the kitchen staff were requested to provide a cheerful spread. This was much cheering and singing.

Q.7. Who was Maynard? What memories did Chips have about him?
Ans.
Maynard was a Chubby, dauntless, clever and impudent boy. Chips remembered his reading during heavy bombing around Brookfield.

Goodbye Mr. Chips chapter 16 Questions answers

Q.1. Why could Mr. Chips not go abroad?
Ans.
Mr. Chips came across an unexpected cold weather during his visit to the Riviera in Italy. So he decided not to go abroad after this experience. He said: "I prefer to get my chills in my own country."

Q.2. How did Chips feel in different seasons after his retirement?
Ans.
He had to take care of himself when there were east winds, but autumn and winter were not really bad. There were warm fires and books. But it was summer that he liked the best.

Q.3. Why did Chips like summer best?
Ans.
Mr. Chips liked summer because the weather suited him. Apart from this, he loved summer because of the continual visits of the old boys who called at his house during the summer season.

Q.4. Who was Gregson?
Ans.
Gregson was one of the old Brookfield boys who visited Chips during the summer. He was a tall boy with spectacles and was always late in his work. He got a job with the League of Nations.

Q.5. How did England stand in contrast with the rest of the world in the post-war decade?
Ans.
There occurred many changes in the world. Chips disliked changes. However, he was happy with Brookfield and England that had survived because Brookfield had stood the test of time, change and war.

Q.6. What service did Brookfield boys render during the General Strike of 1926?
Ans.
The Brookfield boys loaded motor vans with food stuff and served the nation during the General Strike of 1926.

Q.7. How did Chips earn the reputation of being a great jester?
Ans.
Chips earned the reputation of being a great jester because wherever he spoke and whatever he said jokes were expected of him. His talk was full of jokes and jests.

Q.8. Why did Chips not attend the Old Boys' dinners in London after 1929?
Ans.
After 1929, he did not go to London to attend the Old Boys' dinners because he was afraid of chills. Late nights began to tire him too much.

Q.9. How was Mr. Chips financially after his retirement? What was the financial status of Chips after his retirement?
Ans.
Mr. Chips had no financial worries. His income was more than his expenses. He had invested his small capital in such stocks as did not face loss when the economic slump set in.

Q.10. What was Mr. Chips' will? OR When did Chips make his will?
Ans.
Chips made his will in 1930. Except for the legacies to the mission and to Mrs. Wickett, he left all he had to found an open entrance scholarship to the school.

Q.11. How did Chips criticize the government?
Ans.
He said when he was young, there had been a man who promised nine pence for four pence though nobody even got it. But the present rulers seemed to give four pence for nine pence.

Q.12. What was the joke about Wurlitzer?
Ans.
On being told that Wurlitzer was a cinema organ, Chips remarked "Dear me, ..I' ve seen the name on the hoardings, but I always- imagined it must be some kind of sausage..."

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