Test Examination English First Paper

Test Examination-2021

Subject: English First Paper

Time: 3 hours                                             Full Marks- 100

Reading Test

Strategy is an appropriate word to use for your approach to the examination on the day. It has been said that about 50 percent of your chances of success relate to your examination skill rather than to your subject knowledge.


So check and double-check your exam dates and times check what you are allowed and what you are not allowed to take in with you and have there ready the day before.

Budget your time, Do not waste time elaborating adequate answers if you ought to be moving to the next question. Always attempt to answer all the questions. Follow the instructions it is a good idea to double-check this before the exam. Read through the whole question paper before starting to write. Take each question as you come to it and think how you might cope with it. Then move on to the next question and do the same again. By the time you get to the last question. You will have found the questions easier than they seemed at first glance spend at least 5 minutes per question thin. king about and planning your answer. this is never a waste of time.


Underline the keywords in the question that indicate what you are required to do. Again, it is useful halfway through writing the answer to check back that you are doing what you should. Make your answer legible. You can’t change your handwriting but if it is very thin or very large use double spacing to make it easy on the eye for the reader.


  1. Choose the best answer from the alternatives.

(a) ‘Strategy’ means-

(i) approach to something (ii) planning (iii) making suitable answer (iv) planning for a particular purpose

(b) The word ‘Legible’ means.

(i) distinct (ii) indistinct (iii) hazy (iv) dirty

(c) ‘Budget your time’ means–

(i) to determine one’s income (ii) annual calculation (iii) none of the above (iv) to fix up

(d) The key to success in the examination is–

(i) ability (ii) cleverness (iii) skill (iv) intelligence

(e)  ¾  contained in the questions are to be underlined.

(i) Important sentences (ii) central ideas (iii) main words (iv) decisive items

  1. Write, whether the following statements are true or false. If false, give the correct answer.

(a) Students must have a sense of adequacy in their answers.

(b) One should always attempt to answer essential questions.

(c) It is unwise to elaborate answers unnecessarily.

(d) Legible answer is not necessary to get expected marks.

(e) Following instructions are thought to be a defective idea.

  1. Fill in the blanks with appropriate words from the box below:
answer thing after recheck utilize manage
start hall before important as depend

As the examination gets near a student has to (a) ¾ planning. The success of a student (b) ¾ on the examination skill (c) ¾ much as on knowledge of his own. (d) ¾ the day of the exam, a student should (e) ¾ the day and time and (f) ¾ that is to be taken in the examination (g) ¾ while taking the test, time management is very (h) ¾. A student is expected to consider the time and (i) ¾ it in such a way that she/he is able to (j) ¾ questions within the time limit.

  1. Read the passage in ‘A’. Now, write a paragraph based on the information about the ‘strategy of an examine’ use the clues in the box below.

Write the information incorrect sequence as it appears in the text. The paragraph should not exceed 70 words.

approach- schedule – strategy – spend – handwriting – planning – instruction – success.
  1. (a) what is strategy?

(b) Why is strategy important in an examination.

(c) How can one succeed in an examination.

(d) Why is a skill important?

(e) Why is a short answer better than an elaborate one?

  1. Fill in the blanks using suitable words from the passage.

The student should (a) ¾ writing unnecessary lengthy answers. (b) ¾ getting the question paper in hand S/he should read (c) ¾. then the (d) ¾ should be written. As a student. (e) ¾ writing (f) ¾. The questions that (g) ¾ to be difficult. A student should (h) ¾ at least five minutes on thinking about (i) ¾ questions and (j) ¾ his answer.

  1. Read the passage in A again. Imagine you are an examinee. Now write in about 70-80 words stating what you should not do when you are in your test exam hall.
  2. Read the passage again. Now write the main ideas of it in your own words in not more than five sentences.

Vocabulary Test

  1. Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box. There are more words than necessary.
Invitation aristocratic appear attitude imagination actually
expectation receive get think indifference careful

Einstein was very simple in his (a) —– towards life. He was (b) —– to his name and fame. Once the queen of Belgium (c) —– him to Brussels When he (d) —– down from the train he could not (e) —– that there were so many gorgeously. dressed officials to (f) —– him at the station. The officials also (g) —– somebody who would (h) —– to be rich and (i) —– to them. They never (j) —– that such an ordinary dressed man would be Einstein.

  1. Complete the following passage using suitable words. Use only one word for each gap.

Habit is sometimes called second (a) —–. Just as a man can’t go against his (b) —– nature. So, he can’t go against the habit or habits, he has (c) —– formed. Habit is formed by (d) —– the same thing again and again. In other words (e) —– is the source of habit. So it is difficult to (f) —– up a habit easily. If one goes on smoking for some days he (g) —– do without it. Researchers (h) —– that if a chicken is made to go to a (i) —– corner of the house for two or three evenings and pass the nights there, it will do so on all the following evenings as a (j) —– of habit.

Writing Test

  1. Read the following table and make ten meaningful sentences.
A king



A date

A newcomer










a rich prize for the teller of the biggest lic.
enlisted serially for the competition.
fixed for the competition.
all taken before the king.
their best to tell bigger Pics.
to win the mind of the king.
nearly to a close of the competition.
for a chance to try.
allowed to play his role.
that the king was a worthless person.
  1. Rearrange the following sentences according to sequence and rewrite them in a paragraph.

(a) He is called the father of biology because of his creativity.

(b) ‘Politics’ is one of his famous books where we get the fullest development of his wisdom.

(c) Aristotle was born in Greece.

(d) He also wrote books on literature, Economics and comparative politics.

(e) He wanted to be a freethinker.

(f) His father wanted him to be a physician but he never cherished to be so.

(g) As a result, from his childhood, he studied under a great free thinker Plato.

(h) He was a son of royal physician.

(i) Aristotle achieving his academic qualification took the pen to write on different topics suitable for human civilization.

(j) Plato taught Aristotle according to his own way.

  1. Read the questions and write a paragraph on ‘Eves Teasing’ in about 100 words answering the questions:

* What kinds of problems ‘Eve teasing’ create to our present time?

* Who are the offender of it?

* Who are the victim of it?

* What is the general misconnect of female guardian about it?

* How is its impact to our life.

* How can we get relief from it?

  1. Imagine you are Mion Saha, Bridger More, Main, Road, Naogaon, Your friend Shawon Das who lives at 10, Agrabad, Chittagong. Now write a letter to your friend what you intend to do after your SSC examination.

Or, Write a composition in about “Your childhood memories”.