2nd Year English Lesson 6 The Man Who was a Hospital Notes MCQs Solution

english 12th Notes Chapter No 6

1. Gout was its malignant form. Here the word malignant  means

 
 
 
 

2. He went to the museum to read the treatment of a slight ailment. Here the word ailment means

 
 
 
 

3. The disease he studied first has some fearful, devastating scourge. Here the word scourge means

 
 
 
 

4. He thought that he was suffering from a disease in its most virulent form .Here the word virulent means

 
 
 
 

5. The writer was determined to sift the problem to the bottom. Here the word sift  means

 
 
 
 

6. He thought he was suffering from liver disease in its virulent. Here the word virulent means

 
 
 
 

7. It seemed a sort of slight. Here the word slight means

 
 
 
 

8. He sat and pondered over his problem. Here the word pondered means

 
 
 
 

9. Cholera, the writer had severe complications. Here the word complications means

 
 
 
 

10. The writer thought that it was his liver that was out of order. Here the word out of order means

 
 
 
 

11. Gout, in its most malignant stage, had seized me. Here the word malignant means

 
 
 
 

12. I begin to indolently study diseases. Here the word indolently  means

 
 
 
 

13. The diagnosis seems to correspond with all the sensations that I have ever felt. Here the word diagnosis means

 
 
 
 

14. I read up the treatment for some slight ailment. Here the word slight  means

 
 
 
 

15. I had just been reading a patent liver-pill circular. Here the word patent  means

 
 
 
 

16. The doctor wrote the prescription. Here the word prescription means

 
 
 
 

17. I sat for a while frozen with horror. Here the word frozen  means

 
 
 
 

18. Being only a chemist hampers me. Here the word hampers  means

 
 
 
 

19. It seemed somehow to be a sort of delight. Here the word delight means

 
 
 
 

20. Reading the advertisement, I was impelled to the conclusion .Here the word impelled means

 
 
 
 

21. The only malady I had not got was housemaid’s knee. Here the word malady means

 
 
 
 

22. The acute stage of the disease was about to come. Here the word acute means

 
 
 
 

23. I idly turned the leaves and began to study diseases indolently. Here the word indolently means

 
 
 
 

24. It seemed somehow to be a sort of slight. Here the word slight means

 
 
 
 

25. The only malady I could conclude, I hail not got was housemaid’s knee. Here the word malady means

 
 
 
 

26. The writer’s face was ghastly pale. Here the word ghastly means

 
 
 
 

27. The writer showed an air of rumination. Here the word rumination means

 
 
 
 

28. I crawled out a decrepit wreck. Here the word decrepit  means

 
 
 
 

29. The writer hung on the outskirts of a crowd. Here the word outskirts  means

 
 
 
 

30. The acute stage would commence in about another fortnight. Here the word commence  means

 
 
 
 

31. The writer plodded conscientiously through the twenty-six letters. Here the word plodded  means

 
 
 
 

32. I felt it as a sort of slight. Here the word slight means

 
 
 
 

33. I began to indolently study diseases. Here the word indolently means

 
 
 
 

34. Gout was in its malignant form. Here the word malignant means

 
 
 
 

35. I had Bright’s disease in a modified form. Here the word modified means

 
 
 
 

36. What an acquisition I should be a class. Here the word acquisition means

 
 
 
 

37. Reckless with misery, I made a plunge. Here the word misery means

 
 
 
 

38. I plodded conscientiously through the twenty-six letters. Here the word conscientiously means

 
 
 
 

39. The acute stage of the disease was about to come. Here the word acute  means

 
 
 
 

Short Questions

1. Describe the writer’s visit to the chemist?
2. Describe the writer’s visit to the medical man?
3. How did Jerome K.Jerome come to suspect that his liver was out of order? What were the diseases he thought he was suffering from on reading a book on the treatment of diseases?
4. How did the author feel as he came out of the British Museum?
5. How did the author feel as he followed the instructions of the doctor?
6. How did the doctor examine the writer Jerome K. Jerome?
7. How did the writer see his tongue and what did he discover/ conclude then?
8. How did the writer try to examine himself?
9. How do you find the essay. The Man Who Was a Hospital?
10. How does the writer read a medical advertisement?
11. How id the doctor examine the writer?
12. Narrate the story of the essay. The Man who Was a Hospital?
13. The writer thought he was doing the doctor a good turn by going to him. Why?
14. Was the writer pleased to find that he didn’t have housemaid’s knee?
15. What advice did the doctor give to Jerome K Jerome?
16. What conclusion does the author draw whenever he reads a patent medicine advertisement?
17. What did the chemist tell the writer about his being unable to help him?
18. What did the writer decide when he felt that he was suffering from St. Vitus’s dance?
19. What did the writer discover about his pulse?
20. What did the writer do after he had thought himself to be a hospital?
21. What did the writer do to know how long he had to live?
22. What did the writer think after he had studied all the diseases?
23. What did the writer think when he went to his doctor friend after he had thought himself to be a hospital?
24. What happened to the writer when he began to study the general diseases in the British Museum?
25. What is the significance of the doctor’s advice: Don’t stuff your head with the things you don’t understand?
26. What was the effect of doctor’s advice on the writer?
27. What was the extraordinary thing the writer always felt while reading a medicine advertisement?
28. What was the first reaction of the writer when he thought that he was suffering from all diseases?
29. What was the only disease the writer was not suffering from?
30. What was the reaction of the writer when he had glanced half down the disease symptoms?
31. Why did Jerome K. Jerome go to the British Museum?
32. Why did the writer go to the British Museum?
33. Why did the writer think that he would be an interesting case from a medical point of view?
34. Why should the writer be an acquisition to the medical class?

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