সুমন ভূইয়া, সহকারী শিক্ষক, সামসুল হক খান স্কুল অ্যান্ড কলেজ, ডেমরা, ঢাকা
৯ জানুয়ারি, ২০১৮ ০০:০০
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Man has (a) ____ inborn curiosity to see the unseen and to know (b ____ unknown. One can do many things to fulfill one’s indomitable (c) ____ for knowledge. A person usually tries to find (d) ____ the things and beings surrounding him. He (e) ____ evaluates others, overlooks, counts, measures and observes (f) ____ circumstances. And thus he gathers experience throughout his life time leaving himself unknown. But to know thyself is (g) ____ abstract quest (h) ____ finding something (i) ____ the material capacity. It is very difficult to understand and (j) ____ ourselves.
Answers : a) an; b) the; c) thirst; d) out;
e) critically; f) the; g) an; h) of; i) beyond; j) realize
E-mail means electronic mail. It is (a) ____ electronic mode of communication. E-mail (b) ____ is user to user but telex communication is terminal to terminal. Telephone communication causes (c) ____ of time to be established because both (d) ____ caller and the called must be (e) ____ simultaneously. But e-mail is a computer based (f) ____ and the messages that are sent (g) ____ computer become stored in the mail box of (h) ____ individual’s personal computer without (i) ____ need of his being actual present. Thus, e-mail saves both time and (j) ____ .
Answers : a) an; b) communication; c) wastage; d) the; e) present; f) system; g) via; h) an; i) the; j) money
Overeating means (a) ____ too much food than (b) ____ needs. We eat not to overload our (c) __ but to maintain a (d) ____ health which depends on (e) ____ habit to some extent. Overeating tells (f) ____ our health. By (g) ____ awareness of the people the (h) ____ of overeating can be (i) ____ with a view to (j) ____ our body fit, we should avoid having too much food.
Answers : a) taking; b) one; c) stomach; d) sound; e) the; f) upon; g) raising; h) habit; i) stopped; j) keeping
Student should observe (a) ____ laws of health. They should rise (b) ____ bed early (c) ____ the morning and go (d) ____ for (e) ____ walk. besides these, they should take care to perform all those things which are useful for the (f) ____ of health. They should take part in games and sports regularly. These are essential (g) ____ their physical and mental (h) ____ . They should also follow (i) ____ rules of health because health is (j) ____ root of all happiness.
Answers : a) the; b) from; c) in; d) out; e) a; f) preservation; g) for; h) growth; i) the; j) the
Illiteracy is not a (a) ____ to us. It is (b) ____ a curse. It (c) ____ all kinds of development of a country. Illiteracy causes great harms (d) ____ us. Since we do not know (e) ____ ways of development, we cannot take steps to (f) ____ our poor condition. As a result, we are (g) ____ behind. We have to depend on (h) ____ foreign aids. So, all should come forward (i) ____ to remove illiteracy. Then, the (j) ____ of our country will be possible.
Answers : a) boon; b) undoubtedly; c) hinders; d) to; e) the; f) improve; g) lagging; h) the; i) jointly; j) improvement
Planets are not stars. They have no (a) ____ of their own. They can only reflect (b) ____ light of the sun. There are many planets (c) ____ the sun’s family. The sun’s family consists (d) ____ these planets moving (e) ____ it. This is called (f) ____ solar system. Mercury is the smallest planet of the solar system. Venus is (g) ____ beautiful planet. It is often (h) ____ the Evening star and sometimes it is called (i) ____ ‘Morning Star’. Saturn has rings (j) ____ it.
Answers : a) light; b) the; c) in; d) of; e) round; f) the; g) a; h) called; i) the; j) around
Our life is not (a) ____ bed of roses. It is (b) ____ perpetual struggle (c) ____ hostile forces which are out to crush it, and man has to (d) ____ a relentless war against them (e) ____ order to live. Man wrestles with the dark forces (f) ____ nature, (g) ____ unfavorable environment (h) ____ him, struggle his soul forces and thus he survives. So, life is (i) ____ him, every moment (j) ____ it.
Answers : a) a; b) a; c) against; d) wage; e) in; f) of; g) an; h) around;) i) against; j) of
Man is the supreme being (a) ____ all creatures. Man has courage by (b) ____ he can do anything destructive or (c) ____ . In (d) ____ mind, there is the fascination of conquering anything (e) ____ . Hillary and Tenzing were not also an (f) ____ from it. They were not daunted by difficulties (g) ____ dangers. All the dangers were overcome by them to conquer the highest peak (h) ____ the world. For (i) ____ courage and hardship, their names have been (j) ____ in history.
Answers : a) of; b) which; c) constructive; d) his; e) difficult; f) exception; g) and; h) in; i) their; j) written
Computer is (a) ____ ultra modern electronic device for storing and analyzing (b) ____ fed (c) ____ it. It has no capacity to do anything (d) ____ itself. It works (e) ____ the basis of commands given by the (f) ____ . The (g) ____ of computer has a long history. Computer was not invented overnight. It took a long time and hard labour to invent computer. A computer consists (h) ____ five major components. Computer has great (i) ____ to us. It renders (j) ____ a great service.
Answers : a) an; b) information; c) into; d) by; e) on; f) operator; g) invention; h) of; i) importance; j) to