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 Re-ordering of sentences
1.
a. His full name was Abu Ali Sina.
b. In his young age Ibn Sina came in contact with the philosophers, scientists, mathematicians and astrologers of that time.
c. Ibn Sina is called the prince of medical science.
d. In his childhood his name and fame spread all over the Persian gulf area.
e. Ibn Sina was born in 985 at Bukhara, in Iran.
f. Al Beroni, Abu Shehol, jurirjani were among them.
g. Sultan Mahmud, the king of Gajni, invited him to the Royal Court.
h. His ‘Kanoon’ is the best recited book in medical science.
i. Reputation as a physician spread all places in his early age.
j. The then state government was acquainted with his fame.

Answer-1: e+a+d+b+f+i+j+g+c+h

 


  1. a. He travelled for more than thirty years.
    b. He boarded a ship in Chittagong.
    c. Outside the town of Sylhet two persons met him.
    d. Ibn-I-Batuta became very pleased hearing it.
    e. It took him about six months to reach Chittagong.
    f. They said that they were sent by Shah Jalal to receive him.
    g. From there he had to walk for another month to reach Sylhet.
    h. You might have heard the name of Ibn-I-Batuta.
    i. He wrote down all that he saw.
    j. He heard the name of Shah Jalal of Sylhet and decided to visit him.

    Answer-2 : h+a+i+j+b+e+g+c+f+d

 


  1. a. He completed his secondary education from a high school in Aarau
    b. For the next couple of years, he taught mathematics and physics in a secondary school.
    c. He obtained Ph.D degree from the University of Zurich.
    d. In 1921, Einstein received Nobel Prize in physics.
    e. Albert Einstein was born in Germany in 1879.
    f. He got admitted in Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in 1896.
    g. His father was a business man.
    h. He received a regular appointment at the University of Zurich.
    i. When the business failed, the family moved to Milan.
    j. He graduated in 1900.


Answer-3 : e+g+i+a+f+j+b+c+h+d


  1. a. About one hundred and fifty years ago there lived in France one of the greatest soldiers called Napoleon.
    b. He rose quickly to a high position in the army by his good work and courage.
    c. He worked hard and made them work hard.
    d. When he was young, he entered the French army as an ordinary soldier.
    e. He grew very powerful and soon became the greatest man in the country.
    f. He chose the officers who worked with him very carefully.
    g. He loved his men and paid them well.
    h. He fought several wars with neighboring countries and won victories over them.
    i. He was strict to them when there was a need to be so, but he was kind to them when there was no need to be strict.
    j. France under him was very powerful.

 

5. Read the texts and rearrange them in correct order.

(a) One of them had a baby.

(b) None could find a solution to the problem.

(c) Once there lived two women in a village.

(d) But the other woman claimed that baby.

(e) As a result both of them entangled in a quarrel.

(f) King Soloman was a very wise and just king.

(g) When he saw that none left the claim of the baby, he thought what to do.

(h) Last of all they went to the court of King Solomon.

(i) Finding out the truth he could solve any problem.

(j) Then he ordered one of his men to cut the baby into two equal halves and give one half to each of the woman.

Answer no-5.
(a) Once. there lived two women in a village.

(b) One of them had a baby.

(c) But the other woman claimed that baby.

(d) As a result both of them entangled in a quarrel.

(e) None could find a solution to the problem.

(f) Last of all they went to the court of King Solomon.

(g) King Soloman was a very wise and just king.

(h) Finding out the truth he could solve any problem.

(i) When be saw that none left the claim of the baby, he thought what to do.

(j) Then he ordered one of his men to cut the baby into two equal halves and give one half to each of the woman.

 

7. Rearrange the following sentences in correct order. 1×10=10 

  • a) Dickens had to work in a factory at the age of twelve.
  • b) He could not go to school and receive education.
  • c) Even during his life time he was very popular.
  • d) He wrote some of the best novels in English literature.
  • e) Charles Dickens was one of the greatest English novelists of the 19th century.
  • f) Dickens died on June 9, 1870.
  • g) When he was a small boy, his father was sent to prison for debt.
  • h) He was born on February 7, 1812.
  • i) He became well-known as a writer when he was only twenty-five.
  • j) He never forgot the hard experiences of his boyhood.

 

 8. Rearrange the following sentences in correct order.

(a) The emperor smiled and said, ‘My worthy Generals, I remember my promise very well.’

(b) But they were surprised to see that the emperor began to treat the rebels as friends.

(c) When they reached the province, all the rebels surrendered and begged to be pardoned.

(d) An emperor was once informed that the people in one of his provinces had revolted.

(e) The generals thought that the emperor would kill all the rebels.

(f) They asked him, ‘Your Majesty, why are you not keeping your promise?’

(g) Hearing this, he called his generals and said, ‘We will destroy all our enemies.’

(h) ‘I meant to kill all my enemies, not friends and the rebels have become my friends.’

(i) And they reminded him that it was to destroy the enemies without showing any forgiveness.

(j) The generals went to the king.

Answer :  d g c e b j f i a h

 

9. Rearrange the following sentences in correct order.

(a) In 1850, Alfred Nobel joined his father’s company.

(b) He was an engineer and chemist.

(c) The Nobel Prize had been given from 1901.

(d) He earned a lot of Money from his dynamite business.

(e) This award was named after Nobel and it was called ‘Noble Prize’.

(f) Dr. Alfred Nobel was born on 21st October 1833 at Stockholm, Sweden.

(g) He had ammunition business at Leningrad.

(h) After some years, Alfred Nobel invented dynamite.

(i) He undertook a plan to give an award for encouraging the creative work and for setting up peace

in the world.

(j) His father Emmanuel Nobel was an architect and researcher.

Answer :
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

f b j g a h d i e c

 

 

 10. Rearrange the following sentences in correct order.
a. He completed his secondary education from a high school in Aarau.
b. For the next couple of years, he taught mathematics and physics in a secondary school.
c. He obtained PhD degree from the University of Zurich.
d. In 1922, Einstein received Noble Prize in Physics.
e. Albert Einstein was born in Germany in 1879.
f. He got admitted in Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in 1896.
g. His Father was a Businessman.
h. He received a regular appointment at the University of Zurich.
i. When the Business failed, the family moved to Milan.
j. He graduated in 1900.
Answer :
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
e g i a f j c h b d

 

10. Rearrange the following sentences in correct order.

a. About one hundred and fifty years ago there lived in France one of the greatest soldiers called Napoleon.

b. He rose quickly to a high position in the army by his good work and courage.

c. He worked hard and made them work hard.

d. When he was young, he entered the French army as an ordinary soldier

e. He grew very powerful and soon become the greatest man in the country.

f. He chose the officers who worked with him very carefully.

g. He loved his men and paid them well.

h. He fought several wars with neighboring countries and won victories over them.

i. He was strict to them when there was a need to be so, but he was kind to them when there was no need to be strict.

j. France under him was very powerful.

10. Answer :

  1. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
    a d b e h j f c i g

 11. Rearrange the following sentences in correct order.

  1. (a) During that time he could not look after his animals himself.
    (b) So he engaged a servant to do the job.
    (c) The farmer’s young son Ali often helped the servant.
    (d) As a result he could not do any harm to Ali.
    (e) He loved them so much that he himself took care of them properly.
    (f) Once the farmer had been sick for several months.
    (g) So, for the safety of the young man, the bull was always kept on a chain.
    (h) The bull had been so annoyed that whenever he saw Ali he bellowed and tore up the earth with his horns most dreadfully.
    (i) The bull, which was wild by nature, did not like Ali because he had annoyed the bull on some occasions.
    (j) An old farmer was very happy with his animals.
    Answer :
    6. Rearrange the following sentences in correct order.
    a. In 1914 when the first World War broke out, he wanted to join the army.
    b. At the age of eleven, he showed his poetic genius.
    c. On his return from the battle field, he gave up the sword for the pen and began to write poems.
    d. Our National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam was born in 1306 B. S, at Churulia in the district of Burdwan.
    e. At last at the age of 19, he Joined the British army as an ordinary soldier.
    f. He wrote a lot of poems, songs, short stories, gajal, novels etc, and travelled all branches of Bengali literature.
    g. His poems inspired our freedom fighters in the Liberation War of Bangladesh.
    h. He breathed his last on the 29th August, 1976.
    i. Then he was brought to Bangladesh from Kolkata and was declared our national poet.
    j. His famous poem ‘Bidrohi’ stirred the whole nation.

 

 

Rearrange the following sentences in correct order.
(a) Then he invited applications.
(b) The applicants were asked to meet the Sultan one by one.
(c) Once there lived a Sultan in a country.
(d) Then he found the desired man.
(e) He wanted to appoint an honest man as his Tax Collector.
(f) A number of people applied for the job.
(g) All the applicants blushed and refused except one.
(h) So, he asked for the wise counselor’s advice.
(i) When they all arrived, the Sultan asked them to dance.
(j) They came through a passage where gold coins were kept.
Answer :

  1. Rearrange the following sentences in correct order.
    (a) He had been serving there for three years.
    (b) He was a poet & also a critic and a dramatist.
    (c) In the beginning he became an assistant.
    (d) He was promoted to the post of Deputy Keeper of Oriental Printings and Drawings in 1909.
    (e) Binyon made a verse translation of Dante’s ‘The Inferno and the Paradise’.
    (f) He joined at Harvard University in 1933 and served for a year as a professor of Poetry.
    (g) He performed his duty quite well and pleased the boss concerned.
    (h) He passed the last days of his life in calm and quiet environment of an ancient farm house.
    (i) Laurence Binyon was born in Lancaster in 1869.
    (j) He breathed his last in 1943.
    Answer : 

 

  1. Rearrange the following sentences in correct order.
    (a) One afternoon, John moved a little closer to the bears of the Cage.
    (b) Usually he would take a sandwich and an apple in the box.
    (c) A crowd of onlookers laughed and cheered at this.
    (d) Though they had some rare animals, John liked to visit the big brown bear.
    (e) On Saturday afternoons Old John loved to visit the zoo.
    (f) No sooner had he done this than, suddenly, the bear snatched John’s glasses.
    (g) He would start at launch time with a lunch box.
    (h) He felt no fear for the huge animal but would sit and look at the animal for hours.
    (i) The bear stared back at John.
    (j) Wasting no time, the bear put glasses and stared at John.
    Answer :
    10. Rearrange the following sentences in correct order.
    (a) His Bangla Shahitter Katha is the first well arranged history of Bangla literature
    (b) They have come from different places of the world.
    (c) He was awarded the Doctorate degree from Sorbonne University in 1928.
    (d) The world is full of great men.
    (e) Dr. Mohammad Shahidullah was one of those who contributed a lot towards the Bangla language.
    (f) He then joined the University of Dhaka as a professor of Sanskrit and Bangla.
    (g) He passed the Entrance Examination in 1904.
    (h) He was the greatest scholar of Bengal.
    (i) The great scholar was born on 10 July, 1885.
    (j) After that he did his BA, MA and BL respectively.
    Answer :

 

 

 

 

  1. Rearrange the following sentences in correct order.
    (a) One afternoon, John moved a little closer to the bears of the Cage.
    (b) Usually he would take a sandwich and an apple in the box.
    (c) A crowd of onlookers laughed and cheered at this.
    (d) Though they had some rare animals, John liked to visit the big brown bear.
    (e) On Saturday afternoons Old John loved to visit the zoo.
    (f) No sooner had he done this than, suddenly, the bear snatched John’s glasses.
    (g) He would start at launch time with a lunch box.
    (h) He felt no fear for the huge animal but would sit and look at the animal for hours.
    (i) The bear stared back at John.
    (j) Wasting no time, the bear put glasses and stared at John.
    Answer :
    10. Rearrange the following sentences in correct order.
    (a) His Bangla Shahitter Katha is the first well arranged history of Bangla literature
    (b) They have come from different places of the world.
    (c) He was awarded the Doctorate degree from Sorbonne University in 1928.
    (d) The world is full of great men.
    (e) Dr. Mohammad Shahidullah was one of those who contributed a lot towards the Bangla language.
    (f) He then joined the University of Dhaka as a professor of Sanskrit and Bangla.
    (g) He passed the Entrance Examination in 1904.
    (h) He was the greatest scholar of Bengal.
    (i) The great scholar was born on 10 July, 1885.
    (j) After that he did his BA, MA and BL respectively.
    Answer :
  2. Rearrange the following sentences in correct order.
    (a) My mother was awakened by my shouting and came into my room.
    (b) I, too, got extremely terrified and started running.
    (c) I watched them and got delighted.
    (d) It was about to catch me.
    (e) I was sleeping alone in a room adjoining to the room where my mother was sleeping in.
    (f) But soon a tiger appeared there and the deer began running out of fear.
    (g) Last night I dreamt a horrible dream.
    (h) I shouted at top of my voice.
    (i) But the tiger ran after me.
    (j) In sleep I went into a deep forest and saw many beautiful deer wandering in a flock.
    Answer
    12. Rearrange the following sentences in correct order.
    (a) He was the tenth and last issue of his parents.
    (b) Being discharged in April. 1794, he came back to Cambridge.
    (c) Samuel Taylor Coleridge was born on the 21st of October in 1772.
    (d) After the death of his father in 1782, he was sent to Chirst’s Hospital as a charity student.
    (e) He obtained his degree from Cambridge.
    (f) He himself subscribed to the idea of French Revolution and participated actively to student’s protest against the war with France in 1793
    (g) His fatter was the vicar of ottery St. Mary near Exeter.
    (h) His extraordinary merit and indomitable thirst for acquiring knowledge of any kind had converted him into a scholar of unusual ability by the time he entered Jesus college, Cambridge, in 1791.
    (i) Though Samuel Taylor Coleridge was in broken health, the years from 1795 to 1802 were for Coleridge, a period of first poetic growth and intellectual adolescence.
    (j) Plagued by debts, Coleridge enlisted in the Light Dragoon, in December, 1793.
    Answer :

 

  1. Rearrange the following sentences in correct order
    a) He travelled for more than thirty years.
    b) He boarded a ship in Chittagong.
    c) Outside the town of Sylhet two persons met him.
    d) Ibn-I-Batuta became very pleased hearing it.
    e) It took him about six months to reach Chittagong.
    f) They said that they were sent by Shah Jalal to receive him.
    g) From there he had to walk for another month to reach Sylhet.
    h) You might have heard the name of Ibn-I-Batuta.
    i) He wrote down all that he saw.
    j) He heard the name of Shah Jalal of Sylhet and decided to visit him.

Answer :
14. Rearrange the following sentences in correct order
a) To save money, he wanted to make a vegetable garden in front of the house.
b) He was doing some interesting writings there.
c) Losing heart, he gave away the seeds to a Chinese neighbour who was a farmer.
d) They fielded all his attempts.
e) James Norman Hall, an American writer, wrote a story about a strange piece of business.
f) But his efforts to live economically proved useless.
g) It took place between his and a farmer.
h) So he rented a one-room house about 22 kilometers from the town.
i) While in Tahiti, he was once short of money.
j) For the place was full of ants and land crabs.
Answer :

 

 

 

  1. Rearrange the following sentences in correct order.
    a) He showed it to his wife.
    b) However, he picked it up and carried it home.
    c) The lands yielded him some crops.
    d) One day he was walking through the fields.
    e) He thought that it might have been dropped by a passer-by.
    f) With that he supported his family with difficulty.
    g) He had a few acres of land.
    h) So he always thought how he could add to his income.
    i) There lived a farmer in a village.
    j) While walking he came across a purse of gold.

Answer :
16. Rearrange the following sentences in correct order
a) He was doing some interesting writings there.
b) It took place between him and a farmer.
c) They foiled all his attempts.
d) But his efforts to live economically proved useless.
e) James Norman Hall, an American writer, wrote a story about a strange piece of business.
f) While in Tahiti, he was once short of money.
g) Losing heart, he gave away the seeds to a Chinese neighbour who was a farmer.
h) So he rented a one-room house about 22 kilometers from the town.
i) For, the place was full of ants and land crabs.
j) To save money, he wanted to make a vegetable garden in front of that house.
Answer :

 

 

 

Read the text and rearrange then in correct order:

a)      He rose to a high position in the army by his good work and courage. 

b)      France under him was very powerful, 

c)       More than 170 years ago there lived in France one of the greatest soldiers called Napoleon Bonaparte. 

d)      When he was young, he joined the French Army as an ordinary soldier. 

e)      He fought several wars with the neighbouring countries. 

f)       Yet the Frenchmen remember with due respect. 

g)      He was born in 1769. 

h)      He died in 1821. 

i)        In 1804 he proclaimed himself as an emperor. 

j)        He grew very powerful and soon became the greatest man in the country. 

 

 

Read the text and rearrange then in correct order:

a)      The Nobel Prize has been given since 1901. 

b)      In 1850 Alfred Nobel Joined his father’s Company. 

c)       He earned a lot of money from dynamite business. 

d)      He was an engineer and Chemist. 

e)      Alfred Nobel was born on 21st October 1833 at Stockholm, Sweden. 

f)       This award was named after Alfred Nobel and was called ‘Nobel Prize’. 

g)      His father Emanuel Nobel was an architect and researcher.

h)      He had an ammunition business at Leningrad. 

i)        He undertook a plan to give an award for encouraging the creative work for setting up peace in the world. 

j)        After some years Alfred Nobel invented dynamite. 

Read the text and rearrange then in correct order:

a)      Then the leader of the robbers came to Saadi. 

b)      The merchants had their goods and a lot of money. 

c)       He had a bundle of books and some money with him. 

d)      They travelled for twelve days without trouble. 

e)      He ordered Saadi to give all he had to him. 

f)       On the thirteenth day a gang of robbers attacked them. 

g)      Sheikh Saadi handed him the bundle of books and also the money he had with him. 

h)      Once Sheikh Saadi was going to Baghdad with a group of rich merchant. 

i)        Saadi then said, “I hope that you will make good use of these books.” 

j)        The robbers took away all the goods and money from the merchants. 

Read the text and rearrange then in correct order:

a)      The mayor called a meeting of the councilors. 

b)      The people of the town came to the town hall. 

c)       At that moment there was a knock at the door. 

d)      They said to the mayor to do something about rats. 

e)      The mayor and councilors talked about the problem. 

f)       A long time ago the town of Hamlin in Germany was faced with a great problem. 

g)      The mayor said “come in”. 

h)      But they could not find a way out. 

i)        The stranger entered the hall. 

j)        It became full of rats. 

Read the text and rearrange then in correct order:

a)      Shakespeare was married at eighteen to a woman of twenty one. 

b)      There he became an actor and a playwright. 

c)       But he never attended any college. 

d)      By this time he was thirty. 

e)      He received a sound and basic education. 

f)       During the next ten years he composed his greatest plays. 

g)      William Shakespeare was born in 1564 at Stratford on Avon in England. 

h)      He had there children before he was twenty one. 

i)        A few years later he went to London. 

j)        He became prosperous before he reached the age of thirty four. 

Read the text and rearrange then in correct order:

a)      He took the lion’s paw in his hand and removed a bi thorn from it. 

b)      His master was very bad and inflicted heavy torture on him. 

c)       Androcles was very home- sick. 

d)      One day he fled from his master’s house. 

e)      The lion seemed wounded as he was groaning. 

f)       He was caught by a slave merchant who sold to a rich man in another country. 

g)      The lion was relieved from his pain. 

h)      Once upon a time there lived a young man named Androcles. 

i)        He came near Androcles and lifted his paw. 

j)        In the evening a lion entered the cave.

Read the text and rearrange then in correct order:

a)      He sat on the doorstep of house looking out on the public street. 

b)      One day the woman became more furious than ever. 

c)       She always tried to irritate Socrates. 

d)      She began to insult Socrates. 

e)      She thought that he was not paying the least attention to her. 

f)       She went up to him with a bucket of water and poured much water on him. 

g)      So he went out of the room. 

h)      Socrates could not tolerate it. 

i)        Socrates wife used to lose her temper on the slightest excuse. 

j)        This made his wife more furious. 

 

Read the text and rearrange then in correct order:

a)      Some of his best works are Gitanjali, Sonar Tari, Kheya, and Balaka. 

b)      He had no regular school education. 

c)       Rabindranath Tagore was born at Jorasanko in Kolkata on May 1861. 

d)      He established a school at shantiniketon, and afterwards founded the University of Vishwabharati. 

e)      He was educated at home by his father and tutor. 

f)       He composed Gitanjali a book of poems and won the Nobel Prize in 1913. 

g)      He was a man of versatile genius. 

h)      He was a poet, dramatist, a short story writer, novelist and an essayist. 

i)        He was a great patriot. 

j)        His father was Maharshi Debendranath Tagore. 

Read the text and rearrange then in correct order:

a)      Dickens had to work in a factory at the age of twelve. 

b)      He wrote some of the best novels in English literature. 

c)       Charles Dickens was one of the greatest English novelists of the nineteenth century. 

d)      He could not go to school and receive education. 

e)      When he was a school boy, was sent to prison for debt. 

f)       Dickens died on June 1870. 

g)      He was born on February 7, 1812 at Portsmouth. 

h)      Even during life time. He was exceptionally popular. 

i)        But by the time, he was twenty five years old, he had become well known as a writer of great talent. 

j)        He never forgot his hard experience of his boyhood. 

Read the text and rearrange then in correct order:

a)      He was in a job in the civil service in 1813. 

b)      He was educated at Howkshed Grammar School and St. John’s College, Cambridge. 

c)       William Wordsworth, a romantic poet was born on April 1770 at Cockermouth, Cumberland. 

d)      After 1810, his literary life marked the beginning of a decline and he died on April 23 1850 at the age of eighty. 

e)      He went to France and lived there for a year. 

f)       He became a friend of St. Coleridge who was his contemporary. 

g)      Wordsworth began his literary life with Coleridge and his sister Dorothy. 

h)      They jointly published Lyrical Ballads in 1798. 

i)        The later part of his life was prosperous and peaceful. 

j)        He also received honorary degree from Durham and Oxford University. 

Read the text and rearrange then in correct order:

a)      They never thought that this shabbily dressed man would be Einstein himself. 

b)      He could not think that these people were there to receive him. 

c)       Einstein however walked the whole way from the station with a suitcase in one hand and a violin on the other hand. 

d)      “But I assure you, I greatly enjoyed the walk. 

e)      Once Einstein went to Brussels at the invitation of the Queen of Belgium. 

f)       When he got down from the train at Brussels he saw many gorgeously dressed people present at the station. 

g)      The officials also expected to see somebody, who would appear to be rich and aristocratic. 

h)      With a smile on his face, he replied, “I did not expect that your majesty.” 

i)        When he reached the place, the queen said to him, “I sent a car for you Dr. Einstein.” 

j)        So they went back to the Queen and informed her that the great Scientist has not come by train. 

Read the text and rearrange then in correct order:

a)      He is called the “Father of Biology” because if his creativity. 

b)      “Politics” is one of his famous books where he gets the fullest development of his wisdom. 

c)       Aristotle was born in Greece. 

d)      He also wrote books on literature, biology, economics and comparative politics. 

e)      He wanted to be a free thinker. 

f)       His father wanted him to be a physician but he never cherished to be so. 

g)      As a result, from his childhood, he studied under the great thinker, Plato. 

h)      He was a son of Royal Physician. 

i)        Aristotle, achieving his academic qualifications, took the pen to write on different topics suitable for human civilization. 

j)        Plato taught Aristotle according to his own way. 

Read the text and rearrange then in correct order:

a)      In 1604 Galileo heard of telescope invented by Lippershey, a maker of spectacles. 

b)      He persuaded his father to let him study medicine and philosophy at the University of Pisa. 

c)       He wanted to make his son a cloth dealer. 

d)      Soon Galileo made more powerful telescopes with which he made many amazing discoveries about the sun and the moon and stars. 

e)      Galileo was born on February 15, 1564 at Pisa, Italy. 

f)       He set to work on the day he heard of the duch telescope and made one of his own. 

g)      He showed at a very early age, an unusual talent for science. 

h)      But Galileo had no interest for business. 

i)        His father was a skillful musician and mathematician. 

j)        At the age of only seventeen he had invented an important scientific law- he law of Pendulum. 

Read the text and rearrange then in correct order:

a)      He was brought before Alexander. 

b)      Alexander asked him how he would like to be treated. 

c)       There ruled a great king named Porus. 

d)      Porus came forward with his men and arms in order to defend his land from the attack of Alexander. 

e)      But unfortunately, he was defeated in a battle and taken prisoner. 

f)       Alexander the king of Macedonia crossed the Khaibar pass and reached India. 

g)      He knew how to respect a bold man. 

h)      ‘Like a king’ was the reply of Porus. 

i)        Alexander was pleased with Porus for his bold reply. 

j)        Then he came to the plain of Punjab. 

Read the text and rearrange then in correct order:

a)      He passed his boyhood with his parents.

b)      The school was four miles away from his home.

c)       Fleming was very regular and attentive student.

d)      He was the seventh of the eight brothers and sister.

e)      Penicillin is a life saving medicine.

f)       Dr. Fleming was given the title ‘knight’ in 1944 for his humanitarian services.

g)      It was discovered by Dr. Alexander Fleming.

h)      He went to school and come back on foot.

i)        Fleming was born in a poor family of Scotland.

j)        Up to the age twelve, he was never absent from school.

 

  1. Read the text and rearrange then in correct order:

(a)    He showed it to his wife.

(b)   However, he picked it up and carried it home.

(c)    The land yielded him some crops.

(d)   One day he was walking through the fields.

(e)   He thought that it might have been dropped by a passer by.

(f)     With that he supported his family with difficulty.

(g)    He had a few acres of land.

(h)   So, he always thought how he could add to his income.

(i)      There lived a farmer in a village.

(j)     While walking he came across a purse of gold.

  1. Read the text and rearrange then in correct order:

(a)    But his army was defeated again and again.

(b)   At its seventh attempt it succeeded in reaching the top.

(c)    One day he was lying in a cave in the forest.

(d)   Being defeated for six times, he lost all hope and fled away to save his life.

(e)   Robert Bruce was the king of Scotland.

(f)     He led an expedition against England, overthrew the English army and secured the independence of Scotland.

(g)    It fell down again and again, but it did not give up its attempts.

(h)   He took part in the revolt against king Edward 1 of England for the independence of his country.

(i)      Bruce got back his hope at that incident, took courage and gathered his soldiers together.

(j)     He noticed a spider trying to reach the top of the steep wall of the cave.

  1. Read the text and rearrange then in correct order:

(a)    The angel took down his request and went away.

(b)   His name was Abu Ben Adhem.

(c)    Abu then requested him to put his name in the list because he loved mankind and his fellow brothers.

(d)   He again appeared the next night and showed Abu that his name was at the top of the list.

(e)   The angel was writing the names of persons who loved God.

(f)     Once upon a time there was an honest and pious man.

(g)    He asked the angel if his name was there.

(h)   He was once sleeping peacefully.

(i)      In reply the angel said that his name was not there.

(j)     Suddenly he woke up and saw an angel.

  1. Read the text and rearrange then in correct order:

(a)    He first friend climbed up a tree.

(b)   Suddenly a bear came there.

(c)    Once upon a time two friends were passing by a forest.

(d)   The latter could not climb up a tree.

(e)   They were talking about their love for each other.

(f)     He did not find any way.

(g)    The bear smelt his ears, nose and face.

(h)   He lay down on the ground and feigned death.

(i)      Then the bear went away.

(j)     He thought him to be dead.

  1. Read the text and rearrange then in correct order:

(a)    Edison created his first invention, an electric volt-recorder, when he was only twenty one years old.

(b)   After that, Edison concentrated on inventing objects that he expected would be readily marketable.

(c)    The inventions made Edison both famous and rich.

(d)   He died in west range, New Jersy in 1931.

(e)   Thomas Alva Edison, the great American inventor, was born in the town 9of Milan, Ohio in 1831.

(f)     His school master considered him retarded.

(g)    It did not sell well.

(h)   He had only three months of formal education during his boyhood.

(i)      For most of his life Edison suffered from seriously impaired hearing.

(j)     He made a series of very useful inventions.

  1. Read the text and rearrange then in correct order:

(a)    Gustave made a 989 feet high tower of iron as a symbol of the exhibition and a lot of people worked on it for two years.

(b)   He used to work for a railway construction company.

(c)    It is still regarded as one of the wonders of the world.

(d)   He built it.

(e)   He came of a rich family.

(f)     He had education in engineering.

(g)    A World’s fair was held in Paris.

(h)   Gustave made plans of dams, factories, stations and structures of big size construction.

(i)      The tower was completed in March in 1899.

(j)     The Eiffel Tower was named after Gustave Eiffel, a Frenchman.

  1. Read the text and rearrange then in correct order:

(a)    He got furious.

(b)   Once attacked the central province of a powerful prince.

(c)    He was one of the greatest conquerors of world.

(d)   And captured the province.

(e)   The prince surrounded the province on all sides.

(f)     A terrible battle took place between them and Taimur’s soldiers were all killed.

(g)    He came with a large army.

(h)   The province was situated far away.

(i)     Many of us have heard about Taimur.

(j)     The news reached the prince.

  1. Read the text and rearrange then in correct order:

(a)    So, he made up his mind to give up his throne and divide his kingdom among his three daughters.

(b)   Goneril was oldest, Regan was the second and Cordelia was the youngest and the most favourite to the king.

(c)    These events happened long ago when King Lear was ruling Britain.

(d)   But giving up his throne, Lear wanted to know how much his daughters love him.

(e)   He needed peace and rest.

(f)     King Lear had three daughters.

(g)    He was about eighty years of age.

(h)   Now Lear was a very old man.

(i)      Their names were Goneril, Regan and Cordelia.

(j)     He was tired of ruling his kingdom.

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Rearrange the following sentences in correct order.
    a) He showed it to his wife.
    b) However, he picked it up and carried it home.
    c) The lands yielded him some crops.
    d) One day he was walking through the fields.
    e) He thought that it might have been dropped by a passer-by.
    f) With that he supported his family with difficulty.
    g) He had a few acres of land.
    h) So he always thought how he could add to his income.
    i) There lived a farmer in a village.
    j) While walking he came across a purse of gold.
  2. Rearrange the following sentences in correct order
    a) He travelled for more than thirty years.
    b) He boarded a ship in Chittagong.
    c) Outside the town of Sylhet two persons met him.
    d) Ibn-I-Batuta became very pleased hearing it.
    e) It took him about six months to reach Chittagong.
    f) They said that they were sent by Shah Jalal to receive him.
    g) From there he had to walk for another month to reach Sylhet.
    h) You might have heard the name of Ibn-I-Batuta.
    i) He wrote down all that he saw.
    j) He heard the name of Shah Jalal of Sylhet and decided to visit him.

Answer :
14. Rearrange the following sentences in correct order
a) To save money, he wanted to make a vegetable garden in front of the house.
b) He was doing some interesting writings there.
c) Losing heart, he gave away the seeds to a Chinese neighbour who was a farmer.
d) They fielded all his attempts.
e) James Norman Hall, an American writer, wrote a story about a strange piece of business.
f) But his efforts to live economically proved useless.
g) It took place between his and a farmer.
h) So he rented a one-room house about 22 kilometers from the town.
i) While in Tahiti, he was once short of money.
j) For the place was full of ants and land crabs.

  1. Rearrange the following sentences in correct order.
    (a) My mother was awakened by my shouting and came into my room.
    (b) I, too, got extremely terrified and started running.
    (c) I watched them and got delighted.
    (d) It was about to catch me.
    (e) I was sleeping alone in a room adjoining to the room where my mother was sleeping in.
    (f) But soon a tiger appeared there and the deer began running out of fear.
    (g) Last night I dreamt a horrible dream.
    (h) I shouted at top of my voice.
    (i) But the tiger ran after me.
    (j) In sleep I went into a deep forest and saw many beautiful deer wandering in a flock.
    Answer
    12. Rearrange the following sentences in correct order.
    (a) He was the tenth and last issue of his parents.
    (b) Being discharged in April. 1794, he came back to Cambridge.
    (c) Samuel Taylor Coleridge was born on the 21st of October in 1772.
    (d) After the death of his father in 1782, he was sent to Chirst’s Hospital as a charity student.
    (e) He obtained his degree from Cambridge.
    (f) He himself subscribed to the idea of French Revolution and participated actively to student’s protest against the war with France in 1793
    (g) His fatter was the vicar of ottery St. Mary near Exeter.
    (h) His extraordinary merit and indomitable thirst for acquiring knowledge of any kind had converted him into a scholar of unusual ability by the time he entered Jesus college, Cambridge, in 1791.
    (i) Though Samuel Taylor Coleridge was in broken health, the years from 1795 to 1802 were for Coleridge, a period of first poetic growth and intellectual adolescence.
    (j) Plagued by debts, Coleridge enlisted in the Light Dragoon, in December, 1793.
  2. Rearrange the following sentences in correct order.
    (a) One afternoon, John moved a little closer to the bears of the Cage.
    (b) Usually he would take a sandwich and an apple in the box.
    (c) A crowd of onlookers laughed and cheered at this.
    (d) Though they had some rare animals, John liked to visit the big brown bear.
    (e) On Saturday afternoons Old John loved to visit the zoo.
    (f) No sooner had he done this than, suddenly, the bear snatched John’s glasses.
    (g) He would start at launch time with a lunch box.
    (h) He felt no fear for the huge animal but would sit and look at the animal for hours.
    (i) The bear stared back at John.
    (j) Wasting no time, the bear put glasses and stared at John.
    Answer :
    10. Rearrange the following sentences in correct order.
    (a) His Bangla Shahitter Katha is the first well arranged history of Bangla literature
    (b) They have come from different places of the world.
    (c) He was awarded the Doctorate degree from Sorbonne University in 1928.
    (d) The world is full of great men.
    (e) Dr. Mohammad Shahidullah was one of those who contributed a lot towards the Bangla language.
    (f) He then joined the University of Dhaka as a professor of Sanskrit and Bangla.
    (g) He passed the Entrance Examination in 1904.
    (h) He was the greatest scholar of Bengal.
    (i) The great scholar was born on 10 July, 1885.
    (j) After that he did his BA, MA and BL respectively.

 

Rearrange the following sentences in correct order.
(a) Then he invited applications.
(b) The applicants were asked to meet the Sultan one by one.
(c) Once there lived a Sultan in a country.
(d) Then he found the desired man.
(e) He wanted to appoint an honest man as his Tax Collector.
(f) A number of people applied for the job.
(g) All the applicants blushed and refused except one.
(h) So, he asked for the wise counselor’s advice.
(i) When they all arrived, the Sultan asked them to dance.
(j) They came through a passage where gold coins were kept.
Answer :

  1. Rearrange the following sentences in correct order.
    (a) He had been serving there for three years.
    (b) He was a poet & also a critic and a dramatist.
    (c) In the beginning he became an assistant.
    (d) He was promoted to the post of Deputy Keeper of Oriental Printings and Drawings in 1909.
    (e) Binyon made a verse translation of Dante’s ‘The Inferno and the Paradise’.
    (f) He joined at Harvard University in 1933 and served for a year as a professor of Poetry.
    (g) He performed his duty quite well and pleased the boss concerned.
    (h) He passed the last days of his life in calm and quiet environment of an ancient farm house.
    (i) Laurence Binyon was born in Lancaster in 1869.
    (j) He breathed his last in 1943.
  2. Rearrange the following sentences in correct order.
    (a) During that time he could not look after his animals himself.
    (b) So he engaged a servant to do the job.
    (c) The farmer’s young son Ali often helped the servant.
    (d) As a result he could not do any harm to Ali.
    (e) He loved them so much that he himself took care of them properly.
    (f) Once the farmer had been sick for several months.
    (g) So, for the safety of the young man, the bull was always kept on a chain.
    (h) The bull had been so annoyed that whenever he saw Ali he bellowed and tore up the earth with his horns most dreadfully.
    (i) The bull, which was wild by nature, did not like Ali because he had annoyed the bull on some occasions.
    (j) An old farmer was very happy with his animals.
    Answer :
    6. Rearrange the following sentences in correct order.
    a. In 1914 when the first World War broke out, he wanted to join the army.
    b. At the age of eleven, he showed his poetic genius.
    c. On his return from the battle field, he gave up the sword for the pen and began to write poems.
    d. Our National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam was born in 1306 B. S, at Churulia in the district of Burdwan.
    e. At last at the age of 19, he Joined the British army as an ordinary soldier.
    f. He wrote a lot of poems, songs, short stories, gajal, novels etc, and travelled all branches of Bengali literature.
    g. His poems inspired our freedom fighters in the Liberation War of Bangladesh.
    h. He breathed his last on the 29th August, 1976.
    i. Then he was brought to Bangladesh from Kolkata and was declared our national poet.
    j. His famous poem ‘Bidrohi’ stirred the whole nation.

 

  1. Rearrange the following sentences in correct order.
    a. He completed his secondary education from a high school in Aarau.
    b. For the next couple of years, he taught mathematics and physics in a secondary school.
    c. He obtained PhD degree from the University of Zurich.
    d. In 1922, Einstein received Noble Prize in Physics.
    e. Albert Einstein was born in Germany in 1879.
    f. He got admitted in Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in 1896.
    g. His Father was a Businessman.
    h. He received a regular appointment at the University of Zurich.
    i. When the Business failed, the family moved to Milan.
    j. He graduated in 1900.
    Answer :
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
    e g i a f j c h b d
  2. Rearrange the following sentences in correct order.
    a. About one hundred and fifty years ago there lived in France one of the greatest soldiers called Napoleon.
    b. He rose quickly to a high position in the army by his good work and courage.
    c. He worked hard and made them work hard.
    d. When he was young, he entered the French army as an ordinary soldier.
    e. He grew very powerful and soon become the greatest man in the country.
    f. He chose the officers who worked with him very carefully.
    g. He loved his men and paid them well.
    h. He fought several wars with neighboring countries and won victories over them.
    i. He was strict to them when there was a need to be so, but he was kind to them when there was no need to be strict.
    j. France under him was very powerful.
  3. Rearrange the following sentences in correct order.
    (a) The emperor smiled and said, ‘My worthy Generals, I remember my promise very well.’
    (b) But they were surprised to see that the emperor began to treat the rebels as friends.
    (c) When they reached the province, all the rebels surrendered and begged to be pardoned.
    (d) An emperor was once informed that the people in one of his provinces had revolted.
    (e) The generals thought that the emperor would kill all the rebels.
    (f) They asked him, ‘Your Majesty, why are you not keeping your promise?’
    (g) Hearing this, he called his generals and said, ‘We will destroy all our enemies.’
    (h) ‘I meant to kill all my enemies, not friends and the rebels have become my friends.’
    (i) And they reminded him that it was to destroy the enemies without showing any forgiveness.
    (j) The generals went to the king.

Answer :
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
d g c e b j f i a h

  1. Rearrange the following sentences in correct order.
    (a) In 1850, Alfred Nobel joined his fathers company.
    (b) He was an engineer and chemist.
    (c) The Nobel Prize had been given from 1901.
    (d) He earned a lot of Money from his dynamite business.
    (e) This award was named after Nobel and it was called ‘Noble Prize’.
    (f) Dr. Alfred Nobel was born on 21st October 1833 at Stockholm, Sweden.
    (g) He had ammunition business at Leningrad.
    (h) After some years, Alfred Nobel invented dynamite.
    (i) He undertook a plan to give an award for encouraging the creative work and for setting up peace in the world.
    (j) His father Emmanuel Nobel was an architect and researcher.
    Answer :
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
    f b j g a h d i e c

 

 

 

 

  1. Re-arrange the following sentences according to sequence and rewrite them in a paragraph.
  2. a) Edision created his first invention, an electric vote-recorder, when he was only twenty-one years old.
  3. b) After that, Edision concentrated on inventing objects that he expected would be readily marketable.
  4. c) The inventions made Edision both famous and rich. d) He died in West Orange, New Jersy in 1931.
  5. e) Thomas Alva Edision, the great American inventor, was born in the town of Milan, Ohio in 1847.
  6. f) His school master considered him retarded.
  7. g) It did not sell well.
  8. h) He had only three months of formal education during his boyhood.
  9. i) For most of his life, Edision suffered from seriously impaired hearing.
  10. j) He made a series of very useful inventions.

 

 

  1. Rearrange the following sentences in correct order.

(a) She wants to lead a life of her own.

(b) She asks other staff in the clinic to help her to find accommodation.

(c) At present, she lives with a relative.

(d) Sofia wants to be independent.

(e) She has been looking for somewhere to live for about a month.

(f) She reads the newspaper ‘Ittefaq’ everyday and looks through the ‘to rent’ and ‘flats to share’ page very carefully.

(g) So far she has been unsuccessful and has been sleeping on the floor of her relative’s house.

(h) Everyday she looks through the advertisements in the newspaper.

(i) Sofia’s parents live in a rural area just Outside Dhaka.

(j) Sofia is 24 years old and works as a nurse in a private clinic in Dhaka.

Answer no. 7.

(j)(c)(e)(g)(i)(d)(a)(h)(b)(f).

Sofia is 24 years old and works as a nurse in a private clinic in Dhaka. At present, she lives with a relative. She has been looking for somewhere to live for about a month. So far she has been unsuccessful and has been sleeping on the floor of her relative’s house. Sofia’s parents live in a rural area just outside Dhaka. Sofia wants to be independent. She wants to lead a life of her own. Everyday she looks through the advertisements in the newspaper. She asks other staff in the clinic to help her to find accommodation. She reads the newspaper ‘Ittefaq’ everyday and looks through the ‘on rent’ and ‘flats to share’ page very carefully.

  1. Rearrange the following sentences in correct order.

(a) Every language has its own dictionary.

(b) When a student or a reader reads an article, he likes to know the meaning of different words.

(c) They do not understand the importance of it.

(d) It happens specially in learning English.

(e) He can get it in the dictionary by his side.

(f) They try to commit to memory anything without understanding for their exams.

(g) A dictionary is a stock of words of a particular language.

(h) The outlook of the students has to be changed.

(i) But most of the students of our country are not habituated to using the dictionary.

(j) There are many words the meaning of which is not known to the readers.

Answer no. 7

(g)(a)(j)(d)(b)(e)(i)(c)(f)(h).

A dictionary is a stock of words of a particular language. Every language has its own dictionary. There are many words the meaning of which is not known to the readers. It happens specially in learning English. When a student or reader reads an article, he likes to know the meaning of different words. He can get it in the dictionary by his side. But most of the students of our country are not habituated to using the dictionary. They do not understand the importance of it. They try to commit to memory anything without understanding for their exams. The outlook of the students has to be changed.

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Rearrange the following sentences in correct order.

 

(a) Once two friends were passing through a forest.

 

(b) One of the friends did not think of his friend’s safety.

 

(c) The bear came up to him and took him as dead.

 

(d) Suddenly, a big bear approached before them.

 

(e) ‘The bear advised me not to trust a man who leaves his friend at the stormy hour,’ replied the other.

 

(f) So, he immediately threw himself on the ground and feigned to be the dead.

 

(g) When the bear disappeared the friend in the tree got down and asked his companion what the bear whispered to him.

 

(h) He got upon a tree at once and hid himself in the tree.

 

(i) He knew that a bear never touches a dead man.

 

(j) The other friend did not know how to climb a tree.

 

Answer no-7:

 

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