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1 . Rearrange the following six sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E) and (F) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions given below them.

A. The hall was filled with children, teachers, students, family members and those who were close to him.
B. Normally such ceremonies are attended by important people like industrialists, politicians and VIP's.
C. What I saw when I stepped into the hall amazed me.
D. I went home with the feeling that it was a most unusual oath taking ceremony with only those who were 'important' to him present.
E. When he was elected President, he invited me to the swearing in ceremony in the Central Hall of Parliament.
F. However in this case everyone who attended the ceremony seemed to know him personally.
Which of the following should be the FIRST sentence after rearrangement ?
A
B
C
D
E
2 . Rearrange the following six sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E) and (F) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions given below them.

A. The hall was filled with children, teachers, students, family members and those who were close to him.
B. Normally such ceremonies are attended by important people like industrialists, politicians and VIP's.
C. What I saw when I stepped into the hall amazed me.
D. I went home with the feeling that it was a most unusual oath taking ceremony with only those who were 'important' to him present.
E. When he was elected President, he invited me to the swearing in ceremony in the Central Hall of Parliament.
F. However in this case everyone who attended the ceremony seemed to know him personally.
Which of the following should be the SECOND sentence after rearrangement ?
B
C
D
E
F
3 . In the following passage there are blanks each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each, five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the approptiate words in each case.
When we $1$ started thirty years ago in 1977, we did not know anything about how to run a bank for the poor. We therefore looked at how others ran their operations and $2$ from their mistakes. In Bangladesh, conventional banks and credit cooperatives always $3$ lump sum repayments. This created $4$ problems because repaying in a lump sum was a mental hurdle for borrowers. They tended to delay repayment and get further into debt in the $5$. In the end they usually $6$ totally on the loan, which was a loss to the bank. In structuring our own loans, I decided to ask for a daily payment, Monitoring repayment was $7$ and it filled people with $8$ that they could repay their loans.
$(1)$
firstly
freshly
foremost
initially
recently
4 . In the following passage there are blanks each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each, five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the approptiate words in each case.
When we $1$ started thirty years ago in 1977, we did not know anything about how to run a bank for the poor. We therefore looked at how others ran their operations and $2$ from their mistakes. In Bangladesh, conventional banks and credit cooperatives always $3$ lump sum repayments. This created $4$ problems because repaying in a lump sum was a mental hurdle for borrowers. They tended to delay repayment and get further into debt in the $5$. In the end they usually $6$ totally on the loan, which was a loss to the bank. In structuring our own loans, I decided to ask for a daily payment, Monitoring repayment was $7$ and it filled people with $8$ that they could repay their loans.
$(2)$
copied
observed
learned
understood
improving
5 . In the following passage there are blanks each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each, five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the approptiate words in each case.
When we $1$ started thirty years ago in 1977, we did not know anything about how to run a bank for the poor. We therefore looked at how others ran their operations and $2$ from their mistakes. In Bangladesh, conventional banks and credit cooperatives always $3$ lump sum repayments. This created $4$ problems because repaying in a lump sum was a mental hurdle for borrowers. They tended to delay repayment and get further into debt in the $5$. In the end they usually $6$ totally on the loan, which was a loss to the bank. In structuring our own loans, I decided to ask for a daily payment, Monitoring repayment was $7$ and it filled people with $8$ that they could repay their loans.
$(3)$
insisted
demanded
settled
lend
6 . In the following passage there are blanks each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each, five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the approptiate words in each case.
When we $1$ started thirty years ago in 1977, we did not know anything about how to run a bank for the poor. We therefore looked at how others ran their operations and $2$ from their mistakes. In Bangladesh, conventional banks and credit cooperatives always $3$ lump sum repayments. This created $4$ problems because repaying in a lump sum was a mental hurdle for borrowers. They tended to delay repayment and get further into debt in the $5$. In the end they usually $6$ totally on the loan, which was a loss to the bank. In structuring our own loans, I decided to ask for a daily payment, Monitoring repayment was $7$ and it filled people with $8$ that they could repay their loans.
$(4)$
severe
no
variety
plenty
7 . In the following passage there are blanks each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each, five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the approptiate words in each case.
When we $1$ started thirty years ago in 1977, we did not know anything about how to run a bank for the poor. We therefore looked at how others ran their operations and $2$ from their mistakes. In Bangladesh, conventional banks and credit cooperatives always $3$ lump sum repayments. This created $4$ problems because repaying in a lump sum was a mental hurdle for borrowers. They tended to delay repayment and get further into debt in the $5$. In the end they usually $6$ totally on the loan, which was a loss to the bank. In structuring our own loans, I decided to ask for a daily payment, Monitoring repayment was $7$ and it filled people with $8$ that they could repay their loans.
$(5)$
time
process
return
event
action
8 . In the following passage there are blanks each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each, five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the approptiate words in each case.
When we $1$ started thirty years ago in 1977, we did not know anything about how to run a bank for the poor. We therefore looked at how others ran their operations and $2$ from their mistakes. In Bangladesh, conventional banks and credit cooperatives always $3$ lump sum repayments. This created $4$ problems because repaying in a lump sum was a mental hurdle for borrowers. They tended to delay repayment and get further into debt in the $5$. In the end they usually $6$ totally on the loan, which was a loss to the bank. In structuring our own loans, I decided to ask for a daily payment, Monitoring repayment was $7$ and it filled people with $8$ that they could repay their loans.
$(6)$
neglected
abandoned
defaulted
depended
disappointed
9 . In the following passage there are blanks each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each, five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the approptiate words in each case.
When we $1$ started thirty years ago in 1977, we did not know anything about how to run a bank for the poor. We therefore looked at how others ran their operations and $2$ from their mistakes. In Bangladesh, conventional banks and credit cooperatives always $3$ lump sum repayments. This created $4$ problems because repaying in a lump sum was a mental hurdle for borrowers. They tended to delay repayment and get further into debt in the $5$. In the end they usually $6$ totally on the loan, which was a loss to the bank. In structuring our own loans, I decided to ask for a daily payment, Monitoring repayment was $7$ and it filled people with $8$ that they could repay their loans.
$(7)$
benefit
easier
reckless
disorganised
secure
10 . In the following passage there are blanks each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each, five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the approptiate words in each case.
When we $1$ started thirty years ago in 1977, we did not know anything about how to run a bank for the poor. We therefore looked at how others ran their operations and $2$ from their mistakes. In Bangladesh, conventional banks and credit cooperatives always $3$ lump sum repayments. This created $4$ problems because repaying in a lump sum was a mental hurdle for borrowers. They tended to delay repayment and get further into debt in the $5$. In the end they usually $6$ totally on the loan, which was a loss to the bank. In structuring our own loans, I decided to ask for a daily payment, Monitoring repayment was $7$ and it filled people with $8$ that they could repay their loans.
$(8)$
sense
confidence
challenge
doubt
believe