Literature In English 2019 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.

11Use the extract below to answer questions


Line 1: My heart leaps up when I behold
Line 2: A rainbow in the sky
Line 3: so was it when my life began
Line 4: so is it now
Line 5: so is it when I have grown
Line 6: the child is the father of the man.

The object of the extract is____?

  • A. childishness
  • B. the unchanging cycle of nature
  • C. the adverse effect of old age
  • D. human being

 

 

12. Use the extract below to answer questions

Line 1: My heart leaps up when I behold
Line 2: A rainbow in the sky
Line 3: so was it when my life began
Line 4: so is it now
Line 5: so is it when I have grown
Line 6: the child is the father of the man.

The literary device used in line 1 is ________

  • A. Simile
  • B. Alliteration
  • C. Litotes
  • D. Personification

13.  Use the extract below to answer questions

Line 1: My heart leaps up when I behold
Line 2: A rainbow in the sky
Line 3: so was it when my life began
Line 4: so is it now
Line 5: so is it when I have grown
Line 6: the child is the father of the man.

The literary device used in line 6 is an example of______

  • A. Synecdoche
  • B. Irony
  • C. Paradox
  • D. Hyperbole

14.  The atmosphere of a poem has to do with_________

  • A. Time and Place
  • B. Rhythm and Rhyme
  • C. Tone and Mood
  • D. Versification and Lineation
 

15.  An overused expression is a/an _________

  • A. Cliche
  • B. Cacophony
  • C. Epigram
  • D. Archetype

16.  What basically distinguishes literature from other disciplines is its________

  • A. use of creative imagination
  • B. exposition of human experiences
  • C. communication of ideas
  • D. portrayal of places

17.  In drama, comic reliefs often occur in_______

  • A. comedies
  • B. tragedies
  • C. historical plays
  • D. romantic plays

18.   ‘A trouble shared is a trouble halved’ illustrates the use of______

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

19.  The art of using persuasive words in literary works is known as_______

  • A. Rhetoric
  • B. Dilemma
  • C. Parody
  • D. Paronomasia

20. The art of using persuasive words in literary works is known as_______

  • A. Rhetoric
  • B. Dilemma
  • C. Parody
  • D. Paronomasia

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