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UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE INTERNATIONAL EXAMINATIONS
General Certificate of Education Ordinary Level
Paper 1 History and Culture of Bangladesh
1 hour 30 minutes
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Answer three questions.
Answer Question 1 and two other questions.
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You MUST answer this question. Answer ALL parts.
Question 1: The Culture and Heritage of Bangladesh
(i) At which age did Mir Mosharraf Hossain start his writing?
(ii) Where did Begum Rokeya learn English?
A at home
B at school
C at university
(iii) Rabindranath Tagore was knighted by which English monarch?
(iv) Which of the following statements about Mir Mosharraf Hossain is true?
A He died in England
B He had no interest in the everyday life of the people
C He has a statue erected to his memory in Kolkata
D He was a famous painter
(v) Who was arrested in 1922 for anti-British writings?
B Begum Rokeya
C Kazi Nazrul Islam
D Zainul Abedin
Why are drama and dance a highly important part of Bangl