Sunday, 10 April 2011

Mr. Chips notes

Good Bye Mr.Chips For 2nd year
Prepared by Sohail Anjum
Q.1. what did Chips say to the young Colley, the son of the Colley whomChips punished first at Brookfield?
Ans: chips said to him, `` colley, your father was the first boy I ever punished when I
came here twenty-five years ago. He deserved it then and you deserve it
Q.2. Describe the atmosphere in the Hall when Chips took his first class?
:There was a sudden silence when Mr. chips entered the class room. the wall clock was
ticking behind him. there was smells of ink and varnish. the red rays of the setting sun were
coming in through the glass windows. the sudden hush in the class room frightened Mr.Chips.He
felt a bit nervous.
Q.3. How did Mr.Wetherby advise Chips on the day of his interview at Brookfield?
:He asked chips to give his zeal of youth to Brookfield and it would give him something in
return. He asked him not to allow anyone to play tricks with him.he asked him to take up firm
attitude to keep discipline.
Q.4. What was the name of Chips’ doctor and how often did he visit Chips?
:The name of chips` doctor was merivale.he called upon chips every fortnight .
Q.5. For how much time did Chips work at Melbury School and why did he not like it?
:Chips worked at melbury school for a year. He did not like it because he had been a bit
tired and anxious there .
Q.6. How did Chips measure his time when he live at Mrs.Wickett’s house?
:Chips measured his time by the signals of the past.he live his life according to the bells of
Q.7. What did Chips doctor say about Chips?
Ans : the doctor said that he was fitter than he . he would not get any horrible disease.he would
die a natural death. He called chips a matchless old boy.
Q.8. What did Chips do after the last bell of Brookfield when he lived at Mrs.Wickett’s

Ans : after the last bell of Brookfield, chips wound up the clock,put the wire guard in front of the
fire, turned out the gas and carried a detective novel to bed.
Q.9. How did the boys look when Chips took his first class at Brookfield?
Ans : the big hall was full of five hundred wicked boys . they looked like lusty barbarians ready
to attack him .
Q.10. what kind of fellow was Mrs. Wetherby?
Ans :Wetherby was the headmaster of Brookfield in 1870.he was ill then when chips joined it. he
liked and respected chips . he was very gentle and cooperative. He had vivid(bright)  eyes.
Q.11. How did Chips enjoy sleep?Ans : Sleep came to him swiftly and peacefully . his days and nights were equally full of
dreaming .
Q.12. What mischief was made in the very first class of Chips at Brookfield and who made?
Ans : A boy dropped a desk lid. His name was colley.
Q.13. When was the structure of the building of Brookfield rebuilt and extended?
The main structure of the building of Brookfield was rebuilt and extended,in the reign of the
george 1.
Q.14. Was Chips an ambitious teacher?
Ans: In his early twenties, he wanted to get a headship or a senior mastership. It was after many
repeated failures that he realized the unfitness of his qualifications.
Q.15. When did Chips retire and what was presented to him on the day of his retirement?
Ans : chips  retired in 1913 at the age of sixty-five .at the time of retirement ,he was
presented with a cheque,a writing desk and a clock.
Q.16. what was the social and academic status of Chips?
Ans: Chips in social and academic sense was respectable; but he was no more brilliant.
Q.17. what was Chips’ status at Brookfield at sixty?
Ans: At sixty, he was Brookfield in his person. He was the guest of honour at Old Brookfieldian
Q.18. How did Brookfield look?
Ans: Brookfield lay behind a line of ancient elms. It looked reddish brown. It consisted of a
group of eighteenth century building.
Q.19. what kind of people did Brookfield supply?
Ans : it supplied judges, members of parliament, peers and bishops, merchants ,etc .
Q.20. Did Brookfield enjoys a good repute?
Ans: There had been rise and fall in its luck. However, it remained a good school of the second
Q.21. what kinds of books did Chips have in his room?
Ans: The books were chiefly classical. There were a few books of history and detective novels.
Q.22. How was Chips’ room decorated at Mrs.Wickett’s house?
Ans: His room was furnished simply and with school masterly taste. There were a few
bookshelves, a mantelpiece, abug easy- chairs and the some pictures.
Q.23. what was the condition of Mrs.Wickett’s house?
Ans: The house itself was ugly and affected but comfortable . It was situated near Brookfield.
Q.24. with what did Chips serve the boys?
Ans: He served the boys with walnut-cake tea. And crumpets, soaked in butter.
Q.25. What did Chips tell Mrs.Wickett about Major Collingwood?
Ans: He told her that once he had punished Collinwood for climbing on to the gymnasium roof
to get a ball out of the gutter. He might have broken his neck.
Q.26.How did Chips feel in the company of women?
Ans: Chips did not care for women. He never felt at ease with them. He considered the new
woman of the nineties such a monstrous creature that filled him with horror.
Q.27. How did Katherine Bridges look?
Ans: She had blue flashing eyes and freckled cheeks and smooth straw- coloured hair.
Q.28. What did Katherine think about women’s right?
Ans: She believed that women ought to be admitted to the universities. She even thought that
they ought to have a vote.
Q.29. Why did Chips not like Bernard Shaw and Ibsen and cycling?
Ans: Chips was a conventional person. He did not like Bernard Shaw Ibsen for there disturbing
plays. He d id not like women taking up bicycling because he was against the freedom of
Q.30. What did Chips see while climbing on Great Gable?
Ans: One day, climbing on Great Gable, he saw a girl waving excitedly from a dangerouslooking
Q.31. Why did Katherine begin to like Chips?
Ans: She began to like Chips because he had gentle and quiet manners. She liked his honest
views though they were out-dated. She also liked his brown charming, eyes.
Q.32. What was the profession of Katherine?
Ans: She was a governess out of job but she had already saved a little money.
Q.33. What were the political views of Katherine?
Ans: In politics, she had a radical views. She was impressed by the people like Bernard Shaw
and William Morris.
Q.35. Where and with whom did Chips go during the summer vacation of 1896?
Ans: He with his colleague Rowden went up to the Lake District.
Q.36.What did Katherine say to Chips on the night before wedding?
Ans: She said that she felt like a new by beginning his first term with Chips. She asked if she
should call him ‘Sir’ or ‘Mr. Chips’ would be right. Then she said, “Good-Bye Mr. Chips”.
Q.37. What did Chips remember about the time he spent with Katherine in Lake District?
Ans: He remembered the evening strolls with her. He remembered her cool voice and gay
laughter. She had always been a happy person. They had been so eager, planning a future
together, but he had been a bit serious about it, even a little awed.

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