1995 - JAMB English Past Questions & Answers - page 1

1
Select the option that best explains the information conveyed in the sentence.

Most of the time, their presence is a menace?
A
Their presence isw always meaningful
B
Their presence is seldom a bother
C
Their presence is ussually of great concern
D
Their presence is frequently a threat
CORRECT OPTION: d
2
Select the option that best explains the information conveyed in the sentence.

My son, who is in the U.S.A. is studying Engineering?
A
my only son in the U.S.A studying Engineering
B
one of my sons is in the U.S.A studying Engineering
C
my sons are in the U.S.A but only one is studying Engineerin
D
only son in in U.S.A studying Engineerin
CORRECT OPTION: b
3
Select the option that best explains the information conveyed in the sentence.

The mills of God grind slowly, but the grind exceedingly small?
A
God has a mill where every material in life is thoroughly ground
B
God may seem slow in action, but he adequately rewards every bit of injustice
C
The world is like a food factory where God take his time in grinding all raw materials properly
D
Even though God is never in a hurry, He achieves al things
CORRECT OPTION: d
4
Select the option that best explains the information conveyed in the sentence.

I was one of those who actively believe in his development programmes?
A
I was part of those who renounced the programmes
B
I was the originator of the programmes
C
I was one of the people who embraced the programmes
D
I was one of the great number who developed his programmes actively
CORRECT OPTION: c
5
Select the option that best explains the information conveyed in the sentence.

People are not interested in who rules?
A
People who rules are not interested in the rule
B
The rulers are not indifferent about the people
C
People are indifferent about the rulers
D
People are ruled by the people they are interest in
CORRECT OPTION: c
e not
6
Choose the most appropriate option opposite in meaning to the underlined word.

Good student can easily identify spurious arguments?
A
genuine
B
interesting
C
false
D
illogical
CORRECT OPTION: a
7
Choose the most appropriate option opposite in meaning to the underlined word.
Eze's skin now looks flabby as a result of his changed circumstances?
A
neat
B
firm
C
weak
D
oily
CORRECT OPTION: b
8
Choose the most appropriate option opposite in meaning to the underlined word.

He and his lieutenants have been accused of remaining intransigent?
A
rigid
B
stubborn
C
compromising
D
popular
CORRECT OPTION: c
9
Choose the most appropriate option opposite in meaning of the underlined word.

In the opinion of most observers, it was a disinterested decision?
A
neutral
B
impartial
C
biased
D
candid
CORRECT OPTION: c
10
Choose the most appropriate option opposite in meaning of the underlined word.

We watch in wonder as she rattled away in that esoteric language?
A
inscrutable
B
familiar
C
secret
D
obscure
CORRECT OPTION: b
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