Practice English Jamb Past Questions


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Jamb Past Questions

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1. Find the opposite of the word in italiics: The warring communities were coerced into negotiating a settlement
A. driven
B. compelled
C. persuaded
D. pressured
2. Jumanji is cruel to her husband. Opposite of cruel is:
A. harsh
B. brutal
C. passionate
D. ferocious
3. The teacher who beat the student was treated with mercy. Opposite of mercy :
A. disrespect
B. contempt
C. vengeance
D. kindness
4. His waife hates his garrulous attitude. Opposite of garrulous :
A. outspoken
B. unfriendly
C. reticent
D. thoughtful
5. What you are asking me to do is a herculean task. Opposite of herculean :
A. strenous
B. lovely
C. demanding
D. easy
6. Nkechi was a novice when she was first employed. Opposite of novice :
A. manager
B. clerk
C. supervisor
D. professional
7. 'I do not hate him', he said in a rare moment of candour. Opposite of candour :
A. reproach
B. dishonesty
C. frankness
D. fairness
8. She only gives a superficial impression of warmth and friendliness. Opposite of superficial :
A. a strong
B. a deep
C. a fake
D. an unrealistic
9. which has the same vowel sound as key
A. sit
B. bet
C. seat
D. tread
10. which has the same vowel sound as taught
A. law
B. aunt
C. count
D. plateau
11. which has the same vowel sound as dutch
A. lottery
B. love
C. loud
D. lurch
12. which has the same consonant sound as both
A. bother
B. thaw
C. the
D. there
13. which has the same consonant sound as bouquet
A. bucket
B. banquet
C. liquid
D. squeeze
14. which has the same consonant sound as houses
A. rice
B. rise
C. curse
D. course
15. Which of the following rhymes with say
A. treason
B. weigh
C. fright
D. saw
16. Which of the following rhymes with knew
A. tool
B. dawn
C. night
D. queue
17. Which of the following rhymes with toy
A. torn
B. fake
C. foil
D. tour
18. What is the stress pattern for comfortable
A. COMfortable
B. comfortaBLE
C. comFORtable
D. comforTAble
19. What is the stress pattern for incapacitate
A. incapaciTAte
B. incaPAcitate
C. INcapacitate
D. inCApacitate
20. What is the stress pattern for encouragement
A. ENcouragement
B. enCOUragement
C. encouRAGEment
D. encourageMENT
21. We have every reason to preserve some of our national monuments for posterity. The nearest in meaning to posterity :
A. prosperity
B. future
C. national pride
D. collective gain
22. He commands the confidence and respect of all his subordinates. The nearest in meaning to commands :
A. requests
B. enjoys
C. enforces
D. conjures
23. The president has mapped out so many laudable projects to embark upon. The nearest in meaning to laudable :
A. good
B. laughable
C. praiseworthy
D. valuable
24. The unification of the country has brought about so many technological advancement. The nearest in meaning to unification :
A. restoration
B. agreement
C. cohesion
D. stability
25. My father READ the newspaper. Choose the sentence that contains the emphatic stress.
A. Did my father steal the newspaper?
B. Who read the newspaper
C. what di my father read?
D. Whose father read the newspaper?
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Akowe simeon ojima on Feb 22nd 2021 by 11:38 am
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lex on Jan 28th 2021 by 04:39 am
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Divine on Mar 16th 2021 by 04:53 pm
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Myinstu Admin replied on Mar 21st 2021 by 05:26 pm
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Tiana on Jun 11th 2021 by 09:09 am
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Tiana on Jun 11th 2021 by 09:14 am
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