1st Year English Lesson 14 Overcoat Notes MCQs Short Questions

english 11th notes chapter 14

1. Which shop did the young men enter?

 
 
 
 

2. How was the wind blowing when the young man was walking?

 
 
 
 

3. John was going to marry _____________

 
 
 
 

4. I

 
 
 
 

5. He got enmeshed in love. Here the word ” enmeshed ” means:

 
 
 
 

6. He looked such a dandy. Here the word ” dandy ” means:

 
 
 
 

7. I wish I

 
 
 
 

8. Under the overcoat, the young man wore:

 
 
 
 

9. When dose a person remember God?

 
 
 
 

10. We are afraid that you represent a hostile race. Here the word ” hostile ” means:

 
 
 
 

11. It was a cold that induced people. Here the word ” induced ” means:

 
 
 
 

12. What was being played in a restaurant?

 
 
 
 

13. How much did the owner demand for his rug?

 
 
 
 

14. What was the colour of young man’s hat?

 
 
 
 

15. If he

 
 
 
 

16. I am a cluster of bright beads. Here the word ” cluster ” means:

 
 
 
 

17. The cat was shivering with:

 
 
 
 

18. It was a ____________ evening in mid winter

 
 
 
 

19. Without hesitation, he went in. Here the word hesitation means

 
 
 
 

20. What did the young man play in the music shop?

 
 
 
 

21. What was the colour of the coat the young man was wearing?

 
 
 
 

22. As the evening advanced, the cold became more intense. Here the word intense means

 
 
 
 

23. What was the colour of the over-coat?

 
 
 
 

24. What did the young man demand from the salesman of the music shop?

 
 
 
 

25. His hair was sleek and shiny and he wore side whisks. Here the word sleek means

 
 
 
 

26. What did the young man see hanging outside of a shop?

 
 
 
 

27. The young man held a short polished cane with every now and then he twirled jauntily. Here the word jauntily means

 
 
 
 

28. People converged on the mall where they enjoyed. Here the word converged means

 
 
 
 

29. For visible is not the charming sight. Here the word ” visible ” means:

 
 
 
 

30. Whom did the young man call ‘poor little mite.’

 
 
 
 

31. What was playing in a restaurant?

 
 
 
 

32. What was the colour of the overcoat of the young man?

 
 
 
 

33. Beneath the scarf there was neither a tie nor a collar. Here the word ” beneath ” means:

 
 
 
 

34. The strong scented oil with which he had dressed earlier that evening still gave out a faint odour. Here the word faint means

 
 
 
 

35. Where had people gathered in ‘Overcoat’?

 
 
 
 

36. Where did the young man, wearing overcoat, sit?

 
 
 
 

37. In which season was the young mart wearing overcoat walking?

 
 
 
 

38. The sharp icy gusts of wind struck like steel. Here the word gusts means

 
 
 
 

39. How did the hair of the young man look?

 
 
 
 

40. If you

 
 
 
 

41. The young man met and accident on:

 
 
 
 

42. What was there in the button hole of the overcoat?

 
 
 
 

43. He had been perhaps too deeply engrossed in himself. Here the word engrossed means

 
 
 
 

44. What was the colour of the hat the young man was wearing?

 
 
 
 

45. How much did the young man pay for a cigarette?

 
 
 
 

46. What was the owner of the shop wearing?

 
 
 
 

47. What was the young man wearing in his neck?

 
 
 
 

48. I am the glitter on the crust of the snow. Here the word ” glitter ” means:

 
 
 
 

49. Did you know Rasheed

 
 
 
 

50. There was a lot of blood around and he was in precarious state. Here the word precarious means

 
 
 
 

51. The young man examined the German Piano with an air of connoisseur and studied the price label. Here the word connoisseur means

 
 
 
 

52. Layer of dust covered the young man’s body. Here the word Layer means

 
 
 
 

53. What was the condition of the overcoat the young man was wearing?

 
 
 
 

54. As the evening advanced, the cold became more intense. Here the word advanced means

 
 
 
 

55. At such times it was not only profligate who ranged abroad. Here the word profligate means

 
 
 
 

56. He got enmeshed in _________

 
 
 
 

57. The young man was hit by a:

 
 
 
 

58. What was the boy in ‘Overcoat’ carrying in his tray?

 
 
 
 

59. What was the young man carrying in his hand?

 
 
 
 

60. Assistant surgeon and the two nurses with their face concealed behind masks attended the young man. Here the word concealed means

 
 
 
 

61. My friends think me perverse. Here the word ” perverse ” means:

 
 
 
 

62. And so people converged on the mall. Here the word ” converged ” means:

 
 
 
 

63. How did the young man look?

 
 
 
 

Short Questions

1. Describe how the accident occurred.
2. Give a list of the articles, which were found in the pockets of the young man’s overcoat?
3. How did the people amuse themselves on the Mall?
4. How did the young man examine the Spanish guitar?
5. How did the young man treat the cat?
6. How did the young man turn away the tonga-wallas and the taxi?
7. What did the young man hold in his hand?
8. What did the young man look like?
9. What is the moral lesson of the story Overcoat?
10. What was displayed on the table in the western music shop?
11. What was playing in one of the restaurants?
12. What was the appearance of the young man?
13. What was the colour of the hat of the young man and how did he wear it?
14. What was the colour of the overcoat of the young man?
15. What was the condition of the overcoat of the young man?
16. What was the condition of the weather that evening?
17. What were the people wearing who came on the Mall?
18. Who took the young man after the accident to the hospital?
19. Why did the driver of the truck speed away after the accident?
20. Why did the people come out of the Mall?
21. Why did tonga-wallas race towards the young man?
22. Why was the cat shivering?
23. Why were the people walking briskly on the road?

Long Questions

“1. Translate the following passage into Urdu. (Short Stories Book-I)

When the couple had walked some hundred yards ahead of him, he hurriedly moved after them. Hardly had he reached half way across the road when a truck full of bricks came from behind like a gust of wind and crushing him down speeded off towards McLeod Road. The driver of the truck had heard a shriek and had actually for a moment slowed down, but realizing that something serious had happened, had taken advantage of the darkness and had sped away into the night. “
“2. Translate the following passage into Urdu. (Short Stories Book-I)

On duty, that night in the casualty department were assistant surgeon Khan and two young nurses, Shehnaz and Gill. He was still wearing his brown overcoat and the silk scarf. There were large stains of blood all over his clothes. Someone had, out of sympathy, placed the young man’s green felt hat on his chest so that it should not be lost. “
“3. Translate the following passage into Urdu. (Short Stories Book-I)

His clothes were now being taken off. The first to be removed was the white silk scarf. Beneath the scarf there was neither a tie nor a collar….nor even a shirt. When the overcoat was removed it was found that the young man was wearing underneath only an old cotton sweater which was all in holes. Through these holes one could see the dirty vest which was in an even worse state than the sweater. “
“4. Translate the following passage into Urdu. (Short Stories Book-I)

It was a Saturday evening in mid-winter. The sharp icy gusts of wind struck like steel, but the young man seemed to be immune to them. So, while others were walking briskly to keep warm, he was ambling along obviously enjoying his promenade in the bitter cold. He looked such a dandy that tonga-wallas on catching sight of him, even from a distance, whipped up their horses and raced towards him.”

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