HSC Right Form of Verbs all board 2022
1. Read the text and fill in the gaps with the correct form of verbs as per subject and context. [Rajshahi Board -2022]
There are many reasons for which many students of our country (a) ---- (fail) in English. That English is a foreign language is the main reason. English is as if it (b) ---- (be) a language (c) - (mean) for a particular class of people. It (d)___ (regard) as a sheer wastage of time. They (e) - (begin) to cram English as though they (f) ---- (consider) cramming is the only way to learn English. But (g) - (have) they been earnest in learning English, they could have (h) ---- (learn) it easily. Moreover, they are not (i) (motivate) properly. In addition, the textbooks (j) - (not write) according to the need of the learners.
Answer: (a) fail (b) were (c) meant (d) is regarded (e) begin (f) considered (g) had (h) learnt (i) motivated (j) are not written
2. [Jashore Board -2022]
Would you mind (a) --- (receive) my letter. I am extremely sorry for (b) ---(be) late. Had I had any message about you illness, I (c) --- (visit) you. Believe me, since my return from Australia, I have got myself (d) --- (engage) in raising awareness among people (e) --- (send) their daughters to school. In this country, girls (f) --- (deprive) of proper education and guidance. Due to lack of education, they (g) --- (not know) what they (h) --- (need). For years, they (i) --- (neglect) in society. So, they should (j) --- (teach) that they are equal to men.
Answer: a) receiving; b) being; c) would have visited; d) engaged; e) sending; f) are deprived; g) do not know; h) need; i) are neglected; j) be taught
3. [Cumilla Board -2022]
(a) --- (acquire) knowledge is not limited to any age or time. It can (b) ---(gain) by any person all through the life. It (c) --- (be) like unlimited wealth which can never (d) --- (finish). However, the level of a person's knowledge (e) --- (develop) with his dedication, patience and continuity. A person (f) --- (have) some new knowledge through regular observation and experimentation. The progress of human being largely (g) --- (depend) on the growth of knowledge in various fields in positive and constructive ways. For example, Newton (h) --- (discover) a theory of gravitation and there are many famous scientists who (i)--- (invent) amazing things (j) --- (make) life easy on the earth.
Answer: (a) Acquiring; (b) be gained; (c) is; (d) be finished; (e) develops; (f) has; (g) depended; (h) discovered; (i) have invented; (j) making
4. [Sylhet Board-2022]
COVID-19 (a) --- (transmit) when people (b)--- (breathe) in air contaminated by droplets and small airborne particles (c) --- (contain) the virus. The risk of breathing these in (d) --- (be) highest when people (e) --- (be) in close proximity, but they (f) --- (inhale) over longer distances, particularly indoors. Transmission also (g) --- (occur) if splashed or (h) --- (spray) with contaminated fluids in the eyes, nose or mouth, and rarely via contaminated surfaces. People remain contagious for up to 20 days, and (i) --- (spread) the virus eyen if they (j) ---(not develop) symptoms.
Answer: a) transmits/ is transmitted; b) breathe; c) containing; d) is; e) are; f) inhale/can inhale; g) occurs/ can occur; h) sprayed; i) may/can spread; j) don't develop
5. [Dinajpur Board-2022]
I have tried a lot of different exercises, but I have never (a) --- (stick) with any of them. I swam for a while, but when the weather got cold, I (b) ---(quit). I tried jogging, but that really (c) --- (wear) me out. I (d) --- (play) badminton for a few weeks, but I could not find anyone (e) --- (play) with regularly. Then one day, I read in a magazine about a form of exercise that I did not even (f) --- (consider) exercise. That was plain walking! I tried it for a month, and it (g) --- (be) so easy and enjoyable that I kept (h) --- (do) it. While walking, I could enjoy the scenery, talk to people I (i) --- (meet), and come back home (j) --- (feel) great.
Answer: a) stuck; b) quit/quitted; c) wore; d) played/had been playing; e) playing/to play; f) consider; g) was; h) doing; i) met; j) feeling
HSC Right Form of Verbs all board 2019
1. [Dhaka Board-2019]
Cricket is a popular game. Both the young and the old (a) – (get) pleasure from this game. In fact, cricket (b)--- (call) the gentlemen’s game. It (c) — (entertain) us with politeness and discipline. A sense of brotherhood and fraternity (d) – (create) among the playing nations through it. At present cricket is the most popular game in Bangladesh. The English (e) — (play) it here in this subcontinent and since then it (f) – (become) an integral part of our entertainment. Our team (g) – (consist) of skilled players. They already (h) — (show) their performance in several matches. But it is a matter of sorrow that sometimes our players (i) – (play) so poorly that our countrymen (j) — (become) astonished.
Answer: (a) get (b) is called (c) entertains (d) is created (e) would play/ played (f) became/has become; g) consists; h) have shown/have showed; i) play; j) become
2. [Rajshahi Board-2019]
A poor man was once (a) — (put) in jail, although he (b) — (do) no wrong. After a long time, the king of the state (c) – (visit) the jail and the man told him that he was innocent but a case (d) – (file) against him by some of his enemies. The king (e) — (inquire) privately and (f) – (find) that it was true. He (g)--- (give) the man some money and set him free. He went straight to the market. In a shop there, wild birds (h) — (keep) in cages for sale. He said to the shopkeeper, I wish to buy all the birds of your shop. These birds unjustly (i) —(imprison) and I like to (j) — (set) them free.
Answer: (a) put (b) did (c) visited/ had visited (d) was filed (e) inquired (f) found (g) gave (h) were kept (i) imprisoned/ are imprisoned (j) set
3. [Cumilla Board-2019]
(a)--- (teach) is a noble profession. A teacher (b)---(teach) his students from the core of his heart. He teaches his students with a view to (C)--- (give) the light of education. By (d)--- (get) the light of education, students can (e)--- (enlighten) their inside. The students (f)--- (learn) their lessons now as their teachers (g)--- (instruct) them. But the students nowadays act as though they (h)--- (know) everything. They are not (i)--- (pay) heed to their teachers’ advice. But the students must be careful in their studies lest they (j)--- (fail) to secure good marks.
Answer: (a) Teaching/To teach (b) teaches/should teach (c) giving (d) getting; (e) enlighten; (f) should learn/ are learning; (g) instruct/have instructed; (h) knew (i) paying (j) should/might fail
4. [Jashore Board-2019]
Kuakata, locally (a)--- (know) as Sagar Kannya (b) --- (be) an uncommon scenic spot of Bangladesh. Kuakata (c) --- (take) its origin from the story of a ‘Kua’ or well-dug on the sea-shore. It (d) -- (allow) a visitor to watch both the sunrise and the sunset from the beach. The beach (e) --- (have) a typical natural setting. This sandy beach (f)--- (slope) gently into the Bay and (g) (bathe) there is as pleasant as is swimming or diving. Fishing boats (h)--- (ply) in the Bay of Bengal and (i)--- (surf) waves add to the vibrant colours of Kuakata. Steps (j)--- (take) to preserve the beauty of the famous beach.
Answer: (a) known (b) is (c) takes/took/has taken (d) allows (e) has (f) slopes (g) bathing (h) plying (i) surfing (j) should be taken/ought to be taken
5. [Dhaka Board-2022; Sylhet Board-2019]
When I was a child I (a)--- (be) afraid of the dark, and I (b)--- (go) to sleep with a light on. Even then, I feared that monsters (c)--- (climb) in through my bedroom window. Every sound I (d)--- (hear) struck fear into me. Often, I ran away from the room and (e)--- (sleep) on the floor at the foot of my parent's bed. Now that I (f) --- (be) almost twenty, I obviously do better than what I (g)--- (do) Idol as a child. However, I (h)--- (be) still scared of bedtime. I hate (i)--- (sleep) alone, and I still keep a tiny night-light on. And before I go to bed, I double-check every door and every window to make sure that they (j)--- (be) locked.
Answer: (a) was (b) went (c) would climb (d) heard (e) slept (f) am (g) did (h) am (i) sleeping (j) are
Man is a social and rational being. He (a)--- (have) freedom of choice, thought and expression. But everybody should (b) – (consider) that he is not the only person in a society. There (c)--- (be) many persons in the society and they (d)--- (have) the same right that one (e)--- (expect) from one’s society. So, to (f) --- (form) a peaceful society one should be watchful to see that other’s rights are not violated. Every citizen must (g)--- (cultivate) the habit of obeying the rules and regulations of the society. Selfishness (h)--- (not help) the society. Rather it (i)--- (destroy) the peace and happiness of others. So, we all (j)--- (think) of the greater interest of the society.
Answer: (a) has (b) consider (c) are (d) have (e) expects (f) form (g) cultivate (h) does not help (i) destroys/will destroy (j) should think
HSC Right Form of Verbs all board 2018
[HSC Exam-Ka Set-2018]
[Jashore Board-2017; Dinajpur Board-2019; Mymensingh Board-2022]
6. [Barishal Board-2017]
Fill in the blanks with correct form of verb given in the bracket
[Rajshahi Board-2016; Barishal Board-2019]
(a) lived (b) did not undergo (c) got (d) called (e) was (f) prescribe (g) move (h) got (i) to follow/ following (j) was relieved
[Cumilla Board-2016; Chattogram Board-2022]
There are many people who (a) — (not take) physical exercise. They can hardly (b) — (realize) that they themselves (c) — (ruin) their health. They (d) — (fall) victim to many diseases. Life (e) — (become) dull to them. They (f) — (remain) always ill-tempered. We (g) — (build) good health and sound mind through physical exercise. Physical exercise (h) — (make) our body active and the muscles strong. It also (i) — (improve) our power of digestion and blood circulation. It (j) — (give) strength to our brain.
Answer: (a) do not take (b) realize (c) ruin/are ruining (d) fall/may fall (e) becomes (f) remain (g) can build/should build (h) makes (i) improves (j) gives
(leave) in the icy sea. The sun shone over their head. The wind (j) — (drop) down. It was a great disaster.
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