2004 - WAEC Literature Past Questions & Answers - page 1

1
The persons created of presented in a literary work are
A
heroes
B
actorrs
C
clowns
D
characters
CORRECT OPTION: d
2
Pick the odd item
A
fiction
B
monologue
C
aside
D
soliloguy
CORRECT OPTION: a
3
A group of lines separated from other groups in a poem is known as
A
verse
B
caesura
C
stanza
D
metre
CORRECT OPTION: c
4
Dialogue is the predominant feature of
A
genre
B
drama
C
poetry
D
prose
CORRECT OPTION: b
5
Pick the odd item
A
comedy
B
prose
C
drama
D
poetry
CORRECT OPTION: a
6
A literary work in which animals are used as characters is a
A
memoir
B
fable
C
biography
D
farce
CORRECT OPTION: b
7
''True wit is nature to advantage drest.
What oft was thought but ne'er so well expressed''.

The extract is an example of
A
rhythm
B
pun
C
rhyme
D
paradox
CORRECT OPTION: c
8
A character who creates humour in a play is a
A
flat character
B
heroine
C
round character
D
clown
CORRECT OPTION: d
9
A short witty statement in poetry constitutes a/an
A
lyric
B
ode
C
epigram
D
elegy
CORRECT OPTION: c
10
A literary work is didactic f it
A
entertains
B
comforts
C
criticizes
D
teaches
CORRECT OPTION: d
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