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Complete the text adding suffixes, prefixes or the both with the root words given in the parenthesis.
1. Sound health is the (a)—— (come)—— of physical exercise in a (b)—— (regulate)—— form. (c)—— (regulate)—— form of exercise or (d)——(exercise)—— is injurious to health. Remember that if you take physical exercise, you must not be (e)—— (regular)——. Physical exercise increases our appetite and improves (f)—— (digest)—— power. If anybody suffers from (g)—— (digest)—— he should take physical exercise. Proper (h)—— (digest)—— of food removes his loss of appetite. Physical exercise removes (i)—— (constipate)—— and helps proper blood (j)—— (circulate).
Answer-1
a) outcome b) regulated c) Unregulated d) over-exercise e) irregular f) digestive g) indigestion h) digestion i) constipation j) circulation.

 2. You should read throughout the year. In order to be sure of doing well in the examination you have to pay (a)—— (attend)—— to studies from the very beginning of the year. Regular practice can (b)—— (sure)—— your good result. But if you are (c)—— (attend)—— and irregular, you cannot expect to do so. Bear in mind that (d)—— (regular)—— is the cause of your (e)—— (satisfactory)—— result. Nobody can expect a good result in the examination without good (f)——(prepare).——You should be (g)—— (prepare)—— for it well-ahead of the schedule. Some students remain (h)—— (prepare)—— for the examination even it is imminent. As a part of (i)—— (prepare)—— step they go to the teachers or a concise (j)—— (suggest)——.
Answer-2
a) attention b) ensure c) inattentive d) irregularity e) unsatisfactory f) preparation g) prepared h) unprepared i) preparatory j) suggestion.

 3. King Solomon had a great (a)—— (repute)—— for his (b)—— (wise). Once the Queen of Sheba wanted to test how wise he was. He brought two kinds of flowers. One was the floral wreath of (c)——(nature)—— flower and the other was of (d)—— (artifice)—— flower. Sheba asked the king to (e)—— (different)—— between the flower wreaths. Solomon did not answer (f)—— (instant)——. He thought for a while. There were bees outside. He told someone to open the window and keep it (g)—— (close)——. The bees came in and sat on the artificial flowers. The wreaths could be (h)—— (identify)—— by Solomon. Thus the (i)—— (indentify)—— of real flowers by the king made queen (j)—— ( great)—— impressed.
Answer-3
a) reputation b) wisdom c) natural d) artificial e) differentiate f) instantly g) unclosed h) indentified i) identification j) greatly.

4. Of the four language skills, listening is the first and (a)—— (fore)—— one. It is (b)—— (cause)—— a child learns its mother tongue first by listening to its mother. Then with the (c)—— (grow)—— of age, a child comes in contact with others and learns the vocabulary and how to use them (d)—— (practical)——. Thus it learns (e)—— (speak)—— to mother and then to others. It is (f)—— (scientific)—— observed that speaking is the second skill of the four. A child is first a (g)—— (listen)——. Then it becomes a (h)—— (speak)—— while mother listens. Thus they both (i)—— (change)—— their ideas and (j)—— (eventual)—— the child learns its mother tongue.
Answer-4
a) foremost b) because c) growth d) practically e) speaking f) scientifically g) listener h) speaker i) exchange j) eventually.

 5. In the past children used to play in the open field before or after school hours. But now our children keep (a) —— (door) —— before the TV or computer. They watch TV or play games on computer. Children’s (b) —— (fond) —— for use of computer has (c) —— (recent) —— increased to a very great extent. Some prefer computer games to others programs. This (d) —— (prefer) —— is not a good habit. It makes them (e) —— (attentive) ——to studies and very often (f) —— (active) ——. So they should not keep bent on computer for long hours. They think that they are not spending time in (g) —— (idle) ——. Though this in not the (h) —— (waste) —— of time, it is the spending of mental energy. They do not undergo any exertion (i) —— (physical) —— and as a result they become (j) —— (mental) —— tired.
Answer-5
a) indoors b) fondness c) recently d) preference e) inattentive f) inactive g) idleness h) wastage i) physically j) mentally

6. Bangladesh is an (a) —— (populated) —— country. Her (b) —— (dense) —— of population per square mile is very high. The per capita income of people is also low. Majority people live here below (c) —— (poor) —— line. Moreover, there are lots of problems that are the (d) —— (hinder) —— to her development. Political (e) —— (rest) —— is one of them. We are living in a (f) —— (democrat) —— country. We have many (g) —— (achieve) —— though we live in (h) —— (sufficient) ——. The country is gradually advancing towards (i) —— (prosper) ——. But observing hartal has become a bad political culture in our country. It harms economy and causes a great suffering to (j) —— (politics) —— people. We should give up the practice of hartal for our own interest.
Answer-6
a) overpopulated b) density c) poverty d) hindrance e) unrest f) democratic g) achievements h) insufficiency i) prosperity j) non-political.

7. Man can have (a) —— (popular) —— by means of service to people. People in power can have honour. But this honour will not last long if their behaviour is not good. When common people are (b) —— (internal) ——hurt by their (c) —— (behaviour) ——, usually they do not express their feeling in front of them. But they make (d) —— (criticize) —— of their manners and (e) —— (regard) —— them later. The (f) —— (elder) —— people should be honoured by the juniors or the young people in the society. In the (g) —— (develop) —— countries the people over sixty are called senior citizens and they are everywhere respected (h) —— (according) ——. In the (j) —— (develop) —— countries we expect this kind of (j) —— (treat) ——to the seniors.
Answer-7
a) popularity b) internally c) misbehaviour d) criticism e) disregard f) elderly g) developed h) accordingly i) developing j) treatment.

 8. In order to (a) —— (material) —— your dream, you need (b) —— (determine) —— and efforts. Nothing is (c) —— (achieve) —— in this world without hard work. Nothing is (d) —— (achieve) —— for those who are blessed with (e) —— (common) —— abilities. They are very fortunate. It is a bad habit to put off the lesson for tomorrow. Good students never do this. It is (f) —— (neglect) ——of one’s duty. If you are not (g) —— (duty) ——, you will never do it (h) —— (dutiful) —— is a very bad practice that brings about (i) ——(adverse) —— in life. To become (j) —— (success) —— in life, you must be dutiful.
Answer-8
a) materialize b) determination c) achievable d) unachievable e) uncommon f) negligence g) undutiful h) Undutifulness i) adversity j) successful.

 9. Patriots love their country more than their lives. (a) ——- (patriot) ——- is a virtue. Men without patriotism can do anything (b) ——- (harm) ——- to the country. Our history shows that (c) ——- (patriot) ——- men made the nation subservient to the overseas (d) ——- (rule) ——-. They are more dangerous than (e) ——- (venom) ——- snakes. They did not want our (f) ——- (dependent) ——-. They are traitors. They are enemies. They gave (g) ——- (assist) ——- to the Pakistani soldiers. There is no country in the world where people quarrel among themselves over the question of independence. We were very (h) ——- (fortunate) ——- to have such people. However. after so many years of independence, we should remove our (i) ——- (differ) ——- and work for the country (j) ——- (unite) ——-.
Answer-9
a) Patriotism b) harmful c) unpatriotic d) rulers e) venomous
f) independence g) assistance h) unfortunate i) differences j) unitedly.

10. Man makes him worthy and (b) ——- (honor) ——-. Without being religious, one cannot be (c) ——- (spirit) ——- rich and (d) ——- (light) ——-. Religion helps to build up one’s moral character. So it is said that (e) ——- (moral) ——- has its root in religion. We should teach our children to become religious to build up a happy and (f) ——- (peace) ——- career. Love for only (g) ——- (world) ——- pleasure cannot give real peace. It rather brings (h) ——- (frustrate) ——-. (i) ——- (religious) ——- people only hanker after worldly pleasure. They may (j) ——- (believe) ——- in God. So try to follow your religion.Religion leads us to the path of truth. The habit and manners of a (a) ——- (religion) ——-
Answer-10
a) religious b) honorable c) spiritually d) enlightened e) morality
f) peaceful g) worldly h) frustration i) Irreligious j) disbelieve.

 11. Courtesy is a virtue in man. It goes without saying that courtesy costs nothing but gives a lot. So you should be courteous. That is you must have (a) ——- (polite) ——-. People will (b) ——- (like) ——- and (c) ——- (respect) ——- you if your (d) ——- (courteous) ——-. Nobody likes (e) ——- (courtesy) ——-. Try to be gentle from your student life. When we come across a (f) ——- (strange) ——-, we should not be (g) ——- (friend) ——- towards him. If the stranger is a (h) ——- (tour) ——-, we should receive him (i) ——- (cordial) ——-. If he comes to visit our locality, We should (j) ——- (company) ——- him to see the important spots.
Answer-11
a) politeness b) dislike c) disrespect d) discourteous e) discourtesy
f) stranger g) unfriendly h) tourist i) cordially j) accompany.

 12. Hazrat Muhammad (Sm.) is the last prophet of Allah and the (a) lead of all prophets. He is the greatest of men and (b) teach ever born on the earth. Before his birth Arabia was steeped in (c) dark , ignorance and superstition. The Arabs were ignorant and wicked and they led (d) beast lives. They were (e) worship of many gods and goddesses. He got no opportunity for learning. But he was taught much higher things than book knowledge by nature and the (f) seen hand of Allah. From his (g) boy he was (h) thought, honest and (i) truth . He was called Al-Amin or the (j) trust one.

Answer-12   a. leader b. teachers c. darkness d. beastly e. worshippers f. unseen g. boyhood h. thoughtful i. truthful j. truthful.

 13. Ours is a big (a) industry area in the country. Life of our area is (b) frequent paralyzed due to the failure of electric supply. The (c) own of both of the factories and industries are having a crucial time because their (d) product have been hampered much due to frequent (e) fail of electric supply. But they have to pay the wage (f) regular. Moreover, when there is (g) dark all around, thieves and anti-social people get opportunity to steal anything. As a result theft, (h) robber and other anti- social activities have increased. We have (i) frequent attention to the local WAPDA office but of no use. We, therefore, draw the attention of the WAPDA to look into the matter and (j) sure the regular supply of electricity in our locality.

Answer-13  a. industrial, b. frequently c. owners d. productions e. failure f. regularly g. darkness h. robbery i. frequently j. ensure

14. The motive behind all (a) invent is to make human life (b) comfort . But if they are not used (c) proper , they become the source of (d) comports (behave). Similarly, loud speaker was invented to reach the voice of the (e) speak to all the audience in a function. But now-a-days this (f) use instrument has turned into an object of annoyance. The students are the worst (g) suffer as they fail to concentrate their attention to study. The owner (h) entire forget that the (i) education institutions, offices, hospitals and other (j) organizes are situated on the streets.

Answer-14 a. inventions b. comfortable c. properly d. discomfort e. speakers f. useful g. sufferers g. entirely h. entirely i. educational j. organizations

 15. (a) Fail in English in our country is a common matter. There are many reasons of failure of the students in English and the reasons are not far to seek. (b) First our educational system is (c) defect . The English text books for the students of our country are not (d) suit for them. Secondly the students are not motivated / inspired to learn English. They think that it is (e) necessary to spend time in learning English. Moreover, as English is a foreign language it is very difficult to learn. So they (f) like learning English. They think it is mare (g) waste of time. Thirdly most of the English (h) teach are not good at English. They are (i) competent. Fourthly the students only cram the answers. In the exam hall they forget what they have crammed. So the answers they write are (j) correct .

Answer-1 5  (a) Failure (b) Firstly (c) defective (d) suitable (e) unnecessary (f) dislike (g) wasting/wastage (h) teachers (i) incompetent (j) incorrect

 16. Slum (a) dwell are (b) root people. (c) Actual they are rootless and they have to take shelter under different circumstances. They live there in an (d) human condition. They are deprived of all kinds of human rights. About 80 percent of the slum dwellers suffer from hunger, (e) nutrition and different types of diseases. As a result many of them die a (f) mature death and the others fight with the death. They live in a society of (g) lawless and violence. They are exploited by so called political (h) lead for organizing hortals, picketing, damaging vehicles etc. The govt. and NGO welfare (i) organize should come forward to (j) habilitate them.

Answer-1 6   (a) dwellers (b) rootless (c) actually (d) inhuman (e) malnutrition (f) premature g) lawlessness (h) leaders (i) organizations (j) rehabilitate

 17. Dhaka is not a clean city. There is (a)—(clean)—everywhere. (b)—(leak)—of sewerage pipes and dumping of wastes have made the city very (c)—(filth) —and unclean. We throw away the wastes here and there. We are so (d)—(conscious)—that we throw them out of the windows. We never think that these thrown out wastes fall on the heads of the pedestrians (পথচারী) walking away the footpath. What a (e) —(sense)—! In the developed countries people never throw away dirty things or wastes here and there. They are very conscious of their (f)— (responsible)—. They never keep the wastes (g)—(pack)—. The packed wastes are kept in front of their residences. The (h)— (clean)— of the city administration collect them everyday in the morning. The (i) —(own)—of the house reaches the cleaners the packed wastes. In the USA a kind of small trolley-bins are supplied and placed in front of the residences. They are so (j)—(conscience) —people.

Answer to the question no-17:uncleanliness b. Leakage c. filthy d. unconscious e. nonsense f. responsibilities g. unpacked h. cleaners i. owner j. conscientious

 18. Water is polluted in different ways. We are responsible for water (a)—(pollute)—. Oil and diesel and human waste mix with water. (b)—(insect)—and also (c) —(fertilize)—mix with water. There are still (d)—(sanitary)— latrines in the country. All these cause water pollution. We should not drink (e)—(boil)—water for good health. Our rural people do not know how to purify water. Water (f)—(purify)—process can help them drink pure water. If the arsenic (g)—(contaminate)— continues, arsenicosis will cause more deaths. Arsenic is found in ground water. Tube-well water contains arsenic. For (h)— (prevent)—of arsenicosis people should eat a balanced diet containing fish and vegetables. We also need a campaign (অভিযান) for (i)—(motivate)—to create (j)—(aware)—among people.

Answer to the question no-18:

pollution b. insecticides c. fertilizer d. unsanitary e. unboiled f. purification g. contamination h. prevention i. motivation j. awareness

 19. Computer is a modern (a)—. (invent)—. It is an electric device. It stores (b)—(form)— on a (c)—(magnet)—tape. Then it makes an (d)—(analyse)—and produces the data as required. Computer is really a very (e)— (wonder)—invention. The use of computer has got worldwide (f) —(popular)—. It has been further (g)—(modern)—. People are going to have (h)—(computer) —system of world in every sector. But one thing is very important to know that (i)— (use) —of computer affects eye-sight. So students should (j)— (minimum) —the period of using a computer.

Answer to the question no-19:

  1. invention b. information c. magnetic d. analysis e. wonderful f. popularity g. modernized h. computerized i. overuse j. minimize.

 20. Patriots love their country more than their lives. (a)—(patriot)—is a virtue. Men without patriotism can do anything (b)—(harm)— to the country. Our history shows that (c)— (patriot)—men made the nation subservient to the overseas (d)—(rule)—. They are more dangerous than (e)— (venom)—(বিষাক্ত) snakes. They did not want our (f)— (dependent)—. They are traitors. They are enemies. They gave (g) —(assist)—to the Pakistani soldiers. There is no country in the world where people quarrel among themselves over the question of independence. We were very (h)— (fortunate)—to have such people. However, after so many years of independence, we should remove our (i)—(differ)—and work for the country (j)—(unite)—.

Answer to the question no-20:

a. Patriotism b. harmful c. unpatriotic d. rulers e. venomous f. independence g. assistance h. unfortunate i. differences j. unitedly.

 21. Religion leads us to the path of truth. The habit and manners of a (a)—(religion)—man make him worthy and (b)—(honor)—. Without being religious, one cannot be (c)—(sprit)—rich and (d)—(light)—. Religion helps to build up one’s moral character. So it is said that (e)—(moral)— has its root in religion. We should teach our children to become religious to build up a happy and (f)—(peace)—career. Love for only (g)—(world)—pleasure cannot give real peace. It rather brings (h)—(frustrate)—. (i)— (religious)—people only hanker after worldly pleasure. They may (j)—(believe)—in God. So try to follow your religion.

Answer to the question no-21:

a. religious b. honorable c. spiritually d. enlightened e. morality f. peaceful g. worldly h. frustration i. Irreligious j. disbelieve.

 22. Courtesy (শিষ্টাচার) is a virtue in man. It goes without saying that courtesy costs nothing but gives a lot. So you should be courteous. That is you must have (a)—(polite)—. People will (b) —(like)—and (c)—(respect)— you if you are (d)—(courteous)—. Nobody likes (e)—(courtesy) —. Try to be gentle from your student life. When we come across a (f)—(strange)—, we should not be (g)—(friends)— towards him. If the stranger is a (h)—(tour)—, we should receive him (i)—(cordial)—. If he comes to visit our locality we should (j) —(company)—him to the important spots.

Answer to the question no-22:

a. politeness b. dislike c. disrespect d. discourteous e. discourtesy f. stranger g. unfriendly h. tourist i. cordially j. accompany.

 23. In the past children used to play in the open field before or after school hours. But now our children keep (a)—(door)— before the TV or computer. They watch TV or play games on computer. Children’s (b)— (fond) —for use of computer has (c) —(recent)—increased to a very great extent. Some prefer computer games to other programs. This (d)—(prefer)—is not a good habit. It makes them (e)—(attentive)—to studies and very often (f)—(active)—. So they should not keep bent on computer for long hours. They think that they are not spending time in (g)—(idle)—. Though this is not the (h)—(waste)—of time, it is the spending of mental energy. They do not undergo any exertion (কঠোরপ্রচেষ্টা) (i)—(physical)—and as a result they become (j)—(mental)— tired.

Answer to the question no-23:

a. indoors b. fondness c. recently d. preference e. inattentive f. inactive g. idleness h. wastage i. physically j. mentally.

 24. Bangladesh is an (a)—(populated)—country. Her (b)—(dense)—of population per square mile is very high. The per capita income of people is also low. Majority people live here below (c)—(poor)— line. Moreover, there are lots of problems that are the (d)—(hinder)—to her development, Political (e)—(rest)—is one of them. We are living in a (f)—(democrat)—country. We have many (g)—(achieve)—though we live in (h)—(sufficient)—. The country is gradually advancing towards (i)—(prosper)—. But observing hartal has become a bad political culture in our country. It harms economy and causes a great suffering to (j)—(politics)—people. We should give up the practice of hartal for our own interest.

Answer to the question no-24:

a. overpopulated b. density c. poverty d. hindrance e. unrest f. democratic g. achievements h. insufficiency i. prosperity j. non-political.

 25. Man can have (a)—(popular)—by means of service to people. People in power can have honour. But this honour will not last long if their behaviour is not good. When common people are (b)—(internal)— hurt by their (c)—(behaviour)—. Usually they do not express their feeling in front of them. But they make (d)—(criticize)—of their manners and (e)—(regard)—them later. The (f)—(elder)—people should be honoured by the juniors or the young people in the society. In the (g)—(develop)—countries the people over sixty are called senior citizens and they are everywhere respected (h)—(according)—. In the (i)—(develop)—countries we expect this kind of (j)—(treat)—to the seniors.

Answer to the question no-25:

a. popularity b. internally c. misbehaviour d. criticism e. disregard f. elderly g. developed h. accordingly i. developing j. treatment.

 26. In order to (a)—(material)—you dream, you need (b)—(determine) —and efforts. Nothing is (c)—(achieve)—in this world without hard work, Nothing is (d)—unachieve for those who are blessed with (e) —(common)—abilities. They are very fortunate. It is a bad habit to put off the lesson for tomorrow. Good students never do this. It is (f)— (neglect)—of one’s duty. If you are not (g)—(duty)—. You will never do it. (h)—(dutiful)—is a very bad practice that brings about (i)— (adverse)—in life. To become (j)—(success)—in life, you must be dutiful.

Answer to the question no-26:

a. materialize b. determination c. achievable d. unachievable e. uncommon f. negligence g. undutiful h. Undutifulness i. adversity j. successful.

 27. Sound health is the (a)—(come)—of physical exercise in a (b)— (regulate)—form. (c)—(regulate)—form of exercise or (d)— (exercise)—is injurious to health. Remember that if you take physical exercise, you must not be (e)—(regular)—. Physical exercise increases our appetite (রুচি) and improves (f)—(digest)—power. If anybody suffers from (g)—(digest)—he should take physical exercise. Proper (h)—(digest)—of food removes his loss of appetite. Physical exercise removes (i)—(constipate)—(কোষ্ঠবদ্ধতা) and helps proper blood (j)— (circulate)—.

Answer to the question no-27:

a. outcome b. regulated c. Unregulated d. over-exercise e. irregular f. digestive g. indigestion h. digestion i. constipation j. circulation.

28. Complete the text adding suffixes, prefixes or the both with the root words in the parenthesis.

Smoking produces (a)__ (danger)__ effects on man. By smoking a man incurs both physical and (b)__ (economy)_ loss. The butt end of a cigarette often causes a (c)__ (devastate) fire. Smoking is a kind of (d) __ ( addict)__. those who become(e)__ (addict)__ to drug, first begin smoking which is the initial step to addiction, we should raise (f)__ (smoking)__ (g)__ aware)__ among our people. It is (h)__ (possible)__ to stop smoking by giving (i)___(punish)__ . (j)__ (out)__ effort from everybody is essential to minimize smoking .

29. Complete the text adding suffixes, prefixes or the both with the root words in the parenthesis.                                                                                                       .5×10=5

(a)__ (Tolerance)__ is supposed to be a frantic (b)__ (behave)__. It causes (c)__ (segregate)__ among beings. The practice of (d)__ (dear)_ _ needs to start from the tender heart of(e)__ (learn)__. The (f)__ (family)__ role is not (g)__ (neglect)__ also in this respect. Then comes the role of (h)__ (educate)­­__ institutions .our (i)__ (new) __ introduced curriculum has given(j)__ (important)_ to this issue.

30. Complete the text adding suffixes, prefixes or the both with the root words in the parenthesis.

To maintain peace in this world, We need universal (a)__ (brother)__ . in this world there are (b)__ (differ)__ religions like Islam, Christianity, Hinduism,(c)__ (Buddha)__ etc.(d)__ (Friend)__ among the(e)__ (believe)_ of different religions can play an important role to drive away(f)__ (trust) and(g)__ (concept)about different religions. We should prefer (h) __ (man)__ to religious difference. A person who is (i)__ (true)__ aware of his own religion can never (j)__ (like)___ the believers of other religions.

31. Complete the text adding suffixes, prefixes or the both with the root words in the parenthesis.

Do you think it would be (a)__ (reasonable)_ for your boss to ask you to do three hours unpaid overtime? Think of three things you could (b)__ (use)__ in your home to help protect the environment. Has your employer ever(c)__ (paid) you by mistake? Did you have to pay the money back? Imagine, you were a parent. Would you (d)__ (approve)_ if your teenage daughter dyed her hair pink? Does son of the (e)__ (sleep)__ and is late for school? To keep your life(f)__ (disturbed)__ you should practice Yoga. It is a kind of mental and (g)__ (physic)_ relief from the (h)__ (stress)__ life you are leading. Stress and anxiety is all (i)__ (round)__ our life. To survive (j)__ (happy)__ we have to handle all our pressures.

32. Complete the text adding suffixes, prefixes or the both with the root words in the parenthesis.

The dowry system is a (a)__ (society) curse. It is nothing less than (b)__ (dread) bane to a family with a (c)__ (marriage) daughter or sister. In poor family with a maiden or spinster finds it (d)__ (possible) to marry her off. In many cases, the parents of such brides are (e)__ (force) to promise dowry. Often such a (f)__ (help) girl is (g)__ (brute) tortured within a few weeks for her family’s (h)__ (able) to pay the promised dowry. No doubt, it is a (i)__ (lust) demand of some covetous people. It is high time our eligible bachelors started shouting a big “No” to this heinous vice. We must raise awareness against this (J)__ (abominate) crime.

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