Mirzapur Cadet College
Part-A: Grammar (60 Marks)
1. Fill in the blanks with the words from the box. You many need to change the former of some of the words. You many to use one word more than once.
Freedom of speech is a (a) __ right of the people in a (b) __ country. They are free to express their thoughts and (c) __ their sentiments and grievances, their needs and (d) __ as long as they do not (e) __ upon their similar rights of the others. Centuries ago Rousseau said. ‘’man is (f) __ free but everywhere he is in chines. ‘’this axiomatic (g) __ of the great social scientist shows how (h) __ man was. In a slightly (i) __ reflection (j) __ almost the same yet today.
2. Fill in the blanks with suitable words.
Modern civilization is the (a) __ of science. Science has worked (b) __ a magician in the world. We cannot to even a (c) __ day without the help of science. Many quick means (d) __ communication like telephone, telex, fax telegram, satellite etc. are (e) __ greatest wonder of science. Nowadays a message can be sent from one corner of the world to another in the twinkle of (f) __ eye. Science has brought a revolutionary (g) __ in all fields. In the field of medical science (h)__ Has got eyes, lame has got legs, were incurable in the past are now easily. (j)__
(a) gift/ blessing
3. Make five sentences using parts of sentences from each column of the table below.
|Albert Einstein always Appeared||Of||The State of Israel, which he declined.|
|He had a strategy of his own that enabled him||his||Dwelling much in intellectual solitude.|
|He regarded||to||Visualize the main stages on the way to his goal, the solutions.|
|Einstein’s gifts inevitably resulted in||Major achievements as mere stepping stones for the next advance.|
|After World War II, he was offered the Presidency||Possess a clear view of the problem of physics.|
(a) Albert Einstein always appeared to possess a clear view of the problems of physics.
(b)He has a strategy of his own that enabled him to visualize the main stages on the way to his goal, the solutions.
(c) He regarded his major achievements as mere stepping- stones for the next advance.
(d) Einstein’s gifts inevitably resulted in his dwelling much in intellectual solitude.
(e) After World ll, he was offerd the Presidency of the State Israel which he declined.
4. Complete the flowing text with right forms of the verbs given in the box.
Memories are (a) __ to mental records of past every. As such, they (b) __ of recollections of our personal experiences. Me, memory (c) __ with the senses, since that is how we (d) __ the world. If remembrances of things, sounds, sights and smell. As you experience the world (h) __ to be (i) __. Instead of remembering every little thing, your brain (j) __ and chooses what is important.
5. Change the narrative style of the following text.
‘’Can I have a look at your Newspaper for a moment, ‘’ said the man next to me. ‘’ I just went to see the cricket result, ‘’ ‘’I haven’t quite finished with it, ‘’ said. ‘’Could you wait a moment?’’ ‘’ I can’t wait long, ‘’ he said, ‘’I am getting off at next stoppage.’’
The man next to me asked if he could have a look at my paper for a moment and added that he just wanted to the cricket results. I said that I had not finished with it and told him to wait a moment. He said that he could not wait long and added that he was getting off at the next stop.
6. Change the sentences according to directions.
(a) Writing is bitter then reading. (Negative)
(b) Copying in the exam cannot bring any success. (Passive)
(c) A successful man is very happy. (Exclamatory)
(d) He confessed his guile. (Complex)
(e) Wheat a fool the men is (Assertive)
(f) The whale is the largest of the all creatures in the world. (Comparative)
(g) Nothing is more furious than anger.(Positive)
(h) Very few countries in the world are as green as our country. (Superlative)
(i) Various programs are arranged there gorgeously. (Active)
(j) As the demand for flower in increasing day by day, we should cultivate flowers on commercial basis. (Simple)
(a) Reading is not as good as writing.
(b) Any success cannot be brought by copying in the exam.
(c) how happy a successful man is!
(d) He confessed that he was guilty.
(e) The man is a great fool.
(f) The whale is larger than any other creatures in the world.
(g) Nothing is as furious as anger.
(h) Our country/Ours is one of the greenest countries of the world.
(i) The organizer arranges various programmes gloriously there.
(j) Because of the increasing demand for flowers day by day, we should cultivate flowers on commercial basis.
7. Complete the sentence.
(a) It is high time_.
(b) Scarcely had we finished our duty_.
(c) She acted as though_.
(d) If I had been invited to join the party __.
(e) Uneasy lies the head__.
(a) It is high time we stood against corruption.
(b) Scarcely had we finished our duty when it started to rain.
(c) She acted as though he had seen the accident.
(d) If I had been invited to join the party, I would have contributed.
(e) Uneasy lies the head that wears the crown.
8. Complete the text adding suffixes, prefixes or the both with the root words given in the parenthesis.
We are living in a (a) __ (democrat) country. We have many (b) __ (achieve) though we live in (c) __ (poor), the country is gradually advancing towards (d) __ (prosper). But political (e) (Stable) is a barrier to the path of development. The (f) __ (confrontation) to the path of development. Of Bangladesh hits the economy hard. Direct (g) __ (product) losses are estimated at around 1 percent of GDP due to disruptions in economic activities caused by political (h) __ (disturb). For Bangladesh to comfortably reach middle income status. The country needs (i) __ (last) political stability, investments to regain momentum, and increasing female labour (j) __ (participate).
9. Make tag questions of these statements
(a) I together with my friends visited the zoo. __?
(b) Little monkeys have little toils. __?
(c) The mother rose in her __?
(d) Only a few students made few mistakes. __?
(e) The needy need needful cash. __?
(a) I together with my friends visited the zoo, didn’t I?
(b) Little monkeys have little tails, haven’t they?
(c) The mother rose in her, didn’t it?
(d) Only a few students made few mistakes, did they?
(e) The needy need needful cash, don’t they?
10. Complete the passage using suitable connectors.
Every citizen has some duties and responsibilities for has nation. (a) __ most of the people are careless in this respect. People of this country have achieved national identity at the cost of sacrifice (b)__ is still evaluated nationally (c)__ some selfish people never want to give them recognition. (d) __ we all should do some benevolent activation. (e) __ we will be guilty to the nation.
11. Use capitals and punctuation marks where necessary in t6he following text.
you look a little bit like my mother said but you were only four jerry when you came here do you remember her face all these years my mother lives in mannville have you seen her lately said she
“You look a little bit like my mother,” he said. “But you were only four, Jerry, when you came here. Do you remember her face all these years?” “my mother lives in Mannville.” “Have you seen her lately?” said she.