JAMB ENGLISH LANGUAGE PAST QUESTIONS (UTME)

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JAMB ENGLISH LANGUAGE PAST QUESTIONS

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Choose the option nearest in meaning to the word or phrase in italics

This event was a watershed in the company

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Choose the option opposite in meaning to the word(s) or phrase in italics. He is notorious for his drunkenness

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Questions below are based on Bolaji Abdullahi's "Sweet Sixteen"

Aliya although is born with a silver spoon, but she has no freedom to move around meet new people unlike other persons. This signals to the...

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Choose the word that has the same consonant sound as the one in bracket;

Smoo[th]

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Jide couldn't have said that. This means that Jide

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Select the option that best explain the information conveyed in the sentence

The letter was being written by the principal

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Choose the option opposite in meaning to the word(s) or phrase in italics. The governor's visit is an unprecedented event in the history of the social club

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Choose the option nearest in meaning to the word or phrase in italics

The children received gifts from doting parents

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Choose the interpretation that you consider most appropriate for each sentence.

Now that Michael has become rich, Nancy has begun to make much of him. This means __________

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Choose the word with the same vowel sound as the one in bracket

Orthop[ae]dic

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Select the option that best explain the information conveyed in the sentence

Advising Olu to break his bad habit is like knocking your head against a brick wall

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Choose the best option that best completes the gap(s)

Garba acquiesced______their decision

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Choose the word that has the same consonant sound as the one in bracket

Ask[ed]

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Choose the word(s) or phrase(s) which best fill(s) the gap. I would have been surprised if you ____________ the orange

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Choose the option that has a different stress pattern from the others. Choose the option that has different stress pattern from the others.

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Choose the option opposite in meaning to the word(s) or phrase in italics. This card entitles you to attend the film show

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Fill in the Gap

The press will no longer be free when the new government starts to — newspapers

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Choose the option that best explains the information conveyed in the sentence. Adawo is an imp

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choose the option opposite in meaning to the word(s) in italics. The manager commended the players for the narrow victory.

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Despite their newness on the job, the workers were remunerated rather handsomely. This means that _________?

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Choose the word that best completes the following sentence.

I really like working in that office: I find the — very friendly

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Questions below are based on Bolaji Abdullahi's "Sweet Sixteen"

It may be argued that Chapter Two is titled, "The Drive" particularly because...?

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Choose the option that best explains the information conveyed in the sentence. The organization is constantly in a state of flux

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In each of the questions, the word in capital letters has the emphatic stress, Choose the option to which the given sentence relates.

The traditional chief NARRATED the story to the children

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Choose the option opposite in meaning to the word(s) or phrase in italics. The severity of the harmattan helped me to complete my writing assignment in record time because i had no choice but to lock myself indoors

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Choose the word that has the same rhyme scheme

Thyme

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Tayo opted to remain in Nigeria because he had a duty to serve his

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The number of workers have increased steadily each year means _________

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Select the option that best explain the information conveyed in the sentence

The painting was beautifully faked

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Choose the option that has the same consonant as the one represented by the letter(s) underlined

who

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He was both a writer and a politician, but he was better ........ a singer

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The government has decided to freeze student's grants. This means that government intends to

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Choose the option opposite in meaning to the underlined word

The delegates found it better to resort to consultation rather than __________

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From the options, choose the word opposite in meaning to the underlined word

He is quite an outspoken young man but his father is_____?

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Choose the option opposite in meaning to the word(s) or phrase in italics. The witness averred that she had seen Dosun at the scene of the crime

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Choose the option nearest in meaning to the word or phrase in italics

This case is within the jurisdiction of the council

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Suleiman's reason for becoming a Muslim in the novel is because Islam brings sense of ______?

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Choose the word that has the same consonant sound as the one in bracket;

Lo[s]e

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Mr Collins does not allow his name to be published in connection with the philanthropy because he _____ publicity

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In each of the questions, the word in capital letters has the emphatic stress, Choose the option to which the given sentence relates.

The ACCOUNTANT paid the workers July salary in September

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He started his career as an ........ teacher

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Choose the word with the same vowel sound as the one in bracket
Band[a]ge

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Select the option that best explain the information conveyed in the sentence

The man's Achilles' heel is women ________

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From the options, choose the word nearest in meaning to the underline word

By working hard, Benjamin outshone his elder brother instead of being ________

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Questions below are based on Bolaji Abdullahi's "Sweet Sixteen"

Aliya's choice of wanting to study medicine ...

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Choose the option opposite in meaning to the word(s) or phrase in italics. The Journalist said he was working freelance

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Questions below are based on Bolaji Abdullahi's "Sweet Sixteen"

The significance of Mr Bello's advice to Aliya on Bobo's gift is that

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The driver was short of petrol, so he ........ down the road with the engine switched off

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choose the option that best completes the gap(s).

I am not sure that all _____ well with John.

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Choose the best option that best completes the gap(s)

_____a good boy, he was given a prize

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Choose the option nearest to the statement

My brother's drunkenness often got on my nerves. This means

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His many years of success in legal practise.... didn't come out without challenges

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choose the best option that best completes the gap(s)

Snakes and ladders always______me happy these days

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Choose the best option that best completes the gap(s)

The delegates were given_____

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Choose the word that has a different stress pattern

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Category: JAMB ENGLISH LANGUAGE PAST QUESTIONS

Choose the word that has a different stress pattern

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Choose the option opposite in meaning to the word or phrase in italics

The students received a mild reproof from the teacher

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Choose the best option that best completes the gap(s)

The_____event takes place every two years

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Choose the option nearest in meaning to the word underlined

One of the twins was as daring as the other was ______

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Choose the word(s) or phrase(s) which best fill(s) the gap. The sea wave continue to ____________ the cliff on the west coast constantly

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