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:

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

Short Questions:

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