English Language 2017 Past Questions

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.

11.  Choose the interpretation that you consider most appropriate for each sentence.

Now that Michael has become rich, Nancy has begun to make much of him. This means __________

  • A. now values Michael
  • B. now gets a lot of money from Michael
  • C. only recently married Michael
  • D. no longer wants to leave Michael

12. Tayo opted to remain in Nigeria because he had a duty to serve his

  • A. students
  • B. wife
  • C. friends
  • D. brothers

13. Choose the option nearest in meaning to the word or phrase in italics

This event was a watershed in the company

  • A. landmark
  • B. blot
  • C. publicity
  • D. stain

14. choose the best option that best completes the gap(s)

Snakes and ladders always______me happy these days

  • A. makes
  • B. make
  • C. made
  • D. making

15. Choose the word that best completes the following sentence.

I really like working in that office: I find the — very friendly

  • A. condition
  • B. atmosphere
  • C. air
  • D. situation

16. Choose the option opposite in meaning to the underlined word

The delegates found it better to resort to consultation rather than __________

  • A. conflict
  • B. confrontation
  • C. reconciliation
  • D. consent

17. Choose the best option that best completes the gap(s)

The delegates were given_____

  • A. a two hour break
  • B. a two-hour break
  • C. a two-hours break
  • D. a two hours break

18. Choose the option nearest to the statement

My brother’s drunkenness often got on my nerves. This means

  • A. disgraced him
  • B. made him ill
  • C. made me angry
  • D. offended me

19. In the Novel “Independence” Tayo wrote a biography of ______?

  • A. Arthur Richardson
  • B. Lord Lugard
  • C. Obafemi Awolowo
  • D. Nnamidi Azikiw

20. From the options given, Choose the option that is opposite in meaning to the underlined word.

This house which was sealed off years ago has now been —
  • A. re-opened
  • B. rebuilt
  • C. re-roofed
  • D. restored

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