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৪ অক্টোবর, ২০১৬ ০০:০০



1.         Read the following text and fill in the blanks with suitable word from the box. There are more words than needed. Make any grammatical change if necessary .  5×10 = 5

            Of all the creatures in the world, humans are physically the most ill equipped. A human cannot fly (a) ___  a bird, outrun a leopard, (b) ___  like an alfigator, nor climb (c) ___ , like a monkey. A human (d) ___  not have the claw of an (e) ___ , nor the eye and teeth of a (f) ___  cat. Physically, humans are (g) ___ . A sting insect can kill them. But (h) ___  is reasonable and kind. Nature's (i) ___  gift to humankind is the (j) ___  to think.

2.         Fill in the blanks with appropriate word in each gap.   1×10 = 10

            Conflict comes (a) ___ ; the clashing of (b) ___  and ideas (c) ___  a part of the human experience. It is true that it can be (d) ___  if left (e) ___ . However, it shouldn't be (f) ___  as something that can only (g) ___  negative things to transpire. It is a way to (h) ___  up with more meaningful realization that can (i) ___ be helpful to the (j) ___  involved.

3.         Rearrange the following sentences to make a coherent order.  1×10 = 10

            (a) On their way back, Shelley and Williams were drowned by a sudden storm on July 8, 1882.

            (b) His famous lyric "Ode to the West Wind" was written in 1819.

            (c) At the age of 18, he went to Oxford University.

            (d) One day Shelley and his friend Williams set sail in his boat-Aerial for Leghorn.

            (e) He was born on August 4, 1792 at Sussex in England.

            (f) His father Timmothy Shelley was a country landlord.

            (g) When he was a boy of twelve, he was sent to "Eton".

            (h) But after one year, he was expelled from the university for writing a pamphlet entitled "The Necessity of Atheism".

            (i) Percy Bysshe Shelley was a romantic poet of the early 19th century.

            (j) From his boyhood, Shelley was a boy of meditative and studious nature.

 

            Part-II : Writing (40 Marks)

4.         Write a paragraph on "Greatest Scientific Achievements" in about 200 words based on the answers to the following questions.    10

            (a) In modern age when did the scientific achievements begin to come? (b) What is the role of scientific achievements in development activities? (c) What are the major scientific achievements? (d) What is the influence of these achievements in our life? (e) What is the significance of introducing digital learning?

 

Answers

1.         Cloze test with clues

            (a) like; (b) swim; (c) trees; (d) does; (e) eagle; (f) wild; (g) defenseless: (h) nature; (i) greatest; (j) ability.

2.         Cloze test without clues

            (a) naturally; (b) thoughts; (c) is; (d) destructive; (e) uncontrolled; (f) seen; (g) cause; (h) come; (i) certainly; (j) individuals.

3.         Rearranging

            (i) → (b) → (e) → (f) → (j) → (g) → (c) → (h) → (d) → (a)

            Percy Bysshe Shelley was a romantic poet of the early 19th century. His famous lyric "Ode to the West Wind" was written in 1819. He was born on August 4, 1792 at Sussex in England. His father Timmothy Shelley was a country landlord. From his boyhood, Shelley was a boy of meditative and studious nature. When he was a boy of twelve, he was sent to "Eton". At the age of 18, he went to Oxford University. But after one year, he was expelled from the university for writing a pamphlet entitled "The Necessity of Atheism." One day Shelley and his friend Williams set sail in his boat Aerial for Leghorn. On their way back, Shelley and Williams were drowned by a sudden storm on July 8, 1882.

           

            Part-II : Writing

4.         Writing paragraph answering questions Greatest Scientific Achievements

            There is no denying the fact that science by its achievements has changed the shape of the world and the lifestyle of the people. Some of the scientific achievements are really amazing; we, the present users and the beneficiaries of these achievments could not even think of what we are using and enjoying today. Most of the amazing achievements have been invented during tihis time.


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