Right form of verbs

Complete the following text with suitable verbs in the box with their right form. 0.5×8=4


gather, give, offer, lead, know, fall, render, have

The Man who (a) — medical treatment to the village people (b)__ as a village doctor. The village doctor is a man of great importance in society. He is well known to the villagers. He (c) __ great service to the villagers when they (d)__ ill. He is not well-qualified. He (e)__ not a good schooling. He (f) __ experience by working under a qualified doctor or in a medicine shop. His dispensary (g)_ a poor show with one or two worn out almirahs, an old wooden chair, a broken table and one or two benches. The village doctor (h) __ a very hard and busy life.


(a) gives; (b) is known; (c) renders ; (d) fall; (e) does have; (f) gathers; (g) offers; (h) leads.



load, can, demand, bear, wear, become, carry, fall

A railway porter is a person who (a)__ goods in a railway station. A railway porter is quite a known figure in the railway station. He (b) __ on his arm a brass plate given to him by the railway authority. The brass plate (c) __ his number. He carries luggage. He (d)__ and unloads the goods train. A railway porter is very clever. He (e)__ easily exploit the passengers. When a passenger (f) __ into trouble and (g)__ helpless for his heavy luggage, a porter (h)__ a higher charge.


(a) carries; (b) wears; (c) bears; (d) loads; (e) can; (f) falls; (g) becomes; (h) demands.



wants, be, Hankers, make, play, dispel, have, discover

A teacher (a)__ an architect of a nation. He (b)__ an important role in building up an educated nation. He is (c)__the darkness of ignorance from the lot of a nation. He is an actor, so to speak. He (d)__ to suit his act according to the need of his audience which is his class. He (e) __ lessons interesting to the students. A good teacher (f) __ the treasure hidden inside each student. He also (g) __ the students happy and for this he keeps them busy. A good teacher never (h)__ after money.


(a) is; (b) plays; (c) dispels; (d) has; (e) makes; (f) discovers; (g) wants; (h) hankers.



give, make, enable, lie, get, think, improve, mean

Physical exercise (a) __ the regular movement of the limbs of our body according to rules. There (b)__ a close connection between body and mind. We (c) __ of a sound mind without a sound health. It is physical exercise which (d)__ us to build a good health. Physical exercise (e) __ our body active and the muscles strong. It also (f)__ our power of digestion and blood circulation. It (g)__ strength to our brain. A machine (h)__ rust for want of proper use. Human body is also a machine.


(a) means; (b) lies; (c) can not think; (d) enables; (e) make; (f) improves; (g) gives; (h) gets.


Complete the following text with suitable verbs in the list with their right form. 0.5×8=4


buy, be, have, sit, save, sell, divide, sell

A village market (a) __ much importance in the life of the villagers. It generally (b)__ in an open place of the village. Usually a village market (c) __ into three sections-open space, temporary shops and permanent shops. Vegetable, milk, fish, fruit, curry and other essential things (d) __ in the open space. From the grocers people (e) __ oil, salt, onion, garlic, ginger, pulse etc. A village market (f) __ very useful and important in the life of the villagers. The villagers (g) __ their surplus products and buy their daily necessaries. It (h) __ time and money of the villagers.


(a) has; (b) sits; (c) is divided; (d) are sold; (e) buy; (f) is; (g) sell; (h) saves.



gather, remind, widen, visit, hold, set, become, display

In a book fair a lot of pavilions (a) __ up. All sorts of books-fictions, text books, dramas, children books, reference books etc. (b) __ . A book fair (c) __ crowdy specially in the evening. Both male and female customers (d) __ in a book fair. The writers also (e) __ the fair regularly. Seminars and cultural programmes (f)__ also. A book fair (g)__ us that books are our best companions. They are always at our side when we are in danger. They change our outlook on life and (h) __ our domain of knowledge.


(a) are set; (b) are displayed;

(c) becomes; (d) gather; (e) visit;

(f) are held; (g) reminds; (h) widen.


(a) live; (b) has made; (c) can not think; (d) has linked; (e) are; (f) have brought; (g) send; (h) have conquered.


Complete the following text with suitable verbs in the list with their right form. 0.5×8=4


run, have, enjoy, invite, accept, serve, procure, pass

My friend Sohel (a)-in Khulna. He (b)-me to pay a visit to Khulna. I (c)-the invitation gladly. On 5 September, I got upon Dhaka-Khulna coach at Gabtali bus stand. I (d )-a ticket the day before. Luckily I (e)-my seat by the window. It was a sunny morning. The bus started (f)-at a good speed and soon we were far from the din and bustle of the city. Our bus (g)-the road Savar. We (h)-beautiful green fields, orchards, and trees on the both side of the highway.


(a) serves; (b) invited; (c) accepted; (d) procured; (e) had; (f) running; (g) was passing; (h) enjoyed.


be, find, take, misbehave, receive, suffer, rush, take

Rafiq (a)-from typhoid for a long time. Suddenly his condition deteriorated. So he (b)-to Dhaka Medical College Hospital. (c)-this news I (d)-to the hospital to see him. I (e)-him seriously ill. To my utter surprise I saw that the doctors (f)-not cordial at all. They (g)-any care of him. Even they (h)-with his parents.


(a) had been suffering; (b) was taken; (c) Receiving; (d) rushed; (e) found; (f) were; (g) did not take; (h) misbehaved.


send, bring, conquer, be, think, link, made, live

We (a)-in an age of science. We can see the wonders of science around us. Science (b)-our life easy and comfortable. We (c)-of our modern life without science. Science (d)-up the distant parts of the world. Telephone, telex, fax, wireless, telegram (e)-great wonders. They (f)-the world closer to us. We can (g)-news from one corner of the world to other within a moment. They (h)-space.




depend, take, go , be, regain, wait, recover, make

A proverb (a)-that time and tide (b)-for none. Since the dawn of civilization time is moving. It goes on and on. It (c)-not any rest. Lost health may be (d)-by medicine and proper caring and nursing, lost wealth by dint of hard labour but lost time cannot be (e)-by any means. Success in life (f)-on the best use of time. If we (g)-a proper division of our time and do our duties accordingly, we (h)-sure that we would be able to march in life and reach the cherished goal of our life.


(a) goes; (b) wait; (c) does take; (d) regained; (e) recovered; (f) depends; (g) make; (h) are.


cultivate, buy, change, love, increase, attract, buy, see

A flower is a symbol of beauty and purity. Its sweet smell (a)-one to all. There is hardly any person who (b)-flower. We all like flowers but most of the people of our country are very poor. So they (c)- flowers. Only a particular section of people (d)-flowers on various occasions. But this attitude (e)-day by day. Nowadays many flower shops (f)-in the towns and cities in our country. Many people (g)- flowers and sell them. Today solvent people buy flowers. Their sense of beauty is (h)-.


(a) attracts; (b) doesn’t love; (c) can’t buy; (d) buy; (e) is changing; (f) are seen; (g) cultivate; (h) increasing.


Complete the following text with suitable verbs in the list with their right form.




help, be, have, take, read, play, publish, make

Newspaper (a) __ a vital role in modern civilization. It (b) __ important news and views of home and abroad. A student must (c) __ the habit of reading newspaper everyday. Mere bookish knowledge (d)__ not sufficient in this competitive world. A newspaper (e) __ him enrich his general knowledge and (f) __ him aware of the burning issues of both inside and outside the country. A man who (g) __ newspaper is like a frog in a narrow well. Being ignorant of the current affairs, he (h) __ part in the talks and discussions in an enlightened society and thus he feels like a fish out of water.


(a) plays; (b) publishes; (c) have; (d) is; (e) helps; (f) makes; (g) does not read; (h) not can take.


enter, live, loss, be, know, walk, go, notice

There (a) __ two close friends in a certain village. They (b) __ very fond of travelling. One day they (c) __ to a forest to see the natural beauty. They (d) __ along the path of the forest. They were so spell bound by the excitement of the forest that they even did not notice that they (e) __ into the deep forest. After that, they (f) __ that they (g) __ their way. They (h) __ it very well that the forest was the abode of various wild animals.


(a) lived; (b) were; (c) went; (d) were walking; (e) had entered; (f) noticed; (g) had lost; (h) knew.



pay, have, become, be, make, quarrel, get, try

There was an old farmer. He (a)__four sons. They were all grown up. But they had no good relation with one another. They (b)__disobedient and always (c)__among themselves. The old man was very much dissatisfied with them and (d)__to make them united. But they (e)__any heed to him. As he (f)__old and weak day by day, he (g)__very anxious about their future. At last he (h)__a plan to teach his sons how to live in unity.


(a) had; (b) were; (c) quarreled; (d) tried; (e) didn’t pay; (f) was getting; (g) became; (h) made.



catch, kill, began, play, wake, sleep, beg, run

One day a lion (a)__in its cave. A mouse (b)__ nearby. While playing, it by chance (c)__over the lion’s body. At this, the lion (d)__up and became very angry. With a terrible roar he (e)__the mouse and said, “You tiny creature, how dare you tease me? I (f)__you.” The mouse (g)__to tremble in fear and (h)__for its life.


(a) was sleeping; (b) was playing; (c) ran; (d) woke; (e) caught; (f) will kill; (g) began; (h) begged.



try, give, lay, become, draw, crawl, think, drop

One day the king (a)__in the cave. He (b)__and thought over his misfortune. At that moment, he found a spider (c)__to reach the ceiling. His attention (d)__to the repeated efforts of the spider. It was trying hard again and again. The spider (e)__ up a few inches and then (f)__on its silken thread. But it (g)__give up its attempts. It tried again and again and in the seventh time it (h)__successful.


(a) was lying; (b) thought; (c) trying; (d) was drawn; (e) crawled; (f) dropped; (g) did not; (h) became.