English Language 2020 Past Questions | JAMB

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.

16.  In the following options lettered A to D, all the words except one have the same stress pattern.

Choose the one with the different stress pattern

  • A. commit
  • B. compare
  • C. complete
  • D. column

17.  In the following options lettered A to D, all the words except one have the same stress pattern.

Choose the one with the different stress pattern

  • A. apparent
  • B. attractive
  • C. devastates
  • D. infections

18.  In the following options lettered A to D, all the words except one have the same stress pattern.

Choose the one with the different stress pattern

  • A. physique
  • B. menace
  • C. challenge
  • D. reckless

19.  In each of the following questions, the main or primary stress is indicated by writing the syllable on which it occurs in capital letters.

From the words lettered A to D, choose the one that has the correct stress
 

Calculator

  • A. CAL-cu-la-tor
  • B. cal-CU-la-tor
  • C. cal-cu-LA-tor
  • D. cal-cu-la-TOR

20.  In each of the following questions, the main or primary stress is indicated by writing the syllable on which it occurs in capital letters.

From the words lettered A to D, choose the one that has the correct stress

Criticism

  • A. cri-ti-ci-SM
  • B. cri-ti-CI-sm
  • C. cri-TI-ci-sm
  • D. CRI-ti-ci-sm

21.  In each of the following questions, the main or primary stress is indicated by writing the syllable on which it occurs in capital letters.

From the words lettered A to D, choose the one that has the correct stress

Expenditure

  • A. EX-pen-di-ture
  • B. ex-PEN-di-ture
  • C. ex-pen-DI-ture
  • D. ex-pen-di-TURE

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

The man, as well as the woman ________ arrested

  • A. have been
  • B. has been
  • C. is been
  • D. are being

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

Many a ____________ to understand me

  • A. man fail
  • B. man fails
  • C. men fail
  • D. men fails

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

It is you that __________ to write the letter

  • A. is suppose
  • B. is supposed
  • C. are suppose
  • D. are supposed

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

My father _______ on the floor

  • A. has lied
  • B. have lied
  • C. have laid
  • D. has lain

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

This class __________students and teachers

  • A. comprise
  • B. comprises
  • C. comprise of
  • D. comprises of

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

Before I arrived, the choir _______ the hymn

  • A. have sing
  • B. has sing
  • C. had sung
  • D. have sang

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

The soldier _________ his gun on the wall after the armed robber______

  • A. hang/has been hung
  • B. hung/had been hanged
  • C. hanged/has been hanged
  • D. hung/ has been hung

29.  Thank you for the __________ of presenting my paper.

  • A. privelege
  • B. priviledge
  • C. privilege
  • D. preveledge

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

My brother graduated from university last year; he will soon_________

  • A. convocate
  • B. convoke
  • C. convoce
  • D. matriculate
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