1. DHAKA BOARD-2009

A brilliant student is (a) — asset. One day he may be (b) — engineer or (c) — M. B. B. S doctor. He makes (d) — best use of his time. He makes a proper division of his time and does’ his duties accordingly. He knows that youth is (e) — golden period of (f) — life. He has (g) — aim in life. He knows that (h) — life without (i) — aim is like (j) — ship without a rudder.

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(a)— idle man and (h) — active man cannot he equal. We know (c) — story of (d) — ant and (c) — grasshopper. (I) — ant was industrious. On the other hand, the grasshopper was really (g) — la/y. The ant knew that (h) — industrious shine. On (i) — contrary, (j) — lazy suffer in life.


  1. (a)an (b)an (c)the (d)an(c)a (f)the (g)x (h)the (i)the (j)the



Bangladesh is (a) — world’s most densely populated country. Our development efforts arc frustrated because of (b) — great size of our population, (c) — population explosion is (d) — constant threat to our environment and (e) — society. Here 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.


  1. (a)the (b)the (c)the (d)a (e)x (f)a (g)the (h)the (i)an (j)the



Bangladesh is a land of (a) — scenic beauty, (b) — land, (c) — rivers and the forests are (d) — sources of this ‘beauty. Geographically Bangladesh can be divided into four regions, in many places there are a lot of amazing beautiful spots. There are many historical places also. For this reason, ‘(e) tourism business can flourish here, (f) — wild animals of (g) — Sundarbans are also (h) — great asset. Tourism can play (i) vital role in national economy. But it is still in its tender age. So, we have to cross (j) — long way.


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  1. SYLHET BOARD-2009

Newspaper plays (a) — important role in our society. It is (b) — most useful thing in our modern life. We cannot think of (c) — day without it. To read news paper is (d) — good habit, (e) — more we read newspaper (f) — more we can acquire knowledge. If we don’t read it, we shall be (g) — frogs in (h) — dark well. It is (i) — looking glass of (j) — modern world.


  1. a)an b)the (c)a (d)a (e)the (f)the (g)the (h)a (i)the/a (j)the



When (a) — great poet, Ferdousi, began to write (b) — Shahanama, the sultan promised him (c) — piece of gold for each (d) — verse. When (e) — epic was finished, it contained sixty thousand (f) — verses. Instead of giving gold coins, he offered the poet only sixty thousand silver (g) — coins. The poet refused to take the silver coins and left the court with (h) — broken heart. He was (i) — aggrieved man. Later on the sultan realised that he had made (j) — blunder,


  1. (a) the (b) x (c) a (d) x (e) the (f) x (g) x (h) x (i) an (j) a



An angry man is not liked (a) — even by (b) — idiot. There is difference between the educated and (c) — uneducated. An educated (d) — person should come forward to educate (e) — uneducated. On the other hand (t) — rich man should have (g) — sympathy for (h) — poor there is difference between (i) — poor man and (j) — rich man.


  1. (a)x (b)an (c)the (d)x (e)the (f)a (g)x/ the (h) the (i) a (j) a



We were returning home. On (a) — way we met (b) — little girl. She was selling (c) — flowers on (d) — street. She requested us to buy (e) — flower. My mother is (f) — kind-hearted woman, (g) — motherly affection rose at (h) — sight of her. She gave her (i) — ten taka note and bought some flowers. We should be kind to (j) — helpless.


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  2. DHAKA BOARD-2010

(a)— Morning walk is a good habit for all classes of people. It is (b) — simple exercise and good for health and (c) — mentality. In the morning, (d) — air is fresh and free from any kind of noise and pollution. This pure (e) — environment makes an effect on (f) — walkers’ health and mind, when (g) — man enjoys (h) — beauties and solemnity of (i) — nature in (j) — morning.



It is (a) — known fact that English is (b) — international language, (c) — Language used by international community is important. Statistics show that 350 million people speak English as (d) — first language and another 300 million use it as (e) — second language. It is (f) — official language in more than 60 countries of the world. Once it was also (g) — official language of our country. Most of (h) — books of science and technology are written in English. So (i) — importance of learning English beggars description. It is (j) — must.



Once you have completed (a) — initial diagnosis of your students, you are faced with selecting subject-matter appropriate to their (b) — interests, abilities and personal-social adjustment as well as to your own teaching objectives. Frequently, (c) — selection and planning of content are not seen as integral (d) — parts of (e) — evaluation process, (f) — techniques you select to evaluate how well you and your students have achieved your objectives are inextricably bound to (g) — subject-matter used to teach, these objectives. In (h) — sense, you must evaluate (i) — subject-matter itself to (j) — determine if it is appropriate for your objectives.



Though newspaper is not always (a) — unmixed blessing, it is (b) — most useful thing in our life. We rarely think of (c) — day without reading (d) — newspaper. Reading newspaper is one of (e) — good habits of a man. We shall be like (f) — frog in a dark well if we neglect developing this habit. However, some people prefer (g) — electronic media to reading (h) — newspaper. But (i) — newspaper offers more to is readers than (j) — electronic media.


  1. SYLHET BOARD-2010

Providing enough energy to meet (a) — ever-increasing demand in one of (b) — greatest problems (c) — world is now facing. Energy is (d) — key to (e) — industrialized economy which calls for (f) — doubling of electronic output every ten to twelve years. Meanwhile power may be coming to (h) — end. Coal is plentiful but polluting, natural gas is (i) — scarce, oil is not found everywhere. Nuclear power now appears (j) — costly and risky.



Cellular radio telephone, also called cellular telephone or cell phone provides voice telephone and other services to (a) — mobile users/Cellular telephone primarily operate tike portable or cordless telephones. However, unlike conventional wire-based cordless phones, cell phones are completely portable and do not require (b) — jack to access (c) — wire-based networks operated by local telephone companies, (d) — new generation of services for cell phones include video conferencing and (e) — internet access with (f) — ability to send e-mail. Cellular telephones have become very popular with (g) — professionals and (h) — consumers as (i) — way to communicate easily. It has been (j) — alternative to conventional wire-based services.



James Normen Hall was (a) — American writer. He wrote (b) — story about (c) — wonderful piece of business that took place between him and a farmer. While in (d) — Tahiti, he was short (e) — money and rented (f) — one room house about 22 kilometres from (g) — town. He was doing (h) — interesting writing there. To save money he wanted to make (i) — vegetables garden in front of his house. But (j) — land was full of ants and land-crabs. They foiled all his attempts.



We know (a) — man is (b) — rational creature. It is (c) — rationality in him which makes him (d) — can differentiate between (e) — right and (f) — wrong. This is why (g) — man is considered (h) — best creation of (i) — creator of (j) — universe.

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3. (a)an (b)x (c)the (d)x (e)an (f) the (g) the (h) the (i) the (j) x 4. (a)an (b)the (c)a (d)a (c)the (f)the (g)the (h) a (i) the (j) the
5. (a)an (b)the (c)the (d)the (e)an (f)the (g)the (h)an (i)x (j) x 6. (a)the (b)a (c)the (d)the (e)x (f)the/an (g)x (h)x (i)the (j)an
7. (a) an (b) a (c) a (d) x (e) x (f) a (b) the (h) an (i) a (j) the. 8. (a) x (b) a (c) the (d) a (e) x (f) x (g) x (h) the (i) the (j) the

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.



There was (a) — idle man who inherited vast property from his father. He did not like physical labour. As (b) — result, he became very fat and could not move from one place to another. He called in (c) — European doctor, (d) — doctor was very intelligent. He did not prescribe any medicine for (e) — man. He advised him to buy (f) — heavy club and move it in (g) — air till he got (h) — tired. Following the advice of the doctor, he became (i) — thin from (j) — obese man.


  1. JESSOR BOARD – 2011

“Under the Greenwood Tree” is (a) — song derived from “As You Like It” (b) — comedy by Shakespeare. In this song (c) — writer’s love of nature has found (d) — eloquent expression, as has, as (e) — undertone, his deep concern for (f) — limitations of (g) — human society. In the forest (h) — only enemy of man is bitter winter and rough weather. Nature has no particular enmity towards man and it treats all equally. The forest is the place for one who is content with (i) — small pleasure of life and has (j) — little ambition.



(a) — honest boy is he who never tells a lie. He carries out (b) — orders of his parents. He has (c) — aim in life. He develops (d) — attitude to serve his nation. He is (e) — active worker who upholds (f) — interest of his nation above everything. He thinks that he has (g) — role to play in all matters. We cordially expect such (h) — boy to change (i) — selfish motive of (j) — people.



At present Bangladesh faces (a) — number of (b} — problems. Of all these problems (c) — population problem is (d) — most acute one. Population is undoubtedly (e) — great asset of (f) — country. But when (g) — country fails to feed and provide them with (h) — suitable jobs, they become (i) — burden. Similar is (j) — case with Bangladesh.


  1. SYLHET BOARD – 2011

I live in (a) — Jigatola near (b) —Rifles Square, When I was (c) — student of old Dhaka, (d) — University of Dhaka, stayed at Wari in (e) — Old Dhaka. Actually it was in (f) — Bonogram Lane that originates from (g) — BCC Road which is a branch of (h) — Renkin Street. (i) — Bangabhaban and Baldha Garden are adjacent to this area.



We live on (a) — ground floor of (b) — old house on (c) — river Kirtankhola. We are very much afraid of (d) — burglars and always lock up (e) — house very carefully before we go to (f) — bed. We also take (g) — precaution of looking under (h) — bed to see if (i) — burglar is hiding there. We know modern burglars do not hide under beds but we go on looking just (j) — same.



You must have heard (a) — name of Kazi Nazrul Islam. He is our national poet. He is known as (b) — rebel poet. He was born in (c) — poor family. He passed his boyhood in great hardship. When (d) — First World War broke out, he joined (e) — army. After (f) — war, he began to write poems. He wrote specially for (g) — oppressed and down trodden people. He is called (h) — Shelley of Bengali literature. His poems and songs inspired (i) — Bangladesh in (j) — War of Liberation.



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3. (a)a (b)a (c)the (d)an (e)an (f) the (g) x (h) the (i) the (j) x 4. (a)an (b)x (c)an (d)an (e)an (f)the (g)a (h) a (i) the (j) x
5. (a)a (b)x (c)x (d)the (e)a (f)a (g)the (h)x (i)a (j) the 6. (a)x (b)the (c)a (d)the (e)x (f)x (g)x (h)x (i)the (j)the
7. (a)the (b)an (c)the (d) x (e) the (f) x (b) a (h) the (i) a (j) the 8. a)the b)the c)a (d)the (e)the (f)the (g)the (h)the (i)x (j) the