1. Read the following text carefully and use suitable modifiers in the blank spaces. 0.5×10 = 5
Computer is an advanced (a) (use adjective as premodifier) device that takes raw data as input (b) (use prepositional phrase as postmodifier) and processes these data under the control of set of instructions (c) (use past participle as premodifier) program and gives the result named output and saves output (d) (use prepositional phrase as postmodifier). It can process both numerical and non-numerical calculations. A computer has (e) (use cardinal adjective as premodifier) functions : it accepts data, processes data, produces, output and stores results. Input is the raw information (f) (use present participle) into a computer from the input devices. It is the collection of letters, numbers, images etc. Process is the operation of data as per (g) (use past participle phrase as postmodifier). It is totally internal process of the (h) (use noun as premodifier) system. Output is the processed data (i) (use past participle phrase as postmodifier) after data processing. Output is also called result. We can save (j) (use demonstrative adjective as premodifier) results in the storage devices for future use.
2. Read the following text carefully and use suitable modifiers in the blank spaces. 0.5×10 = 5
The first and (a) (Premodify the noun) duty in student life is (b) (postmodify using infinitive). A student should remember that knowledge is power. He should read not only his (c) (premodify the noun using past participle) books but also the books of (d) (premodify the noun using adjective) writers in (e) premodify the noun using adjective) branches of studies. He has also to read newspapers, journals and magazines and widen (f) (premodify the noun using possessive adjective) outlook. He has to fix his aim of life and equip himself for (g) (premodify the noun using demonstrative adjective) profession. He should keep (h) (postmodify using prepositional phrase) that the students of today are the (i) (premodify the noun using adjective) leaders of the nation. Therefore, a student should not waste (j) (premodify the noun using possessive adjective) time, energies and faculties in matters other than education and learning.
1. (a) electronic, (b) from the user, (c) called, (d) for future use, (e) four, (f) entered, (g) given instructions, (h) computer, (i) given by computer, (j) these
2. (a) foremost, (b) to study/to acquire knowledge, (c) prescribed, (d) famous, (e) different/various, (f) his/her, (g) that, (h) in mind, (i) future, (j) his/her
Md. Imran Hussain,
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