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1. You should “show good manners” in the company of young ladies. -Which is the appropriate phrase for the quotation expression above?
do not talk rudely
2. The invention of computer has turned over a new leaf in the history of modern technology. -Which of the following is nearest in meaning to the italicized idiom above?
created a new history
began a new civiliztion
opened a new chapter*
created a sensation
3. Trying unitedly we were able to have our project approved against strong oppositions. -Which of the following says nearly the same as ‘against’ above?
in the wake of
in the guise of
in the plea of
in the teeth of*
4. Not many people can commit such a heinous crime in cold blood. -what does the italicized idiom above mean?
in cool brain and calculated thought*
so patiently and thoughtfully
so impatiently and thoughtlessly
stirred by sudden emotion
5. The condition of most slum dwellers is “so miserable that it cannot be described in words”. -Which is the best phrase for the quotation expression above?
cuts to the quick
boils down to this
keeps open house
6. A speech full of too many word is-
A big speech
An unimportant speech
A verbose speech*
7. To meet trouble half-way means-
To be puzzled**
To get nervous
To be disappointed
To bear up
8. ‘Paradise Lost’ attempted to-
Justify the ways of man to God
Justify the ways of God to man*
Show that the Satan and God have equal power
Explain why good and evil are necessary
9. What is the meaning of the idiom ‘a round dozen’?
a little less than a dozen
a little more than a dozen
a full dozen*
round about a dozen
10. What is the meaning of ‘Soft Soap’?
Flatter for self motives*
To speak ill of others
To speak high of others
To recognise other’s good deeds
11. People who assume that no evil can befall them are foolishly-
12. One who unduly forwards in rendering services for others is not generally liked in society. -which of the following words represents truely the character of the person mentioned above?
13. What kind of man is quite the opposite type of ‘supercilious’?
14. How many eggs have your hens-this month? -which of the following words best completes the above sentence?
15. The walls of our house have been painted-green. -which of the correct preposition in the blank above?
16. Can you tell me where—–? -Which of the following is the best clause in the above sentence?
does Mr. Ali live
Mr. Ali does live
Mr. Ali lives*
lives Mr. Ali
17. What is the full name of the great American short story writer O’Henry?
William Sydney Porter*
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
18. Now-a-days many villages are lit — electricity. -Which is the correct preposition in the above blank?
19. The second anniversary celebration of our college will be held on December 15. -Which of the following is the correct phrase for ‘will be held’ above?
will bring about
will come round
20. Dog days means-
a period of being carefree
a period of having youthful flings
a period of misfortune
21. The speaker failed to make the audience-to him patiently. -Which of the following is the correct verb form in the blank above
22. Which of the following ages in literary history is the latest?
The Augustan Age
The Victorian Age
The Georgian Age*
The Restoration Age
23. The first English dictionary was compiled by-
Sir Thomas Browne
24. My uncle has three sons,-work in the same office. Which of the following is the best form of pronoun in the above sentence?
All of them
All of whom*
25. People always remember patriots. Which of the following is the best passive form of the above sentence?
The patriots will always be remembered by people
The patriots are always being remembered
People are always remembered by The patriots
The patriots are always remembered*
26. What is the meaning of the word ‘intrepid’?
27. What is the meaning of the expression ‘bottom line’?
The final step
The end of a road
The last line of a book
The essential point*
28. The word ‘plurality’ means-
The letter ‘S’
Men and women
Chaos and confusion
The holding of more than one office at a time*
29. ‘Paediatric’ relates to the treatment of-
30. ‘Boot leg’ means to-
31. Are you doing anything special-the weekend? -fill in the gap with appropriate preposition.
32. Which of the following is a correct sentence?
He was too clever not to miss the point
He was to clever to miss the point
He was too clever to miss the point*
He was too clever to grasp the point
33. The ‘Poet Laureate’ is-
the best poet of the country
a winner of the Noble Prize in poetry
the Court Poet of England*
a classical poet
34. Which of the following school of literary writings is connected with a medical theory?
Comedy of Manners
Theater of the Absurd
Comedy of Humours*
35. Who of the following was both a poet and painter?
36. What is the synonym of ‘incredible’?
37. What is the antonym of ‘famous’?
38. ‘plebiscite’ is a term related to-
39. Who wrote ‘beauty is truth, truth is beauty’?
40. Many islands make up-
41. Which of the following sentences is correct ?
I forbade him from going
I forbade him to go*
I forbade him going
I forbade him not to go
42. Which of the following sentences is a correct proverd ?
Fools rush in where angels fear to tread*
Fools rush in where an angel fears to tread
A fool rushes in where an angel fears to tread
Fools rush in where the angels fear to tread
43. Which of the following sentences is correct ?
Why you have done this ?
Why did you have done this ?
Why have you done this ?*
Why you had done this ?
44. Which of the following sentences is correct ?
That shirt which he bought is blue in colour.
The shirt that which he bought is blue in colour.
Which shirt he bought is blue in colour.
The shirt which he bought is blue in colour.*
45. The correct passive of ‘Sheila was writing a letter’ is-
A letter was writing by Sheila
A letter was being writing by Sheila
A letter was being written by Sheila*
A letter was been written by Sheila
46. The word ‘imbibe’ means —
47. Something which is obnoxious means that it is —
48. A pilgrim is a person who undertakes a journey to a —
a new country
49. Shakespeare is known mostly for his—
50. A person who writes about his won life writes —
51. In which century was the Victorian period?
52. the antonym of ‘Indifference’ is —
53. Three score is —
three hundred times
three times twenty*
more than three
54. An Ordinance is —
an arms factory
a news paper journal
55. A fantasy is —
an imaginary story*
a funny film
a histroy record
a real life event
56. something that is ‘fresh’ is something —
recently printed or published
in fairly good condition*
57. Which of the following sentences is correct ?
One of my friends are a lawyer
One of my friends is a lawyer*
One of my friend is a lawyer
One of my friends are lawyer
58. The word ‘ecological’ is related to—-
59. the synonym of ‘genesis’ is —
60. The word ‘homogeneous’ means —
of the same kind*
of the same place
of the same race
of the same density
61. the sentence with correct punctuations —-
Maria, my student, is on leave to-day.*
Maria my student, is on leave to-day.
Maria my student is on leave to-day.
Maria my student is, on leave to-day.
62. The antonym for ‘inimical’ —
63. The synonym for ‘efface’ —
64. The best passive form of the sentence: ‘We don’t like idle people’ —
We are not liked by idle people.
Idle people are not like us.
Idle people are not liked by us.*
Idle people are not of our liking.
65. The correct sentence of the followings —
the Nile is longest river in Africa
The Nile is Longest river in the Africa
Nile is longest river in Africa
The Nile is the longest river in Africa*
66. Browning was the composer of any of the following poems —
The Scholar Gipsy
67. The right word to fill in the gap of the following sentence — ‘Give her a telephone number to ring — she gets lost’ —
68. The synonym of Franchise—
69. The opposite word of sluggish —
70. The correct spelling is —
71. ‘Equivocation’ means —
a true statement
Equal opportunity to get a job
Free expression of opinions
Two contrary things in the same statement*
72. when a person says he’s all in’, it means —
he is very tired*
He has arrived
He has finished packing
he has got everything
73. ‘Bil of fare’ is —
a chart of bus fare
A price list
A valuable document
A list of dishes at a restaurant*
74. A ‘bull market’ means, that share prices are —
75. ‘Blue chips’ are
Securities issued by the government
Industrial shares considered to be a safe investment*
Industrial shares considered to be a risky investment
Flat plastic countries used as money tokens
76. ‘Razzmatazz’ means —
A musical instrument
A well-planned programme
A noisy activity*
A musical drama
77. ‘Blockbuster’ means —-
A large solid piece of store
A device to cut off a person’s head as a punishment
Something that makes movement difficult
A powerful explosive to demolish buildings*
78. Any one of the following pairs are literary collaborators —
Eliot and Pound
Yeats and Eliot
Pope and Dryden
Shelly and Keats*
79. The correct sentence of the followings —
A new cabinet has been sworn in in Dhaka*
A new cabinet has been sworn in Dhaka
A new cabinet has been sworn by in Dhaka
A new cabinet has sworn in Dhaka
80. ‘To read between the lines’ means —
To read carefully
To read only some lines
To read quickly to save time
To read carefully to find out any hidden meaning*
81. Many companies now have employee assistance programs that enable employees, free of charge, to improve their physical fitness, reduce stress, and learn ways to stop smoking. These programs increase worker productivity, reduce absenteeism and lessen insura
Physical fitness programs are often the most popular services offered to employees.*
Studies have shown that training in stress, management is not effective for many people.
Regular exercise reduces people’s risk of heart disease and provides them with increased energy
Employee assistance programs require companies to hire people to supervise the various programs offered.
82. Choose the answer that is closest in meaning to the following sentence : Despite the great difference in size,shape and function, all human cells have the same 46 chromosomes.
All human cells are the same because the 46 chromosomes govern size, shape and function.
Difference in size,shape and function are not very great because all human cells have the same 46 chromosomes.
The size,shape and function of human cells are the same, but the 46 chromosomes are different.
Although the 46 chromosomes are the same in all human cells, there are difference in the size, shape and function.*
87. CARPENTER : SAW
Setenographer : typewriter
Painter : brush
Lawyer : brief
Seamstress : scissors*
88. FIRE : ASHES
Accident : delay
Water : waves
Event : memories*
Wood : splinters
89. STARE : GLANCE
gulp : sip*
confide : tell
scorn : admire
participate : observe
90. Although a few years ago the fundamental fact about the milky-way seemed fairly well-now even its mass and radius have come into—-
determined — resolution
established — question*
ignored — danger
diminished — disrepute
91. Because she had reputation for—we were surprised and pleased when she greeted us so—
92. A — statement is an — comparison; it does not compare. Things explicitly but suggest a likeness between them.
sarcastic — unfair
metaphorical — implied
sanguine — inherent
blatant — overt*
93. If a ruby is heated it — temporarily lose its color.
94. All of the people at the AAME conference are—
95. Prices for bicycles can run — TK. 2,00,00.
as high as*
so high as
as high to
as high for
96. Travellers — their reservations well in advance if they want to fly during the Eid holidays.
had better to get
had to get better
had better get*
had better got
97. A seventeen year old is not — to vote in an election.
as old enough
enough old as
98. Almost everyone fails — on the first try.
in passing his driver’s test
to his driver’s test
to have passed his driver’s test*
passing his driver’s test
99. what does the passage mainly discuss ?
The old saying,
The Roman Empire
100. According to the passage salt flats were located in —
101. EXCITE : CALM
restrain : compose
agitate : trouble
upset : perturd
stimulate : cool down*
102. DELAY : EXPEDITE
related : halt
block : obstruct
drag : procrastinate
detain : dispatch*
103. ANARCHY : GOVERNMENT
penury : wealth*
chaos : disorder
monarchy : republic
verbosity : words
104. VACCINE : PREVENT
wound : heal
victim : attend
antidote : counteract*
diagnosis : cure
105. —-glass is, for all practical, a solid, its molecular structure is that of a liquid.
106. An intensive search was conducted by the detective to locate those criminals, who —-.
have had escaped
have been escaping
107. The intellectual can no longer be said to live —- the margine of society.
108. According to the conditions of my scholarship, after finishing my degree —.
my education will be employed by the University
employment will be given to me by the University
the University will employ me*
I will be employed of the University
109. If a substance is cohesive, it tends to —-.
bend without much difficulty
110. He stopped his car —- when the light turued red.
111. The influence of the technological revolution in — and — the concentration of wealth and power in the hands of the few should worry us all.
proliferating — diminishing
undermining — neutralizing
accelerating — intersifying*
aggravating — demolishing
112. Few people would care to take the negative side of the proposition that the women of the world are — and —.
admired — provoked
oppressed — scorned*
rebuked — regaled
slighted — celebrated
113. Anger, even when it is — has one virtue, it overcomes —-.
sinful — sloth
inevitable — desire*
unnecessary — malice
intense — hate
114. The word ‘dilly dally’ means —
115. The word ‘Euphemism’ means —
stating one thing like another
description of a disagreeable thing by an agreeable name*
contrast of words is made in the same sentence
a statement is made emphatic by overstatement
116. The passive form of the sentence ‘ some children were helping the wounded man’—
The wounded man was helped by some children
The wounded man was helping some children
The wounded man was being helped by some children*
The wounded man was to be helped by some children
117. The author is mainly concerned with —
the nature of rumor*
the fascination of rumors
rumor as primitive man’s newspaper
the breeding places of rumor
118. The author suggests that rumors usually
alarm their hearers
are hardy in their growth*
can be suppressed by censorship
119. The author states that during wartime the regular sources of news present only —
120. Which of the following best describes the author’s personal attitude toward rumor ?
121. Eager ——— Indifferent
concerned ——— careful
enthusiastic ——— halfhearted*
devoted ——— dedicated
122. Lengthen ——— Prolong
stretch ——— extend*
distance ——— reduce
draw out ——— shorten
reach out ——— cut short
123. Delay ———Retard
postpone ——— promote
adjourn ——— start
slow down ——— hold up*
defer ——— accelerate
124. Submissive ——— Disobedient.
comply ——— conform
observe ——— defy*
obey ——— hearken to
125. He fantasized — winning the lottery.
126. The Parthenon is said —- erected in the Age of Pericles.
to have become
to have begun
to have been*
to have had begun
127. He divided the money — the two children.
128. As they waited Rahim argued against war —-
while his brother discusses the effects of pollution.
while his brother discussed the effects of pollution.
while his brother was discussing the effects of pollution.*
while had brother discussed the effects of pollution.
129. If we want concrete proof, we are looking for —-
a cement mixer
something to cover a path
130. The Olympic games were watched by — billions people all over the world.
131. The author thinks that true learning will lead to —-
personal understanding of the ideas of writers
discovery of unknown world
revelation of the mysteries of the world
better expressive powers*
132. Which of the following best describes the author’s attitude towards learning ?
learning is not a matter of reading extensively
learning is not something to be demonstrated in examinations
learning is a matter of promoting creativity in students*
learning is matter of menorization
133. The gypsies are people who —
have a settled way of life
came originally from Egypt to England
are always on the move*
steal children to train them in the way of life
134. The gypsies like to live in tents because —-
it is easy to hide stolen children in a tent
it is easy to read one’s palm inside a tend
it is easy to bring them from Egypt
it is easy to pitch them*
135. The English took them for Egyptian’s means —–
The English took them to the Egyptians
The English considered them to be Egyptians*
The English were taken in by the Egyptians
The English brought them as far as Egypt
136. Attitude towards the gypsies —-
are still the same as before
have not much changed over the years
can change one they stop stealing children
have shown signs of change*
137. The tree has been blown — by the strong wind.
138. No one can — that he is clever.
139. A reward has been announced for the employees who —- hard.
will be work
have had worked
140. To —- the arrival of spring, Bangladesh Television — a special function.
commemorate : launched
announce : telecast
celebrate : organized*
welcome : sanctioned
141. Complete the following sentence. If I had known you were coming —-
I would go to the station
I had gone to the station
I would have gone to the station*
I would be going to the station
142. Choose the correct option : Even as harvestion was going on —-
the rainy season began*
the rainy season was began
the rainy season had began
the rainy season begins
143. Which phrase contains words opposed to each other in meaning ?
Hopes and aspiration
Heat and dust
Reproduction and death*
Emerged and advanced
144. Find out the correct translation. সকাল থেকে গুড়ি গুড়ি বৃষ্টি হচ্ছে।
It is raining from morning
It has been raining from morning
It has been drizzling since morning*
It is drizzling since morning
145. Maiden speech means—-
146. A person whose ‘head’ is in the clouds is —-
a day dreamer*
147. Identify the correct sentence.
she had faith in and hopes for the future*
She had faith and hopes for the future
she had faith in and hopes in the future
she had faith in and hopes in future
148. Choose the correct tense—-
Javed was so exhausted that he lain down for a sleep.
Javed was so exhausted that he had laid down for a sleep.
Javed was so exhausted that he was lying down for a sleep.*
Javed was so exhausted that he will lay down for a sleep.
149. A synonym for ‘resentment’ is —-
150. The captain left the boat, because it —–
151. One should be careful about—–duty.
152. Three fourths of the work —- finished.
153. We waited until the plane—-
did not take off
had not taken off
had taken off
154. I spent —— with the patient.
155. Choose the correct sentence.
Rahim ate almost the whole fish.*
Rahim almost ate the whole fish.
Almost Rahim ate whole fish.
Rahim ate the whole fish almost.
156. Choose the right preposition for the sentence. She argued — me about the marriage.
157. Choose the right preposition for the sentence. I count — your help.
158. Identify the correct passive form —- Open the window.
The window shoud be opened*.
Let the window be opened.
Let the window be opened by you.
The window must be opened.
159. Choose the appropriate meaning of the idiom ‘swan song’.
160. Complete the sentence—– Trees have —– off their leaves.
161. Submission —— Yielding.
Subjection — Liberation
Restrain — Indulge
Compliant — Acquiescent*
Restriction — Relaxation
162. Vacillate —- Hesitate.
Persevere — Waiver
Impulsive — Deliberate
Obstinate — Accommodating
Irresolute — Indecisive*
163. Assert —- Dissent.
Affirm — Object*
Reject — Disapprove
Acknowledge — Recognize
Endorse — Ratify
164. Distort —- Twist.
Straighten — Bend
Deform — Reform
Harmonize — Balance*
Observe — Blur
165. Government has been entrusted _____ elected politicians.
166. He has paid the penalty _____ his crimes _____ five years in prison.
167. The path ______ paved, so we were able to walk through the path.
168. In spite of my requests, he did not _____
169. The children studied in a class room _____ windows were never opened.
170. To stay healthy, we must plan to have a balanced _____.
171. We must keep our fingers _____ that the weather will stay fine for the picnic tomorrow.
172. They have _____ their support for our case.
piece of land*
176. Read the following passage and answer questions. On the face of it, telescopes and data bases sound like very different things. Telescopes sit on the top of mountains, and are pointed at the skies; data bases sit on computer hard disks, humming away and g
Telescopes and data bases complement each other for the astronomer*
Telescopes and data bases are both becoming relevant for the astronomer
Telescopes and data bases have nothing in common for the astronomer
Telescopes and data bases can be confusing to the astronomer
177. Data bases sit on computer disks, humming away implies.
Data bases are singing instrumant
Data bases are useless and static
Data bases make soft-sound but ate working away*
Data bases are things of the past
178. Modern data base produce reams of observational data.
Data bases produce a lot of information*
Data bases are pecked with paper
Data bases create information instantly
Data bases are of limited use in strong information
179. Read the following passage and answer questions. On the face of it, telescopes and data bases sound like very different things. Telescopes sit on the top of mountains, and are pointed at the skies; data bases sit on computer hard disks, humming away and
The contemporary astronomer needs to look at the sky from a mountain top.
The contemporary astronomer needs a telescope to explore the universe.
The contemporary astronomer needs heavy machinery to explore the universe.
The contemporary astronomer needs a telescope equipped with digital sensors to explore the universe.*
180. A good title for the passage will be——
Telescope and exploration of the universe.
Digital telescope and exploration of the universe.*
Astronomers and exploration of the universe.
Space exploration in the new millennium.
181. Select the answer of the word ‘stagflagation’.
economic slow down*
a disintegrating goverment
182. What is the meaning of the word ‘scuttle’?
183. What is the meaning of the word ‘stanch’?
put an end to*
184. What is the meaning of the word ‘belated’?
185. What is the meaning of the word ‘sequences’?
186. What is the meaning of the word ‘euphemism’?
in offensive expression*
187. ‘The rainbow’ is-
a poem by Wordsworth
a short story by Somerst Maugham
a novel by D. H. Lawrence*
a verse by Coleridge
188. ‘Tom Jones’ by Henry Fielding was first published in-
the 1st half of 19th century
the 2nd half of 18th century
the 1st half of 18th century*
the 2nd half of 19th century
189. The literary work ‘Kubla Khan’ is-
a history by Vincent Smith
a verse by Coleridge*
a drama by Oscar Wilde
a short story by Somerst Maugham
190. T. S Eliot was born in-
191. What was the real name of the great American short writer, ‘O Henry’?
Samuel L. Clemen
William Sydney Porter*
William Huntington Wright
192. Anything ‘Pernicious’ tends to injure or destroy. Something which has no such harmful effect is-
13. Do not worry, English grammar is not-to understand. Which of the following best fits in the blank space
194. We (not have) a holiday since the beginning of the year.- Which of the following verb forms best completes the above sentence ?
did not have
have not had*
are not having
had not had
195. If I were you, I (handle) the situation more carefully. -Which of the following verb forms best completes the above sentence ?
would have handled
196. It`s time (you realize) your mistakes. Which of the following clause best fits in the above sentence ?
that you realize
you would realize
you have realized
197. We have recently entered–an agreement with the Inland Co-operative Socicty. – Which of the following best fits in the blank space ?
198. The boy from the village said, “I- starve than beg.”- Which of the following bestcompletes the above sentence ?
199. It is too difficult to ‘tolearte’ bad temper for long.- Which of the following phrases best replaces ‘tolerate ‘ in the above sentence ?
cope up with
put up with*
stand up for
pull on with
200. I have never seen such a slow coach like you, this small work has taken you three full months.-What does the idiom’ a slow coach’ mean?
an irresponsidle person
a careless person
an unthoughtful person
a very lazy person*