2011 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.

There isn't enough rice, so its importation is permitted whereas the importation of cement is.............

A suspended

B licensed

C unaccepted

D prohibited



Correct Option: D


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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.

The cast consisted of many famous actors and few.............ones.

A humble

B infamous

C unknown

D unpopular



Correct Option: C


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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.

My grandfather, rather than being..........was often quite prejudiced in his opinions.

A subjective

B discriminating

C impartial

D strict



Correct Option: C


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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.

Both sides are very hopeful about the outcome of the peace talks, but observers are still very..........

A realistic

B emphatic

C explicit

D pessimistic



Correct Option: D


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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.

The clever lawyer exposed the facts that were obscure in the case, making the judge see beyond the.............

A open

B obvious

C illustrated

D reflected



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.

It took me the whole day to summarize the lecturer's copious notes having been used to ............ones

A scanty

B illegible

C inaccurate

D coherent



Correct Option: A


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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 principal of that school was demoted for his incompetence while several others were commended for their .............

A punctuality

B honesty

C efficiency

D sincerity



Correct Option: C


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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.

The official who disclosed the information he was supposed to ..............was sacked

A cover

B protect

C conceal

D allow



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.

The prosecutor argued his case vehemently but the defence lawyer responded................

A constantly

B feebly

C roughly

D hurriedly



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.

While we expected it to be gradual, the process of transition to civilian rule came to an ........end.

A abrupt

B anticipated

C unhappy

D unpleasant



Correct Option: A


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