2nd Year NotesEnglish class 12th

Lesson No. 7 My Financial Career

Lesson No. 7 My Financial Carrier (Question Answers, & MCQs)

Solution of Exercise

Q1: What light do the following expressions throw on Leacock’s state of mind when he entered the bank; ‘looked timidly round,’ ‘shambled in’?

Ans: The expressions ‘looked timidly round’ and ‘shambled in’ indicate that when Leacock entered the bank, he was feeling nervous, unsure of himself, and lacked confidence. He appeared hesitant and awkward in his demeanor.

Q2: When did the manager come to think that Leacock had an awful secret to reveal?

Ans: The manager began to think that Leacock had an awful secret to reveal when Leacock’s gestures and body language indicated his desire to speak with the manager privately. This aroused the manager’s suspicion, making him curious to know what the secret was.

Q3: What was the attitude of the manager towards Leacock on learning that he only wished to deposit 56 dollars in the bank?

Ans: The manager’s attitude towards Leacock turned cold and uninterested when he learned that Leacock only intended to deposit 56 dollars. He had initially expected something more significant, which is why he had called the accountant in an unkind manner.

Q4: What other blunders did Leacock commit after leaving the manager’s office?

Ans: After leaving the manager’s office, Leacock committed several blunders, including entering a safe instead of leaving the bank, giving a bundle of money to the accountant, and writing ’56’ instead of ‘6’ in his cheque book to withdraw six dollars for present use.

Q5: After this misadventure in the bank, where did Leacock keep his money?

Ans: After the misadventure in the bank, Leacock kept his money in cash in his trouser’s pocket and his savings in silver dollars in his socks.

Q6: Give as many examples as you can to show that Leacock was feeling completely lost in the bank all the time he was there.

Ans: Leacock’s actions in the bank demonstrated that he was feeling completely lost. He made various blunders, including suspicious behavior that made the manager curious. He mistakenly entered a safe, gave money to the accountant in an unconventional manner, and wrote the wrong amount in his cheque book. Throughout his time in the bank, he appeared rattled and unsure of himself.

Additional Questions Answers

Q1: What did the writer do when he realized his mistake of writing fifty-six instead of six?

Ans: When the writer realized his mistake, he pretended that someone had insulted him while he was writing the check. He used this as an excuse to claim he was going to withdraw all his money from the bank and transact no more with the bank.

Multiple Choice Questions

  1. The people in the bank had impression that writer was an invalid millionaire. Replace the underlined word with any one word that suits the best.
    A. Manner less
    B. False
    C. Rich
    D. ill
  2. How the writer did give money to the accountant?
    A. In form of a ball✅
    B. Folded properly
    C. Unfolded
    D. In three layers
  3. The writer was reckless with misery.
    A. Slow
    B. Rash
    C. Fast
    D. Silent
  4. Choose the correct spelling.
    A. Sapulchral
    B. Sepulcheral
    C. Sepulchral
    D. sapulcheral
  5. Birds love to sing. The underlined word is a/an
    A. Infinitive

    B. Gerund
    C. Participle
    D. Adverb
  6. Barking dogs, seldom bite. The underlined phrase is a/an
    A. Adverb
    B. Gerund
    C. Participle
    D. Conjunction
  7. Swimming is a good exercise. The underlined word is a/an
    A. Conjunction
    B. Infinitive
    C. Participle
    D. Gerund
  8. Having completed his studies, he returned home. The underlined word is a/an
    A. Correlative conjunction
    B. Participle
    C. Gerund
    D. Infinitive

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