Add prefix, suffix or both to the underlined words in the following text:
Example – 01
Ernest Hemingway, one of the famous American writers had a great (a) attract to war. He had wanted to become a soldier, but (b) fortune he couldn’t because of his poor eyesight. Later, he became a war (c) correspond in the Spanish Civil War and World War II. Many of his books were about war. His most (d) success book is For Whom the Bell Tolls is about the Spanish War. Another novel, A Farewell to Arms, is also about (e) useless of war. This book also gained much (f) popular. However (g) like his writing, his personal life was full of misery. One of the reasons was his physical (h) Sick for which he couldn’t even receive the Noble Prize he was awarded in person. (Adapted from ‘New Headway Intennediate Students’ book by Liz and John Soars, Pg 27)
Answer: (a) attraction; (b) unfortunately; (c) correspondent; (d) successful; (e) uselessness; (f) popularity; (g) unlike; (h) sickness.
Example – 02
Most of the students get (a) nerve about-examinations. As a result, they often forget the answers they get by heart. The fail to answer the questions (b) proper. Many parents put undue (c) press on their (d) child. This is turn makes them all more (e) tense. During the exam, there are (f) vigilators. They are (g) teach who watch over the (h) exam.
Answer: (a) nervous (b) properly (c) pressure (d) children (e) tensed (f) invigilators (g) teachers (h) examinees/examination.
Example – 03
Guests are (a) traditional (b) welcome in our country. Sometimes special (c) arrange is made for their (d) entertain. Sometimes we feel embarrassed to entertain an (e) welcome guest. Our people are very (f) friend and open minded. They are very (g) co-operation as well as (h) hospitality.
Answer: (a) traditionally (b) welcomed (c)’arrangement (d) entertainment (e) unwelcomed (f) friendly (g) co-operative (h) hospitable.
Example – 04
My mother is very (a) affection to me. She always tries to (b) rich my knowledge (c) courage me to become industrious and (d) come to the problems in life. She is not only my guide but also my (e) advise. She desires to improve my (f) look by receiving a proper education. When I face any (g) difficult, she extends her (h) help hand towards me.
Answer: (a) affectionate (b) enrich (c) encourages (d) overcome (e) advisor (f) outlook (g) difficulty (h) helping.
Example – 05
The mobile phone is a (a) wonder gift for us. It is a recent (b) invent of modern science. It has become a (c) avoid part of our life. (d) True speaking, the mobile phone is now a part and parcel in our (e) day life. Nowadays, there is (f) hard any person who doesn’t use a mobile phone for essential (g) communicate. Our time and energy are (h) large saved by the use of mobile phone,
Answer: (i) wonderful (ii) invention (iii) unavoidable (iv) Truly (v) daily (vi) hardly (vii) communication (viii) largely
Example – 06
My father is a (a) realist person. He is (b) progress in thinking. I have never found him (c) responsible for any activity. He hardly (d) behave with anyone. He is (e) deep concerned about our surroundings. He thinks about (f) very problems of our country The problems like (g) nutrition overpopulation (h) employ make him sad and thoughtful.
Answer: (a) Realistic (b) progressive (c) irresponsible (d) misbehaves (e) deeply (f) various (g) malnutnt10n (h) unemployment.
Example – 07
Mr. X is our E.nglish teacher. He comes from an (a) respect family. His (b) polite is known to all. He manages the class very (c) nice. He never feels (d) happy to solve our problem. He can sacrifice his own (e) happy for us. He gives much importance on our (f) educate. He teaches us to hate (g) honest. He advises us not to do anything (h) wise.
Answer: (a) respectfu; (b) politeness; (c) nicely; ( d) unhappy; (e) Happiness; (f) Education; (g) dishonesty; (h) unwise.
Example – 08
Blood (a) donate is a noble act. But many people are (b) willing to donate blood because of their cheap (c) mental. Donating blood can save the life of a (d) die patient. The government should (e) courage people to donate blood (f) free Otherwise, we will be (g) able to save the lives of serious patients which is very (h) graceful.
Answer: (a) donation (b) unwilling (c) mentality (d) dying (e) encourage (f) freely (g) unable (h) disgraceful
Example – 09
(a) Truthful is a great virtue. A truthful person is very (b) help and pious. On the other hand, people always (c) like a liar. A liar may be (d) success in life but his success doesn’t last for a long time. A truthful person may not be (e) wealth but he leads a very (f) peace life. He doesn’t run after worldly (g) achieve but he can (h) joy true happiness, in his life. So, we should be truthful in our practical life.
Answer: (a) Truthfulness (b) helpful (c) dislike (d) successful (e) wealthy (f) peaceful (g) achievements (h) enjoy.
Example – 10
Hazi Mohammad Muhsin is famous for his (a) kind. He was born in a (b) wealth family. He was a (c) married man. He was a social (d) work. He had a great (e) contribute to (f) educate. Everybody knows about his (g) donate. We are not (h) rate to him.
Answer: (a) kindness; (b) wealthy; (c) unmarried; (d) worker; (e) contribution; (f) education; (g) donation; (h) ungrateful.