Monday, December 3, 2012

MODEL QUESTION for SSC Exam

MODEL QUESTION

PART - A: GRAMMAR (40 MARKS)

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

encounter sweep range revolve accompany originate vary

When a storm (a)………violently round a centre, it is termed as cyclone. It moves at a very high speed ranging from forty to one hundred or more kilometers per hour. A cyclone (b)…..…in diameter from eighty to one hundred or more kilometers. During the last few years several devastating cyclones (c)…....….over Bangladesh and caused immense harm to the people. The cyclone in Bangladesh generally (d)…...…..from the Bay of Bengal and blows towards the land. It is often (e)…..….by thunders and heavy showers.

02. Put in suitable prepositions in the blanks.

Drug addiction means strong attraction (a)…….harmful things like heroine, opium, morphine, cocaine, phensidyl. These drugs are taken by smoking or (b)…….injection. The frequent taking of these drugs lead a man (c)……death. So all concerned should create awareness (d)…….personal and family levels (e)…….this dangerous impact of drug addiction.

03. Use articles where necessary. Put a cross (×) where an article is not needed.

(a)…....…ideal student is (b)………..asset for a country. He is different from (c)……..idle student. (d)……...industrious work hard. On the other hand (e)……..…idle waste their time. They do not know that (f)…….....time is (g)…….…most valuable thing. If anyone wants to shine in life, he should make (h)……..…best use of his time. Otherwise he will suffer in (i)……..….long run. He will be destroyed just before (j)……..…sun rise of his life.

04. Fill in the blanks with suitable linking words from the list.

in the end as a result as well on the other hand moreover so yet

The people of our country are cutting trees at random. (a)……….the world is becoming warmer. The sea level is rising and many parts of the world are going to be engulfed by the sea. (b)………new areas of the world are turning into deserts as a result of deforestation. The removal of trees causes birds and other animals living on them to leave the place. (c)………., it causes damage to the soil. Trees give protection to soil (d)……….. . (e)………..the soil gets sediment in the river bed and causes frequent flood. If we destroy trees this way, one day the country will turn into a great desert.

05. Re-write the following in the reported speech.

The man said to the manager, "May I come in, sir?" "Yes, come in. What do you want?" said the manager. "I want to open a bank account in your bank," said the man. "Can you tell me how I can open a saving account?"

06. Read the following passage and transform the sentences as directed in brackets.

(a) No one can prosper in life without industry (Affirmative). (b) We have to work hard to earn money or to acquire knowledge (Complex). (c) Those who are idle always lag behind (Simple). (d) People say that those who work hard see the light of prosperity in life (Passive). (e) So, in the society women work as much as men (Comparative).

07. Add tag questions to the following sentences.

(a).Everybody knows it,………...…?

(b).I am fond of reading book,……..?

(c).The baby is innocent,…………..?

(d).Hold your tongue,….…………..?

(e).A barking dog seldom bites,…...?

08. Complete the sentence part.

(a).Since the boy broke discipline……

(b).Unless you hurry up…………

(c).No sooner had the police come……

(d).He went to London so that……

(e).10 a.m. is the time when……..

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