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1

Choose the option that best conveys the meaning of the underlined portion in the following sentence;

In the match against the uplanders team, the sub mariners turned out to be the dark horse

  • A. played most brilliantly
  • B. played below their usual form
  • C. won unexpectedly
  • D. lost as expected
  • E. won as expected
View Answer & Discuss (379) JAMB 1978
2

Choose the option that best conveys the meaning of the underlined portion in the following sentence:

Only the small fry gets punished for such social misdemeanours.

  • A. small boys
  • B. unimportant people
  • C. frightened people
  • D. frivolous people
  • E. inexperienced people
View Answer & Discuss (168) JAMB 1978
3

Choose the option that best conveys the meaning of the underlined portion in the following sentence;

He spoke with his heart in his mouth

  • A. courageously
  • B. with such unusual cowardice
  • C. with a lot of confusion in his speech
  • D. without being able to make up his mind
  • E. with fright and agitation
View Answer & Discuss (170) JAMB 1978
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4

Choose the option that best conveys the meaning of the underlined portion in the following sentence;

The leader in today's issue of our popular newspaper focuses on inflation

  • A. president
  • B. headline
  • C. editorial
  • D. columnist
  • E. proprietor
View Answer & Discuss (138) JAMB 1978
5

Choose the option that best conveys the meaning of the underlined portion in the following sentence;

From the ways my friend talks, you can see he is such a bore

  • A. rude
  • B. brilliant
  • C. uninteresting
  • D. overbearing
  • E. humorous
View Answer & Discuss (127) JAMB 1978
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