Literature in English 2018 JAMB Past Questions

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1

A literary work in which the characters and events are used as symbols is known as _________?

  • A. characteristics
  • B. allegory
  • C. metaphor
  • D. parallelism
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2

Characterisation in a novel refers to the _____?

  • A. writer's opinion of the characters
  • B. way the characters are revealed to the reader
  • C. characters and the way they behave
  • D. reader's opinion of the character
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3

In literacy work, verbal irony refers to a _________?

  • A. device in which the speaker means the opposite of what he says
  • B. situation in which a character speaks or acts against the tread of events
  • C. difficult situation which defies a local or rational resolution
  • D. device in which the actor act on stage
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4

In the theatre, words spoken by a character that are meant to be heard by the audience but not by the other characters on stage is called_________?

  • A. aside
  • B. soliloquy
  • C. acoustic
  • D. tone
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5

Drama is the representation of a complete series of actions by means of _________

  • A. movement and gesture for the screen and audience
  • B. speech, movement and gesture for the stage only
  • C. speech, movement and gesture for the stage, screen and radio
  • D. speech, gesture and movement for the screen and radio
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