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Fill in the blanks with the following texts with articles (a/an/the) as necessary. Some of the blanks may not require ধহ article. Put a cross (×) in those blanks.
7. To forgive (a) — injury is often considered to be (b) — sign of weakness. It is really (c) — sign of strength. It is easy to allow oneself to be carried away by resentment and hatred into (d) — act of vengeance : but it takes (e) — strong character to restrain those natural passions. The man who forgives (f) — injury proves himself to be, (g) — superior of the man who wronged him, and (h) — wrongdoer to shame. Forgiveness may even (i) — turn a foe into a friend. So mercy is (j) — noblest from of revenge.
8. Life is full of (a) — unfavorable circumstances, (b) — great men in (c) — world bravely faced (d) — adverse situations. These situations bring out (e) — man’s latent qualities, (f) — man in such circumstances learns many virtues like fortitude and bravery. Only (g) — virtues and brave men can conquer (h) — obstacles of life, (i) — adverse situations have glorified (j) — minds and characters of great men.
9. (a) — underground is (b) — electrically operated underground (c) — railroad. Its construction was first stimulated in (d) — 19th century, (e) — world’s first underground was (f) — brainchild of Charles Pearson, solicitor of the city of London. The first phase between Fanington to Paddington was begun in 1860 and completed in 1863, the construction was done in (g) — cut-and cover method, (h) — arched brick structure was first constructed in (i) — open trench and then earth was (j) — backfilled over it.
10. Our life is (a) — sum total of days, months and years. But all days are not equally memorable to us. Most of (b) — days are forgotten with (c) — passage of time. Only (d) — few days remain fresh in our memory. My first day at school is such (e) — amusing day. It is still fresh in my mind. When I was (f) — boy of six, my father got me admitted into (g) — new school. We took a rickshaw and arrived at (h) — school. I felt both (i) — joy and fear.
11. Money cannot buy (a) — happiness. Money is (b) — must for our life. But it is not (c) — essential factor to bring our happiness. Happiness is absolutely (d) — psychological thing. It is (e) — name of (f) — feeling. It means the contentment of mind. He who is (g) — satisfied with what he gets and contented with his life is (h) — really a happy man. Happiness cannot be purchased by (i) — money. No doubt money has got something to do with (j) — happiness but it cannot give us happiness.
12. (a) — Bangladesh is (b) — land of six seasons. Of all (c) — seasons I like (d) — spring most. It is called (e) — queen of seasons. It comprises (f) — Bangli months of (g) — Falgoon and Chaitra. After (h) — end of (i) — winter, it comes with all its beauty and (j) — charms.
13. More than (a) — thousand years before (b) — Christ, near (c) — eastern end of (d) — Mediterranean was (e) — great city. Very rich and power second to none on (f) — earth. (g) — name of it was Troy and even today no city is more famous. (h) — cause of this long lasting fame was (i) — war told of one of the world’s great poems, the Iliad, and (j) — cause of the war went back to a dispute between three jealous goddesses.
14. The computer is (a) — fairly recent invention. It has now become (b) — essential part of (c) — modern life. It has greatly benefited us and brought about (d) — revolutionary changes in our life. Any device that helps mathematical calculating can be called (e) — computer. In this sense, the abacus is also (f) — simple computer. Today, however, (g) — term computer refers to (h) — special kind of electronic machine that can perform mathematical calculations and process large masses of (i) — information at (j) — great speed.
15. Everybody knows that industry is (a) — key to success. (b) — person can prosper in life by doing hard work. The man who does not follow (c) — rules so sincerity can never go (d) — long way in (e) — world. Many (f) — man is not conscious of (g) — importance of (h) — it for which they do not have (i) — benefit of (j) — success.
16. There was (a) — idle man who inherited vast property from his father. He did not like physical labour. As (b) — result, he became very fat and could not move from one place to another. He called in (c) — European doctor, (d) — doctor was very intelligent. He did not prescribe any medicine for man. He advised him to buy (f) — heavy club and move it in (g) — air till he got (h) — tired. Following the advice of the doctor, he became (i) — thin from (j) — obese man.
7. (a) an; (b)a; (c)a; (d)an; (e)a; (f)an; (g)x; (h) the; (i) x; (j) the
8. (a)x; (b)the; (c)the; (d)the; (e)a; (f)a; (g)the; (h)the; (i)the; (j)the
9. (a)the; (b)an; (c)x; (d)the; (e)the; (f)the; (g)the; (h)the; (i)an; (j)x
10. (a)a; (b)the; (c)the; (d)a; (e)an; (f)a; (g)a; (h)x; (i)x
11. (a)x; (b)a; (c)an; (d)a; (e)the; (f)a; (g)x ; (h)a; (i)x; (j)x
12. (a)x; (b)a; (c)the; (d)the; (e)the; (f)the; (g)x; (h)the; (i)the; (j)x
13. (a)a; b)the; (c)the; (d)the; (e)a; (f)the; (g)the; (h) the; (i)a; (j)the
14. (a)a; (b)an; (c)x; (d)x; (e)a; (f)a; (g)the; (h)a; (i) x; (j)a
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