Goodbye Mr. Chips Chapter 15
chapter 15 questions answers
Short An Simple Questions Answers
- 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 properly.
- 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.
- What is the significance of November 11, 1918?
- Ans. World War I ended on November 11, 1918, and a holiday was decreed. Mr. Chips also tendered his resignation the same day.
- Why did the term ‘stink merchant’ create laughter in the class?
- Ans. The boys had nicknamed the science master, Mr. Burrow, the ‘stink-merchant.’ When Chips referred to the scientists who invented bombs as stink merchants, it made the boys laugh nervously.
- What happened to Chips on November 11, 1918?
- Ans. On November 11, 1918, a damp, foggy day, Chips got a chill as he walked across the quadrangle to the dining hall. He had bronchitis and remained in bed until after Christmas.
- How did Brookfield celebrate the end of the war?
- Ans. A whole holiday was decreed for the school, and the kitchen staff was requested to provide a cheerful spread. This led to much cheering and singing.
- 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 the heavy bombing around Brookfield.