2004 WAEC English past questions and answers

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1
Choose the option that has a different stress pattern from the other.

A secondment

B orients

C orthopaedic

D photographic



Correct Option: A


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2
Choose the option opposite in meaning to the underlined word(s).

Sailors are usually dauntless in their exploits.

A selfless

B ruthless

C excited

D frightened



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.
The man refused to accept the offer of a job in the rural area: he preferred one in the ............area.

A local

B urban

C township

D municipal



Correct Option: B


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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.
He is quite an outspoken young man but his father is ..........

A humorous

B sober

C taciturn

D silent



Correct Option: C


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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.
One of the twins was as daring as the other was..........

A morose

B timid

C secretive

D rational



Correct Option: B


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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.
A gully, which is a natural phenomenon should not be mistaken for a tunnel, which is..........

A supernatural

B false

C artificial

D modern



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.
The crops the farmer planted will be........in three months' time

A sold

B weeded

C uprooted

D harvested



Correct Option: D


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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.
He intentionally hid the document but his secretary.............burnt them

A carelessly

B willingly

C accidentally

D foolishly



Correct Option: C


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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.
It is curious how Bayo can be so carefree in his ways while his younger brother is so..........,,

A meticulous

B eccentric

C indifferent

D active



Correct Option: A


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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.
Personally, I give in rather easily when it comes to arguments, but Emeka will always..........to his opinion

A hold in

B hold on

C hold up

D hold back



Correct Option: B


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