1. A : (a) ¾ bus stand is (b) ¾ useful but dirty place. What is your opinion about it?
B : I also hold (c) ¾ same idea.
A : After (d) ¾ fixed time (e) ¾ good number of up and down buses touch and start from her. So, the place is very noisy.
B : So, we have sound pollution here.
A : Exactly. Yesterday (f) ¾ unknown man stopped me in the bus stand. First he tried to talk to me as if he knew me. However, after one or two minutes he snatched all of my money.
B : This is another picture of this place. Many pickpockets loiter here.
A : (g) ¾ law-enforcing agencies must be very much active here.
B : Right, otherwise many simple mined people become the victims of snatching and pick pocketing.
A : The authorities must look into its (h) ¾ cleanliness.
Ans. (a) a (b) a (c) the (d) a (e) a (f) an (g) The (h) ×
2. A : Every nation has (a) ¾ culture of its own. B : Yes. We have also (b) ¾ age old and traditional culture.
A : Though we have (c) ¾ rich culture, we are going to lose some of our culture.
B : I am also concerned about (d) ¾ matter. Our young generation is fond of Western culture. They love western music and songs.
A : But you see we have Palligiti, Bhaoaia, Bhataili, Tagore’s songs, Nazrul song. They don’t like these songs.
B : I think we should love our own culture first. We can take some elements from other culture if they are good.
A : Satellite Channels and internet have influenced (e) ¾ the taste of our young generation.
B : That is right but we can learn (f) ¾ lot also from these means.
A : In our culture we show honour to (g)- ¾ old man or woman. We touch the feet of our teachers to seek their blessings.
B : This culture is not in (h) ¾ vogue in the western world.
A : We must retain and honour our own culture.
Ans. A (b) an (c) a (d) the (e) the (f) a (g) an (h) ×
3. A : Do you have any idea about (a) ¾ railway porter?
B : Not clear, but know something about him. He is (b) ¾ person carrying goods in (c) ¾ railway station.
A : Yes, he is (d) ¾ familiar figure (e) ¾ railway station.
B : I think he must be a very strong and stout person.
A : Exactly. He is very clever and prompt also.
B : I heard that he is (f) ¾ ill-tempered man also.
A : You have heard it rightly. Sometimes he is quarrelsome also. But we cannot deny (g) ¾ fact that he renders a great service to the passengers.
B : Obviously.
A : So, we should be sympathetic towards (h) ¾ them.
Ans. (a) a (b) a (c) a (d) a (e) the (f) an (g) the (h) ×
4. A : We all know that (a) ¾ teacher is (b) ¾ architect of a nation.
B : Obviously, he plays (c) ¾ important role in building up (d) ¾ educated nation.
A : But it is a matter of sorrow that (e) ¾ financial condition of our teachers is not up to the mark. I think they should have a different salary structure than others.
B : I support your idea. He is dedicated to enlighten a nation but his financial condition is not good. This cannot be accepted.
A : As he dispels (f) ¾ darkness of ignorance from the society, he deserves better salary.
B : And a good teacher is really (g) ¾ asset to a nation. He must be honoured properly.
A : Exactly. Proper honour from the nation is due for him/her.
B : We know a good teacher does not hanker after (h)-----money, but the society should ensure his financial security.
A : It’s a very important point you have raised.
Ans. (a) a (b) an (c) an (d) an (e) the (f) the (g) an (h) ×।