English Language 2021 Past Questions | JAMB

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31. choose the option nearly opposite in meaning to the word(s) underlined

The lady has devised a means of tackling her current challenges.

  • A. attacking
  • B. avoiding
  • C. handling
  • D. suspending

32. choose the option nearly opposite in meaning to the word(s) underlined

One hundred and forty kilometres per hour is a reasonable speed limit. 

  • A. acceptable
  • B. unbelievable
  • C. outrageous
  • D. detestable

33. choose the option nearly opposite in meaning to the word(s) underlined

The annual festival attracts dignitaries from both home and abroad.

  • A. spectators
  • B. celebrities
  • C. chieftains
  • D. nonentities

34. choose the option nearly opposite in meaning to the word(s) underlined

The soldiers were remorseful for their inhuman treatment of the civilians.

  • A. boastful
  • B. sad
  • C. successful
  • D. reliable

35. choose the option nearly opposite in meaning to the word(s) underlined

Insecurity has escalated since the present government came into power.

  • A. abated
  • B. increased
  • C. proliferated
  • D. metamorphosed

36. choose the option nearly opposite in meaning to the word(s) underlined

It is embarrassing to accept our mistakes and tender an apology.

  • A. acceptable
  • B. honourable
  • C. detestable
  • D. pardonable

37. choose the option nearly opposite in meaning to the word(s) underlined

The lawmakers are perceived to be the greediest set of politicians.

  • A. selfless
  • B. unwanted
  • C. popular
  • D. corrupt

38. choose the option nearly opposite in meaning to the word(s) underlined

James found the photocopied material invaluable while preparing for the examination

  • A. Valuable
  • B. worthwhile
  • C. worthless
  • D. important

39.  choose the option nearly opposite in meaning to the word(s) underlined

Mr. Akin’s health has greatly degenerated in the last week.

  • A. improved
  • B. deteriorated
  • C. expanded
  • D. abated

40. choose the option nearly opposite in meaning to the word(s) underlined

The incumbent president conceded defeat before the final result was announced.

  • A. accepted
  • B. rejected
  • C. opposed
  • D. challenged

41. choose the option with the correct spelling from the options lettered A-E

  • A. Interprete
  • B. Interpret
  • C. Inteprete
  • D. Interprette
  • E. Interrpret

42. choose the option with the correct spelling from the options lettered A-E

  • A. Sucesful
  • B. Succeful
  • C. Successful
  • D. Sucessful
  • E. Successful

43.  choose the option with the correct spelling from the options lettered A-E

  • A. Acommodation
  • B. Accomodation
  • C. Accormodation
  • D. Accommodation
  • E. Accomodetion

44. choose the option with the correct emphatic stress indicated in capital letters from the options lettered A-D

Biography

  • A. bioGRAphy
  • B. BIOgraphy
  • C. biograPHY
  • D. biography

45. choose the option with the correct emphatic stress indicated in capital letters from the options lettered A-D

Successful

  • A. SUccessful
  • B. A. suCcessful
  • C. sucCEssful
  • D. successful
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