English Second Paper (Article)

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1. Punctuality is of great value to a) ——– student. B) ——–unpunctual boy who is late in c) ——— class will miss d) ——– part of his lesson and fall e )——– behind other students. But f) ——– punctual student will learn his lesson in g) ——–time and do well in h) ——— examination. Punctuality is i) ——- key to success in life. We all should be j) ——–punctual in our activities.

2.

 English is a) ——-international language. We feel b) —-necessity of learning English at every step. This is c) —— only language of international overseas business, communication, co-operation and d) ——–co-existence. It is essential to receive e) ——-foreign degree or higher education. All f) ——- good jobs need English knowing persons. So every educated man should know how to g) ——-communicate in English. To learn and develop h) ——- skills of English specially for i) ——– students is very important. No j) —–student should be ignorant of it.

3.

 Dowry means property or money brought by a bride to her a) ——- husband. During marriage ceremony b) ——-section of greedy people claim much wealth or money from c) ——- guardians of the brides. D) ——-poor illiterate girls become e) ——–victims of dowry. If f) ——-guardians fail to fulfil g) ——- demand of h) ———-bridegroom, the brides are maltreated. So, the poor cannot think of marriage of their daughters. It is i) ——–social curse. This curse can be eliminated by changing the outlook of people specially the male j) ——-members.

4.

Journey is always a) ——- pleasure to me. Wherever I go on a journey, my heart leaps with b) ——-joy. But c) ——–journey by boat gives me d) ——– greatest pleasure. Since Bangladesh is a land of e) ———–rivers, it is f) ——–easy matter to make g) ————–journey by boat. Whenever I get h) ——opportunity to make i) ——– journey by boat, I make j) ——- best use of the opportunity.

5.

A true friend is a) ——– asset. He stands by his b) —– friend in time of danger. He is not c) —– greedy man. He always wishes for d) ——welfare of his friend. But it is e) ——– matter of f) —— fact that g) ——- ideal friend is very rare today. h) ——-selfish man cannot be i) —— true friend. He thinks of his own j) ——-interest.

6.

The great ship Titanic sailed for New York from Southampton on April 1912. at that time she was a) —— largest ship. b) —–tragic sinking or this great c) ——- liner will always be remembered for she went down on her first voyage. Four days after sailing out, while it was sailing across d) —– icy e) ——wants of f) ——-north Atlantic, g) ——huge ice-berg was suddenly spotted. After h) ——alarm had been given i) —–great ship turned sharply to avoid j) ——collision.

7. 

it was a) —–dark night. A blind man was walking along b) ——road with c) ——-lamp in his hand. Two men laughed at d) ——– blind man. One said, “What’s e) —— use of f) ——-lamp to a blind man?” the other called him g) ——–fool. The blind man heard this and said, “It’s for those who’re h) —— careless.” “What i) ——- surprise”, said j) ——– others

8.

(a)——16th December is (b)——— red letter day in the history of Bangladesh. On this day we achieved victory at (c)——–cost of (d)——-bloody battle. Bangladesh came into being as (e)——independent country. It occupied a place in the world (f)—– map. Every year we observe (g)——–day with due solemnity. We remember(h)——supreme sacrifice of our heroic sons. The day is (i)—–public holiday. The day begins with gunshot. The national flag is hoisted on (j)——-top of the each house.

9.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 One day I was going to (a)—— Dhaka University. On (b)——-way I met a boy . (c)—– boy was very poor. He showed me (d)—–application. I went through the application. I          understood that he was a good boy. I gave him (e)—- one hundred Taka note.

10. a. I prefer milk —— tea. b. He is worthy —–a reward. c. The thief  robbed me —– all the money .d. I can not agree ——what you say.e. He will pay —–my ticket a fire.f. I succeeded ——–making fire. g. He was deprived —-his share. h. He went ——–hunting. i. ——–English is an international language.j.I know ———man who is coming .k. ——-black dog has gone mad. ‘l. ——-mother in her arose at this pathetic sight.

11.

(a)——Sultan wanted to find (b)—– honest man to collect taxes in his kingdom. He invited applications    and a member of people applied for (c)—– job. (d)—- Sultan was unable to choose the right person. So he asked for (e)——advice of a wish counselor.

12.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             The postman is (a)————person who delivers letters, money orders, parcels and other postal articles to (b)——proper addressees. (c)——- person who distributes (d)——–postal articles, is not (e)——-unfamiliar one. The postman who serves   in (f)——–cities puts on (g)———-khaki dress. He has (h)——–definite area where he has to work . but (i)——– postman working in (j)———village has no particular dress.

13.

Once a rabbit and a tortoise took part in (a)——-race. The rabbit could run fast but (b)———tortoise was slow. They started running. The rabbit passed (c)———long way in a short time but (d)———other remained behind. After (e)——-while the rabbit saw that the tortoise was far behind him and he could take rest for a while. We  it slept under (f)——-tree. After sleeping for some time (g)——–first one found the second one still far behind. So, it again slept. When it woke up it was (h)——afternoon. It became very worried and began to run fast again. But when it reached his destination it became surprised it reached his destination it became surprised that (i)——other had reached there (j)——- long before.

14.

 This is Barahirchar, (a)——— village by (b)———-side of the Dhaleswari. It is a big village on (c)——sandy estern bank   of the river, walking in knee-deep sand is (d)——–great pleasure. But you cannot walk there bare-footed when (e)——-blazing sun is at its height.

15.

 (a)——- ant is (b)——-industrious insect. No other insect is as industrious as (c)——–ant. If we open (d)——–pages of history, we shall see that (e)——men who have become great were(f)———industrious. (g)——-industrious are liked by all. On (h)——other hand (i)——–idle are hated by all. So industry is (j)——–must to prosper in life.

16.

English is (a)——-international language. It is spoken all over (b)——world. So the importance of (c)——-English cannot  be described in words. All (d)—–books on higher education are written in English. Today organizations need employees who speak and write (e)——–standard form of English. It helps (f)——— educated man to get a good (g)——-job. It is (h)——official or semi-official language all over the world. Ours is (i)—-age of globalization. We need to tern English to join the advanced world. So English has become (j)———-essential matter for us.

17.

Muhammad Yunus was born in (a)—— Chittagong (b)———business centre of  Eastern Bangladesh. He was (c)—–third of 14 children of his parents. He was awarded (d)——- full bright scholarship and received his (e)——–Ph. D from (f)——–USA. He is (g)———founder and Managing Director of (h)——–Grameen Bank. In 1997 he organised (i)———world’s first Micro Credit Summit in (j)——Washington DC.

18.

Since the creation of earth , there is (a)——-strange relationship between man and animals. In (b)———recent newspaper article , we read about (c)——Australian swimmer who was saved from (d)——shark by (e)——-group of dolphins. When (f)——shark attacked (g)——-swimmer. (h)——-dolphins chased it away. They saved (i)——- swimmer’s life. It is believed the dolphins that are free in (j)——-nature live around 40 years.                                                                                                                                                              19.

It was (a)——- dark night. (b)——-blind man was walking along a road. He held (c)——-lamp in his hand. Two men laughed at him. one of them said, What is (d)——- use of lamp to (e)——- blind man?” The other called (f)——–blind man(g)————fool. The blind man heard this. He said, “(h)—— lamp’s not for me. It is for those (i)—–people who are careless. They will not see me in darkness. The lamp will show them (j)——–way.” They felt sorry for their foolishness.

20.

“You are (1)———-Nazrul, I see. We really take (2)——-great pride in (3)——–capacity you possess. However, I will appreciate if your hone you potential by reading (4)—— literary work of (5)——-contemporary writers and poets,”(6)——teacher softly patted on (7)——back of Zahir. “I’ll, Sir , I think you’re (8)——–best guide for me. Please, show me what is (9)——–right and what is (10)——-wrong.”

21.

(a)——-Story is (b)——-form of composition. Actually, it is (c)—–interesting form of literacy composition. This type of (d)——–composition is written on (e)——-basis of ordinary aspects of life and (f)——experience. (g)——– story gives interest and enjoyment to its reader. It can interest and enjoyment to its reader. It can interest (h)——- reader more than (i)———- other types of composition  we have dealt with in (j)——-other units.

22.

Money cannot buy (a)—–happiness. Money is (b)——— must for our life. But it is not (c)——— necessary to bring our happiness. Happiness is absolutely (d)——–psychological thing. It is (e)———name of (f)—–feeling. It means the contentment of (g)——mind. He who is satisfied with what he gets and content with his life is (h)—— really happy man. Happiness cannot be purchased with (i)——–money. No doubt money has got something to do with (j)——- happiness but it cannot give us happiness.

23

When (a)——– great poet Ferdousi  began to write(b)——-Shahnama the Sultan promised him (c)——–piece of gold for each (d)——–verse. When (e)——-epic was finished, it contained sixty thousand (f)——— verses. Instead of giving gold coins, he  offered the poet only sixty thousand silver (g)——- coins and left the court with (h)—— broken heart. He was (i)——- agrieved man. Later on the sultan realized that he had made (j)——- blender.

24.

The life history of George Washington is full of tragedy. His mother worked in (a)——– house of a landord. Washington was keenly interested to learn lessons of education. One day, his  mother working very hard, earned some money. With this money she bought (b)——— book of alphabet. She gave it to (c)——- hand of Washington. Little Washington became very joyous finding the book at hand. When Washington became  (d)——-matured learning many books, he understood that their country must be made free from (e) ———– shackles of the foreign ruler. He fought bravely. America achieved (f)——–freedom. He was the (g)——-first commander in chief and (h)——–President of America. Sometimes he remained hungry for a day or two. He loved his mother more than his cause of his great mother. He went (j)—–long way because of the blessing of his mother.

25.

Gardening means cultivation of flowers on (a)——- plot of land. It is (b)——good pastime. Some people take gardening as (c)———hobby. In our country (d)———-rainy season is (e)———–best time to lay out the garden. At this time soil remains (f)————–soft and can be prepared easily for putting up plants (g)——weather is suitable for vegetation. During this season anyone can set about (h)——gardening with ease and pleasure. It provides diversion  from the monotonous routine work. When (i)—— flowers bloom the garden becomes(j)————-sight to see.

26.

(a)——–man bought  (b)——very nice ring. (c)——-man worked in (d)———office. He wore (e)——–ring to the office (f)———next day. Nobody noticed it. She moved her hand this way and that way and still none of(g)———other girls noticed (h) ——ring. At last she said , ‘It’s (i)——-very hot day isn’t it? I just take off (j)——-my ring.

27.                                                                                                                       (Chittagong Cantonment Public College)

(a) ———— Bangladesh is (b) ——– land of six seasons. Of all (c) ———- seasons I like spring most. It is called (d) ———– queen of seasons. It comprises (e) ——— Bengali months of (f) ———— Flagon and Chaitra. After (g) ———— end of (h) ———– winter if comes with (i) ———— all its beauty and (j) ———— charms

28..

Though patriotism is a) ——- universal human trait, it is often torn away by b) —— state herself. c) ——-poor people of d) ——–poor country become indifferent to their state affairs and lose e) ——– sense of patriotism. Such people would have become as patriotic as f) —— Simon Bolivar or g) ——– Abraham Lincoln if they had a caring government or leader who would make their lives a bit easier. h) ——people of i) ——-wealthy country simply love their country because the state provides them with everything like shelter, education, job and j)- ——-security.

29.

Truthfulness is a) ——– greatest of all b) —— virtues which make c) ——- person really great. If we do not cultivate d) ——–nabit of speaking e) ——–truth, we cannot command f) ——- confidence of others. The man whom nobody believes can never he famous in life. It may be that we may succeed once or twice by telling g) —–lie but it never brings about h) ——- good result. A lie never lies hidden. Today or tomorrow it comes to light. Then i) —— real character of j) ——- liar is revealed and nobody believes him.

30.

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.

31.

Bonsai is a) ——art of growing trees and other plants in small containers in such b) –way that it becomes c) —- miniature of d) —— real tree. e) —— Bonsai tree may be 10 years

32.

Money cannot buy a) —— happiness. Money is b) ——— must for our life. But it is not c) ——- essential factor to bring out 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 happy man. Happiness cannot be purchased i) ——-money. No doubt money has got something to do with j) ——— happiness but it cannot give us happiness.

33.

Truthfulness is a) ———greatest of all b) ——- virtues that make c) ——person really great. If we do not cultivate d) ——-habit of speaking e) ——- truth, we cannot command f) ——- confidence of others. The man whom nobody believes can h) —-good results. A lie never lies hidden. Today or tomorrow it comes to light. Then i) —real character of j) —– liar is revealed and nobody believes him. Everybody hates him and also speaks ill of him at the back.

34.

a) ——–Bangladesh is b) ——land of six seasons. Of all e) —– seasons I like d) ——— spring most. It is called e) ——– queen of seasons. It comprises f) ——– Bengali months of g) ——-Falgoon and chaitra. After h) ——end of i) ——– winter, it comes with all its beauty and j) ——charms.

35.

Dowry means property or money brought by a bride to her a) ——- husband. During a marriage ceremony  b) ———-section of greedy people claim much wealth or money from c) ——— guardians of brides. D) ——–poor illiterate girls become e) —— victims of dowry. If f) ——–guardians fail to fulfil g)——–demand of h) —— bridegrooms, the brides are maltreated. So the poor cannot think marriage of their daughters. It is i) ——– social curse. This curse can be eliminated by changing the outlook of people specially j) ——– male members.

36.

Becoming educated is probably a) ——– most significant change that you can introduce into your life. It is b) ——— locomotive that drives much of c) ——economic development throughout d) —–world, and it is e) ———–vehicle for personal success used by  generation after generation of people in highly developed nations of f) ———- world. it enables its possessor to distinguish right from wrong; it lights g) ———- way to Heaven; it is our friend in h)——— desert, our society in solitude, our companion when friendless; it guides us to happiness; it sustains us in misery; it is i) ——– ornament among friends, and j) ——-armour against enemies.

37.

More than a) ——-thousand years before b) ——- Christ, near c) —– eastern end of d) ——-Mediterranean was e) ——— great city, very rich and powerful, second to none on f) ——–carte. 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 in one of the world’s greatest poems, the Iliad, and j) ——— cause of the war went back to a dispute between three jealous goddesses.

38.

He gave me a) ——– word but did not keep it. I expected him b) ——— next day, but he did not come. c) ———details of d) ——- packing my personal e) —— belongings and arranging f) ——– bed over g) ——— seat occupied me until h) ———late in i) ——day. I started j) ——– car as the sun was setting.

39.

Patriotism is noble a) —-virtue. It inspires b) ——- man to shed c) ——– last drop of blood to defend d) ——- freedom of his e) ——– country. F) ——– man without g) —-patriotism is not better than h) —–beast i) —–true patriot is j) ——asset to the country.

40.

a) ——–ant is b) ——-industrious insect. No other insect is as industrious as c) ——-ant. If we open d) —— pages of history we shall see that e) ——– men who have become great were f) ——— industrious. G) —– industrious are liked by all. On h) ——other hand i) —— idle are hated by all. So industry is j) ——– must to prosper in life.

41.

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 out life. Any device that helps people freeform 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 a calculations and process large masses of i) —-information at j) ——great speed.

42.

Hamlet, a) ——living person, was b) ——– Prince of Denmark. He was c) ———– greatly shocked when his farther was murdered and his mother hastily married his uncle Claudius, who became d) —King of Denmark. He grieved over these f) ——– sad events day after day. G) —– dreadful suspicion filled his mind. He had been told that while his farter was sleeping in his garden, he had died from h) ——– bite of i) ——– snake. But finally Hamlet knew that j) ——- real snake was Claudius.

43.  

a) ———smoking is a bad habit. b) ——– person who smokes becomes financially and physically loser. We see that many c) ——– rich people spend d) ——- lot of money for only smoking.  Smoking impairs e) ——- lung and heart seriously. Most of the lung and heart diseases are caused by f) ——– smoking, it also causes hypertension, tuberculosis, etc. moreover, when g) ——— man smokes, he is not ony affected but h) ——-people around him are also affected with i) ——— smoke and gradually become addicted. Thus adiction sometimes becomes so serious that j) ——- smoker cannot do without smoking.

44.

The other day Mita met with an accident and was taken to a) ——– hospital. Where she was placed was too small b) ——– room. Even none was there encircling to take care of c) —— neglected. Utmost care was taken to transfer her in d) ———isolation ward for better care. But frustrating all our sincere efforts she breathed her e) ———–last. f) ——–inquiry committee was formed to gauge g) ——– depth of indifference shown to h) ——cictim dragging her to i) ——-jaw of death though j) ——– consequence is a foregone conclusion to many.

45.

Once a rabbit and a tortoise took part in a) ——– race. The rabbit could ran fast but b) ——- tortoise was slow. They started running. The rabbit passed c) ——— long way in a short time but d) ——- other remained behind. After e) ———- while the rabbit saw that the tortoise was far behind him and he could take rest for a while. So it slept under f) ——- tree. After sleeping for sometime g) ——– first one found the second one still far behind. So, it again slept. When it woke up it was h) ——- afternoon. It became very worried and began to run fast again. But when it reached its destination. It became surprised that i) ——– other had reached there j) ——- long before.

46.

Money cannot buy a) ——happiness. Money is b) ——— must for our life. But it is not necessary to bring c) ——-our happiness. Happiness is absolutely d) —– psychological thing. It is e) ——— name of f) ———feeling. It means the contentment of the mind. He who is g) ——– satisfied with what he gets and content with his life is h) ———– really happy one. Happiness cannot be purchased with i) —–money. No, doubt money has got something to do with j) —– happiness; but it cannot give us happiness.

47.

Once upon a time, there reigned a) —- monarch. He resided in b) ——– splendid palace that was surrounded by c) ——- beautiful garden. Once he became ill and called in doctor. D) ——— doctor could not say what was wrong with the king. More physicians were called in. Finally they said that e) ——- king could be cured if he wore the shirt of f) ——– all time happy man. The messengers where sent all over g) —— country. They were looking for h) ——- shirt of such i) ——-happy man. But no j) ——– happy man could be found anywhere.

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