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.

41. He who writes a prose is a__________?

  • A. Poet
  • B. Writer
  • C. Author
  • D. Actor

42. In drama, the protagonist is ________

  • A. the writer of the drama
  • B. the leading character
  • C. the “nice guy”
  • D. the actor

43. Tension between the protagonist and the antagonist is called______

  • A. Climax
  • B. Concrete
  • C. Conflict
  • D. Confident

44. The phrase “living death” in a literary work is an example_____________

  • A. Synecdoche
  • B. Prose
  • C. Oxymoron
  • D. Aside

45. Group of lines are called _____

  • A. Sentences
  • B. Stanzas
  • C. Danzas
  • D. Line Grouping

46.  A literary device in which parts of a sentence are grammatically the same, or are similar in construction Is known as__________

  • A. Simile
  • B. Aside
  • C. Parallelism
  • D. Irony

47. How can I look at Oyo and say I hate long shiny cars? How can I come to the children and despise international schools? And Koomson comes; and the family sees Jesus Christ in him…

  The feeling conveyed by the speaker above is one of_____________

  • A. Anger
  • B. Alienation
  • C. Hope
  • D. Despair

48. “Peter’s pretty partner paid the bills” is an example of___________?

  • A. Alliteration
  • B. Rhyme
  • C. Satire
  • D. Digression

49. What does the playwright do?

  • A. Writes a poem
  • B. Writes a book
  • C. Writes a play
  • D. Directs a drama

50. Which of these is the meaning of “CAST”?

  • A. a list of all characters in a drama
  • B. what the character is saying
  • C. the person who writes the drama
  • D. a list of protagonists in a drama

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