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(a)Gani Mian is one of the poorest farmers in the village.(Comparative) (b He is very active.(Negative) (c)He cultivates others lands.(passive)(d)A poor life is led by him.(Active) (e)He does not run after money.(Interrogative )

Answer:(a) Gani Mia is poorer than most other farmers in the village. (b)He is not inactive at all. (c) others lands are cultivated by him. d) He leads a poor life. e) Does he run after money?

 

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(a)Sayma is the best student in the class.(positive) (b)She is attentive to her studies. (Negative) (c)She does not keep bad company.(affirm) (d)he helps the weaker students. (passive) (e)everybody loves him. (Interrogative).

 

Ans; a) No other student in the class is as good as Sayma.  (b) She is not inactive to his studies.(c) She always keeps good company. (d) The weaker students are helped by him. (e) Who doesn’t love her?

 

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(a)Book is the best of all friends. (Comparative) (b) It delights us. (Interrogative) (c)A book is cheaper than most other things. (Positive) (d)Who does not like a book? (Affirmative) (e) It is more valuable than any other thing. (Positive).

 

Ans; (a) Book is better than all other friends. (b) Doesn’t it highlight us? (c) Very few things are as cheap as book. (d) Everybody likes a book. (e) No other thing is as valuable as it.

 

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(a)Gold is the most precious metal. (Positive) (b) It is bought by the wealthy persons. (Active) (c)Every woman likes it. (Negative) (d)The price of gold is increasing day by day. (Interrogative) (e) who does not like gold? (Affirmative).

 

Ans; (a) No other metal is as precious as gold. (b) The wealthy person buys it. (c) There is no woman but likes it. (d) Isn’t the price of gold increasing day by day? (e) Everybody likes gold.

 

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(a)Very few metals are as useful as iron  (Superlative) (b) It is used for construction purpose. (active)  (c) Bangladesh imports iron . (Interrogative) (d) It is a heavy metal. (Negative) (e) There is no building without iron. (Affirmative)

 

Ans; (a) Iron is one of the  most useful metals. (b)People use iron for construction purpose. (c)Doesn’t Bangladeshi import iron? (d) It is not a light metal. (e)Every building has iron.

 

 

 

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  2. a) No other boy is as reliable as Sijan. (Comparative) (b) He is sincere to his duties. (Negative)(c) He does not put off any work for tomorrow. (Interrogative) (d) He finished his duties in time. (passive) e) No body hates him.(Affirmative).

 

Ans; (a) Sijan is more reliable than any other boy. (b) He is not insincere to his duties. (c) Does he put any work for tomorrow? (d) His duties are finished by him in time. (e) Everybody likes him.

 

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(a) No other thing is as useful as computer. (Superlative) (b) Every student needs computer. (Negative) (c) A poor students can not buy it. (Interrogative) (d) It is one of the greatest inventions of science. (Positive) (e) It was not invented overnight. (Active)

 

Answer:(a)Computer is the most useful thing. (b)There is no students but needs computer. (c) Can a poor student buy it? (d) Very few inventions of science are as great as it. (e)No one invented it over night.

 

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  2. a) Television is one the most common sources of entertainment. (Positive) (b) It is a costly item. (Negative) (c) We are entertained by it. (Active) (d) Everybody learns many things by watching television. (Passive) e) Who does  not like a good programme? (Affirmative)

 

Ans; (a)Very few entertainments are as common as Television. (b)It is not a cheap item. (c) It entertains us. (d) There is no body but learns many things by watching TV.(e) Every likes a good programme.

 

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(a)A mobile set is light to  carry. (Interrogative) (b) It is not expensive. (Affirmative) (c) Only a wicked person uses it for evil purpose. (Passive) (d) It is used for different  purpose . (Active) (e) No other thing is as useful as a mobile set. (Superlative)

 

Ans; (a)Isn’t a mobile light to carry? (b) It is cheap.(c) It is used by only a wicked person for evil purposes. D) People use it for different purposes. (e) Mobile set is the most useful thing.

 

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(a)A train journey is very enjoyable. (Negative) (b)It is cheaper than any other journey. (Superlative) c) It removes monotony. (Passive) (d) No other  journey is as  pleasant as a train journey. (Comparative) (e) Train runs faster than a bus (Interrogative)

 

Ans; (a) A train journey is not boring. (b) It is the cheapest journey. (c) Monotony is removed by it. (d) A train journey is more pleasant than any other journey. (e) A bus does not run as fast as a train.

 

 

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(a)Air pollution is the most serious of all pollutions. (Positive) (b) It is more harmful  than most other pollution (Superlative) (c) Only man is responsible for this  pollution (Negative) (d) It  causes many fatal diseases (Passive) (e) There is nobody  but needs pure air. (Affirmative)

 

Ans: (a) No other pollution is as serious as air pollution. (b) It is one of the most harmful pollutions. (c)None but man is responsible for this pollution. (d) Many fatal diseases caused by it. (e) Everybody needs pure air.

 

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(a) Pahela Baishakh is the biggest festival  for the people of Bangladesh. (Positive) people wear their traditional dress on this day. (Passive) (c) People look very  cheerful .(Negative) (d) There is  nobody but attends a Baishakhi Mela ,(Affirmative) (e) There is nothing unpleasant in a Baishakhi Mela (Interrogative) 

 

Ans; (a) No other festival in Bangladesh is as big as Pahela Baishakh.(b)Traditional dresses are worn on this day. c) People do not look sad at all. (d) Everybody attends a Baishakh Mela. (e) Is their anything unpleasant in a Baishakhi Mela?

 

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(a)Two Eids are the greatest  festivals for the Muslims. (Comparative) (b) Very few festivals delight as much as the two Eids. (Superlative) (c) People forget their  miseries for the time being . (Interrogative) (d) Different types of sweets are prepared. (Active) (e) People do not wear old cloths on the occasion of Eids. (Affirmative).

 

Ans; (a) Two Eids are greater than any other Festival for the Muslims.(b)The two Eids delight us the most of all festivals.(c)Don’t people forget their miseries for time being?(d) people prepare different types of sweets .(e)People wear new cloths on the occasion of Eids.

 

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(a)Smoking is one of the most serious problems. (Positive) (b)No other thing affects a person as much as smoking (Comparative) (c) Environment is polluted by it.(active)(d)It is not good for health (Affirmative) e) smoking costs more money (Negative). 

 

Ans; (a)Very few problems are as serious as smoking. (b) Smoking affects a person more than any thing. (c) It pollutes environment.(d) It is bad for health .(e) Smoking does not cost less money .

 

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(a) Tree plantation is a noble task. (Negative) (b) It is not a difficult task. (Interrogative) (c) People must  plant trees for their existence. (Passive)(d)An  important role is played by tress (Active) (e) Trees are one of the best friends of  human beings. (Positive).

Ans; (a)Tree plantation is not an ignoble task .(b) Is it a difficult  task ?(c) Trees must be planted by people for their existence.(d) Trees play an important role.(e) Very few friends of human being are as good as trees .

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(a)Our victory day is a memorable day. (Negative)  (b) People can not but observe the day. (Affirmative) (c) Everyone remembers the martyrs. (Passive) (c)The day is one of  greatest days in our life (Positive) (d) No other day is as important as our victory day (Comparative) (e)We observe the day in our school? (interr)

 

Ans;(a)Our victory Day is not a forgettable day .(b) People must observe the day .(c) The martyrs are remembered by everyone .(d) Our victory Day is more important than any other day .(e) Don’t we observe the day in our school ?

 

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  2. a) Our independence day occupies the most important day in our life. (Comparative) (b) The valiant fighters fought bravely. (Interrogative) (c)Our freedom fighters are braver than most other persons. (Positive) (d) There was nobody but supported the freedom fighters. (Affirmative) (e) Our freedom fighters cannot be forgotten. (Active)

 

Ans;(a)Our Independence Day occupies more important day than any other day in our life .(b)Didn’t the valiant fighters fight bravely ?(c) Very few persons are as brave as our freedom fighters .(d) Everybody supported the freedom fighters.(e) Can we forget our freedom fight ?

 

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(a) Honesty is a great virtue. (Interrogative) (b) Everybody likes an honest boy. (Passive) (c) No other virtue is as great as honesty. (Superlative) (d) Honesty is never unrewarded. (Affirmative) (e) it is greater than any other thing. (positive).

 

Ans;(a) Isn’t honesty a great virtue? (b) An honest boy is liked by everybody. (c) Honesty is the greatest virtue. (d) Honesty is always rewarded. (e) No other thing is as great as it.

 

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  2. a) Cricket is a very exciting game. (Negative) (b) People of all ages like this game. (Passive) (c) At present cricket is the most popular game in our country. (Positive) (d) Bangladesh is one of the weakest test playing countries. (Comparative)  (d) I am fond of watching twenty twenty cricket match. (Interrogative)

Ans;(a) Cricket is not a dull game at all .(b) This game is liked by people of all ages.(c) At present no other game in our country is as popular as cricket .(d) Bangladesh is weaker than most other test playing countries.(e) Am I not fond of watching twenty cricket match ? 

 

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  2. a) I was invited to visit cox’s bazer by my friend. (Active) (b) I gladly accepted the invitation. (Passive) when I reached there, my friend received me cordially. (c) I was very glad to see the see beach. (Negative) (d) No other beach in the world is as long as it. (Comparative)  (e) It was one of the most memorable journeys in my life. (Positive)

Ans;(a) My friend invited me to visit Cox’s Bazar .(b) The invitation was gladly accepted by my friend.(c) I  was not sad to see beach at all .(d) It is longer than any other beach in the world .(e) Very few journeys in my life are as memorable as it .

 

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(a) Mr. shijan  is one of the oldest men in the village. (Positive) (b)But he is not  inactive at all. (Affirmative) (c) He always gets up early. (Negative) (d) He exercises regularly . (Interrogative) (e) He has always been respected by all. (Active) 

 

Ans;(a) Very few men are as old as Mr. Ahmed.(b) But he is very active.(c) He never gets up late .(d) Doesn’t he exercise regularly ?(e) All have always respected him.

 

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(a)Anger is nothing but a vice. (Affirmative) (b) It begets only the  worst.(Negative) (c) Anger is one of the most inhuman vices. (Positive) (d) So we should control it for our own sake (Passive) (e) An angey man is dislike by enerybody. (Active)

 

Answer;(a) Anger is a vice.(b) It begets nothing but the worst .(c) Very few vices are as inhuman as anger .(d) So it should be controlled by us for our own sake .(e) Everybody dislikes an angry man .

 

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(a) Check beast in you.(Assertive) (b)The cuckoo sings only in spring .(Negative)(c) The roads of Khulna are not wider then those of Dhaka.(Positive)(d) Prevention is better than cure .(Negative)(e) She is the first girl in our class .(Negative)

 

Ans;(a) You are requested to check the beast in you (b) The cuckoo sings no other time but in spring .(c) The roads of Dhaka are as wide as those of Khulna .(d) Cure is not as good as prevention .(e) She is not the last girl in our class .

 

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(a)Students will never forget their school life .(Affirmative)(b)They spent a wonderful time in the school.(Passive)(c)The beauty of student life is beyond description .(Interrogative)(d)No other school in this area is as good as ours.(Comparative) (e)We would play different types of games and sports .(Imperative)

 

Ans;(a) Students will always remember their school life .(b) A wonderful time is spent in the school by them.(c) Isn’t the beauty of student life beyond description ?(d) Our school is better than any other school in this area .(e) Let us play different types of games and sports .

 

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The name of our school is Ideal School and College.(a) It is one of the best schools in our country .(Positive) (b)Only the meritorious students can get change to study here .(Negative)(c) It is now double shifted .(Active)(d)The school is run very well.(Active).(e)We must try to uphold its dignity.(Negative)I like my school very much.

 

Ans;(a) Very schools in our country are as good as it .(b) None but the meritorious students can get chance to study here .(d) The authority runs the school very well .(e) We can not help trying to uphold its dignity.

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We are human beings. (a) All man must die. (Negative).(b) It matters a little if a man lives many years or not. (Interrogative) (c)Our life is not measured by months or years.(Active)(d)The people living only for their own interest are not real human beings.(Affirmative)(e)Their life is not better than that of a beast.(Positive)

 

Ans;(a) All man cannot but die. (b) Doesn’t it matter a little if a man lives many years or not?(c) Months or years do not measure our life .(d) The people living only for their own interest are unreal human beings .(e) Their life is not as good that of a beast .

 

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(a) We hate corruption.(Negative) Corruption is a curse. (b)A corrupt person is disliked by everybody. (Active)(c)Corruption is one of the biggest problems for our country. (Comparative) (d) Bangladesh  is more corrupted than England.(Positive) (e) We should not earn black money. (Affirmative)

 

Ans;(a)We do not like corruption .(b)Everybody dislikes a corrupt person .(c) Corruption is bigger than most other problems for our country (d) England is not as corrupted as Bangladesh (e) We should earn white money .

 

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(a) Mohammad Muhsin was a very kind man .(Exclamatory) He was born in Hugly.(b) He inherited vast property from his father and sister. (Interrogative) (c) He did not marry.(Affirmative) (d) During his lifetime, he spent money lavishly to help the poor. (Passive) (e) Very few Musium Leaders in the world were as merciful as he. (Superlative)

 

Ans;(a) What a kind man Mohammad Muhsin was !(b) Didn’t he inherit vast property from his father and sister ?(c) He remained unmarried .(d) During his life time ,money is spend lavishly by him help the poor .(e) He is one of the most merciful Muslim leaders in the world .

 

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(a)Mr. Ahmed is the wisest man in the village.(Comparative) (b)He is poor.(Negative) (c)He could walk slowly.(Interrogative)(d)He never eats more than one thing.(Affirmative) (e)What a pity (Assertive).

 

Ans;(a) Mr Ahmed is wiser than any other man in the village .(b) He is not rich .(c) Couldn’t he walk slowly ?(d) He always eats one thing .(e) It is a great pity .

 

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Kabir is a day laborer. (a) He is very punctual in his work. (Negative).(b)Everyone knows him in his area (Interrogative). (c) He knows everyone.(Passive).(d)He is the best worker of all.(Comparative). (e) He never wastes his time. (Affirmative)

 

Ans;(a) He is not unpunctual in his work .(b) Doesn’t everybody in his area know him ? (c) Everyone is known to him.(d) He better than all other workers.(e)He always utilizes him time. 

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(a) Poverty is the greatest problem in country.(Positive). But we are hardly realized that this measurable condition on our creation. (Interrogative).(b) Many do not try to better their condition hard labor. (Affirmative). (c) They only force their fate. (Passive) But this is not reality. (d) It is man who is the maker of his own fortune. So(d) they should work hard to improve their lot. (Imperative) (e) By working hard, they can remove their condition.(Negative).

 

Ans;(a) No other problem in our country is as great as poverty.(b) Do many people try to better their condition by hard labour?/Many are averse to try to better their condition by hard labour .(c) Their fate in only cursed by them (d) Let them work hard to improve their lot .(e)Without working hard ,they can’t remove their condition .

 

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(a)Cox’s Bazaar is the longest sea beach in the world. (Positive)(b)Everybody knows this.(Interrogative)(c)Tourist and visitors from home and abroad visit this beach. (Passive)(d)They are highly delighted at the natural beauty of this place.(Passive)(e)Our government is active to make more attractive. (Interrogative)

 

Ans;(a)No other sea-beach is as long as Cox’s Bazar.(b)This is known to everybody.(c)This beach is visited by tourists and visitors from home and abroad.(d)The natural beauty of this place delights them highly.(e) Our government is not inactive to make it more attractive .

 

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(a)Today nothing is as serious as pollution.(Comparative)(b)But nobody is aware of it. (Interrogative) (c)It’s importance can not be described in words. (Affirmative)(d)Fresh air is necessary for existence. (Negative)(e)There is no living things but needs fresh air. (Affirmative)

 

Ans;(a)Today pollution is more than any thing .(b)But is anybody aware of it ?(c)Its importance is indescribable in words.(d)Fresh air is not unnecessary for existence.(e)Every living thing needs fresh air.

 

 

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(a)Cricket is a very exciting game. (Exclamatory)(b)People of all ages enjoy the game. (Passive) (c) At present cricket is the more popular game in our country. (Comparative)(d)Cricket is enjoyed not only by the young but also by the old. (Affirmative) (e)Bangladesh is a test playing country but it’s standard is very low. (Negative) 

 

Ans;(a) What an exciting game cricket is!(b) The game is enjoyed by people of all ages.(c) At present cricket is more popular than any other game in our country.(d) Cricket is enjoyed both by the young and the old.(e) Bangladesh is a test playing country but its standard is not at all high.

 

 

 

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 (a)Health is wealth.(Interrogative) (b)A healthy poor man is happier than a sick moneyed man.(Positive)(c)A healthy poor man is not a liability to his family . (Affirmative)(d) Everybody must be conscious of  health.(Negative) (e)No other thing in the world is as valuable as health .(Comparative) 

 

Ans;(a) Isn’t health wealth?(b) A sick moneyed man is not as happy as a healthy poor man.(c) A healthy man is an asset to his family.(d) Everybody cannot but be conscious of health.(e) Health is more valuable than any thing in the world.

 

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(a)Anger is nothing but a vice. (Affirmative) (b) It always begets the worst. (Negative)(c)Anger is one the most inhuman vices (Positive)(d)We should control it for our own sake (Interrogative)(e)An angry man is disliked by everybody .(active)

 

Ans; (a) Anger is only a vice.(b) It never begets the best/It does never beget the best.(c) Very few vices are as inhuman as anger.(d) Shouldn’t we control it for our own sake?(e) Every body dislikes an angry man.

 

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(a)We hate corruption.(Negative)(b)A corrupt person is disliked (Active)(c)Bangladesh is more corrupted than England .(Positive)(d)Corruption is one of the biggest problems for our country .(Comparative)(e)We should not earn black money .(Interrogative)

 

Answer (a)We can not but hate corruption.(b) Everybody dislikes a corrupt person.(c) England is not as corrupted as Bangladesh.(d) Corruption is bigger than most other problems for our country.(e) Should we earn black money.

 

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(a) Health is wealth.  (Interrogative) (b) A healthy poor man is happier than a sick moneyed man.(Positive)(c) Everybody must be conscious of health .(Negative)(d). (Comparative)(e)Students will never forget their school life .(Affirmative)

 

Ans; (a) Isn’t health wealth?(b) A sick moneyed man is not as happy as a healthy poor man.(c) There is nobody can be conscious of health.(d) Health is more valuable than any other thing in the world.(e) Students will always remember their school life.

 

  1. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

(a)Anger is a vice.(Negative)(b)I begets nothing but the worst (Affirmative)(c)Anger is one of the most inhuman vices .(Positive)(d)So we should control it for our own sake .(Passive)(e)Everybody dislikes an angry man .(Interrogative)

 

Ans; (a)Anger is not a virtue.(b) It begets only the worst.© Very few vices are as inhuman as anger.

(d) So, it should be controlled for our own sake by us.(e) Who does not disliked an angry man?

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(a)Everybody knows about the Royal Bengal Tiger of Sundarbans .(Negative) (b)It is known to all for its ferocity (Interrogative)(c)Now the number of the Royal  Bengal Tiger is decreasing.(Negative)(d)Corruption is the most dangerous weapon to destroy a society .(Positive)(e)It lies in every phase of our society .(Interrogative) 

Ans; (a)There is nobody but knows about the Royal Bengal Tiger of the Sundarbans.(b) Isn’t it known to all for its ferocity?(c) Now the number of the Royal Bengal Tiger is not increasing.(d) No other weapon is as dangerous as corruption to destroy a society.(e) Doesn’t it lie in every phase of our society?

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We achieved our freedom in 1971. (a)We are proud of our freedom fighters .(Interrogative). (b) There contribution will never be forgotten.(Affirmative) they where inspired by the common people (c)There sacrifice is greater than any other kings (Positive).(d)but today many of them land a very miserable life. (Negative). (e)Proper initiatives many improve there condition .(Passive).

 

Ans; (a) Aren’t we proud of our freedom fighters?(b) Their contribution will always be remembered.(c) No other thing is as great as their sacrifice.(d) But today many of them can’t lead at all a peaceful life.(e) Their condition may be improved by proper initiatives.

 

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(a)Road accident are a curse.(Negative)(b)They cause a great loss to life and property.(Interrogative) But these accidents occur due to a number for reasons.(c)The drivers are more responsible than any other person for the accidents.(Positive)(d)Most of them hardly known the traffic rules.(Passive)(e) Most often they don’t care for the traffic rules.(Affirmative)

 

Answer:(a)Road accident are not a blessing .(b) Don’t they cause a great loss to life and property ?(c)No other person is as responsible as the driver for the accidents .(d) The traffic rules are hardly known to most of them .(e)Few of them care for the traffic rules. 

 

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(a)Akbar was one of the greatest kings of India.(Positive) (b)Who gave you the red pen ?(pass) (c) The sun sets in the west .(Negative)(d)I never drink tea .(Interrogative)(e)Parvin was too poor to buy a chain.(Comparative)

 

Ans;(a)Very few kings of India were as great as Akbar .(b) By whom were you given the red pen?(c) Doesn’t the sun set in the west?/ The sun can’t but set in the west .(d) Do I ever drink tea?(e) Parvin was so poor that she could not buy a chain.

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(a)Very few metals are as precious as gold.(Superlative)(b) He is too weak to walk.( Negative )(c) The boy did his best .(Negative-Interrogative)(d)Fie! You are a cheat. (Affirmative)(e) Pen through the line.(Passive)

 

Ans;(a)Gold is more precious than most other metals.(b)He is so weak that he can not walk.(c)Didn’t the boy do his best?(d) It is a shame that you are a cheat .(e) Let the line be penned through .

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(a)Walking is the best of all exercises .(Comparative)(b)Walking as an exercise is usually taken in the morning or evening.(Active)(c)An early morning walk gives us fresh vigour and strength. (Negative)(d)This morning air refreshes the body and mind.(Interrogative)(e)It is never harmful to our health. (Affirmative) 

 

Answer;(a) Walking is better than any other exercise .(b) People usually take walking as an exercise in the morning .(c) An early morning walk does not  give us weak vigour and strength.(d) Doesn’t this morning air refreshes the body and mind .(e) It is always beneficial to our health

 

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(a)English is one of the most used languages in the world.(Comparative) (b)It is spoken all over the world.(Assertive)(c)It is also the richest language.(Negative)(d)Without learning english we  can’t  prosper .(Affirmative)(e)It is foolish to waste time .(Interrogative)

 

Ans; (a) English is more used than more other languages in the world.(b) People speak it all over the world.(c) It is also not the poorest language.(d) We can prosper by learning English.(e) Isn’t it foolish to waste time?

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(a)Truthfulness is the greatest of all virtues.(Positive)(b)It makes us honourable in the society.(Negative)(c)It brings peace in mind.(Interrogative)(d)Truthfulness makes us faithful and reliable.(pass)(e)A liar rich man is not as respected as a truthful poor man.(Comparative)

Ans; (a) No other virtue is as great as truthfulness.(b) It does not make us dishonourable in the society.(c) Does not it bring peace in mind?(d) We are made faithful and reliable by truthfulness.(e) A truthful poor man is more respected than a liar rich man.

 

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Sumi is a student of class VIII. (a)She is always punctual.(Negative) (b)She is not  inattentive to her study .(Affirmative) (c)She never tells a lie .(Interrogative) (d)Very  few students of her  class are  so brilliant as she .(Positive) (e)Her teachers  love her very  much.(Passive).

Ans; (a) She is never late. (b) She is inattentive to her study.(c) Does he ever tell a lie?(d) She is one of the most brilliant students of her class.(e) She is loved very much by her teachers.

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(a)Strategy is more important than any other thing in the examination.(Superlative) (b)Any answer in the examination should not be elaborated..(Active) (c)He should read through the question paper carefully.(Passive)(d)At first glance the questions may not seem easy.(Affirmative)(e)A student should attempt all the questions so that he may get marks .(Interrogative)   

Ans; (a) Strategy is the most  important thing is the examination.(b) We /An examinee should not elaborate any answer in the examination.(c) The question paper should be read through carefully by him.(d) At first glance the question paper many seem hard/difficult.(e) Shouldn’t a student attempt all the questions so that he may get good marks ?

  1. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

(a)Modern science has created wonders.(Interrogative).(b)We get a lot of  opportunities for it (Imperative).(c)far off places have come closer for it. (Negative).(d)It is one of the most important parts of our life .(Positive).(e)We have to keep the  good and give up the bad (interrogative).

Answer: (a)Hasn’t modern science created wonders?(b)let us get a lot of opportunities for it.(c)far off places have not become far for it.(d)Or, haven’t far places come closer for it?(e) (d)Very few parts of our life are as important as it.(e)Haven’t   we to keep the  good and give up the bad?

 

  1. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

(a)Education is power.(Interrogative).(b)Education is necessary for every man  (Negative).(c)We should receive education.(Imperative).(d) Man is the  best creation  of Allah.(Positive).(e)Education is very important for man.(Exclamatory).

Answer:(a)Isn’t education power?(b)Isn’t education necessary for every man?(c)Let us receive education.(d)No other creation of Allah is as good as man.(e)How important education  is for man!

 

  1. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

(a)Corruption is the most dangerous weapon to destroy a society.(Positive).(b)It  lies in every phase of our society.(Interrogative).(c)It paralyses the whole nation. (Negative). (d)The persons in the high rank of the society are not involved in corruption. (Affirmative).  (e) Social awareness is very essential to resist corruption. (Exclamatory).

Answer: (a)No other weapon to destroy a society is as dangerous as corruption.(b)Doesn’t it lie in every phase of our society? (c)Doesn’t it paralyse the whole nation?(d)The persons in the high rank of the society are immune from corruption.(e)How essential social awareness is to resist corruption!

 

  1. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

(a)We are human beings.(Interrogative).(b) All men must die. (Negative).(c)It  matters little if a man lives many years or not.(Interrogative).(d)Our life is not  measured by months or years.(Affirmative).(e)The life of the people is not better than that of a beast (positive).

Answer:(a)Aren’t we human beings?(b) No man avoid death.(c)Doesn’t it matter little if a man lives many years or not? (d)Is our life measured by months or years. Or, our life is measured by anything but months or years.(e)The life of people is as good as that of a beast.

  1. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

(a)No other problem in Bangladesh is as great as illiteracy.(Comparative).(b)So the literacy rate in Bangladesh is very poor.(Negative).(c)It is too poor to imagine.(Interrogative).(d)It is the duty of the educated people to educate the illiterate.(Interrogative).(e)We should take necessary  steps to eradicate illiteracy.(Imperative)

 

Answer: (a)Illiteracy is greater than any other problem in Bangladesh.(b) so the literacy rate in Bangladesh is not so high.(c)Isn’t it too poor in imagine? (d) Isn’t it the duty of the educated people to educate the illiterate?(e)Let’s take necessary steps to eradicate literacy.

 

 

  1. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

(a)Mohammad Mohsin was a kind man. (Negative). (b)He was a great man.(Exclamatory).  (c)He inherited vast property from his father and sister.(Interrogative).(d)He did not marry. (Affirmative).(e)He spent money to help the poor.(Interrogative).

Answer:(a) Wasn’t Mohammad Mohsin is a kind man?(b)What a man he was!(c)Didn’t he inherit vast property from his father and sister?(d)He was unmarried or, he was a confirmed bachelor. (e)Didn’t he spend money to help the poor?

 

  1. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

(a)Have you ever heard the name of the poet kazi nazrul islam?(Assertive). (b)Very few poets are as famous as Nazrul Islam in Bangla literature.(Comparative). (c) His  poetic works were full of patriotism and optimism.(Negative).(d)He inspired the people to fight for independence.(Interrogative). (e) Would that I were a great poet  like Nazrul! (Assertive).

Answer: (a) You have heard the name of the poet Kazi Nazrul Islam.(b) Nazrul Islam is more famous than most other poets in Bangladesh literature.(c) His patriotic works were not devoid of patriotism and optimism.(d) Didn’t he inspire the people to fight for independence? (e) I wish I were a great poet like Nazrul.

 

  1. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

(a)No other country in the world is as populous as Bangladesh.(Comparative).(b) Farmers are living in the villages.(Negative).(c)The farmers are not rich.(Affirmative).(d)The farmers work hard to support themselves.(Interrogative).(e)We should take care of them. (Imperative).

Answer:(a) Bangladesh is more populous than any other country in the world.(b) farmers are not living in the towns.(c) The farmers are poor.(d) Don’t the farmers work hard to support themselves? (e) Let us take care of them.

 

  1. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

(a)Computer is one of the greatest inventions of modern science. (Positive). (b) Computer is very helpful for us. (Exclamatory). (c)A computer is a blessing on earth. (Negative). (d) We should make the proper use of computer. (Imperative). (e) We cannot but depend on it. (Affirmative).

Answer:(a) Very few inventions of modern science are as great as computer.(b) How helpful for us computer is!(c) A computer is nothing but a blessing on earth or, a computer is not a curse on earth.(d) Let us make the proper use of computer.(e) We most depend on it.

 

  1. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

(a)Bangladesh is full of nature resources.(Interrogative).(b)She has largest  network of rivers (Negative).(c)They have a total length of 24140 kilometres. (Interrogative).(d) It is one of the most important sources of our national economy. (Positive). (e) I love my country (Negative).

Answer:(a) Isn’t Bangladesh full of natural resources?(b) She has nothing but the largest network of rivers or, she has no less than the largest network of rivers.(c) Haven’t they a total length of 24140 kilometres?(d) Very few source of our national economy are us important us it.(e) I can not but love my country.

 

  1. Change the following sentence as directed in the brackets.

(a)We are proud of our freedom fighters (Interrogative).(b)Their contribution will never be forgotten .(Affirmative).(c)They were inspired by the common people. (Interrogative). (d)Their sacrifice is greater than any other thing. (Positive).(e)They lead a  very miserable life .(Exclamatory).

Answer:(a) Aren’t we proud of our freedom fighters?(b) their contribution will always be remember. (c) Aren’t they inspired by the common people? (d) No other thing is as great as their sacrifice.(e) What a miserable life they lead!

 

Set-89
(a) Sheikh Sa’adi was more famous than many other poets (Superlative). (b) He travelled far and wide (Interrogative). (c) He was invited by a king (Active). (d) He was in a gorgeous dress (Negative). (e) The noble man took him for an ordinary man (Passive).
Answer-89:
(a) Sheikh Sa’adi was one of the most famous poets.
(b) Didn’t he travel far and wide?
(c) A king invited him.
(d) He was not in a poor dress.
(e) He was taken for an ordinary man by the noble man.

Set-90
(a) He was more skilled than any other magician (Positive). (b) He could perform unbelievable performance (Passive). (c) In our school, he did the same thing (Interrogative). (d) Some magical words were uttered by him (Active). (e) Everybody likes his magic spell (Negative).
Answer-90:
(a) No other magician was as skilled as he.
(b) Unbelievable performance could he performed by him.
(c) Didn’t he do the same thing in our school?
(d) He uttered some magical words.
(e) Nobody dislikes his magic spell.

Set-91
(a) Sher Shah was one of the greatest warriors in history (Comparative). (b) Humayun had been defeated by him (Active). (c) Humayun fled towards Agra (Interrogative). (d) He stopped for a short time at Agra and Delhi (Negative). (e) Very few emperors were as learned as he (Superlative).
Answer-91:
(a) Sher Shah was greater than most other worriers in history.
(b) He had defeated Humayun.
(c) Didn’t Humayun flee towards Agra?
(d) He did not stop for a long time at Agra and Delhi.
(e) He was one of the most learned emperors.

Set-92
(a) There was a farmer in a village (Interrogative). (b) Very few farmers were as idle as he (Superlative). (c) He did not plough his lands well (Passive). (d) He did not sow seeds in time (Affirmative). (e) Good crops could not be grown by him (Active).
Answer-92:
(a) Wasn’t there a farmer in a village?
(b) He was one of the idlest farmers.
(c) His lands were not ploughed well by him.
(d) He sowed seeds untimely.
(e) He could not grow good crops.

Set-85
(a) Hasan is not a dishonest farmer (Affirmative). (b) He is the poorest farmer in his village (Positive). (c) They cannot be cultivated properly (Active). (d) He and his family members always live in wants (Negative). (e) He leads a happy life (Passive).
Answer-85:
(a) Hasan is an honest farmer.
(b) No other farmer in his village is as poor as he.
(c) He cannot cultivate them properly.
(d) He and his family members never live without wants.
(e) A happy life is led by him.

Set-86
(a) It was not far from the school (Affirmative). (b) Mr. Ahmed went to the smithy with the students of class 8 (Interrogative). (c) They reached there in time (Negative). (d) He is the strongest man in the smithy (Comparative). (e) Some tools were bought from the smithy (Active).
Answer-86:
(a) It was near the school.
(b) Didn’t Mr. Ahmed go to the smithy with the students of class 8?
(c) They did not reach there late.
(d) He is stronger than any other man in the smithy.
(e) They bought some tools from the smithy.

Set-87
(a) Mr. Ahmed is the headmaster of our school (Interrogative). (b) He teaches us English (Passive). (c) No other teacher in our school is as brilliant as he (Superlative). (d) He is the most handsome person in the school (Comparative). (e) He is liked by everybody (Active).
Answer-87:
(a) Isn’t Mr. Ahmed the headmaster of our school?
(b) We are taught English by him.
(c) He is the most brilliant teacher in our school.
(d) He is more handsome than any other person in the school.
(e) Everybody likes him.
Set-88
(a) Ruplal lived in a small village (Negative). (b) He lived with his family (Interrogative). (c) Ruplal wanted a peaceful life (Passive). (d) The village people were more quarrelsome than the town people (Positive). (e) Ruplal was always optimistic (Negative).
Answer-88:
(a) Ruplal did not live in a big village.
(b) Didn’t he live with his family?
(c) A peaceful life is wanted by Ruplal.
(d) The town people were not as quarrelsome as the village people.
(e) Ruplal was never pessimistic.

 


Answer-80
(a) Very few crimes are as heinous as acid throwing.
(b) The acid throwers are one of the worst criminals.
(c) It is not a human act.
(d) We cannot solve the problem overnight.
(e) The Government has made the law for punishing the acid throwers.
Set-81
(a) We have a vegetable garden (Interrogative). (b) It is the most beautiful garden in the village (Positive). (c) It is in front of our kitchen (Negative). (d) A fence is made all around it (Active). (e) We grow a lot of vegetables there (Passive).
Answer-81:
(a) Haven’t we a vegetable garden?
(b) No other garden in the village is as beautiful as it.
(c) It is not behind our kitchen.
(d) We have made a fence all around it.
(e) A lot of vegetables are grown there by us.
Set-82
(a) Water hyacinth is one kind of plant (Interrogative). (b) It is found in watery places (Active). (c) It has a fine flower of its own (Negative). (d) The flowers of water hyacinth are more beautiful than many other flowers (Positive). (e) It pollutes water (Passive).
Answer-82:
(a) Isn’t water hyacinth one kind of plant?
(b) We find it in watery places.
(c) It has not an ugly flower of its own.
(d) Very few flowers are as beautiful as the flower of water hyacinth.
(e) Water is polluted by it.
Set-83
(a) Karim is the poorest farmer in the village (Comparative). (b) He has some pieces of land (Negative). (c) He is lazier than any other farmer (Positive). (d) He does not cultivate his lands (Passive). (e) The members of his family pass their days in wants (Interrogative).
Answer-83:
(a) Karim is poorer than any other farmer in the village.
(b) He has not many pieces of land.
(c) No other farmer is as lazy as he.
(d) His lands are not cultivated by him.
(e) Don’t the members of his family pass their days in wants?
Set-84
(a) Hamidur Rahman has some good friends (Negative). (b) Suruj Ali was the caretaker of the garden (Interrogative). (c) He was more honest than any other person I have ever seen (Superlative). (d) Suruj Ali went to the orchard (Interrogative). (e) He did not pick many of the ripe mangoes (Affirmative).
Answer-84:
(a) Hamidur Rahman has not many bad friends.
(b) Wasn’t Suruj Ali the caretaker of the garden?
(c) He was the most honest person I have ever seen.
(d) Didn’t Suruj Ali go to the orchard?
(e) He picked some of the ripe mangoes.

Set-77
(a) Akbar Husain lives in a small apartment in Dhaka (Interrogative). (b) His wife loves gardening (Negative). (c) Dhaka is more expensive than any other city in the country (Superlative). (d) The cost of living in Dhaka is not realized by them (Active). (e) However he loves his relatives a great deal (Passive).
Answer-77:
(a) Doesn’t Akbar Husain live in a small apartment in Dhaka?
(b) His wife does not hate gardening.
(c) Dhaka is the most expensive city in the country.
(d) They do not realize the cost of living in Dhaka.
(e) However, his relatives are loved a great deal by him.
Set-78
(a) Students will never forget their school life (Affirmative). (b) They spend a wonderful time in the school (Passive). (c) The beauty of student life is beyond description (Interrogative). (d) No other school in that area is as good as ours (Comparative). (e) We should play different types of games and sports (Passive).
Answer-78:
(a) Students will always remember their school life.
(b) A wonderful time is spent by them in the school.
(c) Isn’t the beauty of student life beyond description?
(d) Ours is better than any other school in that area.
(e) Different types of games and sports should be played by us.
Set-79
(a) There is no institute without a library (Affirmative). (b) We must read many books other than text books (Negative). (c) The librarian helps the students (Passive). (d) Our college library is bigger than most other libraries in the city (Superlative). (e) Everyone is pre-occupied with so many things here (Interrogative).
Answer-79:
(a) Every institute has a library.
(b) We cannot but read many books other than text books.
(c) The students are helped by the librarian.
(d) Our college library is one of the biggest libraries in the city.
(e) Who isn’t preoccupied with so many things here?
Set-80
(a) Acid throwing is one of the most heinous crimes (positive). (b) The acid throwers are worse than most other criminals (Superlative). (c) It is an inhuman act (Affirmative). (d) The problem cannot be solved overnight (Passive). (e) Hasn’t Government made the law for punishing the acid throwers? (Interrogative).

 

Transform the underlined sentences as directed. 5
Set-29.
(a) Cox’s Bazar sea-beach is the largest sea-beach in the world (Complex). (b) It is one of the most beautiful sea-beaches in the world (Positive). (e) It is called pleasure seekers paradise (Active) (d) The visitors go there to enjoy natural beauties (Compound). (e) Those who become tired may go to relax there (Simple).
Answer :
(a) It is Cox’s Bazar sea beach which is the longest sea-beach in the world. (b) Very few sea-beaches in the world are as beautiful as it. (c) People call it pleasure seeker’s paradise. (d) The visitors go there and enjoy the natural beauties. (e) Tired people may go to relax there.

Set-30.
(a) Acquiring a language is more successful than learning (Make it positive). (b) Teachers encourage the learners of a second language to practice the language (Make it passive). (c) Students who wish to acquire proficiency in a language should practice the language (Make it simple). (d) Communicative competence can be achieved in a short-time (Make it interrogative without changing meaning). (e) A language learner must shake off reticence and he is sure to succeed in his effort (Make it complex).
Answer:
(a) Learning is not as successful as acquiring a language. (b) The learners of a second language are encouraged by teachers to practice the language. (c) Students wishing to acquire proficiency in a language should practice the language. (d) Can’t communicative competence be achieved in a short-time? (e) A language learner is sure to succeed in his effort if he shakes off reticence.

Set-31.
The name of our motherland is Bangladesh. It is a land of rivers. (a) The Jamuna is one of the biggest rivers in Bangladesh (comparative). (b) When it is summer, it becomes emaciated (simple). (c) During the rainy season, it assumes a terrible shape (complex). (d) Everybody knows it (interrogative). (e) Tourists from home and abroad visit its shore. (passive).
Answer:
(a) The Jamuna is bigger than most other rivers in Bangladesh. (b) During summer, it becomes emaciated. (c) When it is rainy season, it assumes a terrible shape. (d) Who does not know it? (e) its shore is visited by tourists from home and abroad.

 

 

 

 

Transformation

1.(a) We are proud of our freedom fighters (Interrogative). (b) Their contribution will never be forgotten (Affirmative). (c) Their sacrifice is greater than any other thing (Positive). (d) But today they lead a very miserable life (Exclamatory). (e) We should take proper steps to improve their condition (Imperative).

 

Answer no-1:

(a) Aren’t we proud of our freedom fighters?

(b) Their contribution will ever be remembered.

(c) No other thing is as great as their sacrifice.

(d) But what a miserable life they lead today!

(e) Let us take proper steps to improve their condition.

2.

  1. a) Mr Mahmud is an honest man (Negative). (b) He never tells a lie (Passive). (c) His son is the best boy in the class (Positive). (d) Mrs Mahmud is an excellent lady (Exclamatory). (e) Mr Mahmud is always punctual (Negative).

Answer no-2:

(a) Mr. Mahmud is not a dishonest man.

(b) A lie is never told by him.

(c) No other boy in the class is so good as his son.

(d) What an excellent lady Mrs. Mahmud is!

(e)Mr Mahmud is never late.

3.

(a) Mrs. Reshmunnahar is one of the best teachers in the district (Comparative). (b) What a famous doctor her husband is! (Interrogative). (c) He will shine in life (Optative). (d) They never tell a lie (Passive). (e) Their only daughter dances very nicely (Exclamatory).

Answer no-3:

(a)Mrs Reshmunnahar is better than most other teachers in the district.

(b) Isn’t her husband a very famous doctor?

(c) May he shine in life.

(d) A lie is never told by them.

(e) How nicely their only daughter dances!

4.

(a) Mr. Jahir is a strong man (Negative). (b) It is a matter of surprise that he was a dangerous fighter in his youth (Exclamatory). (c) He was the best boxer in Bangladesh (Positive). (d) His grandson is not less strong than he (Affirmative). (e) The boy is always honest (Negative).

Answer no-4:

(a) Mr. Jahir is not a weak man.

(b)What a dangerous fighter he was in his youth!

(c) No other boxer in Bangladesh was so good as he.

(d) His grandson is as strong as he.

(e) The boy is never dishonest.

5.

(a) Abir is better than most other men in the village (Positive). (b) He loves all his friends (Negative). (c) He performs his tasks very efficiently (Exclamatory). (d) He is always grateful to his parents (Negative). (e) His son prefers only toys (Passive).

Answer no-5:

(a) Very few men in the village are so good as Abir.

(b) He does not hate any of his friends.

(c) How efficiently he performs his tasks!

(d) He is never ungrateful to his parents.

(e) Only toys are preferred by his son.

6.

(a) Morshed is one of the wisest men in the village (Comparative). (b) Nobody is his enemy (Affirmative). (c) He speaks so softly (Exclamatory). (d) We should help him in his work (Passive). (e) We wish that he will succeed in life (Optative).

Answer no-6:

(a) Morshed is wiser than most other men in the village.

(b) Everybody is his friend.

(c) How softly he speaks!

(d) He should be helped by us in his work.

(e) May he succeed in life.

7.

(a) Mr Shaheen is clever than most other men in the area (Superlative). (b) He behaves very nicely (Exclamatory). (c) He never tells a lie (Affirmative). (d) Everybody is pleased with him (Active). (e) He is not a poor man (Interrogative).

Answer no-7:

(a) Mr Shaheen is one of the cleverest men in the area.

(b) How nicely he behaves!

(c) He always speaks the truth.

(d) He pleases everybody.

(e) Is he a poor man?

8.

(a) Mr. Habibur Rahman is a religious man (Negative). (b) He offers his prayers very sincerely (Passive). (c) Very few men in the village are so helpful as he. (Superlative). (d) His son never tells a lie (Affirmative). (e) He is always punctual (Negative).

Answer no-8:

(a) Mr. Habibur Rahman is not an irreligious man.

(b) His prayers are offered very sincerely.

(c) He is one of the most helpful men in the village.

(d) His son always speaks the truth.

(e) He is never late.

9.

(a) Aslam is a simpleminded boy (Negative). (b) No other boy in the class is so gentle as he (Superlative). (c) He does his works accurately (Exclamatory). (d) We should encourage him in his work (Imperative).

(e) No sooner had he reached the class than the rain started (Affirmative).

Answer no-9:

(a) Aslam is not a complicated-minded boy.

(b) He is the gentlest boy in the class.

(c) How accurately he does his works!

(d) Let us encourage him in his work.

(e) As soon as he reached the class, the rain started.

10.

(a) Mrs Masuma is one of the most famous physicians of the locality (Positive). (b) The local people are proud of her (Interrogative). (c) She is very kind to her patients (Exclamatory). (d) They think that she is immortal (Negative). (e) We should take care of her (Passive).

Answer no-10:

(a) Very few physicians of the locality are so famous as Mrs Masuma.

(b) Aren’t the local people proud of her?

(c) How kind she is to her patients!

(d) They don’t think that she is mortal.

(e) She should be taken care of by us.

11.

(a) Rabiul is a regular student (Negative). (b) He is very attentive to his studies (Interrogative). (c) He never disobeys his parents (Affirmative). (d) Everybody likes him (Negative). (e) His tone is very sweet (Exclamatory).

Answer no-11:

(a) Rabiul is not an irregular student.

(b) Isn’t he very attentive to his studies?

(c) He always obeys his parents.

(d) Nobody dislikes him.

(e) How sweet his tone is!

12.

(a) Asma is a famous lawyer (Interrogative).

(b) She is older than Sabrina (Positive).

(c) She talks very smartly (Exclamatory).

(d) Everybody respects her (Passive).

(e) She never hates anybody (Affirmative).

Answer no-12:

(a) Isn’t Asma a famous lawyer?

(b) Sabrina is not as old as she.

(c) How smartly she talks!

(d) She is respected by everybody.

(e) She always loves everybody.

13.

(a) Mr Shafiq is a complicated man (Negative). (b) He is one of the most intelligent men in his village (Comparative). (c) He visits his uncle daily (Interrogative). (d) He talks so loudly (Exclamatory). (e) We should hold him high (Passive).

Answer no-13:

(a) Mr. Shafiq is not an easy man.

(b) He is more intelligent than most other men in the village.

(c) Doesn’t he visit his uncle daily?

(d) How loudly he talks!

(e) He should be held high by us.

14.

(a) Matia is an honest woman (Interrogative). (b) No other woman in our village is so dedicated as she (Superlative). (c) She always follows the right path (Negative). (d) She is very straightforward in her way of life (Exclamatory). (e) We wish that she will live long (Optative).

Answer no-14:

(a) Isn’t Matia an honest woman?

(b) She is the most dedicated woman in our village.

(c) The right path is always followed by her.

(d) How straightforward she is in her way of life!

(e) May she live long.

15.

(a) Tasnim is one of the cleverest boys in the class (Positive). (b) He is never late in his class (Affirmative). (c) He always speaks the truth (Negative). (d) He is kind to all his friends (Interrogative). (e) We should be sympathetic to him (Imperative).

Answer no-15:

(a) Vey few boys in the class are so clever as Tasnim.

(b) He is always punctual in his class.

(c) He never tells a lie.

(d) Isn’t he kind to all is friends?

(e) Let us be sympathetic to him.

16.

(a) The elephant is the strongest animal in the world (Comparative). (b) It is very ferocious (Exclamatory). (c) It is not immortal (Affirmative). (d) It is a wild animal (Negative). (e) It is found everywhere in the world (Interrogative).

Answer no-16:

(a) The elephant is stronger than any other animal in the world.

(b) How ferocious it is!

(c) It is mortal.

(d) It is not a tame animal.

(e) Isn’t it found everywhere in the world?

17.

(a) The Chinese are very industrious (Negative). (b) They are not harmful (Interrogative). (c) They are the wisest nation in the world (Positive). (d) They are very smart in their work (Exclamatory). (e) We should follow them (Passive).

Answer no-17:

(a) The Chinese are not lazy.

(b) Are they harmful?

(c) No other nation in the world is so wise as they.

(d) How smart they are in their work!

(e) They should be followed by us.

18.

(a) Mrs. Sabrina is one of the greatest singers in the world (Comparative). (b) She sings very sweetly (Exclamatory). (c) People will never forget her (Affirmative). (d) She is hopeful of her future success (Interrogative). (e) We should respect her (Imperative).

Answer no-18:

(a) Mrs. Sabrina is greater than most other singers in the world.

(b) How sweetly she sings!

(c) People will always remember her.

(d) Isn’t she hopeful of her future success?

(e) Let us respect her.

 

19.

(a) Dhaka is more densely populated than most other cities in the world (Positive). (b) It is the most peaceful city in the world (Comparative). (c) Its streets are very crowded (Exclamatory). (d) But its residents are diligent (Negative). (e) We are proud of this city (Interrogative).

Answer no-19:

(a) Very few cities in the world are so densely populated as Dhaka.

(b) It is more peaceful than any other city in the world.

(c) How crowded its streets are!

(d) But its residents are not lazy.

(e) Aren’t we proud of this city?

20.

(a) Mrs. Tania is a famous university teacher (Interrogative). (b) Her style of teaching is different (Negative). (c) No other teacher in the university is so efficient as she (Superlative). (d) Everybody of the department honours her (Negative). (e) We should follow her ideals (Imperative).

Answer no-20:

(a) Isn’t Mrs. Tania a famous university teacher?

(b) Her style of teaching is not the same.

(c) She is the most efficient teacher in the university.

(d) None of the department dishonours her.

(e) Let us follow her ideals.

21.

(a) My friend invited me to pay a visit to Cox’s Bazar (Interrogative). (b) I accepted the invitation (Passive). (c) I was glad to see the sea beaches in the world (Exclamatory). (d) It is one of the longest sea beaches in the world (Positive). (e) I shall always remember this journey (Negative).

Answer no-21:

(a) Didn’t my friend invite me to pay a visit to Cox’s Bazar?

(b) The invitation was accepted by me.

(c) How glad I was to see the sea beaches in the world!

(d) Very few sea beaches in the world are as long as it.

(e) I shall never forget the journey.

22.

(a) Day to day life in the city is expensive (Negative). (b) The poor people lead a miserable life (Exclamatory). (c) Price hike is one of the biggest problems for them (Positive). (d) Some greedy businessmen are responsible for price spiral (Interrogative). (e) The government has taken necessary measures to keep the price hike under control (Interrogative).

Answer no-22:

(a) Day to day life in the city is not cheap.

(b) What a miserable life the poor people lead!

(c) Very few problems for them are as big as price hike.

(d) Aren’t some greedy businessmen responsible for price spiral?

(e) Hasn’t the government taken necessary measures to keep the price hike under control?

23.

(a) We should read books attentively (Imperative). (b) Books introduce us to the best society (Passive). (c) Books contain noble thoughts and great ideas (Interrogative). (d) We cannot but read books to enrich our mind (Affirmative). (e) Books are the greatest friends (Comparative).

Answer no-23:

(a) Let us read books attentively.

(b) We are introduced to the best society by books.

(c) Don’t books contain noble thoughts and great ideas?

(d) We must read books to enrich our mind.

(e) Books are greater than any other friend.

24.

(a) Mr Hamid is not a complicated-minded person (Affirmative). (b) No other man in the village is so good as he (Superlative). (c) His grand daughter sings very sweetly (Exclamatory). (d) He leads a happy life (Negative). (e) We should visit his sweet palace (Passive).

Answer no-24:

(a) Mr Hamid is a simple-minded person.

(b) He is the best man in the village.

(c) How sweetly his grand daughter sings!

(d) He does not lead an unhappy life.

(e) His sweet palace should be visited by us.

25.

(a) We should receive education (Imperative). (b) The nation needs worthy citizens (Interrogative). (c) They will remove illiteracy and corruption from the country (Interrogative). (d) Very few things for this are as important as education (Superlative). (e) Education is the only way to develop our country (Negative).

Answer no-25:

(a) Let us receive education.

(b) Doesn’t the nation need worthy citizens?

(c) Won’t they remove illiteracy and corruption from the country?

(d) Education is one of the most important things for this. (e) Nothing but education is the way to develop our country.

26.

(a) Very few countries in the world are as populous as Bangladesh (Comparative). (b) Here the village people lead a very simple life (Exclamatory). (c) They work hard to support their families (Interrogative). (d) These farmers must be supported (Active). (e) Their dedication is immeasurable (Negative).

Answer no-26:

(a) Bangladesh is more populous than most other countries in the world.

(b) What a simple life here the village people lead! (c) Don’t they work hard to support their families?

(d) We must support these farmers.

(e) Their dedication is not measurable.

27.

(a) Corruption is a curse to our nation (Negative). (b) It is more dreadful than any other problem (Superlative). (c) It prevails in every walk in our life (Interrogative). (d) It paralyses the whole nation (Passive). (e) We cannot but stand against corruption (Affirmative).

Answer no-27:

(a) Corruption is not a blessing to our nation.

(b) It is the most dreadful problem.

(c) Doesn’t it prevail in every walk of our life? (d) The whole nation is paralyzed by it.

(e) We must stand against corruption.

28.

(a) Traffic jam is a common affair in big cities and towns (Interrogative). (b) It is one of the biggest problems (Comparative). (c) The causes of traffic jam are many (Negative). (d) The drivers are not willing to obey the traffic rules (Affirmative). (e) We should solve this problem as soon as possible (Imperative).

Answer no-28:

(a) Isn’t traffic jam a common affair in big cities and towns?

(b) It is bigger than most other problems.

(c) The causes of traffic jam are not few.

(d) The drivers are unwilling to obey the traffic rules. (e) Let us solve this problem as soon as possible.

29.

(a) Karim is one of the oldest man in the village (Positive). (b) He is strong and active (Negative). (c) He never gets up late (Affirmative). (d) He exercises regularly (Interrogative). (e) He is respected by all (Active).

Answer-29:

(a) Very few men in the village are as old as Karim. (b) He is not weak and lazy.

(c) He always gets up early. (d) Doesn’t he exercise regularly? (e) All respect him.

 

 

30.

(a) Mobile phone is very essential (Interrogative). (b) It is very easy to operate (Exclamatory). (c) No other thing is as useful as mobile phone (Superlative). (d) It is not expensive (Affirmative). (e) There is no alternative to mobile phone in communication (Interrogative).

Answer no-30:

(a) Isn’t mobile phone very essential?

 

(b) How easy it is to operate!

(c) Mobile phone is the most useful thing.

(d) It is cheap.

(e) Is there any alternative to mobile phone in communication?

31.

(a) No other boy in the class is as good as Tareq (Superlative). (b) He is attentive to his studies (Negative). (c) He is never late in his class (Affirmative). (d) He is very friendly with all his classmates (Exclamatory). (e) Everybody loves him (Interrogative).

Answer no-31:

(a) Tareq is the best boy in the class.

(b) He is not inattentive to his studies.

(c) He is always punctual in his class.

(d) How friendly he is with all his classmates!

(e) Who doesn’t love him?

32.

(a) Very few insects are as busy as the bee (Comparative). (b) The bee is an industrious creature (Negative). (c) It lives together (Negative). (d) It flies from flower to flower to collect honey (Interrogative). (e) Honey is very sweet (Exclamatory).

Answer no-32:

(a) The bee is busier than most other insects.

(b) The bee is not an idle creature.

(c) It doesn’t live separately.

(d) Doesn’t it fly from flower to flower to collect honey?

(e) How sweet honey is!

33.

(a) Water is very important (Exclamatory). (b) It is more important than any other thing (Positive). (c) Everybody knows it (Interrogative). (d) But we pollute water (Passive). (e) Water pollution should be stopped by us (Active).

Answer no-33:

(a) How important water is!

(b) No other thing is as important as it.

(c) Who doesn’t know it?

(d) But water is polluted by us.

(e) We should stop water pollution.

34.

(a) Dhaka is a big city (Negative). (b) It is more populous than any other city in the world (Positive). (c) Here life is not easy (Affirmative). (d) Price hike is one of the biggest problems (Comparative). (e) The city people lead a miserable life (Exclamatory).

Answer no-34:

(a) Dhaka is not a small city.

(b) No other city in the world is as populous as it.

(c) Here life is difficult.

(d) Price hike is bigger than most other problems.

(e) What a miserable life the city people lead!

35.

(a) I shall never forget my school life (Affirmative). (b) I spent a wonderful time there (Exclamatory). (c) How peaceful and lovely the life was! (Assertive). (d) The beauty of student life beggars description (Interrogative). (e) No other part of my life was as memorable as student life (Superlative).

Answer no-35:

(a) I shall always remember my school life.

(b) What a wonderful time I spent there!

(c) The life was very peaceful and lovely.

(d) Doesn’t the beauty of student life beggar description?

(e) Student life was the most memorable part of my life.

36.

(a) No other festival in Bangladesh is as big as Pahela Baishakh (Superlative). (b) People wear traditional dress on this day (Interrogative). (c) People look very cheerful (Exclamatory). (d) Everybody attends a Baishakhi Mela (Negative). (e) People forget their miseries for the time being (Passive).

Answer no-36:

 

(a) Pahela Baishakh is the biggest festival in Bangladesh. (b) Don’t people wear traditional dress on this day? (c) How cheerful people look! (d) There is nobody but attends a Baishakhi Mela. (e) Their miseries are forgotten for the time being by people.

37.

(a) Trees are our friend (Negative). (b) It is not very costly (Interrogative). (c) Trees play an important role in our environment (Exclamatory). (d) They give us the life saving oxygen (Interrogative). (e) So we must plant trees for our existence (Passive).

Answer no-37:

(a) Trees are not our foe /enemy.

(b) Is it very costly? (c) What an important role trees play in our environment!

(d) Don’t they give us the life-saving oxygen?

(e) So trees must be planted by us for our existence.

38.

(a) Both Rafiq and Razib read in a village school (Negative). (b) They are the best boys in their class (Comparative). (c) They are very attentive and always punctual (Negative). (d)They are very popular (Exclamatory). (e) Everybody loves them (Interrogative).

Answer no-38:

(a) Not only Rafiq but also Razib read in a village school. (b) They are better than any other boy in their class.

(c) They are not at all inattentive and never late. (d) How popular they are!

(e) Who doesn’t love them?

39.

(a) Hasan is a meritorious student (Negative). He always makes good result. (b) The headmaster has given him a gold ring (Interrogative). (c) It is a nice gold ring (Exclamatory). (d) His parents are proud of him (Interrogative). (e) He never disobeys his parents and teachers (Affirmative).

Answer no-39:

(a) Hasan is not a dull student.

(b) Hasn’t the headmaster given him a gold ring? (c) What a nice gold ring it is!

(d) Aren’t his parents proud of him?

(e) His parents and teachers are never disobeyed by him.

40.

(a) What an exciting game cricket is! (Assertive). (b) People of all ages like this game (Negative). (c) It is more popular than any other game in our country (Positive). (d) The game is very enjoyable (Exclamatory). (e) I am fond of watching cricket match (Interrogative).

Answer no-40:

(a) Cricket is a very exciting game.

(b) People of any age don’t dislike this game.

(c) No other game in our country is as popular as it. (d) How enjoyable the game is!

(e) Aren’t I fond of watching cricket match?

41.

(a) Health is the greatest of all wealth (Comparative). (b) A sick man can not enjoy life (Passive). (c) We must follow some rules to keep good health (Negative). (d) For good health, we can not but eat a balanced diet (Affirmative). (e) Shouldn’t we be conscious of health (Assertive).

Answer no-41:

(a) Health is greater than all other wealth.

(b) Life can not be enjoyed by a sick man.

(c) We cannot but follow some rules to keep good health. (d) For good health, we must eat a balanced diet.

(e) We should be conscious of health.

 

42.

(a) Who has not heard the name of Kazi Nazrul Islam (Affirmative). (b) Very few poets in Bengali literature are as famous as he (Superlative). (c) His writing awakened the people of this subcontinent (Interrogative). (d) He inspired the people to fight for independence (Passive). (e) Would that I were a poet like him! (Assertive).

Answer no-42:

(a) Everybody has heard the name of Kazi Nazrul Islam.

(b) He is one of the most famous poets in Bengali literature.

(c) Didn’t his writing awaken the people of this subcontinent?

(d) The people were inspired to fight for independence by him.

(e) I wish I were a poet like him.

43.

(a) Poverty is the greatest problem in our country (Positive). (b) Many do not try to better their condition by hard labour (Interrogative). (c) They only curse their fate (Negative). (d) None but a man is the maker of his own fortune (Affirmative). (e) So, is there anything for us but to work? (Assertive).

Answer no-43:

(a) No other problem in our country is as great as poverty.

(b) Do many try to better their condition by hard labour? (c) They do nothing but curse their fate. (d) Only a man is the maker of his own fortune. (e) So, there is nothing for us but to work.

44.

(a) He sent me a book (Interrogative).

(b) It was a very interesting book (Exclamatory). (c) It had many interesting aspects (Negative). (d) The writer depicted a very realistic society (Passive). (e) He is one of the most famous writers of the world (Positive).

Answer no-44:

(a) Didn’t he send me a book?

(b) What an interesting book it was!

(c) It had not few interesting aspects.

(d) A very realistic society was depicted by the writer.

(e) Very few writers of the world are as famous as he.

45.

Industry is the key to success. (a) No one can prosper in life without industry (Affirmative). (b) We have to work for our prosperity (Interrogative). (c) Only the industrious people change the lot of a nation (Negative). (d) Women can contribute to our development as much as men (Comparative). (e) So, female education is one of the most important matters now (Positive).

Answer no-45:

(a) One can prosper in life through industry. (b) Don’t we have to work for our prosperity?

(c) None but the industrious people change the lot of a nation.

(d) Men cannot contribute to our development more than women.

(e) So, very few maters are as important as female education now.

46.

(a) No sooner had Reza seen me than he ran to me (Affirmative). (b) He looked very happy to see me (Exclamatory). (c) I enquired of his family (Interrogative). (d) He is one of my best friends (Comparative). (e) I love him very much (Passive).

Answer no-46:

(a) Reza ran to me as soon as he saw me.

(b) How happy he looked to see me!

(c) Didn’t I enquire of his family?

(d) He is better than my most other friends. (e) He is loved very much by me.

47.

(a) Television is one of the most wonderful inventions of modern science (Positive). (b) It plays a very important role in our life (Exclamatory). (c) It both entertains and educates us (Negative). (d) Distance learning is also done through it (Interrogative). (e) But it is not totally free from evil effects (Interrogative).

Answer no-47:

(a) Very few inventions of modern science are as wonderful as television.

(b) What an important role it plays in our life!

(c) It not only entertains but also educates us. (d) Isn’t distance learning also done through it?

(e) But, is it totally free from evil effects?

48.

(a) Walking is better than any other exercise (Superlative). (b) Everyone prefers walking as an exercise in the morning (Interrogative). (c) It keeps our body fit for working (Negative). (d) So, we should never forget this (Passive). (e) Good health is very valuable (Exclamatory).

Answer no-48:

(a) Walking is the best exercise.

(b) Who doesn’t prefer walking as an exercise in the morning? (c) It doesn’t keep our body unfit for working.

(d) So, this should never be forgotten by us. (e) How valuable good health is!

49.

(a) Computer is the most wonderful invention of modern science (Comparative). (b) It can store a very great number of information (Exclamatory).

(c) We all should have computer education (Interrogative). (d) Yesterday, I bought a very sophisticated computer (Passive).

(e) It has not only blessings but also some bad aspects (Affirmative).

Answer-49:

(a) Computer is more wonderful than any other invention of modern science.

(b) What a great number of information it can store!

(c) Shouldn’t we all have computer education?

(d) Yesterday, a very sophisticated computer was bought by me.

(e) It has both blessings and bad aspects.

50.

(a) Jahir is my best friend (Interrogative). (b) We go to school regularly (Negative). (c)We never disobey our superiors (Passive). (d) On my birthday, he presented me a very nice book (Exclamatory). (e) It is the best book in my store (Positive).

Answer-50:

(a) Isn’t Jahir my best friend?

(b) We don’t go to school irregularly.

(c) Our superiors are never disobeyed by us.

(d) What a nice book he presented me on my birthday!

(e) No other book in my store is as good as it.

51.

(a) Abul Mian is one of the poorest farmers in the village (comparative). (b) He is very active (Negative). (c) He cultivates others lands (Passive). (d) A poor life is led by him (Active). (e) He does not run after money (Interrogative).

Answer-51

(a) Abul Mian is poorer than most other farmers in the village.

(b) He is not inactive at all.

(c) Other’s lands are cultivated by him.

(d) He leads a poor life.

(e) Does he run after money?

 

 

 

52.

(a) Tarek is the best student in the class (Positive). (b) He is attentive to his studies. (Negative). (c) He does not keep bad company (Affirmative). (d) He helps the weaker students (Passive). (e) Everybody loves him (Interrogative).

Answer no-52:

(a) No other student in the class is as good as Tarek.

(b) He is not inattentive to his studies.

(c) He always keeps good company.

(d) The weaker students are helped by him.

(e) Who doesn’t love him?

53.

(a) Book is the best of all friends (Comparative). (b) It delights us (Interrogative). (c) A book is cheaper than most other things (Positive). (d) Who does not like a book? (Affirmative). (e) It is more valuable than any other thing (Positive).

Answer no-53:

(a) Book is better than all other friends.

(b) Doesn’t it delight us?

(c) Very few things are as cheap as a book.

(d) Everybody likes a book.

(e) No other thing is as valuable as it.

54.

(a) Gold is the most precious metal (Positive). (b) It is bought by the wealthy persons (Active). (c) Every woman likes it (Negative). (d)The price of gold is increasing day by day (Interrogative). (e) Who does not like gold? (Affirmative).

Answer no-54:

(a) No other metal is as precious as gold.

(b) The wealthy persons buy it.

(c) There is no woman but likes it.

(d) Isn’t the price of gold increasing day by day?

(e) Everybody likes gold.

55.

(a) Very few metals are as useful as iron (Superlative). (b) It is used for construction purpose (Active). (c) Bangladesh imports iron (Interrogative). (d) It is a heavy metal (Negative). (e) There is no building without iron (Affirmative).

Answer no-55:

(a) Iron is one of the most useful metals.

(b) People use it for construction purpose.

(c) Doesn’t Bangladesh import iron?

(d) It is not a light metal.

(e) Every building has iron.

56.

(a) No other boy is as reliable as Sumon (Comparative). (b) He is sincere to his duties (Negative). (c) He does not put off any work for tomorrow (Interrogative). (d) He finishes his duties in time (Passive). (e) Nobody hates him (Affirmative).

Answer no-56:

(a) Sumon is more reliable than any other boy.

(b) He is not insincere to his duties.

(c) Does he put off any work for tomorrow?

(d) His duties are finished by him in time.

(e) Everybody likes him.