Read the given text and answer the question 1, 2, & 3.
They decided to go to Thailand. But Mita’s parents were too busy with their work, so they could not go. However, Mita was going with them. Mita, Zara and her parents are at Hajrat Shahjalal International Airport. They are waiting in the lounge. Mita is very excited. This is her first time to board a plane. They are flying by Bangladesh Biman. Mita is hoping to have a great time in Thailand. As they wait, the two cousins start planning what they would do once they reach Bangkok. Mita’s uncle brings forms for all of them to fill in before going through the immigration. He gives one to Mita and says, “You have to give some information about yourself in the form. The immigration officer will check your passport and stamp it. And then you are ready to travel”. Mita, Zara and her parents start filling in the forms. [Unit: 6; Lesson : 1]
1. Now choose the correct answer to each question from the alternatives given and write the corresponding number of the answers in your answer script.
(a) Both the families have decided to visit...
i. some places in the town.
ii. historical places.
iii. relative’s house.
iv. outside places.
(b) Mita is very excited because...
i. it is her first journey by plane.
ii. she is going with her family.
iii. her uncle is going with them.
iv. none of these.
(c) Who brings forms for all of them?
i. Mita’s father ii. Mita’s mother
iii. Mita’s uncle iv. None of these
(d) They are flying by...
i. Indian Biman.
ii. Bangladesh Biman.
iii. Sri Lanka Biman.
iv. None of these.
(e) Mita as well as her family ... visit.
i. is going to
ii. are going to
iii. have gone to
iv. have not gone to
(f) At Hajrat Shahjalal International Airport, Mita was...
i. afraid ii. excited
iii. sad iv. angry
(g) ‘close’ refers to ...
i. open ii. relative
iii. stranger iv. intimate
2. Answer the following questions from your reading of the above text.
(a) How is the relationship between Zara and Mita?
(b) What did Mita’s uncle bring for all?
(c) What is the function of an immigration officer at the airport?
(d) Why was Mita alone with Zara’s family?
3. Read the following text and till in the gaps with appropriate words to make it a meaning full one.
All this time the dove was listening to her friend’s (a) ... praises. She was wondering how insincere and his (b) ... were. The dove hung her head down and was quiet. The owl got (c) ... He wanted to hear Tore, praises. He (d) ... at the dove and asked, Don’t you have any (e) ... thing to say about me?
1. (a) iv. outside places (b) i. it is her first journey by plane (c) Mita’s uncle (d) ii. Bangladesh Biman (e) i. is going to (f) ii. excited (g) iv. intimate.
2. (a) The relationship between Zara and Mita is very close.
(b) Mita’s uncle brought forms for all.
(c) The function of an immigration officer is to check passengers’ passports and stain them at the airport.
(d) As Mita’s parents were too busy with their work, they could not go with them. So Mita was alone with Zara’s family.
3. (a) false (b) praises (c) impatient (d) looked (e) good.