2001 WAEC English past questions and answers

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1
In each of the following sentences, there is one word underlined and one gap. From the list of words lettered A - D, choose the word that is most nearly opposite in meaning to the underlined word and that will, at the same time, correctly fill the gap in the sentences.
Answer all the question:
The leader of the delegation was commended for the manner in which he handled the matter, while their hosts were.........

A applauded

B praised

C criticized

D sanctioned



Correct Option: C


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2
In each of the following sentences, there is one word underlined and one gap. From the list of words lettered A - D, choose the word that is most nearly opposite in meaning to the underlined word and that will, at the same time, correctly fill the gap in the sentences.
Answer all the question:
Musa is very frugal whereas his friend Audu is ........

A miserly

B thrifty

C precocious

D extravagant



Correct Option: D


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3
In each of the following sentences, there is one word underlined and one gap. From the list of words lettered A - D, choose the word that is most nearly opposite in meaning to the underlined word and that will, at the same time, correctly fill the gap in the sentences.
Answer all the question:
Taiwo's flamboyance and Kehinde's.....often keep people wondering if they are really twins.

A modesty

B arrogance

C timidity

D pretention



Correct Option: A


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4
In each of the following sentences, there is one word underlined and one gap. From the list of words lettered A - D, choose the word that is most nearly opposite in meaning to the underlined word and that will, at the same time, correctly fill the gap in the sentences.
Answer all the question:
People enjoy stories with ........settings rather than those with far-fetched backgrounds

A practical

B realistic

C artificial

D undefined



Correct Option: B


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5
In each of the following sentences, there is one word underlined and one gap. From the list of words lettered A - D, choose the word that is most nearly opposite in meaning to the underlined word and that will, at the same time, correctly fill the gap in the sentences.
Answer all the question:
We were asked to reach a compromise and not start another.............

A accusation

B concession

C controversy

D issue



Correct Option: C


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6
In each of the following sentences, there is one word underlined and one gap. From the list of words lettered A - D, choose the word that is most nearly opposite in meaning to the underlined word and that will, at the same time, correctly fill the gap in the sentences.
Answer all the question:
He was promoted for his efficiency while his colleague was demoted for..........

A ability

B lateness

C incompetence

D capability



Correct Option: C


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7
In each of the following sentences, there is one word underlined and one gap. From the list of words lettered A - D, choose the word that is most nearly opposite in meaning to the underlined word and that will, at the same time, correctly fill the gap in the sentences.
Answer all the question:
Okon's business is flourishing while his father's is...........

A declining

B progressing

C withering

D vanishing



Correct Option: A


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8
In each of the following sentences, there is one word underlined and one gap. From the list of words lettered A - D, choose the word that is most nearly opposite in meaning to the underlined word and that will, at the same time, correctly fill the gap in the sentences.
Answer all the question:
You should be ......so as not to be caught unawares

A serious

B sober

C ready

D alert



Correct Option: D


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9
In each of the following sentences, there is one word underlined and one gap. From the list of words lettered A - D, choose the word that is most nearly opposite in meaning to the underlined word and that will, at the same time, correctly fill the gap in the sentences.
Answer all the question:
The school authorities expected the contributions to be ..............rather than compulsory

A wilful

B voluntary

C deliberate

D outright



Correct Option: B


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10
In each of the following sentences, there is one word underlined and one gap. From the list of words lettered A - D, choose the word that is most nearly opposite in meaning to the underlined word and that will, at the same time, correctly fill the gap in the sentences.
Answer all the question:
The manager who was sacked last month has been

A retired

B suspended

C reinstated

D promoted



Correct Option: C


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