English Language 2021 Past Questions | JAMB

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In the passage below, the numbered gaps (11-20) indicate missing words. From the options lettered A- E the most appropriate option.

The head of the -11- is called the queen bee. She is -12-than the rest of the bees. Her main task in the colony is to lay eggs. Most of the other bees are the -13- bees. These bees collect nectar and -14- from flowers. The nectar that is carried by the worker bees is deposited on the hive and then -15- into honey. The worker bees also help to look after the young bees. As soon as they are -16-, the worker bees feed the young bees with pollen and nectar. The third type of bee found in the colony is the -17- or male bee. The main task of such a bee is to -18- with a new queen. The queen bee has a life span of about three years. During this period, she would have -19- more than half a million eggs. When the queen bee is dying, a new queen would be groomed. This new queen will eventually take over the duties of the old queen when the -20- dies.

16. In question number 16 above choose the best option from letters A- E that best complete the gap

  • A. born
  • B. hatched
  • C. transformed
  • D. raised
  • E. weaned

17. In question number 17 above choose the best option from letters A- E that best complete the gap

  • A. alpha
  • B. adult
  • C. drone
  • D. chief
  • E. leader

18. In question number 18 above choose the best option from letters A- E that best complete the gap

  • A. mate
  • B. sleep
  • C. romance
  • D. protect
  • E. lead

19. In question number 19 above choose the best option from letters A- E that best complete the gap

  • A. laid
  • B. born
  • C. delivered
  • D. produced
  • E. donated

20. In question number 20 above choose the best option from letters A- E that best complete the gap

  • A. former
  • B. latter
  • C. earlier
  • D. bee
  • E. princess

21. choose the most appropriate option nearest in meaning to the word(s) underlined.

He maintained that Nigerians need a leader with an iron fist

  • A. fist made of iron
  • B. severe in treatment
  • C. difiicult to please
  • D. strong as iron

22. choose the most appropriate option nearest in meaning to the word(s) underlined.

The emphasis placed on good moral conduct by the society in the past seems to have been relaxed

  • A. avoided
  • B. improved
  • C. weakened
  • D. outdated

23. choose the most appropriate option nearest in meaning to the word(s) underlined.

The matter was considered a private concern of the chairman to handle

  • A. personal
  • B. known
  • C. public
  • D. open

24. choose the most appropriate option nearest in meaning to the word(s) underlined. 

He was underrated at the preliminary stage of the competition

  • A. advance
  • B. initial
  • C. selection
  • D. crucial

25. choose the most appropriate option nearest in meaning to the word(s) underlined.

The office assistant was dismissed for pilfering

  • A. fighting
  • B. incompetence
  • C. stealing
  • D. mismanagement

26.  choose the most appropriate option nearest in meaning to the word(s) underlined.
Almost everyone she had worked with took advantage of hermeekness

  • A. gentleness
  • B. weakness
  • C. steadfastness
  • D. generosity

27. choose the most appropriate option nearest in meaning to the word(s) underlined.

Barely six months after his father’s demise, he has nothing left again of his patrimony

 

  • A. inheritance
  • B. property
  • C. reputation
  • D. valuables

28. choose the most appropriate option nearest in meaning to the word(s) underlined.

His grandfather was one of the few patriotic Nigerians who ever lived.

  • A. obedient
  • B. lover of Nigeria
  • C. calculative
  • D. careless

29. choose the most appropriate option nearest in meaning to the word(s) underlined.

Many people believed that such an action is unbecoming of a leader

  • A. forthcoming
  • B. not befitting
  • C. unwanted
  • D. not necessary

30. choose the most appropriate option nearest in meaning to the word(s) underlined.

The governor was incoherent in his speech

  • A. uncoordinated
  • B. talkative
  • C. confused
  • D. eloquent
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