The name of our country is Bangladesh.

পাঠ্যবই বহির্ভূত অনুচ্ছেদ  অংশ-১
প্রিয় শিক্ষার্থীরা, আজ তোমাদের জন্য দেওয়া হলো ইংরেজি বিষয় থেকে পাঠ্যবই বহির্ভূত অনুচ্ছেদ।

Read the given text (Out of EFT) carefully and answer the questions 1, 2 and 3.
The name of our country is Bangladesh. It became independent in 1971. Dhaka is its capital. Bangladesh is a small country. Its land area is 1,47,570 square kilometers. But it has a large population. About 140 million people live here. Bangladesh is mainly an agricultural country. Its main crops are rice, jute, sugarcane and tea. Many kinds of fruits also grow here. Jack fruits, mangoes, bananas, pineapples, guavas and water-melons are the most common. My country has also many rivers. The main rivers are the Padma, the Meghna, the Jamuna and the Karnaphuly. There are many variety of fishes in these rivers. We have many interesting places. The Sundarbans, Rangamati, and Cox's Bazar are very attractive. The Royal Bengal Tiger lives in the Sundarbans. Cox's Bazar is the longest beach in the world. It is about 120 kilometers long.
1. Choose the right answer.
a) What is the land area of your country?
i. 1,46,570 square kilometers
ii. 1,47,570 square kilometers
iii. 1,45,550 square kilometers
iv. 2,45,550 square kilometers
b) What are the main rivers of your country?
i. The Mohananda, The Surma ii. The Pagla, The Gorai iii. The Padma, The Jamuna iv. The Buriganga, The Chitra
c) What is the length of the Cox's Bazar Sea Beach?
a. about 200 kilometers long ii. about 300 kilometers long iii. about 130 kilometers long
iv. about 120 kilometers long
d) How many crores of people live in Bangladesh?
i. about 14 crores ii. about 15 crores
iii. about 13 crores iv. about 12 crores
e) What kind of country is Bangladesh?
i. Colonial ii. Dependent iii. Free iv. Oppressed
f) Who grows corns?
i. a peasant ii. a cobbler
iii. a grocer iv. an agriculture
g) Which of the following is not a Bangladeshi well-grown fruit?
i. jackfruit ii. banana iii. orange iv. guava
h) Find out the correct sentence.
i. The name of our country is Bangladesh
ii. The name of our Bangladesh is country
iii. Our country name is of the Bangladesh
iv. Bangladesh the name of our country is.
i) Why do people generally visit the Cox's Bazar Sea Beach?
i. Because it is an interesting place
ii. Because it is full of flowers
iii. Because it is full of sand
iv. Because it is a crowded place
j) Why is Bangladesh called a land of rivers?
i. Because it is full of many small rivers
ii. Because it is full of many big rivers
iii. Because it produces many fishes
iv. Because it is criss-crossed with many big and small rivers.

 শিক্ষক, বীরশ্রেষ্ঠ মুন্সী আব্দুর রউফ, পাবলিক কলেজ, ঢাকা