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Part-A: (Seen Passage)
Read the following text and answer questions 1and 2.
Nakshi Kantha is a kind of embroidered quilt. The name was taken from the Bengali word,
'noksha' which means artistic pattern. It is a kind of traditional craft and is said to be
indigenous to Bangladesh and West Bengal in India. The art has been practised in rural Bengal
for centuries. The name 'Nakshi Kantha' became popular after the poet Jasimuddin's poem
'Nakshi Kanthar Math' was published in 1929.
Traditional kanthas are made for family use. Old or nwe cloth and thread are used to make
these quilts. My mensingh, Jamalpur, Rajshahi, Faridpur, Bogura and Jashore are most famous for
this craft. Now it is produced commercially. You can find them in maû expensive handicraft
shops in cities. The quilts are now in great demand because of the colourful patterns and
designs embroidered on them.
1. Choose the correct answer to each question from the alternatives given and write the
corresponding number of the answers in your answer script.
(a) The word 'indigenous' in line 2 of the text means ----.
(i) indigestion (ii) native (iii) indigestible (iv) indignant
(b) The name 'Nakshi Kantha' was derived from the word ----.
(i) English (ii) Bengali (iii) Hindi (iv) French
(c) Nowadays, Nakshi Kantha is produced ----.
(i) traditionally (ii) nationally
(iii) commercially (iv) normally
(d) 'Nakshi Kanthar Math' is written by ----.
(i) Kayi Nayrul Islam (ii) Farrukh Ahmed (iii) Jasimuddin (iv) Rabindranath Tagore
(e) Jasimuddin was a famous ----.
(i) poet (ii) scientist (iii) painter (iv) architect
(f) What does the word 'pattern' mean?.
(i) Step by step (ii) Series (iii) Artistic design (iv)
(g) The poem 'Nakshi Kanthar Math' was published in ----.
(i) 1629 (ii) 1929 (iii) 1829 (iv) 1919
2. Answer the following questions from your reading of the above text. 2×4=8
(a) What is Nakshi Kantha?
(b) When did the name 'Nakshi Kantha' became popular?
(c) Which districts are most popular for Nakshi Kantha?
(d) What materials are needed to prepare Nakshi Kanthas?
3. Read the following text and fill in the gaps with appropriate words to make it a meaningful
Once upon a time, a dove and a bat were very (a) --- friends. One day the two friends decided
to set out on a (b) ---. They flwe over the rivers and hills and came to a big jungle. Both the
friends were very (c) ---. They needed to sit down and take a rest. Soon night fell and it was
(d) ---all around. A storm rose. It started to rain (e) ---. The dove and the bat started
to look for a shelter.
Read the following text and answer questions 4 and 5.
Rabindranath Tagore was one of the most leading poets in the history of the world
literature. He was at the same time a poet, a novelist, a dramatist, a philosopher and a mu
He was born into the renowned Tagore family in March, 1861. After the completion of his house
education, he was sent to school. But he did not like institutional education. So
arrangements were made at house for his proper education. In his thirteenth year, Rabindranath
along with his father went to visit the Himalayas. At the age of seventeen he was sent to
London to study law. But he studied literature with Professor Henry Morely only for a fwe
months and then returned home. Only at the age of eight he started composing poems. He wrote
his poetic novel 'Banaphul' at the age of fifteen. When he was sixteen, his poems and essays were
being published in journals. After ruturning from England, he began to write tirelessly in all
branches of literature. In 1911 he translated his poems of 'The †itanjali' into English which
brought him the highest honour in the form of the Nobel Prize in 1913. One year after his
awarding of the Nobel Prize, he was made a Knight by the British Government which he rejected as a
protest against the atrocities of British †overnment at Jalianwalabagh. The University of
Oxford honoured him with D. Litt. in 1940. Earlier in 1921, he laid the foundation of Viswa
Bharati. At the age of eighty, Rabindranath Tagore breathed his last.
5. Read the above passage again and write whether the following statements are true or
false. Write correct answers for the false statements. 1×5=5
(a) At the age of seventeen he was sent to the USA to study law.
(b) Banaphul is a drama written by Rabindranath Tagore.
(c) Rabindranath Tagore began to write in all branches of literature after coming back from
(d) He translated his poems of 'The Gitanjali' into English in 1911.
(e) Tagore was awarded Nobel Prize in 1913.
6. Read the text belwo and fill in the gaps using the clues given in the boxes. There are
more words than necessary. One word can be used once only. 0.5×10=5
Child labour has been forbidden internationally by (a)---UN. To make a child do the (b)---which
is suitable for a man is (c)---. Yet in the third world countries the (d)---of child labourer is
going up day (e)---day. Bangladesh is one of these countries. (f)---the government is committed
to dissuade rich (g)---to engage children in laborious work, things (h)---not so easy.
Poverty is the first (i)---in this field. The poor parents want (j)--- get additional earning by
employing their children in work.
7. Read the text belwo and fill in the gaps using suitable words to make it a meaningful
An honest man is true to (a)----words. He doesn't deviate from the (b)----of honesty. He
knows that true (c)----consists in honesty. So he does (d)----fall victim to aû greed. He
(e)----no ambition for worldly thing.
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