2nd Year English Lesson 3 Why Boys Fail in College Notes MCQs Solution

english 12th Notes Chapter No 3

1. He asserted that God put those tonsils in his son’s throat for some good purpose. Here the word asserted means

 
 
 
 

2. And inevitably it is an important reason for their apparent failure. Here the word inevitably means

 
 
 
 

3. Nervous habits are not easy to uproot. Here the word uproot means

 
 
 
 

4. Few lazy bluffers also drift into college. Here the word bluffers means

 
 
 
 

5. He has never learnt what real application is. Here the word application  means

 
 
 
 

6. The boy must cultivate a poise that must smother the fidget. Here the word fidget means

 
 
 
 

7. The boy must cultivate poise and calm death smoother the fidgets. Here the word cultivate  means

 
 
 
 

8. The boy himself can eradicate his nervous habits. Here the word eradicate means

 
 
 
 

9. The boy must take himself by the collar. Here the word take himself by the collar means

 
 
 
 

10. The boy must cultivate a poise that must smother the fidget. Here the word poise means

 
 
 
 

11. Many boys have native ability to make good. Here the word native means

 
 
 
 

12. Some lazy bluffers drift into college. Here the word drift means

 
 
 
 

13. A few lazy bluffers drift into college and usually drift out again. Here the word drift  means

 
 
 
 

14. Many students have the native ability to pass the examination. Here the word native  means

 
 
 
 

15. Nervous habits are not easy to uproot. Here the word uproot means

 
 
 
 

16. And inevitably it an important reason of failure. Here the word inevitably means

 
 
 
 

17. Many boys attempt seriously to make good. Here the word make good means

 
 
 
 

18. Only learning is not of much value unless he possesses the physical vigour. Here the word vigour means

 
 
 
 

19. As a general thing, the boy wins out in such controversies. Here the word controversies means

 
 
 
 

20. The college offers scholarships to alleviate this grave situation. Here the word alleviate means

 
 
 
 

21. Nervous habits are not easy to uproot. Here the word uproot means

 
 
 
 

22. It is always to the detrainment of their health. Here the word detrainment  means

 
 
 
 

23. Only learning is not of much value unless he possesses the physical vigour to bring it. Here the word vigour  means

 
 
 
 

24. He would not consent to the operation. Here the word consent  means

 
 
 
 

25. The boy must make himself cultivate a poise and calm that smothers the fidgets. Here the word cultivate means

 
 
 
 

26. It involves an utterly different tactic. Here the word  tactic means

 
 
 
 

27. It is always to the detriment of their health. Here the word detriment means

 
 
 
 

28. Many boys attempt seriously to make good. Here the word make good means

 
 
 
 

29. Many boys are cast entirely on their own resources. Here the word entirely means

 
 
 
 

30. Most colleges do all they can with scholarship funds to alleviate this situation. Here the word  alleviate means

 
 
 
 

31. The nervous habits of the college boys can only be eradicated by the boys themselves. Here the word eradicated  means

 
 
 
 

32. There is no substitute for health. Here the word substitute  means

 
 
 
 

33. He finally wins in such controversy. Here the word controversy means

 
 
 
 

34. An inevitable it is an important reason for their apparent failure. Here the word inevitable  means

 
 
 
 

35. As a general thing, the boy wins out in such controversies. Here the word controversies means

 
 
 
 

36. He has never learned what real application is. Here the word application means

 
 
 
 

37. A few lazy bluffers also drift into college. Here the word bluffers  means

 
 
 
 

38. The anticipation was always worse than reality. Here the word anticipation means

 
 
 
 

39. He should cultivate a poise. Here the word poise means

 
 
 
 

Short Questions

1. According to the author there are some boys who fail because they do not try. Who are they? Can we help them?
2. Are the games and literary/ Co-curricular activities a serious cause of failure of the students?
3. Give two reasons of the boy’s failure in the college.
4. How can a nervous habit be uprooted?
5. How can college Authorities solve the problem of financial difficulty?
6. How can mistaken ambition be a cause of failure?
7. How can the failure caused by bad health be prevented?
8. How can the failure caused by too much interest in extra-curricular activities be prevented?
9. How can the failure of bright students be prevented?
10. How can the failure of talented students be prevented?
11. How can the failure of the boys who take wrong subjects be prevented/avoided?
12. How do the students feel who take part in sports?
13. How does a mistaken ambition on the part of boys and their parents lead to the failure of the boys?
14. How does bad health lead to the failure of students?
15. How does financial pressure lead to the failure of students described in the lesson? Do you have similar cases in your country?
16. How many groups of students, according to H.E Hawkes, are there who fail in college?
17. How should the college authorities solve the problem of financial difficulty?
18. There are many boys who attempt seriously to make progress but fail. Who are they, and what should they do?
19. There are some boys who have done well at school but fail to make their mark at college. Who are they? Do you have such boys in colleges in your country?
20. There are some students who join college for the fun of it. Should they be allowed to stay?
21. To what does the question of health lead to failure at college? How far can the college authorities with their medical officers help students in such cases?
22. To what extent the question of health is important for a student?
23. What advice does the writer give about the lazy bluffers?
24. What are nervous habits and how do they lead to failures at college?
25. What are the causes of failure of boys in colleges?
26. What are the main causes of failure of students at college level?
27. What happens to the boys who try to work but cannot?
28. What is a serious problem for the poor boys at college?
29. What is the place or importance of sports and literary activities in a college?
30. What is the role of the college Dean?
31. What place would you accord to sportsmen in college?
32. What the responsibility of the parents regarding the question of financial pressure?
33. When does knowledge become valueless?
34. Which are the two main classes of boys who fail in college?
35. Who are lazy bluffers?
36. Why do bright students fail?
37. Why shouldn’t the boy be compelled to earn his entire way through college?

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