The Last Lesson by Alphonse Daudet
Class 12 NCERT English Core (Flamingo)
Solutions of CBSE Guess Sample Questions (Answers) for Chapter THE LAST LESSON
Short Answer CBSE Guess Questions (30-40 words) :
Question 1: Describe the background in which "The Last Lesson" of Alphonse Daudet has been set.
Question 2: Why did Franz think of running away and spending the day out of doors?
Question 3: How did M. Hamel give the shocking news to the students and the villagers and with what effect?
Question 4: Why had M. Hamel put on his fine Sunday clothes? Why were the old men of the village sitting at the back of the classroom?
Question 5: "We've all a great deal to reproach ourselves with." Why did M. Hamel blame the parents and himself too for not showing due attention and care to the learning of French?
Question 6: What does M. Hamel say about French language? What did he urge upon his students and villagers to do?
Question 7: How did the narrator take the last lesson in grammar and with what effect?
Question 8: What was the parting message of M. Hamel to his students and the village elders who had gathered in the classroom?
Question 9: Justify the title of "The Last Lesson".
Long Answer CBSE Guess Questions (125-150 words) :
Question 10: Draw a character sketch of M. Hamel as it is shown in "The Last Lesson".
Question 11: Who was Franz? What did he think of M. Hamel? Did he change his views about M. Hamel? Illustrate at least two changes that came in Franz towards his teacher, his school, and French.
Question 12: What is "linguistic chauvinism"? Analyse the order from Berlin in this light. How do you justify M. Hamel's views about French and the new-found love of the people towards their language?
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