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English 2nd Paper
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1. Complete the text with suitable prepositions: [Dhaka Board]
The environment plays an important role (a) __ our life. (b) __ short, what we have (c) __ us including people, houses, air, water etc. is called environment. These are the main elements (d) __ our environment. (e) __ ensuring sound life, the balance (f) __ the natural elements is very significant. Sometimes (g) __ lack of knowledge, we don't realise the importance (h) __ it. As a result, we are polluting our environment unknowingly. Living (i) __ a polluted environment is undoubtedly a matter (j) __ great regret.
Answer: (a) in; (b) In; (c) around; (d) of; (e) For; (f) of; (g) for; (h) of; (i) in; (j) of.

2. Complete the text with suitable prepositions: [Chattogram Board]
We got our freedom (a) __ the sacrifice of hundreds and thousands (b) __ lives. The patriots (c) __ our land fought (d) __ the oppression of the West Pakistani rulers. Finally, the oppressors were bound to surrender (e) __ our freedom fighters. But a great number (f) __ the sons of the land died (g) __ the war. Soon (h) __ the war, the government (i) __ Bangladesh founded the National Memorial (j) __ memory of the martyrs.
Answer: (a) through/at; (b) of; (c) of; (d) against; (e) to; (f) of; (g) in; (h) after; (i) of; (j) in.

3. Complete the text with suitable prepositions: [Rajshahi Board]
Ours is a riverine country. Rivers are everywhere (a) __ our life __ literature, economy and culture. But are the rivers (b) __ good shape? Unfortunately, they are not. A few are already dead and several are going (c) __ the pangs of death. The river Buriganga is an example (d) __ a dying river. A report published in 'The Daily Sun' describes what has happened (e) __ the river Buriganga and why. Its water is polluted and a perpetual stench fills the air (f) __ it. The report says that the river had a glorious past. Once, it was a tributary (g) __ the Ganges and flowed (h) __ the Bay of Bengal (i) __ the river Dhaleswari. Gradually, it lost its link (j) __ the Ganges and got the name Buriganga.
Answer: (a) in; (b) in; (c) through; (d) of; (e) to; (f) around; (g) of; (h) into; (i) through; (j) with.

4. Complete the text with suitable prepositions: [Dinajpur Board]
Badal lived (a) __ a village of Bangladesh. He was a school boy. There was a canal (b) __ his way (c) __ school. An old bridge was (d) __ that canal. It was useful to one and all of the villagers. Yet none cared (e) __ its repair. So one day it broke (f) __ and caused a good deal (g) __ hardship to the villagers. They were (h) __ difficulty. They could not go to the town (i) __ the other side of the canal to sell their fruits and vegetables profitably. They sold their production (j) __ local market at a nominal price.
Answer: (a) in; (b) on; (c) to; (d) over; (e) about; (f) down; (g) of; (h) in; (i) on; (j) in .

5. Complete the text with suitable prepositions: [Jashore Board]
It would be impossible (a) __ us to continue living in this world if each of us knew exactly what fate had (b) __ store for us. So, Allah in His mercy conceals the future (c) __ all His creatures, and reveals only the present. He hides from the animals what men know, and so He hides from men what the angels know. For example, if a lamb had reason (d) __ a man, it could not gamble happily knowing it was destined to be killed (e) __ human food. But being quite ignorant (f) __ its fate, it is happy to the last moment of its short life contentedly grazing (g) __ the flowery meadow, and even in its innocence licks the hands (h) __ the butcher who is about to slaughter it. What a blessing it is that we are ignorant (i) __ the future! Allah, to whom the death of a sparrow is of equal importance with the death of a hero, has, in His mercy, thus limited our knowledge so that we might fulfill our duty in the sphere (j) __ which He has appointed us.
Answer: (a) for; (b) in; (c) from; (d) of/like; (e) for; (f) about/of; (g) on; (h) of; (i) about/of; (j) in.

6. Complete the text with suitable prepositions: [Chattogram Board]
Syed Shamsul Haq, a legendary literature, was born in Kurigram (a) __ 1935. He received the Bangla academy award (b) __ the age of twenty nine. It is noteworthy that he was the youngest (c) __ all who got the Bangla academy award. He was awarded the Swadhinata Padak in 2000 (d) __ his contributions (e) __ Bangla literature. His literary works are included (f) __ the curricula of secondary, higher secondary and graduation level (g) __ Bangladesh. Syed Shamsul Haq was married (h) __ Anwara Syed Haq who is member (i) __ the Royal college of psychiatrists in London. This renowned intellectual passed away (j) __ 27 September in Suggestion 2023 at the age of 81.
Answer: (a) in; (b) at; (c) of/among; (d) for; (e) to; (f) in; (g) of/in; (h) to; (i) of; (j) on.

7. Complete the text with appropriate prepositions: [Sylhet Board]
I caught sight (a) __ him while crossing the road. I tried to talk (b) __ him. But he was (c) __ a hurry. He was one (d) __ my best friends. Both of us studied (e) __ the same school. I had an intimacy (f) __ him. Both of us got separated (g) __ each other after the completion (h) __ S.S.C. Examination. Though my heart bleeds (i) __ him, I hardly meet (j) __ him. This is the go of the world.
Answer: (a) of; (b) to; (c) in; (d) of; (e) at/in; (f) with; (g) from; (h) of; (i) for; (j) with.

8. Complete the text with suitable prepositions: [Barishal Board]
I am glad to receive your letter. You have wanted to know (a) __ the picnic that we made. I am now writing (b) __ you about it. It was winter vacation. Our college was closed. I (c) __ some of my friends arranged a pienic. We selected Sonargaon (d) __ the picnic spot. It is some twenty miles from Dhaka. We got (e) __ the bus (f) __ about 9 am (g) __ all necessary utensils and materials. (h) __ reaching sonargaon, we finished our breakfast (i) __ about 9.30 am. We did not take any cook (j) __ us.
Answer: (a) about; (b) to; (c) with; (d) as; (e) on/into; (f) at; (g) with; (h) After; (i) at; (j) with.

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9. Complete the text with suitable prepositions: [Dhaka Board]
A good stock (a) __ words is necessary (b) __ anybody who wants to use a language. Vocabulary is an essential component (c) __ successful communication. It is an integral part (d) __ reading skill. While grammar is important, a lack (e) __ vocabulary may result (f) __ complete failure to convey a message. Vocabulary includes conceptual knowledge (g) __ words that go well (h) __ an ordinary dictionary meaning. Students' vocabulary knowledge is a building process that occurs (i) __ time as they tend to make connections (j) __ other words.
Answer: (a) of; (b) for; (c) for; (d) of; (e) of; (f) in; (g) of; (h) beyond; (i) over; (j) to/with.

10. Complete the text with suitable prepositions: [Chattogram Board]
A good student is never indifferent (a) __ his studies. He always adheres (b) __ his studies. He does not learn things (c) __ rote. He does not hunt (d) __ traditional guide books. Moreover he has great thirst (e) __ knowledge. For this he does not confine himself (f) __ the traditional studies. He is always aware (g) __ the current affairs (h) __ the world. He abides (i) __ his teachers' advice and jots (j) __ their lectures.
Answer: (a) to; (b) to; (c) by; (d) for; (e) for; (f) to; (g) of; (h) of;(i) by; (j) down.

11. Complete the text with suitable prepositions: [Rajshahi Board]
Once an English and a Bengalee gentleman were travelling (a) __ the same train and they were in the same compartment. The Englishman was very proud (b) __ himself because he was an Englishman. He looked (c) __ upon the Bengalee gentleman who, however, took no notice (d) __ it and went to sleep (e) __ peace. As soon as the Bengalee gentleman was asleep, the Englishman picked (f) __ the gentleman's shoes and threw them (g) __ the window and went to sleep. When the Bengalee gentleman woke up, he looked for his shoes and understood it. Then he took the Englishman's long coat (h) __ the wall and threw it outside the window and returned (i) __ bed laughingly. Next morning the Englishman became startled and shouted, 'Where's my coat gone?' "Your coat has gone to fetch my shoes," said the gentleman (j) __ a smile. The Bengalee gentleman was Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee.
Answer: (a) by; (b) of; (c) down; (d) of; (e) in; (f) up; (g) off; (h) from; (i) to; (j) with.

12. Complete the text with suitable prepositions: [Dinajpur Board]
Greenhouse effect is the gradual warming (a) __ the air surrounding the earth as a result of heat being trapped (b) __ environment pollution. This is exemplified (c) __ the destruction and burning (d) __ of tropical rain forests, (e) __ traffic that clogs (f) __ city streets, (g) __ the rapid growth of industry, the use of chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) (h) __ packaging and manufacturing commercial products, the use of detergents like washing (i) __ liquids and so (j) __ .
Answer: (a) of; (b) by; (c) by; (d) down; (e) by; (f) up; (g) by; (h) in; (i) up; (j) on.

13. Complete the text with suitable prepositions: [Jashor Board]
A teacher is an architect (a) __ a nation. He plays an important role (b) __ building up an educated nation. He dispels the darkness (c) __ ignorance (d) __ the lot of a nation. He is an actor, so to speak. He has to suit his act according (e) __ the need of his audience which is his class. He is a clear speaker (f) __ good, strong and pleasing voice which is (g) __ his control. He does not sit motionless (h) __ his class. Everybody has something valuable (i) __ him. A good teacher discovers the treasure hidden inside each student. He also wants the students happy and for this he keeps them busy. A good teacher never hankers (j) __ money.
Answer: (a) of; (b) in; (c) of; (d) from; (e) to; (f) with; (g) under; (h) before/in; (i) in; (j) after.

14. Complete the text with suitable prepositions: [Chattogram Board]
Flowers are the excellent gift of nature. They have existed (a) __ the earth (b) __ prehistoric time. Since then they have been treated (c) __ the symbol of beauty. It is an undeniable fact that flowers are used (d) __ various spheres (e) __ our life. It is used mostly (f) __ decoration. People (g) __ all walks of life use flowers usually (h) __ national occasion and (i) __ wedding. Everyone prefers flowers (j) __ expressing their love and devotion.
Answer: (a) on; (b) from/since; (c) as; (d) in; (e) of; (f) for; (g) from; (h) on; (i) for/in; (j) for.

15. Complete the text with suitable prepositions: [Sylhet Board]
The science fair held (a) __ our college paved a new way for us to gather practical knowledge. Many of our friends took part (b) __ the fair (c) __ their projects. We showed genuine interest (d) __ them. Most of the projects were made (e) __ consistent (f) __ the prevailing world situation. They were intended (g) __ acquaint us (h) __ the solutions (i) __ some common problems we are facing specially in regard to the environment we live in. We were sanguine (j) __ achieving success and we really achieved it.
Answer: (a) in/at; (b) in; (c) with; (d) for/to; (e) in; (f) with; (g) to; (h) with; (i) to; (j) about.

16. Complete the text with suitable prepositions: [Barishal Board]
During holidays when my mother went to sleep (a) __ noon, we went to the railway line. There, along with other children I watched how the trains passed (b) __ innumerable unknown facts. My father got an appointment (c) __ a town school and he moved (d) __ the town immediately with all the members of the family. I was admitted (e) __ my father's school. I felt that my school fellows had no feeling (f) __ one another as we had in the village. However, I have gradually adjusted myself (g) __ town life. I am happy with my new friends but my heart aches (h) __ the happy childhood days. Childhood is free (i) __ worries and has infinite capacity (j) __ enjoyment.
Answer: (a) at; (b) by; (c) at; (d) to; (e) into; (f) for; (g) to; (h) for; (i) from; (j) of.

17. Complete the text with suitable prepositions:
Parents have desire (a) __ bright future (b) __ their children. They are ready to do anything which may be congenial (c) __ the success (d) __ their children. Every success (e) __ their children make them happy and they become sanguine (f) __ their bright future. But then the children do not pay heed (g) __ the suggestions (h) __ their parents and fail to move forward as the parents want. Their entire hopes end (i) __ smoke. So, children must be cautious (j) __ it.
Answer: (a) for; (b) of; (c) to; (d) of; (e) of; (f) about; (g) to; (h) of; (i) in; (j) of/about.

18. Complete the text with suitable prepositions:
Preposition links all types (a) __ words together and help them make better sense (b) __ the readers. They help us understand the relationship (c) __ objects. (d) __ example, the book and the table are (e) __ the kitchen. This gives you a basic understanding. If we add another preposition, it makes it even clearer. The book is (f) __ top of the table (g) __ the kitchen. We have a clear picture (h) __ our mind i) __ the relation of those two objects and their relationship (j) __ each other.
Answer: (a) of; (b) to; (c) between/ among; (d) For; (e) in; (f) on; (g) in; (h) in; (i) about; (j) to.

19. Complete the text with suitable prepositions:
Flowers are the excellent gift of nature. They have existed (a) __ earth (b) __ prehistoric time. Since then they have been treated (c) __ the symbol of beauty. It is an undeniable fact that flowers arc used (d) __ various spheres (e) __ our life. It is used mostly (f) __ decoration. People (g) __ all walks of life use flowers usually (h) __ national occasion and (i) __ wedding. Everyone prefers flowers (j) __ expressing their love and devotion.
Answer: (a) on; (b) since/from; (c) as; (d) in; (e) of; (f) for; (g) from; (h) on; (i) for/in; (j) for.

20. Complete the text with suitable prepositions:
Man has an unquenchable thirst (a) __ knowledge. He is never satisfied (b) __ what he has known and seen. He wants (c) __ see more. The inventions (d) __ rockets, spaceships and artificial satellites have made it possible (e) __ him (f) __ go far (g) __ the earth, his home planet. As a result, he has already landed (h) __ the moon while he has made the whole world a village, a global village (i) __ means of mobile phone that connect a man to a distant man thousands miles (j) __.
Answer: (a) for; (b) with; (c) to; (d) of; (e) for; (f) to; (g) byond; (h) on; (i) by; (j) away.

21. Complete the text with suitable prepositions:
During the last four years, several devastating Cyclones swept (a) __ Bangladesh and caused immense harm (b) __ the people. A cyclone may occur any time and (c) __ any place. The cyclone of Bangladesh generally originates (d) __ the Bay-of-Bengal, and blows (e) __ that land. It is often accompanied (f) __ thunders and heavy showers. Before a cyclone commences, unbearable heat is felt (g) __ a few days. Then suddenly one day, the sky becomes terribly dark (h) __ clouds and strong winds begin to blow with flashes (i) __ lighting and the rumbling of thunders. It causes a great havoc. A lot of people and other animals die. Dwelling houses are blown (j) __.
Answer: (a) over; (b) to; (c) at; (d) from; (e) over; (f) by; (g) for; (h) with; (i) of; (j) away.

22. Complete the text with suitable prepositions:
Language plays a very important role (a) __ the life of human beings. We use language (b) __ the moment we wake (c) __ in the morning till we go to bed (d) __ night. We use language not only during our waking hours but also (e) __ our dreams. We use language (f) __ different purposes. We use language (g) __ express what we fell. We use language to say what we like or dislike. If you do not like tea (h) __ milk, you say, "I'll take tea (i) __ milk." We use language to express our strong feelings and emotions. If you are charmed (j) __ the scenery of a place, you say, "What a lovely place"!
Answer: (a) in; (b) from; (c) up; (d) at; (e) in; (f) for; (g) to; (h) with/without; (i) without/with; (j) at.

23. Complete the text with suitable prepositions:
Last Friday, 1 attended a public function. It was (a) __ the political crisis (b) __ Bangladesh. The participants discussed freely and honestly (c) __ political disorder and instability (d) __ the country. They said the main reason is the lack (e) __ goodwill. Besides, the political parties are not tolerant (f) __ one another. They are engaged (g) __ harming one another. The speakers opined that if we cannot come out (h) __ the situation, we cannot hope (i) __ any better future. So, this crisis should be solved (j) __ delay.
Answer: (a) on; (b) of; (c) No preposition; (d) of; (e) of; (f) of; (g) in; (h) of; (i) for; (j) without. 

24. Complete the text with suitable prepositions:
I object (a) __ your proposal because this kind of ideas originate (b) __ evil motives. We should remember that we must not be prey (c) __ greed. We should be plunged (d) __ deep study. Although people are oblivious (e) __ the past, they remember the evil things. We have to be mindful (f) __ our studies and avoid merging (g) __ bad boys. I was moved (h) __ the pathetic condition of the freedom fighter who once fought (i) __ our country. We should mourn (j) __ the fallen.
Answer: (a) to; (b) from; (c) to; (d) into; (e) of; (f) to; (g) with; (h) by; (i) for; (j) for.

25. Complete the text with suitable prepositions:
Humayun Ahmed is perhaps the most celebrated contemporary Bangladeshi fiction writer. His immense contribution (a) __ the Bangladeshi literature (b) __ the last three decades has earned him international acclaim as well. At least (c) __ the last two decades, his books have been topping the best seller lists (d) __ Bangladesh. He won the hearts (e) __ millions as the creator (f) __ characters like Himu and Misir Ali. After a nine-month battle (g) __ cancer (h) __ the age (i) __ 64, he breathed his last bringing the curtain down (j) __ an illustrious career nearly four decades.
Answer: (a) to; (b) during; (c) in; (d) in; (e) of; (f) of; (g) against/with; (h) at; (i) of; (j) on.

26. Complete the text with suitable prepositions:
Man is fond (a) __ turning back from the present to the past again and again. Nothing is more pleasant (b) __ him than memories of his childhood. Whenever I am sick of the present, I try to get relief (c) __ the past days of my childhood. A man cannot remember everything that happened in his childhood. But certain events are stored in the sub-conscious mind. They sometimes peep (d) __ mind's eye. My playground was the bank of mighty Teesta. In all the seasons, this river had great attraction (e) __ me. Whenever I was not (f) __ home, I could be found (g) __ its bank. There would be other children also (h) __ me. We used to row on the river, jump (i) __ it and swim (j) __ it.
Answer: (a) of; (b) to; (c) in; (d) through; (e) for; (f) at; (g) on; (h) with; (i) into; (j) in/across.

27. Complete the text with suitable prepositions:
Time and tide wait (a) __ none. A stitch (b) __ time saves nine. Those are the two very well known proverbs (c) __ the significance of time. Some people don't care (d) __ anything. They put (e) __ a job for tomorrow though they are not sure whether tomorrow will come. (f) __ this way, they cannot finish a work when they need it. Then they say, "Alas! If we did not fight shy (g) __ our jobs when we had a lot of time, we could be successful". So, (h) __ become successful (i) __ life, we have to realize the importance (j) __ utilizing time.
Answer: (a) for; (b) in; (c) about; (d) for; (e) off; (f) In; (g) of; (h) to; (i) in; (j) of.

28. Complete the text with suitable prepositions:
Rumi and Ruman are talking (a) __ the importance (b) __ a teacher and a doctor. Rumi says that doctors are of great use (c) __ society. But Ruman does not agree (d) __ Rumi. He says that teachers are the architect (e) __ a nation. They spread the light of education. Teachers remove ignorance (f) __ society. However, they are different (g) __ their opinion. But they agree (h) __ the point that the service (i) __ a teacher and a doctor is very essential (j) __ the society.
Answer: (a) about; (b) of; (c) in; (d) with; (e) of; (f) from; (g) in; (h) on; (i) of; (j) to/for.

29. Complete the text with suitable prepositions:
Patriotism is a great quality (a) __ human being. It creates (b) __ a man true love (c) __ his motherland. Patriotism is older than civilization. The man, who loves his own country, does his duties and works (d) __ the welfare (e) __ his country, is a patriot. Even the ancient tribes had a fondness (f) __ the place where they were born and sacrificed their lives to save them. A student, an artist or a politician may be a patriot (g) __ usual way (h) __ life. If he does his duties honestly and sincerely (i) __ his own field, he can be a patriot. If he does not do so, he will be a traitor. We must not have hatred or bitterness (j) __ anyone. But chauvinist patriotism is very bad.
Answer: (a) of/for; (b) in; (c) for; (d) for; (e) of; (f) for; (g) in; (h) in; (i) in; (j) for.

30. Complete the text with suitable prepositions:
The cyber cafe is a place teeming (a) __ information. It is a network (b) __ all networks. It is a place (c) __ computers (d) __ which customers can use the internet and send e-mails and so on. A cyber cafe is closely associated (e) __ internet communication system. A customer sitting (f) __ the cafe can communicate (g) __ people (h) __ the world. In fact, it is not prejudicial (i) __ our development and essential (j) __ easier communication.
Answer: (a) with; (b) of; (c) with; (d) through; (e) with; (f) in; (g) with; (h) around/across; (i) to; (j) for.

31. Complete the text with suitable prepositions:
Natural disaster has occurred throughout the world (a) __ recent years. The reason behind this is greenhouse effect or warming (b) __ the air around the earth. Global warming is melting the huge ice (c) __ Polar Regions and (d) __ the peaks (e) __ the mountains. Consequently, the level (f) __ sea water has alarmingly increased. Cyclones and tidal bores are inundating and destroying the coastal regions (g) __ a large extent. Climatologists believe that (h) __ the last 185 years 99 cyclones hit the coastal areas and off shore islands (i) __ our country causing irrecoverable loss (j) __ life and properties.
Answer: (a) in; (b) of; (c) on in; (d) on/at; (e) of; (f) of; (g) to; (h) during/in; (i) of; (j) of.

32. Complete the text with suitable prepositions:
The Nobel Prize is the most prestigious prize (a) __ the world. The prize is awarded (b) __ the persons (c) __ outstanding contribution (d) __ specific six fields. Economics was included (e) __ the list in 1969 (f) __ the first time. One prize is awarded (g) __ each field. But, if there is more than one recipient (h) __ the prize (i) __ one field, the prize money is equally distributed (j) __ all the winners.
Answer: (a) in; (b) to; (c) for; (d) in; (e) in; (f) for; (g) in; (h) for; (i) in; (j) among.

33. Complete the text with suitable prepositions:
A good student never learns things (a) __ rote. He is very cautious (b) __ his studies and always adheres (c) __ his lessons and texts. He does not learn (d) __ traditional guide books. He prepares notes (e) __ taking help (f) __ his teachers. He abides (g) __ his teachers' advice and jots (h) __ their lectures. He makes the best use (i) __ his time and concentrate (j) __ his studies according to his daily routine.
Answer: (a) by; (b) about/of; (c) to; (d) from; (e) by; (f) from; (g) by; (h) down; (i) of; (j) on.

34. Complete the text with suitable prepositions:
A good student never learns things (a) __ rote. He always adheres (b) __ his studies. He does not haunt (c) __ traditional guide books. He abides (d) __ his teachers' advice and jot (e) __ their lectures. He does not mix (f) __ bad boys and while (g) __ his time. He also behaves well (h) __ the superiors and never looks down (i) __ anybody. Everybody is pleased (j) __ his conduct.
Answer: (a) by; (b) to; (c) for; (d) by; (e) down; (f) with; (g) away; (h) towards; (i) upon; (j) with.

35. Complete the text with suitable prepositions:
The food we eat seems to have profound effects (a) __ our health. Although science has made enormous steps (b) __ making food more fit to eat, it has (c) __ the same time made many foods unfit to eat. Some research has shown that eighty percent (d) __ all human diseases are related (e) __ diet. People (f) __ different culture are more prone (g) __ contact certain illness because (h) __ the characteristics (i) __ the foods they consume. So we should give (j) __ the habit of taking bad foods.
Answer: (a) on; (b) in; (c) at; (d) of; (e) to; f) of; (g) to; (h) of; (i) of; (j) up.

36. Complete the text with suitable prepositions:
Sakhina is overwhelmed (a) __ grief as her father is determined (b) __ marry her (c) __ at an early age of fifteen. Since she possesses an aptitude (d) __ studies, she prefers, carrying (e) __ her education (f) __ getting married. Sakhina's father being burdened (g) __ a nine-member family, wants to reduce his expenditure. This is the picture (h) __ the thousands of families who live (i) __ the poverty line. We have to look (j) __ the matter seriously.
Answer: (a) with; (b) to; (c) off; (d) for; (e) on; f) to; (g) with; (h) of; (i) below; (j) into.

37. Complete the text with suitable prepositions:
The writer has been trying hard to put a finish to an extremely difficult literary work. (a) __ this purpose she badly needed a very lonely place. (b) __ this end (c) __ view, she lived in a cabin. It belonged (d) __ an orphanage (e) __ the Carolina mountains. The place was isolated (f) __ all human habitations. It was a very cold place. This situation caused her to look (g) __ firewood which was available there but not ready. Finding no other way, she requested the orphanage authority to send someone (h) __ the cabin who could chop well. The authority sent an underaged boy named Jerry. Jerry looked so small (i) __ size that the writer felt hesitated to appoint him (j) __ doing a heavy job like chopping.
Answer: (a) For; (b) With; (c) in; (d) to; (e) on/beside/near; (f) from; (g) for; (h) to; (i) in; (j) for.

38. Complete the text with suitable prepositions:
I am fed up (a) __ the next door neighbour. His room is adjacent (b) __ my room. Always he keeps his TV (c) __. There is sound (d) __ dragging (e) __ chair and table. When I try to concentrate (f) __ my studies, a blaring sound comes (g) __ the next door. In winter, I can tolerate it (h) __ some extent (i) __ closing the windows but it becomes very unbearable (j) __ summer.
Answer: (a) with; (b) to; (c) on; (d) of; (e) of; (f) on; (g) from; (h) to; (i) by; (j) in.

39. Complete the text with suitable prepositions:
When I started working (a) __ the research and science (b) __ leprosy more than a decade ago, people thought this chronic disease would eliminate itself and burn out (c) __ time. We didn't have time (d) __ that. Nearly 2,50,000 new cases (e) __ leprosy are diagnosed every year. Approximately 10 percent (f) __ new cases occur (g) __ children. Even though it is associated (h) __ biblical times, leprosy remains a problem (i) __ modern era and was reported (j) __ 130 countries worldwide.
Answer: (a) on; (b) of; (c) over; (d) for; (e) of; (f) of; (g) in; (h) with; (i) in; (j) in.

40. Complete the text with suitable prepositions:
The Freedom Fighters are the pride of the nation. In 1971, many of these great sons (a) __ the soil sacrificed their lives (b) __ the cause of the country and the countrymen. They were so deeply devoted (c) __ the war of liberation that they had no time to complain (d) __ the odds they had to go (e) __. They are the martyrs. Death is a must (f) __ all. Everyone has to yield (g) __ death. Man may die (h) __ a disease or (i) __ an accident. He may also die (j) __ overworking. But martyrdom differs from these types of ordinary death.
Answer: (a) of; (b) for; (c) to; (d) against; (e) through; (f) for; (g) to; (h) of; (i) by/in; (j) from.
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