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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What 'first' did Chips recall seeing while at Brookfield?
(a) A bicycle.
(b) An automobile.
(c) A telephone.
(d) An airplane.
2. What does Chips note that one of the new teachers at Brookfield allows his class to do?
(a) To miss class without punishment.
(b) To call him by his first name.
(c) To wear clothing other than their school uniforms.
(d) To invite girls to visit at the school.
3. Under Ralston's leadership, what kind of students populated Brookfield the most?
(a) Students with poor grades.
(b) Rich men's sons.
(c) Working class boys.
(d) Students on scholarships.
4. In what year did Chips retire?
5. What did Chips say about the man who delivered a speech in his honor upon his retirement?
(a) That he was very kind.
(b) That he came from a family that exaggerated.
(c) That he underestimated what Brookfield meant to Chips.
(d) That he was famous for emotional speeches.
6. What was characteristic of the farewell speech that Chips gave on his retirement?
(a) It was presented entirely in Latin.
(b) He cried through it.
(c) It included many jokes.
(d) It referenced his wife.
7. What do we find out eventually happened to the boy who Chips noticed as being upset in Chapter 10?
(a) That he died.
(b) That he graduated from Cambridge University.
(c) That he pursued a career in politics.
(d) That he became a doctor.
8. How is Ralston described in Chapter 11?
(a) As a loose cannon.
(b) As a live wire.
(c) As a hot head.
(d) As a punching bag.
9. In Chapter 9, Chips states that men in which occupation live a long life?
10. How did Chips cause controversy in Chapter 10?
(a) By disappearing for a week.
(b) By going on strike himself.
(c) Through his friendship with the striking workers.
(d) By insulting a boy from a wealthy family.
11. What illness did Chips recall two-thirds of the school once having contracted?
(a) Chicken pox.
(b) German measles.
(d) Scarlet Fever.
12. What is the first line in Chapter 13?
(a) "Retirement was a bore".
(b) "Will you be wanting anything else, sir?"
(c) "Good-bye, Mr. Chips".
(d) "The War Years".
13. What was the surname of the student whom Chips joked about, which subsequently landed him in trouble?
14. How does Chips describe the Edwardian decade which followed Queen Victoria's death?
(a) As painful.
(b) As frenzied.
(c) As uneventful.
(d) As prosperous.
15. Why did Chips love the summer months?
(a) Because his former students would visit him.
(b) Because the days were longer.
(c) Because he could garden.
(d) Because there were many events at Brookfield.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who did Chips controversially include in the list of War dead one Sunday?
2. How did Ralston claim to have doubled the school's endowment fund?
3. In Chapter 10, who is the student who Chips notices as being upset?
4. After Meldrum's death, what did Chips hope would happen?
5. In Chapter 13, what liquid did Chatteris lament about someone having poured down another man's neck?
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