Question Read the following passage and answer the questions below :—What is education? It is much more than the knowledge we find in books. If a man is truly educated, he will have shown how to lead a happy and useful life and to be a good citizen of the country in which he lives; more even than that a good citizen of the world. He will have learnt how to behave towards other human beings. By coming in touch with the active minds of his teachers and fellow students, lie will have discovered what kind of mind he himself has; and he will have become proud to do what he knows to be right, and ashamed of doing what he knows to be wrong. The cleverest man is not always the best educated.A wise man is one who is able to think clearly, and then act in such a way that the best results follow. Knowledge is very useful, but knowledge by itself does not make a man wise. We need a special kind of education which will train us to use our knowledge wisely. For example, there has been a great increase in scientific knowledge during the present century but the wisdom of man has not increased at the same rate. Wisdom guides us to make the best use of our knowledge. Without wisdom, however much we know, we remain foolish.Questions :(a) i. What are the qualities of a truly educated man? ii. How does a wise man act?
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Question What is education? It is much more than the knowledge we find in books. If a man is truly educated, he will have shown how to lead a happy and useful life and to be a good citizen of the country in which he lives; more even than that a good citizen of the world. He will have learnt how to behave towards other human beings. By coming in touch with the active minds of his teachers and fellow students, lie will have discovered what kind of mind he himself has; and he will have become proud to do what he knows to be right, and ashamed of doing what he knows to be wrong. The cleverest man is not always the best educated.A wise man is one who is able to think clearly, and then act in such a way that the best results follow. Knowledge is very useful, but knowledge by itself does not make a man wise. We need a special kind of education which will train us to use our knowledge wisely. For example, there has been a great increase in scientific knowledge during the present century but the wisdom of man has not increased at the same rate. Wisdom guides us to make the best use of our knowledge. Without wisdom, however much we know, we remain foolish.Questions : (b) Write down the meaning of the following words in English and make sentences with them (any five) :
Question Read the following passage and answer the questions below :—What is education? It is much more than the knowledge we find in books. If a man is truly educated, he will have shown how to lead a happy and useful life and to be a good citizen of the country in which he lives; more even than that a good citizen of the world. He will have learnt how to behave towards other human beings. By coming in touch with the active minds of his teachers and fellow students, lie will have discovered what kind of mind he himself has; and he will have become proud to do what he knows to be right, and ashamed of doing what he knows to be wrong. The cleverest man is not always the best educated.A wise man is one who is able to think clearly, and then act in such a way that the best results follow. Knowledge is very useful, but knowledge by itself does not make a man wise. We need a special kind of education which will train us to use our knowledge wisely. For example, there has been a great increase in scientific knowledge during the present century but the wisdom of man has not increased at the same rate. Wisdom guides us to make the best use of our knowledge. Without wisdom, however much we know, we remain foolish.Questions : (b) Write down the meaning of the following words in English and make sentences with them (any five) :
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Question Read the following passage and answer the questions below :—What is education? It is much more than the knowledge we find in books. If a man is truly educated, he will have shown how to lead a happy and useful life and to be a good citizen of the country in which he lives; more even than that a good citizen of the world. He will have learnt how to behave towards other human beings. By coming in touch with the active minds of his teachers and fellow students, lie will have discovered what kind of mind he himself has; and he will have become proud to do what he knows to be right, and ashamed of doing what he knows to be wrong. The cleverest man is not always the best educated.A wise man is one who is able to think clearly, and then act in such a way that the best results follow. Knowledge is very useful, but knowledge by itself does not make a man wise. We need a special kind of education which will train us to use our knowledge wisely. For example, there has been a great increase in scientific knowledge during the present century but the wisdom of man has not increased at the same rate. Wisdom guides us to make the best use of our knowledge. Without wisdom, however much we know, we remain foolish.Questions :(b) : Write down the meaning of the following words in English and make sentences with them (any five) : active, behave, example, education, increase, result, useful.
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Question Read the following passage and answer the questions below :—What is education? It is much more than the knowledge we find in books. If a man is truly educated, he will have shown how to lead a happy and useful life and to be a good citizen of the country in which he lives; more even than that a good citizen of the world. He will have learnt how to behave towards other human beings. By coming in touch with the active minds of his teachers and fellow students, lie will have discovered what kind of mind he himself has; and he will have become proud to do what he knows to be right, and ashamed of doing what he knows to be wrong. The cleverest man is not always the best educated.A wise man is one who is able to think clearly, and then act in such a way that the best results follow. Knowledge is very useful, but knowledge by itself does not make a man wise. We need a special kind of education which will train us to use our knowledge wisely. For example, there has been a great increase in scientific knowledge during the present century but the wisdom of man has not increased at the same rate. Wisdom guides us to make the best use of our knowledge. Without wisdom, however much we know, we remain foolish.Questions :(C) What is the main idea and what are the supporting ideas of the passage?
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Question Read the following passage and answer the questions below :—What is education? It is much more than the knowledge we find in books. If a man is truly educated, he will have shown how to lead a happy and useful life and to be a good citizen of the country in which he lives; more even than that a good citizen of the world. He will have learnt how to behave towards other human beings. By coming in touch with the active minds of his teachers and fellow students, lie will have discovered what kind of mind he himself has; and he will have become proud to do what he knows to be right, and ashamed of doing what he knows to be wrong. The cleverest man is not always the best educated.A wise man is one who is able to think clearly, and then act in such a way that the best results follow. Knowledge is very useful, but knowledge by itself does not make a man wise. We need a special kind of education which will train us to use our knowledge wisely. For example, there has been a great increase in scientific knowledge during the present century but the wisdom of man has not increased at the same rate. Wisdom guides us to make the best use of our knowledge. Without wisdom, however much we know, we remain foolish.Questions :(d) Write a summary of the passage.
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Question Use the right form of verbs in the following sentences(i) He said that he (go) there the next day.(ii) It was getting dark but we (see) the house fairly clear.(iii) The students listened carefully to what the teacher (say).(iv) 1 went to the library with a view to (read) there.(v) On 21st February the national flag (keep) half mast.
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Question Correct the following sentences :—(i) The cholera has broken out in the village.(ii) He is addicted to reading.(iii) The boy absented from the college.(iv) He will avail the opportunity.(v) The wages of sin are death.
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Question Frame WH questions from the following sentences :(i) The War of Liberation took place in 1971.(ii) Everybody has heard the name of Hazi Muhammad Mohsin.(iii) He weighs 70 kilos.(iv) The pen costs me Tk. 20.(v) Dhaka is the capital of Bangladesh.
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Question Combine each of the following groups of sentences into one sentence :(i) Computer is a wonderful invention of modern science. It can calculate with great speed and accuracy. It can save our time and energy.(ii) National University is a big university. The university is situated at Gazipur. It is twenty five kilometers away from Dhaka.
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Question Amplify the following :(i) Make hay while the sun shines.Or,(ii) A little learning is a dangerous thing.
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Question Write an essay on any one of the following :—(i) Obedience to parents;(ii) Necessity of education;(iii) Your childhood memories;(iv) Liberation War of Bangladesh.
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Question Write a dialogue between two friends about the dangers of a bad company.
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Question Suppose, you are a reporter of a national daily. You have covered the Rana Plaza Tragedy at Savar. Now, write a report on it.
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Question Write a paragraph on any one of the following :— (i) Drug addiction;(ii) 3G technology in mobile phone communication.
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Question Write an application to the Chairman of your Union Council for 10 the construction of a bridge over the canal in your locality.Or,Write a cover letter and a comprehensive resume to the Director of an Information Technology Company for the post of a System Analyst.
Question Write an application to the Chairman of your Union Council for the construction of a bridge over the canal in your locality.Or,Write a cover letter and a comprehensive resume to the Director of an Information Technology Company for the post of a System Analyst.
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Question Read the following passage and answer the questions that following :-You cannot take a good book as if it were medicine. It is rude to the book and very silly from our on point of view. By approaching it in that way you make sure of losing anything it might have to give you. You only began to get good from a book when your spirit and the books spirit come together. A book is like a living person. You must meet it as a friend and actively like it if any good is to pass between you . A reason why people at school read books is to please their teacher The teacher has said that this. that or the other is a good book and that it is 3 sign of good taste to enjoy it. So a number of boss aid girls anxious to please their teacher. get the book and read it. Two or three of them may genuinely like it for its own sake and be great full to the teacher for putting it in their way. But many will not honestly like it or will honestly like it or will persuade themselves that they like it. And that does a great deal of harm : either they are put off the idea of classical novels, or they take a dislike to Dickens and decide firmly never to waste their time on anything of the sort again : or they get guilty conscience about the whole thing they feel that they do not like what they ought to like and that therefore there is something wrong with them.They are quite mistaken. of course There is nothing wrong with them. The mistake has all been in the teacher's side. What has happened is that they hate been shored up against a book before they were ready for it . It is like giving a young child food only suitable for an adult. Result indigestion violent stomach-ache. Questions :(i) When does a person get from a book?and a rooted dislike of that article of food for even more.(ii) What happens to a person who cannot like the book?
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