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এইচএসসি প্রস্তুতি : ইংরেজি দ্বিতীয় পত্র

M o d i f i e r s


            Read the following text and use modifiers as directed in the blank spaces :                 0.5x10-5

[পূর্ব প্রকাশের পর]

18.       A village doctor is a (a) — (use an intensifier to pre-modify the adjective) familiar person in the rural areas of Bangladesh. He is (b) — (pre-modify the verb) known as a quack. A village doctor is not a (c) — (pre-modify the noun) doctor. He (d) — (pre-modify the verb) sits in a small dispensary in the morning and evening. He treats the patients (e) — (use a participle to post-modify the verb) small fees. A village doctor is not a (f) — (pre-modify the noun) man. His chamber is (g) — (pre-modify the verb) furnished. He cannot supply costly medicines to the (h) — (pre-modify the noun) patients. In our country, the number of qualified doctors is (i) — (use an intensifier to pre-modify the adjective) few. So, a village doctor is a great friend to the (j) — (pre-modify the noun) people.


19.       The newspaper, (a) — (Post-modify the noun with an appositive), is a printed record of current event. It gives us (b) — (Use determiner to pre-modify the noun phrase) the important news of home and abroad. In a word, the newspaper is like (c) — (Use article to pre-modify the noun) ‘mirror’ of the world. The newspaper was first introduced in China. The ‘Indian Gazette’ was the (d) — (Use determiner to pre-modify the noun phrase) newspaper of the subcontinent. ‘The Samachar Darpon’ was the first (e) — (Use a noun-adjective to pre-modify the noun) newspaper. A newspaper is (f) — (Use an adverb to pre-modify the adjective) useful to us. We cannot think of (g) — (Use possessive to pre-modify the noun) morning without it. (h) — (Use an adjective to pre-modify the noun) people have different tastes. So, a newspaper supplies us with (i) — (Use determiner to pre-modify the noun phrase) sorts of news, for example, business, games and sports, entertainment, literature etc. It keeps us well-informed and makes us intelligent. So, we all should read newspapers (j) — (Post-modify the verb with adverb).


20.       Water plays an important role for human body fitness. It is a (a) — (pre modify the noun) substance. It possesses no colour of (b) — (possessive to pre modify) own. The (c) — (determiner to pre modify the noun) name of water is life. Without drinking water, we cannot quench (d) — (possessive to pre modify the noun) thirst. But (e) — (pre modify the noun) water is life killing. By drinking contaminated water, we often suffer from various diseases, like diarrhoea, typhoid etc. We may (f) — (pre modify the verb) face (g) — (pre modify the noun) death by drinking such type of water. We are responsible for (h) — (noun adjective to pre modify the noun) pollution. Waste materials from mills and factories are thrown here and there. Farmers use fertilizers and insecticides in their land. During the rainy season, they are mixed with ponds and rivers. Besides, latrines (i) — (participle to post modify the noun) on ponds and rivers cause water pollution. (j) — (pre modify the noun) awareness should be raised to stop water pollution.



18.       (a) very            (b) often

            (c) qualified

            (d) always/ regularly

            (e) taking                     (f) rich

            (g) hardly

            (h) serious/ poor

            (i) very                (j) village


19.       (a) a storehouse of knowledge

            (b) firstly         (c) a    

            (d) first            (e) Bengali

            (f) very            (g) our

            (h) Different

            (i) all    (j) daily


20.       (a) natural/ liquid

            (b) its  

            (c) other

            (d) our            

            (e) contaminated

            (f) certainly

            (g) unnecessary/ unexpected   

            (h) water         

            (i) set up/ built

            (j) Public/ Social

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