English 2nd Paper Model Test for HSC 2018

     English 2nd Paper Model Test for HSC 2018               

 

Part A: Grammar (Marks 60)

1.  Fill in the Blanks in the following text with articles (a/an/the) as necessary. Some of the blanks may not require any article. Put a (×) in those blanks.     0.5×10=05            Mosquito menace is one of (a) _____ most talked topics. (b) _____ fear and nuisance of mosquito is called (c) _____ mosquito menace. For (d) _____city dwellers, it is (e) _____ constant nuisance. Particularly at (f) _____ night, it becomes more when thousands of mosquitoes start singing around (g) _____ us. Even during daytime, we are not free from (h) _____ attack of mosquitoes.  To prevent (i) _____ nuisance caused by mosquitoes, we have to be alert and work in (j) _____ assorted effort.

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Pronoun References and Modifiers for HSC 2017

Pronoun References and Modifiers for HSC 2017 

                                         Set A:

Identify the unclear pronoun references in the following paragraph. Where necessary, rewrite the sentences so that all pronoun references are clear:                                                        1×5×3=15

1. One day a cowboy was tending their cows in the field. Many wolves lived in the forest. The cowboy would often cry out ‘Wolf! Wolf!’ in fun. The farmers working in the field heard his cries and thought that he had been really attacked by them. So, they all rushed to the spot to save the cowboy. But their surprise, they found no wolf there. Seeing them the boy began to laugh at them. He played the same trick for several times and the men were befooled. So, they became very angry. One day a wolf really came and attacked the cows. Now the cowboy cried out in fear but one time nobody came to help him. The wolf first killed them and at last it killed the boy. Continue reading

Critical Analysis of “Out, Out” by Robert Frost

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  “Out, Out” by Robert Frost

 

Robert Lee Frost (March 26, 1874 – January 29, 1963) was an American poet. His work was initially published in England before it was published in America. He is highly regarded for his realistic representations of rural life and his command of American everyday speech. His work frequently employed settings from rural life in New England in the early twentieth century, using them to examine complex social and philosophical themes. One of the most popular and critically respected American poets of the twentieth century, Frost was honored frequently during his lifetime, receiving four Pulitzer Prizes for Poetry. He became one of America’s rare “public literary figures, almost an artistic institution.”  Continue reading

Critical Analysis of Dreams by David Herbert Lawrence

 

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Dreams by David Herbert Lawrence

All people dream, but not equally.
Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their mind,
Wake in the morning to find that it was vanity.

But the dreamers of the day are dangerous people,
For they dream their dreams with open eyes,
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HSC English Second Paper Final Model Test 2016

 

                                 HSC Final Model Test

                               English Second Paper

Time: 3 Hours                                                    Full Marks: 100

Part A: Grammar (Marks 60)

  1. Fill in the Blanks in the following text with articles (a/an/the) as necessary. Some of the blanks may not require any article. Put a (×) in those blanks. 0.5×10=05

Bangladesh is (a) _____ world’s most densely populated country. Our    development efforts are frustrated because of (b) _____ great size of our population. (c) _____ population explosion is (d) _____ constant threat to our environment and (e) _____ society. Her population is growing at such (f) _____ high rate that (g) _____ environment may soon fail to supply (h) _____ people with their minimum necessities. It is indeed (i) _____ alarming situation. Something should be done to change (j) _____ situation. Continue reading

HSC English Final Suggestion 2016

                   

  HSC English Final Suggestion 2016  

Seen Comprehension (Question 1-8):

Communicative ——– designed to do. (U-3, L-1)

Statistics show ——— better saliries. (U-3, L-2)

His name was Jerry ——— of his character. (U-4, L-6)

Every year ———- unnecessary diseases. (U-6, L-5)

How safe will ——- reduce the losses. (U-7, L-5) Continue reading

HSC English First Paper Model Test

HSC English First Paper Model Test (1)

 Time: 90 Minutes                                          Marks: 55

(Part A – Seen Comprehension)

Read the passage below and answer the questions 1 and 2:

Statistics show that about 350 million people speak English as a language and another 300 million use it as a second language. It is the official or semi-official language in more than 60 countries and of many international organizations. The International Olympic Committee, for example, always holds meetings in English. English helps the international community and the business world to communicate across national borders. Today, more than 80% of all the information in the world’s computers is in English, so organizations frequently need Continue reading

English Grammar Test

Choose the correct answers from the following sentences.

1. Choose a sentence with the right order.

a. We don’t often go to the cinema. b. We often don’t go to the cinema.

c. We don’t go often to the cinema. (a)

2. Sarah _____ (to cook) delicious food now.

a. cooks b. is cooking c. has cooked (b)

3. I was writing a letter while my mother _____ (cook).

a. cooked b. was cooking c. had cooked (b)

4. Cookies _____ (make) from milk, eggs and nut. Continue reading