প্রিয় শিক্ষার্থী, আজকের আলোচনার বিষয়বস্তু “ Exercise on Modifiers”
Read the following text and use modifiers as directed is the blank spaces. .5x10=5
6.Mode science has gifted us many (a)———( pre-modify the noun) inventions. They have made our life (b)——( post-modify the noun). It is a (c)——( use an intensifier to pre-modify the adjective) mode means of telecommunication. Now-a-days we need not go to a distant place (d)——-( post modify the verb) . It helps us a lot in our business and (e)——-( use a noun adjective to pre-modify the noun) activities. On the other hand, mobile phone has (f)——( pre-modify the noun) disadvantages too. Excessive (g)——( use a participle to pre-modify the verb) causes loss of memory, damage of eye-sight and hearing. Again if we (h)——-( pre-modify the verb) keep the mobile phone in the pocket of our shirt, our heart is weaken. Again, the young generation becomes inattentive to their lessons.by (i)——( use a participle to post-modify the adjective). For this, they get little time (j)——( use an infinitive to post-modify the noun).
Ans: a) wonderful b) comfortable c) very d) physically e) commerce f) some g) using of mobile phone h) always i) using mobile phone and j) to study
7. Bonsai, (a)—-(use an appositive to post-modify the noun), is very popular nowadays. It is grown in small containers in such a way that it becomes the miniature of a real tree. A Bonsai tree can be a 10 years old but has a height of one foot only. The art of Bonsai (b)——( use a relative clause to post-modify the noun) was developed by the early Japanese aristocrats.Bonsai is different from normal pot planting (c)——( use a wh- clause to post-modify the noun). A Bonsai tree is carefully shaped to remain small but still has the appearance of (d)——( use a determiner to pre-modify the noun) tree. It does not need large pots but (e)——( use a determiner to pre-modify the noun) containers and not much of soil. A container (f)—-( use present participle to post-modify the noun) is needed for Bonsai. The holes are then covered with small nets (g)——( use relative clause to post-modify the noun). The plant is then taken out of its (h)——-( use an adjective to pre-modify the noun) pot and one-third of its root is cut off. The roots (i)——( use prepositional phrase to post-modify the noun) are tied to the bottom of the pot. Soil is then spread over it to cover the container ,but about an inch of the root is allowed to stay above the soil to enhance the beauty. Almost all plants (j)——( use a present participle to post-modify the noun) can be grown as Bonsai.
Ans: a)the art of growing trees and other plants b) that was originated perhaps more than 1000 years ago in China c) which is considered an art form d) a large e) small f) having holes in the bottle g)that stop soil from flowing out with soil h)original i) with the wires and j) having wood
8. Socrates believed (a)———( post-modify the verb) that an (b)——( pre-modify the noun) man was more of a beast than a human being. Furious was his wife who used to lose her temper on the (c)——-( pre-modify the noun) excuse.One day the wife got (d)——( use an intensifier to pre-modify the adjective) furious and began (e)——( use an infinitive to post-modify the verb) fiercely. He went out and sat on the doorstep of (f)——( use a possessive to pre-modify the noun) house. He looked out to the public (g)——( use a phrase to post-modify the verb). The wife found that he was not paying the least heed to her. So, she began to pour hot water (h)—-( use a phrase to post-modify the verb) of Socrates. The passers-by were (i)——( use an intensifier to pre-modify the adjective) much amused at the incident. They had not seen a (j)——( pre-modify the noun) incident berore.
Ans: a) strongly b) angry c) slightest d) more e) to insult him f)his g) on the street h) on the head i) very j)strange