Read the passage carefully and answer the questions.
The name of our country is Bangladesh. It became independent in 1971. Dhaka is its capital. Bangladesh is a small country. Its land area is 1,47,570 square kilometres. But it has a large population. About 140 million people live here. Bangladesh is mainly an agricultural country. Its main crops are rice, jute, sugar-cane and tea. Many kinds of fruits also grow here. Jackfruits, mangoes, bananas, pine-apples, guavas and water-melons are the most common. My country has also many rivers. The main rivers are the Padma, the Meghna, the Jamuna and the Karnaphuly. There are many varieties of fishes in these rivers. We have many interesting places. The Sundarbans, Rangamati and Cox’s Bazar are very attractive. The Royal Bengal Tiger lives in the Sundarbans. Cox’s Bazar is the longest beach in the world. It is about 120 kilometres long. Many people visit these places every year. Bangladesh is a peaceful country. People from different communities live here in peace. I love my country very much.
1. Choose the best answer. 1´10 = 10
(a) The cultivators of Bangladesh produce many fruits. Among them which is the national fruit of us?
i. Orange ii. Apple iii. Mango iv. Jackfruit
(b) What happened in 1971?
i. Bangladesh lost her land. ii. Bangladesh became dependent. iii. Bangladesh lost freedom. iv. All of them.
(c) The name of the longest sea-shore in the world is —. i. Sundarbans ii. Cox’s Bazar iii. Cocksbazar iv. Rangamati
(d) Bangladesh is a small country — a large population. i. with ii. without iii. vast iv. near
(e) There are many big and small rivers of Bangladesh and the rivers of Bangladesh — with fishes. i. abound ii. Around iii. About iv. contain
(f) The occupation of the people of Bangladesh here — crop growing. i. is ii. Are iii. to be iv. have
(g) Bangladesh was — in 1971.
i. liberated ii. developed iii. captivated iv. destroyed
(h) Bangladesh mainly an agricultural country. Most of the people of our country are —-. i. teacher ii. farmers iii. doctor iv. painter
(j) Bangladesh is an agro-based —. i. country ii. area iii. District iv. home
2. Fill in the blanks with the words from the text. 1x5 = 5
(a) Bangladesh is an agro …….. country.
(b) Bangladesh has a land area of ……..square kilometres.
(c) Many kinds of …….. grow in Bangladesh
(d) We have many …….. places.
(e) There are many …….. of fish in the rivers.
3. Answer the following question. (any five): 2x5 = 10
(a) When did Bangladesh become independent?
(b) Which communities’ people live here?
(c) What are the main crops of Bangladesh?
(d) Where does the Royal Bengal Tiger live?
(e) Why do the visitors visit the interesting places in every year?
(f) How do people from different communities live here?
4 Write 8 lines of the poem “Clouds”. 10
5. Make 5 sentences from substitution table. 5
|It||is||wearing new pajamas and panjabi.|
|Shihab and Asif||fasted for 20 days.|
|Nafisa||are||prepared many special dishes for Eid.|
|Ms Fatema Banu||wearing a red frock.|
|Mr Sajjad Hossain||has||Eid Day.|
|going to the Eidgah.|
6. Match the words in column A with their similar words in column B (any five): 1×5 = 5
|Attractive, Believe, Celebrate, Independent, Imitate, Regularly, vanish||Frequently, disappearGorgeous, Trust, Rejoice, Sovereign, Duplicate
7. Rewrite using capital letter and Punctuation Marks. 10
Last year mita and her friends learnt how to tell the hours this year they want to learn about the minutes so one day mita brings her clock in the class she says to ms asma haque today we all want to learn how to read the minutes in a clock ms asma haque is happy that her students are curious to learn
8. Re-arrange the words to make questions and then answer them (any five): 2×5 = 10
(b) where/they/did/down get?
(g) in the store/what/Jamila/does/do?
9. You want to know your friend’s phone number. Now make a request dialogue and response.Use would or could. 10
10. Re-write the sentence with the correct from of verb. 1×5 =5
it was a hot summer day. A man —– (pass) through a village. He —– (sell) caps to the villagers. He —— (walk) miles and —– (feel) very tired. So, he —– (sit) under a big tree to take rest.
11. Write a paragraph about “Mohakhali Flyover”. 10
12. Write a letter to your father about your preparation for the Primary Education Completion. 10