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


[পূর্ব প্রকাশের পর]

23.       The people of Bangladesh are (a) — (pre-modify the adjective with an intensifier) hospitable. They like (b) — (post modify the verb with an infinitive) people. It is their (c) — (pre-modify the noun) part of culture. So, hospitality is a (d) — (pre-modify the noun) norm of Bangladeshi people. Although many other things are changing (e) — (post-modify the verb), people are still (f) — (pre-modify the adjective) polite towards foreigners. They like (g) — (post modify the verb with an infinitive) to foreigners even if they have not been introduced. It is quite common for Bangladesh (h) — (post modify the adjective with an infinitive) personal questions about family, jobs and income which visitors from overseas might find awkward. However, it should be understood that (i) — (pre-modify the noun with a determiner) harm is meant by such questions. On the other hand, they express a (j) — (pre-modify the noun) interest in the foreigners state of affairs.


24.       Once upon a time there was a king called Midas. He was (a) — (pre-modify the adjective with an adverb) fond of gold. Although he had a lot of it, he wanted more. He wished for the Golden Touch, (b) — (post-modify the noun with an appositive). God granted his wish (c) — (post-modify the verb with an adverb). After one hour, the king was sitting under an (d) — (use a noun adjective to pre-modify the noun) tree in his garden. Suddenly a (e) — (use an adjective to pre-modify the noun) apple fell beside him. He picked it up. As he touched it, (f) — (use article to pre-modify the noun) apple turned into gold. He could (g) — (pre-modify the verb with an adverb) believe his eyes. He had not expected (h) — (pre-modify the noun) wish to be granted. Being amazed at his golden touch, the king went back quickly to the palace. As he entered it, (i) — (pre-modify the noun) daughter ran up to him and he took her in his arms. Instantly she turned into gold. The king was struck with horror. He put her down (j) — (post-modify the verb), thinking that this would make her human again. But there was no change.


25.       The world is producing millions of tons of domestic rubbish and toxic industrial waste (a)— (post-modify the verb) and it is becoming (b)— (pre-modify the adjective) difficult to find suitable locations to get rid of all the refuse, the disposal of (c) — (Pre-modify the noun) kinds of waste is (d) — (post-modify the verb) polluting the environment. We know that air is an (e) — (post-modify the noun) element of our environment. Man makes fire (f) — (post-modify the verb by an infinitive) food, make bricks, melt tar for road construction and to do (g) — (pre-modify the noun) things which pollute the air. Railway engines and (h) — (pre-modify the noun by a noun adjective) houses create smoke (i) — (post-modify the verb by adverb phrase). Mills and factories also belch (j) — (pre-modify the noun by adjective phrase) smoke.




23.       (a) very

            (b) to feed/serve

            (c) internal                   (d) great (e) gradually/rapidly

            (f) very/much

            (g) to talk

            (h) to ask                     (i) no

            (j) genuine


24.       (a) very

            (b) a power to turn everything into gold

            (c) promptly    

            (d) apple

            (e) ripe                        

            (f) the (g) hardly         (h) his

            (i) his  

            (j) instantly


25.       (a) each year

            (b) increasingly

            (c) various                  

            (d) seriously

            (e) important

            (f) to cook 

            (g) many other

            (h) power

            (i) by burning coal and oil

            (j) a lot of

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