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English Language 2010 JAMB Past Questions

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1
Select the option that best explains the information conveyed in the sentence.
People are not interested in who rules?
  • A. People are not ruled by the leaders they want
  • B. People are not concerned about who rules them
  • C. The rulers are not concerned about the people
  • D. People who rule are not intersested in the ruled
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2

Select the option that best explains the information conveyed in the sentence.

The witness said he had no axe to grind with his brothers?

  • A. He had no hatred for the brothers
  • B. He had no axe and therefore stole the matchet
  • C. He had no axe and therefore borrowed their matchet
  • D. He had no vested interest in the brothers.
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3

Select the option that best explains the information conveyed in the sentence.

The footballers moved with their tails between their legs?

  • A. They moved happily because they won the match
  • B. They were unhappy because they had been despised by their opponents
  • C. They were ashamed because they had been defeated
  • D. They moved with their tails between their legs
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4

Select the option that best explains the information conveyed in the sentence.

The headmaster managed to take his way out of having to give a speech?

  • A. He delieverd a speech despite the difficult
  • B. He managed to give a speech out of a difficult situation
  • C. He managed to get himself out of a difficult situation
  • D. He managed to talk on his way
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5

Select the option that best explains the information conveyed in the sentence.

As regards the matter, we have crossed the rubicon

  • A. We are completely at loss
  • B. We are irrevocably committed
  • C. We are already qualified
  • D. We are perfectly committed
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