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Seen Comprehension (unit-1 থেকে Lesson-2)

Read the text and answer the following questions

Nakshi kantha is a kind of embroidered quilt. The name was taken from the Bengali word. ‘naksha’ which means artistic pattern. It is a kind of traditional craft and is said to be indigenous to Bangladesh and west Bengal in India. The art has been practised in rural Bengal for centuries. The name ‘Nakshi kantha’ become popular after the poet Jasimuddin’s poem ‘Nakshi Kanthar Math’ was published in 1929. Traditional kanthas are made for family use old or new cloth and thread are used to make these quilts. Mymensingh, Jamalpur, Rajshahi, Faridpur, Bogra and Jessore are most famous for this craft. Now it is produced commercially. You can find them in many expensive handicraft shops in cities. The quilts are now in great demand because of the colourful pattern and designs embroidered on them

 

1.         Guess the meaning of the following words and choose the correct meaning closest to the text.          1×7=7

            (a) Pattern

            (i)kind (ii) model

            (iii) standard    (iv) same

            (b)Traditional

            (i) modern        (ii) customary

            (iii) local          (iv)ancient

            (c) Popular

            (i) known         (ii)loving

            (iii) acquinted  (iv) favourite

            (d) Produce

            (i) exhibit         (ii) create

            (iii) made         (iv)build

            (e) Demand

            (i) want of        (ii) require

            (ii) famous       (iv) ask for

            (f) The word ‘indigenous’ refers to

            (i) foreign        (ii) native

            (iii) hand-made

            (iv) all the above

            (g) What does the word ‘expensive’ means?

 

            (i) cheap          (ii) costly

            (iii) economical (iv) low cost

Answer :

            a) (ii) model, b) (ii) customary, c)        (iv) favourite,

            d) (ii) create, e) (ii) require

            f) (ii) native g) (ii) costly

 

2          Answer the following questions :         2×4=08

            (a) What is Nakshi Kantha?

            (b) Why are the traditional Kantha made?

            (c) When did it become popular from?

            (d) Which districts are famous for this kantha?

 

Answer :

            (a) Nakshi kantha is a kind of embroidered quilt.

            (b) The traditional kanthas are made for family use.

            (c) It became popular after the poet Jasimuddin’s poem ‘Nakshi Kanthar Math’ which was published in 1929.

            (d) Mymensingh, Jamalpur, Rajshahi, Faridpur, Bogra and Jessore are most famous for this craft.

 

Unseen Comprehension

Read the text and answer the following questions

Tea is a popular drink. People drink a lot of tea. There are many kinds of tea. There is black tea. The is green tea. There is white tea. There is red tea. There are yellow tea. People drink a lot of tea in China. Some people it because it is good for them. It makes them healthy. Other people drink it because it tastes very good. It tastes delicious. People drink a lot of green tea in Japan, Korea. In Vietnam, some people drink coffee before they drink tea. People drink a lot of tea in England. Every afternoon, English people drink tea. English people add milk to their tea. Finally, many people drink tea in the USA. In the south, people drink ‘sweet tea’ sweet tea is cold black tea with sugar. Most tea comes from China. Some tea comes from India or Sri-Lanka. Kenya, Japan and Indonesia also grow a lot of tea.

 

1.         Complete the following table with the information given in the passage.         1×5=5

Answer :

            (i)Tea, (ii) black, green, white, red, yellow (iii) In japan & Korea (iv) In England (v) China

 

2.         Read the text again and write true or false beside the following statements. Give answer for the false statements.             1×5=5

 

            (a) People in Japan drink black tea in plenty.

            (b) On the basis of colour, 5 kinds of tea have been referred in the passage.

            (c) Tea tastes pungent.

            (d) The people of England drink tea in the morning as a regular basis.

            (e) China is the major supplier of tea.

 

Answer :

 

            (a) False; correct answer: People in? Japan drink green tea in plenty.

            (b) True.

            (c) False; correct answer : Tea tastes delicious.

            (d) False; correct answer : The people of England drink tea in the afternoon as a regular basis.

            (e) True.

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