Cloze Test with Clues (HSC)

Reading Part-Cloze Test with Clues

Close Test with clues for HSC Exam

 

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spelling

language

alphabetic

find

syllable

neglect

noun

life

synonyms

picture

friends

antonyms

Dictionaries are very important books in the (a)—–of a people. A dictionary lists the words in a language (b)—–.so that the reader may (c)—–them easily. A dictionary entry gives us the accepted (d)—-of a word, its division into (e)—-, its pronunciation, its origins, and its meanings. Sometimes a dictionary also provides (f)—-or, opposites of a word. In addition, if the word is a (g)—-that describes a visible thing, the dictionary may provide a (h)—–of it. Dictionaries of the past, present, and future can become your teachers and good (i)—-. Don’t (j)—-them.

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becomes

eager

flooded

want

gift

remain

joyous

invited

favourite

food

elders

festive

Children are fond of festivals. They become very (a)—on a day of the festival. If it is their birthday, their joys become over (b)—.They become very (c)—to have wishes from their beloved persons. The whole day they (d)—to spend time in joy. Usually, a child on its birthday gets up early and tries to (e)—close to their parents. If (f)—a nice day, if it is presented anything very (g)—to it. Children also want to have their friends (h)—to their house at a festival. They expected to have a party. Their joys give pleasure to their (i)–.We should try to keep the children always in a (j)—mind. 

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identity

pioneer

leader

man

than

combining

went

student

remembered

now

know

then

design

concept

Hamidur Rahman was the (a)—–who gave shape to the (b)—-and design of the Shaheed Minar, by (c)—-all the aspirations of Bengali (d)—-and nationalism. He was the first art (e)—-of Bangladesh who in the 1950s (f)—-to Europe and studied at “Ecole de Beaux Art” in Paris. He was the (g)—-of the new painting movement (h)—-Pakistan. But he is most (i)—for his remarkable (j)—of the Central Shaheed Minar.

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arrive

massive

remain

spectacular

round

permanent

know

present

right

symbol

office

construction

In 1884 France (a)—–the United States with a gift as a dramatic gesture of friendship. This (b)—–gift was in the form of a huge copper statue. It’s (c)——is “Liberty Enlightening the world”. Most people, however (d)—– it simply as the statue of liberty. The pieces of the statute (e)—in the United States in 214 cases. The French people donated the money for the (f)—-of the statue. Grateful, the people of the United States collected the funds for the (g)—-granite and concrete pedestal. This impressive monument found a (h)—-home on Liberty Island in New York harbor. At 151 feet and 1 inch high, it (i)—-one of the largest statues in the world. The monumental lady with the torch quickly became a (j)—-of American democracy.

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waste

community

sphere

women

family

return

educate

develop

children

welfare

mother

sector

Education for girls is essential for the development in all (a)—-of society. So, investments in the education of (b)—–with bring in greater (c)—–in the field of economic and social (d)—–. Educated women can contribute more to the family (e)—-than those who have no schooling. Educated (f)—-are more likely to send their (g)—-to school and look after their health and nutrition. Thus (h)—-women can contribute to the (i)—-development. On the other hand, failure to educate women is a tremendous (j)—-of human resources.

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flood

rise

climate

unnecessarily

alarm

prediction

warmer

change

evidence

destroy

catastrophically

gradual

severely

increase

The world is getting (a)—because of pollution. Every year millions of people all over the world die (b)—as a result of pollution. In recent years there have been (c)—-reports that the world’s (d)—is undergoing a significant (e)—. All these reports provide strong (f)—that world temperatures are (g)—day by day. Climatologist (h)—-that midway through the next century temperatures may have (i)—-as much as 4o C. This could raise sea levels and thereby (j)—coastal areas and farmlands.

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wake

obtain

expression

go

till

be

moment

integral

perceive

what

by

use

Language (a)—-an important medium of expression of thoughts, feelings, ideas, etc. We use it from the (b)—we wake up in the morning (c)—-we go to bed at night. We use language not only during our (d)—hours but also in our dreams. We use language to (e)—-what we feel and to say (f)—-we like or dislike. We also use it to (g)—information. In short, language is an (h)—-part of what we do,(i)—-and believe. We must avoid (j)——bad language.

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appear

use

at

afflict

differ

alarm

city

due

pollute

severe

increase

from

suffer

rural

Many diseases are rising (a)—–an (b)—-rate, which experts believe is (c)—-to increased (d)—-of the development. Pollution (e)—–to be greater in urban areas although rural societies too are (f)—-by (g)—use of chemical fertilizers and insecticides. Nevertheless, today city people (h)—to suffer from many more diseases and suffer more (i)—-than country people. Now let us see how life in cities is(j)—-from that in the country.

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employ

impact

plan

rural

reduce

importance

lend

International

growth

emphasize

poor

raise

Microcredit institutions have a great (a)—–in Bangladesh. Grameen Bank is one of them which has (b)—recognition. It (c)—-money to the poor especially the (d)—-women. It (e)—-the need to develop skills and (f)—-consciousness among them. It creates(g)—-opportunity for rural women. Thus the institution has a positive (h)—-on their economic variables and family(i)—-.It also helps to (j)—-their poverty.

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resources

potential

create

for

among

likely

have

returns

achievement

success

from

fail

Investment in education (a)—–girls increase the economic and social (b)—-of development investment in all other sectors. Educating girls contributes  (c)——- wealth through its impact on economic development. Educated women have a higher income (d)—— than those who have (e)——- no schooling. An educated mother is more (f)—— to send both their boys and girls to school. It is important to realize that (g)——– in girls’ education generally results (h)——- an integrated approach to community development. Thus (i)——- to educate girls results in a tremendous waste of potential human (j)——-.

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   add

breath

grow

need

plant

prevent

preserve

produce

protect

provide

take

give

wash

gather

Trees are very useful to humans. They (a)—-the rich to the soil from being (b)—–away by rainwater and floods. You can see trees being (c)—-along mountain slopes, on roadsides, in parks and gardens. Trees give us shade. They (d)—-life to a place with their colourful flowers, beautiful leaves, fruits, and thick trunks. They (e)—shelters for birds and animals. They give us timber, medicines, paper, gum, and many other useful things. They (f)—in carbon-di-oxide and (g)—-oxygen. As you know by now man (h)—-oxygen to (i)—and live. Trees are our best friends. We should (j)—-them and plant more trees around us.

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traditional

only

no

strategy

development

run

conquer

not

widespread

in

privilege

alone

In ancient times, education was (a)—–for the general people but a (b)—-for the chosen few who took on (c)—-roles in the (d)—-of the state and in religion. (e)—-Greece, education became more (f)—–in about the 15th century BC. The Greeks, however, sent (g)—-their male children to school. When Rome was (h)—-by the Greeks, the Romans under Greek influence (i)—-a strong (j)—of literacy.

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happen

furious

die

spoil

live

execution

knowing

wit

pleasant

declare

wretch

unpleasant

expire

cause

Once upon a time, there was a king who was very fond of (a)—–his future from the astrologers. A famous astrologer (b)—-to stop at his capital on his way to Banaras. The king called on him to know about his future and the astrologer told him something (c)—–. At this, the king got (d)—-and condemned him to (e)—-saying, “Men like you should not live to (f)—the peace of the world.” But another thought had crossed his mind before the astrologer was removed for (g)—-. “How long will you live?” asked the king. With ready(h)—the astrologer said, “This king turned pale like a dead man and shouted, “Drive this (j)—away, let him not come here again.”

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solve

ensure

in vain

address

work

must

always

paramount

originate

upliftment

balance

harass

call

never

(a)—-illiteracy problem is the (b)—-task of the hour. We must educate all of our people(c)—our balanced development; otherwise, all of our development plans must go (d)–.If we can educate our people, half of our problems will be automatically (e)—–. That’s why, education is (f)—-the nerve of development. All strength and power to (g)—the development of our country(h)—-from education. So, we (i)—give topmost priority to the education sector if we really want the (j)—-of our dear motherland.

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enables

educated

choice

importance

healthy

know

develop

protect

need

education

food

ability

Education is one of the basic (a)—— of a human being. The poor socio-economic condition of Bangladesh can be largely (b)—— to most people’s inaccessibility to education. If all the people were (c)——, they could live a healthy and (d)— life. It enhances our (e)—- to raise crops, store food, (f)—– the environment, and carry out our social responsibilities. it is only education that can help us to adopt a (g)—- attitude. It (h)—— us with an enlightened (i)—- about things and this awareness is the (j)—– for social development.

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attitude

amply

predetermined

ordered

sorrows

 

outlook

belief

undergo

hold

fate

poor

There are many people in our country who have a conservative (a)—–.Quite early in life, they learn to (b)—-that everything in this world was (c)—-.They think all that happens to them was (d)—-by God. From this belief, the poor generally accept their (e)—–.They also accept all their (f)—-and suffering without trying much to overcome them. They also (g)—a firm belief that those who (h)—-sufferings in this world will be (i)—rewarded in the next world. They also have the same sort of (j)—towards illness and disease.

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survive

surroundings

look

escape

method

leaf

protect

from

different

move

colour

fly

Animals must be able to (a)—– themselves from enemies in order to (b)——– Different animals have (c)——- ways. Some animals are protective colouring that is their (d)——- changes too much their (e)——. The tree toad changes (f)—— gray to green when it (g)—— from the trunk of a tree to green  (h)——-. Similarly the dead leaf butterfly (i)—– being seen by its enemies because it (j)—— like to dray leaf.

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growth

wife

income

cost

Day to day

okay

intend

astonish

share

expensive

ability

pretty

rented

 

Hello, my name is Charles Karoro and I am a banker. My salary is (a)—- but the (b) —– expenses in Nairobi are (c) —– high. Housing and food are (d) ——– in the capital, I have (e) ——- an apartment but it is really too small for my family. Of course, it doesn`t have a garden. So my (f) ——- Marin, who loves gardening can`t (g) ——- anything. She can`t go out to work either, because there’s no one else in the house to look after the children. So, the whole family depends on my (h) ——— alone. I have great hopes for my children and would like to send them to a good school. But good schools are very (i) ——–. I am not sure how much I will be able to help them. Moreover, I am often in a fix about whether I should (j) ——— my income with my brothers in the village.   

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becomes

eager

Flooded

want

gift

remain

joyous

invited

Favourite

food

elders

festive

Children are fond of festivals. They become very (a)—on a day of the festival. If it is their birthday, their joys become over (b)—.They become very (c)—to have wishes from their beloved persons. The whole day they (d)—to spend time in joy. Usually, a child on its birthday gets up early and tries to (e)—close to their parents. If (f)—a nice day, if it is presented anything very (g)—to it. Children also want to have their friends (h)—to their house at a festival. They expected to have a party. Their joys give pleasure to their (i)–. We should try to keep the children always in a (j)—mind.

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prestige

huge

education

indicate

invention

certificate

instituted

division

treated

material

promote

fame

contribute

research

Every year the Nobel Prize is awarded for outstanding (a)….to the field of science, literature, and economics and for the (b)….of peace. It is the world’s most (c)….prize. If there is more than one recipient, the prize money is (d)….equally among the winners. The prize was (e)….by Sir Alfred Nobel, the father of the science of destruction. He (f)…dynamite. Though Nobel was born in Sweden, he was (g)….in Russia. For this important invention, he became (h)….all over the world. He earned a (i)…sum of money. The prize is given from the interest of the money. The winners of the Nobel Prize are (j)…with great respect across the globe. 

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source

manpower

explore

provide

concern

employment

independence

recreation

necessary

different

across

dense

solution

unemployment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bangladesh is a (a) ——- populated country, but a large number of her people are (b) ——. It is not possible for her to ensure (c) ——– to the teeming millions. Self-employment is a possible (d) ——– to this problem. It means that people themselves should (e) ——- avenues for self-employment. Facilities for training in (f) ——- trades and vocation are available (g) ——– the country. The youths, in particular, can train themselves in any of these trades and turn into useful (h) ——-. The govt. also (i) ——– easy loans and counseling with a view to helping them start a (j) ——– earning activity.

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shortage

civil

rapid

starve

illiterate

Accurately

crops

good

food

slow

primitive

Method

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Of the fast-increasing population most of them are poor and (a) —–.They do not realize the (b) ——- consequences of having so many children. They do not know that they are creating the existing food problem more seriously and more (c) ——. There is always (d) ——– of food. Again the mouths to be fed are multiplying too (e) ——- for food production to keep peace with. The threats of famine and mass (f) ——- now loom larger than ever before, because the population is increasing in geometrical progression. While food production is increasing in arithmetical progression. The agriculture of our country is still (g)—-.They cannot apply scientific (h)—-of cultivation in their lands. So the production of food (i)—–is very low. Thus the increasing population adds to (j)—-problem.

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recent

Trained

fairly

essential

Abacus

device

Computer

process

About

modern

perform

Machine

sense

Special

The Computer is a (a) —-recent invention. It has now become an important part of (b)….life. It has greatly benefited us and brought (c)….revolutionary changes in our life. Any (d)….that helps people (e)…mathematical calculation may be called a computer. In this sense, the (f)….is a simple computer. Today, however, the term (g)….refers to a special kind of electronic (h)….that can perform mathematical calculations and (i)…large masses of information at a great speed. In a few minutes, a computer can perform calculations that (j)….mathematicians would need years to complete.

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friendly

beautiful

slow pace

getting on

library

charming

probably

impression

simply

residence

difference

easy

It seems hard to believe that I’ve been in Savar for a whole month now! I promised to write you and tell you how I was (a)—-.So here it goes. When I first got there I just couldn’t get used to the (b)—-of life. Now, though I am learning to take things (c)—– I am beginning to feel at home. You can’t imagine how (d)—-the university campus is. It is very large, very green, and (e)—-the best campus in the country. It’s (f)—-wonderful. My first (g)—of the students and teachers here is that they are really (h)—-and helpful. And the (i)—is wonderful. As you know I am staying in a hall of (j)—–but life here is so different particularly if you are used to home comforts.

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veil

knock

looking

saw

sweet

perfection

dress

trade

against

thinking

indeed

perfect

live

beautiful

Once upon a time there (a)—–in the city of Bagdad a young bachelor who was by (b)—a porter. One day he sat in the marketplace learning idly (c)—-his basket. A young woman (d)—–in rare silks and cloaked in a gold embroidered mantle, stopped before him and gently raised her (e)—–.Beneath it there showed dark eyes with lashes and lineaments of (f)—-beauty. “Lit up your basket, porter,” she said in a (g)—-voice, “and follow me.” At once the porter took up his basket,(h)—-to himself, “This is (i)—-a lucky day!” He followed her until she stopped at the door of a house and (j)—.

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discuss

go

happy

gossip

cook

neigbour

experience

use

bother

visit

please

household

chores

trouble

Mr. Zaman is a housewife. She loves (b)—-.She lives in an apartment block. There are seven more families in the building. She has an (b)—–cook. So she does not have to do any (c)—-. Almost every day around eleven o’clock she (d)—-to visit one of her (e)—in the apartments mostly to gossip. Most of the housewives she (f)—-do not have much domestic help and they (g)—–this time to cook, clean, or do other households (h)—.But Mrs. Zaman does not seem to be (i)—-.She does not mind (j)—-the personal matters of one family with another.

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waste

rubbish

incinerators

environment

refabricated

of

some

non-burnable

manage

extent

We cannot get rid of our (a)—-but proper management of it can certainly reduce its quantity. If we think of burning, burying, recycling, and thus(b)—our waste, we can to a large (c)—-save our (d)—-.Our garbage consists (e)—–various kinds of things. Some are burnable,(f)——are (g)—-.In some countries waste is destroyed by (h)—-.The non-burnable waste is melted and (i)—-.Some rubbish is not (j)—-at all.

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indebt

touch

know

age

nurture

future

move

mother

nation

understand

grow

educate

Napoleon Bonaparte said, “Give me an educated (a)……and I will give you an educated (b)…..” From this saying, we can (c)….the great role of the mother in building up an educated nation because a child usually (d)….up in contact with its mother and from its childhood he/she develops his/her talents. If the mother (e)……, she will be able to teach her children. In another sense, her children naturally will learn from what she says and does because a child, up to a certain (f)…is always in (g)…..of its mother. So he/she will follow everything that is said and done by his/her mother. Besides, an educated mother (h)…..how to bring up and (i)…her children well. So it is universally true that an educated nation is largely (j)…—-to its mother.

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exceptional

economic

popular

common

colourful

influence

passenger

useful

outstanding

up

illustrated

have

The development of the railway in the 19th century has (a)—-a profound (b)—-on social and (c)—-development in many parts of the world. This process is (d)—-in most (f)—-fashion by the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway. It is the first and still the most (f)—-model of a (g)—-train that goes (h)—–a mountain. It is (i)—-known as a toy train perhaps because of its (j)—–wagons and its slow speed.

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embrace

introduction

make

remain

noticing

Friend

reputation

noticeable

keep

usual

interpret

control

The British have a (a)—–for (b)—-their emotions private. Some obvious things are (c)—in British behavior. For example, on public transport one passenger does not (d)—-talk to another passenger. In one meeting, people do not (e)—-and often simply shake hands on a first(f)—-.In theatres, concert halls, and cinemas audiences(g)——as unfriendliness. If a visitor (i)—-the first move to start a conversation, he will find that British people are (j)—-

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learn

quickly

over

commit

explain

reading

filled

enriched

aloud

times

know

possession

thoughts

of

Young people often consider (a)—–poetry by heart a tiresome drudgery. But the learning of poetry has a great advantage (b)—-merely reading it. Poems that have been learned become a permanent personal(c)—. The mind is (d)—–with a store of beautiful or lofty (e)—-and ideas which may be a source of pleasure, comfort, and inspiration at (f)—–when the books are not at hand. Poems selected for learning, however, should be worthy (g)—-the time to be spent on them and should be those which make a strong appeal to the learner. The best way to (h)—-a poem to memory is not to learn it line by line, but to read the whole poem (i)—–over and over again until it is thorough.

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present

even

Television

common

shown

educative

numerous

Distance

source

interest

Television has become the most (a)—–and most widespread (b)—of entertainment of the (c)—-world. A wide range of programmes of varied (d)—-is telecast on (e)—–channels. Almost every middle-class and (f)—- working-class families have a (g)—set today. Television programmes are not only entertaining; they can be highly (h)—-too. For example, television is used for (i)—–learning. Courses run by the Open University are (j)—–on television by them.

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sense

dots

see

read

man

using

although

ability

letters

way

nails

tips

(a)—–blind people cannot (b)—–, their (c)—–of touch becomes far more developed than that of most sighted people. This (d)—was put to use by a brilliant (e)—–called Louis Braille. In the early nineteenth century, he invented a (f)—-of writing which bears his name. The Braille system reproduces the (g)—-of the alphabet by a series of (h)—-in certain positions, which are raised on the paper. The blind person runs the (i)—-of his fingers across the pages of the Braille book, and can work out the printed letters and numbers.In this way, he reads the book(j)—–his sense of touch.

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eat

kind

food

increase

other

source

come

which

use

protein

grow

call

The ocean has always been a good (a)—–of food for man. But only one percent of mankind’s food (b)—-from the sea and most of it is fish. Besides fish, we eat prawns, shrimps, lobsters, and whales,(c)——are commonly (d)——fish but are scientifically classified otherwise. There are about 20 thousand (e)——of fish but are scientifically classified otherwise. There are about 20 thousand (e)—–of fish in the sea. We (f)——only a few kinds. We should try to eat some (g)—–kinds too. In order to (h)—–the sea’s yield of fish, we can start fish farming in the sea. In China, seaweeds are now (i)——for use both as food and as fertilizer. We too can take similar measures and make the best (j)—–of our water resources.

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think

distress

seem

develop

make

ensure

neigbour

get

mutual

familiar

communicate

treat

As the world’s communication system is (a)——-day by day, the world’s seem to be (b)—–smaller. With the development of communication systems, now we can easily (c)—–with the people of other countries within a moment. Now, the world (d)——to be a village and the countries seem to be families. If we develop our (e)—–understanding and cooperation, we can (f)——our world a better place. We should never (g)——domes that have won others as enemies but as friends. As a friend, we should (h)—–immediate help to other counties in their (i)——-and sorrows. We should take them to be our (j)——.

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prediction

global

bring

extinction

undergo

action

waste

unnecessary

pollute

avoidable

temperatures 

suitable

rise

cruelly

The disposal of various kinds of (a)—–is seriously polluting the environment. The world’s climate is (b)—a significant change.(c)—–warming is the cause of the increase of heat in the atmosphere. The climatologists (d) ——– that it will be difficult to find a (e) ——— place to live in. Every year millions of people all over the world die (f) ——– as a result of (g) ——-. These unfortunate and (h) ———- deaths are (i) ———about by four specific factors. We should take determined (j) ———- to control these problems.

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flower

job

farming

raising

engage

oneself

create

also

sectors

means

opportunities

rearing

many

easily

Self-employment means to create (a)…opportunity for (b)…by one’s own effort. Various government organizations are trying to (c)….a congenial atmosphere for self-employment. Different NGOs have (d)…rendered their help. Livestock (e)…., agricultural (f)….., poultry(g)….are some of the (h)….There are many (i)….for self-employment in Bangladesh. One can (j)….engage oneself in these jobs.

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drive

without

traffic

conscious

occur

be

frequent

many

through

easily

know

move

go

come 

It (a)—- difficult to drive in Bangladesh if you have no experience of (b)—-here. Drivers change lanes (c)—–.As a foreigner, you may find lane changing (d)—- signal quite distressing. Even drivers (e) ——— defying rules. Many people are not at all (f) ——- about traffic signals. They go around not (g) ——— what may happen to them if an accident (h) ——–. Rickshaw and baby-taxi (i) ——— in and out in a zigzag course and try to push (j) ——– whenever they find some space.  

  1. Fill in each gap using an appropriate word from the box below to complete the following passage.                        

constraints

unusually

huge

education

need

standard

facilities

increase

available

affect

troubled

requisite

programme

academic

Bangladesh has a (a)—population. Our educational institutions are also few. We have far too many students to (b) ———. Compared to the number of institutions (c) ———–. Bangladesh (d) ———- more schools, colleges, and universities to provide for the (e) ———- number of students. But owing to financial and resource (f) ———-.the government cannot fund the (g)—–number of educational institutions. At present every educational institution is overcrowded and class size is (h) ——— large. As (i) ———- in these institutions are poor, the students do not get a (j) ———- education.

  1. Fill in each gap using an appropriate word from the box below to complete the following passage.

shabby

see

ways

enjoy

get

appear

gorgeously

think

receive

indifferent

invite

astonished

regard

rich

Einstein was very simple in his (a)….of life. He was (b)…to his fame. Once the queen of Belgium (c)….him to Brussels. When he (d)….down from the train, he could not (e)….that there were actually many (f)….dressed officials to (g)….him at the station. The officials also expected somebody who would (h)….to be (i)…and aristocratic to them. They never imagined that this (j)…man would be Einstein. 

  1. Fill in each gap using an appropriate word from the box below to complete the following passage.                        

drink

eat

available

nutrition

satisfy

happen

lack

need

heart

balanced

knowledge

preserve

mind

for

While (a)—–food we should bear in (b)—-that we don’t eat just to (c) ——– hunger or to feel the belly. We eat to (d) ——– our health. For good health a man (e) ———- good food . Sometimes, it so (f) ——- that people who live even in the midst of plenty do not eat the food they need for good health, because they have no (g)—of science and health and (h)—-.They don’t know how to secret a (i)—–diet from the many foods that are (j)—-to them.

  1. Fill in each gap using an appropriate word from the box below to complete the following passage.                        

warming

cut

rise

anticipation

increase

habitats

extinction

recklessly

severe

imperative

particularly

catastrophe

provide

alarming

The destruction of forests and other (a)—-is causing the (b)—of various plants and animals every day. In the last 25 years alone the world has lost one-third of its natural wealth. Forests are being (c) ———- down. Moreover, they are being burnt (d) ———- resulting in an (e) —— in carbon dioxide and ultimately the water level is (f) ——— as a consequence of global (g) ——–. It is (h) ——- that the new century will face an overwhelming environment (i) ———. It is, therefore, (j) ——– to check the reckless pollution of the environment.  

  1. Fill in each gap using an appropriate word from the box below to complete the following passage.                        

aware

carry

provide

get

essential

attribute

define

hence

perform

needs

enable

yardstick

adopt

shelter

enhance

protect

Education is one of the basic (a)—–of a human being and is (b)—-for every kind of development. It(c)—-us to make the right choices in life. It (d)—-our ability to raise crops, and store food,(e)—-the environment, and (f) ——– out our social responsibilities. It (g) ——– us with an enlightened (h) ———- about things. But education has to be (i) ——-. It is merely (j) ——- degrees from schools colleges and universities. It is something more lasting and more humane.  

  1. Fill in each gap using an appropriate word from the box below to complete the following passage.

safe

cover

know

develop

precaution

time

recur

belief

possible

loss

direct

compulsory

be

reduce

Bangladesh (a)—-in the active earthquake zone. It is (b)—to all Bangladeshis. Experts are alarmed by the (c)—–of quakes during recent years. But they give no (d)—answer to the question of (e)—about the buildings of Dhaka city. As there is every (f)—-of earthquakes in Bangladesh, experts call for taking adequate (g)—measures to (h)—losses. RAJUK (i)—-that an earthquake-resistant building code should be (j)—-.

  1. Fill in each gap using an appropriate word from the box below to complete the following passage.      

established

transmitted

simultaneously

store

base

time

mode

personal

electronic

communication

easily

improve

sent

actually

E-mail means (a)…..mail. It is an electronic (b)…….of communication. E-mail (c)……is user to user but telex communication is terminal to terminal. Telephone connection often takes a lot of time to be (d)…because both the caller and the called must be present (e)….But E-mail is a computer (f)……system and the messages that are (g)….via the computer become (h)….in the mailbox of an individual’s (i)….computer without the need of his being (j)…present. Thus, e-mail saves both time and money.

  1. Fill in each gap using an appropriate word from the box below to complete the following passage.                        

with

improve

not

mean

maintain

upon

stop

take

easily

than

keep

depend

raise

avoid

Overeating (a)—–taking too much food (b)—-one needs. We eat (c)—-to overload our stomach but to (d)—- sound health. Sound health (e)—-on eating habits, to some extent. Overeating tells (f) ——- our health. By (g) ——- awareness of the people’s habit of overeating can be (h) ——-. With a view to (i) ——– our body fit. We should (j) ——– taking too much food.  

  1. Fill in each gap using an appropriate word from the box below to complete the following passage.

operation

mail

nature

between

computer

distribute

know

individual

base

electronic

terminal

difference

communication

 

Electronic mail, popularly (a)—as ‘email’ is the communication of textual messages via (b)—-means. Although telex (c)—is also electronic in (d)—-, there are differences (e)—-a telex and ‘e-mail.’ While telex communication(f)—-to a terminal, electronic mail communication is user to user via the (g)—-.In telex, messages destined to a number of users are sent to the same terminal from where it is (h)—–in a printed form by an operator. On the other hand, e-mail is delivered to(i)—electronic mailboxes (j)—-in computers.

  1. Fill in each gap using an appropriate word from the box below to complete the following passage.                         

flood

rise

climate

unnecessarily

alarm

warmer

prediction

change

evidence

destroy

catastrophically

gradual

severely

increase

The world is getting (a) —– because of pollution. Every year millions of people all over the world die (b) ——- as a result of pollution. In recent years, there have been (c) ——- reports that the world (d) ——- is undergoing a significant (e) ——–. All these reports provide strong (f) ——– that world temperatures are (g)——– day by day. Climatologists (h)——– that midway through the next century temperatures may have (i)—— as much as 4 c. This could raise sea levels and thereby (j)——.

  1. Fill in each gap using an appropriate word from the box below to complete the following passage.                        

find

prevail

both

available

neat

take

submit

looking

be

collection

caters

look

appeal

room

A library serves as the best source of knowledge (a)—-for the students and the teachers. It is a large (b)—-of books. Among these, there are books on courses that are taught in different classes. There (c)——– books on extra-curricular subjects also. In the library, newspapers and periodicals are also (d)———. The library (e)——– to the testes of different tastes of different people. Books are arranged on shelves (f)——–. There are library assistants who also help the readers. One head librarian (g)——– after the library. So the readers do not have any problems in (h)—— out the right book. There is also a reading room where silence (i)——–. One can also take books from the library for reading at home by (j)——- library cards to the librarian.

  1. Fill in each gap using an appropriate word from the box below to complete the following passage.                        

go

have

Bound

find

lose

die

are

way

consider

prefer

place

enjoy

be

dead

preference

take

We find changes in amusement and entertainment that (a)—-taken place over time. Common forms of entertainment like snake charming, puppet shows, jarigan (b)—-popular in the past are gradually (c)—–their appeal. They are (d)—out. We don’t (e)—the existence of many of these. Now people like to (f)—TV. They (g)—concert, disco, pop, etc. All the changes that have (h)—-place today are not (i)—good. Sometimes people are (j)—to receive some bad aspects of western culture.

  1. Fill in each gap using an appropriate word from the box below to complete the following passage.

mentally

assist

educated

self-reliant

called

helpful

 

provide

genius

develop

sympathy

useful

improve

Proper education (a) ….a learner with opportunities of (b)….all his talents. Its aim is to (c)….him physically and (d)…so that he can be (e)….to himself and to society. An educated man is (f)…..but he also (g)…others in attaining self-reliance. He is supposed to be well-mannered, kind, and (h)……So a man who has acquired knowledge and skill only for his maternal development cannot be (i)….a truly (j)….man.

  1. Fill in each gap using an appropriate word from the box below to complete the following passage.                        

educate

recreation

religion

original

question

broadcast

sent

aim

facilities

concern

look

consider

though

taken

Television is a source of much knowledge, pleasure, and information and a widely used media of mass communication is now being (a)—-at from a different point of view. Is the TV really doing well, especially for the youngsters of our new generation? It is an important (b)—-both to ask and to answer indeed. Looking from an (c)—-point of view, the TV set is to be (d)—-one of the most effective means of educating both the students and the public as a whole. Again, it has almost become the most effective and popular means of people’s (e)—–. Films, dramas, songs, dances, comedy series all these are very attractive packages of programmes. As a means of communications, TV is, (f)—–not the most important, yet the most effective and useful means of communication. Up to this point, we must say that the TV is doing good to our youngsters by educating them and by giving them recreational (g)—. But as far as the satellite TV is (h)—-, we cannot say this for certain. The commercial package programmes (i)—-by satellite TVs are detrimental to our young generation, pernicious to our societies, threatening to our values and traditions, and (j)—beliefs.

  1. Fill in each gap using an appropriate word from the box below to complete the following passage.              

husband

consider

dominated

happy

protect

education

issue

beat up

law

healthy

save

subservient

Women in our society have always been considered (a)…to men. The majority of houses are being (b)…usually by (c)…and women most often have no say in opinion. Their opinion is (d)……unnecessary even in such important (e)….as the number of things they would like to have. In many households, they are (f)….by the husbands. To (g)…their rights the government has introduced a law. But (h)…sometimes can’t (i)…them. So what is more needed for them is the proper (j)—–.

Solution:

  1. Answer: (a) language/life (b) alphabetically (c) find (d) spelling (e) syllables (f) synonyms (g) noun (h) picture (i) friends (j) neglect
  2. Answer: (a)joyous (b)flooded (c) eager (d) want (e) remain (f) becomes (g) favourite (h) invited (i) elders (j) festive
  3. Answer: (a) men (b) concept (c) combining (d) identity (e) student (f) went (g) pioneer/leader (h) then (i) remembered /known (j) design
  4. Answer: (a) presented (b) massive/spectacular (c) right/official (d) know (e) arrived (f) construction (g) round/massive/spectacular (h) permanent (i) remain (j)symbol
  5. Answer: (a) sectors/spheres (b) women (c) returns (d) development (e) welfare (f) mothers (g) children  (h) educated (i) community  (j) wastage/waste
  6. Answer: (a)warmer (b) unnecessarily (c) alarming (d) climate (e) change (f) evidence/evidences (g) increasing/rising (h) predict (i) risen/increased (j) flood
  7. Answer: (a) is (b) moment (c) till (d) waking (e) express (f) what (g) obtain (h) integral (i) perceive (j) using
  8. Answer: (a) at (b) alarming  (c) due (d) pollution (e) appears (f) affected (g) increased (h) appear (i) severely (j) different
  9. Answer: (a) importance (b) international (c) lends (d) rural (e) emphasizes (f) raise (g) employment (h) impact (i) planning (j) reduce
  10. Answer: (a) for (b) returns (c) creating (d) potential (e) had (f) likely (g) success (h) from (i) failing (j) resources
  11. Answer: (a) prevent (b) washed (c) grown (d) give (e) provide (f) take (g) produce (h) needs (i) breath (j) protect
  12. Answer: (a) not (b) privilege (c) strategic (d) running (e) in (f) widespread (g) only (h) conquered (i) developed (j) tradition
  13. Answer: (a) knowing (b) happened (c) unpleasant (d) furious (e) death (f) spoil (g) execution (h) wit (i) declare (j) wretch
  14. Answer: (a) Addressing (b) paramount (c) to ensure (d) in vain (e) solved (f) called (g) balance (h) originates (i) must (j) upliftment.
  15. Answer: (a) needs (b)important (c) development (d) knowledge (e) educated  (f) healthy (g) Education (h)enables  (i) choice (j) ability
  16. Answer: (a) outlook (b) believe (c) predetermined (d) ordained (e) poverty (f) sorrows (g) hold (h) undergo (i) amply (j) attitude .
  17. Answer: (a) protect (b) survive (c) different (d) colour (e) look (f) from (g) move (h) leaf (i) escape (j) flies.
  18. Answer: (a) Okay (b) day to day (c) pretty (d) costly (e) rented (f) wife (g) grow  (h) income (i)expensive (j) share.
  19. Answer: (a) joyful/joyous (b) flooded (c) eager (d) want (e) remain (f) delightful/joyful (g) favourite (h) invited (i) elders (j) festive
  20. Answer: (a) contribution (b) promotion (c) prestigious (d) divided (e) instituted (f) invented (g) educated (h) famous (i) huge (j) treated
  21. Answer: (a) densely (b) unemployed (c) employment (d) solution (e) explore (f) different (g) across (h) manpower (i) provides (j) independent.
  22. Answer: (a) illiterate (b) evil (c) acute (d) shortage (e) rapidly (f) starvation (g) primitive (h) method (i) crops (j) food.
  23. Answer: (a) fairly (b) modern (c) about (d) device (e) perform (f) abacus (g) computer (h) machine (i) process (j) trained
  24. Answer: (a) getting on (b) slow peace (c) easy/easier (d) beautiful/charming (e) probably (f) simply (g) impression (h) friendly (i) library (j) residence .
  25. Answer: (a) lived (b) trade  (c) against  (d) dressed (e) veil (f) perfect (g) sweet (h) thinking (i) indeed (j) knocked
  26. Answer: (a) gossiping (b) experienced (c) cooking (d) goes (e) neigbours (f) visits (g) use (h) chores (i) bothered (j) discussing.
  27. Answer: (a) waste (b) manage (c) extent (d) environment (e) of  (f) some (g) non- burnable (h) incinerators (i) refabricated (j) rubbish.
  28. Answer: (a) mother (b) nation (c) understand (d) grows (e) educated (f) age (g) touch (h) knows (i) nurture (j) indebted
  29. Answer: (a) had (b) influence (c) economic (d) illustrated (e) exceptional (f) outstanding (g) passenger (h) up (i) popularly (j) colourful.
  30. Answer: (a) reputation (b) keeping (c) noticeable (d) usually (e) embrace (F) introduction (g) remain (h) interpreted (i) makes (j) friendly
  31. Answer: (a) learning (b) over (c) possession (d) enriched (e) thoughts (f) times (g) of (h) commit (i) aloud (j) learnt.
  32. Answer: (a) common (b) source (c) present (d) interests (e) numerous (f) even (g) television (h) educative (i) distance (j) shown
  33. Answer : (a) Although (b) see (c) sense (d) ability (e) man (f) way (g) letters (h) dots (i) tips (j) using
  34. Answer: (a) source (b) comes (c) which (d) called (e) kinds (f) eat (g) other (h) increase (i) grown (j) use .
  35. Answer:(a) developing (b) getting (c) communicate (d) seems (e) mutual (f) make (g) treat (h)ensure (i) distress (j) neighbours
  36. Answer: (a) waste (b) undergoing (c) Global (d) predict (e) suitable (f) cruelly (g) pollution (h) avoidable (i) brought (j) action.
  37. Ans(a) job (b) oneself (c) create (d) also (e) rearing (f) farming (g) raising (h) sectors (i) opportunities (j) easily
  38. Answer: (a) is (b) driving (c) frequently (d) without (e) drive (f) conscious (g) knowing (h) occurs (i) move (j) through .
  39. Answer: (a) huge (b) educate (c) available (d) needs (e) increasing (f) constraints (g) requisite (h) unusually (i) facilities (j) standard.
  40. Answer: (a) ways (b) indifferent (c) invited (d) got (e) think (f) gorgeously (g) receive (h) appear (i) rich (j) shabby
  41. Answer: (a) eating (b) mind (c) satisfy (d) preserve (e) needs (f) happens (g) knowledge (h) nutrition (i) balanced (j) available.
  42. Answer:  (a) habitats (b) extinction (c) cut (d) recklessly (e) increase (f) rising (g) warming (h) anticipated (i) catastrophe (j) imperative.
  43. Answer: (a) needs (b) essential (c) enables (d) enhances (e) protect (f) carry (g) provides (h) awareness (i) defined (j) getting .
  44. Answer: (a) is (b) known (c) recurrence (d) direct (e) safety (f) possibility (g) precautionary (h) reduce (i) believes (j) developed
  45. Answer: (a) electronic (b) mode (c) communication (d) established (e) simultaneously (f)based (g) sent (h) stored (i) personal (j) personally
  46. Answer: (a) means (b) than (c) not (d) maintain (e) depends (f) upon  (g) raising (h) stopped (i) keeping (j) avoid.
  47. Answer: (a) known (b) electronic (c) communication (d) nature (e) between (f) terminal (g) computer (h)distributed (i) individual (j) based
  48. Answer: (a) warmer (b) unnecessarily (c) alarming (d) climate (e) change (f) evidence (g) increasing (h) predict (i) risen (j) flood.
  49. Answer: (a) both (b)collection (c) are (d) available (e)appeals (f) neatly (g) looks (h) finding (i) prevails  (j) submitting
  50. Answer: (a) have (b) were (c) losing (d) dying (e) find (f) enjoy (g) prefer (h) taken (i) considered (j) bound
  51. Answer: (a) provides (b) improve (c) develop (d) mentally (e) useful (f) self-reliant (g) assists (h) helpful (i) called (j) educated
  52. Answer: (a) looked (b) question (c) educative (d) considered (e) recreation (f) though (g) facilities (h) concerned (i) broadcast (j) religious
  53. Answer: (a) subservient (b) dominated (c) husbands (d) considered (e) issues (f) beaten up (g) protect (h) law (i) save (j) education

 

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