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English 2nd Paper (1) of Class Ten

English 2nd Paper (1) of Class Ten

Dated: 16 May, 2020 (by Neil Russel Sohar) 

Dear Students of Class 10, 

Greetings! We have been going through a crucial time all over the world due to the unprecedented Covid-19. Passing a long boring time inside the house is quite unusual for you and simultaneously your study life has also become a little uncertain, as we realize. However, being the most intelligent and conscious creature of the world, we have to adapt to the situation we face. In line with that, our Honourable Principal, Sister Renu Maria Palma RNDM has taken initiative to provide you with online classes for your greater benefit and accordingly instructed us to do so. Under the guidance of our Honourable Principal and the supervision of Sister Brinta Rema RNDM, we, the teachers have been geared up to help you with your studies for your brighter future. 

* You have been already aware of the basic rules of English 2nd Paper Grammar Part. 

So, you are given some assignments below to practise at home. 

Besides these, you need to take preparation on the following: 

• Paragraphs: (a) Our National Flag (b) Mobile Phone (c) A Moonlit Night 

• Application: (a) To the Headmistress praying for staging a drama (b) To the Headmistress praying for a computer club (c) To the Headmaster praying for a testimonial 

• Composition : (a) Duties of a Student (b) The Season you like most (c) Your Favourite 

Hobby 

Try the following exercises at home and, if any query, feel free to contact me over phone 

(01768225408) or through my email id: neiltg11@gmail.com 

Thanks. Neil Russel Sohar 

WORK SHEET 1. Fill in the blanks with the words from the box. You may need to change the forms of some of the words. 

You may need to use one word more than once. 

to off remain success of on fully the compensate competent Present world is very competitive. So you need to be a (a) ----------- student. You have to (b) ---------- concentrate (c) ------- your study. You can’t (d) ---------- callous (e) ----------- your study. Nothing can (f) ----------- for your loss (g) ---------- wasting time. There is no denying (h) ---------- fact that (i) ----------- depends on hard labour. So you must shake (j) ---------- your idleness. 2. Fill in the blanks with the words from the box. You may need to change the forms of some of the words. You can use one word more than once. 

constructive exceptional his written difficult of which in and their Man is the supreme being (a) ------------ all creatures. Man has courage by (b) ----------- he can do anything destructive or (c) ----------. In (d) ------------ mind, there is the fascination of conquering anything (e) ----------. Hillary and Tenzing were not also (f) ----------- of it. They were not daunted by difficulties (g) ----------- dangers. All the dangers were overcome by them to conquer the highest peak (h) ------------ the world. For (i) ------------ courage and hardship, their names have been (j) -------------- in history. 3. Fill in the blanks with suitable words. Good conduct is a noble (a) ------------. Our holy Prophet (Sm.) was indeed a (b) ------------ of good conduct. He always prayed (c) ------------ good conduct and (d) ---------- of mind. It is the good conduct (e) ----------- wins the love of others, makes the foe into (f) -------------. It is essential for a (g) --------------- society. It costs us (h) -------------- but gives us many (i) -----------. So we should be (j) ------------ in our conduct with others. 4. Fill in the blanks with suitable words. Environment plays a vital role (a) --------- our life. To make our surroundings suitable, tree plantation is (b) ---------. Trees provide us (c) ----------- fruits, wood, medicine and oxygen. For the lack (d) ------------ trees, cultivable land (e) ---------- barren. The quantity of rain decreases. Trees help to maintain (f) ------------ balance of our environment. We should inspire all (g) ----------- plant more trees. If one cuts one, he should (h) ---------- two. Trees are the source of income. So we must be attentive to plant (i) --------- trees. We have to remember that there is (j) --------- alternative of planting trees. 5. Make five sentences using parts of sentences from each column of the table below. 

A B C Science For example, antibiotics There Now, medical science 

diseases which still remain beyond control. so helpful against diseases like cholera, typhoid and tuberculosis. man in many ways. now inoculations and vaccines against most of the diseases. engaged in continuous research on such diseases. 6. Make five sentences using parts of sentences from each column of table below. 

Slum dwellers They Their miseries We 

helps are is 

know be have to live 

be starved on such a day. rootless people indeed. have sympathy for slum dwellers. no bounds on a rainy day. from hand to mouth. 7. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the box. 

be bring prosper live connect perform settle consist displease nurse Family is the smallest unit of a society. A family (a) ----------- of parents and children. Here each and every member (b) ------------ with one another by blood, love and affection. The children (c) ------------- through the days of infancy without the loving care of their parents. It is the parents who (d) ---------- them up, nourish them, (e) --------- them in sickness, give them proper educational help to get (f) ------------ in life. They (g) ------------- their duties so that their children can (h) -------------- in life. So the children should (i) ------------ grateful towards their parents. Children must avoid the things that (j) -------------- their parents. 8. Complete the following text with right forms of the verbs given in the box. 

sow use buy spread dig break make give choose prepare We made a flower garden in front of our school. We (a) ---------- a piece of land which (b) ---------- by the principal himself. The tools needed for the garden (e) -------------. The students started working with the tools. The land (d) ----------- and the big pieces of earth (e) ----------- into small pieces. The rakes (f) ----------- to collect all the weeds. The levellers were used to level the soil. Thus the land (g) ------------ for cultivating flowers. Many flower seeds (h) ----------- and the students (i) ------------- fertilizer to (j) -------------- the soil fertile. 

9. Change the narrative style of the following text. “We want to go on an excursion, sir,” the students said to the Headmaster. “Where do you want to go? I think December is the perfect month”, he said to them. The students said, “Will you give us permission?” “Sure, I will help you heartily. Thank you, sir, May Allah bless you.” 10. Change the narrative style of the following texts. "Why are you looking so happy?" Dipa said to Rupali. "My brother sent a mobile phone for me yesterday," replied Rupali. "But what's the use of it to you? I think it is a mere wastage of money," said Dipa. "No, I can communicate with others in the shortest possible time," said Rupali. 11. Complete the text adding suffixes, prefixes or the both with the root words given in the parentheses. Bhutan is a small (a) --- (beauty) --- country of South Asia. Bhutanese tradition is (b) --- (deep) -- situated in its Buddhist heritage. (c) --- (Hindu) --- is the second dominant religion in Bhutan. The Hindus (d) --- (most) --- prevail in the southern regions. The national dress for men is the Gho. (e) --- (jewel) -- is worn by women (f) --- (especial) -- during religious festivals. The Bhutanese (h) --- (govern) --- has made it mandatory for all Bhutanese to wear only their (h) -- (nation) -- dress in public. They build each other’s house by (i) --- (changing) -- labour within the community. But the most interesting fact about Bhutan is that they are only country that measures success in Gross National (j) -- (Happy) -- rather than Gross National Product! 12. Complete the text adding suffixes, prefixes or the both with the root words given in the parentheses. Everybody hates a (a) -- (honest) -- man. On the other hand, honesty is always respected. We should (b) -- (like) ---the dishonest people. It is totally (c) -- (possible) -- for a dishonest person to be happy. Honesty can offer you a (d) -- (comfort) -- life. Dishonesty brings (e) --- (honour) --- to a man’s life. In most cases, dishonest people do not hesitate to undertake (f) --- (social) -- activities. We are still (g) -- (hope) -- that our young generation will follow the path of honesty. They are our only hope and (h) -- (aspire) --. They will be the future (i) -- (lead) -- of the nation. We have great (j) -- (expect) -- from them. 13. Change the sentences according to directions. (a) Faridpur Zilla school is one of the oldest govt. schools in Bangladesh (Comparative) (b) It was established in 1840. (Active) (c) It is situated at the heart of the city (Complex) (d) The students studying here enjoy a lot of facilities. (Complex) (e) They make the best use of it to become real human beings (Compound) (f) As they cultivate the good qualities in behaviour, they will certainly lead the nation in future (Simple) (g) All the teachers here are not at all frustrated to build up the career of these future leaders (Affirmative) (i) Everybody seems to be sincere and serious discharging duties. (Passive) (j) Most people want to get their issues admitted in the school. (Interrogative) 14. Change the sentences according to directions. (a) Taimur was one of the greatest conquerors of the world. (Comparative) (b) Young Taimur once attacked the province of a powerful king. (Passive) (c) He entered the kingdom of the prince and captured a large village. (Simple) (d) It was situated far away from the capital. (Interrogative) (e) When he heard the news, he came with a large army. (Compound) (f) Taimur’s all soldiers were killed by the army. (Active) (g) Taimur escaped with great difficulty. (Negative) (h) He disguised himself as a poor traveller to survive. (Complex) (i) One day he became very hungry and could not get anything to eat. (Complex) (j) He came to a house to eat something. (Compound) 15. Complete the passage using suitable connectors. In our society we find a group of people who are fond of sky high talking. They often say that they can do so much better (a) ------------------ that. (b) ------------------ they are good for nothing. (c) ------------------ such kind of people are asked to show their performance, they quarrel with their tools. (d) ---------------- a man of action talks less and advises others to talk less and work more. A man of action need not talk about his ability (e) --------------------- he is not an empty vessel. 16. Complete the sentences. 

(a) Health is such a wealth -----------------------------. (b) If you want to be healthy, -----------------------------. (c) Besides you must choose diets ---------------------------. (d) Unless you follow the rules of health, -----------------------------. (e) Those who -------------------------- can easily shine in life. 17. Complete the sentences. 

(a) My childhood memories are so interesting that -----------------------. (b) Though I am grown up now, ------------------------------. (c) As I was the youngest son, all ----------------------------. (d) The most memorable thing is ----------------------------. (e) When I remain alone, ---------------------------------. 18. Use capitals and punctuation marks where necessary in the following text. porter you may go said the mistress of the house laughing you have gained your freedom by allah he replied i wont leave the house until ive heard the stories of my companions.