Modern English Language Previous Year Question Paper 2018 | HNBGU BCA First semester

Modern English Language

HNBGU BCA Previous Question Paper 2018-19

  1. What are the characteristics of communication?

  2. Explain the meaning of communication process and discuss its main components.

  3. What is the differences between verbal and non verbal communication?

  4. What is meant by listening? Explain the different types of listening.

  5. What do you understand by the term ‘grapevine’?

  6. What do you mean by coding and decoding?

  7. What are the functions of Non- Verbal Communication?

    1. Write a letter to the district Collector complaining against the nuisance caused by loud speaker in the city during examination days.

    2. Write a report on a disaster stuck village that is hit by cloud burst.

    1. What are important points to remember while making precis/ summary of a text?

    2. Define public speaking.

    3. How will you document an Account Office?

    1. Read the following passage carefully and answer the question given below it:

      Light houses occupy a special place in the history of the world. For millions of people that were the first sign of civilization after a long sea voyage. For others they are grim remainders of the sea dangers. Modern technology has made light houses redundant, but they remind us of a time when ships ruled the world.

      Lights for navigation have existed for more than 3000 years. The purpose was to show ships where they are and guide them into safe harbors and to warn them of rocks and reefs. Although preventing loss of life has always been consideration, it is the preservation of ships and cargoes that has been the real driving force behind light house construction. The Light houses reached their zenith during the first of the 20th century. Today the satellite navigation technology is taking the place of the light house as the safe, economic and reliable way to navigate the oceans of the world.
      The first light were fires in bronze baskets along the Nile delta as early as 1000 B.C. The oldest surviving light house is the Tower of Hercules in Spain. It was built around 29 B.C. by the Romans. It served as a light house until 5th century A.D. There it was abandoned for some time. But then again it was rebuilt in 1682 and it is still in service. Accurate marine charts are how available for literally the whole of earth’s watery surface. These charts have also been computerized an in conjunction with GPS can display the exact position of a ship on the screen. These developments have made light houses lose their importance.

      1. What was the primary purpose behind building the light houses?
      2. Which is the oldest surviving light house and since how many years is it in use?
      3. How did the light houses keep the navigators?
      4. Why have the light houses become redundant?
      5. Make sentences of the following words so as to make their meaning clear: