Saturday, February 9, 2019

SSC English 1st Paper Model Question Barishal Cadet Collage- Barishal Test Exam 2018

Model 08
Barishal Cadet Collage- Barishal
Part A: Reading Test (50 marks)

Read the following passage and answer the questions below:

Everyone has to make a choice first before starling a career. This is the choice……….

This is because any immature decision can lead one’s flourishing career towards destruction and disparity.

1. Choose the correct answer from the alternatives.

(a) Courage and determination are essential for choosing any___ job.
(i) conventional
(ii) unconventional
(iii) Common
(iv) typical
 (b) What moulds the future of a job seeker?
(i)  starting a career
(ii)  choice
(iii)  looking for a job
(iv) steady income

(c) What do you mean by odd job?
(i) conventional jobs
(ii) traditional jobs
(iii) untraditional jobs
(iv) difficult jobs
(d) Conventional job refers to____
 (i) domestic jobs
(ii) household works
(iii) traditional jobs
(iv)easy jobs
(e) How many points of things should a job seeker consider to have a non-conventional job?
(i) one point
(ii) two points
(iii) three points
(iv) four points

(f) An out of norm job means____
(i) foreign job
(ii) abnormal job
(iii) odd job
(iv)conventional job

(g)Healthy pay check means____
(i) healthy donation  
(ii) good check
(iii) good salary
(iv)good payment by check
1. Answer:
(a) (ii) unconventional
(b) (ii) choice
(c) (iii) untraditional
(d) (iii) traditional
(e) (iv) four points
(f) (iii) odd jobs
(g) (iii) good salary
2. Answer the following questions.
(a) Why do people look for conventional job?
(b)How many types of jobs are monitored in this passage? What are they?
(c) What is the importance of choice to a jobseeker?
(d) Which point should a jobseeker consider before taking an Unconventional job?
(e) Which qualities of job seekers are important to choose any odd job? How are odd jobs?
2. Answer:
(a) People look for conventional jobs because of steady income and secured growth with social acceptance.
(b) Two types of jobs are mentioned in this passage. They are conventional jobs or traditional jobs and unconventional jobs or odd jobs.
(c) To a job seeker, the important of choice is very great because it shapes the future of the job seeker.
(d) Before taking an unconventional jib, a job seeker should consider several points such as the choice of companies or organisations hiring him for jobs, a healthy paycheck, befitting educational degree for the job and maintaining his livelihood with the money earned.
(e) Calculative decision, courage and determination are the qualities that a job seeker has to possess before taking any unconventional or odd jobs. Odd jobs can be cool, funny, exciting, even strange or weird.

3. Write a summary of the passage in no more than 90 to 100 words.

3. Answer:
Choosing career is very important for a man. Because this is the choice that moulds and shapes the future of a man seeking a job. Usually, people look for traditional jobs for earning a steady income having security and social and having security and social status. This kinds of choice for job is known as conventional or traditional jobs. But there are a lot of unconventional or odd jobs which a man does not usually chose for a profess ion. Because people are scared of regular payment of salary and job security. However, one has to have calculative decision and courage before choosing a job. Because immature decision may lead one towards destruction and disparity.

4. Read the passage on one of the greatest Olympic heroes, Usain Bolt. Complete the table below with information from the passage:

Usian Bolt is one of the most outstanding Olympic heroes and is considered the fastest man in the world. Bolts was born in Jamaica August 21, 1986. He spent his early life playing cricket and football in the street with his brother. “When I was young, I didn’t really thing about anything other than sports”, says he. At the age of 15, Bolt took his first shot a success on the world stage at the 2002.  At the 2008 Beijing Olympic games and also cemented his legacy in London 2012. At the 2008 Beijing Olympic games, he become the first man in Olympic history to win both the 100m and 200m races in the world records times. At the 2012 London Olympic games, he again won both the 100m and 200m races. Hence Bolt has become the third man to repeat as 100 miter gold medalist and the first as 200-meter gold medalist, and he broke his own Olympic record by running the 100 in 9.63 seconds. Along with his teammates, he also set the world records in the 4×100-meter relay. So he is considered the reigning Olympic champion in these three events and also he is the first man to win six Olympic gold medals in sprinting in six Olympic finals and a five-time world champion. Bolt is just 27 years old, so there is no telling how long he can be on the top the of the sprinting world.

Who/ What
Event/ Description
(a) ……
held in the year of 2008
Has to be played with teammates
Bolt’s first international success 

(a) one of the most outstanding Olympic heroes and the fastest man in the world.
(b) Beijing Olympic Games
(c) birth place of Usain Bolt
(d) 4100-meter relay
(e) 2002 World Junior Championship in Kingston, Jamaica

5. From your reading of the above passage, fill in the blanks with suitable words. Use one word only in each blank.
Usain Bolt is an amazing (a)____- who is considered the fastest man in the world. These Olympic heroes born on in Jamaica in the year of 1986. Since Childhood, only thing he used to think about was (b)_____. He first international success was achieved when he was only (c)_____ years old; it was at 2002 in the world Junior Championship in Kingston. Since then, his success kept growing. His incredible dominating from in the (d)_____ Olympic Games in 2008. After that, bolt proved his dominance once again in the London Olympic Games by becoming the third man to repeat as the winner of gold medal in 100 miter sprint and the (e)____ in the 200-meter sprint. Bolt also made a record in a relay race with his team-mates in the Olympics. 
5. Answer:
(a) sprinter
(b) sports
(c) 15
(d) Beijing
(e) first gold medalist

6. Match the parts of sentence given in column A, B and C make five complete sentences.
Column A
Column B
Column C
(a) Florence
(i) wanted
(i) to server the sick and the wounded
(b) Nightingale
(ii) herself up to the task of improving hospital 
(c) Dreadful stories 
(iii) felt
(iii) that something must be done for the wounded brave soldiers.
(d) everybody  
(iv) was
(iv) born more than a hundred years ago 

(v) came
(v) home of wounded soldiers being left  to die.

(a) Florence Nightingale was born more than a hundred years ago. 
(b) Florence Nightingale wanted to serve the sick and the wounded. 
(c) Florence Nightingale gave herself up to the task of improving hospital.
(d) Dreadful stories came home of wounded soldiers being left to die.
(e) Everybody felt that something must be done for the wounded brave soldiers.

7. Put the following parts of the story in correct order to
Rewrite the whole story.
(a) One-day woman become more furious than ever.
(b) This made his wife much furious
(c) She began to insult him.
(d)Socrates wife used to lose her temper on the slightest excuse.
(e) She went up to him with a bucket full or water and poured much water on him.
(f) She thought that her husband was not paying the least heed to her.
(g) She always tried to irritate Socrates.
(h) He sat on the doorstep of his house looking out on the public street 
7. Answer:



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