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JAMB ENGLISH LANGUAGE PAST QUESTIONS

Attempt 60 questions that are picked from our question bank. You have 2 hours to answer all the available questions.

This is a real life - like situation examination where you won't see the answers nor corrections. This enable you to have a real exam feeling and practice.

 

You can retake the exams again as many times as possible.

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Category: JAMB ENGLISH LANGUAGE PAST QUESTIONS

Choose the word that has a different stress pattern

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In the book "Independence" Wearing woolens, lamb cardigans, extra socks, gloves and Balliol scarf signified that Tayo was _______?

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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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Choose the most appropriate stress pattern from the options below

palatable

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

who

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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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Category: JAMB ENGLISH LANGUAGE PAST QUESTIONS

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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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 that best completes the gap(s).

I am not sure that all _____ well with John.

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Choose the options that have the same consonant as the ones represented by the letter(s) underlined

leisure

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

chateau

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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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Category: JAMB ENGLISH LANGUAGE PAST QUESTIONS

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

The painting was beautifully faked

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See also  DEMONSTRATIVE PRONOUNS

Category: JAMB ENGLISH LANGUAGE PAST QUESTIONS

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

Lo[s]e

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Category: JAMB ENGLISH LANGUAGE PAST QUESTIONS

The first time Paul met Ngozi, her beauty caught his eye. This means that _________

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Category: JAMB ENGLISH LANGUAGE PAST QUESTIONS

Choose the one nearest in meaning to the word(s) in bracket

Some men will continue to cause offences until they are given [a taste of their own medicine]

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

Garba acquiesced______their decision

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Choose the most appropriate stress pattern from the options. The stressed are written in capital letters

Judiciary

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Choose the word that has the same rhyme scheme

Thyme

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

The chairman is Parsimonious

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

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Category: JAMB ENGLISH LANGUAGE PAST QUESTIONS

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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Category: JAMB ENGLISH LANGUAGE PAST QUESTIONS

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

Snakes and ladders always______me happy these days

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Category: JAMB ENGLISH LANGUAGE PAST QUESTIONS

From the options given, Choose the option that is opposite in meaning to the underlined word.

This house which was sealed off years ago has now been —

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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 most appropriate stress pattern from the options.

The stressed are written in capital letters
departmental

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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 that has a different stress pattern

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See also  JAMB CHEMISTRY PAST QUESTIONS

Category: JAMB ENGLISH LANGUAGE PAST QUESTIONS

In the Novel "Independence" Tayo wrote a biography of ______?

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

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Category: JAMB ENGLISH LANGUAGE PAST QUESTIONS

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

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Category: JAMB ENGLISH LANGUAGE PAST QUESTIONS

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

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Category: JAMB ENGLISH LANGUAGE PAST QUESTIONS

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 delegates were given_____

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Choose the option opposite in meaning to the word(s) or phrase in italics. The Flying Eagles put up a plucky defence against their opponents

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

Non[ch]alant

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Choose the one nearest in meaning to the word(s) in bracket.

This type of response is [typical] of a lazy teacher

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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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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 word with the same vowel sound as the one in bracket

Cacoph[o]ny

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Category: JAMB ENGLISH LANGUAGE PAST QUESTIONS

When you ____ an opponent's point in a debate, you must do so politely

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Category: JAMB ENGLISH LANGUAGE PAST QUESTIONS

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

The crops the farmer planted will be ____ in three months time.

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

Smoo[th]

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Choose the most appropriate stress pattern from the options below

Constitution

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See also  ENGLISH LANGUAGE PAST QUESTIONS (JSS)

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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Category: JAMB ENGLISH LANGUAGE PAST QUESTIONS

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

The man's Achilles' heel is women ________

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

Aisha impelled to the party

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Category: JAMB ENGLISH LANGUAGE PAST QUESTIONS

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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Category: JAMB ENGLISH LANGUAGE PAST QUESTIONS

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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Category: JAMB ENGLISH LANGUAGE PAST QUESTIONS

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

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

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Category: JAMB ENGLISH LANGUAGE PAST QUESTIONS

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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Category: JAMB ENGLISH LANGUAGE PAST QUESTIONS

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

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Choose the one nearest in meaning to the word(s) in bracket

There are still [virtous] women in our society today

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Category: JAMB ENGLISH LANGUAGE PAST QUESTIONS

From the words lettered A to D, choose the word that has the same consonant sound(s)

Strange

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

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Category: JAMB ENGLISH LANGUAGE PAST QUESTIONS

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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