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SSC English 2nd Board Questions-2018

All Boards 2018

1. Fill in the blanks with the word from the box.











Bangladesh (a) — in the southern part of Asia. She is now (b) — in the grip of all (c) — of pollutions like air pollution, soil pollution and water pollution. The dwellers of the urban areas are the (d) — sufferers of such pollution. The industrialization process (e) — Bangladesh over the past decades (f) — created significant environmental problems. We know (g) — some of the most common types (h) — environmental pollutions and ways of (i) — with them. In this case, we need (j) — most.

2. Fill in the blanks with suitable words.

Truthfulness (a) — to the habit of speaking the truth. It is (b) — greatest of all virtues in a man’s life. The true peace and prosperity of man entirely depend (c) — it. It ennobles one’s character and gives one high (d) — in society. It may not make one rich (e) — brings peace of mind. A truthful person is loved and respected (f) — all. A truthful person cares (g) —. All religions teach us to (h) — truthful. By (i) — of truthfulness all can shine in life. Truthfulness (j) — lead the whole world to peace and prosperity.

3. Make five sentences using parts of sentences from each column of the table below.

Many of us

can save

the life of dying patients

By donating blood, we


misconception about blood donation

Blood donation


cause no harm to us

Every man in sound health


a very noble deed

Donating blood


donate blood after every three months

4. Complete the following text with the right forms of verbs given in the box.











One day the great poet Ferdousi (a) — by Sultan Mahmood to (b) — Shahanama in honour of the Sultan. The Sultan (c) — to pay Ferdousi a gold coin for each verse. Ferdousi (d) — the writing and it (e) — found (f) — sixty thousand verses. Now Sultan (g) — to pay sixty thousand gold coins. He (h) — to pay silver coins instead of gold coins. The poet (i) — to take silver coins and (j) — to his village.

5. Change the narrative style of the following text:

Shabab said to Tahsin, “Did you visit the Shat Gombuj Mosque?” “No, I didn’t,” said Tahsin. “I visited there last week. How beautiful the mosque is!” said Shahab. “Let’s go there next year,” Tahsin said.

6. Change the sentences according to directions:

(a) Very few conquerors of the world were so great as Taimur. (Superlative)

(b) The province of a powerful prince was once attacked by young Taimur. (Active)

(c) Entering the kingdom of the prince, he captured a large village. (Compound)

(d) The army killed Taimur’s all soldiers. (Passive)

(e) He disguised himself as a poor traveler to survive. (Complex)

(f) He came to a house and asked for something to eat. (Simple)

(g) There lived an old woman in the house. (Complex)

(h) The woman became sympathetic to see Taimur. (Interrogative)

(i) The food was very hot. (Exclamatory)

(j) Taimur was too hungry to wait. (Negative)

7. Complete the sentences:

(a) It is English which —.

(b) But most of the students don’t know how —.

(c) If a student wants to do well in English —.

(d) Unless he/she practices it, —.

(e) It is high time —.

8. Complete the text adding suffixes, prefixes or the both with the root words given in the parenthesis:

People are (a) — (general) fond of glittering things. They are the (b) — (love) of the surface. They are concerned with the (c) — (out) show of things and beings. They (d) — (hard) bother about intrinsic value. Gold is a very (e) — (value) thing. But there are (f) —(vary) metals in nature that look like gold. They fade soon and become less (g) — (beauty). So the surface of anything should not be the key for its (h) — (measure). We all should be (i) — (care) about this truth. Otherwise, we will have to be (j) — (repent) in the long run.

9. Make tag questions of these statements:

(a) At present, everybody likes cricket, —?

(b) Students hardly miss watching this game, —?

(c) Nothing is more enjoyable to them than cricket, —?

(d) How exciting the game is, —?

(e) Let’s play this game, —?

10. Complete the passage using suitable connectors :

(a) — taking food, we should bear in mind (b) — we do not eat just to satisfy hunger or to fill the belly. We eat (c) — we can preserve our health. Some people living in the midst of plenty, do not eat the food they need for good health (d) — they have no knowledge of the science of health and nutrition. (e) — they suffer from various diseases.

11. Use capitals and punctuation marks where necessary in the following text:

whats your programme after the examination asked ratul nabil said i havent yet decided can you suggest any lets go on a picnic said ratul what an excellent idea

Rajshahi Board 2017

1 Fill in the blanks with the words from the box. You may need to change the form of the words. You may need to use one word more than once. 











Morning walk is an exercise (a) — for the people of all (b) —. It gives us (c) — benefits. (d) — people who wake up (e) — and go out for (f) — walk, can enjoy (g) —morning air. (h) — this exercise helps them (i) — good health. Again, they can (j) — a good start of their work.

2. Fill in the blanks with suitable words. Use only one word in each blank.

Man is the (a) — of his own fate. If he makes a proper (b) — of time and does his duties (c) —, he is sure to improve and (d) — in life. But if he does not (e) — it, he is sure to (f) —.Then he will be (g) — to drag a miserable (h) —. To spoil time is (i) — for a person. For our life is nothing (j) — the sum total of hours, days and years.

3. Make five sentences using parts of sentences from each column of the table below

Kazi Nazrul


as a rebel poet

His writings


almost all branches of literature



in a small village in India


was born

our freedom fighters


is known

our national poet

4. Complete the following text with right forms of verbs given in the box.











There are several reasons why friendship (a) — so necessary in human life. A man without a friend is like a man (b) — in wilderness. Moreover, it (c) — him to understand his surroundings in a better way. By (d) — to a friend, a man can get relief. The advice (e) — by a friend is sometimes more reliable than his own judgment. Thus, it is (f) — that friendship is really important. But a man must (g) — time while (h) — a friend. If he (i) — to select the right person as a friend, he (j) — in the long run.

5. Change the narrative style of the following text.

My mother said, “Won’t you go to school today?” I said, “Mother, I feel feverish today. I don’t want to go to school.” “Ok, take a rest now. You should be more careful about your health,” said mother.

6. Change the sentences according to directions.

(a) My friend invited me to pay a visit to Cox’s Bazar. (Make complex sentence)

(b) I was very glad. (Make negative sentence)

(c) I accepted the invitation. (Use passive voice)

(d) When I reached there, my friend received me cordially. (Make simple sentence)

(e) I was very excited to see the sea beach. (Make exclamatory sentence)

(f) It is the largest sea beach in the world. (Use positive degree)

(g) It is one of the most beautiful sea beaches in the world. (Use comparative degree)

(h) It is called the pleasure seekers’ paradise. (Use active voice)

(i) Every year a lot of people come to visit it. (Make compound sentence)

(j) If I could visit the sea beach! (Make assertive sentence)

7. Complete the following sentences.

 (a) Books are our best friends because —

 (b) A man who reads books regularly —

 (c) By reading books —

 (d) We can learn moral values —

 (e) We should inspire the students —

8. Complete the text adding suffixes, prefixes or the both with the root words given in the parenthesis.

Early rising is the habit of (a) — (get) up from bed early in the morning. An early (b) — (rise) can enjoy the (c) — (fresh) of the morning air. He can hear the (d) — (melody) songs of the birds. Again, he can start his day’s work (e) — (early) than others. An early riser does not suffer from (f) — (physic) problems very often. So, he need not go to any (g) — (physic) (h) — (frequent). Thus, an early riser enjoys (i) — (vary) benefits and leads a (j) — (peace) life.

9. Make tag questions of the following statements.

(a) Patriotism is a great virtue, —?

(b) Every religion teaches us to be patriots, —?

(c) We all must remember that the country is above everything, —?

(d) Why some people forget it is really a question, —?

(e) We hope that nobody will derail from the right path, —?

10. Complete the passage with suitable connectors.

Ripa is a student of class ten. (a) — she is meritorious, she never takes pride in her merit. She is helpful to all. (b) — any weak student comes to her with any problem, she tries to help him. She is respectful of the senior (c) — affectionate to the junior. She is simple in behaviour (d) — strict in principle. (e) — everyone loves her.

11. Use capitals and punctuation marks where necessary in the following text.

the teacher said to me dont you like to practise english its an important subject and you should be more careful about it

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