Right Forms of Verbs Exercise

This is a simplified version of the standard passage designed for 9th and 10th grade students. Do these exercises first and the do these original exercises

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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

“Health (a) ---------- (be) wealth,” (b) ---------- (go) the proverb. We (c) ---------- (borrow) it. We (d) ---------- (purchase) it. We (e) ---------- (build) our body by (f) ----- (follow) the rules of health. People (g) ---------- (struggle) against germs that (h) ---------- (harm) the body since their birth. Medicines (i) ---------- (invent) to kill germs, but we have to (j) ---------- (keep) 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 bracket.

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


11. Complete the following text with right forms of verbs in the bracket. 

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


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

Today women (a) ---------- (play) an important role in all spheres of life. Once they (b) ---------- (dominate) by men. They are no longer (c) ---------- (confine) within the four walls of the kitchen and are (d) ---------- (work) hand in hand with men. By (e) ---------- (receive) higher education, they are becoming pilots, doctors, engineers, teachers, administrator, etc. They have (f) ---------- (be) able to prove their worth. They (g) ---------- (contribute) much to the economy of the country. Now it (h) ---------- (come) to the realization of the men that true development of the country is never possible (i) ---------- (keep) half of the population idle at home. So, it (j) ---------- (need) 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 bracket. 

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


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

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


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

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


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







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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

It (a) ----- (be) a day of Ashar. It (b) ----- (drizzle) since morning that day. I (c) ----- (have) my meal when the sky (d) ----- (become) dark with dense clouds. I hastily (e) ----- (finish) my meal and (f) ----- (get) ready to go to school. Big drops of rain (g) ----- (begin) to fall by then. Mother (h) ----- (ask) 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) ----- (take) my umbrella and set out. I (j) ----- (go) only a few steps when it began to pour.


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

Jagadish Chandra Bose (a) ---------- (bear) in Munshiganj in 1858. He (b) ---------- (start) his study in Faridpur first and at the age of twenty he passed B.Sc. Honours degree. Later he (c) ---------- (study) Physics at Cambridge University. He (d) ---------- (invent) the radio, but he did not feel interest in (e) ---------- (patent) it. So international recognition attached to the Nobel Prize (f) ---------- (go) to Italy's Marrconi. Afterwards he (g) ---------- (spend) a great deal of his life in providing the similarities between the living and non-living. He (h) ---------- (stress) that plant life was the shadow of human life and (i) ---------- (do) many experiments with plants to prove this theory. He had a great love for his homeland and mother tongue too which (j) ---------- (reveal) in his literacy works 'Abyakta'.


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







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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

One day Newton (a) ---------- (go) out of his room. He (b) ---------- (leave) on his table a heap of manuscript papers (c) ---------- (contain) all his long research on the theory of light. He also (d) ---------- (see) his dog diamond asleep before the fire. No sooner had he gone than the dog (e) ---------- (jump) on the table and upturned the lighted candle. He (f) ---------- (return) after a few minutes. He (g) ---------- (find) that his labour of twenty years (h) ---------- (burn). His sorrow was too great for him to bear. But instead of (i) ---------- (show) his temper he (j) ---------- (pat) 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 bracket.

As Shakespeare's play "Hamlet" (a) ---------- (open), Hamlet is mourning his father, who has (b) ---------- (kill), and lamenting the behaviour of his mother, Gertrude, who (c) --------------- (worry) his uncle Claudius within a month of his father's death. The ghost of his father (d) ---------- (appear) to Hamlet, informs him that he was (e) ---------- (poison) by Claudius, and commands Hamlet to avenge his death. Though instantly galvanized by the ghost's command, Hamlet (f) ---------- (decide) on further reflection to seek evidence in collaboration of the ghostly vision, since, he (g) ---------- (know) the Devil can assume a pleasing shape and can easily (h) ---------- (mislead) a person whose mind is (i) ---------- (perturb) by intense grief. Hamlet (j) ----- (adopt) 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 bracket.

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


51. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the bracket

Information technology has (a) ---------- (quicken) the process of globalization. In the field of information technology, the internet has (b) ---------- (occupy) greatly. It has (c) ---------- (make) the world smaller and (d) ---------- (bring) the world within our reach. It can (e) ---------- (transmit) information within a short time. It (f) ---------- (have) also (g) ---------- (bring) about a great change in banking sectors. It has (h) ---------- (deepen) out knowledge and (i) ---------- (change) our life pattern. So, we cannot help (j) ---------- (gain) knowledge of it. 


52. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the bracket

Newspaper (a) ---------- (call) the people’s parliament. The newspaper (b) ---------- (play) a vital role in modern civilization. It (c) ---------- (consider) to be the mirror of the world. We must (d) ---------- (develop) the habit of reading the newspaper daily. It helps us (e) ----------  (acquire) general knowledge. Nobody (f) ---------- (maintain) contact with the outside world without reading the newspaper. Mere bookish knowledge (g) ---------- (be) not sufficient in the struggle of life. A man who (h) ---------- (read) the newspaper daily is like a frog in the narrow well. Being ignorant of current topics, he cannot (i) ---------- (take ) part in the talks and discussions in an enlightened society and he (j) ---------- (live) like a fish out of water in it.  


53. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the bracket

Mobile phone is one of the wonders of modern science. It has (a) ---------- (add) a new dimension to our way of life and to the communication system. It is a telephone system that (b) ---------- (work) without any wire. Obviously,  mobile telecommunication (c) ---------- (become) a part of modern life. Nowadays, (d) ---------- (have) a mobile phone is not a luxury in a poor country like Bangladesh. People across the globe (e) ---------- (use) mobile phones for rapid communication with their near and dear ones. In spite of (f) ---------- (benefit) us in many ways, Mobile phone (g) ---------- (cause) certain adverse effects. If it is (h) ---------- (use) constantly for a longer period, it (i) ---------- (affect) one’s health. Moreover, it has (j) ---------- (expedite) the activities and communication of terrorists.     


54. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the bracket

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


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


56. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the bracket

Many wonders have (a) ----------  (invent) with the help of science. Among them mobile phone is (b) ----------  (consider) the most up to date invention. At present, it (c) ----------  (get) more popular with the people and they (d) ----------  (use) it everywhere. But it (e) ----------  (be) a matter of sorrow that mobile phone is widely (f) ----------  (use) by the terrorists to spread terrorism. So proper steps should (g) ----------  (take) with a view to (h) ----------  (stop) misuse of mobile phone. Besides, it (i) ----------  (have) still some drawbacks in disguise. Scientists have recently discovered that mobile phone (j) ----------  (cause) cancer to the users. 


57. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the bracket

Television has (a) ----------  (make) the world small. It has (b) ----------  (conquer) time and distance. People need not (c) ----------  (spend) huge money to go abroad. We (d) ----------  (get) familiar with the customs and traditions, fashions, and dresses. It (e) ----------  (convey) social, political, economic, cultural, and religious news of home and abroad. There (f) ----------  (be) many abuses of television. Younger boys are fond of (g) ----------  (sit) before television in place of (h) ----------  (play) in the field. Thus it (i) ----------  (hinder ) the growth of the young generation. Sometimes obscene films and almost naked dances are (j) ----------  (show) in the television which are very much harmful. 


58. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the bracket

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



59. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the bracket

(a) ---------- (land) on the moon is an epoch-making event in the history of space technology. Before landing on the moon most of the world (b) ---------- (think) that nobody could go to the moon. But the three astronauts (c) ---------- (go) to the moon by a rocket. Neil Armstrong (d) ---------- (be) the first who (e) ---------- (step) on the surface of the moon and (f) ---------- (prove) that nothing is impossible to man. These three astronauts have (g) ---------- (become)  world famous heroes because of their great achievement. It (h) ---------- (prove) that man can (i) ---------- (conquer) anything if he (j) ---------- (wish) . 


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


61. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the bracket

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


62. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the bracket

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


63. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the bracket.

Money (a) ----------  (make) one happy unless it (b) ----------  (earn) through fair means. There are people who (c) ----------  (have) a lot of money but it (d) ----------  (bring) pace of mind to them. Their hours and days (e) ----------  (spend) only for earning money. Thus, they get used to (f) ----------  (run) after money till death. They (g) ----------  (enrich) their bags of money but their money is a liability to them. Costly dress is (h) ----------  (wear) by them but their costly dress cannot give them peace. One the other hand, the poor (i) ----------  (be) happy though they do not have wealth or money. They (j) ----------  (enjoy) the peace of mind. 


64. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the bracket

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


65. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the bracket

As a human being man (a) ----------  (possess) some important qualities. Patriotism (b) ----------  (be) one of them. It (c) ----------  (create) in man a unique love for his motherland. Any man who (d) ----------  (love) his country, does his duty honestly and (e) ----------  (work) for the progress of his country is a patriot. The ancient tribes (f) ----------  (have) great love for the land where they (g) ----------  (live) and (h) ----------  (sacrifice) their lives to protect it. A person (f) ----------  (be) a patriot in his normal course of life. If he (j) ----------  (do) his duty honestly in his own act, he is a patriot.  


66. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the bracket

Diligence (a) ----------  (be) useful labour. A man who (b) ----------  (work) hard to have something (c) ----------  (say) to be diligent or industrious. Nothing can be (d) ----------  (achieve) without industry. "Fortune (e) ----------  (favour) the industrious," (f) ----------  (go) a saying. It means that fortune (g) ----------  (come) to those who (h) ----------  (are) laborious. We all desire wealth. But it (i) ----------  (gain) without proper labour. He who (j) ----------  (labour) hard in a proper way can achieve his desired thing. 


67. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the bracket

Culture (a) ----------  (be) a term (b) ----------  (use) for a way of life. It (c) ----------  (include) a society's beliefs, customs, language and so on. Our culture is remarkable for folksongs like Lalongiti, Palligiti etc. It is badly (d) ----------  (influence) by dish antenna and so on. Our culture (e) ----------  (have) also some qualities that (f) ----------  (make) it different from others. We (g) ----------  (have) some special qualities in our customs, ideas and manners. We eat by fingers (h) ----------  (sit) on the ground especially in rural areas. We (i) ----------  (shake) hands (j) ----------  (greet) only males with males. 


68. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the bracket

Happiness (a) ----------  (be) relative term. A person with a crown (b) ----------  (live) in a palace may not be happy where as a day laborer may (c) ----------  (have) happiness living in a shabby hut. Again happiness (d) ----------  (differ) from person to person. A beggar can be happy if he (e) ----------  (find) a coin but a businessman who can (f) ----------  (earn) a huge sum of money a day (g) ----------  (may) not be happy. Actually, a happy person (h) ----------  (be) he who is (i) ----------  (satisfy) with what he has. Happiness (j) ----------  (be) only the blessing of Allah. 


69. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the bracket

It is high time we (a) ----------  (use) our brain about the curse of dowry. The issues of dowry (b) ----------  (have) be considered in view of country's socio-economic, cultural, political circumstances. United effort (c) ----------  (require) to put an end to violence against women. A specific frame work must be drawn up to be (d) ----------  (implement). Anyway, we can hope that dowry (e) ----------  (come) to an end in the time to come. It (f) ----------  (create) social imbalance. It also (g) ----------  (undermine) women. Women (h) ----------  (constitute) half of our population. We must (i) ----------  (honour) them. We must (j) ----------  (give) them education.  


70. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the bracket

Tolerance (a) ----------  (be) one of the best qualities of man. Every conscious man should (b) ----------  (maintain) this great quality. One person may not (c) ----------  (like) another person in the society. One may have (d) ----------  (grudge) against the other. But he must (e) ----------  (have) tolerance to (f) ----------  (solve) peacefully. A man who (g) ----------  (be) devoid of tolerance (h) ----------  (make) his problems himself. A tolerant man can (i) ----------  (solve) his problems step by step and (j) ----------  (succeed) in the long run. 


71. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the bracket. 

Parents and children (a) ---------- (constitute)  a family. They (b) ---------- (connect)  with one another by blood, love and affection. The children (c) ---------- (live)  through the days of infancy without the loving care of their parents. It is the parents who (d) ---------- (bring)  them up, nourish them, nurse them in sickness, give them proper education, help to get (e) ---------- (settle)  in the life. Parents have to (f) ---------- (discharge)  their duties so that their children can (g) ---------- (prosper). But children have certain duties to be (h) ---------- (perform)  by them for (i) ---------- (attain) prosperity. They must (j) ---------- (obey)  their parents.  


72. Complete the following text with right form of the verbs given in the bracket. 

Self-control (a) ---------- (breed) all other virtues. Man generally (b) ---------- (act)  in impulses and strong desires. Vicious desires (c) ---------- (damage)  the purity of heart and mind results in the degradation of human nature. It is self-control that can help a man (d) ---------- (build)  up a pure character, which is very essential to (e) ---------- (rise)  above the level of inhumanity. A man who (f) ---------- (lack)  tolerance (g)  ---------- (control)  himself. He can’t (h) ---------- (overcome)  the problems that he focuses in society. A man devoid of self-control does not (i) ---------- (have)  a strong sense of humanity whereby he can (j) ---------- (resist)  his harmful passions.  


73. Complete the following text with right forms of verbs in the bracket

There is no rose without thorn, no rights without duties, and no pleasures without pain. No wonder then that a student (a) ----------  (have)  certain duties to (b) ----------  (discharge) . He has to (c) ---------- (perform)  duties to his own, to his parents, to his family, to his country and what (d) ----------  (be)  more to God. The first and foremost duty of a student is to (e) ----------  (acquire)  knowledge. But he must not (f) ----------  (confine)  himself to the prescribed books. Apart from (g) ----------  (read)  the prescribed books, students should read reference books (h) ---------- (contain)  information for them in practical life. They should read books which are not (i) ----------  (include)  in the syllabus but can (j) ----------  (provide)  them with knowledge of moral values. 


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


75. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the bracket.

Man is the architect of his own life. If he (a) ---------- (make)  proper division of his time and (b) ---------- (do)  his duties accordingly, he is sure to (c) ---------- (prosper)  in life. But if he does otherwise he is sure to (d) ---------- (repent)  when it is too late. Our life is nothing but the sum total of hours, days and years. Youth is the golden season of life. In youth mind is soft and can (e) ---------- (mould)  in any form we like. If we (f) ---------- (waste)  the precious time of our youth, we shall (g) ---------- (have)  to suffer afterwards. Youth (h) ---------- (call)  the seed time of life. If we (i) ---------- (sow)  good seeds in our early life, we shall (j) ---------- (reap)  a good harvest. 


76. Complete the following text with right forms of verbs given in the bracket

An ideal teacher knows the art of (a) ---------- (teach). He (b) ---------- (make)  his lessons interesting. His methods of teaching are convening and (c) ---------- (inspire). An ideal teacher (d) ---------- (treat)  his students like his own children. He (e) ---------- (praise)  the good work done by them. If a student (f) ---------- (make)  some mistakes, he is not very harsh to him. He tactfully makes his students (g) ---------- (realize)  his mistakes. An ideal teacher is never angry with his students. He (h) ---------- (believe)  in simple living and high (i) ---------- (think) . He never (j) ----------  (set)  a wrong example before his students. 


77. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the bracket 

A teacher (a)  ----------  (be)  an architect of a nation. He (b)  ----------  (play)  an important role in (c)  ----------  (build)  up an educated nation. He (d)  ----------  (dispel)  the darkness of ignorance from the lot of a nation. He is an actor, so to (e)  ----------  (speak) . He (f)  ----------  (have)  to suit his act according to the need of his audience which is his class. He is able to (g)  ----------  (hold)  the attention and interest of his students. He is a clear speaker with good, strong, pleasant voice which is under his control. He (h)  ----------  (sit)  motionless before his class. He (i)  ----------  (teach)  the students (j)  ----------  (use)  the right method. 


78. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the bracket. 

Most of the students of our country (a) ---------- (be)  experts in (b) ---------- (memorize)  answers. They don't prepare notes themselves. They get them (c) ---------- (prepare)  by their tutors. Their tutors (d) ---------- (exercise)  their brain for the students. So, the (e) ---------- (think)  power of the students (f) ---------- (develop) . They do not have any (g) ---------- (command)  over their language. They, of course, (h) ---------- (do)  well in the examination. But for this they can (i) ---------- (claim)  no credit of their own. This result (j) ---------- (help)  them in their later life. 


79. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the bracket.

Student life (a) ---------- (be)  the best time for (b) ---------- (prepare)  oneself for future. It is (c) ---------- (call)  the seed time of life. So during this period students (d) ---------- (make)  proper use of their time. They should (e) ---------- (bear)  in mind that time and tide (f) ---------- (wait)  for anybody. If a student (g) ---------- (waste)  his time, he is sure to (h) ---------- (suffer)  in the long run. So he should sit to (i) ---------- (read)  while it is time for reading and play while it is time for (j) ---------- (play) . 


80. Complete the following text with right form of the verbs given in the bracket.

A good students always (a) ---------- (learn)  his lesson. Generally he (b) ---------- (sit)  in the first bench. He normally (c) ---------- (maintain)  a daily routine. Usually he (d) ---------- (avoid)  bad company. Every day he (e) ---------- (take)  part in game and sports. He hardly (f) ---------- (remain)  absent. He often (g) ---------- (take)  suggestions from his teachers. He does not (h) ---------- (keep)  late hours at night. He (i) ---------- (get) up early in the morning and (j) ---------- (say)  his prayer.  


81. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the bracket.  

Child labour has been (a) ---------- (forbid)  internationally by the U.N. To make a child (b) ---------- (do)  the work that is suitable for a man is punishable. Yet in the third world countries the number of child labour (c) ---------- (go)  up day by day. Bangladesh (d) ---------- (be)  one of these countries. Though government is committed to (e) ---------- (dissuade)  rich people to engage children in laborious works, things are not so easy. Poverty (f) ---------- (term)  to be the first impediment in this field. The poor parents want to get additional earning by (g) ---------- (employ)  their children in works. Sakina (h) ---------- (be)  a child of such kind of family. She (i) ---------- (leave)  for Dhaka in search of living. Now she is (j) ---------- (work)  in a garment factory. 


 82. Complete the following text with right forms of verbs given in the bracket.  

Everybody (a) ----------  (know)  that food adulteration (b) ----------  (be)  a crime. Adulterated food is poisonous and (c) ---------- (cause)  fatal diseases. People (d) ----------  (eat)  this kind of food (e) ----------  (fall)  a victim to liver diseases, cancer, kidney failure and so on. Some businessmen who we are avaricious and (f) ----------  (run)  after money only (g) ----------  (do)  this heinous work. They (h) ----------  (thrive)  on the miseries of others. They (i) ----------  (deserve)  severe punishment. Some strict measures should be (j) ----------  (take)  to stop this abominable task of the greedy businessmen. 


83. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the bracket.    

Corruption (a) ---------- (be)  like an infectious disease. If a corrupted man (b) ---------- (go)  unpunished, he (c) ---------- (dare)  to (d) ---------- (commit)  another corruption. Measures have been (e) ---------- (take)  against corruption but what we (f) ---------- (need)  most is a social awareness. We should (g) ---------- (remember)  that a country can (h) ---------- (reach)  the pick of its development if. So men in position are (i) ---------- (expect)  to be honest. This is because power corrupts and (j) ---------- (corrupt) absolutely. 


84. Complete the following text with right form of the verbs given in the box.  

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


87. Complete the following text with right forms of verbs given in the bracket

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


88. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the bracket.  

It (a) ---------- (know)  to all that food adulteration is a crime. Adulterated food is poisonous and it (b) ---------- (cause)  fatal diseases. People (c) ---------- (eat)  this kind of foods, (d) ---------- (fall)  a victim to liver diseases. Businessmen (e) ---------- (run)  after only money (f) ---------- (commit)   this heinous crime. They earn money (g) ---------- (hamper)  public health. They (h) ---------- (severe)  punishment. If they (i) ---------- (go)  unpunished, they will dare to commit such crimes again. Some steps have (j) ---------- (take)  to stop this crime.   


89. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the bracket

Polybag is such a kind of bag which (a) ---------- (make)  with thin plastic materials. It (b) ---------- (use)  mainly as shopping bag. It is easy to (c) ---------- (bear)  and suitable for (d) ---------- (shop). In spite of this advantages; it (e) ---------- (be)  harmful for the environment. When it (f) ---------- (keep)  in any place, it (g) ---------- (remain)  undecayed. When it (h) ---------- (throw)  in the drain, it (i) ---------- (retard)  the flow of drainage. For this, the drainage system may (j) ---------- (collapse)  and the sewer may be damaged.   


90. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the bracket

Food (a) ---------- (be)  our basic need. But this food is (b) ---------- (contaminate)  by the greedy businessmen who (c) ---------- (run)  after money. Having (d) ---------- (consume)  the adulterated food, people (e) ---------- (fall)  a victim to diseases of various kinds. For the capital punishment of the dishonest businessmen, the (f) ---------- (exist)  laws must be (g) ---------- (curb)  for the betterment of common public health. It is (h) ---------- (expect)  that the strict law will be (i) ---------- (implement)  with a view to (j) ---------- (rectify)  the harmful act of food adulteration. 


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


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

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

94. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the bracket

Addiction (a) ---------- (refer)  to a strong attraction to any harmful things. In this case, smoking (b) ---------- (regard)  as one kind of addiction. People (c) ---------- (addict)  to smoking find it difficult to (d) ---------- (give)  up this fatal habit. Many of them (e) ---------- (suffer)  from various incurable diseases including cancer which (f) ---------- (take)  a heavy toll of lives every year. An effective cure for this deadly disease has not been (g) ---------- (find)  out yet. In addition, smoking (h) ---------- (irritate)  eyes and (i) ---------- (offend)  the nose. Moreover, smoking gives nothing good but (j) ---------- (cost)  a lot of money. 


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


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


97. Complete the following text with right form of the verbs given in the bracket.

Road mishap is (a) ----------  (happen)  in the country almost every day. Recently it has (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. There is a tendency among the drivers to (f) ----------  (violate)  traffic rules. Road accidents can be (g) ----------  (minimize)  if we drive carefully. People should be conscious in this respect. While (h) ----------  (cross)  the road, they should be careful. Some people travel (i) ----------  (ride)  on the roof of the buses and trains. Traffic rules must be maintained strictly with a view to (j) ----------  (control)  road accidents.   


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

99. Complete the following text with right form of the verbs given in the bracket.

Price hiking of household products (a) ---------- (be)  now a problem for us. Every day we (b) ---------- (face)  it. Most of our people (c) ---------- (have)  low income are in danger. They (d) ---------- (think)  of purchasing meat and fish as they (e) ---------- (require) . The price of vegetables is also high. We are to bargain (f) ---------- (buy)  a simple product. Many times the buyers (g) ---------- (cheat). There (h) ---------- (be)  a fixed price for every time. Then it (i) ---------- (be)  possible to make the buyers free from harassment. Government (j) ---------- (have)  to fulfill our expectation.


100. Complete the following text with right forms of verbs given in the bracket

Truthfulness (a) ---------- (be)  one of the greatest virtues which (b) ---------- (make)  a man really great. A man is (c) ---------- (trust)   by others if he (d) ---------- (cultivate)   the habit of speaking the truth. A man who (e) ---------- (trust)   by anybody can (f) ---------- (gain)  any position. A man (g) ---------- (achieve)  his ends once or twice by (h) ---------- (tell)   lies, but no permanent gain (i) ---------- (come)   out of such success. It must come to light sooner or later. Then the real character of the liar gets (j) ---------- (expose)   and nobody trusts him any more. 


101. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the bracket

Once I (a) ---------- (experience)  a full moonlit night. I (b) ---------- (prepare)  lesson in my reading room. Suddenly I noticed that the heavenly light of the moon (c) ---------- (enter)  into my room. I could not help (d) ---------- (become)  surprised. I (e) ---------- (come)  out of my reading room and sat on the lawn. To me, nature (f) ---------- (appear)  in her magic beauty. Her objects (g) ---------- (seem)  to flash with heavenly radiance. I found a kind of harmony between the world and the heaven. People (h) ---------- (sit)  in the yard and (i) ---------- (enjoy)  themselves (j) ---------- (gossip). 


102. Complete the passage with suitable verbs from the bracket. Put them in the correct tenses. Use negatives here necessary. 

A proverb (a) ---------- (go)  that water (b) ---------- (be)  life. Actually the importance of water cannot (c) ---------- (describe)  in words. The existence of any living thing not (d) ---------- (imagine)  without water. It (e) ---------- (use)  for various purposes. Our agriculture which (f) ---------- (say)  to be blood of our economy fully (g) ---------- (depend)  on water. Sometimes water (h) ---------- (bring)  untold sufferings for our farmers. If the rainfall (i) ---------- (be)  timely and moderate, they (j) ---------- (get)  bumper crops. 


103. Complete the following text with right forms of verbs in the bracket.

It is (a) ---------- (know)  to us that all species are important for (b) ---------- (maintain)  ecological balance. If one is (c) ---------- (destroy), the whole natural environment (d) ---------- (affect). In order to protect the wildlife from being (e) ---------- (perish), we should, therefore, (f) ---------- (save)  our wildlife. The good news is that many countries already (g) ---------- (take)  measures to protect their endangered wildlife. George  Laycock, author of several books on wildlife, (h) ---------- (say)  "Mankind must (i) ---------- (have)  a concern for world creatures and a determination that these wild species will not perish." To be kind to animals (j) ---------- (be)  to be kind to mankind.  

104. Complete the passage with suitable verbs from the list. Put them in correct tenses. Use negative where necessary. 


105. Complete the following text with right forms of verbs given in the bracket.  

On a rainy day it (a) ---------- (rain)  all day long. The sky is overcast with thick clouds. The sky is not (b) ---------- (see). None can (c) ---------- (go)  out without an umbrella. Water (d) ---------- (stand)  on roads. As a result, roads (e) ---------- (become)  muddy and slippery. In Dhaka city, the roads and streets (f) ---------- (remain)  under water for hours together (g) ---------- (cause)  much inconvenience to the pedestrians. On some roads motorized vehicles or even rickshaws can (h) ---------- (ply). The sufferings of the city-dwellers (i) ---------- (know)  no bounds. Government has already (j) ---------- (take)  some steps to solve this problem.  


106. Complete the following text with right forms of verbs given in the bracket

Environment (a) ---------- (play)  a vital role in our life. (b) ---------- (make)  our surrounding suitable, there is no alternative of planting trees. Tree plantation (c) ---------- (provide)  fruits, woods, medicine, shelter and oxygen. For the lack of trees, cultivable land (d) ---------- (become)  barren. The quantity of rain (e) ---------- (decrease). Trees (f) ---------- (help)  to maintain the balance of our environment. We (g) ---------- (inspire)  all to plant more trees. If one (h) ---------- (cut)  one tree, one should plant two. Trees (i) ---------- (be)  the source of income. So, we must be attentive to (j) ---------- (plant)  more trees. 


107. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the bracket.   


108. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the bracket.  

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


109. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the bracket. Use negatives where necessary.  

Air (a) ---------- (be)  the most important element of human environment. Man (b) ---------- (live)  a single moment without air. But we (c) ---------- (think)  that it is we who (d) ---------- (pollute)  this most vital element. Clean air is essential for life. Air is (e) ---------- (pollute)  in many ways. Smoke pollutes air. Man (f) ---------- (make)  fires to (g) ---------- (cook)  his food, to make bricks, to burn refuse, to (h) ---------- (melt)  pitch for road construction and burns wood. All these things (i) ---------- (produce)  heavy smoke and this smoke pollutes air. So, care must be (j) ---------- (take)  to save air from being polluted.  


110. Complete the following text with right forms of verbs in the bracket.  

Waste is what we (a) ---------- (throw)  away everyday. It (b) ---------- (include)  everything from unwanted old cars to cigarette packets. The amount of waste (c) ---------- (grow)  rapidly all over the world and (d) ---------- (pollute)  the environment. It (e) ---------- (be)  high time we (f) ---------- (think)  about it seriously. We cannot altogether (g) ---------- (get)  rid of our waste, but a proper management can certainly (h) ---------- (reduce)  it. We can think of burning and (i) ---------- (recycle)  of waste. In many countries it is now quite natural (j) ---------- (collect)  old bottles, cans and recycle them. If our environment is not safe, we cannot feel secured. 


112. Complete the following text with right forms of verbs in the bracket

A walk by the river side in the evening (a) ---------- (be)  very useful and pleasant. One (b) ---------- (enjoy)  not only beautiful sight but also (c) ---------- (take)  fresh air. It (d) ---------- (refresh)  the mind when one (e) ---------- (take)  a walk by the river. Bangladesh is a riverine country and you can (f) ---------- (avail)  yourself of this opportunity of (g) ---------- (walk)  by the riverside. In the cities there are parks, where you can go for (h) ---------- (stroll) . This will help you (i) ---------- (keep)  fit. But if you (j) ---------- (do)  it regularly, you will not have the benefit.   


113. Complete the following test with right forms of the verbs given in the box:  


114. Complete the following text with right forms of verbs given the bracket

Dowry (a) ---------- (regard)  as a great curse in our society. It may (b) ---------- (compare)  to cancer that is (c) ---------- (increase)  in our society at a great speed. The parents of the brides (d) ---------- (victimise)  for dowry. If steps (e) ---------- (take)  against these greedy people, it (f) ---------- (grasp)  our society. It is mainly (g) ---------- (see)   in the rich and educated  society where bridegrooms (h) ---------- (take)   dowry as their right. So we have to (i) ---------- (develop)  morality. The culprits should (j) ---------- (punish)   to control it. Otherwise, it will be a society of torture and exploitation.   


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


116. Complete the following text with form of the verbs given in the box.


117. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the bracket.

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


118. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the bracket.

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