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Question 1: It is written from left to right, lacks distinct ________, and is recognizable by a distinctive horizontal line running along the tops of the letters that links them together.
Capital letterLatin alphabetLetter caseTypographic ligature

Question 2: This redundancy stems from the time when this script was used to write ________, a language that had a short [i] and a long [iː], and a short [u] and a long [uː].
BuddhismSanskritMantraPali

Question 3: A period or dot is used to denote the ________, which separates the integral and the fractional parts of a decimal number.
Decimal separatorCyprusUnited StatesAzerbaijan

Question 4: For example, the ________ is indicated by a jôphôla, the French u and the German umlaut ü as উ্য, the German umlaut ö as ও্য or এ্য, etc.
SchwaVowel lengthVowelInternational Phonetic Alphabet

Question 5: ঃ and ং are also often used as abbreviation marks in Bengali, like the ________ in English.
Slash (punctuation)EllipsisFull stopBracket

Question 6: The large alphabet can be represented, with a great deal of ingenuity, within the ________ character set, omitting certain irregular conjuncts.
ASCIICode page 437Windows-1252ISO/IEC 8859-1

Question 7: Often, different ________ (meaningfully different sounds) are represented by the same symbol or grapheme.
PhonologyPhonemeInternational Phonetic AlphabetEnglish orthography

Question 8: The Bengali script evolved from the Eastern Nagari script, which belongs to the ________ of scripts, along with the Devanagari script and other written systems of the Indian subcontinent.
Brahmic family of scriptsTibetan scriptKhmer scriptBrāhmī script

Question 9: the Indian national anthem, ________).
Amar Shonar BanglaJana Gana ManaKaba Ma KyeiDruk tsendhen

Question 10: It was written by ________ (রবীন্দ্রনাথ ঠাকুর Robindronath Ṭhakur) who is acknowledged as the single most important and defining figure of Bengali literature.
NastanirhVisva-Bharati UniversitySwami VivekanandaRabindranath Tagore
















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