2003 - WAEC Literature Past Questions & Answers - page 1

1
A narrative in the oral tradition that may include legends and fables is a
A
balled
B
pastoral
C
folkale
D
romance
CORRECT OPTION: c
2
A short poem written on a tomb is a/an
A
dirge
B
panegyric
C
epigram
D
epitaph
CORRECT OPTION: d
3
Pick the odd item
A
tragedy
B
comedy
C
stanza
D
farce
CORRECT OPTION: c
4
A long narrative which depicts country life is a/an
A
ballad
B
epic
C
ode
D
pastoral
CORRECT OPTION: d
5
One of the following is not an African poet
A
lenrie Peters
B
Thomas Gray
C
J.P. Clark
D
Sly Cheney-Coker
CORRECT OPTION: a
6
A recurrent image in a literary work that illustrates theme is
A
symbol
B
dramatic irony
C
motif
D
pathetic fallacy
CORRECT OPTION: c
7
Diction is writers choice of
A
styles
B
plot
C
theme
D
words
CORRECT OPTION: d
8
''Enjambment'' is the poetic term referring to the use of
A
run-on-lines
B
rhyme lines
C
rhythm
D
metre
CORRECT OPTION: a
9
Stanza refers to..in a poem
A
devices
B
lines
C
sections
D
divisions
CORRECT OPTION: d
10
''Life is an empty dream'' illustrates the use of
A
synecdoche
B
peripeteia
C
litotes
D
allusion
CORRECT OPTION: d
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