Class 9-10 English 2nd Paper Model (61-70)

SSS English 2nd Paper Model (61-70)

Part A : Grammar (60 Marks)

  1. Fill in the blanks with the words from the box. You may need to change the forms of some of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.                                                          0.5×10=5
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Trees are useful (a) —— man. They put a stop to (b) —— rich topsoil (c) —— being washed away (d) —— rainwater and floods. We can see trees being (e) —— and damaged. Trees provide life to (f) —— place (g) —— their colourful flowers, beautiful leaves and fruits. They (h) —— shelter to birds and other animals. They take (i) —— carbon dioxide and produce oxygen (j) —— breath.

  1. Fill in the blanks with suitable words. 0.5Íl0=5

(a) —— lot of visitors visit Mathin’s well (b) ——  the compound of Teknaf police station.  Mathin, (c) —— daughter of the Magh King, used (d) —— come to the well accompanied (e) ——  many (f) —— her friends. Dhiraj, the officer in charge of the police station fell (g) —— love with her and wanted to marry her. Though at first the King did not agree to the proposal, he finally gave his consent. But Dhiraj’s father at Calcutta became furious hearing (h) —— news and (i) —— him to return to his ailing father. Dhiraj decided never to return and Ma-thin stopped (j) — food and water until she breathed her last.

  1. Make five sentences using parts of the sentences from each column of the table below. 1×5=5
We allshould tryus mix with others easily
Simple-minded peopleisus think simple ways of life
 area great virtue
Italso helpsto obtain sincerity from the beginning of our life
Simplicityhelpsreally happy
  1. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the box. : 0.5Íl0=5
becomegrowstrongaskdemandreflectmakecallcelebrateplay

International Women’s Day (a) —— important all over the world for women in developed and developing countries alike. The (b) —— international  women’s movement, which has been (c) —— by four global United Nation’s women’s conferences, (d) —— for coordinated efforts to (e) —— women’s right and participation in the political and economic process. Increasingly, the International Women’s Day is a time to (f) —— on progress (g) ——, to (h) —— for change and to (i) —— acts of courage and determination by ordinary women who have (j)  —— an extraordinary role in the history of women’s rights.

  1. Change the narrative style of the following text. 5

         “Dear friend,” Monju said, “How can we get peace in our life?” “It’s only possible by following the path which is shown by the Creator,” said Anwar. “I think we can find peace following the modern life.” “How narrow your thinking is! Is it possible to operate an instrument without following the instruction of the catalogue?”

  1. Change the sentences according to directions. 1×10=10

(a)     Everyone below 18 is regarded as a child. (Make negative sentence without changing the original meaning)

(b)    Children are engaged in dangerous occupations. (Active voice)

(c)    Child labour is one of the biggest curses of the 21st century. (Positive degree)

(d)    Unfortunately this has become very accepted in our society. (Make complex sentence)

(e)     Only poverty is responsible for this. (Make negative sentence without changing the original meaning)

(f)     Children can’t be educated unless we can remove poverty. (Make, affirmative sentence without changing the original meaning)

(g)     In a family of five or six children the parents have to send some of their kids to work so that they can fill their empty stomachs. (Make compound sentence)

(h)     Though these poor and helpless children have to break brick all day long, in return they are rewarded with all kinds of abuse. (Make compound sentence)

(i)      Children in the developed country are not so vulnerable as that in our country. (Make comparative degree)

(j)      The government should do something for them. (Use passive voice)

  1. Complete the sentences. 1×5=5

(a)     If you lend me some money ——.

(b)     It is high time ——.

(c)     He is so weak that ——.

(d)     It is I who ——.

(e)     United we stand ——.

  1. Complete the text adding suffixes, prefixes or the both with the root words given in parenthesis. 0.5Í10=5

         One should be (a) — (economic) — in his life. If we can (b) — (economy) — our expenses, we can save money. There should be a balance of our income and (c) — (expend) —. We must consider whether the money is (d) — (expend) — or (e) — (expendable) —. Do we like to do so? If we can do so, we would be (f) — (prosper) — in life. Moreover, (g) — (religion) — order is also to be economical. Again, no one should lead life in a (h) — (miser) — way. We must always be (i) — (mind) — of the proverb that “Cut your coat (j) — (accord) — to your cloth”.

  1. Make tag questions of these statements. 1×5=5

(a)     We need to prepare very well for the exam, ——?

(b)     Sure. To do so we must study regularly,——?

(c)     Certainly. But we do not follow the rules at all,——?

(d)     No, we do not. And when the examination approaches there is no way but start cramming,——-?

(e)     That’s exactly what I do. You should not do that,——?

  1. Complete the passage using suitable connectors: 1×5=5

         A miser got some money (a) —— he was not pleased with it. He was in constant fear (b) —— thieves and robbers should steal it. (c) ——, he thought it necessary to devise some steps (d) —— no one might get scent of it and steal it. (e) —— much thought he bought a lump of gold with all his money and buried it at a secret place.

  1. Use capitals and punctuation marks where necessary in the following text. 5

Addressing him as sir the nobleman asked sheikh saadi why he was putting up the food in his pocket. He also asked him why he did not eat sheikh saadi replied that he was doing the right thing because his dress deserved those rich dishes the nobleman said that he did not understand what he meant to say and so he was sorry.

 

 

 

 

Part A : Grammar (60 Marks)

  1. Fill in the blanks with the words from the box. You may need to change the forms of some of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.                                                          0.5×10=5
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Water is (a) —— important element of (b) —— environment.   Water   is essential   (c) —— human, animal and plant life. Clean water is safe for use. But (d) —— water is harmful. Water can be polluted (e) —— many ways. Men pollute water (f) —— throwing wastes (g) —— it. Farmers use chemical fertilizers in their (h) ——. Being mixed with (i) —— water of (j) —— rivers and canals, they pollute it.

  1. Fill in the blanks with suitable words. 0.5Í10=5

Lake Victoria is one of the African (a) —— Lakes. John Hanning Speke was the first European (b) —— who named it after the name of Queen Victoria. (c) —— achieved this tremendous accomplishment in 1858. He was (d) —— on a separate expedition (e) —— Richard Francis Burton. They (f) —— to discover the source of the Nile (g) ——. The lake contains a gigantic area of 68,800 (h) —— kilometers. It is the largest tropical lake in the (i) ——. It contains about 2,750 cubic kilometers (j) —— fresh water.

  1. Make five sentences using parts of the sentences from each column of the table below. 1×5=5
Character the combination of virtues some
Itmeansthe crown of life
Character of personbea man without character
It alsohatesmental or moral nature
Everybody mental or moral qualities of a person, a community, a race, etc.
  1. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the box. : 0.5Í10=5
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Everybody (a) —— that food adulteration (b) —— a crime. Adulterated food is  poisonous and (c) —— fatal diseases. People (d) —— this kind of food (e) —— a victim to liver diseases, cancer, kedney failure and so on. Some businessmen who are avaricious and (f) —— after money only (g) —— this heinous work. They (h) —— on the miseries of others. They (i) —— severe punishment, some strict measures should be (j) —— to stop this abominable task of the greedy businessmen.

  1. Change the narrative style of the following text. 5

         “I’ve got GPA-5 in the SSC examination,” said Rafiq. “Congratulations, brother!” I said. ‘What do you intend to do now?” “I want to study science in a reputed college. I’ve a dream to get admission in Dhaka Medical College after my HSC,” Rafiq replied.

  1. Change the sentences according to directions. 1×10=10

(a)     All men must die. (Negative)

(b)     It matters little if a man lives many years or not. (Interrogative)

(c)    Our life is not measured by months or years. (Active)

(d)    The people who live only for their own interest, are not the real human beings at all. (Compound)

(e)     Their life is not better than that of a beast. (Positive)

(f)     If we can do something good to the society, we can be immortal. (Simple)

(g)     People will always remember those who do something good for the society. (Negative)

(h)    It is our own responsibility to do good deeds. (Interrogative)

(i)     We cannot live long on the earth. (Affirmative)

(j)     Actually no human being can escape death. (Complex)

  1. Complete the sentences. 1×5=5

(a)     AIDS is a fatal disease which ——.

(b)     It is such a disease that——.

(c)     The first AIDS patient was a man who ——.

(d)     The doctors suggest that——.

(e)     There is no further remedy that ——.

  1. Complete the text adding suffixes, prefixes or the both with the root words given in parenthesis. 0.5Í10=5

It is (a) — (scientific) — observed that speaking is the second skill of the four. A child is first a (b) — (listen) —. It listens to its mother. Then it becomes a (c) — (speak) .Thus, they both (d) — (change) — their ideas and (e) — (eventual) — the child learns its mother tongue. This is the process which (f) — (initial) — occurs in the case of a mother tongue. But if it is a second language, it cannot be learnt in a (g) — (nature) — way, rather it is learnt in an environment created (h) — (artificial) —. The learners have to practise the language (i) — (method) — based on the four skills. The (j) — (create) — of this environment is not easy and we cannot practise listening.

  1. Make tag questions of these statements. 1×5=5

(a)     What a brilliant result you have made, ——?

(b)     We feel proud of you,——?

(c)     Thanks Amir. All credits go to my parents and teachers, ——?

(d)     I am very grateful to them, ——?

(e)     Right you are. We ought to remain ever grateful to them, ——?

  1. Complete the passage using suitable connectors: 1×5=5

         As a human being, man has a lot of duties to mankind. To perform his duty, he has to select a profession, future career. I have also selected my future career (a) —— I can reach my goal. There are varieties of careers (b) —— can give riches and name and fame. (c) —— I have selected a simple one. It is teaching. (d) —— teachers are the builders of the nation, they can reform the society (e) —— lead the nation skillfully.

  1. Use capitals and punctuation marks where necessary in the following text. 5

         he said to the shoe maker you are a big blockhead you have done the reverse of what i desired you i told you to make one of the shoes larger than the other and instead of that you have made one of them smaller than the other

 

 

 

 

Part A : Grammar (60 Marks)

  1. Fill in the blanks with the words from the box. You may need to change the forms of some of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.                                                          0.5×10=5
communicateawithcantherideifthroughmake

Learning a language is like (a) —— a cycle. The most important thing about any language is (b) ——. We learn to (c) —— effectively by using (d) —— language, by doing things (e) —— it, and by experiencing it. We (f) —— learn English in (g) —— same way that one earns to ride a cycle. We should not worry (h) —— people laugh at us when we (i) —— mistakes. We can certainly learn (j) —— mistakes.

  1. Fill in the blanks with suitable words. 0.5×10=5

         Everyday life presents us (a) —— opportunities. These opportunities can be either positive or negative. Someone invites us smoking. That is (b) —— negative opportunity. (c) —— new student joins the school and we have (d) —— opportunity to make a new friend. It is (e) —— positive opportunity. In life we (f) —— be careful and wise (g) —— taking up these opportunities. Otherwise, we (h) —— be led to (i) —— way (j) —— destruction.

  1. Make five sentences using parts of the sentences from each column of the table below. 1×5=5
One remain only a dream
One’s ambitionneedsnever be successful in life if  one sits idly
Sometimes itcanto work hard to materialize any ambition
  to be too competitive too.
  materialize one’s desired ambition only by working  hard
  1. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the box. : 0.5Í10=5
tryspoilwastedriftstuckovercomehavefacechooseprepare

A ship without a rudder (a) —— at the mercy of the wind and waves. Even if it (b) ——, it cannot reach the goal. Similarly, a man without an aim simply (c) —— his time and energy (d) —— one thing after another. Once this aim is fixed it should (e) —— to. It is because of  the fact that a man (f) —— an aim (g) —— the difficulties he has to (h) —— to reach the goal of life. (i) —— of a career means fixing your aim in life. It makes you (j) —— in life for in life for struggle.

  1. Change the narrative style of the following text. 5

         My father looked at me in anger and said to me, “Where have you been so long and why are you wasting your time?” After a moment he said, “Will you not appear in the final examination.” I said, “I went to my friend’s house to borrow an essential book, but he was not at home. So I had to wait for him.”

  1. Change the sentences according to directions. 1×10=10

(a)     We should read books to gain knowledge. (Complex)

(b)     Books introduce us to the realm of knowledge. (Passive)

(c)     The books of great writers contain noble thoughts and great ideas. (Interrogative)

(d)     If we read books, we can enrich our minds. (Simple)

(e)     Books are the greatest friends. (Positive)

(f)     They give us both knowledge and pleasure. (Negative)

(g)     As they are our real friends, they remain with us in time of danger. (Compound)

(h)     Some books are very interesting. (Exclamatory)

(i)      We can build up a developed society by reading books. (Complex)

(j)      Nothing but books can remove the darkness of ignorance. (Affirmative)

  1. Complete the sentences. 1×5=5

(a)     Wait here until ——.

(b)    Had I recognized him ——.

(c)    Scarcely had they reached the railway station ——.

(d)    He pretends as though ——.

(e)     ——, I went on foot.

  1. Complete the text adding suffixes, prefixes or the both with the root words given in parenthesis. 0.5Í10=5

(a) — (Achieve) — the proper mental (b) — (fit) — is not a one-day-task. No one born 100% (c) —psychology— fit. Just as the body parts develop and grow, psychological fitness and maturity is achieved (d) — (gradual) —. The experiences in (e) — (child) — contribute (f) — (large) — towards the sound growth of mental abilities. That is why it is told that no one is born with (g) — (born) — behavioural patterns, all what we have is acquired and (h) — (learn) —. Proper attention and care in the childhood will help kids to grow fit and sound. Psychological fitness of kids is absolute necessity as it is degree of (i) — (emotion) — growth that determines the character, career and emotional balances of the person throughout the life. Parents can’t just feel the duties accomplished by growing the children physically (j) — (health) —, but have to groom the kids emotionally and psychologically.

  1. Make tag questions of these statements. 1×5=5

(a)     I wholeheartedly believe you are a real patriot,——?

(b)    I try to be so, ——?

(c)    I know patriotism is a noble virtue, ——?

(d)     It inspires a man to shed the last drop of blood to defend the freedom of his country, ——?

(e)     A man without patriotism is no better than a beast, ——?

  1. Complete the passage using suitable connectors: 1×5=5

         How to improve the condition of the villages is (a) —— the major question (b)——the villagers where the majority of our population live, are improved, the uniform improvement of our country cannot be expected. (c) —— necessary plans should be taken immediately to improve the condition of the villages. (d) —— these plans must be implemented with the help of the local body of the government (e) —— non­ government organizations.

  1. Use capitals and punctuation marks where necessary in the following text. 5

         run run the owner is coming said the naughty boy while others giggled they were in fact gathering the windfall mangoes why are you here i will punish you will never get hold of me

 

 

 

 

Part A : Grammar (60 Marks)

  1. Fill in the blanks with the words from the box. You may need to change the forms of some of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.                                                          0.5×10=5
enjoyanbeautyasuperbwithconducivedetrimentalon

Morning walk is a good habit. It is (a) —— but not (b) —— to health. It exercises a good effect (c) —— a man’s body and mind. The morning air refreshes body and mind and gives him (d) —— opportunity to (e) —— the beauties of nature. In the morning nature looks fresh and (f) ——. When a man takes a morning walk, he sees the (g) —— beauty of the sunrise. He returns home with (h) —— cheerful mind. He takes his breakfast (i) —— great relish and starts his work with a vigorious mind. In fact, morning walk is very pleasant and (j) —— to health.

  1. Fill in the blanks with suitable words. 0.5Í10=5

Students should (a) —— by the rules of health. They should rise (b) —— bed early in the morning and go (c) —— for a walk. They should have (d) —— to perform, their duty. They should take (e) —— in games and sports regularly. These are essential (f) —— their physical and (g) ——; health. Again they should (h) —— follow the rules of (i) —. Sound health depends (j) —— following these rules.

  1. Make five sentences using parts of the sentences from each column of the table below. 1×5=5
Many studentsdo not knowthat writing answers to the point and neatly brings good marks
Theycannot write outtheir answers sometimes unnecessarily
So, theycannot understandtheir examination papers fairly
 beatthe questions properly
 lengthenabout the bush
  1. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the box. : 0.5Í10=5
buildrisedamageactbreed
controllackhaveresistovercome

Self-control  (a) —— all other virtues. Man generally (b) —— in impulses and strong desires. Vicious desires (c) —— the purity of heart and mind resulting in the degradation of human nature. It is self-control that can help a man (d) —— up a pure character which is very essential to (e) —— above the level of inhumanity. A man who (f)—— tolerance (g) —— himself. He can’t (h) —— the problems that he faces in society. A man devoid of self-control (i) —— a strong sense of humanity whereby he can (j) —— his harmful passions.

  1. Change the narrative style of the following text. 5

“I have got GPA 5 in the SSC examination,” said Apon. “Congratulation.” What do you intend to do now?” asked Farhan. “I want to study in a reputed college. I will try to get admission in Notre Dame College”, said Apon. “Well, you will do better in the long run but it’s difficult to do,” said Farhan.

  1. Change the sentences according to directions. 1×10=10

(a)     Success will not come to one’s life automatically. (Interrogative)

(b)     An industrious boy will shine in life. (Negative)

(c)     A life without an assignment is not an actual life. (Affirmative)

(d)     Through hard work, a man can be as successful as he dreams. (Comparative)

(e)     Very few are as successful as Saiful in our village. (Superlative)

(f)     He came of a poor parents. (Negative)

(g)     As his father was an ever sick man, he could not work for the family. (Simple)

(h)     So there was always want and hunger in the family and his mother had to earn for them. (Complex)

(i)      He had an elder sister who helped her mother in domestic chores. (Compound)

(j)      One day, his mother sent him to the nearest town to work and earn money. (Passive)

  1. Complete the sentences. 1×5=5

(a)     A proverb goes that——.

(b)     Since the body and mind go together, ——.

(c)     Hardly had the leader finished his speech ——.

(d)     ——  he will see the unseen.

(e)     He hurried to the station lest ——.

  1. Complete the text adding suffixes, prefixes or the both with the root words given in parenthesis. 0.5Í10=5

Honesty is opposite to (a) — (honesty) —. An honest man is never (b) — (harm) — to anybody. He never does (c) — (just) — to others. When he does anything (d) — (moral) —, he feels (e) — (comfortable) —. He never tells a lie. He is always (f) — (response) — to his duty. We should follow the path of (g) — (honest) — and leave the path of (h) — (honesty) — In that case, you will be (i) — (love) — by all and will be able to reach the path of (j) — (prosper) —.

  1. Make tag questions of these statements. 1×5=5

(a)     Environment pollution is increasing at an alarming rate. It is high time we thought about it seriously, ——?

(b)    A greedy man is covetous of wealth. He carves for money. He is not satisfied with what he has, ——?

(c)    There is difference between the educated  and  the uneducated.  Again there is difference between the rich and the poor, ——?

(d)    Without the help of this mass the great mission will be as if ended in smoke. They need to be skilled to accomplish any work, ——?

(e)     Khan Jahan Ali was one of the greatest saints of our country. He was a powerful leader of many people. He could build luxurious palaces but hardly did so, ——?

  1. Complete the passage using suitable connectors: 1×5=5

A healthy man can do any work, (a) —— he can eat any food he likes. (b) ——, he can enjoy life in every way. (c) —— an unhealthy man is unhappy, for he cannot eat and do what he likes. (d) —— he lives and dies poor. He may have intelligence, merit, learning and power, but he cannot put them to the use and reap their benefits. (e) —— health is the source of all happiness in life.

  1. Use capitals and punctuation marks where necessary in the following text. 5

         how much do you want said the mayor a thousand guilders said pied piper all right said the mayor we will pay you thousand guilders when will you set to work now replied the pied piper.

 

 

 

 

Part A : Grammar (60 Marks)

  1. Fill in the blanks with the words from the box. You may need to change the forms of some of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.                                                          0.5×10=5
imposeagainstmercyunlawfulclearuponofana

The 21st February is (a) —— International Mother Language Day. Mother tongue is (b) —— divine gift. From the holy Quran we come to know that the most (c) —— Almighty has bestowed a mother tongue (d) —— each and every caste, creed and colour. Mother tongue is so important that the people of a country express their ideas, thoughts, feelings, emotions, etc (e) —— through mother tongue. But it is (f) —— irony of fate that the then rulers of Pakistan tried of (g) —— Urdu as the state language upon us instead (h) —— Bangla. But the people of our country raised their voice (i) —— the (j) —— decision.

  1. Fill in the blanks with suitable words. 0.5Í10=5

We live in an age of (a) ——. We can see (b) —— influence of science in all spheres of life. Science is a constant (c) —— of our daily life. We have (d) —— the impossible things possible by means (e) —— science. The modern civilization is (f) —— of science. At present we can (g) —— travel from one place to another. (h) —— ancient time journey was difficult. (i) —— had to spend much (j) —— and money for travelling. But we should remember that science has to be exploited for the greater welfare of mankind.

  1. Make five sentences using parts of the sentences from each column of the table below. 1×5=5
Wegettheir necessary information and knowledge from newspapers
Newspaperisread newspaper to be well informed with the news and views
People from all walks of lifecan enrichmade the world smaller
Itmustcalled the storehouse of knowledge
 hasour knowledge by reading newspaper
  1. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the box. : 0.5Í10=5
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Penguins are true flightless birds. Some species (a) —— as much as 75% of their lives at sea, yet they all (b) —— on land or sea-ice attached to land. To (c) —— in the harsh conditions of the Antarctic, their bodies (d) —— by a thick layer of fat and dense network of waterproof things. Penguin’s bones (e) —— solid and heavy which (f) —— them (g) —— submerged and (h) —— the energy needed for pursuit diving. Some species (i) —— depths of 1000 feet or more and (j) —— submerged for up to 50 minutes though most prefer shorter, shallower dives.

  1. Change the narrative style of the following text. 5

The teacher said to the girl,, “Do you think that honesty is the best policy?”  The girl said, “Yes, sir, I think so.” “Then learn to be honest from your childhood,” said the teacher. “Thank you, sir,” said the girl. “May Allah bless you” said the teacher.

  1. Change the sentences according to directions. 1×10=10

(a)     Bangladesh is a low-lying country. (Interrogative)

(b)    Every year natural disasters visit us. (Passive)

(c)     Earthquake is one of the most unpredictable natural disasters. (Comparative)

(d)     Dhaka city may be the worst victim of this natural calamity. (Complex)

(e)     People who build house must maintain the earthquake resistance building code. (Simple)

(f)     The recurrence of earthquake was experienced by us in the last few years. (Active)

(g)    Who does not know the consequence of Tsunami? (Assertive)

(h)    Earthquake is very disastrous. (Exclamatory)

(i)     Bangladesh lies in the active earthquake zone. (Negative)

(j)     No other city is as risky as Dhaka in the face of earthquake. (Superlative)

  1. Complete the sentences. 1×5=5

(a)     We work hard so that ——.

(b)     If we are not industrious, ——.

(c)     A man who leads an idle life ——.

(d)     An idle man can never help people and so ——.

(e)     We know the proverb that ——.

  1. Complete the text adding suffixes, prefixes or the both with the root words given in parenthesis. 0.5Í10=5

King Solomon was (a) ¾ (fame) — for his (b) ¾ (wise) —. He was blessed with (c) ¾ (ordinary) — knowledge and it was really beyond people’s (d) ¾ (imagine) —. One day Queen of Sheba wanted to test how wise he was. Solomon was given two kinds of flowers. One was (e) ¾ (nature) — and the other was (f) ¾ (artifice) —. As he had a close (g) ¾ (associate) — with nature, he had been (h) ¾ (success) — to different them. In this way, his (i) ¾ (repute) — of (j) ¾ (multidimension) — knowledge spread all over the world.

  1. Make tag questions of these statements. 1×5=5

(a)     Every student can realize the importance of learning English. But she hardly realizes, —?

(b)     Man has landed on the moon. He is preparing to set foot on the Mars. Actually nothing is impossible for him, ——?

(c)     She disturbed the boy repeatedly. As he became utterly dissatisfied, he started complaining, ——?

(d)     I am very busy now. I cannot accompany you today. Let’s meet tomorrow, ——?

(e)     Football is a popular game. Nobody denies it, ——?

  1. Complete the passage using suitable connectors: 1×5=5

It is known to all that gold is a valuable metal. (a) ¾¾, there are many metals cheaper than gold though they look like it. (b) ¾¾ they glitter for sometime, they fade away in the long run. In our society there are also many people (c) ¾¾ are outwardly very gentle and polished. Later on, their real identify is revealed (d) ¾¾ they do not exercise moral values. That’s why, people say, “All (e) ¾¾ glitters is not gold.”

  1. Use capitals and punctuation marks where necessary in the following text. 5

will you come to my house tomorrow i asked the boy we can discuss the terms and conditions then i said it shall be very happy to meet you at your house thank you so much he replied

 

 

 

 

Part A : Grammar (60 Marks)

  1. Fill in the blanks with the words from the box. You may need to change the forms of some of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.                                                          0.5×10=5
culturevisitorsquiteawkwardtowardsgenuinely
crueltyintroducechangingforeignertakeunderstand

Hospitality has long been a part of our (a) ——— in Bangladesh. Although many other things are (b) —— now, people are still (c) —— polite and friendly (d) —— foreigners. They like speaking to (e) —— even if they have not been (f) ——. It is quite common for Bangladeshi to ask personal questions about family, jobs and income which (g) —— from overseas might find (h) ——. However, it should be (i) —— that no harm is meant by such questions. On the other hand, they express a (j) —— interest in the foreigner’s state of affairs.

  1. Fill in the blanks with suitable words. 0.5Í10=5

Once there lived (a) —— poor man. He could hardly maintain his family (b) —— he did not have any land (c) —— cultivation. One day he bought (d) —— wonderful goose. The goose laid a (e) —— egg everyday. In a few months he become rich. But he was a (f) —— greedy man. He thought that there (g) —— more eggs in the belly of the goose. He wanted to get all the eggs (h) —— a time. So one day he killed the goose and cut its belly open with (i) —— knife. But alas! There was no egg. Thus the greedy farmer (j) —— the useful goose.

  1. Make five sentences using parts of the sentences from each column of the table below. 1×5=5
Early risingrefreshesgood for health
Thishabitboth the body and the mind of a person
The mancertainlyenables a man to begin his day’s work early
The morning airwhohas long lasting effect in a man’s life
 to berises early finds time to take exercise
  1. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the box. : 0.5Í10=5
saypackwantleaveeattakesleeprestlookhelpto haveto be

Last week my father and I (a) —— to visit my aunt and uncle up in the hills.  “Laila, tomorrow we must (b) —— early. It’s a long way to my brother’s village.” My father (c) ——. I (d) —— very excited and couldn’t (e) ——.  In the morning I  (f) —— my bag and (g) —— my mother in the kitchen. “You can (h) —— this food with you,” she said. “You must (i) —— well. Here (j) —— some drinking water too.”

  1. Change the narrative style of the following text. 5

The girl said to the teacher, “Sir, I shall be grateful if you  kindly lend me the book you praised highly in the classroom yesterday. The teacher said, “I have become really happy to know that you are eager to read this book. You are welcome to any of my books that you like.” “ Thank you sir,” said the girl. “You are welcome”, said the teacher.

  1. Change the sentences according to directions. 1×10=10

(a)     Education brought about changes in his life. (Passive)

(b)    The text book completes your knowledge. (Interrogative)

(c)    Very few virtues are as useful as hard labour. (Superlative)

(d)    Sagor was learning English well but stopped it. (Complex)

(e)     When it was summer vacation, I visited the village. (Simple)

(f)     I was too small to do the work with you. (Complex)

(g)     She is more brilliant than most other students in the whole school. (Positive)

(h)     As soon as the ticket checker came to me, I showed my ticket. (Negative)

(i)      If you do not eat a balanced food, you will not be healthy and happy. (Simple)

(j)      Does he follow the rules of health? (Assertive)

  1. Complete the sentences. 1×5=5

(a)     He pretends as if ——.

(b)    ——, he failed in the work.

(c)    It is high time ——.

(d)    His silence proves that ——.

(e)    Let him proves while——.

  1. Complete the text adding suffixes, prefixes or the both with the root words given in parenthesis. 0.5Í10=5

Bangladesh is an (a) — (dependent) — country, but she is still burdened with poverty, (b) — (population) —, (c) — (employ) —, corruption, food (d) — (deficient) —, natural calamities, power crisis, etc. Considering all these, the present (e) — (govern) — has aimed at making a digital Bangladesh to (f) — (come) — most of these problems. The actual aim of (g) — (digit) — Bangladesh is to establish technology based government which will emphasize the overall (h) — (develop) — of the country and the nation. The country has (i) — (ready) — fixed its target of (j) — (achieve) — ‘Digital Bangladesh’ by 2021.

  1. Make tag questions of these statements. 1×5=5

(a)     Let us have a discussion, ——?

(b)     Time and tide wait for none, ——?

(c)     Many of us waste our time, ——?

(d)     None could prosper in life without utilizing time, ——?

(e)     Everybody should realize this truth, ——?

  1. Complete the passage using suitable connectors: 1×5=5

         Women are nowadays as important as men in society. They constitute nearly half of our total population. (a) —— there can be no denying the fact (b) —— they too possess equal rights and duties (c) —— men do. They have noble missions to fulfil as men. (d) —— they get opportunity, their genius, powers (e) —— capacities will bloom fully.

  1. Use capitals and punctuation marks where necessary in the following text. 5

         hold your tongues he muttered glaring fiercely in their faces have you not read the warning on the door we pray for allah’s pardon cried the dervishes our lives are at your mercy.

 

 

 

 

Part A : Grammar (60 Marks)

  1. Fill in the blanks with the words from the box. You may need to change the forms of some of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.                                                          0.5×10=5
talentswithandsosocietyinbehasusefulmental

Proper education provides a learner (a) —— opportunity to improve all his (b) ——. Its aim is   perfect  development  (c)   ——  that  he   can  be   (d)   ——  to  himself and   to  the (e) —— . An educated man is self-reliant (f) —— he can also assist others (g) —— attaining this great virtue. He (h) ——   supposed to be well-mannered, kind (i) —— sympathetic. So, a man who (j) —— acquired knowledge and skill only for his material development, cannot be called a truly educated man.

  1. Fill in the blanks with suitable words. 0.5Í10=5

Bangladesh is a land of (a) ——. It got (b) —— in1971 (c) —— a liberation war. It is located (d) —— South Asia. Dhaka is the capital of  Bangladesh. Dhaka is also known as the city of mosques. About 14 crore people live here. Most of them are poor and (e) ——. They earn their livelihood (f) —— agriculture. But educated and skilled people work (g) ——offices and factories. Our main food is rice and fish. It is a country of beauty. Its flora and fauna attract everyone’s eyes. It is, in fact, (h) —— large village. The people of Bangladesh are very (i) ——. There are many beautiful things here that attract the travellers and the (j) ——.

  1. Make five sentences using parts of the sentences from each column of the table below. 1×5=5
The illiterate personsisa role to play in the campaign for removal of illiteracy
Theyhasto choose between right and wrong
Illiteracyhaveno access to books
Therefailmuch talk about removal of illiteracy
Every educated person still dominant in our country
  1. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the box. : 0.5×10=5
wasunveilwerefulfillwinwant
comewondertravelloseinventmake

Man (a) —— to fly in the sky like a bird. They (b) —— attempt after attempt to fly up in the sky. At last their dream (c) —— true. They (d) —— aeroplane, and they (e) —— able to fly high up in the sky. The moon (f) —— an object of mystery to men. They (g) ——at her soothing beam. For a long time, men had cherished (h) —— to the moon and (i) —— her mystery. They made experiments to find out how to (j) —— their desire.

  1. Change the narrative style of the following text. 5

“Have you ever been to Cox’s Bazar?” asked Shabab. “No, I have never,” replied Labib, “But I desire for visiting the place.” “I had an opportunity to visit the sea-beach Last year,” said Shabab. “Let us go there this week,” said Labib.

  1. Change the sentences according to directions. 1×10=10

(a)     Bangladesh is not a big country, yet too many people live here. (Simple)

(b)     Most of the people live here in extreme poverty. (Negative)

(c)     They are not literate. (Affirmative)

(d)     They cannot send their children to school because of poverty. (Complex)

(e)     Who does not know this? (Assertive)

(f)     Though this is the case, the institutions are not sufficient according to the demand. (Compound)

(g)     The government has to increase the number of schools. (Passive)

(h)     At the same time the facilities should be increased. (Complex)

(i)      The illiterate parents should be convinced to send their children to school. (Active)

(j)      It is not impossible to achieve this. (Affirmative)

  1. Complete the sentences. 1×5=5

(a)     Since Bangladesh is a disaster-prone country——.

(b)     Though Bangladesh is a small country, she is burdened——.

(c)     Women who comprise half of our population ——.

(d)     Moreover, our country is beset ——.

(e)     Government should come forward with a view to——.

  1. Complete the text adding suffixes, prefixes or the both with the root words given in parenthesis. 0.5Í10=5

Student life is the (a) — (gold) — season of life. This is a (b) — (form) — period of life. This is the time for (c) — (prepare) — of future life. Students are the future (d) — (lead) — of the country. They should have (e) — (patriot) —. They should achieve quality (f) —education and build themselves as (g) — (compete) — citizens. They should gain (h) — (know) — and learn the art of (i) — (behave) — and (j) — (interact) — before others.

  1. Make tag questions of these statements. 1×5=5

(a)     To make good result in the examination you cannot write the same thing as most students write, ——?

(b)     The examiners get bored when they find almost the same answers in all scripts, ___?

(c)     If you were an examiner, you could do the same, ——?

(d)    You are right. But what can I do now? Try to understand what you read, make your own notes and revise them frequently, ——?

(e)     Do you have any other advice? You have to have a fairly good command over the language, ——?

  1. Complete the passage using suitable connectors: 1×5=5

         One upon a time there lived a fox (a) —— was very clever. He lived in a very hot country (b) —— Bangladesh. One day, (c) —— Mr. Fox was walking through the jungle, he fell into a trap. After trying very hard he could gat out of the trap  (d) —— lost his tail. Without his tail  Mr. Fox looked very strange  (e) —— he felt very sad and ashamed.

  1. Use capitals and punctuation marks where necessary in the following text. 5

         luna have you done our english lesson today said the teacher yes sir she replied but i havent understood one grammatical point come to my room ill help you said the teacher thank you sir she smilingly said

 

 

 

 

Part A : Grammar (60 Marks)

  1. Fill in the blanks with the words from the box. You may need to change the forms of some of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.                                                          0.5×10=5
toimportancebetweencompletea  fromeducatetheif

Though there are some differences (a) —— practical knowledge and bookish knowledge, most often they are thought to be (b) —— same. (c) —— a person is educated in (d) —— true sense, he will be able (e) —— lead (f) —— life (g) —— different (h) —— others. Also he can distinguish between right and wrong. So (i) —— is very (j) ——.

  1. Fill in the blanks with suitable words. 0.5Í10=5

English is regarded as (a) —— international language. It is spoken all (b) —— the world. So the importance (c) —— this language can hardly be exaggerated. Almost all the books (d) —— higher education are written (e) —— English. Today every organization needs employees who can speak and write (f) —— standard form of English. English is spoken (g) —— with the mother tongue almost everywhere. Ours is (h) —— age of globalization. We need to (i) ——   English to join (j) —— advanced world.

  1. Make five sentences using parts of the sentences from each column of the table below. 1×5=5
So, preventive measureswastenot careful of utilizing natural gas and thus are wasting this resources
Many peoplearebe taken to minimize the waste of our  resources
Theyshouldin city areas are not careful of using natural resources
If this wastagelivingour resources will run out very soon
Peoplecontinueswater by leaving the taps running whenever they use it for day-to-day  purpose
  1. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the box. : 1×5=5
movegrowbecomeprescribecalltakefollowbesay

Once there was an idle king. He did not (a) —— physical exercise. As a result, he (b) —— bulky and could (c) —— from one place to another. He (d) —— in a doctor. The doctor (e) —— clever and wise. He (f) —— any medicine for the king. He (g) —— to the king, “Please take a heavy club and (h) —— it in the air till you get tired.” The king (i) —— the advice of the physician. As a result, his fat (j) —— less.

  1. Change the narrative style of the following text. 5

The teacher said to the, “Have you prepared your lesson today?” “No, sir” replied students. The teacher  said, “Why?” “I was suffering from headache yesterday. I shall do my work tomorrow”, said the students.

  1. Change the sentences according to directions. 1×10=10

(a)    Tareq is the most talented boy in the class. (Positive)

(b)    He behaves well with everybody. (Make it interrogative)

(c)    He struggles to win the battle of life. (Make it complex sentence)

(d)    He leads a very poor life. (Make it exclamatory)

(e)    As he is poor he cannot buy new books. (Make it compound)

(f)     His teachers want that he should continue his studies. (Make it simple)

(g)    The headmaster helps him a lot. (Make it passive)

(h)    Nobody discourages him. (Make it affirmative)

(i)     He is very sincere and obedient. (Make it negative)

(j)     Doesn’t he always make good results in the examination. (Make it assertive)

  1. Complete the sentences. 1×5=5

(a)     It is acid throwing which is ——.

(b)     Acid throwing has become a burning question because ——.

(c)    Acid throwing could ——.

(d)    Though the victims recover from physical pain, ——.

(e)    A dowry hunter husband throws acid on his wife if ——.

  1. Complete the text adding suffixes, prefixes or the both with the root words given in parenthesis. 0.5Í10=5

         A (a) — (free) — fighter is a (b) — (war) — who took part in our War of Liberation in 1971. A freedom fighter is the greatest son of the soil. The (c) — (dependence) — of our motherland was (d) — (dear) — to a freedom fighter than his life. So, when he heard the declaration of independence in 1971, he joined the war. He joined the war (e) — (willing) —. He had no (f) — (might) — weapons with him. But he had strong moral courage. He was (g) — (main) — a guerrilla (h) — (fight). He attacked the enemy from an (i) — (known) — place and then (j) — (appeared) —.

  1. Make tag questions of these statements. 1×5=5

(a)     Nobody prosper in life without hard work,——?

(b)    The decision of the people controls the situation,——?

(c)    Let me deliver my lecture on it first,——?

(d)    Barking dog seldom bites,——?

(e)    All of them will attend the function,——?

  1. Complete the passage using suitable connectors: 1×5=5

         The rapid growth of population must be controlled. (a) —— all sorts of attempts to solve food problem will fail. (b) —— we have to increase our food production very rapidly. We may mostly solve our food problem by changing our traditional food habit, (c) —— we can eat potato instead of rice. (d) —— it is high time we changed our eating habit. (e) —— knowledge of nutritive value of food can help solve our food problem to a great extent.

  1. Use capitals and punctuation marks where necessary in the following text. 5

         but one day i shot the albatross the sailor told the marriage guest it was a terrible thing to do and everyone said i had killed the bird which made the wind blow i had brought bad luck to the crew

 

 

 

 

Part A : Grammar (60 Marks)

  1. Fill in the blanks with the words from the box. You may need to change the forms of some of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.                                                          0.5×10=5
defendmaterializedso-calledeveryinherentaloft
cherishedamustpatriottothe

Patriotism is (a) —— noble virtue. It is an (b) —— instinct in human nature. It inspires a man to shed (c) —— drop of blood to (d) —— the liberty and dignity of the country. But patriotism should not be merely a (e) —— slogan in the public meeting (f) —— fraud the people. It should be remembered in (g) —— core of heart and (h) —— in our deeds. We should keep ourselves above from the fake (i) ——. Everybody should bear in mind that a pretender (j) —— be defeated. Nobody will remember or honour a mock patriot.

  1. Fill in the blanks with suitable words. 0.5Í10=5

Students should (a) —— the rules of health. They should rise (b) —— bed early in the morning and go out for (c) —— walk. Besides, they should have to perform all these things which are necessary for (d) —— preservation of health. They should take part (e) —— sports and games regularly. They are essential (f) —— their physical and (g) —— health. They should also follow (h) —— rules (i) —— cleanliness because it is as (j) —— as physical exercise.

  1. Make five sentences using parts of the sentences from each column of the table below. 1×5=5
Educationisno access to them.
The illiterate personfailto choose between right and wrong.
The majority of our peoplehaslike light.
Theyarebackward without education.
 illuminatesstill illiterate.
  1. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the box. : 0.5Í10=5
favour comegaingoachievesay meanbeworklabour

Diligence (a) —— useful labour. A man who (b) —— hard to have something (c) —— to be diligent or industrious. Nothing can be (d) —— without industry. “Fortune (e) —— the industrious,” (f) —— a saying. It means that fortune (g) —— to those who (h) ——laborious. We all desire for wealth. But it (i) —— not without proper labour. He who (j) —— hard in a proper way can achieve his desired thing.

  1. Change the narrative style of the following text. 5

Once a rich banker said to a poor cobbler, “How much do you earn a year?” The cobbler replied laughing, “I never count in this way. I earn barely enough to pass a day. And I’m happy.” “Are you really happy?” said the banker.

  1. Change the sentences according to directions. 1×10=10

(a)     Man is the most intelligent creation. (Positive)

(b)     He uses time intelligently. (Negative)

(c)     He has to make division of time to do his work properly. (Complex)

(d)     If he works sincerely, he can succeed in life. (Compound)

(e)     An active man always uses his time for a productive purpose. (Negative)

(f)     To him time is money. (Complex)

(g)     He knows that time once gone is gone forever. (Simple)

(h)     He cares for none in using his time. (Voice)

(i)      Since time does not wait for us, we should not waste away it. (Compound)

(j)      A time killer has to repent in the long run. (Complex)

  1. Complete the sentences. 1×5=5

(a)     —— if you had tried hard.

(b)    This is the sum ——.

(c)    We watched the ship ——.

(d)    By observing the rules of health,

(e)    The pilot told the passengers ——

  1. Complete the text adding suffixes, prefixes or the both with the root words given in parenthesis. 0.5Í10=5

Money cannot buy (a) — (happy) —.  Money is (b) — (obvious) — necessary for our life. But it is not the thing that (c) — (necessary) — brings happiness. Happiness is (d) — (absolute) psychological thing. Basically, it is the name of a (e) — (feel). It lies in the (f) — (content) — of mind. A poor man with mental (g) — (satisfy) — may become really happy in life. On the other hand a man with a lot of (h) — (rich) — may not be happy. Their wealth becomes the cause of (i) — (happy) — because most of the time that suffer from (j) — (secure) —. So, they lead a life full of cares and anxieties.

  1. Make tag questions of these statements. 1×5=5

(a)    Little daughter asks her mother why man eats. In reply, she, said, “Man eats to live, ——?

(b)     Shafiqur Rahman is a happy man with his one son and one daughter. He says to his wife, “Everybody wants to be happy, ——?

(c)     Shahela wants to know about the Grameen Bank from the manager. The manager said, “Grameen Bank provides loan to the poor only, ——?

(d)    If you observe a good teacher, you will see him in motion, ——?

(e)    Trees play an important role in maintaining ecological balance. Trees produce oxygen and take in carbon dioxide, ——?

  1. Complete the passage using suitable connectors: 1×5=5

Summer noon is very painful and disgusting.(a) ——the sun shines hotly over head, life becomes miserable. The suffering of the people know no bounds (b) —— the electricity goes off. (c) —— the people use hand fans to fan themselves. Children can neither sleep (d) —— read. They feel out of sorts. (e) —— the poor suffer most. They work outside in the burning sun.

  1. Use capitals and punctuation marks where necessary in the following text. 5

         what is it mamma i did not want this black thing and the terrible smell nor did i my dear but what shall i do with it that i can’t tell okay mamma i must pour it out and fill the jar with fresh water

 

 

 

 

Part A : Grammar (60 Marks)

  1. Fill in the blanks with the words from the box. You may need to change the forms of some of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.                                                          0.5×10=5
worthyholderadicatestillregret
humblelotwithlearnour

A teacher  is  often  compared  (a)  —— an architect of a nation.  He  is the light of (b) —— and makes illiterate people (c) —— citizens of our country. But it is a matter of (d) —— that the teachers are not (e) ——in due respect in (f) —— society. Many teachers have to lead a (g) —— life in need. (h) —— they keep the candle of education burning with a view to (i) —— illiteracy and superstitions from the (j) —— of a society.

  1. Fill in the blanks with suitable words. 0.5Í10=5

         Modern civilization is the (a) —— of science. Science has worked (b) —— a magician in the world. We can’t do even a (c) —— day without the help of science. Many quick means (d) —— communication like telephone, telex, fax, telegram, satellite, etc. are (e) —— greatest wonders of science. Nowadays a message can be sent from one corner of the world to another in the twinkle of (f) —— eye. Science has brought a revolutionary (g) —— in all fields. In the field of medical science, (h) ——has got eyes, lame has got legs, deaf has got hearing power. (i) —— diseases which were incurable in the past are now easily (j) ——.

  1. Make five sentences using parts of the sentences from each column of the table below. 1×5=5
It to be a sign of weakness
A forgiverisreally a sign of strength
To forgivemay bea strong character to check passion
But itmay be consideredsuperior to a wrong doer
 takeseasy to take revenge
  1. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the box. : 0.5Í10=5
lamentgoblowsitlosemeanunderstandconsole

Once a man went boating in a wide river. The weather was fine but the wind was (a) —— very hard. The man was (b) —— silently and looking at the sights and scenery. Suddenly his turban (c) —— off his head and fell in the river. “I’ve lost all my fortune”, he (d) ——. But he felt happy that it had (e) —— to his neighbour. The other people (f) —— beside him could not understand why the man (g) —— himself in spite of having the turban (h) —— in the river. Nobody (i) —— what the man (j) —— by saying “My fortune.”

  1. Change the narrative style of the following text. 5

“Konica, have you done your English lesson today?” asked the teacher. “Yes sir,” she replied. “But I have not understood one grammatical point”. The teacher assured her saying, “Come to my room; I will help you understand the point”. “Thank you, sir,” she said.

  1. Change the sentences according to directions. 1×10=10

(a)     I answered to her beckoning. (Compound)

(b)     I went over during the interval. (Complex)

(c)    None of us getting any younger. (Affirmative)

(d)    Someone had mentioned her name to me. (Passive)

(e)    She was not so young as I expected. (Comparative)

(f)     She asked me to luncheon. (Passive)

(g)    It was twenty years ago and I was living in Paris. (Simple)

(h)    I was earning a little to keep body and soul together. (Complex)

(i)     She read a book of mine. (Passive)

(j)     I was too young to say ‘no’ to a woman. (Complex)

  1. Complete the sentences. 1×5=5

(a)     Unemployment is a state ——.

(b)     It is a social evil——.

(c)     —— the development of the country will be accelerated.

(d)     This is the reasonable income ——.

(e)     ——  unless unemployment problem can be removed.

  1. Complete the text adding suffixes, prefixes or the both with the root words given in parenthesis. 0.5Í10=5

Money cannot buy (a) — (happy) —. Money is a must for our life. But it is not necessary to bring happiness. Happiness is (b) — (absolute) — a (c) — (psychology) — thing. It is the name of a (d) — (feel) —. It means the (e) — (content) — of the mind. He who has (f) — (satisfy) — with what he has is (g) — (real) — a happy one. Above all, we should keep in mind that (h) — (world) — happiness is not all. If we want to be (i) — (eternal) — happy and lead a (j) — (dignify) — life, we have to earn money in an honest way.

  1. Make tag questions of these statements. 1×5=5

(a)     We need to prepare very well for the exam, ——?

(b)     Sure. To do so we must study regularly, ——?

(c)     Certainly. But we do not follow the rule at all, ——?

(d)     No, we do not. And when the examination approaches there is no way but start cramming, ——?

(e)     That’s exactly what I do. You should not do that, ——?

  1. Complete the passage using suitable connectors: 1×5=5

(a) ——, there are some differences between practical knowledge and bookish knowledge. (b) —— often they are thought to be same. (c) —— a man is educated in the truest sense, he will be able to lead a life completely different from others. (d) —— he can distinguish between right and wrong. (e) —— education is very important.

  1. Use capitals and punctuation marks where necessary in the following text. 5

         i never eat anything for luncheon, she said no dont say that i answered generously i never eat more than one thing.

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