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.

21A struggle between opposing forces in a story/play is________

  • A. Denouement
  • B. Conflict
  • C. Comedy
  • D. Tragedy

22. The second stanza of Awonoor’s Anvil and the Hammer ________

  • A. deals with the conflict between African traditions and westernisation
  • B. deals with the disregard for African tradition
  • C. offers solution to the conflict between African traditions and westernisation
  • D. advocates for a radical change in the perception of Africans about their culture

23.  The dorminant mood in Tennyson’s Crossing the Bar is that of___________

  • A. Acceptance
  • B. Anxiety
  • C. Uncertainty
  • D. Readiness

24.  Lago’s hatred for Othello is deep rooted because__________

  • A. he accused Othello of stealing
  • B. he loves Desdemona who is married to Othello
  • C. Othello is a better warrior that he is
  • D. Othello didn’t make him the Lieutenant

25. The narrative technique adopted in Bayo Adebowale’s Lonely Days is that of_________

  • A. a second person narrator
  • B. a first person narrator
  • C. an omniscient narrator
  • D. none

26. The specie of conflict exemplified in the Native Son is that of_______

  • A. man against society
  • B. man against nature
  • C. man against culture
  • D. man against man

27.  Amma Darko’s Faceless may be best described as a___________

  • A. Travelogue
  • B. Satire
  • C. Lampoon
  • D. Tragedy

28. “You can call me a rebel, but I need a job. That’s what matters to me.” The repercussion of this statement by Aloho is a pointer to the theme ____

  • A. Of Corruption
  • B. That patience is a virtue
  • C. On Unemployment
  • D. Of Retributive Justice

29.  A short poem that expresses an idea in a clever way is called _____

  • A. An Epigram
  • B. A Limerick
  • C. An Ode
  • D. A Lyric

30. Adeoti’s Ambush may be best described as____________

  • A. Prosaic
  • B. Lyrical
  • C. Analogical
  • D. Metaphorical

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