11th English

Lesson 1 (Button Button) Short Questions FSc 1st Year English Notes

Level: F.A / F.Sc
Class: 1st Year
Board: Punjab Textbook Board
Subject: English
Book I: Short Stories
Chapter 1: Button Button
Type: Short Questions
Author: Richard Matheson
Pages: 8
PDF Size: 2 MB

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This chapter is from the 11th class English book 1 and it has been written by the Richard Matheson. we have presented the important questions of this chapter for the intermediate (part 1) FSc FA first year students.

Q: What moral lesson does the story teach?

Ans: This story Criticizes the immoral behavior of the people in the society. It teaches a moral lesson that greed is a Curse. Norma has a greedy nature, so she loses her valuable gift in life. By causing someone’s death, she tries to seek the pleasures of life. The result is that she loses all the charm in her life. She loves her husband very much, but she does not realize that other human beings are also dear to Someone.

Q: What was the address written on the carton?

Ans: It was: “Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Lewis, -E, Thirty-seventh Street, New York, New York .”

Q: What did Norma do when she received the package?

Ans: Norma picked the package up, unlocked the door, and went into the apartment.

Q: Who was Mrs. Lewis?

Ans: Mrs. Lewis was the wife of Arthur Lewis and lived with him in small apartment. Her Christian name was Norma. She worked in some office.

Q: Who were Norma and Arthur?

Ans: Norma and Arthur Lewis were a married couple. They lived in an apartment in New York. Both of them went to their offices in the morning and returned late in the afternoon.

Lesson 2 (Clearing in The Sky) Short Questions 1st Year English

Level: F.A / F.Sc
Class: 1st Year
Board: Punjab Textbook Board
Subject: English
Book I: Short Stories
Chapter 2: Clearing in The Sky
Type: Short Questions
Author: Jess Stuart
Pages: 7
PDF Size: 2 MB

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This chapter is from the 11th class English book 1 and it has been written by Jess Stuart. we have presented the important questions of this chapter for the intermediate (part 1) FSc FA first year students.

Q: Why did Jess’s father not act upon the doctors’ advice?

Ans: Jess’s father was a farmer who took keen interest in his land. He loved his profession. The doctors’ advice would have kept him away from his farm. He could not afford this. So he ignored their advice.

Q: Justify the title.

Ans: The title “Clearing in the Sky is quite justified. Jess’s father cleared the land at the top of a mountain. This mountain was so high that it looked to be touching the sky. So this was a clearing in the sky.

Q: Describe the physical appearance of the old man.

Ans: The old man was seventy years old but was very active. His face was red and had wrinkles. He had pale blue eyes. He was suffering from heart disease.

Q: What moral lesson does the story “Clearing in the Sky” teach?

Ans: This story tells us a moral lesson that active life-style can save us from various health problems. Moreover, a strong will-power can defeat all the problems. The hero of the story proved it practically.

Lesson 3 (Dark They were and Golden-Eyed) Short Questions 1st Year

Level: F.A / F.Sc
Class: 1st Year
Board: Punjab Textbook Board
Subject: English
Book I: Short Stories
Chapter 3: Dark They were and Golden-Eyed
Type: Short Questions
Author: Ray Bradbury
Pages: 8
PDF Size: 2 MB

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This chapter is from the 11th class English book 1 and it has been written by Ray Bradbury. we have presented the important questions of this chapter for the intermediate (part 1) FSc FA first year students.

Q: What did the rocket-men find on Mars?

Ans: The rocket-men saw that the American-built town of cottages, peach trees, and theaters was silent. They also saw a weak rocket frame rusting(t f) in an empty shop.

Q: Describe the captain’s headquarters.

Ans: The captain made his headquarters in an abandoned bar in the old settlement of the Earth people.

Q: What report did the lieutenant submit to the captain?

Ans: The lieutenant said that the natives were found in the hills. These Martians were the dark people with yellow eyes. They were very friendly.

Q: How social were the people of Mars?

Ans: The people of Mars were tall and healthy. They were dark-coloured and golden-eyed. They were very friendly. Women were very beautiful. They learnt English fast.

Q: What, according to the captain and the lieutenant, had happened to the settlers on Mars?

Ans: They were not sure about anything, but they guessed that the Earth people were Α killed by plague, They considered the Earth people, the Martians.

Lesson 4 (Thank you, M’am) Short Questions FSc 1st Year English Notes

Level: F.A / F.Sc
Class: 1st Year
Board: Punjab Textbook Board
Subject: English
Book I: Short Stories
Chapter 4: Thank you, M’am
Type: Short Questions
Author: Langston Hughes
Pages: 5
PDF Size: 2 MB

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This chapter is from the 11th class English book 1 and it has been written by Langston Hughes. we have presented the important questions of this chapter for the intermediate (part 1) FSc FA first year students.

Q: Why did the woman not ask about the boy’s family background?

Ans: She did not want to depress him any more. She wanted him to relax a bit.

Q: What was the nature of the woman’s job?

Ans: She told him that she was a beautician and worked in a hotel beauty shop. That shop was visited by all types of women. It stayed open till late at night.

Q: What did the woman say to the boy after the supper Was Over?

Ans: She gave him ten dollars to buy blue suede shoes. She advised him to use fair means to meet his requirements.

Q: Why did the boy want to say something other than, “Thank you, m’am”?

Ans: The boy was so impressed by the kind behaviour of the woman that he was short of Words. He wanted to say more than simply expressing thanks. But he could not do so.

Lesson 5 (The Piece of String) Short Questions FSc 1st Year English Notes

Level: F.A / F.Sc
Class: 1st Year
Board: Punjab Textbook Board
Subject: English
Book I: Short Stories
Chapter 5: The Piece of String
Type: Short Questions
Author: Guy de Maupassant
Pages: 6
PDF Size: 2 MB

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This chapter is from the 11th class English book 1 and it has been written by Guy de Maupassant. we have presented the important questions of this chapter for the intermediate (part 1) FSc FA first year students.

Q: How did the people enjoy the story of the string?

People started telling this story to amuse themselves. They told it in the manner of a soldier telling the stories of his adventures on the war front.

Q: What did Mr. Hubert say in the delirium of his struggles?

Mr. Hubert kept claiming his innocence. His words were: A piece of string A piece of string! By my word of honour did not lie.”

Q: Why did Mr. Hubert keep claiming his innocence before his death?

Mr. Hubert was an innocent man. He did not lie about the pocketbook. But the people did not believe him. This is why he kept claiming his innocence when he was on his deathbed.

Q: Describe the destruction caused by the flood OR What was engraved on the tombstone of Mr. Hubert?

The great flood in its great wrath carried away the people of that area with all their belongings. Only the grave of Hubert withstood the havocs of the flood. On his tombstone was engraved. Here lies a man who told nothing but truth. Here lies the man who would not prove his innocence, but the flood proved it.