2000 - JAMB English Past Questions & Answers - page 1

1
Identify the word that has the a different stress pattern from the others.
A
integral
B
intimate
C
discourse
D
accelerate
CORRECT OPTION: d
2
Fill the gap with the most appropriate option from the list provided.

Without our relentless campaigns we might ....... sure of victory in the race for the National Assembly?
A
never have been
B
have never be
C
never had been
D
be never
CORRECT OPTION: a
3
Fill the gap with the most appropriate option from the list provided.

To check desertification in the arid zones ...... tress should be planted?
A
drought-proof
B
drought-resisting
C
drought-effective
D
drought-resistant
CORRECT OPTION: d
4
Fill the gap with the most appropriate option from the list provided.

I like the character that played the role of a political ....... at the last convention of our party?
A
thorncoat
B
torncoat
C
turncoat
D
turnedcoat
CORRECT OPTION: c
5
Fill the gap with the most appropriate option from the list provided.

The man declared his intention from the?
A
outset
B
inset
C
onset
D
offset
CORRECT OPTION: a
6
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The team Manger told us that the race could only be won by the .......?
A
flat-footed
B
bare-footed
C
switf-footed
D
fore-footed
CORRECT OPTION: c
7
Fill the gap with the most appropriate option from the list provided.

The new school is not provided with .......for science practicals?
A
enough equipment
B
equipments
C
an equipment
D
enough equipments
CORRECT OPTION: a
8
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llesa witness the largest ..... of writers at any convention in recent times?
A
turnaround
B
turnover
C
turn-out
D
turn-on
CORRECT OPTION: c
9
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The politicians were ....... by the press?
A
marooned
B
ridiculed
C
eclipsed
D
ostracized
CORRECT OPTION: c
10
Fill the gap with the most appropriate option from the list provided.

There are several ........ in the farmyard?
A
sheep
B
ewe
C
lamb
D
goat
CORRECT OPTION: a
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