English Language 2018 Past Questions | WAEC

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

31. On the death of her father, friends went to express their condolences.

  • A. sympathy
  • B. pity
  • C. concerns
  • D. worries

32. The Chume’s house caught fire because their little girl had turned on the gas inadvertently.

  • A. automatically
  • B. hurriedly
  • C. carelessly
  • D. unintentionally

33. The magnificent structure was erected close to our house 

  • A. real
  • B. splendid
  • C. colorful
  • D. fine

34. Mediocrity in politics should not be tolerated

  • A. promoted
  • B. encouraged
  • C. approved
  • D. helped

35. A group of experts was brought it to verify the authenticity of the evidence. 

  • A. support
  • B. improve
  • C. correct
  • D. ascertain

36. Due to the pressure of work, the old man had no alternative but to relinquish his post. 

  • A. give out
  • B. give out
  • C. give up
  • D. give away

37. The obstinate boy soon met his waterloo when the war broke out. 

  • A. proud
  • B. stubborn
  • C. careless
  • D. rude

38. The prescribed textbooks are difficult to find in the bookshops. 

  • A. highlighted
  • B. right
  • C. actual
  • D. recommended

39. Our stationery supplies are exhausted

  • A. completed
  • B. finished
  • C. consumed
  • D. destroyed

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

40. My sympathies are _____ the victims of the flood. 

  • A. on
  • B. to
  • C. with
  • D. about

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