1. Rearrange the following sentences in correct order. 0.5 × 10 = 5
(a) He had a large and beautiful garden.
(b) Once there was a selfish giant.
(c) The garden was full of soft green grass.
(d) Children used to play in the garden.
(e) There were varieties of flowers in the garden.
(f) The giant invited the children to play in the garden and the garden again became full of beautiful flowers.
(g) One day the giant saw the children playing in the garden.
(h) The children stopped playing there.
(i) He became angry and forbade them to play.
(j) As a result, the garden lost its beautiful charm.
2. Rearrange the following sentences in correct order. 0.5 × 10 = 5
(a) The honest woodcutter then took it and began to cut wood happily.
(b) Once there lived a poor woodcutter.
(c) She gave him a golden axe, but he did not accept it.
(d) He maintained his family by selling wood in the market.
(e) He was very honest.
(f) One day he was working beside a river.
(g) His axe fell into the deep water.
(h) The river goddess appeared before him.
(i) He sat beside the river and was crying.
(j) The goddess again brought a common axe.
3. Rearrange the following sentences in correct order: 0.5 × 10 = 5
(a) During his stay he received an unpaid letter from his friend, which contained nothing but some words.
(b) The poet had to pay double postage, so he became angry.
(c) So, he procured a heavy stone and packed it up in a box.
(d) His friend thought that the contents of the parcel were valuable.
(e) Thus, the poet taught his friend a good lesson.
(f) To his utter surprise, he found nothing but an ordinary stone.
(g) An English poet was staying in Italy for the benefit of his health.
(h) Then he sent it to his friend with the words on it “Carriage to be paid on delivery”.
(i) With a great hope he opened the box.
(j) He wanted to teach his friend a good lesson.
4. Re-arrange the following sentences in correct order : 0.5 × 10 = 5
(a) The Nobel Prize has been given since 1901.
(b) In 1850 Alfred Nobel joined his father’s company.
(c) He earned a lot of money from Dynamite business.
(d) He was an engineer and chemist.
(e) Dr Alfred Nobel was born on 21st October 1833 at Stockholm in Sweden.
(f) This award was named after Alfred Nobel and it was called “Nobel Prize”.
(g) His father Emanuel Nobel was an architect and researcher.
(h) He had ammunition business at Leningrad.
(i) He undertook a plan to give an award for encouraging the creative work for setting up peace in the world.
(j) After some years Alfred Nobel invented Dynamite.
5. Rearrange the following sentences in correct order. 0.5 × 10 = 5
(a) Then the leader of the robber came to Saadi.
(b) The merchant had their goods and a lot of money.
(c) He had bundle of books and some money with him.
(d) They travelled for twelve days without any trouble.
(e) He ordered Saadi to give all had to him.
(f) On the thirteenth day a gang of robbers attacked them.
(g) Sheikh Saadi handed him the bundle of books and the money without fear.
(h) Once Sheikh Saadi was going to Baghdad with a group of rich merchant.
(i) Saadi then said, “I hope that you will make good use of these books.”
(j) The robbers took away all the goods and money from the merchants.
6. Rearrange the following sentences in correct order: 0.5 × 10 = 5
(a) The Mayor called a meeting of the councillors.
(b) The people of the town came to the town hall.
(c) At that moment there was a knock at the door.
(d) They said to the Mayor to do something about rats.
(e) The Mayor and the councillors talked about the problem.
(f) A long time ago the town of Hamelin in Germany was faced with a great problem.
(g) The Mayor said, “Come in.”
(h) But they could not find a way out.
(i) The stranger entered the hall.
(j) It became full of rats.
7. Rearrange the following sentences in correct order and re-write them in a paragraph. 0.5×10= 5
(a) Many of them lost their lives.
(b) They felt extremely happy when they stood there.
(c) Mount Everest is the highest peak in the Himalayas.
(d) Thus they went down in the history as the conquerors of Everest.
(e) They set out on March 10, 1953.
(f) Many people tried to conquer the mountain but could not.
(g) At last Hillary and Tenzing led an expedition.
(h) It is over 29000 feet high.
(i) After two months of difficult climbing they were able to reach the top.
(j) It was named after George Everest, an Englishman.
8. Rearrange the following sentences in correct order. 0.5 × 10 = 5
(a) The first friend climbed up a tree.
(b) Suddenly a bear came.
(c) Once upon a time two friends were passing through a forest.
(d) The later couldn’t climb up a tree.
(e) They were talking about their love for each other.
(f) He did not find any way.
(g) The bear smelt his ears, nose and face.
(h) He lay down on the ground and pretended to be dead.
(i) It went away.
(j) The bear thought him to be dead.
9. Re arrange the following sentences in correct order. 0.5 × 10 = 5
(a) His ‘Bangla Shahitter Katha’ is the first well arranged history of Bangla literature.
(b) They have come from different places of the world.
(c) He was awarded the Doctorate degree from Sorborne University in 1928.
(d) The world is full of great men.
(e) Dr. Mohammad Shahidullah was one of those who contributed a lot towards the Bangla language.
(f) He then joined the University of Dhaka as a professor of Sanskrit and Bangla.
(g) He passed the Entrance Examination in 1904.
(h) He was the greatest scholar of Bengal.
(i) This great scholar was born on 10 July, 1885.
(j) After that he did his B.A, M.A and B.L respectively.
10. Rearrange the following sentences in correct order. 0.5 × 10 = 5
(a) Then the monkey claimed the rest of the bread as his charge.
(b) They could not divide the bread as each of them wanted the larger share of it.
(c) He cut a small part of the piece and ate that instantly.
(d) They quarrelled for sometime over their issue.
(e) The monkey stopped his deception.
(f) One of them suggested to go to the monkey who had a scale.
(g) Once two rats found a loaf of bread.
(h) Accordingly, they went to the monkey to divide the bread piece properly.
(i) The cunning monkey divided the piece in such a way that it was not equally divided.
(j) The rats realized the monkey’s trick and ordered the monkey to stop it.
11. Rearrange the following sentences in correct order. 10
a. He won the 2nd Panipath battle in 1556.
b. It was the greatest victory in his life.
c. He was the grandson of Babar.
d. He ascended the throne of Delhi at the age of 13.
e. He was skilled in warfare.
f. Akbar was born in 1542 at Amarkoat in Sindh.
g. He had not much education.
h. He ruled over 50 years in India.
i. His father was Humayun.
j. His full name was Jalaluddin Mohammad Akbar.
12. Rearrange the following sentences in correct order. 0.5 × 10 = 5
(a) At last he found a jar in a garden having some water.
(b) As he was leaving the jar in despair, he noticed a heap of pebbles nearby.
(c) A crow was very thirsty and wanted to drink water.
(d) Then he hit upon a plan.
(e) When the water came to the mouth of the jar, the crow drank his heart full.
(f) He took some pebbles and started dropping them into the jar.
(g) But it was at the bottom and out of his reach.
(h) Then he flew away happily.
(i) He flew from one place to another in search of water.
(j) The crow tried to overturn the jar again and again but failed.
13. Rearrange the following sentences in correct order. 0.5 × 10 = 5
(a) When he had no other alternative, he started doing work, but it was too late.
(b) Long ago, there lived a young man in a village in America.
(c) Rip was very lazy and he disliked work.
(d) He was simple and fond of children.
(e) But he did not listen to her.
(f) He lost all his wealth.
(g) The children of the village also loved him.
(h) His name was Rip Van Winkle.
(i) His idle habits made his wife angry.
(j) She asked him to earn money to maintain his family.
14. Re arrange the following sentences in correct order. 0.5×10=5
(a) A mouse was playing nearby.
(b) The mouse cut the rope with his sharp teeth and set the lion free.
(c) The lion caught hold of the mouse and wanted to kill it.
(d) One day a lion was sleeping in a cave.
(e) One night the mouse heard the roar of a lion.
(f) But he did not lose heart.
(g) The mouse became very much frightened.
(h) He requested the lion to excuse him for the first time.
(i) The lion felt pity for the mouse and let it go.
(j) The mouse went there and found the lion trapped in a net.
15. Rearrange the following sentences in correct order. 0.5 × 10 = 5
(a) One said, “I have lost my husband.”
(b) A poor woman once came to Buddha.
(c) The sorrowful mother went from door to door seeking the mustard seeds but at every door she met with sad replies.
(d) She returned with heavy heart to the great teacher and told him the result of her great search.
(e) He told her that there was only one medicine which could revive her son.
(f) Another said, “Our youngest child died last year.”
(g) Then Buddha told her affectionately that she must not think much of her own grief since sorrow and death are common to all.
(h) The holy man was touched by the great sorrow of the woman.
(i) She asked him whether he could give her any medicine to restore her dead child to life.
(j) He told her to bring a handful of mustard seeds from a house where death had never entered.
16. Rearrange the following sentences in correct order: 0.5×10= 5
(a) The dog was very happy to have it.
(b) He looked down in the canal and saw another dog carrying a piece of meat in its mouth.
(c) So, he howled at the image.
(d) The dog stopped on the bridge and looked down very carefully.
(e) He was crossing a bridge over a canal.
(f) The dog jumped following the piece of meat but in vain.
(g) He became very greedy to get the other piece of meat.
(h) Once a dog stole a piece of meat from a butcher’s shop.
(i) In fact, he saw his own image in the clear water of the canal.
(j) At this, the piece of meat fell into the water.
17. Rearrange the following sentences in correct order. 0.5 × 10 = 5
(a) Then he invited applications.
(b) The applicants were asked to meet the Sultan one by one.
(c) Once there lived a Sultan in a country.
(d) Then he found the desired man.
(e) He wanted to appoint an honest man as his tax collector.
(f) A number of people applied for the job.
(g) All the applicants blushed and refused except one.
(h) So he asked for the wise chief minister’s advice.
(i) When they all arrived, the Sultan asked them to dance.
(j) They came through a path where gold coins were kept.
18. Rearrange the following sentences in correct order. 0.5 × 10 = 5
(a) All on a sudden she woke up and told her son with dozing eyes to give her a glass of water.
(b) The boy responded to his mother’s call and went to the pitcher in the room.
(c) The boy also loved and obeyed her very much.
(d) One night the mother was sleeping and the entire village was in deep sleep.
(e) She loved him dearly.
(f) The boy was awake and busy in studies.
(g) She had a son of nine years old.
(h) She felt asleep again.
(i) Long long ago there lived a widow in a certain village of Bustam.
(j) He found it empty.
19. Rearrange the following sentences in correct order. 0.5 × 10 = 5
(a) It was the beginning of the summer season.
(b) Once a scholar was going to a place by boat.
(c) All on a sudden the sky became covered with dark clouds and a storm began to blow.
(d) The boatman set sail and the boat was advancing smoothly.
(e) The illiterate boatman replied in the negative.
(f) The wise scholar told the boatman that his life was of no use without the knowledge of history, geography, science, etc.
(g) The boatman remained silent.
(h) The scholar asked the boatman if he had any knowledge of history, geography and science.
(i) The boatman told the scholar that his (s) life was totally spoilt without the knowledge of swimming.
(j) This time the boatman asked the scholar if he knew how to swim. The scholar replied in the negative.
20. Rearrange the following sentences according to sequence and re-write them in a paragraph. 0.5 × 10 = 5
(a) He rose to high position in the army by his good work and courage.
(b) France under him was very powerful.
(c) More than 190 years ago there lived in Frence one of the greatest soldiers called Napoleon Bonaparte.
(d) When he was young, he joined the Franch army as an ordinary soldier.
(e) He fought several wars with the neighbouring countries and won victories over them.
(f) Yet the Frenchmen remember him with due respect.
(g) He was born in 1769.
(h) He died in 1821.
(i) In 1804 he proclaimed himself to be the emperor.
(j) He grew very powerful and soon became the greatest man in the country.
21. Rearrange the following sentences in correct order. 0.5 × 10 = 5
(a) He travelled for more than thirty years.
(b) He boarded a ship to Chittagong.
(c) Outside the town of Sylhet two persons met him.
(d) Ibn Batuta become very pleased hearing it.
(e) It took him about six months to reach Chittagong.
(f) They said that they were sent by Shah Jalal to receive him.
(g) From there he had to walk for another month to reach Sylhet.
(h) You might have heard the name of Ibn Batuta.
(i) He wrote down all that he saw.
(j) He heard the name of Shah Jalal of Sylhet and decided to visit him.
22. Rearrange the following sentences in correct order. 0.5× 10= 5
(a) Our national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam was born in 1306 B. S (1899 A.D) at Churulia in the district of Burdwan.
(b) In 1914 when the First World War broke out, he wanted of join the army.
(c) At the age of eleven he showed his poetic genius.
(d) On his return from the battle field, he gave up the sword for the pen and began to write poems.
(e) In 1972, he was brought to Bangladesh from Kolkata and was declared our national poet.
(f) His poem inspired our freedom fighters in the liberation war of Bangladesh.
(g) At last at the age of 19 he joined the army as an ordinary soldier.
(h) He wrote a lot of poems, songs, short stories, gajals, novels, etc. and travelled all branches of Bengali literature.
(i) He died on the 29 August 1976.
(j) His famous poem Bidrohi stirred the whole nation.
23. Rearrange the following sentences in correct order. 0.5 × 10 = 5
(a) He did not die a natural death.
(b) He was born in 459 BC in Athens.
(c) He would stop passers-by at different places in the street and asked them simple questions.
(d) Socrates was the wisest philosopher and teacher of his time.
(e) His mission was to spread knowledge among the people.
(f) He wanted to educate people.
(g) He was killed by the rulers of Athens.
(h) He lived in Athens in Greece.
(i) Athens was the home of sculpture.
(j) Socrates would often go out in the streets of Athens.
24. Rearrange the fallowing sentences in correct order. 0.5 × 10 = 5
(a) At last he gave up stealing.
(b) There was a thief in Saudi Arabia.
(c) People could not sleep in peace in fear of the thief.
(d) He asked the thief to give up the habit of stealing.
(e) He used to steal every night.
(f) He promised to abide by the Prophet’s advice and went away.
(g) They grew so much annoyed and they told it to Prophet Mohammad (Sm.)
(h) The man bent on his knees and requested the Prophet to tell him to do whatever he liked him (T) except stealing.
(i) The Prophet thought for a while and told him to give up telling a lie.
(j) The man got ready to steal, but was caught red-handed by another man.
25. Rearrange the following sentences in correct order. 0.5 × 10 = 5
(a) The banker said, “I will put an end to your toiling.”
(b) One day the banker asked the cobbler, “How much a year do you earn?”
(c) He took the money, hurried back home and buried it in the earth, but alas! He buried his happiness with it too.
(d) There lived a happy cobbler who passed his days working and singing from morning till night.
(e) The cobbler replied, “How much a year, Sir?”
(f) Take this money and keep them carefully and use them in the time of need.
(g) He had a rich neighbour who was a banker.
(h) I have never counted that way.
(i) The cobbler had never seen so much money at a time in life before.
(j) As you can see, I live from hand to mouth but somehow I manage to have three meals everyday and I am happy.