Capitalization and Punctuation – Class 6 – SET A

7. Use appropriate punctuation makes and capital letters where necessary. .5 × 8 = 4

  1. ‘excuse me are you rashed said saif no i am not he is over there said david oh i am sorry said saif are you a new student here said david yes I am said saif
  2. my sons said he a great treasure lies hidden in the estate i am about to leave you where is it hidden said the sons i am about to tell you said the old man but you must dig for it.
  3. there are six seasons in the year winter season is a remarkable season of the year a winter morning is cool but i get up from bed early in the morning if i get up early in the winter morning i have to face some problems
  4. the traveller said to the peasant can you tell me the way to the nearest inn the peasant said yes i can do you want one in which you can spend the night i do not wish to say there but i only want a meal
  5. where do you like to go sir i want to go to bangkok said the passenger how many tickets do you need three here it is said the ticket master profuse thanks to you.
  6. rahim said to hamid how are you i went to your hostel yesterday but did not find you where did you go i went to the station said hamid i had to receive my maternal uncle there
  7. lend me your pen please asad asked i took my pen out of my pocket i’ll give it back to you in a moment he promised don’t worry you can keep it as long as you want i said
  8. Thomas alva Edison a great scientist was born in 1847 in ohio america as a little boy he was very inquisitive he always wanted to know how things were done very early in life he showed that he was full of curiosity a quality that is so important to inventors
  9. nelson mandella is the greatest leader of south africa the blacks were aliens in their own country and they were treated brutally by the govt. of racial segregation the great leader struggled against this and he vowed to put an end to the inhumane treatment to the blacks he was thrown behind the prison bar but the oppressive rulers could not dishearten his spirit he eventually realized the goal of liberating his people
  10. once my mother said to me who came to you my friend rafik mom she asked what did he want i said his mother is ill he needs some money i have given him five hundred taka my mother said nice
  11. whats the matter asked rinas aunt i replied i am afraid i can hear a sound can you hear yes i can she replied is it a ghost i asked or its only an own her aunt replied
  12. leisure is a relief from routine work the students the workers the employees and all people have it when they are off from their regular duties

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Right form of Verbs – Class 6 – SET A

6. Fill in the gaps with the right forms of verbs in the brackets. Question a and e have special instructions in the brackets for the use of verbs. .5 × 8 = 4

1. My name is Bibha. I live with my mom. My dad (a) ______ (‘live’ in the negative) with us because he (b) _______ (work) in Saudi Arabia. I haven’t go any brothers or sisters and so I (c) _________ (spend) a lot of time with my cousin Tushi. I often remember the days with my dad. When (d) ________ (be) a bay, I (e) _________ (‘make’ expressing habit) my dad a horse to take a ride. Not only that, everyday he (f) _________ (tell) me many interesting stories. My mother nowadays says that we (g) _________ shift to Saudi Arabia soon, but I really don’t want to leave this country. Rather, I prefer my father to (h) _________ (stay) here with us.

2. Bangladesh (a) _______ (be) full of natural resources. The prosperity of the country (b) ______ (depend) on the proper utilization of the resources. We should not (c) ________ (lead) a lazy life. We should all (d) ________ (build) up our country. For this reason, we have to (e) _________ (work) hard. No nation (f) _______ (prosper) without industry. It should be (g) ______ (remember) that prosperity (h) __________ (‘come’ in the negative) to a nation automatically.

3. Time (a) _______ (be) very valuable. This valuable time (b) _______ (‘wait’ in the negative) for anybody. No power (c) _______ (stop) it. It (d) ________ (know) no pause in its course. It is not wise to (e) _______ (neglect) time. The man who does not make the best use of time is sure to (f) ________ (succeed). All the famous persons of the world have (g) _______ (make) the best use of time. We should (h) ________ (follow) them.

4. Truthfulness (a) _______ (be) one of greatest virtues which (b) ______ (make) a man really great. A man is (c) ______ (‘trust’ in the negative) by others if he does not cultivate the habit of speaking the truth. A man who is not trusted by anybody can (d) _______ (‘gain’ in the negative) any position. A man (e) ________ (achieve) his ends once or twice by (f) ______ (tell) lies, but no permanent gain comes out of such success. It must (g) ________ (come) to light sooner or later. Then the real character of the liar gets (h) _______ (expose) and nobody trusts him anymore.

5. Mobile phone (a) _______ (be) one of the wonders of modern science. It has (b) _________ (add) a new dimension to our way of life and to the communication system. It (c) _______ (be) a telephone system that (d) _______ (work) without any wire. Obviously, mobile telecommunication (e) ________ (become) a part of modern life. Nowadays (f) _________ (keep) a mobile phone is not a luxury in this poor country like Bangladesh. People (g) _______ (use) mobile phones to (h) _______ (do) rapid communication.

6. Love for one’s country (a) ______ (know) as patriotism. Every man (b) _______ (have) great love for his country. Many of our freedom fighters (c) _______ (sacrifice) their lives in 1971 for the sake of our country due to this noble virtue. At present still there (d) ________ (be) some people who (e) ________ (work) relentlessly for the sake of our country because they (f) _______ (love) our country. We should (g) ________ (follow) their footprint. Otherwise our hopes and aspirations (h) _______ (end) in smoke.

7. The Egyptians (a) _______ (believe) that after death people (b) _______ (go) to another world. They (c) ________ (think) that people would still (d) _______ (need) many of the things they had on earth. Their kings (e) _______ (have) many wonderful treasures. They buried those treasures with them. The kings (f) ________ (‘bury’ in the negative) in the open ground or in graveyards. They buried them in great buildings or tombs (g) _______ (call) pyramids. These pyramids (h) ______ (build) out in the deserts.

8. We write letters to our friends and relatives. Nowadays, people (a) _______ (‘send’ in the negative) letters as before. They (b) _______ (use) the system of SMS through mobile. But the SMS cannot (c) _______ (be) as big as a letter. They cannot (d) ______ (express) in detail what they think or want. In the past, people (e) ________ (‘communicate’ expressing the habit) through letters. Then we would (f) __________ (wait) for a letter very eagerly. It (g) ________ (take) a long time to receive a letter from abroad. But nowadays, we can (h) _______ (contact) with somebody within a second through a mobile phone.

9. Science is the medium of all kinds of development. It is science that (a) _______ (‘make’ use present perfect tense) human life last and dynamic. The most wonderful development we can (b) _______ (see) in the system of communication. There was a time when people could not (c) _______ (visit) other countries so fast and so easily. A country where they would go in a few months, now they can (d) _______ (reach) there within a few hours. Distance is no longer a distance. Men have even succeeded in (e) ______ (‘step’ use gerund) on the moon. They are trying to (f) _______ (leave) footsteps on the Mars. They are (g) _______ (enjoy) life by means of science But they are also (h) _______ (cause) harm to the earth and themselves through the misuse of science.

10. Birds add to the beauty of nature. We should (a) ________ (‘kill’ in the negative) birds. Birds are useful for our environment. Some birds (b) ________ (do) good to us. We (c) _______ (eat) their meat and eggs. In the winter, some birds (d) ________ (come) to our country for shelter. They are called migratory birds or guest birds. We (e) ________ (‘be’ use a modal with it ) kind to them. Some dishonest people (f) _______ (shoot) at them. They (g) _______ (catch) them. They (h) ________ (sell) them in the market. It is an offence. We should punish them.

11. Beware of child-traffickers. Those who are child-traffickers (a) ______ (‘have’ in the negative) humanity. They (b) ______ (make) money by trafficking children. They (c) _______ (mix) with children in the guise of a friend. They (d) ________ (allure) them by giving chocolates or soft drinks. So, do not believe an unknown man. If he is a human-trafficker, he (e) ________ (‘sell’ use future indefinite tense ) them to a group of traffickers. They will take you to another country and (f) _______ (make) you a slave. They may even (g) ________ (kill) you for your kidney or eyes. They (h) _______ (want) nothing but money.

12. We have too many people in our country. But we (a) ______ (‘have’ in the negative) as many good people as we need. A country (b) _______ (need) good people for her development. Good people are honest people. We want that you will (c) _______ (grow) up as good people or good citizens of the country. You should (d) _______ (try) in that way. Because if the people (e) _________ (‘live’ make it a present participle) in the country are dishonest, the country cannot develop. The dishonest people (f) _______ (create) problems in every walk of life. They (g) _______ (steal) national wealth. They never (h) ______ (work) for the interest of the nation.


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