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Chapter-1: The Last Lesson

1 . Who is the author of The Last Lesson?

  • Jane Austen
  • Rabindra Nath Tagore
  • None
  • Alphonse Daudet
Answer
Alphonse Daudet

2. What does The Last Lesson symbolize?

  • Loss
  • Loss of freedom
  • Loss of language
  • Loss of language and freedom
Answer
Loss of language and freedom

3. Who was M.Hamel?

  • a spy
  • language teacher
  • soldier
  • School Principal
Answer
language teacher

4. Why did the villagers come to meet M. Hamel in the school?

  • to complain
  • to say goodbye
  • to gossip
  • to show gratitude
Answer
to show gratitude

5. Why did Hamel blame himself?

  • not having taught them enough French
  • not being strict
  • giving students a holiday at times
  • not being responsible
Answer
giving students a holiday at times

6. What did Franz find on reaching the school?

  • People were dancing
  • school was closed
  • Police patrolling
  • strange quietness
Answer
strange quietness

7. What was there in front of the Bulletin Board?

  • children
  • police
  • hawkers
  • a crowd
Answer
a crowd

8. Alphonse Daudet was from which country?

  • India
  • France
  • England
  • New Zealand
Answer
France

9. What attitude of M.Hamel surprised Franz?

  • soft and kind
  • rude
  • firm and strict
  • none of these
Answer
soft and kind

10. The story ‘The Last Lesson’ highlights which human tendency?

  • Male Chauvinism
  • Procastination
  • Courage
  • Cowardice
Answer
Procastination

11. Why was Franz surprised?

  • Because of village elders
  •  Because of police patrolling
  • because of students’ behavior
  •  because of M.Hamel’s kind and polite behaviour
Answer
 because of M.Hamel’s kind and polite behaviour

12. What was Franz expected to be prepared for at school that day?

  •  song
  •  dance
  •  essay writing
  •  Participles
Answer
 Participles

13. What did Mr. Hamel bring for his class on his last day in the school?

  • new pens
  • new notebooks
  •  sweets
  • story books
Answer
new notebooks

14. Don’t go so fast, you will get to your school in plenty of time means ___

  • getting late
  •  very early
  •  not early
  •  early enough
Answer
 early enough

15. For the last two years, where did all the bad news come from?

  •  the Bulletin Board
  •  Town Hall
  • school
  •  M. Hamel’s House
Answer
the Bulletin Board

16. What was M. Hamel going to question Franz about?

  •  participles
  •  adjectives
  •  old primer
  • Ba be bi bo bu
Answer
participles

17. Who sat on the back bench on the last lesson?

  • Franz
  • Prussians
  •  the village people
  • The new teacher
Answer
 the village people

18. What is the moral that the Alphonse Daudet wants to bring out?

  • not to put off things that one can do that day
  •  old order changed to new
  • one should accept everything that happens
  • teachers should be respected
Answer
not to put off things that one can do that day

19. What does M. Hamel’s motionless posture reflect?

  •  the school is dismissed
  •  sense of finality
  •  changing order of life
  •  feeling of nostalgia
Answer
 sense of finality

20. Franz thinks- will they make them sing in German- even the pigeons? What could this mean?

  •  German would use brutal force over everyone
  • harsh orders will be passed
  • when people are deprived of their essence even the surroundings are affected
  • the Germans will rob France of its language
Answer
when people are deprived of their essence even the surroundings are affected