1992 - JAMB English Past Questions & Answers - page 1

1
In the question below choose the option opposite in meaning to the word underlined:
Ojo's response infuriated his wife
A
annoyed
B
pleased
C
surprised
D
confused
CORRECT OPTION: b
2
In the question below choose the option opposite in meaning to the word underlined:
The economic situation in the country is obviously gloomy
A
encouraging
B
moody
C
unknown
D
regrettable
CORRECT OPTION: a
3
In the question below choose the option opposite in meaning to the word underlined:
One wonders if the situation will improve
A
brighten
B
diminish
C
disintegrate
D
worsen
CORRECT OPTION: d
4
In the question below choose the option opposite in meaning to the word underlined:
Language teachers believe that grammar exercise stretch the mind
A
expand
B
ruin
C
enrich
D
restrict
CORRECT OPTION: d
5
In the question below choose the option opposite in meaning to the word underlined:`
These two books are identical
A
alike
B
similar
C
different
D
equal
CORRECT OPTION: c
6
In the question below choose the option opposite in meaning to the word underlined:
The doctor tried to alleviate his patients pain
A
relieve
B
worsen
C
kill
D
cure
CORRECT OPTION: b
7
In the question below choose the option opposite in meaning to the word underlined:
The instructions on the examination paper are explicit
A
simple
B
ambiguous
C
detailed
D
definite
CORRECT OPTION: b
8
In the question below choose the option opposite in meaning to the word underlined:
Okoro is an amateur wrestler
A
skilful
B
good
C
professional
D
strong
CORRECT OPTION: c
9
In the question below choose the option nearest in meaning to the word(s) or phrase(s) underlined:
If your life is in turmoil, always take courage
A
devastation
B
crisis
C
trial
D
tragedy
CORRECT OPTION: b
10
In the question below choose the option nearest in meaning to the word(s) or phrase(s) Underlined:
Do you know one of the most astounding events of my life?
A
special
B
amazing
C
serious
D
outstanding
CORRECT OPTION: b
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