English Language 2020 Past Questions | WAEC

Study the following English Language past questions and answers for JAMBWAEC  NECO and Post-JAMB. Get prepared with official past questions and answers for upcoming examinations.

41. From the words or group of words lettered A to D, choose the word or group of words that best completes each of the following sentences.

The soldiers lay_______the town to arrest the terrorists.

  • A. siege on
  • B. siege to
  • C. siege with
  • D. siege by

 42.  Power has not been restored_________many parts of the town.

  • A. to
  • B. in
  • C. of
  • D. with

43. We got to the hall after the płay________started.

  • A. is
  • B. have
  • C. had
  • D. was

44.  The woman said the maid should________all the plates before going to bed.

  • A. wash out
  • B. wash up
  • C. wash off
  • D. wash away

45.  John, would you mind lifting the box?_______

  • A. yes, I do
  • B. No, I wouldn’t
  • C. Yes, I wouldn’t
  • D. No, I don’t

46.  It was a long poem, but Rasheed learnt it________

  • A. from memory
  • B. to memory
  • C. by heart
  • D. to heart

47. Let’s begin all over again,_________

  • A. may we
  • B. shall we
  • C. can we
  • D. must we

48.  Something must be wrong with the school driver, he is _________today.

  • A. rather driving carelessly
  • B. carelessly driving rather
  • C. driving rather carelessly
  • D. rather carelessly driving

49.  What I admire about our football team is that they love________

  • A. themselves
  • B. one another
  • C. the other
  • D. ourselves

50. This is the teacher_______told me the answer.

  • A. whom I said
  • B. who I said
  • C. who I said he
  • D. I said that he

51. Mary shouldn’t have disobeyed the teacher,_________?

  • A. should she
  • B. didn’t she
  • C. did she
  • D. could he

52. She wondered if the water vas not_________hot for drinking.

  • A. very
  • B. so
  • C. much
  • D. too

53. I told him not to play_______fire.

  • A. on
  • B. with
  • C. beneath
  • D. upon

54. We enjoyed ourselves________much at the party.

  • A. too
  • B. that
  • C. as
  • D. very

55.  You will need to commit the formula________memory.

  • A. to
  • B. in
  • C. for
  • D. by

56. The ushers told the people to_________their shoes before they enter the hall.

  • A. put off
  • B. put out
  • C. take off
  • D. take out

57. That book is neither_________

  • A. his or yours
  • B. his not yours
  • C. his nor yours
  • D. his own nor yours

58. The boy vomited a lot on the journey, doctor told us he suffered from________

  • A. travel sickness
  • B. travelling sickness
  • C. travel sicknesses
  • D. traveller sickness

59. The man gave the girl a_________ fountain pen.

  • A. small new blue
  • B. blue small new
  • C. blue new small
  • D. new small blue

60. I realized that i________you before.

  • A. had met
  • B. met
  • C. have met
  • D. meet

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