Board question JSC second paper

English 2nd Paper

Subject Code: 108

Barisal Board,2015

Total Marks – 50

Time : 2 hours

[NB—The Figures in the right margin indicate full marks]

Section A : Grammar ( 30 Marks)

  1. Fill in the gaps of the following text with appropriate articles. Put a cross (x) for zero article: ─ 0.5×6=3

Drug addiction is now (a) — global problem. It has spread its poisonous claw ail over (b) — world. Frustration is (c) — main cause of drug addiction. Drugs bear (d) — terrible effect on (e) — human body. It kills a man little by little. No physician can stop the changes that lake place in the organs of (f) — addict

  1. Fill in the blanks of the following text with appropriate preposition given in the box below: ─ 0.5×6=3
to of  since for  out  to

The moon is a very familiar figure (a) – all of us. She awakens the feelings (b) — love and tenderness in our beans. Even the infant in arms stretches (c) — its hands to grasp this beautiful object. Nor is her appeal confined (d) — only children. Ever (e) — the stirring of the poetic faculty in man, she has furnished a theme (f) — poets and artists

  1. Make four sentences from the substitution table: ─         1×4=4
A lad wished  to find out the ability of the boy.
 He Went  his desire to acquire knowledge.
The learned man expressed  to a famous teacher
devoted  himself in earning knowledge.
  1. Change the following passage into indirect speech: ─ 1×4=4

“I’ve lost my tooth,” said Samira. “How ugly will I look!” “Don’t worry,” said Mina. “Just put your tooth into a rat’s hole and a rat will give one of its finest teeth.

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets: ─ 1×5= 5

(a) Today corruption is very familiar term in Bangladesh. (Negative) (b) Corruption is the most dreadful weapon to destroy a Society (Positive) (c) It lies in every phase of our society. (Interrogative) (d) Some drastic steps have been taken against corruption. (Active) (e) Social awareness is very essential to resist corruption. (Interrogative)

  1. Rewrite the following passageusing capitalization and punctuation: ─ 0.5×6 =   3

father said to his son why are you making so late go to school now I am not going to school today I feel dizzy said his son

  1. Fill in the gaps used in the following text by adding suffix, prefix or both with the root words underlined in the text: ─ 0.5×8=4

Most students get (a) nerve about examinations. As a result, they often forget the answers they get by heart. They fail to answer the questions (b) proper. Many parent put undue (c) press on their (d) child. This in turn makes them all the more (e) tense. During the exam there are (f) invigilate. They are (g) teach who watch over the (h) exam.

  1. Complete the following text with suitable verbs in the box with their right forms: ─0.5×8=4
give help supply bring play grow think be

The tree (a) — a major role for die welfare of human being. So, it (b) — said that tree is our life. We cannot (c) — of an environment without trees. The tree (d) — us in many ways. It (C) — us food, shelter, medicine etc. The tree (f) — us oxygen without which we cannot live. Fruit trees (g) — all over the country. Trees (h) — rains to keep the atmosphere cool and fresh.

 

Section B── Composition

 Marks──20

  1. Suppose, you are Rahim/Rahima. Your friend, Tuhin has sent you a nice gift on your 13 birthday. Now, write an e-mail thanking him/ her for sending the gift. 8
  2. Write a composition on the following topic in 250 words: ─ 12

“Duties of a Student”

 

 

 

English 2nd Paper

Subject Code: 108

Sylhet Board,2015

Total Marks – 50

Time : 2 hours

[NB—The Figures in the right margin indicate full marks]

Section A : Grammar ( 30 Marks)

  1. Fill in the gaps of the following text with appropriate articles. Put a cross (x) for zero article: 0.5×6=3

My mother is (a) — very religious woman. She always advises me to follow (b) — path of (c) — truth and honesty. She bears (d) — good moral character. She is very kind to (e) — poor. She is (f) — ideal housewife.

  1. Fill in the blanks of the following text with appropriate preposition given in the box below: ─ 0.5×6=3
for to in with about after

Money is a must (a) — our life. But one should not run after because money those who hanker (b) — money cannot enjoy mental peace. Sometimes, it may lead one (c) ── some unexpected troubles. It also happens that greed (d) — money brings (e) — many problems. So, we should be contented (f) — what we have.

  1. Make four sentences from the substitution table: ─ 1×4=4
Corruption    is increasing with the passages of time
It have to be aware of it
 People     A great problem in Bangladesh
    high time we stopped corruption
  1. Change the following passage into indirect speech: ─ 1×4=4

Father said to Saima, “Read attentively in order to get GPA-5.” “I am reading seriously. Please pray to Allah for my success.” said Saima.  “May Allah bless you.”

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets: ─ 1×5= 5

A flower is a glowing gift of nature. (a) Everybody likes flowers. (Interrogative) They are the symbol of love and beauty. (b) Flowers are used on different occasions. (Active) (c) The rose is the best of all flowers. (Positive) (d) It is a very beautiful flower. (Exclamatory) (e) It has both charm and commercial value. (Negative)

  1. Rewrite the following passageusing capitalization and punctuation: ─0.5×6 =   3

the old man said can you give me some food ive been starving for two days the maid said why do you beg cant you work

  1. Fill in the gaps used in the following text by adding suffix, prefix or both with the root words underlined in the text: ─ 0.5×8=4

Teaching is a noble (a) profess. In the classroom a good (b) teach acts like an (c) act. He teaches (d) moralamong the students. Moreover, he makes the students (e) dated. He also advises them to avoid (f) fair means in the examination hall. A teacher is thought to be the (g) build of a nation. So, he must be (h) selfish and devoted to his work.

  1. Complete the following text with suitable verbs in the box with their right forms: ─ 0.5×8=4
begin attain cost form learn Remain respect show

(a) — good manners is an important part of our education. Our education (b) — incomplete if we do not (c) — good manners. In our behaviour with others, If we do not (d) — respect to them, they will not (e) —us. Good manners (f) — us nothing. Our children should (g) — good manners from the very (h) — of their life.

 Section B── Composition

 Marks──20

  1. Suppose, you are Rafi / Rafia studying outside your home district. New, write an e-mall to your father asking for some money. 8
  2. Write a composition on the following topic in 250 words: ─ 12

‘Newspaper.’

 

 

 

English 2nd Paper

Subject Code: 108

Chittagong Board,2015

Total Marks – 50

Time : 2 hours

[NB—The Figures in the right margin indicate full marks]

Section A : Grammar ( 30 Marks)

  1. Fill in the gaps of the following text with appropriate articles. Put a cross (x) for zero article: 0.5×6=3

The main aim of (a) ── education is not only to pass exam get (b) — good job but also to gain knowledge and widen (c) — third eye. (d) — ideal student should realize (e) — real fact. Otherwise, he purpose of education will be (f) — incomplete one.

  1. Fill in the blanks of the following text with appropriate preposition given in the box below: ─ 0.5×6=3
of with from of to after

A poor but happy man suffers (a) — many problems. He is destitute many (b) — wealth He is also deprived (c) — the basic needs. He is often contented (d) — what he has. He does not run (e) — money. He likes (f) — lead a very simple life.

  1. Make four sentences from the substitution table: ─ 1×4=4
Flood know our communication
It is in our country
 It often disrupts   a natural disaster
 We occur what flood do to us
  1. Change the following passage into indirect speech: ─ 1×4=4

“Have you offered your prayer today?” said my father. I replied, “No, I have forgotten.” “Go to the prayer hall now. May the creator bless you.” said he.

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets: ─  1×5= 5

(a) By reading books, we can enrich our minds. (Negative)

(b) Books contain noble thoughts of great men (Interrogative)

(c) Some books give us immense pleasure. (Passive)

(d) Books are greater than any other thing in the world. (Positive)

(e) Don’t you know about e-books? (Assertive)

  1. Rewrite the following passageusing capitalization and punctuation: ─ 0.5×6 =   3

what is time by your watch sir he said its half past nine i replied i want to go to  college he said

  1. Fill in the gaps used in the following text by adding suffix, prefix or both with the root words underlined in the text: ─ 0.5×8=4

Success in life depends on the proper (a) utilize of time. Those who waste their (b) value time in (e) idlereduce the time of their important work. (d) Punctual is another great virtue of human beings that (e) richthe (f) man life. If one takes lessons from the autobiography of (g) success persons, one will learn that they did not make any (h) waste of time.

  1. Complete the following text with suitable verbs in the box with their right forms:    0.5×8=4
attain  form cost show respect begin  learn remain

Good manners (a) — an important part of our education. Our education (b) — incomplete if we do not (e) — good manners in our behaviour with others. If we do not (d) — respect to them, they will not (e) —us. Good manners (f) — us nothing. Our children should (g) — good manners from the very (h) — of their life.

Section B── Composition

 Marks──20

  1. Suppose, you are Atik/Atiya and your e-mail address is aatik / aatiya91@yahoo.com. You are going to enjoy a picnic with some of your friends. Now, write an e-mall to your friend, Neela whose e-mail address is neela 1999@gmail.com inviting her to attend the picnic with you. 8
  2. Write a composition on the following topic in 250 words. 12

“Duties of a Student”

 

 

 

English 2nd Paper

Subject Code: 108

Jessore Board,2015

Total Marks – 50

Time : 2 hours

[NB—The Figures in the right margin indicate full marks]

Section A : Grammar ( 30 Marks)

  1. Fill in the gaps of the following text with appropriate articles. Put a cross (x) for zero article: 0.5×6=3

Mr Hassan is an English (a) — teacher. He is (b) — M.A. in English. He serves in (c) — famous institution. He tries to lead (d) — honest life. He is (e) — most favourite teacher to (f) ── students.

  1. Fill in the blanks of the following text with appropriate preposition given in the box below: ─ 0.5×6=3
to in from to by for

An honest man is true (a) — his word. He does not deviate (b) — the path of honesty. He knows that peace consists (c) — honesty. So, he does not fall a victim (d) — any greed. He has no ambition (e) — worldly things. He is loved (f)—all.

  1. Make four sentences from the substitution table: ─ 1×4=4
We   is  sick by drinking polluted water.
Clean Water become  polluted in many ways
 Water     important  for our health
 Polluted water   harmful for us.
  1. Change the following passage into indirect speech: ─ 1×4=4

Sakif said to his brother, “Where are you going? I want to go with you.”  “No, you cannot go with me. Stay at home and study attentively for the ensuing examination,” said his brother.

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets: ─ 1×5= 5

(a) The idle only curse their fate. (Passive)

(b) They can improve their condition by working hard. (Interrogative)

(c) Everybody dislikes an idle man. (Negative)

(d) An idle student is never punctual to attend his classes. (Affirmative)

(e) An industrious student is better than an idle student. (Positive)

  1. Rewrite the following passageusing capitalization and punctuation: ─     0.5×6 =   3

havent you heard the name of kazi naznil islam very few poets in bengali literature are as famous as nazrul islam nazruls writings were full of hope and aspiration

  1. Fill in the gaps used in the following text by adding suffix, prefix or both with the root words underlined in the text: ─ 0.5×8=4

An ideal students is (a) care about his (b) responsible. He is a (c) follow of great men who became (d) successin (e) world life. He has (f) able to be successful because he is (g) merit and (h) industry.

  1. Complete the following text with suitable verbs in the box with their right forms:  0.5×8=4
contribute kill  come flee be take get have

Today we (a) — a free nation. We (b) — lo take great pains to gain freedom. Our War of Liberation (e) — place in 1971. People of all walks of life (d)—- forward and (e) involved in the war directly or indirectly. Many a man (f) — in the battle field. They (g) — from the battle field. Rather all of them (h) — much to achieve independence.

Section B── Composition

 Marks──20

  1. Suppose, you are Salman / Salma. Your friend is Nahian / Nuha. You are going to arrange a picnic in the next month. Now, write an e-mail inviting him / her to attend the picnic. 8
  2. Write a composition on the following topic in 250 words: ─ 12

“A Journey by Boat”

 

 

 

English 2nd Paper

Subject Code: 108

Rajshahi Board,2015

Total Marks – 50

Time : 2 hours

[NB—The Figures in the right margin indicate full marks]

Section A : Grammar ( 30 Marks)

  1. Fill in the gaps of the following text with appropriate articles. Put a cross (x) for zero article: (0.5×6=3)

Once I went to (a) — mango orchard.  One of my friends was (b) — owner of the orchard. While walking I found (c) — mango lying under (d) — tree.  (e) — mango was ripe. Seeing (f) — mango in my hand, my friend said, “It will taste sweet.”

  1. Fill in the blanks of the following text with appropriate preposition given in the box below: (0.5×6=3)
for of from in with of

Once there was a rich man. He was not contended (a) ── what he had. But he knew that happiness lies (b) ─── contentment. Ambition (e) — worldly things made him unhappy. So he became devoid (d) — conscience and deviated (e) ─── the path of honesty. In fact, he forgot the real way (f)── being happy.

  1. Make four sentences from the substitution table: ─ (1×4=4)
There   wanted fond of knowing his future
He was the capital of the king.
 An astrologer   visited to know his future from him.
 The king   a king
  1. Change the following passage into indirect speech: ─ (1×4=4)

The father said to his daughter, “Do you know why I have sent you to school?” The daughter said, “Yes, I know. I have been sent to school to learn to read and write.”

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets: ─( 1×5= 5 )

Usain Bolt, the world sprint champion, has become a legend in the history of race competition. (a) He ran the fastest of all in the last Olympic Games. (Positive) (b) Only he could break his own record (Negative) (c) He had to practise a lot for this. (Negative) He believes that practice makes a man perfect. He has become successful for his own effort and perseverance. (d) Now everybody knows him. (Interrogative) (e) He is called a hero for his achievement. (Active)

  1. Rewrite the following passageusing capitalization and punctuation: ─ 0.5×6 =   3

man is the greatest creation of almighty as he is very kind to us we should be grateful to him

  1. Fill in the gaps used in the following text by adding suffix, prefix or both with the root words underlined in the text: ─ 0.5×8=4

(a) Literacy is a curse. For having (b) adequate institutions all citizens of our country do not get proper (c) educate. As a result they remain ignorant about nutrition, technology etc. and so they suffer from (d) nutrition and many other problems. The (e) govern should take some steps to eradicate the problem. Because, no (f) develop is possible keeping most of the people (g) literate. Illiterate people do not know how to use scientific method in their (h) respect fields.

  1. Complete the following text with suitable verbs in the box with their right forms: ─   0.5×8=4
start find  reach  meet arrive come reach arrive

He (a) — my office before the train (b) — at the station. After (c) — my office, he (d) — me. The Headmaster and Secretary of our school (e) – by the train. So, we (f) — for the station to receive him. No sooner had we (g) — at the station, than we (h) — our Headmaster.

 Section B── Composition

 Marks──20

  1. Suppose you are Jahin / Jarin. You have a friend named Ortho / Orpa. Now, write an e-mail to your friend inviting him / her to spend the summer vacation in your village. 8
  2. Write a composition on the following topic in 250 words: ─ 12

‘The Wonders of Modern Science’

 

 

 

English 2nd Paper

Subject Code: 108

Dhaka Board,2015

Total Marks – 50

Time : 2 hours

[NB—The Figures in the right margin indicate full marks]

Section A : Grammar ( 30 Marks)

 

  1. Fill in the gaps of the following text with appropriate articles. Put a cross (x) for zero article: ─ 0.5×6=3

Lutfur is (a) — street boy. He is (b) — orphan. He lives in the street of Chittagong (c) — city. One day he went to Newmarket. He saw a fruit-seller selling different kinds of (d) — fruit. There he found (e) — old man buying some apples. (f) — apples looked very fresh.

  1. Fill in the blanks of the following text with appropriate preposition given in the box below: ─ 0.5×6=3
to in from on of to

A good student is fond (a) ── books. He is attentive (b) — his studies. He always tries (c) — cut a good figure (d) — the exanimation. He never deviates (e) — his duties because he knows every success depends (f) — hard work.

  1. Make four sentences from the substitution table: ─         1×4=4
A piece of land   was was given to the class 8 students.
It gave about twelve metres long and six metres wide.
 The Headmaster     chosen by the Headmaster and Mr Anis Ahmed.
 The land     it to them.
  1. Change the following passage into indirect speech: ─ 1×4=4

“Have you taken your meal, Tania?” said the mother. “Yes, I have taken my meal,” replied Tania.  “Will you eat any fruit? Eat some mangoes,” the mother said.

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets: ─   1×5= 5

(a) Cricket is a very exciting game. (Make it Exclamatory)

(b) People of all ages enjoy this game. (Make it Passive)

(c) At present u is one of the most popular games in our country. (Make it Comparative)

(d) Everybody likes a cricketer. (Make it Negative)

(e) Would that I could be a great cricketer! (Make it Assertive)

  1. Rewrite the following passageusing capitalization and punctuation: ─ 0.5×6 =   3

have you bought the pen said  selina  yes said salam the pen is very interesting

  1. Fill in the gaps used in the following text by adding suffix, prefix or both with the root words underlined in the text: ─ 0.5×8=4

(a) Honest is the best of all virtues.  An honest man is always (b) truth. He is never (c) harm anybody. Nobody is (d) satisfied with him. On the other hand, everybody (e) like a (f) honest man. People remember an honest man (g) respectful even after his death. Without honesty peace and happiness is (h) possible.

  1. Complete the following text with suitable verbs in the box with their right forms: ─ 0.5×8=4
see  destroy  loses causes  cut pose plant increase

Global warming is (a) — day by day. It is mainly (b) — by the destruction of forests. Every day we are (c) — down trees recklessly but do not (d) — a single tree. As a result, wild animals are (e) — their living places.  Many birds and animals are (f) — no more. This loss (g) — threat to our environment by (h) — the ecological balance.

Section B── Composition

 Marks──20

  1. Suppose, you are Salam / Salma. Your best friend Arif / Arifa made an excellent result in the last JSC Examination. Now, write an e-mail to him / her congratulating on his / her brilliant success. 8
  2. Write a composition on the following topic in 250 words: ─ 12

“A Journey You Have Made”

 

 

 English 2nd Paper

Subject Code: 108

Comilla Board,2015

Total Marks – 50

Time : 2 hours

[NB—The Figures in the right margin indicate full marks]

Section A : Grammar ( 30 Marks)

  1. Fill in the gaps of the following text with appropriate articles. Put a cross (x) for zero article: (0.5×6=3)

Truthfulness is (a) — greatest of all (b) — virtues which make (c) — man really great. If we don’t cultivate (d) — habit of speaking (e) — truth, we can’t command (f) — confidence of others.

  1. Fill in the blanks of the following text with appropriate preposition given in the box below: (0.5×6=3)
after for about with after to

One should not run (a) — money because those who hanker (b) — money can’t enjoy mental peace. Sometimes, it may lead one (c) — some unexpected troubles. It also happens that greed (d) — money brings (e) — many problem. So, we should be contented (f)—what we have.

  1. Make four sentences from the substitution table: ─         (1×4=4)
Socrates   was to educate people
He didn’t the wisest philosopher and teacher of his time.
  His mission  die a natural death.
 killed by the rulers of Athens.

Change the following passage into indirect speech: ─ (1×4=4)

Lubna said to me, “Have you finished reading the book I gave you yesterday?” “Yes, I have finished reading the book,” I replied. “What an interesting book it is! I wish I could borrow the book earlier,” I said. “Will you return the book to me today?” she asked.

  1.  Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets: ─ (1×5= 5 )

(a) My friend invited me to pay a visit to Cox’s Bazar. (Interrogative)

(b) I gladly accepted the invitation. (Passive)

(c) My friend received me cordially. (Interrogative)

(d) I was very glad to see the sea beach. (Exclamatory)

(e) It was one of the most memorable journeys in my life (Positive)

  1.  Rewrite the following passageusing capitalization and punctuation: ─        (0.5×6 =   3)  

do you think it is  easy to pass english said musa no said rana but why are you so careless of english i dont feel  interest in  the subject oh i see

  1. Fill in the gaps used in the following text by adding suffix, prefix or both with the root words underlined in the text: ─ (0.5×8=4)

(a) Deforest is  going on in our country. It means (b) destroy of forest. People are cutting down trees for housing or (c) cultivate.  Thus, they are making the environmental (d) pollute. To make up the loss of trees we need (e) afforest. Loss of trees will be (f) danger for our country. Our (g) develop will be (h) serious affected if we don’t plant tree.

  1. Complete the following text with suitable verbs in the box with their right forms: ─     (0.5×8=4 )  
leave  run get think walk snatch begin be

Last evening, I was (a) — along the Sadar Road. My younger sister (b) — with me. Suddenly, a young man came (c)—and (d) — her gold chain out from her neck. I (e) — to run after the snatcher. But after a while, I (f) ── it was not wise to (g) ── my sister alone as it was (h) ── dark.

 

Section B── Composition

 Marks──20

  1. Suppose, you are Labib / Lubna. You have a friend named Rahim / Rahima. Now, write an e-mail to your friend about your preparation for the JSC Examination. 8
  2. Write a composition on the following topic in 250 words: ─ 12

 ‘Importance of Reading Newspaper’

 

 

 

English 2nd Paper

Subject Code: 108

Dinajpur Board, 2015

Total Marks – 50

Time : 2 hours

[NB—The Figures in the right margin indicate full marks]

Section A : Grammar ( 30 Marks)

  1. Fill in the gaps of the following text with appropriate articles. Put a cross (x) for zero article. (.5X6=3)

Our life is (a)_____ sum total of hours, days and years. But all days are not equally memorable to us. Most of (b)______ days are forgotten with (c)______ passage of time. Only (d)______ few days remain ever fresh in our memory. My first day at (e)_____ school is such (f)______ amazing day.

  1. Fill in the blanks of the following text with preposition given in the box bellow. ( .5X6=3)
of to at with for by

Digital Bangladesh is (a)_____ present a buzzword (b)the people (c)______ all classes. It means digitalising Bangladesh (d)_______ ensuring an ICT based society. It will make people think globally and connect them (e)______ the whole world economically. Digital governance will curb crime and corruption and pave the way (f)_____ our country’s rapid development.

  1. Make four sentences from the substitution table given below. (1X4=4)
Getting up early should beneficial to our body and mind
It is no bad effects
Every student has get up early in the morning
Undoubtedly a good habit
  1. Change the following passage into indirect speech. (4)

The traveller said to the peasant, ” Can you tell me the way to the nearest inn?” The peasant said, ” Yes, I can. Do you want one in which you can spend the night?” The traveller said, ” I do not wish to stay there, but I only want a meal.”

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets. (1X5=5)

(a) Today corruption is a very familiar term in Bangladesh. ( Make it negative without changing meaning)

(b) Corruption is the most dreadful weapon to destroy a society. ( Positive)

(c) It lies in every phase of our society. ( Make it interrogative without changing meaning)

(d) Some drastic steps have been taken against corruption. ( Active)

(e) Social awareness is the most essential thing to resist corruption.

  1. Rewrite the following passage using capitalization and punctuation.

the old man said can you give me some food ive been staying for two days the maid said why do you beg cant you work.

  1. Fill in the gaps used in the following text by adding suffix, prefix or both with the root words underlined in the text. ( .5X8=4)

(a)Overeat is not a good habit. It means eating (b) excess food. Some people (c) occasional eat too much. It results in (d) digestion which is (e) injure to health. People suffer from (f) digest trouble because they cannot resist their (g) tempt for overeating. They are (h)tolerant.

  1. Complete the following text with suitable verbs in the box with their right form.
see destroy cut plant lose cause pose increse

Global warming is (a)_______ day by day. It is mainly (b)______ by the destruction of forests. Everyday we are (c)_______ down trees recklessly but do not (d)_______ a single tree. As a result, wild animals are (e)________ their living places. Many birds and animals are (f)______ no more. This loss (g)_______ a threat to our environment by (h)______ the ecological balance.

Section B : Composition ( 20 Marks)

  1. Suppose, you are Selim/Salima. You are  a student of class VIII in Faridpur Zilla School. There are not enough books in your library to meet your needs. Now, write an application to the Headmaster for purchasing more books for the school library. (8)
  2. Write a composition on the following topic in 250 words. (12)

“Your Favourite Hobby”

English 2nd Paper

Subject Code: 108

Dinajpur Board,2016

Total Marks – 50

Time : 2 hours

[NB—The Figures in the right margin indicate full marks]

Section A : Grammar ( 30 Marks)

  1. Fill in the gaps of the follow text with appropriate articles. Put a cross (x) where is no article applicable. ( .5X6)

Each and every student wants to make a good result in the examination. But it is not (a)____ easy task. (b)______ student has to do something with this end in view. From (c)______ very beginning he must be very serious. He should read (d)_____ texts again and again. He must not make (e)_____ notes from (f)_____ common source.

  1. Fill in the blanks of the following text with prepositions given in the box. (.5X6=3)
to with for in with of at

Our English teacher, Mr Rahman is very popular (a)________ us (b) __________ his skill. He is very good (c)_______ English. He is very friendly (d)_______ us. He is very careful (e)_______ his duties. Really, he is very skilled (f)_______ common source.

  1. Make four meaningful sentences from the substation given in the box. (.5X6=3)
Getting up early should beneficial to our body and mind
It is no bad effects
Every student has get up early in the morning
Undoubtedly a good habit
  1. Change the following passage into indirect speech.

“Rojina, have you done your English lesson today?” said the teacher. “Yes, sir, I did it. But I haven’t understood some grammatical points.” Replied Rojina. “Where is the problem?” said the teacher.

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets. ( 1×5-5)

(a) Trees are our best friends ( Make it negative). (b) Very few things are as useful as trees ( Make it superlative). (c) They are a great source of food and vitamins ( Make it interrogative). (d) Various kinds of fruits are given by them ( Make it active). (e) We use them for various purposes (Make it passive).

  1. Rewrite the following passage using capitalization and punctuations. ( .5×6=3)

kamal dont be so silly he will come soon said anis we need not wait for him he failed to keep his word replied kamal.

  1. Add prefix, suffix or both to the underlined words in the following text. ( .5×8=4)

Our education remains (a)complete if we do not lean good manner.s In our behaviour we must be (b)respectof others. We should never (c)behave towards anybody because our (d)conduct may hurt others. We should not create any (e)necessary quarrel with others. The (f)important of good manners is (g)measurable(h)Reala man of good manners is a gentleman.

  1. Complete the following text with suitable verbs in the box with their right form.
become receive come be get contribute play work

Today women (a)_____ important role in all spheres of life. They (b)______ no longer confined within the four walls of their parents or husbands’ house. They have (c)_____ out of the kitchens and are (d)_______ hand in hand with men in the development programmes of the country. By (e)______ education they (f)______ pilots, doctors, engineers, teachers, administrators etc. If they (g)_____ more opportunities, they (h)______ much to the development of the country.

Section B : Compositions ( 20 Marks)

  1. Imagine, you are Bashar/Bashira of College Road, Rajshahi and recently you have visited your friend Siam/Sumaya’s house at Asian Highway,Chittagong. You have been very much charmed by the warm hospitality of your friend. Now, write an email to your friend thanking him for his/her hospitality. (8)
  2. Write a composition on the following topic in 250 words. (12)

“Your aim in life.”

 

 

 

English 2nd Paper

Subject Code: 108

Rajshahi Board,2016

Total Marks – 50

Time : 2 hours

[NB—The Figures in the right margin indicate full marks]

Section A : Grammar ( 30 Marks)

 

  1. Fill in the gaps of the following text with appropriate articles. Put a cross (x) for zero articles. ( .5×6=3)

Truthfulness is (a)———- greatest of all (b)  virtues that make (c)———man really great. If we don’t cultivate (d)———- habit of speaking (e)———- truth, we can’t command (f)———- confidence of others.

  1. Fill in the blanks of the following text with appropriate prepositions given in the box below. (.5×6=3)

An honest man is true (a)——— word. He does not deviate (b)——– the path of honesty. He knows that peace consists (c)——— honesty. He may have wanted, (d)——-money but greed cannot overpower him. He has no ambition (e)———-worldly things. He is contented (f)——– what he has.

  1. Make four meaningful sentences from the substitution table.(1×4=4)
  2. Change the following passage into indirect speech. (1×4=4)

Father said to Rina. “Do you know, why I have sent you to school?” Rina said, “Yes, I know, I have been sent to school to receive an education.” “Right,” said he.

  1. Change the following sentences as directed in the brackets. (1×5=5)

(a) Book is the, best of all friends (Make it comparative), (b) We all should read books, (Make a passive) (c) A book delights us. (Make it interrogative sentence) (d) Who does not like a book? ‘(Make it assertive sentence) (e) It is a very valuable thing. (Make it exclamatory sentence).

  1. Rewrite the following passage using capitalization and punctuation. (.5×6=3)

human beings have invented many important things so far do you know which  invention is the greatest it is the wheel

  1. Fill in the gaps used in the following text by adding suffix, prefix or both with the root words underlined In the text.

An (a) healthy man leads a (b) pain life. He cannot enjoy (c) happy. He suffers both (d) physical and (e) mental. He passes his days with (f) happy. His life is very (g) misery. He is (h) active too.

  1. Complete the following text with suitable verbs in the box with their right form. (.5×8=4)

The foods that we eat can be (a) ———– into six kinds according to what substance they (b)———  and what benefits they (c)———-  to us. Fish, meat, peas and milk (d) ———– us with protein and (e)———— our body and help us grow. If we (f)———- all these, we can (g)———- well. Vitamins and mineral salts (h)———– us from diseases. They keep us fit for work.

 

Section B : Composition (20 Marks)

  1. Suppose, you are Salam/Salma. You have a friend named Arif/Arifa. Now, write an email to your friend about your preparation for the JSC Examination. (8)
  2. Suppose, you are Salam/Salma. You have a friend named Arif/Arifa. Now, write an email to your friend about your preparation for the JSC Examination. (12)
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