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English past questions and answers, WAEC, 1989, part 4

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English past questions and Answers, SSCE, 1989:

 

In the following passages, the numbered gaps indicate missing words against each number in the list below. Five choices are offered in columns lettered A to E. For each question, choose the word that is the most suitable to fill the numbered gap in the passage

Please read questions 51 - 71 here

 

PASSGE A

In Nigeria, the idea of taking a vacation cannot be said to have __72__. This is not to __73__ that Nigerians are not __74__ of travelling. The people travel so __75__ that the frequency of the travelling could provide useful __76__ for a __77__ census. The __78__ of the year __79__ matters __80__ Nigerians are __81__ studied. It will be __82__ that they move across the __83__ of the country at an __84__ high rate. Such movements reach a __85__ with the __86__ of festivals. At such times, Nigerians troop out despite the __87__ charges imposed by transport owners.

 

A

B

C

D

E

72

 sunk on

 caught on

 caught in

 taken in

 come on

73

 think

 withdraw

 consider

 suggest

 disprove

74

 disposed

 found

 fund

 inclined

 fond

75

 always

 quickly

 uniformly

 often

 aimlessly

76

 data

 matter

 subjects

 items

 date

77

 state

 seasonal

 traffic

 regular

 regional

78

 duration

 age

 time

 session

 span

79

 rarely

 narrowly

 always

 regular

 clearly

80

 where

 why

 if

 because

 when

81

 really

 nicely

 quickly

 scientifically

 closely

82

 known

 discovered

 uncovered

 arrived

 concluded

83

 length and size

 length and depth

 length and breadth

 length and corner

 breadth and size

84

 amazingly

 amusingly

 arguably

 indelibly

 intolerably

85

 crescendo

 rise

 height

 increase

 peak

86

 incident

 arriving

 addition

 advent

 adventure

87

 unusual

 exorbitant

 expensive

 excessive

 harsh

 

 

PASSAGE B

When you desire to erect a building, you must __88__ a plan that is __89__ both from the point of view of __90__ and that of __91__. The __92__ must be __93__ cleared. Having decided __94__the building materials to be __95__, the foundation is then __96__. The builder then __97__ to erect the building. He __98__ that the bricks are of the __99__ recommended by __100__ builders.

 

A

B

C

D

E

88

work by

work from

work in

work on

work for

89

 beautiful

 commendable

 admirable

 qualitative

 practicable

90

 cost

 amount

 price

 payment

 profit

91

 environs

 area

 context

 atmosphere

 environment

92

 floor

 ground

 site

 bush

 cite

93

 thoroughly

 barely

 rarely

 commonly

 crudely

94

 in

 with

 on

 under

 up

95

 built

 managed

 heated

 erected

 used

96

 probed

 dug

 levelled

 hewn

 arranged

97

 continues

 demands

 prepares

 commences

 requests

98

 ensures

 assures

 assumes

 insures

 presumes

99

 rigidity

 flexibility

 standard

 medium

 solidity

100

 architectural

 commissioned

 supervisory

 professional

 pragmatic

 

Please read questions 1 - 25 here

Please read questions 26 - 50 here

You may read various topics on English here

WAEC past questions and answers for other subjects are present here

 

Answers for English WAEC, 1989

1.D   2. E   3. C   4. A   5. B   6. D   7. C   8. B   9. A   10 D

11.D   12. C   13. E   14. A   15. B   16. E   17. E   18. A   19. A   20. A

21. C   22. D   23. D   24. B   25. E   26. E   27. C   28. B   29. E   30. D

31. A   32. E   33. B   34. C   35. B   36. C   37. B   38. D   39. A   40. A

41. C   42. B   43. C   44. D   45. D   46. A   47. A   48. B   49. A   50. C

51. B   52. A   53. A   54. D   55. B   56. A   57. D   58. C   59. A   60. C

61. B   62. B   63. D   64. D   65. B   66. C   67. C   68. B   69. A   70. A

71. D   72. D   73. D   74. E   75. D   76. A   77. D   78. C   79. A   80. C

81. E   82. B   83. C   84. A   85. E   86. D   87. B   88. D   89. E   90. A

91. B   92. C   93. A   94. C   95. E   96. B   97. A   98. A   99. C   100. D


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