Answer the following question from your reading of the above text.
a. When did Shamima leave her husband?
ans : Shamima left her husband within a few months into her marriage.
b. What does she want to do for the helpless women?
ans : She wants to train the helpless women and provide them with work. By this way, she wants to make them solvent and self reliant.
c. Where does she sell her products?
ans : She sells her products in her shop and also supplies them outside.
d. Why is Shamima working for the helpless women?
ans : Shamima is working for the helpless women because
she wants to make them feel useful. She wants them to live with self-respect and diginity.
3. Read the following text and fill in the gaps with appropriate words.
Human beings conquered the distance on earth by discovering wheels. They (a) endeavored further. They on December 17, 1903, the Wright brothers in America made the first experiment of flying in a plane. In the experiment, a machine carried a man and (b) rose above its own power. The machine was called ‘aka airplane’. It flew naturally in a smooth speed, and finally (c) landed without damage. That was human being’s first real
(d)take-off. And now, they got a (e) supersonic speed. In a supersonic speed, something travels faster than sound! So the sky’s the limit now!
Part-B : Unseen part
Read the passage carefully and then answer the question 4 and 5.
The graph shows that the highest percentage of death occurs in Bangladesh and England as a result of heart attack. It is 12% in Bangladesh and 20% in England. In Bangladesh, death rate relating to diabetes is also high (10%) although the disease can be controlled. But in England, it is only 1%. Death from cancer is also high in Bangladesh (12%) whereas
it is only 2% in England. Bangladesh has a higher infant mortality rate (5%) that of England (0.5%).Traffic accident causes 6% death rate while it is 0.5% in England. The death rate for tuberculosis in Bangladesh is 7%. But there is no death in England and for that case the rate is 0%.
4. Now complete the table with the information given in the passage.
Cause of death
Ans: i) 12% ii) 0.5% iii) Tuberculosis iv) 2% v) diabetes