Literature In English 2018 Past Questions | WAEC

Study the following Literature in English past questions and answers for JAMBWAEC  NECO and Post-JAMB. Get prepared with official past questions and answers for upcoming examinations.

  1. The Main Character in a Play or Novel is the ____________

    • A. Protagonist
    • B. Narrator
    • C. Villain
    • D. Antagonist

2. A dramatic performance with ONLY bodily movements and no speech is a _____________

  • A. Farce
  • B. Mime
  • C. Slapstick
  • D. Burlesque

3. Before a play is performed, it is ___________

  • A. Auditioned
  • B. Applauded
  • C. Rehearsed
  • D. Recited

4. A play that moves the audience to pity and fear is a ____________

  • A. Comedy
  • B. Farce
  • C. Pantomime
  • D. Tragedy

5. A Sonnet has a final couplet when it has___________

  • A. A sestet
  • B. An octave
  • C. Two sestets
  • D. Three quatrains

6. He is my most beloved enemy ilustrates__________

  • A. Synecdoche
  • B. Oxymoron
  • C. Metonymy
  • D. Litotes

7. The cast appears at the end of a play for the ___________-

  • A. Musical
  • B. Curtain Call
  • C. Intermission
  • D. Introduction

8. Diction is a writer’s choice of___________-

  • A. Style
  • B. Syntax
  • C. Rhythm
  • D. Words

9. A poem which celebrates simple country life is___________

  • A. A dirge
  • B. An ode
  • C. An epic
  • D. A pastoral

10. Oh spite! Oh Hell!! I see you are all bent

To set aganist me for your merriment.

The lines illustrate__________

  • A. Epitaph
  • B. Epigram
  • C. Apostrophe
  • D. Allusion

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