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    In questions 1 to 15, choose the option which is most nearly the same in meaning as the word printer in bold
    1. It is very difficult to retain all that you hear in the class.
    A. keep
    B. recall
    C. preserve
    D. conserve

    1. The great artist life was full of vicissitudes .
      A. sorrows
      B. misfortunes
      C. changes
      D. surprises
    2. She has an insatiable love for music.
      A. unsatisfiable
      B. unchanging
      C. irreconcilable
      D. undesirable

    3. The great dancer impressed the appreciative crowd by his nimble movements.
      A. Unrhythmic
      B. lively
      C. quickening
      D. clear

    4. Tunde had a bohemian look.
      A. hostile
      B. unconventional
      C. sinister
      D. unfriendly

    5. The bullet wound sustained by Adamu proved to be fatal and he died immediately.
      A. grievous
      B. dangerous
      C. serious
      D. deadly

    6. Njoku’s attitude towards the his pupils is rather callous to say the least.
      A. passive
      B. unkind
      C. cursed
      D. unfeeling

    7. Before the presidency of Donald Trump, the UN could not make much headway to solve the problem of North Korea
      A. progress
      B. thinking
      C. efforts
      D. start

    8. On scrutiny the police officer found out that the documents provided by the landlord were totally fabricated .
      A. forged
      B. historical
      C. prepared
      D. genuine

    9. Lack of occupation is not necessary revealed by manifest idleness.
      A. easily perceived
      B. easily acquired
      C. easily infected
      D. easily deflected

    10. The accident occurred due to his lapse .
      A. trick
      B. interval
      C. error
      D. ignorance

    11. Sunlight and shadow made the landscape a kaleidoscope of colour.
      A. tube containing mirrors and loose pieces of coloured glass
      B. frequently changing pattern of bright scenes
      C. a mixture of black and white
      D. resembling the seven colours of rainbow

    12. After the dismal performance of the team in the series concluded yesterday, the captain offered his resignation to the president of the club.
      A. poor
      B. sorrowful
      C. minimum
      D. short

    13. We didn’t believe in his statement, but subsequent events proved that he was right.
      A. later
      B. many
      C. few
      D. earlier

    14. The pioneers left a blazing trial of courage, manliness and chivalry.
      A. inventors
      B. explorers
      C. colonialist
      D. settlers


      In questions 16 to 30, choose the option which is most nearly opposite in meaning as the word printer in bold

    15. History abounds in instances of courage.
      A. shines
      B. lacks
      C. suffices
      D. fails

    16. The inhabitants of the island were barbarians .
      A. civilized
      B. cruel
      C. uncivilized
      D. bad

    17. The members thought that the task was feasible .
      A. impractical
      B. impossible
      C. difficult
      D. impracticable

    18. crestfallen he returned as he had never faced such humiliation in the whole of his life.
      A. vainglorious
      B. indignant
      C. triumphant
      D. disturbed

    19. Feasibility of the project is under study.
      A. unsuitability
      B. cheapness
      C. impropriety
      D. impracticability

    20. The incessant noise of the boring machine made it difficult for us to got to sleep at night.
      A. intermittent
      B. harsh
      C. soft
      D. constant

    21. Unsettled conditions in the land led to exodus of hundreds of its citizens.
      A. invasion
      B. entry
      C. immigration
      D. expulsion

    22. Many people try to resist reforms in the society.
      A. fight
      B. accept
      C. welcome
      D. repel

    23. Because of the economy drive, they very unwillingly surrendered some superfluous posts.
      A. important
      B. relevant
      C. significant
      D. essential

    24. The North Korean dictator, Kim Jong Un was reluctant to shoulder the Cost of his recent trip to Singapore for a Summit with Donald Trump .
      A. wanting
      B. willing
      C. anxious
      D. eager

    25. Ejiro’s point of view was correct but his behavior with his father was quite impertinent .
      A. healthy
      B. respectful
      C. inadequate
      D. smooth

    26. This new magazine is known for its comprehensive coverage of news.
      A. casual
      B. inadequate
      C. indifferent
      D. superficial

    27. He is well known for coming up with impracticable solutions.
      A. easy
      B. possible
      C. feasible
      D. alternate

    28. The managing director remarked that the secretary was an
      asset to the company.
      A. loss
      B. liability
      C. drag
      D. handicap

    29. You can hardly find any trace of humility in the man.
      A. ego
      B. insolence
      C. arrogance
      D. conceit


      In questions 31 to 40, choose the option which best expresses the correct meaning of the idiomatic expression in Bold Print

    30. By hook or by crook
      A. In a completely insane manner
      B. In whatever way one can
      C. Being very evil and destructive
      D. To be very tenacious

    31. Under duress
      A. With superstition
      B. According to merit
      C. Under compulsion
      D. In good faith

    32. Cloak and dagger
      A. Involving intrigue
      B. To become very weak
      C. Family feud
      D. Fond of hunting

    33. Chock-a-block
      A. Filled to capacity
      B. Not being able to fulfill one’s desires
      C. Blocking somebody’s path to progress D. D.Suffocation caused due to living in a congested area

    34. Threw down the gauntlet
      A. Challenged
      B. Protested
      C. Defeated
      D. Surpassed

    35. A fair crack of the whip
      A. To go out for morning walk
      B. To get a fair chance
      C. To get unexpected success
      D. To be routed

    36. A feather in one’s cap
      A. Accumulating more money or property
      B. Taking more burden on oneself
      C. Being felicitated for one’s artistic merits D.Something achieved that constitutes a victory

    37. In the guise of
      A. In the cloak of
      B. In the colour of
      C. In the semblance of
      D. In the pretence of

    38. The worse for wear
      A. Worn out
      B. Improbable
      C. Far off
      D. Frightening

    39. Caught up with
      A. Conversed
      C. Arrested
      D. Overlook

    40. One of these Best describes your Present level of preparedness for the 2019 UTME ?
      A. Above 80 %
      B. Below 20%
      C. Above 50 %
      D. Above 20 %

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