CLOZE TEST WITH CLUES
Gap filling activities
41. Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box. (Book fair)
Of all the (a) ---------------, the book fairs are of recent origin . They are (b) --------------- held in towns and cities now.Last year I (c) --------------- Ekushe Boi Mela in Bangla Academy (d)--------------- .There were a number of stalls and thousands of books were (e) ---------------.It was a great opportunity of (f) --------------- a varied choices of books . So many booklovers (g) --------------- there. I was (h) --------------- to buy a lot of books but my (i) --------------- did not permit me.As a result, I bought a few books and (j) --------------- a lot of catalogues.
42. Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box. (Patriotism)
Patriotism is a (a)---------------virtue. It is an(b) --------------- instinct in human nature. It (c) --------------- a man to shed every drop of blood to (d) --------------- the liberty and dignity of the country. But patriotism should not be merely a (e) --------------- slogan in the public meetings to (f) --------------- the people. It should be (g) --------------- in the core of heart and (h) --------------- in our deeds. We should keep ourselves away from the (i) --------------- patriotism. Everybody should bear in mind that a (j)---------------must be defeated. Nobody will remember or honour a mock patriot.
43. Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box. (Communication)
As the world’s 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 within a moment. Now, the world (d) --------------- to be a village and the countries seem to be families. If we develop our (e) --------------- understanding and co-operation, we can (f) --------------- our world a better place. We should never (g) --------------- others as enemies but as friends. As a friend we should (h) --------------- immediate help to other counties in their (i) --------------- and sorrows. We should take them to be our (j) ---------------.
44. Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box. (Power)
It is the (a) --------------- of everyone to (b) --------------- up the top in position and power. There is no (c) --------------- passion in the world which is so (d) --------------- as the love of power.Man always (e) --------------- after power.Power is the source of all strength.Man (f) --------------- his best to achieve it.However,excess of desire for power(g) --------------- to disaster.But people always (h) --------------- after his power.Sometimes a powerful nation or society is (i) --------------- by this passion.It wants to (j) --------------- the smaller and weaker neighbours.
45. Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box. (Libraries)
Most libraries (a) --------------- arranged in a systematic (b) --------------- that makes it possible (c) --------------- locate any book quite (d) --------------- . All of the books (e) --------------- a library (f) --------------- organized into categories or (g) --------------- and then arranged alphabetically (h) --------------- their (i) --------------- . There are two system (j) --------------- organizing books in a library.
46. Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box. (Science)
We live in an age of (a) — science. In every (b) — of our life,we (c) — on science which has (d) — us with many gifts. By dint of science, man has (e) — the master of the whole (f) — In every sphere of life science has (g) — in a new era of hope and prosperity. Today we cannot think of (h) — rather than science. But still the modern science (i) — not change the basic attitude towards the problems of our life. Superstitions, false notions and baseless beliefs still (j) — over us.
47. Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box. (Accident)
(a) — I was sitting at the front of the bus,I saw (b) — what (c) —.A rickshaw van (d) — with goods was coming from the (e) — direction.The poor (f) — was an old man.(g) —,there was another person (h) — at the back of the van with (i) — the puller was (j) — .
48. Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box. (Pollution)
One of the serious (a) — in today’s world is pollution. The air of the cities is (b) — by fume and smoke from motor vechicles,mills and factories.The water of the seas and lakes is polluted by industrial (c) —,chemicals and other dangerous substances.Forests on very wide areas everywhere in the world is being (d) — and burnt.All these have disastrous effect on agriculture,on food supplies and important of all,on (e)— . Today our climate is affected so much that there are often strong (f) — in many countries of Europe and in the U.S.A.Many scientists warn that the effect of pollution will bring a (g) — for mankind in future.Noise is another (h) — of pollution which many people are not taking seriously.We have (i) — coming from all aroud us.It is also equally harmful because it affects our hearing,our nerves,our ability to (j) — effeciently and our general health.
51. Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box. (Thirst for Knowledge)
Man has an unquenchable (a) — for knowledge. In fact he is never (b) — with what he has(c) — and seen. He wants to know and (d) — more and more. This (e) — to know more, coupled with his(f) — sprit of adventure, has (g) — him to undertake and carry out difficult and (h) — tasks. In the fields of science and (i) — man has already achieved what was once(j)— .
52. Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box. (Rozia Chowdury)
Rozia Chowdury loves (a) — and when it comes to pursuing her goal, nothing can (b) — her (c) — and courage. Today she is one of the (d) — women of our country. In the early seventies when women were not (e) — to seek job of their own (f) —, Mrs Chowdury (g) — her own advertising agency, Adcom Ltd. Now, this is one of the biggest advertising firms in Bangladesh. She says that there is no (h) — to hard work and there is no shortcut to success. She adds that everyone should also be (i) — about her work, otherwise she will be (j) — and that will affect her work and perfomence.
53. Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box. (Submerine Cable)
Bangladesh government has taken a correct (a) — about submerine cable conection. On September 2, 2002 a meeting was held to (b) — the deal. It is undoubtedly an (c) — step towards further progress in our ICT sector. It wills make the developed countries (d) — to us. If the exchange of information (e) — place regularly, we will be benefited. But proper (f) — should be taken. We should give (g) — to our ability and future. Only then it will (h) — us to get profit. So, we should look forward to (i) — cooperation from (j) — countries.
54. Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box. (Animal food)
We know that our land is limited. So, most of our (a) — try hard all the year round to (b) — more food for themselves but not for their (c) — . The animals can eat only (d) — nature grows. (e) — the monsoon , there grows (f) — of green plants and they eat too (g) — . As a result they (h) — sick in their stomach. On the other (i) — our winter is always rainless and (j) — .
55. Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box. (Time and tide)
Time and tide waits (a) — none . None can call it (b) — . A man can get back his (c) — money and health but cannot get back his lost time. Time once (d) — is lost forever. So, we should make the (e) — use of our time. We must do our work (f) — . If we put off our work for (g) — , we may not get time to do it at all. There are some people who (h) — time for nothing. They cannot prosper in (i) — . They have to (j) — on others.
56. Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box. (Tigers)
Tigers are (a) — animals. They sleep by day. They start hunting an hour or two before (b) — and rove up to 15 to 20 kilometers per night. An adult tiger (c) — 20 to 30 kilograms of meat at a single (d) —. Wiled pigs, deer and antelopes make up its (e) — food. It also (f) — any kind of meat, (g) — reptiles, birds and fish. Specialists say that tigers are more (h) — than lions. The tiger’s jaws are so (i) — that it can crush a human (j) — like an eggshell.
57. Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box. (Environment)
Our environment consists of air, water, soil, all living beings and objects, etc. The world (a) — us is getting more and more (b) — day by day. The cities are filled with (c) — and smoke from motor vehicles, mills and factories. The rivers and (d) — are polluted by industrial waste, chemicals and other poisons. The villagers are also becoming (e) — in the same way. Many kinds of animals, birds and plants are on the verge of (f) — . Any change in climate (g) — our environment seriously. No development can be possible without (h) — environment from the (i) — . We have also another kind of pollution called (j) — pollution.
58. Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box. (Truthfulness)
Truthfulness is the (a) — of all virtues in a man’s life. It means the (b) — of speaking the truth. The true happiness and (c) — of man entirely depends on it. It (d) — one to (e) — and gives one a high position in (f) —. It may not make one (g) — but in brings peace of mind. A truthful (h) — is respected by all. A truthful person cares (i) —. He or she does not (j) — in the long run.
59. Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box. (Catching elephants)
Many elephants are caught (a) — to be tamed and (b) — . But catching elephants alive is a (c) — and dangerous work. For (d) — the elephant is a shy wild (e) — when left alone it (f) — be a dangerous enemy (g) — attacked elephant generally (h) — a live in great traps (i) — enclosures called “Khedas”. These traps are so (j) — that even the mighty elephant cannot break them.
60. Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box. (Road accidents)
At present road accidents are daily (a) — in our life. Every year thousands of people lose their (b) — and many more are (c)—. Before the (d) — of automobiles, people (e) — form one place to another slowly but (f)—. The (g) — causes of road accidents (h) — with the people not with the transports. In some cities the roads are narrow. These can (i) — cope with the (j) — number of traffic.
61. Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box. (English)
A large number of people (a)—English all over the world. Some people use it as a (b)—language and some people take it as a (c)— language. Many international (d)—now depend on English to (e)— with offices in different countries. The advertisements published in different (f)—are always in (g)— . They also want people who possess a good (h)—of English. People seeking employment (i)—expect to get good jobs without (j)— English.
62. Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box. (Early rising)
An early (a) — can enjoy the fresh air and as Oxygen of the morning (b) — refresh both his body and mind. Moreover, he can(c) — his work early and as such he (d) — enough time to perform his work (e) — . On the other hand, too much sleep (f) — a man dull and lazy. A man who gets up late (g) — a lot of time in sleep and idleness. He doesn’t (h) — time for (i) — his work properly. So everyone should make the (j) — of early rising.
63. Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box. (Honesty)
Honesty is the best policy. It is a (a) — virtue. It helps a man to (b) — in life. An honest man is (c) — and honored by all. Nobody (d) — a dishonest man. A man may be eminent (e) — means of dishonesty but it (f) — short lived. A dishonest man (g) — in the long ran. So, we should (h) — to be honest and (i) — dishonest people. A dishonest man cannot be (j) — friend.
64. Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box. (Without efforts)
Without efforts their can be no (a) — in life. Life (b) — its interest if there is no struggle. Games become dull if there is no (c) — in them and if the (d) — can be easily for seen. No matter we (e) — the game or (f) — it. The keener the contest the greater the (g) — . The victory is not a (h) — triumph unless (i) — the sides are equally (j) — .
65. Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box. (February 21)
Language is the first medium of (a) — knowledge. But all the (b) — of the world do not speak in the (c) — language. Every nation has its (d) — language. This is (e) — mother tongue of that nation .We (f) — Banglees. Bangla is our (g) — tongue. The (h) — sons of this land (i) — for our mother tongue on the 21st February. As recognition of their sacrifice, the UNESCO (j) — February 21 as the International Mother Language Day.
66. Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box. (Patriotism)
Patriotism is an (a) — quality of human being. It creates in man a (b) — of love for his motherland, the land of his birth. Patriotism is older than (c) — . Any man, who loves his country, does his own duty and works (d) — the progress of his country is a patriot. For (e) — , the ancient tribes had great love for the land where they lived, and they sacrificed their lives to (f) — it. A student, an artist or a politician may be patriot even in normal (g) — of life. If he does his duty honestly and sincerely in his own fields, he is a patriot. If he does not do his duty, he will be (h) — . We must have no (i) — or bitterness towards anyone. (j) — patriotism is very bad. A true patriot values the freedom of others as his own.
67. Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box. (Nutrition)
Many people do not get enough nutrition from what they eat. Many children become blind because they do not get (a) — nutrition. Diarhoea is a common (b) — . This is because many (c) — do not drink clean water or they (d) — dirty food. So, they often suffer (e) — diarrhea. The condition in our villages is very (f) — . The best way to keep in good (g) — is to follow the rules of cleanliness. A large (h) — of people do not follow the rules of health. It is a great (i) — in our counter. So, in order to keep in sound health all, the people must be (j) — to the rules of health.
68. Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box. (Honesty)
Honesty is a (a) — virtue. It helps a man to (b) — in life. An honest man is (c) — and honored by all. Nobody (d) — a dishonest man. A man may be eminent (e) — means of dishonesty; but that is short lived. A dishonest man (f) — in the long run. So, we should (g) — to be honest (h) — truthful if we (i) — to be respected (j) — .
69. Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box. (Bangladesh)
Bangladesh is a darling child of nature. Nature has (a) — her with unique beauty. Really, no other (b) — in the world is so (c) — with natural beauties as Bangladesh is. She is (d) — for her natural beauty, golden crops of paddy and (e) — leaves of trees. The six seasons of the year (f) — by turns make Bangladesh a land of beauty, variety and plenty. Her rivers present her a (g) — beauty particularly in the rainy season. The boats (h) — on the rivers under multi (i) — sails also (j) — a beautiful sight .
70. Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box. (Natural calamities)
The natural calamities happening (a) — the world prove that there has been a change of global (b) —. Hurrican, Katrina, Rita, Tsunami, earthquake, typhoon, and cyclone are all the (c) — of this change. Experts have warned that we are heading (d) — a great disaster because of (e) — degradation. We are doing a great (f) — to our environment by (g) — unwise in our activities. (h) — is the most spectacular reason that causes this degradation. And it (i) — we who are responsible for this. We must not pollute our environment if we want to keep the earth (j) — .
71. Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box. (English)
English is an international language. As a result, the (a) — of English has increased. Different countries have to keep (b) — communication among them. The (c) — of learning English is very great. Because it (d) — us to develop a good relationship with other (e) — . In this modern (f) — of communication it is not possible to advance (g) — it. English (h) — the language of the whole world. (i) — all books in science and technology have been written and (j) — into English.
72. Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box. (Climate of Bangladesh)
The climate of Bangladesh is hot and humid. There are six (a) — in Bangladesh. They are summer, monsoon, autumn, late Autumn, winter and (b) — . The (c) — of Bangladesh is plain and fertile. Plenty of crops and vegetables grow in the (d) — land of this country. Rice, jute, tea, sugar-cane, tobacco, pulse and wheat are the main (e) — of Bangladesh. Jute and tea are the (f) — cash crop of our country. A lot of foreign exchange is (g) — by exporting raw jute, jute goods and tea to different countries of the world. Jute is called goods and tea to different countries of the world. Jute is called the golden (h) — of Bangladesh. As Bangladesh is an (i) — country, the economy of Bangladesh is mainly (j) — on agricultural products.
73. Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box. (Flower)
A flower is the best (a) — of nature. It is a (b) — of purity and beauty. It gives us (c) — . There is nobody but (d) — a flower. Its sweet smell (e) — one to all. Nowadays, flowers are (f) — in our country. Many people earn their (g) — by flower cultivation. Today many people (h) — their houses with flowers to (i) — beauty. At present flower exhibitions are (j) — in our country.
74. Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box. (Education)
Education is the (a) — of a nation. A man cannot stand (b) — without education. So, a nation cannot (c) — its head with dignity without (d) — . It (e) — compared with light which (f) — darkness. The rate of literacy or illiteracy (g) — wether a country is (h) — or rich. In a poor country like ours education should be made (i) — . It is our duty to (j) — education for all.
75. Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box. (Mobile phone)
Mobile phone is an important (a) — of communication and correspondence. It helps to (b) — with people of distant places in the (c) — possible time. The use of mobile phone is more (d) — than that of land phone. The person who (e) — the message is to pay the bill. But the (f) — can respond any call without any cost. Mobile phone has (g) — the communication system. People of all (h) — of life become benefited through the use of mobile phone. But sometimes criminals keep their (i) — by using mobile phone. In spite of that, mobile phone is a (j) — of modern civilization.
76. Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box. (Time)
Time is very precious. Time which is lost once is lost (a) — . There is a proverb, “Time and tide wait for none.” It is time which does not (b) — any relative feelings. It does not wait for anyone. If it is not (c) — properly, one must (d) — in the long run. We can (e) — a long way becoming conscious of value of time. Those who have (f) — great have made proper (g) — of time. They never (h) — off their work for tomorrow. As a result, they (i) — top position in society. So, it is our duty to (j) — them and we should do our work timely.
77. Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box. (Nature)
Nature has given her (a) — to us more generously (b) — many other countries of the world. Think about our (c) —. It is soft and (d) —. Our farmers who have (e) — simple hand made tools can (f) — dig, plough and prepare the soil with them. Where as (g) — which is (h) — and rocky cannot be so easily dug, ploughed and (i) —. We have a great natural advantage too. We can (j) — most of our lands.
78. Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box. (Science)
We live in an (a) — of science. We can see the influence of science in all (b) — of life.Science is a (c) — companion of our daily life.We have made the imposible things (d) — by means of science.The modern (e) — is a contribution of science.At present we can easily (f) — from one place to another. But in (g) — time journey was (h) — . Man had to spend a lot of (i) — and money for traveling. But we should remember that science has to be exploited for the (j) — welfare of mankind.
79. Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box. (Landing on the moon)
Landing on the moon is an (a) — event in the history for speace technology. Before (b) — on the moon, most of the people thought that nobody could go to the moon. But the three (c) — went to the moon through a (d) — . Neil Armstrong was the first who (e) — into the (f) — of the moon and proved that nothing is (g) — to man. They have become world great (h) — because of their great (i) — . It (j) — that man can do anything if he is determined.
80. Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box. (Natural calamities)
At present natural calamities are (a) — at an alarming rate. Floods, cyclones, tsunami, etc. (b) — almost every year.They (c) — away valuable lives, habitats and other belongins. Still now we are (d) — to abide by the will of nature. Scientists think that we are (e) — for these diseasters. Nature has (f) — her equilibrium for the (g) — acts of man. So nature is taking her (h) — on us. If we don't become (i) — of it, the whole world will be (j) — for living.