Monday, February 11, 2013

Eng 1st paper for SSC Exam

7. Read the passage in ‘A’ again. Suppose, your school has observed ‘The International Women’s Day’ this year. Now, write a paragraph in about 70-80 words stating your experience. 5
8. Read the passage in ‘A’ again. Now, write the main ideas of the passage in your own words in not more than five sentences. 5
Part B: Vocabulary Test (20 marks)
9. Fill in the gaps with a suitable word from the box. There are more words than necessary. 1×10=10
discover—develop—various—demandable designed—wants—enables—opportunity
cope with—make—aims—learners
Studying fashion technology is a very (a) — subject in today’s world. The postgraduate course in fashion and textiles (b) — not only to develop one’s potentiality but also to (c) — new boundaries for oneself. It gives (d) — an idea towards what they design and why. They can (e) — their understanding clearly. Because the course is (f) — in such a way, that (g) — the learners to (h) — the objectives. Moreover, the (i) — of working with different people from (j) — parts of the world gives an unique situation to exchange and experience varied culture and heritage.
10. Fill in the blanks with suitable words. Use only one word for each gap. 1×10 = 10
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, sugarcane, tobacco, pulse, and wheat are the main (e) — of Bangladesh. Jute and tea are the (f) — cash crops 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 the golden (h) — of Bangladesh. As Bangladesh is an (i) — country, the economy of Bangladesh mainly (j) — on agricultural products.
Part C: Writing Test (40 marks)
11. Read the following table and make ten meaningful sentences. 1×10 = 10

The Taj Mahal

The construction

Many workers

Many tourists

Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan

A Persian architect






was built


is called


is twenty years to complete the construction.
a great example of massive grandeur and classic beauty.
one of the seven wonders of the world.
a monument.
it at Agra in memory of his beloved queen Mumtaj Mahal.
to visit this marvelous tomb every year from home and abroad.
in 1632.
at a cost of 40 million rupees.
the monument.
hard to finish it.
12. Rearrange the jumbled sentences according to sequence and rewrite them in a paragraph. 1×10=10
a) Through the kindness of a patron, he was educated at the Town Grammar School and then at the University of Cambridge.
b) He was born in 1564, two months before Shakespeare, in the town of Canterbury.
c) He may be regarded as the true founder of drama.
d) In 1587, at the age of 23, he produced his first play, Tamburlaine, which brought him instant recognition.
e) He graduated at the age of 19, and then went to London where he became an actor living in the low town atmosphere of excess poverty and wretchedness.
f) Then he was stabbed in a drunken fight and died wretchedly.
g) In five years, while Shakespeare was serving apprenticeship, Marlowe produced all his great works.
h) Thereafter, although he led a wretched life, he remained loyal to a high literary purpose.
i) He was the son of a poor shoe maker.
j) Christopher Marlowe was the greatest of Shakespeare’s predecessors.
13. Imagine that a seminar was held on the water pollution. It was discussed that water pollution is harmful for us.
Now, write a paragraph on water pollution by answering the following questions. 10
(a) What is water pollution?
(b) How do people pollute water?
(c) How do mills and factories pollute it?
(d) What will be the result of it?
(e) What should we do to prevent water pollution?
14. Suppose, you are Nadim of Sylhet. Many villages have been flooded here. You have a friend named Raihan living in Rajshahi. Now, write a letter to your friend describing him about the flood-affected villages. 10
Or, Write a composition about 200 words about ‘Your Daily Life’. Use the following clues.
# Your morning activities
# Your works before school
# Your activities in school
# Your duties in the afternoon
# Things to do at night.

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