মো. হাবিবুর রহমান ওবায়েদ
শাহীন স্কুল, সাভার শাখা
আজ তোমাদের ইংরেজি থেকে গুরুত্বপূর্ণ প্রশ্ন নিয়ে আলোচনা করা হলো।
(গত আলোচনার পর)
(c) When does ‘Nakshi Kantha’ become famous?
(d) Why are the Nakshi Kanthas now in great demand?
3. Read the following text and fill in the gaps with appropriate words to make it a meaningful one. 1x5=5
Folk songs are songs sung in the (a) — style of a community or country. Here the traditional style includes the themes, words and tunes of the songs that have (b) — for a long time among the common people. We have a rich history add collection of (c) — songs in Bangladesh. Of therm Palligiti, Bhatiali, Bhawaiya, Jari, Sari, Gambhira, Lalongiti, Palagaan and songs of Hason Raja are very (d) — The traditional musical (e) — are usually played with these songs.
1. (a) ii. Bengali (b) iii. Commercially
(c) iii. Artistic design (d) iii. Rural area
(e) iii. Jasimuddin (f) costly (g) iv. used
2. (a) Nakshi Kantha is a kind of embroidered quilt made from old or new cloth and thread. It is an age-old tradition in rural Bengal.
(b) Mymensingh, Jamalpur, Rajshahi, Faridpur, Bogura and Jashore are most famous for Nakshi Kantha.
(c) The name ‘Nakshi Kantha’ becomes popular after publishing the poem “Nakshi Kanthar Math” in 1929, written by the poet Jasimuddin.
(d) Nakshi Kanthas are an art of embroidered quilt. Colourful patterns and designs are embroidered on them. So these are now in great demand.
3. (a) traditional (b) existed (c) folk (d) popular (e) instruments
Part-A : Reading Test [Marks : 20]
Read the text and answer questions 1, 2 and 3.
The ethnic people in Bangladesh hold a very important place in the culture of the country. The majority of these people live in the Chattogram Hill Tracts. The others live in the regions of Mymensingh, Rajshahi and Sylhet. They live in forest areas, in the hills and in rural areas. They do Jhum cultivation. For this work they clear a piece of land in the forest, prepare it and sow seeds in it. They are mostly farmers. By religion they are Hindus, Christians or Buddhists. They speak their own mother tongues. Some of them are the Chakmas, the Marmans, the Tipperas and the Moorangs who live in the Hill Tracts. The Santals live in Rajshahi. The Khasias and the Monipuries live in Sylhet and the Hajangs and the Garos in Mymensingh.
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