Full Markes-100 Time-3 hours

Part-A: Grammar (60 Marks)

1.Fill in the blanks with the words from the box. You may need to change the forms of some of the words. You may need to use one word more than once                                                                                5

Moing walk (a)---- an easy form of exercise. It costs nothing but (b)---- much. People of all ages (c)--- out moing walk. People (d)--- go out moing walk at dawn. People generally choose an open place as parks, road-sides, open fields for moing walk. Of course, moing is (e)-- best time for this. Walkers usually wear loose dresses like trousers. They also wear jackets (f)---- easy walk. Among the moing walkers, the diabetic patients are the most common. It is helpful (g)---- them to control diabetes. Moing walk keeps our body fit. In the moing the air is fresh and nature (h)--- calm. It also cures many diseases. That's why doctors advise people of all ages to work (i)--- the moing. Moing walk (j)-- - no means or costs. Keeping body fit and free from diseases it helps us greatly.

2. Fill in the blanks with suitable words.                         0.5x10=5

Leisure time (a)----free time. It is time (b)--- enjoying oneself. People (c)-- their leisure time by (d)--- different activities like reading, writing, drawing, walking, fishing, watching TV, gardening etc. I am a student. I have (e )--- some free time. (f)---my leisure time, I read story books. (g)--- I read English newspaper. It (h)----- me strong in English. I also(i)-- -- to the playground (j)----- play football and cricket.


3. Make five sentences using parts of sentences from each column of the table below.                                                               1x5


4. Complete the following text with right form of the verbs given in the box. . 5x10=5

A mother (a) _____ an undeniable influence in the (b) _____ of children's character and in (c) _____ their future destiny. The things that they lea at home (d) _____ a firm root in them. And it goes without saying that this leaing they (e) _____ mostly from their mother as they live under her direct supervision and constant care. This is why a child (f) _____ the language first from its mother. The culture of the family also (g) _____ the children's habits and manners. Mother should (h) _____ her children how to (i) _____ the habit of good manners to (j) _____ up in gentle environment.

5. Change the narrative style of the following text. 5

"Have you killed the rats?" said the Mayor. Yes, I have." said the piper." Give me the promised money." How funny! said the Mayor. "We cannot give you so much money. Take only fifty.

6. Change the sentences according to the directions.           1x10=10

(a)Very few persons are as famous discoverers as Columbus. (Superlative).

(b)He passed his early life in sorrows. (Negative)

(c )He became a sailor in his boyhood. (Complex)

(d)There he came in contact with many people and leaed many things about them. (Simple)

(e) During these voyages, very often Columbus gazed at the vast sheet of unlimited water. (Passive).

(f) Nobody can be compared with him. (Interrogative)

(g) Though he sailed for India, he reached America. (Compound)

(h) He thought it to be India. (Complex)

(i) He was the first man to cross the Atlantic. (Interrogative)

(j)When he reached the shore, he became excited. (Simple)

7. Complete the following sentences.                    1x 5=5

(a) It is cricket __________.

(b)__________in our country.

(c) Though cricket is a costly game, __________.

(d) Bangladesh is a test playing country __________.

(e )__________ to upgrade the standard.

8. Complete the text adding suffixes, prefixes or both with the root words given in the parenthesis.                                                               5

Smoking produces (a) ___ (danger) effects on man. By smoking a man, incurs both physical and (b) ___ (economy) loss. The butt end of a cigarette often causes a (c) ___ (devastate) fire. Smoking is a kind of (d) ___ (addict). Those who become (e) ___ (addict) to drug first begin smoking which is the initial step to addiction. We should (f)____(smoking) (g) ___ (aware) among our people. It is (h) ___ (possible) ___ to stop smoking by giving (i) ___ (punish). (j) ___ (out) effort from everybody is essential to minimize smoking.

9. Add question tags with the statements:                              1x5=5

(a) Man is fond of tuing back to the past, ______?

(b) We need to be satisfied with the present, ________?

(c ) But everybody hardly forgets golden past,_______?

(d) Nothing is more pleasant to him than the memories of childhood, ________?

(e)The memories of childhood really never displease us, ______?

10. Complete the passage using suitable connectors.     0.5x10=5

Everybody knows (a) _____ sincerity is the key to success. A sincere person can prosper in life. The

man (b) _____ does not follow the rules of sincerity can never go a long way in the world. Many a man is

not conscious of the importance of sincerity for (c) _____ they don't have the benefit of success. (d) _____

we should be sincere to our work. (e) _____ we are sincere to our work, we will suffer in the long run.

11. Use capitals and punctuation marks where necessary in the following text. 5

how much do you want said the mayor thousand guilders said the pied piper all right said the mayor well pay you thousand guilders when will you set to work now replied the pied piper

_______PART---B : Writing Test.

12.Write an application to the eiditor of " The Daily Star" for the post of a sub editor. Your CV should not exceed one page. 08 13.Imagine, you are Hasan/Hasan, a student of N.M Akademy High School, Faridpur. There is no computer club in your School. Now,.write an application to your Headmaster to set up a computer club in your School.                                              10

14.Suppose,you have visited the Amor Ekushey Boi mela this year and had excellent experience. Write a paragraphon "Your visit to Book Fair"      10

15.Write a composition on " Your Future Plan in Life"                            12