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WAEC, ENGLISH, 1990:

SECTION 6

Read questions 27 - 42 here

 

From the words or group of words lettered A to D, choose the word or group of words that best completes each of the following sentences

43. He was charged with complicity _____ the abortive coup.

  1. in
  2. for
  3. about
  4. on

 

44. He was convicted _____ stealing some bags of cocoa.

  1. with
  2. in
  3. of
  4. for

 

45. Mary said she was acting _____ the instructions of the principal.

  1. by
  2. on
  3. for
  4. through

 

46. _____ normal circumstances, it is rare to get all registered voters to vote.

  1. On
  2. By
  3. In
  4. Under

 

47. Lekan has been trying hard to live _____ to his parents’ expectations.

  1. over
  2. on
  3. through
  4. up

 

48. The minister’s daughter boasted she would have her way, and she really _____.

  1. had
  2. has
  3. have
  4. did

 

49. As at yesterday, only nomination papers in respect of three candidates _____.

  1. have been filed
  2. are being filed
  3. had been filed
  4. has been filed

 

50. They embraced passionately as if they _____ seen each others for years.

  1. had
  2. had not
  3. have
  4. have not

 

51. You are not sure where you placed the book, _____?

  1. isn’t it
  2. weren’t you
  3. are you
  4. didn’t you

 

52. We arrived when the hall _____ arranged, so we stood outside.

  1. has been
  2. is being
  3. was being
  4. had been

 

53. She doesn’t know you like your food hot, _____?

  1. does she
  2. shouldn’t she
  3. didn’t she
  4. wasn’t it

 

54. It’s certain we shall travel by train, _____?

  1. shan’t we
  2. shall we
  3. don’t we
  4. isn’t it

 

55. _____ of what he said made no sense.

  1. Much
  2. Majority
  3. Plenty
  4. Many

 

56. That is not your book, it is _____.

  1. Johns
  2. Johns’ own
  3. John’s own
  4. for John’s

 

57. Nana Sawara is a queen and demands to be treated  _____.

  1. like that
  2. like so
  3. as such
  4. that much

 

58. It is pretty difficult to choose _____ those three boys.

  1. between
  2. over
  3. against
  4. among

 

59. _____ of the 5 boys was able to show me the way to the zoo.

  1. None
  2. Neither
  3. Any
  4. Some

 

60. We will leave _____ you are ready.

  1. as
  2. whenever
  3. while
  4. until

 

61. This _____ be David’s handwriting; I know his handwriting well enough.

  1. may
  2. will
  3. ought to
  4. can’t

 

62. The book is not in this locker and it is not in that cupboard _____.

  1. neither
  2. again
  3. either
  4. even

 

63. _____ things she had in the room were thrown out.

  1. So few
  2. The few
  3. All few
  4. Very few

 

64. The party had hardly started _____ the lights went off.

  1. than
  2. then
  3. as
  4. when

 

65. There were five boys _____.

  1. of which two were beaten
  2. whom two were beaten
  3. two of whom were beaten
  4. of whom two of them were beaten

 

66. This is the man _____ told me the story.

  1. whom I said
  2. who I said
  3. I said that he
  4. who I said he

 

67. I feel you are none _____ for experiencing that shock.

  1. the worse
  2. worse
  3. the worst
  4. worst

 

68. Many students find mathematics _____ than English.

  1. difficult
  2. too difficult
  3. very difficult
  4. more difficult

 

69. Tunde is the _____ qualified for that job.

  1. more
  2. most
  3. more than
  4. many more

 

70. It is such a bad place _____ I will never dream of going there another time.

  1. therefore
  2. thus
  3. that
  4. then

 

71. He has not been seen by his parents’ _____ seven days.

  1. since
  2. for
  3. getting to
  4. for last

 

72. He has not been seen by his parents’ _____ last month.

  1. since
  2. for
  3. getting to
  4. since over

 

73. Please, let me _____ you in your car to the railway station.

  1. go with
  2. move with
  3. follow
  4. ride

 

74. The _____ came here last week.

  1. handsome tall young man
  2. young tall handsome man
  3. tall handsome young man
  4. young handsome tall man

 

75. The activities marking the golden jubilee celebrations of the club were _____ with a party.

  1. rounded off
  2. rounded over
  3. rounded through
  4. rounded up

 

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