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UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE INTERNATIONAL EXAMINATIONS
General Certificate of Education Ordinary Level
International General Certificate of Secondary Education
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) Which poem did Jasimuddin write while he was still a student?
(ii) Who wrote the song Chal Chal Chal?
B Kazi Nasrul Islam
C Lalon Shah
D Rabindranath Tagore
(iii) Which of the following statements about Rabindranath Tagore is true?
A He was born in 1880
B He was knighted by Queen Victoria
C He went to school in the United States
D He won the Nobel Prize for Literature
(iv) Which of the following worked as a journalist?
A Mir Mosharraf Hossain
C Begum Rokeya
D Lalon Shah
(v) In what field did Zainul Abedin contribute to the cultural life of Bangladesh?