### Snapshots Albert Einstein at School - Practice Papers

CBSE Class 11 English Core

Section D

Practice Paper

Albert Einstein at School

By Patrick Pringle

Questions for Practice:

Long Questions:

- Bring out the humour contained in the lesson
- Describe how Albert’s friend Yuri and cousin Elsa help him.
- What do you gather about the character of Albert as a school pupil?

Short Questions:

- Why did Albert consider the school ‘a hateful place’?
- What is your idea about the school system of Germany at that time?
- Yuri calls Albert ‘the world’s worst liar’- do you think this is an insult or a compliment for Albert? Why?
- What was the Mathematics teacher Koch’s opinion about Albert’s mathematical knowledge?
- What was Elsa’s advice to Albert regarding study and examination?