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part A : Reading Test (50 Marks)

Read the following passage and answer the question following it.

May Day or Internationa Workers Day is observed on May 1 all over the world. It. commemorates the

historic struggle and sacrifice of the working people throughout the world. It is a public holiday and is recognised in most of the countries of the world. All the privileges workers enjoy today— a minimum wage, safety laws and eight-hour working day came due to the saerifice of the workers in 1886. The event of May. Day took plaee on May 3, 1886. When police fired into a crowd of strikers at the Mc.Cornick Harvest Company, Chicago who were demanding an eight-hour working day. One striker was killed Instantly, seriously wounding five or six others and injuring an undetermined number.

Before that event, at the beginning of Industrial Revolution in the 18th and 19th centuries in Europe and the USA, people in factories had to work lasting up to fourteen or even more hours a day. The events of May Day 1886 is a reminder that workers will continue to be exploited until they stand up and speak out to gain better working conditions, better pay and better lives. (189 words)

1. Choose the best answer from the alternatives. 1x7=7

(a) Which of the following has the closest meaning of the word ‘commemorate’?

(i) Refer’

(ii) Disgust

(iii) Celebrate

(iv) Disrespect

(b) The International Workers Day has been observed .

(i) locally

(ii) internationally

(iii) unitedly

(iv) nationally

(c) The sentence “workers will continue to be exploited until they stand up” encourages us to...............

(i) protest

(ii) accept the exploitation

(Hi) (ake help from other countries

(iv) celebrate May Day gorgeously

(d) Which of the following best describes the workers before May 1st?

(i) Benefited

(ii) Privileged

(iii) Solvent

(iv) Deprived

(c) What is the. main theme of the passage?

(i) Exploitation of the workers

(ii) Struggle and sacrifice of the workers

(iii) Deprivation

(iv) All of these

(f) The day reminds the historic of working people.

(i) war

(ii) struggle

(iii) fight

(iv) clash

(g) Death and injury were common at many workplaces. What does the expression mean?

(i) The workplaces were wholesome

(ii) The workplaces were in good condition

(iii) The workplaces were hazardous

(iv) The workplaces were danger free

2.Answer the following questions. 2x5=10

a) What privileges do the workers enjoy today?

b) What do the events of May Day remind us?

c) How many strikers were wounded by police firing?

d) Discuss the condition of workers during the industrial revolution,

e) Describe the significance of May Day.

3. Write a summary of the passage in no more than 80 to 90 words. 1O

4. Read the following passage on the love affair between Romeo and Rosaline. Complete the table below with information from the passage. 1x5=5

There was a great enmity between the two noblest families in the city of verona. the names of the two families were the montagues and the capulet. there were angry words and fights whenever the the followers ot the two families met. Thier noisly quarrels often disturb the sound sleep of peaceful citizens. Once the old Lord capulet gave a grand feast. The noblest lords and the most beautiful ladies of the city were invited to it. Of course, no one of the members of Montagues was invited. The lovely lady Rosaline was among the guests. Now, Romeo was madly.in love with her. He was very handsome. It was his one wish to be near her. Rosaline, however, had no love for Romeo. She plainly showed this whenever they met. Romeo was eager to go to the feast in order to be near Rosaline. But he was a Montague and his going there might cost him his life. Therefore, he decided that he could go there in a mask. Then no one would recognize him. Romeo would sec ladies more beautiful than Rosaline at the banquet. There was a man named Benvolio. Me hoped that would cure Romeo of his mad love for the proud Rosaline. So, he encouraged Romeo to^go to the feast.

Who/WhatEventTime/PlaceMontagues and Capulctangry words and fights

(i) lord and ladies

(ii) Iord Capulct’s house

(iii) could not sleepat nightRosalineshowed no love to Romeo

(iv) Romeo

(v) to the feast

5. From your reading of the above passage, fill In the blanks with suitable words. Use only one

word in each blank. 1x5=5

In the city of Verona, there lived two noblest families. These two families were at great (a) .......with each other. Once the lx)rd Capulet gave a grand (b)........... The honourable citizens

except the Montagues were invited to it. Among me guests, there was a beautiful lady (c)

Rosaline. Romeo, the young son of old Lord Montague fell in love with her. But Rosaline had no love for him. Romeo was eager to go to the feast in order to be (d) Rosaline. As a member of the Montague family, it was dangerous for him to go to the feast. So, he (e) that he would go there

in a mask.

6. Match the parts of sentences given in column ‘A’ and column ‘B’ to write five complete

sentences. There are more parts of sentences in Column ‘B’ than required. 1X5=5

7. Put the following parts of the story in correct order to rewrite the whole story.

(a) By the time, he was five years old, he had become well-known as a writer of great talent.

(b) When he was a small boy, his father was sent to prison for debt.

(c) He could not go to school-and receive education as he had to work in a factory at the age of twelve.

(d) He wrote some of the best novels in English Literature.

(e) He never forgot his hard experience of his boyhood.

(f) He was born on February 7, 1812 in Portsmouth.

(g) Dickens died on June 9, 1870.

(h) Charles Dickens was one of the greatest English novelists of the 19th century.

Part B : Writing Test [50 Marks)

8. Answer the following questions to write a paragraph on “A Street Hawker.” 10

(a) Who is a street hawker?

(b) flow does he cany his things?

(c) What does he bring to different types of customers?

(d) How does he draw the attention of his customers?

(e) What is your comment about him?

9. A beginning of a story is given below and complete it with your imagination. First give suitable title to it. 10

Once Bayazid, a boy of 13 years, was studying at his table. Mis mother woke up at midnight and

she asked for water to drink

10. The chart below shows the sources of air pollution in a city, describe the chart in 150 words. You should highlight and summarise the information given in the chart. 10

11. Suppose, you are Apu of 3/2, Tajrnahal Road, Moharnmadpur, Dhaka and your friend Rakib

lives at 1O2, Ranipukur Lane, Mymensingh. Now, write a letter to him describing a place of

historical interest that you have visited recently. 10

12. Write a dialogue between you and your friend on village life and city life. 10

শীর্ষ সংবাদ:
বিশ্ববাজারে স্বর্ণের দামে বড় দরপতন, কমেছে রূপা ও প্লাটিনামের দামও         রাজশাহীতে ভারতীয় সহকারী হাই-কমিশনের ২৪ কর্মকর্তা-কর্মচারী করোনায় আক্রান্ত         ভূমধ্যসাগরে মারা যাওয়া ৭ জনের নৌকায় ২৮৭ জনের মধ্যে ২৭৩ জনই বাংলাদেশি         করোনা ভাইরাস ॥ ভারতে একদিনে ৮৭১ জনের মৃত্যু         নীলফামারীর অরক্ষিত লেভেলক্রসিং গুলোতে দুর্ঘটনায় প্রাণহানি বাড়ছে         ভর্তুকি বাড়লেও সারের দাম বাড়বে না ॥ কৃষিমন্ত্রী         ষষ্ঠ ধাপের ইউপি নির্বাচন ॥ মনিটরিং সেল গঠন         করোনা ভাইরাস ॥ রাশিয়ায় মৃত্যু ৭ লাখ ছাড়াল         মানিকগঞ্জে বাস-অটোরিকশার মুখোমুখি সংঘর্ষ ॥ নিহত ৩         এক বছরে ঢামেকে টিকা পেয়েছেন ৫ লাখ মানুষ         করোনার অজুহাতে যেন স্কুল শিক্ষা কার্যক্রমে ছেদ না পড়ে ॥ ইউনিসেফ         কলাপাড়ায় উপকূলীয় নদী সম্মেলন ২০২২ অনুষ্ঠিত         বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়ের শিক্ষার্থীদের আত্মহত্যা বেড়েছে         রাবিতে করোনার উর্ধ্বগতি, হাসপাতালে ভর্তির হার শূন্য         বিপিএল চট্রগ্রাম পর্ব ॥ টস হেরে ব্যাটিং করছে বরিশাল         রাতে একাদশে ভর্তির ফল         শৈত্যপ্রবাহ থাকবে আরও দু-তিন দিন         রাজশাহীতে আজ রাত ৮টার পর বন্ধ থাকবে দোকানপাট         রাজশাহীতে করোনা ও উপসর্গে চারজনের মৃত্যু         চীন মিয়ানমারের ‘গৃহযুদ্ধ’ নিরসনে বিশ্বকে তৎপর হওয়ার আহ্বান জানিয়েছে