Literature In English 2018 Past Questions | WAEC

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31. Othello:   Not I. I must be found

           My parts, my title, and my perfect soul
           Shall manifest me rightly, is it they?

Iago:      By Janus, I think soOthello:   The servants of the Duke? And my Lieutenant?
           The goodness of the night upon you, friends
           What is the news?

       (Act 1, Scene Two, Lines 29 – 34)

Just before this, Iago advises Othello to____________

  • A. Stay there
  • B. Go in
  • C. Show concern
  • D. Be fair

32. Othello:   Not I. I must be found

           My parts, my title, and my perfect soul
           Shall manifest me rightly, is it they?

Iago:      By Janus, I think so


Othello:   The servants of the Duke? And my Lieutenant?
           The goodness of the night upon you, friends
           What is the news?

       (Act 1, Scene Two, Lines 29 – 34)

 

By Janus is_____________

  • A. Flashback
  • B. Foregrounding
  • C. An allusion
  • D. Euphemism

33. Othello:   Not I. I must be found
           My parts, my title, and my perfect soul
           Shall manifest me rightly, is it they?

Iago:      By Janus, I think so


Othello:   The servants of the Duke? And my Lieutenant?
           The goodness of the night upon you, friends
           What is the news?

       (Act 1, Scene Two, Lines 29 – 34)

The news Othello receives is that he must___________

  • A. Set sail for Cyprus
  • B. Reconcile the Brabantio
  • C. Prepare a Military strategy
  • D. Appear before the council

34. Othello:   Not I. I must be found

           My parts, my title, and my perfect soul
           Shall manifest me rightly, is it they?

Iago:      By Janus, I think so


Othello:   The servants of the Duke? And my Lieutenant?
           The goodness of the night upon you, friends
           What is the news?

       (Act 1, Scene Two, Lines 29 – 34)

 

Duke is in council that night because of_____________

  • A. Brabantio’s complaint
  • B. Iago’s demotion
  • C. The Turkish threat
  • D. Cassio’s Dismissal as Lieutenant

35. Othello:   Not I. I must be found

           My parts, my title, and my perfect soul
           Shall manifest me rightly, is it they?

Iago:      By Janus, I think so


Othello:   The servants of the Duke? And my Lieutenant?
           The goodness of the night upon you, friends
           What is the news?

       (Act 1, Scene Two, Lines 29 – 34)

 

Later on, Brabantio accuses Othello of___________

  • A. Being unfair to Iago
  • B. Instigating a brawl
  • C. Stealing his daughter
  • D. Being a Knave

36. Speaker:    Let me speak like yourself and 

            Lay a sentence
            Which, as a grise or step, may help these lovers, When
            remediea are past, the griefs are ended
            By seeing the worst, which late on hopes depended
     (Act !, Scene Three, lines 198-201)

The speaker is_________

  • A. Brabantio
  • B. Duke
  • C. Montano
  • D. Lodovico

37. Speaker:    Let me speak like yourself and 

            Lay a sentence
            Which, as a grise or step, may help these lovers, When
            remediea are past, the griefs are ended
            By seeing the worst, which late on hopes depended
     (Act !, Scene Three, lines 198-201)

He is responding to_________

  • A. Montano
  • B. Iago
  • C. Roderigo
  • D. Brabantio

38. Poison ivy came up like a rose   

     in red and thorny garb
I look, liked and did dare touch
my pals my avid touch espied
   with green and frosty eyes
I should’ve only looked, and not leapt,
   For away and over my rising moon she flew
On clipped wings of my dream
    Now a song-filled air pocket of serenades
A love’s wretch, my dream is a hornbill
         Flightless and tottering.
   My dream remains a dream still
Now my dream is a locked-up serenade

The envy of the persona’s friends is expressed in the __________

  • A. Avid touch
  • B. Clipped wings
  • C. Green and Frosty eyes
  • D. Song-filled air pocket

39. Speaker:    Let me speak like yourself and 

            Lay a sentence
            Which, as a grise or step, may help these lovers, When
            remediea are past, the griefs are ended
            By seeing the worst, which late on hopes depended
     (Act !, Scene Three, lines 198-201)

These lovers refers to_________

  • A. Iago and Emilia
  • B. Cassio and Bianca
  • C. Roderigo and Desdemona
  • D. Othello and Desdemona

40. Speaker:    Let me speak like yourself and 

            Lay a sentence
            Which, as a grise or step, may help these lovers, When
            remediea are past, the griefs are ended
            By seeing the worst, which late on hopes depended
     (Act !, Scene Three, lines 198-201)

The expression lay a sentence means _________

  • A. Decide who is guilty
  • B. Offer criticism
  • C. Give advice
  • D. Speak politely

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