2016 - WAEC Literature Past Questions & Answers - page 1

1
...... refers to the structure of a work of art.
A
form
B
Plot
C
Setting
D
Style
CORRECT OPTION: d
2
Conflict in a literary work begins to unfold with
A
climax
B
episode
C
exposition
D
resolution
CORRECT OPTION: a
3
The character assumed by the author in his writing is
A
protagonist
B
chorus
C
persona
D
pseudonym
CORRECT OPTION: c
4
Oral literature is part of
A
drama
B
folklore
C
poetry
D
music
CORRECT OPTION: b
5
Poetry is written in
A
chapters
B
paragraphs
C
scenes
D
lines
CORRECT OPTION: d
6
Poetry is written in
A
descriptive
B
dramatic
C
narrative
D
poetic
CORRECT OPTION: b
7
The ....... produces comic relief in drama
A
chorus
B
protagonist
C
antagonist
D
clown
CORRECT OPTION: d
8
A short play is also called a
A
farce
B
novelette
C
playlet
D
slapstick
CORRECT OPTION: c
9
Read the stanza and answer this question

For days I wept and felt depressed
The one and all I loved had left
But then on me our Bill impressed
'Your love is where she looks bereft'

The rhyme scheme is
A
abab
B
aaba
C
abcc
D
abbc
CORRECT OPTION: a
10
Read the stanza and answer this question

For days I wept and felt depressed
The one and all I loved had left
But then on me our Bill impressed
'Your love is where she looks bereft'

The lines are iambic
A
pentameter
B
trimeter
C
tetrameter
D
hexameter
CORRECT OPTION: c
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