Jamb UTME 2023 Use English Trial Questions and Answers

JAMB STUDENTS SHOULD TAKE THIS TRIAL QUESTION ON USE OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE

SOLVE AND SEND SOLUTIONS TO ME

USE OF ENGLISH: 3:09 AM

60 QUESTIONS|30 MINUTES| 100 MARKS

SECTION A: ( Sentence Completion. Synonym. Antonym. Sentence Interpretation)

PART 1. SENTENCE COMPLETION ( 5 Q )

1. Kunle asked for a ₦120,000 advance _____ his salary
Options
A. to
B. into
C. for
D. on

2. Financial aid is being provided to the microfinance bank under the ________ of the Central Bank
A. watchful eyes
B. monitoring
C. auspices
D. aid

3. The plane overshot the ______ in a minor accident
A. road
B. hanger
C. runway
D. tarmac

4. The president’s speech was an attempt to boost citizens’ _______.
A moral
B. morality
C. morale
D. mural

5. Officer Jato was asked to consult an _____ for important information.
A. encylopedia
B. encyclopidia
C. encyclopaedia
D. encylepedia

PART 2: SYNONYMS ( 5 Q )

6. Choose the option nearest in meaning to the bolded expression
Let us restate the problematic question.
A. repeat
B. reward
C. perfect
D. reprobe

7. Choose the option nearest in meaning to the bolded expression
The villagers have forgotten the inclement weather.
A. irregular
B. unpleasant
C. perennial
D. favourable

8. Choose the option nearest in meaning to the bolded expression
She was cunning enough to beguile her classmates into doing the work for her
A.Spacious
B. Unfavorable
C. Charm
D. Irritable

9. Choose the option nearest in meaning to the bolded expression
Success is achieved by the degree to which society is prepared to police itself.
A. oppress
B. perform
C. control
D. suppress

10. Choose the option nearest in meaning to the bolded
Millionaires become eccentric in their old age.
A. irritable
B. peculiar
C. dull
D. miserly

PART 3: ANTONYMS (5 Q )

11. Choose the option opposite in meaning to the bolded
Toyin sobbed by the door because she had lost her mother’s precious necklace.
A. laughed
B. smiled
C. cried
D. wept

12. Choose the option opposite in meaning to the bolded
The journalist was incarcerated for publishing an unedited news item.
A. Irritated
B. desperate
C. set free
D. jailed

13. Choose the option opposite in meaning to the bolded
The Manager proved utterly capricious in his dealings with his friends.
A. helpful
B. steadfast
C. understanding
D. obstinate

14. Choose the option opposite in meaning to the bolded
He received a flattering compliment from Sunita immediately after the speech.
A. disparagement
B. eulogy
C. contempt
D. notoriety

15. Choose the option opposite in meaning to the bolded
He said it would be convenient for him to meet me there.
A. inadvisable
B. objectionable
C. troublesome
D. desirable

PART 4: SENTENCE INTERPRETATION ( 5 Q )

16. Choose the best interpretation for the bolded expression
The couple decided to use their wedding anniversary as the peg for a romantic holiday.
A. a reason to take the holiday
B. to mark their honeymoon
C. as excuse for not planning the holiday
D. to pray for a safe holiday

17. Choose the best interpretation for the bolded expression
An honest person never plays fast and loose with his friends.
A. delay tactics
B. to be inconsistent
C. deceives
D. ignores

18. Choose the best interpretation for the bolded expression
Okon did not Participate in the early morning test because he was under the weather
A. Feeling slightly ill
B. Feeling ignored or unattended
C. Slept outside the house
D. beaten by the rain

19. Choose the best interpretation for the bolded expression
He visits the doctor off and on
A. everyday
B. regularly
C. never at all
D. occasionally

20. Choose the best interpretation for the bolded expression
We must always bear in mind that only hard work leads to success.
A. understand
B. remember
C. forget
D. think

21. One of these represents your current level of preparedness for the 2023 UTME?
A. Above 80 %
B. Below 50%
C. Above 50 %
D. Above 70 %

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