Gap filling without clue

Fill in each gap using appropriate word

Introverts and extroverts (a) —– two kinds of men (b) —- in the society.An introvert is quite(c) — to an extrovert. Without (d) —- extrovert no man or woman can (e) —- life in the country. What we have (f) — from the (g) —of Sohel and Farid gives us the quality of introvert. (h) —- Farid has done in the bus (i) —- introvert. Fahima is (j) — the extrovert quality.

Fill in each gap using appropriate word

Television has become a (a)—–source of entertainment of the present world.A wide (b)—of programmes is (c)—-on numerous chanels.Almost every family has a television(d)—today.Television (e)—–are not only entertaining,they can be highly (f)—too.For example,television is now(g)—-used for distance learning.The courses (h)—-by the open university are shown on BTV.Several chanels like the Discovery Chanels and the National Geographic Chanel telecast highly informative and (i)—-programmes.However,watching TV (j)—-is not permissible.

 

 

 

HSC ENGLISH 1ST PAPER| WITHOUT CLUES |Q. NO. 10|ALL BOARDS

  1. DHAKA BOARD — 2013

UNICEF (a)_____originally for the United Nations  International Children’s Emergency Fund. But now it is the United Nations Children’s Fund which (b)_____long-term help to children of developing nations. It (c) _____several welfare projects in Bangladesh. It has established  numerous maternity and baby care centres around the country to (d)_____the health of babies and child-bearing mothers. It has helped Bangladesh get rid of (e)_____childhood diseases. It has (f)_____training programmes to create rural health workers. Thus, this organisation has been able to (g) _____infant mortality rates in Bangladesh. Above all, in times of natural disasters, it undertakes (h)_____work to help the distressed people. To (i)_____education, UNICEF distributes reading and writing materials among students, trains teachers and (j)_____primary education particularly among girls.

2.DINAJPUR BOARD — 2013, SYLHET BOARD-2011

 Jerry, an (a) _____of twelve lived in the orphanage. The writer hired a cabin (b) _____to the orphanage. Jerry came to the cabin to (c) _____wood for the writer. He also (d) _____some extra work for the (e) _____of the writer. Once he (f) _____a cubby-hole where he (g) _____some kindling and medium wood (h) _____that the writer might (i)_____dry fire materials ready in (j) _____of sudden wet weather materials ready in (j) _____of sudden wet weather.

3.JESSORE BOARD—2013, JESSORE BOARD-2008

 Introverts and extroverts are two (a) _____of people (b) _____in society. An (c)_____is quite opposite to an extrovert. Without (d) _____extrovert no one can (e) _____life in the country. What we have (f)_____from the (g)_____of Sohel and Farid gives us the quality of (h) _____.What Farid has done in the bus (i)_____introvert. Fahima is (j)_____the extrovert quality.

  1. COMILLA BOARD — 2013, SYLHET BOARD-2006

 Air and water are two important (a) _____of the environment. These elements are (b) _____for life on earth.  They are often (c) _____in many ways. Air is polluted by (d) _____If we want to live a (f) _____life, and water by different kinds of (e) _____and filth. We should (g) _____the pollution of the environment. Total prevention may be (h) _____but we can certainly (i) _____pollution by raising (j) _____among the people.

  1. SYLHET BOARD—2013, COMILLA BOARD-2011

 Banks are often unable or (a) _____to lend money to the poorer section of society. The Grameen Bank (b) ——credit to the poor, particularly rural (c) ——.There are about 800 micro finance (d)_____in our country. It is estimated that they have (e)_____ employment opportunities for about 54,000 people. A recent (i)_____indicates that micro-credit programmes had a (g) _____effect on socio-economic variables (h) _____children’s schooling, nutrition and family (i) _____and about 5% of programme participants rose above (j) _____line.

  1. RAJSHAHI BOARD — 2013, DHAKA BOARD-2011, BARISAL BOARD-2009, COMILLA BOARD-2007

Sports are a popular form of (a) _____. Many international (b) _____ events are organised from time to time. Most of those events are (c) _____ by multinational manufacturing companies and business firms. They (d) _____ for the sports events in exchange for the right to (e) _____ their products during those events. These events are (f) _____ worldwide by satellite and people all (g) _____ the world watch them (h) _____. As a result, the sponsors’ products receive maximum media (i) _____ thus giving companies international (j) _____.

  1. BARISAL BOARD — 2013, BARISAL BOARD-2011

E-mail has brought about (a) _____in modern (b) _____. Messages can be transmitted from one country to another within a few (c) _____. It is far cheaper than telephone calls. Trade and commerce has become greatly (d) _____on this speedy mode of communication. It has (e) _____ not reached everyone, specially in (f) _____countries like ours, as most of the people cannot (g) _____to have a personal computer. But (h) _____of the people have started (i) _____commercially operated e-mail for important (j) _____.

  1. CHITTAGONG BOARD—2013, BARISAL BOARD-2007

Bangladesh is a land of (a) _____. But nowadays the rivers are (b) _____up. So, (c)_____is an urgent necessity for our country now. The rivers carry (d) _____which makes the land (e) _____to grow crops. Besides, they supply us with plenty of (f) _____. During the dry season, we (g)–river water to the land. At present, the (h) _____of water causes bad harvest. We can easily (i) _____the use and utility of the rivers in our life and (j) _____.

  1. DHAKA BOARD-2012

All things that make up the environment are (a) _____. The way in which people, animals and plants are related to each other and to their (b) _____ is known as (c) _____. The ecosystem is a (d) _____ web that links animals, plants and every other life (e) _____ in the biosphere. All these things (f) _____ together. The system is in a steady state of (g) _____ balance which means that by (h) _____ any one part of the web you can affect all the other parts. For example, the (i) _____ of forests may have serious ecological (j)_____ on humans and animals.

  1. RAJSHAHI BOARD-2012, RAJSHAHI BOARD-2008, BARISAL BOARD-2008, JESSORE BOARD–2003

Man pollutes water, another vital (a) _____ of the environment by  (b) _____ waste into  it. Farmers (c) _____ chemical fertilizers and insecticides in their fields. Some of these chemicals, washed away by rain and flood, (d) _____ mixed with water in rivers, canals and ponds. Water is also (e) _____ by mills and factories when they throw their (f) _____ chemicals and waste products into rivers and canals. Water vehicles also pollute rivers by dumping oil, food waste and human (g) _____ into them. In sanitary latrines (h) _____ on river and canal banks are also (i) _____ for further pollution. In this way, various (j) _____ of waste and filth contaminate water.

11.JESSORE BOARD-2012

UNICEF is an international (a) _____. It runs several welfare (b) _____ in Bangladesh. It has reduced infant (c) _____ rates through raising (d) _____ about health and (e) _____. It has organized (f) _____ programmes for (g) _____ health workers to (h) _____ health help to the rural (i) _____. At present it is trying to (j) _____ primary education particularly among girls.

  1. COMILLA BOARD-2012, DINAJPUR BOARD-2012, CHITTAGONG BOARD-2006

If we (a) _____ forests and cut (b) _____ trees, the effects  might eventually (c) _____ us all. If forests (d) _____ into deserts, what will (e) _____ carbon  dioxide? Then the weather pattern (f) _____ change and the world will become (g) _____. This is called the green house effect. As a (h) _____ of this effect the polar ice caps will (i) _____ and this will cause the flood of (j) _____ areas of the globe.

  1. CHITTAGONG BOARD-2012, COMILLA BOARD-2006

Learning a language is (a) _____ riding a cycle. The most (b) _____ thing (c) _____ any language is communication. You learn to (d) _____ effectively by using a language, by doing things with it and by experiencing it. You (e) _____ learn English in the same (f) _____ as one learns to ride a cycle. Do not (g) _____ if people laugh at you (h) _____ you make (i) _____. You can certainly learn (j) _____ mistakes.

  1. SYLHET BOARD-2012, CHITTAGONG BOARD-2009

Man pollutes water, an important (a) _____ of the environment by (b) _____ waste into it. Farmers (c) _____ chemical fertilizers and insecticides in their fields. Some of these chemicals (d) _____ away by rain and floods (e) _____ mixed with water in rivers, canals and ponds. Water is also (f) _____ by mills and factories which throw their (g) _____ chemicals and waste products into rivers and canals. Water vehicles also pollute water by (h) _____ oil, food waste and human waste into them. In sanitary latrines (i) _____ on river and canal banks are also (j) _____ for further pollution.

  1. BARISAL BOARD-2012

William Caxton introduced printing into England. His success as a merchant enabled him (a) _____ retire early and (b) _____ himself to literary pursuits. In 1477, he set up his (c) _____ press and (d) _____ nearly a hundred books. A (e) _____ of prodigious industry, he translated twenty (f) _____ himself. What is more (g) _____ him is that he published books in English when most works appeared (h) _____ French or Latin. Caxton (i) _____ it as his aim to hasten the spread of knowledge by making books (j) _____ to the public in English.

  1. RAJSHAHI BOARD-2011

Computer is one of the latest important and most (a) _____ invention of science. A computer performs three important (b) _____. It receives data, processes data (c) _____ various computations and emits data. Computer now (d) _____ us in various ways. In a (e) _____ minutes a computer can perform calculations that trained mathematicians would need years to complete. Now computers are (f) _____ used in agricultural farms. Trains and planes are run by the (g) _____. (h) _____ results can be accurately given by computer within the shortest span of time. The computer has become very sophisticated and can perform (i) _____ complicated tasks. This is why many people call the computer “an electronic (j) _____.”

  1. JESSORE BOARD-2011

Rose is a symbol of (a) _____. I have a rose garden. The garden looks (b) _____ when the roses bloom. It (c) _____ sweet. The (d) _____ and fragrance of the rose attract all. I pluck roses from my garden (e) _____ our house (f) _____. Now-a-days many people (g) _____ roses. The (h) _____ of rose is profitable. So we should (f) _____ roses and only to earn money but also to (j) _____ our houses.

  1. CHITTAGONG BOARD-2011

Today women (a) _____ an important role in all spheres of life. They (b) _____ no longer within the four walls of their home. They have (c) _____ out of their kitchens and are (d) _____ with men in all the development programmes of the government. Many women have (e) _____ higher education and are (f) _____ as doctors, engineers, teachers, administrations, judge etc. They have been able to (g) _____their worth. However, women still face (h) _____ discrimination. Many girls are married (i) _____ at an early age. Many never (j) _____ to school.

  1. DINAJPUR BOARD-2011

Returning home can be very difficult. When people (a) _____ to their home countries, they often find many changes. The (b) _____ old streets may not look the same. People they remember may not (c) _____ them. If they go back to their own childhood house, the house may look very (d) _____ . It may (e) _____ small and cramped. One woman wrote that she returned to her (f) _____ and her house was gone. In its (g) _____ , there was a little, modern grocery shop. No one (h) _____ her. She was extremely (i) _____ . It is also possible to return to a place where everyone remembers you. That makes a person feel happy inside; at least you were not (j) _____.

  1. DHAKA BOARD-2010

Language plays a very (a) _____ role in our life. We use language from the (b) _____ we wake up in the morning (c) _____ we go to bed at night. We use language not only during our (d) _____ hours but also in our dreams. We use language to (e) _____ what we feel and to say (f) _____ we like or dislike. We also use language to (g) _____ information. In short language is (h) _____ present in our life. It is an (i) _____ part of what we do, (j) _____ and believe.

  1. RAJSHAHI  BOARD-2010, COMILLA BOARD-2009

Dhaka is the capital of Bangladesh. It is a (a) _____ city. It is a city (b) _____ traffic jam. A fly (c) _____ is built at Mohakhali with a view to (d) _____ the traffic jam. To solve this problem, traffic rules (e) _____ be enforced. Besides this drivers, passers-by and (f) _____ should honour and abide (g) _____ all rules (h) _____ making the city habitable. Otherwise our life (i) _____ remain (j) _____ stake.

  1. JESSORE BOARD-2010

Man pollutes water, another vital (a) _____ of the environment by dumping (b) _____ into it. Farmers (c) _____ chemicals, washed away by rain and flood, (d) _____ mixed water with in river, canals and ponds. Water is also (e) _____ by mills and factories when they throw their (f) _____ chemicals and waste products into rivers and canals. Water vehicles also pollute rivers by dumping oil, food waste and human waste (g) _____ them. Insanitary latrines (h) _____ on river and canal banks are also (i) _____ for further pollution. In this way, various (j) _____ of waste and filth pollute water.

  1. COMILLA BOARD-2010, RAJSHAHI BOARD-2007, DHAKA BOARD-2005

Modern life (a) _____ much on transport. We can very well (b) _____ how important transport is when it is (c) _____ by natural calamities or during socio-political crises. In fact, transport has made it (d) _____ for us to reach places previously (e) _____. It has (f) _____ helped the flourish of trade and commerce and to (g) _____ new knowledge and ideas. (h) _____ transport has (i) _____ friendship and understanding among nations and people (j) _____ the globe.

  1. CHITTAGONG BOARD-2010

It is a happy news that the (a) _____ of adopting unfair means in the examination has been (b) _____ to a greater extent. Our students have now (c) _____ that passing in the examination is not the only goal of student life. But still this heinous (d) _____ has not been totally (e) _____. When an examinee is caught copying in the examination there is nothing open to authority (f) _____ to (g) _____ him /her. This damages not only the concerned examinee, but also (h) _____ a total loss to the whole family of that examinee So, our students must refrain themselves (i) _____ this bad practice. They should also remember that a building (j) _____ strong foundation must fall down either today or tomorrow.

  1. SYLHET BOARD-2010

One day a fox was very (a)_____. It was (b)_____for some food to eat. But it could not manage any (c) _____. At last it became very (d) _____ and sat (e) _____ a tree. A crow was sitting on the tree with a (f) _____ of meat in its beak. The fox looked at the crow and (g) _____the piece of meat. An idea came to its mind to (h) _____ the meat from the crow. The fox said loudly “(i) _____ a beautiful bird it is! But alas! the bird (j) _____ not sing.”

  1. BARSIAL BOARD-2010

Electricity is (a) _____ a part of our everyday (b) _____ that we rarely think twice about its importance and necessity. When we switch (c) _____ the light and the fan or turn on our television and computer, we enjoy (d) _____ blessing of electricity. Even when we turn off the bedside lamp and are fast asleep, (e) _____ remains working for us driving our fans, heating or cooling our rooms and running our refrigerators. Unfortunately, we (f) _____ enjoy the uninterrupted blessings of electricity. There is some (g) _____ in the generation (h) _____ electricity in Bangladesh. (i) _____, load-shedding or suspension of the supply of electricity has (j) _____ a regular programme of the power Development Board.

  1. DINAJPUR BOARD-2010

Everybody (a) _____ to live a happy and peaceful life. But what are the (b) _____ that can assure you of such a nice life? Naturally people’s opinions are quite different on this point. The factors (c) _____ be money, power, security, honour, love, health, good family bondage, education, voluptuous pleasures etc.  Most people (d) _____ money alone can ensure all other elements (e) _____ for a happy life. It’s partly true. But if you (f) _____ stick to money, you may start running after money. But you cannot live in two rooms, cannot (g) _____ two persons’ food etc. at the (h) _____ time. You should bear in (i) _____ that your necessity or desire has a limit. If you exceed the limit and run (j) _____ money with an endless greed, you will be utterly ruined.

  1. DHAKA BOARD-2009

An elephant does many things with its trunk. It smells, feels and picks things up with its (a) _____ .Elephants can uproot trees (b) _____ their trunks. They can defend themselves by wrapping their trunks (c) _____ enemies and dashing them (d) _____ the ground. They used their trunks to eat (e) _____ peanuts too. They can even brush (f) _____ flies. In the lumberyards of India elephants learn to pull logs out (g) _____ rivers and stack them. Elephants have even been taught to sweep. By holding a broom in (h) _____ trunk, an elephant can (i) _____ a road clean of dust. What a wonderful (j) _____ that trunk is!

  1. RAJSHAHI BOARD-2009, SYLHET BOARD–2003

One day a lad went to a famous teacher and having expressed his desires to (a) _____ knowledge, begged him to (b) _____ him in the arts and science. The learned man wishing to (c) _____ out what sort of ability the lad (d) _____, asked him where God (e) _____ . Then lad replied, “I will answer you, if you will first (f) _____ me where He is (g) _____ .” The sage, from this sensible (h) _____, thought highly of the boy’s (i) _____ and according to his (j) _____ perfected him in his studies. Thus, the wisdom of the wise manifests itself early.

  1. JESSORE BOARD-2009

While eating food we have to (a) _____ that we should not eat just to satisfy hunger or to (b) _____ the stomach. We should (c) _____ to preserve our health. For good (d) _____ we need good food. Sometimes it so happens that people (e) _____ live even in the midst of plenty, do not eat the (f) _____ they need for a good health as they (g) _____ no knowledge of health and nutrition. Again the poor illiterate people think that good food (h) _____ costly food. They do not (i) _____ that whatever food they get can be nutritive (j) _____ they can select the food items wisely to make a balanced diet.

  1. SYLHET BOARD-2009

The Shatgombuj mosque is a 15 Century Islamic (a) _____ situated in the suburbs of Bagerhat, on the (b) _____ of the Sunderbans, some 175 km. south-west of Dhaka. It is an (c) _____Mughal architectural site (d) _____ a very large area. The Mosque is (e) _____ in that it has sixty pillars, which (f) _____ seventy seven exquisitely (g) _____ domes that have worn away with the (h) _____ of time. The mausoleum of the city’s (i) _____ Khan Jahan Ali can be found nearby. With the (j) _____ of the mosque as a World Heritage Site it is hoped that this beautiful architectural monument will be preserved from further decay.

  1. DINAJPUR BOARD-2009

Bangladesh is one of the (a) _____ countries of the United Nations. As a peace-loving and (b) _____ country she has been undertaking welfare and (c) _____ activities in line (d) _____ the United Nations. Bangladesh has (e) _____ the UN declaration of the second decade (f) _____ the disabled in the Asia and the Pacific region. Along (g) _____ other governments of this region she is (h) _____ to implement the charter. There is also provision in our constitution for ensuring health (i) _____, education and employment for the (j) _____ .

  1. DHAKA BOARD-2008

Michael Baumann is a lawyer. He doesn’t like (a) _____ who talk too much. He himself (b) _____ to speak very little. He doesn’t (c) _____ a beard but he (d) _____ an enormous moustache. He (e) _____ it makes him look important. He does not have a lot of (f) _____ on his head but he isn’t (g) _____ either. His hair is not straight but (h) _____. He is (i) _____ his fifties and (j) _____ to eat.

  1. COMILLA BOARD-2008, SYLHET BOARD-2005

Sincerity is the best way of achieving success. One can go a long way if one does anything with sincerity. People who are sincere to their work are (a) _____ of making anything success. The great men are also sincere because they (b) _____ that sincerity is the (c) _____ to success. Those who are not (d) _____ can never (e) _____ a long way in the world. The poor people are not always sincere, because they do not know the (f) _____ of sincerity. If they knew it, they would (g) _____ a good use of it. Sincerity (h) _____ not only to do work properly, but also with dutifulness, honesty, modesty and good behaviour. The people of our country are not still (i) _____ of the (j) _____ of sincerity.

  1. CHITTAGONG BOARD-2008

Natural disaster (a) _____ throughout the world in recent years. The main reason behind this is greenhouse effect or (b) _____ of the air (c) _____ the earth. Global warming in melting the (d) _____ ice of polar regions and of the peaks of (e) _____ mountains. Consequently the (f) _____ of sea water has alarmingly increased. Cyclones and tidal bores (g) _____ inundating and destroying the coastal regions to a large extent. Climatologists (h) _____ that in the last 185 years 99 cyclones hit the coastal (i) _____ and off shore islands of our country causing irrecoverable loss (j) _____ life and properties.

  1. SYLHET BOARD-2008

Who is to control the crimes of the country? The rich? The government? Who? It is everybody’s responsibility. In a country where everybody is trying to defeat every other one to make unlimited wealth as quickly as possible, it is very difficult to curb the crimes. Almost all contribute to crime and disorder in one or the other (a) _____. World Bank and other International Organisations have published (b) _____ on corruption and human rights violation in Bangladesh. They have also suggested how to (c) _____ the existing situation. But none of them is (d) _____ so far. It is alleged that most of the political parties are (e) _____ to gain their party interests. They have also divided the nation ideologically. National (f) _____ is a dream that might never come true. Sometimes some so called intellectuals write some article in newspapers. But that brings no (g) _____. Abuse of (h) _____ by the public servants has led the nation to its present situation. The representatives of the people are being mainly (i) _____ for it. But it is not the only truth. Let us all be united to bring an end to this deteriorating (j) _____ .

  1. DHAKA BOARD-2007

Television has become a (a) _____ source of entertainment of the present world. A wide (b) _____ of programmes is (c) _____ on numerous channels. Almost every family has a television (d) _____ today. Television (e) _____ are not only entertaining, they can be highly (f) _____ too. For example, television is now (g) _____ used for distance learning. Courses (h) _____ by the Open University are shown on BTV. Several channels like the Discovery telecast informative and (i) _____ programmes. However, watching TV (j) _____ is not permissible.

  1. JESSORE BOARD-2007, COMILLA BOARD–2003

Money is power and can do much good and evil. It gives (a) _____ and delight. It (b) _____ do everything. A person without (c) _____ is a person to be pitied. Nobody pays (d) _____ respect to him. His friends do not (e) _____ him. He has to depend on the (f) _____ of others. In order to (g) _____ money he does a lot of jobs. It is a must (h) _____ our life. But it does not necessarily (i) _____ happiness. Happiness is absolutely a (j) _____ matter.

  1. CHITTAGONG BOARD-2007

No other word is so (a) _____ as the word ‘Mother’. It is (b) _____ up with our existence. Everyone starts his life first (c) _____ the word, ‘mother’. This word lasts to the child (d) _____ death. It is mother, who first becomes touched (e) _____ our happiness and sorrows. We know about the mother of Bayejid Bostami (f) _____ Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar. In every religion the position of mother is (g) _____ the highest place. Our great Prophet Hazrat Mohammad (Sm.) (h) _____ that “Heaven is at the (i) _____ of mother”. So, when I think of my mother, my head (j) _____ down.

  1. SYLHET BOARD-2007

A large number of people (a) _____ English all over the world. Some people use it as a (b) _____ language and some people take it as a (c) _____ language. Many international (d) _____ now depend on English to (e) _____ with offices in different countries. Their advertisements published in different (f) _____ are always in (g) _____. They also want people who possess a good (h) _____ knowledge of English. People seeking employment (i) _____ expect to get good jobs without (j) _____ English.

  1. DHAKA BOARD-2006

There have been (a) _____ changes in the types of entertainment over time. Many of these no longer exist. Even if they do, people keep looking for newer forms of (b) _____. Thus snake charming, puppet show, Jatragan, Jarigan, Sharigan and Kabigan which were common forms of entertainment in the past, have almost lost their (c) _____. Radio is now giving place to television and to (d) _____ channels in particular. The entertainment business, like other spheres of life, is getting (e) _____ day by day. Folk music or palligeeti is now sung with western (f) _____. At the same time, (g) _____ music is now fusing melodies from folk and traditional songs. In general, band and pop music are becoming more and more (h) _____ particularly among the (i) _____ generation. Sport has become a great source of entertainment (j) _____.

  1. RAJSHAHI BOARD-2006

I do not think that it is (a) _____ not to make any (b) _____ while learning English because we (c) _____ through trial and error. I think it is better to (d) _____ English without paying much (e) _____ on being correct because it is not important to (f) _____ always correct English. I do not (g) _____ that a shy man can never (h) _____ English. This is because a shy man can learn English by (i) _____ English newspapers, (j) _____ and various text books.

  1. JESSORE BOARD-2006

Traffic jam is one of the major problems of our time. It is a very (a) _____ affair in big cities and towns. Our population has (b) _____ very fast over the last fifty years or so. The (c) _____ of vehicles has also gone up. But our roads are not broad (d) _____ to accommodate so many buses, trucks and cars. Slow moving vehicles (e) _____ rickshaws and baby taxies have added complications to the problem. On top of that our drivers are not very willing to (f) _____ traffic rules. They often (g) _____ impatient and look to go (h) _____ of one another (i) _____ traffic signals. Sometimes they (j) _____ recklessly and meet horrible road accidents.

  1. BARISAL BOARD-2006

From the moment we are born we cannot (a) _____ alone. We are always in (b) _____ of assistance of (c) _____ others around us. We need clothes, which others (d) _____; houses, which others (e) _____ and food, which others (f) _____. We have to earn our livelihood by (g) _____ for others, while they get their livelihood by working for us. As children, we need our parents to be our comforters, and to take (h) _____ of us in body and (i) _____. As we grow up we need to care of others; we cannot exist a day (j) _____ our fellowmen.

  1. RAJSHAHI BOARD-2005

Newspapers in Bangladesh have constantly (a) _____ our attention to the (b) _____ safety measures provided by (c) _____ garment factories. They (d) _____ adequate space, (e) _____ staircases and (f) _____ exists. (g) _____ addition, most of the garment (h) _____ do not have any training (i) _____ fire safety. At least 104 garment employees were (j) _____ in fire related incidents.

46.JESSORE BOARD-2005

Your performance in the interview is very important, even (a) _____ some people regard (b) _____ as poor predictors of future (c) _____. There is a good (d) _____ of subjectivity in an interview to judge a (e) _____, but as a candidate, the subjectivity inherent in interviews can work to your (f) _____. If you manifest confidence and enthusiasm, smile a (g) _____ and generally look as through you know (h) _____ you are talking about, then you are will on the (i) _____, to a result (j) _____ you respond is probably more important than what you say.

  1. COMILLA BOARD-2005

Riaz is fed (a) _____ with his next door (b) _____. His bed room is very (c) _____ to theirs. Every time he sits down to (d) _____ in the evening (e) _____ comes the blaring sound of the television (f) _____ the house next door. It (g) _____ that the TV is kept (h) _____ the whole evening. In winter he can bear it by (i) _____ his window closed (j) _____ in summer it gets too hot and stuffy in the window is kept closed.

  1. CHITTAGONG BOARD-2005

 The great ship “Titanic” (a) _____ for New York from Southampton on April 10, 1912. She was (b) _____ 1316 passengers and a crew of 891. At that time, however, she was the only largest ship that had been (c) _____ built. She was regarded as unsinkable for she had sixteen water-tight compartments. The tragic (d) _____ of the great ship will always be remembered, for she went down on her maiden (e) _____ with a heavy loss of life. Four days after setting out, while the Titanic was sailing (f) _____ the icy water of the North Atlantic, a huge ice-berg was suddenly spotted (g) _____ the lookout. After the alarm had been given, the great ship turned sharply to avoid a (h) _____. Suddenly, there was slight trembling sound from below and the captain went down to see what had (i) _____. The noise had been so faint that no one thought that the ship had been damaged. Below the captain realised to his horror that the ‘Titanic’ was sinking rapidly, for five of the sixteen water-tight compartments had already been (j) _____.

  1. BARISAL BOARD-2005

In the polar regions, one kind of houses is made of glass for growing crops in it. When the rays of the sun fall on earth, their wave-length is so small that they (a) _____ on the soil inside the house without (b) _____ the glass walls. When those rays are reflected by the earth, their wave-length gets (c) _____ and thus they can easily heat, the glass-walls. This process of artificially heating up the glass-houses is called the green house effect. Though it is fundamentally the (d) _____ of a scientific process, now we (e) _____ by it to a dangerous effect being caused in the atmosphere. For various scientific reasons, now a days the amount of carbondioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, chlorofluro carbons are (f) _____ in the atmosphere. Consequently, when the rays of the sun, after being (g) _____ by the earth, goes up with larger wave lengths, the abovementioned gases get heated by it (h) _____ the glass-walls of the aforesaid green house. The result is obvious and fatal : the temperature of the (i) _____ around the earth increases more than (j) _____.

  1. DHAKA BOARD-2004

Many events of (a) _____ importance took place during the last century. Significant advances were made in the (b) _____ of science and technology. Many European colonies (c) _____ independence. The movement for democracy become (d) _____ in many parts of the world. Two world wars (e) _____ out in this century. It also witnessed the misuse of atomic energy. Two cities of Japan were completely (f) _____ as a result of the dropping of atom bombs. The Vietnam war and the Gulf war killed (g) _____ of innocent people. However, the emergence of Bangladesh as an (h) _____ nation was a momentous event. After a bloody (i) _____ of nine months, Bangladesh was born. Now we hold our heads (j) _____ in the comity of nations.

  1. RAJSHAHI BOARD-2004

A large number of people (a) _____ English all over the world. Some people use it as a (b) _____ language and some people take it as a (c) _____ language. Many international (d) _____ now depend on English to (e) _____ with offices in different countries. Their advertisements published in different (f) _____ are always in (g) _____. They also want people who possess a good (h) _____ knowledge of English. People seeking employment (i) _____ expect to get good jobs without (j) _____ English.

  1. JESSORE BOARD-2004

Amin is a young man of 20 years. His parents were very poor. They could not provide his educational (a) _____. Amin passed the S.S.C Examination. He thought that he (b) _____ not be able to continue his studies. The thought that he would get (c) _____ in poultry and cultivation of fish. He get himself admitted into Youth Development Training Center and after (d) _____ training he (e) _____ an amount of money from a bank. He (f) _____ a poultry farm. He was (g) _____ profits. Then he started fish cultivation (h) _____ brought huge (i) _____ for him. He is no more an (j) _____ man rather he can provide people with work.

  1. COMILLA BOARD-2004

Bangladesh is a country (a) _____ an area of 1,47,570 square kilometres. It is (b) _____ with more than 120 million people. About one thousand people (c) _____ per square kilometre. So it is a (d) _____ populated country. The growth rate is very (e) _____ which must be (f) _____ immediately. If this rate (g) _____ on unchecked. Bangladesh will (h) _____ a great problem. So everyone should (i) _____ forward to (j) _____ public consciousness.

  1. CHITTAGONG BOARD-2004

For international communication a common language is (a) _____ . There are many (b) _____ for which English has achieved the (c) _____ of being that language. Now English has (d) _____ the national borders to (e) _____ people who speak other languages. It is no longer the (f) _____ possession of British or American or other native speakers, but a language that belongs to (g) _____ people. This phenomenon has led to a (h) _____ variety of English around the world. As more and more people speak English, more and more varieties have (i) — which are strongly (j) _____ by the pronunciation, grammar and idioms of the respective mother tongues.

  1. SYLHET BOARD-2004

Atom bomb was first (a) _____ on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in the World War II. When the first bomb (b) _____, the world knew for the first time that man (c) _____ at long last been in possession of a force (d) _____ in all respects. The atom bomb (e) _____. But alas! the superhuman energy has been (f) _____ against mankind. One single bomb (g) _____ the (h) _____ town Hiroshima and another bomb Nagasaki. There had (i) _____many children, women and patients not (j) _____ in the problems of the war.

  1. BARISAL BOARD-2004

Student life is a life of (a) _____ for future struggle. To make him (b) _____ for the struggle, education is necessary. So the first and foremost duty of a student (c) _____ to prosecute his studies well. He who (d) _____ his lessons regularly (e) _____ well in the examination. On the (f) _____ the student who wastes his time cuts a (g) _____ figure. It should be (h) _____ in mind that none can get back the (i) _____ time. If the students neglect their studies they will suffer in the (j) _____ run.

  1. DHAKA BOARD-2003

Housing is one of the (a) _____ problems of our (b) _____. Thousands of people in big (c) _____ like Dhaka and Chittagong dwell on the footpaths. In rural (d) _____ also there is an acute (e) _____ of houses. The cost of construction is (f) _____ everyday. At present it is very (g) _____ for the common (h) _____ to afford the (i) _____ of construction. This problem needs to be (j) _____ immediately.

  1. RAJSHAHI BOARD–2003

One day a grocer borrowed a balance and weights from a fruit seller. After a few days the fruit seller asked the grocer to (a) _____ his balance and weights to him. The grocer said, “I am sorry to say that the mice ate away your balance and weights.” The fruit seller became very (b) _____ at the (c) _____ excuse of the dishonest grocer. Then one day the fruit seller said to the grocer, “I am (d) _____ to the town to do some shopping. Please send your son with me to (e) _____ my things. We will come back tomorrow.” So the grocer (f) _____ his son with the fruit seller. The next day the fruit seller returned alone from the town. “Where is my son?” asked the grocer. “A crow carried your son away,” replied the fruit seller. “How can a crow (g) _____ away such a big boy?” The grocer shouted angrily. “Just the same way as the mice can (h) _____ away the balance and weights,” said the fruit seller. ‘The grocer (i) _____ the point. He returned the balance and weights to the fruit seller. Then the fruit seller sent the boy (j) _____ to his father.

  1. COMILLA BOARD–2003

Money is power and can do much good and evil. It gives (a) _____ and delight. It (b) _____ do everything. A person (c) _____ is a person to be pitied. Nobody pays (d) _____ respect to him. His friends do not (e) _____ him. He has to depend on the (f) _____ of others. In order to (g) _____ money he does a lot of jobs. It is a must (h) _____ our life. But it does not necessarily (i) _____ happiness. Happiness is absolutely a (j) _____ matter.

  1. CHITTAGONG BOARD–2003

Jerry was a twelve years old boy (a) _____ lived in the orphanage. The authoress hired the cabin (b) _____ to the orphanage. Jerry came to the cabin to (c) _____ wood for the authoress. He also did some extra work (d) _____ the convenience of the authoress. Once he (e) _____ a cubby hole where he put some kindling and medium wood (f) _____ that the writer might get dry fire materials ready in case of (g) _____ wet weather. The authoress was pleased (h) _____ him. When she gave him some candy or apples, he used to (i) _____ silent. He expressed his (j) _____ by looking at the gift and the authoress.

  1. BARISAL BOARD–2003

Sports can give us (a) _____. International sports (b) _____ organise different sporting events in different (c) _____. Most of these events are sponsored by multinational manufacturing companies and business firm. They pay for the sport event. They do it because in (d) _____ they get the right of (e) _____ their products (f) _____ the events. The satellite channels (g) _____ the events (h) _____. As a (i) _____, people all over the world can (j) _____ the events live.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fill in the gaps with a suitable word

How, deal, performance, candidate, interviews, though, advantage, what, lot, way

Your performance in the interview is very important, even (a)……. Some people regard (b)……..as a poor predictors of future  (c)………. There is a good (d)…….of subjectivity in an interview to judge a (e)……..but as a candidate, the subjectivity inherent in interviews can work to your (f)……. If you manifest confidence and enthusiasm, smile a (g)……… and generally look as though you know (h)……… you are talking about, then you are on the (i)………..to the result. (j)……… you respond is probably more important than what you say.

Custom, behave, global, intrude, view, engulf, steady, threat, sketch, connect, constant, encourage, bring, tradition

Although globalization is mainly (a) ……with business, trade and international relations. It is no longer (b)……. from that perspective alone. The tide of globalization is now (c)…… into other spheres too. Satellite television channels and internet are (d)…… all short of different customs and (e) ….. into our homes. Under the influence of globalization, global cultures are (f) …. getting integrated with local cultures. Different cultures are (g)……..interacting. As an independent nation, we have our own (h)…….social values, beliefs and attitudes. But in the (i)…..process, many foreign customs are intruding on them. The (j) …….. of foreign culture is seen by many as a threat to our national cultural identity.

Make, radiate, regard, serve, identify, outside, emerge, contribute, move, invent, send, mystery

Satellite is one of the greatest (a)__ of modern science. It has (b)__ greatly to the (c)__ of modern civilization. A satellite is a man made device which is (d)__ to the outer space. It moves around the earth and explores the (e)__ of space outside the earth. There are different types of satellites and each of them (f)__ a special purpose. A satellite sends us important information (g)__ weather conditions. It helps an airplane to (h)__ its path. An astronomical satellite monitors (i)__ of stars in the outer space. And a telecommunication satellite helps us to (j)__ an international phone call.

Think, distress, seem, get, neigbour, mutual, develop, familiar, make, communicate, ensure, treat

As the world’s communication system is (a)——-day by day, the worlds seem to be (b)—–smaller. For the development of communication system, now we can easily (c)—–with the people of other countries within a moment. Now, the world (d)——to be a village and the countries seem to be families. If we develop our (e)—–understanding and co-operation, we can (f)——our world a better place. We should never (g)——domes that have won others as enemies but as friends. As a friend we should (h)—–immediate help to other counties in their (i)——-and sorrows. We should take them to be our (j)——.

Tremendous, gravity, coming, burning, reach, through, produced, pinpoint, gigantic, because,

Black holes are the (a)……….. of huge stars. They are called black holes not (b)……….. they are real holes in space but because they can not be seen as there is no light (c)………. out of them. When after burning for billions of years stars (d)……. the end of their lives their energy does not disappear. The (e)……….. core becomes very small like a (f)…….. but its weight is as much as a star. It also has (g)………… gravity and this (h)………….. pulls towards it everything that comes near it. Although black holes cannot be seen (i)……… telescopes their presence can be identified. They are like (j)…….. magnets in space.

Capitalism developing in the European countries as a (a)…………… of their ‘laissez-faire’ policy. The idea of global trade which was (b)…………….. in capitalism has now become (c)………….. Taking (d)………………of the idea of globalization capitalism (e)………….to be on a (f)………….. march. The global (g)………………of development promises greater employment  (h)………….. to the people of poor countries but at the same time it also promises high  (i)………….. to capital. This actually (j)…………..the way for a lasting  poverty.

The following sentences on “Rocket Launching” are jumbled. Re-write them properly and make a continuous story.
(a) A rocket is launched from a space centre.
(b) The stages fall off to make the load less.
(c) As the Earth has tremendous gravity, a rocket must reach a speed of 40,000 km per hour to get out of this gravity.
(d) It is called a payload of the cargo that rocket carries.
(e) Rocket fuel consists of two liquids and the liquids explode when mixed which pushes the rocket forward.
(f) May be astronauts or satellites the payload.
(g) The escape velocity is the speed, which a rocket needs to get out the Earth’s gravity.
(h) A rocket needs to carry huge amounts of fuel to pick up speed. The heavier the rocket the more fuel it will need.
(i) There are about fifteen launch sites around the world.
(j) The first idea of a rocket was developed by Russian schoolmaster Konstantin Tsiolkivaski in 1903.
(k) The larger the rocket the heavier the payload can be.
(l) The fuel is not carried in one tank but in different containers.
(m) The containers are called stages.
(n) Space travel actually started when American engineer Robert Goddard launched the first liquid fuel rocket.

 

Appear, use, at, afflict, differ, city, alarm, due, pollute, severe, increase, from, suffer, rural

a, Many diseases are rising (a) —– an (b)—rate, which experts believe is (c)—- to increased (d) —-of the environment. Pollution (e)— to be greater in urban areas although rural societies too are (f)—by (g)—–use of chemical fertilizers and insecticides. Nevertheless, today city people (h)—– to suffer from many more diseases and suffer more (i)—than country people. Now let us see how life in cities is (j)—-from that in the country.

Mail, operation, nature, between, computer, distribute, Know, individual, base, electronic, terminal, difference, communication

b, Electronic mail popularly (a)—as e-mail is the communication of textual messages via (b)—means. Although telex (c)—is also electronic in (d)—there are differences (e)—a telex and e-mail. While telex communication is (i)—to terminal, electronic mail communication is user to user via the (g)—. In telex, messages destined to a number of users are sent to the same terminal from where it is (h)—in a printed form by an operator. On the other hand, e-mail is delivered to (i)—electronic mail boxes (j)—in computers.

Fill in the gaps with suitable words

a, Bangladesh is one the (a)—-countries of the United Nations.As a peace loving and (b)—country she has been undertaking welfare and (c)—-activities in line decade(f)—the disabled in the Asia and the Pacific region.Along(g)—-other governments of this region she is (h)—to implement the charter.There is also provision in our constitution for ensuring health(i)—–,education and employment for the (j)—-.

b, Banks are often unable or unwilling to lend (a)——to the poorer section of the society. The Grameen Bank (b)——credit to the poor, particularly rural (c)——. There are about 800 micro-finance (d) ——in the country. It is estimated that they have (e) ——employment for about 54,000 people. A recent (f)—— indicates that micro-credit programmes had a (g) —— effect on socio-economic variables (h) —— children’s schooling, nutrition and family (i)——and about 5% of programme participants rose above (j)——line.

 

Many events of (a) — importance took place during the last century. Significant advances were made in the (b) — of science and technology. Many European colonies (c) — independence. The movement for democracy becomes (d) — in many parts of the world. Two world wars (e) — out in this century. It also witnessed the misuse of atomic energy. Two cities of Japan were completely (f) — as a result of the dropping of atom bombs. The Vietnam war and the gulf war killed (g) — of innocent people. However, the emergence of Bangladesh as an (h) — nation was a momentous event. After a bloody (i) — of nine months, Bangladesh was born. Now we hold our heads (j) — in the comity of nations.