MCQs of Class 12 English Chapter 8, Going Places by A.R. Barton have been compiled for students to practice. Students of Class 12 can prepare the MCQs of Chapter 8- Going Places from NCERT Flamingo book. Each question has four options followed by the correct answer. Students can also take a free test of the MCQs of Going Places.These MCQ Questions have been selected based on the latest exam pattern as announced by CBSE.
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Q1- Who is A. R. Barton?
A) A modern writer
Q2- What theme does Barton explore in this story?
A) theme of children’s happiness
Q3- What is the sub theme of the story?
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
Q5- What are the literary devices used in the lesson?
A) metaphorical expressions and slangs
Q6- what is the meaning of the word “chuffed”?
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.
Q8- The story Going Places revolve around whom?
A) a fat boy
Q9- What kind of girl is Sophie ?
A) a happy go lucky kind
Q10- What is Sophie in reality?
A) a dreamer
Q11- What does Sophie dream about?
A) Becoming an actor
Q12- What is the turning point in the story?
A) when she fights with her brother.
Q13- What story she make up in front of her brother?
A) She will become an actress
Q14 Who are Sophie and Jansie?
A) teenagers who are friends and classmates
Q15- Explain – Words had to be prized out of him like stones out of a ground.
A) ii was difficult to speak to him
Q16- Where is Sophie lost?
A) in her imagination
Q17 What does Jansie tell Sophie?
A) talk unrealistic
Q18- Why does Jansie discourage Sophie to dream big?
A) because it requires a lot of money
Q19- What was Sophie’s reply to Jansie?
A) That she will go door to door to collect money
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Q20- Why does she want to be an actress?
A) to earn money
Q21- Why is Jansie not able to support Sophie’s view?
A) because he is a happy go lucky man
Q22- Why does Sophie feel choked in the house?
A) because of stove’s steam and dirtydishes
Q23- Who is Sophie’s elder brother?
A) Geoffe – a trainee mechanic
Q24- Explain- On Saturday they made their weekly pilgrimage to the United
A) repairing stove
Q25- What secret did Sophie share with her brother?
A) She met Mary Quaint a famous fashion designer
Q26- When does Sophie and her family go to watch the football match?
A) Sunday morning
Q27- Which game are Sophie and her family fans of ?
Q28- Why did their favourite team win the match?
A) Because they played well
Q29- Who is Sophie’s younger brother?
A) Geoffe – a trainee mechanic
Q30- What does Jansie ask Sophie?
A) about Danny Casey
Q31- Why does Sophie get angry with her brother?
A) Because he revealed her secret to Jansie’s brother
Correct Answer: A
Q32- Where does Sophie visit to meet Casey in her imagination?
A) a football ground
Q33- Sophie’s dreams and disappointments are all in her mind?
A) they all represent her imagination and nothing in reality
Q34- What are the advantages and disadvantages of fantasising?
A) helps in dreaming big
Q35- What kind of person is Sophie’s father ?
A) a kind hearted
Q36- Why did Sophie like her brother Geoff more than anyone else?
A) he keeps silent
Q37- What does Geoff’s silence symbolise in Sophie’s view?
A) distant places
Q38- Which country did Danny play for?
Q39- Why does Sophie feel jealous of her brother?
A) because he keeps silent
Q40- Why is Sophie attracted to Danny and does she meet him in reality?
A) Because he is a heroic footballer and she meets him in imagination only
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