Read the extract and answer the following questions.


“Takes money, Soaf, something like that.” “I’ll find it,” Sophie said, staring far down the street. “Take you a long time to save that much.” “Well I’ll be a manager then — yes, of course — to begin with. Till I’ve got enough. But anyway, I know just how it’s all going to look.” “They wouldn’t make you manager straight off, Soaf.” “I’ll be like Mary Quant,” Sophie said. “I’ll be a natural. They’ll see it from the start. I’ll have the most amazing shop this city’s ever seen.’”

(Going Places)

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Question (i)

What is the name of the chapter that this extract is from?

  1. Going Places
  2. Lost Spring
  3. Deep Water
  4. The Last Lesson


Answer as written by the student:

(a) Going Places

Step-by-step explanation:

  • To answer this question, we need to use our background knowledge or do some research to find out what chapters are included in the Class 12 English textbook and which one matches the extract.
  • According to some sources (such as, the Class 12 English textbook has several chapters, such as Lost Spring, Deep Water, The Last Lesson, etc. However, the chapter that matches the extract is Going Places, which is a story about a teenage girl named Sophie and her dreams and fantasies.
  • Therefore, based on these sources, we can infer that the name of the chapter that this extract is from is Going Places.😊

Question (ii)

 What does the word 'Soaf' mean in this context?

  1. A type of fabric or material
  2. A nickname or term of endearment
  3. A slang word or expression
  4. A mistake or typo


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