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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You must answer this question. Answer ALL parts.
Question 1: The Culture and Heritage of Bangladesh
(i) Who was a legendary baul of Bangladesh?
A Zainul Abedin
B Mir Mosharraf Hossain
D Lalon Shah
(ii) In which field did Begum Rokeya contribute to the culture of Bangladesh?
(iii) Who wrote the national anthem of Bangladesh?
A Mir Mosharraf Hossain
B Kazi Nazrul Islam
D Rabindranath Tagore
(iv) Which of the following statements about Jasimuddin is true?
A He died in 1914.
B He had no interest in politics.
C He never had a formal education.
D He wrote a famous poem whilst still a student.
(v) What is the subject of Mir Mosharraf Hossain’s Bishad Shindhu?
A a battle
B his own life
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