Right Forms of Verbs

How to use the correct forms of verbs:

Verbs are the heart of a sentence. So, being able to use the right forms fo verbs  always gets extra priority. In order to know how to use the right forms of verbs, you have to know-

(1) The forms of verbs,

(2) Finite and Nonfinite verbs,

(3) Tenses,

(4) Aspects,

(5) Mood and most importantly

(6) The meaning of the sentence or passage you are dealing with. 


Important Information:

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1. Complete the following text with right forms of verbs in the box.

lose
protect
ride
become
need
provide
make
discover
travel

be

Men (a) ---------- ever since they first  appeared on the earth. In primitive time, they did not travel for pleasure but to find new places. They (b) ---------- themselves with simple weapons. Their journeys (c) ---------- long tiring and often dangerous. Being intelligent, they soon (d) ---------- easier ways of travelling. They (e) ---------- on the backs of their domestic animals. They (f) ---------- boat and used it to travel across water. Travelling, of course, has now (g) ---------- a highly organized business. There are vehicles which (h) ---------- us with comforts and security. If we want to go abroad, we (i) ---------- a passport and a visa. If we (j) ---------- any them, our journey may be ruined. 


2. Complete the following text with right forms of verbs in the box.

do
understand
answer
approach
neglect
memorize
read
collect
prepare

think

Many students (a) ---------- their studies from the beginning of the year. When the examination (b) ---------- , they start (c) ---------- very seriously. Sometimes they (d) ---------- notes from their friends. Most of the time they get their notes (e) ---------- by their private tutors. They (f) ----- these notes without (g) ---------- . As a result their power of (h) ---------- does not develop. If they find any new question in the examination they can’t (i) ---------- it properly. As a result many students can’t do well in the examination. If they had had read seriously from the very beginning of the year, they (j) ---------- better result in the examinations. 


3. Complete the following text with right forms of verbs in the box.

live
very
can
have
want
live
may
spend
get

be

Happiness (a) ---------- a relative term. A person with a crown (b) ---------- in a place may not be happy where as a day labourer may (c) ---------- happiness (d) ---------- in a shabby hut. Again happiness (e) ---------- from person to person. A beggar (f) ---------- be happy if he (g) ----------- a coin but a businessman who can (h) ---------- a huge sum of money a day (i) ---------- not be happy. Everyone (j) ---------- to be happy. 


4. Complete the following text with right forms of verbs in the box.

build
idle
remember
be
work
lag
reach
depend
lend

follow

Bangladesh is full of natural resources. The property of the country (a) ---------- on the proper utilization of the resources. We should not (b) ---------- a lazy life. We should all (c) ---------- up our country. For this reason, we have to (d) ---------- hard. No nation can prosper without industry. It should be (e) ---------- that industry is the key to success. If we (f) ---------- the days away, we (g) ---------- behind. The nations that (h) ---------- industries (i) ---------- the punnacle of development. So we (j) ---------- them. 


5. Complete the following text with right forms of verbs in the box.

pollute
suffer
save
do
look
fall
become
be
use

throw

The other name of water is life. We cannot (a) ---------- a single moment without it. Water is (b) ---------- not  only for drinking purposes but also for household works and industrial works. Water becomes (c) ----- in many ways. The mills and factories pollute water by (d) ----- waste into it. Water (e) ---------- polluted by chemicals and different elements. Sometimes people (f) ---------- from many diseases. We should (g) ---------- very careful about it. We must (h) ---------- for safe source of drinking water. otherwise we must (i) ---------- in danger. Let us (j) ---------- water from pollution. 


6. Complete the following text with right forms of verbs in the box.

struggle
keep
purchase
harm
go
invent
build
follow
be

borrow

“Health (a) ---------- wealth,” (b) ---------- the proverb. We cannot (c) ---------- it. We cannot (d) ---------- it. We must (e) ---------- our body by (f) ----- the rules of health. People (g) ---------- against germs that (h) ---------- the body since their birth. Medicines (i) ---------- to kill germs, but we have to (j) ---------- the body fit by ourselves through he maintenance of the rules of health. 


7. Complete the following text with right forms of verbs in the box.

come
rank
be
gift
give
has
earn
live
contribute

cluster

The Republic of Maldives (a) ---------- one of the smallest countries of South Asia. It (b) ---------- 1199 islands that (c) ---------- into 26 major atolls. People who (d) ---------- to these islands from different parts of the world (e) ---------- here since 3000 years ago. The natural beauties (f) ---------- by the God attracts the tourists to enjoy them. As a result, a lot of foreign currencies (g) ---------- every year from the tourism that (h) ---------- a lot of national economy. So, the Maldives (i) ---------- as the best tourist destination. Special importance (j) ---------- by the government of Maldives for the enhancement of tourism. 


8. Complete the following text with right forms of verbs in the box.

engage
do
turn
face
be
help
solve
make
try

create

At present Bangladesh (a) ---------- unemployment problem. This problem already (b) ---------- an alarming dimension. The government (c) ---------- to cope with this problem. But this problem cannot be (d) ---------- without (e) ---------- them skillful. Education (f) ---------- a must. It (g) ---------- a man to get a job. Job does not mean (h) ---------- official work only. Self-employment is a solution of this problem. It means (i)  ---------- oneself in economic activities. The government is giving he educated youths financial help and training with a view to (j) ---------- them self-reliant. 


9. Complete the following text with right forms of verbs in the box.

cause
suffer
to be
drive
solve

to be
obey
occur

carry

Traffic jam (a) ---------- a common affair in the big cities of our country. This problem (b) ---------- the ultimate consequence of rapid growth of population and the number of vehicles. Most often this problem (c) ---------- in the congested areas where the roads are very narrow. Overtaking tendency also (d) ---------- traffic jam. Some drivers (e) ---------- the traffic rules. They (f) ---------- the vehicles carelessly. Traffic jam (g) ---------- great sufferings to the ambulances (h) ---------- patients. Office goers and school going children also (i) ---------- a lot due to traffic jam. However, this problem (j) ---------- to an extent by imposing traffic rules strictly. 


10. Complete the following text with right forms of verbs in the box.

stand
become
see
go
cause
remain
ply
know
take

rain

On a rainy day it (a) ---------- all day long. The sky is overcast with thick clouds. The sky is not (b) ---------- . None can (c) ---------- out without an umbrella. Water (d) ---------- on roads. As a result, roads (e) ---------- muddy and slippery. In Dhaka city, the roads and streets (f)  ---------- under water for hours together (g)---------- much inconvenience to the pedestrians. On some roads, motorized vehicles or even rickshaws can (h) ---------- . The sufferings of the city-dwellers (i) ---------- not bounds. Government has already (j) ---------- some steps to solve this problem. 


11. Complete the following text with right forms of verbs in the box.
be
get
know
sit
pass
study
come
oppose
do

tense

Abul Kasem Fazlu Haq popularly (a) ---------- as Sher-e-Bangla was a prominent statesman. He (b) ---------- of a respectable Muslim family in 1873. He (e)  ---------- extraordinarly brilliant. He (d) ---------- the Entrance Examination in 1890 and the FA Examination in 1892. He (e) ---------- his graduation with Honors in Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics from Presidency College. Then he (f) ---------- admitted in MA in English at Calcutta University. Just six months before the final examination a friend of him (g) ---------- him. He said. “The Muslims are weak in Mathematics and that’s the reason he (h) ---------- English.” He (i) ---------- the comment strongly. He challenged his friend that he (j) ---------- for Mathematics Examination instead of English. 


12. Complete the following text with right forms of verbs in the box. 

take
work
come
dominate
confine
be
need
keep
come

contribute

Today women are playing an important role in all spheres of life. Once they were (a) ---------- by men. They are no longer (b) ---------- within the four walls of the kitchen and are (d) ---------- hand in hand with men. By (e) ---------- higher education, they are becoming pilots, doctors, engineers, teachers, administrator, etc. They have (f) ---------- able to prove their worth. They (g) ---------- much to the economy of the country. Now it (h) ---------- to the realization of the men that true development of the country is never possible (i) ---------- half of the population idle at home. So, it (j) ---------- no telling that women are playing a great role in the socio-economic condition of our country. 


13. Complete the following text with right forms of verbs in the box.

be
call
hear
engulf
know
begin
bear
follow
inspire

join

You must have (a) ---------- the name of Kazi Nazrul Islam. He (b) ---------- our national poet. He (c) ---------- as rebel poet as well. But he (d) ---------- in a poor family. But dire needs could not (e) ---------- his potentiality. When the First World War broke out, he (f) ---------- the army. After the War, he (g) ---------- to write poems. He wrote especially for the down-trodden. He (h) ---------- the Shelly of Bangla literature. His poems and songs (i) ---------- the Banglees in Liberation War. So we should (j) ---------- his footprints in our life. 


14. Complete the following text with right forms of verbs in the box.

contribute
confine
keep
be
work
develop
receive
become
adopt

be

According to the history, women in the past were (a) ---------- within the four walls. But at present they (b) ---------- on longer captive to their parents’ or husbands’ house. With the passage of time the outlook and attitude have been (c) ---------- as men and women are (d) ---------- themselves with changing society. By (e) ---------- education they are pilots, doctors, engineers, high officials etc. They (g)  ---------- are hand in hand with men in all worthy programmers. They (h) ---------- now able to prove their worth. Thy (i) ---------- much to the economy of the country. Now it has come to the realization of men that no development is possible by (j) ---------- half of our population idle at home. 


15. Complete the following text with right forms of verbs in the box.

overcome
rise
be
enjoy
come
suffer
walk
pollute
have

be

There (a) ----- different kinds of exercises. Walking (b) ---------- one of them. We (c) ---------- early in the morning for (d) ---------- a morning walk. While (e) ---------- in the morning, we can (f) ---------- fresh air. But in towns and cities air is being (g) ---------- in many ways. As a result, people (h) ---------- from different problems. To (i) ---------- this problem, people and the government should (j) ---------- forward. 


16. Complete the following text with right forms of verbs in the box.

contribute
come
become
play
keep
need
receive
work
confine

be

Today women (a) ---------- an important role in all spheres of life. They no longer, (b) ---------- to the four walls of their husband’s house. They have come out the kitchens and (c) ---------- hand in hand with men in all the development works of the government. By (d) ---------- higher education they (e) ---------- pilots doctor, engineers, teachers, administrators etc. They have (f) ---------- able to prove their worth. They (g) ---------- much to the economy of the country. Now it has (h) ---------- to the realization of the men the true development of the country is never possible (i) ---------- half of the population idle at home. So, it (j) ---------- no telling that women are playing a great role in the socio-economic condition of our country. 


17. Complete the following text with right forms of verbs in the box.

forget
write
be
write
be
consider
happen
misunderstand
grow

behave

I could (a) ---------- any letter to you for a long time. Really, I (b) ---------- sorry for it. Last time, you (c) ---------- about the misbehavior of one of your friends. You (d) ---------- very much upset conserving this. Please, try to (e) ---------- it. Some people (f) ---------- unusually without (g) ---------- the situation. Some (h) ---------- violent on the spur of the moment or it may so (i) ---------- that sometimes persons (j) ---------- one another. There was misunderstanding between you. 


18. Complete the following text with right forms of verbs in the box.

try
spoil
waste
drift
stick
overcome
have
face
choose

prepare

A ship without a rudder (a) ---------- at the mercy of the wind and waves. Even if it (b) ---------- , it cannot reach the goal. Similarly, a man without an aim simply (c) ---------- his time and energy (d) ---------- one thing after another. Once this aim is fixed it should (e) ----- to. It is because of the fact that a man (f) ---------- an aim (g) ---------- the difficulties he has to (h) ---------- to reach the goal of life. (i) ---------- of a career means fixing your aim in life. It makes you (j) ---------- in life for struggle. 


19. Complete the following text with right forms of verbs in the box.

come
offer
be
conquer
chain
arrange
wait
welcome
wait

make

Time is compared to a gypsy who (a) ---------- anywhere for long. The poet (b) ---------- time to be his guest for a day. He (c) ---------- time, many valuable gifts and honor. He offers bells (d) ---------- of the best silver for his horse and a golden ring for himself. He will (e) ---------- a peacock dance in honor of time. But time is a thing that never stays. The greatest tragedy is that it never (f) ---------- back. It never (g) ---------- . Man  has been able to (h) ---------- the world but he (i) ---------- by the time. He (j) ---------- nothing but the puppet to the power of time. 


20. Complete the following text with right forms of verbs in the box.

prevail
engage
stop
respect
reign
feel
understand
triumph
preach

prosper

Truth always (a)  ---------- in the world. Falsehood may (b) ---------- for the time being. Those who (c) ---------- engaged in (d) ---------- the truth are (e) ---------- by the people. Those who (f) ---------- interested in telling lies (g) ---------- in life. They may prosper seemingly. But they cannot (h)  ---------- all the time. Socrates throughout of his life would preach the truth. He tried to make people (i) ---------- what was good for them. He was troubled by the powerful people. Yet he never (j) ---------- teaching good things. 


21. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the box.

do
set
put
say
inquire
visit
file
buy
keep

tell

A poor man was once (a) ---------- in a jail although he had (b) ---------- no wrong. After a long time, the king of the state (c) ---------- the jail and the man (d) ---------- him that he was innocent, but a case (e) ---------- against him by some of his enemies. The king (f) ---------- privately and found that it was true. He gave the man some money and (g) ---------- him free. The man went straight to the market in which there was a bird shop. There many wild birds (h) ---------- in cages for sale. He (i) ---------- to the shopkeeper, "I wish to buy all the birds in your shop," He then (j) ---------- all the birds and set them free in the sky.


22. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the box.

promise
agree
contain
finish
ask
accept
want
return
write

be

One day the great poet Ferdousi (a) ---------- by Sultan Mahmood (b) ---------- Shahanama in honour of the Sultan. The Sultan (c) ---------- to pay Ferdousi a gold coin for each verse. Ferdousi (d) ---------- the writing and it (e) ---------- found (f) ---------- sixty thousand verses. Now Sultan (g) ---------- to pay sixty thousand gold coins. He (h) ----------to pay silver coins instead of gold coins. The poet (i) ---------- silver coins and (j) ---------- to the village.


23. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the box.

agree
worry
like
answer
have
cheat
ask
trust
be

go

Mustafa, a rich merchant of Damascus, (a) ---------- the only son named Sayeed. Sayeed had a young Armenian friend. Though the Armenian (b) ---------- dishonest, Sayeed (c) ---------- very much. The Armenian was very clever and (d) ----------Sayeed several times. Mustafa was (e) ---------- about his son’s lack of prudence but he told his son nothing about it. One day Mustafa and Sayeed (f) ---------- go to Baghdad on business purpose and Mustafa (g) ---------- his son whom could (h) ----------with his money. Sayeed (i) ---------- that of course he could trust his friend. Then Mustafa readily (j) ---------- to his proposal.


24. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the box.

leap
enjoy
begin
continue
shout
talk
pass
pay
forget

seize

The battle between the mongoose and the cobra (a) ----------. The mongoose (b) ---------- violently (c) ---------- the cobra's lower jaw and clung to it while few minutes (d) ----------. The crowd stood spellbound as long as the fight (e) ----------. But as soon as they saw the cobra dead, they burst into an applause. They began (f) ---------- excitedly about the magic power of the mongoose. But they (g) ----- the snake charmers who had lost a cobra. Moreover, they (h) ---------- the fight. So they (i) ---------- the snake charmers generously and left the place (j) ----------.


25. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the box.

escape
see
dance
be
pursue
hide
 catch
find
go

catch

After a few days, Robinson Crusoe had seen a footmark bigger than his own. He did (a) ---------- anyone on the island. Then one day he saw some wild looking savages feasting and (b) ---------- round a fire. There (c) ---------- two prisoners too. As they were dancing, one of the prisoners (d) ---------- and ran off for his life. He was (e) ---------- by the savages. I hid myself behind a bush lest I should be (f) ---------- and made prisoner. The man ran so fast that they (g) ---------- him. There was a forest and the man went into (h) ----------. However, the savages (i) ---------- into the forest to (j) ---------- him out and make him prisoner again. 


26. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the box.

go
reach
eat
distribute
start
choose
take
become
cook

sit

A picnic is a meal (a) ---------- out of doors. A beautiful or a historical place is (b) ---------- for it. On the fixed day the members of the picnic party (c) ---------- towards the picnic spot as early as possible. They (d) ---------- all necessary things with them. After (e) ---------- the spot, the breakfast (f) ---------- . After breakfast some (g) ---------- busy in cooking the lunch and some do other works. When the (h) ----- of the lunch is finished, all (i) ---------- together and eat to their heart’s content. After lunch all (j) ---------- out for sightseeing.


27. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the box.

happen
return
feel
sleep
understand
stand
tell
remember
go

fall

One night when the entire village was in deep sleep, the boy Bayazid Bustami was busy in study. His mother (a)  ----------. Suddenly, she woke up and (b)  ---------- thirsty. She (c)  ---------- her son to give a glass of water and (d)  ---------- asleep again. He (e)  ---------- to the pitcher and found it empty. So, he went out with the pitcher in search of water. After a while, he (f)  ---------- home with water and found his mother sleeping. Then he waited (g)  ---------- by her bed with the glass of water. When she woke up all on a sudden, she did (h)  ---------- anything because she could (i)  ---------- what (j)  ---------- at night.


28. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the box.

shout
put
enjoy
begin
gather
take
be
arrange
sell

support

Once I went (a) ---------- a boat race which (b) ---------- place in the river the Rupsha. The race (c) ---------- by a club. The date (d) ---------- in due course. The spectators (e) ---------- along the banks of the river. The hawkers (f) ---------- among them through the crowd and (g) ---------- many things. The boats (h) ---------- in a proper row. The onlookers wee much excited. They (i) ---------- their favourite boat. The race (j) ---------- with the whistle of the umpire.


29. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the box.

approach
prepare
do
make
write
hesitate
gather
cram
read

go

Sayed can (a) ----- well in the examination. He crams when the examination (b) ----------. On the other hand, his friend Salim always (c) ---------- a good result. Because he (d) ---------- notes himself, memorizes them and (e) ---------- them again and again. He knows that it is a bad habit to (f) ---------- answer which (g) ---------- out of memory as soon as the examination is over. He has been able to (h) ---------- experience that one time writing is equal to (i) ---------- for ten times. This is why he (j) ---------- to write whatever he learns.


30. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the box.

       

come
hurry
wait
see
reply
steal
do
say
do

do

There was a bad man in a village. He always (a) ---------- evil work. But when he did any work, he would say, "God had it (b) ---------- by me". One day the bad man (c) ---------- some mangoes from the garden of a neighbour. The owner of the garden (d) ---------- him stealing the mangoes and he (e) ---------- to the garden. "Why (f) ---------- you steal mangoes from my garden?" asked the owner of the garden. "Because God is getting it done by me", (g) ---------- the bad man. The owner of the garden (h) ---------- nothing. He took a stick and (i) ---------- for the bad man till he (j) ---------- down from the tree.


31. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the box.       

beat
say
hurry
steal
deserve
see
have
 be
reach

do

There (a) ---------- a dishonest man in a village who (b) ---------- all sorts of mischief to the villagers. But when he did any evil work, he (c) ---------- that God (d) ---------- it done by him. One night the man (e) ---------- some mangoes from the garden of his neighbour. The owner of the garden (f) ---------- him stealing mangoes and (g) ---------- to the garden. Having (h) ---------- the garden he took a stick and continued (i) ---------- the dishonest man. Then the man said to him. "What have I done to (j) ---------- it?"


32. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the box.

be
describe
 fill
neglect
keep
bring
 centre
write
 know

receive

Mother has just (a) ---------- an adverse report about you from your head teacher. He (b) ---------- that of late you (c) ---------- your study (d) ---------- away from school. Words (e) ---------- the shock that the report (f) ---------- to us. You (g) ---------- that mother has none but you and I. So, all her hopes (h) ---------- round us. Naturally, she (i) ---------- so much upset that you (j) ---------- with repentance if you were here to see her condition.


33. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the box.

take
go
 begin
become
drizzle
be
ask
get
finish

have

It (a) ----- a day of Ashar. It (b) ----- since morning that day. I (c) ----- my meal when the sky (d) ----- dark with dense clouds. I hastily (e) ----- my meal and (f) ----- ready to go to school. Big drops of rain (g) ----- to fall by then. Mother (h) ----- me to wait but that was not possible for my first terminal examination began two days ago and the subject that day was English paper 1. I (i) ----- my umbrella and set out. I (j) ----- only a few steps when it began to pour.


34. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the box.

stress
do
reveal
bear
go
invent
patent
study
spend

start

Jagadish Chandra Bose (a) ---------- in Munshiganj in 1858. He (b) ---------- his study in Faridpur first and at the age of twenty he passed B.Sc. Honours degree. Later he (c) ---------- Physics at Cambridge University. He (d) ---------- the radio, but he did not feel interest in (e) ---------- it. So international recognition attached to the Nobel Prize (f) ---------- to Italy's Marrconi. Afterwards he (g) ---------- a great deal of his life in providing the similarities between the living and no living. He (h) ---------- that plant life was the shadow of human life and (i) ---------- many experiments with plants to prove this theory. He had a great love for his homeland and mother tongue too which (j) ---------- in his literacy works 'Abyakta'.

35. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the box.

bear
 tease
complete
oppose
study
pass
sit
 know
admit

be

Abul Kashem Fazlul Huq popularly (a) ---------- as Sher-E-Bangla was a prominent statesman. He (b) ---------- in a respectable Muslim family in 1873.He (c) ---------- extraordinarily brilliant. He (d) ---------- the Entrance Examination in 1890 and the FA Examination in 1892.He (e) ---------- his graduation with honours in Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics from Presidency College. Then he got (f) ---------- in MA in English at Calcutta University. Just six months before the final examination a friend of him (g) ---------- him. He said, "The Muslims are weak in Mathematics and that's the reason he (h) ---------- English." He (i) ---------- comment strongly. He challenged his friend that he (j) ---------- for mathematics Examination.


36. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the box.

add
bear
promote
institute
award
pass
distribute
invent
give
get
award

Nobel Prize (a) ---------- every year for outstanding achievements in the fields of science, literature and for (b) ---------- world peace. The prize winner (c) ---------- a gold medal, a certificate and a large amount of money. The prize (d) ---------- for six fields namely Physics, Chemistry, literature, Medicine, Economics and Peace. Economics (e) ---------- in the list in 1969 for the first field. One prize is for one field. If there are more than one recipient of the prize in one field, the prize money equally (f) ---------- amongst all the winners. The prize was (g) ---------- by a man who (h) ---------- dynamite. He (i) ---------- in Stockholm in 1833 and (j) ---------- away on the 10th December, 1896.


37. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the box.

do
be
feel
give
mention
arrive
pass
wait
expect

arrange

A gentleman had the misfortune of frequently forgetting important matters. Once he arranged to (a) ---------- a dinner on his birth day to numerous relatives and friends. The appointed day (b) ----------. But the guests (c) ---------- come. Half an hour (d) ---------- but still they did not come. The host (e) ---------- really uneasy. As he (f) ---------- a delicious dinner, he was still (g) ---------- the guests to come. After a long (h) ---------- a few guests began to come. However, in the meantime he could know the fact that the time (j) ---------- in the invitation card (j) ---------- right.  


38. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the box.

lie
live
 become
have
think
 do 
drop
wake
 save

come

A crow and a crane (a) ---------- in a tree beside a jungle. One noon, a hunter (b) ---------- there. He (c) ---------- very tired and wanted to (d) ---------- some rest. He (e) ---------- down under the tree. The crane stretched his wings to (f) ---------- the hunter from the heat of the sun. But the crow which was wicked, (g) ---------- some filth on his face. The hunter (h) ---------- up and (i) ---------- that the crane (j) ---------- the wrong.


39. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the box.

lament
go
blow
sit
 go
 lose
mean
understand
sit

console

Once a man went boating in a wide river. The weather was fine, but the wind was (a) ---------- very hard. The man was (b) ---------- silently and looking at the sights and scenery. Suddenly his turban (c) ---------- off his head and fell into the river. "I've lost all my fortune", he (d) ----------. But he felt happy that it had (e) ---------- to his neighbour. The other people (f) ---------- beside him on the boat could not understand why the man (g) ---------- himself in spite of having the turban (h) ---------- in the river. Nobody (i) ---------- what the man (j) ---------- by saying "My fortune".


40. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the box.

contain
pat
 find
jump
burn
go
show
leave
 return

 see

One day Newton (a) ---------- out of his room. He (b) ---------- on his table a heap of manuscript papers (c) ---------- all his long researches on the theory of light. He also (d) ---------- his dog diamond asleep before the fire. No sooner had he gone than the dog (e) ---------- on the table and upturned the lighted candle. He (f) ---------- after a few minutes. He (g) ---------- that his labour of twenty years (h) ----------. His sorrow was too great for him to bear. But instead of (i) ---------- his temper he (j) ---------- Diamond on his head and said, “Diamond, you don’t know what you have done."


41. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the box.

marry
appear
poison
perturb
adopt
kill
open
mislead
 know

decide

 As Shakespeare's play "Hamlet" (a) ----------, Hamlet is mourning his father, who has (b) ----------, and lamenting the behaviour of his mother, Gertrude, who (c) --------------- his uncle Claudius within a month of his father's death. The ghost of his father (d) ---------- to Hamlet, informs him that he was (e) ---------- by Claudius, and commands Hamlet to avenge his death. Though instantly galvanized by the ghost's (f) ----------. Hamlet decides on further reflection to seek evidence in corroboration of the ghostly visitation, since, he (g) ---------- the Devil can assume a pleasing shape and can easily (h) ---------- a person whose mind is (i) ---------- by intense grief. Hamlet (j) ----- a guise of melancholic and mad behaviour as a way of deceiving Claudius and others at court.


42. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the box.

have
come
tremble
cross
drown
 say
 say
be
know

begin

One day a scholar (a) ---------- a river with a boat. Suddenly a ghastly wind (b) ---------- to blow. The scholar (c) ---------- with fear. The boatman (d) ---------- to him. "Do you (e) ----- how to swim?" The answer from the scholar (f) ---------- negative. Then the boatman (g) ----------, "Very soon you are going to (h) ----------. You (i) ---------- a lot of knowledge but it (j) ---------- to use at this moment.


43. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the box.

explore
 collect
wait
spend
watch
take
return
step
follow

be

Just after 20 minutes Aldrin (a) ---------- Armstrong and (b) ---------- into the moon. Both astronauts (c) ---------- the area surrounding the landing craft. Then they (d) ---------- pictures, set up scientific equipment and (e) ---------- sixty pounds of rocks and moon soil. They also set a television camera on the moon so that the whole world (f) ----------. The two astronauts (g) ---------- 2 hours and 37 minutes on the moon. Michael Collins (h) ---------- in the main ship. The two astronauts board the landing craft and set off. They (i) ---------- safely to the spaceship Collins, who (j) ---------- anxiously for them, must be relived.


44. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the box.

avoid
seem
make
stop
drive
live
drag
know
move

 come

We live in a five-storey block of flats. We (a) ---------- here for the last two years. Recently some new people (b) ---------- into the flat right above us. They don't (c) ---------- to have much civic sense. They (d) ---------- chairs around day and night. Their children also (e) ---------- a lot of noise. The constant thumping and screeching sound (f) ---------- from their house (g) ---------- us crazy. These sounds can easily (h) ---------- if people are a bit conscious. We have to let them (i) ---------- that this (j) ---------- but we are not acquainted with them.


45. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the box.

make
be
find
play
pray
turn
 mention
bring
occupy

care

There is no children park in our locality. Children (a) ---------- the future hope of the nation. For their mental growth they need mental refreshment. In our locality they do (b) ---------- any place where they can (c) ---------- freely. We (d) ---------- that you will (e) ---------- necessary arrangements for establishing a children's park in a suitable place in our locality. It is further (f) ---------- in this context that there are some open spaces illegally (g) ---------- by some local powerful persons who usually (h) ---------- for anybody. These spaces may be (i) ---------- under govt. possession for (j) ---------- them into a children's park.


46. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the box.

initiate
be
invent
be
take
educate
use
digitalize
store

have

Science has (a) ---------- many wonders and computer is one of them. Computer (b) ---------- invented overnight. It (c) ---------- a long time and hard labour to invent computer. First of all, Pascal (d) ---------- the theory of "Digital calculating system" in 1642. Though his attempts (c) ---------- not crowned with success, he initiated the research which paved the way to the invention of computer. Computer is now (f) ---------- by all literate and (g) ---------- people. It is used for (h) ---------- all data and information. The internet (i) ---------- any connection without a computer set. To make our country (j) ---------- computer has no alternative. 


47. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the box.

supply
make
protect
mean
carry
run
plan
light
reach

filter

Nowadays civilized life (a)  ---------- life on the lap of science. Life in towns and cities is like life in a science laboratory. Cities and towns are now (b)  ---------- and (c)  ---------- with the help of science. Science makes it, science feeds it, science guards and (d)  ---------- it. We owe greatly to science. Electricity (e)  ---------- the streets and houses. Machine (f)  ---------- water and (g)  ---------- it. Tram and buses (h)  ---------- through the streets and (i)  ---------- people from one place to another at a nominal cost. Taxies and cars (j)  ---------- their destination quickly.


48. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the box.

be
unveil
fulfil
be
want
come
wonder
travel
invent

make

Men (a) ---------- to fly in the sky like a bird. They (b) ---------- attempt after attempt to up in the sky. At last, their dream (c) ---------- true. They (d) ---------- aeroplanes and they (e) ---------- able to fly high up in the sky. The moon (f) ---------- an object of mystery to men. They (g) ---------- at her soothing beam. For a long time, men had cherished (h) ---------- to the moon and (i) ---------- her mystery. They made experiments to find out how to (j) ---------- their desire.


49. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the box.

sponsor
receive 
advertise
give
watch
be
telecast
strength
organize

pay

Sports (a) ---------- a popular form of entertainment. Many international sporting events (b) ---------- from time to time. Most of these events (c) ---------- by multinational manufacturing companies and business firms. They (d) ---------- for the sports events in exchange for the right (e) ---------- their products during those events. These events (f) ---------- worldwide by satellite and people all over the world (g) ---------- them live. As a result, the sponsor’s products (h) ---------- maximum media coverage thus (i) ---------- companies international recognition. Sports also (j) ---------- international brotherhood.  


50. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the box.

develop
seem
expect
make
think
get
communicate
 help
seem

 extend

As the words communication system is (a) ---------- day by day. The world seems to be (b) ---------- smaller. For the development of communication system, now we can easily (c) ---------- with the people of other countries with a moment. Now, the world (d) ---------- to be a village and the countries seem (e) ---------- familiar. If we (f) ---------- our mutual understanding and co-operation, we can (g) ---------- our world better place, we should never (h) ---------- others as enemies but as friends. By (i) ---------- others we can also (j) ---------- help from them.