Going Places Class 12 MCQ Questions with Answers English Chapter 8

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Q1. Who is A. R. Barton?

A) A modern writer
B) author of Going Places
C) lives in Zurich and writes in English
D) All these

D) All these


Q2. What theme does Barton explore in this story?

A) theme of children’s happiness
B) theme of adolescent fantasising and hero worship
C) theme of elderly people’s happiness
D) theme of individual happiness

B) theme of adolescent fantasising and hero worship


Q3. What is the sub theme of the story?

A) Relationships- family and friends
B) friends
C) family members
D) adolescents

A) Relationships- family and friends


Q4. What is the significance of the subject discussed in the lesson?

A) it tells how to deal with friends
B) it tells how to behave smartly
C) immediate relevance to the life of school leavers
D) it tells how to behave with elderly

C) immediate relevance to the life of school leavers


Q5. What are the literary devices used in the lesson?

A) metaphorical expressions and slangs
B) similes
C) irony
D) none

A) metaphorical expressions and slangs


Q6. what is the meaning of the word “chuffed”?

A) meaning delighted or very pleased
B) meaning not happy
C) meaning frustated
D) none

A) meaning delighted or very pleased


Q7. what is the meaning of the words :“nosey”, “gawky”?

A) “nosey”, meaning inquisitive and “gawky”, meaning awkward, ungainly.
B) noisy and beautiful
C) noisy and useful
D) noisy and gainful

A) “nosey”, meaning inquisitive and “gawky”, meaning awkward, ungainly.


Q8. The story Going Places revolve around whom?

A) a fat boy
B) an old couple
C) a teenage girl Sophie, her family and friends
D) none

C) a teenage girl Sophie, her family and friends


Q9. What kind of girl is Sophie ?

A) a happy go lucky kind
B) a realistic
C) Day dreamer
D) a naughty child

C) Day dreamer


Q10. What is Sophie in reality?

A) a dreamer
B) a fighter
C) a worker at Biscuit factory
D) none

C) a worker at Biscuit factory


Q11. What does Sophie dream about?

A) Becoming an actor
B) becoming a manager
C) a sophisticated person
D) becoming rich and sophisticated

D) becoming rich and sophisticated


Q12. What is the turning point in the story?

A) when she fights with her brother.
B) when her father gets angry.
C) when her brorher reveals her story.
D) when she thinks of meeting Danny Casey- a famous football player

D) when she thinks of meeting Danny Casey- a famous football player


Q13. After describing Danny’s appearance, Sophie chose not to tell Geoff about

(a) Danny’s qualification
(b) Danny’s address
(c) his teeth
(d) his car

(c) his teeth


Q14. What did Sophie tell Geoff one day that made him look surprised?

(a) she had seen a ghost
(b) she had met her principal
(c) she had got a job
(d) she had met Danny Casey

(d) she had met Danny Casey


Q15. Geoff never took Sophie out with him because he thought she was

(a) immature
(b) badly behaved
(c) too young
(d) too restless

(c) too young


Q16. Sophie felt bad because of her brother

(a) never spoke much
(b) laughed a lot
(c) teased her a lot
(d) never took her out for dinner

(a) never spoke much


Q17. Geoff had been out of school for a period of

(a) three years
(b) five years
(c) one year
(d) two years

(a) three years


Q18. What was Sophie’s father keen to buy if Sophie ever came into money?

(a) a luxury car
(b) a decent house
(c) a yacht
(d) a shop

(b) a decent house


Q19. She wanted to be a designer like

(a) Calvin Klein
(b) Versace
(c) Armani
(d) Mary Quant

(d) Mary Quant


Q20. Sophie’s best friend was

(a) Derek
(b) Geoff
(c) Jansie
(d) Danny

(c) Jansie


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