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      Preposition, Article ,Parts of Speech

            (Question-1 & 2 for English 2nd Paper SSC examination)

          Preposition, Article, Parts of Speech Worksheet-4.1

                                                   

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

1.      the—–for—–on—–communication—–an—–of—–e-mail—–by—–a—–with


Writing letters is a part of our social activities. It is (a) —– form of communication, which plays a vital role in our practical life. (b) —– this time. (c) —– revolution has taken place in the field of (d) —– this like telephone, wireless, cellular phone, fax and most recently (e) —–, which are much faster means (f) —– communication. Letter writing is (g) —– kind of good art which is (h) —– important means (i) —– maintaining good relations (j) —– people, offices and business organizations.

 

2.    the—–off—–of—–social—–an—–upon—–conscious—–between—–a—–with


In (a) —– society all men are not equally well (b) —–. Some are rich and some are very poor. This is because of (c) —– unequal distribution of national wealth. Many are deprived (d) —– the basic needs of life. They must be provided (e) —– their dues. The rich always draw (f) —– line of contrast (g) —– themselves and (h) —– poor. Most of them look down (i) —– the poor. They should be (j) —– and then humanity should be improved.


3. the—–for—–of—–patience—–an—–to—–practical—–by—–a—–with


Man has (a) —– unquenchable thirst (b) —– knowledge. He is never satisfied (c) —– what he has known and seen. For this, he set out (d) —– travelling. But it needs (e) —– lot of money and (f) —–. (g) —– people of developed countries are fit (h) —– it. So they are capable (i) —– earning (j) – knowledge.


4. the—–for—–dust—–in—–an—–by—–commitments—–of—–a—–with


Although (a) —– city life has many advantages, a city dweller sometimes gets tired (b) —– it. He cannot attend (c) —– office and other places (d) —– time because (e) —– traffic jam. (f) —– air in the city is polluted (g) —– smoke and (h) —–. besides, he is always busy (i) —– a lot of (j) —–.


5. the —– with —– for —– weep —– an —– to —– condition —– out —– a —– by


Hazrat Omar (R.) was a kind and just ruler. He ensured (a) —– security of even (b) —– small creature of his kingdom. He dedicated his life (c) —– Islam and humanity. He used to come (d) —– at night and observed the actual (e) —– of his people. One night while walking (f) —– the hut of a widow he heard (g) —– crying of some children. He went nearer and saw that some children were crying for food. Their poor mother was boiling water and (h) —–. Omar’s (R.) heart filled (i) —– pity. What he did then may be (j) —– excellent example for the present rulers of all over the world.

6.the—for—of—competitive—an—to—deny—by—a—with


Present world is very (a) —. So you need to be competent (b) — facing (c) — challenge of competition. As (d) — student you have to fully concentrate on your study. You can’t remain callous (e) — your study. If the students of (f) — country don’t acquire true education, there will be no development for (g) — country. You must utilize your time. Nothing can compensate (h) — your loss of losing time. There is no (i) — that hard work contributes (j) — make a good result.

7.
the—for—against—in—an—to—power—by—a—with


Studies and politics cannot go together. It is (a) — unfortunate matter that money and (b) — attract (c) — students if they are involved (d) — politics. Once politics was associated (e) — social services. A political worker was (f) — social reformer. Students were in (g) — forefront (h) — unifying the people of the country and fighting (i) — the enemies. At present some of the students are exploited (j) — the political parties as their tools and violence.

8.
the—between—on—indelible—an—to—potential—up—a—with


Every woman is a (a) — mother. The future of a child depends on how it is brought up. In this case (b) — educated mother plays an important role. So (c) — difference (d) — the educated and (e) — uneducated mother can never be denied. An educated mother can bring a child (f) — better than an illiterate mother. A good wife means an educated woman. She is the best friend (g) — her husband. Her words will go (h) — long way to leave an (i) — impression (j) — her husband’s mind.

9.domination –gain- hesitate- right- want-under- a- by –from- rather


Man is born free. He does not (a) — to be exploited. If he is (b) — chained, he begins to struggle to make him free (c) — exploitation. Similarly if (d) — nation is ruled by a foreign (e) — and is deprived of the (f) —, it begins to protest. Even it does not (g) — to sacrifice the lives of the people. Once the Bengalese were ruled (h) — Pakistani rulers. But they could not tolerate it. (i) — they struggled against the Pakistani rulers and finally (j) — the victory.


10.worthy -hold –eradicate- still –regret-humble –lot- with- learn -our


A teacher is often compared (a) — an architect of a nation. He is the light of (b) — and makes illiterate people (c) — citizens of our country. But it is a matter of (d) — that the teachers are not (e) — in due respect in (f) — society. Many teachers have to lead a (g) — life in need. (h) — they keep the candle education burning with a view to (i) — illiteracy and superstitions from the (j) — of a society.

 

11. modern—only—lonely—are—social—constant—advanced—in—a—happy—worthy—angel


We feel lonely when we (a)  alone. (b)  angels or devils can live alone. We all need company and cooperation from others. We need (c)  help from each other. Hence we all need (d)  happy life, which can make good and (e)  citizens. But there are (f)  troubles (g)  our social life. Both in towns and in cities one of the causes of problems is unrest due to political crisis. Now people not (h)  feel anxiety in moving through the roads but are also killed by accidents. Education is a very vital things for (i)  people. But it is greatly hampered in both (j)  and other educational institutions.
12.
on—colony—with—of—far—from—source— the—situate—a


Heritage is what we inherit (a)  the past, live (b)  them in the present and then pass (c)  to your children or future generation. Our unique (d)  of life and inspiration is our cultural and natural heritage. (e)  Shat Gambuj Mosque in Bagerhat is such (f)  heritage. It (g)  at the outskirts of Bagerhat town not very (h)  from the dense forest (i)  the Sundarbans. Khalifatabad was a Muslim (j) .
 
13.
time—inspire—by—fail—there—cover—ata—away—into—greatly—just


There was (a)  king who lost his kingdom being defeated (b)  his enemies. He wished to regain his kingdom (c)  any cost. He made troops and made six attempts one after another to drive (d)  the enemies but he was defeated each time. He hid himself (e)  a cave. One day lying in (f)  cave, he saw a spider trying to climb up the roof of the cave. But it (g)  six times and succeeded by the seventh (h) . The king was (i)  inspired by this and fought enemies for the seventh time and was successful to (j)  his lost kingdom.
 
14.
improve—not—mean—maintain—up—on—stop—easily—than—keep—depend—be—avoid
Over eating (a)  taking more food (b)  one needs. We eat (c)  to overload our stomach but to (d)  a sound health. A sound health (e)  on eating habits to some extent. Over eating tells (f)  our health. By (g)  aware, the habit of over eating can be (h) . With a view to (i)  our body fit, we should (j)  taking too much food.
15.
with—from—a—to—kill—to—the—in


War is (a)  curse for human civilization. (b)  ancient time war was confined (c)  the warriors. But at present all people both civilian and military have to suffer (d)  curse of war. Nobody can escape (e)  the bombers of (f)  enemy. Rich cities, fields filled (g)  green corns and beautiful places are led (h)  ruins. Even (i)  innocent citizens have to die a tragic death. Men, women, boys, girls, all are brutally (j)  without any reason.
Answer:
 
16.
enjoy—for—on—beauty —an—to—pleasant—vigorous—a—with


Morning walk is a good habit. It is beneficial (a) — health. It is (b) — as well. It exercises a good effect (c) — a man’s body and mind. The morning air refreshes his body and mind. It gives him (d) — opportunity to (e) — the beauties of nature too. In the morning nature looks fresh and (f) — When a man takes (g) — morning walk, he sees the superb beauty of the sunrise. After taking morning walk a man returns home (h) — a cheerful mind. He takes his breakfast with great relish and starts his work with a fresh and (i) — mind. In short, morning walk is so pleasant and good (j) — health.

17.dishonest—an—time—happiness—by—a—the—of—at


Honesty is (a) — quality of speaking the truth. Honesty is (b) — great virtue. It is the road to peace and (c) —. The man who possesses it is blessed. He is respected (d) —all and hated by none. Even a (e) — man can not but respect him. (f) — honest man enjoys peace (g) — mind. Though he suffers (h) — times, he succeeds in (i) — long run and is happy. A dishonest man may succeed for the (j) — being.

18. 
forward—gratefulness—appreciation-or—the—for—natural—friendship—the—from


Gratefulness is (a) — acknowledgment and (b) — of help received (c) — others. In the society we can not do all things alone. Sometimes we need the help of others. We are inter-dependent in the society. A man may be in danger, (d) — in problem. It is a (e) — instinct in man to come (f) —, because of his fellow feeling, (g) — and kinship with help for the needy. To acknowledge and appreciate such help is (h) —. Gratefulness comes from (i) — depth of the heart and finds its manifestation in looks, words and deeds of the grateful man. The grateful man feels highly obliged (j) — the benefit he has received.

19. 
with—foundation—an—away—dignity—a—the—of—at


The National Memorial is situated (a) — Saver. It is twenty kilometer (b) — from Dhaka. It is a symbol (c) — the nation’s respect for the martyrs of the War of Liberation. It is built (d) — concrete but actually it is made of blood. It stands 150 feet tall. It stands for (e) — achievement which is immeasurable. It stands upright showing our honour and (f) — among the nations of the world. There is actually a series of 7 towers that rise by stages to (g) — height of 150 feet. The (h) — was laid on the first anniversary of (i) — Victory Day. There is a plan to build a large complex consisting (j) — a mosque.

20. 
the—undo—in—after—contests—fight—upon—into—about—of


The Olympic Games were named (a) — the town of Olympia in Greece. It was (b) — Olympia that (c) — games were first held long before the Christian era began. In those days Greece was divided (d) — many cities and men of different cities used to (e) — one another most of the time. A man named Iphitos became concerned (f) — such unnecessary strifes. He hit (g) — a plan. He invited the best athlets from the nearby cities to the valley of Olympia to take part in athletic (h) —. His plan worked well. For a time the Greek warriors in stead (i) — fighting their neighbours, tried to (j) — their rivals in friendly games and sports.

 
21.
 
the—for—of—social—an—to—habit—by—a—with
 
Discipline is the most valuable and powerful element for success in life. It implies obedience to (a) — set of rules (b) — an orderly life in society. It is a mode (c) — leading life in accordance (d) — rules. Man is a (e) — being. In (f) — society he cannot do whatever he likes. He has to abide (g) _ some rules. It is not (h) — inborn virtue. It should be acquired by (i) — practice of (j) —.
 
 
22.
 
the—for—of—competitive—an—to—deny—by—a—with
 
Present world is very (a) —. So you need to be competent (b) — facing (c) — challenge of competition. As (d) — student you have to fully concentrate on your study. You can’t remain callous (e) — your study. If the students of (f) — country don’t acquire true education, there will be no development for (g) — country. You must utilize your time. Nothing can compensate (h) — your loss of losing time. There is no (i) — that hard work contributes (j) — make a good result.
 
 
23.
 
the—for—against—in—an—to—power—by—a—with
 
Studies and politics cannot go together. It is (a) — unfortunate matter that money and (b) — attract (c) — students if they are involved (d) — politics. Once politics was associated (e) — social services. A political worker was (f) — social reformer. Students were in (g) — forefront (h) — unifying the people of the country and fighting (i) — the enemies. At present some of the students are exploited (j) — the political parties as their tools and violence.
 
 
24.
 
the—between—on—indelible—an—to—potential—up—a—with
 
Every woman is a (a) — mother. The future of a child depends on how it is brought up. In this case (b) — educated mother plays an important role. So (c) — difference (d) — the educated and (e) — uneducated mother can never be denied. An educated mother can bring a child (f) — better than an illiterate mother. A good wife means an educated woman. She is the best friend (g) — her husband. Her words will go (h) — long way to leave an (i) — impression (j) — her husbands mind.
 
 
25.
 
the—for—on—communication— an—of—e-mail—by—a—with
 
Writing letters is a part of our social activities. It is (a) _ form of communication, which plays a vital role in our practical life. (b) _ this time, (c) __ revolution has taken place in the field of (d) _ like telephone, wireless, cellular phone, fax and most recently (e) _ which are much faster means (f) _ communication. Letter writing is (g) _ kind of good art which is (h) _ important means (i) _ maintaining good relations (j) _ people, offices and business organizations.
 
 
 
 
26.
 
the — off — of — social — an — upon — conscious — between — a — with
 
In (a)—society all men are not equally well (b)—. Some are rich and some are very poor. This is because of (c)—unequal distribution of national wealth. Many are deprived (d)—the basic needs of life. They must be provided (e)—their dues. The rich always draw (f)—line of contrast (g)—themselves and (h)—poor. Most of them look down (i)—the poor. They should be (j)—and then humanity should be improved.
 
 
 
 
27.
 
the — for — of — patience — an — to — practical — by —a — with
 
Man has (a)—unquenchable (অতৃপ্ত) thirst (b)—knowledge. He is never satisfied (c)—what he has known and seen. For this, he set out (d)—traveling. But it needs (e)—lot of money and (f)—. (g)—people of developed countries are fit (h)—it. So they are capable (i)—earning (j)—knowledge.
 
 
28.
 
the — for — dust — in — an — by — commitments — of — a — with
 
Although (a)—city life has many advantages, a city dweller sometimes gets tired (b)—it. He cannot attend (c)—office and other places (d)—time because (e)—traffic jam. (f)—air in the city is polluted (g)—smoke and (h)—. Besides, he is always busy (i)—a lot of (j)—.

 

                             With Clues Worksheet-A

                            (Preposition, Article and Parts of speech)
1.    Fill in the blanks with the words from the list. You may need to change the forms of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.
Clues: of- for- in- enquire- remember- show- a-the- about –freedom- forget -give –supreme- dying    
Our freedom fighters are (a) — real heroes of our country. We should (b) — them as they sacrificed their lives (c) — the greatest cause of the country. It is (d) — matter of great sorrow that most (e) — them are forgotten. Our young generation do not know about their (f) — sacrifice. Now many real (g) — fighters are living (h) — hardship. Some of them are also (i) — pathetically. We should (j) — about them and give them honour.    fighters
2.    Fill in the blanks with the words from the list. You may need to change the forms of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.
Clues: in- the- preserve- a- grow –out- for –from- at    
Student should observe (a) — laws of health. They should rise (b) — the bed early (c) —the morning and go (d) — for (e) — walk. Besides these, they should take care to perform all these things which are useful for the (f) — of health. These are essential (g) — their physical and mental (h) —. They should also follow (i) — rules of health because health is (j) — root of all
3.    Fill in the blanks with the words from the list. You may need to change the forms of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.
Clues: disaster -caused –after- famine- without- to- necessary-nature -out –by- heavy- the- untold -up    
Natural calamity means natural (a) — which is (b) — by nature. Every year Bangladesh falls victim (c) — various natural calamities. They are flood, earthquakes and many other natural calamities. The effects of (d) — natural calamities beggar description. The people are affected and animals suffer (e) — sufferings. They cause (f) — damage to our life and properties. Thousands of people and other animals remain (g) —food for many days. The (h) — effects are very serious. Many people die for want of food. (i) — breaks out. The prices of all necessary things go (j) —.    calamity
4.    Fill in the blanks with the words from the list. You may need to change the forms of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.
Clues: prepare- be -achieve -satisfy –require- result–inspire –curiosity- unquenchable- invent –and- he    
Man has an (a) — thirst for knowledge. He (b) — with what he has known (c) — seen. (d) — wants to know and see more and more. This (e) — to know more (f) — him to undertake and carry out hard and dangerous tasks which eventually (g) __ in epoch-making discoveries and (h) — . In the fields of science and technology, man in the meantime (i) — what was once inconceivable. Man has already landed on the moon and (j) — for a journey to Mars.
5.    Fill in the blanks with the words from the list. You may need to change the forms of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.
Clues: forward –gratefulness- or- appreciation -the–for natural –the- friendship -from    
Gratefulness is (a) — acknowledgement and (b) — of help received (c) — others. In the society we cannot do all things alone. Sometimes we need help of others. We are inter-dependent in the society. A man may be in danger (d) — in problem. It is a (e) — instinct in man to come (f) —, because of his fellow feeling, (g) — and kinship with help for the needy. To acknowledge and appreciate such help is (h) —. Gratefulness comes from (i) — depth of the heart and finds its manifestation in looks, words and deeds of the grateful man. The grateful man feels highly obliged (j) — the benefit he has received.    acknowledgement
6.    Fill in the blanks with the words from the list. You may need to change the forms of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.
Clues: world- frustrate- with- about –happy- a- the- by -in        
It is (a) — fact that complete (b) — does not exist in (c) — life. (d) — man mayn’t have all things that he needs (e) — life. It is better not to seek complete happiness. Rather one should be satisfied (f) — what one gets. It is (g) —key factor to happiness. One should not think (h) — what he has, what he does not have because (i) — doing so a man becomes (j) — and depressed. There are some people who think that it is money that brings happiness. 
7.    Fill in the blanks with the words from the list. You may need to change the forms of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.
Clues: a- lose –matched- in- continuous- both- the -enjoyment    
Without effort there can be no progress (a) — life. Life (b) — its interest if there is no struggle. Games become dull if there is no competition (c) — them and if (d) — result can be easily foreseen. No matter we win (e) — game or lose it. The keener the contest the greater the (f) —. A victory is not (g) — real triumph unless (h) — the sides are equally (i) —. Whether we like it or not life is a (j) — competitive examination.     
8.    Fill in the blanks with the words from the list. You may need to change the forms of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.
Clues: from-instinct- fake –a- in- dignity –remember- meeting- our    
Patriotism is a noble virtue. It is an inherent (a) — in human nature. It inspires (b) — man to shed every drop of blood to defend the liberty and (c) — of the country. But patriotism should not be merely a (d) — slogan in the public (e) — to deceive the people. It should be cherished in the (f) — of heart and materialized in our deeds. We should keep (g) — above (h) — the so- called patriotism. Everybody should bear (i) — mind that a pretender must be defeated. Nobody will (j) — or honour a mock patriot.     
9.    Fill in the blanks with the words from the list. You may need to change the forms of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.
Clues: worthy -hold –eradicate- still –regret-humble –lot- with- learn -our    
A teacher is often compared (a) — an architect of a nation. He is the light of (b) — and makes illiterate people (c) — citizens of our country. But it is a matter of (d) — that the teachers are not (e) — in due respect in (f) — society. Many teachers have to lead a (g) — life in need. (h) — they keep the candle education burning with a view to (i) — illiteracy and superstitions from the (j) — of a society. 
10.    Fill in the blanks with the words from the list. You may need to change the forms of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.
Clues: domination –gain- hesitate- right- want-under- a- by –from- rather    
Man is born free. He does not (a) — to be exploited. If he is (b) — chained, he begins to struggle to make him free (c) — exploitation. Similarly if (d) — nation is ruled by a foreign (e) — and is deprived of the (f) —, it begins to protest. Even it does not (g) — to sacrifice the lives of the people. Once the Bengalese were ruled (h) — Pakistani rulers. But they could not tolerate it. (i) — they struggled against the Pakistani rulers and finally (j) — the victory.     
11.    Fill in the blanks with the words from the list. You may need to change the forms of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.
Clues: a- to- for- by –prepare- work- in- the    
It is useful (a) — students to take part (b) — social service. (c) — taking part (d) — social service they can benefit themselves as well as (e) — nation. Student life is (f) — period of (g) — for future life. If the students do some social (h) —, they will be better prepared for giving service (i) — the nation on completion of their education. As the students have no family burden and as they get enough time during the large vacation, they can do (j) — great deal of work for the people.     
12.    Fill in the blanks with the words from the list. You may need to change the forms of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.
Clues: constructive -in –write- his -difficult –of-which -exceptional –and-on –their- to
Man is the supreme being (a) — all creatures. Man has courage by (b) — he can do anything destructive or (c) —. In (d) — mind there is the fascination of conquering anything (e) —. Hillary and Tenzing were not also an (f) — from it. They were not daunted by difficulties (g) — dangers. All the dangers were overcome by them to conquer the highest peak (h) — the world. For (i) —courage and hardship, their names have been (j) — in history.     
13.    Fill in the blanks with the words from the list. You may need to change the forms of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.
Clues: around- likely –fuels- increase- undergo-produce-in -alarm –after- evidence    
In recent years there have been many (a) — reports that the world’s climate is (b) — a significant change. All these reports provide strong (c) — that world temperature is increasing day by day. This increase (d) — global warming is caused by (e) — amounts of carbon dioxide (f) — the earth. Most climatologists believe that the greenhouse effect is the (g) — cause of this global warming may (h) — human environment seriously. The main culprits for global warming are carbon dioxide gas, (i) — by the burning of fossil (j) — and forests.    
14.    Fill in the blanks with the words from the list. You may need to change the forms of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.
Clues: competition- the- for- a- to- with- competitive-lose -on
Present world is very (a) —. So you need to be competent (b) —facing the challenge of (c) —. As a student you have to fully concentrate (d) — your study. You should be attentive (e) — your study. If the students of (f) —country don’t acquire true education, there will be no development for (g) — country. You must utilize your time. Nothing can compensate for the loss of your (h) — time. In order to succeed in life everybody should make (i) — best use of his/her time and should work hard (j) — determination.
15.    Fill in the blanks with the words from the list. You may need to change the forms of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.
Clues: use –of- for- prevent -achieve-work- inform- do- invent- the    
One (a) — the greatest (b) — in the modern technology has been the (c) — of computer. They are already being (d) — in industries and universities and time may come when it will be possible (e) — ordinary people to afford them as well. As computers are capable of (f) — extremely difficult (g) —. They can solve (h) — most complicated mathematical problems. They can provide (i) — on the best way of (j) — traffic accidents.    greatest
16.    Fill in the blanks with the words from the list. You may need to change the forms of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.
Clues: from- desire- exercise- at- the- up- to -a    
Self-control is (a) — the root of all virtues. Let (b) — man give rein (c) — his impulses and passion and (d)— that moment he yields (e) — his moral freedom. He is carried along (f)— current of life and becomes (g) — slave of his strongest (h) — for the time being. To be morally free, to be more than an animal (i) — man must be able to resist instinctive impulse and this can only be done by the (j) — of self-control.     
17.    Fill in the blanks with the words from the list. You may need to change the forms of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.
Clues: hinder –with- about- a –into- the- of -know    
Life is real, but much (a) — what (b) — man learns from books is theoretical. Bookish (c) —, unless supplemented by practical experience, is not a help, but is often a (d) —. Travelling furnishes one (e) — an opportunity for acquiring that experience. Pope, the poet sang that (f) — proper study of mankind is man. The traveler comes (g) — contact with various types of people, and if he moves about (h) — the observant eye, and keeps the doors and windows (i) — his mind open, he can acquire a lot of practical knowledge (j) — men and things of the world which books alone cannot provide.     
18.    Fill in the blanks with the words from the list. You may need to change the forms of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.
Clues: founder -covering -outstanding -writings –contemporary-pioneered -remain -intellectual -regarded    
Aristotle’s (a) — range was vast, (b) — most of the sciences and many of the arts, including biology, botany, chemistry, ethics, history, logic, metaphysics, rhetoric, philosophy of mind, philosophy of science, physics, poetics, political theory, psychology, and zoology. He was the (c) — of formal logic, devising for it a finished system that for centuries was (d) — as the sum of the discipline; and he (e) — the study of zoology, both observational and theoretical, in which some of his work (f) — unsurpassed until the 19th century. But he is, of course, the most (g) — as a philosopher. His (h) — in ethics and political theory as well as in metaphysics and the philosophy of science continue to be studied, and his work (i) — a powerful current in (j) — philosophical debate.    
19.    Fill in the blanks with the words from the list. You may need to change the forms of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.
Clues: feel- enchained- remains –democracy- declare-infringe -fundamental –deviated- born- demands    
Freedom of speech is a (a) — right of the people in a (b) — country. They are free to express their thoughts and (c) — their sentiments and grievances, their needs and (d) — as long as they do not (e) — upon the similar rights of the others. Centuries ago Rousseau said, ‘Man is (f) — free but everywhere he is in chains.’ This axiomatic (g) — of the great social scientist shows how (h) — man was. In a slightly (i) — reflection, the scenario (j) — almost the same yet today. 
20.    Fill in the blanks with the words from the list. You may need to change the forms of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.
Clues: in- the- at -about –before- over- impoverish –premier- dearth- enough    
If you look wealthy or solvent (a) — to give a tip, there is no (b) — of trolley carriers at the emergency unit of the country’s (c) — public hospital. But you will be in trouble, if you are (d) — handcuffs or have an (e) — look written (f) — your face. When any patient carrying vehicle stops in front of any public hospital emergency unit, (g) — trolley men first glance (h) — the attires of the patient and his attendants to have an idea (i) — their financial status (j) — offering a trolley.     
21.    Fill in the blanks with the words from the list. You may need to change the forms of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.
Clues: a almost -colour -please -to -smile –red- the- look- with -always    
The world is like (a) — glass. If you smile, it (b) —, if you frown, it frowns back. If you look at it through a (c) — glass all seered, if through (d) — smoked one, all dull and dirty. (e) — try then to look at (f) — bright side of things. (g) — everything in the world has a bright side. Greet everyone (h) — a bright smile, kind words and a (i) — welcome. It is not enough (j) — love those who are near and dear to us.
22.    Fill in the blanks with the words from the list. You may need to change the forms of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.
Clues: the—–for—–on—–communication—–an—–of—–e-mail—–by—–a—–with    
Writing letters is a part of our social activities. It is (a) —– form of communication, which plays a vital role in our practical life. (b) —– this time. (c) —– the revolution has taken place in the field of (d) —– this like telephone, wireless, cellular phone, fax and most recently (e) —–, which are much faster means (f) —– communication. Letter writing is (g) —– kind of good art which is (h) —– important means (i) —– maintaining good relations (j) —– people, offices and business organizations.    activities
23.    Fill in the blanks with the words from the list. You may need to change the forms of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.
Clues: the—–off—–of—–social—–an—–upon—–conscious—–between—–a—–with    
In (a) —– society all men are not equally well (b) —–. Some are rich and some are very poor. This is because of (c) —– unequal distribution of national wealth. Many are deprived (d) —– the basic needs of life. They must be provided (e) —– their dues. The rich always draw (f) —– line of contrast (g) —– themselves and (h) —– poor. Most of them look down (i) —– the poor. They should be (j) —– and then humanity should be improved.    
24.    Fill in the blanks with the words from the list. You may need to change the forms of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.
Clues: the—–for—–of—–patience (ধৈর্য)—–an—–to—–practical—–by—–a—–with    
Man has (a) —– unquenchable (অতৃপ্ত) thirst (b) —– knowledge. He is never satisfied (c) —– what he has known and seen. For this, he set out (d) —– travelling. But it needs (e) —– lot of money and (f) —–. (g) —– people of developed countries are fit (h) —– it. So they are capable (i) —– earning (j) – knowledge.    
25.    Fill in the blanks with the words from the list. You may need to change the forms of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.
Clues: the—–for—–dust—–in—–an—–by—–commitments—–of—–a—–with
Although (a) —– city life has many advantages, a city dweller sometimes gets tired (b) —– it. He cannot attend (c) —– office and other places (d) —– time because (e) —– traffic jam. (f) —– air in the city is polluted (g) —– smoke and (h) —–. besides, he is always busy (i) —– a lot of (j) —–
26.    Fill in the blanks with the words from the list. You may need to change the forms of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.
Clues: the —– with —– for —– weep —– an —– to —– condition —– out —– a —– by    
Hazrat Omar (R.) was a kind and just ruler. He ensured (a) —– security of even (b) —– small creature of his kingdom. He dedicated his life (c) —– Islam and humanity. He used to come (d) —– at night and observed the actual (e) —– of his people. One night while walking (f) —– the hut of a widow he heard (g) —– crying of some children. He went nearer and saw that some children were crying for food. Their poor mother was boiling water and (h) —–. Omar’s (R.) heart filled (i) —– pity. What he did then may be (j) —– excellent example for the present rulers of all over the world. 
27.    Fill in the blanks with the words from the list. You may need to change the forms of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.
Clues: the—for—of—social—an—to—habit—by—a—with    
set of rules (b) — an orderly life in society. It is a mode (c) — leading life in accordance (d) — rules. Man is a (e) — being. In (f) — society he cannot do whatever he likes. He has to abide (g) — some rules. It is not (h) — inborn virtue. It should be acquired by (i) — practice of (j) —. Discipline is the most valuable and powerful element for success in life. It implies obedience to (a) —    orderly
28.    Fill in the blanks with the words from the list. You may need to change the forms of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.
Clues: the—for—of—competitive—an—to—deny—by—a—with    
Present world is very (a) —. So you need to be competent (b) — facing (c) — challenge of competition. As (d) — student you have to fully concentrate on your study. You can’t remain callous (e) — your study. If the students of (f) — country don’t acquire true education, there will be no development for (g) — country. You must utilize your time. Nothing can compensate (h) — your loss of losing time. There is no (i) — that hard work contributes (j) — make a good result.    
29.    Fill in the blanks with the words from the list. You may need to change the forms of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.
Clues: the—for—against—in—an—to—power—by—a—with
Studies and politics cannot go together. It is (a) — unfortunate matter that money and (b) — attract (c) — students if they are involved (d) — politics. Once politics was associated (e) — social services. A political worker was (f) — social reformer. Students were in (g) — forefront (h) — unifying the people of the country and fighting (i) — the enemies. At present some of the students are exploited (j) — the political parties as their tools and violence.
30.    Fill in the blanks with the words from the list. You may need to change the forms of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.
Clues: the—between—on—indelible—an—to—potential—up—a—with    
Every woman is a (a) — mother. The future of a child depends on how it is brought up. In this case (b) — educated mother plays an important role. So (c) — difference (d) — the educated and (e) — uneducated mother can never be denied. An educated mother can bring a child (f) — better than an illiterate mother. A good wife means an educated woman. She is the best friend (g) — her husband. Her words will go (h) — long way to leave an (i) — impression (j) — her husband’s mind. 
31.    Fill in the blanks with the words from the list. You may need to change the forms of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.
Clues: thereby –as- be- warmer- gradual -prediction-change- that -destroy -pollution -there -increasing    
The world is getting (a) — because of pollution. Every year millions of people all over the world die as a result of (b) —. In the recent years (c) — have been alarming reports that the world’s climate (d) — undergoing a significant (e) —. All these reports provide strong evidence (f) __ world temperature is (g) __ day by day. Climatologists (h) — that midway through the next century temperatures may have risen as much (i) — 40C. This could raise sea levels and (j) — flood coastal areas and farmlands.      
32.    Fill in the blanks with the words from the list. You may need to change the forms of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.
Clues: of -a -earn -at -peace-dislike- in- with –respect- Like    
We live (a) — society. So we must learn how to live in (b) — and amity (c) — others. We have to (d) — other’s rights and privileges and (e) — and (f) — as we expect others to respect us. We have (g) — lot of duties and responsibilities in society. Education should aim (h) — making each individual fully aware (i) — these duties and responsibilities. It is true that one has to learn how to (j) — his bread.     

 

 

 

With Clues Worksheet-A (Preposition, Article and Parts of speech) With ANSWER
1.    Fill in the blanks with the words from the list. You may need to change the forms of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.
Clues: of- for- in- enquire- remember- show- a-the- about –freedom- forget -give –supreme- dying    
Our freedom fighters are (a) — real heroes of our country. We should (b) — them as they sacrificed their lives (c) — the greatest cause of the country. It is (d) — matter of great sorrow that most (e) — them are forgotten. Our young generation do not know about their (f) — sacrifice. Now many real (g) — fighters are living (h) — hardship. Some of them are also (i) — pathetically. We should (j) — about them and give them honour.    fighters

Answer: (a) the; (b) remember/not forget; (c) for; (d) a; (e) of; (f) supreme; (g) freedom; (h) in; (i) dying; (j) enquire.
2.    Fill in the blanks with the words from the list. You may need to change the forms of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.
Clues: in- the- preserve- a- grow –out- for –from- at    
Student should observe (a) — laws of health. They should rise (b) — the bed early (c) —the morning and go (d) — for (e) — walk. Besides these, they should take care to perform all these things which are useful for the (f) — of health. These are essential (g) — their physical and mental (h) —. They should also follow (i) — rules of health because health is (j) — root of all
Answer: (a) the; (b) from; (c) in; (d) out; (e) a; (f) preservation; (g) for; (h) growth; (i) the; (j) the.
3.    Fill in the blanks with the words from the list. You may need to change the forms of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.
Clues: disaster -caused –after- famine- without- to- necessary-nature -out –by- heavy- the- untold -up    
Natural calamity means natural (a) — which is (b) — by nature. Every year Bangladesh falls victim (c) — various natural calamities. They are flood, earthquakes and many other natural calamities. The effects of (d) — natural calamities beggar description. The people are affected and animals suffer (e) — sufferings. They cause (f) — damage to our life and properties. Thousands of people and other animals remain (g) —food for many days. The (h) — effects are very serious. Many people die for want of food. (i) — breaks out. The prices of all necessary things go (j) —.    calamity
Answer: (a) disaster; (b) caused; (c) to; (d) the; (e) untold; (f) heavy; (g) without; (h) after; (i) Famine; (j) up.
4.    Fill in the blanks with the words from the list. You may need to change the forms of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.
Clues: prepare- be -achieve -satisfy –require- result–inspire –curiosity- unquenchable- invent –and- he
Man has an (a) — thirst for knowledge. He (b) — with what he has known (c) — seen. (d) — wants to know and see more and more. This (e) — to know more (f) — him to undertake and carry out hard and dangerous tasks which eventually (g) __ in epoch-making discoveries and (h) — . In the fields of science and technology, man in the meantime (i) — what was once inconceivable. Man has already landed on the moon and (j) — for a journey to Mars.
Answer: (a) unquenchable; (b) is not satisfied; (c) and; (d) He; (e) curiosity; (f) inspires; (g) result; (h) inventions; (i) has achieved; (j) is preparing.
5.    Fill in the blanks with the words from the list. You may need to change the forms of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.
Clues: forward –gratefulness- or- appreciation -the–for natural –the- friendship -from    
Gratefulness is (a) — acknowledgement and (b) — of help received (c) — others. In the society we cannot do all things alone. Sometimes we need help of others. We are inter-dependent in the society. A man may be in danger (d) — in problem. It is a (e) — instinct in man to come (f) —, because of his fellow feeling, (g) — and kinship with help for the needy. To acknowledge and appreciate such help is (h) —. Gratefulness comes from (i) — depth of the heart and finds its manifestation in looks, words and deeds of the grateful man. The grateful man feels highly obliged (j) — the benefit he has received.    acknowledgement
Answer:  (a) the; (b) appreciation; (c) from (d) or; (e) natural; (f) forward; (g) friendship; (h) gratefulness; (i) the; (j) for
6.    Fill in the blanks with the words from the list. You may need to change the forms of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.
Clues: world- frustrate- with- about –happy- a- the- by -in        
It is (a) — fact that complete (b) — does not exist in (c) — life. (d) — man mayn’t have all things that he needs (e) — life. It is better not to seek complete happiness. Rather one should be satisfied (f) — what one gets. It is (g) —key factor to happiness. One should not think (h) — what he has, what he does not have because (i) — doing so a man becomes (j) — and depressed. There are some people who think that it is money that brings happiness. 
Answer: (a) a; (b) happiness; (c) worldly; (d) A; (e) in; (f) with; (g) the; (h) about; (i) by (j) frustrated.
7.    Fill in the blanks with the words from the list. You may need to change the forms of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.
Clues: a- lose –matched- in- continuous- both- the -enjoyment    
Without effort there can be no progress (a) — life. Life (b) — its interest if there is no struggle. Games become dull if there is no competition (c) — them and if (d) — result can be easily foreseen. No matter we win (e) — game or lose it. The keener the contest the greater the (f) —. A victory is not (g) — real triumph unless (h) — the sides are equally (i) —. Whether we like it or not life is a (j) — competitive examination.     
Answer: (a) in; (b) loses; (c) in; (d) the; (e) the; (f) enjoyment; (g) a; (h) both; (i) matched; (j) continuous.
8.    Fill in the blanks with the words from the list. You may need to change the forms of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.
Clues: from-instinct- fake –a- in- dignity –remember- meeting- our    
Patriotism is a noble virtue. It is an inherent (a) — in human nature. It inspires (b) — man to shed every drop of blood to defend the liberty and (c) — of the country. But patriotism should not be merely a (d) — slogan in the public (e) — to deceive the people. It should be cherished in the (f) — of heart and materialized in our deeds. We should keep (g) — above (h) — the so- called patriotism. Everybody should bear (i) — mind that a pretender must be defeated. Nobody will (j) — or honour a mock patriot.     
Answer: (a) instinct; (b) a; (c) dignity; (d) fake; (e) meeting; (f) core; (g) ourselves; (h) from; (i) in; (j) remember.
9.    Fill in the blanks with the words from the list. You may need to change the forms of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.
Clues: worthy -hold –eradicate- still –regret-humble –lot- with- learn -our    
A teacher is often compared (a) — an architect of a nation. He is the light of (b) — and makes illiterate people (c) — citizens of our country. But it is a matter of (d) — that the teachers are not (e) — in due respect in (f) — society. Many teachers have to lead a (g) — life in need. (h) — they keep the candle education burning with a view to (i) — illiteracy and superstitions from the (j) — of a society. 
Answer: (a) with; (b) learning; (c) worthy; (d) regret; (e) held; (f) our; (g) humble/ regretful; (h) Still; (i) eradicating; (j) lot.
10.    Fill in the blanks with the words from the list. You may need to change the forms of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.
Clues: domination –gain- hesitate- right- want-under- a- by –from- rather    
Man is born free. He does not (a) — to be exploited. If he is (b) — chained, he begins to struggle to make him free (c) — exploitation. Similarly if (d) — nation is ruled by a foreign (e) — and is deprived of the (f) —, it begins to protest. Even it does not (g) — to sacrifice the lives of the people. Once the Bengalese were ruled (h) — Pakistani rulers. But they could not tolerate it. (i) — they struggled against the Pakistani rulers and finally (j) — the victory.     
(a) want; (b) dominantly; (c) from; (d) a; (e) ruler; (f) rights; (g) hesitate; (h) by; (i) So; (j) gained.
11.    Fill in the blanks with the words from the list. You may need to change the forms of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.
Clues: a- to- for- by –prepare- work- in- the    
It is useful (a) — students to take part (b) — social service. (c) — taking part (d) — social service they can benefit themselves as well as (e) — nation. Student life is (f) — period of (g) — for future life. If the students do some social (h) —, they will be better prepared for giving service (i) — the nation on completion of their education. As the students have no family burden and as they get enough time during the large vacation, they can do (j) — great deal of work for the people.     
Answer: (a) for; (b) in; (c) By; (d) in; (e) the; (f) the; (g) preparation; (h) work; (i) to; (j) a
12.    Fill in the blanks with the words from the list. You may need to change the forms of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.
Clues: constructive -in –write- his -difficult –of-which -exceptional –and-on –their- to
Man is the supreme being (a) — all creatures. Man has courage by (b) — he can do anything destructive or (c) —. In (d) — mind there is the fascination of conquering anything (e) —. Hillary and Tenzing were not also an (f) — from it. They were not daunted by difficulties (g) — dangers. All the dangers were overcome by them to conquer the highest peak (h) — the world. For (i) —courage and hardship, their names have been (j) — in history.     
Answer: (a) of; (b) which; (c) constructive; (d) his; (e) difficult; (f) exception; (g) and; (h) of; (i) their; (j) written.
13.    Fill in the blanks with the words from the list. You may need to change the forms of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.
Clues: around- likely –fuels- increase- undergo-produce-in -alarm –after- evidence    
In recent years there have been many (a) — reports that the world’s climate is (b) — a significant change. All these reports provide strong (c) — that world temperature is increasing day by day. This increase (d) — global warming is caused by (e) — amounts of carbon dioxide (f) — the earth. Most climatologists believe that the greenhouse effect is the (g) — cause of this global warming may (h) — human environment seriously. The main culprits for global warming are carbon dioxide gas, (i) — by the burning of fossil (j) — and forests.    
Answer: (a) alarming; (b) undergoing; (c) evidence; (d) in; (e) increased; (f) around; (g) likely; (h) affect; (i) produced (j) fuels.
14.    Fill in the blanks with the words from the list. You may need to change the forms of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.
Clues: competition- the- for- a- to- with- competitive-lose -on
Present world is very (a) —. So you need to be competent (b) —facing the challenge of (c) —. As a student you have to fully concentrate (d) — your study. You should be attentive (e) — your study. If the students of (f) —country don’t acquire true education, there will be no development for (g) — country. You must utilize your time. Nothing can compensate for the loss of your (h) — time. In order to succeed in life everybody should make (i) — best use of his/her time and should work hard (j) — determination.
Answer:  (a) competitive; (b) for; (c) competition; (d) on; (e) to; (f) a; (g) the; (h) lost (i) the; (j) with.
15.    Fill in the blanks with the words from the list. You may need to change the forms of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.
Clues: use –of- for- prevent -achieve-work- inform- do- invent- the    
One (a) — the greatest (b) — in the modern technology has been the (c) — of computer. They are already being (d) — in industries and universities and time may come when it will be possible (e) — ordinary people to afford them as well. As computers are capable of (f) — extremely difficult (g) —. They can solve (h) — most complicated mathematical problems. They can provide (i) — on the best way of (j) — traffic accidents.    greatest
Answer:  (a) of; (b) inventions/achievements; (c) invention; (d) used; (e) for; (f) doing; (g) work; (h) the; (i) information; (j) preventing.
16.    Fill in the blanks with the words from the list. You may need to change the forms of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.
Clues: from- desire- exercise- at- the- up- to -a    
Self-control is (a) — the root of all virtues. Let (b) — man give rein (c) — his impulses and passion and (d)— that moment he yields (e) — his moral freedom. He is carried along (f)— current of life and becomes (g) — slave of his strongest (h) — for the time being. To be morally free, to be more than an animal (i) — man must be able to resist instinctive impulse and this can only be done by the (j) — of self-control.     
Answer: (a) the; (b) a; (c) to; (d) from; (e) up; (f) the; (g) the/a; (h) desire; (i) a;(j) exercise.
17.    Fill in the blanks with the words from the list. You may need to change the forms of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.
Clues: hinder –with- about- a –into- the- of -know    
Life is real, but much (a) — what (b) — man learns from books is theoretical. Bookish (c) —, unless supplemented by practical experience, is not a help, but is often a (d) —. Travelling furnishes one (e) — an opportunity for acquiring that experience. Pope, the poet sang that (f) — proper study of mankind is man. The traveler comes (g) — contact with various types of people, and if he moves about (h) — the observant eye, and keeps the doors and windows (i) — his mind open, he can acquire a lot of practical knowledge (j) — men and things of the world which books alone cannot provide.     
Answer: (a) of (b) a (c) knowledge (d) hindrance (e) with (f) the (g) into (h) with (i) of (j) about.
18.    Fill in the blanks with the words from the list. You may need to change the forms of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.
Clues: founder -covering -outstanding -writings –contemporary-pioneered -remain -intellectual -regarded    
Aristotle’s (a) — range was vast, (b) — most of the sciences and many of the arts, including biology, botany, chemistry, ethics, history, logic, metaphysics, rhetoric, philosophy of mind, philosophy of science, physics, poetics, political theory, psychology, and zoology. He was the (c) — of formal logic, devising for it a finished system that for centuries was (d) — as the sum of the discipline; and he (e) — the study of zoology, both observational and theoretical, in which some of his work (f) — unsurpassed until the 19th century. But he is, of course, the most (g) — as a philosopher. His (h) — in ethics and political theory as well as in metaphysics and the philosophy of science continue to be studied, and his work (i) — a powerful current in (j) — philosophical debate.    
Answer: (a) intellectual (b) covering (c) founder (d) regarded (e) pioneered (f) remained (g) outstanding (h) writings (i) remained (j) contemporary.
19.    Fill in the blanks with the words from the list. You may need to change the forms of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.
Clues: feel- enchained- remains –democracy- declare-infringe -fundamental –deviated- born- demands    
Freedom of speech is a (a) — right of the people in a (b) — country. They are free to express their thoughts and (c) — their sentiments and grievances, their needs and (d) — as long as they do not (e) — upon the similar rights of the others. Centuries ago Rousseau said, ‘Man is (f) — free but everywhere he is in chains.’ This axiomatic (g) — of the great social scientist shows how (h) — man was. In a slightly (i) — reflection, the scenario (j) — almost the same yet today. 
Answer: (a) fundamental (b) democratic (c) feelings (d) demands (e) infringe (f) born (g) declaration (h) enchained (i) deviated (j) remains
20.    Fill in the blanks with the words from the list. You may need to change the forms of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.
Clues: in- the- at -about –before- over- impoverish –premier- dearth- enough    
If you look wealthy or solvent (a) — to give a tip, there is no (b) — of trolley carriers at the emergency unit of the country’s (c) — public hospital. But you will be in trouble, if you are (d) — handcuffs or have an (e) — look written (f) — your face. When any patient carrying vehicle stops in front of any public hospital emergency unit, (g) — trolley men first glance (h) — the attires of the patient and his attendants to have an idea (i) — their financial status (j) — offering a trolley.     
Answer: (a) enough (b) dearth (c) premier (d) in (e) impoverished (f) over (g) the (h) at (i) about (j) before.
21.    Fill in the blanks with the words from the list. You may need to change the forms of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.
Clues: a almost -colour -please -to -smile –red- the- look- with -always    
The world is like (a) — glass. If you smile, it (b) —, if you frown, it frowns back. If you look at it through a (c) — glass all seem red, if through (d) — smoked one, all dull and dirty. (e) — try then to look at (f) — bright side of things. (g) — everything in the world has a bright side. Greet everyone (h) — a bright smile, kind words and a (i) — welcome. It is not enough (j) — love those who are near and dear to us.
Answer: (a) a (b) smiles (c) red (d) a (e) Always (f) the (g) Almost (h) with (i) pleasing (j) to.
22.    Fill in the blanks with the words from the list. You may need to change the forms of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.
Clues: the—–for—–on—–communication—–an—–of—–e-mail—–by—–a—–with    
Writing letters is a part of our social activities. It is (a) —– form of communication, which plays a vital role in our practical life. (b) —– this time. (c) —– the revolution has taken place in the field of (d) —– this like telephone, wireless, cellular phone, fax and most recently (e) —–, which are much faster means (f) —– communication. Letter writing is (g) —– kind of good art which is (h) —– important means (i) —– maintaining good relations (j) —– people, offices and business organizations.    activities
Answer: a) the b) By c) a d) communication e) e-mail f) of g) a h) an i) for j) with.
23.    Fill in the blanks with the words from the list. You may need to change the forms of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.
Clues: the—–off—–of—–social—–an—–upon—–conscious—–between—–a—–with    
In (a) —– society all men are not equally well (b) —–. Some are rich and some are very poor. This is because of (c) —– unequal distribution of national wealth. Many are deprived (d) —– the basic needs of life. They must be provided (e) —– their dues. The rich always draw (f) —– line of contrast (g) —– themselves and (h) —– poor. Most of them look down (i) —– the poor. They should be (j) —– and then humanity should be improved.    
    Answer: a) a, b) off, c) an, d) of, e) with, f) a, g) between, h) the, i) upon, j) conscious.
24.    Fill in the blanks with the words from the list. You may need to change the forms of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.
Clues: the—–for—–of—–patience (ধৈর্য)—–an—–to—–practical—–by—–a—–with    
Man has (a) —– unquenchable (অতৃপ্ত) thirst (b) —– knowledge. He is never satisfied (c) —– what he has known and seen. For this, he set out (d) —– travelling. But it needs (e) —– lot of money and (f) —–. (g) —– people of developed countries are fit (h) —– it. So they are capable (i) —– earning (j) – knowledge.    
Answer: a) an, b) for, c) with, d) for, e) a, f) patience, g) The, h) for, i) of, j) practical.
25.    Fill in the blanks with the words from the list. You may need to change the forms of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.
Clues: the—–for—–dust—–in—–an—–by—–commitments—–of—–a—–with
Although (a) —– city life has many advantages, a city dweller sometimes gets tired (b) —– it. He cannot attend (c) —– office and other places (d) —– time because (e) —– traffic jam. (f) —– air in the city is polluted (g) —– smoke and (h) —–. besides, he is always busy (i) —– a lot of (j) —–.
Answer: a) a, b) of, c) the, d) in e) of, f) The, g) by, h) dust, i) with, j) commitments.
26.    Fill in the blanks with the words from the list. You may need to change the forms of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.
Clues: the —– with —– for —– weep —– an —– to —– condition —– out —– a —– by    
Hazrat Omar (R.) was a kind and just ruler. He ensured (a) —– security of even (b) —– small creature of his kingdom. He dedicated his life (c) —– Islam and humanity. He used to come (d) —– at night and observed the actual (e) —– of his people. One night while walking (f) —– the hut of a widow he heard (g) —– crying of some children. He went nearer and saw that some children were crying for food. Their poor mother was boiling water and (h) —–. Omar’s (R.) heart filled (i) —– pity. What he did then may be (j) —– excellent example for the present rulers of all over the world. 
Answer: a) the, b) a, c) for, d) out, e) condition, f) by, g) the, h) weeping, i) with, j) an.
27.    Fill in the blanks with the words from the list. You may need to change the forms of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.
Clues: the—for—of—social—an—to—habit—by—a—with    
set of rules (b) — an orderly life in society. It is a mode (c) — leading life in accordance (d) — rules. Man is a (e) — being. In (f) — society he cannot do whatever he likes. He has to abide (g) — some rules. It is not (h) — inborn virtue. It should be acquired by (i) — practice of (j) —. Discipline is the most valuable and powerful element for success in life. It implies obedience to (a) —    orderly
Answer: a) a, b) for, c) of, d) with, e) social, f) the, g) by, h) an, i) the,j) habit.
28.    Fill in the blanks with the words from the list. You may need to change the forms of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.
Clues: the—for—of—competitive—an—to—deny—by—a—with    
Present world is very (a) —. So you need to be competent (b) — facing (c) — challenge of competition. As (d) — student you have to fully concentrate on your study. You can’t remain callous (e) — your study. If the students of (f) — country don’t acquire true education, there will be no development for (g) — country. You must utilize your time. Nothing can compensate (h) — your loss of losing time. There is no (i) — that hard work contributes (j) — make a good result.    
a) competitive, b) for, c) the, d) a, e) to, f) a, g) the, h) for, i) denying, j) to.
29.    Fill in the blanks with the words from the list. You may need to change the forms of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.
Clues: the—for—against—in—an—to—power—by—a—with
Studies and politics cannot go together. It is (a) — unfortunate matter that money and (b) — attract (c) — students if they are involved (d) — politics. Once politics was associated (e) — social services. A political worker was (f) — social reformer. Students were in (g) — forefront (h) — unifying the people of the country and fighting (i) — the enemies. At present some of the students are exploited (j) — the political parties as their tools and violence.
   Answer: a) an, b) power, c) the, d) in, e) with, f) a, g) the, h) for, i) against, j) by
30.    Fill in the blanks with the words from the list. You may need to change the forms of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.
Clues: the—between—on—indelible—an—to—potential—up—a—with    
Every woman is a (a) — mother. The future of a child depends on how it is brought up. In this case (b) — educated mother plays an important role. So (c) — difference (d) — the educated and (e) — uneducated mother can never be denied. An educated mother can bring a child (f) — better than an illiterate mother. A good wife means an educated woman. She is the best friend (g) — her husband. Her words will go (h) — long way to leave an (i) — impression (j) — her husband’s mind. 
Answer: a) potential, b) an, c) the, d) between, e) the, f) up, g) to, h) a, i) indelible, j) on.
31.    Fill in the blanks with the words from the list. You may need to change the forms of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.
Clues: thereby –as- be- warmer- gradual -prediction-change- that -destroy -pollution -there -increasing    
The world is getting (a) — because of pollution. Every year millions of people all over the world die as a result of (b) —. In the recent years (c) — have been alarming reports that the world’s climate (d) — undergoing a significant (e) —. All these reports provide strong evidence (f) __ world temperature is (g) __ day by day. Climatologists (h) — that midway through the next century temperatures may have risen as much (i) — 40C. This could raise sea levels and (j) — flood coastal areas and farmlands.      
Answer: (a) warmer; (b) pollution; (c) there; (d) is; (e) change; (f) that; (g) increasing; (h) predict; (i) as; (j) thereby.
32.    Fill in the blanks with the words from the list. You may need to change the forms of the words. You may need to use one word more than once.
Clues: of -a -earn -at -peace-dislike- in- with –respect- Like    
We live (a) — society. So we must learn how to live in (b) — and amity (c) — others. We have to (d) — other’s rights and privileges and (e) — and (f) — as we expect others to respect us. We have (g) — lot of duties and responsibilities in society. Education should aim (h) — making each individual fully aware (i) — these duties and responsibilities. It is true that one has to learn how to (j) — his bread.     
Answer: (a) in; (b) peace; (c) with; (d) respect; (e) likings; (f) dislikings; (g) a; (h) at; (i) of; (j) earn

                         Preposition, Article, Parts of Speech Worksheet-4.10

1.     Fill in the blanks with suitable words


Scientists have (a) — reported that the surface ice caps are (b) —. This is due to a rise (c) — atmospheric temperature known (d) — the greenhouse effect. According to the scientists, carbon dioxide is primarily responsible (e) — temperature rise in (f) —. The carbon dioxide is high (g) — coal and oil (h) — burnt. The gas is accumulating in the atmosphere and (i) — temperature to rise. As a result, the polar ice In the North and South poles ( j) — melting.

2.    Fill in the blanks with suitable words


An early (a) — can enjoy (b) — fresh air and oxygen (c) — the morning which refreshes both his body and mind. Moreover, he can finish his work early and as such he finds enough time to (d) — his work properly. (e) — the other hand, too much sleep makes (f) — man dull and lazy. A man who gets up late, wastes a lot of time (g) — sleep and idleness. He does not utilize time (h) — doing his work properly. So, everyone should make (i) — habit of early (j) —.


3.    Fill in the blanks with suitable words


A man of (a) — is respected always (b) — after his death for his (c) —. He is an (d)— person who devotes himself with a view to (e) — education in the society. He always (f) — people how to (g)— between right and wrong. (h) — fact, he is the authentic person (i) — world should (j)—.

 

4.    Fill in the blanks with suitable words


Robert Bruce was a famous king of Scotland. England was a great (a)---- of his kingdom. So was driven (b) — from his kingdom by the English. For this, he had to fight against (c) - English for the defence of his country and (d) — men. But he was (e)--- unfortunate fellow. He fought (f) — his kingdom several times but every time he was defeated. So, he was (g) —despair. One day while (h) — in a lonely cave, an incident drew his attention. He saw that a spider was trying to reach its target. Six times it tried and every time it failed. But it did not give (i) — its hope and finally at the seventh time, it was successful (j)— its attempt.

5.    
Fill in the blanks with suitable words


Truthfulness means the (a) of speaking (b) — truth. Truthfulness is (c) of the greatest virtues in manes life. The true (d) — and prosperity of man entirely depends (e) — it. It ennobles ones character (f) — gives one a high position in society. It may not make one rich (g) — brings peace of mind. All religions teach us to be (h) —. By dint (i) — truthfulness al can shine in life. It may lead the (j) — world to peace and prosperity.

6.    
Fill in the blanks with suitable words


Man’s dignity depends (a) — his works. Man is a social (b) — on the earth. He should not be irrational. He is (C) — work for others. He should not be (d) — if he is blue blood. He should be (e) — to help any class of men. The man whom he is helping may be (f) — to him by birth but he should not (g) — that all are equal. He has the same blood and (h) — as the above (i) -----man. So, we should sacrifice our lives for other’s (j) —.


7.    Fill in the blanks with suitable words


Email has brought about (a) — revolution in modem communication. Messages can transmitted (b) — one country to another within (c) — few seconds. It is far cheaper than telephone calls. Trade (d) — commerce has become greatly dependent (e) — this speedy more of communication. It has, however, not reached everyone, specially (I) — developing countries like ours, as most (g) — the people cannot afford to have (h) — personal computer. But most (i) — the people have started using commercially operated email (j) — important purposes.

8.    
Fill in the blanks with suitable words


Man is the supreme creation of Allah. He is different from other animals because he (a) — more IQ than they. He can (b) — between right and wrong because of his (c) —. He can (d) — himself from (e) — any harmful deed. He can (f) — himself for his (g) —. But sometimes, he acts out of (h) — and it brings (i) — to him. So he should apply his (j)— consciously.


9.    Fill in the blanks with suitable words


A teacher is (a) — architect of a nation. He plays (b) — important role in building up an (c)----nation. He dispels the (d) — of Ignorance from the lot of a nation. He is (e) — actor, so to speak He has to suit his act according (f — the need (g) his audience which is his class He able to hold the attention and interest of his students. He is a clear speaker (h)----- good. Strong pleasing voice which is under his control. He does not sit motionless ii) his class. He makes lessons interesting (j) — the students.

10.    
Fill in the blanks with suitable words


In every walk (a) — life, discipline is a must. As soon as (b) — man loses uniformity (c) — nature at large, his life is bound to be full of unhappiness and uneasiness. Everything in (d) — universe moves in (e) — disciplined way. From (f) — sun down to the smallest creature everything (g) — a disciplined life. Discipline is mostly needed (h) — early life. A child whose habits are (i) ---can gain honour in every field of life. His future will be blessed (j)--- peace and happiness.

11.    
Fill in the blanks with suitable words


Modem life (a)— much on transport. We can very well( b) —how important transport is when is (c) — calamities or during socio-political crisis. In fact, transport has made (d) ---for us to reach places previously (el —. It has (f) — helped the flourishment of trace and, commerce and to (g) — new knowledge and Ideas. (h) —, transport has (i)--- friendship  and understanding among nations and peoples( J) — the globe.


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12.    
Fill in the blanks with suitable words


Trees are very useful (a) — man. They (b)— the rich top soil from being (c) away by rainwater and floods. We see trees being (d) — along mountain slopes, on the roadsides. parks and gardens. Trees (e) — us in many ways by (f) — their fruits, flowers, leaves, bark timber and every other things. They provide (g) — to birds and animals. They (h)---- in carbon dioxide and (i) — oxygen. As we know, by now man must 0) — oxygen and exhale carbon dioxide
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13.    Fill in the blanks with suitable words


Books are mar’s best companions (a) — life. You may have very good friends (b) you may not get them. (c) — the time of need. They may not behave gently id) — you. One or two may prove (e) — betrayers and do you much (f) —. But books are always there (g) — you. Some books may (h)— you laugh, some books may give you much pleasure and some again may provide you (i) — new knowledge and new ideas. They remain your friends ( j) — your life.

14.    
Fill in the blanks with suitable words


Language (a) — a very Important role in the lives of human beings. We use language from the (b) ---we wake up in the morning (c) — we go to bed at night. We use language (d) — different purposes. We use language to (e) — our ideas, thoughts and, feelings, ‘to (f) — our message or to pass (g) — information to others. In short, language is (h) — present in our activities. It is( i) — inseparable part of (j) — we are, what we do and believe.

15.    
Fill in the blanks with suitable words


We can’t ignore the (a) — of money. To execute (b) — scheme of life, we need money. It (c) — our worldly peace and prosperity. We can enjoy our life well (d) — we have enough money. Without money our life will [e) — deplorable and lamentable. But (I) — money is not easy for all. Ability as well as skill is g) — to earn money. Again our peace and prosperity depend (h) — the proper utilization of money. Spending money (i) — an illegal way can lead us (j)—the path of destruction and downfall. So we should be aware of spending money.

16.    Fill in the blanks with suitable words


Education is (a) — backbone of a nation. A nation cannot make progress, if (b) — large section of her people (c) — illiterate. Illiteracy is a cut-se. It hinders all the development works of a country. Illiteracy has become a serious problem (d) — our country. Again, primary education is (e) — foundation (f) — basic education. Without giving basic education (g) ---our children we cannot be an enlightened nation. So, everybody should send his children (h). — primary schools. Our government has undertaken some steps to wipe out illiteracy. That is why, the Govt. has (i) — the primary education free and compulsory (j) — all.

17.    Fill in the blanks with suitable words
Most of our young learners are often indulged (a) — surfing Internet and keep themselves (b) — in facebooking and twittering. In this way, they just (c) — away their time. Though this involvement somehow (d) — to develop their skill of using Internet. it kills their valuable time which is supposed to (e) — spent for their studies, for games and sports, for other activities related — the development of (g) — social skills. So, there should have (h) — limited access (i) — Internet browsing and some sort (j) — prohibition in using internet for the young students.

18.    Fill in the blanks with suitable words
Education is one of the basic (a) ---- of a human and is (b) ---- for every kind of development. It (c) — us to make right choices in life. It (d) — our ability to raise crops, (e) — food, protect the environment and (f) — out our social responsibilities. It provides us (g) — an enlightened (h)---- about things. But education has to be (i) —. It is not (j) — adopting degrees from schools, colleges and universities. It is something more lasting, more humane.

19.    Fill in the blanks with suitable words
Good manners form (a) —important part of our education. Our education (b) — incomplete if we don’t learn good manners. In our behaviour (c) — others we must (d) — proper respect for them. We should have (e) — sense of fitness in our (f) — with others. We should show respect to our (g) —. It is necessary for (h) — disciplined society. Good manners cost us (i) —. So, good manners should be a part (j) — our nature.


20.    Fill in the blanks with suitable words


Tolerance is one of the best (a) — of man. Every conscious man should (b) — this great quality. In human society, one person (c) — not like another person. One may have grudge (d) — the other. (e) — he must show tolerance to live (f) — in the society. A man (g) — of tolerance makes his problems himself. A (h) — man can solve his problems step by step and (i)---- in the long run. So, we should not be (j) — whatever the situation is.

21.    Fill in the blanks with suitable words


The proper way of study involves (a) — and proper understanding. In order to get (b) — from study, we should read (c) —. We should not study only for the (d) — of passing examination. We should take genuine (e) — of our studies so that we can (f) — what we (g) ---This will give us (h) — and wisdom and (i) — the horizon of our outlook. We should therefore study not only for immediate gains but also for (j) — the wealth of our mind.


22.    Fill in the blanks with suitable words


Trees are (a) — to man in many ways. They provide us (b) — oxygen without which we cannot live more than a few minutes. They supply us with (c) — and food, give us shade and help to (d) — drought and (e) —. Unfortunately, cannot realize the importance of trees. We cut them (f) — in large numbers. (g) — it is a suicidal (h) —. If we do not (i)---- such acts soon, our country will, no doubt, turn into a (j) —.

23.    
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A flower is (a) — best creation of nature. It is a symbol of (b) — and beauty. It (c) — us pleasure. There is nobody but (d) — flower. But it is a matter of (e) — that a flower does not last (f) —. It blooms in the morning and (g) — away very soon. Nowadays flowers are (h) — in our country commercially. Many people earn their livelihood by flower (i) —. At present flower cultivation is (j) —.


24.    Fill in the blanks with suitable words


Education (a) — our ignorance and gives us the (b) — of knowledge. (c)---- respect of (d)-- education, there should be no discrimination (e) — man and woman. Education is one of the (f) — rights. If we deprive women (g) — the right of education, almost half of our population will remain (h) — darkness. No (i) — can be brought about (j) — the participation of women.

25.    Fill in the blanks with suitable words


Computer was not invented (a) —. It (b) — time and hard labour to invent computer. Many (c) — of science worked hard for years (d) —and finally came out (e) —. In fact, computer cannot work all (f) — itself. It works on the (g) — of the command (h) — by the (i)---- It is used in our daily life for a number of (j) —.


26.    Fill in the blanks with suitable words


Anger is one of (a) — six passions. It is (b) — to any man’s life. In fact it is (c) — offence. So we should not be angry (d) — anybody (e) — anything. Anger brings (f) — man down (g) — the level of beast. We must stay away (h) — it. We should (i) — let anger to absorb (j) — us.

27.    Fill in the blanks with suitable words


Afforestation means planting or preserving trees. It is (a) — opposite to deforestation. Trees and plants are part and parcel (b) — the environment. Ecology (c) — depends on them. The country will (d) — into a desert unless there are trees. The trees help to protect the Soil (e) — erosion. Flood cannot affect those areas (f) — with trees. Storm cannot (g) — its force (h) — the places where there are trees. So we should (i) — our fallow land for (j) ---— benefit of our life.

 

28.    Fill in the blanks with suitable words


Time and tide wait (a) — none. None can call it back. (b) — man can get back his (c) ----- money and health but cannot get back his lost time. Time (d) — lost is lost forever. So we should make (e) — best use of our time. We must do our work (f) — time. If we put off our work (g) — tomorrow, we may not get time to do it at all. There are some people who pass time (h) — nothing. They cannot prosper (i)— life. They have to depend (j) — others.

29.    Fill in the blanks with suitable words


Honesty is (a) — great virtue. (b) — man who possesses it is said to be (c) —. He is respected (d) — all and hated by (e) —. Even a dishonest man can’t (f) — respect him Endowed with (g) — clear conscience, he enjoys .peace of mind. Though he suffers (h) — times he succeeds ( i) — the long run and becomes happy. Bangladesh needs honest & hard-working people (j) ---- her overall development.

 

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