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1. Put the following parts of the story in correct order to rewrite the whole story. 1
a) When he arrived at the farm he saw a farmer standing outside surrounded by many three legged chickens.
b) The farmer replied, “Yes, I breed them because my wife and my son live here and we all like to eat chicken legs. Since a chicken only has two legs, I breed this three legged ones so we could all eat our favorite piece.”
c) The man decided to drive faster to see if the chicken could follow the speed. As he went faster and faster, so did the chicken.
d) One day, a man was driving in the countryside when he saw a three legged chicken running down the road next to his car.
e) “Are these your chickens?” the man asked.
f) “I don’t know. I haven’t caught one yet!”
g) Suddenly the chicken stopped running next to the car and ran down a country road towards a farm. The man decided to follow the chicken to the farm.
h) “That’s amazing!” said the driver “How do they taste?”
The parts of stories can appear in the following order: d), c), g), a), e), b), h) and f)

2. Put the following parts of the story in correct order to rewrite the whole story.
(a) But Fazlul Huq was a man of very independent character, so he resigned his post in 1911 and started legal practice.
(b) Fazlul Huq attracted the attention of B.F. Fuller, the ten Governor of East Bengal who appointed him a Deputy Magistrate.
(c) In 1897, he passed B.L. examination with distinction and began his independent legal practice at Kolkata High Court.
(d) Sher-e-Bangla A.K. Fazlul Huq was born in 1872 at Saturia in Barisal.
(e) The next year he was appointed Lecturer and Examiner of M.A in Mathematics in Kolkata University.
(f) He received his primary education there and then entered Barisal Zilla School.
(g) At the age of twenty-one, he passed the B.Sc Examination from the Presidency College, Kolkata and M.Sc degree in Mathematics in 1895.
(h) He passed the entrance examination standing first in Dhaka division.
Answer no-7 : Rearrange d + f + h + g + e + c + b + a.

3. Put the following parts of the story in correct order to rewrite the whole story.
a) Columbus went to king Fardinand for help but in vain.
b) Columbus is an important name in the history of discovery.
c) He saw a vast sheet of unlimited water.
d) He became a sailor in his boyhood.
e) There he came in contact with many people.
f) Then he went to the Queen of Spain and she helped him.
g) He went to many parts of Europe and Africa and he also went to the British island, Iceland etc.
h) But such voyage would require ships.

1.®b 2.®d 3.®c 4.®g 5.®e 6.®h 7.®a 8.®f.

4. a) He told the crow that she was the most beautiful of all the birds with her excellent feathers but it was a great pity that she could not sing.
b) One day while going through the forest, all on a sudden he found a crow sitting on the branch of a tree.
c) At once the piece of meat fell down from her mouth and the cunning fox ate it with great enjoyment.
d) The cunning fox being really very greedy wanted to have the piece of meat.
e) She had a piece of meat in her beak.
f) Once there was a cunning and shrewd fox.
g) He made a plan.
h) The crow being influenced by the speech of the fox began to sing.

1.®f 2.®b 3.®e 4.®d 5.®g 6.®a 7.®h 8.®c.

5. a) Through the kindness of a patron, he was educated at the Town Grammar School and then at the University of Cambridge.
b) He was born in 1564, two months before Shakespeare, in the town of Canterbury. He was the son of a poor shoe maker.
c) He may be regarded as the true founder of drama. Then he was stabbed in a drunken fight and died wretchedly.
d) In 1587, at the age of 23, he produced his first play, Tamburlaine, which brought him instant recognition.
e) He graduated at the age of 19, and then went to London where he became an actor living in the low town atmosphere of excess poverty and wretchedness.
f) In five years, while Shakespeare was serving apprenticeship, Marlowe produced all his great works.
g) Thereafter, although he led a wretched life, he remained loyal to a high literary purpose.
h) Christopher Marlowe was the greatest of Shakespeare’s predecessors.

Answer no- 1.®h 2.®b 3.®a 4.®e 5.®d 6.®f 7.®g 8.®c.

6. a) As a result, a sanguinary war broke out between the two countries.
b) There was much anger and fighting because of this law.
c) At last Blefuscu sent a group of diplomats to Lilliput seeking for peace.
d) The Lilliputians used to eat eggs, breaking them open at the larger end but their Emperor made a law that eggs were to be broken at the smaller end.
e) The Lilliputians captured fifty Blefuscian wirships and brought them to the shore of Lilliput.
f) The Emperor of Blefuscu supported their cause and gave them shelter in his Kingdom.
g) The Emperor of Blefuscu received peace on certain abominable conditions.
h) Many people fled away from the country and crossed over to the land of Blefuscu.

Answer no-1®d 2.®b 3.®h 4.®f 5.®a 6.®e 7.®c 8.®g.

7. Put the following parts of the story in correct order to rewrite the whole story.
(a) But the corporal, full of dignity, did nothing but stood by and shouted orders.
(b) ‘Are you?’ said the officer.
(c) Presently an officer, not in uniform rode up.
(d) ‘Hello,’ he said to the corporal, ‘Why don’t you lend your men a hand to get that beam up?’
(e) He then getting down from his horse worked very hard to put the beam to its place and the man was none other than Washington himself.
(f) ‘Don’t you know that I am a corporal?’ was the reply.
(g) There were too few men for the work.
(h) In the American war of independence, a corporal and a party of soldiers were sent to raise a heavy beam for a battery.

Answer: 7. Re-arranging

h + g + a + c + d + f + b + e

In the American war of independence, a corporal and a party of soldiers were sent to raise a heavy beam for a battery. There were too few men for the work. But the corporal, full of dignity, did nothing but stood by and shouted orders, Presently an officer, not in uniform rode or. ‘Hello,’ He said to the corporal, ‘Why don’t you lend your men a hand to get that beam up? ‘Don’t you know that I am a corporal?’ was the reply. ‘Are you?’ said the officer. He then getting down from his horse worked very hard to put the beam to its place and the man was none other than Washington himself.

8. Put the following parts of the story in correct order to rewrite the whole story.
a. Mustafa was rather worried about his sons want of prudence. But he did not want to talk to Sayeed about it. He thought his son might not believe him.
b. There was a wise and rich merchant named Mustafa in Damascus.
c. ‘My friend, the Armenian, of course’. said his son. ‘He is the most honest man in Damascus.’
d. ‘Very well’, said Mustafa. ‘For once, I will trust your judgment.’ He gave his son a large box, which was also heavy and strong and with three locks.
e. The Armenian was dishonest. But he was very clever and managed to cheat Sayeed several times without raising suspicions.
f. He told him to take it to his friend for safe keeping.
g. One day Mustafa and Sayeed had to go on business to Baghdad. ‘Now, whom can I trust with my money during my absence?’ asked Mustafa anxiously.
h. He had an only son Sayeed by name. Sayeed trusted a young friend from Armenia too much.
Answer to the question
1. b, 2. h, 3. e, 4. a, 5. g, 6. c, 7. d, 8. f.

9. a. The Sultan was unable to choose an honest man. So, he asked for a wise counselors advice.
b. The Sultan was sitting on his throne. The wise man was also sitting near him. As soon as the applicants were assembled before the throne, the Sultan said, ‘Gentleman, I’d like you to dance.’
c. When they arrived, they were told to go to the Sultan, one at a time, through a dark and empty corridor.
d. ‘Your Highness’, said the wise man, ‘I suggest that you should invite all the applicants to the palace. Then I’ll show you the honest person when I ask them to dance.’
e. He invited applications and a number of people applied for the job.
f. ‘I have here,’ he said to the wise man, ‘some applications for the post of tax-collector.’
g. A Sultan wanted to find an honest man to collect taxes in his kingdom. Could you tell me how I can find an honest officer?
h. So, the Sultan asked all the applicants to come to the palace.
Answer to the question no-2:
1. g, 2. e, 3. a, 4. f, 5. d, 6. h, 7. c, 8. b.

10. a. ‘How interesting!’ said the English-woman. ‘Buckingham Palace in London was built in only two weeks.’
b. They went sight-seeing in a taxi.
c. The American was very proud of tall building in New York. He boasted to his friends, ‘Do you know that the Empire State Building was built in three months?’
d. At that moment the taxi passed a tall building. ‘What’s that?’ The English-women asked the driver who was a Mexican.
e. ‘I don’t know.’ answered the driver. ‘It wasn’t there yesterday.’
f. An American, a Frenchman and an English-women had been to Mexico City, the capital of Mexico.
g. ‘Really?’ replied the Frenchman. ‘The Eiffel Tower in Paris was built in only one month.’
h. The three tourists were admiring the tall buildings in the city.
Answer to the question no-10:
1. f, 2. b, 3. h, 4. c, 5. g, 6. a, 7. d, 8. e.

11. a. Then one day, the fruit-seller said to the grocer, ‘I am going to the town to do some shopping. Please send your son with me to carry my things.’ The grocer sent his son with the fruit-seller.
b. ‘You liar, how can a crow carry away such a big boy?’ the grocer shouted angrily. ‘Just the same way as mice can eat away the balance and weights,’ said the fruit-seller.
c. The grocer said, ‘The mice ate away your balance and weights. So I can’t return them.’
d. The grocer understood the point and returned the balance and the weights.
e. One day, a grocer borrowed a balance and weights from a fruit-seller.
f. The lame excuse of the dishonest grocer made the fruit-seller very angry. But he checked his temper.
g. After a few days, the fruit-seller asked the grocer to return his balance and weights.
h. The next day the fruit-seller came back alone from the town. ‘Where is my son?’ asked the grocer. ‘A crow carried your son away,’ replied the fruit-seller.
Answer to the question no-11:
1. e, 2. g, 3. c, 4. f, 5. a, 6. h, 7. b, 8. d.

12. Put the following parts of the story in correct order to rewrite the whole story.
a. Mustafa was rather worried about his sons want of prudence. But he did not want to talk to Sayeed about it. He thought his son might not believe him.
b. There was a wise and rich merchant named Mustafa in Damascus.
c. ‘My friend, the Armenian, of course’. said his son. ‘He is the most honest man in Damascus.’ d. ‘Very well’, said Mustafa. ‘For once, I will trust your judgment.’ He gave his son a large box, which was also heavy and strong and with three locks.
e. The Armenian was dishonest. But he was very clever and managed to cheat Sayeed several times without raising suspicions.
f. He told him to take it to his friend for safe keeping.
g. One day Mustafa and Sayeed had to go on business to Baghdad. ‘Now, whom can I trust with my money during my absence?’ asked Mustafa anxiously.
h. He had an only son Sayeed by name. Sayeed trusted a young friend from Armenia too much. Answer to the question no-1: 1. b, 2. h, 3. e, 4. a, 5. g, 6. c, 7. d, 8.

13. Put the following parts of the story in correct order to rewrite the whole story.
.a. The Sultan was unable to choose an honest man. So, he asked for a wise counselors advice.
b. The Sultan was sitting on his throne. The wise man was also sitting near him. As soon as the applicants were assembled before the throne, the Sultan said, ‘Gentleman, I’d like you to dance.’
c. When they arrived, they were told to go to the Sultan, one at a time, through a dark and empty corridor.
d. ‘Your Highness’, said the wise man, ‘I suggest that you should invite all the applicants to the palace. Then I’ll show you the honest person when I ask them to dance.’
e. He invited applications and a number of people applied for the job.
f. ‘I have here,’ he said to the wise man, ‘some applications for the post of tax-collector.’
g. A Sultan wanted to find an honest man to collect taxes in his kingdom. Could you tell me how I can find an honest officer?
h. So, the Sultan asked all the applicants to come to the palace.
Answer to the question no-2: 1. g, 2. e, 3. a, 4. f, 5. d, 6. h, 7. c, 8. b.

14. a. ‘How interesting!’ said the English-woman. ‘Buckingham Palace in London was built in only two weeks.’
b. They went sight-seeing in a taxi.
c. The American was very proud of tall building in New York. He boasted to his friends, ‘Do you know that the Empire State Building was built in three months?’
d. At that moment the taxi passed a tall building. ‘What’s that?’ The English-women asked the driver who was a Mexican.
e. ‘I don’t know.’ answered the driver. ‘It wasn’t there yesterday.’
f. An American, a Frenchman and an English-women had been to Mexico City, the capital of Mexico.
g. ‘Really?’ replied the Frenchman. ‘The Eiffel Tower in Paris was built in only one month.’
h. The three tourists were admiring the tall buildings in the city.
answer to the question no-3: 1. f, 2. b, 3. h, 4. c, 5. g, 6. a, 7. d, 8. e.

15. a. Then one day, the fruit- seller said to the grocer, ‘I am going to the town to do some shopping. Please send your son with me to carry my things.’ The grocer sent his son with the fruit-seller.
b. ‘You liar, how can a crow carry away such a big boy?’ the grocer shouted angrily. ‘Just the same way as mice can eat away the balance and weights,’ said the fruit-seller.
c. The grocer said, ‘The mice ate away your balance and weights. So I can’t return them.’
d. The grocer understood the point and returned the balance and the weights.
e. One day, a grocer borrowed a balance and weights from a fruit-seller.
f. The lame excuse of the dishonest grocer made the fruit-seller very angry. But he checked his temper. g. After a few days, the fruit- seller asked the grocer to return his balance and weights.
h. The next day the fruit- seller came back alone from the town. ‘Where is my son?’ asked the grocer. ‘A crow carried your son away,’ replied the fruit-seller.
Answer to the question no-4:
1. e, 2. g, 3. c, 4. f, 5. a, 6. h, 7. b, 8. d