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CBT JAMB ENGLISH 2017

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CBT English JAMB 2017

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1. Choose the word that is most nearly opposite
in the meaning to the bolded word or group of
words that will fill in the sentence.

At first we found life in the town very exciting but
soon it became rather _______

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2.Suleiman’s reason for becoming a Muslim in the
novel is because Islam brings sense of ______?

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3.Select the option that best explain the
information conveyed in the sentence

The man’s Achilles’ heel is women ________

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4.Choose the most appropriate stress pattern
from the options below

Constitution

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5. Choose the option that has the same consonant as
the one represented by the letter(s) in bold
clash

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6. Choose the option that has the same consonant as
the one represented by the letter(s) in bold
who

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7. Choose the option to which the given sentence relates

My Boss has an amiable DISPOSITION

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8. Choose the most appropriate stress pattern from
the options below

palatable

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9. Choose the interpretation that you consider
most appropriate for each sentence.
Despite their newness on the job, the workers were
remunerated rather handsomely. This means that
_________?

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10.Choose the option opposite in meaning to the
word or phrase in italics
The chairman is Parsimonious

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11.Choose the interpretation that you consider
most appropriate for each sentence.
Now that Michael has become rich, Nancy has begun
to make much of him. This means __________

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12.Tayo opted to remain in Nigeria because he had a
duty to serve his

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13.Choose the option nearest in meaning to the
word or phrase in italics

This event was a watershed in the company

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14.choose the best option that best completes the
gap(s)
Snakes and ladders always______me happy these
days

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15.Choose the word that best completes the
following sentence.
I really like working in that office: I find the — very
friendly

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16.Choose the option opposite in meaning to the
underlined word
The delegates found it better to resort to consultation
rather than __________

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17.Choose the best option that best completes the
gap(s)
The delegates were given_____

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18.Choose the option nearest to the statement
My brother’s drunkenness often got on my nerves.
This means

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19. In the Novel “Independence” Tayo wrote a
biography of ______?

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20.From the options given, Choose the option that is
opposite in meaning to the underlined word.
This house which was sealed off years ago has now
been —

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21.In the book “Independence” Tayo’s uncle,
Kayode, wanted to study Engineering in _______?

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22. Choose the most appropriate stress pattern from
the options. The stressed are written in capital letters
Judiciary

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23.From the options, choose the word opposite in
meaning to the underlined word
He is quite an outspoken young man but his father
is_____?

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24.In the book “Independence” Wearing woolens,
lamb cardigans, extra socks, gloves and Balliol scarf
signified that Tayo was _______?

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25.The number of workers have increased steadily
each year means _________

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26.From the options, choose the word nearest in
meaning to the bolded word

By working hard, Benjamin outshone his elder
brother instead of being ________

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27.Choose the option opposite in meaning to the
word or phrase in italics
The students received a mild reproof from the teacher

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28.Choose the option nearest in meaning to the
word or phrase in italics
Aisha impelled to the party

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29.When you ____ an opponent’s point in a debate,
you must do so politely

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30.Choose the options that have the same consonant
as the ones represented by the letter(s) in bold
leisure

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31. Choose the most appropriate stress pattern from
the options.
The stressed are written in capital letters
departmental

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32. choose the option opposite in meaning to the
word or phrase in italics
They come here on bootless errand

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33.Choose the option to which the given sentence
relates
Aderonke STATED she had a right to her privacy

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34. Select the option that best explain the
information conveyed in the sentence

The painting was beautifully faked

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35.Choose the best option that best completes the
gap(s)
The crops the farmer planted will be ____ in three
months time.

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36.Choose the best option that best completes the
gap(s)
Garba acquiesced______their decision

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37. Select the option that best explain the
information conveyed in the sentence

The letter was being written by the principal

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38.Select the option that best explain the
information conveyed in the sentence

Advising Olu to break his bad habit is like knocking
your head against a brick wall

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39.Choose the best option that best completes the
gap(s)
_____a good boy, he was given a prize

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40. Choose the option nearest in meaning to the
word or phrase in italics
The children received gifts from doting parents

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41 Fill in the Gap
The press will no longer be free when the new
government starts to — newspapers

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42 In the novel “Independence” Tayo lied to
Vanassa that Christine was his ______?

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43 Choose the best option that best completes the
gap(s)
The_____event takes place every two years

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44 Fill in the Gap
Mr Collins does not allow his name to be published
in connection with the philanthropy because he
_____ publicity

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45 The first time Paul met Ngozi, her beauty caught
his eye. This means that _________

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46 From the words lettered A to D, choose the word
that has the same consonant sound(s)
Strange

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47 This question is based on S. L. Manyika’s IN
DEFENCE
According to Tayo the two major problems of
Nigeria were

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48 The government has decided to freeze student’s
grants. This means that government intends to

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49 Choose the option nearest in meaning to the
word or phrase in italics
This case is within the jurisdiction of the council

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50 Choose the option nearest in meaning to the
word in bold
One of the twins was as daring as the other was
______

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