Correct form of verbs Exercises for SSC

Correct form of verb Exercises for SSC

  1. Fill in the blanks with the words from the box. You may need to change the forms of some of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.               .5×10=5
festivals feel make have be
enjoy celebrate come study increase

Once Suapur (a)___ a big union. It (b) __ a large area. Later on, as population (c)__  the union need to be divided, and thus a new union called Nannar (d)__  into being. But it is pleasant to note that children of both the unions yet (e) __ united as they study in the same school called Suapur Nannar High School. They do their (f) __ together and (g) __ their school time (h) __ . Moreover, the two unions (i)__  different national and cultural (j) __ together.

 

  1. Complete the following text with right form of the verbs given in the box.       .5×10=5
become give apply Keep mix earn
open enrich receive wish look know

Bookish knowledge (a) __ useless when one (b)__ it in the real life. In our practical life, we (c)__ with different types of people and we get (d) __ by learning from their way of living, manners and other things. The world is big. If we (e)__ our eyes and ears (f)__ , we can learn a good things of life. The outside world (g) __ us a wide scope of (h)  __different people and their cultures. The things (i) __ at schools and colleges are important but what we (j) __ from our practical life is precious.

  1. Complete the following text with right form of the verbs given in the box.
take forget be start walk welcome enter Thank answer Ask

My first day at school is a memorable day in my life. I will (a)__ the day as long as I live. It (b)__ in January, 1976, I (c)__ my schooling at a village primary school. My father (d)__ me to the school for admission. We (e)__ all the way to school . When I (f)__ the Headmaster’s room. I greeted him. I was (g)__  and given a seat. Then he (h)__ me some questions. As I (i)__ them, he (j)__ me cordially and affectionately.

  1. Complete the following text with right form of the verbs given in the box.          .5×10=5 
forget write be were write
happen misunderstand grow consider behave

I could (a) __ any letter to you for a long time. Really, I (b) __ sorry for it. Last time, you (c) __ about the misbehavior of one of your friends. You (d) __ very much upset conserving this. Please , try to (e) __ it. Some people (f) __ unusually without (g) __ the situation. Some (h) __ violent on the spur of the moment or it may so (i) __ that sometimes persons (j) __ one another. There was misunderstanding between you.

  1. Complete the following text with right form of the verbs given in the box..5×10=5              
mould take shape get exercise
grow learn teach influence form

            A mother (a)__ an undeniable influence in the (b)__ of children’s character and in (c)__ their future destiny. The things that they learn at home (d)__ a firm root in them. And it goes without saying that this learning they (e)__ mostly from their mother as they live under her direct supervision and constant care. This is why a child (f)__ the language first from its mother. The culture of the family also (g)__ the children’s habits and manners. Mother should (h)__ her children how to (i)__ the habit of good manners to (j)__ up in gentle environment.

  1. Complete the following text with right form of the verbs given in the box. You can use one word more than once if it is needed.                                         .5×10=5
begin destroy be come stand put call die

The battle of Badr (a) __ the most important among the Islamic battles of Destiny. It (b) __ the first time when the followers of a new faith were (c) __ into a serious test. If the pagan army (d) __ victorious over the nascent Islamic forces, the faith of Islam could have (e) __ to an end. No one was aware of the outcome of the battle even the prophet (Sm) himself. The battle (f) __ when Utbah Ibn Rabi-ah, his son Al-Walid and his brother Shaybah (g) __ in front of the pagan army and asked the Prophet (Sm) to send to them their equals for a dual. The Prophet (h) __ upon Ali (R) Al Hamza (R) and Obeidah Al-Harith (R) to face the three warriors. Ali (i) __  Al-Walid and Al Hamza killed Utbah. Then they both helped Obeidah to kill Shaybah but Obeidah (j)__ as he lost one of his legs and became the first martyr at this battle.

  1. Complete the passage with suitable verbs from the box. Put them in the correct tenses.    Use the negatives where necessary.        
forget write Be were write
happen misunderstand grow consider behave

            I could (a)__ any letter to you for a long time. Really I (b)__ sorry for it. Last time, you (c)__ about the misbehaviour of one of your friends. You (d)__ very much upset conserving this. Please, try to (e)__ it. Some people (f) unusually without (g)__ the situation. Some (h)__ violent on the spur of the moment or it may so (i) __ that sometimes persons (j) __ one another. There was misunderstanding between you.

  1. Complete the passage with suitable verbs from the box. Put them in the correct tenses.            .5×10=5        
prefer welcome is boil overcome
save devise introduce implement take

            The introduction of solar ponds in Bangladesh may not be (a) __ at first by our villagers. This (b)__ because many villagers are used to eating fried foods. In solar pond the food can be (c)__ only. Also cooking together in a solar pond may not be liked by some women who (d)__ to cook privately in their homes. However, all these problems can be (e)__ through the introduction of the solar pond and by widespread demonstrations of the value of boiled food. Some experts (f) __ the plan of solar ponds in Bangladesh with a view to (g)__ energy. But the plan has not yet been (h) __ even on experimental basis. It will (i)__ time to (j)__ solar ponds and  popularize them.

  1. Complete the following text using with right form of verbs from the box.          
prevail be stop respect reign
Feel     understand triumph preach prosper

            Truth always (a)__ in the world. Falsehood may (b)__ for the time being. Those who (c)__ engaged in (d) __ the truth are (e)__ by the people . Those who (f)__ interested in telling lies not (g)___ in life. They may prosper seemingly. But they cannot people (i) __ what was good for them. He was troubled by the powerful people. Yet he never (j)___ teaching good things.

  1. Complete the following text with right form of verbs given the box.
make be find play pray
turn mention bring occupy care

There is no children park in our locality. Children (a) __ the future hope of the nation. For their mental growth they need mental refreshment. In our locality they do (b__ any place where they can (c) __ freely. We (d) __ that you will (e)__ necessary arrangements for establishing a children’s park in a suitable place in our locality. It is further (f)__ in this context that there are some open spaces illegally (g)__ by some local powerful persons who usually (h) __ anybody . These spaces may be (i)__ under govt. possession for (j)__ them into children’s park.

  1. Complete the following text with right form of verbs given the box.
controlled have take hinder change compel
stop fight avoid care cultivating know

It is (a) __ how certain diseases (b) __ men to change their food habits. One cannot (c)__ cancer by (d)__ food habits, for example. On the other hand, diabetes and blood-diabetic patent must (g)__ sugar and the patient with diabetes should not (h)__ salt. The patient needn’t (i)—drinking coffee or tea but he mustn’t (j)__ sugar in either.

  1. Complete the following text with right from of the verbs given in the box. .5×10=5
contribute kill come show flee involve achieve have Be take

Today we (a)__ a free nation. We (b)__ to take great pains to gain freedom. Our war of liberation (c)—place in 1971. People of all walks of life (d)__ forward and got (e)__ in the war directly and indirectly. Many a man (f)__ in the battlefields. They (g) __ from the battlefields (h)__ their back. Rather all of them (i)__ much to (j)__ independence.

  1. Complete the following text with right from of the verbs given in the box. .5×10=5
prove need have lose turn
love become sacrifice rear fly

The best friend a mad (a)__ in the world may (b)__ against him and (c)__ his enemy. His son or daughter, that he (d)__ with (e)__ care (f)__ ungrateful. The money that a man has may (g)__. It (h)__ away from him when he (i)__ it most. His reputation may (j)__ in a moment of an ill-considered action.

  1. Complete the following text with right form of the verbs given in the box.
stay come be conquer chain arrange
wait welcome wait welcome make offer

Time is compared to a gypsy who (a)__ anywhere for long. The poet (b)__ time to be his guest for a day. He (c)__ time many valuable gifts and honor. He offers bells (d)__ of the best silver for his horse and a golden ring for himself. He will (e)__ a peacock dance in honor of time. But time is a thing that never stays. The greatest tragedy it that it never (f)__ back. It never (g)__. Man has been angle to (h)__ the world but he (i)__ by the time. He (J)__ nothing but puppet to the power of time.

  1. Complete the following text with right form of the verbs given in the box. .5×10=5          
become grow strong ask demand reflect make call celebrate play

International Women’s Day (a)__ important all over the world for women in developed and developing countries alike. The (b)__ international women’ movement, which has been (c)__ by four global united Nation’s women’s conferences, (d)__ for coordinated efforts to (e)__ women’s right and participation in the political and economic process. Increasingly, the international women’s Day is time to (f)__ on progress (g)__, to (h)__ for change and to (i)__ acts of courage and determination by ordinary women who have (j)__ an extraordinary role in the history of women’s rights.

  1. Complete the following text with right form of the verbs given in the box.            
take eat deserve be thrive
cause run know fall do

Everybody (a)__ that food adulteration (b)__ a crime. Adulterated food is poisonous and (c)__ fatal diseases. People (d)__ this king of food (e)__ a victim to liver diseases, cancer, and kidney failure and so on. Some businessmen who are avaricious and (f)__ after money only(g)__ this heinous work. They (h)__ on the miseries of others. They (i)__ severe punishment, some strict measures should be (j)__ to stop this abominable task of the greedy businessmen.

  1. Complete the following text with right form of the verbs given in the box. .5×10=5          
try spoil waste drift stuck
overcome have face choose prepare

A ship without a rudder (a)__ at the mercy of the wind and waves. Even if it (b)__ , it cannot reach the goal, similarly, a man without an aim simply (c)__ his time and energy (d)__ one thing after another . Once this aim is fixed it should (e)__ to. It is because of the fact that a man (f)__ an aim (g)__ the difficulties he has to (h)__ to reach the goal of life. (i)__ of a career means fixing your aim in life. It makes you (j)__ in life for struggle.

  1. Complete the following text with right form of the verbs given in the box.
call fish provide encounter get
have remain engage fall go

People (a)__ in fishing for their livelihood (d)__ fishermen. Generally they live by the riverside for their professional advantages. Many fishermen go for (c) __ at night. While they have (d) __ to deep sea, their families (e) __ in grave concern until they come back. Fishermen usually (f) __ storms and cyclones in the deep sea. Yet they take courage and endurance in order to survive in the midst of danger. But many fishermen die being (g)__ in violent storm. They cannot (h)__ any warning about the violent storm as most of them (i)__ radio sets. Hence fishermen should be (j)__ with modern facilities.

  1. Complete the following text with right form of the verbs given in the box. .5×10=5          
build rise damage act breed
control lack have resist overcome

Self-control (a)__all other virtues. Man generally (b)__ in impulses and  strong desires. Vicious desires (c)__ the purity of heart and mind resulting in the degradation of human nature. It is self- control that can help a man (d)__ up a pure character which is very essential to (e)__ above the level of inhumanity. A  man who (f)__ tolerance (g)__ himself. He can’t (h)__ the problems that he faces in society. A man devoid of self-control (i)__ a strong sense of humanity whereby can (j)__ his harmful passions.

  1. Complete the following text with right form of the verbs given in the box.
help reach breed stay survive
remain insulate reduce spend be

Penguins are true flightless birds. Some species (a)__ as much as 75% of their lives at sea, yet they all (b)__ , on land or sea-ice attached to land. To (c)__ in the harsh conditions of the  Antarctic, their bodies (d)__ by a thick layer of fat and dense network of waterproof things. Penguin’s bones (e)__ solid and heavy which (f)__ them (g)__ submerged and (h)__ the energy needed for pursuit diving . some species (i)__ depths of 1000 feet or more and (j)__ submerged for up to 50 minutes though most prefer shorter, shallower dives.

  1. Complete the following text with right forms of verbs given in the box. .5×10=5               
say pace want leave eat take
sleep rest look help to have to be

Last week my father and I (a)__ to visit my aunt and uncle up in the hills. “Laila, tomorrow we must (b)__ early. It’s a long way to my brother’s village.” My father(c)__ I (d)__ very excited and couldn’t (e)__ . In the morning I (f)__ my bag and (g)__ my mother in the kitchen. “You can (h)__ this food with you.” She said. “You must (i)__ well. Here (j)___ some drinking water too.

  1. Complete the following text with right forms of verbs given in the box.
forget copy become be mould
try intrude give originate contribute

Culture is traditions. Tradition always (a)__ culture. Our cultural heritage, Linguistic history and norms (b)__ from the same sure and deeply rooted in its soil. Land and people are inter-dependent. Different social and religious festivals have relevance to nature. They (c)__ to the ethics and rituals that bind the society together but gradually the western culture (d)__ into our culture in a very alarming way. Young generation are (e)___more inclined to the Western culture. Youngsters are trying (f)__ Western gross and vulgar culture (g)__ our own culture. But the individual love is the theme of the Western songs and our songs are pole part from the western music as this is the age of globalization , we (h)__ able to discard the western culture and civilization according to our social values. We (j)__ to imitate what is good in Western culture and (j)__ up what is bad in there.

  1. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the box.            
use implement require come have
constitute undermine honor create give

It is high time we (a)__ our brain about the course of dowry. The issues of dowry (b)__ to be considered in view of country’s socio-economic, cultural, political circumstances. United efforts (c)__ to put an end to violence against women. A specific framework must be drawn up to be (d)__. Any way, we can hope that dowry (e) __ to an end in the time to come. It (f) __ social imbalance. It also (g)__ women. Women (h)__ half of our population. We must (i) __ them. We must (J)__ them education.

  1. Complete the passage with suitable verbs from the list. Put them in the correct tenses. Use negatives where necessary.
make influence enrich live recollect do 
have produce bring replace be  

We (a)—in an age of electronics. Every aspect of life (b) — by electronics. We (c) — radio, television, tape and video cassette recorders for entertainment as well as educational purposes. Electronic clocks and watches are (d) — old clocks and watches; and these (e) — more accurate and cheaper too. Calculators and computers (f) — a revolutionary change in our life. Difficult calculations and many kinds of intellectual work (g) — by them. Even musical instruments and toys are being (h) — with the help of electronics. In fact, electronic goods (i) — influencing and (j) — our life as well.

  1. Complete the passage with suitable verbs from the list. Put them in the correct tenses. Use negatives where necessary.
inform come wait ask make call
give admit run  be situated know

Tareq along with of his friends (a) — for an interview with the Headmaster. When his turn came, he (b) — into the Headmaster’s room. The Headmaster (c) — Tareq in which class he wished to get himself admitted. In reply Tareq (d) — him that he intended to be (e) — in class nine. The Headmaster then asked Tareq where he (f) — from? Tareq replied that he had come from a village. The name of his village is Rupgonj. It (g) — in the north west of Jamalpur district. A river (h) — by the side of Rupgonj. About 4,000 people live in his village. Most of them (i) — either farmers or laborers. Most of the houses of his village (j) — of bamboo, wood, mud and straw.

  1. Complete the passage with suitable verbs from the list. Put them in the correct tenses. Use negatives where necessary.
inform give wait bear take hear
come admit run  see wait be

One day while I (a) — along Mirpur Road, I (b) — a lot of people who (c) — just doing their shopping quite normally. Suddenly I saw two robbers ran out of a bank and (d) — I just stopped. I (e)—-to do anything because one of the robbers (f) — a gun. They ran past me and (g) — into a car that (h) — near the bus stop. People (i) — and screaming. The manager rushed out of the bank and ran towards the car but it (j) — too late.

  1. Complete the passage with suitable verbs from the list. Put them in the correct tenses. Use negatives where necessary.
bite might may be will take
carry get must have would kill

Malaria (a) — by a kind of mosquito. If a man (b) — a malaria and mosquito bites him, it (c) — away some of the germs of the disease. If this mosquito then (d) — a healthy man, the germ (e) — into his blood and he gets malaria. Mosquitoes, lay their eggs in the standing water. If there (f) — no standing water, there (g) — no mosquitoes and so there would be no malaria. Sometimes people put kerosene oil on standing water and this (h) — the mosquitoes before they (i) — big enough to flyaway. If everybody in a country (j) — part in the fight against mosquitoes, all might soon get rid of malaria

  1. Complete the passage with suitable verbs from the list. Put them in the correct tenses. Use negatives where necessary..
carry cause responsible stick eat be
see call get walk bear  

Many diseases (a) — by the little things which (b) — germs. They are our hidden enemies. The germs of typhoid and many other diseases (c) — by flies. You have (d) — flies walking on dirty things. There (e) — germs on these dirty things and they (f) — to the legs of the flies. (g) — on our food the germs stick to it. And if we eat the food the germs (h) — into our body and may make us ill. Dust (i) — germs, too. So you must remember not (j) — food if flies have been on it or if there is dust on it.
Right form of verbs

  1. (a) are living (b) is influenced (c) have (d) replacing (e) are (f) have brought (g) are done (h) produced (i) are (j) enriching. 

25.(a) was waiting (b) was called (c) asked (d) informed (e) admitted (f) had come (g) is situated (h) runs (i) are (j) are made.

  1. (a) was walking (b) saw (c) were (d) were running (e) didn’t try (f) was carrying (g) jumped (h) was waiting (i) were shouting (j) was.
  2. (a) is carried (b) has (c) carries (d) bites (e) may get (f) was (g) would be (h) kills (i) are (j) took.
  3.  (a) are caused (b) are called (c) are carried (d) seen (e) are (f) stick (g) walk (h) get (i) bears (j) to cat.
  4. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the box.
    Underestimate suffer avoid realise be keep have fall take write

    English (a)——-an international language. All that is best in modern civili“ation is available in English. If we (b)——- English, we (c)——- ourselves aloof from the civili“ed world. Our education (d)——- most because almost all the books necessary for higher education (e)——- in, English, English still (d)——-a commanding position in every sphere of our life like science, technology, law, medicine, commerce, industry and diplomatic services. It is quite impossible to replace English by Bengali overnight. But in the meantime the position of English (g)——- and for that reason the standard of education (h)——-down. It is high time we (i)——- the importance of learning English and (j)——- necessary measures to upgrade the standard of learning English.

    Answer:

    1. (a) is (b) avoid (c) will keep (d) will suffer (e) are written (f) has (g). has been underestimated (h) has fallen (i) realised (j) took
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