Complete the allowing text with suitable verbs in the box with their right form:
Example – 11
A flower (a) —— beauty and purity. Flowers (b) —— us immense pleasure. Our mirids (c) ——- at the beauty and fragrance of different kinds of flowers. Consequently, flowers are (d) —— to be the food of the human mind. Who (e) —– flowers. The (f) —— Very little material value but their aesthetic value is boundless. We (g) —— flowers on different occasions. Many people (h) —— their famil1es by selling flowers.
Answer: (a) symbolizes; (b) give; (c) give; (c) are amused; (d) considered; (e) does not like; (f) have; (g) use; (h) maintain.
Example – 12
Global warming is (a) —— day by day. It is mainly (b) —— by the destruction of forests. Every day we are (c) —— down trees recklessly but do not (d) ——- a single tree. As a result, wild animals are (e) ——- their living places. Many birds and animals are (f) —— no more. This loss (g) ——- a threat to our environment by (h) —— the ecological balance.
Answer: (a) increasing; (b) caused; (c) cutting; (d) plant; (e) losing; (f) seen (g) poses; (h) destroying.
Example – 13
Education is (a) ——- as the yardstick of development. Development and education (b) —— hand in hand. (c) —— degrees is not the prime objective of education. But our young generation (d) ——– educated to have a job with certain degrees. Now education has to be (e) ——- In fact, education is meant for (f) ——– an individual and creating a sense of morality. Education without morality cannot (g) ——- a nation to success. It is high time we (h) —— measures to spread true education.
Answer: (a) regarded; (b) go; (c) Obtaining; (d) gets; (e) redefined; (f) enlightening; (g) lead; (h) took.
Example – 14
Walking (a) ——- a good exercise. It (b) ——– our body and (c) ——– our mind. It (d) —— beneficial to health. One can (e) ——– fresh air and (f) ——- the beauty of nature if one (g) ——– in the early morning. so walking should be (h) ——- as a habit by people of all ages.
Answer: (a) is; (b) refreshes; (c) develops; (d) is; (e) take; (f) enjoy; (g) walks; (h) formed.
Example – 15
Last evening. I was (a) ——- along the Sadar Road. My younger sister (b) ——- with me. Suddenly a young man came (c) ——- and (d) ——– her gold cham out from her neck. I (e) ——- to run after the snatcher. But after a while. I (f) —— it was not wise to (g) ——- my sister alone as it was (h) ——- dark.
Answer: (a) walking; (b) was; (c) running; (d) snatched; (e) began; (f) thought; (g) leave; (h) getting.
Example – 16
A proverb (a) ——– that time and tide (b) ——- for none. Since the dawn to civilization time is moving. It goes on and on. It ( c) ——- not any rest. Lost health may be (d) ——- by medicine and proper caring and nursing lost wealth by dint of hard labour but lost time cannot be (e) ——– by any means. Success in life (f) —— on the best use of time. If we (g) ——– a proper division of o time and do our duties accordingly, we (h) ——- sure that we would be able to march in life an reach the cherished goal of our life.
Answer: (a) goes; (b) wait; (c) take does not; (d) recovered; (e) regained; (f) depenps, (g) make, (h) are
Example – 17
Physical exercise (a) ——– the regular movement of the body according to rules. There (b) —— a close connection between body and mind. We (c) ——- of a sound mind without a sound body. It is a physical exercise which (d) —— us to build good health. Physical exercise (e) ——- our body active and the muscles strong. It also (f) —— our power of digestion and blood circulation. (g) ——– strength to our brain. A machine (h) ——– rust for want of proper use. The human body is also a machine.
Answer: (a) means; (b) is; (c) can’t think; (d) enables; (e) makes; (f) improves; (g) provides; (h) gets.
Example – 18
Today we (a) ——– a free nation. We (b) ——- to take great pains to gain freedom. our war of liberation (c) —— place in 1971. People of all walks of life ( d) ——- forward and (e) ——- involved in the war directly or indirectly. Many men (f) —— on the battlefield. They (g) ——– from the ba field. Rather all of them (h) ——– much to achieve independence.
Answer: (a) are; (b) had; (c) took; (d) came; (e) got; (f) were killed; (g) did not flee; (h) contributed.
Example – 19
Once there were two friends. One the day they were (a) ——- through a forest. Suddenly a bear (b)——- out of the forest. One of the friends (c) ——- up a tree. The other friend did not (d) ——– how to climb up a tree. He (e) ——- down on the ground as if he (f) ——– dead. The bear came and put his nose on the face of the man. He (g) ——- him to be dead and (h) ——- away.
Answer: (a) walking; (b) came; (c) climbed; (d) know; (e) lay; (f) were; (g)thought; (h) went.
Example – 20
Once there (a) —— a king on an island. There (b) ——- green trees everywhere on the island. Once the king (c) —— to build a magnificent place on the island. So, he (d) —— his men to cut down all trees. Some opposed the king’s idea but he did not pay heed to their opposition. So people were (e) ——- to carry out the king’s order. They (f) ——- down all the trees. As a result of a great change (g) ——- place in the climate of the island. The island (h) ——- into a desert.
Answer: (a) lived; (b) were; (c) decided; (d) ordered; (e) compelled; (f) cut; (g) took; (h) turned.