হলি রোজারি হাই স্কুল, ঢাকা
Lesson : 1-2
Read the text and answer the questions no 1, 2, 3 and 4.
My home district is Kishoreganj. It is about 145 kilometers from Dhaka. It is a district headquarters. The district has 8 municipalities, 13 Upazilas, 108 unions and 1745 villages. The name Kishoreganj comes from the name of an old Nandakishore Pramanik. The area of Kishoreganj municipality is about 10 square kilometers. The river Narasunda flows through the town. Kishoreganj is a small town, but there are many important places in and around it. The largest Eid fairgrounds, called Solakia Eid Ground and the well-known Government Gurudayal College are in the town. People from many districts come to this place to celebrate Eid. The Pagla Mosque is also in my home district. Outside the town, you can visit the fort of Isah Khan at Jangal Bari. You can also see the Shah Muhammad Mosque at Egaroshindhur. Near the Fuleshwari River, you can see the Shiva Temple of Chandrabati. Kishoreganj is also the home district of some famous people. Chandrabati, the first woman poet of Bangla literature, was born here. Two writers of children’s literature, Upendrakishore Roy Chowdhury and Sukumar Roy are also from here. The great painter Zainul Abedin comes from Kishoreganj, too. Syed Nazrul Islam, the first acting President of Bangladesh, is also from here. I love my home district!
1. Fill in the gaps with the best word from the box. Find the information in the text. There are extra words which you need not use.
(a) The area of Kishoreganj — is about 10 square kilometers.
(b) Nandakishore Pramanik is a —.
(c) Kishoreganj is a — headquarters.
(d) Many people come to — for Eid Prayer.
(e) The river Narasunda flows — the Kishoreganj town.
Match the words of column A with the similar meaning of column B.
2. Write True or False. If false give the correct answer.
(a) Kishoreganj is about 108 kilometers from Dhaka.
(b) There are 8 Upazilas in Kishoreganj district.
(c) Solakia is the largest Eid fairground.
(d) Sukumar Roy wrote for the children.
(e) Zainul Abedin was a famous writer.
(f) Chandrabati was the first woman poet of Bangla literature.
3. Answer the following questions in a sentence or sentences.
(a) How many villages are there in Kishoreganj distirct?
(b) How does the name “ Kishoreganj” come from?
(c) What can you see outside the Kishoreganj town? Write two names.
(d) Write the name of three famous persons of Kishoreganj district?
(e) What is the name of the first acting President of Bangladesh?
(f) Why do you love your home district? Write in three sentences?
4. Write a short composition about “Your home district”. [Write at least five sentences to the topic. Remember to use capital letter, punctuation, correct spelling and sentence structure.]
2. (a) False. correct answer : Kishoreganj is about 145 Kilometers from Dhaka.
(b) False. correct answer : There are 8 municipalities in Kishoreganj district.
(e) False. Correct answer : Zainul Abedin was a famous painter.
There are 1745 villages in Kishoreganj district.
The name ‘ Kishoreganj’ comes from the name of an old landlord known as Brojakishore Pramanik or Nandakishore Pramanik.
Outside the Kishoreganj town we can see the fort of Isah Khan at Jangal Bari. We can also see The Shah Muhammad Mosque at Egaroshindhur.
The name of three famous persons of Kishoreganj district are —
(ii) Sukumar Roy
(iii) Zainul Abedin
The name of the first acting President of Bangladesh is Syed Nazrul Islam.
The name of my home district is Narail. I love my home district because it is my birth place. There are several important places in Narail. Beside, a number of famous personalities were born in my district.
ÔMy home district’
The name of my home district is Dhaka. It is the capital city of Bangladesh. It is located on the bank of the Buriganga. It is an ancient city. The name comes from the name of ‘Dhaka Wari Temple’. Dhaka is the largest city of Bangladesh. There are important and historical places in the city. These are the Lalbag Fort, The Ahsan Manjil, Dhakeshwari Temple, the parliament house, Jatio Smiriti Shoudho, Shaheed Minar, the National Zoo, The National Museum etc. Dhaka is the birth places of several personalities. Besides, most of the historic events of Bangladesh took place in Dhaka. I am proud of my home district. I love my home district very dearly.