12th Class English Ch 6 The Man Who Was A Hospital Short Question Answer
1.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?
The writer read about liver disorder. He felt that he had got that disease. Then he read a book on the treatment of diseases. He thought that he was suffering from typhoid fever. St. Vitus’s Dence, Bright’s disease, Cholera doiptheria gout zymosis and scarlet fever.
2.What was the disease the writer discovered he didn’t have? Q.3. Was the writer pleased to find that he didn’t have housemaid’s knee?
(2&3). The writer found that he was not suffering from one disease only. And it was housemaid’s knee. He felt to be dishonored for not having it.
4.What was the first reaction of the writer when he thought that he was suffering from all diseases?
When the writer assumed that he was suffering from all the diseases he got alarmed. He sat frozen with horror. The more he read the more shocked he was.
5.Why should the writer be an acquisition to the medical class?
The writer assumed that he was suffering from all the diseases. Therefore he thought himself to be a gift for the medical students. They would just stand around him and learn about various diseases.
6.Describe the writer’s visit to the medical man?
The writer visited his doctor. He told him his problem. The doctor looked down into his mouth. He felt his puise. Then he hit him over the chest. After that he sat down and wrote down the prescription.
7.The writer thought he was doing the doctor a good turn by going to him. Why?
The writer thought himself to be a patient of all diseases. He thought that his doctor would get a lot of practice out of him. Therefore he was doing his doctor a favor by visiting him.
8.Describe the writer’s visit to the chemist?
The writer went to the chemist and gave him the prescription. The man read it and returned it to the writer. He said that he did not have the required things.
9.What is the significance of the doctor’s advice: Don’t stuff your head with the things you don’t understand?
It is an important advice. It means that we should not bother ourselves with things we do not understand.
10.What was the extraordinary thing the writer always felt while reading a medicine advertisement? OR What was the writer’s particular habit about reading a medicine advertisement?
He never read a drug advertisement without reaching the conclusion that he was suffering from that particular disease. In every case the symptoms of the disease corresponded to his feelings.
11.Why did the writer go to the British Museum? OR About which disease did the writer want to know when he went to the British Museum? OR Which disease did the writer doubt to suffer from when he went to the British Museum?
The Writer went to the British Museum to study the cure of hay fever. He doubted that he was slightly suffering from the disease.
12.What happened to the writer when he began to study the general diseases in the British Museum? OR What did the writer discover when he began to study the symptoms of common diseases?
Whichever disease he began to study he came to know that he was suffering from it. He could not read even half of the page of the symptoms of any disease when he reached this concision.
13.What was the reaction of the writer when he had glanced half down the disease symptoms?
He was convinced that he had these symptoms. He sat frozen with horror and then in despair he turned over the pages.
14.What did the writer decide when he felt that he was suffering from St. Vitus’s dance? OR How did the writer begin to feel about his suffering from St. Vitus’s dance?
He was shocked to know that he was suffering from St. Vitus’s dance. He got interested in his case and decided to know all about it. He found that the acute stage of the disease would start in about 15 days.
15.What was the only disease the writer was not suffering from?
After studying the entire book he concluded that there was only one disease he was not suffering from. It was Housemaid’s Knee.
16.What did the writer think after he had studied all the diseases? OR Why did the writer call himself a hospital? OR what should the students of medical college do to get their diploma?
He thought himself to be a hospital. He thought that he would be an asset to the medical students. They would gain much from him. They need not walk in the hospital. They should walk around him and get their diploma.
17.What did the writer do after he had thought himself to be a hospital? OR What limbs of his body did the writer examine?
He wanted to know how much he would live. He tried to examine himself. He felt his pulse. He tried to feel his heartbeat. He patted all over his front. He saw a bit round each side and a little way up the back. He also tried to see his tongue.
18.What did the writer discover about his pulse? OR What was the pulse rate of the writer? OR Was the pulse rate of the writer satisfactory? OR What happened when the writer counted his pulse rate?
He felt his pulse. At first he could not find any pulse. Then all of sudden it seemed to start off. He counted his pulse rate. To his horror it was one hundred and forty seven per minute.
19.How did the writer see his tongue and what did he discover/ conclude then?
He stuck his tongue out as far as it could go. He shut one eye and tried to see it with the other. He could see only its tip. Then he became more certain than before that he was suffering from scarlet fever.
20.What did the writer think when he went to his doctor friend after he had thought himself to be a hospital? OR What did the writer think about the doctor’s desire? OR How did the writer decide to do a good turn/favour to his doctor friend?
The writer thought himself to be a patient of all diseases. The main objective of a doctor is to get practice. He thought that the doctor would get more practice out of him than out of seventeen hundred of ordinary patients. Therefore he was doing the doctor a favor.
21.How id the doctor examine the writer?
The writer went to his doctor and told him his problem. The doctor looked down into his mouth. He felt his pulse. He hit him over the chest. Then he butted him with the side of his head. After that e sat down wrote out the prescription and gave t to the writer.
22.What advice did the doctor give to Jerome K Jerome?
The doctor advised him. Don’t stuff your head with the things you do not understand.
23.What did the chemist tell the writer about his being unable to help him? OR Describe the writer’s visit to the chemist?
The chemist told the writer that he did not have the things mentioned in the prescription. He might have helped him if he were a co-operative store and a family hotel combined. He could not help him as he was only a chemist.
24.How do you find the essay. The Man Who Was a Hospital? OR What lesson does the essay teach us?
It is a humorous story. But it also teaches us a lesson. It tells us that we should not do the things we do not understand. Secondly we should not suppose things. We should also know that physical exercise is the cure of all diseases.
25.Narrate the story of the essay. The Man who Was a Hospital?
The writer read a book of medicine. He found himself the patient of all diseases. He went to his doctor and told him the problem. The doctor wrote a prescription. The writer acted upon his advice and was healthy again.
26.What was the effect of doctor’s advice on the writer?
The doctor advised him Don’t stuff your head with the things you do not understand. The writer acted upon his advice and was healthy again.