2500 POST-UTME GENERAL PAPER QUESTIONS (BATCHES 8-10)

2500 POST-UTME GENERAL PAPER QUESTIONS (BATCHES 8-10)
INTRODUCTION

We have been involved in preparing general paper questions for over 20 yrs.At Mason College,Festac,General Paper was compulsory for all students from JSS1 to SS3 for both terminal and promotional exams.

Here is a series of 2500 general paper questions.They have been divided into 50 batches of 50 questions each.

Most of them were extracted over the years from more than 50 sources and should therefore not be regarded as original pieces emanating from us.Where sources are needed,however, we shall be willing to supply them.

PLEASE ATTEMPT AND SEND YOUR ANSWERS BY MAIL TO lagosbooksclub@yahoo.com IF YOU WANT US TO MARK FOR YOU.OTHERWISE MOST ANSWERS ARE AVAILABLE BY BROWSING THE NET.

TEST INSTRUCTIONS

1.EMPHASIS OF THIS SET IS ON ENGLISH LANGUAGE/GENERAL I.Q.

2.ATTEMPT ANY 60 QUESTIONS AT A SITTING

3.EACH QUESTION IS TO BE ANSWERED WITHIN 30 SECONDS.

4.MAX TIME ALLOWED AT A SITTING IS 30 MINUTES

A.FILL IN THE FOLLOWING SPACES AS APPROPRIATE

1. What is the opposite of the word INDIGENT? ________________
2. The plural form of APPENDIX is _________________
3. We should capitalize the first alphabet in planets. True or False? _________________
4. The plural form of CRISIS is _________________
5. We should capitalize the first letter in a poetry line. True or False?_________________
6. The plural form of LOUSE is _________________
7. A large supply of toys IS/ARE expected. Choose one _________________
8. To APPRAISE means to CONGRATULATE True or False? _________________
9. To be FEASIBLE means to be LIKELY. True or False? _________________
10. Correct this spelling EMBARRASSED _________________

B.REPLACE THE WORDS UNDERLINED IF WRONG. IF NOT WRITE SAME WORD IN THE SPACE GIVEN

11. He came late DUE to an accident _________________
12. The number of JSS 1 students ARE increasing _________________
13. Nothing is left all IS lost _________________
14. FURNITURES ARE often made of wood _________________
15. I have no APPETITE to study _________________
16. What is the COST of the watch _________________
17. I have a POETRY to learn by heart _________________
18. Our TRAVEL to Abuja was pleasant _________________
19. Telling lies is a very bad CUSTOM _________________
21. They have LESSER books than I have _________________
22. He slept a LITTLE _________________
23. Give me CHANCE in this bus please _________________
24. There was a fight AMONG two boys _________________
25. Only I AND MY BROTHER are present _________________
26. EVERY ONE of the two boys was wrong _________________
27. I shall SLEEP EARLY tonight _________________
28. Please LEND me your book _________________
29. I was HEARING her sweet song _________________
30. I saw a book on the GROUND _________________

C.CORRECT THE FOLLOWING MISSPELLED WORDS

31. ACCOMODATE ________________ 32. BOUNDRY _________________
33. ECSTACY ________________            34. EXPLAINATION _________________
35. FEBUARY ________________           36. FLOURESCENT _________________
37. LIASON ________________                38. MAINTAINANCE _________________
39. MISCHIEVIOUS_______________   40. NECCESARY _________________
41. NOTICABLE ________________       42. OCCURANCE _________________
43. MANOUVER _________________   44. PASSTIME _________________
45. PLAYWRITE _________________   46. PRONONCIATION_________________
47. RELEVENT _________________      48. SEPARATE _________________
49. RESPONDANT ________________  50. DESIREABLE _________________
51. ADRESS _________________            52. BAGAGGE _________________
53. BEGAR _________________              54. BEGINNING __________________
55. EXAGERATE _________________   56. IMIGRANT ____________________
57. INNOCULATION_______________  58. FOREING _____________________
59. MILAGE ________________              60. OCCASSION ___________________
61. PARRALLEL ________________      62. PHISICIAN ____________________
63. PROFFESSOR ________________  64. VACCUUM ___________________
65. RESTORANT ________________    66. RIDICULOS ___________________
67. MICELLANEOUS_______________68. INTERUPT ____________________
69. TOMOROW __________________ 70. NEWPHEW ___________________

D.PUT CAPITAL LETTERS WHERE THEY SHOULD BE IN THE WORDS/SENTENCES BELOW

71. summer ___________________
72. march ___________________
73. dearest cousin justin ___________________
74. what is life without liberty? ___________________
75. freedom. how do we cherish thee! ___________________
76. thanks for the beautiful card, Helen ___________________
77. sincerely yours ___________________
78. the new york times ___________________
79. best regards ___________________
80. very truly yours ___________________

E.FILL THE FOLLOWING SPACES AS APPROPRIATE

81. The plural form of ANTENNA is _______________________
82. The plural form of ALUMNUS is _______________________
83. The plural form of WHARE is _______________________
84. The plural form of HOOF is _______________________
85. The plural form of DWARF is _______________________

86 -90: Give 5 NOUNS that are related to computer studies e.g., BROWSER
_____________ ______________ _____________ ____________ __________

91 – 95: Give 5 VERBS that are related to computer studies e.g., SURFING.
_____________ ______________ _____________ ____________ ___________

F.WRITE THE MASCULINE OR FEMININE FORMS OF THE WORDS:

96. Shepherd _______________  97.   Hen – sparrow __________________
98. Alexander _______________ 99.   Ogre __________________
100. Enchantress ____________   101. Wilhelmina ____________
102. Mayor _______________       103. Post-woman _________________
104. Poet _______________           105. Nun _________________

G.FILL THE FOLLOWING SPACES AS APPROPRIATE

106. Where soldiers are stationed _________________
107. Where airplanes are kept _________________
108. One who investigates crime _________________
109. One who studies the stars _________________
110. One who studies rocks and soils _________________
111. The single word for a number of sheep is _________________
112. The single word for a number of geese is _________________
113. A large collection of trees is known as _________________
114. A collection of flowers is known as _________________
115. The house of shelter for an Eskimo is known as _________________
116. The house of shelter for a gypsy is known as _________________
117. The house for the residence of students is known an _________________
118. One who takes refuge in a foreign country is known as _________________
119. One who foretells events is known as _________________
120. Goods brought into a country are called _________________
121. An instrument for measuring pressure is known as _________________
122. A book in which the events of each day is recorded is known as _____________
123. A play with a sad ending is known as _________________
124. A plane figure with six sides is known as _________________
125. The yellow part of an egg is known as _________________

H.COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING PROVERBS / SIMILES
126. A friend in need is a friend _________________
127. A good dog deserves a good _________________
128. A penny saved is a penny _________________
129. A stitch in time saves _________________
130. All that glisters in not _________________
131. An apple a day keeps the _________________ away
132. Blood is thicker than _________________
133. Let sleeping dogs _________________
134. Make hay while the _________________ shines
135. Man proposes, God _________________
136. As thick as _________________
137. As stubborn as a _________________
138. As regular as _________________
139. As high as _________________
140. As harmless as _________________
141. As faithful as the _________________
142. As flat as a _________________
143. As agile as _________________
144. As black as _________________
145. As bold as _________________
146. As crafty as a _________________
147. As harmless as a _________________
148. As honest as a _________________
149. As noiseless as a _________________
150. As proud as a _________________

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