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.

11. Hamartia, in a literary work refers to a hero’s_________

  • A. Tragic flaw
  • B. Inordinate ambition
  • C. strength of character
  • D. Good works

12. Who lied in the chapel

Now lies in the Abbey

 The dominant device used is___________-

  • A. Paradox
  • B. Pun
  • C. Chiasmus
  • D. Zeugma

13. A short play performed during the pause between the acts of a longer play is____________-

  • A. An Interlude
  • B. An epilogue
  • C. A prologue
  • D. An interval

14. Weeping Pillow illustrates________

  • A. Dramatic Monologue
  • B. Pathetic Fallacy
  • C. Transferred epithet
  • D. Dramatic Irony

15. But the towering earth was tired of sitting in one position.

She moved suddenly and the houses crumbled, the mountains heaved horrible, and the work of a million years was lost

The predominant figure of speech in the extract is____________

  • A. Oxymoron
  • B. Personification
  • C. Contrast
  • D. Paradox

16. But the towering earth was tired of sitting in one position.

She moved suddenly and the houses crumbled, the mountains heaved horrible, and the work of a million years was lost

The extract is about____________

  • A. An earthquake
  • B. A flood
  • C. An explosion
  • D. A storm

17. But the towering earth was tired of sitting in one position.

She moved suddenly and the houses crumbled, the mountains heaved horrible, and the work of a million years was lost

The effect of the extract is conveyed through the use of___________

  • A. Antithesis
  • B. Parallelism
  • C. Conceit
  • D. Climax

18. Beware her faintly failing health, and gentle gallands around her speed  Illustrates_________

  • A. Oxymoron
  • B. Alliteration
  • C. Synecdoche
  • D. Repetition

19. The eight-line part of a Petrarchan sonnet is the________________

  • A. Quatrain
  • B. Octave
  • C. Octameter
  • D. Quartet

20. The metrical beat in the The Splendor falls on castle walls is___________

  • A. Anapaestic
  • B. Dactylic
  • C. Trochaic
  • D. Iambic

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