💻JAMB CBT PRACTICE (LITERATURE)

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💻 JAMB CBT PRACTICE (LITERATURE)

JAMB CBT PRACTICE/MOCK (LITERATURE)

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1) The plot of a novel is best described as___

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2) The subject matter of a literary work is the

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3) When he gave me the bottle, and I opened it,
I was shocked by the odour that hit my nose:
I immediately corked it again, and spat on the floor.
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Isidore Okpewho, The Last Duty.

The reaction in the passage above is that of__

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4) A panegyric poem is composed to_

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5) This question is based on RAIDER OF THE TREASURE TROVE.

The poetic device in the expression "Rage is chief" is ___

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6) \'And so Tom awoke and we rose in the dark
And got with our bags and our brushes to work
Though the morning was cold, Tom was happy and warm;
So if all do their duty they need not fear harm.
\'

In the lines above, Tom is warm because he_______

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7) The process of creating character and endowing them with certain attitude is ......

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8) One of the following writers is better known as  a playwright than as a novelist

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9) This question is based on THE SONG OF THE WOMEN OF MY LAND.

Use the excerpt to answer questions

"they sang in the forlorn fields
about their lives; songs
of how they ploughed the terrain of their landscape
for memories of lyrics lost in the vast void of time,
in those days when a song beheld their lives;
when servitude cuffed the ankles of their soul,
and dereliction decapitated the epic of their lives."

The theme of this excerpt is____

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10) "I had not taken the first step in knowledge, I had not learnt to let go with the hands".The above lines is an example of a__

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11)

'My heart is a quiet drum, something it flares like a parched thunder cracking through a damask sky it lifts me in its fired spectacle.'
-Cynthia James; Drumology

The imagery in the excerpt above is largely______

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12) The sides of a stage are called_____

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13)

The narrative style in which the hero tells his own story directly is the_

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14) A narrative poem must

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15) In The Flight to Australia', the following line occurs: 'Tier upon tier it towered, the terrible Apennines'. The figure of speech used in this line is known as

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16) This question is based on CAGED BIRD.

Read this excerpt from the poem and answer questions .

"The free bird thinks of another
breeze / and the trade winds
soft through the sighing trees"

What is the effect of the trees sighing in this verse?

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17) Using the name of one thing for something else with which it is closely associated in an instance is__

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18) 'As virtuous men pass mildly away,
And whisper to their souls, to go
Whilst some of their sad friends do say,
The breadth goes now, and some say, "No".'

John Donne: A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning

The tone of this poem is generally__

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19) ...... is also called a dynamic character

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20)

Literature is studied as a subject at school because_________

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21) CYCLIST gets down and begins to prop his bicycle.
CYCLIST: All right. If you\'re sure it won\'t take long.
BARBER: I am known for my lightning clippers. Even the soldiers know me. I can shave the head of an entire battalion between one coup and the next. Sit down and relax your back. Cycling is not easy
when you\'ve abandoned it for some time.

Wole Soyinka, The Beautification of Area Boy.

The literary devices in the dialogue above are

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22) Be him English

Be him African

Be him Nigerian

The lines above are an example of

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23) The term given to a type of incident or device which recurs frequently in Literature is_____

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24) Another shoal of cars swam past.
One, in particular, caught his eyes, a long slender thing,
elegant as a swallow, all gleaming blue and silver;
a thousand guineas it would have cos, he thought.

In the first sentence, cars are described in terms of

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25) This question is based on BAT.

Use the excerpt to answer questions .
"Where light pushes through;
A sudden turning upon itself of a thing in the air.
A dip to the water.
And you think:
"The swallows are flying so late!"
Swallows?"

The dominant poetic device in the excerpt is___

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26) Jose Palacios, his oldest servant, found him floating naked with his eyes open in the purifying waters of his bath and thought he had drowned. He knew this was, one of the many ways the General meditated, but the ecstasy in which he lay drifting seemed that of a man no longer of this world.
Gabriel Garcia Marquez, The General in His Labyrinth

The master in the passage above is obviously in a state of__

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27) Which of these is the oldest genre of literature?___

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28) The summary of a literary work is also referred to as___

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29) You cannot know
And should not bother
Tide and market come and go
And so shall your mother

In this verse the poet uses

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30) When an object is invested with a meaning beyond its immediate reference, it becomes__

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