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Articleপদাশ্রিত নির্দেশক

 Definition: An article, technically an adjective, is a word used to modify a noun, which is a person, place, object, or idea. A, An এবং The কে ইংরেজিতে article বলে বর্তমানে আধুনিক ইংরেজি গ্রামার এদের determiner বলা হয়

 Classification: Article দুই প্রকার যথা i) Definite article – The                       

 ii) Indefinite article – A An.                          

(i) Definite article: যে article নির্দিষ্ট কোনো ব্যক্তি, বস্তু বা প্রাণীকে নির্দেশ করে, তাকে definite article বলে  যেমন:

The mobile is on the table. The man who came first is a doctor.

(ii) Indefinite article: যে article বিশেষ কোনো ব্যক্তি, বস্তু বা প্রাণীকে নির্দিষ্টভাবে না বুঝিয়ে অনির্দিষ্ট ব্যক্তি, বস্তু বা প্রাণীকে বোঝায়, তাকে indefinite article বলে যেমন: A lion lives in a forest. I saw a bird sitting on the wall.

Indefinite article-এর ব্যবহার:

  1. শুধু যেসব Noun গণনা করা যায়, তাদের আগে a/an বসে
  2. সাধারণত যেসব শব্দের প্রথম অক্ষর consonant তাদের আগে a বসে এবং যেসব শব্দের প্রথম অক্ষর vowelতাদের আগে an বসে
  3. একজাতীয় সবাইকে বোঝাতে singular common noun-এর আগে a/an বসে যেমন: An ant is an industrious insect.
  4. ‘U’,‘Eu’ কিংবা ‘Ew’ উচ্চারণ যদিইউ মতো হয়, তাহলে সেই শব্দের আগে a বসে
  5. ‘O’ দিয়ে গঠিত সব শব্দের আগে an বসে কিন্তু ‘O’ উচ্চারণওয়াহলে তা দ্বারা শুরু হওয়া শব্দের আগে a বসে
  6. কোনো word-এর প্রথম অক্ষর h হলে এবং তার উচ্চারণ মতো হলে তার আগে an বসে
  7. যখন কোনো ব্যক্তি, বস্তু, স্থান, প্রাণী, গাছ, ইত্যাদি প্রথমবার উল্লেখ করা হয়, তার আগে a/an বসে
  8. কোনো তুলনা করা হলে যার সঙ্গে তুলনা করা হয়, তার আগে a/an বসে যেমন: He is a Nelson Mendela. You are a Nazrul I see!
  9. কখনো কখনো preposition অর্থে a ব্যবহূত হয় তখন সেই a কে Disguised Preposition বলে যেমন: I went a (on) hunting.
  10. কোনো তুলনা বোঝাতে Abstract Noun যখন Common Noun হিসেবে ব্যবহূত হয় তখন, এদের আগে a/an বসে যেমন: She is a beauty.
  11. Exclamation বোঝাতে what এর পর a/an বসে যেমন: What a nice bird! What an awful remark! What a pity!
  12. সংক্ষিপ্ত শব্দ বা শব্দের প্রথম অক্ষরটির উচ্চারণ শুরুতে vowel-এর মতো হলে তাদের আগে an বসে কিন্তু অক্ষরটির উচ্চারণ শুরুতে consonant-এর মতো হলে তাদের আগে a বসে যেমন: He is an MA. Rana is a BA. Mr. Rina is an SP.
  13. Plural Noun-এর আগে ইত্যাদি ব্যবহূত হলে তাদের আগে a বসে যেমন:
  14. Many এবং such এর পরে singular common noun ব্যবহূত হলে তার আগে a/an বসে যেমন: Many a man was present in the meeting. I have not seen such a long queue! I have never seen such a tall figure.
  15. কতগুলো Phrase যেমন a few, a little, a good many, a lot of, a great many, a good deal –এর আগে স্বাভাবিক গঠনগতভাবেই a/an বসে

যেমন: I have a headache. He had a bad cold. I am in a hurry. He earns a lot of money. There is a little water in the pond. There are a few pomegranates on the table. He lived a great many years.

 

Omission of a/an:

  1. সাধারণত খাবারের (meals) আগে a/an বসে না তবে খাবারের আগে adjective থাকলে a/an বসে

যেমন: Usually we have breakfast at 7 am.

  1. Plural noun-এর আগে a/an বসে না যেমন: Gardenias are beautiful and flagrant. Horses are strong animal.
  2. Generally uncountable হিসেবে গণ্য advice, information, news, baggage, luggage ইত্যাদির আগে a/an বসে না যেমন: Shahid always gives good advice. The Rab can collect correct information.
  3. Water, milk, oil, ink, hydrogen, tea, paper ইত্যাদির আগে a/an বসে না যেমন: Paper is made of wood.

তবে Uncountable noun-এর সঙ্গে measure words যোগ করা হলে তাদের আগে a/an বসে

যেমন: Give me a glass of water, please.

  1. Abstract-এর আগে a/an বসে না যেমন: Kindness is a great virtue.
Vowel (a, e, i, o, u)                Consonant (b, c, d, f, g, h, j, k, l, m, n, p, q, r, s, t, v, w, x, y and z) 
1.–noun 2.–mile 3.–kilometer 4.–foot 5.–meter 6.–hamburger 7.–mistake 8.–passport 9.–flower 10.–pencil 11.–vitamin 12.–violence13.–table 14.–computer 15.–book 16.– cat  17.–dog  18.–hen 19.–pair 20.–dozen 21.–hundred 22.–pound 23.–kilo24.–day 25.–week 26.–half 27.–few 28. .–day 29.–cow 30.–dog 31.–lion 32.–horse 33.–cat  34.–rose 35.–banyan 36.–ant 37.–little 38.–lot of.
1.Don’t tell–lie. 2. My mother is–doctor. 3. A lion lives in– forest. 4. I saw–bird sitting on the wall. 5. We phoned for–taxi to take us. 6. There lived–king in a village. 7. There are five components in–computer. 8. He is–Kalidas in literature. 9. Nahid is–Nelson Mendela in the Maldives. 10. You are–Nazrul I see! 11. The king went–hunting. 12. She is–beauty. 13. Many–man was present in the meeting. I have not seen such– long queue! 14. –Mr. Khan came to see me. 15. Let’s go see–movie. 16. I have–headache. 17. Does anyone have–cell phone? 18. I am in–hurry. 19. Not–person was present there. 20.–Mr. Biswas called at my office. 21. I see–cat. 22. I saw–monkey. 23. You need to buy–dictionary. 24. Would you prefer–banana? 25. Mehenaj has–diary like Anna. 26. He doesn’t own–car. 27. We decided to go on– picnic. 28. The score is written by– boy in the class. 29. Nina picked up–pen to write–letter. 30. Let me have–chance. 31. I am a builder. 32. Give me–glass of water. 33. Lion is–king of beasts. 34. He earns–lot of money.
Her mother presented her–blue skirt. 2. Her dad gave her–gold bracelet. 3. There is–little water in the pond. 4. There are–few pomegranates on the table. 5. What–nice bird it is! 6. He had–bad cold. 7. I have never seen such–tall figure. 8. Kindness is–great virtue. 9. Alexander the great was–famous warrior. 10. That’s not exactly–healthy diet. 11. What–lovely sight!   12. What–hot day! 13. Rina borrowed–pearl necklace from Sunita. 14. The boy lost–few books he had. 15. Yours is–bad habit. 16. It is not–difficult work. 17. It is not easy to learn– foreign language. 18. The Padma is–sacred river. 19. He bought–new camera.

               

1.–hour 2. –hotel 3. I spent–hour there. 4. He will be paid by–our. 5. He is–heir to his father’s property. 6. He is–heir. 7.–honorable person 8. He is–honest man. 9.–hungry man 10.–heavy suitcase11. It’s–very beautiful mountain. 12. It takes about–hour.

–ant 2.–apple 3.–ass 4.–egg 5.–eye 6.–elephant. 7.–insect 8.–island 9.–inkpot 10.–inch 11.–orange 12.–orphan 13.–owl 14.–ox 15.–umbrella 16.–idea 17.–elephant 18.–article 19.–axe 20.–object 21.–adverb 22.–adjective 23.–inch 24.–ugly boy 25.–unhappy person 26.–underground garage 27.– experienced teacher 28.–educated man 29. You should take–umbrella. 30. Would you like–orange? 31. My father is–author. 32. What–idiot masud is! 33. I saw–elephant at the zoo. 34. He had–owl named Hedwig. 35. I ate a banana for lunch. 36. Jahir bought –umbrella last night. 37. I saw– Englishman riding on–elephant. 38. He went for–interview at the law firm. 39. What–awful remark! 40. I bought–ox and– horse. 41. Children found–egg in the nest. 42. Sri Lanka is– island in the Indian Ocean. 43. We saw– ostrich at the farm. 44. He put–onion in the stew. 45. Juel picked up—umbrella from the stand. 46. He bought–shop in Park Street. 47. I need to make–emergency phone call. 48. Sabbir is– innocent man. 49. There’s –adventure film. 50. An ant is–industrious insect. 51. Mr. Masud is–unfortunate man. 52. I need to send–important email. 53. Priyonti took–amazing vacation last year. 54. I am–English teacher. 55. She baked–enormous chicken.

 

1.–unit 2.–university 3.–useful thing 4.–union 5.–usage 6.–uniform 7.–unique picture 8.–ear 9.–European 10.—ewe 11.–one taka note 12.–one eyed man 13.–one act play. 14.–university student 15.– soldier wears –uniform. 16.–European called at my office. 17. He was not wearing– uniform. 18. That was–ewe. 19. Swapno is–university student. 20. Iron is–useful metal. 21. Yesterday I met –European. 22. We enjoyed –one-act drama. 23. Shila saw–one-eyed man yesterday. 24. A cow is–useful animal. 25. A sewing machine is–useful invention. 26. He is–good student.

–BA 2.–PSC 3.–LLB 4.–HSC candidate 5. My friend is–MBBS. 6. Mr. Ataur Rahman is–BA. Mr. 7. Kamrul Islam is–SP. 8. He is–UNESCO Official.

I have–shirt. I have bought–shirt from Satkhira. –shirt is navy blue in colour.

Give me–book. I shall read–book.                We have–cat.  –cat is black              That is–library. Go to–library.

 

–weather 2. flour 3.–advice 4.–furniture 5.–milk 6.–trouble7.–magazine 8.–Information 9.–Biology 10. Teacher is–sick. 11. We have–breakfast at 7 am. 12. Roses are–beautiful. 13. Horses are–strong. 14. Mr. Mashrur Shahid always gives–good advice. 15. The Rab can collect correct–information. 16. I have–two sisters and brother. 17. My brother has–son. 18. That makes me–uncle. 19. Key is in my–pocket. 20. Where does–Barbara live? 21. This is my–book. 22. The book is–his. 23. This is Tuna’s–book. 24. Give me that–pen. 25. Mim presented Sami this–mobile. 26. He is at–home. 27. He has–amiable –character. 28. We drink water to quench our–thirst. 29. The water of the Padma is still–pure. 30. We went–home. 31. He speaks–English like the English. 32. We use–Bangla as our mother language. 33. We live in–Bangladesh. 34. We play– football. 35.–Cricket is my favourite game. 36. He died of–cholera. 37. He is suffering from–headache. 38. He was born on last Friday in–December. 39.–Man is mortal. 40. Coffee is–bad for you. 41. My son plays–football. 42. Tennis is –expensive. 43. Mr. Main lived–Khagrachhary. 44. He is–honest. 45. He goes to–bed at 11 pm.

 

 Definite article (The)এর ব্যবহার:

  1. একটি passage- কোনো শব্দ দ্বিতীয়বার ব্যবহূত হলে প্রথমবার ছাড়া পরবর্তী প্রতিবারের আগে Theবসে তবে নির্দিষ্ট করে বোঝানোর জন্য প্রথমবারেও The বসতে পারে

যেমন: I have a shirt. I bought the shirt from Dhaka. The shirt is navy blue in colour.

  1. পৃথিবীতে একটিই আছে, এমন জিনিসের নামের আগে The বসে যেমন: The moon, The sun, The earth
  2. কোন জাতি বা সম্প্রদায়ের নামের আগে The বসে

যেমন: The English, The Muslims, The Pathans, the poor, The rich, The pious

  1. Morning, noon, afternoon, night, evening, প্রভৃতি Noun-এর আগে in বসলে এসব শব্দের আগে The বসে, কিন্তু এদের আগে at বসলে The বসে না যেমন: in the morning, in the evening, in the night, in the afternoon
  2. Majority, minority, people, public, police, first, second, third ইত্যাদি শব্দ sentence-এর শুরুতে বসলে এদের আগে The বসে যেমন: The majority of the young supported the demand. Sumon is the first boy in class eight.
  3. কোনো তুলনা করা হলে যার সঙ্গে তুলনা করা হয়, তার আগে The বসে যেমন: Nazrul Islam is the Byron of Bangladesh.
  4. দুইয়ের মাঝে তুলনা বোঝাতে comparative degree-এর ক্ষেত্রে adjective-এর আগে The বসে যেমন: Karia is the taller of the two sisters. Rifat is the more handsome of the two brothers.
  5. ধর্মগ্রন্থ (the holy Quran, The Bible, The Gita, The Tripithak) পত্রিকার নাম (the daily Prothom Alo, the Daily Star, The Bangladesh Observer) , বিখ্যাত গ্রন্থ (The Agnibina, The Mother, The Gitanjoli), ট্রেন (The Mahanagar, The Turna, The Mohanagar) জাহাজ (The Bangabandhu, The Titanic, The Carpanthia), মহাকাশ যান (The Apollo-11), বিখ্যাত অট্টালিকা (The Tajmahal), নদী (The Padma, The Meghna, The Jamuna), সাগর, মহাসাগর (The Atlantic, The Pacific), উপসাগর (The Bay of Bengal), পর্বতমালা (The Himalayas), দ্বীপপুঞ্জ (The Hawaii), মরুভূমি (The Shahara), ঋতু (The Autumn, The Summer, ক্ষেত্রে অবশ্য The ব্যবহার না করলেও হবে), দিক (The East, The west), তারিখ (যদি শেষে ‘th/st/nd/rd’ থাকে) the 10th December ইত্যাদি নামের আগে The বসে
  6. Adjective-এর Superlative degree-এর আগে The বসে যেমন: the worst, the best, the most beautiful.
  7. সাধারণত Adjective-এর comparative degree-এর আগে The বসে না কিন্তু যততত Comparative degree বোঝাতে এর আগে the বসে যেমন: Rina is more beautiful than Lina. Tania was more intelligent than Sadia. The more you read, the more you learn. The sooner, the better.
  8. 1 যে Noun দ্বারা পেশা বা বৃত্তি বোঝায়, তার আগে The বসে যেমন: The army, The police

13.কোনো Common Noun দ্বারা Superlative-এর গুরুত্ব বোঝালে a/an না বসে বরং The বসে 

যেমন: Biplob is the singer of the day.

  1. 1 কোনো কিছুর অংশ বোঝাতে Adjective-এর আগে The বসে যেমন: He entered into the thick of the forest.
  2. 1 কোনো Common noun দ্বারা Abstract বা গুণগত আদর্শ বোঝাতে তার আগে The বসে

যেমন: The mother rose in her. Everybody loves the brave of the country.

16.. Material Noun-এর আগে The বসে না কিন্তু কোনো নির্দিষ্ট স্থানের বা নির্দিষ্ট প্রকারের পদার্থ বোঝালে Material Noun-এর আগে The বসে যেমন: The water of this glass is pure. The gold of South Africa is precious. The perfume of France is praiseworthy.

  1. কতিপয় collective noun আছে, যারা স্বভাবতই plural. এদের আগে The বসে যেমন: The elite, The audience
  2. Musical instrument যখন বাজানো অর্থে ব্যবহূত হয়, তখন এর আগে the বসে যেমন: the piano, the guiter

 

 

 Omission of Article:

  1. Proper Noun-এর আগে Article বসে না যেমন: X Rana lived in x Dhaka.
  2. মনে রাখতে হবে Article কেবল Noun-এর আগেই বসে অন্য কোনো Parts of speech-এর আগে বসে না যদি বসে, তবে বুঝবে যে ওই শব্দটির পর অবশ্যই একটি Noun আছে যেমন: He is a short man. He is x honest. He is a good student.
  3. কোনো Noun-এর আগে Possessive adjective (my, our, their, your, his, her, its, Rafi’s, Shanto’s, and Farid’s) থাকলে এদের আগে বা পরে কোথাও Article বসে না যেমন: This is my x book. The book is x his. This is Tofayel’s x book.
  4. Demonstrative pronoun [this, that, these, those, such]-এর আগে বা পরে যেদিকেই খালিঘর থাকুক কোনো article বসে না কারণ, এরা প্রত্যেকেই article-এর কাজ করে যেমন: Give me that x book. I presented her this x mobile.
  5. কোনো Noun-এর আগে Adjective থাকলে Article-টি Adjective-এর আগে বসে যদি Adjective পরে বসে এবং Noun-এর আগে আবার খালিঘর থাকে, তবে ওই খালিঘরে Article বসে না যেমন: He is an honest man. He has x amiable x character.
  6. Uncountable Noun বা Abstract Noun-এর আগে Article বসে না তবে নির্দিষ্ট করে বোঝালে বা Sentence- Noun-টি দ্বিতীয়বার ব্যবহূত হলে এর আগে The বসে যেমন: We drink water to quench our x thirst. The water of the Padma is still pure. There was a little water in the jar but the water was at bottom of the jar.
  7. ভাষার নামের আগে Article বসে না, কিন্তু ভাষার নামের পরে Language শব্দটি উল্লেখ থাকলে এর আগে The বসে যেমন:

I can speak x English like the English. We use x Bangla as our mother language. The Bangla language is now familiar all over the world.

  1. খেলার নামের আগে Article বসে না যেমন: I like x basketball. x Cricket is a thrilling game.
  2. রোগের নামের আগে Article বসে না যেমন: He died of x cholera. He is suffering from x headache.
  3. দিন বা মাসের নামের আগে Article বসে না যেমন: He was born on x last Friday in x December.
  4. মানবজাতি বোঝাতে Man/woman-এর আগে Article বসে নাযেমন: x Man is mortal.
  5. কোনো দেশ বা স্থানের নামের আগে Article বসে না তবে ভৌগোলিকভাবে গুরুত্বপূর্ণ স্থানের নামের আগে The বসে the USA, the UK, the KSA, the Philippines, the West Indies, the Punjab, the USSR
  6. Bed, mosque, church, hospital, prison, school, college, university, court ইত্যাদি স্থানগুলো যদি সাধারণ অর্থে ব্যবহূত হয়, তবে এদের আগে Article বসে না কিন্তু বিশেষ অর্থে এদের আগে The বসে যেমন: He goes to x bed at 11 pm. I went to x hospital to look after a patient who has nobody to look after.
  7. রাস্তা, অ্যাভিনিউ, স্কয়ার, পার্কের নামের আগে Article বসে না কিন্তু এদের নামের পর road শব্দটি উল্লেখ থাকলে The বসে যেমন: He bought a shop in Park Street. He bought a shop in the Mirpur Road.
  8. Allah বা God-এর আগে Article বসে না যেমন: Only Allah helps me. Man poses but God disposes.
  9. বিখ্যাত গ্রন্থের নামের আগে লেখকের নাম থাকলে তার আগে Article বসে না যেমন: Nazrul’s Agnibina was published in 1922.
  10. কোনো auxiliary এবং principal verb-এর মাঝে article বসে না যেমন: He was disturbed by his classmates.
  11. যদি adjective-এর পর কোনো noun না থাকে তাহলে to be এবং adjective-এর মাঝে article বসে না যেমন: These are the tips for him who is careless. But it is for him who is a careless person.
  12. Proper Noun-এর আগে Common Noun বসে যদি Adjective-এর কাজ করে, তবে Proper Noun-টির আগে বা পরে article বসে না যেমন: Lecturer Rana received his MSc in Physics from Dhaka University.
  13. Home-এর আগে বা পরে descriptive word বা phrase না থাকলে article বসে না যেমন: We went home. He is at home.

কিন্তু home-এর আগে বা পরে descriptive word বা phrase থাকলে the বসে যেমন: We arrived at the bride’s home. For some four or five hours this was the home for the queen.

 

1.–Padma 2.–Nile 3.–Jamuna 4.–Panama 5.–Suez 6.–Black sea 7.–Arabian sea 8.–Bay of Bengal 9.–Persian Gulf 10.–Indian Ocean 11.–Pacific Ocean 12.–Caspian 13.–Baikal 14.–Gibraltar 15.–Kumarika 16.–Andaman 17.–West Indies 18.–Phelippines 19.–Alps 20.–Himalayas 21.–U.S.A. 22.–U.K. 23.–Punjab 24.–Netherlands 25. –East 26.–West 27.–North 28.–South 29.–Sun 30.–moon 31.–Earth 32.–Sky 33.–Muslim34.–Indian 35. English 36.–Mughals 37.–Khans 38.–Victory Day 39.–Shaheed Day 40.–Panipath 41.–Plassey 42.–Baldha Garden 43.–Quran 44.–Bible 45.–Geeta 46.–Tripitak 47.–Titanic 48.–Elizabeth 49.–Banglar Doot 50.–Santamaria 51.–Ittefaq 52.–Bangladesh Observer 53.–New  York Times 54.–Khulna Express 55.–Ulka 56.–Biman 57.–Saudia 58.–Sputnik 59.–Apollo-11 60.–Balaka 61.–Ruposi Bangla Hotel 62.–Bar 63.–Press 64.–violin 65.–Piano 66.–Geetanjali 67.–Shahnama 68.–rainy season 69.–10th December 70.–Irish Republic 71.–Netherlands 72. –English channel 73.–British Isles the North Pole 74.– equator 75.–Nill

–rich 2.–poor 3.–wise 4.–idle 5.–sick 6.–pious 7.–virtuous 8.–people

–best boy 2.–worst man 3.–highest building 4.–tallest tree 5.–largest city 6.–greatest man  7.–biggest mosque 8.–lowest temperature 9.–most important question 10.–most expensive/attractive/interesting/ exciting things. 11. Books are–greatest friends. 12. Honesty is–best policy. 13. Nadia is–most dutiful girl. 14. Dhaka is–largest city. 15. It is–most significant event. 16. Chittagong is–biggest port in Bangladesh. 17. –more, the merrier 18.–sooner, the better. 19.–more you read, the more you learn.

He struck me on–head. 2. The dog bit the boy on–right leg. 3. He stared me in–face.

Nazrul was–Shelley of Bangladesh. 2. Tokyo is–Manchester of Japan. 3.–gold of this ring is pure. 4.–water of this pond is muddy. 5.–rice of Barisal is very fine. 6. Narayanganj is–Dundee of Bangladesh. 7. Zuleka was– beauty of Palashpur.

Dated, Dhaka–15th July. 2. Today is–10th of April. 3. The school closes on–7th instant.

–person who came yesterday is my friend. 2.–moon shines at night. 3.–earth moves round the sun. 4.– English are a brave nation. 5.–Muslims are pious. 6.–Pathans live in Pakistan. 7.–birds start singing in the morning. 8. Dr. Afroz visited us in–evening. 9.–majority of the young supported the demand. 10. Shabid is–first boy in class eight. 11. Nazrul Islam is–Byron of Bangladesh. 12. Mamun is–more intelligent of the two brothers. 13. Rifa is–more beautiful of the two sisters. 14. I read–daily Prothom Alo every day. 15. Mr. Shaheen Kabir reads–Daily Star every day. 16.–Bangladesh Observer is English daily. 17. My mother recites–holy Quran every day. 18.–Bible is a holy book to the Christians. 19.–Gita is read by the Hindus. 20.–Tripithak is the holy book to–Buddist. 21.–Khans of India are dominating the Indian film industry. 22. Ripa was the–student in the department of English. 23. She is–most beautiful girl I have ever seen. 24. –sun sets in the west.25. Hilarie and Tenjing conquered–Everest. 26. The Quran is a holy book of–Muslims. 27 Tongi is–Place where I staying. Shakira is– singer of the day. 28. Md. Mintu joined–army in 1993.29. We should not look down upon–poor. 30.–rich are not always happy. 31.–pious are blessed. 32. He entered into–thick of the forest. 33. Everybody loves–brave of the country. 34. Nazmul can play–piano sonorously. 35.–elite enjoy the privilege of the state. 36.–water of this glass is pure. 37.–perfume of France is praiseworthy. 38. Speak–truth. 39. That is–boy who loves books. 40.–gold of South Africa is precious. 41. This is–house that Jack built. 42.–Taj Mahal is one of–wonders of–world. 43. Alexander– great was a famous warrior. 44.–moon looks like a lamp in–sky. 45. Shakira is–singer of the day. 46. 47. We should not look down upon– poor. 48.–rich are not always happy. 49.–pious are blessed. 50.–Padma is a sacred river. 51.–Germans defeated–French in–second world war. 52. The audience applauded the singer. 53. Sri Lanka is an island in–Indian Ocean. 54.–Himalayas are–highest mountains in–world. 55. February is–shortest month of a year. 56.–earth moves around–sun.57.–USA is the most powerful country in the world. . 58.–Fort of Lalbagh is a place of historical interest in Bangladesh. 59. Tasnima Akter has been studying in–UK since 2012. 60.–KSA is called the land of pilgrimage. 61.–head quarter of ADB is in–Philippines. 62. Bryan Lara was born in–West Indies. 63. 64. Ariful Abed went to–hospital to look after a patient. 65. 66. He bought a shop in–Mirpur Road. 67. Who is to bell–cat? 68. I met him on–way. 69. Check–beast in you. 70. Salim likes to join–bar today. 71. Let us sattle–matter. 72. How exciting–first day of Italy is! 73.–honest man will speak–truth.

Fill in the blanks with the following texts with articles (a/an/the) as necessary. Some of the blanks may not require an article. Put a cross (×) in those blanks.

  1. (a)  angry man is not liked even by (b)  idiot. There is a difference between (c)  educated and (d)  uneducated. An educated (e)  man should come forward to educate (f)  uneducated man. On the other hand (g)  rich man should have sympathy for (h) poor man. Again there is a difference between (i)  rich and (j) poor
  2. Mobile phone is (a)  great invention of modern science. As (b)  consumers of mobile phone are increasing day by day. (c)  people are getting benefited. But it is unfortunate that mobile phone sometimes becomes (d)  cause of hazard, especially (e)  children are affected much. (f)  scientists believe that mobile phone causes brain tumors, genetic damage and many other (g) incurable diseases. They believe that invisible and uncontrolled radioactivity of (h)  mobile phone causes irreparable damage to (i) human body. They say that (j)  government should control radioactive sources.
  3. The process of globalization obviously requires (a)  common language for international (b)  communication. For many different reasons, English has achieved (c)  prestige of being that (d) language because it is (e)  international language. It is no longer (f) unique possession of British or American or other native-speakers but (g)  language that belongs to (h)  world’s people. This phenomenon has led to (i)  bewildering variety of (j)  English around the world.
  4. Newspaper plays (a)  important role in our society. It is (b)  most useful thing in our modern life. We cannot think of (c)  day without it. To read newspaper is (d)  good habit. (e)  more we read newspaper. (f)  more we can acquire knowledge. If we don’t read it, we shall be (g)  frogs in (h)  dark well. It is (i)  looking glass of (j)  modern world.
  5. Every student wants to do better in (a)  examination. But it is not (b)  easy work. (c)  student has to do something for this. From (d)  very beginning he must be serious. He should read (e)  texts again and again. He must not memorize (f)  answer without knowing the meaning. He must not make notes from (g)  common source. He should have a good (h)  command over English. By doing all these things (i)  student can hope to make a good (j) result.
  6. Unfair means in the examination is (a)  offence. It degrades (b)  standard of education. If the students of (c)  country do not acquire true (d) education, there will be no development for (e)  country. (f)  examinee should read seriously so that he can cut (g)  good figure in the examination. To acquire true education should be the only aim in life of all (h)  students. (i)  educated man cannot support (j)  unfair means in the examination at all.

 

Answers

  1.       (a) an (b) an/the (c) the (d) the (e) × (f) the (g) a (h) a (i) the (j) the
  2.       (a) a (b) the (c) × (d) the (e) the (f) × (g) × (h) the (i) the (j) the
  3.       (a) a (b) × (c) the (d) × (e) an (f) the (g) a (h) the (i) a (j) ×
  4.       (a) an (b) the (c) a (d) a (e) the (f) the (g) × (h) the (i) the (j) the
  5.       (a) the (b) an (c) a (d) the (e) the (f) the (g) a (h) × (I)  a (j) ×
  6.       (a) an (b) the (c) a (d) × (e) the (f) an (g) a (h) the (i) an (j)

 

 

Fill in the blanks with the following texts with articles (a/an/the) as necessary. Some of the blanks may not require an article. Put a cross (×) in those blanks.                                                                                

  1. Once there lived (a) — poor cobbler. He had (b) — rich neighbour. (c) — neighbour was blessed with (d) — ill health. So he was (e) — angry man. He was always (f) — unhappy man. Once he used to think that (g) — richest man was (h) — happiest man in (i) — world. But his (j) — idea was not correct.
  2. Today women are playing (a) — important role in all spheres of (b) — life. They are no longer confined within (c) — four walls of the kitchens. They have come out of their cocoons and are working hand in hand with (d) — men. They are joining (e) — wide range of professions and making a great (f) — contribution to the economy. Now, it has come to (g) — realization of all that it is not possible to develop the country keeping women, (h) — large section of (i) — population, in (j) — dark.
  3. Mr. Karim is an English (a) — teacher. He is (b) — M.A. in English. He serves in (c) — ideal institution. He tries to lead (d) — honest life. He is (e) — most favourite teacher to the students. He speaks English like (f) — English. To speak (g) — truth he is friendly to (h) — students. He tries heart and soul to help (i) — students in every possible way. We want (j) — teacher like him.
  4. ‘Communicative competence’ means the ability to use (a) — language in (b) — appropriate manner in different situations. There are two ways of developing communicative competence in (c) — language. (d) — first is acquisition which is similar to (e) — way people develop their ability in their mother tongue. It’s a natural subconscious process in which people are not usually aware of acquiring (f) — language. They are only aware of (g) — communication. So, acquisition is picking up (h) — language in (i) — instinctive way. It may be called (j) — implicit method of learning.
  5. Literacy as (a) — skill was first institutionalized in Mesopotamia, Syria, Egypt and China soon after (b) — art of writing was invented. Education then was not for (c) — general people but (d) — privilege for (e) — chosen (f) — few who took on strategic roles in (g) — running of (h) — state and in religion. In Greece, education became more widespread in about the 5th century BC. (i) — Greeks, however, sent only their (j) — male children to school.
  6. (a) — idle man and (b) — active man cannot be equal. We know (c) — story of (d) — ant (e) — grasshopper. (f) — ant was industrious. On the other hand the grasshopper was really (g) — lazy. The ant knows that (h) — industrious shine. On (i) — contrary (j) — lazy suffer in life.

 

                                    Answers

  1. (a) a;  (b) a;   (c) the; (d) ×;   (e)  an;  (f) an;  (g) the;   (h) the;  (i) the;  (j) ×
  2. (a) an;  (b) ×;   (c) the; (d) ×;   (e)  a;  (f) ×;  (g) the;   (h) a;  (i) the;  (j) the
  3. (a) ×;  (b) an;   (c) an; (d) an;   (e)  the;  (f) the;  (g) the;   (h) the;  (i) the;  (j) a
  4. (a) ×;  (b) an;   (c) a; (d) the;   (e)  the;  (f) a;  (g) ×;   (h) a;  (i) an (j) the
  5. (a) a;  (b) the;   (c) the; (d) a;   (e)  the;  (f) ×;  (g) the;   (h) the;  (i) the;  (j) ×
  6. (a) an;  (b) an;   (c) the; (d) an/the;   (e)  a/the;  (f) the;  (g) ×;   (h) the;  (i) the;  (j) the

 

 

  1.         Fill in the gaps of the following text with appropriate articles. Put a cross for zero articles.

            The pied piper went to (a) — street. He took out (b) — pipe from his pocket. Then he began to play (c) — uncommon tune. (d) — rats from every house came out tumbling. (e) — piper moved along the streets. It is (f) — matter of wonder that the rats blindly followed him.

  1.         Fill in the gaps of the following text with appropriate articles. Put a cross for zero article.

            Kamal determined to do well in (a) — exam. So, he began to work hard. But he was not a healthy boy. So, he was suffering (b)— lot. He decided to consult a physician. He made (c) — appointment and met the doctor. The doctor was very friendly. He asked Kamal what his (d) — problem was. Kamal replied that he was not in good. He ate (e) — good quantity of balanced diet but he felt uneasy. The doctor advised him to take (f) — complete rest.

  1.         Fill in the gaps of the following text with appropriate articles. Put a cross for zero article.

            (a) — literate man is an asset to an undeveloped country. He can teach the ignorant (b) — unique matter without facing (c) — obstruction. For this, there is difference between (d) — educated and an uneducated person. The role played by (e) — learned is beyond description. For (f) — greater interest of the country, we should be literate.

  1.         Fill in the gaps of the following text with appropriate articles. Put a cross for zero article.

            The population of a country is (a) — asset, but it becomes (b) — problem when the country can’t afford to provide her people with (c) — basic needs. The area of Bangladesh as (d) — country is having (e) — area of 1,47,570 sq kms. A good number of her people are dependent on (f) — agriculture.

  1.         Fill in the gaps of the following text with appropriate articles. Put a cross for zero article.

            Dhaka is (a) — old town. It stands on (b) — bank of the Buriganga. (c) — large number of big buildings have been constructed here. Some beautiful parks add to (d) — beauty of Dhaka city. Many roads and streets have also been constructed. (e) — Dhaka Museum is worth seeing. But the people living in the city have to face (f) — good number of problems.

  1.         Fill in the gaps of the following text with appropriate articles. Put a cross for zero article.

            (a) — ordinary garment worker in our country leads (b) — very poor life. She goes to her office on foot. Sometimes, she gets on (c) — crowded bus. She is (d) — object of others pity. She does not work in a congenial (e) — atmosphere. (f) — concerning authority should take some steps to upgrade their lifestyle.

  1.         Fill in the gaps of the following text with appropriate articles. Put a cross for zero article.

            A few days back, I made (a) — journey by boat on the occasion of autumn (b) —vacation. We hired (c) — big boat. (d) — boatman and the oarsman were very nice. We had our breakfast early in (e) — morning. The day was really (f) — exciting one to me.

  1.         Fill in the gaps of the following text with appropriate articles. Put a cross for zero article.

            (a) — 16th December is a red-letter day in the history of Bangladesh. On this day, we achieved victory at the cost of (b) — bloody war. Bangladesh came into being as (c) — independent country. It occupied a place in the world map. Every year we observe (d) — day with due solemnity. We remember (e) — supreme sacrifice of our heroic sons. The day is a public holiday and the national flag is hoisted on the top of each house. It is (f) — memorable day in our national life.

  1.         Fill in the gaps of the following text with appropriate articles. Put a cross for zero article.

            Every student wants to do better in the exam. But it is not (a) — easy task. (b) — student has to do something for this. From (c) — very beginning, he must be very serious. He should read (d) — texts again and again. He must not make (e) — notes from a common source. He must follow (f) — particular method which is termed as an advanced one.

  1.       Fill in the gaps of the following text with appropriate articles. Put a cross for zero article.

            Akbar (a) — Great was one of (b) — greatest emperors of India. He was in one side a great ruler and on the other side a man of (c) — wisdom. He was the best of all the Mughal rulers. As a result, his name has been written in golden letters in the pages of history. He was (d) — uneducated person. But he had the ability to rule his empire like (e) — expert ruler. (f) — ruler like Akbar is badly required in Bangladesh now.

 

Answers :

  1. (a) a (b) a (c) an (d) The (e) The (f) a
  2. (a) the (b) a (c) an (d) X (e) a (f) X
  3. (a) A (b) an (c) X (d) the (e) the (f) the
  4. (a) an (b) a (c) the (d) a (e) an (f) X
  5. (a) an (b) the (c) A (d) the (e) The (f) a
  6. (a) An (b) a (c) a (d) The (e) X (f) The
  7. (a) a (b) X (c) a (d) The (e) the (f) an
  8. (a) The (b) a (c) an (d) the (e) the (f) a
  9. (a) an (b) A (c) the (d) the (e) X (f) a
  10. (a) the (b) the (c) X (d) an (e) an (f) A

Fill in the blanks of the following texts with articles (a/an/the) as necessary. Some of the blanks may not require an article. Put a cross (×) in those blanks.
1. Industry is (a) — key to success. (b) — industrious can prosper in life. (c) — man who does not undertake (d) — hard work can never go (e) — long way in (f) — world. Many (g) — man is not conscious of (h) — importance of (i) — diligence for which they can’t reap (j) — benefit of success.
2. (a) — 16th December is (b) — red letter day in the history of Bangladesh. On this day we achieved victory at (c) — cost of (d) — bloody battle. Bangladesh came into being as (e) — independent country. It occupied a place in the world (f) — map. Every year we observe (g) —— day with due solemnity. We remember (h) — supreme sacrifice of our heroic sons. The day is (i) — public holiday. The day begins with gunshot. The national flag is hoisted on (j) — top of the each house.
3. Patriotism is (a) — noble virtue. It inspires (b) — man to shed the last drop of blood to defend (c) — freedom of his country. (d) — man without patriotism is no better than (e) — beast. A true patriot is honoured by (f) — all. He thinks for (g) — welfare of his country. On (h) — other hand, (i) — unpatriotic man thinks only of his own interest. Those who die for (j) [RTF bookmark start : ]_GoBack [RTF bookmark end : ] _ GoBack — country are true patriots.
4. Bangladesh is a land of (a) — scenic beauty, (b) — land, (c) — rivers and the forest are (d) — sources of this beauty. Geographically Bangladesh can be divided into four regions. In many places there is lot of amazing beautiful spots. For this reason, (e) — tourism business can flourish here, (f) — wild animals of (g) — Sundarbans are also (h) — great asset. Tourism can play (i) — vital role in national economy. But it is still in elementary stage. So, we have to cross (j) — long way.
5. (a) — morning walk is a good habit for all classes of people. It is (b) — simple exercise and good for health and (c) — mentality. In the morning, (d) — air is fresh and free from any kind of noise and pollution. This pure (e) — environment makes an effect on (f) — walker’s health and mind when (g) — man enjoys (h) — beauties and solemnity of (i) — nature in (j) — morning.
6. There is a saying that sincerity is (a) — key to success. (b) — person can prosper in life by doing hard work. The man who does not follow (c) — rules of sincerity can never go (d) —  long way in (e) — world. Many (f) — man is not conscious of (g) — importance of (h) — sincerity for which they don’t have (i) — benefit of (j) — success. However, we should be sincere to our work if we want to achieve anything notable.

Answers
1. (a) the (b) the  (c) the (d) × (e) a
(f) the (g) a (h) the (i) × (j) the
2. (a) the (b) a (c) the (d) a (e)  an
(f) × (g) the (h) the (i) a (j) the
3. (a) a (b) a (c) the (d) a (e) a
(f) a (g) the (h) the (i) an (j) the
4. (a) × (b) the (c) the (d) the (e) ×
(f) the (g) the (h) a (i) a (j) a
5. (a) × (b) a (c) × (d) the (e) ×
(f) the (g) a (h) the (i) × (j) the
6. (a) the (b) a (c) the (d) a (e) the
(f) a (g) the (h) × (i) the (j) ×

 

 

 

Question: Fill in the blanks in the following texts with articles (a/an/the) as necessary. Some of the blanks may not require an article. Put a cross (×) in those blanks. 5

Set-1
It was (a) — open field in Delhi. In it there was no room left for any more people. Some boys, some young and the old (b) — all assembled there to watch (c) — elephant fighting. (d) — prince was watching the fighting sitting at (e) — side of the field. (f) — fight was going on. Suddenly an elephant rushed towards (g) — innocent child. The people began to run away out of (h) — fear. The prince found it difficult to get through (i) — rush of so many people. He brought out his sword and saved the child by fighting with (j) — elephant.
Ans. (a) an (b) × (c) an (d) A (e) a (f) The (g) an (h) × (i) the (j) the
Set-2
The camel is not (a) — animal of our country. It is (b) — animal of (c) — desert. Desert is an area without any trees or water except (d) — date trees. Though (e) — camel looks ugly indeed, there is no other animal so useful as it. There is (f) — hump on (g) — back of the camel. The camel can live if it does not get any food for fifteen days. (h) — date trees grow in the abundance in the desert. The camel lives on date leaves. There is (i) — bladder in the throat of the camel. It preserves water in it and can run fast on the sand with heavy loads. So it is called (j) — ship of desert.
Ans. (a) an (b) the (c) the (d) × (e) the (f) a (g) the (h) The (i) a (j) the
Set-3
Here is (a) — story about (b) — English king. This king lived in England many years ago. His name was Alfred. Alfred was (c) — good king because he helped his people. You know England is (d) — land of the English people. But in those days, there were also people in England from (e) — other land, Denmark. They wanted to take away England from the English people. So there were fights between these two nations. In (f) — one fight Alfred fought all the day but in the end he had to run away. All (g) — day he walked and at night he slept under a big banyan tree. Next day he looked for a house. He found (h) — little house in the fields and went up to the door. (i) — old woman opened (j) — door and gave him shelter and food.
Ans. (a) a (b) an (c) a (d) the (e) the (f) × (g) × (h) a (i) An (j) the
Set-4
(a) — ant is (b) — industrious insect. No other insect is as industrious as (c) — ant. If we observe the life of (d) — successful man, we will find that he was (e) — industrious. The industrious are liked by all in (f) — world. On (g) — other hand, (h) — idle person is disliked by all. So, industry is (i) — must to prosper in (j) — life because we know industry is the key to success.
Ans. (a) An (b) an (c) the (d) a (e) × (f) the (g) the (h) an (i) a (j) ×
Set-5
(a) — library is usually a room or a building where (b) — huge collection of books of various subjects are kept ready for the readers. (c) — students come here to pass their leisure hours by reading books, magazines, journals, etc. There is (d) — librarian who is in charge of (e) — library. His duty is to keep the books in (f) — library in (g) — perfect order. (h) — true function of (i) — school library is to supply the students (j) — good books that widen their knowledge.
Ans. (a) A (b) a (c) the (d) a (e) The (f) the (g) a (h) The (i) a (j) the

 

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Set-6
Bangladesh is (a) —- overpopulated country. Population problem is (b) —- burning question of Bangladesh. Though (c) —- population of (d) —- country is (e) —- asset, it has already become (f) —- great problem in our country because (g) —- country cannot afford to give (h) —- people the basic necessaries of (i) —- life equally to all. So we should try to make the equity among all by controlling (j) —- population growth.
Ans. (a) an (b) the (c) the (d) a (e) an (f) a (g) the (h) the (i) × (j) the
Set-7
Dowry means (a) —- property or money brought by a bride to her husband. During the marriage ceremony (b) —- section of greedy people claim much wealth or money from (c) —- guardians of the brides. (d) —- poor illiterate girls become (e) —- victims of dowry. If (f) —- guardians fail to fulfill (g) —- demand of (h) —- bridegroom the brides are maltreated. So, the poor cannot think of marriage of their daughters. It is (i) —- social curse. This curse can be eliminated by changing the outlook of (j) —- people specially the male members.
Ans. (a) × (b) a (c) the (d) The (e) the (f) × (g) the (h) the (i) a (j) the
Set-8
(a) —- reporter is (b) —- person who collects (c) —- news from any place of the country or from any country of the world. He works for (d) —- certain newspaper or (e) —- news agency. He plays (f) —- important role in the newspaper industry. He supplies (g) —- various news to (h) —- news agency or newspaper. A reporter should be (i) —- ideal person to supply true reports. He must be (j) —- industrious person too.
Ans. (a) A (b) a (c) × (d) a (e) a (f) an (g) × (h) the (i) an (j) an
Set-9
(a) —- export fair means (b) —- fair where various types of goods and commodities are displayed in order to draw (e) —- attention of the native as well as (d) —- overseas buyers. Different organizations of (e) —- different countries set up their respective stalls with a view to displaying their commercial articles. They supply brochures to advertise (f) —- qualities of their articles. (g) —- good number of buyers of different countries are seen in this fair. The buyers of (h) —- overseas country generally do not buy things from this fair. They only justify (i) —- qualities of the things with a motive to buy in future. A fair like this bears (j) —- economic importance and value.
Ans. (a) An (b) the (c) the (d) the (e) × (f) the (g) A (h) an (i) the (j) an
Set-10
Freedom is (a) —- eternal desire of man. (b) —- spirit of revolution emerges from this desire. This very spirit inspires (c) —- man to achieve his freedom. We are the inhabitants of (d) —- independent Bangladesh. But it was not free in (e) —- past. Bangladesh lost her independence in (f) —- different phases of (g) —- history. At last, Bangladesh became free in 1971 from (h) —- then Pakistan rulers after (j) —- fierce fighting, Now, it is our duty to make (j) —- Liberation War meaningful by realizing its importance on our national life.
Ans. (a) the (b) The (c) × (d) an (e) the (f) × (g) the (h) the (i) a (j) the
Set-11
The college magazine plays an important role in (a) —- college life. It is different from (b) —- other regular journals as it is the product of young minds. (c) —- editor of the college magazine is (d) —- student who acts under the supervisor of (e) —- teacher. (f) —- magazine is (g) —- mouthpiece of the students of the college. (h) —- budding writers find (i) —- opportunity to express their thoughts and ideas. (j) —- student feels proud and happy when he finds his article in print.
Ans: (a) × (b) ×/the (c) The (d) a (e) a (f) The (g) a (h) The (i) an (j) A.

 

 

 

  1. Use articles where necessary. Put a

cross (x) mark where an article is not

needed:

Tea is a drink. It is also (a) ———–refreshing drink. The preparation of tea is a long but (b) ———-interesting process, (c) ———-water is first boiled in (d)——-— kettle and (e)———-desired

quantity of (f) ———- tea dust is put in it. After (g)———– few minutes (h) ———– boiled leaves are separated (i) ———– liquor. Then the liquor is poured into (j) ———–cup and some milk and sugar are mixed with it.

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(a) ———– 16th December is (b) ———- red letter day in the history of Bangladesh. On this day, we achieved (c) ———- freedom at the cost of (d) ———- bloody battle and Bangladesh

came into (e)———-being and made a place in (f)———-world map as (g) ———- independent country. Every year this day is celebrated in (h) ———- enthusiastic atmosphere. We remember

(i) ———-great sacrifice of our heroic sons who died for this country. We also pay (j)———-great tribute to them.

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Once upon (a) ———-time there was (b) ——— king. His palace was surrounded by (c) —— —–beautiful gardens. One day he fell ill. He called in (d)———— doctor. But (e) ———–doctor could not say what wrong was with him. More (f) ——— doctors were called. Finally they said that (g)———-king could be healed if he wore (h) ———– shirt of (i) ———– happy man. (j)———-messengers were sent everywhere, but no happy man could be found.

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Long   ago (a) ——— mirror was found in (b) ———paddy field by (c)———-old farmer. Neither this farmer nor anybody else in (d) ——— area had ever seen a  mirror. So, when (e) ———-farmer

looked into (f) ——— mirror, he was surprised to see (g)  —— man looking straight at him. Now, (h) ——— farmer closely (i) ———-resembled his father who had died many years ago. He thought that it was his father (j) ——— inside it and saluted him with love and respect.

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Socrates believed that (a) ——-angry man was more of (b)———-beast than human being. He had a wife who used to lose her temper on (c) ———-slightest excuse. One day (d) ———-woman got more furious and began to insult him. He went out and sat on the door step of his (e) ———house. He looked out on the public (f)——- street. The wife found that he was paying (g) ——— least heed to her. So she began to pour hot water on (h) ——-head of Socrates. The passers-by were very amused at (i) ———– incident. They had seen such (j) ——- incident before.

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Childhood or boyhood is (a) ———- man’s formative period. During this period (b) ——– child receives training from its mother, (c) ———-mother’s tender heart always looks to (d) ———- welfare and well-being of (e) ———child. If during this period (f) ——— mother tries to bring (g) ———–child up carefully and according to her (h)———- best ideas, (i) ——child is sure to grow with its superiors, parents and teachers and love (j) ——— all irrespective of cast creed and colour.

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Today women are playing (a) ——- important role in all spheres of (b) ——- life. They are no longer confined within (c)———– four walls of the kitchens. They have come out of their cocoons and are working hand in hand with (d) ———-men. They are joining (e) ———– wide range of professions and making a great (f)———– contribution to the economy. Now it has come to (g)—— realisation of all that it is not possible to develop the country keeping women, (h) —– large section of (i) —– population, in (j)——-dark.

8.Use articles where necessary. Put a cross (x) mark where an article is not needed:

(a) ——— ant is (b)——— industrious insect. Bees are also (c) —– industrious insects. If we observe the life of (d) ———-successful man, we will find that he is also (e) ———-industrious, (f) ———-industrious are appreciated by all. On the other hand, (g) —–idle are disliked by all. So, industry is (h) ———- must to prosper in (i) ———- life. We all know that industry is the key to success and laziness leads us to (j)———- misfortune.

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Bangladesh is (a) ———world’s most densely populated country. Our development efforts are frustrated because of (b) —–great size of our population, (c)____population explosion is (d) ______constant threat to our environment and (e)- society. Her population is growing at such

(f)____high rate that (g)_______environment may soon fail to supply (h)— —– people with their minimum necessities. It is indeed (i) ——–alarming situation. Something should be done to change (j)———— situation.

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(a)— honest boy is he who never tells a lie, He carries out (b)———– orders of his parents. He has (c)———aim in life. He develops (d) ———attitude to serve his nation. He is (e)——— active worker who upholds (f)——— interest of his nation above everything. He thinks that he has (g)———role to play in all matters. We cordially expect such (h)——- boy to change (i) -—– selfish motive of (j)—– people.

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There was (a)_idle man who inherited vast property from his father. He did not like physical labour. As (b) _ _ result, he became very fat and could not move from one place to another. He called in (c)_European doctor, (d)_doctor was very intelligent. He did not prescribe any medicine for (e)_man. He advised him to buy (f)_heavy club and move it in (g) __ air till he got (h)_tired. Following the

advice of the doctor, he became (i)_thin from (j)_obese man.

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“Under the Greenwood Tree” is (a)_song derived from “As Your Like It,” (b) _ comedy by Shakespeare. In this song (c)_writer’s love of nature has found (d)_ eloquent expression, as has, as (e) _ undertone, his deep concern for (f) limitations of (g)_human society. In the forest (h)_only enemy of man is bitter

winter and rough weather. Nature has no particular enmity towards man and it treats undoubtedly (e)_great asset of (f)_country. But when (g) _ __ country fails to feed and provide them with (h)

_ _ suitable jobs, they become (i) _ burden. Similar is (j)_case with Bangladesh.

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needed:

At present Bangladesh faces (a) _ number of (b) _ problems. Of all these problems (c) _ population problem is (d) _ most acute one. Population is undoubtedly (e)__great asset of (f)_country. But when (g)_country fails to feed and provide them with (h) _ suitable jobs, they become (i) _ burden. Similar is (j)_case with Bangladesh.

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I live in (a)_Jigatola near (b)_Rifles Square. When I was (c) _ _ student of (d)_University of Dhaka, I stayed at Wari in (e)_old Dhaka. Actually, it was in (f)_Bonogram Lane that originates from (g)_BCC Road which is a branch of (h)_Renkin Street, (i)_Bangabhaban and (j)_ Baldha Garden are adjacent to this area.

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We live on (a)_ground floor of (b)_old house on (c)_river Kirtankhola. We are very much afraid of (d) _ _ burglars and always lock up (e)_house very carefully before we go to (f) _bed. We also take (g)__ precaution of looking under (h)_bed to see if (i)_burglar is hiding there. We know modern burglars do not hide under beds, but we go on looking just (j)_same.

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You must have heard (a)_name of Kazi Nazrul Islam. He is our national poet. He is known as (b)_rebel poet. He was born in (c)_poor family. He passed his boyhood in great hardship. When (d) _ _ First World War .broke out, he joined (e) _army. After (f)_war, he began to write poems. He wrote specially for (g) _ oppressed and down trodden people. He is called (h) _ Shelley of Bengali literature. His poems and songs inspired (i) _ Bangalees in (j) _ War of liberation.

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(a) ————— Morning walk is a good habit for all classes of people. It is (b) ———simple exercise and good for health and (c)———–mentality. In the morning, (d) ———- air is fresh and free from any kind of noise and pollution. This pure (e) –— environment makes an effect on (i)———–walkers’ health and mind, when (g)——-— man enjoys (h) —— – beauties and solemnity of (i) ———nature in (j)———– morning.

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It is (a)————known fact that English is (b)————-international language. (c). —— language used by international community is important. Statistics show that 350 million people speak English as (d)—–—— first language and another 300 million use it as (e)———— second, language. It is (f)——-official language in more than 60 countries of the world. Once it was also (g)————official language of our country. Most of (h) ———– books of science and technology are written in English, So (i)———– importance of learning English beggars description. It is (j)———must.

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Though newspaper is not always (a) ———— unmixed blessing, it is (b) —————-most useful thing in our life. We rarely think of (c) ————-day without reading (d) ———-,newspaper. Reading newspaper is one of (e) —-—— good habits of a man. We shall be like (f)———— frog in a dark well if we neglect developing this habit. However, some people prefer (g)————electronic media to reading (h) ——————- newspaper. But (i) ————newspaper offers more to its readers than (j)

—————electronic media.

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Once you have completed (a)———- initial diagnosis of your students, you are faced with selecting subject-matter appropriate to their (b)———-interests, abilities, and personal – social adjustment as well as to your own teaching objectives. Frequently, (c) ————– selection and planning of content are not seen as integral (d) ———-parts of (e) ———- evaluation process, (f) ———– techniques you

select to evaluate how well you and your students have achieved your objectives are inextricably bound to (g) ———– subject-matter used to teach these objectives. In (h) ———-sense, you must evaluate (i)——— subject- matter itself to (j) ———-determine if it is appropriate for your objectives.

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Providing enough energy to meet (a) ————ever-increasing demand is one of (b)————gravest problems (c)— world is now facing. Energy is (d) ———— key to (e) ——–industrialized economy, which calls for (f)———– doubling of electrical output every ten to twelve years. Meanwhile (g) ———– days of cheap abundant and environmentally acceptable power may be coming to (h)———end. Coal is plentiful but polluting, natural gas is (i) ———–scarce, oil is not found everywhere. Nuclear power now appears (j)————costly and risky.

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Cellular radio telephone, also called cellular telephone or cell phone provides voice telephone and other services to (a)———–mobile users. Cellular telephones primarily operate like portable or cordless telephones. However, unlike conventional wire- based cordless phones, cell phones are completely portable and do not require (b) ————jack to access (c) ————- wire-based networks operated by local telephone companies, (d)————– new generation of services for cell phones include video conferencing and (e)——– internet access with (f) ———— ability to send e-mail. Cellular telephones have become very popular with (g) ————— professionals and (h)———-consumers as (i)———–way to communicate easily. It has been (j)————–alternative to conventional wire-based services.

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James Norman Hall was (a)———— American writer. He wrote (b).————– story about(c)—————wonderful piece of business that took place between him and a farmer. While in (d)————-Tahiti, he was short of (e)——— money and rented (f)———— one room house about

22 kilometers from (g)———— town. He was doing (h)—–interesting writing there. To save money he wanted to make (i)——–vegetable garden in front of his house. But (j)——-land was full of ants and land-crabs. They foiled all his attempts.

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We know (a)——– man is (b)———- rational creature. It is (c)———- rationality in him which makes him (d) ———– different species. He can differentiate between (e)——–right and (f) ———–wrong. This is why (g)———– man is considered (h)———–best creation of (i) ———-creator of (j)———— universe.

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A brilliant student is (a) — asset. One day he may be (b)——engineer or (c)—– M.B.B.S.doctor. He makes (d)—–best use of his time. He makes a proper division of his time and does his duties accordingly. He knows that youth is (e) —-golden period of (f) —- life. He has (g) — aim in life. He knows that (h) – life without (i) — aim is like (j) — ship without a rudder.

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(a) —–idle man and (b) —–active man cannot be equal. We know (c)—–story of (d) —–ant and (e)– grasshopper, (f)- ant was industrious. On the other hand, the grasshopper was really (g) —–lazy. The ant knew that (h) —–industrious shine. On (i)——–contrary, (j) —–lazy suffer in life.

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Bangladesh is a land of (a) ——-scenic beauty, (b) ——-land, (c)-rivers and the forests are (d) ——— sources of this beauty. Geographically Bangladesh can be divided into four regions. In many places there are a lot of amazing beautiful spots. There are many historical places also. For this reason, (e) ——-tourism business can flourish here, (f) ——-wild animals of (g) ——- Sundarbans are also (h) ——-great asset. Tourism can play (i) ——-vital role in national economy. But it is still in its tender age. So, we have to cross (j) ——-long way.

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Bangladesh is (a) ————world’s most densely populated country. Our development efforts are frustrated because of (b) —— great size of our population, (c)————population explosion is (d) ————constant threat to our environment and (e)———society. Here population is growing at such (f) ——-high rate that (g)——environment may soon fail to supply (h)——-people with their minimum necessities. It is indeed (i) ———alarming situation. Something should be done to change (j)————-situation.

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Newspaper plays (a) ———important role in our society. It is (b)——–most useful thing in our modern life. We cannot think of (c)——–day without it. To read news paper is (d) ——– good habit, (e) ——– more we read newspaper (f) ——– more we can acquire knowledge. If we don’t read it, we shall be (g) ——–frogs in (h) ——– dark well. It is (i) ——–looking glass of (j)——–modern world.

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When (a) ———— great poet, Ferdousi, began to write (b).—— Shahnama, the sultan promised him (c) ————piece of gold for each (d)   ———-verse. When (e) ——– epic was finished, it contained sixty thousand (f) ———— verses. Instead of giving gold coins, he offered the poet only sixty thousand silver (g) ————- coins. The poet refused to take the silver coins and left the court with (h)——broken heart. He was (i)—– aggrieved man. Later on the sultan realized that he had made (j)——blunder.

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An angry man is not liked (a) —— even by (b) —— idiot. There is difference between the educated and (c) –person should come forward to educate (e)—— uneducated. On the other hand (f)–rich man should have (g) —— sympathy for (h) —— poor there is difference between (i)—— poor man and

(j) —— rich man.

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We were returning home. On (a)——– way we met (b) ———little girl. She was selling (c) —— flowers on (d) ——— street. She requested us to buy (e)——– flower. My mother is (f)——–kind- hearted woman, (g)——–motherly affection rose at (h)——— sight of her. She gave her (i) ——— ten taka note and bought some flowers. We should be kind to (j) —helpless.

 

Articles

Use articles in the following passage. Put a cross () where an article is not needed.

27.

(a) — man generally likes (b) — freedom. But due to different reasons he has to live in(c) — society. In (d) — society he cannot do whatever he likes. He has to abide by(e) — rules and regulations of (f) — society he lives in. He should not disturb (g) — rights of others. If everybody acts within (h) — limits of his freedom, (i) — peaceful society is formed. Then (j) — world turns into a paradise.

Answer: (a) A, (b) , (c) a, (d) the, (e) the, (f) the, (g) the, (h) the, (i) a, (j) the.

28.

A gentleman once advertised for (a) — post of a peon and nearly 50 candidates applied for (b) — post. Of course, only one candidate could be chosen, and 49 must sent away. When (c) — choice was made, (d) — friend asked (e) — gentleman why had selected (f) — one who came with (g) — least recommendation. The gentleman said, ‘There were many things I noticed in his favour.’ He knew (h) — use of the mat the door, he closed the door gently as he entered, he made way for (i) — lame man who came into the office and all of my questions were answered properly and respectively. Think, his politeness is (j) — great recommendation.

Answer: (a) the, (b) the, (c) the, (d) a, (e) the, (f) the, (g) the, (h) the, (i) a, (j) a.

29.

My uncle lives in (a) — USA. Once he was (b) — university teacher. Now he is working as (c) — expert in (d) — consultancy firm. Though he has been living there for five years, he has not been issued his (e) — green card. He is trying his best to get (f) — card. We have heard a lot of stories about his merit. From his childhood he speaks (g) — English like (h) — English. He is such (i) — brilliant person that my parents often encourage me to follow him. But I don’t like him because he does not live in our (j) — beautiful country.

Answer: (a) the, (b) a, (c) an, (d) a, (e) , (f) the, (g) , (h) the, (i) a, (j) 

30.

Once (a) — poet (b) — Wordsworth was wandering when he suddenly saw a great number of (c) — daffodils beside the lake. Stretching along (d) — shore of (e) — bay, they looked as innumerous as (f) — stars in (g) — Milky Way. (h) — daffodils were fluttering and dancing so gaily in (i) — breeze that even (j) — dancing waves glittering in the sunshine seemed to pale in comparison.

Answer: (a) the, (b) , (c) , (d) the, (e) the, (f) the, (g) the, (h) The, (i) the, (j) the.

 

 

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Set-1:

A brilliant student is (a) — asset. One day he may be (b) — engineer or (c) — MBBS doctor. He makes (d) — best use of his time. He makes a proper division of his time and does his duties accordingly. He knows that youth is (e) — golden period of (f) — life. He has (g) — aim in life. He knows that (h) — life without (i) — aim is like (j) — ship without rudder.

Set-1 (Ans) : (a) an (b) an (c) an (d) the (e) the (f) X (g) an (h) X

(i) an (j) a,

Set-2:

Bangladesh is a land of (a) — scenic beauty. (b) — land, (c) — rivers and the forests are (d) — sources of this beauty. Geographically Bangladesh can be divided into four regions. In many places there are a lot of amazing beautiful spots. There are many historical places also. For this reason, (e) — tourism business can flourish here. (f) — wild animals of (g) — Sundarbans are also (h) — great asset. Tourism can play (i) — vital role in national economy. But it is still in its tender age. So, we have to cross (j) —long way.

Set-2(Ans): (a) x (b) The (c) the (d) the (e) x (f) The (g) the (h) a

(i) a (j) a.

Set-3:

Bangladesh is (a) — world’s most densely populated country. Our development efforts are frustrated because of (b) — great size of our population. (c) — population explosion is (d) — constant threat to our environment and (e) — society. Here population is growing at such (f) — high rate that (g) — environment may soon fail to supply (h) — people with their minimum necessities. It is indeed (i) — alarming situation. Something should be done to change (j) — situation.

Set-3(Ans):

(a) the (b) the (c) x/the (d) a (e) x (f) a (g) the (h) the (i) an (j) the.

 

Set-4:

(a) — idle man and (b) — active man can not be equal. We know (c) — story of (d) — ant and (e) — grasshopper. (f) — ant was industrious. On the other hand, the grasshopper was really (g) — lazy. The ant knew that (h) — industrious shine. On (i) — contrary, (j) — lazy suffer in life.

Set-4 (Ans): (a) An (b) an (c) the (d) an/the (e) a/the (f) The (g) x

(h) the (i) the (j) the.

Set-5:

Newspaper plays (a) — important role in our society. It is (b) — most useful thing in our modern life. We can not think of (c) — day without it. To read newspaper is (d) — good habit. (e) — more we read newspaper (f) — more we can acquire knowledge. If we don’t read it, we shall be (g) — frogs in (h) — dark well. It is (i) — looking glass of (j) — modern world.

Set-5: (Ans):

(a) an (b) the (c) a (d) a (e) The (f) the (g) x (h) the (i) a (j) the.

 

Set-6:

When (a) — great poet Ferdousi, began to write (b) — Shahanama, the Sultan promised him (c) — piece of gold for each (d) — verse. When (e) — epic was finished, it contained sixty thousand (f) — verses. Instead of giving gold coins, he offered the poet only sixty thousand silver (g) — coins. The poet refused to take the silver coins and left the court with (h) — broken heart. He was (i) — aggrieved man. Later on the Sultan reaslised that he had made (j) — blunder.

Set-6 : (Ans):

(a) the (b) the (c) a (d) x (e) the (f) x (g) x (h) a (i) an (j) a.Set-7:

 

An angry man is not liked (a) ¾ even by (b) ¾ idiot. There is difference between the educated and (c) ¾ uneducated. An educated (d) ¾ person should come forward to educate (e) ¾ uneducated. On the other hand (f) ¾ rich man should have (g) ¾ sympathy for (h) ¾ poor. There is difference between (i) ¾ poor man and (j) ¾ rich man.

 

Set-7 : (Ans): (a) x (b) an (c) the (d) x (e) the (f) a (g) x (h) the (i) a (j) a.

 

 

 

Set-8:

 

We were returning home. On (a) ¾ way we met (b) ¾ little girl. She was selling (c) ¾ flowers on (d) ¾ street. She requested us to buy (e) ¾ flower. My mother is (f) ¾ kind hearted woman. (g) ¾ motherly affection rose at (h) ¾ sight of her. She gave her (i) ¾ ten taka note and bought some flowers. We should be kind to (j) ¾ helpless.

 

Set-8 : (Ans): (a) the (b) a (c) x (d) the (e) a (f) a (g) The (h) the (i) a (j) the.

 

 

 

Set-9:

 

(a)  ¾ Morning walk is a good habit for all classes of people. It is (b) ¾ simple exercise and good for health and (c) ¾ mentality. In the morning, (d) ¾ air is fresh and free from any kind of noise and pollution. This pure (e) ¾ environment makes an effect on (f) ¾ walkers’ health and mind, when (g) ¾ man enjoys (h) ¾ beauties and solemnity of (i) ¾ nature in (j) ¾ morning.

 

Set-9: (Ans): (a) x (b) a (c) x (d) the (e) x (f) the (g) a (h) the (i) x (j) the.

 

 

 

Set-10:

 

Though newspaper is not always (a) ¾ unmixed blessing, it is (b) ¾ most useful thing in our life. We rarely think of (e) ¾ day without reading (d) ¾ newspaper. Reading newspaper is one of (e) ¾ good habits of a man. We shall be like (f) ¾ frog in a dark well if we neglect developing this habit. However, some people prefer (g) ¾ electronic media to reading (h) ¾ newspaper. But (f) ¾ newspaper offers more to its readers than (j) ¾ electronic media.

 

Set-10: (Ans): (a) an (b) the/a (c) a (d) a (e) the (f) a (g) x (h) x (i) a/the (j) the.

 

 

 

Set-11:

 

It is (a) ¾ known fact that English is (b) ¾ international language. (c) ¾ language used by international community is important. Statistics show that 350 million people speak English as (d) ¾ first language and another 300 million use it as (e) ¾ second language. It is (f) ¾ official language in more than 60 countries of the world. Once it was also (g) ¾ official language of our country. Most of (h) ¾ books of science and technology are written in English. So (i) ¾ importance of learning English beggars description. It is (j) ¾ must.

 

Set-11: (Ans): (a) a (b) an (c) The/A (d) a (e) a (f) the (g) the (h) the (i) the (j) a.

 

Set-12:

 

James Norman Hall was (a) ¾ American writer. He wrote (b) ¾ story about (c) ¾ wonderful piece of business that took place between him and a farmer. While in (d) ¾ Tahiti, he was short of (e) ¾ money and rented (f) ¾ one room house about 22 kilometres from (g) ¾ town. He was doing (h) ¾ interesting writing there. To save money he wanted to make (i) ¾ vegetable garden in front of his house. But (j) ¾ land was full of ants and land crabs. They foiled all his attempts.

 

Set-12: (Ans): (a) an (b) a (c) a (d) x (e) x (f) a (g) the (h) an (i) a (j) the.

Set-7:

 

An angry man is not liked (a) ¾ even by (b) ¾ idiot. There is difference between the educated and (c) ¾ uneducated. An educated (d) ¾ person should come forward to educate (e) ¾ uneducated. On the other hand (f) ¾ rich man should have (g) ¾ sympathy for (h) ¾ poor. There is difference between (i) ¾ poor man and (j) ¾ rich man.

 

Set-7 : (Ans): (a) x (b) an (c) the (d) x (e) the (f) a (g) x (h) the (i) a (j) a.

 

 

 

Set-8:

 

We were returning home. On (a) ¾ way we met (b) ¾ little girl. She was selling (c) ¾ flowers on (d) ¾ street. She requested us to buy (e) ¾ flower. My mother is (f) ¾ kind hearted woman. (g) ¾ motherly affection rose at (h) ¾ sight of her. She gave her (i) ¾ ten taka note and bought some flowers. We should be kind to (j) ¾ helpless.

 

Set-8 : (Ans): (a) the (b) a (c) x (d) the (e) a (f) a (g) The (h) the (i) a (j) the.

 

 

 

Set-9:

 

(a)  ¾ Morning walk is a good habit for all classes of people. It is (b) ¾ simple exercise and good for health and (c) ¾ mentality. In the morning, (d) ¾ air is fresh and free from any kind of noise and pollution. This pure (e) ¾ environment makes an effect on (f) ¾ walkers’ health and mind, when (g) ¾ man enjoys (h) ¾ beauties and solemnity of (i) ¾ nature in (j) ¾ morning.

 

Set-9: (Ans): (a) x (b) a (c) x (d) the (e) x (f) the (g) a (h) the (i) x (j) the.

 

 

 

Set-10:

 

Though newspaper is not always (a) ¾ unmixed blessing, it is (b) ¾ most useful thing in our life. We rarely think of (e) ¾ day without reading (d) ¾ newspaper. Reading newspaper is one of (e) ¾ good habits of a man. We shall be like (f) ¾ frog in a dark well if we neglect developing this habit. However, some people prefer (g) ¾ electronic media to reading (h) ¾ newspaper. But (f) ¾ newspaper offers more to its readers than (j) ¾ electronic media.

 

Set-10: (Ans): (a) an (b) the/a (c) a (d) a (e) the (f) a (g) x (h) x (i) a/the (j) the.

 

 

 

Set-11:

 

It is (a) ¾ known fact that English is (b) ¾ international language. (c) ¾ language used by international community is important. Statistics show that 350 million people speak English as (d) ¾ first language and another 300 million use it as (e) ¾ second language. It is (f) ¾ official language in more than 60 countries of the world. Once it was also (g) ¾ official language of our country. Most of (h) ¾ books of science and technology are written in English. So (i) ¾ importance of learning English beggars description. It is (j) ¾ must.

 

Set-11: (Ans): (a) a (b) an (c) The/A (d) a (e) a (f) the (g) the (h) the (i) the (j) a.

 

Set-12:

 

James Norman Hall was (a) ¾ American writer. He wrote (b) ¾ story about (c) ¾ wonderful piece of business that took place between him and a farmer. While in (d) ¾ Tahiti, he was short of (e) ¾ money and rented (f) ¾ one room house about 22 kilometres from (g) ¾ town. He was doing (h) ¾ interesting writing there. To save money he wanted to make (i) ¾ vegetable garden in front of his house. But (j) ¾ land was full of ants and land crabs. They foiled all his attempts.

 

Set-12: (Ans): (a) an (b) a (c) a (d) x (e) x (f) a (g) the (h) an (i) a (j) the.

Set-13:

Cellular radio telephone, also called cellular telephone or cell phone provides voice telephone and other services to (a) — mobile users. Cellular telephones primarily operate like portable or cordless telephones. However, unlike conventional wire-based cordless phones, cell phones are completely portable and do not require (b) — jack to access (c) — wire-based networks operated by local telephone companies. (d) — new generation of services for cell phones include video conferencing and (e) — internet access with (f) — ability to send e-mail. Cellular telephones have become very popular with (g) — professionals and (h) — consumers as (i) — way to communicate easily. It has been (j) — alternative to conventional wire-based services.

 

Set-13: (Ans): (a) the/x (b) a (c) the/x (d) the (e) x (f) the (g) the (h) the (i) a (j) an.

Set-14:

Providing enough energy to meet (a) — ever increasing demand is one of (b) — gratest problems (c) — world is now facing. Energy is (d) — key to (e) — industrialized economy, which calls for (f) — doubling of electrical output every ten to twelve years. Meanwhile (g) — days of cheap abundant and environmentally acceptable power may be coming to (h) — end. Coal is plentiful but polluting, natural gas is (i) — scarce, oil is not found everywhere. Nuclear power now appears (j) — costly and risky.

Set-14 : (Ans): (a) the (b) the (c) the (d) the (e) the (f) the/a (g) the (h) an (i) x (j) x.

Set-15:

Once you have completed (a) — initial diagnosis of your students, you are faced with selecting subject-matter appropriate of their (b) — interests, abilities, and personal social adjustment as well to your own teaching objectives. Frequently, (c) — selection planning of content are not seen as integral (d) — parts of (e) — evaluation process. (f) — techniques you select to evaluate how well you and your students have achieved your objectives are inextricably bound to (g) — subject- matter used to teach these objectives. In (h) — sense, you must evaluate (i) — subject matter itself to (f) — determine if it is appropriate for your objectives.

Set-15: (Ans): (a) an/the (b) x (c) x/the (d) x (e) the/an (f) The (g) the (h) a (i) the (j) x.

Set-16:

We know (a) — man is (b) — rational creature. It is (c) — rationality in him which makes him (d) — different species. He can differentiate between (e) — right and (f) wrong. This is why (g) — man is considered (h) — best creation of (i) — creator of (j) — universe.

Set-16: (Ans): (a) x (b) a (c) the (d) a (e) x (f) x (g) x (h) the (i) the (j) the.

Set-17:

Bangladesh is (a) — world’s most densely populated country. Our development efforts are frustrated because of (b) — great size of our population. (c) — Population explosion is (d) — constant threat to our environment and (e) — society. He population is growing at such (f) — high rate that (g) — environment may soon fail to supply (h) — people with their minimum necessities. It is indeed (i) — alarming situation. Something should be done to change (j) — situation.

Set-17(Ans): (a) the (b) the (c) x (d) a (e) x (f) a (g) the (h) the/x (i) an (j) the.

Set-18:

(a) — honest boy is he who never tells a lie. He carries out (b) — orders of his parents. He has (e) — aim in life. He develops (d) — attitude to serve his nation. He is (e) — active worker who upholds (f) — interest to his nation above everything. He thinks that he has (g) — role to play in all matters. We cordially expect such (h) — boy to change (i) — selfish motive of (j) — people.

Set-18 : (Ans): (a) an (b) the (c) an (d) an (e) an (f) the (g) a (h) a (i) the (j) x.

Set-19:

There was (a) — idle man who inherited vast property from his father. He did not like physical labour. As (b) — result, he became very fat and could not move from one place to another. He called in (c) — European doctor. (d) — doctor was very intelligent. He did not prescribe any medicine for (e) — man. He advised him to buy (f) — heavy club and move it in (g) — air till he got (h) — tired. Following the advice of the doctor, he became thin from (j) — obese man.

Set-19: (Ans): (a) an (b) a (c) a (d) The (e) the (f) a (g) the (h) x (i) x (j) an.

Set-20:

“Under the Greenwood Tree” is (a) — song derived from “As You Like It,” (b) — comedy by Shakespeare. In this song (c) — writer’s love of nature has found (d) — eloquent expression, as has, as (e) — undertone, his deep concern for (f) — limitations of (g) — human society. In the forest (h) — only enemy of man is bitter winter and rough weather. Nature has no particular enmity towards man and it treats all equally. The forest is the place for one who is content with (i) — small pleasures of life and has (j) — little ambition.

Set-20: (Ans): (a) a (b) a (c) the (d) an/x (e) an/x (f) the (g) the (h) the (i) x (j) x.

Set-21:

At present Bangladesh faces (a) — number of (b) — problems. Of all these problems (c) — population problem is (d) — most acute one. Population is undoubtedly (e) — great asset of (f) — country. But when (g) — country fails to feed and provide them with (h) — suitable jobs, they become (i) — burden. Similar is (j) — case with Bangladesh.

Set-21: (Ans): (a) a (b) x (c) x/the (d) the (e) a (f) a (g) the (h) x (i) a (j) the.

Set-22:

I live in (a) — Jigatola near (b) — Rifles Square. When I was (c) — student of (d) — University of Dhaka, I stayed at Wari in (e) — old Dhaka. Actually, it was in (f) — Bonogram Lane that originates from (g) — BCC Road which is a branch of (h) — Rankin Street. (i) —Bangabhaban and (j) — Baldha Garden are adjacent to this areas.

Set-22: (Ans): (a) x (b) x (c) a (d) the (e) x (f) x (g) the (h) x (i) The (j) the.

Set-23:

We live on (a) — ground floor of (b) — old house on (c) — river Kirtankhola. We are very much afraid of (d) — burglars and always lock up (e) — house very carefully before we go to (f) — bed. We also take (g) — precaution of looking under (h) — bed to see if (i) — burglar is hiding there. We know modern burglars do not hide under beds, but we go on looking just (j) — same.

 Set-23: (Ans): (a) the (b) an (c) the (d) x (e) the (f) x (g) x/the (h) the (i) a (j) the.

 

Set-24:

You must have heard (a) — name of Kazi Nazrul Islam. He is our national poet. He is known as (b) — rebel poet. He was born in (c) — poor family. He passed his boyhood in great hardship. When (d) — First World War broke out, he joined (e) — army. After (f) —war, he began to write poems. He wrote specially for (g) — oppressed and down trodden people. He is called (h) — Shelley of Bengali literature. His poems and songs inspired (i) — Bangalees in (j) — War of liberation.

Set-24: (Ans): (a) the (b) a/the (c) a (d) the (e) the (f) the (g) the (h) the (i) the (j) the.

 

Set-25:

preparation of tea is a long but (b) — interesting process. (c) — Water is first boiled in (d) — kettle and (e) — desired quantity of (f) — tea dust is put in it. After (g) — few minutes (h) — boiled leaves are separated from (i) — liquor. Then the liquor is poured into (j) — cup and some milk and sugar are mixed with it.

Set-25: (a) a (b) an/x (c) x (d) a (e) the/a (f) x (g) a (h) the (i) the (j) a.

Set-26:

Once upon (a) — time there was (b) — king. His palace was surrounded by (c) — beautiful gardens. One day he fell ill. He called in (d) — doctor. But (e) — doctor could not say what wrong was with him. More (f) — doctors were called. Finally they said that (g) — king could be healed if he wore (h) — shirt of (i) — happy man. (j) — messengers were sent everywhere, but no happy man could be found.

Set-26: (a) a (b) a (c) the (d) a (e) the (f) x (g) the (h) the/a (i) a (j) x.

Set-27:

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Long long ago (a) — mirror was found in (b) — paddy field by (c) — old farmer. Neither this farmer nor anybody else in (d) — area had ever seen a mirror. So, when (e) — farmer looked into (f) — mirror, he was surprised to see (g) — man looking straight at him. Now, (h) — farmer closely (i) — resembled his father who had died many years ago. He thought that it was his father (j) — inside it and saluted him with love and respect.

Set-27: (a) a (b) a (c) an (d) the (e) the (f) the (g) a (h) the (i) x (j) x

 

Set-28:

(a) — 16th December is (b) — red letter day in the history of Bangladesh. On this day, we achieved (c) — freedom at the cost of (d) — bloody battle and Bangladesh came into (e) — being and made a place in (f) — world map as (g) — independent country. Every year this day is celebrated in (h) — enthusiastic atmosphere. We remember (i) — great sacrifice of our heroic sons who died for this country. We also pay (j) — great tribute to them.

Set-28: (a) the (b) a (c) x (d) a (e) x (f) the (g) an (h) an (i) the (j) a.

Set-29:

Today women are playing (a) — important role in all spheres of (b) — life. They are no longer confined within (c) — four walls of the kitchens. They have come out of their cocoons and are working and in hand with (d) — men. They are joining (e) — wide range of profession and making a great (f) — contribution to the economy. Now it has come to (g) — realization of all that it is not possible to develop the country keeping women, (h) — large section of (i) — population, in (j) — dark.

Ans-29:

(a) an (b) x (c) the (d) x (e) a (f) x (g) the (h) a (i) the/x (j) the.

 

Set-30:

Socrates believed that (a) — angry man was more of (b) — beast than human being. He had a wife who used to lose her temper on (c) — slightest excuse. One day (d) — woman got more furious and began to insult him. He went out and sat on the door step of his (e) — house. He looked out on the public (f) —— street. The wife found that he was paying (g) — least heed to her. So she began to pour hot water on (h) — head of Socrates. The passers by were very amused at (i) — incident. They had not seen such (j) — incident before.

Ans-30:

(a) an (b) a (c) the (d) the (e) x (f) x (g) the (h) the (i) the (j) an.

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Set-31:

Childhood or boyhood is (a) — man’s formative period. During this period (b) — child receives training from its mother. (c) — mother’s tender heart always looks to (d) — welfare and well-being of (e) — child. If during this period (f) — mother tries to bring (g) — child up carefully and according to her (h) — best ideas. (i) — child is sure to grow with its superiors, parents and teachers and love (j) — all irrespective of caste, creed and colour.

Set-31: (a) x/a (b) a (c) x/a (d) the (e) the (f) the (g) the (h) x

(i) The (j) x

 

Set-32:

(a) — ant is (b) — industrious insect. Bees are also (c) — industrious insects. If we observe the life of (d) — successful man, we will find that he is also (e) — industrious. (f) — industrious are appreciated by all. On the other hand, (g) — idle are disliked by all. So, industry is (h) — must to prosper in (i) — life. We all know that industry is the key to success and laziness leads us to (j) — misfortune.

Set-32: (a) an (b) an (c) x (d) a (e) x (f) the (g) the (h) a (i) x (j) x

 

 

Use articles where necessary. Put a cross () where no article is needed.

1.

Have you visited our Sangsad Bhaban? (a) — Sangsad Bhaban at (b) — Sher-e-Bangla Nagar in Dhaka is (c) — wonder of modern architecture and technology. It is one of (d) — largest and (e) — most spectacular parliament buildings in (f) — world. Originally designed by (g) — American architect Louis I Kahn, this building is surrounded by (h) — artificial lake called (i) — Crescent Lake. The rights of (j) — people of Bangladesh are discussed and preserved in this famous building.

Answer: (a) The; (b) ; (c) a; (d) the; (e) ; (f) the; (g) an; (h) an; (i) the; (j) the

32.

Truthfulness is (a) — greatest of all (b) —– virtues that make (c) — person really great. If you cultivate (d) — habit of speaking (e) — truth, you cannot command (f) — confidence of others. The man whom nobody believes can never be famous in life. It may be that we may succeed once or twice by telling (g) — lie, but it never brings about (h) —good results. A lie never lies hidden. Today or tomorrow it comes to light. Then (i) — real character of (j) — liar is revealed and nobody believes him. Everybody hates him and also speaks ill of him at the back.

Answer: (a) the; (b) the; (c) a; (d) the; (e) the; (f) the; (g) a; (h) ; (i) the; (j) a;

3.

Long ago there was (a) — Emperor in (b) — China. He increased (c) — taxes very severely. The people of (d) —– country were very unhappy and could not afford with (e) — food to eat or tea to drink. They were in (f) — uncomfortable state. But nobody dared to complain to (g) —– Emperor. One day (h) — wise man was walking with the Emperor in the garden of (i) – palace. There were dark clouds in (j) — sky.

Answer: (a) an; (b) ; (c) the;

(d) the; (e) ; (f) an; (g) the;

(h) a; (i) the; (j) the;

4.

(a) — true friend is (b) — asset to us. He stands by us in (c) — time of danger. He is obviously not (d) — selfish person. He always wishes for (e) — welfare of us. But it is (f) — matter of great regret that such (g) — ideal friend is very rare nowadays. Many (h) — person may behave like (i) — friends but (j) — few of them might be genuine.

Answer: (a) A; (b) an; (c) ;

(d) a; (e) the; (f) a; (g) an; (h) a;

(i) ; (j) a;

 

5.

There are various noble (a) — qualities which distinguish a good man from a bad man. (b) — aggregate of these qualities of (c) — head and heart constitutes character. A man of character is (d) — real prince among men. He is (e) — beacon light of the grouping humanity and its (f) — surest guide. Such (g) — man is one of the moral forces of the world and morality finds (h) — expression through his words and deeds. Blessed is the nation that possesses (i) — few such men that (j) — country depends most for its all around prosperity.

Answer: (a) ; (b) The; (c) ;

(d) the; (e) the; (f) ; (g) a;

(h) an; (i) a; (j) a;

6.

English is (a)—international language. We feel (b)— necessity of learning English at every step. This is (c)—only language of international overseas business, communication, co-operation and (d)—co-existence. It is essential to receive (e)—foreign degree or higher education. All (f)—good jobs need English knowing persons. So every educated man should know how to communicate in (g)—English. To learn and develop (h)—skill of English especially for (i)—students is very important .No (j)—student should be ignorant of it.

Answer: (a) an; (b) the; (c) the; (d) ; (e) a; (f) the;

(g) ; (h) the; (i) the; (j) .

7.

Akbar (a) — Great was one of (b) — greatest emperors of India who ruled this subcontinent for more than 50 years. He was on one side a great ruler and on the other side a man of (c) — wisdom. Among all (d) — Mughal rulers he was (e) — best. As a result his name has been written in the page of (f) — history. Though he was (g) — uneducated person he had (h) — ability to rule (i) — kingdom like (j) — expert ruler.

Answer: (a) the; (b) the; (c) ; (d) the; (e) the; (f) ;

(g) an; (h) the; (i) the; (j) an.

8.

(a) — Cricket is (b) — foreign game in our country. But it is (c) — international game. After winning (d) — ICC Trophy in (e) — Malaysia in 1996 it has become more popular than football in our country. By defeating (f) — Kenya Bangladesh got (g) — first victory in (h) — ODI cricket in 1998. Bangladesh got the taste of winning (i) — test match in January, 2005 defeating (j) — Zimbabwe.

Answer: (a) ; (b) a; (c) an; (d) the; (e) ; (f) ; (g) the; (h) the; (i) the; (j) .

 

9.

A student must take care of his (a) — health because (b) — sound mind lives in (c) — sound body. Good health is (d) — the key to success. In order to enjoy good health, (e) —– student must observe (f) — rules of health. (g) —. Unhealthy man may be (h) —– possessor of vast (i) —– wealth; but he leads (j) — unhappy life.

Answer: (a) ; (b) a; (c) a; (d) the; (e) a; (f) the; (g) An; (h) the; (i) ; (j) an.

 

10.

Though patriotism is (a) — universal human trait, it is often torn away by (b) — state herself. (c) —poor people of (d) —– poor country become indifferent to their state affairs and lose (e) — sense of patriotism. Such people would have become as patriotic as (f) — Simon Bolivar or (g) —– Abraham Lincoln if they had a caring government or leader who would make their lives a bit easier. (h) —– people of (i) — wealthy country simply love their country because the state provides them with everything like shelter, education , job and (j) — security.

Answer: (a) a; (b) the; (c) The; (d) a;

(e) ; (f) ; (g) ; (h) The; (i) a; (j) .

 

11.

One day I met (a) — lame man. After talking for a while he showed me (b) —– identity card. Seeing (c) —– identity card I came to know that he was (d) — university student. After completing his (e) — study he joined (f) — army. During the Liberation War he fought (g) — bravely against (h) —occupied army of the then West Pakistan. But it is (i) — irony of fate that a bullet of (j) – enemies hit on his leg . Thus he lost his leg.Ê

Answer: (a) a; (b) an; (c) the; (d) a; (e) ; (f) the; (g) ; (h) the; (i) an; (j) the.

  1. Tea is a drink. It is also (a)—-refreshing drink. The preparation of tea is a long but (b)———interesting process.(c)——water is first boiled in (d)——kettle and (e)——–desired quantity of (f)——tea dust is put in it. After (g)—–few minutes (h) —— boiled levels are separated from (i)——-liquor. Then the liquor is poured onto (j)——cup and some milk and sugar are mixed with it. 

Ans: (a) a (b)x (c) x (d) a (e) the (f) x (g) a (h) the (i)the (j)a

  1. Once upon (a)——- time there was (b)—–king. His palaces was surrounded by (c)——-beautiful garden .One day he fill ill .He called in (d)——doctor. But (e)——-doctor could not say what wrong was with him. More (f)——doctors were called .finally they said that (g)——king could be healed if he wore(h)—–shirt of (i)—–happy man .(j)—-messengers were sent every where but no happy man could be found.

    Ans (a) a (b) a (c) x (d) a (e) the (f) x (g) the (h) The (i) a (j) x

  1. Long, long ago , (a)—-mirror was found in (b)—–paddy field by (c)— old farmer . Neither this farmer, nor anybody else in (d)—-area had ever seen a mirror . So, when (e)—-farmer looked into (f)—-mirror , he was surprised to see (g)—–man looking straight at him . Now, (h) — farmer closely (i)—–resembled his father who had died years ago .He thought that it was his father (j)—– inside it and saluted him with love and respect .

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Ans: (a) a (b) a (c) an (d) the (e) the (f) the (g) a (h) the (i) x (j)x

  1. (a)—-16th December is (b)–red letter day in the history of Bangladesh. On this day, we achieved (c)—freedom at the cost of (d)—–bloody battle and Bangladesh came into (e)- being and made a place in (f)— world map as (g)—- independent country . Every year this day is celebrated in (h)— enthusiastic atmosphere .We remember (i)—– great sacrifice of our heroic sons who died for this country .We also pay (j)—- great tribute to them .

Ans (a) The (b) a (c) x (d)  a (e) x (f) the (g) an (h) an (i) the (j) the

  1. Today women are playing (a)—– important role in all spheres of (b)—- life . They are no longer confined within (c)—- four walls of the kitchen . They have come out of their cocoons and are working hand in hand with (d)—- men . They are joining (e)— wide range of professions and making a great (f)———– contribution to the economy . Now it has come to (g)—- realization of all that it is not possible to develop the country keeping women , (h)—- large section of (i)— population in (j)—-dark .

     Ans (a) an (b) x (c) the (d) x (e) the (f)x (g) a (h) a (i) x (j) the

 

  1. Childhood or boyhood is (a)—– man’s formative period . During this period (b)——- child receives training from it’s mother . (c)—- mother’s tender heart always looks to (d)— welfare and well being of (e)—–child.if during this period (f)—-mother tries to bring,(g)—–child up carefully and according to (h)—–best ideas (i)—-child is sure to grow its superiors, parents and teachers and love (j)—-all irrespective of caste,creed and colour.

    Ans (a) a (b) a (c) the (d) the (e) the (f) the (g) a/the (h) x (i)the (j) x

  1. Socrates believed that (a)——– angry man was more of (b)—- beast than human being . He had a wife who used to lose her temper on (c)—–slightest excuse . One day (d)—— woman got more furious and began to insult him . He went out and sat on the door step of his (e)— house . He looked out on the public (f)—- street . The wife found that he was playing the least heed to her .So he began to pour hot water on (g)—- head of Socrates . The passerby in (h)—  street were much amused at  (i)— incident . They had not seen such (j)—- incident before .

     Ans (a) an (b)a (c) the (d) the (e)X (f) x (g) the (h) the (i) the (j) an

 

  1. (a)—–ant is (b)—industrious insects. Bees are also (c)—-industrious insects. If we observe the life of (d)—–successful man, we will find that he is is also (e)—-industrious.(f)—–industrious are appreciated by all. On the other hand, (g)—-idle are disliked by all. So, industry is (h)—–must to prosper in (i)—–life. We all know that industry is the key to success and laziness leads us to (j)—–misfortune.

   Ans (a) The (b) an (c) x (d) a (e) x (f) the (g) the (h) a (i) x (j) x

  1. Bangladesh is (a) — world’s most densely populated country. Our development efforts are frustrated because of (b) — great size of our population. (c) — population explosion is (d) — constant threat to our environment and (e) — society. Here population is growing at such (f) — high rate that (g) — environment may soon fail to supply (h) — people with their minimum necessities. It is indeed (i) — alarming situation. Something should be done to change (j)— situation.

Ans (a) the (b) the (c) x (d) a (e) x (f)a (g) the (h) the (i) an (j)the

  1. There was (a)—–idle man who inherited vest property from his father .he did not like physical labour .as(b) result ,he became very fat and could not move from one place to another .he called in (c)—– European doctor.(d)——-doctor was very intelligent .he did not prescribe any medicine for (e)——man he advised him to buy (f)——heavy club and move it in (g)——–air till he got (h)—–tired .Following the advised of the doctor ,he became (i)—–thin from (j)——obese man .

     Ans (a) an (b) a (c) a (d) The (e)the (f)a (g) the (h)x (i) x (j)an

 

  1. “Under the Greenwood tree ” is (a)—–song derived from as your like it (b)——comedy by Shakespeare .in this song (c)—–writers nature has found (d)——eloquent expression ,as has ,as (e) —undertone ,his deep concern for (f)—–limitation of (g)——human society .In the forest (h)——–only enemy of man is bitter winter and rough weather .Nature  has no particular enmity towards man and it treats all equally .The forest is the place for one who is connect with (i)—–small pleasure of life and has (j)—–little ambition.

     Ans (a) a (b) a (c) the (d) an/x (e) an/x (f) the (g) a/x/the (h) the (i) the/x (j) a/x

  1. (a)——honest boy is he who never tells a lie. He carries out (b)—-orders of his parents . He has (c)—— aim in life . He develops (d)—–attitude to serve his nation. He is (e)——— active worker who upholds (f)— interest of his nation above everything . He thinks that he has (g)—- role to play in all matters . We cordially expect such (h)—- boy to change (i)—-selfish motive of (j)— people .

Ans (a)An (b) the (c) an (d) an (e) an (f) the (g) a (h) a (i) the (j) the

 

  1. At present Bangladesh faces (a)— number of (b)—- problems . Of all this problems (c)— population is (d)— most acute one . Population is no doubt (e)—-great asset of (f)—- country .But when (g)— country fails to feed and provide them with (h)— suitable jobs ,they become(i)—–burden. Similar is (j)—–case with Bangladesh .

Ans (a)a (b) x (c) the (d)the (e) a (f)a (g) the (h) x (i) a (j) the

 

  1. We live on (a)—-ground floor of (b)—-old house on (c)—- river Kirthankhola . We are very much afraid of (d)—– burglars and always lock-up (e)— house very carefully before we go to (f)— bed. She also took (g)—- precaution of looking under (h)—– bed to see if (i)—- burglar in hiding there . We know modern burglars do not hide under beds, but we go on looking juts (j)—– same .

Ans (a) the (b) an (c) the (d) the (e) the (f) x (g) x (h) the (i) the (j) the

 

  1. I live in (a)—-Jigatola near (b)— Rifels Squre . When I was (b)—- student of (d)—- Dhaka University, I stayed at Wari in (e)—- old Dhaka . Actually, it was in (f)—- Bonagram Lane that originates from(g)—- BCC Road which is a branch of (h)—- Rankin Street . (i)— Bangbhaban and (j)—– Baldha Garden are adjacent to the area.

Ans (a) x (b) x(c) a (d) x (e) x(f) x (g) the (h)x  (i) the (j)the

 

  1. You must have heard (a) —– name of Kazi Nazrul Islam. He is our National poet. He is known as (b) —– rebel poet. He was born in (c) —– poor family. He passed his boyhood in great hardship. When (d) —– First World War broke out he joined (e) —– army. After (f) —– war, he began to write poems. He wrote specially for (g) —– oppressed and down trodden people. He is called (h) —– Shelly of Bengali literature. His poems and songs inspired (i)—– Bangalies in (j)—– War libration.

Ans (a)  the  (b) a (c) a (d ) the (e) the (f )the (g) the (h) the (i) the (j) the

 

  1. (a)——-morning walk is a good habit for all classes of people. It is (b) —-simple exercise and good for health and (c)——–mentality. In the morning (d)——air is fresh and free from any kind of noise and pollution . This pure (e)——–environment makes an effect on (f) ——– walkers health and mind . When (g)—— man enjoys (h) ——— beauties and solemnity of (i)—–nature in (j)——-morning .

Ans (a) x (b) a (c) x (d) the (e )x (f) the (g) a (h) the (i) the (j) the

 

  1. Though newspaper is not always (a) ——- unmixed blessing .It is (b)——- simple most useful thing in our life. We rarely think of (c)——- day without reading (d)——-newspaper . Reading newspaper is one of (e)——– good habits of man . We shall be like (f)——-frog in a dark well if we neglect developing this habit . However, some people prefer (g)—— electronic media to reading (h)——-newspaper . But (i)——- newspaper offer more to its readers than (j)——–electronic media.

 

Ans (a) an (b) the (c) a (d) x (e )the (f) a (g) x (h) x (i) the (j) the

 

  1. Once you have completed (a)——- initial diagnosis of your students, you are faced with selecting subject matter appropriate to their (b)——- interests, abilities and personal social adjustment as well as to your own teaching objectives . Frequently (c)——- selection and planning of content are not seen as integral (d)——— parts of (e)——- evaluation process. (f)——- Techniques you select to evaluate how well you and your students have achieved your objectives are inextricably bound to (g)——- subject matter used to teach these objects. In (h)——-sense you must evaluate (i)——subject matter itself to (j)——–determine if it is appropriate for your objects.

  Ans (a) an(b)x (c) the (d) x (e )the (f) The (g) the (h) a (i) the (j) x

 

 

  1. It is (a) — known fact that English is (b) — international language. (c) — language used by international community is important. Statistics show that 350 million people speak English as (d) — first language and another 300 million use it as (e) — second language. It is (f) — official language in more than 60 countries of the world. Once it was also (g) — official language of our country. Most of (h) — books of science and technology are written in English. So (i) — importance of learning English beggars description. It is (j) — must.

    Ans (a) a(b)an (c) x (d) the (e )the (f) an (g) the (h) the (i) the (j) a

 

  1. James Norman Hall was (a) — American writer. He wrote (b) — story about (c) — wonderful piece of business that took place between him and a farmer. While in (d) — Tahiti, he was short of (e) — money and rented (f) — one room house about 22 kilometers from (g) — town. He was doing (h) — interesting writing there. To save money he wanted to make (i) — vegetable garden in front of his house. But (j) — land was full of ants and land crabs. They foiled all his attempts.

Ans (a) a(b)a (c) a (d) x (e )x (f) a (g) the (h) an (i) a (j)the

  1. Cellular radio telephone, also called cellular or cell phone provides voice, telephone and other services to (a)—– mobile users. Cellular telephone primarily operates like portable or cordless telephones. However, unlike conventional wire-based cordless phones, cell phones are completely portable and do not require(b)—–jack to access (c)———wire-based network operated by local telephone companies.(d)—–new generation of services for cell phones include video conferencing and(e)—–internet access with (f)—-ability to send e-mail. Cellular telephone have become very popular with (g)—-professionals and (h)——consumers as (i)—-way to communicate easily. It has been(j)——–alternative to conventional wire-based service.

    Ans (a) an(b)the (c) the (d) the (e )the (f) x (g) the (h) an (i) x (j) x

  1. Providing energy to meet (a)—ever-increasing demand is one of (b)—–gravest problems (c)—-world is now facing. Energy is (d)—-key to (c)—-industrialized economy, which calls for (f)—-doubling of electrical output every ten to twelve years. Meanwhile (g)—–days of cheap abundant and environment acceptable power may be coming to (h)—–end. Coal is plentiful but polluting natural gas is (i)—-scare, oil is not found everywhere. Nuclear power now appears (j)—-costly and risky.

    Ans (a) x(b)a (c) the (d) x (e )the (f) the (g) x (h) the (i) the (j) the

  1. We know (a)—man is (b)—rational creature .It is (c)—rationally in him which makes him (d)—different species .He can differentiate between (e)—right and (f)—wrong .This is why (g)—man is considered (h)—best creation of (i)—creator of (j)—universe.

Answer: (a) x (b) a (c) the (d) x (e) the (f) the (g) x (h) the (i) the (j) the

 

  1. A brilliant student is (a)—asset .One day he may be (b)—engineer or (c)—M.BBS doctor .He makes (d)—best use of his time .He makes a proper division of his time and does his duties accordingly .He knows that youth is (e)—golden period of (f)—life .He has (g)—aim in life .He knows that (h)—life without (i)—aim is like (j)—ship without a rudder .

Answer: (a) an (b) an (c) an (d) the (e) the (f) x (g) an (h) x (i) an (j) a

  1. Bangladesh is a land of (a) — scenic beauty. (b) — land, (c) — rivers and the forests are (d) — sources of this beauty. Geographically Bangladesh can be divided into four regions. In many places there are a lot of amazing beautiful spots. There are many historical places also. For this reason, (e) — tourism business can flourish here. (f) — wild animals of (g) — Sundarbans are also (h) — great asset. Tourism can play (i) — vital role in national economy. But it is still in its tender age. So, we have to cross (j) — long way.

    Answer:(a) x (b) the (c) the (d) the (e) x (f) the (g) the (h) a (i) a (j) a

  1. (a)—– idle man and (b)—– active man cannot be equal. We know (c) —- story of (d) ant and (e) — grasshopper. (f) —-ant was industrious. On the other hand, the grasshopper was really (g) —–lazy. The ant knew that (h) —– industrious shine. On (i) —country, (j) —-lazy suffer in life.

Answer:(a) an (b) an (c) the (d) an (e) a (f) the (g) x (h) the (i) the (j) the

  1. An angry man is not liked (a) —- ever by (b) —–idiot. There is difference between the educated and (c) —— uneducated. An educated (d) —– person should come forward to educate (e) ——uneducated. On the other hand (f) —- rich man should have (g) ——– sympathy for (h) —- poor there is difference between (i) —- poor man and (j) —– rich man.

    Answer: (a) x (b) an(c) the (d) x (e) the (f) a (g) x (h) the (i) a (j) a

  1. We were returning home. (a) —– Way we met (b) —– little girl. She was selling (c) —– flowers on (d) —-street. She requested us to buy (e) —– flower. My mother is (f) —– kind-hearted woman, (g) — motherly affection rose at (h) —- sight of her. She her (i) ———– ten taka note ant bought some flowers. We should be kind to (j) —– helpless.

    Answer:(a) the(b) a (c) x (d) the (e) x (f) a (g) the (h) the (i) a (j) the

 

 

  1. When (a)——-great poet ,Ferrous ,began to write (b)—Shamanism ,the sultan promised him (c)—–piece one gold for each (d)—–verse ,when (e)—–epic was finished ,it contained sixty thousand (f)—verses .instead of giving gold coins ,he offered the poet only sixty thousand .(g)—-coins .the poet left the court with (h)——broken heart. He was (i)—–aggrieved man. Later on the Sultan realized that he mad (j)——blunder.

Answer:(a) the(b) the (c) a (d) x(e) the (f) x(g) x (h) a (i) an (j) a

  1. Newspaper plays (a) —– important role in our society. It is (b) —– most useful thing in our modern life .We cannot think of (c) —— day without it. To lead newspaper is (d)—– good habit (e)—— more we read newspaper (f)– —-more we can acquire knowledge .If we don’t read it, we shall be (g)—–frog  in (h)——dark well .It is(i)—  looking glass of (j)—– modern world.

     Answer: (a) an(b) the (c) a (d) a (e) the (f) the (g) the (h) a (i) the (j) x

 

 

 

Practice-Articles(Board Questions)SSC

 

Use articles where necessary. Put a cross(x) where an article is not needed.

  1. (a)—-teacher is often compared with (b) —–architect.He is called the architect of a nation.He is(c)—— light of lerning and makes (d)————- illiterate people worthy literate citizen  of our country.But it is(e) ——is matter of great regret that (f) —–teachers are not held in our society. They lead (g)—-humble life in(h)—–midst of(i)—- want.Still they keep the light(j)—- of education burning in order to remove the darkness of illiterataracy and superstitions from the society.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)—

 

  1. Shams always tries to educate (a)_ _ _ uneducated.He tells them to check (b)_ _ _ beast in them .He reads in (c)_ _ _Rajshahi Univercity.Being (d)—– active boy, he hates (e) —– idle. He has (f) ——— great deal of books. He makes (g) ——— best use of his time. He has made (h) ———– few plans. He knew that(i)—– time is (j) ——–valuable thing.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)—

  1. English is (a)—international language. We feel (b)—necessity of learning English at every step.This is (c)—only language of international overseas business, communication, co-operation and (d)—co-existence. It is essential to receive (e)—-foreign degree of higher education. All (f)—good jobs need English knowing persons. So every educated man should know how to (g)—-communicate in English. To learn and develop (h)—-skill of English specially for (i)—students is very important. No (j)—-students should be ignored of it.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)—

  1. (a)——-16th December is (b)—–red letter day in the history of Bangladesh .on the day we achieve victory at (c)——-cost of(d)——-bloody battle .Bangladesh came into brings at (e)independent country .It occupied a place in the world (f)—–map. Every year we observe (g)——day with due solemnity .we reamer (h)—- sacrifice of our heroic sons .the day is (i)——public holiday .the day begins with gunshot. The national flag hoisted on (j)—–top of the each house.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)—

 

  1. It was(a)—– dark night.A blind was walking along (b)—– road with (c)—-lamp in his hand.Two men laughed at(d)—–blind man.One of them said “What is (e)—- use of(f)— lamp to a blindman?”The other called him (g)—–fool.The blind man heard  this and and said,” It is for those who are (h)—-careless.” “What (i)—-surprise said (j)—-others.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)—

 

 

 

 

 

  1. One day I met (a)—lame man. After talking for a while he showed me (b)—identity card. Seeing (c)—identity card I came to know that he was (d)—university student. After completing his (e)—-study he joined (f)—army. During the liberation War he fought (g)—bravely against (h)—occupied army of the then West Pakistan. But it is (i)—irony of fate that a bullet of (j)—enemies hit on his left leg. Thus he lost his leg.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)—

  1. Truthfulness is —–greatest of all ———-virtue that make —–person really great if we do not cultivate —-habit of speaking—truth we cannot command confidence of other .the man whom nobody believes can never be famous in life. it may be that we may be succeed once and twice by telling lie but it never being about good result .a lie never lie hidden today or tomorrow it comes on light then real character of liar is behave and nobody believe him.

      Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)—

                                                                                                                                                                             

  1. Man cannot live alone so he want(a) ——company .He cannot live even for(b) —–day without (c)—-help of others.For this reason man has been living together in(d) —-society for(e) —identify period.It is called social life.No one in(f)—- society can do whatever he likes.He has to abide by (g)—law or order of (h)–society .People can make(i) —happy community if they are obedient to law and order.(j) —-honest and selfless man can lead a community and a nation.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)—

 

  1. The prize giving ceremony is (a)——occasion of joy. Almost every school holds (b)—–prize giving ceremony. The last prize giving ceremony of our (c)—–school was held on 2 March in (d)——school compound. We decorated (e)——school building very tastefully. (f)——big pandal was erected to hold the function. There were two tables neatly decorated on which (g)——prizes were kept. On one side was (h)——platform from where the speeces were delivered. There was also a victory stand from where (i)——receipients received their (j)——prizes.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)—

 

  1. You are (a)——students of class ten (b)——highest class of the school. To come to this stage you had to undergo a lot of hardship and to make (c)—–effort. None of you can deny (d)——fact of getting help from (e)——so many dedicated and friendly teachers. This is however,(f)——usual process. What (g)——tremendous job(h)——teachers shouldered to bring you at this stage. All these have been done to you to help you in becoming (i)——unique person,having(j)——ability,integrity and hard for your own excellence.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)—

  1. A true friend is (a)…..asset. He stands by his (b)……..friend in time of danger. He is not (c)—– –greedy man. He always wishes for (d)…….welfare of his friend. But it is (e)——–matter of (f)——–fact that (g)——-ideal friend is very rare today.(h)——selfish man cannot be (i)——-true friend. He thinks of his own (j)——-interest.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)—

 

  1. Money is (b)—–must for our life. But it is not (c)—–necessary to bring our happiness. Happiness is absolutely (d)——-psychological thing. It is (e)—name of (f)—–feeling. It means the contentment of (g)—–mind. He who is satisfied with what he gets and content with his life is (h)—–really happy man. Happiness cannot be purchased with (i)—money. No doubt, money has got something to do with (j)—-happiness but it cannot give us happiness.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)—

 

  1. A gental man once the advertised for (a)—— post of poen and nearly 50 candidets came to apply for (b)—— situation . Of course only one could be chosen and 49 must be sent away.When (c)—— choice was made (d)——- friend asked (e)—– gentleman why he had selected (f)—– one he came with (g)—– least recommendous . The gentleman said, “There are many things I noticed in his favoure. He knew (h)—- use of the mat at the door , he closed the gently as he entered he made way for (i)—— lame man who came into the office and all of my question were ansered properly and respectfully. I think his politeness is (j)—– gret recomendence.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)—

  1. Akbar (a)—great was one of (b)—greatest emperors of India.He was on the one side a great and on the other side a man of (c)—wisdom.Among all (d)—Mughal rulers he was (e)—best.As a result ,his name has been written in golden letters in the page of (f)—history.He was (g)—-uneducated person.But he had (h)—ability to rule (i)—kingdom like (j)—-expert ruler.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)—

 

  1. A journey is always (a)—pleasure to me. Whenever I go on a journey my heart leaps up with (b)—joy. But (c)—-journey by boat gives me (d)—-greatest pleasure. Since Bangladesh is land of (e)—rivers. It is (f)—easy matter to make (g)—journey by boat. Whenever I get (h)—-opportunity to make (i)—journey by boat, I make (j)—best use of the opportunity.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

 

  1. Patriotism is a noble (a)—-virtue. It inspires (b)—-man to shed last drop of blood to defend the freedom of his(c)—- country.(d)—-man without patriotism is not better than(e)—-beast. A true patriot is honoured by (f)—–all. He thinks for (g)—–welfare of his country. On (h)—other hand (i)—-unpatriotic man thinks only of his own interest, Those who die (j)—–country are true patriots. They are remembered even after their death.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)—

 

 

  1. We have six seasons in (a)—-Bangladesh. Every season appears at an interval of every two months. The winter is one of (b)—-six seasons in Bangladesh. It comes after (c)—late autumn. It comprises the two Bengali months of Paush and Magh. Winter comes with us its fog and chill. Life in nature seems to be dull. Trees turn grey and leafless. Men and animals shiver with cold.(d)—sky becomes clear and blue. Poor people suffer from much cold. In this season vegetables are available in abundance. There is (e)—very special features of (f)—-season. It is (g)—-collecting time of juice from date trees. In winter (h)—general health of people remains satisfactory. No doubt winter is (i)—cold season. But at (j)—-same time it is enjoyable too.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)—

 

 

  1. Though Patriotism is (a)—universal human trait, it is often torn away by (b)—state herself.(c)—poor people of (d)—poor country become indifferent to their state affairs and lose (e)—sense of patriotic. Such people would have become as patriotic as (f)—Simon Bolivar or (g)—Abraham Lincoln if they had a caring government of leader who would make their lives a bit easier.(h)—people of (i)—wealthy country simply love their country because the state provides them with everything like shelter,education,job and (j)—security.

        Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)—

  1. (a)——-discipline is seen in (a)——nature. Every morning (c)—–sun rises in (d)—–east, day follows (e)——night, birds sing and (f)—–plants blossom. Everywhere in (g)—-nature, there is (h)—harmony. If there were no discipline in (i)——nature, there would have been (j)——chaos everywhere.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)—

 

  1. A student must take care of his (a)—nature. Every morning (c)—sun rises in (d)—east, day flows (e)—night, birds sing and (f)—plants blossom. Everywhere in (g)—nature there is (h)—harmony. If there were no discipline in (i)—-nature, there would have been (j)—chaos everywhere.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)—

 

 

  1. (a)—Cricket is (b)—foreign game in our country. But it is (c)—international game. After winning (c)—ICC Trophy in (e)—Malaysia in 1996,it has become more popular than football in our country. By defeating (f)—Keya Bangladesh got (g)—first victory in (h)—ODI cricket in 1998.Bangladesh got the taste of winning (i)—test match in January,2005 defeating (j)—Zimbabwe.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)–

 

 

 

  1. A library is (a)—part and parcel (b)—-educational institution. It is (c)—-unique place where books for different subjects are kept for (d)—reading. It ennobles (e)—readers to read books of their choice that create (f)—-enthusiasm for learning. Student should pay (g)—-visit to (h)—library regularly. They can borrow books for (i)—-certain period and return them after (j)—given time.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)—

 

  1. Unemployment is (a)….great social evil. All (b)….able-bodied persons in a society should be engaged in any occupation. (c)….unemployed man has to lead a vagabond life. Life becomes (d)…..curse and burden to him. He has (e)….idle brain which very soon becomes (f)….devil’s workshop. There are many reasons of (g)….unemployment in our country. Bangladesh is not (h)……industrialized country. The mills and factories that we have can give employment to (i)….limited number of people similar is the case with (j)…..agriculture.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)—

 

  1. Our life is (a)——-sum total of hours, days and years. But all days are not equally me morable to us. Most of (b)——days are forgotten with (c)——passage of time. Only (d)—–few of these days remain ever fresh in our memory. My (e)—–days at school is such (f)——day. It is fresh in my mind even now when I was (g)——boy of six. My father proposed that I should be admitted into (h)—-school in (i)—–class. I felt (j)—–both joy and fear.

  Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)–

 

 

  1. Punctuality is of great value to (a)….student. (b)….unpunctual boy who is late in (c)…..class will miss (d)…..part of his lesson and fall (e)…..behind other students. But (f)…..punctual student will learn his lesson in (g)……time and do well in (h)—examination. Punctuality is (i)—key to success in life. We all should be (j)….punctual in our activities.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)—

 

  1. Dowry means property or money brought by a bride to her (a)—husband. During marriage ceremony (b)—section of greedy people claim much wealth or money from (c)—guardians of the brides. (d)—poor illiterate girls become (e)—victims of dowry. If (f)—guardians fail to fulfill. (g)—demand of (h)—bridegroom. The brides are maltreated. So, the poor cannot think of marriage of their daughters. It is (i)—social curse. This curse can be eliminated by changing the outlook of people specially the male (j)—members.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)—

 

 

  1. The great ship Titanic sailed for New York from Southampton on April,1912.At that time she (a)—largest ship.(b)—tragic sinking of this great (c)—-liner will always be remembered for she went down on her first voyage. Four days after sailing out, while it was sailing across (d)—-icy(e)—waters of (f)—North Atlantic.(g)—huge ice Berge was suddenly spotted. After (h)—alarm had been given (i)—great ship turned sharply to avoid (j)—collision.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)—

 

  1. Learning (a)——- language means learning also its culture and so(b)—– language cannot be taught or learned apart from(c)—– culture. (d)—- relationship between (e)— two is functional and mutually complementary. You have compared perhaps language with (f)— electric wire which may be (g)—dead in itself.Culture could be(h)— current that passes through this wire and makes it(i)—- active and purposeful. You need both(j)— language and culture to be integrated.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)—

 

 

 

Articles for SSC/HSC Exam

 

                    

 

Use articles where necessary. Put a cross(x) where an article is not needed.

  1. 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 of these days remain ever fresh in our memory. My (e)—–days at school is such (f)——day. It is fresh in my mind even now when I was (g)——boy of six. My father proposed that I should be admitted into (h)—-school in (i)—–class. I felt (j)—–both joy and fear.

 

  1. English is (a)—international language. We feel (b)—necessity of learning English at every step.This is (c)—only language of international overseas business, communication, co-operation and (d)—co-existence. It is essential to receive (e)—-foreign degree of higher education. All (f)—good jobs need English knowing persons. So every educated man should know how to (g)—-communicate in English. To learn and develop (h)—-skill of English specially for (i)—students is very important. No (j)—-students should be ignored of it.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

 

  1. Akbar (a)—great was one of (b)—greatest emperors of India.He was on the one side a great and on the other side a man of (c)—wisdom.Among all (d)—Mughal rulers he was (e)—best.As a result ,his name has been written in golden letters in the page of (f)—history.He was (g)—-uneducated person.But he had (h)—ability to rule (i)—kingdom like (j)—-expert ruler.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

  1. (a)—cricket is (b)—foreign game in our country. But it is (c)—international game. After winning (c)—ICC Trophy in (e)—Malaysia in 1996,it has become more popular than football in our country. By defeating (f)—Keya Bangladesh got (g)—first victory in (h)—ODI cricket in 1998.Bangladesh got the taste of winning (i)—test match in January,2005 defeating (j)—Zimbabwe.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

 

  1. A student must take care of his (a)—nature. Every morning (c)—sun rises in (d)—east, day flows (e)—night, birds sing and (f)—plants blossom. Everywhere in (g)—nature there is (h)—harmony. If there were no discipline in (i)—-nature, there would have been (j)—chaos everywhere.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

 

  1. Though Patriotism is (a)—universal human trait, it is often torn away by (b)—state herself.(c)—poor people of (d)—poor country become indifferent to their state affairs and lose (e)—sense of patriotic. Such people would have become as patriotic as (f)—Simon Bolivar or (g)—Abraham Lincoln if they had a caring government of leader who would make their lives a bit easier.(h)—people of (i)—wealthy country simply love their country because the state provides them with everything like shelter,education,job and (j)—security.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

                                                                       

  1. (a)——-discipline is seen in (a)——nature. Every morning (c)—–sun rises in (d)—–east, day follows (e)——night, birds sing and (f)—–plants blossom. Everywhere in (g)—-nature, there is (h)—harmony. If there were no discipline in (i)——nature, there would have been (j)——chaos everywhere.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

 

  1. One day I met (a)—lame man. After talking for a while he showed me (b)—identity card. Seeing (c)—identity card I came to know that he was (d)—university student. After completing his (e)—-study he joined (f)—army. During the liberation War he fought (g)—bravely against (h)—occupying army of the then West Pakistan. But it is (i)—irony of fate that bullet of (j)—enemies hit on his left leg. Thus he lost his leg.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

 

                     

 

  1. A library is (a)—part and parcel (b)—-educational institution. It is (c)—-unique place where books for different subjects are kept for (d)—reading. It ennobles (e)—readers to read books of their choice that create (f)—-enthusiasm for learning. Student should pay (g)—-visit to (h)—library regularly. They can borrow books for (i)—-certain period and return them after (j)—given time.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

10.Patriotism is a noble (a)—-virtue. It inspires (b)—-man to shed last drop of blood to defend the freedom of his(c)—- country.(d)—-man without patriotism is not better than(e)—-beast. A true patriot is honoured by (f)—–all. He thinks for (g)—–welfare of his country. On (h)—other hand (i)—-unpatriotic man thinks only of his own interest, Those who die (j)—–country are true patriots. They are remembered even after their death.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

11.Unemployment is (a)….great social evil. All (b)….able-bodied persons in a society should be engaged in any occupation. (c)….unemployed man has to lead a vagabond life. Life becomes (d)…..curse and burden to him. He has (e)….idle brain which very soon becomes (f)….devil’s workshop. There are many reasons of (g)….unemployment in our country. Bangladesh is not (h)……industrialized country. The mills and factories that we have can give employment to (i)….limited number of people similar is the case with (j)…..agriculture.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

 

12.Punctuality is of great value to (a)….student. (b)….unpunctual boy who is late in (c)…..class will miss (d)…..part of his lesson and fall (e)…..behind other students. But (f)…..punctual student will learn his lesson in (g)……time and do well in (h)—examination. Punctuality is (i)—key to success in life. We all should be (j)….punctual in our activities.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

 

 

13.Dowry means property or money brought by a bride to her (a)—husband. During marriage ceremony (b)—section of greedy people claim much wealth or money from (c)—guardians of the brides. (d)—poor illiterate girls become (e)—victims of dowry. If (f)—guardians fail to fulfill. (g)—demand of (h)—bridegroom. The brides are maltreated. So, the poor cannot think of marriage of their daughters. It is (i)—social curse. This curse can be eliminated by changing the outlook of people specially the male (j)—members.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

 

14.Journey is always (a)—pleasure to me. Whenever I go on a journey my heart leaps up with (b)—joy. But (c)—-journey by boat gives me (d)—-greatest pleasure. Since Bangladesh is land of (e)—rivers. It is (f)—easy matter to make (g)—journey by boat. Whenever I get (h)—-opportunity to make (i)—journey by boat, I make (j)—best use of the opportunity.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

 

15.It was (a)—dark night. A blind man was walking along (b)—road.He held (b)—lamp in his hand. Two men  laughed at (d)—him.One of them said, “What is (c)— —use of lamp to (d)— blind man?” The other called the blindman (e)—fool. (f)– blind man heard this and took it to (g)—heart.He said,(h)—-lamp is not for me, It’s for those (i)—-people who’re are careless”. What a surprise,” said (j)—others.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

 

16.A true friend is (a)…..asset. He stands by his (b)……..friend in time of danger. He is not (c)—– –greedy man. He always wishes for (d)…….welfare of his friend. But it is (e)——–matter of (f)——–fact that (g)——-ideal friend is very rare today.(h)——selfish man cannot be (i)——-true friend. He thinks of his own (j)——-interest.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

 

 

 

 

17.The great ship Titanic sailed for New York from Southampton on April,1912.At that time she (a)—largest ship.(b)—tragic sinking of this great (c)—-liner will always be remembered for she went down on her first voyage. Four days after sailing out, while it was sailing across (d)—-icy(e)—waters of (f)—North Atlantic.(g)—huge ice Berge was suddenly spotted. After (h)—alarm had been given (i)—great ship turned sharply to avoid (j)—collision.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

 

18.Money can not buy (a)—–happiness. Money is (b)—–must for our life. But it is not (c)—–necessary to bring our happiness. Happiness is absolutely (d)——-psychological thing. It is (e)—name of (f)—–feeling. It means the contentment of (g)—–mind. He who is satisfied with what he gets and content with his life is (h)—–really happy man. Happiness cannot be purchased with (i)—money. No doubt, money has got something to do with (j)—-happiness but it cannot give us happiness.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

 

19.We have six seasons in (a)—-Bangladesh. Every season appears at an interval of every two months. The winter is one of (b)—-six seasons in Bangladesh. It comes after (c)—late autumn. It comprises the two Bengali months of Paush and Magh. Winter comes with us its fog and chill. Life in nature seems to be dull. Trees turn grey and leafless. Men and animals shiver with cold.(d)—sky becomes clear and blue. Poor people suffer from much cold. In this season vegetables are available in abundance. There is (e)—very special features of (f)—-season. It is (g)—-collecting time of juice from date trees. In winter (h)—general health of people remains satisfactory. No doubt winter is (i)—cold season. But at (j)—-same time it is enjoyable too.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

 

 

 

20.Students are (a)——greatest force of (b)—–nation. (c)—-ideal student is (d)—-asset to any country. He has some qualities that can be followed. He gets up early in (e)—-morning. He never wastes his time in vain. He always makes (f)—brilliant result in the examinations .He is a boy of (g)—good manners and character. He is truthful, honest, sincere and dutiful. He respects his parents ,teachers  and other superiors in (h)—polite way. He is helpful to his fellow students. He is never rude to anybody. He is (i)—-student of high thinking and plain living. Infact, he is (j)—example for others to follow.

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

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21.The invention of computer is one of (a)—greatest advances in (b)—-modern technology. It is (c)—-fairly recent invention. Computer is (d)—-substitute for (e)—human brain. Computers are capable of doing extremely complicated work in all branches of learning. In a few minutes (f)—computer can perform calculations that trained mathematicians would need years to complete.(g)—-faster computers can handle millions of problems in (h)—-few seconds. It can perform many operations at (i)—time and (j)—same time without any confusion.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

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  1. Every woman is (a)—–potential mother.(b)—–future of a child depends on how it is brought up. In this case (c)—–educated mother plays (d)—–important role. She can bring up a child better than (e)—–illiterate mother. So,(f)—–difference between (g)—–educated and (h)——uneducated mother can never be denied.(i)—–educated mother is an asset. She knows how to build up (j)—career of her child.

 

 

 

  1. (a)—-English poet was staying in (b)—-Italy for the benefit of his health. He received (c)—-unpaid letter from one of his friends containing nothing but a few words. He had to pay double postage for such (d)—unwise activity. He decided to teach his friend (e)—good lesson. So he collected (f)—-stone and packed it up in (g)—box. He sent (h)—-box to his friend. The friend thought that the contents of the parcel were valuable. So he paid the charge for carrying. He was astonished to see nothing in the box but (i)—ordianry (j)—-stone.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

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  1. The compute is (a) —fairly recent invention. It has now become (b)——essential (b)——-part of modern life. It has (c)—–greatly benefited us and brought about revolutionary changes in our life. Any device that helps people perform (d)——-mathematical calculations may be called (e)——computer. In this sense,(f)—–abacus is also (g)——simple computer. Today, however,(h)—–term computer’ refers to a special kind of (i)——electronic machine that can perform mathematical calculations and process large masses of information at (j)——-great speed.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

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  1. Everybody knows that sincerity is (a)—–key to success.(b)—–person can prosper in life by doing hard work. The man who does not follow (c)—-rules of sincerity can never go (d)—-long way in (e)—–world. Many (f)—-man is not conscious of (g)—–importance of (h)—-sincerity for which they don’t have (i)—–benefit of (j)—-success. However, we should be sincere to our work.

     Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

 

  1. (a)——-deal student is an asset for a country. He is different from (c)—-idle student.(d)—industrious work hard.On the other hand (e)—idle waste away their time.They do not know that (f)—time is (g)—-most valuable thing.If anyone wants to shine in life,he should make (h)—best use of his time.Otherwise he will suffer in (i)—long run.he will have to drag a miserable (j)—life.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

 

 

 

  1. (a)—-pious man is he who is very much religious.He does not run after name and fame.He is different from (b)—-worldly man.(c)—–religious minded people are quiet different from (d)—people who want to have much (e)—-wealth.(f)—-virtuous believe that their lies (g)—-eternal life after death.(h)—greedy people give importance to this world.However (i)—virtuous man enjoys mental (j)—-peace.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

 

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  1. Dhaka stand on (a)——Buriganga. It is (b)—–old city. It is a populous (c)——city. People of different religions live in (d)—–city. Their occupation is not (e)—–same. There is (f)—–Engineering University and Agricultural University in (g)—–Dhaka.(h)——Zoo and (i)—–National Museum are famous.(j)——-Engineering University is also famous.

         Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

 

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  1. Truthfulness is (a)—greatest of all (b)—-virtues which makes (c)—person really great.If we do not cultivate (d)—habit of speaking (e)—truth,we cannot command (f)—-condidence of others.The man whom nobody believes can never be famous in life.It may be that we may succeeded once or twice by telling (g)—-lie but it never brings about (h)—-good result.A lie never lies hiddent.Today or tomorrow it comes to light.Then (i)—-real character of (j)—liar is revealed and nobody believes him.All hate him and speak ill of him behind his back.

  Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

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  1. (a)—–angry man is not liked even by (b)—idiot.There is difference between (c)—educated and (d)—-uneducted.Again there is difference between (e)—rich and (i)—poor.An educated (g)—-man should come forward to educate (h)—-uneducated man.On the other hand,(i)—-rich man should have symphathy for (j)—poor man.

 

 

 

  1. (a)….16 th December is (b)….red letter day in the history of Bangladesh. On this day we achieved victory at (c)….cost of (d)….bloody war. Bangladesh came into being as (e)….independent country. It occupied a place in the world (f)…..map. Every year,we observe (g)….day with solemnity. We remember (h)….supreme sacrifice of our heroic sons. The day is (i)…..public holiday. The national flag is hoisted on (j)….top of the each house.

      Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

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  1. Illiteracy is (a)—-great problem in our country.It is (b)—great obstacle to (c)—-way of (d)—-progress and there are many reasons behind it.Poverty is (e)—-main cause of this illiteracy in (f)—-our country.Due to poverty,(g)—-poor people cannot send their children to (h)—school.So,everybody should drive away (i)—-proverty from (j)—society.

      Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

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  1. Population exploration is (a)—constant threat to our environment and existence.Especially in Bangladesh (b)—-poppulation is growing at such (c)—high rate that (d)—environment may soon fail to supply (e)—people with their minimum (f)—-necessities.Unless we take (g)—immediate steps to stop this rapid growth of population,our (h)—environment will one encounter (i)—-unpredictable with danger,consequently ,(j)—inhaitants may experience destruction.

     Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

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34.Population of a country is (a)—asset.It becomes (b)—-burden when (c)—-country cannot afford to her people (d)—-basic needs of life.Bangladesh is (e)—densely populated country based on (f)—agricultural economy.Moreover,our population is growing in (g)—alarming way.(h)—present growth of our population is 21.6 per thousand people.It is obviously (i)—very high rate.Hence we should all make (j)—united effort to combat with population problem.  

 

 

  1. Newspaper is (a)—people’s parliament.The newspaper plays (b)—-vital role in modern civilization.It is said to be (c)—-mirror of the world.We must have the habit of reading (d)—–newspaper daily.It helps us in aquring (e)—-general knowledge which is essential for our education.Nobody can keep (f)—contact with (g)—outside world without newspaper.Mere (h)—bookish knowledge is not sufficient in (i)—struggle of life.(j)—man who does not read newspaper daily is like a frog in a narrow well.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

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  1. Makkah is an ancient (a)——-city. (b)————first mosque of (c)——–world was built there. Hazrat Ibrahim built it. It is known as(d)———-Kaaba mosque. Many days have passed away. Suddenly a hole was found in (e)———-wall. Today people all over (f)————–world go to Makkah. They spend a busy (g)——time there. They forget the activities of this (h)——-world. The Muslims of (i)———-whole world gather there and perform (j)——Hajj.

      Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

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  1. Hazi Mohammad Mohsin was born in Hogly in (a)—year 1732.His father was a wealthy (b)—person.He inherited (c)—vast property.He was very kind to (d)—poor.He spent (e)—lot of money for the poor.He gave away (f)—whole property for the education of (g)—-meritorious students.One night he was sleeping.He heard (h)—sound.He woke up.He saw(j)—-man.The man was (j)—thief.

      Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

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  1. (a) —–ant is (b)——-industrious insect. No other insect is as industrious as (c)—-ant. If we open (d)——pages of history, we shall see that (e)——men who have become great were (f)—–industrious .(g)——-industrious are liked by all. On (h)—–other hand (i)—–idle are hated by all. So, industry is (j)—–must to prosper in life.

 

               

 

  1. (a)—is a planet.It rises in (b)—-east and sets in (c)—west.It is (d)—source of all heat,the setting (e)—-sun presents (f)—enjoyable scence.(g)—–moon has no light of its own.It gets light from the sun.(h)—-stars shone in (j)—sky.We cannot see all the stars.Many stars are bigger than the sun.They are far away from (j)—earth.

       Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

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  1. Once there was (a)—-Sultan in Bengal.He was fond of hunting.He went on (b)—hunting.He took aim at a deer and shot (c)—arrow at the deer but the arrow pierced(d)—infant in stead.(e)—-infant was the only child of its mother.It was a (f)—bolt from the blue to (g)—woman.She was at a loss.It was irreparable (h)—loss for the mother.(i)—-Sultan thought that it would be (j)—injustice to the woman if he would not compensate the woman.

      Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

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  1. (a)—-newspaper is called (b)—–store house of knowledge.In the morning we eagerly wait for a newspaper.We cannot do a single day without newspapers.It contains the new of (c)—entire world.We can get (d)—-news of economics,politics and many other things of (e)—world.It plays (f)—important role in creating public (g)—opinion.Through newspapers we know (h)—culture of another country.(i)—-economist writes artiticles on economics.(j)—eassyist writes essays and they are published through newspapers.

      Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

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  1. Bangladesh is (a)—-country of rivers.Of (b)—rivers some are famous.But some of (c)—big rivers have dried up.They go dry especially in (d)—summer season.But during (e)—rainy season all the rivers are full to (f)—brim.In winter (g)—farmers of Bangladesh face water crisis.Then they are to depend on (h)—mercy of nature.Then our farmers feel the necessity of (i)—-irrigation.A scientific irrigation system is a great need for our (j)—agriculture.

 

 

  1. There lived (a)—-old farmer in a village.He was (b)—honest farmer.He had three sons who were very idle.But he knew that (c)—idle brian is the devil’s workshop.So he advised them to be hardworking.He taught them that (d)—industrious prosper and (e)—lazy suffer.However,the sons did not pay heed to their father’s advice.The farmer grew digging (h)—lands but found nothing.But the lands were cultivated well.The lands produced (i)—bumper crop.They realized (j)—importance of their father’s statement.

      Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

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  1. Early rising means the habit of getting up from (a)—bed early in (b)—morning.This habit is very useful to (c)—-man in various ways.Regarding it there is (d)—English proverb: “Early to bed and Early to rise makes (e)—man healthy,wealthy and wise.”Really this proverb is correct.(f)—-early riser finds time to take some exercise or (g)—walk in (h)—morning air.(i)—-morning air refreshes both his mind and body.This certainly improves his health and gives him energy for (j)—day’s work.

       Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

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  1. Bangladesh is a land of (a)—celestial beauty.(b)—-land,(c)—-rivers and the forests are (d)—sources of this beauty.(e)—tourism business can flowerish Bangladesh profusely.(f)—wild animals of (g)—-Sundarbans are also (h)—great asset.Torism can play (i)—-vital role in the national economy.But it is still in its tender age.So we have to cross (j)—-long way.

     Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

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  1. (a)—English is (b)—-international language that must be learnt by all (c)—people of (d)—world.One is blind today without (e)—-help of English.(f)—-English knowing persons gets privilege everywhere.Today English is not only the language of (g)—-British, it is now world language.Moreover,now there are many kinds of English ,but (h)—-English of (i)—-English is still (j)—-best.

 

 

 

 

  1. Education is one of (a)…..basic needs of (b)——a human being.(c)…..poor socio-economic condition of Bangladesh can be largely attributed to most people’s inaccessibility to (d)……education. If all the people were educated, they could live (e)…..healthy and planned (f)…..life. It enhances our ability to raise crops, store food, protect (g)——environment and carry out our social responsibilities. it is only education which can help us to adopt (h)——rational attitude. It provides us with (i)…….enlightened awareness about things and this awareness is (j)—–prerequisite for social development.

     Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

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  1. Bangladesh is land of (a)—scenic beauty.(b)—–land,(c)—–rivers and the forests are (c)—-sources of this beauty.Geographically Bangladesh can be divided into four regions.In many places there are a lot of amazing beautiful spots.There are many historical places also.For this reason,(e)—–tourisim business can flowerish here.(f)—wild animals of (g)—Sundarbans are also (h)—-great asset.Tourism can play (i)—vital role in national economy.But it is still in its tender age.So,we have to cross (j)—long way.

     Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

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  1. Bangladesh is (a)—–world’s most densely populated country.Our development effors are frustrated because of (b)—-great size of our population.(c)—-population exploration is growing at such (d)—-high rate that (e)—-environment may soon fail to supply (h)—-people with their minimum necessities. It is needed (i)—-alarming situation. Something should be done to change (j)—-situation.

      Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

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  1. A brilliant student is (a)—assset. One day he may be (b)—-engineer or (c)—-M.B.B.S. doctor. He makes (d)—best use of his time. He makes a proper division of his time and does his duties accordingly. He knows that youth is (e)—-golden period of (f)—-life. He has (g)—-aim in life. He knows that (h)—-life without (i)—-aim is like (j)—ship without a rudder.

 

 

 

51.Bangladesh is (a)– –independent country. But nobody made (b)- —-gift of independence to us. It was (c)—–province of (d)——Pakistan in the name of East Pakistani rulers treated East Pakistan as (f)—–colony of West Pakistan in (g)——name of Pakistan and deprived us of our due share.(h)—–Pakistani army brutally cracked down upon (i)—–innocent people of East Pakistan.(j)——-people took arms.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

52.Man is (a)——-architect of his own fate. If we avoid labour, we shall not be lucky. Some people think that (b)—–success in life depends on fate. But that is not correct. Hard work is necessary for getting success in every sphere of life. Industry is (e)—–key to success. Those, who depends on fate must always lag behind. It is (d)—–fact that industry makes everything different. If you become (e)—–industrious person, your life will be successful.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

53.(a)…………21 st of February is (a)…..important day in our national calendar. On this day in 1952,valiant youths of (c)….soil laid down their lives to establish (d)……..honour of Bangla, their mother language. Their demand was to recognized Bangla as (e)……official language of (f)….state as it was (g)….language of most of (h)….population. Because of their sacrifice ,we have got (i)….Bangla as our official language. Now, Bangla is (j)….internationally recognized language.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

 

54.Every student wants to be better in (a)——exam. But it is not (b)….easy work.(c)…..student has to do something for this. From (c)….very beginning he must be serious. He should read (d)…..texts again and again. He must not memorise (f)…..answer without knowing the meaning. He must not make notes from (g)….common source. He should have a good (h)….command over English. By doing all these things (i)….. student  can hope to make a good (j)….result.

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

 

55.Electronic mail, popularly known as e-mail is (a)….communication of message via electronic means. Although (b)…….telex communication is electronic in nature too, there are difference between (c)…..telex and (d)…..e-mail. Telex communication is terminal to terminal while (e)……electronic communication is user to user via (f)…..computer. In telex, messages destined to number of users are sent to (g)…..same terminal where it is distributed in a printed form by (h)…..operator. On (i)…..other hand, e-mail, is delivered to (j)…..individual electronic mail box based in a computer.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

  1. Use articles where necessary. Use a cross (X) where an article is not needed.                                                                                                    

(a)……Bengali, the 7 th language among (b)….important languages of (c)….world, is our mother tongue. Its present status is not (d)….result of (e)….effort of (f)….single year or of (g)….century. It belongs to an Aryan family. Its (h)…origin is from (i)….Satam branch of (j)…Indo-European parents’ speech.                                                                                                   

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

  1. Use articles where necessary. Use a cross (X) where an article is not needed.                                                                                                     

(a)—–Bangladesh is (b)——land of rivers. These are (c)—–blessing of Almighty Allah and pride to us. They are closely related to our economy and (d)—-prosperity of our (e)—country. Our is (f)—

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

  1. Use articles where necessary. Use a cross (X) where an article is not needed.                                                                                                     

(a)——-discipline is seen in (a)——nature. Every morning (c)—–sun rises in (d)—–east, day follows (e)——night, birds sing and (f)—–plants blossom. Everywhere in (g)—-nature, there is (h)—harmony. If there were no discipline in (i)——nature, there would have been (j)——chaos everywhere.

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

  1. Use articles where necessary. Use a cross (X) where an article is not needed.                                                                                                     

(a)—Kamal has an uncle in (a)——Dhaka. He is (b)—-engineer. He works in (c)—–European firm. He is (d)——important figures in (e)—–firm. He is not only (f)—industries but (g)—–honest man. He hates the idle because he knows that (h)—–industrious prosper in life. On (i)—–other hand (j)—lazy suffer in life.

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

  1. Use articles where necessary. Use a cross (X) where an article is not needed.                                                                                                    

(a)——-moon always awakens in our hearts(b)——feeling (c)——of love and tenderness.(d)——moon has furnished (e)——they use for poets and artists ever since (f)—–stirring of (g)—-poetic faculty in men.(h)—–soft and silvery brightness of the moon which (i)—–waves her to charm us is (j)—-light of the sun.

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

  1. Use articles where necessary. Use a cross (X) where an article is not needed.                                                                                                    

(a)—–morning walk is a good habit for all classes of people. It is (b)—–simple exercise and good for health and (c)——mentality. In the morning (d)—–air is fresh and free from any kind of noise and pollution. This pure (e)——environment makes an active effect on (f)—–walkers health and mind. When (g)—-man enjoys (h)—–beauties and solemnity of (i)—–nature in (j)—–morning.

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

  1. (a) —–thing of beauty is (b)—–joy for ever.(c)——-flower is a beautiful (d)——-thing. Everybody likes (e)——-flower. But it is a matter for sorrow (f)——-flower is very much short lived. The rose is (g)——best of all flowers. It is also short lived.(h)——-beauty of (i)——rose charms all. Its sweet smell drows . (j)——-attention of others.

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

  1. (a)——teacher is compared with (b)—–architecture. He is called the architect of a nation. He teaches (c)——illiterate. He is (d)—–light in deep(e)——darkness. But unfortunately (f)—–teachers are not held in due respect. They lead (g)——humble life. They live in (h)—-midst of want. Yet they keep (i)—–light of education at (j)——cost of their own lives.

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

 

 

  1. Money cannot but (a)—happiness. Money is (b)—must for our life. But it is not (c)—to bring our happiness. Happiness is absolutely (d)—psychological things. It is (e)—name of (f)—feeling. If means the contentment of the mind. He who is (g)—satisfied with what he gets and content with his life is (h)—really happy. Happiness cannot be purchased with (i)—only. No doubt, only has got something to do with (j)—happiness but it cannot give us happiness.

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

  1. A true friend is (a)…..asset. He stands by his (b)……..friend in time of danger. He is not (c)—– –greedy man. He always wishes for (d)…….welfare of his friend. But it is (e)——–matter of (f)——–fact that (g)——-ideal friend is very rare today.(h)——selfish man cannot be (i)——-true friend. He thinks of his own (j)——-interest.    

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

  1. Akbar (a)—great was one of (b)—greatest emperors of India who ruled this subcontinent for more than 50 years. He was not only (c)—great ruler but also (d)—man of wisdom. Among all (e)—Mughal rulers he was (f)—best.

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

  1. (a) —–ant is (b)——-industrious insect. No other insect is as industrious as (c)—-ant. If we open (d)——pages of history, we shall see that (e)——men who have become great were (f)—–industrious .(g)——-industrious are liked by all. On (h)—–other hand (i)—–idle are hated by all. So, industry is (j)—–must to prosper in life.
  2. Bangladesh is (a)– –independent country. But nobody made (b)- —-gift of independence to us. It was (c)—–province of (d)——Pakistan in the name of East Pakistani rulers treated East Pakistan as (f)—–colony of West Pakistan in (g)——name of Pakistan and deprived us of our due share.(h)—–Pakistani army brutally cracked down upon (i)—–innocent people of East Pakistan.(j)——-people took arms.

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

  1. Bangladesh is (a)….small country but she has a large (b)…..population. She lies in (c)…..South Asia on (d)….Bay of Bengal. Once Bangladesh was not (e)….Independent country. Now she is (f)……free country.(g)….country is cris-crossed by so many occupation of (j)….people of Bangladesh.              

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

  1. Begging is not at all (a)—employment. It is (b)—charity of (c)—others. It does not give anything good to (d)—society. It does not develop (e)—man’s ability or will to be self-reliant. It makes (f)—man devoid of any sense of self-respect. Those who live by begging cannot claim any dignity in (g)—society. It is regarded as (h)—slurs (i)—curse to the society. It is (j)—most disgraceful and disreputable means of living.

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

  1. Hazrat Omar (R) was (a)——-second Caliph of Islam. He was (b)——-honest Caliph. He used to lead a humble (c)——-life.He used to go and see the condition of (d)——-subjects with his own eyes. At dead of night he would walk(e)——-streets of Medina. One night while walking he heard (f)——sound of crying .(g)———sound was coming from(h)——-hut. He went near(i)——hut. He saw an aged woman boiling something in the open(i)——-pot. He wanted to know the reason of her crying.

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

  1. (a)——-deal student is an asset to any country. He gets up early in (b)—–morning. He is (c)—–boy of good manners and character. He (d)——student of high thinking and plain living. In fact, he is (e)—-example for others to follow.

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

 

 

  1. Dhaka stand on (a)——Buriganga. It is (b)—–old city. It is a populous (c)——city. People of different religions live in (d)—–city. Their occupation is not (e)—–same. There is (f)—–Engineering University and Agricultural University in (g)—–Dhaka.(h)——Zoo and (i)—–National Museum are famous.(j)——-Engineering University is also famous.

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

  1. Dowry means property or money brought by a bride to her (a)—husband. During marriage ceremony (b)—section of greedy people claim much wealth or money from (c)—guardians of the brides. (d)—poor illiterate girls become (e)—victims of dowry. If(f)—guardians fail to fulfill. (g)—demand of (h)—bridegroom. The brides are maltreated. So, the poor cannot think of marriage of their daughters. It is (i)—social curse. This curse can be eliminated by changing the outlook of people specially the male (j)—members.

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

  1. Education is one of (a)…..basic needs of (b)——a human being.(c)…..poor socio-economic condition of Bangladesh can be largely attributed to most people’s inaccessibility to (d)……education. If all the people were educated, they could live (e)…..healthy and planned (f)…..life. It enhances our ability to raise crops, store food, protect (g)——environment and carry out our social responsibilities. it is only education which can help us to adopt (h)——rational attitude. It provides us with (i)…….enlightened awareness about things and this awareness is (j)—–prerequisite for social development.

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

  1. Electronic mail is (a)— — –modern method of instant delivery of (b)——-letters without (c)—involvement of (d)——postman. In this system of mailing message are sent with the help of a computer. In (e)- —-electronic mail or (f)——e-mail system (g)—–letter or any other document is typed and edited on a computer. It is sent to the addressee through (h)——- computer network in (i)—form of (j)—-electronic signals.

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

  1. English is (a)—–international language. It is spoken all over (b) ——world. So the importance of (c)—English cannot be described in words. All (d)—–books on higher education are written in English. Today organizations need employees who speak and write (e)—-standard form of English. It helps (f)—–educated man to get a good (g)—–job. It is (h)——official or semi –official language all over the world. Ours is (i)—–age of globalization. We need to learn English to join the advanced world. So English has become (j)—-essential matter for us.

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

  1. Though (a)—–newspaper is not always (b)—-unmixed blessing, it is (c)—-most useful thing in (d)—-our life. We can not think of (e)—-day without it. To read newspaper is (f)—-good habit.(g)—–more we read newspaper,(h)—-more we can acquire (i)—-knowledge; If we do not read it, we shall be like the frogs (j)—dark well.

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

 

  1. Every woman is (a)—–potential mother.(b)—–future of a child depends on how it is brought up. In this case (c)—–educated mother plays (d)—–important role. She can bring up a child better than (e)—–illiterate  mother. So,(f)—–difference between (g)—–educated and (h)——uneducated mother can never be denied.(i)—–educated mother is an asset. She knows how to build up (j)—career of her child.

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

 

 

  1. Everybody knows that sincerity is (a)—–key to success.(b)—–person can prosper in life by doing hard work. The man who does not follow (c)—-rules of sincerity can never go (d)—-long way in (e)—–world. Many (f)—-man is not conscious of (g)—–importance of (h)—-sincerity for which they don’t have (i)—–benefit of (j)—-success. However, we should be sincere to our work.

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

 

  1. Kamal is (a)—examinee. He has (b)—ill health. He heard about (c)—eminent doctor. He made (d)—appointment with (e)—doctor. On the fixed (f)—day he went to the doctor’s chamber. There he saw (g)—attendant writing (h)—serial and name of the(i)—junior M. B.B.S. doctor to help him. The junior doctor writes (j)—case history of the patient.

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

 

  1. Man is (a)……social being and is (b)…..member of society. He has (c)….freedom of choice, thought and expression. But everybody should consider that he is not (d)….only person in society. There are many persons in (e)….society and they have (f)….same rights that one expects from one’s society. So to form (g)…..peaceful society, one should be watchful to see that other’s rights are not harmed. Every citizen must cultivate (h)….habit of obeying (i)…rules and regulations of (j)….society.

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

 

  1. Makkah is an ancient (a)——-city. (b)————first mosque of (c)——–world was built there. Hazrat Ibrahim built it. It is known as(d)———-Kaaba mosque. Many days have passed away. Suddenly a hole was found in (e)———-wall. Today people all over (f)————–world go to Makkah. They spend a busy (g)——time there. They forget the activities of this (h)——-world. The Muslims of (i)———-whole world gather there and perform (j)——Hajj.

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

 

  1. Man is (a)——-architect of his own fate. If we avoid labour, we shall not be lucky. Some people think that (b)—–success in life depends on fate. But that is not correct. Hard work is necessary for getting success in every sphere of life. Industry is (e)—–key to success. Those, who depends on fate must always lag behind. It is (d)—–fact that industry makes everything different. If you become (e)—–industrious person, your life will be successful.

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

 

  1. Money can not buy (a)—–happiness. Money is (b)—–must for our life. But it is not (c)—–necessary to bring our happiness. Happiness is absolutely (d)——-psychological thing. It is (e)—name of (f)—–feeling. It means the contentment of (g)—–mind. He who is satisfied with what he gets and content with his life is (h)—–really happy man. Happiness cannot be purchased with (i)—money. No doubt, money has got something to do with (j)—-happiness but it cannot give us happiness.

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

   

  1. Mr John is (a)——European. As he is (b)—-English man and knows (c)—-English well. He is (d)—honorable person to everyone though he is (e)——one eyed man. Having received (f)—-.So ,he went to (g)——USA. His brother Tony lives there who joined (h)—–army. He is (i)—younger of two brothers. When John met his brother, Tony (j)——brother rose in him.

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

         

  1. (a)……..the Olympic games started (b)…..long before (c)…..Christian era. There is (d)….village in Greece named (e)……Olympia. This has been named after (f)…..Olympic .Today the Olympic Games have become (g)….. extraordinary events in the world. This year Olympic Games  were in held in Beijing, China. China bagged (h)….highest gold medals in various events. This is to be (i)  (g)…..usual thing for (j)…….host country. How ever, for the first time , the USA failed to bag the highest gold.

 

  1. 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 of these days remain ever fresh in our memory. My (e)—–days at school is such (f)——day. It is fresh in my mind even now when I was (g)——boy of six. My father proposed that I should be admitted into (h)—-school in (i)—–class. I felt (j)—–both joy and fear.

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

 

  1. Patriotism is a noble (a)—-virtue. It inspires (b)—-man to shed last drop of blood to defend the freedom of his country.(d)—-man without patriotism is not better than(e)—-beast. A true patriot is honoured by (f)—–all. He thinks for (g)—–welfare of his country. On (h)—other hand (i)—-unpatriotic man thinks only of his own interest, Those who die (j)—–country are true patriots.

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

 

  1. People think of (a)—–poverty as (b)—-great evil and it seems to be (c)—accepted belief that if people had (d)—-plenty of many, they would be happy and (e)—-useful and more out of life. As (f)—-rule there is more genuine satisfaction in life and more obtained from life in (g)—humble cottage of (h)—-poor men than in (i)—–palaces of (i)—-rich.

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

  1. Taimur was one of (a)—greatest conquers of the world. Young Taimur once attacked (b)—province of a powerful prince. He entered (c)—kingdom of (d)—prince and captured (e)—large village. It was situated far away from (f)—capital. When the news reached (g)—prince, he came with a large army. The area was surrounded on all (h)—sides. (i)—Taimur’s soldiers were all killed but Taimur escaped with (j)—great difficulty.

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

 

  1. Tenement house is(a)—dwelling which is (b)—jointly shared by(c)—owner and the (d)—tenants. It can be (e)—building divided into small and (f)—cheap dwelling unit occupied by (g)—different individual of households under the same roof. Usually these are a raw of houses with (h)—occupant sharing density. Therefore, this kind of development becomes cheaper than other types of (i)—housing solution and is availed by (j)—lower and middle-income households.

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

 

  1. The compute is (a) —fairly recent invention. It has now become (b)——essential (b)——-part of modern life. It has (c)—–greatly benefited us and brought about revolutionary changes in our life. Any device that helps people perform (d)——-mathematical calculations may be called (e)——computer. In this sense,(f)—–abacus is also (g)——simple computer. Today, however,(h)—–term computer’ refers to a special kind of (i)——electronic machine that can perform mathematical calculations and process large masses of information at (j)——-great speed.

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

      

  1. The internet has paved the way (a)…..sharing information and communication (b)….organizations and people. Communication can be made (c)…..the aid of internet. The government can use the internet for the purpose (d)…internet  Communication and supplying information. Shopping and banking can be done with the help the  internet. The internet helps the educational institutions (e)…conduct research   and impart education.

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

 

  1. The night before (a)—examination is one of (b)—anxiety to almost all examinees. (c)—degree of panic and anxiety depends on (d)—strength of their preparation and(e)—physical constitution. In fact, the night before (f)—examination is (g)—night of anxiety and peculiar. To overcome (h)—trouble of this night (i)—examinees should prepare their lesson much (j)—earlier and try to pass this night with an normal state of mind.

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

 

  1. The University of Dhaka is (a)….oldest in the country. It is also (b)….biggest among other universities. It was established in (c)….year 1921.Hundreds of (d)….students are admitted here every year. The total number of students will be all over (e)….thirty thousand. It has (f)….large number of teachers. It extends over (g)….vast area. It is known for its high standard of (h)….teaching. It is (i)….institution which makes us proud. It has produced many (j)….great scholars.

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

 

  1. The use of English as (a)…..common language of (b)….world has been growing so rapidly in recent years that no other explanation is needed to justify (c)….efforts of (d)…..hundreds of (e)…..thousands who every year set out about studying English. It is (f)…..interest of all those students who believe that (g)…….English should be taught properly and accurately in accordance with (h)…..certain clearly defined  and recognized standards. It is with a view to preserving and diffusing such (i)…..standards as examinations in English were instituted and the fact that many ten of thousands of students now take these examinations annually as (j)…..acknowledgement of just how successful the examining bodies have been setting and upholding these standards.

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

 

  1. Unemployment is (a)….great social evil. All(b)….able-bodied persons in a society should be engaged in any occupation.(c)….unemployed man has to lead a vagabond life. Life becomes (d)…..curse and burden to him. He has (e)….idle brain which very soon becomes (f)….devil’s workshop. There are many reasons of (g)….unemployment in our country. Bangladesh is not (h)……industrialized country. The mills and factories that we have can give employment to (i)….limited number of people similar is the case with (j)…..agriculture.

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

 

  1. When (a)….great poet Ferdousi began to write (b)….Shahanama, the Sultan promised him (c)…piece of gold for each(d)…..verses. Instead of giving gold coins, the Sultan offered the poet only sixty thousand silver (g)….coins. The poet refused to take the silver coins and left the court with (h)….broken heart. He was (i)….aggrieved man. Later on, the Sultan realized that he had made (j)….blunder.

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

 

 

     

  1. Women are now a days as (a)….important as men. They constitute nearly half of (b)…total population. So, there can be no denying (c)………fact that they too possess equal rights and duties as (d)….men do. If they get opportunity ,(e)………genius, powers and capacities will bloom fully.No nation can make (f)….real progress keeping a full half of its population in (g)…dark.Without (h)….uplift of women,(i)….progress of (j)….nation is not possible at all.

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

 

  1. (a)….16 th December is (b)….red letter day in the history of Bangladesh. On this day we achieved victory at (c)….cost of (d)….bloody war. Bangladesh came into being as (e)….independent country. It occupied a place in the world(f)…..map. Every year ,we observe (g)….day with solemnity. We remember (h)….supreme sacrifice of our heroic sons. The day is (i)…..public holiday. The national flag is hoisted on (j)….top of the each house.

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

 

  1. (a)…………21 st of February is (a)…..important day in our national calendar. On this day in 1952,valiant youths of (c)….soil laid down their lives to establish (d)……..honour of Bangla, their mother language. Their demand was to recognized Bangla as (e)……official language of (f)….state as it was (g)….language of most of (h)….population. Because of their sacrifice ,we have got (i)….Bangla as our official language. Now,Bangla is (j)….internationally recognized language.

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

 

  1. Every student wants to be better in (a)——exam. But it is not (b)….easy work.(c)…..student has to do something for this. From (c)….very beginning he must be serious. He should read (d)…..texts again and again. He must not memorise (f)…..answer without knowing the meaning. He must not make notes from (g)….common source. He should have a good (h)….command over English. By doing all these things (i)….. student  can hope to make a good (j)….result.

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

  1. Electronic mail, popularly known as e-mail is (a)….communication of message via electronic means. Although (b)…….telex communication is electronic in nature too, there are difference between (c)…..telex and (d)…..e-mail. Telex communication is terminal to terminal while ,(e)……electronic communication is user to user via (f)…..computer. In telex, messages destined to number of users are sent to (g)…..same terminal where it is distributed in a printed form by (h)…..operator. On (i)…..other hand, e-mail, is delivered to (j)…..individual electronic mail box based in a computer.

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

  1. Students are (a)——greatest force of (b)—–nation. (c)—-ideal student is (d)—-asset to any country. He has some qualities that can be followed. He gets up early in (e)—-morning. He never wastes his time in vain. He always makes (f)—brilliant result in the examinations .He is a boy of (g)—good manners and character. He is truthful, honest, sincere and dutiful. He respects his parents ,teachers  and other superiors in (h)—polite way. He is helpful to his fellow students. He is never rude to anybody. He is (i)—-student of high thinking and plain living. Infact, he is (j)—example for others to follow.

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

 

Use articles where necessary. Put a cross(x) where an article is not needed.

  1. 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 of these days remain ever fresh in our memory. My (e)—–days at school is such (f)——day. It is fresh in my mind even now when I was (g)——boy of six. My father proposed that I should be admitted into (h)—-school in (i)—–class. I felt (j)—–both joy and fear.

 

  1. English is (a)—international language. We feel (b)—necessity of learning English at every step.This is (c)—only language of international overseas business, communication, co-operation and (d)—co-existence. It is essential to receive (e)—-foreign degree of higher education. All (f)—good jobs need English knowing persons. So every educated man should know how to (g)—-communicate in English. To learn and develop (h)—-skill of English specially for (i)—students is very important. No (j)—-students should be ignored of it.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

 

  1. Akbar (a)—great was one of (b)—greatest emperors of India.He was on the one side a great and on the other side a man of (c)—wisdom.Among all (d)—Mughal rulers he was (e)—best.As a result ,his name has been written in golden letters in the page of (f)—history.He was (g)—-uneducated person.But he had (h)—ability to rule (i)—kingdom like (j)—-expert ruler.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

  1. (a)—cricket is (b)—foreign game in our country. But it is (c)—international game. After winning (c)—ICC Trophy in (e)—Malaysia in 1996,it has become more popular than football in our country. By defeating (f)—Keya Bangladesh got (g)—first victory in (h)—ODI cricket in 1998.Bangladesh got the taste of winning (i)—test match in January,2005 defeating (j)—Zimbabwe.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

 

 

  1. A student must take care of his (a)—nature. Every morning (c)—sun rises in (d)—east, day flows (e)—night, birds sing and (f)—plants blossom. Everywhere in (g)—nature there is (h)—harmony. If there were no discipline in (i)—-nature, there would have been (j)—chaos everywhere.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

 

  1. Though Patriotism is (a)—universal human trait, it is often torn away by (b)—state herself.(c)—poor people of (d)—poor country become indifferent to their state affairs and lose (e)—sense of patriotic. Such people would have become as patriotic as (f)—Simon Bolivar or (g)—Abraham Lincoln if they had a caring government of leader who would make their lives a bit easier.(h)—people of (i)—wealthy country simply love their country because the state provides them with everything like shelter,education,job and (j)—security.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

                                                                       

  1. (a)——-discipline is seen in (a)——nature. Every morning (c)—–sun rises in (d)—–east, day follows (e)——night, birds sing and (f)—–plants blossom. Everywhere in (g)—-nature, there is (h)—harmony. If there were no discipline in (i)——nature, there would have been (j)——chaos everywhere.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

 

  1. One day I met (a)—lame man. After talking for a while he showed me (b)—identity card. Seeing (c)—identity card I came to know that he was (d)—university student. After completing his (e)—-study he joined (f)—army. During the liberation War he fought (g)—bravely against (h)—occupying army of the then West Pakistan. But it is (i)—irony of fate that  bullet of (j)—enemies hit on his left leg. Thus he lost his leg.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

 

           

  1. A library is (a)—part and parcel (b)—-educational institution. It is (c)—-unique place where books for different subjects are kept for (d)—reading. It ennobles (e)—readers to read books of their choice that create (f)—-enthusiasm for learning. Student should pay (g)—-visit to (h)—library regularly. They can borrow books for (i)—-certain period and return them after (j)—given time.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

10.Patriotism is a noble (a)—-virtue. It inspires (b)—-man to shed last drop of blood to defend the freedom of his(c)—- country.(d)—-man without patriotism is not better than(e)—-beast. A true patriot is honoured by (f)—–all. He thinks for (g)—–welfare of his country. On (h)—other hand (i)—-unpatriotic man thinks only of his own interest, Those who die (j)—–country are true patriots. They are remembered even after their death.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

11.Unemployment is (a)….great social evil. All (b)….able-bodied persons in a society should be engaged in any occupation. (c)….unemployed man has to lead a vagabond life. Life becomes (d)…..curse and burden to him. He has (e)….idle brain which very soon becomes (f)….devil’s workshop. There are many reasons of (g)….unemployment in our country. Bangladesh is not (h)……industrialized country. The mills and factories that we have can give employment to (i)….limited number of people similar is the case with (j)…..agriculture.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

 

12.Punctuality is of great value to (a)….student. (b)….unpunctual boy who is late in (c)…..class will miss (d)…..part of his lesson and fall (e)…..behind other students. But (f)…..punctual student will learn his lesson in (g)……time and do well in (h)—examination. Punctuality is (i)—key to success in life. We all should be (j)….punctual in our activities.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

 

 

13.Dowry means property or money brought by a bride to her (a)—husband. During marriage ceremony (b)—section of greedy people claim much wealth or money from (c)—guardians of the brides. (d)—poor illiterate girls become (e)—victims of dowry. If (f)—guardians fail to fulfill. (g)—demand of (h)—bridegroom. The brides are maltreated. So, the poor cannot think of marriage of their daughters. It is (i)—social curse. This curse can be eliminated by changing the outlook of people specially the male (j)—members

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

 

14.Journey is always (a)—pleasure to me. Whenever I go on a journey my heart leaps up with (b)—joy. But (c)—-journey by boat gives me (d)—-greatest pleasure. Since Bangladesh is land of (e)—rivers. It is (f)—easy matter to make (g)—journey by boat. Whenever I get (h)—-opportunity to make (i)—journey by boat, I make (j)—best use of the opportunity.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

 

15.It was (a)—dark night. A blind man was walking along (b)—road.He held (b)—lamp in his hand. Two men  laughed at (d)—him.One of them said, “What is (c)— —use of lamp to (d)— blind man?” The other called the blindman (e)—fool. (f)– blind man heard this and took it to (g)—heart.He said,(h)—-lamp is not for me, It’s for those (i)—-people who’re are careless”. What a surprise,” said (j)—others.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

 

16.A true friend is (a)…..asset. He stands by his (b)……..friend in time of danger. He is not (c)—– –greedy man. He always wishes for (d)…….welfare of his friend. But it is (e)——–matter of (f)——–fact that (g)——-ideal friend is very rare today.(h)——selfish man cannot be (i)——-true friend. He thinks of his own (j)——-interest.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

 

 

 

 

17.The great ship Titanic sailed for New York from Southampton on April,1912.At that time she (a)—largest ship.(b)—tragic sinking of this great (c)—-liner will always be remembered for she went down on her first voyage. Four days after sailing out, while it was sailing across (d)—-icy(e)—waters of (f)—North Atlantic.(g)—huge ice Berge was suddenly spotted. After (h)—alarm had been given (i)—great ship turned sharply to avoid (j)—collision.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

 

18.Money can not buy (a)—–happiness. Money is (b)—–must for our life. But it is not (c)—–necessary to bring our happiness. Happiness is absolutely (d)——-psychological thing. It is (e)—name of (f)—–feeling. It means the contentment of (g)—–mind. He who is satisfied with what he gets and content with his life is (h)—–really happy man. Happiness cannot be purchased with (i)—money. No doubt, money has got something to do with (j)—-happiness but it cannot give us happiness.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

 

19.We have six seasons in (a)—-Bangladesh. Every season appears at an interval of every two months. The winter is one of (b)—-six seasons in Bangladesh. It comes after (c)—late autumn. It comprises the two Bengali months of Paush and Magh. Winter comes with us its fog and chill. Life in nature seems to be dull. Trees turn grey and leafless. Men and animals shiver with cold.(d)—sky becomes clear and blue. Poor people suffer from much cold. In this season vegetables are available in abundance. There is (e)—very special features of (f)—-season. It is (g)—-collecting time of juice from date trees. In winter (h)—general health of people remains satisfactory. No doubt winter is (i)—cold season. But at (j)—-same time it is enjoyable too.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

 

 

 

20.Students are (a)——greatest force of (b)—–nation. (c)—-ideal student is (d)—-asset to any country. He has some qualities that can be followed. He gets up early in (e)—-morning. He never wastes his time in vain. He always makes (f)—brilliant result in the examinations .He is a boy of (g)—good manners and character. He is truthful, honest, sincere and dutiful. He respects his parents ,teachers  and other superiors in (h)—polite way. He is helpful to his fellow students. He is never rude to anybody. He is (i)—-student of high thinking and plain living. Infact, he is (j)—example for others to follow.

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

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21.The invention of computer is one of (a)—greatest advances in (b)—-modern technology. It is (c)—-fairly recent invention. Computer is (d)—-substitute for (e)—human brain. Computers are capable of doing extremely complicated work in all branches of learning. In a few minutes (f)—computer can perform calculations that trained mathematicians would need years to complete.(g)—-faster computers can handle millions of problems in (h)—-few seconds. It can perform many operations at (i)—time and (j)—same time without any confusion.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

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  1. Every woman is (a)—–potential mother.(b)—–future of a child depends on how it is brought up. In this case (c)—–educated mother plays (d)—–important role. She can bring up a child better than (e)—–illiterate  mother. So,(f)—–difference between (g)—–educated and (h)——uneducated mother can never be denied.(i)—–educated mother is an asset. She knows how to build up (j)—career of her child.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. (a)—-English poet was staying in (b)—-Italy for the benefit of his health.He received (c)—-unpaid letter from one of his friends containing nothing but a few words.He had to pay double postage for such (d)—unwise activity.He decided to teach his friend (e)—good lesson.So he collected (f)—-stone  and packed it up in (g)—box.He sent (h)—-box to his friend.The friend thought that the contents of the parcel were valuable.So he paid the charge for carrying.He was astonished to see nothing in the box but (i)—ordianry (j)—-stone.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

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  1. The compute is (a) —fairly recent invention. It has now become (b)——essential (b)——-part of modern life. It has (c)—–greatly benefited us and brought about revolutionary changes in our life. Any device that helps people perform (d)——-mathematical calculations may be called (e)——computer. In this sense,(f)—–abacus is also (g)——simple computer. Today, however,(h)—–term computer’ refers to a special kind of (i)——electronic machine that can perform mathematical calculations and process large masses of information at (j)——-great speed.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

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  1. Everybody knows that sincerity is (a)—–key to success.(b)—–person can prosper in life by doing hard work. The man who does not follow (c)—-rules of sincerity can never go (d)—-long way in (e)—–world. Many (f)—-man is not conscious of (g)—–importance of (h)—-sincerity for which they don’t have (i)—–benefit of (j)—-success. However, we should be sincere to our work.

     Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

 

  1. (a)——-deal student is an asset for a country. He is different from (c)—-idle student.(d)—industrious work hard. On the other hand (e)—idle waste away their time. They do not know that (f)—time is (g)—-most valuable thing. If anyone wants to shine in life, he should make (h)—best use of his time. Otherwise he will suffer in (i)—long run. he will have to drag a miserable (j)—life.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

 

 

  1.  (a)—-pious man is he who is very much religious. He does not run after name and fame. He is different from (b)—-worldly man.(c)—–religious minded people are quiet different from (d)—people who want to have much (e)—-wealth.(f)—-virtuous believe that their lies (g)—-eternal life after death.(h)—greedy people give importance to this world. However (i)—virtuous man enjoys mental (j)—-peace.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

 

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  1. Dhaka stand on (a)——Buriganga. It is (b)—–old city. It is a populous (c)——city. People of different religions live in (d)—–city. Their occupation is not (e)—–same. There is (f)—–Engineering University and Agricultural University in (g)—–Dhaka.(h)——Zoo and (i)—–National Museum are famous.(j)——-Engineering University is also famous.

         Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

 

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  1. Truthfulness is (a)—greatest of all (b)—-virtues which makes (c)—person really great. If we do not cultivate (d)—habit of speaking (e)—truth, we cannot command (f)—-condidence of others. The man whom nobody believes can never be famous in life.It may be that we may succeeded once or twice by telling (g)—-lie but it never brings about (h)—-good result. A lie never lies hiddent. Today or tomorrow it comes to light. Then (i)—-real character of (j)—liar is revealed and nobody believes him. All hate him and speak ill of him behind his back.

  Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

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  1. (a)—–angry man is not liked even by (b)—idiot. There is difference between (c)—educated and (d)—-uneducated. Again there is difference between (e)—rich and (i)—poor. An educated (g)—-man should come forward to educate (h)—-uneducated man. On the other hand,(i)—-rich man should have sympathy for (j)—poor man.

 

 

  1.  (a)….16 th December is (b)….red letter day in the history of Bangladesh. On this day we achieved victory at (c)….cost of (d)….bloody war. Bangladesh came into being as (e)….independent country. It occupied a place in the world (f)…..map. Every year, we observe (g)….day with solemnity. We remember (h)….supreme sacrifice of our heroic sons. The day is (i)…..public holiday. The national flag is hoisted on (j)….top of the each house.

      Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

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  1. Illiteracy is (a)—-great problem in our country. It is (b)—great obstacle to (c)—-way of (d)—-progress and there are many reasons behind it. Poverty is (e)—-main cause of this illiteracy in (f)—-our country. Due to poverty,(g)—-poor people cannot send  their children to (h)—school. So, everybody should drive away (i)—-poverty from (j)—society.

      Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

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  1. Population exploration is (a)—constant threat to our environment and existence. Especially in Bangladesh (b)—-population is growing at such (c)—high rate that (d)—environment may soon fail to supply (e)—people with their minimum (f)—-necessities. Unless we take (g)—immediate steps to stop this rapid growth of population, our (h)—environment will one encounter (i)—-unpredictable with danger, consequently ,(j)—inhabitants may experience destruction.

     Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

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34.Population of a country is (a)—asset. It becomes (b)—-burden when (c)—-country cannot afford to her people (d)—-basic needs of life. Bangladesh is (e)—densely populated country based on (f)—agricultural economy. Moreover,our population is growing in (g)—alarming way.(h)—present growth of our population is 21.6 per thousand people. It is obviously (i)—very high rate. Hence we should all make (j)—united effort to combat with population problem.

 

 

  1. Newspaper is (a)—people’s parliament. The newspaper plays (b)—-vital role in modern civilization. It is said to be (c)—-mirror of the world. We must have the habit of reading (d)—–newspaper daily. It helps us in acquiring (e)—-general knowledge which is essential for our education. Nobody can keep (f)—contact with (g)—outside world without newspaper. Mere (h)—bookish knowledge is not sufficient in (i)—struggle of life.(j)—man who does not read newspaper daily is like a frog in a narrow well.

Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

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  1. Makkah is an ancient (a)——-city. (b)————first mosque of (c)——–world was built there. Hazrat Ibrahim built it. It is known as(d)———-Kaaba mosque. Many days have passed away. Suddenly a hole was found in (e)———-wall. Today people all over (f)————–world go to Makkah. They spend a busy (g)——time there. They forget the activities of this (h)——-world. The Muslims of (i)———-whole world gather there and perform (j)——Hajj.

      Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

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  1. Hazi Mohammad Mohsin was born in Hogly in (a)—year 1732.His father was a wealthy (b)—person. He inherited (c)—vast property. He was very kind to (d)—poor. He spent (e)—lot of money for the poor. He gave away (f)—whole property for the education of (g)—-meritorious students. One night he was sleeping. He heard (h)—sound. He woke up. He saw(j)—-man. The man was (j)—thief.

      Answer: (a)——(b)—-(c)——(d)——(e)—-(f)—–(g)—–(h)—–(i)——(j)——

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  1. (a) —–ant is (b)——-industrious insect. No other insect is as industrious as (c)—-ant. If we open (d)——pages of history, we shall see that (e)——men who have become great were (f)—–industrious .(g)——-industrious are liked by all. On (h)—–other hand (i)—–idle are hated by all. So, industry is (j)—–must to prosper in life.

 

 

  1. (a)—is a planet. It rises in (b)—-east and sets in (c)—west. It is (d)—source of all heat, the setting (e)—-sun presents (f)—enjoyable science.(g)—–moon has no light of its own. It gets light from the sun.(h)—-stars shone in (j)—sky. We cannot see all the stars. Many stars are bigger than the sun. They are far away from (j)—earth.
  2. Once there was (a)—-Sultan in Bengal. He was fond of hunting. He went on (b)—hunting. He took aim at a deer and shot (c)—arrow at the deer but the arrow pierced(d)—infant in stead.(e)—-infant was the only child of its mother. It was a (f)—bolt from the blue to (g)—woman. She was at a loss. It was irreparable (h)—loss for the mother.(i)—-Sultan thought that it would be (j)—injustice to the woman if he would not compensate the woman.
  3. (a)—-newspaper is called (b)—–store house of knowledge. In the morning we eagerly wait for a newspaper. We cannot do a single day without newspapers. It contains the new of (c)—entire world. We can get (d)—-news of economics, politics and many other things of (e)—world. It plays (f)—important role in creating public (g)—opinion. Through newspapers we know (h)—culture of another country.(i)—-economist writes articles on economics.(j)—essayist writes essays and they are published through newspapers.
  4. Bangladesh is (a)—-country of rivers. Of (b)—rivers some are famous. But some of (c)—big rivers have dried up. They go dry especially in (d)—summer season. But during (e)—rainy season all the rivers are full to (f)—brim. In winter (g)—farmers of Bangladesh face water crisis. Then they are to depend on (h)—mercy of nature. Then our farmers feel the necessity of (i)—-irrigation. A scientific irrigation system is a great need for our (j)—agriculture.

 

  1. There lived (a)—-old farmer in a village. He was (b)—honest farmer. He had three sons who were very idle. But he knew that (c)—idle brain is the devil’s workshop. So he advised them to be hardworking. He taught them that (d)—industrious prosper and (e)—lazy suffer. However, the sons did not pay heed to their father’s advice. The farmer grew digging (h)—lands but found nothing. But the lands were cultivated well. The lands produced (i)—bumper crop. They realized (j)—importance of their father’s statement.
  2. Early rising means the habit of getting up from (a)—bed early in (b)—morning. This habit is very useful to (c)—-man in various ways. Regarding it there is (d)—English proverb: “Early to bed and Early to rise makes (e)—man healthy, wealthy and wise.”Really this proverb is correct.(f)—-early riser finds time to take some exercise or (g)—walk in (h)—morning air.(i)—-morning air refreshes both his mind and body. This certainly improves his health and gives him energy for (j)—day’s work.
  3. Bangladesh is a land of (a)—celestial beauty.(b)—-land,(c)—-rivers and the forests are (d)—sources of this beauty.(e)—tourism business can flourish Bangladesh profusely.(f)—wild animals of (g)—-Sundarbans are also (h)—great asset. Tourism can play (i)—-vital role in the national economy. But it is still in its tender age. So we have to cross (j)—-long way.
  4. (a)—English is (b)—-international language that must be learnt by all (c)—people of (d)—world. One is blind today without (e)—-help of English.(f)—-English knowing persons gets privilege everywhere. Today English is not only the language of (g)—-British, it is now world language. Moreover, now there are many kinds of English ,but (h)—-English of (i)—-English is still (j)—-best.

 

 

 

  1. Education is one of (a)…..basic needs of (b)——a human being.(c)…..poor socio-economic condition of Bangladesh can be largely attributed to most people’s inaccessibility to (d)……education. If all the people were educated, they could live (e)…..healthy and planned (f)…..life. It enhances our ability to raise crops, store food, protect (g)——environment and carry out our social responsibilities. it is only education which can help us to adopt (h)——rational attitude. It provides us with (i)…….enlightened awareness about things and this awareness is (j)—–prerequisite for social development.
  2. Bangladesh is land of (a)—scenic beauty.(b)—–land,(c)—–rivers and the forests are (c)—-sources of this beauty. Geographically Bangladesh can be divided into four regions. In many places there are a lot of amazing beautiful spots. There are many historical places also. For this reason,(e)—–tourism business can flourish here.(f)—wild animals of (g)—Sundarbans are also (h)—-great asset. Tourism can play (i)—vital role in national economy. But it is still in its tender age. So, we have to cross (j)—long way.
  3. Bangladesh is (a)—–world’s most densely populated country. Our development efforts are frustrated because of (b)—-great size of our population.(c)—-population exploration is growing at such (d)—-high rate that (e)—-environment may soon fail to supply (h)—-people with their minimum necessities. It is needed (i)—-alarming situation. Something should be done to change (j)—-situation.
  4. A brilliant student is (a)—asset. One day he may be (b)—-engineer or (c)—-M.B.B.S. doctor. He makes (d)—best use of his time. He makes a proper division of his time and does his duties accordingly. He knows that youth is (e)—-golden period of (f)—-life. He has (g)—-aim in life. He knows that (h)—-life without (i)—-aim is like (j)—ship without a rudder.

 

 

 

 

 

 

51.Bangladesh is (a)– –independent country. But nobody made (b)- —-gift of independence to us. It was (c)—–province of (d)——Pakistan in the name of East Pakistani rulers treated East Pakistan as (f)—–colony of West Pakistan in (g)——name of Pakistan and deprived us of our due share.(h)—–Pakistani army brutally cracked down upon (i)—–innocent people of East Pakistan.(j)——-people took arms.

 

52.Man is (a)——-architect of his own fate. If we avoid labour, we shall not be lucky. Some people think that (b)—–success in life depends on fate. But that is not correct. Hard work is necessary for getting success in every sphere of life. Industry is (e)—–key to success. Those, who depends on fate must always lag behind. It is (d)—–fact that industry makes everything different. If you become (e)—–industrious person, your life will be successful.

 

53.(a)…………21 st of February is (a)…..important day in our national calendar. On this day in 1952,valiant youths of (c)….soil laid down their lives to establish (d)……..honour of Bangla, their mother language. Their demand was to recognized Bangla as (e)……official language of (f)….state as it was (g)….language of most of (h)….population. Because of their sacrifice ,we have got (i)….Bangla as our official language. Now, Bangla is (j)….internationally recognized language.

 

 

54.Every student wants to be better in (a)——exam. But it is not (b)….easy work.(c)…..student has to do something for this. From (c)….very beginning he must be serious. He should read (d)…..texts again and again. He must not memorize (f)…..answer without knowing the meaning. He must not make notes from (g)….common source. He should have a good (h)….command over English. By doing all these things (i)….. student  can hope to make a good (j)….result.

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

 

55.Electronic mail, popularly known as e-mail is (a)….communication of message via electronic means. Although (b)…….telex communication is electronic in nature too, there are difference between (c)…..telex and (d)…..e-mail. Telex communication is terminal to terminal while (e)……electronic communication is user to user via (f)…..computer. In telex, messages destined to number of users are sent to (g)…..same terminal where it is distributed in a printed form by (h)…..operator. On (i)…..other hand, e-mail, is delivered to (j)…..individual electronic mail box based in a computer.

Fill in the blanks with the following texts with articles (a/an/the) as necessary. Some of the blanks may not require an article. Put a cross (×) in those blanks.                                                                                

  1. Once there lived (a) — poor cobbler. He had (b) — rich neighbour. (c) — neighbour was blessed with (d) — ill health. So he was (e) — angry man. He was always (f) — unhappy man. Once he used to think that (g) — richest man was (h) — happiest man in (i) — world. But his (j) — idea was not correct.
  2. Today women are playing (a) — important role in all spheres of (b) — life. They are no longer confined within (c) — four walls of the kitchens. They have come out of their cocoons and are working hand in hand with (d) — men. They are joining (e) — wide range of professions and making a great (f) — contribution to the economy. Now, it has come to (g) — realization of all that it is not possible to develop the country keeping women, (h) — large section of (i) — population, in (j) — dark.
  3. Mr. Karim is an English (a) — teacher. He is (b) — M.A. in English. He serves in (c) — ideal institution. He tries to lead (d) — honest life. He is (e) — most favourite teacher to the students. He speaks English like (f) — English. To speak (g) — truth he is friendly to (h) — students. He tries heart and soul to help (i) — students in every possible way. We want (j) — teacher like him.
  4. ‘Communicative competence’ means the ability to use (a) — language in (b) — appropriate manner in different situations. There are two ways of developing communicative competence in (c) — language. (d) — first is acquisition which is similar to (e) — way people develop their ability in their mother tongue. It’s a natural subconscious process in which people are not usually aware of acquiring (f) — language. They are only aware of (g) — communication. So, acquisition is picking up (h) — language in (i) — instinctive way. It may be called (j) — implicit method of learning.
  5. Literacy as (a) — skill was first institutionalized in Mesopotamia, Syria, Egypt and China soon after (b) — art of writing was invented. Education then was not for (c) — general people but (d) — privilege for (e) — chosen (f) — few who took on strategic roles in (g) — running of (h) — state and in religion. In Greece, education became more widespread in about the 5th century BC. (i) — Greeks, however, sent only their (j) — male children to school.
  6. (a) — idle man and (b) — active man cannot be equal. We know (c) — story of (d) — ant (e) — grasshopper. (f) — ant was industrious. On the other hand the grasshopper was really (g) — lazy. The ant knows that (h) — industrious shine. On (i) — contrary (j) — lazy suffer in life.

 

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  1. (a) a;  (b) a;   (c) the; (d) ×;   (e)  an;  (f) an;  (g) the;   (h) the;  (i) the;  (j) ×
  2. (a) an;  (b) ×;   (c) the; (d) ×;   (e)  a;  (f) ×;  (g) the;   (h) a;  (i) the;  (j) the
  3. (a) ×;  (b) an;   (c) an; (d) an;   (e)  the;  (f) the;  (g) the;   (h) the;  (i) the;  (j) a
  4. (a) ×;  (b) an;   (c) a; (d) the;   (e)  the;  (f) a;  (g) ×;   (h) a;  (i) an (j) the
  5. (a) a;  (b) the;   (c) the; (d) a;   (e)  the;  (f) ×;  (g) the;   (h) the;  (i) the;  (j) ×
  6. (a) an;  (b) an;   (c) the; (d) an/the;   (e)  a/the;  (f) the;  (g) ×;   (h) the;  (i) the;  (j) the

Fill in the blanks with the following texts with articles (a/an/the) as necessary. Some of the blanks may not require an article. Put a cross (×) in those blanks.

  1. (a)  angry man is not liked even by (b)  idiot. There is a difference between (c)  educated and (d)  uneducated. An educated (e)  man should come forward to educate (f)  uneducated man. On the other hand (g)  rich man should have sympathy for (h) poor man. Again there is a difference between (i)  rich and (j) poor
  2. Mobile phone is (a)  great invention of modern science. As (b)  consumers of mobile phone are increasing day by day. (c)  people are getting benefited. But it is unfortunate that mobile phone sometimes becomes (d)  cause of hazard, especially (e)  children are affected much. (f)  scientists believe that mobile phone causes brain tumors, genetic damage and many other (g) incurable diseases. They believe that invisible and uncontrolled radioactivity of (h)  mobile phone causes irreparable damage to (i) human body. They say that (j)  government should control radioactive sources.
  3. The process of globalization obviously requires (a)  common language for international (b)  communication. For many different reasons, English has achieved (c)  prestige of being that (d) language because it is (e)  international language. It is no longer (f) unique possession of British or American or other native-speakers but (g)  language that belongs to (h)  world’s people. This phenomenon has led to (i)  bewildering variety of (j)  English around the world.
  4. Newspaper plays (a)  important role in our society. It is (b)  most useful thing in our modern life. We cannot think of (c)  day without it. To read newspaper is (d)  good habit. (e)  more we read newspaper. (f)  more we can acquire knowledge. If we don’t read it, we shall be (g)  frogs in (h)  dark well. It is (i)  looking glass of (j)  modern world.
  5. Every student wants to do better in (a)  examination. But it is not (b)  easy work. (c)  student has to do something for this. From (d)  very beginning he must be serious. He should read (e)  texts again and again. He must not memorize (f)  answer without knowing the meaning. He must not make notes from (g)  common source. He should have a good (h)  command over English. By doing all these things (i)  student can hope to make a good (j) result.
  6. Unfair means in the examination is (a)  offence. It degrades (b)  standard of education. If the students of (c)  country do not acquire true (d) education, there will be no development for (e)  country. (f)  examinee should read seriously so that he can cut (g)  good figure in the examination. To acquire true education should be the only aim in life of all (h)  students. (i)  educated man cannot support (j)  unfair means in the examination at all.

 

Answers

  1.       (a) an (b) an/the (c) the (d) the (e) × (f) the (g) a (h) a (i) the (j) the
  2.       (a) a (b) the (c) × (d) the (e) the (f) × (g) × (h) the (i) the (j) the
  3.       (a) a (b) × (c) the (d) × (e) an (f) the (g) a (h) the (i) a (j) ×
  4.       (a) an (b) the (c) a (d) a (e) the (f) the (g) × (h) the (i) the (j) the
  5.       (a) the (b) an (c) a (d) the (e) the (f) the (g) a (h) × (I)  a (j) ×
  6.       (a) an (b) the (c) a (d) × (e) the (f) an (g) a (h) the (i) an (j)

Fill in the blanks of the following texts with articles (a/an/the) as necessary. Some of the blanks may not require an article. Put a cross (×) in those blanks.
1. Industry is (a) — key to success. (b) — industrious can prosper in life. (c) — man who does not undertake (d) — hard work can never go (e) — long way in (f) — world. Many (g) — man is not conscious of (h) — importance of (i) — diligence for which they can’t reap (j) — benefit of success.
2. (a) — 16th December is (b) — red letter day in the history of Bangladesh. On this day we achieved victory at (c) — cost of (d) — bloody battle. Bangladesh came into being as (e) — independent country. It occupied a place in the world (f) — map. Every year we observe (g) —— day with due solemnity. We remember (h) — supreme sacrifice of our heroic sons. The day is (i) — public holiday. The day begins with gunshot. The national flag is hoisted on (j) — top of the each house.
3. Patriotism is (a) — noble virtue. It inspires (b) — man to shed the last drop of blood to defend (c) — freedom of his country. (d) — man without patriotism is no better than (e) — beast. A true patriot is honoured by (f) — all. He thinks for (g) — welfare of his country. On (h) — other hand, (i) — unpatriotic man thinks only of his own interest. Those who die for (j) [RTF bookmark start : ]_GoBack [RTF bookmark end : ] _ GoBack — country are true patriots.
4. Bangladesh is a land of (a) — scenic beauty, (b) — land, (c) — rivers and the forest are (d) — sources of this beauty. Geographically Bangladesh can be divided into four regions. In many places there is lot of amazing beautiful spots. For this reason, (e) — tourism business can flourish here, (f) — wild animals of (g) — Sundarbans are also (h) — great asset. Tourism can play (i) — vital role in national economy. But it is still in elementary stage. So, we have to cross (j) — long way.
5. (a) — morning walk is a good habit for all classes of people. It is (b) — simple exercise and good for health and (c) — mentality. In the morning, (d) — air is fresh and free from any kind of noise and pollution. This pure (e) — environment makes an effect on (f) — walker’s health and mind when (g) — man enjoys (h) — beauties and solemnity of (i) — nature in (j) — morning.
6. There is a saying that sincerity is (a) — key to success. (b) — person can prosper in life by doing hard work. The man who does not follow (c) — rules of sincerity can never go (d) —  long way in (e) — world. Many (f) — man is not conscious of (g) — importance of (h) — sincerity for which they don’t have (i) — benefit of (j) — success. However, we should be sincere to our work if we want to achieve anything notable.

Answers
1. (a) the (b) the  (c) the (d) × (e) a
(f) the (g) a (h) the (i) × (j) the
2. (a) the (b) a (c) the (d) a (e)  an
(f) × (g) the (h) the (i) a (j) the
3. (a) a (b) a (c) the (d) a (e) a
(f) a (g) the (h) the (i) an (j) the
4. (a) × (b) the (c) the (d) the (e) ×
(f) the (g) the (h) a (i) a (j) a
5. (a) × (b) a (c) × (d) the (e) ×
(f) the (g) a (h) the (i) × (j) the
6. (a) the (b) a (c) the (d) a (e) the
(f) a (g) the (h) × (i) the (j) ×