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     With Clues

Rules of With Clues/Without Clues

                          With Clues Worksheet-A
1.      Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. Use the right from of the verbs if needed. There are more words than necessary.                                                                                                                                      
came    asked    Edge    looked    orchard    during
gave    safe    Went    mangoe    picked    lived
Once upon a time there (a) ----- a poor man called Suruj Ali. He (b) ----- after a large mango orchard. Hamidur Rahman was the owner of the orchard. One day some of Hamidur Rahmans friends (c) ----- to visit him. It was (d) ------- the summer season when the mangoes were ripe. So Hamidur Rahman (e) ------- Suruj Ali to pick some of the ripe (f) ---- for his friends. Suruj Ali (g) ----- to the (h) ----- and (i) ----some nice large mangoes. Then he (j) ----- them to his master.
2.    Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. Use the right from of the verbs if needed. There are more words than necessary.                                                                                                                                      
were    sit    hold    as    at    did
cast    feel    follow    into        
Hans (a)---- excited but nervous (b)---- he walked (c)--- Frankel’s library.The small metal object and the book (d)--- still there on Frankel’s desk.Hans (e)-- down and looked (f)---- the book .Then he (g)--- the metal object and (h)--- the instructions carefully. It was not easy to (i) ----the spell,but he (j)--- his best. 
3.    Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. Use the right from of the verbs if needed. There are more words than necessary.                                                                                                                                      
forge    bellows    stood    see    looked    were
laughing    pulled    walked    bright    back    together
Mr Ahmed and the boys (a) ------ up to the smithy and (b) ----- in. Inside the hutst were two blacksmiths. They were working (c) ----- in front of their (d) ------. They could also (e) -- a young boyof about their own age. He was helping the two blacksmiths. He (f) ---a small metal chain. When he pulled it, the (g) --- blew. Mr Ahmed and his students could see the large bellows at the (h) --- of the smithy. And in front of the bellows (i) --- the forge. Though the two blacksmiths were small, their muscles (j) ---- as strong as iron.
4.    Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. Use the right from of the verbs if needed. There are more words than necessary.                                                                                                                                       
alert    lay    over    fell    recognised    into
hospitalize    into    wiping    unconscious    walked    informed
Mrs Siddiqua Murshed, Rinas grandmother got an accident near the college pond. She (a) ---- down and hurt hershelf. When Anwar and Kashem were walking home together, they noticed a small crowd near the college pond. Without making any delay, the two boys walked quickly (b) ----- to the crowd of people. Anwar (c) --- her. She was no other than Rinas grandmother. Anwar ran off and soon reached Rinas house. Rinas mother was (d) ---- of the accident. Taking down a note to Rina, she and Anwar (e) ---- quickly up the road towards the college pond together. They arrived at the college pond and Mrs Rahena Salam saw her mother still lying (f) ----- on the ground. She (g) - on her side with Kasem and a lady kneeling beside her. The lady was (h) ----- Mrs Siddiqua Moursheds forehead with a cool damp cloth. They decided to (i) ------ her immediately. Anwar somehow managed a push-cart and Mrs Salam, Kashem and Anwar gently lifted Mrs Murshed (j) ------ it.

5.    Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. Use the right from of the verbs if needed. There are more words than necessary.                                                                                                                                      
able    helping    visit    grateful    learn    about
All    true    being    like        
“While I was (a) ---- taken to the hospital, my granddaughter, Rina, looked after her young brother, Tunu, (b) ---- by herself. Then, when she and Luna came to (c) ---- me in hospital, she told a story to me. Its (d) ----- a very responsibal young person (e) ---------- herself, and its (f) ----------. After lunch, you’ll be (g) ---------- to hear Rinas story for yourselves. I think we can all (h) ---------- a lot from interesting stories like that. “I’m very (i) ---------- to all you young people for (j) ---------- me to recover from my accident so quickly.”

6.    Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. Use the right from of the verbs if needed. There are more words than necessary.                                                                                                                                     
grow    snow    cover    off    inside    grow
bare    finish    out    hard    outside    window
After sometime, the warm sunny days (a)…..Then the winter season came and the weather in Greece (b)….cold. The soft earth became (c)….and nothing could (d)……The leaves dropped (e)…..the trees and the countryside looked (f)….and grey. Then it started (g)….and the fields were covered in soft white snow. Mr Ant stayed (h)… his house. Through his (i)….he looked at the trees and the white fields (j)….in snow. 
7.    Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. Use the right from of the verbs if needed. There are more words than necessary.                                                                                                                                      
garden    shop    asked    talking    discussion    teacher
make    used    looked    with    against    over
The next day class 8 had (a)----with their general science (b)…..,Mr Anis Ahmed. “We‘ve been (c)….with our new student, Anwar, Sir,” said Kashem. “In his old school, they (d)…..the profit from their school (e)…..to make a school garden. We also (f)….a profit from our school shop and we have enough land in our school to make a (g)…..” Mr Ahmed (h)…out of the classroom widow. “Do you want to use that piece of land (i)….there?” (j)----Mr Ahmed.

8.    Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. Use the right from of the verbs if needed. There are more words than necessary.                                                                                                                                       
bellows    complecated    smithy    cast    hard    spell
heat    instruments    example    rather    bellows    was
At the side of the laboratory (a) ---------- Frankels libray. In the laboratory, Frankel and Hans worked (b) ---------- together. Hans thought that the laboratory was (c) ---------- like a (d) ----------. For (e) ---------- they sometimes used chains, (f) ---------- and a forge to (g) ---------- and mix different kinds of metals. But the work was more (h) ---------- than a blacksmiths. They used their (i) ---------- to make spells, not spades and hoes. Frankel, however, did not (j) ---------- his spells in the labortary.
9.    Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. Use the right from of the verbs if needed. There are more words than necessary.                                                                                                                                      
gave    was    chosen    is    were    hot    given    chose
started    dug    stood    flooded                
A piece of land was (a) ---to the class 8 students. It (b) -----about twelve metres long and six metres wide. The Headmaster (c) ----it to them. He and Mr Ahmed (d) ------ it. It was (e)----for three reasons. It (f)….near the school’s well, was always sunny and during the rainy season never (g)------.That (h)----why it was suitable. So, when all the tools (i)….made, the students (j)…to work.
10.    Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. Use the right from of the verbs if needed. There are more words than necessary.                                                                                                                                  
about    quickly    better    Bent    round    
inside    best    broken    heard    upset    
Rina stood up (a)---and looked down at the paper bag. It was broken and something inside was making damp. Rina (b)----down and carefully looked (c)—the paper bag. All her lovely eggs were (d)-----! She felt sad. She felt so (e)—that she started to cry. Suddenly she (f)----a voice. It was her (g)---friend. Luna put her hand(h)----Rina’s shoulders and soon Rina felt (i)---.Then they walked to school together and Rina told her (j)---the accident.
11.    Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. There are more words than necessary.       
Leaves    fell    strong    stopped    admired    boats
Stored    before    quietly    Leisure    happily    for
While Mr Ant worked on his farm, Mr Grasshopper sang (a)---in the warm sun. And when he (b)---,he sat and (c)---the beautiful countryside all around him. He looked at the (d)---on the trees,the green fields and the fishermen’s (e)---on the sea. Then Mr. Grasshopper (f)---asleep. While Mr Grassopher slept (g)----in his chair, Mr Ant continued to work on his farm.(h)---many days, weeks and months, he was busy in his fields. And as soon as his crops were ready,he (i)----the grain in his granary. So while Mr Grassopher enjoyed his (j)----,Mr Ant worked hard from morning until night.
12.    Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. Use the right from of the verbs if needed. There are more words than necessary.                                                                                                                                      
into    Happen    Ones    queit    celebration    all
see    tell    decide    Show        
After lunch, Rina told her story to everyone. She liked to (a) ------ stories and could tell very good (b) ------. Everyone sat (c) ------- and listened to her. “This is a true story. It really (d) -------,” Rina explained. “I (e) ------- thye story in a letter to a newspaper. My friends mother (f) -------- it to me. I liked the letter so much that I (g) ------- to make it (h) ------ a story.” First she told the story to tunu and her grandmother. Now she is telling it to (i) -------- her family and friends at her grandmothers (j) --------.

13.    Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. Use the right from of the verbs if needed. There are more words than necessary.                                                                                                                                      
exist    hard    summer    during    plenty    used
think    about    future    agreed    nature    really
Mr Grasshopper didn’t like to work (a)-----the lovely hot (b)----days. “It’s (c)---not necessary,” he told Mr Ant. “Why do you work so (d)----when there is (e)---of food to eat?” Mr Grasshopper asked him. “There is plenty of food now” (f)-----Mr Ant. “But what (g)----the future?” “Oh, the (h)----! exclaimed Mr Grasshopper. “Why do you (i)----about the future. Mr Ant? It really does not (j)----!” 
14.    Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. Use the right from of the verbs if needed. There are more words than necessary.                                                                                                                                      
tell    ask    problem    reply    sunny    tree
shade    well    worry    garden    green    bit
One (a)---- morning, Mr Anis Ahmed and his class 8 students were looking at the tender (b)---- plants in their school (c)-----. “They’re growing very(d)----,” said Mr Anis Ahmed. “But I’m a bit (e)--- about them. “Why? (f)--- Shahid. “What’s the (g)---?” “Well,” Mr Anis Ahmed (h)----. Come and sit in the (i)---- of this tree and I’ll (j)--- you.”
15.    Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. Use the right from of the verbs if needed. There are more words than necessary.                                                                                                                                      
grateful    invited    celebration    again    about    
more    returned    thought    feeling    parents    
Mrs Murshed (a)----home after (b)—a week.She was (c)---strong (d)---after a few days(e)---.Then she (f)----about a (g)---for the students.She was really (h)---to them.For this,she (i)---Rina,her friends and their (j)---.
16.    Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. Use the right from of the verbs if needed. There are more words than necessary.                                                                                                                                      
planned    happy    family    grateful    to    vegetables
some    admitted    this    gave        
Mr Ahmed (a)---some (b)---for Rina’s grandmother.She was (c)----in Nurpur Hospital.Rina’s (d)---was (e)---to Mr Ahmed.For (f)---Mrs Salam (g)---to give Mr Ahmed (h)---eggs.Rina was (i)---to give the eggs (j)----Mr Ahmed. 
17.    Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. Use the right from of the verbs if needed. There are more words than necessary.                                                                                                                                      
helped    grateful    classmates    story    taken
are    about    take    hospital    young
Rina’s grandmother was (a)----to hospital.She would (b)—there for (c)---a week.Anwar and Kashem (d)----Rina’s (e)---.They (f)----her mother to (g)---her grandmother to the (h)---.Rina’s family was (i)----to the (j)---people.
18.    Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. Use the right from of the verbs if needed. There are more words than necessary.                                                                                                                                      
decide    be    situate    live    face    use
dislike    settle    take    leave        
There (a)----a young man,named Ruplal who (b)---with his family in a small village(c)—near a jungle.Though the farm was beautiful,he (d)---many problems there.He (e)---the place because the people of the place (f)—to quarrel always.So he (g)—to leave his village and (h)—in the jungle,Finally he (i)—his village (j)---necessary things with him. 

19.    Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. Use the right from of the verbs if needed. There are more words than necessary.     10                                                                                                                                 
embarrassed    wanted    call    house    called
visitors    home    read    company    moment
One day Anwar kept (a)----in his reading room.Then some (b)---came to their (c)----to see his father.But at that (d)----his father was not at (e)----.His mother (f)---to go out to find and (g)---his father home.So she (h)—Anwar and told him to give (i)---to the visitors.But Anwar felt (j)---in the midst of the grown up people.
20.    Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. Use the right from of the verbs if needed. There are more words than necessary.                                                                                                                                      
feel    arrive    by    recover    like    start
short    with    come    as    sense    grateful
Half an hour later the (a)---of Anwar and Kashem,the celebration (b)---.The function started (c)----the speech of Mrs Murshed.In her (d)----speech,she thanked everyone for (e)---to the party.She said that she (f)---for the help of the young people (g)—Anwar and Kashem.She (h)---proud for their (i)---of responsibility.She was also (j)---to them.
21.    Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. Use the right from of the verbs if needed. There are more words than necessary.                                                                                                                                      
went    come    down    gave    take    flew
right    spoke    about    introduced    explained    found
I think I (a)----to you on the telephone (b)----20 minutes ago. “Yes,that’s (c)---,”said Rafiq. “Please (d)----in.” So Mrs Green (e)---in and sat (f)---.Then Rafiq (g)---Salma to Mrs Green. “This is my younger sister,Salma,”he (h)---“Salma(i)—your bag in the road and brought it here.” Salma (j)---Mrs Green the bag.
22.    Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. Use the right from of the verbs if needed. There are more words than necessary.                                                                                                                                       
start    go    ask    bring    eat    sweet
orchard    master    mangoes    with        
Suruj Ali (a)-----to the orchard and carefully picked some nice,large (b)----.Then he gave them to (c)---when Hamidur Rahman and his friends (d)----eating them.Hamidur Rahman said, “These mangoes don’t taste (e)----.They’re sour! How can we (f)---them?” So he called Suruj Ali back and (g)----him to take the sour mangoes away and (h)---some sweer ones from his (i)----.Suruj Ali came soon (i)---some ripe mangoes.
23.      Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. Use the right from of the verbs if needed. There are more words than necessary.                                                                                                                                      
perform    be    appoint    name    own    entertain
pick    tell    invite    call        
Once there (a)----a rich man.He (b)----a big mango orchard.He (c)---a caretaker (d)---Suruj Ali.He (e)---his job sincerely.One day the rich man (f)---some of his friends to his house.He wanted to (g)---them with sweet mangoes.He (h)—the caretaker and (i)---him to bring some sweet mangoes for the guests.Accordingly Suruj Ali (j)---some mangoes for them.

24.      Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. Use the right from of the verbs if needed. There are more words than necessary.                                                                                                                                      
near    sight    Student    inhabitant    returning
picked    something    should    take    thought
Salma was a (a)----of class 8.She was an (b)---of Dhaka city.One day she was (c)---home.On the way,(d)---came in her(e)---.She went (f)---the bag.She thought not to (g)—it.But again she (h)---that she (i)---take it.Then she (j)---it and took home.
25.      Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. Use the right from of the verbs if needed. There are more words than necessary.                                                                                                                                      
happy    asked    pale    moment    talking
why    tired    see    mother    arrive
Rina’s mother was (a)---to her (b)----.At that (c)---,Rina and Luna (d)---there.Grandmother was (e)----to (f)---the girls.Grandmother(g)---Rina(h)---she was looking so (i)----why she was looking so (j)---.
26.      Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. Use the right from of the verbs if needed. There are more words than necessary.                                                                                                                                      
green    very    kind    went    holiday    wanted
some    put    asked    you    explained    replied
“Would you like (a)----tea?” Salma asked Mrs. (b)--. “Oh,yes please.” (c)---Mrs Green, “That’s very (d)---of you.” “My husband and I are on (e)---in Bangladesh”she (f)---. “This morning we (g)---to go to the bank.We (h)—in a rickshaw.But it was (i)—small.I (j)---my bag behind it. 

 

 

 


                 With Clues Worksheet-A   Answer

1.      Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. Use the right from of the verbs if needed. There are more words than necessary.                                                                                                                                      
came    asked    Edge    looked    orchard    during

gave    safe    Went    mangoe    picked    lived
Once upon a time there (a) ----- a poor man called Suruj Ali. He (b) ----- after a large mango orchard. Hamidur Rahman was the owner of the orchard. One day some of Hamidur Rahmans friends (c) ----- to visit him. It was (d) ------- the summer season when the mangoes were ripe. So Hamidur Rahman (e) ------- Suruj Ali to pick some of the ripe (f) ---- for his friends. Suruj Ali (g) ----- to the (h) ----- and (i) ----some nice large mangoes. Then he (j) ----- them to his master.
Answer: (a) lived (b) looked (c) came (d) during (e) asked (f) mangoes (g) went (h) orchard (i) picked (j) gave
2.    Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. Use the right from of the verbs if needed. There are more words than necessary.                                                                                                                                      
were    sit    hold    as    at    did
cast    feel    follow    into        
Hans (a)---- excited but nervous (b)---- he walked (c)--- Frankel’s library.The small metal object and the book (d)--- still there on Frankel’s desk.Hans (e)-- down and looked (f)---- the book .Then he (g)--- the metal object and (h)--- the instructions carefully. It was not easy to (i) ----the spell,but he (j)--- his best. 
Answer: (a) felt (b) as (c) onto (d) were (e) sat (f) at (g) held (h) followed (i) cast(j) did
3.    Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. Use the right from of the verbs if needed. There are more words than necessary.                                                                                                                                      
forge    bellows    stood    see    looked    were
laughing    pulled    walked    bright    back    together
Mr Ahmed and the boys (a) ------ up to the smithy and (b) ----- in. Inside the hutst were two blacksmiths. They were working (c) ----- in front of their (d) ------. They could also (e) -- a young boyof about their own age. He was helping the two blacksmiths. He (f) ---a small metal chain. When he pulled it, the (g) --- blew. Mr Ahmed and his students could see the large bellows at the (h) --- of the smithy. And in front of the bellows (i) --- the forge. Though the two blacksmiths were small, their muscles (j) ---- as strong as iron.
Answer: (a) walked (b) looked (c) together (d) forge (e) see (f) pulled (g) bellows (h) back (i) stood (j) were
4.    Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. Use the right from of the verbs if needed. There are more words than necessary.                                                                                                                                       
alert    lay    over    fell    recognised    into
hospitalize    into    wiping    unconscious    walked    informed
Mrs Siddiqua Murshed, Rinas grandmother got an accident near the college pond. She (a) ---- down and hurt hershelf. When Anwar and Kashem were walking home together, they noticed a small crowd near the college pond. Without making any delay, the two boys walked quickly (b) ----- to the crowd of people. Anwar (c) --- her. She was no other than Rinas grandmother. Anwar ran off and soon reached Rinas house. Rinas mother was (d) ---- of the accident. Taking down a note to Rina, she and Anwar (e) ---- quickly up the road towards the college pond together. They arrived at the college pond and Mrs Rahena Salam saw her mother still lying (f) ----- on the ground. She (g) - on her side with Kasem and a lady kneeling beside her. The lady was (h) ----- Mrs Siddiqua Moursheds forehead with a cool damp cloth. They decided to (i) ------ her immediately. Anwar somehow managed a push-cart and Mrs Salam, Kashem and Anwar gently lifted Mrs Murshed (j) ------ it.
Answer: (a) fell (b) over (c) recognised (d) informed (e) walked (f) unconscious (g) lay (h) wiping (i) hospitalized (j) onto

5.    Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. Use the right from of the verbs if needed. There are more words than necessary.                                                                                                                                      
able    helping    visit    grateful    learn    about
All    true    being    like        
“While I was (a) ---- taken to the hospital, my granddaughter, Rina, looked after her young brother, Tunu, (b) ---- by herself. Then, when she and Luna came to (c) ---- me in hospital, she told a story to me. Its (d) ----- a very responsibal young person (e) ---------- herself, and its (f) ----------. After lunch, you’ll be (g) ---------- to hear Rinas story for yourselves. I think we can all (h) ---------- a lot from interesting stories like that. “I’m very (i) ---------- to all you young people for (j) ---------- me to recover from my accident so quickly.”
Answer: (a) being (b) all (c) visit (d) about (e) like (f) true (g) able (h) learn (i) grateful (j) helping

6.    Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. Use the right from of the verbs if needed. There are more words than necessary.                                                                                                                                     
grow    snow    cover    off    inside    grow
bare    finish    out    hard    outside    window
After sometime, the warm sunny days (a)…..Then the winter season came and the weather in Greece (b)….cold. The soft earth became (c)….and nothing could (d)……The leaves dropped (e)…..the trees and the countryside looked (f)….and grey. Then it started (g)….and the fields were covered in soft white snow. Mr Ant stayed (h)… his house. Through his (i)….he looked at the trees and the white fields (j)….in snow. 
Answer(a) finished (b) grew (c) hard (d) grow (e) off (f) bare (g) snowing (h) inside (i) windows (j) covered
7.    Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. Use the right from of the verbs if needed. There are more words than necessary.                                                                                                                                      
garden    shop    asked    talking    discussion    teacher
make    used    looked    with    against    over
The next day class 8 had (a)----with their general science (b)…..,Mr Anis Ahmed. “We‘ve been (c)….with our new student, Anwar, Sir,” said Kashem. “In his old school, they (d)…..the profit from their school (e)…..to make a school garden. We also (f)….a profit from our school shop and we have enough land in our school to make a (g)…..” Mr Ahmed (h)…out of the classroom widow. “Do you want to use that piece of land (i)….there?” (j)----Mr Ahmed.
Answer: (a) discussion (b) teacher (c) talking (d) used (e) shop (f) make (g) garden (h) looked (i) over (j) asked

8.    Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. Use the right from of the verbs if needed. There are more words than necessary.                                                                                                                                       
bellows    complecated    smithy    cast    hard    spell
heat    instruments    example    rather    bellows    was
At the side of the laboratory (a) ---------- Frankels libray. In the laboratory, Frankel and Hans worked (b) ---------- together. Hans thought that the laboratory was (c) ---------- like a (d) ----------. For (e) ---------- they sometimes used chains, (f) ---------- and a forge to (g) ---------- and mix different kinds of metals. But the work was more (h) ---------- than a blacksmiths. They used their (i) ---------- to make spells, not spades and hoes. Frankel, however, did not (j) ---------- his spells in the labortary.
Answer (a) was (b) hard (c) rather (d) smithy (e) example (f) bellows (g) heat (h) complicated (i) instruments (j) cast
9.    Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. Use the right from of the verbs if needed. There are more words than necessary.                                                                                                                                      
gave    was    chosen    is    were    hot    given    chose
started    dug    stood    flooded                
A piece of land was (a) ---to the class 8 students. It (b) -----about twelve metres long and six metres wide. The Headmaster (c) ----it to them. He and Mr Ahmed (d) ------ it. It was (e)----for three reasons. It (f)….near the school’s well, was always sunny and during the rainy season never (g)------.That (h)----why it was suitable. So, when all the tools (i)….made, the students (j)…to work.
Answer: (a)given (b) was (c) gave (d) chose (e) chosen (f) stood (g) flooded (h) is (i)were (j) started
10.    Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. Use the right from of the verbs if needed. There are more words than necessary.                                                                                                                                  
about    quickly    better    Bent    round    
inside    best    broken    heard    upset    
Rina stood up (a)---and looked down at the paper bag. It was broken and something inside was making damp. Rina (b)----down and carefully looked (c)—the paper bag. All her lovely eggs were (d)-----! She felt sad. She felt so (e)—that she started to cry. Suddenly she (f)----a voice. It was her (g)---friend. Luna put her hand(h)----Rina’s shoulders and soon Rina felt (i)---.Then they walked to school together and Rina told her (j)---the accident.
Answer: (a) quickly (b) bent (c) inside (d) broken (e) upset (f) heard (g) best (h) round (i) better (j) about
11.    Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. There are more words than necessary.       
Leaves    fell    strong    stopped    admired    boats
Stored    before    quietly    Leisure    happily    for
While Mr Ant worked on his farm, Mr Grasshopper sang (a)---in the warm sun. And when he (b)---,he sat and (c)---the beautiful countryside all around him. He looked at the (d)---on the trees,the green fields and the fishermen’s (e)---on the sea. Then Mr. Grasshopper (f)---asleep. While Mr Grassopher slept (g)----in his chair, Mr Ant continued to work on his farm.(h)---many days, weeks and months, he was busy in his fields. And as soon as his crops were ready,he (i)----the grain in his granary. So while Mr Grassopher enjoyed his (j)----,Mr Ant worked hard from morning until night.
Answer: (a) happily (b) stopped (c) admired (d) leaves (e) boats (f) fell (g) quietly (h) for (i) stored (j) leisure
12.    Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. Use the right from of the verbs if needed. There are more words than necessary.                                                                                                                                      
into    Happen    Ones    queit    celebration    all
see    tell    decide    Show        
After lunch, Rina told her story to everyone. She liked to (a) ------ stories and could tell very good (b) ------. Everyone sat (c) ------- and listened to her. “This is a true story. It really (d) -------,” Rina explained. “I (e) ------- thye story in a letter to a newspaper. My friends mother (f) -------- it to me. I liked the letter so much that I (g) ------- to make it (h) ------ a story.” First she told the story to tunu and her grandmother. Now she is telling it to (i) -------- her family and friends at her grandmothers (j) --------.
Answer : (a) tell (b) ones (c) quietly (d) happened (e) saw (f) showed (g) decided (h) into (i) all (j) celebration


13.    Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. Use the right from of the verbs if needed. There are more words than necessary.                                                                                                                                      
exist    hard    summer    during    plenty    used
think    about    future    agreed    nature    really
Mr Grasshopper didn’t like to work (a)-----the lovely hot (b)----days. “It’s (c)---not necessary,” he told Mr Ant. “Why do you work so (d)----when there is (e)---of food to eat?” Mr Grasshopper asked him. “There is plenty of food now” (f)-----Mr Ant. “But what (g)----the future?” “Oh, the (h)----! exclaimed Mr Grasshopper. “Why do you (i)----about the future. Mr Ant? It really does not (j)----!” 
Answer:(a) during (b) summer (c) really (d) hard (e) plenty (f) agreed (g) about (h) future (i) care (j) exist
14.    Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. Use the right from of the verbs if needed. There are more words than necessary.                                                                                                                                      
tell    ask    problem    reply    sunny    tree
shade    well    worry    garden    green    bit
One (a)---- morning, Mr Anis Ahmed and his class 8 students were looking at the tender (b)---- plants in their school (c)-----. “They’re growing very(d)----,” said Mr Anis Ahmed. “But I’m a bit (e)--- about them. “Why? (f)--- Shahid. “What’s the (g)---?” “Well,” Mr Anis Ahmed (h)----. Come and sit in the (i)---- of this tree and I’ll (j)--- you.”
Answer (a) sunny (b) green (c) garden (d) well (e) worried (f) asked (g) problem (h) replied (i) shade (j) tell
15.    Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. Use the right from of the verbs if needed. There are more words than necessary.                                                                                                                                      
grateful    invited    celebration    again    about    
more    returned    thought    feeling    parents    
Mrs Murshed (a)----home after (b)—a week.She was (c)---strong (d)---after a few days(e)---.Then she (f)----about a (g)---for the students.She was really (h)---to them.For this,she (i)---Rina,her friends and their (j)---.
Answer: (a) returned (b) about (c) feeling (d) again (e) more (f) though (g) parts (h) grateful (i) invited (j) parents
16.    Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. Use the right from of the verbs if needed. There are more words than necessary.                                                                                                                                      
planned    happy    family    grateful    to    vegetables
some    admitted    this    gave        
Mr Ahmed (a)---some (b)---for Rina’s grandmother.She was (c)----in Nurpur Hospital.Rina’s (d)---was (e)---to Mr Ahmed.For (f)---Mrs Salam (g)---to give Mr Ahmed (h)---eggs.Rina was (i)---to give the eggs (j)----Mr Ahmed. 
Answer: (a) gave (b) vegetables (c) admitted (d) family (e) grateful (f) this (g) planed (h) some (i) happy (j) to
17.    Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. Use the right from of the verbs if needed. There are more words than necessary.                                                                                                                                      
helped    grateful    classmates    story    taken
are    about    take    hospital    young
Rina’s grandmother was (a)----to hospital.She would (b)—there for (c)---a week.Anwar and Kashem (d)----Rina’s (e)---.They (f)----her mother to (g)---her grandmother to the (h)---.Rina’s family was (i)----to the (j)---people.
Answer : (a) taken (b) be (c) about  (d) are (e) classmates (f)helped(g) take  (h)hospital (i) grateful (j) young
18.    Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. Use the right from of the verbs if needed. There are more words than necessary.                                                                                                                                      
decide    be    situate    live    face    use
dislike    settle    take    leave        
There (a)----a young man,named Ruplal who (b)---with his family in a small village(c)—near a jungle.Though the farm was beautiful,he (d)---many problems there.He (e)---the place because the people of the place (f)—to quarrel always.So he (g)—to leave his village and (h)—in the jungle,Finally he (i)—his village (j)---necessary things with him. 
Answer : (a) was (b) lived (c) situated (d) faced (e) disliked (f) used (g) decided (h) settled (i) taking

19.    Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. Use the right from of the verbs if needed. There are more words than necessary.     10                                                                                                                                 
embarrassed    wanted    call    house    called
visitors    home    read    company    moment
One day Anwar kept (a)----in his reading room.Then some (b)---came to their (c)----to see his father.But at that (d)----his father was not at (e)----.His mother (f)---to go out to find and (g)---his father home.So she (h)—Anwar and told him to give (i)---to the visitors.But Anwar felt (j)---in the midst of the grown up people.
Answer:(a) reading (b) visitors (c) house (d) moment (e) home (f) wanted (g) call (h) called (i) company (j) embarrassed
20.    Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. Use the right from of the verbs if needed. There are more words than necessary.                                                                                                                                      
feel    arrive    by    recover    like    start
short    with    come    as    sense    grateful
Half an hour later the (a)---of Anwar and Kashem,the celebration (b)---.The function started (c)----the speech of Mrs Murshed.In her (d)----speech,she thanked everyone for (e)---to the party.She said that she (f)---for the help of the young people (g)—Anwar and Kashem.She (h)---proud for their (i)---of responsibility.She was also (j)---to them.
Answer : (a) arrival (b) started (c) with (d) short (e) coming (f) was recovered (g) like (h) felt (i) sense (j) grateful
21.    Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. Use the right from of the verbs if needed. There are more words than necessary.                                                                                                                                      
went    come    down    gave    take    flew
right    spoke    about    introduced    explained    found
I think I (a)----to you on the telephone (b)----20 minutes ago. “Yes,that’s (c)---,”said Rafiq. “Please (d)----in.” So Mrs Green (e)---in and sat (f)---.Then Rafiq (g)---Salma to Mrs Green. “This is my younger sister,Salma,”he (h)---“Salma(i)—your bag in the road and brought it here.” Salma (j)---Mrs Green the bag.
Answer: (a) spoke (b) about (c) right (d) come (e)went (f) down (g) introduced (h) explained (i) found (j) gave
22.    Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. Use the right from of the verbs if needed. There are more words than necessary.                                                                                                                                       
start    go    ask    bring    eat    sweet
orchard    master    mangoes    with        
Suruj Ali (a)-----to the orchard and carefully picked some nice,large (b)----.Then he gave them to (c)---when Hamidur Rahman and his friends (d)----eating them.Hamidur Rahman said, “These mangoes don’t taste (e)----.They’re sour! How can we (f)---them?” So he called Suruj Ali back and (g)----him to take the sour mangoes away and (h)---some sweer ones from his (i)----.Suruj Ali came soon (i)---some ripe mangoes.
Answer: (a) went (b) mangoes (c) master (d) started (e) sweet (f) eat (g) asked (h) bring (i) orchard (j) with
23.      Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. Use the right from of the verbs if needed. There are more words than necessary.                                                                                                                                      
perform    be    appoint    name    own    entertain
pick    tell    invite    call        
Once there (a)----a rich man.He (b)----a big mango orchard.He (c)---a caretaker (d)---Suruj Ali.He (e)---his job sincerely.One day the rich man (f)---some of his friends to his house.He wanted to (g)---them with sweet mangoes.He (h)—the caretaker and (i)---him to bring some sweet mangoes for the guests.Accordingly Suruj Ali (j)---some mangoes for them.
Answer: (a) was (b) owned (c) appointed (d) named (e) performed (f) invited (g) entertain (h) called (i) told (j) picked

24.      Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. Use the right from of the verbs if needed. There are more words than necessary.                                                                                                                                      
near    sight    Student    inhabitant    returning
picked    something    should    take    thought
Salma was a (a)----of class 8.She was an (b)---of Dhaka city.One day she was (c)---home.On the way,(d)---came in her(e)---.She went (f)---the bag.She thought not to (g)—it.But again she (h)---that she (i)---take it.Then she (j)---it and took home.
Answer: (a) student (b) inhabitant (c) returning (d) something (e) sight (f) near (g) take (h) thought (i) should (j) picked
25.      Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. Use the right from of the verbs if needed. There are more words than necessary.                                                                                                                                      
happy    asked    pale    moment    talking
why    tired    see    mother    arrive
Rina’s mother was (a)---to her (b)----.At that (c)---,Rina and Luna (d)---there.Grandmother was (e)----to (f)---the girls.Grandmother(g)---Rina(h)---she was looking so (i)----why she was looking so (j)---.
Answer: (a) talking  (b) mother (c) moment (d) arrived (e) happy (f) see (g) asked (h) why (i) pale (j) tired  
26.      Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. Use the right from of the verbs if needed. There are more words than necessary.                                                                                                                                      
green    very    kind    went    holiday    wanted
some    put    asked    you    explained    replied
“Would you like (a)----tea?” Salma asked Mrs. (b)--. “Oh,yes please.” (c)---Mrs Green, “That’s very (d)---of you.” “My husband and I are on (e)---in Bangladesh”she (f)---. “This morning we (g)---to go to the bank.We (h)—in a rickshaw.But it was (i)—small.I (j)---my bag behind it. 
Answer: (a) some (b) Green (c) replied (d) kind (e) holiday (f) explined (g) wanted (h) went (i) very (j) put

 

                     With clues Worksheet-4.0

English First Paper

1.    DB-2011
Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. There are more words than necessary. 1x 10=10

food        destroyed        crisis         rise         habitat        unsuitable
turn        rain        live        cut        be        effect
If we (a)-----    trees at random, one day our count will (b)------- into a desert. All living animals and birds will not find any (c) -----or shelter to (d) ----- in. They will be (e) -----.There will be no (f) ----and as a result our agriculture will face a great (g) ------. The temperature will (h)----- and it will cause greenhouse (i) -----.The country will be ( j) -----for living.
2.    RB-2011
Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. There are more words than necessary.    1x10=10

livelihood    causes        took        products    depend    brings
agricultural    on    consumption        supplies    beautiful        decline
Bangladesh is our birth land. It is small but (a)------     . It is an (b) ------country. Most of Many people of this country directly or indirectly (c) ------on agriculture for their (d) -------.Many important industries depend on agricultural (e) ------    . Agriculture (f)-------      food stuff for human and animal (g) --------    . Any (h) -----     in agricultural products (i) ----- economic depression in the country. Failure of crops (j) -----sufferings of the entire people.
3.    DN B-2011
Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. There are more words than necessary.    1X10=10 

known        bold        hunger        thirst        inspired   inconceivable 
see        courage    curiosity    satisfied    dangerous    technology 
Man has an unquenchable (a)---- for knowledge. In fact, he is never (b)--------  with what he has (c) -----     and seen. He wants to know and (d)------     more and more. This (e) — to know more, coupled with his (f) — spirit of adventure, has (g)----     him to undertake and carry out difficult and (h)------  tasks. In the fields of science and (i) ------man has already achieved what was once( j) -------.
4.    JB-2011
Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. There are more words than necessary.    1x10=10

prevent        enables        take        excellent    tired    fitness 
physically    fills        struggles    essential    free        helps 
Physical exercise is (a) — for all. It keeps us (b) ---     strong and healthy. Our life is full of activities and (c) —. We can face them if we have physical and sound (d) ---- .It is physical exercise which (e) — us to have a sound mind in a    body. Physical exercise (f) ---     some other benefits too. It also offers us an (g)----    recreation. It takes our mind (h)-----from the drudgery of work and (i) ---     it with joy. So we must j)----physical exercise for our sound health.
5.    COM B-2011
Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. There are more words than necessary. 1X10=10

through        work        long    blue        ready         inferior 
dignity      sacrifice         high         aware        above        same 
Man's (a)--------- depends on his work, Man is a rational being. He is to (b) ------     for others. He should not be proud of his (c)----- blood. He should be (d) ------ to help anyone of any class. The man whom he is helping may be (e)------ to him by birth. But after all he is a man. He has the (f)-----blood and flesh the (g)------    kind of man. So, he should (h)--------his own life for others' welfare. We cannot live (i)-----on earth. We must die one day. We can live (j) ----- our work.
6.    CTG  B-2011 
Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. There are more words than necessary.lx10=10 

dependence    risen    necessity    around        production       shortage      circumstances          shift improved    sustained     dependent     demand
Power is the key to the economic growth of any country. The (a) — of power is only known when load-shedding occurs. Though rural fife of Bangladesh is not totally (b) ---- on power, urban life cannot be (c) — without electricity. At present we have (d) — of around 4000 MW electricity and the (e) –--- is around 2000 MW. This demand is ever on the (f) -----    . In 2020 the national demand for electricity will rise to (g) ----- 8000 MW. The reality is that this situation cannot be (h) ----- just by installing some high capacity power generation plants. Under these (i) ----- we should create a master plan to increase the production of electricity and also have to j) ------- our concentration to alternative fuel source.
7.    Syl B-2011
Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box below. There are more words than necessary.    lX10=10

like        distress    getting        take        ensure        mutual 
treat        seems        make        familiar    developing    communicate 
8.    As the world's communication is (a) — day by day the world seems to be (b)-----smaller. For the development of communication system, now we can easily (c)      with the people of other countries within a moment. Now the world (d)      to be a village and the countries seem to be families. If we develop our (e)      understanding and co-operation, we can (f) — our world a better place. We should never (g) — others as enemies but friends. As a friend we should (h) — immediate help to other countries in their (i) — and sorrows we should( j) ------them to be our neighbours.
9.    BB- 2011
Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. There are more words than necessary.         1X10=10 

clean     made         on    important    objects      clothes.
empty        forces        full        currents         under        water 
The world is (a) — of uncountable natural and man (b)-----      objects. Natural (c) ------ are stones, trees, air and (d) —. Man made objects are houses, cars (e)-------      and chemicals. Natural (f)-----are cyclones, earthquakes, volcanoes. storms and ocean (g) -----     Life exists different conditions. It is very (i) -----to keep the environment (j)----- .     
10.    DB2010
Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. There are more words than necessary :        Ix10=10

help        inactive    others        aversion    hence        anything
claim        ability        charity        indolent    devoid        dignity
What is begging? Begging is the (a)----- of others. It does not give (b)----     good to the society. It is totally unproductive and (c)---- , it has no output. It does not develop a man's (d)---  or will to be self-reliant. It makes him (e)-----and habitually (f)— and dependent on others. It makes a man (g) —any sense of self-respect. Hence those who live by begging cannot (h) —for any dignity in the society because of their (i) ---to work. They only seek the charily of j)----- and become burden to the society.
11.    Com B 2010
Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. There are more words than necessary : - IX10=10

efforts        removing    help    assist    aware        thought
literacy        enlarge    social    increase    illiteracy    realise
Inability to read and write is (a)---- .     It hinders all development (b)-----of the government. The literacy rate of Bangladesh is still low. We have to (c)---- this rate for entire development of the country. A country's development cannot be (d)---      of keeping the large number of people (e)------ .     Government alone cannot meet this challenge without the (f)----     of the literate community. It is the (g)------     responsibility of the literate people to (h)----     the government for the eradication. Of illiteracy. We must (i)-----     that we cannot exist as a nation without    (j)------    illiteracy from the society.
12.    Raj B 2010
Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. There are more words than necessary :—1XI0=10

mentally    educated    help    genius        useful    s    sympathetic
provides    improve    knowledge    develop    self-reliant    virtue 
Proper education (a)----- a learner with opportunity to (b)-------      all his talents. Its aim is to (c)-----     him physically and (d)-----      so that he can be (e)-----      to himself and to the society. An educated man is (f)------  but he can also assist others in attaining this great (g)-----    He is supposed to be well mannered, kind and (h)------      So, a man who has acquired (i)-----      and skill cannot be called a truly (j) -----man only for his material development.

13.    JB 2010
Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. There are more words than necessary :-- 1X10=10

evil    very    lives    neglected    proper    regret  real    when    been    remember    get    about
Our freedom fighters are the (a)-----      heroes of our country. We should (b)----them as they sacrificed their (c)---- for the cause of motherland. It is a matter of great (d)----     that most of them are (e)----     and our young generation does not know their valiant struggle. Yet today many of the real freedom fighters have not (g)- --found out and established. Some of them lead a (h)----- poor life. The authority should take (i)---- step to enlist them and give them (j) ------honour.

14.    BB 2010
Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. There are more words than necessary.    IX10=10

travel    age    civilization    regular        sphere    modern     ancient        difficult    time    greater        possible    constant
We live in an (a)-----      of science. We can see the influence of science in all (b) -----. Science is a (c) ------- companion of our daily life. We have made the impossible things (d) -----by means of science. The modern (e)------ is a contribution of science. At present we can easily (f)      from one place to another. But in (g)----- time journey was (h)      . Man has to spend a lot of (i)-----  and money for travelling. But we should remember that science has to be explored for (j) ----welfare of mankind.
15.    SB2010
Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box below. There arc more words than necessary :—    IX10=10

defend        materialized    so-called    cherished    noble    pretender
inspires        inherent    aloft    fake    fraud    remember
16.    Patriotism is a (a)----     virtue. It is an (b)----     instinct in human nature. It (c)----    a man to shed every drop of blood to (d)-----the liberty and dignity of the country.- But patriotism should not be merely a (e)---- slogan in the public meeting to (f)----    the people. It should be (g)----    in the core of heart and (h)----     in our deeds. We should keep ourselves above from the (i)------ patriotism. Everybody should bear in mind that a (j)----     must be defeated. Nobody will remember or honour a mock patriot.
Ctg B-2010
17.    Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. There are more words than necessary : —    IX10=10

epend    unnaturally    depression    industries    provide    live    plays    damages    overcome    supplies    decline        know 
Ours is an agricultural. country. Hence most of the citizens of our country. directly or indirectly (a)--------on agriculture for their livelihood. Many important (b)-----    of our country also depend on agricultural products. Agriculture (c)-------a vital role in our national economy. It (d)-------food stuff for both human and animal consumption. So people have to suffer a lot if there is any (e)-----    in agricultural products. The sufferings o f the farmers and working class of people (f)------no bounds. The failure of crops causes a great economic (g)------in the country and prices of daily necessaries may go (h)------up. The floods and the subsequent (i) ------ of agricultural products are burning examples of it. We are lucky that our government has successfully j)------the problems.
18.    DN B 2010
Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. There are more words than necessary. You can make grammatical changes if necessary :    1X10 = 10

livelihood    causes     took     products     depend     brings 
agriculture    on    consumption    beautiful    supplies    decline 
Bangladesh is our birth land. It is small but (a)------ .It is an (b)------ country. Most of the people of this country directly or indirectly (c)-------     on agriculture for their (d)------      . Many important industries depend on agricultural (e) ------    
19.    Agriculture (f) ------foodstuff for human and animal (g) ---------    . Any (h) -------     in agricultural products (i) ------ economic depression in the country. Failure of crops (j)----- sufferings to the entire people.
20.    DB-2009
Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. There are more words than necessary:—    IX10=10

prepare    natural    sphere    hand    use    generously   purpose    resources    fertile    land    rocky locality
Nature has given her (a)- — — to us more (V—than many other countries of the world. Think about our (c)— - — — -, It is soft and (d)--- — -. Our farmers who have simple (e)- — - made tools can easily dig, plough and (0- — — the soil with them. Whereas lands of most other countries which are hard and (g) — — — cannot be easily dug, ploughed and prepared. We have a great (h)- — — — advantages too. We can (1) —    -most of our lands for the j)— of agriculture and industry.
21.    Com B 2009
Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. Use the right form of the word if needed. There are more words than necessary:—    1X10=10
little    prevent    remote     causes         irrigate   behind   easy    recent    river     great    verify    close
Crops need water. Farmers must (a)     their fields if there is very (b)    - rain at any time. But irrigation is not (c)---- if there is no river (d)------ to the crops. Canals can carry (e)— water to the field. Sometimes much water (f)—flood. A dam may (g)--------difficulties of irrigation. A (h)-------     lake can be built (i)----    the dam . Dams are not j)------invention.
22.    Raj 2009
Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. There are more words than necessary:—    IX10=10
loses    both    continuous    real    competition    matched
progress    loss    enjoyment    win    matching    result 
Without effort there can be no (a)----     in life. Life (b)----- its interest if there is no struggle. Games become dull, if there is no (c)      in them and if the (d)     can be easily foreseen. No matter we (e)      the, game or lose it.The keener the contest, the greater the (f)-----    . A victory is not a (g)-----  triumph unless (h) -------the sides are equally (i) -----     Whether, we like it or not, life is one (j) ---- competitive examination.
23.    JB 2009
Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. There are more words than necessary:—    IX10=10
made        passed        need    least    literate        illiterate     waste    remove        educate    necessary    education    compulsory
We must not (a)----- our energy and money any more. We (b) —to take steps to (c) -----our people. Emphasis should be given on primary (d)     There should be at (e)-----one primary school in each and every village. We are happy that our govt. has (f)    ------primary education (g)------     . A law has been (h)------- in the assembly. To (i) ------    illiteracy from the country, some more steps may be taken. The j)------ adults need to be educated.


24.    Syl B 2009
Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. There are more words than necessary:—    1X10=10
visited    purse    premises    had    frequently    has
25.    collected    exhibitions    tempted    making    crowded    displayed 
Of all the (a)----    , the book fairs are of recent origin. They are (b)------held in towns and cities now. Last year I (c)-------Ekusher Boi Mela in Bangla Academy (d)--------. There were a number of stalls and thousands of books were (e)     It was a great opportunity of (f)------- a varied choice of books. So many book lovers (g)--------there, I was (h)------     to buy a lot of books but my (i)-------did not permit me. As a result, I bought a few books and j)-----    a lot of Catalogues.
26.    BB- 2009
Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. There are more words than necessary:—    1X10=10
light    participation    prosper    basic    darkness    educate
deprive     discrimination        removes    population    development    bring
No nation can (a)----- without education. Education (b)---- our ignorance and gives us (c)------- of knowledge. In respect of imparting education there should be no (d)----between man and i woman. Education is one of the (e)----human rights. If we (f)----- women of the right of education, almost half of our (g)------ will remain in (h)-----.No (i)------ can be possible without the j)-------of women.
27.    Ctg 2009
Fill in each gap of the following passage with a suitable word from the box. There are more words than necessary :—    1X10=10
light    bring    deprive        participation    removes    run
darkness    educate     discrimination        development    basic    remain
Education (a)-------our ignorance and gives us (b)---of knowledge. In respect of imparting education there should be no (c)-------between man and woman. Education is one of the (d)    human rights. If we (e)------women of the right of education, almost half of our population will (f)-------in (g)------.     No (h)------can be brought about without (i)    of women. So government is doing everything to j)-------women folk.
28.    DN B 2009
Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. There are more words than necessary:—    IX10=10
Possible  time    difficult    spheres    poor    travel    civilization    ancient    age    greater    all    constant
We live in an (a)-------      of science. We can see the influence of science in all (b) ------     of life. Science is a (c) ----- companion of our daily life. We have made the impossible things (d) -----by means of science. The modern (e)     is a contribution of science. At present we can easily (f) ------    from one place to another. But in (g) ------time journey was (h) -----    . Man had to spend a lot of (i)------- and money for travelling. But we should remember that science has to be exploited for the j)-----    welfare of mankind.

29.    DB-2008
Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. There are more words than necessary. lx 10=10
safely        narrow        menace    invention    life        controlled
daily        lie    violate        happen    increasing        lives 
Road accidents are (a)-----      occurrences in modern city life. Every year thousands of people lose their (b) ----and many more are injured. Before the (c) ------- of automobiles, people moved from one place to another slowly but (d)     . The real causes of road accidents (e) ------with the people not with the transports. In some cities the roads are (f) -----     These can hardly cope with the (g)----- number of traffic. Besides, the traffic is not (h) ------- properly. The drivers often (i) ------ traffic rules. As road accidents become a great(j)----- immediate steps should be taken to stop the danger.
30.    Com-2008
Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. There are more words than necessary.        1X10=10
through    work    long    blue    ready    inferior
rational    sacrifice    high    aware    above    same
Man's dignity depends upon his words. Man is a (a) -----     being on the earth. He is to (b) --------for others. He should not be proud if he is of (c)------      blood. He should be (d)--------      to help any class of man. The man whom he is helping may be (e) ------- to him by birth. But after all, he is a man. He has the (f)------ blood and flesh a-s-the (g)---- mentioned man. So, he should (h)-------      his own life for other's welfare. We cannot live (i) ---- on the earth. We must die once. But we can live j) --------- our works.
31.    Raj 2008
Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. There are more words than necessary:—    1X10=10
expected    tries    famous    cruel    study    glorious
institution public    successful    hard    students    result
Every student expects a (a)------    result in the examination and for this he (b)------     heart and soul. There are many ways to have glorious (c)-------    . Admission in the famous (d)------ is one of them. So most of the (e)-----     dream for getting admission in a (f)-------    institution. Most of the students start to study (g)---------    after their final examination to get admission into their (h)--------institutions. Some become (I)--------     and some become failure in their mission. The students who don't j)- ------     hard cannot succeed in this context.
32.    JB 2008
Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. There are more words in the box than necessary.IX10=10
light    removes    basic    prosper    run    darkness
bring    participation    remain    educate    deprive     discrimination
Education is the backbone of a nation. No nation can (a)-------- without education. Education (b)      our ignorance and gives us (c)------  of knowledge. In respect of imparting education there should be no (d)      between men and women.
Education is one of the (e) ------    human rights. If we (f)-------  women of the right of education, almost half of the population will (g)--------- in (h)-------      . No development can be brought about in our society without the (i) ------- of women. The government of Bangladesh is doing everything to j) ------    women folk.
33.    SB 2008
Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. There are more words than ncccssary :—    lX10=10
help        illiterate    assist        efforts         removing    aware
illiteracy    enlarge        exist    thought        literacy        increase
Inability to read and write is (a)-------- . It hinders all development (b)      of the government. The literacy rate of Bangladesh is still low. We have to (c)      this rate for entire development of the country. A country's development can not be (d)--------  of keeping the large number of people (e)------- . Government alone cannot meet this challenge with out the (f)------      of the literate community. It is the social responsibility of the literate people to (g) ------     the government for the eradication of illiteracy. We must realise that we cannot (h) --------as a nation without (i) ------illiteracy from the society. So we should be j) ------- of this great problem.
34.    BB 2008
Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. There are more words than necessary.    1X10=10
ever    time    tomorrow    suffer    who    lost
take    enough    call    properly    shine    good 
Time and tide waits for none. No one can (a) -------- it back. A man gets back his (b) ------money and health but cannot get back his lost time. Time once lost is lost for (c) ------- So we should make the (d) ------     use of time. We should do our duties (e)     ------- .If we put off our work for (f) ---------, we may not get an opportunity to do it at all.
There are some people (g)-------      idle away time for nothing. They cannot prosper in life. They have to (h)------      for it. So we should (I)------  an oath that we must do our duty properly and in j) ------ .    
35.    CTG 2008
Fill in each cap with a suitable word from the box. There are more words than necessary :—  IX10=10
through  work     long     blue     ready    inferior  dignity    sacrifice    high    aware    above    same
Man's (a) ------ depends on his work. Man is rational being. He is to (b) ------- for others. He should not be proud of his (c) -------blood. He should be (d) ------- to help anyone of any class. The man whom he is helping may be (e) ------ to him by birth. But after all he is a man. He has the (f)------- blood and flesh as the (g)------- kind of man. So, he should (h) -------his own life for others welfare. We cannot live (i) -------     on earth. We must die one day. We can live (j)------      our work.
36.    DB2007
Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. There are more words than necessary.    1X10=10
almost    useful    era    without    helps    knowledge
nations    mutual    necessity    essential    important    becomes 
English is in International Language. As a result the (a)--------- of English has increased. Different countries have to keep (b)--------      communication among them. The (c)----------  of learning English is very great. Because it (d)      us to develop a good relationship with other (e)---------  In this modern (f)--------  of communication it is not possible to advance (g)--------  it. English (h) -------     the language of the whole world. (i)-------- all books in Science and Technology have been written or translate into English. One can't think of higher studies without the j) -------     of English.
37.    Com 2007
Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the    There are more words than necessary.    IX10=10
thinking    now    instead    again    stood    different
following    on    along    into    up    running
The Pied Piper stepped into the street and began to play his pipe (a)------ .  This time the music was (b)-------- . At the sound of the music all the children of Hamelin came (c)-------. The Mayor, the councilors and all the parents (d) -----dumb. The Piper walked (e) ------the streets and the children followed him. They were laughing and dancing. But (f) ---------    the piper did not go towards the river. He walked towards the hill called Koppelburg (g)----------     . The parents felt relieved. (h)---------     that the piper would never be able to cross the hill. But as soon as the piper reached the hill, it opened (i) ------and he walked into it with the children j) ------     him. Then the hill closed and they were never seen again.
38.    Raj 2007
Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. There are more words than necessary :    IX10=10
light    participation    prosper    basic    darkness    run 
deprive    discrimination    educate    bring    removes     remain 
Education is the backbone of a nation. No nation can (a)-------- without education.Education (b)-------- our ignorance and gives us (c)---------  of knowledge. In respect of imparting education there should be no (d)--------  between man and woman. Education is one of the (e)      human rights. If we (f)----------     women of the right of education, almost half of our population will (g)-------      in (h)--------  . No development can be brought about in our society without the (i) ---------     of women. The Government of Bangladesh is doing everything to j) -----    women folk.
39.    JB 2007
Fill in each gap using a suitable word from the box. There are more words than necessary.    1 x 10 = 10
result    necessity     know    control    polluted      purpose sound     wise    balance    gone    conscious interest  low    
Ashraf, who is a student of class ten, has taken a (a)-------- step. He is very much (b) ------  to visit villages along with his friends. He came to know that the villagers are not (c) -----of environmental problems. They do not (d) ----------how to keep up the (e) -------     of the environment. The villagers have no (f)      over the population growth also. As a (g)--------      our environment is being (h)-------- day by day. He wants to make people know about the (i)------- of clean environment. Really, his j) ---------is great.
40.    Syl B 2007
Fill in the gap with a suitable word from the box. Use the right form of the word if needed.     10 
41.    hold, visit, recent, collecting, crowd, old, enlarge, permit, ancient, has, spread, display 
Amongst all the exhibitions, the book fairs are of (a)-------- origin. They are frequently (b) - ---- in towns and cities now. Last year I (c)-------- Ekuser Boi Mela in Bangla Academy premises. There were a number of stalls and thousands of books were (d)--------  . It was a great opportunity of (e)--------  a varied choice of books. In the fair, books lovers (f) -------there. I was tempted to buy a lot of books but my purse didn't (g) ---- me. As a result, I bought a few books and (h)-------      a lot of catalogues. However a book fair (i) --- the message that books are our best friends. Books j) ---- our vision and make our life meaningful.

42.    Bb 2007
Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. There are more words than necessary.    1X10=10
heat waves    disaster    another    work    problems    polluted
worse    form    wastes    climate    cleared    noise
One of the serious (a)---------  in today's world is pollution. The air of the cities is (b) -----     by fume and smoke from motor vehicles, mills and factories. The water of the seas and lakes is poisoned by industrial (c)-----------     , chemicals and other dangerous substances. Forests on very wide areas everywhere in the world are being (d)-------- and burnt. All these have disastrous effect on agriculture, on food supplies and most important of all, on (e) -----    . Climate has been affected so much that there are often strong (f)-------- in many countries :,, Europe and in the U.S.A. Many scientists warn that the effects of pollution will bring a (g)-------- for mankind in future. Noise is another (h) -----     of pollution which many people are not taking seriously. We have (i) ------ coming from all around us. It is also equally harmful because it affects our hearing, our nerves, our ability to j)---------efficiently and our general health.
43.    Ctg 2007
Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. There are more words than necessary.    IX10=10
towards    created    unbearable    tropics    dark    condition cyclone    speed    thunders    occur flashes    originates
A cyclone may (a) --- anytime and at any place. The violent types of (b) ---- usually hit the (c) ---- . The cyclone of Bangladesh generally (d) ------     from the Bay of Bengal and blows (e)----- the land. It is often accompanied by (f) ---- and heavy showers. Before a cyclone commences, (g) --------heat is felt for a few days. Then suddenly one day the sky becomes terribly (h)-------- with clouds and strong winds begin to blow with (i)------- of lighting and the rumbling of thunders. Thus a terrible situation is j) ------    
44.    Db 2006
Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. There are more words than necessary.    1X10=10
Stretch     bitting    country    extent     scarcity    migrate 
swampy    enhance    actually    ecological    wondering 
In winter we see innumerable birds come to our (a) ---- . These birds are called "Guest birds". (b)      these birds come to our country in winter from Siberia. When the (c) ------cold, in Siberia reaches beyond the limit, the guest birds (d) ----- to our land. They come not only because of bitting (e)---------.  but also for want of food. The most (f)---------  fact about these birds is that they fly thousands of miles at a (g)-------  . They (h) ------     our natural beauty and help to maintain (i)---------  balance by eating up worms and insects. But nowadays the migratory birds don't come to our country because of the(j)-----  of water land and cruelty of hunters.

 

 


45.    Com 2006
Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. There are more words than necessary:    1X10=10
technology    wonder    totalling     specta cular  each     I designed 
surrounded could    called    modern    famous      largest 
The Sangsad Bhaban at Sher-e-Bangla Nagar in Dhaka is a (a)-------- of modern architecture and (b)------     . It is one of the (c)--------  and most (d) ------    parliament buildings in the world. it was (e) -----     by the famous architect Louis I
Kahn. This 155 feet high nine storeyed building is (f)-------- by an artificial lake (g)------ , the Crescent Lake. The structure has 1605 doors, 335 windows, 365 ventilators and corridors (h)----- to bewildering length of 41.6 kilometer. The house has 354 seats for MPs, 56 for guests, 40 for journalists and 430 for spectators. It has three party rooms in (i)------      of which can take seat 153 people. The whole place is air-conditioned and includes all j) --------amenities.
46.    JB 2006
Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. Use the right form of the word if needed. You can use a word more than once.    IX10=10
service        remove    separate    society       education    live    human
Students should not (a)---------themselves from (b) ------- .They can (c) ------- the society in many ways. Their (d)-----  is of great importance to society. During vacation they should go to their native village. They can (e)-----      the illiterate villagers. During a flood they can (f)---------  the sufferings of the flood affected people by raising funds. As they live in (g)-------  . They are (h)-------- beings. So they are not (i)------  from society. They can play an important role by j) ------     the illiteracy from the country.
47.    Raj 2006
Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. There are more words than necessary :    IX10=10
educate    waste    least    need    made    illiterate    passed    remove     education    necessary    literate         compulsory
We must not (a)------our energy and money any more. We (b)--------  to take steps to (c) ------- our people. Emphasis should be given on primary (d)------- . There should be at (e)-------- one primary school in each and every village. We are happy that our govt.has (f)--------- primary education (g) -----     . A law has been (h)----- in the assembly. To (i) ------- illiteracy from the country, some more steps may be taken. The j) ------- adults need to be educated.
48.    CTG 2006
Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. There are more words than necessary :    10
about    lives    neglected    evil    proper    real right    been    very    remember    bright    regret 
Our freedom fighters are the (a)------- heroes of our country. We should (b)-------      them as they sacrificed their (c) -----for the cause of our motherland. It is a matter. of great (d)------- that most of them are (e)------ and our young generation does not know (f)------- their valiant struggle. Yet today many of the real freedom fighters have not (g)      found out and established. Some of them lead (h)------ poor life. The authority in power should take (i) ------     step to enlist them and give them j) -----    honour.    

49.    Syl 2006
Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. There are more words than necessary :    10
sediment    habitat    I forest land    repair    floods    effect
insecurity    damageprotection    causes    deforestation    cut 
The most common causes of (a) ------ are cutting and burning the (b)------ Though the forest lands are (c)      and burnt for the sake of agriculture and (d) -----, ithas a negative (e)  ------on environment. The removal of trees (f)------ the birds and other animals living on them to leave the place. It also causes serious (g)------- to the soil, as trees give (h)------- to soil as well. In the end, the soil gets (i)------      in the river bed and causes frequent j) -----  .    

50.    BB 2006
Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. There are more words than necessary.    IX10=10    
also    eager    overloaded    sitting        puller    reached    happened    whom    exactly        opposite    chatting    as
(a) ----- I was sitting at the front seat of the bus, I saw (b)-----     what (c) ------. A rickshaw van (d)------      with goods was coming from the (e)-------      direction, the poor (f) ------ was an old man. (g)------  , there was another person (h) -----     at the back of the van with (i) -----the puller was (j) -----  .    

 


                                             With clues 4.0 Answers
1.    DB 2011
(a)cut; (b) turn; (c) habitat; (d) live; (e) destroyed; (f) rain; (g) crisis; (h) rise; (i) effect; (j)unsuitable.
2.    RB 2011
(a) beautiful; (b) agricultural; (c) depend; (d) livelihood; (e) products; (f) supplies; (g)consumption; (h) decline; (i) causes/brings; j) brings/causes.
3.    Din B 2011
a)    thirst; (b) satisfied; (c) known; (d) see; (e) curiosity; (fl bold; (g) inspired; (h) dangerous; i) technology; j) inconceivable.
4.    JB 2011

a)    essential; (b) physically; (c) struggles, (d) fitness; (e) helps; (f) enables; (g) excellent: h) free; (i) fills; (j)take.
5.    Com B 2011

a)    dignity; (b) work; (c) blue; (d) ready; (e) inferior; (0 same; (g) above; (h) sacrifice; i) long; (j)through.
6.    Ctg B 2011

a)    necessity; (b) dependent; (c) improved; (d) demand; (e) production; (f) risen; g) around; (h) sustained; (i) circumstances; j) shift
7.    SB 2011

(a)    developing; (b) getting; (c) communicate; (d) seems; (e) mutual; (f) make; (g) treat/take; (h) ensure; (i) distress; j) take/treat.
8.    BB 2011
(a)    full; (b) made; (c) objects; (d) water; (e) clothes; (f) forces; (g) currents; (h) on; (i) important; (j)clean.
9.    DB 2010
(a) help (b) anything (c) charity (d) ability (e) inactive (f) indolent (g_) devoid (h) claim (i) aversion) others
10.    Com 2010
(a) illiteracy (b) efforts (c) increase (d) thought (e) illiterate (f) help (g) social (h) assist (i) realise (j) removing
11.    Raj 2010
(a)    provides (b) develop (c) improve (d) mentally (e) useful (t) self-reliant (g) virtue (h) sympathetic (i) knowledge (j) educated
12.    JB 2010
(a) real (b) remember (c) lives (d) regret (e) neglected (0 about (g) been (h) very (i) proper U) proper
13.    BB 2010
(a) age (b) sphere (c) constant (d) possible (e) civilization (f) travel (g) ancient (h) difficult (i) time 0) greater
14.    SB 2010
(a) noble (b) inherent (c) inspires (d) defend (e) fake (f) fraud (g) cherished (h) materialized (i) so-called (j) pretender
15.    Ctg 2010
(a) depend (b) industries (c) plays (d) supplies (e) decline (f) know (g) depression (h) unnaturally (i) damages j) overcome .
16.    Din 2010
(a) beautiful (b) agriculture (c) depend (d) livelihood (e) products (f) supplies (g) consumption (h) decline (i) causes 0) brings
17.    DB 2009
(a) resources (b) generously (c) land (d) fertile (e) hand (f) prepare (g) rocky (h)natural (i) use 0) purpose
18.    com  B2009
(a) irrigate (b) little (c) easy (d) close (e) river (0 causes (g) prevent (h) great (i) behind j) recent
19.    Raj 2009
(a) progress (b) loses (c) competition (d) result (e) win (f) enjoyment (g) real (h) both (i) matched 0) cntinuous
20.    Jb 2009
(a) waste (b) need (c) educate (d) education (e) least (0 made (g) compulsory (h) passed (i) remove 0) illiterate
21.    SB 2009
(a)    exhibitions (b) frequently (c) visited (d) presmises (e) displayed (f) making (g) crowded (h) tempted (i) purse 0) collected
22.    BB 2009
(a)    prosper (b) dispels (c) light (d) difference / disparity (e) basic /fundamental (f) deprive (g) population (h) darkness (i) development 0) education/ enlightenment
23.    Ctg  B2009
(a)    removes (b) light (c) discrimination (d) basic (e) deprive (f) remain (g) darkness h) development (i) participation 0) educate
24.    Din B 2009
(a) age (b) spheres (c) constant (d) possible (e) civilization (f) travel (g) ancient (h) difficult (i) time j) greater
25.    DB 2008
(a) daily (b) lives (c) invention (d) safely (e) lie (i) narrow (g) increasing (h) controlled (i) violate 0) menace
26.    Com B 2008
(a) rational (b) sacrifice (c) blue (d) -ready (e) inferior (f) same (g) above (h) sacrifice (i) long 0) through
27.    Raj B 2008
(a) glorious (b) studies (c) result (d) institution (e) students (0 famous (g) hard (h) expected (i) successful 0) try
28.    Jb 2008
(a)    prosper (b) removes (c) light (d) discrimination (e) basic. (fl deprive (g) remain (h) darkness (i) participation (j) educate
29.    SB 2008
(a) illiteracy (b) efforts (c) increase (d) thought (e) illiterate (f) help (g) assist (h) exist (I) removing 0) aware
30.    BB 2008
(a) call (b) lost (c) ever (d) best/good (e) properly (0 tomorrow (g) who (h) suffer (i) take 0) time
31.    Ctg b 2008
(a)    dignity (b) work (c) blue (d) ready (e) inferior (f) same (g) high (h) sacrifice (i) long (j) through
32.    Db 2007 
(a) importance (b) mutual (c) necessity (d) helps (e) nations (1) era (g) without (h) has become (i) almost 0) knowledge
33.    Com 2007
(a) again (b) different erelit (c) running (d) stood (e) along (I) now (g) instead (h) thinking (i) up (j) following
34.    Raj 2007
(a) prosper (b) removes (c) light (d) discrimination (e) basic (1) deprive (g) remain (h) darkness (i) participation (j) educate
35.    JB 2007
(a) wise (b) interested (c) conscious (d) know (e) balance (0 control (g) result (h) polluted (i) necessity 0) purpose
36.    SB 2007
(a) recent (b) held (c) visited (d) displayed (01 collecting (f) crowded (g) permit (h) collected (i) spreads 0) enlarge
37.    BB 2007
(a) problems (b) polluted (c) wastes (d) cleared (e) climate (f) heat waves (g) disaster (h) form (I) noise j) work
38.    CTG 2007
(a) occur (b) cyclone (c) tropics (d) originates (e) towards (I) thunder (g) unbearable, (h) dark (i) flashes U) created
39.    DB 2006
(a) country (b) actually (c) bitting (d) migrate (e) cold (f) wondering (g) stretch (h) Aenhance (i) ecological 0) scarcity
40.    CB 2006
(a) wonder (b) technology (c) largest (d) spectacular (e) designed (f) surrounded (g) called (h) totalling (i) each 0) modern
41.    Raj 2006
(a) separte (b) society (c) serve (d) service (e) educate (f) remove (g) society (h) human (i) separate 0) removing
42.    JB 2006
(a) waste (b) need (c) literate (d) education (e) least (f) made (g) compulsory (h) passed (i) remove 0) illiterate
43.    SB 2006
(a) bright (b) remember (c) lives (d) regret (e) neglected (f) about (g) been (h) very (i) proper 0) real
44.    BB 2006
(a) deforestation (b) forest land (c) cut (d) habitat (e) effect (1) causes (g) damage (h) protection (i) sediment 0) floods
45.    CTg 2006
(a) as (b) exactly (c) happened (d) overloaded (e) opposite (1) puller (g) also (h) sitting (i) whom 0) chatting

                     Gap Filling with Clues Worksheet-5.0

Dinajpur Board-2014                                                                                                                              
happen    furious    die    live    execuition    know
wit    declare    unpleasant    wretch    spoil    possible
Once upon a time, there was a king who was very fond of (a) __________ his future from the astrologers. A famous astrologer (b) __________ to stop at his capital on his way to bombay. The king called on him to know about his future and the astrologer told his something (c) _______. At this the king got (d) _______ and condemned him to (e) ________ saying. “ Men like you live?” With ready (h) __________ the astrologer said, “The stars (i) ________ that I shall die only a week before your majesty. So, good bye.” Hearing this, the king turned pale like a dead man and shouted, “Drive this (j) _________ away, let him not come here again.”
Dhaka Board-2013
lock    join    spread    violate    wound    take
term    injure    kill    enforce    martyr    consider
Shahed Doctor Shamsuzzhoa is (a) __________ to be the first intellectual who attained (b) ________ during the pre-liberation period of Bangladesh.. Following the (c) ________ of sergent Zohurul Hoque in prison by the autocratic Ayub Khan government, a flame of protest (d) _________ throughout erstwhile East pakistan. On February 17, 1969 section 144 was (e) _________ on Rajshahi city. The student of Rajshahi university who had (f) __________ the protest, took out a procession in (g) _________ of Section 144 and were (h) ___________ in a clash with police in front of the residence of the principal of Rajshahi Medical college. As a result, several students were (i) __________. On hearing this, Doctor Zoha, a professor of chemistry and proctor of the University, rushed to the spot and took the (j) _________ students to hospital.
Comilla Board- 2013
manking     endanger    be    save    concern    mean
protection    destory    species    perish    spoil    change
All Species are important for maintaining ecological balance. If one is lost, the whole natural environment gets (a) ______. We should (b) ________ our wildlife to protect the environment from being (c) ______. Many countries are not taking action to protect theirf (d) _______ wildlife. Manking must developy a (e) _______ for wild creatures and must ensure that they will not (f) ___________ (g) _________ wild creatures means destroying ourselves. It is high time we (h) ________ them. Love for animals (i) ________ love for (j) ___________.
Rajshahi Board-2013
fundamentally      atmosphere    deplete    fall    accumulate    eventual
endanger    give    inundate    primary    grow    coal
Scientists have recently reported that the poplar ice caps are melting. This is due to a rise in (a) __________ temperatures known as the ‘Greenhouse Effect’ Carbonioxide is (b) _________ responsible for temperature rise in atmosphere. The carbonioxide is (c) ______ off when coal and oil are burnt. This gas is (d) _______ in the air and the ice caps in the north and south poles are melting. This may (e) ________ lead to a rise in the sea levels which could (f) _________ many areas of the globe. The “Greenhouse Effect” is just one of many (g) ________ changes which are taking place in the environment. Tropical rain forests , which took fifty million years (h) _________ are being (i) ______ at the rate of fourteen acres per minute. The total area of the world’s deserts is increasing every year. Many species of animals and plants are (j) __________ with the threat of extinction.
Jessore Board – 2013
activate     general    face    freely    water    remain
be    troublesome    because    which    log    drainage
intensify    part                
We (a) _________ fall into jam on the roads and streets. Sometimes, specially in rainy season water (b) _______ stagnant on the road even for 2/3 days, (c) ________ causes a serious traffic jam. Water remains (d) ________ the road from 1 to 1.5 feet. The rain gets (e) _________ with dust, mud etc. Most of the time the (f) ________ system is not active and it becomes (g) __________ for the passerby. The pedestrians (h) ________ a lot of problems as they can’t move (i) ________. The drainage system should be (j) ________ and city authorities should be careful in this respect.
Barisal Board- 2013
aware    use    usual    develop    mother    spontaneous    acquisition
ability    fact    acquire    learning    natural    competent    communication
Communicative competence refers to the (a) ______ to use language appropriately in various circumstances. There are two ways of (b) _________ communicative competence in a language. The first is (c) _______Which is similar to the way people develop ability in their (d) _________ tongue. They are aware only of the (e) _________ that they are (f) _________ the language for (g) ___________ . It is a (h) ________, subconscious process in which users not (i) _________ of acquiring a language. In non-technical terms, acquisition is picking up a language (j) ____________.
Sylhet Board- 2013
caprice     leisure    neglect    street    scrutiny    credit
want    opinion    employment    reject    friends    money
Literally and truly, one cannot get on well in the world without (a) _______. To be in (b) _________ of it, is to pass through life with little (c) _________ or pleasure; it is to be despised; it is consulted or else (f) _______ with contempt, it is to be (g) ________ by strangers and neglected by (h) _________, it is to forego (i) _______, freedom, ease of body and mind, to be dependent on the good will and (j) ________ of others.
Chittagong Board- 2013
even       distance    watch    information    become    source
run    show    enjoy    vary    see    numerous
Television has (a) ________the most common and widespread (b) _______ of entertainment of the present world. A wide range of programmers of (c) _________ interest is telecast on (d) ________channels. Almost every middle class and (e) _________ working class families have a educative. For example, television is used for (g) ________ learning. Courses (h) _______ by the open university are (i) _______ on BTV. Several channels like the discovery and the National Geographic channels telecast highly (j) ________ programmers.
Dinajpur Board- 2013
enter     expansion    tremendously    universities    awards    contribute    much
course    traditional    students    rewards    subscribe    high    
Higher education in Britain has experienced a dramatic (a) _______ . One in three young people not (b) _________ higher education compared to one in six in 1989. The number of graduates also has increased (c) _______. There are some (d) ________ in Britain which offer (e) __________ in a wide range of subjects including (f) ___________ arts subjects as well covering tuition fees and a maintenance grant. Parents also (i) ________ the amount depending on their income. The overseas students have to pay very (j) _______ tuition fees.
Dhaka Board- 2012
even      distance    watch    information    become    source
run    show    enjoy    vary    see    numerous
Television has (a) ________the most common and widespread (b) _______ of entertainment of the present world. A wide range of programmers of (c) _________ interest is telecast on (d) ________channels. Almost every middle class and (e) _________ working class families have a educative. For example, television is used for (g) ________ learning. Courses (h) _______ by the open university are (i) _______ on BTV. Several channels like the discovery and the National Geographic channels telecast highly (j) ________ programmers.
Comilla Board- 2012
enable    educated    choice    importance    healthy    food
develop    protect    need    education    know    ability
Education is one of the basic (a) _________ of a human being. It is (b) ________ for the (c) _________of mind. many illiterate people do not have any (d) _________ of health. If they were (e) __________, they could live a (f) __________ and planned life. (g) ________ teaches us how to live well. It (h) _________ us to make the right (i) ______ in life. It enhances our (j) _________ to face our every day problems.
Rajshahi Board- 2012
bring    need    spend    give    include    fail
go    organize    boost    close    development    proper
If all the children in Bangladesh (a) _________ to school, the country would get of the curse of illiteracy. To (b) ________ up education, the government, should spend more money. Subsidies must be (c) ________ in the education sector. Teachers are (d) _______ to be trained for good teaching. The poor students can (e) _______ under ‘Food for Education’ program. We should take care that no institution is (f) ________ down due to political clashes. More co-curricular activities are to be (g) ________ to enable students to (h)  their non-academic skills-like debate, creative thinking and (i) _______ events etc. It is our social responsibility to educate our children and the (j) _________ of which will lead to catastrophe.
Jessore Board- 2012
variety     item    communication    require    communicative    tradition
four    foreign    purpose    international    base    imply
speaks    skill                
English is called an (a) ________ language. In almost all countries, there are people who can (b) _______ English. No other language than English serves the (c) ________ of a common language through which people can (d) _______ with one another across the national border. We should learn English for a great (e) ________ of purpose. English is a skill (f) ________ subject. We should therefore learn the (g) ________ skills of listening, reading and writing. The communicative approach to learning English does not (h) ________ one to know or learn definitions of grammar (i) ________. Traditional grammar has little or no place in learning English through the (j) _______ approach.

Sylhet Board- 2012
read    use    tips    see    dots    print
although    touch    develop    bear    way    call
(a) _________ blind people cannot (b) _______, their sense of (c) _______ becomes far more (d) ______ than that of most sighted people. This ability was put to use by a brilliant man (e) _______ Louis Braille. In the early 19th century, he invented a (f) ______ of writing which (g) ______his name. The Braille system reproduces the letters of the alphabet by a series of (h) ______ in certain positions, which are raised on the paper. The blind person runs the (i) ________ of his fingers across the pages of the braille book and can work out the letters and numbers (j) ______________ there.
Barisal Board- 2012
Spend    commit    when    unberable    nature    earn
gender    world    depend    suicide    married    very
cost    because                
It is very (a) _______ that man loves his life most of all things and he wants to live or survive a bit longer at any (b) _____. However, every year thousands of people (c) ________ suicide in Bangladesh. It is seen that most of the people commuting suicide are those (d) ______ women who (e) _________ on their husbands for thir living. But why do they commit suicide when people love their lives most? Most probably, they decide to kill them-selves (f) _______ they feel entirely helpless and meaningless to live. The bitterness and sufferings of life become totally (g) ________. However, the incident of suicide among the self- reliant women is (h) _________ rare. So, can’t we say that the unfortunate women would not have committed (i) __________ if they had been self-reliant and had an independent way of (j) ________ their livelihood without being dependent on their husbands?
Chittagong Board- 2012
drink    eat    nutrition    satisfy    happen    lack
need    heart    knowledge    preserve    mind    for
While (a) ___________ food we should bear in (b) ________ that we don’t eat just to (c) ___________ hunger or to fill the belly. We eat (d) ________ our health. For good health a man (e) ________ good food. Sometimes it so (f) ________ that people who live even in the midst of plenty do not eat the food they need for good health because they have no (g) ________ health and (h) _________. They do not know how to select a (i) _______ diet from the many foods that are (j) _________ to them.
Dinajpur Board- 2012
drink    eat    available    nutrition    satisfy    happen
lack    need    heart    balanced    knowledge    mind
for                    
While (a) ___________ food we should bear in (b) ________ that we don’t eat just to (c) ___________ hunger or to fill the belly. We eat (d) ________ our health. For good health a man (e) ________ good food. Sometimes it so (f) ________ that people who live even in the midst of plenty do not eat the food they need for good health because they have no (g) ________ health and (h) _________. They do not know how to select a (i) _______ diet from the many foods that are (j) _________ to them.

 

Dhaka Board- 2011
spelling    language    alphabetic    find    syllable    neglect
noun    life    synonyms    picture    friends    antonyms
Dictionaries are very important books in the (a) ________ of a people. A dictionary lists the words in a language (b) _______, so that the reader may (c) _________ them easily. A dictionary entry gives us the accepted (d) _______ of a word, its division into (e) ________, its pronunciation, its origins, and its meanings. Sometimes a dictionary also provides (f) ________ or opposites of a word. In addition, if the word is a (g) ______ that describes a visible thing, the dictionary may provide a (h) ______ of it. Dictionaries of the past, present and future can become your teachers and good (i) ______. Don’t  (j)  _______ them.
Comilla Board- 2011
waste    community    sphere    women    family    returns
educate    develop    children    walfare    mother    sector
Education for girls is essential for the development in all (a) ______ of the society. So, investments in the education of (b) _____ will bring in greater (c) _______ in the field of economic and social (d) _______. Educated (f) ______ are more likely to send their (g) ______ to school and look after their health and nutrition. Thus (h) _____ women can contribute to the (i) ______ development. On the other hand, failure to educate women is a tremendous (j) _______ of human resource.
Rajshahi Board- 2011
joyous    food    become    remain    gift    favorite
eager    want    flood    invite    festive    elders
Children are very fond of festivals. They become very (a) ______ on a day of festival. If it is their birthday, their joys become over (b) ______. They become very (c) ______ to have wishes from their beloved persons. The whole day they (d) _______ to spend times in joy. Usually a child on its birthday, gets up early and tries to (e) ______ close to their parents. It (f) _____ a nice day, if it is presented anything very (g) ______ to it. Children also want to have their friends (h) _____ to their house on a festival. They expect to have a party. Their joys give plesure to their (i) ______. We should try to keep the children always in a (j) ______ mind.
Jessore Board- 2011
Identity    pioneer    leader    man    than    went
combining    student    remember    now    know    then
design    concept                
Hamidur Rahman was the (a) _____ who gave shape to the (b) ______ and design of the shaheed minar, by (c) ______ all the aspiration of bengali (d) ______ and nationalism. He was the first art (e) ______ of Bangladesh who in the 1950s (f) _______ to europe and studied at “Ecole de Beaux Art” in paris. He was the (g) ______ of the new painting movement in the (h) ______ Pakistan. But he is most (i) ________ for his remarkable (j) _________ of the Central Shaheed Minar.
Sylhet Board- 2011
wake    obtain    expression    go    till    be
moment    integral    perceive    what    by    use
Language (a) _________ an important medium of expression of though, feelings, ideas etc. We use it from the (b) _________ we wake up in the morning (c) ________ we go to bed at night. We use language not only during our (d) ________ hours but also in our dreams. We use language to (e) ________ what we feel and to say (f) _______ we like or dislike. We also use it to (g) _______ information. In short, language is an (h) ________ part of what we do, (i) ________ and believe. We must avoid (j) ________ bad language.
Barisal Board- 2011
appear    use    at    afflict    differ    city
alarm    due    pollute    severe    increase    from
suffer    rural                
Many diseases are rising (a) ________ an (b) _______ rate, which experts believe is (c) ________ to increased (d) ________ of the environment. Pollution (e) ______ to be greater in urban areas although rural societies too are (f) _______ by (g) _______ use of chemical fertilizers and insecticides. Nevertheless, today city people (h) ________ to suffer from many more diseases and suffer more (i) _______ than country people. Now let us see how life in cities is (j) ________ from that in the country.
Chittagong Board- 2011
warmer    flood    change    climate    catastrophic    severely    alarm
gradual    rise    evidence    destroy    unnecessary    prediction    increase
The world is getting (a) _______because of pollution. Every year millions of people all over the world die (b) _______ as a result of pollution. In recent years, there have been many (c) _____ reports that the world’s (d) _________ is undergoing a significant (e) __________. All these reports provide strong (f) _______ that world temperatures are dy by day. Climatologists (h) ________ that mid way through the next century temperature may have (i) _________ as much as 4 dgree centigrae. This could raise sea levels and thereby (j) __________ coastal areas and farmlands.
Dinajpur Board- 2011
arrive    massive    remain    spectacular    round    permanent
know    present    right    symbol    office    construction
In 1884 France (a) ________ the United states with gift as a dramatic gesture of friendship. This (b) _______ gift was in the form of a huge copper statue. Its (c) ______ name is “Liberty Enlightening the world”. Most people, however, (d) ________ it simply as the statue of liberty. The pieces of the statue (e) _______ in the united states in 214 cases. The French people donated the money for the (f) _____ of the statue. Grateful, the people of the United states collected the funds for the (g) _______ granite and concrete pedestal. This impressive monument found a (h) ______ home on liberty island in New York harbour. At 151 feet and 1 inch high, it (i) ______ one of the largest statues in the world. The monumental lady with the torch quickly became a (j) _______ of American democracy.
Dhaka Board- 2010
employ    impact    plan    rural    reduce    importance
lend    international    growth    emphasize    poor    raise
Micro-credit institutions have a great (a) ________ in Bangladesh. Grameen Bank is one oth them which has (b) _______ recognition. It (c) ________ money to the poor especially the (d) ________ women. It (e) ___________ the need to develop skills and (f) _________ consciousness among them. It creates (g) _________ opportunity for rural women. This institution has a positive (h) _________ on their economic-variables and family (i) __________. It also helps to (j) _____________ their poverty.


Comilla Board- 2010
happen    furious    die    spoil    live    execution    knowing
wit    pleasant    declare    wretch    unpleasant    expire    cause
Once upon a time, there was a king who was very fond of (a) _______ his future from the astrologers. A famous astrologer (b) _______ to stop at his capital on his way to benaras. The king called on him to know about his future and the astrologer told him something (c) _________. At this the king got (d) ________ and condemned him to (e) _________saying, “Men like you should not live to (f) _______ the peace of the world”. But another thought had crossed his mind before the astrologer was removed for (g) ________. “How long will you live?” asked the king. With ready (h) ______ the astrologer said, “ The stars (i) _______ that I shall die only a week before your majesty. So, good bye.” Hearing this, the king turned pale like a dead man and shouted, “Drive this (j) _________ away, let him not come here again.”
Rajshahi Board- 2010
resources    potential    create    for    achievement    likely
fail    have    returns    from    among    success
Investment in education (a) ___________ girls increases the economic and social (b) __________ of development investment in all other sectors. Educating girls contributes (c) __________ wealth through its impact on economic development. Educated women have a higher income (d) _______than those who have (e) ________ no schooling. Educated mothers are more (f) _______to  send both their boys and girls to school. It is important to realise that (g) _______ in girls education generally results (h) _______ an integrated approach to community development. Thus (i) ______ to educate girls results in a tremendous waste of potential human (j) __________.
Jessore Board- 2010
traditional    only    no    strategy    development    run
conquer    not    widespread    in    privilege    alone
In ancient times, education was (a) ________ for the general people but a (b) ________ for the chosen few who took on (c) __________ roles in the (d) _________ of the state and in religion. (e) _________ Greece, education became more (f) _________ in  about the 5th century BC. The greeks, however, sent (g) _______ their male children to school. When rome was (h) _______ by the Greeks, the Romans under Greek influence (i) ______ a strong (j) _______ of literacy.
Sylhet Board- 2010
enables     educated    choice    importance    healthy    know
develop    protect    need    education    food    ability
Education is one of the basic (a) _________ of a human being. It is (b) _________ for the (c) __________ of mind. Many illiterate people do not have any (d) __________ of health. If they were (e)  __________ they could live a (f) _________ and planned life. (g) ____________ teaches us how to live well. It (h) __________ us to make the right (i) ___________ in life. It enhances our (j) ___________ to face our every day problems.
Barisal Board- 2010
happen    furious    die    spoil    live    execution    knowing
wit    pleasant    declare    wretch    unpleasant    expire    cause
Once upon a time, there was a king who was very fond of (a) _______ his future from the astrologers. A famous astrologer (b) _______ to stop at his capital on his way to benaras. The king called on him to know about his future and the astrologer told him something (c) _________. At this the king got (d) ________ and condemned him to (e) _________saying, “Men like you should not live to (f) _______ the peace of the world”. But another thought had crossed his mind before the astrologer was removed for (g) ________. “How long will you live?” asked the king. With ready (h) ______ the astrologer said, “ The stars (i) _______ that I shall die only a week before your majesty. So, good bye.” Hearing this, the king turned pale like a dead man and shouted, “Drive this (j) _________ away, let him not come here again.”
Chittagong Board- 2010
solve     ensure    in vain    address    work    must    alays
paramount    originate    uplifiment    balance    harass    call    never
(a) _____________ illiteracy problem is the (b) __________ task of the hour. We must educate all of our people (c) __________ our balanced development; otherwise all of our development plans must go (d) _________. If we can educate our people, half of our problems will be automatically (e) _______. That’s why, education is (f) ______ the nerve of development. All strength and power to (g) _______ the development of the country (h) ______ from education. So, we (i) ______ give topmost priority on education sector if we really want the (j) ______ of our dear motherland.
Dinajpur Board- 2010
add     breathe    need    plant    prevent    preserve
produce    protect    provide    take    give    wash
Trees are very useful to human beings. They (a) ________ the rich top soil from being (b) _________away by rain, water and floods. You can see trees being (c) ______ along mountain slopes, on roadsides, in parks and gardens. Trees give us shade. They (d) _______ life to place with their colourful flowers, beautiful leaves, fruits and thick trunks. They (e) ______ shelters for birds and animals. They give us timber, medicines, paper, gum and many other useful things. They (f) ________ in carbon dioxide and (g) _______ oxygen. As you know, by now man (h) _______oxygen to (i) ______ and live. Trees are ouur best friends. We should (j) _________ them and plant more trees around us.
Dhaka Board- 2009
resources      potential    create    for    among    likely
fail    have    returns    achievement    success    from
Investment in education (a) _________ girls increases the economic and social (b) _________ of development investment in all other sectors. Educating girls contributes (c) _________wealth through its impact on economic development. Educated women have a higher income (d) _________ than those who have (e) ______ no schooling. educated mothers are more (f) ______ to send both their boys and girls to school. It is important to realise that (g) ______ in girl’s education generally results (h) ______ an integrated approach to community development. Thus (i) _________ to educate girls results in a tremendous waste of potential human (j) ___________.
Comilla Board- 2009
growth    wife    income    cost    day to day    okay
intend    astonish    share    expensive    ability    pretty
rented                    
Hellow, my name is Charles karoro and I am a banker. My salary is (a) ___________ but the (b) __________ expenses in Nairobi are (c) ______ high. Both housing and food are (d) _________ in the capital. I have (e) ________ an apartment but it is really too small for my family. Of course it doesn’t have a garden. So my (f) ______ Maria, who loves gardening, can’t (g) _________ anything. She can’t go out to work either because there’s no one else in the house to look after the children. So the whole family depends on my (h) _______ alone. I have great hopes for my children and would like to send them to a good school. But good schools are very (i) ________. I am not sure how much I will be able to help them. Moreover, I am often in a fix about whether I should (j) ________ my income with my brother in the village.
Rajshahi Board- 2010
happen    furious    die    spoil    live    execution    knowing
wit    pleasant    declare    wretch    unpleasant    expire    cause
Once upon a time, there was a king who was very fond of (a) _______ his future from the astrologers. A famous astrologer (b) _______ to stop at his capital on his way to benaras. The king called on him to know about his future and the astrologer told him something (c) _________. At this the king got (d) ________ and condemned him to (e) _________saying, “Men like you should not live to (f) _______ the peace of the world”. But another thought had crossed his mind before the astrologer was removed for (g) ________. “How long will you live?” asked the king. With ready (h) ______ the astrologer said, “ The stars (i) _______ that I shall die only a week before your majesty. So, good bye.” Hearing this, the king turned pale like a dead man and shouted, “Drive this (j) _________ away, let him not come here again.”
Jessore Board- 2009
survive     surroundings    look    escape    method    leaf
protect    from    different    move    colour    fly
Animals must be able to (a) __________ themselves from enemies in order to (b) _______. Different animals have (c) _______ ways. Some animals have protective colouring that is their (d) _______changes to match their (e) ______. The common tree toad changes (f) _______ gray to green when it (g) ______ from the trunk of a tree to a green (h) ______. Similarly the dead-leaf butterfly (i) _______ being seen by its enemies because it (j) _______ like a dry leaf.
Barisal Board- 2009
with    improve    not    mean    maintain    upon    stop
take    easily    than    keep    depend    raise    avoid
Overeating (a) ______ taking too much food (b) ______ one needs. We eat (c) ______ to overload out stomach but to (d) ______ a sound health. A sound health (e) _____ on eating habit to some extent. Overeating tells (f) _______ our health. By (g) _______ awareness of the people the habit of overeating can be (h) _______. With a view to (j) ________ our body fit, we should (j) ______ taking too much food.
Sylhet Board - 2009
joyful      eager    remain    want    gift    flood
invite    amity    elder    favourite    festive    delightful
shy                    
Children are very fond of festivals. They become very (a) _______ on a day of festival. If it is there birthday, their joys become over (b) ________. They become very (c) _____ to have wishes from their beloved persons. Whole day they (d) _______ to spend times in joys. Usuallly a child on her birthday gets up early and tries to (e) _______ close to her presents. It becomes a (f) ________ day, if she is presented anything very (g) _______ to her. Children also want to have their friends (h) ________ to their house on a festival. They expect to have a party. Their joys give pleasure to their (i) ______. We should try to keep the children always in a (j) ________ mind.
Chittagong Board- 2009
carry    provide    get    essential    adopt    define
needs    yardstick    shelter    enhance    protect    aware
perform                    
Education is one of the basic (a) _______ of a human being and is (b) ______ for every kind of development. It (c) ________ us to make right choices in life. It (d) ______ our ability to raise crops, store food, (e) _____ the environment and (f) _______ out our social responsibilities. It (g) ________ us with an enlightened (h) _______ about things, But education has to be (i) ______. It is not merely (j) ______ degrees from schools, colleges and universities. It is something more lasting, more humane.
Dinajpur Board- 2009
attitude    amply    predetermined    ordered    ordained    sorrows
out look    belief    undergo    hold    fate    poor
There are many people in our country who have a conservative (a) _____. Quite early in life they learn to (b) ______ that everything in this world was (c) _____. They think all that happens to there was (d) ______ by god. From this belief the poor generally accept their (e) ______. They also (g) _______ a firm belief that those who (h) ______ sufferings in this world will be (i) _______ rewarded in the next world. They also have the same sort of (j) _________ towards illness and disease.
Dhaka Board- 2009
friendly    beautiful    show pace    getting on    library    charming
easy    probably    impression    simply    residence    difference
It seems hard to believe that I’ve been in Savar for a whole month now! I promised to write and tell you how I was (a) _____. So here goes. When I first got here I just couldn’t get used to the (b) ______ of life. Now, though, I am learning to take things (c) _______ I am beginning to feel at home. You can’t imagine how (d) _______ the university campus is. Its very large very green and (e) _________ the best campus in the country. It’s _______ (f) _________ wonderful. My first (g) _______ of the students and teachers here is that they are really (h) ______ and helpful. And the (i) ______ is wonderful. As you know, I am staying in a hall of (j) ______ but life here is so different particularly if you are used to home comfort.
Comilla Board- 2009
device    trained    about    perform    essential    great
abacus    fairly    large    special    recent    sense
refers    called                
The computer is a fairly (a) ________ invention. It has now become an (b) ______ part of modern life. It has greatly benefited us and brought (c) _______ revolutionary changes in our life. Any (d) ______ that helps people perform mathematical calculation may be (e) ________ a computer (g) ________ to special kind of electronic machine that can perform mathematical calculations and process (h) _______ masses of information at a (i) ______________ speed. In a few minutes a computer can perform calculation that (j) ________ mathematicians would need years to complete.

                               

         Gap Filling With Clues Worksheet-5.1
1.    Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box
recent    trained    fairly    essential    abacus    computer    device    
process    about    modern        perform    machine    sense    specially
The computer is a (a) - recent invention. It has now become an important part of (b) - life. It has greatly benefited us and brought (c) - revolutionary changes in our life. Any (d) - that helps people (e) - mathematical calculation may be called a computer. In this sense the (f) - is a simple computer. Today, however, the term (g)- refers to special kind of electronic (h) - that can perform mathematical calculations and (i) - large masses of information at a great speed. In a few minutes a computer can perform calculation that (j)-mathematicians would need years to complete.


2.    Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box
Growth    Wife    Income    cost    Ability    rented    Day to day
Okey    Intend    Astonish    Expensive    Share    pretty    
Hello, my name is Charles Kararo and I am a banker. My salary is (a)--- but the (b)—expenses in Nairobi are (c)—high. Both housing and food are (d)---- in the capital. I have an apartment but it is really too small for my family. Of course it doesn’t have a garden. So my (f)—Maria, who loves gardening, can't go out to work either because there's no one else in the house to look after the children. So the whole family depends on my (h)- alone. I have great hopes for my
children and would like to send them to a good school. But good schools are very (i)--- I am not sure how much I will be able to help them. Moreover. I am often in a fix about whether I should (j)-- my income with my brothers in the village.


3.    Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box
Happen    Furious    Die    Spoil    Live    Excution    Unpleasant
Knowing    Wit    Pleasant    Declare    Wretch    Cause    expire
Once upon a time, there was a king who was very fond of (a) his
future from the astrologers. A famous astrologer (b)----to stop at his capital on his way to Benaras. The king called on him to know about the future and the
astrologer told him something (c)     . At this the king got (d)---- and
condemned him to (e)----saying, "Men like you should not live to (f)---- the peace of the world". But another thought had crossed his mind before the astrologer was removed for (g)--- "How long will you live?" asked the king. With ready (h)---the astrologer said. "The stars (i)---- that I shall die only a week before your majesty. So, good bye." Hearing this, the king turned pale like a dead man and shouted, "Drive this (j)----away, let him not come here again."


4.    Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box
recent    trained    fairly    essential    abacus    computer    device    
process    about    modern    perform    machine    sense    specialy    process
The computer is a (a) - recent invention. It has now become an important part of (b) - life. It has greatly benefited us and brought (c) - revolutionary changes in our life. Any (d) - that helps people (e) - mathematical calculation may be called a computer. In this sense the (f) - is a simple computer. Today, however, the term (g)- refers to special kind of electronic (h) - that can perform mathematical calculations and (i) - large masses of information at a great speed. In a few minutes a computer can perform calculation that (j)-mathematicians would need years to complete.


5.    Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box
Warming    Cut    Rise    Anticipation    Habitats    Particularly    Provide
Increase    Exticntion    Recklessly    Severe    Imperative    Catastrophe    alarming
The destruction of forests and other (a)---.is causing the (b)—of varous plants and animals. In the last 25 years alone the world has lost one third of its natural wealth. Forests are being (c)—down. Moreover, they are being burnt (d)—resulting in an (e)--- in carbon dioxide and ultimately the water level is (f)—as a consequence of global (g)--. It is (h)—that the new century will face an overwhelming environments (i)--. It is therefore (j)—check the reckless pollution of the environment.


6.    Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box
Carr    Provide    Get    Essential    Atribute    Hence    Define    Needs
Enables    Yardstick    Adipt    Shelter    Enhance    Protect    Aware    perform
Education is one of the basic (a) -of ubuman 6,6ttg and is (b) - for every kind of development. It (c) -us to make right choices in life. It (d) - our ability to raise crops, store food, (e) -- the environment and (f) - out our social responsibilities. It (g) - us with an enlightened (h) -- about things. But education has to be (i) It is not merely 0) - degrees from schools, colleges and universities. It is something more lasting, more humane.


7.    Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box
safe    cover    know    develop    precaution    time    recur    safe
belief    possible    loss    direct    compulsory    be    reduce    belief
Bangladesh (a) -- in the active earthquake zone. It is (b) - to all Bangladeshis. Experts are alarmed by the (c) - of quakes during recent years. But they give no (d) - answer to the question of (e) - about the buildings of Dhaka city. As there is every (t)=-of earthquakes in Bangladesh, experts call for taking adequate (g) - measures to (h) - losses. RAJUK (i) - that an earthquake resistant building code should be (j)-.
8.    Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box
establlishe    transmitted    simultancously    storee    base    time    made    
personal    clecronic    communication    easily    im    prove    sent    actually
E -mail means (a) --mail. It is an electronic (b) - of communication. E-mail (c) - is user to user but telex communication is terminal to terminal. Telephone connection often takes a lot of time to be (d) -- because both the caller and the called must be present (e)- `Bwt e-mail is a computer (f) -- system and thernessages that are (g)- via the computer become (h) -- in the mail box of an individuals (i) - computer without the need of his being (j)--- present. Thus, e-mail saves both time and money.
9.    Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box
 

With    Improve    Not    Mean    Maintain    Upon    Stop
Take    Easily    Than    Keep    Depend    Raise    avoid
Overeating (a) - taking too much food (b) - one needs. We eat (c) to overload our stomach but to (d) - a sound itmith- A sound health (e) - on eating habit, to some extent. Overeating tells (f) - our health. By (g) - awareness of the people the habit of overeating can be (h) -. With a view to (i) - our body fit, we should taking too much food.


10.    Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box
Carr    Provide    Get    Essential    Atribute    Hence    Define    Needs
Enables    Yardstick    Adipt    Shelter    Enhance    Protect    Aware    perform
Education is one of the basic (a) ---(b)--- for every kindof development. It (c)—right choices in life. It (d)---our ability to raise crops, store food, (e)—the environment and (f)—out “our social responsibilities. It (g)—us with an enlightened (h)—about things. But education has to be (i)--. It is not merely (j)—degrees from schools, colleges and universities. It is something more lasting, more humane


11.    Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box
Add    Breathe    need    Plant    Prevent    Preserve    Grow
Produce    Protect    Provide    Take    Give    Wash    gather
Trees are very useful to humans. They (a)--- the rich top of soil from being –(b) away by rain water and floods. You can see trees being (c) -- along mountain slopes on road sides, in parks and gardens. Trees give us shade. They (d) - life to place with their colourful flowers, beautiful leaves,
 
fruits and thick trunks. They (e) - shelters for birds and animals. They give us timber, medicines, paper, gum and many other useful things. They (f)- - in carbon dioxide and (g)---oxygen.. As you know, by now man (h) - oxygen to (i) -and live, Trees are our best friends. We should
(j)-
-them and plant more trees around us.
12.    Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box
Happen    Furious    Die    Spoil    Live    Excution    Unpleasant
Knowing    Wit    Pleasant    Declare    Wretch    Cause    expire
Once upon a time, there was a king who was very fond of (a) his
future from the astrologers. A famous astrologer (b)----to stop at his capital on his way to Benaras. The king called on him to know about the future and the astrologer told him something (c)     . At this the king got (d)---- and condemned him to (e)----saying, "Men like you should not live to (f)---- the peace of the world". But another thought had crossed his mind before the astrologer was removed for (g)--- "How long will you live?" asked the king. With ready (h)---the astrologer said. "The stars (i)---- that I shall die only a week before your majesty. So, good bye." Hearing this, the king turned pale like a dead man and shouted, "Drive this (j)----away, let him not come here again."


13.    Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box
Eager    Joyous    Become    Remain    Festive    Favourite
Food    Want    Flood    Invite    Gift    elders
Children are very fond o 'festivals. They become very (a) - on a day of festival. If it is their
birthday, their joys be over (b) -. They become very (c) - to have wishes form their beloved persons. The whole day they (d) - to times in joy. Usually a child on its birthday, gets up early and tries to (e) - close to their parents. It (f) - a nice da is presented anything very (g) - to it. Children also want to have their friends (h) - to their house on a festival . expect to have a party. Their joys give pleasure to their (i) -.- We should try to keep the children always in a (j)---mind.


14.    Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box
Drink    Eat    Available    Nutrition    Satisfy    Happen    Lack
Need    Heart    Balanced    Knowledge    Preserve    Mind    for
While (a)—food we should bear in (b)—that we don’t eat just to (c)—hunger or to fill the belly. We eat to (d)—our health. For good health a man (e)—good food. Sometimes it so (f)—that people who live even in the midst of plenty do not eat the food they need for good health because they have no (g)—of science and health and (h)--. They do not know how to select a (i)—diet from the many foods that are (j)—to them.


15.    Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box
flood    rise    climate    warmer    alarm    unnecessarily    prediction
change    evidence    destroy    catastrophically    gradual    severely    increase
The world is getting (a) - because of pollution. Every year millions of people all over the world die (b) - as a result Qf pollution. In the recent years there have been (c) - reports that the world's (d) - is undergoing a significant (e) -. All these reports provide strong (f) - that world temperatures are (g) - day by day. Climatologists (h) - that mid way through the next century temperatures may have (i) -
as much as 4°C. This could raise sea levels and thereby (j) -coastal areas and farm lands.


16.    Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box
Find    Prevail    Both    Available    Neat    Caterers    Appeal
Take    Submit    Looking    Be    Collection    Look    book
A library serves as the source of knowledge (a)—for the students and the teachers. It is a large (b)—of book. Among these, there are books on courses that are taught in different classes. There (c)—books on extracurricular subjects also. In the library, newspapers and priodicals are also (d)--. The library (e)—to the tastes of different people. Books are arranged in shelves (f) -. There are library assistants who are also helpful for the readers. One head librarian (g) - after the library. So the readers do not have any problem in (h) - out the right book. There is also a reading room where silence (i) -. One can also take books from the library for reading at home by (j) - library cards to the librarian


17.    Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box
joyful    eager    remain    want    gift    food    invite
amity    elder    favourite    festive    delightful    shy    
Children are very fond of festivals. They become very (a)---on a day of festival. If it is their birthday, their joys become over (b)---- They become very (c)----to have wishes from their beloved persons. Whole day they (d)----to spend times in joys. Usually a child on her birthday gets up early and tries to (e)---close to her presents. It becomes a (fl    day, if she is presented anything very (g)    to her. Children also want to have their friends (h)----to their house on a festival. They expect to have a party. Their joys give pleasure to their (i)----We should try to keep the children always in a (j)    mind.


18.    Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box
Go    Have    Find    Lose    Die    Are    Way    consider
Prefer    Enjoy    Be    Dead    Preference    Take    Bound    get
We find changes in amusement and entertainment that (a)—taken place over time. Common forms of entertainment like snake charming, puppet shows, jarigan (b)—popular in the past past are gradually (c)—their appeal. They are (d)—out. We don’t (e)—the existence of many of these. Now people like to (f)—T.V. they (g)—concert, disco, pop etc. All the changes that have (h)—place today are not (i)—good. Sometimes people are (j)—to receive some bad aspects of Western culture.


19.    Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box
Educate    Recreation    Religion    Original    Question    Broadcast    Sent
Aim    Facilities    Concern    Look    Consider    Though    taken
Tcievlsion, a source of much knowledge, pleasure, and information and a widely used media of mass communication, is now being (a) - at from a different point of view. Is the TV really doing good, especially to the youngsters of our w+ generation? It is an important (b) - both to ask and to answer indeed. Looked from an (c) - point of view, the TV is to be (d) - one of the most effective means of educating both the students and the public as a whole. Again, it has almost become the most effective and popular means of people's (e) -. Films, dramas, songs, dances, comedy scrim-all these are very attractive packages of programmes. As a means of communications TV is, (f) - not the most atqpcr*artt. yet the most effective and useful means of communication. Up to this point, we must say that the TV is doing good to our youngsters by educating them and by giving them recreational (g) -. But as far as the satellite TV is (h)--- we cannot say this for certainly. The
commercial package programmes (i) - by satellite TVs are detrimental to our young generation, pernicious to our societies, threatening to our values and traditions and (j)—beliefs.


20.    Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box
mentally    educated    genius    help    development    useful    assist
sympathetic    wise    improve    provides    self-reliant    called    equip
Proper education (a) - a learner with opportunities to (b) - all his latent talents. Its aim is to (c) - him physically and (d) - so that he can be (e) - to himself and to the society. An educated man is (f) -- but he also (g) - -others in attaining self-reliance. He is supposed to be wellmannered, kind and (h)- -. So a man who has acquired knowledge and skill only for his material development cannot be (i) - a truly (j)---man.


21.    Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box
Husband    Consider    Dominated    Happy    Protect    Education
Issue    Beat    Law    Healthy    Save    subsevient
Women un our society have always been considered (a)—to men. The majority of houses are being (b)—usually by (c)--and women most often have no say in opinion. Their opinion is (d)--unnecessary even in such important (e) -- as the number of children they would like to have. In many households they arc (f) -by the husbands. To (g) -- their rights the Govt has introduced law. But (h) --sometimes can't (i)---them. So, what is more needed for them is the proper (j)-- - .


22.    Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box
Add    Breathe    need    Plant    Prevent    Preserve    Grow
Produce    Protect    Provide    Take    Give    Wash    gather
Trees are very useful to humans. They (a)--- the rich top of soil from being –(b) away by rain water and floods. You can see trees being (c) -- along mountain slopes on road sides, in parks and gardens. Trees give us shade. They (d) - life to place with their colourful flowers, beautiful leaves, fruits and thick trunks. They (e) - shelters for birds and animals. They give us timber, medicines, paper, gum and many other useful things. They (f)- - in carbon dioxide and (g)---oxygen.. As you know, by now man (h) - oxygen to (i) -and live, Trees are our best friends. We should (j)- -them and plant more trees around us.


23.    Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box
With    Improve    Not    Mean    Maintain    Upon    Stop
Take    Easily    Than    Keep    Depend    Raise    avoid
Overeating (a) - taking too much food (b) - one needs. We eat (c) to overload our stomach but to (d) - a sound itmith- A sound health (e) - on eating habit, to some extent. Overeating tells (f) - our health. By (g) - awareness of the people the habit of overeating
can be (h) -. With a view to (i) - our body fit,
 
we should taking too much food.
24.    Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box
Happen    Furious    Die    Spoil    Live    Excution    Unpleasant
Knowing    Wit    Pleasant    Declare    Wretch    Cause    expire
Once upon a time, there was a king who was very fond of (a) his future from the astrologers. A famous astrologer (b)----to stop at his capital on his way to Benaras. The king called on him to know about the future and the astrologer told him something (c)     . At this the king got (d)---- and condemned him to (e)----saying, "Men like you should not live to (f)---- the peace of the world". But another thought had crossed his mind before the astrologer was removed for (g)--- "How long will you live?" asked the king. With ready (h)---the astrologer said. "The stars (i)---- that I shall die only a week before your majesty. So, good bye." Hearing this, the king turned pale like a dead man and shouted, "Drive this (j)--- -away, let him not come here again."

25.    Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box
Attitude    Amply    Predetermined    Ordered    Ordained    Sorrows    
Out    look    Belief    Undergo    Hold    Fate    poor
There are many people in our country who have a conservative (a0--. Quite early inlife they learn to (b)—that everything in this world was (c)--. They think all that happens to them was (d)—by God. From this belief the poor generaly accept their (e)--. They also accept all their (f)—and sufferings without trying much to overcome them. They also(g)—a firm belief that those who (h)— sufferings in this world will be (i)—rewarded in the world. have the same sort of (j)—tpwards illness and diseases.

26.    Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box
Add    Breathe    need    Plant    Prevent    Preserve    Grow
Produce    Protect    Provide    Take    Give    Wash    gather
Trees are very useful to humans. They (a)--- the rich top of soil from being –(b) away by rain water and floods. You can see trees being (c) -- along mountain slopes on road sides, in parks and gardens. Trees give us shade. They (d) - life to place with their colourful flowers, beautiful leaves, fruits and thick trunks. They (e) - shelters for birds and animals. They give us timber, medicines, paper, gum and many other useful things. They (f)- - in carbon dioxide and (g)---oxygen.. As you know, by now man (h) - oxygen to (i) -and live, Trees are our best friends. We should (j)- -them and plant more trees around us.

27.    Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box
Aware    Using    Communication    Spanteneously    Able    Develop
Acquisitive    Mother    Naturally    Usual    Competence    language
Trees are very useful to humans. They (a)--- the rich top of soil from being –(b) away by rain water and floods. You can see trees being (c) -- along mountain slopes on road sides, in parks and gardens. Trees give us shade. They (d) - life to place with their colourful flowers, beautiful leaves, fruits and thick trunks. They (e) - shelters for birds and animals. They give us timber, medicines,paper, gum and many other useful things. They (f)- - in carbon dioxide and (g)---oxygen.. As you know, by now man (h) - oxygen to (i) -and live, Trees are our best friends. We should (j)--them and plant more trees around us.


28.    Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box
Bought    Reading    Wanted    Failry    How    Experience
Effective    Start    Important    Laughed    Experiment    several
Two friends, Raghib and Adeeb, (a)—to learn how to ride a bicycle. Adeeb (b)—a book called “How to Ride a bicycle” and started (c)—it. On the other hand, Raghib took out his bicycle on the street and (d)--- trying to ride it. He fell off several times and Adeeb (e)—at him. However, by the time Adeeb finished the first chapter of his book, Raghib was riding his bicycle (f)—well. Adeeb knew (g)—the bicycle worked but did not know how to use it from first hand (h)--. Learning a language is like riding a bicycle. The most (i)—thing about any language is communication. You learn to communicate (j)—by using a language, by doing things with it and by experiencing it.


29.    Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box
Conduct    Become    Spare    Pursuit    Travel    Major
Leisure    Work    Spend    Physically    Make    love
For the Germens, leaisure has become a major (a)--. Formerly, Germans used to (b)—ten hours a day and six days a week and had very little time for (c)--. But in modern times working hours in Germany have (d)—shorter stretching over five days only. People have therefore more time to (e)— now than in the past. They are so interested in (f)—their free time effectively that there is even a German Leisure Association that (g)—research on leisure activities. The Germans love to (h)—and
almost half of all adults in Germany have (i)—a trip outside the country just for pleasure and relaxation. There are also many sports centres where young people go for (j)—excersise.


30.    Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box
Originated    Grow    Bcomes    Careful    Appearance    Miniature
Fond    Containers    Normal    High    Contribute    remain
Bonsai is the art of (a)—trees and other plants in small (b)—in such a way that it (c)—the miniature of a real tree. A Bonsai tree may be 10 years old but have a (d)—of one foot only. The art of Bonsai (e)—perhaps more than 1000 years ago in China. Early Japanese aristocrats also showed a (f)—for Bonsai and (g)—greatly to its development. Bonsai is different from (h)—pot planting as it is considered an art form. A Bonsai tree is (i)— shaped to remain small but still has the (j)—of a large tree.


31.    Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box
Flow    Take    Largely    Help    Cut    Bottom
Spread    Allow    Container    Cover    Beauty    tie
Bonsai plant does not need (a)—pots but small containers and not much of soil. A Bonsai (b)—has holes in the bottom which are (c0—with small nets so that the soil does not (d)--- out with the water the plant is then (e)—out of its original pot and one-third of its root is (f0—our. It is then ties to the (g)—of the pot with the (h)—to wires. Soil is then (i)—over it to cover the container but about an inch of the root is (j)—to stay above the soil to enhance beauty.


32.    Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box
Argue    Crowd    Empty    Kept    Plan    Seat
Moved    Make    Quarrel    Push    Get    rudely
Farid got on the bus to go to college. The bus was (a)—as usual. The bus conductor pushed him aside and (b)---rude remarks for standing in the way. Farid (c)—quie, there was a seat beside him in which he (d)—to sit down as soon as it got (e)—but the moment it was vacant another passanger (f)—him rudely and grabbed the (g)--. Farid was extremely annoyed but smply (h)—way from the seat. “What’s the point of (i)—now?”- he thought. The seat is lost and there’s no point in (j)—about it now.


33.    Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box
Laugh    Urgue    Sit    Try    Think    Go
Dance    Bring    Scene    Give    Notice    Sing

Sohel was going on a picnic with his friends. Many of his friends started (a)—and singing in the bus he kept (b)—in his seat smiling and enjoining the (c)--. He just wouldn’t move even when they (d)—him to join them, “I can’t sing so well. You will (e)—if I sing” he said. “we can’t sing either, but it’s fun. Why don’t you just (f)—it a try? Besides, nobody will (g)—if you sing in a group.” They (h)—to convince him. But Sohel just couldn’t (i)— himself to sing. He was too worried about what people would (j)--.


34.    Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box
Shout    Debating    Think    Scream    Organize    Interest
Happy    Join    Find    Write    Want    
Fahima’s college wanted to introduce a (a)—club. So, they gave her the responsibility of (b)—the club and finding out people who were (c)—in debating. Fahima (d)—agreed. She went around to every class when the teacher was not there and (e)—“We are having a debating club. Who wants to (f)--? Give me your names now or (g)—over it then let me know in two days. You will (h)—me in the common room.” One of her friends said, “Why don’t you just (i)—it down as a notice and put it up on the notice board? You won’t have to scream like this then.” “Oh I don’t mind (j)--.


35.    Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box
Drive    Feeling    Possess    Go    Consider    Pierce
Normally    Beats    Draw    Control        
In Panambanam in Indonesia, worshipers (a)—themselves to be (b)—by god in this state, they are able to (c)—needle through their cheeks and tongues without (d)—any pain. In the island of Bali, Indonedia, dancers meditate and make themselves (e)—into trance-like state. They can then (f) their bodies with daggers without (g)—out any blood. Fakirs who practise ‘Yoga’ learn to (h)—their beathing to such an extent that their heart (i)—at only two beats a minuet whereas a (j)--- human heart beats 70-80 times per minuete.


36.    Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box
Environmental    Interrelated    Refer    Part    Live    Hang    biosphere
Related    Ecology    Elements    Link    Make    us    
The environment (a)—to the air, water and land in which people, animals and plants (b0--. So human beings, animals, air, water and soil are the main (c)—of the environment. The natural forces such as storms, cyclones and earthquakes are also (d)-- of this environment. Climate is thus a condition of the (e)--. All things that make up the environment are (f)— The way in which people, animals and plants are (g)—to each other and to their surroundings is known as (h)--. The ecosystem is a complex web that (i)—animals, plants and every form in the biosphere. All these things (j0—together.


37.    Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box
Products    Stand    Use    Wash    Responsible    Environment    mix
Mix    Dump    Throw  
             
Water, another vital elements of the (a)—is also polluted in different ways. Man (b)— water by throwing waste into it. Farmers (c)—chemical fertilizers and insecticides in their fields. When rain and floods (d)—away some of these chemicals, they get (e)—with water in rivers, canals and ponds. Mills and factories also (f)—their poisonous chemicals and waste (g0—into rivers and canals and thus pollute the water. Water vehicles also pollute rivers by (h)—oil, food waste and human waste into them. Insanitary latrines and unsafe drains (i)—on river and canals banks are also (j)—for further pollution. Thus, water is contaminated by various kinds of waste and filth.


38.    Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box
Wildlife    Develop    Wild    Change    Spoil    Save
Protect    Maintain    Lost    Take    balance    
We know that all species are important for (a)—ecological balance. If one is (b)—the whole natural environemnt (c)-. In order to protect the environment from being (d)--. We should therefore (e)—our wildlife. The good news is that many countries are now (f)— action to protect their endangered (g)--. George Haycock, author of several books on wildlife, writes: “Mankind must (h)—a concern for (i)- creatures and a determination that these wild species will not perish.” We should save the earth’s wild creatures to (j)—ourselves. To be kind to animals is to be kind to mankind.


39.    Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box
Recurrence    Straight    Adequate    Lies    Safe    Event
Unknown    Follow    Called    Resident    Give    alarmed
How (a)—wil the buildings in the city of Dhaka be in the (b)—of an earthquake? Experts give no (c)—to this question, but call for taking (d)—precautions to minimize loses. That Bangladesh (e)—in the active earthquake zones is not (f)—to Bangladeshis. Alarmed by the (g0—of quakes during recent years, experts have (h)—for the development of an earthquake (i)—building code that all building should (j)--- as mandatory.


40.    Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box
Keep    Next    House    Close    Closed    Study
Get    Come    Kept    Sit    Concentrate    Compel
Riaz is fed up with his (a)--- door neighbours. His bed is very (b)—to theirs. Every time, he (c)—down to study in the evening, there (d)—the “Blaring sound of the television from the (e)—next door. It seems that the TV is (f)—on the whole evening. It becomes very difficult for him to (g)—on his studies. In winter, he can bear it by (h)—his window closed but in summer it (i) too hot and stuffy if the window is kept (j) . 

 

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