English Language 2018 Past Questions | WAEC

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In the following sentence, there is an underlined word and one gap. From the list of words lettered A to D, choose the one that is most nearly opposite in meaning to the underlined word and that will at the same time, correctly fill the gap in the sentence. 

1. Binetou’s inquisitiveness is in sharp contrast with her sister’s 

  • A. indifference
  • B. noisiness
  • C. calmness
  • D. dullness

 2.Though at first it appeared an insignificant idea, it turned out to be quite _________

  • A. outstanding
  • B. successful
  • C. remarkable
  • D. interesting

3. After grasping the fundamental aspects of his job, Kwesi had to cope with more ________ procedures.

  • A. advanced
  • B. academic
  • C. subsidiary
  • D. secondary


The youth prefer discussing contemporary issues to ______ ones. 

  • A. archaic
  • B. uninteresting
  • C. stale
  • D. political

5. As erroneous as it might sound, the Headmaster’s assumption was quite _______

  • A. wise
  • B. correct
  • C. precise
  • D. faulty

6. Halima likes to dwell on trivial, rather than _______ matters. 

  • A. strong
  • B. popular
  • C. weighty
  • D. heavy

7. We all know that Bola is insolent whereas Ade is ________ 

  • A. cowardly
  • B. respectful
  • C. humble
  • D. modest

8. A few days after Musa’s _______, his sister longed for his departure

  • A. coming
  • B. entrance
  • C. arrival
  • D. welcome

9. Algebra seems complicated, but with practice it becomes ________ 

  • A. solved
  • B. simple
  • C. accessible
  • D. achievable

10. Mrs. Agide is unassuming whereas her twin sister is ________ 

  • A. cheerful
  • B. boastful
  • C. loud
  • D. rude

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