ইংরেজী ২য় পত্র২০২৩ নটরডেম কলেজ, ঢাকা

প্রশ্ন ১২·সময় ১ ঘণ্টা ৪০ মিনিট

1. Read the text and fill in the gaps with the correct forms of verbs as per subject and context.

According to some myths and legends, Gazi Pir was a Muslim saint Who (a) ____ (say) to have spread Islam in the parts of Bengal close to the Sunderbans. He (b) ____ (credit) with many miracles. For example, he (c) ____ (can) supposedly (d) ____ (calm) dangerous animals and make them docile. According to some stories, he also (e) ____ (fight) against wild animals to protect people.. Because of his alert and vigilant presence, all predatory animals (f) ____ (say) to (g)____ (keep) within bounds. It was also (h)____ (believe) that he (i)____ (able) villagers to live close to wilderness and (j) ____ (cultivate) their lands. Consequently, people of these regions (k) ____ (pray) to him for protection. The story of Gazi Pir (l) ____ (preserve) in folk literature as well as art and (m) ____ (perform) in indigenous theatre. Some Gazir paat scrolls (n) ____ (be) part of the collection of the British Museum.

নটরডেম কলেজ-২০২৩
ব্যাখ্যা আনলক করতে চর্চা প্রিমিয়াম এ আপগ্রেড করো

2. Fill in the gaps with suitable modifiers as directed.

Education glves us knowledge and a set of abilities to function (a) ____ (post modify the verb with an adverb) in life, such as (b) ____ (per modify the noun with a determiner) ability to decide things rationally and make the (c) ____ (pre-modify the noun with an adjective) choices. As we learn how to read, write and do the (d) ____ (pre modify the noun with an adjective) operations of arithmetic, we gain a degree of self-confidence. Education, (e)____ , (use an appositive to post modify the noun) releases our potentials and our inner strength. It sharpens (f)____ appositive to post modify whe modify the noun with a pronominal adjective) intellect and develops our creativity. As we are taught to reason (g)____ (post modify the verb) and find solutions to (h) ____ (pre modify the noun with a determiner) problems of life we become (i)____ - (pre modify the noun with an adjective) members of soclety. Education by definition is progressive and liberal, teaching us to respect (j) ____ (pre modify the noun with a noun-adjective) diversity and' cultural and religlous differences.

নটরডেম কলেজ-২০২৩
ব্যাখ্যা আনলক করতে চর্চা প্রিমিয়াম এ আপগ্রেড করো

3. Use appropriate sentence connectors/linkers in the blank spaces of the following passage.

Students at school read books to please their teacher. (a) ____ the teacher says that this, that or the other is a good book (b)____that it is sign of good taste to enjoy it many students get the book. (c)____ they read it. Some students may genumely like the book, (d)____ many students get the feel grateful to the teacher for recommending the book for reading. (e)____ many students will not honestly like it. (f) ____, they will persude themselves (g)____ they like it. (h)____ that does a great deal of harm. (i) ____ they take a dislike to the writer of the book. (j)____ they think that there is something wrong with them. (k)____ , reading books create room for expanding knowledge (l) ____ skills. (m)____, it has been a must to incease the interest of the students to read books (n)____ academics can't bring success regarding the issue.

নটরডেম কলেজ-২০২৩
ব্যাখ্যা আনলক করতে চর্চা প্রিমিয়াম এ আপগ্রেড করো

4. Complete the sentences using suitable clauses/phrases.

(a) I am taking preparation for admissions. My mother would rather I ____.

(b) They came to you with a view to ____, but you scolded them without any reason,

(c) Please wait here until \longrightarrow . I have a serious matter to discuss with you.

(d) I had a plan to go to cinema with my friends. If I had written my assignment this afterno I ____.

(e) Trees are essential for our existence. So we should plant ____.

(f) The island of Saint Martin is the only coral island in Bangladesh ____.

(g) Wasfia had already climbed two of the seven top mountains of the world by then, and for ____.

(h) Brojen Das was a legendary swimmer who ____.

(i) Nishat Mazumder, ____, has extraordinarily supportive parents. They accepted her dream real.

(j) Education not only enriches us with knowledge ____.

নটরডেম কলেজ-২০২৩
ব্যাখ্যা আনলক করতে চর্চা প্রিমিয়াম এ আপগ্রেড করো

5. There are fourteen errors in the use of punctuation marks in the following text. Rewrite the text correcting the errors.

I ran out into the garden Granny I shouted Look at the picture I found it in the box of the old things whose picture is it I jumped on the bed beside my grandmother and she walloped me on the bottom and said now Ive lost count of my stitches and the next time you do that III make you finish the scarf yourself

নটরডেম কলেজ-২০২৩
ব্যাখ্যা আনলক করতে চর্চা প্রিমিয়াম এ আপগ্রেড করো

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