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  • 1. 
    From the words lettered A to D, choose the word or group of words that best completes each ofthe following sentences in questions 1- 5 Adamu is a very good friend on ……I can rely.?
    • A. 

       Who 

    • B. 

      Whose

    • C. 

       Which

    • D. 

      Whom

  • 2. 
    Ranti: This is not my key.Ayo: Then ……is it?
    • A. 

       off which 

    • B. 

      Whose

    • C. 

      Who's

    • D. 

      Whom

  • 3. 
     Bode and Tunji are very selfish; they care only about…….
    • A. 

      Each other

    • B. 

      One another

    • C. 

      Themselves

    • D. 

      Them

  • 4. 
    4. …….. can’t agree on the matter.
    • A. 

      You and her

    • B. 

      I and she

    • C. 

      She and I

    • D. 

      Them and they

  • 5. 
    5. You should not blame me; it is no fault of …….
    • A. 

      Me

    • B. 

      I

    • C. 

      My

    • D. 

      Mine

  • 6. 
    From options lettered A to D, choose that contains the figure of speech of the underlined expression in each sentences numbers 6 - 10 As I sat there waiting for the result of the promotion examination, my heart was protesting violently against its imprisonment.
    • A. 

       metaphor

    • B. 

      Hyperbole

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Oxymoron

  • 7. 
    Our anger was turned on the new boy , who had decided to rock the boat without taking the time to sound the water.
    • A. 

      Metaphor

    • B. 

      Euphemism

    • C. 

      Paradox

    • D. 

      Simile

  • 8. 
    “Their great strength is also their weakness”
    • A. 

      Eupheminism

    • B. 

      Paradox

    • C. 

      Irony

    • D. 

      Oxymoron

  • 9. 
    The divorce case is an open secret
    • A. 

      Synecdoche

    • B. 

      Oxymoron

    • C. 

       irony

    • D. 

      Metaphor

  • 10. 
    F“Car owners worried by the possibility of being reduced to using public transport now nurse their old cars as mother’s nurse their babies”
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Simile

    • C. 

       metaphor

    • D. 

      Hyperbole

  • 11. 
    From the words lettered A to D, choose the word that has the same vowel sound(s) as the one represented by the letter(s) underlined in the word given   (question 11 -  15) sack( 'a' underlined)
    • A. 

       back

    • B. 

      Dark

    • C. 

      Task

    • D. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Look('oo' underlined)
    • A. 

      Fool

    • B. 

      Boulder

    • C. 

      Could

    • D. 

      Bloody

  • 13. 
    1. best ('e' underlined)
    • A. 

      Leopard

    • B. 

       regal

    • C. 

      Saying

    • D. 

      Legal

  • 14. 
    Cut( 'u' underlined)
    • A. 

       butcher

    • B. 

      Pull

    • C. 

      Pouch

    • D. 

       touch

  • 15. 
    Tick('i' underlined)
    • A. 

      Freak

    • B. 

       busy

    • C. 

       police

    • D. 

       caprice

  • 16. 
    From the words lettered A to D, choose same consonant sound (s) as the one represented by the letter (s) underlined in the given word. ( question 6 - 10) deaf('d' underlined)
    • A. 

      Deaf

    • B. 

      Slapped

    • C. 

      Hummed

    • D. 

       cursed

  • 17. 
    Chest( ' ch' underlined)
    • A. 

       hunch

    • B. 

       chagrin

    • C. 

       chasm

    • D. 

       chasis

  • 18. 
    Kicked('d' underlined)
    • A. 

       look

    • B. 

       take

    • C. 

      Take

    • D. 

        keep

  • 19. 
    Expect ('x' underlined)
    • A. 

      Exist

    • B. 

       exam

    • C. 

       exhaust

    • D. 

         excite

  • 20. 
    Whole('wh' underlined)
    • A. 

        whale

    • B. 

       hide

    • C. 

      Hour

    • D. 

       heir

  • 21. 
    PRESENT TENSE  ( question 21- 25)  My brother........ in Lagos for the past ten years
    • A. 

      Is living

    • B. 

      Lived

    • C. 

      Will lived

    • D. 

       has been living

  • 22. 
    Each time he opens his mouth, he.........something foolish (a) says (b) said (c) saying (d) say
    • A. 

      Says

    • B. 

      Said

    • C. 

       saying

    • D. 

      Say

  • 23. 
    One of the smugglers who snatched the handbag.......been arrested by the police 
    • A. 

       have

    • B. 

      Was

    • C. 

      Is

    • D. 

      Has

  • 24. 
    Since his transfer to Abuja, my brother.......our hometown (a) had not been visiting (b) did not visit (c) has not visited (d) had not visited
    • A. 

      Had not been visiting

    • B. 

      Did not visit

    • C. 

      Has not visited

    • D. 

      Had not visited

  • 25. 
    The pepper has been........by my sister (a) ground (b) grind (c) grounded (d) grinding
    • A. 

      Ground

    • B. 

       grind

    • C. 

      Grounded

    • D. 

      Grinding