CBSE Class 12 English The Last Lesson Worksheet Set E

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Worksheet for Class 12 English Flamingo Chapter 1 The Last Lesson

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Flamingo Chapter 1 The Last Lesson Class 12 English Worksheet Pdf

Extract Based Questions:

1. When I passed the town hall there was a crowd in front of the bulletin-board. For the last two years all our bad news had come from there — the lost battles, the draft, the orders of the commanding officer and I thought to myself, without stopping, “What can be the matter now?”
Then, as I hurried by as fast as I could go, the blacksmith, Watcher, who was there, with his apprentice, reading the bulletin, called after me, “Don’t go so fast, bub; you’ll get to your school in plenty of time!”

Question. What was the motive of Blacksmith Wachter when he said, “Don’t go so fast, bub; you’ll get to your school in plenty of time!”?
(a) To ridicule Franz
(b) To boost the morale and make Franz comfortable
(c) To dominate little Franz
(d) To make him realize importance of his mother tongue

Answer: B

Question. Franz saw a huge crowd assembled in front of the bulletin board, but did not stop. How would you evaluate his reaction?
(a) Franz was too little to care about the news of lost battles
(b) Nobody in Franz’s family was in the army, so it did not matter
(c) Bad news had become very normal, so he went about his task
(d) It was too crowded for Franz to find out what news was up on the board

Answer: C

Question. It is the general tendency of human being to stop wherever there’s crowd, it shows that they are ………..
(a) Incurious
(b) Inquisitive
(c) Intuitive
(d) Dawdler

Answer: B

Question. Why ‘there was a crowd in front of the bulletin board'?
A. People had come to see what the news was.
B. People had come to discuss about the news.
(a) Only A
(b) Only B
(c) Both A & B
(d) None of these

Answer: A

2. But now it was all so still! I had counted on the commotion to get to my desk without being seen; but, of course, that day everything had to be as quiet as Sunday morning. Through the window I saw my classmates, already in their places, and M. Hamel walking up and down with his terrible iron ruler under his arm. I had to open the door and go in before everybody. You can imagine how I blushed and how frightened I was.
But nothing happened. M. Hamel saw me and said very kindly, “Go to your place quickly, little Franz. We were beginning without you.”

Question. What was Franz banking on to enter the class as he was late?
(a) M. Hamel’s teaching on the blackboard
(b) commotion in the class
(c) Hauser helping him sneak in
(d) to quietly walk in when everyone was preoccupied with participles

Answer: B

Question. What is the phrasal verb 'Count on' mean here?
A. Enumerate
B. Misreckon
C. Estimate
D. Hindsight
(a) A, C
(b) B, C
(c) B, D
(d) A, D

Answer: B

Question. What is the mental state of speaker here?
(a) Scared and reddened
(b) Ecstatic and reddened
(c) Tiresome and ecstatic
(d) None of these

Answer: A

Question. Explain “but nothing happened”.
(a) M. Hamel did not ask any questions on participles
(b) M. Hamel scold him
(c) M. Hamel made him stand outside the classroom
(d) Instead of scolding Franz M. Hamel put him at ease

Answer: C

3. Poor man! It was in honour of this last lesson that he had put on his fine Sunday clothes, and now I understood why the old men of the village were sitting there in the back of the room. It was because they were sorry, too, that they had not gone to school more. It was their way of thanking our master for his forty years of faithful service and of showing their respect for the country that was theirs no more.

Question. Why does the narrator refer to M. Hamel as ‘Poor man’?
(a) He empathizes with M. Hamel as he had to leave the village.
(b) He believes that M. Hamel’s “fine Sunday clothes” clearly reflected that he was not rich.
(c) He feels sorry for M. Hamel as it was his last French lesson.
(d) He thinks that M. Hamel’s patriotism and sense of duty resulted in his poverty

Answer: C

Question. Why was the country theirs no more
(a) It came under the dictator
(b) It was split
(c) It was captured by the Prussian army 
(d) They left their country

Answer: D

Question. Choose the option that might raise a question about M. Hamel’s “faithful service”.
(a) When Franz came late, M. Hamel told him that he was about to begin class without him.
(b) Franz mentioned how cranky M. Hamel was and his “great ruler rapping on the table”.
(c) M. Hamel often sent students to water his flowers, and gave a holiday when he wanted to go fishing.
(d) M. Hamel permitted villagers put their children “to work on a farm or at the mills” for some extra money.

Answer: C

Question. Why were the old men sitting in the back of the room?
(a) As a mark of respect for the French master
(b) To honour Franz
(c) It was an inspection Day
(d) It was a gathering of the villagers

Answer: A


               Very Short Answer

Q.1)        There were unexpected changes in the school that morning. Why?

Q.2)        How did Franz enjoy their lesson in writing?

Q.3)        How did Franz feel when M. Hamel told them about the new order?

Q.4)        Why did Franz not want to go to a school that day?

Q.5)        “Will they make them sing in German, even the pigeons?” Why do you think Franz thought so?

               Short Answer

Q.6)        Why was Franz not scolded for reaching the school late that day?

Q.7)        Answer the following questions:-

(1)         Why was M. Hamel sorry for the people of Alsace?

(2)         How can you say that M. Hamel was devoted to his work as a teacher?

Q.8)        What did Franz wonder about when he entered the class that day?

Q.9)       Answer the following questions:-

(1)         How do you think M. Hamel was proud of French language?

(2)         Why did M. Hamel say that it was his last lesson?

Q.10)      Who was Watcher? What did he ask Franz and why? How did Franz react?

               Long Answer

Q.11)      Justify the title ‘The Last Lesson’.

Q.12)      What does M. Hamel tell about the significance and safeguarding of French language? How does he conclude his last lesson?

Q.13)      Write a character sketch of little Franz.

Q.14)      Franz attitude towards school as well as towards M. Hamel changes when he comes to know about the takeover of his village by Prussians. Do you agree? Discuss with reference to the ‘Last Lesson’.

Q.15)      The day of the last lesson was full of regret and sadness. Describe the events of the day in the classroom in light of the above remark.


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