Bangladeshi cuisine is rich and varied with the use of many spices - JSC English Model Question with (PDF)

Bangladeshi cuisine is rich and varied with the use of many spices - JSC English Model Question with (PDF), JSC Model Test (Unit–1, Lesson–05)
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Bangladeshi cuisine is rich and varied with the use of many spices - JSC English Model Question with (PDF)

Bangladeshi cuisine is rich and varied with the use of many spices - JSC English Model Question with (PDF)



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Read the text and answer the questions 1, 2 and 3. (Unit–1, Lesson–05)

Bangladeshi cuisine is rich and varied with the use of many spices.
We have delicious and appetizing food, snacks and sweets.Boiled rice is our staple food. It is served with a variety of vegetables, curry, lentil soups, fish and meat. Fish is the main source of protein. Fishes are now cultivated in ponds. Also we have fresh-water fishes in the lakes and rivers. More than 40 types of fishes are common. Some of them are carp, rui, katla, magur (catfish), chingri (prawn or shrimp).
Shutki or dried fishes are popular. Hilsha is very popular among the people of Bangladesh. Panta ilish isa traditional platter of Panta bhat. It is steamed rice soaked in water and served with fried hislsha slice, often together with dried fish, pickles, lentil soup, green chilies and onion. It is a popular dish on the Pahela Boishakh. The people of Bangladesh are very fond of sweets. 
Almost all Bangladeshi women prepare some traditional sweets. Pitha, a type of sweets made from rice flour, sugar, syrup, molasses and sometimes milk, is a traditional food loved by the entire population. During winter Pitha Utsab, meaning pitha festivalis organized by different groups of people. Sweets are distributed among close relatives when there is good news like births, wedding, promotions, etc. 
Sweets of Bangladesh are mostly milk-based. The common ones are roshgulla, sandesh, rasamalai, gulap jamun, kalo jamun and chom-chom. There are hundreds of different varieties of sweet preparations. Sweets are therefore an important part of the day-to-day life of Bangladeshi people.

অনুবাদ:

বাংলাদেশী রন্ধনপ্রণালী অনেক মশলার ব্যবহারে সমৃদ্ধ এবং বৈচিত্র্যময়।
আমাদের রয়েছে সুস্বাদু এবং ক্ষুধার্ত খাবার, স্ন্যাকস এবং মিষ্টি। সেদ্ধ চাল আমাদের প্রধান খাদ্য। এটি বিভিন্ন ধরণের শাকসবজি, তরকারি, মসুর ডাল স্যুপ, মাছ এবং মাংসের সাথে পরিবেশন করা হয়। মাছ হল প্রোটিনের প্রধান উৎস। এখন পুকুরে মাছ চাষ করা হয়। এছাড়াও আমাদের হ্রদ এবং নদীতে মিষ্টি জলের মাছ রয়েছে। 40 টিরও বেশি ধরণের মাছ সাধারণ। এদের মধ্যে কয়েকটি হল কার্প, রুই, কাতলা, মাগুর (ক্যাটফিশ), চিংরি (চিংড়ি বা চিংড়ি)।
শুটকি বা শুটকি মাছ জনপ্রিয়। বাংলাদেশের মানুষের কাছে ইলিশ খুবই জনপ্রিয়। পান্তা ইলিশ হল পান্তা ভাটের ঐতিহ্যবাহী থালা। এটি জলে ভিজিয়ে ভাজা ভাত এবং ভাজা হিলশা স্লাইসের সাথে পরিবেশন করা হয়, প্রায়শই শুকনো মাছ, আচার, মসুর ডাল স্যুপ, সবুজ মরিচ এবং পেঁয়াজ। পহেলা বৈশাখে এটি একটি জনপ্রিয় খাবার। বাংলাদেশের মানুষ মিষ্টি খুব পছন্দ করে।
প্রায় সব বাংলাদেশী মহিলাই কিছু ঐতিহ্যবাহী মিষ্টি প্রস্তুত করে। পিঠা, চালের আটা, চিনি, সিরাপ, গুড় এবং কখনও কখনও দুধ থেকে তৈরি এক ধরণের মিষ্টি, সমগ্র জনগণের কাছে প্রিয় একটি ঐতিহ্যবাহী খাবার। শীতকালে পিঠা উৎসব, মানে পিঠা উৎসব বিভিন্ন দলের দ্বারা আয়োজিত হয়। জন্ম, বিবাহ, পদোন্নতি ইত্যাদির মতো সুসংবাদ থাকলে নিকটাত্মীয়দের মধ্যে মিষ্টি বিতরণ করা হয়।
বাংলাদেশের মিষ্টি বেশির ভাগই দুধভিত্তিক। সাধারণ হল রোশগুল্লা, সন্দেশ, রসমালাই, গোলাপ জামুন, কালো জামুন এবং চম-চম। রয়েছে শত শত রকমারি মিষ্টির প্রস্তুতি। মিষ্টি তাই বাংলাদেশিদের দৈনন্দিন জীবনের একটি গুরুত্বপূর্ণ অংশ।


Set 1

1. Choose the best answer from the alternatives.

(a) The use of many spices ..................  made Bangladeshi cuisine rich.
   i. have ii. has iii. is iv. are

(b) Our foods are very .................. .
   (i) bitter ii. sour iii. pungen tiv. tasty

(c)Boiled rice is our ..................  food.
   i. main ii. popular iii. unpopular iv. favourite

(d)Fish is the ..................  source of protein.
   i. only ii. main iii. subsidiary iv. minor

(e) ..................  is a very popular fish to our people.
   i Carp ii. Ru iiii. Hilsha iv. Magur

2. Give short answers to the following questions.

(a) How are our Bangladeshi food?
(b) What is our staple food?
(c) How is our staple food served?
(d) What has made Bangladeshi food special?
(e) Where do we get the fishes from?

3. Summarize the above text in around 85 words.


 Answer 

1. (a) (ii) has; (b) (iv) tasty; (c) (i) main; (d) (ii) main; (e) (iii) Hilsha.

2.
(a) Bangladeshi foods are delicious and appetizing.
(b) Our staple food is boiled rice.
(c) Our staple food-boiled rice is served with a variety of vegetables, curry, lentil soups, fish and meat.
(d) The use of many spices has made Bangladeshi food special.
(e) We get the fishes in the ponds, lakes and rivers.

3. Bangladeshi cuisine is rich and varied with the use of many spices. It tastes delicious and appetizing. Boiled rice is the main cuisine which is the staple food of Bangladeshi people. It is served with vegetables, curry, lentil soups, fish and meat. Again Panta ilish is a popular dish on the occasion of Pohela Boishakh. Besides, 'Pitha' a type of sweets made from rice, flour, sugar syrup, molasses and sometimes milk, is a traditional food loved by the entire population. Various kinds of sweets are distributed among the friends and relatives when there is a good news.

Set 2

1.Choose the best answer from the alternatives.

(a) Bangladeshi cuisine is .................. .
   i. spicy ii. boring iii. disgusting iv. dull

(b) The use of many spices   made Bangladeshi cuisine rich.
   i. have ii. has iii. is iv. are

(c) What does the word 'often' refer to?
   i. Hardly ii. Slowly iii. Frequently iv. Basically

(d) Boiled rice is our ..................  food.
   i. main ii. popular iii. unpopular iv. favourite

(e) "Sweets are distributed among 'close' relatives when there is good news." What does the word 'close' mean here?
   i. Near in distance ii. Stop iii. Near in relationship iv. Shut

2. Answer the following questions in your own words.

(a) What is our food item?
(b) Why are sweets an important part of our life?
(c) What has made Bangladeshi food so special?
(d) Apart from fish, what other foods do we eat with rice?
(e) How is boiled rice served?

3. Summarize the text in section A in your own words (around 85 words).


Answer 

1. (a) (i) spicy; (b) (ii) has; (c) (iii) fequently; (d) (i) main; (e) (iii) Near in relationship.
2. 
(a) We have delicious and appetizing food, snacks and sweets. Besides we have a variety of vegetables and more than 40 types of fishes.
(b) Sweets are important part of our life because sweets are distributed among close relatives when there is good news like births, weddings, promotions etc.
(c) Bangladeshi food has been made so special because Bangladeshi cuisine is rich and varied with the use of many spices.
(d) Apart from fish, we eat rice with curry, lentil soups and meat.
(e) Boiled rice is served with a variety of vegetables.
3. Same as Set 1


1 comment

  1. Excellent 😊
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