English Language 2020 Past Questions | JAMB

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

You need to __________your points

  • A. expanciate
  • B. expaciate
  • C. expatiate
  • D. expantiate

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

All the people in the bus died in that _________  accident

  • A. serious
  • B. reckless
  • C. fatal
  • D. dangerous

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

All the ________ were stolen by the thieves

  • A. arm and ammunition
  • B. arms and ammunition
  • C. arm and ammunitions
  • D. arms and ammunitions

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

What a ________! the more you look, the less you see

  • A. wonder
  • B. miracle
  • C. challenge
  • D. paradox

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

The soldiers pledge their ________ loyalty to the new government

  • A. enduring
  • B. tireless
  • C. complete
  • D. questionable

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

After interrogation, the police ______ the information from the suspect.

  • A. exposed
  • B. wrung
  • C. received
  • D. obtained

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

Mr Cham will never tell you everything, he is very ________

  • A. secretive
  • B. quiet
  • C. reserved
  • D. realistic

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

Many countries no longer have _______ punishment as the penalty for murder

  • A. mortal
  • B. corporal
  • C. capital
  • D. fatal

39. 

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

__________ packages should always be handled with care

  • A. Insecure
  • B. Fragile
  • C. Weak
  • D. Boxed

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

Because of the hard times, workers live in ___________ poverty

  • A. repulsive
  • B. ridiculous
  • C. abject
  • D. unpardonable

41.  From the words lettered A to D, choose the word or group of words that is nearest in meaning to the underlined word as it is used in the sentence

Our chief is very intelligent but he could be parochialin his judgements

  • A. deep
  • B. broad
  • C. narrow-minded
  • D. kind-hearted

42.  From the words lettered A to D, choose the word or group of words that is nearest in meaning to the underlined word as it is used in the sentence

I went through his work; it was gibberish

  • A. meaningless
  • B. meaningful
  • C. brutal
  • D. too simple

43. From the words lettered A to D, choose the word or group of words that is nearest in meaning to the underlined word as it is used in the sentence

Coming late to work, according to Leonard, is inimical to the progress of the company

  • A. harmful
  • B. predominat
  • C. unavoidable
  • D. inevitable

44.  From the words lettered A to D, choose the word or group of words that is nearest in meaning to the underlined word as it is used in the sentence

If he declines the offer, it will be better for him.

  • A. ignores
  • B. denies
  • C. snubs
  • D. rejects

45.  After each of the following sentences, a list of possible interpretations of all or part of the sentences is given. Choose the interpretation that you consider most appropriate for each sentence.

The appearance which the famous actor made last month was his swan song. This meant that_________

  • A. the actor sang beautifully during the play
  • B. the play was postponed because of the actor’s non-appearance
  • C. the play was the actor’s last appearance before he died
  • D. the last play was the actors best performance
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