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81.  Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box. (Education)

education
education
without
established
determines
poor
raise
nation
free

education

Education is the backbone of a (a) ----------. A man cannot stand properly (b) ---------- backbone. So a nation cannot (c) ---------- its head with dignity without (d) ---------- . It is compared with light. (e) ---------- removes darkness. The rate of Literacy or illiteracy (f) ---------- whether a country is rich or (g) ---------- . In a poor country like ours (h) ---------- should be made compulsory and (i) ---------- . More primary schools should be (j) ---------- to spread the light of education.


82.  Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box. (The pied piper)

him
pay
piper
only
flute
wanted
into
promised
came

went

The Pied Piper played his (a) ---------- and the rates (b) ---------- out of the houses. They followed the (c) ---------- . The man waded (d) ---------- the river Weser. The rates follwed (e) ---------- and were drowned. Coming back, the Pied Piper (f) ---------- his money. The Mayor and the councilliors did not (g) ---------- him the mony that they (h) ---------- . They offered the pied Piper fifty guilders (i) ---------- . He did not take the money and (j) ---------- back.


83.  Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box. (Complete happiness)

have
what
cannot
think
key
complete
becomes
happiness
money

life

It is a fact that complete (a) ---------- does not exist in worldly life. A man (b) ---------- have all things that he desires in (c) ----------. It is better not to seek (d) ---------- happiness. Rather one should be satisfied with (e) ---------- one gets. Contentment is the (f) ---------- to happiness. One should not always (g) ---------- about what he had and what he does not (h)----------because by doing so a man (i) ---------- frustrated and depressed. There are some people who think that it is (j) ---------- that brings happiness and happiness could be bought. 


84. Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box. (Flood)

records
tops
affected
standstill
risen
washed
stopped
occurred
long

greatly

The flood that had (a) ---------- in 2007 in our country broke all the (b) ---------- of the past. Water level had never (c) ---------- so high as far as we know. The duration of the flood was (d) ----------. Normal activities were (e) ---------- for a time. A large number of people become homeless. The miseries of the (f) ---------- people knew no bounds. Houses were (g) ---------- damaged. Crops were (h) ---------- away. Thousands of people took shelter on the (i) ---------- of the roofs and boats or roads. Life came to  a (j) ---------- .


85.  Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box. (Bangladesh)

problems
alone
huge
making
how
from
populated
taken
illteracy

been

Bangladesh is a small country but it is densely (a) ----------.  It faces many problems for its (b) ---------- population. Among them poverty, unemployment, and (c) ---------- are major (d) ---------- . Most of them don’t know (e) ---------- to read and write.The government has (f) ---------- some steps to educate the people of Bangladesh. Primary education has (g) ---------- made free. But the government (h) ---------- cannot solve this problem. Every individual should look forward to (i) ---------- the country free (j) ---------- illiteracy.


86.  Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box. (Good heath)

sound
loves
read
play
regularly
long
mind
heath
time

when

We can keep in good (a) ---------- if we play (b) ---------- . If the body is sound, the mind also remains (c) ---------- . We should bear in (d) ---------- that it is a very good rule to (e) ---------- while it is (f) ---------- for reading and (g) ---------- while it is time for playing. Good children do not play all day (h) ---------- . They sit to read (i) ---------- it is time reading. This is why everybody (j) ---------- them.


87.  Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box. (Trees and plants in Bangladesh)

forget
provide
safety
face
change
necessary
are
existence
have

maintain

There are so many trees and plants in Bangladesh. Trees are (a) ---------- for human life. They also needed for the (b) ---------- of environment. Trees (c) ---------- us with wood, fruits, oxygen, medicine, shadow and so on. But we (d) ---------- been cutting down trees for timber, cultivable land and housing. We must not (e) ---------- that trees (f) ---------- ecological balance. If there (g) ---------- no trees, there will be no rainfall and as a result our land will (h) ---------- into desert and we will (i) ---------- many troubles. So we should plant more trees for our (j) ---------- .


88.  Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box. (Mina’s Birthday)

on
arrived
arrival
festooned
ordered
anxiously
looks
worn
made

coming

The fruitcake which was (a) ---------- has arrived. The table has been (b) ---------- ready. Different items of food have been placed (c) ---------- the table. The drawing room (d) ---------- very nice and clean. It has also been nicely (e) ----------. Mina has (f) ---------- her new dress and is waiting (g) ---------- for her friends’ (h) ----------. Her friends start (i) ---------- by twos and threes. By 4 O’clock all her friends have (j) ---------- except Hena.


89.  Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box. (Three important duties)

make
prosper
negligible
pleased
can
are
perform
favoured
follow

help

There are three important duties on earth. They (a) ---------- duty to God, duty to parents and duty to mankind. All these three duties are important because they (b) ---------- us to go a long way. Duty to God helps us to be favored by God. If we are (c) ---------- by God, we can (d) ---------- in life. Duty to parents is also important because if our parents are (e) ---------- with us, God will help us to (f) ---------- our life smooth. The last duty is towards mankind. It is not (g) ---------- . We (h) ---------- be the apple of God’s eyes by doing our duty towards mankind. All the great men of the world tried to (i) ---------- all these duties. So, we should (j) ---------- them to be great.


90.  Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box. (Bees)

collect
lays
build
prepare
major
lead
honey
kinds
perform

jobs

Bees (a) ---------- a systematic life. There are three (b) ---------- of bees, queen drone and workers. The different kinds of bees have different (c) ---------- to do. The queen (d) ---------- eggs and leads the swarming bees. The male bees fertilize the eggs laid by the queen. The female bees are (e) ---------- workers and they (f) ---------- various functions. They (g) ---------- the hive and honey combs. They (h) ---------- nectar from flowers and (i) ---------- honey. They store (j) ---------- in the honey combs hive and honey combs.




91.  Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box. (Bangladesh)

poor
break
wage
rich
working
hard
deprived
work
sorrow

most

Bangladesh in one of the underdeveloped country of the world. (a) ---------- of her people are poor. A large number of (b) ---------- children are engaged here in (c) ---------- sectors. They have to do (d) ---------- work, either in the houses of (e) ---------- people or in factories. They also (f) ---------- in fields, shops, hotels and restaurants. Some of them (g) ---------- bricks and stones. But it is a matter of (h) ---------- that everywhere they are being (i) ----------. They do not get their (j) ---------- properly.


92.  Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box. (Population)

living
population
manufactured
grows
development
depends
remain
resource
productive

increasing

The economy of a country largely (a) ---------- on its population. But if it (b) ---------- rapidly, the standard of (c) ---------- in the country declines because the (d) ---------- population eats up the additional growth of the economy. Nevertheless the (e) ---------- of a country is her man power and is an important (f) ---------- that plays a vital role in her economic sphere. Without adequate human resource the other resources of the country will (g) ---------- under utilized and to some extent her economic (h) ---------- will remain unsatisfactory. A large population causes rise to large demand in (i) ---------- goods. At the same time, it can meet that demand by engaging itself in increasing (j) ---------- activities.


93.  Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box. (Feroza’s life)

into
husband
moment
hopes
mind
marriage
worked
was
saw

shelter

Feroza’s life (a) ---------- full of sufferings and sorrows. She never had a (b) ---------- of happiness. All that came to her (c) ---------- from her childhood was the extreme want of food, (d) ---------- and clothes. At the age of 12, she was given in (e) ---------- to a 24 years old unemployed man. Feroza entered (f) ---------- her husband’s  house with the dreams and (g)---------- of a young girl but all she (h) ---------- was more want. Feroza (i) ---------- hard to feed herself, he mother-in-law and her (j) ----------.


94.  Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box. (Proper method of study)

interestgetread
onlyexpandattentively
knowledgeenrichmentpassing

method

The proper (a) ---------- of study involves regularly and proper understanding. In order to (b) ---------- the best benefit from study, we should read (c) ---------- and intelligently. We should not study (d) ---------- for the purpose of (e) ---------- examinations. We should take genuine (f) ---------- in our studies so that we can enjoy what we (g) ----------. This will give us knowledge and wisdom and (h) ---------- the horizon of our (i) ----------. We should, therefore, study not for immediate gains, but for lasting (j) ---------- of the mind.


95.  Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box. (Vitamins and mineral salts)

drink
vegetables
present
away
controls
keep
helps
eating
food

drinking

Vitamins and mineral salts (a) ---------- our body fit for work. They also keep (b) ---------- diseases. By (c) ---------- leafy and certain other (d) ---------- , fruits, eggs, fish, meat and liver and by (e) ---------- milk and we can get vitamins. Such foods also contain mineral salts. Water is (f) ---------- in almost every (g) ---------- . Of course, we also (h) ---------- water. Water (i) ---------- us to digest our food. It also (j) ---------- the heat of the body and keep our blood healthy.


96.  Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box. (Habit of idleness)

regained
forever
wasted
duties
formed
knowledge
harvest
excuses
suddenly

time

Habit of idleness once (a) ---------- firmly cannot be (b) ---------- given up. A man who has (c) ---------- the precious hours of life’s seedtime finds that he cannot reap a (d) ---------- in life’s autumn. Lost wealth may be (e) ---------- by hard work, lost (f) ---------- by study, lost health by medicine but lost time once gone is gone (g) ----------. An idle man comes up with a list of (h) ---------- for neglecting his (i) ----------. These types of men cheat themselves by saying that they would have done the work if only they had (j) ---------- .


97.  Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box. (Rainy day)

was
impossible
hands
on
and
be
start
an
to

up

A rainy day is a wet day. It generally occurs in the rainy season. Last year I had (a) ---------- experience of a rainy day. It looked dull (b) ---------- gloomy. The sun could hardly (c) ---------- seen on the day. The sky (d) ---------- over-cast with black clouds. I got (e) ---------- early. I washed my (f) ---------- and feet. I was about to (g) ---------- for school. But all (h) ---------- a sudden it began (i) ---------- rain heavily. It was absolutely (j) ---------- for me to go to school on that day.


98.  Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box. (Going abroad)

unknown
than
abroad
broaden
of
change
remove
acquired
experience

unseen

Human beings do not like spend their days in one plays all through their lives. They are tired of this sort (a) ---------- life. They want some (b) ----------. So they go abroad to see the (c) ---------- and to know the (d) ----------. Going (e) ---------- means traveling. It gives us (f) ---------- when we travel any foreign country. We see people of different manners and customs. Thus it helps us to (g) ---------- our prejudices and (h) ---------- our outlooks. Moreover, traveling is a part of education. Knowledge (i) ---------- by traveling lasts longer (j) ---------- bookish knowledge.

99.  Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box. (Long long ago)

food
helpless
fear
burned
clothes
wear
house
hunted
difference

build

Long long ago men were very (a) ----------. There was no (b) ---------- between men and animals. Men were restless for (c) ---------- of the wild animals. They did not know how to (d) ---------- houses. They used to (e) ---------- the barks and leaves of trees. They did not know any use of (f) ----------. Caves were used as their (g) ----------. At that time they moved about in quest of (h) ----------. They (i) ---------- animals and ate the meat (j) ---------- in the fire.


100.  Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box. (Examination)

well
promoted
important
knowledge
meaningless
merit
show
should
works

knowledge

Examination is very important in student’s life. If justifies a student’s (a)----------. No student can be (b) ---------- to next class without examination. So every student (c) ---------- hard to pass the examination. There are many ways to do (d) ---------- in the examination and meritorious students follow these ways. Subject (e) ---------- is not all things to approach the exam. One may gather much (f) ---------- about his subject but if he cannot (g) ---------- his performance in the examination, such kind of knowledge is (h) ----------. He (i) ---------- be very practical in the examination which is also an (j) ---------- thing.



 ANSWERS


81.  Education

Education is the backbone of a (a) nation. A man cannot stand properly (b) without backbone. So, a nation cannot (c) raise its head with dignity without (d) education. It is compared with light. (e) Education removes darkness. The rate of literacy or illiteracy (f) determines whether a country is rich or (g) poor. In a poor country like ours, (h) education should be made compulsory and (i) free. More primary schools should be (j) established to spread the light of education.


82.  The pied piper

The Pied Piper played his (a) flute and the rats (b) came out of the houses. They followed the (c) Piper. The man waded (d) into the river Weser. The rates followed (e) him and were drowned. Coming back, the Pied Piper (f) wanted his money. The mayor and the councilors did not (g) pay him the money that they (h) promised. They offered the Pied Piper fifty guilders (i) only. He did not take the money and (j) went back.


83.  Complete happiness

It is a fact that complete (a) happiness does not exist in worldly life. A man (b) cannot have all things that he desires in (c) life. It is better not to seek (d) complete happiness. Rather one should be satisfied with (e) what one gets. Contentment is the (f) key to happiness. One should not always (g) think about what he had and what he does not (h) have because by doing so a man (i) becomes frustrated and depressed. There are some people who think that it is (j) money that brings happiness and happiness could be bought. 


84. Flood

The flood that had (a) occurred in 2007 in our country broke all the (b) records of the past. Water level had never (c) risen so high as far as we know. The duration of the flood was (d) long. Normal activities were (e) stopped for a time. A large number of people become homeless. The miseries of the (f) affected people knew no bounds. Houses were (g) greatly damaged. Crops were (h) washed away. Thousands of people took shelter on the (i) tops of the roofs and boats or roads. Life came to a (j) standstill.


85.  Bangladesh

Bangladesh is a small country but it is densely (a) populated.  It faces many problems for its (b) huge population. Among them poverty, unemployment, and (c) illiteracy are major (d) problems. Most of them don’t know (e) how to read and write. The government has (f) taken some steps to educate the people of Bangladesh. Primary education has (g) been made free. But the government (h) alone cannot solve this problem. Every individual should look forward to (i) making the country free (j) from illiteracy.


86.  Good heath

We can keep in good (a) health if we play (b) regularly. If the body is (c) sound, the mind also remains sound. We should bear in (d) mind that it is a very good rule to (e) read while it is (f) time for reading and play while (g) time for playing. Good children do not play all day (h) long. They sit to read (i) when it is time reading. This is why everybody (j) loves them.


87.  Trees and plants in Bangladesh

There are so many trees and plants in Bangladesh. Trees are (a) necessary for human life. They also needed for the (b) safety of environment. Trees (c) provide us with wood, fruits, oxygen, medicine, shadow and so on. But we (d) have been cutting down trees for timber, cultivable land and housing. We must not (e) forget that trees (f) maintain ecological balance. If there (g) are no trees, there will be no rainfall and as a result our land will (h) change into desert and we will (i) face many troubles. So we should plant more trees for our (j) existence.


88.  Mina’s Birthday 

The fruitcake which was (a) ordered has arrived. The table has been (b) made ready. Different items of food have been placed (c) on the table. The drawing room (d) looks very nice and clean. It has also been nicely (e) festooned. Mina has (f) worn her new dress and is waiting (g) anxiously for her friends’ (h) arrival. Her friends start (i) coming by twos and threes. By 4 O’clock all her friends have (j) arrived except Hena.


89.  Three important duties

There are three important duties on earth. They (a) are duty to God, duty to parents and duty to mankind. All these three duties are important because they (b) help us to go a long way. Duty to God helps us to be (c) favored by God. If we are favoured by God, we can (d) prosper in life. Duty to parents is also important because if our parents are (e) pleased with us, God will help us to (f) make our life smooth. The last duty is towards mankind. It is not (g) negligible. We (h) can be the apple of God’s eyes by doing our duty towards mankind. All the great men of the world tried to (i) perform all these duties. So, we should (j) follow them to be great.


90.  Bees

Bees (a) lead a systematic life. There are three (b) kinds of bees, queen, drone and workers. The different kinds of bees have different (c) jobs to do. The queen (d) lays eggs and leads the swarming bees. The male bees fertilize the eggs laid by the queen. The female bees are (e) major workers and they (f) perform various functions. They (g) build the hive and honey combs. They (h) collect nectar from flowers and (i) prepare honey. They store (j) honey in the honey combs.


91.  Bangladesh

Bangladesh in one of the underdeveloped country of the world. (a) Most of her people are poor. A large number of (b) poor children are engaged here in (c) working sectors. They have to do (d) hard work, either in the houses of (e) rich people or in factories. They also (f) work in fields, shops, hotels and restaurants. Some of them (g) break bricks and stones. But it is a matter of (h) sorrow that everywhere they are being (i) deprived. They do not get their (j) wage properly.


92.  Population

The economy of a country largely (a) depends on its population. But if it (b) grows rapidly, the standard of (c) living in the country declines because the (d) increasing population eats up the additional growth of the economy. Nevertheless, the (e) population of a country is her man power and is an important (f) resource that plays a vital role in her economic sphere. Without adequate human resource the other resources of the country will (g) remain under utilized and to some extent her economic (h) development will remain unsatisfactory. A large population causes rise to large demand in (i) manufactured goods. At the same time, it can meet that demand by engaging itself in increasing (j) productive activities.


93.  Feroza’s life

Feroza’s life (a) was full of sufferings and sorrows. She never had a (b) moment of happiness. All that came to her (c) mind from her childhood was the extreme want of food, (d) shelter and clothes. At the age of 12, she was given in (e) marriage to a 24 years old unemployed man. Feroza entered (f) into her husband’s house with the dreams and (g) hopes of a young girl but all she (h) saw was more want. Feroza (i) worked hard to feed herself, he mother-in-law and her (j) husband.


94.  Proper method of study

The proper (a) method of study involves regular and proper understanding. In order to (b) get the best benefit from study, we should read (c) attentively and intelligently. We should not study (d) only for the purpose of (e) passing examinations. We should take genuine (f) interest in our studies so that we can enjoy what we (g) read. This will give us knowledge and wisdom and (h) widen the horizon of our (i) knowledge. We should, therefore, study not for immediate gains, but for lasting (j) enrichment of the mind.


95.  Vitamins and mineral salts

Vitamins and mineral salts (a) keep our body fit for work. They also keep (b) away diseases. By (c) eating leafy and certain other (d) vegetables, fruits, eggs, fish, meat and liver and by (e) drinking milk and we can get vitamins. Such foods also contain mineral salts. Water is (f) present in almost every (g) food. Of course, we also (h) drink water. Water (i) helps us to digest our food. It also (j) controls the heat of the body and keeps our blood healthy.


96.  Habit of idleness

Habit of idleness once (a) formed firmly cannot be (b) suddenly given up. A man who has (c) wasted the precious hours of life’s seedtime finds that he cannot reap a (d) harvest in life’s autumn. Lost wealth may be (e) regained by hard work, lost (f) knowledge by study, lost health by medicine; but lost time once gone is gone (g) forever. An idle man comes up with a list of (h) excuses for neglecting his (i) duties. These types of men cheat themselves by saying that they would have done the work if only they had (j) time


97.  Rainy day

A rainy day is a wet day. It generally occurs in the rainy season. Last year I had (a) an experience of a rainy day. It looked dull (b) and gloomy. The sun could hardly (c) be seen on the day. The sky (d) was over-cast with black clouds. I got (e) up early. I washed my (f) hands and feet. I was about to (g) start for school. But all (h) on a sudden it began (i) to rain heavily. It was absolutely (j) impossible for me to go to school on that day.


98.  Going abroad

Human beings do not like spend their days in one place all through their lives. They are tired of this sort (a) of life. They want some (b) change.  So, they go abroad to see the (c) unseen and to know the (d) unknown. Going (e) abroad means traveling. It gives us (f) experience when we travel any foreign country. We see people of different manners and customs. Thus, it helps us to (g) remove our prejudices and (h) broaden our outlooks. Moreover, traveling is a part of education. Knowledge (i) acquired by traveling lasts longer (j) than bookish knowledge.


99. Long, long ago

Long, long ago men were very (a) helpless. There was no (b) difference between men and animals. Men were restless for (c) fear of the wild animals. They did not know how to (d) build houses. They used to (e) wear the barks and leaves of trees. They did not know any use of (f) clothes. Caves were used as their (g) house. At that time, they moved about in quest of (h) food. They (i) hunted animals and ate the meat (j) burned in the fire.


100.  Examination

Examination is very important in student’s life. If justifies a student’s (a) merit. No student can be (b) promoted to next class without examination. So, every student (c) works hard to pass the examination. There are many ways to do (d) well in the examination and meritorious students follow these ways. Subject (e) knowledge is not all things to approach the exam. One may gather much (f) knowledge about his subject but if he cannot (g) show his performance in the examination, such kind of knowledge is (h) meaningless. He (i) should be very practical in the examination which is also an (j) important thing.