English Language 2017 Past Questions | WAEC

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. 

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. 

41. Your application for employment _____ at this very moment. 

  • A. was being considered
  • B. is considered
  • C. is being considered
  • D. was considered

42. ______ the court orders, he went ahead to build on that land. 

  • A. In spite of
  • B. Besides
  • C. But for
  • D. Although

43. He almost got _____ with the crime.

  • A. up
  • B. off
  • C. over
  • D. away

44. _______ an accident, the police should be informed immediately. 

  • A. In the event of
  • B. In view of
  • C. in view to
  • D. In place of

45. If you don’t get off my property, I’ll set my dog ___ you. 

  • A. off
  • B. on
  • C. unto
  • D. into

46. The task ____ to them was very difficult. 

  • A. giving
  • B. given
  • C. give
  • D. gave

47. Two boys in the art class were doing self-potraits by looking at ____ in the mirror. 

  • A. oneself
  • B. each other
  • C. one another
  • D. themselves

48. Hardly a day passes by _____ him thinking of her. 

  • A. that
  • B. without
  • C. while
  • D. when

49. Each time he opens his mouth, he _____ something foolish. 

  • A. says
  • B. saying
  • C. said
  • D. say

50. The spectators had to endure the endure the heat _____ 

  • A. as they could
  • B. as best as they could
  • C. as best they could
  • D. as they could best

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