2002 - WAEC Literature Past Questions & Answers - page 1

1
A couplet is
A
a pastorial poem
B
two successive rhyming lines
C
a love poem
D
two successive unrhyming lines
CORRECT OPTION: b
2
The first eight lines of a sonnet is a/an
A
tercet
B
sestet
C
octave
D
quatrain
CORRECT OPTION: c
3
An ode is a
A
poem about love
B
poem of mouring
C
praise poem
D
narrative poem
CORRECT OPTION: c
4
The expression of unpleasant experiences in a mild way is
A
hyperbole
B
metaphor
C
euphemism
D
paradox
CORRECT OPTION: c
5
A poem which tells a story in the form of a song is a/an
A
epic
B
ballad
C
pastoral
D
eulogy
CORRECT OPTION: b
6
The paragraph in prose can be compared to _ in poetry
A
couplet
B
line
C
stanza
D
verse
CORRECT OPTION: c
7
In to eat of the tree, the device used is
A
Irony
B
personificatio
C
allusion
D
synecdoche
CORRECT OPTION: d
8
Poetry is defined by
A
words written in sequence
B
condensed use of language
C
evocation of feelings
D
legends and myths
CORRECT OPTION: c
9
Salute to the Elephant is an example of _ poetry
A
traditional
B
dramatic
C
epic
D
narrative
CORRECT OPTION: a
10
The juxtaposition of two seemingly contradictory words is
A
contrast
B
anti-climax
C
oxymoron
D
anti-thesis
CORRECT OPTION: c
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