ইংরেজি প্রথম পত্র
প্রিয় শিক্ষার্থীরা, শুভেচ্ছা নিও। তোমাদের জন্য ইংরেজি প্রথম পত্রের একটি Seen Comprehension-এর ওপর আলোচনা করা হচ্ছে। প্রশ্নগুলো প্রথমে নিজেরা চেষ্টা করবে। পরবর্তী সময়ে সঠিক উত্তরের সঙ্গে মিলিয়ে নেবে।
Part A : Seen Comprehension
Read the passage below and answer the questions 1 - 4 :
The most significant event for Bangladesh in the last century has been its birth as an independent nation. Prior to that, it experienced British colonial rule until 1947, followed by an oppressive existence as East Pakistan from 1947 to 1971;
The life of our people has often been
shaped by tragedy. Floods have devastated our land and tidal waves from the sea have swept away thousands of lives. Poverty has been an ever-present spectre. As a result, nearly seventy percent of the population suffer from various degrees of malnutrition. Rapid population growth has added to-this problem. Although the growth rate has slowed down to some extent, the population has almost doubled since independence. On the other hand, turbulent politics and instability, and the rise of terrorism and crime are adversely affecting society.
Despite these negative aspects, the last twenty-five years will remain memorable for certain events. The 21st of February, 1952 immediately eomes to mind. Only recently, our language day has been declared the International Mother Language Day by UNESCO. 16 December, 1971 is another day our nation will cherish forever—the day when we became citizens of a free state following our victory over the occupation forces of Pakistan. In addition, in the field of literature, art and culture we have produced great poets, novelists, and artists. For instance, Bangladesh is proud of the great poet. Kazi Nazrul Islam who raised his fiery voice against injustice and oppression.
1. Choose the right word to complete each sentence : 1x5=5
(a) The emergence/emergency/nomination of Bangladesh as a free state is the most significant event for us in the last century.
(b) Political instability has a bad affect/effect/concern on our society.
(c) The cause of malnutrition in Bangladesh is poverty/ riches/negligence.
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