Right Forms of Verbs (HSC)

Right Forms of Verbs For Advanced Students

1. Read the text and fill in the gaps with the correct form of verbs as per subject and context:- [JB-2019] 

Kunkata, locally (a) ----- (know) as Sagar Kannya, (b) ----- (be) an uncommon scenic spot of Bangladesh. Kuakata (c) ----- (take) its origin from the story of a 'Kua' or well-dug on the sea-shore. It (d) ----- (allow) a visitor to watch both the sunrise and the sunset from the beach. The beach (e) ----- (have) a typical natural setting. This sandy beach (f) ----- (slope) gently into the Bay and (g) ----- (bathe) there is as pleasant as is swimming or diving. Fishing boats (h) ----- (ply)) in the Bay of Bengal and (i) ----- (surf) waves add to the vibrant colours of Kuakata. Steps (j) ----- (take) to preserve the beauty of the famous beach.


2. Read the text and fill in the gaps with the correct form of verbs as per subject and context: [DB-2019] 

Cricket is a popular game. Both the young and the old (a) ----- (get) pleasure from this game. In fact, cricket (b) ----- (call) the gentlemen's game. It (c) ----- (entertain) us with politeness and discipline. A sense of brotherhood and fraternity (d) ----- (create) among the playing nations through it. At present cricket is the most popular game in Bangladesh. The English (e) ----- (play) it here in this subcontinent and since then it (f) ----- (become) an integral part of our entertainment. Our team (g) ----- (consist) of skilled players. They already (h) ----- (show) their performance in several matches. But it is a matter of sorrow that sometimes our players (i) ----- (play) so poorly that our countrymen (j) ----- (become) astonished.


3. Read the text and fill in the gaps with the correct form of verbs as per subject and context: [DjB-2019] 

Most of the people who (a) ----- (appear) most often and most gloriously in the pages of history (b) ----- (be) great conquerors and generals. Whereas the people who really (c) ----- (help) civilization forward are often never (d) ----- (mention) at all. We do not know who first (e) ----- (set) a broken leg or (f) ----- (launch) a seaworthy boat or (g) ----- (calculate) the length of a year. The great men are those who (h) ----- (work) ceaselessly to quicken the pace of civilization. On the contrary, the condemned men are those who (i) ----- (cause) bloodshed and violence in the world. All of us (j) ----- (adore) the great men of the world. 


4. Read the following text and fill in the gaps with the right form of verbs as per subject and context: [CB-2019] 

(a) ----- (Teach) is a noble profession. A teacher (b) ----- (teach) his students from the core of his heart. He teaches his students with a view to (c) ----- (give) the light of education. By (d) ----- (get) the light of education, students can (e) -----Part (enlighten) their inside. The students (f) ----- (learn) their lessons as their teachers (g) ----- (instruct) them. But the B students now-a-days act as though they (h) ----- (know) everything. They are not (i) ----- (pay) heed to their teachers advice. But the students must be careful in their studies lest they (j) ----- (fail) to secure good marks.


5. Read the text and fill in the gaps with the correct form of verbs: [CtgB-2019] 

Man is a social and rational being. He (a) ----- (have) freedom of choice, thought and expression. But everybody should (b) ----- (consider) that he is not the only person in a society. There (c) ----- (be) many persons in the society and they (d) ----- (have) the same right that one (e) ----- (expect) from one's society. So, to (f) ----- (form) a peaceful society, one should be watchful to see that other's rights are not violated. Every citizen must (g) ----- (cultivate) the habit of obeying the rules and regulations of the society. Selfishness (h) ----- (not help) the society. Rather it (i) ----- (destroy) the peace and happiness of others. So, we all (j) ----- (think) of the greater interest of the society.


6. Read the text and fill in the gaps with the correct form of verbs in brackets: [SB-2019] 

When I was a child, I (a) ----- (be) afraid of the dark, and I (b) ----- (go) to sleep with a light on. Even then, I feared that monsters (c) ----- (climb) in through my bedroom window. Every sound I (d) ----- (hear) struck fear into me. Often, I ran away from the room and (e) ----- (sleep) on the floor at the foot of my parents' bed. Now that I (f) ----- (be) almost twenty, obviously do better than what I (g) ----- (do) as a child. However, I (h) ----- (be) still scared of (i) ----- (sleep) alone, and I still keep a tiny night-light on. And before I go to bed, I double check every and every window to make sure that they (j) ----- (be) locked.


7. Read the text and fill in the gaps with the correct form of verbs as per subject and context: [RB-2019] 

A poor man was once (a) ----- (put) in a jail although he (b) ----- (do) no wrong. After a long time, the king of the state (c) ----- (visit) the jail and the man told him that he was innocent but a case (d) ----- (file) against him by some of his enemies. The king (e) ----- (inquire) privately and (f) ----- (find) that it was true. He (g) ----- (give) the man some money and set him free. The man went straight to the market. In a shop there, wild birds (h) ----- (keep) in cages for sale. He said to the shopkeeper, "I wish to buy all the birds of your shop. These birds unjustly (i) ----- (imprison) and I like to (j) ----- (set) them free."


8. the test and fill in the gaps with right form of verbs as per subject and context:- [BB-2019: RB-2016] 

Once there (s) ----- (live) an idle king. He (b) ----- (not undergo) physical labour. As a result, he (c) ----- (get) bulky and could not move from one place to another. He (d) ----- (call) in a doctor. The doctor (e) ----- (be) clever and wise. He didn’t (f) ----- (prescribe) any medicine for the king. He asked the king to buy a club and (g) ----- (move) it in the air till his hands (b) ----- (get) moistened. The king started (i) ----- (follow) the prescription. Thus, the king (j) ----- (relieve) of his problem.


9. Read the text and fill in the gaps with the correct form of verbs as per subject and context: [Combined Board-2018]

Tres contribute a lot to maintain ecological balance. A month-long Tree Fair (a) ----- (begin) in Kurigram Stadium recently, it (b) ----- (organize) by the local administration and the Department of Social Forestation. The fair (c) ----- (inaugurate) yesterday by the DC of Kurigram. It was also addressed by other speakers who (d) ----- (emphasize) the nood for planting more trees. The chief guest in his speech (e) ----- (put) importance on planting trees so that we (f) ----- (save) our environment from other effects of climate change and natural disasters. A huge procession (g) ----- (parade) the streets of the town after the inaugural. Various government and non-government organizations (h) ----- (set) up stalls displaying saplings of different varieties. Cultural functions (i) ----- (arrange) every night (j) ----- (inspire) people to plant trees. 


10. Read the text and fill in the gaps with the correct form of verbs as per subject and context: [Combined Board-2018] 

If all the children of Bangladesh (a) ----- (go) to school, the country (b) ----- (get) rid of the curse of illiteracy. To boost up education, the government (c) ----- (spend) more money. Subsidies must (d) ----- (give) in the education sector Teachers (e) ----- (need) to (f) ----- (train) for good teaching. The poor students can (g) ----- (bring) under "Food for Education programme. We (h) ----- (take) care that no institution (i) ----- (close) down due to political clashes. All concerned (j) ----- (be) conscious about it.


11. Read the text and fill in the gaps with the correct form of verbs: [SB-2017] 

Jerry is an orphan. He (a) ----- (come) to the Orphanage at the age of four. He (b) ----- (lose) his parents in his infancy. Then, he (c) ----- (commit) to the care of the Orphanage. He could hardly (d) ----- (recollect)  his parents' memory. In spite of (e) ----- (be)  an orphan, he had developed a strong fabric of morality. His inimitable morality ----- (f) (draw)   him close to the writer. The writer (g) ----- (impress) with him. She started (h) ----- (show)   affection for him. Jerry (i) ----- (take) her for his mother. He fabricated a lie (j) ----- (win) her heart.


12. Read the text and fill in the gaps with the correct form of verbs: [RB-2017] 

It has been over three hundred years since emperor Shah Jahan of Delhi (a) ----- (build) the Taj Mahal as a tomb for his wife in Agra. Architecturally, it (b) ----- (be) one of the most beautiful buildings in the world. The building (c) ----- (make) of fine white marble with inlays of coloured marble. It (d) ----- (have) eight sides and many open arches. It (c) ----- (rest) on a platform or terrace of red sandstone. Four slender white towers (f) ----- (rise) from the corners of the terrace. A large dome (g) ----- (stand) above the centre of the building. Around this large dome there (h) ----- (be) four smaller domes. Just inside the outer walls, there is an open corridor from which the visitors (i) ----- (look) through carved marble screens into a central room. The bodies of Shah Jahan and his wife Mumtaz (j) ----- (lie) in two graves below this room.


13. Read the text and fill in the gaps with the correct form of verbs as per subject and context: [DjB-2017] 

In the last autumn vacation, I (a) ----- (get) sufficient time. So I (b) ----- (make) up my mind to make a journey by train from Dhaka to Chattogram. I (c) ----- (reach) the station about half an hour before the departure of the train. It (d) ----- (be) then a very busy time. Rickshaw, motorcars and other vehicles (e) ----- (come) to the station with passengers. Coolies (f) ----- (run) behind them. There (g) ----- (be) shouts and rush of the passengers and the coolies. After some time hearing a whistle, the passengers (h) ----- (stand) in a queue before the ticket counter. I also (i) ----- (stand) in the line and (j) ----- (buy) a second class ticket.


14. Read the text and fill in the gaps with the correct form of verbs as per subject and context: [DB-2017] 

Road mishap (a) ----- (happen) in our country almost every day. Recently it (b) ----- (rise) to an alarming rate (c) ----- (take) a heavy toll of human lives. The members of a family remain anxious if someone (d) ----- (travel) in a bus. In most cases, reckless driving (e) ----- (cause) road accidents. The drivers are in the habit of (f) -----(violate) traffic rules. Road accidents can be (g) ----- (lessen) if the drivers drive their vehicles carefully. People should be conscious in this respect. While (h) ----- (cross) the road, they should be careful. Some people travel (i) ----- (climb) on the roof of the buses and trains. Traffic rules must be maintained strictly with a view to (j)----- (control) road accidents.


15. Read the text and fill in the gaps with the correct form of verbs in the brackets as per subject and context: [JB-2017]

Most of the people who (a) ----- (appear) most often and most gloriously in the pages of history (b) ----- (be) great conquerors and generals and soldiers, whereas the people who really (c) ----- (help) civilization forward are often never (d) ----- (mention) at all. We do not know who first (e) ----- (set) a broken leg or launched a seaworthy boat or (f) ----- (calculate) the length of a year, but we (g) ----- (know) all about the killers and destroyers. People think a great deal of them, so much so that on all the highest pillars in great cities of the world you (h) ----- (find) figures of a conqueror or a general or a soldier. And I think that most people (i) ----- (believe) that the greatest countries are those that (j) ----- (beat) in the battle the greatest number of countries and ruled over them as conquerors.


16. Read the text and fill in the gaps with the correct form of verbs as per subject and context: [CB-2017] 

English (a) ----- (be) the most widely used international language. It (b) ----- (learn) to communicate with the foreigners for various purposes such as (c) ----- (maintain) co-operation and co-existence, and exchanging business information. There are also certain jobs which (d) ----- (require) a good functional knowledge of English. The jobs of a pilot, a postman, a telephone operator, a tour guide, a mechanic, a receptionist of an international hotel, an executive of a multinational firm etc. (e) ----- (be) a few of them. Besides, a student (f) ----- (wish) to go for higher studies must learn English because the books on advanced education are mostly (g) ----- (write) in English. So, the importance and demand of learning English in our country can, in no way, be (h) ----- (ignore). Rather, we should (i) ----- (put) high importance on (j) ----- (learn) English to make room for ourselves in the competitive world.


17. Read the text and fill in the gaps with the correct form of verbs as per subject and context: [CtgB-2017] 

The Liberation War of Bangladesh inspired many artists, singers, and cultural activists. Eminent artiste Shaheen Samad (a) ----- (join) Bangladesh Mukti Sangrami Shilpi Sangstha during the Liberation War. She along with others (b) ----- (inspire) millions with her voice (c) ----- (raise) funds for the refugee camps. The cultural troupe used to (d) ----- (travel) to refugee camps and different areas in Mukta Anchal. They (e) ----- (perform) patriotic songs and arranged puppet shows, besides (f) ----- (stage) dramas. Shaheen Samad said, "Liberation War always (g) ----- (be) an inspiration for me." She sang a lot of songs during that time and now (h) ----- (feel) honoured to have been able to inspire the freedom fighters. She has the memorable harmonium with which she sang in 1971. Now she (i) ----- (wish) to hand it over to Liberation War Museum. This eminent artiste wants live performance of those moving songs on TV channel, at least one song in a week and thus (j) ----- (cover) all the year round.


18. Read the text and fill in the gaps with the correct form of verbs as per subject and context: [BB-2017] 

Air (a) ----- (be) an important element of the environment. But it is constantly being (b) ----- (pollute) in many ways. We make fire to cook food and (c) ----- (do) many works. This fire emits smoke which (d) ----- (contaminate) air. Vehicles pollute air to a great extent by (e) ----- (burn) fuel. Air pollution also (f) ----- (happen) when coal and oil (g) ----- (burn). Mills and factories can be (h) ----- (hold) responsible for this pollution. It is high time we (i) ----- (check) air pollution. Otherwise we (j) ----- (suffer) a lot:


19. Read the text and fill in the gaps with the correct form of verbs as per subject and context: [CB-2016] 

Parents (a) ----- (be) blessings of God to us. When a child (b) ----- (bear), their joys (c) ----- (know) no bounds. They (d) ----- (start) (e) ----- (think) of (f) ----- (nurse) and (g) ----- (bring) up their children. They (h) ----- (remain) safe under the custody of their parents since birth. Parents never mind (i) ----- (take) pains for the upbringing of their off spring. We (j) -----never (offend) our parents.


20. Read the text and fill in the gaps with correct form of verbs as per subject and context:[DjB-2016] 

Many events of great importance (a) ----- (take) place during the last century. Significant advances (b) ----- (make) in the field of science and technology. Many European colonies (c) ----- (gain) independence. The movement for democracy (d) ----- (become) prominent in many parts of the world. Two World Wars (e) ----- (break) out in this century. It also (f) ----- (witness) the misuse of atomic energy. Two cities of Japan were completely (g) ----- (destroy) as a result of the dropping of atom bombs. However, the emergence of Bangladesh as an independent nation (h) ----- (become) a momentous event. After a bloody war of nine months Bangladesh (i) ----- (bear). Now we (j) ----- (hold) our heads high in the community of nations.


21. Read the text and fill in the gaps with the correct form of verbs as per subject and context: [CtgB-2016] 

To err is human. If a man commits crime anytime and repents truly for his misdeed, he may (a) ----- (forgive). But the man who (b) ----- (not, give up) the wrong (c) ----- (suffer) surely. In the long run, he (d) ----- (take) to the land of death. The old sailor (e) ----- (be) a wrong-doer in his long journey. He committed a crime (f) ----- (kill) a seabird (g) ----- (call) Albatross. That crime ultimately (h) ----- (bring) bad luck to them. The ship (i) ----- (leave) the icy sea. The sun shone over their head. The wind (j) ----- (drop) down. It was a great disaster.


22. Read the text and fill in the gaps with the correct form of verbs as per subject and context [BB-2016] 

There are many people who (a) ----- (not take) physical exercise. They can hardly (b) ----- (realise) that they themselves (c) ----- (ruin) their health. They (d) ----- (fall) victim to many diseases. Life (e) ----- (become) dull to them. They (f) ----- (remain) always ill tempered. We (g) ----- (build) good health and sound mind through physical exercise. Physical exercise (h) ----- (make) our body active and the muscles strong. It also (i) ----- (improve) our power of digestion and blood circulation. It (j) ----- (give) strength to our brain.


23. Read the text and fill in the gaps with correct form of verbs as per subject and context: (DB-2016] 

Football is a favourite game in our country. It (a) ----- (arrange) between two teams (b) ----- (contain) eleven players each. The captains of both teams (c) ----- (lead) their groups. This is the most exciting and enjoyable game ever (d) ----- (play) across the world. It (e) ----- (run) for an hour and a half with an interval after half of the time (f) ----- (be) over. Any football tournament (g) ----- (arrange) between two strong teams can be exciting. The result (h) ----- (remain) almost unpredictable till the end because any team might win the other team (i) ----- (score) a goal within seconds. The referee is to see whether rules and order (j) ----- (maintain) by the players.


24. Read the text and fill in the gaps with the correct form of verbs as per subject and context: [JB-2016] 

Idle brain is devil's workshop. If we (a) ----- (waste) our time in idleness, all sorts of evil thoughts will crowd our brain. Idle persons who (b) ----- (kill) their time are burdens of society. They (c) ----- (sit) idle and cherish no high ideal and lofty ambition in life. They (d) ----- (not support) themselves. They (e) ----- (lead) an unhappy life and (f) ----- (suffer) in the long run. There should be time for reading, for office or other work, time for physical exercise, time for recreation and time for prayer. This (g) ----- (indicate) that we should do everything at the right moment. We (h) ----- (lead) a healthy and prosperous life only when we (i) ----- (follow) the routine which we (j) ----- (make) for our guidance.


25. Read the text and fill in the gaps with the correct form of verbs as per subject and context: [SB-2016] 

One night the entire village was sleeping. The boy Bayazid Bustami was busy in study. His mother (a) ----- (sleep). Suddenly she woke up and (b) ----- (feel) thirsty. (c) ----- (Call) her son, she told her son to give her a glass of water and (d) ----- (fall) asleep again. When Bayazid went to the pitcher, he (e) ----- (find) it empty. So, he went out with the pitcher in search of water. After a while, he (f) ----- (come) back home with water and found his mother (g) ----- (sleep). Then he waited (h) ----- (stand) by her bed with a glass of water. He did not make any sound lest she (i) ----- (wake) up. Suddenly his mother woke up and saw him with the glass of water. At once she (j) ----- (understand) what was the matter.


26. Read the text and fill in the gaps with the correct form of verbs as per subject and context: 

The 2021 ICC Men's T20 World Cup (a) ----- (be) the seventh ICC Men's T20 World Cup tournament which just ended. The matches (b) -----  (play) in the United Arab Emirates and Oman from 17 October to 14 November 2021. Originally, the event (e) -----  (schedule) to hold in Australia from 18 October to 15 November 2020, but in July 2020, the International Cricket Council (d) -----  (confirm) that this tournament (e) -----  (postpone) due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the final match of the World Cup (f) -----  (hold) on 14 November 2021. Two finalists, Australia and New Zealand (g) ----- (take part) in the final. The match (h) -----  (start) at 8 o'clock as per Bangladesh time. It is Australia which (i) -----  (lift) the 2021 T20 World Cup trophy with a commanding eight wicket win over New Zealand. Surprisingly, Australia never (j) ----- (win) T20 World Cup before this one.


27. Read the text and fill in the gaps with the correct form of verbs as per subject and context: 

The mass vaccination drive in Bangladesh was a success. According to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), 90.12% of the targeted 7.5 million citizens (a) ----- (vaccinate) during the special campaign. The number of people (b) -----  (vaccinate) on the birth anniversary of the Prime Minister (c) -----  (be) a new record for the country. The mass vaccination campaign (d) -----  (start) in the morning and it (e) -----  (continue) till the target (f) ----- (meet). The available COVID-19 vaccines (g) ----- (be) Oxford-AstraZeneca by the UK, Pfizer-BioNTech by Germany, Moderna by the USA, Sinopharm and Sinovac by China, Sputnik V by Russia, and so on. Mostly Sinopharm vaccines (h) ----- (give) as the first dose during the campaign. At present, the citizens aged 18 and above are (i) -----  (be) vaccinated. The students aged 12 and above also can (j) ----- (register) themselves for the vaccines.


28. Read the text and fill in the gaps with the correct form of verbs as per subject and context:

Although the performance of Bangladesh Cricket Team (a) ----- (be) not up to the mark in the 2021 ICC T20. World Cup, they (b)  ----- (qualify) directly for the Super 12s of the next T20 World Cup in Australia, which (c) ----- (suppose) to take place in 2022. The recent performance of the team was poor. In the T20 World Cup Bangladesh (d) ----- (win) only two games out of the eight games played. However, the ICC (e) -----  (revise) the regulations for the qualifying of the 2022 World Cup. Along with the two finalists of the last World Cup, the top six ranked teams in the ICC T20 ranking till the cut-off date of November 15 will directly (f) -----  (qualify) for the Super 12 stage in Australia. The 2022 ICC Men's T20 World Cup will (g) ----- (be) the eighth ICC Men's T20 World Cup tournament. It is scheduled to (h) ----- (play) in October and November 2022 in Australia. It (i) ----- (hope) that Bangladesh will show a good performance in the coming World Cup and (j) ----- (bring) glory to the country.


29. Read the text and fill in the gaps with the correct form of verbs as per subject and context: 

The government of Bangladesh (a) ----- (reopen) schools and colleges from September 2021. Although the citizens aged 18 and above are now eligible for vaccination, the government has felt the necessity to (b) ----- (vaccinate) the students who (c) ----- (be) 12 and above. With this in mind, it has begun COVID-19 vaccination for schoolchildren aged 12 to 17 years in the Dhaka for the first time. Education Minister Dipu Moni and Health Minister Zahid Maleque jointly (d) ----- (inaugurate) the campaign at a school in the business hub of Motijheel. In the first phase, the immunization drive (e) ----- (launch) simultaneously at eight school campuses. Students and parents (f) ----- (express) satisfaction over the move. They (g) ----- (hope) that the campaign (h) (ensure) the health safety of millions of , students in the country of nearly 170 million people. However, some parents (i) ----- (concern) about the consequences and side effects of vaccines. They want to (j) ----- (observe) the result of the drive first.


30. Read the text and fill in the gaps with the correct form of verbs as per subject and context: 

Dhaka Metro Rail (a) ----- (be) an approved mass rapid transit system. The deadline of the project is set to December 2022. Hence, the construction work of a metro rail project is (b) ----- (advance) rapidly. The mass rapid transit Line-6 is (c) ----- (expect) to carry more than 60,000 passengers per hour. It will (d) ----- (has) stations on 16 points of the city. Line 6 will (e) ----- (run) all the way from Utara to Motijheel. The total distance is 20.1 kilometres. There will be 24 sets of trains (f) ----- (run) through this route. It has been (g) ----- (estimate) that the approximate travel time will be less than 40 minutes. After the commencement of commercial operations, there will (h) ----- (be) one train every three-and-a-half minutes, with each train carrying nearly 1,800 passengers. The Metro Rail project has been undertaken with a view to (i) ----- (ease) the movement of the Dhaka city dwellers who are (j) ----- (disgust) with traffic jam.