Literature in English 2018 Past Questions | JAMB

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.

21. The question is based on J.P Clark’s WIVES REVOLT.

In the play. the central idea is that gender equity_______?

  • A. both undesirable and unattainable
  • B. desirable and unattainable
  • C. attainable and desirable
  • D. obnoxious and desirable

22. The question is based on J.P Clark’s WIVES REVOLT.

In their fight, the women settle at Iyara in order to_______?

  • A. Cure cross-piece
  • B. Hurt their husbands
  • C. Forestall reconciliation
  • D. Seeks peace

23. The question is based on J.P Clark’s WIVES REVOLT.

“Great Orators in the assembly, and poor nannies at home.” Those being ridiculed here are the_________?

  • A. Husbands
  • B. Old Women
  • C. Wives
  • D. Spinsters

24. The question is based on J.P Clark’s WIVES REVOLT.

“Those who have full breasts have walked out, and that leaves you, me, and the old girls returned_______

  • A. front of the veranda of Okoro’s house
  • B. the-kitchen, upstairs
  • C. Okoro’s front yard, down stage
  • D. the direction of the kitchen, off stage

25. The question is based on J.P Clark’s WIVES REVOLT.

The mutual exchange of abuse in the play is reminiscent of_________

  • A. Ikaki
  • B. Udje
  • C. Etiyeri
  • D. Ekpe

26. The question is based on William’s Shakespeare’s OTHELLO

ill-starred wench: Pale as thy smoke; When we shall meet at compt” 
The device used in the line above is__________

  • A. Simile
  • B. Pun
  • C. Metaphor
  • D. Paradox

27. The question is based on William’s Shakespeare’s OTHELLO

Othello kills Desdemona because the_______

  • A. former is jealous
  • B. former’s race is insulted
  • C. latter is a witch
  • D. latter is an idol

28. The question is based on William’s Shakespeare’s OTHELLO

Brabantio is opposed to the relationship between Othello and Desdemona because_________

  • A. he prefers lago
  • B. Othello is a moor
  • C. Rodgerigo woos her first
  • D. Desdemona is too young

29. The question is based on William’s Shakespeare’s OTHELLO

“Soft you; a word or two before you go. I have done the state some service and they knew’ No more of

  • A. Travelling
  • B. Sick
  • C. Dying
  • D. Eloping

30. The question is based on William’s Shakespeare’s OTHELLO

“O heaven; How got she out?
O treason of the blood!
Father; from hence trust not your daughters’ minds
By what you see them act. Is there not charms
By which the property of youth and maid-hood
May be abused?

The speaker of the excerpt above is________

  • A. Brabantio
  • B. Othello
  • C. Gratiano
  • D. Roderigo

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