1st Year English Lesson 9 The Foolish Quack Notes MCQs Short Questions

english 11th notes chapter 9

1. When consciousness returned, the bewildered victim inquired. Here the word bewildered means

 
 
 
 

2. What did the foolish quack claim to cure?

 
 
 
 

3. Who presented herself for cure in the first village?

 
 
 
 

4. The word log means

 
 
 
 

5. An old woman, whose throat was swollen to a frightful size, exclaimed. Here the word exclaimed means

 
 
 
 

6. Thus exhorted, the unfortunate man, in the greatest fear, laboured away with all its might. Here the word exhorted means

 
 
 
 

7. What did the foolish quack demand to cure the old woman?

 
 
 
 

8. The word perceived means

 
 
 
 

9. What did the quack claim to cure?

 
 
 
 

10. Uninfluenced by the severity of the punishment, the man mounted his camel and went to next village. Here the word severity means

 
 
 
 

11. Where did the man go after receiving the punishment?

 
 
 
 

12. Where did the travellers stay?

 
 
 
 

13. Instantly, the melon was broken in camel’s throat. Here the word Instantly means

 
 
 
 

14. The word bewildered means

 
 
 
 

15. An old woman, whose throat was swollen to a frightful size, exclaimed. Here the word frightful means

 
 
 
 

16. What happened when the camel man struck the camel?

 
 
 
 

17. How did the villagers make the quack dig the grave fast? They threatened to

 
 
 
 

18. What happened when the foolish quack struck the old woman?

 
 
 
 

19. The word scarcely means

 
 
 
 

20. How was a feeble old woman to stand the blow of a mallet? .Here the word feeble means

 
 
 
 

21. The word stolid means

 
 
 
 

22. “It is not we who are stupid.” .Here the word stupid means

 
 
 
 

23. “Ah”, cried the people, “this fellow is a villain.” .Here the word villain means

 
 
 
 

24. The word instantly means

 
 
 
 

25. Who was actually stupid?

 
 
 
 

26. The quack blow the woman with a:

 
 
 
 

27. “Let us compel the wretch to dig her grave.” .Here the word compel means

 
 
 
 

28. Who was first presented for the treatment?

 
 
 
 

29. How did the villagers treat the quack after burying the old woman?

 
 
 
 

30. Why did the quack make a slow progress in digging?

 
 
 
 

31. How did the villagers punish the foolish quack?

 
 
 
 

32. What did the owner wrap around the neck of the camel?

 
 
 
 

33. What did the camel man do to save his camel? He

 
 
 
 

34. A pretty sort of doctor you must be‟ they cried. Here the word pretty means

 
 
 
 

35. What had stuck in the throat of the camel?

 
 
 
 

36. What struck in the throat of the camel?

 
 
 
 

37. Where did the traveller stay?

 
 
 
 

38. These animals are the camels with prodigious size and strength. Here the word prodigious means

 
 
 
 

39. What had happen to the throat of an old woman?

 
 
 
 

40. When consciousness returned, the bewildered victim inquired. Here the word consciousness means

 
 
 
 

41. How was the quack treated when he had dug the grave?

 
 
 
 

42. The poor woman instantly expired. Here the word expired means

 
 
 
 

43. The word might means

 
 
 
 

44. The word consciousness means

 
 
 
 

45. Uninfluenced by the severity of the punishment, the man mounted his camel and went to next village. Here the word Uninfluenced means

 
 
 
 

Short Questions

1. For whom did the quack dig the grave?
2. How did the camel man teach a lesson to the quack?
3. What did the camel man say to the quack?
4. What did the owner do with his camel?
5. What did the quack do in the next village?
6. What did the quack do with the old woman?
7. What did the quack pretend to cure?
8. What did the quack realize in the end?
9. What did the quack say to the camel men?
10. What did the quack say to the people?
11. What is a clump of trees?
12. What is the central idea of the story?
13. What was stuck in the camel’s throat?
14. What was the punishment inflicted upon the quack by the villagers?
15. What was the reaction of the camel after the blow of the stick?
16. What was the result of the cure?
17. Who had taken the responsibility to solve the problem, and what did he say to the quack?
18. Why did the quack come back to the camel men?
19. Why did the quack fell unconscious after the blow of the stick?

Long Questions

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

When he had overtaken them, he cried: “What foolish men you must be! I met an old woman, who suffered from goitre just like your camel, and I tied a blanket round her neck and struck her with a mallet, but, instead of recovering like your camel, she died, and instead of getting a fee I was compelled to dig her grave!” “It is not we who are stupid,” answered the camel-men, “but you. We are not stupid at all. These animals are camels of prodigious size and strength. How was a feeble old woman to stand the blow of a mallet? No; it is you, and you only, who are stupid.” “
“2. Translate the following passage into Urdu. (Short Stories Book-I)

An old woman, whose throat was swollen to a frightful size, exclaimed: “O my son, if you could only cure my goitre, I would bless you for evermore!” “Certainly,” answered the man; “here, bring me a blanket and a good-sized mallet.” As soon as they were brought, he tied up the woman’s throat and struck the swollen part with so much force that the poor old creature instantly expired.”
“3. Translate the following passage into Urdu. (Short Stories Book-I)

One evening, as the sun was setting, some travellers stayed to rest under a clump of trees, and, loosening their camels, set them to graze. It happened that one of the animals entered a melon-field and that a melon stuck in its throat. The owner, seeing this and fearing to lose the animal, tied a blanket around its throat, and then struck the place with all his might. Instantly the melon broke in the throat of the camel, and it was then easily swallowed.”
“4. Translate the following passage into Urdu. (Short Stories Book-I)

One of the men now stepped forward, saying to his friends: “You remain quiet, and leave this fellow to me.” Then, addressing himself to the newcomer, he cried: “Hear you, sir, these men do not understand the matter at all. I can set it all right for you in a minute.” Saying this, he lifted a heavy stick, bound with iron rings, and struck a camel which was feeding off the leaves of a wild plum-tree. The stolid creature, scarcely feeling the blow, merely moved a step or two forward. “You observe,” said the man, “the effect of this treatment on the camel. Now observe its effect on a human being!” He then struck the man himself a similar blow, which felled him to the earth like a log. When consciousness returned, this bewildered victim inquired: “Why, sir, this cruel usage?””

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