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TOPIC 1 REVIEW TEST: Answer EVERY part. Total Marks 150 Q est!on 1: T"e C lt re an# $er!

ta%e o& 'an%la#es" Part (a) (!) Which important cultural figure was captured by pirates when a boy? A Alaol ' Jasimuddin C Lalon Shah * Tagore [1] (!!) Which of the following statements about Begum Rokeya is true? A Her most famous work was Malancha ' She founded an organisation to help women C She never married * She was born in Kolkata [1] (!!!) In which field did Jasimuddin contribute to the culture of Bangladesh? A Art ' Dance C Song * Literature [1] (!+) Where was Kazi Nazrul Islam buried? A At Dhaka University ' At Kolkata University C In England * In his family village [1] (+) Who received an honorary doctorate from Oxford University in 1940? A Begum Rokeya ' Mir Mosharraf Hossain C Tagore * Zainul Abedin [1] Part (,) Why is Zainul Abedin considered to be a major cultural figure in Bangladesh? Explain your answer. [8] Part (-) Which of the following do you think has made the most important contribution to the development of the culture of Bangladesh? Explain your answer by writing about all t"ree choices provided. Religious festivals The Bangla language Songs and Music [12]

Part (#) (!) What was Alaols most celebrated work? A Padmavati ' Ratnawati C Bajimat * Dara-Sekandarnama [1] (!!) What is Jasimuddin known as? A The Singer of the City ' The Rural Poet C The Folk Hero * The War Novelist [1] (!!!) What was the name of the publication in which Kazi Nazrul Islam preached revolution? A The Star ' The Comet C The Gazette * The Red Crescent [1] (!+) Lalon Shah is most famous for A Written poems ' Songs C Religious dramas * Folk art [1] (+) In 1913 Rabindranath Tagore was given an important honour. Which of the following was it? A He was made a knight of the British Empire. ' He was received by the Emperor of Japan. C He gained the Nobel Prize for Literature. * He was made a doctor at Cambridge University. [1] Part (e) Why is Begum Rokeya considered to be such an important cultural figure in Bangladesh? Explain your answer. [8] Part (&) Which of the following do you think has made the most important contribution to the development of the culture of Bangladesh? Explain your answer by writing about all t"ree choices. [12] Drama Painting Dance

Part (%) (!) What is Mir Mosharraf Hossains work Udashin Pathikir Moner an example of? A Satire ' Poetry C Drama * Textbook [1] (!!) What is Kazi Nazrul Islam known as? A The Singer of the City ' The National Poet of Bangladesh C The Muse of Music * The Bengali Dreamer [1] (!!!) The nabanna was made by Zainul Abedin in 1970? What was it? A A large portrait on canvas ' A large sculpture C A long scroll * A long tapestry [1] (!+) What was Jasimuddins first career? A A doctor ' A journalist C A collector of folk literature * A playwright [1] (+) What did Begum Rokeya start in 1916? A A political party for Bengali Muslim women ' An association for Bengali Muslim women C A music club for Bengali Muslim women * A teacher training college for Bengali Muslim women [1] Part ("): This question tests your knowledge and understanding. Why is Rabindranath Tagore considered to be such an important cultural figure in Bangladesh? Explain your answer. [8] Part (!): This question tests your understanding and judgement. (!) Explain why ea-" of the following has made an important contribution to the development of the culture of Bangladesh. . Literature . Music . Architecture [8] (!!) Explain which one of these has made the /ost important contribution, and why. [4]

Part (j)

(i) What was unusual about the childhood of Syed Aaol? A He never learned to read. B He was brought u in an or hanage. ! He was ca tured by irates. " He was sent abroad to be educated. #$% (ii) &n which field did 'a(i )a(rul &sla* contribute to the culture of Bangladesh? A architecture B fil* ! ainting " oetry #$% (iii) Which fa*ous figure is said to have caught s*all o+ and been abandoned as a child by his co**unity? A ,ir ,osharraf Hossain B 'a(i )a(rul &sla* ! -asi*uddin " .alon Shah #$% (iv) Which of the following state*ents about /abindranath 0agore is true? A He ca*e fro* a oor bac1ground. B He never left Bengal. ! He was born in $233. " He wrote his first rhy*e when he was 4 years old. #$% (v) Which of the following acted as an ins iration to 5ainul Abedin in $267? A the birth of his son B the death of his wife ! the 8reat Bengal 9a*ine " World War 0wo #$% Part (1) Why is song a highly i* ortant art of Bangladeshi life? :+ lain your answer. #;% Part (l) Which of the following do you thin1 has *ade the *ost contribution to the develo *ent of the culture of Bangladesh? :+ lain your answer by writing about all three choices rovided. <ou *ust give e+a* les of their wor1 to su ort your answer. = ,ir ,osharraf Hossain = Begu* /o1eya = /abindranath 0agore #$3%

Part (m)

(i) Which i* ortant cultural figure was born in -henidah district in $443? A Alaol B Begu* /o1eya ! 'a(i )a(rul &sla* " .alon Shah #$% (ii) What tribute was aid to ,ir ,osharraf Hossain? A A statue was erected in his *e*ory B A university was na*ed after hi* ! He was given an i* ortant award by his local town " He was 1nighted by the 'ing of :ngland #$% (iii) How old was /abindranath 0agore when he wrote his first rhy*e? A4 B $4 ! 34 " 74 #$% (iv) Whose atriotic songs ins ired the freedo* fighters during the War of .iberation? A Begu* /o1eya B -asi*uddin ! 'a(i )a(rul &sla* " 5ainul Abedin #$% (v) Which of the following state*ents about Alaol is not true? A He has a literary award na*ed after hi* B His father was 1illed by irates ! His *aster iece is called Pad*avati " His arents were very oor #$% Part (n) How has architecture contributed to the develo *ent of Bangladeshi culture? :+ lain your answer by referring to any eriod of your choice. #;% Part (o) Which of the following do you thin1 has *ade the *ost i* ortant contribution to the develo *ent of the culture of Bangladesh? :+ lain your answer by writing about all three choices rovided. <ou *ust give e+a* les of their wor1 to su ort your answer. = -asi*uddin = /abindranath 0agore = 5ainul Abedin #$3%

Part (p)

(!) Lalon Shah was a legendary baul. What were bauls? A Groups of warriors who composed chants ' Artists working in villages C Musicians who composed and sang devotional folk songs * Groups of dancers [1] (!!) What was Begum Rokeyas first story, written in 1905? A Nurse Nelly ' Padmadvati C Sultanas Dream * The Secluded Women [1] (!!!) What did Zainul Abedin receive in 1967? A The title of Great Master of the Arts (Shilpacharya) ' The title of Hilal-i-Imtaz C The Governors Gold Medal * The Nobel Prize [1] (!+) What weekly publication did Kazi Nazrul Islam start in 1925? A Langal ' Chittanama C Mukhti * Nabajug [1] (+) Why did Rabindranath Tagore give up his knighthood in 1919? A Because of Indian losses in the First World War ' Because of events at Amritsar C Because he wanted to lead a simple life * Because he disliked the Government of India Act [1] Part (0): This question tests your knowledge and understanding. (!) Describe the life and work of Alaol. [5] (!!) Explain why he is so important in the culture of Bangladesh. [3] Part (r): This question tests your understanding and judgement. (!) Explain why ea-" of the following is important in the cultural life of Bangladesh. Religious festivals Folk culture [10] (!!) Which of these has made the /ore important contribution? Explain why. [2] 1Total: 253