ENGLISH LANGUAGE PAST QUESTIONS (JSS)

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BECE ENGLISH LANGUAGE PAST QUESTIONS (JSS)

These are English Language Past Questions. 40 questions will be picked at random from the question bank.

You have 20 minutes to answer all the questions.

You can use the NEXT button to move to the next question, use the PREV button to move to the previous question, the CLEAR button to clear any answer of your choice and you have the FINISH button to end the exam if you choose to.

Any question not answered before the end of the exam time, will be marked as wrong and the exam will end by itself. so try to attempt all questions on time.

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1 / 40

Fill the gap with the most suitable word from the options provided below. It rained cats and dogs yesterday.

This is an example of ________ in literature

2 / 40

Choose the best option to fill the gap in the sentence.

A story that teaches morals and in which animals behave like human beings is a/an _________

3 / 40

Fill the gap with the most suitable word from the options provided below.

A play that send sadly with the death of the protagonist is called _________

4 / 40

Choose the best option to fill the gap in the sentence.

“you are the salt of my life” is an example of _________

5 / 40

Choose the word which is neatest in meaning to the underlined word in the sentence.

The doctor warned the patient against anxieties

6 / 40

Fill in the gap with the most suitable word from the options.

It is not good for children to watch ___________ films

7 / 40

Fill in the gap with the most suitable word from the options.

John is not prepared to many now, even though he brought his _______ home yesterdays

8 / 40

Fill the gap with the most suitable word from the options below.

It is peter who __________ done this

9 / 40

Choose the one that correctly interprets the underlined expression in the sentence.

Joy said that she would not go back on her words. This means that Joy would not

10 / 40

Fill the gap with the most suitable word from the options below.

More than one student __________ absent

11 / 40

Choose the one that correctly interprets the underlined expression in the sentence.

The two friends are always at loggerheads. This means that the two friends always

12 / 40

Choose the word that has the same vowel or consonant sound as the part underlined in the given words.

Prize

13 / 40

Choose the word that is nearly opposite in meaning to the underlined word in the sentence.

Obi looked intoxicated after the fight

14 / 40

Fill in the gap with the most suitable word from the options below.

Glory is the _______ of the three girls

15 / 40

Choose the word that has the same vowel or consonant sound as the part underlined in the given words.

Kite

16 / 40

Choose the word which is nearest in meaning to the underlined word in the sentence.

He inspected the materials before sending them to the shop.

17 / 40

Fill the gap with the most suitable word from the options below.

 

He took it _________ himself to spread unfounded rumours

18 / 40

Fill in the gap with the most suitable word from the options.

These girls are the _______ daughters

19 / 40

Choose the word that has the same vowel or consonant sound as the part underlined in the given words.

Bus

20 / 40

Fill in the gap with the most suitable word from the options.

A cure for AIDS will be one of the major ______ in medical research

21 / 40

Choose the word which is nearest in meaning to the underlined word in the sentence.

Joy could not conceal the truth from her mother

22 / 40

Fill in the gap with the most suitable word from the options below.

 

Adamu asked for a lift but there was no _________ in the car.

23 / 40

Choose the word that is nearly opposite in meaning to the underlined word in the sentence.

An elephant can be a tamed animal

24 / 40

Fill in the gap with the most suitable word from the options below.

Mr. Bello was at ________ with all his colleagues

25 / 40

Fill in the gap with the most suitable word from the options.

The _________ for the selection of winners were unfair

26 / 40

Fill in the gap with the most suitable word from the options.

If Dele had succeeded in the venture, he _________ become a millionaire

27 / 40

Choose the word which is neatest in meaning to the underlined word in the sentence.

The promotion of literacy among our people is our major concern

28 / 40

Choose the best option to fill the gap in the sentence.

The central idea of a literary work of art is the ___________

29 / 40

Choose the word which is nearest in meaning to the underlined word in the sentence.

The student were given enough time to do the exercises

30 / 40

Fill in the gap with the most suitable word from the options below.

 

He _____ my shoes but did not use polish

31 / 40

Choose the word that is nearly opposite in meaning to the underlined word in the sentence.

My brother says it is dangerous to walk at night.

32 / 40

Choose the one that is opposite in meaning to the underlined word in the sentence.

The lady whose son was ill refused to keep calm

33 / 40

Fill in the gap with the most suitable word from the options below.

As things are now, I have to look for _________ tyre

34 / 40

Choose the word which is nearest in meaning to the underlined word in the sentence.

The teacher was skeptical about the story John told her.

35 / 40

Choose the word which is nearest in meaning to the underlined word in the sentence.

The new students pledged to abide by the rules and regulations of the school

36 / 40

Fill in the gap with the most suitable word from the options below.

The younger wife invited all her ____________ to her father;s burial ceremony

37 / 40

Fill the gap with the most suitable word from the options below.

Does your mother always ___________ her new car?

38 / 40

Choose the word that has the same vowel or consonant sound as the part underlined in the given words.

Many

39 / 40

Choose the word which is neatest in meaning to the underlined word in the sentence.

The old couple enjoyed walking slowly down the road every evening

40 / 40

Fill the gap with the most suitable word from the options below.

Where is the biro ________ was kept in the drawer?

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22 thoughts on “ENGLISH LANGUAGE PAST QUESTIONS (JSS)”

  1. Davina Ekennah-Chima

    I really love this past questions but at the same time, I wish the right options were there

  2. Its really helpful, only one problem; I wish there where answers to the question at the end to know the right ones

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