Question No: 1
[Write whether the following statements are true or false. If false, give the correct information]
1. U—1, L—1:
a. Nurpur is not a big town.
b. Anwar is going to join class 8 at Nurpur High School.
c. Last night Anwar is feeling nervous.
d. This year Anwar is in class 7 at Sonapur High School.
e. Anwar went to his new school with his grandfather.
f. Anwar is feeling joyous.
g. Last year he was in class 8.
h. His family moved to Nurpur.
i. Mr. Alam was a serious but strict man.
j. Anwar doesn’t know anybody.
2. U—1, L—4:
a. Mr. Anis Ahmed was a chemistry teacher in Nurpur High School.
b. The discussion was about doing a garden.
c. In Nurpur School there was not enough land to make a garden.
d. The students wanted to use the land for growing flowers.
e. About 30 students put up their hands showing interest in gardening.
f. Kashem was a new student.
g. Mr. Anis Ahmed was an English teacher.
h. The students of class 8 wanted to make a garden using school’s land.
i. Anwar worked in the garden at his old school.
j. Mr. Ahmed wanted to talk about the school garden with other teacher.
3. U—1, L—7:
a. Mr. Ahmed was eager to go the smithy alone.
b. The smithy was quite spacious.
c. Noise was caused by the blacksmiths.
d. The tiny bellows stood in front of the smithy.
e. The strength of the two blacksmiths was dissimilar to their size.
f. The blacksmiths worked in a small hut.
g. It was quiet in the smithy.
h. There were three people working inside the smithy.
i. The blacksmith were small and weak.
4. U—1, L—10:
a. The land was chosen for making school garden for four reasons
b. The students dug deep into the ground with their spades and hoes.
c. The students worked for one and a half hours.
d. Everybody grew tired.
e. The students made their school garden themselves.
f. The students of class 8 got a piece of land from the headmaster.
g. The students were preparing the land for gardening.
h. It was a lovely day of spring.
5. U—1, L—11:
a. No English class is held early on Wednesday.
b. Dirty things are always useless.
c. Everyone moved towards the window.
d. Waste materials are used for making fertilizer.
e. The flowers on Mrs. Amin’s desk grew in the school garden.
f. Class 8 is enjoying games.
g. Sarah wants to tell Mrs. Amin about something.
h. “It’s make from clean materials,” said Sarah.
i. Mrs. Amin pointed to some books on her desk.
6. U—1, L—13:
a. The college pond was looking very ugly.
b. The smithy was covered in water hyacinths.
c. The water hyacinths look lovely, but everyone does not like them.
d. The water in the college pond is nearly covered with the water hyacinths.
e. Water hyacinths can be useful.
f. The college pond was looking beautiful.
g. Luna’s father thought water hyacinths were worse than useless.
h. Water hyacinths are worse than useless.
7. U—2, L—1:
a. Mrs. Amin showed her class a picture of a flower vase.
b. “This morning I’m very happy,” said Mrs. Amin.
c. There were vegetables on her desk.
d. “Italy’s the best answer,” said Mrs. Amin.
e. The students were happy because Mrs. Amin was going to tell them a story.
f. Mrs. Amin was happy.
g. All the students helped to look the shop beautiful.
h. Mrs. Amin was telling them a story.
i. The picture was Aesop.
8. U—2, L—2:
a. Mrs. Ayesha Amin found it annoying to tell stories from memory.
b. People hardly learn while enjoying themselves.
c. Most of the students of Mrs. Amin’s class didn’t know about fables.
d. Aesop used fables to teach people.
e. “Work hard, don’t be lazy” – was the moral of Mrs. Amin’s story.
f. “Did Aesop read his stories from books?” asked Mrs. Amin.
g. All the students liked Mrs. Salam’s jokes.
h. Mrs. Salam liked to tell stories to her students every day.
i. “He liked to teach people, but he also liked to entertain them.”
j. Stories with a moral help to make us happier.
k. Mrs. Ayesha Amin liked to tell stories to her students from story books.
l. Some students liked Mrs. Amin’s stories.
m. Aesop used to tell fables.
n. Fables are stories with a moral only.
9. U—2, L—3:
a. Mr. Ant and Mr. Grasshopper were cultivators.
b. Mr. Grasshopper was not eager to make the best use of his time.
c. Mr. Ant was not wise enough to do his work in time.
d. Mr. Ant was not insincere in his work.
e. Mr. Grasshopper liked to water his crops regularly.
f. Mr. Ant and Mr. Grasshopper lived in an identical village.
g. Mr. Ant was lazy in his work.
h. Mr. Grasshopper advised his friend to enjoy.
i. The two friends bore the same quality.
j. Mr. Grasshopper started working following his friend Mr. Ant.
k. Mr. Ant and Mr. Grasshopper lived in different villages.
l. Mr. Ant started working after having a small breakfast.
m. Mr. Grasshopper was very active in his work.
n. Mr. Ant left his crops in the field.
o. Mr. Grasshopper suggested his friend to enjoy.
10. U—2, L—4:
a. Mr. Grasshopper liked to work during the lovely hot summer days.
b. Mr. Grasshopper sang very well and Mr. Ant stood and listened to him.
c. Mr. Grasshopper thought about the future.
d. Mr. Grasshopper did not like to sing his song again.
e. Mr. Ant knew the song of Mr. Grasshopper.
f. “It was written by me! And now I’ll sing it to you again!” said Mr. Ant.
g. Mr. Grasshopper started to sing a song.
h. Mr. Ant cried loudly.
11. U—2, L—5:
a. Mr. Grasshopper offered Mr. Ant a cup of tea.
b. Mr. Grasshopper did not work at all.
c. Mr. Ant was too busy to hear any more song.
d. Mr. Grasshopper wanted Mr. Ant to work with him.
e. Mr. Ant heard two songs of Mr. Grasshopper.
f. Mr. Grasshopper loved nature.
g. Mr. Ant produced enough food for his family.
h. Mr. Ant was miserly and would not give any one to eat anything.
i. Mr. Grasshopper would always idle away his time.
j. Both Mr. Grasshopper and Mr. Ant were of the same character.
12. U—2, L—6:
a. Mr. Grasshopper sat down and Mr. Ant gave him some money.
b. Mr. Ant was foolish.
c. After long time, the warm sunny days finished.
d. The soft earth became hard and nothing could grow.
e. One morning Mr. Ant was eating his breakfast when there was a knock at his door.
f. The winter season came following the warm sunny days.
g. The soft earth became fertile.
h. Mr. Ant worked on his farm.
i. Mr. Grasshopper cried unhappily.
13. U—2, L—7:
a. Mr. Grasshopper felt worse finishing the breakfast.
b. He wanted to return to his family.
c. Mr. Ant hardly thought about the future.
d. Mr. Grasshopper suffered for his nature.
e. At last, Mr. Grasshopper’s farm was desolate.
f. When Mr. Grasshopper finished his breakfast, he felt uneasy.
g. Mr. Grasshopper’s wife and children are also very weak and sick.
h. Mr. Ant thought he would tell his wife about his friend.
i. “Well, I’d like to help your friend,” Mrs. Ant replied.
j. At last, Mr. Grasshopper’s farm was empty and silent.
14. U—2, L—9:
a. In Bangladesh there are three kinds of vegetables.
b. When Mr. Anis Ahmed gave the students the seeds and seedlings it was between summer and winter.
c. Black colocasia has big black leaves and a white root.
d. Green amaranth is much taller than red amaranth and has a bit larger leaves too.
e. All the lovely vegetables as well as some colorful flowers were growing well in the school garden.
f. “Can we eat the root?” asked Rina.
g. “This long vegetable is called okra and it’s green,” said Mr. Ahmed.
h. When they saw their beautiful garden, they were very sad.
i. Mr. Ahmed showed the students his all-season vegetable chart.
j. “Here in Bangladesh, we’ve two kinds of vegetables – summer and all-season.”
15. U—2, L—10:
a. One sunny morning Mr. Anis Ahmed was looking at the tender plants in their school ground.
b. Mr. Anis Ahmed and his wife came from Nurpur.
c. They worked hard for their flowers and vegetables which were growing very well.
d. Early one morning they saw some cows and goats in their garden.
e. They looked some of their lovely young plants have been eaten.
f. About ten years ago, Mr. Ahmed and his wife came to live here in Nurpur.
g. They worked hard. But their vegetables were growing very slowly.
h. One rainy morning Mr. Anis Ahmed and his class 8 students were looking at the tender green plants.
i. All of their young plants have been eaten by cows and goats.
j. “They’re growing very well,” said Mr. Ahmed.
16. U—2, L—11:
a. A thorny hedge is stronger than a fence.
b. Their plants grew very slowly.
c. They felt safe and planted some more seeds and seedlings.
d. Some of those green tender leaves have been eaten up.
e. His wife and he decided to go to London.
f. It was a wood made fence.
g. The sun was hot during the rainy season.
17. U—2, L—12:
a. Soon a cow began to eat their lovely plants.
b. They couldn’t stand there and watch our plants all day.
c. If we want to know who this new enemy is, we’ll have to watch our plants carefully.
d. We can use concrete and cement to make scare crow.
e. They hid inside the garden and waited.
f. Mr. Ahmed’s wife agreed to watch carefully to see the enemy.
g. They hid on the roof of the house.
h. The enemy was a little bird.
i. They wanted to make something to invite their enemy to kill.
j. The loud noise of the metal piece scared the birds away.
18. U—2, L—15:
a. Rina’s mother wanted to visit her school garden.
b. At first Mrs. Salam saw the eggplants.
c. Rina showed more interest in showing the eggplants to her mother.
d. Some days after Rina’s invitation Mrs. Salam went to her school.
e. They made a beautiful garden by dint of sincere work.
f. Mrs. Rehana Salam visited her school garden.
g. Rina showed her mother the eggplants.
h. The eggplants were gone.
i. Only the teacher worked hard to make a beautiful garden.
j. Everyone speaks ill of the garden.
k. Rehana Salam is Rina’s mother.
l. Rina wants to show her mother okra.
m. The fence is to protect the garden from birds.
n. The school garden looks like heaven.
19. U—2, L—17:
a. Suruj Ali had an aversion to work.
b. The mangoes were green tin the summer season.
c. Hamidur Rahman was hospitable.
d. Ripe, nice and large mangoes may not be always sweet.
e. The host and the guests ate the mangoes to their hearts’ content.
f. Suruj Ali was not a dishonest man.
g. Hamidur Rahman’s friends ate all of the mangoes.
h. Suruj Ali went to the garden and picked some apple.
i. The name of the caretaker of the orchard was Bahadur.
j. The mangoes which Suruj Ali picked were green.
k. Hamidur Rahman was not a poor man.
l. Suruj Ali looked after a large mango orchard.
m. Suruj Ali was not rich.
n. Suruj Ali was a dishonest man.
o. Hamidur Rahman was the caretaker of the mango orchard.
p. Suruj Ali picked some nice, large mangoes.
q. Hamidur Rahman wanted to entertain his friends.
r. Hamidur Rahman did not want to entertain his friends.
s. During the winter season the mangoes were ripe in the orchard.
t. A few of Hamidur Rahman’s friends came to see him.
u. The mangoes were taken away by Suruj Ali.
20. U—2, L—18:
a. When Suruj Ali knew that the mangoes were sweet, he took them away slowly.
b. Suruj Ali had the taste of the mangoes.
c. Hamidur Rahman discharged Suruj Ali from his job.
d. “How can I know which mangoes are sweet and which are sour, sir?” asked Suruj Ali.
e. “I admire your honesty and I am proud of you.” Said the caretaker of the garden.
f. Suruj Ali picked some fresh ones and brought them to his father.
g. “These mangoes are sour too!” Hamidur Rahman shouted.
h. Suruj Ali took away the mangoes quickly as they were sour.
i. He picked some fresh mangoes again.
j. Hamidur Rahman shouted at his friends.
k. Hamidur Rahman detested Suruj Ali’s honesty.
l. Suruj Ali was awarded a gold coin.
21. U—2, L—19:
a. Nobody listened to Mr. Ahmed’s story.
b. Bahadur was not a student.
c. Honesty is the best policy.
d. Bahadur was laughing.
e. Mr. Ahmed wanted to discuss something with Bahadur alone.
f. Mr. Ahmed thanked Mrs. Salam.
g. Everybody was aware about the theft.
h. Bahadur resembled Suruj Ali.
i. Bahadur looked pale as a ghost.
j. Mrs. Salam came to see the school garden.
22. U—3, L—1:
a. Anwar’s father was at home.
b. Anwar felt easy when his parents came.
c. The visitors didn’t say anything to Anwar.
d. The visitors were familiar to Anwar.
e. The visitors were known to Anwar.
f. Anwar’s mother told him to entertain the visitors.
g. Anwar was an adult.
h. Anwar felt relieved after his parents coming back.
i. Anwar did not know to behave with the visitors.
j. Some people came to see Anwar’s father.
k. Anwar’s mother told him to gossip with his friends.
l. Anwar said nothing to the visitors.
m. Anwar’s mother returned with his father after a long time/thirty minutes.
n. Mrs. Latifa Begum left the living room in order to look after the visitors.
o. Anwar felt embarrassed and shy because he was with adults.
p. Anwar didn’t say anything to the visitors because he felt strange and couldn’t think of anything to say.
q. Anwar thought that as he was thirteen he was neither an adult nor a child.
r. Anwar was able to relax and enjoy himself when he was alone.
s. Anwar was playing in his bedroom.
t. Anwar felt he had to say something interesting.
u. Anwar was able to relax and enjoy himself because he was looking at the visitors.
v. Anwar’s mother told him to be hostile with the visitors.
w. When Anwar went into the living room he said, “I am neither a grown-up nor a child.”
x. Anwar was waiting at his reading room.
y. One day some of Anwar’s friends came to see him.
z. Anwar felt embarrassed and shy to see the visitors.