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ENGLISH LANGUAGE PAST QUESTIONS (JSS)

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BECE ENGLISH LANGUAGE PAST QUESTIONS (JSS)

These are English Language Past Questions. 40 questions will be picked at random from the question bank.

You have 20 minutes to answer all the questions.

You can use the NEXT button to move to the next question, use the PREV button to move to the previous question, the CLEAR button to clear any answer of your choice and you have the FINISH button to end the exam if you choose to.

Any question not answered before the end of the exam time, will be marked as wrong and the exam will end by itself. so try to attempt all questions on time.

Goodluck!

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1 / 40

Fill in the gap with the most suitable word from the options.

John is not prepared to many now, even though he brought his _______ home yesterdays

2 / 40

Choose the one that correctly interprets the underlined expression in the sentence.

The man keeps his friends at arm’s length after the argument

3 / 40

Choose the word that has the same vowel or consonant sound as the part underlined in the given words.

Free

4 / 40

Choose the best option to fill the gap in the sentence.

A story that teaches morals and in which animals behave like human beings is a/an _________

5 / 40

Choose the word that has the same vowel or consonant sound as the part underlined in the given words.

Bus

6 / 40

Fill in the gap with the most suitable word from the options below.

 

Adamu asked for a lift but there was no _________ in the car.

7 / 40

Choose the word that is nearly opposite in meaning to the underlined word in the sentence.

An elephant can be a tamed animal

8 / 40

Fill in the gap with the most suitable word from the options below.

Glory is the _______ of the three girls

9 / 40

Fill the gap with the most suitable word from the options below.

More than one student __________ absent

10 / 40

Fill the gap with the most suitable word from the options below.

It is peter who __________ done this

11 / 40

Choose the word which is nearest in meaning to the underlined word in the sentence.

The teacher was skeptical about the story John told her.

12 / 40

Choose the word that has the same vowel or consonant sound as the part underlined in the given words.

Kite

13 / 40

Choose the word which is nearest in meaning to the underlined word in the sentence.

Bees are noted for breeding in enormous numbers

14 / 40

Fill the gap with the most suitable word from the options provided below. It rained cats and dogs yesterday.

This is an example of ________ in literature

15 / 40

Choose the word which is neatest in meaning to the underlined word in the sentence.

The old couple enjoyed walking slowly down the road every evening

16 / 40

Choose the word which is neatest in meaning to the underlined word in the sentence.

The doctor warned the patient against anxieties

17 / 40

Fill in the gap with the most suitable word from the options below.

The younger wife invited all her ____________ to her father;s burial ceremony

18 / 40

Choose the word which is neatest in meaning to the underlined word in the sentence.

The promotion of literacy among our people is our major concern

19 / 40

Fill in the gap with the most suitable word from the options.

It is not good for children to watch ___________ films

20 / 40

Choose the best option to fill the gap in the sentence.

In a prose, the arrangement of events in sequence is known as “________”

21 / 40

Fill the gap with the most suitable word from the options below.

 

He took it _________ himself to spread unfounded rumours

22 / 40

Choose the word that is nearly opposite in meaning to the underlined word in the sentence.

My brother says it is dangerous to walk at night.

23 / 40

Choose the one that is opposite in meaning to the underlined word in the sentence.

The lady whose son was ill refused to keep calm

24 / 40

Choose the word that is nearly opposite in meaning to the underlined word in the sentence.

Obi looked intoxicated after the fight

25 / 40

Fill in the gap with the most suitable word from the options below.

Mr. Bello was at ________ with all his colleagues

26 / 40

Fill the gap with the most suitable word from the options provided below.

A play that send sadly with the death of the protagonist is called _________

27 / 40

Fill in the gap with the most suitable word from the options below.

A beautiful ________ came to our house yesterday

28 / 40

Fill the gap with the most suitable word from the options below.

The two brother fell out and refused to live _______ the same house

29 / 40

Choose the one that correctly interprets the underlined expression in the sentence.

Joy said that she would not go back on her words. This means that Joy would not

30 / 40

Fill in the gap with the most suitable word from the options.

It was impossible for anyone staying in such _______ conditions to remain healthy

31 / 40

Fill the gap with the most suitable word from the options below.

Does your mother always ___________ her new car?

32 / 40

Choose the word which is nearest in meaning to the underlined word in the sentence.

The student were given enough time to do the exercises

33 / 40

Choose the word which is nearest in meaning to the underlined word in the sentence.

Joy could not conceal the truth from her mother

34 / 40

Choose the best option to fill the gap in the sentence.

The central idea of a literary work of art is the ___________

35 / 40

Choose the one that is opposite in meaning to the underlined word in the sentence.

This newspaper contains an authentic report of the accident

36 / 40

Choose the best option to fill the gap in the sentence.

“you are the salt of my life” is an example of _________

37 / 40

Fill in the gap with the most suitable word from the options.

These girls are the _______ daughters

38 / 40

Choose the word that has the same vowel or consonant sound as the part underlined in the given words.

Prize

39 / 40

Fill in the gap with the most suitable word from the options below.

 

He _____ my shoes but did not use polish

40 / 40

Choose the word which is nearest in meaning to the underlined word in the sentence.

The new students pledged to abide by the rules and regulations of the school

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  1. Its really helpful, only one problem; I wish there where answers to the question at the end to know the right ones

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